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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

Program Director, Boston & Bridgeport

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Program Director. The Program Director, Boston & Bridgeport, oversees all activities of buildOn’s Service Learning Program across a U.S. Programs region to drive student outcomes and achieve KPI targets. In doing so, the Program Director directly manages and leads hiring processes for the regional program team. In addition to regional program management, the Program Director plays a lead role in internal collaboration around fund development opportunities, marketing initiatives, special events, and elevating students’ voice. The Program Director also represents the region amongst internal staff and external stakeholders, manages regional office space, and helps shape national strategy as a member of the U.S. Programs Leadership Team.
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Service Learning Program Manager

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Service Learning Program Manager in our Boston region. The Service Learning Program Manager oversees and leads 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. Additionally, the Service Learning Program Manager oversees and leads recruitment and support of students for Trek for Knowledge and actively supports student involvement with special events, initiatives, and fund development opportunities in collaboration with other departments.
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Service Learning Program Coordinator

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Service Learning Program Coordinator in our Boston 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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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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Service Learning Program Coordinator

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Service Learning Program Coordinator in our Chicago 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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Storyteller and Content Strategist

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Storyteller and Content Strategist. As buildOn’s Storyteller and Content Strategist, you will use a mix of creative writing, journalism, photography, and content development to create powerful and compelling stories that communicate the power of buildOn and move people to action. You will share the struggles, dreams and triumphs of buildOn students from across the U.S. and community members from buildOn partner villages across the world. As a key member of the marketing team, you will be instrumental in driving the “voice” of the organization to grow the buildOn movement and enhance our reputation as a leader in service and international development.
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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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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.
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Job Openings

New York City, NY

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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Service Learning Program Coordinator-Part Time

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Service Learning Program Coordinator, PT 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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Storyteller and Content Strategist

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Storyteller and Content Strategist. As buildOn’s Storyteller and Content Strategist, you will use a mix of creative writing, journalism, photography, and content development to create powerful and compelling stories that communicate the power of buildOn and move people to action. You will share the struggles, dreams and triumphs of buildOn students from across the U.S. and community members from buildOn partner villages across the world. As a key member of the marketing team, you will be instrumental in driving the “voice” of the organization to grow the buildOn movement and enhance our reputation as a leader in service and international development.
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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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Service Learning Program Manager

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Service Learning Program Manager in our California 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 California 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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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

Chief Financial Officer

buildOn is seeking an experienced and committed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to chart the financial direction of the organization and serve as its strategic and tactical financial expert and to lead the global finance team. The CFO will set the vision and direction for both short and long-term budgeting, analysis and forecasting in order to support a high-growth social enterprise with operations across the United States and in seven developing countries. This individual will balance a strong vision for growing a finance team with a hands-on approach to managing the financial operations and human resources for a fast-paced, $19 million organization.

The CFO must have a genuine passion for the mission of buildOn and the ability to inspire those around him/her to join together to serve that mission. S/he will run their team in a strategic, collaborative manner and have demonstrated a keen understanding of the financial and administrative functions that they will be responsible for. Reporting directly to the CEO and with significant interaction with the national Board of Directors, the CFO will be a key member of the strategic leadership team. This role is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, motivated finance leader to join the movement and play a critical role in helping an innovative, award-winning organization continue to change the world!

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Program Director, Boston & Bridgeport

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Program Director. The Program Director, Boston & Bridgeport, oversees all activities of buildOn’s Service Learning Program across a U.S. Programs region to drive student outcomes and achieve KPI targets. In doing so, the Program Director directly manages and leads hiring processes for the regional program team. In addition to regional program management, the Program Director plays a lead role in internal collaboration around fund development opportunities, marketing initiatives, special events, and elevating students’ voice. The Program Director also represents the region amongst internal staff and external stakeholders, manages regional office space, and helps shape national strategy as a member of the U.S. Programs Leadership Team.
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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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Storyteller and Content Strategist

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Storyteller and Content Strategist. As buildOn’s Storyteller and Content Strategist, you will use a mix of creative writing, journalism, photography, and content development to create powerful and compelling stories that communicate the power of buildOn and move people to action. You will share the struggles, dreams and triumphs of buildOn students from across the U.S. and community members from buildOn partner villages across the world. As a key member of the marketing team, you will be instrumental in driving the “voice” of the organization to grow the buildOn movement and enhance our reputation as a leader in service and international development.
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