JOBS & INTERNSHIPS

Employment Opportunities

Interested in joining our team? We look for dedicated and energetic individuals to carry out our programming at our vibrant youth center located in downtown Lewiston, Maine. We need people passionate about youth development who value forming trust-based mentoring relationships and are experienced with providing social-emotional support to youth.

CEDAR Professional Internships

The CEDAR (Community Engagement to Develop Abilities and Readiness) Professional Internship program engages 18-25 year olds living locally in the Lewiston-Auburn area or who have utilized Tree Street’s programming as professional interns with our programs. This is a part-time position offering CEDAR Interns the opportunity to learn the skills necessary to be successful in the workplace through community engagement, administrative responsibility, facilitated trainings and study groups.

Summer Internships

Tree Street’s Summer Internship program provides 6-8 young adults with an intensive capacity-building experience in youth development and education. From mid-June to early August, Summer Interns live in the downtown Lewiston community, teach K-5 camp classes, and coordinate afternoon enrichment activities with local teenagers. They build relationships with youth and one another as they immerse themselves in the community. Through training, service, and reflection, the Internship Program is designed to facilitate the personal and professional growth of Interns. As the summer program’s primary teachers, Interns can expect to gain knowledge and skills related to education, youth-development, and nonprofit service.

Current Openings

Next STEP Restorative and Community Support

Full-Time

We are looking for a goal-oriented, passionate, and youth-centered individual for a direct service role that supports middle and high school-aged youth who attend Next STEP and Tree Street Youth.

This role will focus on providing social, emotional, and academic support to middle and high school students.

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Novel Experiences Program Manager

Full-Time

We are looking for a Program Manager to cultivate and create year round new and ongoing novel experiences within and beyond the walls of the center through collaborative partnerships for our middle and high school-aged youth. 

Novel experiences  cater to youth interest as well as provide opportunities that encourage youth to get outside their comfort zones through connections with community partners and volunteers.

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REDWOOD Program Mentor

Part-Time

The REDWOOD Program Mentor works directly with the REDWOOD girls empowerment program focused on serving girls grades 6th-12th.

The REDWOOD Mentor provides group and individual social emotional support and team building amongst the girls/young women of Tree Street.

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SEQUOIA Program Mentor

Part-Time

The SEQUOIA Program Mentor works with the SEQUOIA Young Men’s Empowerment Program that serves young men (Middle/high schoolers) at Tree Street Youth.

The SEQUOIA Program Mentor will provide 1-1 mentoring and support with coordinating formal group activities for middle, and high school youth.

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