Earn your GED or high school diploma, start a career and become empowered by your community.


Become part of the next generation of convervationists through environmental education, preservation and service.


Everyone is welcome at American YouthWorks, and we believe in creating an equitable and inclusive environment. We recognize that diversity and unique perspectives make a stronger, passionate team and build a culture of collaboration.

At American YouthWorks, you will make a difference every day in the lives of the youth and young adults we serve. Together, we help to strengthen our communities by building affordable housing for low-income families, people with disabilities, and people experiencing homelessness. We improve our parks and environments and engage in activities of community-building service every day. Our students and participants are connected to career and educational pathways that change their lives by creating greater economic stability, sense of community, and purpose.

If you’re interested in positively impacting the lives of young people and becoming a valued member of our community, we invite you to apply for our open positions!

Open Staff Positions

AYW’s Culture

Above the Line

Disagree Openly

Unified Vision


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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are integral to American YouthWorks’ history, culture, and identity. As an organization, our goal is to create a diverse and inclusive environment that embraces and advances equity and opportunity for all.


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Work-Life Harmony

Achieving work-life harmony means reassessing how you integrate your work life into your personal life. They shouldn’t be in competition — they should coexist.


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