Join Our Team


When you join the Bainum Family Foundation team, you’ll contribute to a mission that transforms the lives of underserved children and families in the District of Columbia and beyond. You’ll also experience an engaging and supportive work environment that goes beyond traditional pay and benefits. Just as we support the whole child through our work, we’re equally committed to providing the holistic support you’ll need to be successful and engaged in both work and life.

Here’s how:

Seamless Work-Life Integration

We make it simple for staff to strike the right balance with:

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Paid time off (starting at 18 days per year)
  • Nine paid holidays per year
  • Early closures every Friday in July and August
  • Supporting technology, so you can work from wherever you are

Collaborative Work Environment

We foster a supportive, team-oriented culture with:

  • Open-door policy
  • Team and staff meetings that encourage collaborative thinking and conversations
  • Advanced technology to connect and drive productivity with each other and external partners
  • Cross-departmental initiatives

Emphasis on Employee Well-Being

We take a holistic approach to wellness — offering programs and resources that address physical, mental, social and financial wellness, including:

  • Wellness program
  • Socially responsible investing
  • Ergonomic office equipment
  • Charitable gift matching

Continuous Learning and Development

We live and promote our core value of Continuous Learning every day by providing:

  • Developmental job assignments
  • One-on-one coaching from your direct manager and our Senior Director, Talent and Organizational Development
  • Generous professional development funds
  • Site visits to our partner organizations and the communities we serve
  • Staff retreats and other opportunities for collective growth

Financial Sustainability

We exist because of the Bainum family’s deep commitment to our mission — one that ensures continued resources and stability to drive long-term results. The family’s generosity and responsible financial stewardship:

  • Eliminate our need to fundraise
  • Allow us to offer competitive total rewards to our staff
  • Fund the comprehensive tools and resources that maximize our work