The Master in Nonprofit Management (MNM) Program encourages nonprofit organizations to list position openings, career opportunities and internships on this job bank. The University may, at its sole discretion, remove or refuse to post listings or other announcements it deems are inconsistent with the University mission or for any other reason it deems appropriate. Click on "Post New Job" below to continue. For additional help, email Jasmine Ralat, Administrative Staff.

Additional job postings available from the Colorado Nonprofit Association job bank. CNA board members include MNM program chair Dr. M.D. Kinoti, and affiliate faculty Dr. Art Hogling and Carolyn Love.

     

Available Opportunities

Donor Cultivation Coordinator

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
The Action Center
Job posted on:
21 Jul 2016
Job starts on:
22 Aug 2016
Contact Name:
The Action Center
Email:
Phone:
303-237-7704
Fax:
111-111-1111
 
Address:
8755 W 14th Ave, Lakewood, Colorado 80215
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Email resume and cover letter to: jobs@theactioncenterco.org Currently interviewing - please apply as soon as possible but no later than August 10, 2016. •Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent work experience required •Two years’ experience in donor cultivation/solicitation/stewardship and making the “ask” required •Excellent communication skills required; must be comfortable making presentations to individuals and groups •Experience with the Benevon fundraising model preferred •Experience with eTapestry donor software program or other donor management program •Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel required
General Job Description:
Full-time, non-exempt. Flexibility to work evenings and weekends may be required. As an integral part of the fund raising team, participate in donor cultivation and gift solicitation where appropriate and support special events throughout the year. Responsible for overseeing tours and introductory cultivation aspects of the Benevon model including the Ambassador program. •Responsible for a specific portfolio of donors, both individual and corporate, who are at Self Sufficiency Society giving level as well as those who are near that level •Participate in donor cultivation and gift solicitation including making the “ask” •Coordinate logistical aspects of Action Center tours •Conduct the tour portion of “Where Action Matters” tours and make follow up calls •Assist with planning the annual “Where Action Matters” breakfast •Coordinate special donor participation events •Identify prospective donors for planned giving cultivation •Assist with planning and preparation for the agency Annual Meeting •Attend community awareness meetings including workplace giving events and other fundraising and community presentations •Attend and occasionally assist with Benevon fundraising training

Visitor Services Representative

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Clyfford Still Museum
Job posted on:
21 Jul 2016
Job starts on:
06 Aug 2016
Contact Name:
Mark Colvin
Email:
Phone:
7203544870
Fax:
 
Address:
1250 Bannock, Denver, Colorado 80204
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
• Bachelor's Degree with coursework in business or arts administration preferred; one to two years of customer service experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Prior experience in a museum setting a plus. • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. • Solid skills in Microsoft Office products; experience with ticketing and point of sales systems is highly desirable (the museum uses Altru, a Blackbaud product). • Prior sales experience and cash/register handling strongly preferred. • Demonstrated ability to multitask, to work in fast-paced environment and adhere to deadlines, while maintaining flexibility in meeting shifting demands and priorities. • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, volunteers, and members of the public and to exercise tact and diplomacy at all times. • Sensitivity to diverse characteristics of visitors and understanding of the requirements of visitors with disabilities or special needs. • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds. • Ability to work 2 to 4 days per week, depending on museum needs, and flexible availability
General Job Description:
Position: Visitor Services Representative (part time, non-exempt) Benefits: Eligible for Prorated, Part-Time Employee Benefits Application Deadline: August 6, 2016 Start Date: Immediately Compensation: $12/hour Reports to: Director of Visitor Services and Events The Clyfford Still Museum is dedicated to the life and artwork of Clyfford Still. The museum is seeking a Visitor Services Representative who will be responsible to ensure that all museum visitors experience optimum customer service and encounter a welcoming and helpful atmosphere. Regular museum hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday; closed Mondays. Some evening and weekend hours are required. Essential Duties/Responsibilities • Staff the reception desk, greet and provide assistance to museum visitors with a focus on customer service, organization and efficiency. Ensure visitors are attended to professionally and promptly. • Handle ticket sales and sales from the museum shop; manage cash drawer. • Promote and sell museum memberships. • Supply front desk with sufficient visitor information literature, maps, and other necessary materials. • Interface with museum security to implement museum policies and procedures for the safety and security of visitors and of the museum. • Maintain a friendly and helpful environment for museum visitors. Serve as a resource for, and communicate well with, a variety of visitors, understand and address the special needs of different visitors, address visitor concerns and complaints in a pleasant and efficient manner. • Understand and help carry out the museum's mission, activities, services and programs. • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with peers at other area museums. • Serve as an ambassador of the museum, and perform other duties as needed

Transportation Outreach Canvasser (No fundraising)

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Groundwork Denver
Job posted on:
20 Jul 2016
Job starts on:
25 Jul 2016
Contact Name:
Tangier Barnes Wright
Email:
Phone:
3034555600
Fax:
720-306-8026
 
