Post-Secondary Education Program Advocate

Employment Status



Open until filled


Des Moines


The Post-Secondary Education Program Advocate will provide creative support and advocacy to ensure that participating youth are enrolled, attending, and experiencing success in their respective education program. The Program Advocate will also provide support in the areas of employment, safe housing, life skills, and positive community engagement to assure a stable environment in which the participant is able to thrive. The Program Advocate must be actively engaged in developing cooperative relationships with community partners, education providers, as well as program volunteers.


A full job description is available within the application process.



A Bachelor’s degree in education, social work, or related human services field is required.

Two years of experience working with at-risk youth is required.


For more information, please contact Kelli Noveshen at

All applicants are required to complete an online application.

YSS hires nicotine free staff only. EOE