Thank you for your interest in serving on staff at Center for Leadership Development (CLD) to promote our vision and offer Indianapolis Youth Development programs and services to more youth. All available positions are listed below.

What We Do?

We work towards establishing CLD as one of the most preeminent centers in the nation for Indianapolis Youth Development by inspiring not only the highest character and leadership skills, but also the highest academic, college, and career achievement in minority youth.

CLD Staff Commitment to Preeminence

CLD has a goal of establishing one of the most preeminent youth development organizations in the nation. This vision of preeminence begins inside the organization—with staff. Preeminence begins inward and flows outward to constituents: donors, potential donors, youth, and community leaders. Because CLD staff is committed to preeminence, we, the staff, pledge to our constituents and each other the following goals:

  1. We pledge to advance the CLD mission by offering youth, parents and our community the highest level programming experiences possible.
  2. We pledge to be good stewards of the CLD organization and name.
  3. We pledge to mutually respect all co-workers and maintain positive, open communications at all times.
  4. We pledge to foster a cooperative, team-oriented work environment that supports each employee in becoming successful.
  5. We pledge to offer the highest level of professionalism by providing courtesy and responsiveness to participants, community partners and other CLD constituencies.
  6. We pledge to become experts in youth development through continuous learning and to operate at the highest levels of proficiency and efficiency.
  7. We pledge to be a timely organization, delivering all programs in a timely, organized, excellent way. (In Time, On time, Every time…).
  8. We pledge to assume collective ownership of, and assure the success of all CLD programs and events.
  9. We pledge to make our work environment a pleasant and enjoyable one for ourselves and others.
  10. We pledge to have fun as we achieve the CLD mission.

Employment Opportunities

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Please note job descriptions are not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for a job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

What Do We Offer?


Competitive Salary

CLD’s pay is comparable to or better than the market value of a position in the nonprofit sector.


Competitive Benefits

CLD’s benefits are comparable to or better than other nonprofits in Central Indiana, including a generous paid time off schedule.


Workplace Culture

CLD strives towards an excellent workplace culture with team building, team trainings, and recognition opportunities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Center for Leadership Development is committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees, potential employees, and citizens of the community. It is the policy of Center for Leadership Development to recognize the primary value and dignity of the individual and to provide employment and advancement opportunities to anyone regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status or disability. Center for Leadership Development will ensure that all personnel decisions and actions, including but not limited to compensation, benefits, promotions, discipline, terminations, CLD-sponsored training, will be administered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status or disability. There shall be no discrimination against any applicant and/or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status or disability. All employees are expected to comply with this Equal Employment Opportunity policy.