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COME CHANGE THE
WORLD WITH US. 

 

 

OUR CORE BELIEFS.

UNLEASHING POTENTIAL

We believe in unleashing the power of every single foster youth and helping them to reach their full potential for success.

EQUITY & BELONGING

We believe in creating equity and a sense of belonging for all young people who have experienced foster care. 

NURTURING RELATIONSHIPS

We believe in providing unconditional support to foster youth and helping them to build positive relationships with adults. 

What's it like to work at Pivotal?

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Sherri
Brooks

DIRECTOR OF LEARNING & EVALUATION

"The best part of working at Pivotal is watching our scholars blossom into whatever they aspire to be!"

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JUSTIN
TRAN

DEVELOPMENT OPERATIONS MANAGER

"At Pivotal, you’re not just another cog in the machine. You’re part of a big family!"

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Dazzy
Maldonado

LEAD HIGH SCHOOL COACH

"My Pivotal supervisors are amazing. They care about me and they’re incredibly supportive and understanding of each person’s needs."

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Elijah
Valdeolivar

POST-SECONDARY COACH

"At Pivotal, we have the freedom and resources to raise the bar of success in the foster care system."

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We hire brilliant people who think innovatively about helping young people achieve their biggest dreams. If you want to be a change-maker, come join us!

ELISE CUTINI, PIVOTAL CEO


IS IT FRIDAY ALREADY? 

From birthday celebrations to ice cream socials to after-hours wine and charcuterie, we know how to have a good time. 

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WE'RE RIGHT IN THE HEART OF SILICON VALLEY.

Our office on the 14th floor boasts a cool vibe and open workspace with awesome views of downtown San Jose and the local mountains. We’re walking distance from plenty of great restaurants and coffee shops, San Pedro Square Market and San Jose City Hall.  Our office just steps away from the St. James VTA Light Rail stop. And, hey, if electric scooters are your thing, we've got those too!

 

 

AMENITIES GALORE FOR A NONPROFIT.

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FREE PARKING

Pivotal provides free monthly parking passes for staff who drive to work on four wheels. For those who ride in on two, we've got a daily bike locker to keep your ride safe. 

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GYM

Our gym features treadmills, stationary bikes, elliptical trainers, machine weights, day lockers, and private showers. The best part is it's open 24/7. 

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GAME ROOM

Unwind over a game of pool, foosball, or old school PacMan. If you're more of an outdoors person, we've got a half basketball court and 3-hole putting green just outside. 

SHARE YOUR TALENTS WITH US. 

Check out our open positions. 

DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIPS

Lead Pivotal's strategic efforts to coordinate the educational and workforce institutions around the needs of foster youth, so they have equitable acccess to opportunity. The Director of Strategic Partnerships will build key connections with community partners in both Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. 

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PROGRAM AND DATA ASSOCIATE

The Program and Data Associate is responsible for providing support to a range of functions integral to day-to-day scholarship and tutoring operations and our data and reporting. Tasks will include data entry, data scrubbing, data analysis, and report generation. 

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SR. MANAGER OF CAREER DEVELOPMENT

The Sr. Manager of Career Development will set the strategy for Pivotal's career readiness support services through the creation of curricula and other programmatic activities geared towards preparing current and former foster youth for success in their internships, jobs, and future careers. 

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