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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

Vice President of Development, Midwest

buildOn seeks a 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 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, Midwest, 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, Midwest, you will also work closely with an active and engaged regional board to lead all fundraising, awareness campaigns, and signature Midwest events.
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Program Director, Chicago

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Program Director in our Chicago region. The Program Director 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 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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Marketing Intern

The Marketing Intern supports the buildOn Marketing Team in our work to bring new members to our movement, keep members informed of our work, and drive engagement and support. In this role, you will support marketing, fundraising and member service for the organization.
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Detroit, MI


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New York City, NY

Program Director, NYC

buildOn is seeking a passionate, motivated, and dedicated Program Director in our New York region. The Program Director 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 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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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 strategic and tactical financial expert. The CFO will lead the U.S. and global finance team in seven countries, all human resources, recruiting and data operations. She/he will set the vision and direction for both short and long-term budgeting, forecasting, analysis, all financial reporting, auditing and data platform management in order to support a high-growth social impact enterprise with operations across the United States and in seven developing countries.
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Trek Manager, East Coast

The Trek Manager’s primary focus is to prepare buildOn Trek Participants for Trek and secondary, to support Trek Leaders and Managers remotely by phone and internet as a Risk Manager. The ideal candidate is an international service professional with extensive experience living, traveling, and leading trips in the developing world. The Trek Manager will report to the Trek Director and will be in charge of preparing both donors and buildOn US students for participation with Trek. buildOn US students will come from high schools in the Bronx. The Trek Manager for the East Coast will supervise 1-2 part-time Trek Coordinator(s) in each East Coast buildOn cities located in the Bronx, Connecticut and Boston who will spend 100% of their part-time positions on Trek for buildOn US. Additionally, the Trek Manager will work closely with Program Directors and other buildOn US staff to ensure adequate support to students.

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