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Careers at the Boston Foundation

The Foundation owes much of its success to the quality and good work of its employees.

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Boston Foundation. The Foundation’s success relies on its employees. We seek to support the evolving needs of our employees and foster collaboration, transparency, equity and inclusion, and empowerment in a kind and respectful learning culture.

Our Mission

Improving lives and strengthening communities.

We are committed to closing the gaps on this region’s greatest disparities. Through our resources and relationships, we work to open pathways to opportunity and build and sustain vital, prosperous and equitable communities.

Our Culture

The Boston Foundation believes that one of the great strengths of the Greater Boston community is the rich diversity of its residents in race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age and physical abilities. We are committed to supporting employees in their well-being and personal and professional growth, enabling all staff to contribute to the organization to their fullest.

The Boston Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experience.

  • Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis so you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. A position’s posting remains on our website until it is filled.
  • Cover letters are strongly encouraged.
  • The Boston Foundation does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies.
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Current Openings

Employee Benefits

The Boston Foundation employee benefits program is an important part of an employee’s total compensation package. The Foundation provides its employees with a rich benefit package. These benefits are reviewed regularly to ensure we are meeting the needs of our staff.

Professional Development

The Boston Foundation values the continuing growth of its employees. A variety of in-house professional development opportunities are made available each year to employees of the Boston Foundation. With input from the Foundation’s Equity and Inclusion Engagement Team and other staff, we develop an array of programs to meet organizational needs. Recent topics and trainings have included time management, public speaking, communication styles, conflict management, emotional intelligence, personal finance, and implicit bias awareness training.