Have a passion for Native American arts and culture? Apply to be the Senior Arts Coordinator at the Native Arts & Culture Foundation! The Foundation is recruiting a Senior Arts Coordinator who will assist the CEO in fully meeting the demands of managing an extensive national arts program in support of Native artists in Hawaii, Alaska and … Continue reading Job Opportunity: Senior Arts Coordinator at the Native Arts & Culture Foundation
Indian Affairs recently opened applications to the Indian Affairs Student Leadership Summer Institute, a 10-week paid internship for post-secondary Native students now in its second year. The deadline for applications is November 30, 2016. The Indian Affairs Student Leadership Summer Institute program provides American Indian and Alaska Native post-secondary students with a unique opportunity to learn … Continue reading Applications Now Being Accepted for Indian Affairs Student Leadership Summer Institute 2017
(Kwékwé. Skennenkó:wa ken?) (Hello, how are you? in the Mohawk language) This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about the Jr. Native American Liaison position with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Regional office is seeking a recent college or graduate school candidate with experience or … Continue reading 10/5 Gen-I NOW: Position – Jr. Native American Liaison with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
On July 7, the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) partnered with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) to co-host the first Generation Indigenous (Gen-I) Native Youth Networking Reception. The reception, which was held at NMAI, brought together more than 140 Native American youth under the age of 25 currently in Washington, … Continue reading CNAY Co-Hosts First Ever Gen-I Native Youth Networking Reception on July 7!
The Native Voice Network (NVN) was formally established in 2012 as a collaborative network of Native American families and organizations that mobilize through indigenous cultural values to inspire positive change in Native communities. The NVN is seeking a social media intern to support project management of social media campaigns and manage the network’s social media platforms. The Social Media … Continue reading Native Voice Network Seeks Social Media Intern
AmeriCorps VISTA sponsors are actively recruiting to fill summer and year-long positions on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Note that for twenty of the summer opportunities, the last day for CNCS to place members is Monday, June 20, 2016. In those cases, applicants would need to apply as soon as possible in order … Continue reading AmeriCorps VISTA Positions Open on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation
News Release US Labor Department announces $100M America’s Promise grant competition to strengthen, expand regional job training partnerships Grants will support tuition-free programs tailored to industry-specific skills WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the availability of approximately $100 million in America's Promise Job-Driven Grants to develop and grow regional partnerships between workforce … Continue reading US Labor Department announces $100M America’s Promise Grant Competition
Southwest Conservation Corps – Ancestral Lands, a program of Conservation Legacy, aims to continue the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps of the 1930s. Southwest Conservation Corps – Ancestral Lands, is focused on connecting Native American youth, young adults, and Post-9/11 military veterans with conservation service work projects on public lands. Our program promotes professional … Continue reading Ancestral Lands Career Institute Internship
NEWSLETTER FEBRUARY 2016 View the full newsletter as a web page Youth Spotlight – CNAY Welcomes 2016 Champions for Change to Washington, DC On February 23, CNAY announced the fourth class Champions for Change through a public event at the Aspen Institute in Washington, DC. The 2016 Champions – Brayden White (St. Regis Mohawk), Christie … Continue reading Monthly Newsletter from the Center for Native American Youth
Youth Spotlight – Champion for Change Sarah Schilling Continues Leadership as NAPLP Scholar Sarah Schilling (Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians) is a 2013 Champion for Change currently studying US governmental process, politics, and community organizing through George Washington University’s Native American Political Leadership Program(NAPLP). Sarah has led her peers in addressing important issues … Continue reading January News from the Center for Native American Youth