Address:
3050 Champa St., Denver, Colorado 80205
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
•Bilingual English/Spanish proficiency is required •Good communication skills – comfortable interacting with strangers •Friendly and outgoing personality •Willingness to follow a casual but professional dress code during the working hours •Detail-oriented with the ability to read maps, collect and manage data, and write legibly •Ability to communicate basic issues relating to alternative modes of transportation and CO2 emissions •Dependable while working independently •Respectful and effective when working with all different kinds of people including individuals with lower incomes and differences in appearance, language proficiency, and/or interaction skills •Proficient with using text messages and engaging over the phone to communicate with coworkers
General Job Description:
Groundwork Colorado is hiring part-time contractors to assist with their Transportation Demand Management project called “Strive to Not Drive.” Transportation Demand Management (TDM) is a general term used to describe strategies that increase over- all transportation system efficiency by encouraging a shift from single-occupant vehicle (SOV) trips to non-SOV modes. Outreach will be conducted door-to-door. Canvassers will be trained and will accompany each other on assigned blocks (one canvasser on each side of the street) offering materials and resources designed to help people commute or take other trips by bicycle, car pool, transit, or on foot as opposed to driving in a car alone.

Communications Administrative Specialist

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Community Food Share
Job posted on:
20 Jul 2016
Job starts on:
05 Aug 2016
Contact Name:
Diana Preston
Email:
Phone:
3036523663
Fax:
 
Address:
650 S. Taylor Avenue, Louisville, Colorado 80027
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
General Job Description:
Community Food Share is seeking a highly organized and competent Communications Administrative Specialist for our Outreach Department. The Communications Administrative Specialist serves as the first point of contact for Community Food Share, providing administrative support to the Outreach Department (40%) and general office logistics and administrative support to the organization as a whole (60%). This associate will interact with all levels of the organization to execute their functions as well as having considerable volunteer, donor, and client contact. Outstanding customer service skills are required. The Communications Administrative Specialist assists the Board of Directors with all administrative tasks and meeting preparation under the direction of the Director of Communications. It is required that this position be able to speak, read, write, and translate Spanish fluently. We offer the right candidate an open culture of transparency, clear communication, and ethical stewardship, as well as great paid benefits, including health, dental, disability and life insurance. We also offer a generous paid vacation schedule and holiday schedule. If you want to work for a company that makes a difference in people’s lives every day, then consider working for us! Education and Experience • 2+ years’ experience as an administrative or executive assistant, or as a customer service representative, with increasing responsibilities. • Demonstrated written and interpersonal skills. • Fluency in Spanish is required. Must be able to read, write, translate, and speak fluently. • Experience with social media and/or graphic design is a plus. • Must possess a valid Colorado Driver’s License, and maintain an acceptable MVR. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities • Exceptional customer service skills. • Highly defined organizational and time management skills. • Accurately respond to and direct inquiries or complaints from member agencies, regulatory agencies, board members, volunteers, clients, donors or members of the business community. • MS Office Suite including knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook. • Skill in triaging basic computer operational issues. Must be personable, able to get along with diverse individuals, and committed to ending hunger in Boulder and Broomfield counties. Community Food Share is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Community Food Share expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Community Food Share’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. To be considered, please send a resume and a cover letter, both in .pdf format, to careers@communityfoodshare.org. Submissions must be received by 5 pm MST on Friday August 5, 2016.

Fall Intern

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
State Innovation Exchange (SiX)
Job posted on:
20 Jul 2016
Job starts on:
22 Aug 2016
Contact Name:
John Magnino
Email:
Phone:
847-710-2629
Fax:
 
Address:
450 E 17th Avenue, Denver, Colorado 80203
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Requirements of applicants: Outstanding attention to detail Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word Excellent written and verbal communication skills Ability to self-direct Deeply held support for public policies that support working families, a stronger and more open democracy, civil rights, and environmental protections. Ability to work in Denver (Uptown area) Desired skills: Familiarity with state government, the legislative process, and progressive public policy Experience working with databases and/or customer relationship management (CRM) systems Experience with social media (graphic design and video editing skills are a plus) Background in researching and summarizing policy issues a plus
General Job Description:
The State Innovation Exchange (SiX) is a resource and strategy center that supports state legislators in advancing and defending progressive policies across the country. We have a long-term vision of building progressive power and infrastructure at the state level. SiX works to empower legislators with top-notch research, training, policy expertise, communications support, political strategy, and a space to network and share ideas. Together, we are working to move policies forward that support working families, protect the environment, promote civil rights, and strengthen our democracy. A fall internship with SiX will provide a unique opportunity to be part of a growing progressive organization. Interns will assist SiX staff in many aspects of the organization’s operation – including political communications, event planning, database management, legislative research, and outreach to partner organizations and legislators. From the experience, interns can expect to gain a better understanding of state government, progressive policy, strategic communications and media strategy, and the larger progressive infrastructure on both the state and national level. Interns will receive a stipend to help cover expenses. Undergraduate interns will receive a stipend of $1,500. Interns are expected to work 15 hours per week throughout the fall and would preferably begin in the office during the week of August 22nd. The internship will conclude on December 16th. Applicants should submit a one-page cover letter, resume, and contact information for two professional references to john@stateinnovation.org with the subject line “Fall Internship Application.” Internships will be considered on a rolling basis. The priority deadline for submissions is August 5th.

