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America Needs You is looking for dynamic professionals to join our vibrant, growing and entrepreneurial organization.

Benefits

  • Employer-sponsored health, dental and vision insurance
  • Three weeks paid vacation, plus additional time off, such as floating holidays and Summer Fridays
  • Flexible Spending Account and 403(b) savings plans
  • Extensive professional development and training opportunities
  • Connections to a large, high-powered professional network

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“Working at ANY has shown me what it’s like to be a part of a team that truly cares about the impact we make, both in the world and in the workplace. I’m so inspired by our Fellows and their accomplishments, and I know the work that I do wouldn’t be the same without the support that ANY and my coworkers provide to me as a young professional.”

— Ariana Seymore, CA Program Coordinator

ANY Celebrates Diversity!

We care deeply about creating a diverse and inclusive space for our Fellows, volunteers, stakeholders and staff, and strongly encourage first-generation college graduates and talented individuals of all backgrounds to apply. We actively seek to learn from a variety of perspectives and are an equal opportunity employer in accordance with state and federal law. Read more about our Core Values and commitment to Diversity and Belonging at here.

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“I love being able to bring my authentic self to work each day. As a Program Coordinator, I loved working directly with first-generation college students like myself. Over time, though, I decided to focus on my passion for numbers, leading to my current role as CFO. I am so grateful to work at an organization that invests in its people

— Adrienne Boykin, CFO

Open Positions

America Needs You seeks its next Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”). The CEO has overall strategic and operational responsibility for ANY’s staff, programs and growth plans, ensuring that ANY’s fiscal, operational, development, programmatic and scale strategies are effectively and consistently implemented across the organization. The CEO is responsible for setting and implementing a strategic vision, long-term and short-term organizational priorities, programmatic offerings and funding strategies focused on sustainability, high quality student outcomes and scale. The CEO manages diverse internal and external stakeholder groups and serves as the external face of the organization, enhancing ANY’s visibility and brand recognition.

Please apply via this link: https://www.on-ramps.com/jobs/2429 or connect with our contact at On-Ramps, the search firm we’re partnering with to fill this position: icassell@on-ramps.com.

The mission of the Alumni Manager/Director (title based on experience) is to ensure ANY alumni graduate from college and enter meaningful careers. With this leader at the helm, ANY’s student and volunteer alumni network will be supported, elevated, and connected—providing a powerful and supportive career network of lifelong champions and changemakers. The Manager/Director will work across multiple teams and departments to own all things alumni, and will develop a robust alumni engagement and support processes, programming, and strategy. The role reports to the National Director of Program Operations and is responsible for four focus areas below.

 

We Offer:

  • A warm, collaborative work environment with a rich culture of support and feedback
  • A generous benefits package (health/dental insurance, 403(b), FSA, three weeks vacation, etc.)
  • Ongoing internal and external opportunities for professional development
  • Connections to a large, high-powered professional network
 

Key Responsibilities

  • Alumni Events and Engagement: Own alumni programming calendar; execute alumni workshops and social events across site, including an annual alumni summit/reunion and thought leadership; manage a national alumni committee/board to support engagement
  • Career Counseling and Support: Hold career counseling and job search check-ins with alumni; formalize programming for Fellow alumni who are seniors in college – to include both national and localized career development offerings; source and share job opportunities with the alumni network; own alumni jobs dashboards and provide data-driven, targeted alumni support.
  • Data Analysis and Tracking: Manage data collection and analysis on alumni outcomes, especially the annual alumni survey; work with program staff to develop a comprehensive alumni evaluation strategy.
  • Communications and External Affairs: Own alumni groups and platforms (ANY websites, LinkedIn etc.); liaise with external affairs and program team to engage alumni in fundraising, volunteerism, and partnership development; capture and elevate alumni voices and stories.
  • Other: Support ANY Saturday workshops as needed; additional projects and duties as assigned.
 
What does success look like?
  • 90%+ of alumni earn their Bachelor’s degree in six years, and over 90% have jobs or enter graduate school within six months of earning their BAs.
  • The alumni network is the go-to place for ongoing professional support and connections.
  • ANY is on track to become the premier professional network for first-generation college graduates.
 

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 4-6 years of increasingly responsible professional level experience
  • Proven track record of successful engaging audiences through marketing, events, and programs, etc.
  • Strong strategic planning, relationship building, communications, and management skills are also required.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work nontraditional work hours for recruitment events and ANY workshops.
  • Ability to work across teams and departments to achieve outcomes
  • Strong interpersonal and project management skills
  • Impeccable organizational skills and attention to detail
  • High level of energy, commitment and positivity
  • Experience with event planning preferred
  • Salesforce experience is a plus
  • Experience working with first-generation college population is a plus
 

America Needs You offers a competitive salary and benefits package. ANY employees receive ample vacation time and the opportunity to work with a talented team on projects that have a real impact in their community. 

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@americaneedsyou.org (subject line: Alumni Manager/Director – Last_Name, First_Name). Please note that your application will not be considered without a cover letter. No phone calls please.

