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YouthBuild USA always seeks to attract talented, passionate individuals who are committed to supporting our mission, vision, and values.

Working at YouthBuild, you will join a movement that champions opportunity youth as they realize their goals and aspirations, transform into the leaders of today and tomorrow, and provide valuable community service on a global scale. You will become part of a vibrant community – a family – where differences are embraced, ideas are heard, and a sense of humor is appreciated!

Our Work

YouthBuild USA is the nonprofit support center for a global network of more than 280 local YouthBuild programs in 15 countries, with 223 programs in 47 U.S. states and territories and 61 programs in 14 other countries. Our international division, YouthBuild International, supports local partners to design and implement YouthBuild programs that respond to the challenges faced by opportunity youth around the world.

As a support center, YouthBuild USA creates a bridge to the YouthBuild movement through technical assistance, leadership development, innovative program enhancements, and advocacy. We help local YouthBuild programs partner with opportunity youth to reclaim their education, gain job skills, and become leaders in their communities.

Core Values

YouthBuild’s core values are woven into every aspect of our work:

  • Love. We respect and value every individual, and we welcome them with open arms and open minds.
  • Accountability. We speak and act with integrity. We treat ourselves and others with respect.
  • Collaboration. We work together to achieve common goals, and we contribute to a supportive community.
  • Diversity. We draw knowledge, strength, and inspiration from the full human community.
  • Leadership. We take to heart our responsibility to realize our full potential, and to help others recognize theirs.


As a workplace, YouthBuild USA strives to:

  • foster a climate of inclusion that values and celebrates diversity at every level of the organization;
    promote opportunities that nurture the professional development of our staff;
  • create an environment where there is respect for the intelligence and contributions of every staff member;
  • recognize work-life balance is instrumental to maintaining passion and innovation in our work;
  • encourage personal and professional creativity and welcome innovative ideas.



At YouthBuild USA, we offer our employees a substantial and comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Generous paid time-off
  • Professional development workshops 
  • Recognition programs
  • Medical/dental insurance (We pay about 90% of the health care insurance premium!)
  • Wellness programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Commuter Benefits


We recently moved to a brand-new building in Boston, in the Roxbury neighborhood. Construction on our new building was completed in the fall of 2020, providing a state-of-the-art place for YouthBuild USA to call home. This recent move affirms that being close to the community we serve is essential to fulfilling our mission and supporting our vision to create a world where all young people are seen for their potential, and power to transform themselves and their communities.

Our office is T-accessible via the Orange Line.

Join Our Team

If you are interested in becoming a part of the YouthBuild USA family, apply for one of our open positions today! Please click on the open positions below or email for more information. 

Job Openings


Non-Discrimination Statement

At YouthBuild USA we appreciate the value and richness of different perspectives and experiences. We constantly strive to be a more diverse and inclusive workplace. We work to make you feel welcomed and engaged as a valued member of the team. We provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, YouthBuild USA will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.