Employment & Volunteering

BUILD is growing and has opportunities for employment as well as projects for volunteers and placements for students seeking internships.


Be part of a talented and diverse team helping young people see and work toward their best possible futures.

We are hiring! Click on the link below!

Therapist - BUILDing Girls 2 Women

BUILDing Girls 2 Women Specialist

Senior Accountant 

Sports Coordinator

Education Outreach Specialist - Bilingual

Youth Leadership Coordinator

Prevention Specialist – Part time

Prevention Site Coordinator – Full time

HR Generalist – Full Time

Volunteer Coordinator


For more information about the opportunities above, please email careers@buildchicago.org. Please list the title of job in the subject line.


Lend a hand at BUILD and make an important difference to the thousands of children and families we serve each year.
Please email volunteer@buildchicago.org
to learn more about the many ways for individuals, organizations, and corporations can make a difference as volunteers at BUILD. We also offer internships that provide valuable experience in counseling, social work, education, youth development and other areas.


Please fill out the online interest form below, call Ariana Ibarra at  (773) 227-2880, or email volunteer@buildchicago.org
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Capacity Building

Capacity BUILDing involves working with our administrative staff. This involves contributing to our IT department, development, working with our manager of operations, the business office and more. Your help contributes to the overall operations of BUILD.


Group volunteers may come to BUILD Headquarters to work on a service project provided by the Volunteer Coordinator. We host several groups such as corporate college and high school groups, out of state groups, mission groups and more. In the past volunteers have helped us with a painting project, organizing, special events and maintenance.


Volunteers may contribute to our youth program by being a mentor. This can involve helping with our jewelry making club, summer camps and workshops, tutoring, intervention services and much more.


Volunteers can help with BUILD events that are listed on our calendar. Please click the link to access the calendar. https://www.buildchicago.org/events