WHO WE ARE
BOOST Collaborative is an innovative hub focused on collaboration, lifelong learning, and social change. We are a small company with BIG ideas and the flexibility to implement them promptly.
We are passionate about re-thinking education and learning, inspiring people, and the betterment of humanity.
MEET BOOST LEADERSHIP TEAM (BLT)
WHAT WE VALUE (Core Values)
Our guide to development is emulated in our GREAT Goals every step of the way. We act upon our GREAT Goals in all intersections of our company and are accountable to these in all of our decisions.
We are intentional because we know it takes a village. We connect and convene. Together we make a difference. Ubuntu.
We do a lot with a little. We think big. We are creative in our passion and purpose. We innovate. We welcome change. We problem-solve. We share ideas and do whatever it takes to get the job done.
BE A SERVANT LEADER & INSPIRE
We actively redefine leadership. We lead by example and do the right thing. We are role models. We give, teach, listen, reflect, and learn. We give back.
We provide radical hospitality and wow our stakeholders. We play. We create. We are passionate and we advocate for social change.
BE A LIFELONG LEARNER
We take every opportunity to learn, grow personally, and professionally. We lead with a growth mindset, accountability, transparency, and curiosity.
WHAT WE BELIEVE (Our Philosophy & Why)
We believe in building community and cultivating experiences for change.
We believe in collaboration – in realizing shared goals and creating action steps to achieve those goals. We believe that through collaboration, we are able to inspire thoughts into action to transform communities locally and globally.
We believe that there is always room for improvement, participate in the Continuous Quality Improvement process and that everyone has something to offer, something to share, and something to learn.
We believe we have a lot of important work to do together and that we must lead with a sense of urgency, reflection, and love.
We believe youth are powerful change agents and that we have the ability to empower them. Inspire Youth. Inspire Learning. Inspire Change.
We believe that out of school time programs have a significant place in the world of education.
We believe in uncomfortable conversations, building bridges, active listening, tolerance, and that growth is ongoing.
We believe that all children need caring adults to mentor and guide them and that it starts with us.
We believe that as educators we provide hope, opportunities, and possibilities for all children, youth, families, and communities.
We believe that goals, failing forward, and high expectations are attainable and based on strengths.
WHAT WE STAND FOR (Our Policy)
We are committed to diversity and to equal opportunity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, height, weight, physical or mental ability (including HIV status), veteran status, military obligations, or marital status. At BOOST and in all BOOST related activities and events, we affirm the sexual orientation and gender identity of each individual and aim to create LGBTQ-inclusive and affirming environments and learning opportunities.
This policy applies to hiring, internal, promotions, training opportunities, advancement opportunities, and terminations. This policy also applies to all employees, Leadership Team members, volunteers, clients, and contractors that present/speak/exhibit at or sponsor BOOST related activities and events.
WHAT WE DO (Our Purpose)
We convene global stakeholders for cause and solutions. We join forces with change-makers, do-gooders, and purpose-driven organizations to take steps forward in cultivating change.
We curate space and content and build capacity for leaders to gather, network, learn, share, and grow.
We provide professional development events focused on social learning, social change, and social leadership and opportunities to become catalysts for change.
We make a difference, inspire educators, connect organizations, groups, and individuals to learn from each other and collaborate outside of their silos.
We boost the momentum that organizations have, their impacts, and enhance their scope of work.
WHO WE HIRE
We welcome clever, cool, do-gooders, change agents, lifelong learners, co-conspirators, and hands-on contributors with a positive attitude. We embrace progressive and skilled individuals motivated to make a difference, trailblazers, and forward-thinking people with a flair for creativity able to step out of the confinements of the status quo. We seek team members with passion, drive, and courage to change our world and those who will ask for forgiveness instead of permission. We welcome accomplices willing to listen and learn, and that think and act with a sense of curiosity and can see the bigger picture while paying attention to detail. We seek characteristics in our team members such as thoughtfulness, leadership, accountability, transparency, productivity, initiative, follow-through, and that are team-oriented to influence change.
I Am Because We Are