OPPORTUNITIES

YLabs recognizes that common corporate practices disproportionately harm those most marginalized members of society — including people of color, people from working class backgrounds, women, and LGBTQ people. We believe that these communities must be centered in the work we do. Hence we strongly encourage all applicants.

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND OPERATIONS

YLabs is seeking a Director of Finance and Operations for a leadership role on our operations team. You will play a critical role in partnering with the senior leadership team as YLabs continues to enhance its quality programming and build capacity. A successful candidate will be a hands-on, participative manager and will lead and develop an internal team to support the following areas: finance, business planning and budgeting, human resources, and administration. This is an opportunity for a finance and operations leader to maximize and strengthen the internal capacity of a fast- paced, high-impact organization.

SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS DESIGNER

YLabs is seeking a Senior Communications Designer for a leadership role on our design team. You will help expand and mentor our creative team, and also design creative, impactful solutions to improve young people’s health and economic opportunity globally. You will work collaboratively with communities and partners to understand community perspectives, local systems, and how to design for scale. You will design, build and test prototypes, and support our partners to implement successful solutions. You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of different projects with multi-disciplinary project teams, providing a rich and rewarding opportunity for professional growth in a growing organization.

COMMUNICATIONS DESIGNER

YLabs is seeking a Communications Designer to join our growing design team. You will work on a variety of projects to help design creative, impactful solutions to improve young people’s health and economic opportunity globally. You will also work collaboratively with our communications team on internal branding, marketing, and communication tools.

SENIOR SERVICE DESIGNER

YLabs is seeking a Senior Service Designer to take a leadership role on our design team. You will lead a multidisciplinary team to design creative, impactful solutions to improve young people’s health and economic opportunity globally. You will use your expertise in service design and human-centered design to lead projects, facilitate workshops, and build capacity for your team members, our partners, and young people. You will collaborate with communities and partners to understand community perspectives, local systems, and how to design for scale. You will design, build and test prototypes, and support our partners to implement successful solutions.

DESIGN X HEALTH FELLOW

We are offering a nine-month fellowship in human-centered design and evaluation for a public health professional. The fellow will complete introductory training on human-centered approaches for the design and evaluation of programs aimed to improve adolescent health and livelihoods. The fellow will work collaboratively in small teams with experienced health designers and public health researchers to design, prototype and implement solutions that improve young people’s health and financial futures.

PROJECT DIRECTOR (RWANDA & USA)

YLabs is seeking a Project Director to bring creativity and public health expertise to our team to design and scale social innovation projects that improve health and economic opportunity for young people globally. Working at the cutting edge of design for social impact with a team that combines expertise in health, economics and design, you’ll help launch, manage and evaluate innovations in adolescent health. In this role, you will work with young people and communities to design, evaluate and scale innovation for youth.  Hand-in-hand with our partners, you will implement, evaluate, and scale-up successful solutions, building effective working relationships with communities and key stakeholders. As the project officer, you will be supporting project planning, communications, partner relations, and leading our fieldwork with young people and their communities.