Employment Opportunities

Employment Philosophy: LPYS seeks individuals to join our team who value making a positive impact in the lives of youth and families. The ideal applicant will be hard-working, a team player, and passionate about working with young people. LPYS provides employees a supportive, cooperative environment in addition to training and on-going professional development.

Mission: La Plata Youth Services supports and advocates for youth facing challenges in school, home, or court.

Benefits: Vacation, sick leave, simple IRA, health insurance monthly stipend, professional development, and mileage reimbursement.

Background Checks: All staff must participate in a in a child abuse registry check, Colorado Bureau of Investigation check, and driving history check. Staff must also show proof of auto insurance and submit a copy of diploma or certificate of training.

If you are interested in employment with La Plata Youth Services, please fill out an application and return it, with a current resume and cover letter, to our office at 2301 Main Avenue.

Employment Application

You may also fax or e-mail the application to (970) 385-1726, or katy@lpys.org

Current Openings:


AmeriCorps VISTA Rural Capacity Building Project:


Outreach and Program Associate

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Benefits of AmeriCorps

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