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It’s Official: Jerica Widow is Our New Youth Programs Director!

It’s Official: Jerica Widow is Our New Youth Programs Director!

It’s official: CRYP has promoted Jerica Widow from the position of youth programs coordinator to youth programs director. Widow joined the nonprofit youth organization since 2013, and she has made a significant contribution to the growth of its programming—particularly the innovative teen internships. In her new role, Widow will be responsible for program development, implementation,… Continue Reading

NEW Career Opportunities at CRYP!

NEW Career Opportunities at CRYP!

As the nonprofit, grassroots Cheyenne River Youth Project approaches the 30-year mark, it continues to grow and evolve as a community development organization. That means it can offer more career opportunities for those who seek employment in nonprofit development and youth programming. CRYP currently has open positions for a full-time deputy director and a full-time… Continue Reading

March Hall of Fame: Wendell Nezzie

March Hall of Fame: Wendell Nezzie

Wendell Nezzie is a valuable member of the Cheyenne River Youth Project’s youth programming staff. He also is a CRYP alumnus. Wendell grew up in a small community called Wicagakapi Sa, or Red Scaffold, in the western part of South Dakota’s remote Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation. He became a regular at CRYP’s Cokata Wiconi (Center… Continue Reading

WANTED: Development Director!

The Cheyenne River Youth Project® is still seeking a development director to join its staff full time. The salaried position will include benefits, with salary dependent on the select candidate’s qualifications, and the position is available immediately. The nearly 27-year-old, not-for-profit youth organization has experienced dramatic growth in recent years. Founded in 1988, CRYP began… Continue Reading

NOW HIRING! CRYP is Seeking a Full-Time Deputy Director with Focus on Development

The Cheyenne River Youth Project® has announced that it is seeking a deputy director to join its staff full time. The salaried position will include benefits, with salary dependent on the select candidate’s qualifications. The nearly 26-year-old, not-for-profit youth organization has experienced dramatic growth in recent years. Founded in 1988, CRYP began as a small,… Continue Reading

CRYP Welcomes New Cafe Manager, Announces Keya Cafe “Soft Opening”

CRYYP is pleased to announce that Jerri Ellen Thompson-LaPlante was promoted to the role of cafe manager this month. LaPlante, who has been working as a youth programs assistant for the 25-year-old, not-for-profit youth project, will immediately begin preparations for the January “soft opening” of CRYP’s new Keya Cafe. In her new role, LaPlante will… Continue Reading

CRYP Welcomes Ryan Devlin, Sustainable Agriculture Manager

CRYP is excited to announce that Ryan Devlin joined its full-time staff in late September. Devlin will serve as the organization’s sustainable agriculture manager. In his new role, Devlin will be responsible for preparation, planting, maintenance and harvesting of the Winyan Toka Win garden; maintaining CRYP grounds, the garden shed and all equipment; directing and… Continue Reading

Former volunteer joins staff as garden coordinator, thanks to NWAF grant

This summer is a big one for us. Thanks to a grant from the Northwest Area Foundation and a nationwide grassroots fundraising campaign, our nearly 25-year-old nonprofit has been able to undertake a major expansion of sustainable agriculture initiatives. NWAF supports efforts across eight states to reduce poverty and achieve sustainable prosperity, focusing on organizations… Continue Reading

Meet our new Youth Programs Director: Longtime staffer Tammy Eagle Hunter

Longtime CRYP staffer Tammy Eagle Hunter will serve as our youth programs director starting this month. She’s replacing Megan Guiliano, who will remain on site to mentor Tammy from May until July. cooling In her new role, Tammy will be responsible for program development and implementation at our Cokata Wiconi teen center and The Main… Continue Reading

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