The Youth Development Company team is comprised of highly-qualified individuals with the passion for empowering youth.

All staff have credentials and expertise appropriate for the positions and sufficient staff is planned for the number of registered students, in compliance with the Department of Health and Human Services licensing requirements.

YDC/PAL employs high quality staff who have been trained in positive youth development strategies including paraprofessionals, who work within the schools, high school, and college students.

All staff receives extensive training to facilitate programs, while students gain valuable transferable skills and develop employable work ethics and integrity.


Thank you to our Board of Directors!

Angelica Gallegos-Dickerson


Sarah Henry

Vice President

Tammy Smith-Novy


Craig Richards


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Aubree Butler


Larissa Cutler


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Brook Blanchard

Executive Director

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Are you looking for a career that is more than a pay check and have a passion for making a difference in the world? You might be just who we are looking for!

When you join the YDC team you become a part of something bigger than yourself. Staff at the Youth Development Company has the privilege of working with amazing children and fortunate enough to learn something from them as well.

We offer a range of full and part-time opportunities for qualified adults from business administration to child care.

Are you a high school or college student? We can work to provide you with potential volunteer, after school/summer work and internship opportunities.

Fill out an application and send us your resume/CV to join our team today!

Our process is simple!

Look through our available jobs, print out an application, fill it out and get it back to us!

Have special skills or interested in other opportunities?

Contact us!

YDC, PO Box 453, South Haven, MI 49090

(269) 639-2489




Youth Development Company/PAL

10781 76th St, South Haven, MI 49090

YDC Mailing

PO Box 453, South Haven, MI 49090

(269) 639-2489

Thank You To Our Partners!