Outreach Associate

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Women's Partnership Market, Inc.
Job posted on:
18 Jul 2016
Job starts on:
25 Jul 2016
Contact Name:
rachel h
Email:
Phone:
2546449647
Fax:
 
Address:
2394 S. Lincoln St., Denver, Colorado 80210
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
About You: Undergraduate or graduate student or recently graduated; Live in the Denver/Boulder area; Experience in sales and/or customer service; Interested and ideally has a background in business and/or international development; Enjoys talking to and working with people; Self-starter, takes initiative; Able to manage one’s self; Able to lift at least 50 lbs; Have reliable access to a large enough car to transport materials and be able to man events around the Denver/Boulder area as needed; Have reliable access to your own smartphone with the savviness to post about our events on social media; Commitment to the mission and social enterprise model; Strong sense of integrity and honesty; and. Sense of humor.
General Job Description:
About the Position: WPMarket is an exciting established organization that’s looking to expand our reach and presence in Denver and surrounding areas, and we’ve gotten the energy behind us to do so! This is your chance to get involved and help build our organization. We are looking for a part-time associate. This position is expected to work roughly 10 hours per week, largely running events and other outreach activities in the Denver/Boulder area. Events are largely on the weekends, and while he/she will not need to be available to work every event or weekend, he/she should be available at least two weekends per month. He/she will take direction from the Co-Founders and Managing Director but will largely need to manage him/herself. He/she will have a training and trial period before managing events on his/her own. Tasks include but are not limited to: Events Management Setting up, managing, and taking down the WPMarket event booth. Interfacing with customers and telling the WPMarket story. Recording sales and managing money including depositing cash into bank account. Reporting on event activities, changes in inventory, etc. to team members. Overseeing the event schedule with team members. Identifying new events and assisting with application processes. Cultivating new relationships around town. Additional tasks as needed. Inventory and Order Management Holding the inventory. Picking-up new inventory from partners in Denver and/or receiving (via shipment) inventory from international partners. Tagging inventory, ordering new tags when needed. Tracking inventory, alerting team to when more is need more. Facilitating payments to partners in coordination with team members. Fulfilling online orders in a timely fashion. Additional tasks as needed. Duration: August 2016 start (at least a 6-month commitment required; averaging 10 hours/week) Location: Denver Metropolitan Area, Colorado Compensation: This position is paid hourly not to exceed 10 hours per week. The rate will be depending on experience. To Apply: For consideration, please send your CV and a brief paragraph of why you’re interested in this position, what makes you qualified, and how long you can commitment to info@wpmarket.org. Applicants are encouraged to apply quickly. Applicants will be accepted until the position is filled.

Development Administrative Assistant

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Frasier Meadows Retirement Community
Job posted on:
12 Jul 2016
Job starts on:
01 Aug 2016
Contact Name:
Emily Jackson
Email:
Phone:
720-562-4356
Fax:
720-562-4326
 
Address:
350 Ponca Pl., Boulder, Colorado 80303
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in a related field or the equivalent knowledge and experience is required. • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in administrative capacity is required. • Advanced computer proficiency including MS Office and data base management required. • Previous project management experience is preferred. • Must possess a high level of professionalism and commitment to maintain confidentiality. • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. • Must be detail oriented and organized. • Must possess excellent customer service skills. • Must successfully pass organization required background screening. • Must successfully complete organization health screening requirements.
General Job Description:
The Development Administrative Assistant, under the direction of the VP of Philanthropy and Social Responsibility, is responsible for all facets of maintaining donor records, reporting and acknowledgements, managing the donor database, assisting with administrative tasks, coordinating mailings and assuring collateral materials are current and appropriate. Also provides administrative assistance to other senior staff. • Process gifts, enter donor information and prepare gift acknowledgements daily. • Provide support for special events and giving campaigns as needed. • Manage special stewardship efforts. • Prepare weekly gift list. • Coordinate personalized acknowledgements for special and major donors. • Track and file donor acknowledgement letters for all gifts including in-kind gifts. • Manage special acknowledgements signed by the CEO. • Produce timely standard acknowledgement letters. • Manage and maintain gift data in the donor database. • Conduct qualitative and quantitative research on donors and prospective donors. • Prepare and contribute to research reports and briefings.

