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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

Service Learning Program Coordinator

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

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dynamic Partnership Coordinator. The Partnership Coordinator plays an integral role to coordinate the involvement of buildOn’s domestic programs (“buildOn U.S.”) in key external stakeholder engagement opportunities. In all responsibilities, the Partnership Coordinator works across boundaries to collaborate closely with various departments, particularly buildOn U.S., Development, and Marketing. The Partnership Coordinator will support the following initiatives: Partnership Program, 36 Hours, Special Events, and Student Storytelling. The Partnership Coordinator will be the primary point of support within the home region and likely also work remotely across regions to support one (or more) additional buildOn region(s). This is a great opportunity to contribute to meaningful social change!
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Chicago, IL

Service Learning Program Manager

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Service Learning Program Manager in our Chicago 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.
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Community Engagement Manager, Midwest

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Community Engagement Manager in our Chicago region. As buildOn’s Community Engagement Manager, you will be a leader in the fastest growing fundraising revenue stream with the highest potential for growth. Your primary goal will be to grow buildOn’s dynamic and exciting Community Teams program in the Midwest. buildOn’s Community Teams program is a vast network of groups in high schools, colleges and the wider community that raise funds to sponsor the construction of buildOn schools in our partner countries and travel abroad on service learning treks to help to build the schools in solidarity with rural communities. Community Teams are an important fundraising and awareness tool for buildOn. This is a great opportunity to contribute to meaningful social change!
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Job Openings

Detroit, MI

Development Director

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated fundraising professional to strategically drive Detroit’s fundraising efforts. As our Development Director, 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. This is a great opportunity to contribute to meaningful social change!
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Service Learning Program Coordinator

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Service Learning Program Coordinator in our Detroit 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. This is a great opportunity to contribute to meaningful social change!
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New York City, NY


Job Openings

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 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. This is a great opportunity to contribute to meaningful social change!
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Job Openings

Stamford, CT

Partnership Coordinator

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dynamic Partnership Coordinator. The Partnership Coordinator plays an integral role to coordinate the involvement of buildOn’s domestic programs (“buildOn U.S.”) in key external stakeholder engagement opportunities. In all responsibilities, the Partnership Coordinator works across boundaries to collaborate closely with various departments, particularly buildOn U.S., Development, and Marketing. The Partnership Coordinator will support the following initiatives: Partnership Program, 36 Hours, Special Events, and Student Storytelling. The Partnership Coordinator will be the primary point of support within the home region and likely also work remotely across regions to support one (or more) additional buildOn region(s). This is a great opportunity to contribute to meaningful social change!
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Manager, Special Events

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dynamic Manager, Special Events to coordinate all major fundraising events across buildOn cities across the U.S. (Boston, Stamford, New York City, Detroit, Chicago, San Francisco, and Seattle). The Special Events Manager is an integral part of the Development team who is responsible for coordinating all of the administrative and logistical aspects of all fundraising and special events throughout buildOn. This is a great opportunity for an innovative and creative Events Manager who enjoys producing memorable events to capture and represent buildOn’s unique voice. He/she will have prior non-profit and/or fundraising experience with strong project management skills. If you have a history of leading successful fundraising and special events with measurable results, then buildOn is the right place for you!
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U.S. Field-Based Positions

Community Engagement Manager, Dallas, TX

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dynamic Community Engagement Manager, Southern. As buildOn’s Community Engagement Manager, you will be a leader in the fastest growing fundraising revenue stream with the highest potential for growth. As the Community Engagement Manager, your primary goal will be to grow buildOn’s dynamic and exciting Community Teams program in the Southern region of the United States. buildOn’s Community Teams program is a vast network of groups in high schools, colleges and the wider community that raise funds to sponsor the construction of buildOn schools in our partner countries and travel abroad on service learning treks to help to build the schools in solidarity with rural communities. Community Teams are an important fundraising and awareness tool for buildOn. This is a great opportunity to contribute to meaningful social change!
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Global Field-Based Positions


Global Learning Manager

buildOn seeks a dynamic international development professional to work in tandem with our Learning Director and partner with the Global Team to develop a best-in-class learning platform, establishing the organization as the foremost in talent and leadership development. Through these efforts the Global Learning Manager will help to improve performance, and strengthen direction, alignment and commitment around our mission; uniting the organization as ONE buildOn. This position will require that the candidate spend significant time (six weeks at a time) in each of our partner countries throughout the year. This is a great opportunity for someone with a commitment to working directly with our global teams. This position is ideal for someone who enjoys being out in the field where the need is most compelling. 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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