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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.


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Boston, MA


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Chicago, IL

Director of Marketing

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Director of Marketing in our Chicago region. As buildOn’s Director of Marketing you will apply your expertise in inbound marketing, content marketing, online fundraising, lead generation, donor cultivation, and technology to develop and lead strategies that will grow the buildOn movement and help end the education crisis across the globe.
The ideal candidate will have proven experience in end-to-end creation and execution of digital marketing strategies, with a broad understanding of general marketing principles and trends.

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U.S. Immersion Coordinator

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated U.S. Immersion Coordinator in our Chicago region. The U.S. Immersion Coordinator organizes and leads powerful and immersive service experiences that connect our funding partners to the buildOn mission and promote a genuine cultural exchange. Individuals in this role must have a dynamic and welcoming presence to recruit, energize, and lead buildOn students, staff, and partners simultaneously. This role is integral in helping our funding partners understand the impact of buildOn and leading them to become powerful advocates for the cause. In all responsibilities, the U.S. Immersion Coordinator works across boundaries to collaborate closely with various departments, particularly buildOn U.S., Development, and Marketing. This position touches all aspects of the organization and is a great stepping stone to develop Marketing, Development, and Programming skills for future advancement.
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Program Manager, Chicago

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Service Learning Program Manager in our Chicago region.The Service Learning Program Manager oversees all activities of buildOn’s Service Learning program at individual high schools to drive student outcomes and achieve rigorous KPI targets. In doing so, the Service Learning Program Manager directly manages a team of two to five Service Learning Program Coordinators and leads those team members to effectively implement the buildOn program at partner high schools. Program and staff management is the primary focus of the role, and direct work with students is secondary (variable, ~25% of time). The Service Learning Program Manager collaborates closely with buildOn team members, school administrators and faculty, and community partners to build and implement a program strategy to meet goals at each school through excellent service opportunities for students. The Service Learning Program Manager also plays a leadership role in planning and executing regional program events, Trek recruitment and support, as well as working closely with colleagues to engage students in immersions, special events, 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 Chicago region. The Service Learning Program Coordinator leads all activities of buildOn’s Service Learning Program 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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Detroit, MI


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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. The Service Learning Program Coordinator leads all activities of buildOn’s Service Learning Program 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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Oakland, CA

Vice President of Development, West Coast

buildOn seeks a dynamic fundraising professional to strategically architect and drive all West Coast (primarily San Francisco, Oakland & Bay Area) fundraising efforts, including major gifts from individuals, corporations and foundations. The ideal candidate is a revenue focused visionary with measurable results in development that 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, 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. Reporting to the Chief Revenue Officer, you will be an integral part of the development leadership team, leading and engaging smart strategic partnerships that will help support buildOn’s aggressive fundraising targets. As the Vice President of Development, West Coast, you will also work closely with an active and engaged regional board to lead all fundraising, awareness campaigns, and signature West Coast events.
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Service Learning Program Coordinator

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Service Learning Program Coordinator in our Oakland region. The Service Learning Program Coordinator leads all activities of buildOn’s Service Learning Program 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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Stamford, CT

Human Resources Manager

buildOn is looking for an experienced professional to join the Human Resources Team as a Human Resources Manager. The HR Manager will partner with the VP of Human Resources to ensure continuous operational efficiencies and promote excellence throughout ONE buildOn. While serving as the first line of contact within HR, you will collaborate and consult with all levels of employees on a wide range of HR issues. You will be responsible for collaborating with hiring managers in order to build and maintain a diverse pipeline of talent; create sourcing, interviewing, and recruitment plans for all open positions. The HR Manager will be responsible for applying business knowledge and human resources expertise. The HR Manager will oversee recruitment, administration and will provide a wide range of HR support.

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Service Learning Program Coordinator

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Service Learning Program Coordinator in our Connecticut region. The Service Learning Program Coordinator leads all activities of buildOn’s Service Learning Program 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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U.S. Field-Based Positions


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Global Field-Based Positions


Trek Manager, Nepal

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Trek Manager, Nepal in our Nepal region. 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. Trek is an opportunity for these students to experience tremendous personal growth through travel to the developing world, to work and live in solidarity with rural community members, and to bring those experiences back to their community through Trek presentations.

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