About Us

Career Opportunities

On a Mission to Achieve Educational Equity

10,000 Degrees is the leading, equity-focused scholarship provider and college success nonprofit in California. Since 1981, we’ve helped more than 60,000 students from low-income backgrounds achieve their college dreams, and today, we reach more than 16,000 students and families each year.

Join us on our mission to achieve educational equity. Apply to work with our passionate team to make a difference and give back to your community.

At 10,000 Degrees, our core values guide everything we do, from the way we deliver student support to how we structure our organizational systems to be mission-aligned.

We Believe:

  • In the great potential of all students.
  • Every student should have equitable opportunities to a quality education and to graduate from college.
  • All our students and alumni are Changemakers.
  • Students and their families, schools and communities each play a critical role in educating our youth and strengthening our communities’ economic and social health.
  • Educating all students to achieve their full potential is an urgent moral, social and economic imperative.
  • Education is the foundation of a just and equitable society.

We want you to feel proud being a part of the 10,000 Degrees team, because of the work that you do and the community we strive to be.

At 10,000 Degrees we are creating a more equitable, inclusive, anti-racist organization and a community where everyone belongs. We welcome and celebrate all people. We value our collective identities, be that based on race, ethnicity, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religious background, education, socioeconomic status, ability, national origin, citizenship, military status, or political affiliation.

We provide a comprehensive and generous benefits package, work schedule flexibility and a culture of care to promote job satisfaction, professional growth, and wellbeing. We are a collaborative, team-oriented and transparent organization that listens to our employees. 10,000 Degrees also supports you on your career journey by providing ongoing professional development opportunities, and giving you a clear path toward leadership pathways and advancement.

We offer the following benefits to all full-time, hourly and salaried staff:

  • Excellent health, dental, and vision benefits
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Dependent Care Account
  • Commuter benefits
  • Company-sponsored Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with employer contribution
  • Employee Assistance Program through Concern Health
  • 15 days paid vacation and generous paid sick leave
  • 9 Holidays, in addition 10,000 Degrees is closed between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day
  • Professional development, including conferences, seminars, webinars, and trainings

Open Positions

We have no open positions at this time.

Volunteer Success Manager

Full-Time/Hybrid Role
Will lead a team of Academic Success Coordinators who will provide critical support to students. This position also oversees a passionate and diverse team of volunteers throughout the organization to ensure smooth and effective operations.

Senior Staff Accountant – Accounts Payable

Full-Time/Hybrid Role
Ensures that financial systems are working efficiently to support the achievement of 10,000 Degrees’ mission. Coordinates and handles all aspects of accounts payable including: vendor maintenance, A/P data entry, approvals, proper codification, filing and A/P aging analysis.

College Success Fellow, San Francisco

Full-Time/Hybrid Role
Provide the most direct support to students and families by providing guidance for succeeding in college and the workforce, assisting with financial aid application, facilitating college readiness, hosting success workshops, and representing the organization at fundraising and appreciation events.

Black Student Engagement Intern

Intern will play a vital role in boosting Black Student engagement with 10,000 Degrees, support Black Scholars through college, and foster inclusive communities on your campus.

College Access Fellow, Southern Marin

Full-Time/Hybrid Role
Provide guidance and assistance to students and their families in Southern Marin regarding financial aid, college planning, 10,000 Degrees Scholarship, and career planning.

Director of Finance

Full-Time/Hybrid Role
The Director of Finance will oversee the Finance Team and will have a strong non-profit accounting and audit experience.

Academic Success Coordinator (High School)

Part-Time/Hybrid Role
The Academic Success Coordinator is responsible for oversight of 10,000 Degrees Academic Support volunteers placed in select Marin County high schools. Coordinators identify school volunteer needs and opportunities in collaboration with schools, teachers, and/or administration.

Senior Staff Accountant – Accounts Receivable & Grant Management

Full-Time/Hybrid Role
Coordinates and owns all aspects of account receivable and contributions receivable and supports the development team in preparing budgets as part of the grant proposal process.