Join our team!

Every role at TomTod has the same goal:
to empower middle schoolers to explore and launch ideas that put empathy and imagination into action.


There are currently no openings at this time, but feel free to connect with us about your interest in joining our mission to empower middle schoolers!

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TomTod Ideas takes a whole-team approach to diversity, equity, and inclusion practices and is an equal opportunity employer. As we seek new team members, we welcome the meaningful contributions you might bring in terms of your education, perspective, race, culture, ethnicity, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran’s status, or religion.



Robust, low deductible healthcare coverage with 75% of premium covered.

Paid Time Off

“The most generous PTO plan I’ve ever experienced,” Patrick, AC and Team Guide 
12 paid holidays (including three days for Thanksgiving!) and lots of PTO! 

Vision & Dental

Access to discounted plans for your sights and smiles.

Hybrid Opportunities

Choose to work remote if you need to meet the plumber or stay home with a sick kid.


We match up 3% of your annual salary.

Personalized PD

Never stop learning at TomTod! Join a professional group, attend a conference, or take an online class.

Social Events

Holiday parties, game nights, pancake breakfast, and lake days. Opportunities to chill with the team both during and outside normal working hours.

Unlimited Dad Jokes

Our Executive Dreamer has you covered for all your punny needs!

Flexible Schedule

Have you tried making a doctor appointment lately? Take the appointment you can and flex your work time!


Laptops, Mac, Go-Pros, iPads, and the latest software to keep them all running—do what you need to do with ease!​

Neato Office Space

A collaborative work space with library, tech room, and private spaces for quiet work or phone calls. In the heart of downtown Canton, a block from Centennial plaza!

Mileage Reimbursement

Going to a meeting? Driving to a cohort? Get reimbursed for your trips.


Stacy, Adventure Curator


“TomTod operates on a different level as soon as they enter the classroom. I have loved watching students who might normally be disengaged just erupt with personality, character, goofiness, and wacky or meaningful ideas.”

Morgan, Pathfinder


“My time at TomTod Ideas has equipped me with a lifelong dedication to community partnership and celebrating the awesomeness of middle schoolers!”

Kayla, LEad Story Guide


“I would not be where I am today as a professional without TomTod. Not only is working here inspiring and fun, but it’s also edifying. I feel connected to my community with my work that’s different than any other place I’ve worked for.”





Community Recommendations

Rachel Hagemeier

President & CEO

Canton Symphony Orchestra

“TomTod believes in young people and creates fun, accessible and professional experiences for them. It is a joy and privilege to partner with them to expose young people to the world of music.”

Brenda Stevens, M. ED. CDE

The staff at TomTod is a group of committed, energized individuals who care deeply for middle school students. They are uniquely qualified to care for and guide these young people through what can be challenging years. TomTod creates programs that are fun and engaging and our students benefit from participating in a TomTod experience.

Mike gallina

VP of Organizational Development & community engagement


“At AultCare, we have a cultural phrase that impacts our entire organization.  It is:  You Matter . . .  Tell someone else that they matter, too!

“TomTod and their wonderful programs energize this feeling with our middle school population.  The entire TomTod team and leadership allow middle school students to be seen, heard and valued – they DO matter! The planning that ensures is the added gift that is unwrapped though TomTod’s programming and activities.  What a wonderful and impactful organization!”

Rachel Hosler, Edd

Chief of staff

Walsh University

“TomTod Ideas is a leading educational nonprofit in Northeast Ohio. Joel and his team are innovators in this space and engage middle schoolers during a critical time in their development. The programs through TomTod gives middle schoolers the skills, confidence, and abilities to be problem-solvers today.”

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