Work with Us

Close Up strives to provide a working environment that challenges, motivates, and equips you with the tools necessary to succeed.

Looking for job satisfaction, excellent benefits, and professional development? Close Up is where you want to be!


Surround yourself with talented, innovative colleagues and make a lasting difference in the lives of young people nationwide.

“Without a doubt, I have one of the most important and rewarding jobs in our country. Every week we inspire students to become active participants in our government and I get to watch the students grow into informed and engaged citizens with a new found passion for their civic responsibility. This job has enabled me to become more optimistic and inspired about the future of our country.”

– Andrew, Close Up Program Instructor

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Join the Close Up Team!

Be a part of our mission to inform, inspire, and empower young people to embrace the rights of being active citizens in our democracy.

Close Up Foundation’s job benefits include:

  • Competitive salary and growth potential
  • Paid annual and sick leave
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Health, vision, and dental coverage
  • Life insurance, AD&D insurance, and short and long-term disability coverage
  • Metro transportation subsidy
  • 403(b) retirement savings plan
  • Flexible spending account for medical and dependent care
  • Free gym access
  • Looking to work with young people in our nation's capital? Apply to become a Civic Program Instructor!

Open Positions:

Program Instructor
Night Monitor
School Accounts Representative
Hotel Meetings & Events Coordinator
Executive Assistant
Partnerships and Communications Coordinator

Close Up is an Employer of National Service.

We support service to community, with national and international impact, and the ability to make a difference. As an organization committed to making Peace Corps stronger, and a partner of the National Peace Corps Association, we give special consideration to Returned Peace Corps Volunteers. People of color and women are encouraged to apply.

Close Up Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, and other legally protected characteristics.