Administrative Assistant

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Frasier Meadows
Job posted on:
12 Jul 2016
Job starts on:
01 Aug 2016
Contact Name:
Emily Jackson
Email:
Phone:
720-562-4356
Fax:
720-562-4326
 
Address:
350 Ponca Place, Boulder, Colorado 80303
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
General Job Description:

Bookkeeper

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
US-Brazil Connect
Job posted on:
12 Jul 2016
Job starts on:
02 Aug 2016
Contact Name:
Rachel Lyons
Email:
Phone:
720-338-8839
Fax:
 
Address:
1201 Williams St #4A, Denver, Colorado 80218
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Required Qualifications/Skills: Bachelor’s degree; accounting or finance degree preferred Demonstrated ability to practice GAAP standards for judging and comparing data and preparing reports Strong organizational, analytical, database/computer skills Meticulous with details and timelines Expertise with QuickBooks and MS Office is required Compensation: $18-$22/hr DOE US-Brazil Connect is an Equal Opportunity Employer. How to Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to Rachel Lyons, Director of Nonprofit Operations, at rachellyons@us-brazil.org. This position is open until Friday, July 29 or until filled. Please use the subject line, “Part-Time Bookkeeper Position” in the subject line of your email. Incomplete applications will not be considered. No phone calls, please.
General Job Description:
ORGANIZATIONAL SUMMARY: US-Brazil Connect is a Denver-based nonprofit organization. Our mission is to engage conscious leaders, connect communities and provide access to a transformative learning experience linking the US and Brazil. Learn more about our work at www.us-brazil.org. JOB SUMMARY: The bookkeeper will offer general financial services and management for US-Brazil Connect. This is an administrative position and not a programmatic role. HOURS: 8-16 hours hours/week (preferably on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays). This is evolving and we can be flexible for a candidate that is a strong fit for our organization Key Responsibilities: 1) Management of QuickBooks for weekly and monthly functions including, but not limited to: Process all financial contributions & preparation of deposits Review of invoices and preparation of checks (approx. 30 monthly transactions) Reconciliation of credit cards and bank statements 2) Reporting: Oversee annual audit and assist auditor with year-end reports/documents Run reports for President and Finance Committee of Board Complete financial reports for Brazilian partners and grant funds Compiles monthly and year financial statements for organization 3) Serve as professional counsel to organizational leadership Provide analysis and updates on cash flow; spending projections; etc Create and monitor yearly budget Manage multiple revenue streams 4) Additional Duties Prepare and file 1099s, W-2’s and other tax forms as needed Maintain and update financial processes Provide leadership on periodic and special projects, as needed

Controller

Job Type:
Other Manager (CFO, Marketing, etc)
Agency:
Metro Caring
Job posted on:
12 Jul 2016
Job starts on:
08 Aug 2016
Contact Name:
Megan Maes
Email:
Phone:
3033503699
Fax:
 
Address:
1100 East 18th Ave, Denver, Colorado 80203
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
• Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree; accounting or finance degree preferred • Minimum of five years accounting experience; prefer three years of non-profit accounting experience • Demonstrated ability to practice GAAP standards for judging and comparing data and preparing reports • Expertise in employment-related tax preparation and compliance matters • Strong organizational, analytical, database/computer skills; meticulous with details and timelines • Proven expertise with QuickBooks, MS Office, Raiser’s Edge (or other similar fundraising and database-driven software), with ability to run comparative reports and queries on RE • Self-starter with initiative; can work independently and effectively lead others
General Job Description:
Metro Caring, Denver’s largest frontlines hunger-prevention organization, is hiring an individual to manage financial services. This professional will have strong organizational, analytical, accounting, database and computer skills and practice GAAP standards for comparing data and financial reports. The position will average 30 hours weekly and may become full-time. Responsibilities The Metro Caring Controller will offer general financial management for both Metro Caring and Hunger Relief Center at Metro CareRing. Duties include the following: • Management of QuickBooks, preparation of weekly deposits, reconciliation of credit cards, bank statements and other contribution modalities; review of invoices and preparation of checks (approx. 50 monthly transactions), preparation of monthly and year-end financial reports • Compile monthly financial statements for Metro Caring and Hunger Relief Center at Metro CareRing • Serve as professional counsel to Metro Caring’s monthly Finance Committee; preparing advance reports, sharing data as requested at meetings • Reconciliation of QuickBooks and donor database (Raiser’s Edge) each month • Serve as professional counsel to Hunger Relief Center at Metro CareRing Board of Directors, preparing and presenting financials to quarterly meeting • Prepare materials for CPA firm to conduct annual audit for both organizations; prepare materials for annual insurance audit; prepare for CPA firm to complete 990 tax return for both organizations • Prepare financial statements and comparative donor giving reports (Raiser’s Edge) for Metro Caring staff and Fund Development Committee, as needed • Review gift entry and tracking, overseeing coding and vendor invoicing • Prepare annual budget for Metro Caring and Hunger Relief Center at Metro CareRing, in conjunction with staff • Review bi-monthly payroll and reimbursements • Provide oversight for risk management and legal activities through internal controls, documenting evaluation including review of all financial matters letters of agreement, contracts, leases, legal documents, and records maintenance • Manage financial certifications and renewals, such as Colorado Secretary of State and other regulatory bodies; review and ensure IRS, state and city reporting is current and accurate • Offer assistance with other duties as needed To Apply: Please send resume, cover letter, salary requirements and references to job@metrocaring.org by July 25, 2016. Include Finance in the subject line. Applicants to be interviewed will receive notification by July 29. No phone calls, please. Metro Caring is an equal opportunity employer. The organization is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff and we encourage applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds.

