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Join our Team

Make a difference in the lives of children and families in East King County by joining the committed, dynamic staff of Youth Eastside Services. To apply for any of the positions listed below, send us your cover letter and resume. Refer to the job title and job number (if listed):
  • By mail to YES, 999 164th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98008
  • By fax to 425.274.0728
  • By email to Human Resources  (attachments should be in Microsoft Word or text-only format)

All positions remain open until they are filled. For more information about available positions, call Human Resources at 425.747.4937. Youth Eastside Services is an equal opportunity employer.

Open Job Postings (as of 04-23-14)

Co-occurring Disorder Therapist - full time -

Provide counseling to youth & families (days and evenings).  Experience in substance abuse and mental health counseling; ability to work with diverse populations; Master's Degree, License and CDP required.  Bi-lingual English/Spanish required.  Specialized training in Evidence-Based Practice(s) preferred (i.e. DBT, CBT).  We offer a collaborative and supportive work environment.  Send cover letter and resume to or fax to 425-274-0728.  YES is committed to having a diverse staff team.  LGBTQ and people of color encoursed to apply

Community Engagement Coordinator (Part Time - 18 hours per week) -

Summary of Responsibilities:  Coordinate the recruitment and effective deployment of groups and individuals who wish to donate their time to advance the mission of YES.  Perform other activities as assigned to maximize short and long range support for YES programs and services.

Essential Funcitons:

  • Coordinate volunteer services program to connect individuals and groups to opportunities to give their time in support of agency programs and services.
  • Consult director and program managers to define organization needs for various volunteer services.
  • Research corporate employee volunteer programs and develop relationships with key contacts.
  • Develop and implement plans for volunteer recruitment.
  • Interview, screen and refer applicants to appropriate roles.
  • Orient volunteers in overall agency information and processes prior to assignment iin specific units.
  • Ensure that volunteers receive adequate on-the-job as well as other required training.
  • Provide resources to ensure that all agency volunteers receive the supervision, evaluation and recognition they deserve.
  • Assist program managers in resolving personnel issues with volunteers.
  • Serve as liaison between administration, staff and volunteers.
  • Speak to community groups, explaining how volunteers help advance the organization's services.
  • In collaboration with Fund Development Manager, coordinate volunteer support for special events.
  • In collaboration with Marketing/Communications Manager, ensure timely and accurate information for volunteer listings in all media, including print materials, agency website, United Way Volunteer Center, Microsoft Giving Site and timely news releases.
  • Coordinate timely and accurate volunteer record-keeping, including applications, background and reference checks.
  • Prepare statistical reports on extent, nature, and also value of volunteer services.
  • Three to five years of paid or volunteer experience in education or human services;
  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred in a relevant field.
  • Ability to communicate with, coordinate the work of and empower volunteers to be effective in their roles.
  • Experience working with volunteers and/or as a volunteer preferred.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with different types of personalities.
  • Knowledge and understanding of issues and dynamics of agency services, in particular HIPAA regulations.
  • Commitment to YES goals and mission.
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills.
  • Strong computer experience and skills in Microsoft Office Suite (or equivalent) and donor database, preferably DonorPerfect.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Must have transportation available for outside agency meetings and duties.  Occasional evening and weekend duties.  Based at Bellevue office.
Youth Eastside Services is committed to having a diverse staff team.  LGBTQ and people of color are encouraged to apply.
Send cover letter & resume to

