Director of Impact Evaluation

YouthForce NOLA
New Orleans, LA
Date Posted:  February 13, 2023
Closing Date:  March 31, 2023

YouthForce is an education, business, and civic collaborative that prepares New Orleans public school students for the successful pursuit of high-wage, high-demand career pathways and facilitates systems change to accelerate and sustain progress. Through our network of partner schools, employers, training providers, and community organizations, YouthForce offers career exposure and experiences, expanded coursework offerings,  soft skills training, and employer-validated credentials. YouthForce’s vision is that our graduates will thrive economically as a result of being the most sought after talent for hiring and advancement in the region’s high-wage, fast-growing industries. YouthForce NOLA staff serve as the backbone of a citywide, collaborative effort for career-connected learning.

YouthForce was founded in response to a collective call to action. We believe that soliciting, listening to, and following the lead of individuals from backgrounds and identities that reflect the young people we serve, who are predominantly youth of color experiencing poverty, is essential to our success. We are actively seeking to diversify our team with this top of mind. We are also deeply committed to ensuring YouthForce is an inclusive and equitable place for all team members, and we aim to build an environment that supports an authentic sense of belonging.

Location:  New Orleans, LA. The person in this role will need to live in the Greater New Orleans area. YouthForce is currently operating in a hybrid model – team members spend a few days in the office each week and have the flexibility to work from home other days.

Position Type: Full-Time, Exempt

Supervisor: David Shepard, Director of Policy and Data Strategy

Timeline and Application: The priority deadline for this role is Friday, March 3rd, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis following that date. We may close the application at any point following this deadline, so we encourage anyone interested to apply as close to this date as possible.

We believe that hiring great people in the right roles for them is one of the most important things we can do to set up new staff for success. We have designed a hiring process with research-based practices that work to combat bias and inequity, including a consistent hiring process for every candidate. Our process allows us to get to know you, and it allows you to get a good sense of us and the role. Aligned with our values of Transparency and Respect, we are sharing this Hiring Process Overview with candidates.