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The American Youth Foundation is delighted to share that we are growing our team and expanding our efforts!

Join us to become part of a collaborative, positive, and high functioning team, to create a positive community, and to help youth discover and develop their best.

Please review the current job openings below for more information. We hope that you will not only consider these openings but also spread the word of these positions.

The American Youth Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran’s status.



Human Resources Director

New Position Just Added

AYF is excited to add a new position to our team, a Human Resources Director who will build and shape the HR programs and practices that enable our most important resources, our talent, to be successful, and sustainably deliver our mission. The Human Resources Director is based in the AYF’s St. Louis location, but will spend significant time, particularly in the summer, traveling to the New Hampshire and Michigan camps, where most of the staff are based and programs are delivered.

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Communications Manager

Advancement Team in St. Louis

AYF is seeking to hire a Communications Manager to design and implement the American Youth Foundation’s communications strategy through print and digital media and publications. This position is responsible for coordinating production of publications including the annual Founder Fire magazine, program brochures, and promotional materials. The Communications Manager will oversee and maintain the website (www.ayf.com) and execute social media strategy for AYF programs. The role is based in our St. Louis location, but you will spend significant time, particularly in the summer, traveling to our New Hampshire and Michigan camps, where most of our staff are based and our programs are delivered.

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Four Trails Coordinator

Merrowvista Campus (Tuftonboro, NH)

The Merrowvista Four Trails Coordinator role is a year-round position, responsible for designing, implementing, and supervising an inclusive, residential, high school youth development program at Camp Merrowvista each summer. The role will primarily focus on the running of both the adventure trip program and the in-camp service and leadership programs. In addition, this position will support the full camps team in hiring, recruiting and planning for all summer programming. In the spring and fall program season, this role will also act as a program facilitator or coordinator on the Community and School Programs (CSP) team. This position serves as a role model for all program staff and assists program director(s) and coordinator(s) in coaching and supporting other members of the team.

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CSP Program Coordinator

Merrowvista Campus (Tuftonboro, NH)

The CSP Program Coordinator (CSPPC) is responsible for designing and implementing assigned programs with client groups that attend American Youth Foundation - Merrowvista. They serve as a site leader, program coordinator, program facilitator, and are a member of the program team supervised by the Director of CSP (DCSP). In addition to serving the needs of clients and programs, the CSPPC serves as a role model for interns and assists the DCSP in coaching and supporting the interns. The CSPPC also supports the camp program during the summer.

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Camp Program Coordinator

Merrowvista Campus (Tuftonboro, NH)

The Camp Program Coordinator (CPC) role is a year-round position which, along with the Director of Camp Programs (DCP), is responsible for the planning, preparing and delivery of an inclusive, residential youth development program at Camp Merrowvista each summer. The CPC is heavily involved with the running of program throughout the summer and helps to ensure that all state, American Camping Association, and AYF program regulations are followed. In the offseason, the CPC is the primary manager of our ideal client relationships, interfacing with program participants and parents, as well as marketing and selling the summer program. Additionally, the CPC assists in the hiring, supply ordering, schedule building, and overall planning for the summer experience. In the spring and fall program season at Merrowvista, this role may also act as a program coordinator or facilitator on the Community and School Programs (CSP) team.

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