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Careers

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 Manager

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

Are you ready to directly impact the lives of first-generation college students and champion economic mobility for all?
 
About Us
America Needs You (ANY) fights for economic mobility for ambitious, first-generation college students. We do this by providing transformative mentorship and intensive career development. ANY operates in New York, New Jersey, Illinois and California. Visit http://www.americaneedsyou.org to learn more.
 
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 www.americaneedsyou.org/about/core-values/
 
Position Description 
ANY is currently seeking an ambitious and organized Career Success Coordinator to implement our Fellows Program in New York. 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 NY Career Success Coordinator reports directly to the NY Program Director. The position is based in New York and is currently hybrid, requiring in-person attendance for monthly Saturday workshops.
 
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
 

Responsibilities include:

  • 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 communications
  • Additional projects and duties as determined by local and national program teams
 

Skills and 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 12 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: NY 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 low $50k range, commensurate with experience.

If you are interested in a role not listed above, please feel free to fill out our Interest Form.