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Careers in Youth Development

Think it's hard to find a career in youth work?

Think again.


The following is a list of some of the jobs that include aspects of youth development on a daily basis:

  • Teacher
  • School Counselor
  • Daycare Provider
  • Coach
  • Youth Advocate
  • Probation Officer
  • Social Worker
  • Dentist
  • Doctor
  • Librarian
  • Swimming Instructor
  • Recreation Center Staff
  • Mental Health Services
  • Child Life Specialist

Despite what your career or life goals may be, almost everyone interacts with youth. Learn what it takes to engage youth in opportunities that will develop their knowledge, skills, and attitudes to become fully prepared and actively engaged citizens. You also have the chance to learn from the youth as they help make the textbooks come alive in the classroom.

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