Employment

Equal Employment Opportunity

Starfinder’s mission requires that our staff interact with and understand a broad array of cultures, backgrounds, and orientations. We value having a talented team that reflects the population we serve, who come from diverse backgrounds and traditions, and vary by race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationality, culture, religion, and abilities. We encourage individuals to apply who are eager to contribute to a positive, inclusive, participatory learning environment and help reinforce an atmosphere of mutual respect.

Employment Opportunities (04/15/19)

Starfinder is currently recruiting talented individuals for the following Americorp positions:

PHENND Fellows NP – Starfinder

The VISTA Fellow will help Starfinder develop a new mentoring and post-secondary supportive services program that would match high school seniors and recent alumni graduates of its soccer youth development program with an adult mentor. This will assist our high school seniors and recent alumni achieve post-secondary success. The mentors would provide supportive services such as mentoring, college and career counseling, assistance managing financial aid, etc. to youth. In this first year, the VISTA will conduct a needs assessment and perform alumni outreach. They will research best practices and recommendations to increase post-secondary success for its alumni. Finally, they will also outline program components including developing partnerships for program collaboration and develop a project plan for long-term sustainability during the first three years of the program. View detailed job description.

Up2Us Coach Positions

Up2Us Coaches are an AmeriCorps position through Up2Us Sports, and not paid directly by Starfinder. Up2Us Sports harnesses the power of sports to reduce youth violence, promote health, and inspire academic success for kids in every community. Up2Us Sports’ flagship program is the Up2Us Coach program, a national coach/mentor program that trains, places, and supports coaches to provide meaningful experiences to youth in a variety of sports programs nationwide.

Current Up2Us Coach Positions available:

Outcomes Coordinator

Culture Coordinator

Competition Coordinator

Please note: AmeriCorps VISTAs and Coaches commit to a full-time year of service for a minimal living stipend. Upon completion of the full year, they also receive an AmeriCorps Education Award of can be used to pay for future educational expenses and/or pay off federal student loans.

How To Apply:

  • Interested individuals should submit their resume with a cover letter indicating the position/s they are interested in to kate@starfinderfoundation.org.  Resumes submitted without a cover letter will NOT be considered.
  • No phone calls.
  • Applications will be reviewed upon receipt, early application is highly encouraged.