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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

Chicago, IL

Director of Development

As buildOn’s Development Director, Chicago you will apply your expertise in development and donor stewardship to strategically execute the Chicago development plan. In this key leadership role in the Midwest region you will work to build relationships leading to a strong and strategic mid-level giving program and help to continue to build buildOn’s corporate and foundation relationships growing buildOn’s base and enhancing our reputation as a leader in youth programs, service and international development.
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Program Coordinator

The Program Coordinator is responsible for running a successful buildOn program at 2 buildOn partner high schools to engage a total of 100 students weekly through the buildOn core activities of service, education, and building schools. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for implementing the buildOn program strategies to ensure students have a variety of ways to engage with the program and contribute over 650 hours of service to the community each month.
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Digital Marketing Intern

As buildOn’s Digital Marketing Intern you will hone your skills in inbound marketing, content marketing and storytelling to help grow the buildOn movement and end the education crisis across the globe. This unpaid internship is a great opportunity to enhance marketing skills applicable in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors, while contributing to meaningful social change.
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Development Intern (Unpaid)

This unpaid internship is a great opportunity to enhance your fundraising skills applicable in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors, while contributing to meaningful social change! The internship will provide hands-on experience in the day-to-day fundraising needs of this busy non-profit.
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Trek Safety & Risk Manager

The Trek Safety and Risk Manager provides guidance on matters dealing with the health, safety, and security of the buildOn Trek program. The Safety and Risk Manager will work with the Trek Manager to develop, implement and maintain a comprehensive travel preparedness strategy and system. The Trek Safety & Risk Manager will co- manage buildOn In-country Trek Coordinators to ensure proper safety measures are taken and risks are assessed through the site selection process and the Trek itself.
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Job Openings

Detroit, MI

Director of Development

buildOn is seeking a Development Director to create and implement an ambitious fund development strategy for a growing market. Reporting to the Vice President of Development, Midwest, this position will play an integral part in engaging strategic partnerships that will help achieve buildOn’s goals for Detroit.
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Trek Coordinator

The Trek Coordinator’s primary focus is to coordinate and lead international service and culture immersion trips to buildOn project countries. There are two primary Trek types: Investor Treks – an opportunity for supporters (high school, college, corporate, family, small group, and individuals) to connect directly to the people benefiting from their donation. (Trek Coordinators will lead approx. 10 per year). Afterschool Treks – made up of high school students participating in the buildOn afterschool program from some of the most challenged communities across the nation where school systems and families have limited access to resources. (Trek Coordinators will lead approx. 2 per year).
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Detroit Youth Engagement Zone Intern (Unpaid)

buildOn is seeking an intern, 21 or over, to work at the Osborn High School Youth Engagement Zone in Detroit. We need someone who is available 15 hours a week, which includes one weekday afternoon and Saturdays. You will be taking 15-20 high school students to service projects at local elementary schools, soup kitchens, food pantries, community gardens, parks, etc.
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Youth Engagement Zone Program Coordinator

The Program Coordinator is responsible for running a successful buildOn program at 1 buildOn partner high school that engages a total of 150 students weekly through the buildOn core activities of service, education and building schools. buildOn relies heavily on metrics, reporting and program evaluations to ensure we are meeting our goals.
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Job Openings

New York City, NY

Youth Engagement Zone Program Coordinator

The Program Coordinator is responsible for running a successful buildOn program at 1 buildOn partner high school that engages a total of 150 students weekly through the buildOn core activities of service, education and building schools.
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Program Manager

The Program Manager is responsible for running a successful buildOn program at a buildOn Youth Engagement Zone that engages 150 students weekly through the buildOn core activities of service, education and building schools. This position will be based in the Bronx, NY. The Program Manager will be responsible for implementing the 8 buildOn program strategies to ensure students have a variety of ways to engage with the program to hit the monthly service goal of 975 service hours contributed/month.
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Program Coordinator

The Program Coordinator is responsible for running a successful buildOn program at 2 buildOn partner high schools that engage a total of 100 students weekly through the buildOn core activities of service, education and building schools. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for implementing the 8 buildOn program strategies to ensure students have a variety of ways to engage with the program to hit the monthly service goal.
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Trek Coordinator

