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LEAP serves over 800 youth in Salem, Peabody and Gloucester in programs that include academic enrichment and support, college access and readiness, and college and career advising. We are always interested in hearing from qualified individuals. You may send your resume to Linda Saris, Executive Director, via email or at 35 Congress St. Suite 102, Salem MA 01970. We look forward to your continued interest, support and involvement. Enjoy your time with us and do not hesitate to share your insights, questions and concerns. We rely on your feedback for the continued improvement of our programs.


The Director of Development will work with the Founder and Executive Director as a senior member of the LEAP for Education staff. She/he will be a key thought leader within the organization and will work closely with a range of internal and external stakeholders such as the Board of Directors, donors and staff colleagues. The Director leads the overall fundraising effort for LEAP for Education. S/he will be responsible for retaining and expanding existing funding streams and creating and implementing new models of income generation in order to scale philanthropic initiatives and raise increased revenue from individual, foundation and corporate donors. The Director will cultivate relationships with and solicit gifts from high-net-worth individuals, corporations, and foundations. The Director provides intellectual, strategic and entrepreneurial leadership to grow LEAP for Education’s financial resources by implementing the highest quality programs in annual giving, major gifts, planned giving, institutional giving, donor relations and development operations…

United Way North Shore AmeriCorps Program

The ELL Advisor would be primarily responsible for the development and facilitation of inclusive programing opportunities within Expanding Horizons to support the needs of our ELL population. As the ELL Advisor your goal is to support, connect and create culturally sensitive relevant programming for the robust newcomer community in Salem. You would be expected to spend 6 hours a week at Collins Middle School where you would be working with Collins’ ESL classes and developing meaningful relationships with students and teachers. Involvement with Collins will aid in your ability to align LEAP’s student engagement and programs offerings with students’ coursework and school expectations. The ELL Advisor would be responsible developing mentoring opportunities between our middle school ELL students and those participating in the LEAP Teen Center’s year-long ELL program for high school students, and leading or co-facilitating at least one enrichment program per session…


The staff and students at LEAP for Education, Inc. value your interest in our youth programs. Volunteers are a vital part of achieving our goal of expanding the educational and career opportunities for low-income and/or first-generation-to-college youth in our community. Visit our volunteer page to browse our current needs.