About

DreamSpring is a nonprofit community lender dedicated to eliminating systemic wealth inequities and accelerating the economic inclusion and strength of underserved communities. Founded in 1994, the organization, which operates in 19 states, provides rapid access to capital and customized wrap-around support to the most vulnerable small business owners, focusing on communities including people of color, women, low- to moderate-income earners, people with disabilities, and start-ups. DreamSpring has issued more than 42,000 loans totaling over $465 million to small businesses that have supported over 72,000 jobs.

Working at DreamSpring isn't just a job. When you join our team, you are transformed into a "DreamMaker" - You become a changemaker to vitalize the communities we serve around the country. YOU will play a pivotal role in making our clients' DREAMS come true. It's a rewarding and unique experience, and so much more than just a job. We believe our DreamMakers build and empower our organization to provide positive impact that directly improves lives and advances the common good for all. That is why DreamSpring is committed to attracting, developing, retaining, and creating careers for diverse talent and leadership who will work interdependently toward accomplishing our goals in communities nationwide.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At DreamSpring, we see diversity as everything that makes a person who they are. We appreciate the importance of creating an environment in which all of our employees feel valued, included, and empowered to grow as a person and as a professional. We recognize that each of our employees' individual expertise, background, perspective, and passion help us create the ideas that move all of us forward. Therefore, our goal is to foster an inclusive workplace where the free exchange of ideas attracts the best talent and creates a profound sense of pride across DreamSpring.

Career Development

At DreamSpring, our employees are DreamMakers for small businesses, families, and communities. We are also team members dedicated to embodying DreamSpring's organizational values and values-based behaviors. Mentorship enhances a DreamMaker’s career path and provides new mechanisms to enhance skills and mastery of current roles while also laying a foundation for promotions and transfers to new or different positions.

Team Activities

Annual Company Retreat Event, Yoga Events, Happy Hours / Online Virtual Team Building Events, Office Chair Massage Days, Bring Pets to Work, In-Office Snacks, Seasonal Half-Day Fridays

RECENT AWARDS
  • Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2022
  • Charity Navigator: Top five microlenders in the U.S. receiving 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator consistently since 2012 - placing our organization in the top three percent of rated nonprofits.
  • Albuquerque Business First – Diverse Business Leader Award 2021
  • Wells Fargo Diverse Community Capital Activator Award 2020
  • Albuquerque Regional Economic Alliance The 505 Awards: 2020 Small Business Champion

Benefits

  • Remote, Hybrid, & Flexible Work Options
  • Health Insurance - 100% Paid Employee Coverage and a Buy-Up Plan Option
  • Dental & Vision Coverage
  • Employer-Paid Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) to help towards out of pocket costs
  • Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Spending Account Benefits
  • 100% Paid Long-Term Disability Plan and Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • SIMPLE IRA Retirement Match 3%
  • Paid Time Off - 12 Paid Holidays; 12 Paid Sick Days; 3 Personal Days, 1 Wellness Day; Starting 10 Days of Vacation (with increasing accrual schedule with tenure) and 4 Weeks of Paid Sabbatical every 7 years of service

  • Learn more about Living the Dream! Work-life at DreamSpring!