ANY is currently seeking an ambitious and organized Career Success Coordinator to implement our Fellows
Program in IL. As a Career Success Coordinator, you will provide career counseling and deliver a series of
professional development workshops over the course of two years for a cohort of Fellows (ambitious, first-generation college students) and their Mentor Coaches (accomplished professionals). In addition to delivering
workshops, you will be the primary point of contact for Fellows, including supporting them through personal,
academic, and professional challenges, and securing internships. The IL Career Success Coordinator reports
directly to the IL Program Manager. The position is based in IL and is currently remote.

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Is committed to ANY’s mission of supporting ambitious, first-generation college students
  • Is excited about building their skills in facilitation, advising, career counseling and event planning
  • Is passionate about data and analytics to improve outcomes for first-generation college students
 

We Offer:

  • A warm, collaborative work environment with a rich culture of support and feedback
  • A generous benefits package (health/dental insurance, 403(b), FSA, three weeks vacation, etc.)
  • Ongoing internal and external opportunities for professional development
  • Connections to a large, high-powered professional network
 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide career counseling and professional development to Fellows to ensure they persist in college and attain an internship placement throughout the program
  • Ensure Fellows meet all programmatic requirements and expectations, and provide timely interventions and support plans
  • Assess Fellows’ skills and assist them in understanding various internship and career options
  • Prepare Fellows for successful internship applications and interviews
  • Provide Fellows with confidence building, coaching, and crisis management support
  • Support academic development for Fellows through study skills, effective use of campus resources, and transfer advisement (for community college students)
  • Facilitate workshops, manage logistics, moderate panels, and facilitate group discussions
  • Analyze Fellow outcomes by tracking data on internship rates, program standing, attendance, and program retention
  • Support Volunteers and provide case management to Volunteer and Fellow pairs
  • Plan, prepare, and conduct recruitment sessions, and other events
  • Interview and evaluate Fellow and Mentor Coach applicants; track results and supporting robust external communication
  • Additional projects and duties as determined by local and national program teams
 

Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years of experience, preferably in career counseling or a related field
  • Bachelor’s Degree required – all majors and professionals backgrounds are welcome to apply
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, results-driven environment
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong listening and mediation skills, with a high level of empathy
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Desire for continuous improvement and openness to feedback
  • Willingness to work approximately 16 Saturdays per year, plus occasional evenings
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
 

America Needs You offers a competitive salary and benefits package. ANY employees receive ample vacation time and the opportunity to work with a talented team on projects that have a real impact in their community. 

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@americaneedsyou.org (subject line: IL Career Success Coordinator – Last_Name, First_Name). Please note that your application will not be considered without a cover letter. No phone calls please.

Salary for this position is in the mid-$40k range, commensurate with experience.

ANY is currently seeking an ambitious and organized Career Success Coordinator to implement our Fellows Program in New Jersey. As a Career Success Coordinator, you will provide career counseling and deliver a series of professional development workshops over the course of two years for a cohort of Fellows (ambitious, first-generation college students) and their Mentor Coaches (accomplished professionals). In addition to delivering
workshops, you will be the primary point of contact for Fellows, including supporting them through personal, academic, and professional challenges, and securing internships. The New Jersey Career Success Coordinator reports directly to the New Jersey Program Manager. The position is based in New Jersey and is currently remote.

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Is committed to ANY’s mission of supporting ambitious, first-generation college students
  • Is excited about building their skills in facilitation, advising, career counseling and event planning
  • Is passionate about data and analytics to improve outcomes for first-generation college students
 

We Offer:

  • A warm, collaborative work environment with a rich culture of support and feedback
  • A generous benefits package (health/dental insurance, 403(b), FSA, three weeks vacation, etc.)
  • Ongoing internal and external opportunities for professional development
  • Connections to a large, high-powered professional network
 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide career counseling and professional development to Fellows to ensure they persist in college and attain an internship placement throughout the program
  • Ensure Fellows meet all programmatic requirements and expectations, and provide timely interventions and support plans
  • Assess Fellows’ skills and assist them in understanding various internship and career options
  • Prepare Fellows for successful internship applications and interviews
  • Provide Fellows with confidence building, coaching, and crisis management support
  • Support academic development for Fellows through study skills, effective use of campus resources, and transfer advisement (for community college students)
  • Facilitate workshops, manage logistics, moderate panels, and facilitate group discussions
  • Analyze Fellow outcomes by tracking data on internship rates, program standing, attendance, and program retention
  • Support Volunteers and provide case management to Volunteer and Fellow pairs
  • Plan, prepare, and conduct recruitment sessions, and other events
  • Interview and evaluate Fellow and Mentor Coach applicants; track results and supporting robust external communication
  • Additional projects and duties as determined by local and national program teams
 

Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years of experience, preferably in career counseling or a related field
  • Bachelor’s Degree required – all majors and professionals backgrounds are welcome to apply
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, results-driven environment
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong listening and mediation skills, with a high level of empathy
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Desire for continuous improvement and openness to feedback
  • Willingness to work approximately 16 Saturdays per year, plus occasional evenings
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
 

America Needs You offers a competitive salary and benefits package. ANY employees receive ample vacation time and the opportunity to work with a talented team on projects that have a real impact in their community. 

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@americaneedsyou.org (subject line: NJ Career Success Coordinator – Last_Name, First_Name). Please note that your application will not be considered without a cover letter. No phone calls please.

Salary for this position is in the mid-$40k range, commensurate with experience.