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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

Development Director

buildOn seeks a dynamic fundraising professional to strategically drive Boston’s fundraising efforts. As the Development Director, Boston, 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 a 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.
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Chicago, IL


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Detroit, MI


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New York City, NY

Service Learning Program Manager

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 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 California 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

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

Community-Engagement-Manager-University-Relations

As buildOn’s Community Engagement Manager, University Relations, you will launch and lead a new model to engage universities at the deepest and most meaningful levels. You’ll be embedded at Michigan State University where you will collaborate with select professors, members of student senate, the dean of the business school, and members of the business community. You will help to co-create, credit earning, social impact curriculum for undergraduate and graduate courses. You will team up with affinity groups ranging from student government to alternative spring break and the Greek community. As part of this new model we will also team up with McKinsey and Company to launch a high profile leadership award for university students involved in buildOn across the United States. Our goal is to engage at least 1% of MSU students in building thirty schools within two years.
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Global Field-Based Positions


Trek Leader Senegal

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. 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. A history of donor stewardship and youth development experience are crucial. The candidate must be highly organized, a creative problem-solver, possesses strong interpersonal skills, and be self-motivated. Consistent with buildOn’s core values and mission statement, he or she must have a passion and understanding of buildOn’s program focus.
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