The Trek Coordinator’s primary focus is to coordinate and lead international service and culture immersion trips to buildOn project countries. There are two primary Trek types: Investor Treks – an opportunity for supporters (high school, college, corporate, family, small group, and individuals) to connect directly to the people benefiting from their donation. (Trek Coordinators will lead approx. 10 per year). Afterschool Treks – made up of high school students participating in the buildOn afterschool program from some of the most challenged communities across the nation where school systems and families have limited access to resources. (Trek Coordinators will lead approx. 2 per year).
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Job Openings

Philadelphia, PA

Regional Manager

The Regional Manager will oversee US Programming for all of Philadelphia. Within this role, the qualified candidate will manage and support a team of youth development professionals to run the buildOn program in all partner high schools.
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Trek Coordinator

The Trek Coordinator’s primary focus is to coordinate and lead international service and culture immersion trips to buildOn project countries. There are two primary Trek types: Investor Treks – an opportunity for supporters (high school, college, corporate, family, small group, and individuals) to connect directly to the people benefiting from their donation. (Trek Coordinators will lead approx. 10 per year). Afterschool Treks – made up of high school students participating in the buildOn afterschool program from some of the most challenged communities across the nation where school systems and families have limited access to resources. (Trek Coordinators will lead approx. 2 per year).
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Program Coordinator

The Program Coordinator is responsible for running a successful buildOn program at 1 buildOn partner high schools that engage a total of 150 students weekly through the buildOn core activities of service, education and building schools. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for implementing the 8 buildOn program strategies to ensure students have a variety of ways to engage with the program to hit the monthly service goal.
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Philadelphia Youth Engagement Zone Intern (Unpaid)

buildOn is seeking an intern, 21 or over, to work at Furness High School Youth Engagement Zone in South Philadelphia. We need someone who is available 15 hours a week and includes one weekday afternoon and on Saturdays. You will assist facilitating service learning trips for 15-20 high school students to service projects at local senior homes, soup kitchens, food pantries, community gardens, parks, etc.
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Job Openings

San Francisco, CA

Graphic Design Intern

As buildOn’s Graphic Design Intern you will hone your skills in marketing design and visual storytelling to help grow the buildOn movement and end the education crisis across the globe. This unpaid internship is a great opportunity to enhance design skills applicable in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors, while contributing to meaningful social change.
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Job Openings

Stamford, CT

Human Resources Manager

buildOn is seeking a dynamic Human Resources Manager to join our team! Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, this position will play an integral role in executing the vision to hire and retain a best in class staff around the world, as well as fulfilling the day-to-day responsibilities of Human Resources for 85+ US-based employees.
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National Events Manager

buildOn is seeking a National Events Manager to coordinate major fundraising events (Boston, Stamford, New York City, Chicago and San Francisco) and support Best-in-Class donor cultivation and stewardship efforts on the East Coast (New York and Connecticut). Reporting to the COO, this position will play an important role in ensuring we deliver successful, memorable events that engage existing and prospective donors and stakeholders.
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Trek Coordinator

The Trek Coordinator’s primary focus is to coordinate and lead international service and culture immersion trips to buildOn project countries. There are two primary Trek types: Investor Treks – an opportunity for supporters (high school, college, corporate, family, small group, and individuals) to connect directly to the people benefiting from their donation. (Trek Coordinators will lead approx. 10 per year). Afterschool Treks – made up of high school students participating in the buildOn afterschool program from some of the most challenged communities across the nation where school systems and families have limited access to resources. (Trek Coordinators will lead approx. 2 per year).
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Finance Intern

We currently have an internship available in our corporate Finance Department. This is a great opportunity to enhance your finance skills applicable in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors, while contributing to meaningful social change!
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Development Intern (Unpaid)

We currently have an unpaid internship available in our national Fundraising Department. Tasks will include Event Support, Prospect Research, Database Training and Support, as well as some Administrative Support.
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Human Resources Intern (Unpaid)

Interns can expect to play an important role supporting the Human Resources function and will be involved with all aspects of employment at buildOn. The intern will participate in tasks and projects related to recruiting, onboarding, benefits, employee relations, compensation, performance management, compliance, HRIS, training and development.
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Trek Safety & Risk Manager

The Trek Safety and Risk Manager provides guidance on matters dealing with the health, safety, and security of the buildOn Trek program. The Safety and Risk Manager will work with the Trek Manager to develop, implement and maintain a comprehensive travel preparedness strategy and system. The Trek Safety & Risk Manager will co- manage buildOn In-country Trek Coordinators to ensure proper safety measures are taken and risks are assessed through the site selection process and the Trek itself.
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