Development Associate

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
Metro Caring
Job posted on:
12 Jul 2016
Job starts on:
25 Jul 2016
Contact Name:
Mitch Lehn
Email:
Phone:
303-860-7200
Fax:
 
Address:
1100 E. 18th Ave., Denver, Colorado 80203
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS 1. Bachelor’s degree plus minimum of 2 years of successful development experience 2. Excellent verbal/written communication skills; inter-personal skills are superior and can relate to persons from all walks of life 3. Strong organizational, analytical, database/computer skills 4. Computer proficiency with Raiser’s Edge, Social Media Platforms, QuickBooks, Excel, Adobe InDesign, Creative Suite 5. Proven success in fundraising events plus grant writing 6. Creative, yet meticulous and detail-oriented; adhering to timelines 7. Two-years’ experience in an office environment with at least one-year experience working with a donor database 8. Fun. Metro Caring is an equal opportunity employer. The organization is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff and we encourage applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds.
General Job Description:
SUMMARY Under the direction of the Vice President of Development and Communications, the Development Associate at Metro Caring is responsible for donor recognition, database management, events, administrative support, and stewardship of a portfolio of prospects and donors. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES 1. Manage all aspects of the donor database including database integrity, gift and batch processing; donor acknowledgements; gift reporting, queries and tracking; process documentation 2. Plan and execute spectacular donor events and programming designed to cultivate and support relationships with donors, maximizing giving potential 3. Assist with the production and implementation of direct mail campaigns and other fundraising communications and strategies 4. Support financial administration for online and workplace giving, and Denver Enterprise Zone tax credits 5. Track statistics relevant to development and provide organization with materials necessary for donor relations 6. Conduct tours and cultivate prospective Metro Caring donors; assists current donors in becoming next-level contributors 7. Promote organization at area speaking engagements; recruit and train volunteer ambassadors to increase awareness within the community REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS 1. Bachelor’s degree plus minimum of 2 years of successful development experience 2. Excellent verbal/written communication skills; inter-personal skills are superior and can relate to persons from all walks of life 3. Strong organizational, analytical, database/computer skills 4. Computer proficiency with Raiser’s Edge, Social Media Platforms, QuickBooks, Excel, Adobe InDesign, Creative Suite 5. Proven success in fundraising events plus grant writing 6. Creative, yet meticulous and detail-oriented; adhering to timelines 7. Two-years’ experience in an office environment with at least one-year experience working with a donor database 8. Fun. Salary: competitive Benefits: health care, savings plan, etc. Metro Caring is an equal opportunity employer. The organization is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff and we encourage applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds.

Development Director

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
Environmental Learning for Kids
Job posted on:
06 Jul 2016
Job starts on:
16 Aug 2016
Contact Name:
Ben Gregory
Email:
Phone:
303-291-7553
Fax:
 
Address:
6060 Broadway, Denver, Colorado 80216
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience; graduate degree a plus. Experience: Minimum 3-5 years of broad experience in nonprofit development, including strategic planning experience; proven track record of success in raising funds and mobilizing board and staff effectively. Experience successfully completing projects with minimal oversight. Must have high level of attention to detail, flexible work style, and be very self motivated. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: * Excellent skills in initiating and building relationships. * Strong leadership skills. * Excellent oral, written, presentation and interpersonal skills. * Knowledge of standard office practices and procedures. * Strong interpersonal and communications skills to be able to communicate effectively with diverse groups of people and partners including knowledge and skills in business English, grammatical construction, spelling, punctuation, arithmetic and vocabulary. * Strong Microsoft Excel experience with spreadsheet design, formatting, and use of functions/formulas. * Excellent organizational, scheduling, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills. Must be able to anticipate and plan for needed steps to meet deadlines. * Resourceful and able to work independently with minimal direction and supervision. * High level of professionalism, discretion and commitment to maintain confidentiality. * Ability to develop good team relationships with coworkers, Board and key stakeholder groups. * Ability to learn quickly and function effectively in fast-paced and time-sensitive environment. * Interest in ELK’s mission and learning more about science and natural resources of Colorado through ELK’s educational programs; enjoy spending some time with children/youth. * Marketing and graphic design skills are a plus. CBI/FBI Background check required.
General Job Description:
Background: ELK (Environmental Learning for Kids) is an inclusive non-profit organization that develops inspired and responsible leaders through science education and outdoor experiences for underserved, urban youth ages 5-25. ELK Inspires youth to have high expectations of themselves by exposing them to the outdoors and engaging them in service learning projects. For many of the youth ELK serves, it’s their first experience with the outdoors. ELK Educates youth through science and environmental education embedded in all programs and activities to further students’ understanding and attitudes toward science, the outdoors, their communities, college, and careers. ELK transforms youth by endowing them with increased academic skills, civic and community leadership, environmental stewardship, and employment opportunities. Job Summary: The Development Director maximizes the effectiveness and smooth functioning of the organization through supervision of development support staff and managing the strategic fundraising plan, including all grant writing and reporting for corporate, foundation, and government grants; annual giving solicitation and cultivation; major individual and corporate gifts; fundraising and cultivation events; and management of donor development systems including grants calendar and donor database for Environmental Learning for Kids (ELK). This position works closely with ELK’s leadership, staff, and Board of Directors to increase to increase organizational and program capacity and sustainability through fundraising actions. Areas of functional expertise include: fundraising, communications, problem solving, strategic planning and goal setting, grant writing and management, marketing and public relations, research, corporate and government relations, and project management. Some evening and weekend work is required in meeting position responsibilities. Salary: This is a full-time position with an annual salary of $48,000-$55,000 per year.

