Careers at YES


If you have a passion for youth and helping them succeed, you might be a good fit for a career at YES. We attribute our successes to the dedication of our staff.

YES hosts a broad range of employment opportunities, ranging from program coordinators to resident specialists to street outreach workers and administration staff.

Want to join the YES team in ending youth homelessness in Omaha? Our current career opportunities are listed below. To apply, please complete and return our application, Adult/Child Protective Services Central Registries Authorization form, and the Nebraska Child Abuse/Neglect Central Registry Release of Information. All forms are required.

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Events Internship

Offered:       Spring/Summer 2015
Start date:   March 2015 (flexible)
End date:    Friday, August 7, 2015

Responsibilities: Intern will be responsible for, but not limited to, working closely with and assisting the Community Relations Manager in planning YES’ Golf Outing and Dance for a Chance fundraisers. Duties may include: attending planning/committee meetings, managing event logistics, fundraising, public relations, event promotion, graphic design, event execution, and other assigned tasks.

Skills/Candidate: This person must be organized, creative, and enthusiastic with excellent writing and communication skills. Prior event coordination and advanced knowledge about Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite preferred. Students studying Public Relations, Advertising, Communications, or Marketing will be given first consideration for this position.

Schedule: Based on event deadlines, the candidate will average 10-15 hours a week. Hours are flexible and can adjust to the student’s schedule.

The candidate must be available the days of the events: Monday, May 4, 2015 and Friday, July 31, 2015.

Compensation: This position offers a $500 stipend and can be used for course credit.

To Apply: Submit cover letter, resume, and references to Ashley Flater.  

Application deadline: Friday, February 13, 2015

 

In the News

  • Girl Scouts Giving Back

    Wendy Hamilton, Fund Development Director with Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska, contacted Youth Emergency Services (YES) in early November with a simple request: she had a group of dedicated young ladies eager to serve their community, and wanted to give back to YES during the holiday season. The best part? The girls indicated that instead of […]

  • Girl Scouts Giving Back

    Wendy Hamilton, Fund Development Director with Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska, contacted Youth Emergency Services (YES) in early November with a simple request: she had a group of dedicated young ladies eager to serve their community, and wanted to give back to YES during the holiday season. The best part? The girls indicated that instead of […]

  • MERRY MEALS

    The holidays are a time of giving. Many people give the gift of time, money, and food. Fortunately for the youth YES serves at the Street Outreach Center, local businesses and companies have been going the extra mile to make sure they have a warm meal this month. It began with a challenge by locally owned […]

  • MERRY MEALS

    The holidays are a time of giving. Many people give the gift of time, money, and food. Fortunately for the youth YES serves at the Street Outreach Center, local businesses and companies have been going the extra mile to make sure they have a warm meal this month. It began with a challenge by locally owned […]