Apex for Youth empowers underserved Asian and immigrant youth from low-income families in NYC to unlock their potential and a world of possibility. Through programming focusing on health and well-being, education, and community engagement, Apex for Youth creates transformative social connections and celebrates cultural identity to build the confidence and self-efficacy of future generations.
Apex serves approximately 2,000 students annually from Kindergarten through their post-secondary years. We provide children and young adults with opportunities to develop strong relationships with adults who volunteer as consistent and caring mentors and role models.
Apex’s High School Mentoring Program (HSMP) addresses the needs of high school students through one-on-one caring relationships with adult volunteers through a unique blend of mentorship and group programming. The HSMP curriculum focuses on a mentee’s education, health and well-being, engagement with their community, and support in their education journey. HSMP takes place on Saturdays from September to June and offers some summer programs and events to participants during July and August. This position will report to the High School Mentoring Program Manager and collaborate on projects with other mentoring and high school programming team members.
Salary range: The salary range for this position is $52,000 – $57,000, depending on experience.
Overview of Benefits
Paid time off: In the first year of employment, employees are eligible for approximately a combined 40 days of vacation, holiday, personal, and sick leave (10 vacation days, 12 paid holidays, org-wide closures for one week over the winter holidays and one week during the Fourth of July, 5 sick days per year, 3 personal days a year). Additional vacation days accrue according to years worked in the organization.
Medical and other benefits: Employees are eligible to participate in a range of medical, dental and vision insurance plans with Apex covering the majority of the cost for employees; 401K plan with employer matching; flexible spending account; commuter benefits; paid parental leave; and professional development stipend.
Hybrid workplace: Apex provides for a flexible remote work schedule on specific days of the week and requires employees to be on-site for other days of the week, and for special events and programs.
Organizational Culture: Apex is a highly collaborative, flexible, and employee-centered workplace. We are committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity both within our organization and in how we collaborate with others. If you love to work with a team and have exciting ideas you would like to explore and grow, we encourage you to join Apex for Youth!
HOW TO APPLY
Please send your resume and cover letter to Ellie Yeo at firstname.lastname@example.org and include “HSMP Manhattan Coordinator” in the subject line.