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At AvalonBay

you can learn, grow, challenge yourself and give back - all in a culture of continuous improvement and caring for others.

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Our Bold Purpose

Creating a better way to live

The following core values and cultural norms define our behavior, guide our decisions and advance our bold purpose of creating a better way to live every day.

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Our Core Values

A Commitment to Integrity

A Spirit of Caring

A Focus on Continuous Improvement

Learn More about our core values.
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Our Cultural Norms

We Collaborate

We Excel

We Innovate

We Act Like Owners

We Are Thoughtful and Thorough

We Show Appreciation

Learn More about our cultural norms.
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Inclusion & Diversity

At AvalonBay, each of us brings something unique to the table, and our experiences, knowledge and perspective make us a diverse team, creating something greater than we ever could have alone. We are dedicated to creating an environment that encourages all voices to be heard, understood and appreciated. As we continue to grow and innovate, it’s important that we recruit, develop and promote associates with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

"At AvalonBay, everyone has the opportunity to contribute, and different perspectives are valued and discussed openly."

Laura, Resident Services Coordinator
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"I want people to be able to show up to work being their authentic self without judgement and I believe Candid Conversations is a great tool that can get us there. I look forward to moderating more conversations and educating everyone on humanity and diversity."

Jason, Senior Community Manager and Candid Conversations moderator
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"I couldn't imagine being anywhere else. I am made to feel like a valued and respected team member. I have worked with many outstanding managers and supervisors who have helped develop my skills, enhance my strengths, and to excel and succeed."

Carmen, Maintenance Supervisor
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"AvalonBay's culture was beyond my expectations -- we truly care about our associates and their development."

Lisa, Human Resources Manager
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Giving Back Moves Us Forward

Rooted in our core value of A Spirit of Caring, AvalonBay has a long-standing history of giving back to our communities, the planet and each other.

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Environmental Sustainability at AvalonBay

Learn about how we’re doing our part to minimize our impact on the environment and support our communities.

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Spirit of Caring Month

Every year, we observe a Spirit of Caring Month dedicated to community volunteer efforts. Last year, our efforts produced:

  • 100+ Volunteer Events

  • 50+ Nonprofit Organizations Supported

  • 2,000+ Participating Associates

  • 6,500+ Volunteer Hours

Learn more about all our philanthropy efforts.

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Shelters to Shutters & AvalonBay

Learn how we’re partnering with Shelters to Shutters in creating affordable housing and hiring those in need.

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Community Preparedness Week

Every year, we conduct a weeklong series of events aimed at improving resident and associate emergency and disaster preparedness. Residential Services leadership teams in each region select a hypothetical disaster or emergency specific to their region and conduct a preparedness planning session. For example: Earthquakes for Northern California.

Military Veterans

We share your values and value your service

We have found that the skills, experience and leadership abilities you gained in the military translate exceptionally well at AvalonBay. Meet some of our veteran associates now:

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Nathan Choice

Maintenance Technician

U.S. Navy

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Michelle Richards

Resident Services Coordinator

U.S. Air Force

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Joshua Sievers

Maintenance Manager

U.S. Marine Corps

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