Grants Manager

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
The Catholic Foundation Alliance
Job posted on:
05 Jul 2016
Job starts on:
01 Aug 2016
Contact Name:
Beth Chatterton
Email:
Phone:
(303) 468-9885
Fax:
 
Address:
3801 E. Florida Ave., Suite 909, Denver, Colorado 80210
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
QUALIFICATIONS - Advanced oral and written communication, reading and organizational skills; basic budget-related skills. - Demonstrated successful grant writing ability and experience in all phases of grant process is a must. - Familiarity with nonprofit development resources and publications, and internet research. - Skilled in organizing resources and workload, using good judgment to establish priorities while working in a deadline-oriented environment. - Demonstrated ability to identify problems, participate in discussions and develop/recommend solutions. - Proficiency with general office equipment and personal computer, internet and appropriate software; demonstrated experience and proficiency with Windows-based software, including Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint. - Professional presentation and interpersonal skills. - Knowledge of the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics and the appropriate techniques and practices for the client population. - Ability to interact effectively as a team member and independently with Agency staff and with a diverse client base. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE - 5+ years preferred work experience in grant writing, fundraising, marketing, nonprofit management or public administration; or equivalent combination of education and experience. - Bachelor's degree from accredited four-year college or university, preferably in related field, and at least five years work experience.
General Job Description:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES - Collect and maintain up-to-date research on potential grant-making organizations and grant/contract opportunities; determine and assess eligibility criteria and deadlines; schedule implementation in coordination with other grant specialists, the Director of Marketing and Communications and pertinent program staff. - Draft, format, write, proof, edit, assemble and mail or hand-deliver grant proposals and packets, and other administrative tasks as needed. - Coordinate the preparation, assembly, delivery and tracking of the status of proposal documents according to funder requirements and agency procedures. - Maintain complete, accurate and timely hard and electronic files for proposals, awards, and other communication with funders. - Design and maintain hard copies and electronic database tracking systems for proposals, grant/contract awards, deadlines, and reporting requirements; alert staff when reports are due. - Create, verify and disseminate reports on grants/contract activity for internal use and/or funder requirements. - Develop close working relationships and coordinate with program managers, accounting, and administration to collect and provide information, communicate deadlines, and work collaboratively on grant and contract proposal writing and management. - Collect and disseminate program-related or target population-related statistics, best practices, or other trends relevant to proposal or program development and improvement. - Supports, promotes and adheres to The Catholic Foundation Alliance and Catholic Charities’ vision, mission, values and Code of Ethics. - Reflects The Catholic Foundation Alliance and Catholic Charities’ commitment to treating all persons with dignity and respect. - Uses creativity and innovation in program development and service delivery. - Maintains confidentiality of client and agency information. - Regular and predictable attendance. OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES - Write or provide compelling program descriptions, case or needs statements, client success stories and other relevant information for use in proposals, reports and other fundraising and marketing materials. - Proofread and edit donor marketing materials as requested. - Good steward of Agency human, financial and capital resources. - Participates effectively as a team member through communication, cooperation, information sharing and problem solving. - Participates in staff trainings and programs as required. - Any other tasks or duties as assigned.

Admin Assistant

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Social Venture Partners Boulder Conty
Job posted on:
01 Jul 2016
Job starts on:
01 Aug 2016
Contact Name:
Jennie Arbogash
Email:
Phone:
303.840.0165
Fax:
206.339.9046
 
