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518 ElevatED Partners with National Grid

August 8, 2023 –  518 ElevatED and National Grid – through its Grid for Good Program, will conduct a 10-month career exploration program for up to 30 college-aged students and work-ready adults in the Capital Region.

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518 ElevatED is Hiring

Looking for a job where you can be a part of a small team, make an impact on the local community, and learn and grow your professional experience? Look no further. 518 ElevatED is a nonprofit organization based in Albany, NY whose mission is to provide specialized programs, mentoring, professional guidance, and academic and financial support for qualifying high school students. By assembling a network of business leaders, educational advocates, and dedicated volunteers, promising youth are provided opportunities and access to higher education that may be otherwise unavailable.

518 ElevatED is currently seeking a Program Assistant whose primary responsibilities are to provide administrative support to the Program Coordinator through planning and implementing educational programs. Duties include communicating between program participants and staff, assisting in planning program events, after-school sessions, special programs, and other organization-wide events, and electronic filing of student documents.

An associate degree is preferred, with at least one year of experience working in an office or youth-related program. The successful candidate should be organized, detail-oriented, able to work on multiple tasks/projects, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and be comfortable talking on the phone. Experience with Microsoft Office is required. This position also requires access to reliable transportation to work offsite. We are looking for someone who can bring enthusiasm and energy to this new position and has a passion for working with high school and college students. This is a non-exempt position with a 37.5-hour work week. The pay range is between $16-$17/hour, depending on experience, and includes benefits.

518 ElevatED is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to by September 8, 2023.


518 ElevatED Featured on Hudson Mohawk Magazine Podcast

The Hudson Mohawk Magazine is a locally-produced news hour that provides sanctuary for the discussion of a wide range of ideas. This radio program advances our organizational mission to use art and participatory action to promote social and environmental justice and freedom of expression.

The Hudson Mohawk Magazine (HMM) launched in the fall of 2017. This volunteer-produced, local news, and public affairs show is broadcast live on WOOC 105.3 FM Monday through Friday from 6-7 p.m., and repeated at 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. the following weekday.

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