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With ongoing expansion of our programs in the U.S. and developing countries, buildOn is always looking for team players to help us empower the youth of the world.


Job Openings

Boston, MA

Trek Intern (Paid)

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Trek Intern in our Boston region. Trek is an intensive international cultural-immersion service learning trip in which selected students from buildOn’s Service Learning Program travel to a buildOn partner country for approximately 2 weeks, live with a host family in basic living conditions without running water and/or electricity and work in solidarity with the community to build a school. As buildOn’s Trek Intern, your primary focus is to support the buildOn Trek program for our Service Learning Programs. Trek Interns will work closely with Trek Coordinators and buildOn’s US Programs staff to ensure a smooth and empowering preparation process for all students and their families. Trek interns will have the opportunity to travel on Trek as an Adult Support to the Trek Coordinator.
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Job Openings

Chicago, IL

Vice President of Development, Midwest

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dynamic fundraising professional to strategically architect and drive all Midwest (Chicago and Detroit) fundraising efforts, including major gifts from individuals, corporations and foundations. The ideal candidate is a revenue focused visionary with measurable results in development who is able to create a sense of urgency and responsibility with our partners and potential partners to fully fund all buildOn programs. As Vice President of Development, Midwest, you will manage Development Directors in Detroit and Chicago while transforming investors from passive philanthropists to active partners. You will lead innovative fundraising campaigns to increase revenue and support our efforts in developing a culture of learning and boundary-spanning as part of ONE buildOn. This is a great opportunity to contribute to meaningful social change!
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Program Director, Curriculum

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Program Director, Curriculum in our Chicago region. As buildOn’s Program Director, Curriculum you will oversee buildOn’s Service Learning program methodology across all regions. In doing so, the Program Director, Curriculum creates and curates curriculum on an ongoing basis for integration by Service Learning team members and acts as a coach and consultant to train and support them. As a member of the buildOn U.S. Leadership Team, the Program Director, Curriculum is integral to identify and execute national strategy. The Program Director, Curriculum also plays a leading role on special projects, particularly to collaborate closely with other buildOn departments to align programs with special initiatives, represent buildOn U.S. with external partners, and manages national team member and student recognition efforts.
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Community Team Volunteer

Join the buildOn movement by getting involved with a Community Team! As a Community Team member, you will volunteer with buildOn students, advocate for the success of our youth and fundraise for our local school programs. Become an agent of change in Chicago and serve as an example of positive civic engagement for students in Chicago Public Schools. This is a great way to learn about your city, meet new people, and support Chicago youth!
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Trek Intern (Paid)

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Trek Intern in our Chicago region. Trek is an intensive international cultural-immersion service learning trip in which selected students from buildOn’s Service Learning Program travel to a buildOn partner country for approximately 2 weeks, live with a host family in basic living conditions without running water and/or electricity and work in solidarity with the community to build a school. As buildOn’s Trek Intern, your primary focus is to support the buildOn Trek program for our Service Learning Programs. Trek Interns will work closely with Trek Coordinators and buildOn’s US Programs staff to ensure a smooth and empowering preparation process for all students and their families. Trek interns will have the opportunity to travel on Trek as an Adult Support to the Trek Coordinator.
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Job Openings

Detroit, MI

Service Learning Program Coordinator

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Service Learning Program Coordinator in our Detroit region. As buildOn’s Service Learning Program Coordinator, you will leads buildOn’s Service Learning Program activities at one to two partner high schools to drive student outcomes and achieve KPI targets. In doing so, the Service Learning Program Coordinator partners closely with school personnel and local community partners to develop excellent service opportunities for students. The Service Learning Program Coordinator works closely with colleagues to plan and execute regional program events. The Service Learning Program Coordinator also leads recruitment and support of students for Trek for Knowledge and supports student involvement with special events, initiatives, and fund development opportunities in collaboration with other departments. Learn More


Job Openings

New York City, NY

Trek Administrator

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Trek Administrator in NYC! The Trek Administrator’s primary focus is to prepare buildOn Trek Participants for Trek. There are two primary Trek types: Treks for buildOn Partners, an opportunity for supporters (high school, college, corporate, family, small group, and individuals) to travel and work in solidarity with community members who are also contributing to the construction of a school in their village. Treks for buildOn US, made up of high school students participating in the buildOn US service learning program from some of the most challenged communities across the nation where school systems and families have limited access to resources. The ideal candidate is an International Service professional with extensive experience living, traveling, and leading trips in the developing world. This role is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, motivated individual to join the movement as we break the cycle of poverty, illiteracy, and low expectation through service and education!
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Service Learning Program Coordinator

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Service Learning Program Coordinator in our New York region. As buildOn’s Service Learning Program Coordinator, you will leads buildOn’s Service Learning Program activities at one to two partner high schools to drive student outcomes and achieve KPI targets. In doing so, the Service Learning Program Coordinator partners closely with school personnel and local community partners to develop excellent service opportunities for students. The Service Learning Program Coordinator works closely with colleagues to plan and execute regional program events. The Service Learning Program Coordinator also leads recruitment and support of students for Trek for Knowledge and supports student involvement with special events, initiatives, and fund development opportunities in collaboration with other departments.
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Trek Intern (Paid)