Address:
1877 Broadway, Ste 100, Boulder, Colorado 80302
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
The successful candidate will have: • Two years, or more, experience in a professional environment • Excellent written and oral communication skills • A strong attention to detail and superb organizational skills • The ability to work a consistent schedule of four or five half-days a week • The ability to work an occasional morning or evening event • Ability to respond quickly when necessary, to anticipate a wide-range of professional needs, and to work in a fast-paced environment • Computer proficiency and confidence with Microsoft and Google software • The ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously • A willingness to work collaboratively and grow as part of a team from diverse backgrounds • Confidence in working with highly successful individuals and major donors • Experience working with nonprofit organizations and a demonstrated passion for bettering Boulder County will be given preference
General Job Description:
About SVP Boulder County Social Venture Partners Boulder County, Inc. (SVP) believes strong nonprofits deliver better results. So we go beyond traditional philanthropy, working side-by-side with givers, nonprofits, and community members to strengthen people and organizations. SVP Boulder County is an independent 501(c)3 and a member of the global SVP Network of 40+ organizations. To make a deep and sustainable positive impact on our Boulder County community, SVP believes in engaging and learning, leveraging and strengthening, connecting and collaborating, inclusivity and respect, and taking risks and growing. These values will be considered in hiring. The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing administrative and clerical services to both programs and operations in order to further the mission of SVP. The position is classified as part-time at 20 hour per week and is supervised by the Executive Director. Specific Job Responsibilities Include Program Admin Support (14-16 hours/week) Supports the successful implementation of SVP’s Boards with Brains, Invested EDs, Execs Evolve, Catapult, and Pivot Points programs by: • Processing applications from both potential clients and volunteer providers, • Making meeting arrangements, • Preparing, maintaining, and distributing information and materials, • Arranging session logistics (e.g. venue, catering, etc.) • Assisting with registration, preparation of session materials, and other admin support • Maintaining and updating processes and procedures in concert with staff and volunteer leadership, • Ensuring adherence to established guidelines, timelines, and deadlines, • And, providing support to volunteer leadership and the executive director. Operational Admin Support (4-6 hours/week) • Facilitates the successful conduct of SVP business by making meeting and event arrangements; • Maintains Salesforce database; provides support for the SVP Connect intranet; • Ensures the organization’s proper adherence to local, state, and federal requirements and registrations; • Fields telephone calls and general email inquiries; • Writes donor thank you letters; • Maintains vendor relationships; • Supports bookkeeping functions, including online giving tools; • Provides support to the executive director for Board-related activities; • collects and documents information from new members; • Maintains supplies inventory; • Ensures a professional and welcoming office appearance; • And, completes other duties as assigned. Pay Scale & Benefits • 20 hours per week / .5 FTE • Pay scale is $15,500 to $16,500 for 20 hours/week. (This is pro-rated from a full-time pay scale of $31,000 to $33,000) • Benefits to include: o Pro-rated salary increase to assist in the personal maintenance of health care insurance o 17 Paid-Time-Off days in the first year (a ‘day’ off will be the length of day typically worked, either four or five hours) o Nine paid holidays (so long as those days are regularly scheduled work days) o Transportation support Please send cover letter, résumé and a list of three references to admin@svpbouldercounty.org by July 26, 2016. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. SVP is an equal opportunity employer.

Programs Support Coordinator

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
The Action Center
Job posted on:
28 Jun 2016
Job starts on:
25 Jul 2016
Contact Name:
jobs@theactioncenterco.org
Email:
Phone:
303-237-7704
Fax:
 
Address:
8755 w 14th ave, Lakewood, Colorado 80215
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
PART-TIME POSITION: 20 hours/week; non-exempt Email resume and cover letter to: jobs@theactioncenterco.org Currently interviewing - please apply as soon as possible but no later than July 12, 2016 •Bachelor’s Degree in human services, non-profit management, sociology, psychology or related field strongly preferred; or relevant equivalent work experience •Prefer bilingual Spanish speaker •Experience and understanding of issues faced by individuals experiencing homelessness or poverty preferred •Must be proficient in electronic client database (HMIS) as well as lobby management software (Q-flow) and Service Slip System and within 30 days •Must be certified in Mental Health First Aid Training; training will be provided by the agency within 30 days if needed •Competency in boundary setting with clients and volunteers required, and must have excellent de-escalation and conflict resolution skills •Must be a team player with exceptional interpersonal, communication, organizational and problem-solving skills •Must work independently, exercise initiative, and demonstrate flexibility in managing time •Basic competency in Word, Internet and Google (email, calendar and documents)
General Job Description:
Provide immediate assistance to staff, volunteers and clients in the day to day operations of all program service areas. This will include addressing a wide variety of issues such as trouble shooting client flow issues, addressing client database entry questions, managing afternoon reservation slots as well as replacing printer tape, grocery and intake forms. Serve as the first responder to escalated client situations (both observed and as signaled by alert buttons) and engage management team quickly. Will interface with a diverse population, often in crisis, and must have ability to engage in assessment, de-escalation, and authoritative decision making as needed. •Provide immediate assistance to staff, volunteers and clients in the day to day operations of all program service areas •Ensure the smooth flow of clients between the two floors of the Program Services building •Serve as the first responder to escalated client situations (both observed and as signaled by alert buttons) and involve management team quickly •Engage in assessment, de-escalation, and authoritative decision making as needed •Manage front door during early closures and registration slot process, verifying clients’ registration slots or appointments and directing flow throughout the building •Document Incident Reports, identify and address safety issues (i.e. fire alarms, elevator issues, snow issues, incidents, wet floors, kids), responding in accordance with established procedures •Respond to questions and resolve problems with Q-Flow, Service Slip System, and Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) •Maintain regular and consistent communication with program services and volunteer management staff and volunteers •Consistently demonstrate a positive and supportive approach to the clients and community we serve

