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Careers at BUILD

“BUILD is a really fun and friendly place to work. I think this is testament to how strong our team culture is, and how we genuinely enjoy the people that we work with together. This is what makes BUILD a unique place.”

“We are an organization of passionate educators, embracing every opportunity to learn and innovate in how we support our students.”

“I feel BUILD is always finding ways to make employees feel they are important. I have seen BUILD be appreciative of the work all of us do, and I feel this is extremely important.”

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Working at BUILD means that you are helping ignite the potential of youth in under-resourced communities and preparing them for high school, college and career success. Whether working directly with our students, recruiting volunteers, fundraising, or part of the operational team our employees are impacting the lives of the students we serve.

BUILD’s Core Values

    Keep Students at the Center
  • As BUILDers, we hold an unwavering passionate commitment and belief in the power and potential of youth. Our organization exists to serve students. We seize each opportunity to contribute to the foundation of knowledge, skills, and networks from which students can build extraordinary lives. Our operating principles and decisions focus on what is in the best interest of our students.
  • Bring the Spark
  • As BUILDers, we excel in the entrepreneurial Spark Skills that we teach our students – Communication, Collaboration, Problem Solving, Innovation, Grit and Self-Management. We communicate through transparent and honest dialogue. We cherish teamwork, tenacity, and thinking outside the box. We demonstrate a relentless pursuit of excellence and approach work with a positive can do attitude. When we bring the spark we achieve great things together, and we model the way for our students.
  • Bridge Communities
  • As BUILDers, we develop and foster relationships in service of creating access and opportunities for our students, staff, and stakeholders. We value all who come to the table as partners to maximize our collective impact. By connecting the communities in which we work, we build empathy, equity, and social capital.
  • Promote Diversity and Social Action
  • As BUILDers, we understand that Diversity, Equity and Inclusion matters, but what matters even more is Action. We strive to create equity of voice, access, influence and power across lines of difference – both in and beyond BUILD, specifically for groups that have been historically denied social and economic justice. If we are not part of the solution, then we are part of the problem. We welcome, celebrate, and embrace the unique expressions and contributions of us all – our backgrounds, race, ethnicity, gender, language, sexual orientation, and social class.


  • Belief in the power of youth
  • Diverse staff
  • Collaborative and team centric environment
  • Entrepreneurial and growth mindset
  • Open communication/transparency
  • Constant pursuit of excellence


  • Competitive compensation
  • Rich health benefits that include medical, dental and vision
  • Generous paid time off benefits including vacation, holiday and sick time
  • Commitment to professional development
  • Flexible work environment

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