Work For Juma

Juma Ventures is looking for great people who share our passion for working with youth and for using business as a tool for sustainable social impact.



We’re a collaborative and fast-paced team committed to the personal and professional development of our staff. We value teamwork, diversity, enthusiasm, commitment, and a results-oriented work ethic. We foster an inclusive workplace where all team members are valued and have the opportunity to reach their full potential.


  • A leader unafraid of a challenge who can hit the ground running
  • A problem-solver and able to own your role
  • Innovative, entrepreneurial and driven
  • Comfortable speaking your mind and willing to contribute to a collaborative culture
  • Open-minded and inclusive of all







Our benefits are designed to promote wellness and a healthy work/life balance.


  • 20 days paid vacation
  • 14 days average per year, which includes office closure between Christmas and New Years + Birthday Off + Monthly Half-Day Fridays
  • 100% Paid Medical, Dental/Vision, Life Insurance
  • Company-paid parental bonding time
  • Pre-Tax Benefits
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan Management

Growth Opportunities


Juma staff engage in a variety of year-round career advancement opportunities.


  • Monthly trainings and online courses
  • Performance-based bonuses & Awards
  • Professional Development stipends



Juma’s work culture is dynamic and includes team building activities to connect with fellow coworkers and youth.


  • Culture Committee
  • Annual Staff Retreat & monthly events
  • Recognitions









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Juma offers high school and college internships throughout the year that provide valuable experience in nonprofit development and social enterprise operations. Internships are generally available for:

Fall (Late August – Late December)
Spring (Early January- Mid May)
Summer (Late May – Late August).

Interested? Reach out to Alyssa Benveniste, HR Coordinator at for more info.



The goal of the Juma Fellows Program is to offer a unique opportunity to learn how a social enterprise operates through hands-on projects that explore various issues experienced in a socially-minded enterprise. Though this fellowship is unpaid, fellows build their professional portfolio and gain programmatic, research and leadership skills. Opportunity is based in our San Francisco headquarters.

Fellowships are available in the following areas:

Learning & Evaluation

  • Research best and next practices in impact measurement related to Juma’s program model
  • Interview key stakeholders and summarize findings regarding Juma’s impact measurement
  • Design a 3 year impact measurement strategy and present the design to key informants
  • Pilot the impact measurement with a sample population of Juma clients.

Youth Connect Program

  • Research existing cross-system partnerships in Juma sites to assess value
  • Research and identify successful career pathway programs
  • Evaluate best practices in career pathway programs
  • Prepare materials and content for YouthConnect team
  • Support strategic planning for program as early learnings from pilot emerge
  • Refine and/or develop career pathway and life skills curriculum


  • Research of local publication and contacts across our sites for possible PR
  • Gather and edit youth stories from our sites
  • Deep-dive analysis of industry marketing trends like messaging, social media and email marketing
  • Prepare a Juma press kit to be shared with the media/prospective clients

Social Enterprise

  • Research potential corporate partners and the competitive landscape
  • Identify new business opportunities
  • Track current federal, state and local legislation impacting social enterprises
  • Build partner relationships
  • Document processes of scale and partnership creation

Human Resources / Legal

  • Research relevant Federal and State labor and employment laws and regulations
  • Draft policies and train staff on how to stay compliant
  • Research background check requirements and help develop trainings for managers


We are currently recruiting Juma Fellows for Summer 2017!


How to Apply

Please email Cassandra Yee, Director of Operations at with the following information:

  • A Cover Letter, stating:
    • The areas you are interested in applying to
    • Why you are interested in this Fellowship
    • What skills/abilities/competencies you hope to gain from this work
    • Your availability during the months of May – July 2017
  • Resume

Application Deadline: Applications and in-person interviews will be held on a rolling basis. Space is limited – 1 Fellowship available within each area.

Start Date: May or June, 2017


Why should I apply to be a Fellow and what are the program benefits?

  • The Juma Fellows Program is a one-of-a-kind, immersive experience that will allow you to apply your graduate school knowledge to real-world social issues and help you begin a career in social impact. The fellowship offers hands-on experience and valuable insight into the previously mentioned areas.


  • Fellows will work with a Juma staff mentor in our San Francisco office, unless otherwise notified.


  • Bachelor Degree (in any field)
  • Enrollment in a Graduate Program by the start of the Fellowship
  • Ability to perform in a high-pressure environment
  • English proficiency (written and verbal)
  • 1-3 years of professional work experience
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and writing skills
  • Passion for social enterprise and improving the quality of life for under-served communities
  • Motivation, self-direction and personal integrity

Duration / Time Commitment

  • Fellowship can be designed based on your availability. For the best experience, a 6-8 week commitment is ideal.


If you don’t see a role that fits you, please fill out this interest form, and we will reach out to you if we have an opportunity that might be a good fit.

For any questions, please contact Alyssa Benveniste, HR Coordinator, at

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Equal Employment Opportunity (Anti-Discrimination)

Juma Ventures is committed to diversity in the workplace. It is Juma Ventures’ policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. Juma Ventures is in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The Company does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, parental or family care status, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression or any other basis protected by local, state or federal laws.

This policy also prohibits discrimination against an individual because of his or her known relationship or association with a member of a legally protected class. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, discipline and termination, as well as to company sponsored social and recreational programs. It is the responsibility of every supervisor and employee to conscientiously follow this policy.

Employees are expected to report every instance of unlawful discrimination to their supervisor or to the Human Resources Manager, regardless of whether the employee or someone else is the subject of the discrimination. Detailed reports, including names, descriptions, and actual events or statements will greatly enhance Juma Ventures’ ability to investigate the situation.

Any employee having any questions regarding this policy should discuss them with the Human Resources Manager.

Juma Ventures also prohibits the harassment of any individual on any of the bases listed above. For information about the types of conduct that constitute impermissible harassment and the Company’s internal procedures for addressing complaints of harassment, please refer to the Policy Against Harassment located below.