Providing the Educational Opportunities that Change Lives

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Employment Opportunities

Making Waves seeks to hire passionate employees dedicated to developing the talents of students from historically underserved communities and propelling them into successful futures. Our priority is to consistently seek professionals who believe in and commit to our mission and vision.  If you feel impassioned to help make a difference in the lives of our Wave-Makers, today and well into the future, please consider joining our team at Making Waves Foundation. We invite you to submit your resume or contact us for more information.

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College Coach 

The College Coach works with our College and Alumni Program (CAP) students to help them navigate the challenging high school to college transition; once Wave-Makers (Making Waves students) arrive on their college campuses, improve their effectiveness in and out of the classroom to earn their degree. The Coach manages administrative matters related to CAP services, communicates with and serves as an advocate for Wave-Makers. Additonally, College Coaches are responsible for providing support to the CAP leadership team to ensure effective outcomes based on program goals, managing both long range planning and short-term projects. 

TO APPLY: Please email with the subject line College Coach and attach a cover letter and resume. 


Office Executive Assistant

The Office Executive Assistant (OEA) is responsible for providing administrative support to the College and Alumni Program (CAP) leadership team and CAP staff. The OEA is responsible for the preparation and dissemination of program materials, event planning, social media postings, data entry and other tasks related to program goals. The OEA is also the initial point person for all incoming telephone calls and in-person visitors to CAP. 

TO APPLY: Please email with the subject line Office Executive Assistant and attach a resume and cover letter. 


Program/Database Administrator - CAP

The Program Administrator (PAd) is responsible for overseeing the administrative functions of the College and Alumni Program (CAP) with specific focus on communication and data management.  The PAd is responsible for the smooth operation of programming and administrative systems with specific focus on project and data management, program communications and general operations. The PAd pays attention to details, analyzes problems and manages both long range planning and short term goals. The Program Administrator also serves as the departmental liaison for coordination with other departments within the Making Waves Foundation (Information Technology, Human Resources, Business Services).  The Program Administrator provides leadership to the CAP administrative team.

TO APPLY: Please email with the subject line Program Administrator and attach a cover letter and resume. 


Making Waves is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applicants of diverse backgrounds to apply for positions in which they feel qualified. We are committed to embracing diversity and consider all applicants for all positions without regard to color, ethnic background, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other legally protected classification.