Umoja not only believes in its students but also their staff.”


I feel supported by co-workers and supervisors alike to do the important work I do everyday.”


Umoja is the first place I have worked where I felt valued as a whole person.”


Careers at Umoja

Umoja believes in fostering a diverse and inclusive staff. To do this, we must not only recognize each individual’s diverse identity but also actively create and maintain a culture of inclusion where all Umoja employees feel involved, respected and supported for their diverse identities.

At Umoja our core values of joy, results, tenacity, inclusion and partnership guide our day-to-day work and the type of organizational culture we create. Umoja describes its culture as:

  • intentionally building community among staff and celebrating one another’s successes;
  • providing a safe environment for staff to be innovative and try new things without fearing failure;
  • and having a leadership team that has a listening and receptive ear.

Do you believe in…

  • Educational equity?
  • Enriching the lives of young people?
  • Professional growth?
  • Work life balance?

Then Umoja may be the place for you!


of Umoja staff feel encouraged by their supervisors to stretch themselves beyond their comfort zones.


of Umoja employees report being inspired by what Umoja is trying to achieve.


of Umoja’s employees believe that Umoja strives to support them in maintaining work life balance.


In addition to its great culture, Umoja offers the following benefits:

  • Competitive health, dental and vision insurance
  • 401K
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 10 weeks paid parental leave after birth or adoption of a child
  • Sick time that accumulates indefinitely
  • 30 days of paid time off beginning in your first year of employment

Umoja has an unmatched employee benefits package.”

— Umoja staff member

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