Empower women. Eliminate poverty.

Careers & Internships

Join Our Team!

Friendship Bridge is made up of innovative and dedicated individuals working hard to create opportunities that empower Guatemalan women to build a better life. We all come from different professional backgrounds – finance, the corporate world, the arts, education, and more! You’re a good fit for our team if you’re passionate, creative, and have a love for working on a dynamic and diverse team. We’re driven by our core values: empowerment, respect, solidarity, participation, quality, and integrity. We are looking for team members who want to live and breathe these values alongside us.

Just as we’re committed to creating opportunities that empower the thousands of women we serve in Guatemala, we’re also committed to our employees. Many of our employees are from the same areas where our clients live and they speak the same indigenous languages. Employee benefits include paid time off, sick leave, health insurance, flex spending accounts, retirement compensation, and continuous learning. We value collaboration and diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.

Career Opportunities

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Friendship Bridge seeks a dynamic and passionate Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who can mobilize, motivate, and leverage relationships and networks across Guatemala and the US to advance the organization’s mission to empower and enhance the lives of women in Guatemala through the provision of microfinance, education, and health services that effectively create better futures for the women, their families, and their communities. See the full job description.

U.S. Marketing and Communications Manager

The U.S. Marketing and Communications Manager is based in Lakewood, Colorado, USA. This is a full-time position (40 hours/week) and reports to the Chief Development Officer. The U.S. Marketing & Communications Manager oversees U.S. external communications and supports the marketing efforts of the Global Communications and Partnerships Team in achieving their revenue targets. See the full job description.

Development Coordinator

The Development Coordinator is based in Lakewood, Colorado, USA. This is a part-time position (30 hours/week) and reports to the Chief Development Officer. This position is responsible for relationship management, donor stewardship, events, and volunteer coordination. See the full job description.

Internships

Marketing Internship (Handmade by Friendship Bridge®)

The Marketing Intern will work closely with the Handmade by Friendship Bridge team in Guatemala and the United States in the marketing efforts to sell handmade designs through Friendship Circles, Wholesale Clients, and mainly our online marketplace at Handmade by Friendship Bridge. See the full job description

Sales Internship (Handmade by Friendship Bridge®)

The Sales Intern will work closely with the Handmade by Friendship Bridge team in Guatemala and the United States to facilitate retail and wholesale orders for the existing product line. This position will also support researching wholesale opportunities and developing sales partnerships for our online marketplace at Handmade by Friendship Bridge. See the full job description

eCommerce Internship (Handmade by Friendship Bridge®)

The eCommerce Intern will work closely with the Handmade by Friendship Bridge team in Guatemala and the United States to facilitate retail and wholesale orders for the existing product line. This position will also support researching wholesale opportunities and developing sales partnerships for our online marketplace at Handmade by Friendship Bridge. See full job description

The Development Coordinator is based in Lakewood, Colorado, USA. This is a part-time position (30 hours/week) and reports to the Chief Development Officer. This position is responsible for relationship management, donor stewardship, events, and volunteer coordination.

Volunteer Opportunities

Circle Member Volunteer (Colorado or anywhere!)

Consider starting or joining a Friendship Circle in your area. Friendship Circles are groups of volunteers who support Friendship Bridge’s mission by hosting social gatherings, organizing fundraising efforts, and spreading the word with friends and family in their local communities. Learn more.

Translation Volunteer (Colorado or anywhere!)

Our translation needs are sporadic, but typically we need translations every couple of months. Projects vary from single-page graphs to 20-page reports, and go back and forth from English to Spanish. If you’re native Spanish, we also have need of expert translation from English to Spanish. Join our team!