Deputy Director (Responsible for Development)

The Cheyenne River Youth Project is a seeking a Deputy Director (Responsible for Development) to provide assistance and support to the Executive Director, handle personal issues, coordinate with the Board of Directors, as well as coordinate and oversee all fundraising activities, including but not limited to: grant writing, donor relationships, fund raising event planning, and donor cultivation. Salary is commensurate with experience and education.

To review the full position description please click here.

To apply, send cover letter, including 3 references; Resume and Salary Requirement to Julie Garreau, Executive Director at julie.cryp@gmail.com with the position title in subject line. Please attach a copy of a successful grant application.

Manager – Keya Cafe

The Cheyenne River Youth Project is seeking a full-time Manager for its Keya Coffee Shop and Cafe.

Manager will be responsible for:
Ongoing review and development of Cafe Menu
Recruiting and Training Cafe Staff
Overall Management of Staff and Cafe
Maintain Safe and Healthy Kitchen and Dining Environment
Preparing food and drink orders
Meet Restaurant Financial Objectives
Development and Delivery of Cafe Marketing Plan
Supervise and mentor Keya Cafe interns
Participation in Organizational Meetings and Objectives

To review the full position description please click here or stop by the cafe, located in the Ċokata Wiċoni Teen Center. Interested candidates please send cover letter and resume to , Julie Garreau @ julie.cryp@gmail.com.


Waniyetu Wowapi “Winter Count” Art Interns

The Cheyenne River Youth Project is pleased to offer its first ever, comprehensive arts internship opportunity for Cheyenne River teens age 13-17 as part of the Waniyetu Wowapi “Winter Count” Art Park initiative. Through the 4 month internship, selected youth will receive a variety of training to build their skill and knowledge of various genres of art including: traditional, graffiti, street arts and more. Youth will also engage in other leadership workshops have opportunities to explore various opportunities for artists.

Teens will be required to complete 80 hours of instruction throughout the months of February, March, April and May to complete their internship. Teens will receive a completion award totaling $500 for their time and commitment to the program. A schedule of all activities will be provided monthly detailing training time and opportunities for open studio time.

Throughout the internship program, teens will be responsible for the following:

• Successful completion of courses aimed at building artistic technique, fundaments, skills and history of various art form (i.e. History of Graffiti, Imagery, Art of Creative Lettering)
• Successful completion of Artist Marketing and Financial Literacy course
• Participation in other leadership meetings
• Design and Presentation of diverse Art Projects
• Collaboration with peer interns on Art Park Mural
• Planning of community event in Art Park

Applications are due to our office by Friday January 30, 2015. Teens will be invited for an interview in early February and applicants will be notified of selections by February 9.

Click here for the complete application. For more information, contact Jerica @ 964-8200.