Travois raises capital for housing and economic development in Indigenous communities, advocates for our clients and provides educational, architectural, compliance and asset management services. Travois strives to improve the lives of Indigenous peoples by providing the tools and resources to create healthy, affordable and sustainable communities.

We value diversity of thought, background, experience and opinion. We create a culture of empowerment and promote an environment that embraces different perspectives. 

We have a great mission and our office culture is just as cool. A renovated historic warehouse near downtown Kansas City, Mo., is where we call home. (If you’re familiar with the area, we’re in the Crossroads Arts District.) In 2010, our in-house architects and other consultants created a new, modern office environment. We added dozens of stand-alone offices, a spacious kitchen, group meeting spaces, a daycare, an exercise area, and a rooftop deck. Above the deck on a steel canopy, we installed a 75-kilowatt photovoltaic system with 330 solar panels.

Our employees enjoy unlimited PTO, a casual dress code, the ability to work from home, catered complimentary lunches once a week, the option to bring dogs to work, and Travois sponsored community outreach, volunteer opportunities, and social events.

We have generous compensation and retirement benefit packages and employer paid health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance. We offer 12 weeks of paid parental leave and have a licensed on-site daycare facility. We encourage professional development, and cover the cost for on-going continuing education, testing and certifications.

Ready to join our team? Please contact Ashley Bland at Ashley@travois.com. Travois is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Current Opportunities

Office Assistant 

This is a part-time opportunity with flexible scheduling. We are looking for a candidate to support the office and events manager and ensure our office is running smoothly and staff have what they need to do their jobs effectively. The candidate will work out of our Kansas City office up to 20 hours per week helping with administrative and office maintenance tasks. Please see the full job description and experience requirements here.

Please submit your resume to Ashley Bland at ashley@travois.com.

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Travois Daycare  

We offer full-time, in-house daycare for Travois staff. We are looking for dedicated, creative, hard-working individuals to join our daycare team. We offer competitive pay, flexible hours, positive work culture and for full-time caregivers we have great benefits. Candidates must be BLS/CPR trained prior to start, and a background check is required. Experience in childcare preferred.

Please reach out to Ashley Bland at ashley@travois.com for additional information.

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Internship Opportunity 

Travois is happy to sponsor interns from tribal colleges and programs across the country. As a small business, we typically have room for 1-2 interns per summer. We will open our application for the internship in February 2023. 

Please reach out to Ashley Bland at ashley@travois.com for additional information.