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Education, Nonprofit and Social Impact, Operations, Youth Development and Educational Equity

Chief People Officer

  • Youth Guidance
  • Chicago, IL

For almost 100 years, Youth Guidance has created and implemented culturally responsive programs that enable children to overcome obstacles, focus on their education, and ultimately be successful in school and in life. Today, Youth Guidance is a leading provider of outcomes-driven programs and capacity-building initiatives, directly serving about 14,000 youth while touching the lives of hundreds more parents, schools, and local communities. Youth Guidance partners with 168 schools across eight geographies to advance social and racial justice for boys and young men of color (BYMOC) and girls and young women of color (GYWOC) through a healing centered, social emotional learning lens.

Reporting to the CEO, Michelle Morrison, and working closely with the Executive Management Team, the Chief People Officer (“CPO”) will drive talent management, change management, organizational and performance management, training and development, compensation, and succession planning for Youth Guidance. This leader will play an integral role in establishing and enhancing the diverse, equitable and inclusive work of the organization on both a large-scale and interpersonal level. The CPO will lead the charge of moving Youth Guidance forward by implementing new practices, systems, and tools where needed, and improving all structures and practices wherever possible.

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