This section provides information concerning opportunities for Native American youth and those who work with Native youth. If you know of such opportunities, forward the information to the WebTeam by using this site's Contact form.
The following information was provided by the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of AZ
The American Indian Chamber of Commerce has announced a Job Fair for Native Americans that will take place on August 28, 2014 from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm on the University of Phoenix Tempe Campus.
This job fair is free for Native American job seekers.
For more information call the Chamber at 602-448-0260.
WESTAF 2014 Emerging Leaders of Color
Professional Development Program
The Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF) is a regional nonprofit arts service organization
whose mission is to strengthen the financial, organizational, and policy infrastructure of the arts
in the western United States. In its work, WESTAF strives to reflect the values, insights, spirit,
and knowledge of communities of color, indigenous peoples, and other marginalized ethnic
communities in the west and ensure its programs and initiatives incorporate the diverse
perspectives of the region.
In 2010, WESTAF established its Emerging Leaders of Color Professional Development
Program, which promotes multicultural leadership in the arts by:
● Building a cohort of cultural leaders of color in the western United States who are
committed to the advancement of the arts.
● Engaging diverse emerging leaders in coursework and activities designed to strengthen
competencies and prepare participants for leadership positions in the field.
● Providing opportunities for promising arts professionals to establish networks that
support their careers and the cultural interests of the communities they represent and
● Deepening participants’ understanding of the arts in the United States and how public
support sustains the vibrancy of the sector.
The following was provided by the Benewah Medical Center, Coeur D'Alene Tribe, Plummer, ID. If interested in the job, please call the Youth Program Supervisor at (208) 686-9355 Ex. 506 for further information.
A program flyer and job description is attached.
The following information was provided by InterTribal Youth.
InterTribal International Exchange, Summer Course June 15 - 26
InterTribalYouth.org is hosting its 8th annual Education Exchange in Panama, Central America from June 15-26th.
Participants have the opportunity to receive 3 units of College Credit in American Indian Studies and have a once in a lifetime experience.
This program is Open to high school and college age folks. High School youth benefit tremendously from early college credit and can be also used on their high school transcript. College age does not have an age limit.
Apply Now! Teach For America’s 4th Application Deadline
“There is no greater reward, as a teacher, than to teach in your own community and among fellow indigenous youth. Teach For America has given me the chance to create a better future for na keiki o Hawai`i (the children of Hawai`i).” – Dane Carlson, Hawai‘i ‘10.
Join Teach For America, the national corps of outstanding college graduates and professionals—of all majors, backgrounds, and career interests—who commit to teach for two years in urban and rural low-income communities and become lifelong leaders in expanding educational opportunity.
The next application deadline is Friday, January 24th. APPLY NOW to join the 2014 Teach For America corps. If you’re interested in learning more, check out our Facebook page or follow @TeachForAmerica on Twitter.