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Trek Intern in our NY region. Trek is an intensive international cultural-immersion service learning trip in which selected students from buildOn’s Service Learning Program travel to a buildOn partner country for approximately 2 weeks, live with a host family in basic living conditions without running water and/or electricity and work in solidarity with the community to build a school. As buildOn’s Trek Intern, your primary focus is to support the buildOn Trek program for our Service Learning Programs. Trek Interns will work closely with Trek Coordinators and buildOn’s US Programs staff to ensure a smooth and empowering preparation process for all students and their families. Trek interns will have the opportunity to travel on Trek as an Adult Support to the Trek Coordinator.
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Job Openings

San Francisco, CA

Development Director

buildOn seeks a dynamic fundraising professional to strategically drive West Coast (primarily San Francisco, Oakland & Bay Area) fundraising efforts. As Development Director, West Coast, you will work to transform investors from passive philanthropists to active partners, lead innovative fundraising campaigns to increase revenue, and support our efforts in developing a culture of learning and boundary-spanning as part of ONE buildOn. The ideal candidate is visionary with measurable results who is able to create a sense of urgency with our partners and potential partners to fully fund all buildOn programs. As the Development Director, West Coast, you will work closely with an active and engaged regional board. This is a great opportunity for an entrepreneurial yet process-oriented professional who enjoys thinking creatively to expand revenue opportunities and build a robust pipeline of donors. This is a great opportunity to contribute to meaningful social change!
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Trek Intern (Paid)

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Trek Intern in our CA region. Trek is an intensive international cultural-immersion service learning trip in which selected students from buildOn’s Service Learning Program travel to a buildOn partner country for approximately 2 weeks, live with a host family in basic living conditions without running water and/or electricity and work in solidarity with the community to build a school. As buildOn’s Trek Intern, your primary focus is to support the buildOn Trek program for our Service Learning Programs. Trek Interns will work closely with Trek Coordinators and buildOn’s US Programs staff to ensure a smooth and empowering preparation process for all students and their families. Trek interns will have the opportunity to travel on Trek as an Adult Support to the Trek Coordinator.
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Global Chapter Intern (Unpaid)

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated intern for our chapter team. The intern will support the logistics associated with the Chapter conference planning and attendance, including session planning and on-site management. This internship will also allow students to gain hands-on experience on designing and implementing new marketing materials for our online membership and fundraising guide. This is a great opportunity to contribute to meaningful social change!
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Job Openings

Stamford, CT

Service Learning Program Manager

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Service Learning Program Manager in our Connecticut region. As buildOn’s Service Learning Program Manager, you will oversee and lead all activities of buildOn’s Service Learning program at one Youth Engagement Zone to drive student outcomes and achieve KPI targets. In doing so, the Service Learning Program Manager directly manages a Service Learning Program Coordinator and works very closely with that team members to implement the buildOn program at one partner high school. The Service Learning Program Manager partners closely with school administrators and faculty, as well as community partners to develop excellent service opportunities for students. The Service Learning Program Manager works closely with colleagues to plan and execute regional program events.
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Service Learning Program Coordinator

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Service Learning Program Coordinator in our Connecticut region. As buildOn’s Service Learning Program Coordinator, you will leads buildOn’s Service Learning Program activities at one to two partner high schools to drive student outcomes and achieve KPI targets. In doing so, the Service Learning Program Coordinator partners closely with school personnel and local community partners to develop excellent service opportunities for students. The Service Learning Program Coordinator works closely with colleagues to plan and execute regional program events. The Service Learning Program Coordinator also leads recruitment and support of students for Trek for Knowledge and supports student involvement with special events, initiatives, and fund development opportunities in collaboration with other departments.
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Executive Assistant

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Executive Assistant to the CEO and CRO. As the Executive Assistant, you will will provide support to the Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Revenue Officer, acting with little supervision, anticipating needs while managing the day‐to‐day workflow and prioritizing various projects. This includes overseeing administrative duties, scheduling, contact management, preparing materials for meetings, and participating in a wide range of special projects. This role is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, motivated executive assistant to join the movement as we break the cycle of poverty, illiteracy, and low expectation through service and education!
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Job Openings

International


Trek Manager

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Trek Managers in Haiti, Nicaragua, Senegal (West Africa), Malawi, and Nepal! The Trek Manager’s primary focus is to lead the Trek Program in a buildOn country. There are two primary Trek types: Treks for buildOn Partners, an opportunity for supporters (high school, college, corporate, family, small group, and individuals) to travel and work in solidarity with community members who are also contributing to the construction of a school in their village. Treks for buildOn US, made up of high school students participating in the buildOn US service learning program from some of the most challenged communities across the nation where school systems and families have limited access to resources. The ideal candidate is an International Service professional with extensive experience living, traveling, and leading trips in the developing world. The candidate must have a strong desire to live and work aboard and spend extensive time in rural villages. This role is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, motivated individual to join the movement as we break the cycle of poverty, illiteracy, and low expectation through service and education!
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Trek Leader

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Trek Leader’s in Haiti, Nicaragua, Senegal (West Africa), Malawi, and Nepal! The Trek Leader’s primary focus is to prepare, plan, and lead best-in-class buildOn treks within their country. There are two primary Trek types: Treks for buildOn Partners, an opportunity for supporters (high school, college, corporate, family, small group, and individuals) to travel and work in solidarity with community members who are also contributing to the construction of a school in their village. Treks for buildOn US, made up of high school students participating in the buildOn US service learning program from some of the most challenged communities across the nation where school systems and families have limited access to resources. The ideal candidate is an International Service professional with extensive experience living, traveling, and leading trips in the developing world. The candidate must have a strong desire to live and work aboard and spend extensive time in rural villages. This role is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, motivated individual to join the movement as we break the cycle of poverty, illiteracy, and low expectation through service and education!
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