Work with us, change the world

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Drive Lasting Change

At Build Change, you’ll change the world every day by:

  • Working with people impacted by disasters
  • Advancing climate-resilient housing solutions
  • Leading the call for safer housing in the United States and around the world
  • Using your knowledge to promote the growth of our organization and its programs

Rising to the top

What elevates Build Change to the next level?

  • Representation of women in leadership roles: women make up over 65% of both our senior management team and our board
  • Opportunities for growth: Build Change provides financial support and paid time for professional development
  • Immersive experiences: Build Change staff frequently hit the grand stages of some of the world’s largest conferences
  • Proximate leadership: Approximately 75% of our staff are employed in our program countries where they are engaged in projects and work for those localities

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging

Recruiting the best staff possible to join our team is fundamental to Build Change’s impact, everywhere we work. This is always performed with an eye toward diversity, equity, and inclusion by finding, attracting, and signing up the best talent with the right attitude that will advance the mission of Build Change.

Recruitment process

Our recruitment process consists of the following steps (may not always be performed in this order and are subject to the candidate being moved forward):

  1. A pre-screen Zoom interview with our human resources department
  2. A secondary Zoom panel interview with the hiring manager and members of the team
  3. A take-home assessment relevant to the position you are interviewing for
  4. A final in-person interview with either the hiring manager or CEO
  5. Verbal and then written offer

Words from our staff

Build Change is highly adaptable in order to uniquely champion the distinctive skills that each person brings to the table. We each have our own expertise and skillsets, which fosters an environment for learning and collaboration.

Monica Schroeder

Director of Global Advocacy, Build Change

Build Change is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Build Change is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. It is the policy of Build Change that qualified individuals with disabilities not be discriminated against because of their disabilities in regard to job application procedures, hiring, and other terms and conditions of employment. It is further the policy of Build Change to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in all aspects of the employment process. Build Change is prepared to modify or adjust the job application process or the job or work environment to make reasonable accommodations to the known physical or mental limitations of the applicant or employee to enable the applicant or employee to be considered for the position he or she desires, to perform the essential functions of the position in question, or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment as are enjoyed by other similarly situated employees without disabilities, unless the accommodation will impose an undue hardship. If reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact


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