Youth Development Institute periodically opens new positions based on our changing business needs. These positions are advertised on Indeed. To see a full list of our job postings log into and search under the company name: Youth Development Institute. Qualified candidates should submit resumes through Indeed. Please identify which posting you are applying for in your cover letter. If you do not find a position that you are qualified for, please check back at a later date. New positions open periodically as our company grows and expands.

Requirements for employment

All candidates for employment must either possess or be able to obtain an Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States and provide proof of eligibility within three days of hire. Candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check and have the ability to fulfill the physical requirements of the positions. Applicants must be 21 years of age.


Youth Development Institute (YDI) offers a generous benefits packet to eligible employees working at least 24-hours per week. Benefits are effective on the first of the month following 60-days of employment.

YDI has a full benefits plan including medical, dental, vision, short term disability, long term disability, a basic life insurance plan, voluntary life, an EAP program, pet care plan and a retirement plan.

YDI offers 7-paid holidays, the employee’s birthday, vacation and sick days to eligible employees. The company provides a 403b retirement plan to qualified employees with company matching.

Drug-Free Community

As a Behavioral Health facility that cares for youth and adolescents, all positions at Youth Development Institute are considered safety sensitive positions as defined in Arizona Revised Statute 23-493. Therefore, the company prohibits the use, sale, manufacture, distribution or possession of alcohol, drugs, controlled substances, medical marijuana, or drug paraphernalia on any and all segments of the company premises, company owned vehicles, or personal vehicles used for company business or parked on company property. YDI is a drug-free community with zero tolerance.