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Thank you for your interest in joining our team. Foster Success’ mission is to ensure that youth transitioning out of foster care are educated, housed, financially stable, employed and connected to a support system by age 26. We are the only statewide, nonprofit organization that supports tends and young adults as they transition out of foster care toward self-sufficiency. Foster Success supports more than 24,000 individuals across the state of Indiana through programs, partnerships, and advocacy.

We seek team members who embrace change and desire to make an impact through realizing our mission.

Youth Advisor, Indiana Youth Advisory Board (IYAB)

Part Time: Average of 15-20hrs per week
Pay: $15 (Hourly) 
Position Term: June 1- September 30th  
The extension of the contract is based on funding. 

As part of the Foster Success team, the Youth Advisor will advance the organization’s mission by ensuring teens and young adults who have experienced foster care have the skills needed to advocate for themselves and for the betterment of child welfare systems. This position will work in partnership with older youth who are transitioning out of Indiana’s foster care system to identify leadership and advocacy opportunities.  Youth Advisor will be responsible for empowering IYAB members to identify reasonable action steps to improve the foster care system.  A successful person in this role should be able to authentically engage youth in meetings, events, and other decision making opportunities. 

Senior Director of Workforce and Education (Full-Time)

Salary: $65,000 – $70,000
Applications Accepted Until May 21, 2021

Foster Success seeks a data-informed problem solver with experience moving initiatives forward and implementing change within a collaborative environment and complex organization to grow our Education and Workforce Programs and related strategies.

Assistant Director of Student Retention and Success (Full-Time)

Salary: $45,000
Applications Accepted Until June 1, 2021

As part of the Foster Success team, the Assistant Director of Student Retention and Success advances the organization’s mission by ensuring young people who have experienced foster care have access to education programs and resources that promote post-secondary success. The Assistant Director will oversee the Indiana Education Training Voucher (ETV) program. This position provides leadership and direction in the creation, establishment, and coordination of retention and student success initiatives and will have direct responsibility and oversight for developing, implementing, and evaluating program outcomes.  The Assistant Director of Student Retention and Success reports to the Senior Director of Workforce and Education.

Program Coordinator – Workforce (Full-Time)

Salary: $40,000
Applications Accepted Until June 1, 2021

Must be located in Central Indiana

As part of the Foster Success team, the Program Coordinator – Workforce will advance the organization’s mission by ensuring teens and young adults who have experienced foster care have access to career readiness and workforce opportunities that put them on a path to a good and promising job. This position will report to the Senior Director of Workforce and Education and will facilitate work readiness classes and on-the-job training programs; develop job/work experiences, and assist in connecting teens and young adults transitioning out of foster care to resources. 

This position will work closely with Foster Success leadership to launch the national award-winning workforce program, Works Wonders®. This involves recruiting participants, delivering curriculum, mentoring and coaching participants as they navigate the workforce, and developing and implementing data management systems with the Chief Operating Officer and Senior Director of Workforce and Education. 

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