Berkshire Eagle — From skate park to skating rink.
Spectrum News 1 — RSYP Ice Skating Rink opens.
PBS — Black Lives Matter mural, created as a YOB project, was included in this piece on PBS.
In a team effort, RSYP, the Southern Berkshire Health Coalition, and community volunteers came together to build a skating rink behind the Drop-in Center. The skate rink offers young people a place to hang out while still maintaining covid safety.
Skate Rink Hours: Wednesday – Friday 3pm-7pm and Saturday/Sunday 11am-7pm.
All other times– Skate at your own risk
We recorded it! Catch up on a lovely evening of stories and an amazingly delicious recipe from program alum Kirsten Thorne.
Director of Development – Position Announcement , August 2020
Railroad Street Youth Project (RSYP) is a small, youth-founded youth organization dedicated to youth empowerment, in southern part of the beautiful Berkshires of western Massachusetts. AT RAILROAD STREET, YOUTH TAKE THE LEAD. They explore their full potential and become equipped to meet the challenging transition to adulthood. RSYP’s professional staff expertly pairs youth-generated ideas with community resources, empowering youth to create and oversee a wide range of innovative, life-changing projects. Unmatched in mission and scope, RSYP excels in helping youth find their voice and realize the benefits of their commitment to themselves and their community.
The position – The Director of Development is responsible for:
Core Qualifications – The Director of Development embodies RSYP’s mission in day-to-day interactions with young people and approach to fund development, strategy, problem solving and leadership. This position requires a person to have the following core competencies:
RSYP is an equal opportunity employer. People who identify as working class, people of color, multiracial, women, genderqueer, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and differently abled are strongly encouraged to apply.