Oakland, CA

President & Chief Executive Officer

m/Oppenheim Executive Search is assisting the Board in the search for Youth UpRising’s next President & Chief Executive Officer. Please click to view the full position description or to nominate/apply.

Youth UpRising has grown from a barebones operation in 2005, into a key East Oakland resource with a annual budget of between $5m and $7m, and a 29-member staff operating from a bustling 25,000-square-foot high-tech youth leadership development center with community café, media arts center and health clinic. The organization serves and empowers Alameda County residents between the ages of 13 and 24 (primarily at-risk youth) through innovative, culturally relevant programming in Arts & Expression, Career & Education, Health & Wellness, Civic Engagement and Social Enterprise.

The next CEO, working collaboratively with a dedicated community, will launch a concerted public campaign to assure that Youth UpRising is the center of youth activity in East Oakland. The CEO will shape an organization that specifically helps our youth to:

  • build a healthy and economically robust community;
  • raise consciousness and create social change;
  • cultivate hard skills leading to employment; and
  • be future leaders.

The CEO’s role is to shape an organization that can be leveraged by youth to drive change in their own lives and throughout the community.

We appreciate your sharing the position description with your network, and also any nominations you might have.

For additional information or to apply, please contact Kevin Redick or Mark Oppenheim at info[at]moppenheim[dot]com.