Director of Fund Development & Community Relations - Full Time - -

The Director of Fund Development & Community Relations reports directly to the Executive Director and is responsible for all development and marketing efforts of the agency including: the annual fund, major gifts, planned giving, donor cultivation and solicitation, foundation and corporate relations, community and civic giving, special events, special capital projects, private and public grant writing, and marketing and other development activities. In addition, the Director is responsible for executing the fund development and communications plan and managing effective mailing lists and funding databases. The Director is a member of the Senior Management Team and as such is a key player in setting the short and long-term strategies to implement the agency’s vision. 
(Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).
  • Plan, develop, implement, oversee and monitor all fund development programs and activities. This includes major gifts, annual giving, special events, foundation, corporation/civic giving and relations and endowment giving.
  • Oversee all public relations, marketing and communication strategies and activities.
  •  In collaboration with YES Board and staff, develop and implement annual and long-range strategic fund development and public relations/marketing plans to address and meet short and long term sustainability goals.
  • Provide staff leadership and support to the YES Board Fund Development Committee.
  •  In collaboration with the Executive Director and YES Fund Development Committee, lead and assist the YES Board in engaging in fund development activities.
  •  Monitor all donor information; provide and present statistical analysis to Board and senior leaders.
  • In collaboration with Executive Director and YES Board, direct all major giving activities including planning, donor identification, engagement, cultivation, stewardship and solicitation.
  •  Aggressively seeks new corporate/foundation funding sources and maintain relationships with current/past donors.
  • Represent YES in meeting with potential funding sources.
  •  Maintain on-going contact with YES staff regarding programs and plans.
  • Examine ways of packaging and marketing these programs to philanthropic supporters.
  •  In collaboration with Executive Director and YES Board, oversee development, implementation and coordination of Agency giving campaigns (i.e. endowment; planned giving, etc.).
  • Develop strategies for and coordinates all fund-raising activities of the Agency in keeping with Agency goals.
  • Oversees Agency corporate and community volunteer program.
  •  In addition to supervision of the Fund Development team, this position supervises a contract grant writer.
  • Communication proficiency
  •  Financial Management
  •  Initiative
  • Personal Effectiveness/Credibility
  •  Results Driven
  • Stress Management/Composure
  • Performance Management
  •  Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, business administration or related field.
  • 5+ years’ experience in leading fund development and community relations activities including knowledge of Annual Giving, Foundation/Corporate solicitations, Communications and Special Events.
  • Strong background and experience in planning, organizing and managing successful, multi-faceted fundraising program with specific proven major giving experience.
  •  Experience and skill in supervising, mentoring and leading staff.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks inside and outside the agency.
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and willing to innovate.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with Agency leadership, board of trustees and community partners.
  • General computer skills including Word, Windows, Excel.
  • Knowledge of donor databases required. Knowledge of Donor Perfect preferred.
  • This position operates in a professional office environment. 
  •  Must have personal vehicle available for outside agency meetings and duties
  •  Occasional evening and weekend duties
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. 
Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
1. Possess highly developed interpersonal skills; ability to meet people with ease.
2. Strong organizational skills, well disciplined, able to work under pressure of many priorities and meet deadlines.
3. Knowledge of marketing strategies and techniques.
4. Knowledge of long-range planning process.
TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to

SOCIAL SERVICE PROVIDER/PARENT EDUCATOR - Part time 38 hours per week to provide family support services to pregnant and parenting teens and families.  BA + two (2) years' experience required.  Knowledge of child development, home visiting, and working with diverse population preferred.  Please do not respond if you are not fluent in Spanish.  Salary DOE.  Send cover letter and resume to, or fax to HR, 425-274-0728.  We are committed to having a diverse staff team.  LGBTQ and people of color encouraged to apply.

Be a volunteer and make a difference

YES depends on nearly 20,000 volunteer hours a year to help us build self-reliant youth, strong families and a safe, caring Eastside community. Our volunteers receive training and support, along with the deep satisfaction of knowing you're making a real difference in the lives of young people. Here are just a few ways you can help:

Table Captain –  Invest in Youth Breakfast
  • Help us raise funds for the largest fundraiser of the year by inviting your friends and colleagues as a guest at your table. There is no cost to you.
Mentoring opportunities with excellent support/guidance/training
  • Success Mentoring Program: Adult mentors commit 2 hours per week for at least a year. Get to know your 9-17-year-old mentee doing things you both enjoy.
  • Healthy Start Parent Mentor Program: Help promote positive parenting and share your knowledge and life experiences with a young first time parent.
General office 
  • Help two or more hours per week with administrative tasks like filing, copying, data entry and other office projects, depending on your interests and skill level.
Marketing internship
  • Practice what you are learning in college about marketing or public relations. Work 5 hours per week for three to six months.
Supply drive
  • Support a drive to collect back-to-school supplies, summer camp necessities, activity tickets or other items at your work, church, school or other group. Then join us for a fun filling-day or help with distribution—a great office team or book group project. Items are used for low income kids participating in Camp Mariposa™, Summer Explorers Therapeutic Day Camp, UPROADS Teen Recovery Group and more.
Party providers
  • Help plan one of the many gatherings like our mentor appreciation dinner, pumpkin carving or holiday celelbration. Provide food, decorate and/or help the staff make a truly memorable event.
  • Plan a party fundraiser with your friends and neighbors.
  • Spend a couple of hours a month calling and thanking YES donors, or assemble a group for a calling party.

Because of the confidential nature of the work we do at YES, we cannot accept volunteers who are less than 21 years old, or anyone who is fulfilling court-ordered community service hours.

For more information about any of these volunteer opportunities — or to suggest other ways that you might help YES — email our Brooke or call 425.586.2326.