Director-Caregiver Advocacy and Education Programs

Job Type:
Program Director
Agency:
Rocky Mountain Children's Law Center
Job posted on:
28 Jun 2016
Job starts on:
01 Aug 2016
Contact Name:
Randall Fons
Email:
Phone:
303-692-1165
Fax:
 
Address:
1325 S. Colorado Blvd., Ste. 701, Denver, Colorado 80222
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
General Job Description:
Purpose: The Program Director is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Education and Caregiver Advocacy Programs. Reports To: Deputy Director Supervises: • Caregiver Advocacy Attorney • Caregiver Advocacy Program Manager • Equal Justice Works Education Fellow Primary Job Responsibilities: • Ensure that each program establishes and meets goals that ensure clients receive expert legal advocacy while advancing the strategic interests of the Law Center. • Oversee all cases accepted by the Caregiver Advocacy and Education Programs. • Develop and maintain pro bono attorney recruitment and training programs. • Provide legal and case staffing expertise and support. • Provide mentoring to team members. • Develop effective community outreach program for Caregiver Advocacy and Education programs. • Ensure knowledge of and adherence to current legal statutes and regulations. • Ensure that all files and program records are accurate and up-to-date. • Identify and track data and outcomes to assist in program evaluation. • Hire, train, supervise, mentor and collaborate with program staff. • Manage program budget and collaborate with the Development Team to identify, secure and ensure compliance with all program funding and support. • Monitor legislative and policy initiatives that impact the programs. • This position may also include acting as a guardian ad litem in dependency and neglect proceedings. Qualifications: • Juris Doctorate with an active law license and in good standing with the Colorado Supreme Court, with a minimum of five years legal experience. • A minimum of three years of experience in a combination of: child welfare law, domestic relations law, education law, and probate law, including District Court litigation experience. • Preference will be given to candidates with experience as a guardian ad litem in dependency and neglect cases. • Strong legal advocacy skills. • Supervisory and volunteer management experience, including experience supervising and mentoring less experienced attorneys. • Strong organizational and communication skills. • Must be able to work well both independently and as a team member. • Respectful and open to working with people from diverse backgrounds. • Demonstrated understanding of the legal and resource needs of client populations. Organization: The Children’s Law Center has been a leader in serving Colorado’s children, youth and families for over 30 years. We are expanding our dynamic team of professionals; if this position is a good fit, we would love to hear from you. Compensation: $68,000 - $75,000 per year + benefits EEO Statement: The Children’s Law Center does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of age, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic characteristics or information, or any other characteristic protected by law. To apply: Send your submission via email to RFons@childlawcenter.org, noting the job title in the subject line. Submissions will be accepted through July 15, 2016.

Development Manager

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
National Hemophilia Foundation, Colorado Chapter
Job posted on:
27 Jun 2016
Job starts on:
25 Jul 2016
Contact Name:
Amy Board
Email:
Phone:
(720) 545-0755
Fax:
 
Address:
1385 S. Colorado Blvd. Suite 610, Denver, Colorado 80222
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
• Envision, strategize and implement chapter’s annual fundraising plan; establish, set and meet financial goals and objectives for all development activities – in partnership with Executive Director, Local Advisory Board, and the Fundraising & Events Committee. • Coordinate the selection of date, location, time & event details for development events. • Manage event budgets. This includes proactively monitoring event revenue, but also implementing cost-cutting measures when appropriate. • Walk Manager for the Colorado Walk for Hemophilia; including securing and cultivating corporate sponsorships, managing the Walk database and individual donations, cultivating grassroots team fundraising, coordinating physical Walk details. • Black & Blue Gala manager; including supporting and leading event committee, soliciting silent auction donations and corporate sponsorships. • Strategize and implement the Colorado Gives Day giving campaign. • Cultivate, engage, solicit, and recognize NHF Colorado donors. • Maintain complete up-to-date records using donor/client database relating to all development activities, including sponsors, donors, generate reports, and manage donor contacts, donations and acknowledgement letters using Blommerang software. • Assist with Chapter communications; includes newsletters, Facebook, Twitter, and website. • Perform general clerical duties including but not limited to; photocopying, faxing, mailing, and filing. Maintain hard copy and electronic filing system. • Maintain inventory of event supplies and restock on appropriate time-schedule. • Perform additional duties as assigned.
General Job Description:
The National Hemophilia Foundation is dedicated to finding better treatments and cures for inheritable bleeding disorders and to preventing the complications of these disorders through education, advocacy and research. Established in 1948, we are based in New York City with chapters throughout the country. NHF’s programs and initiatives are made possible through the generosity of individuals, corporations and foundations as well as through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). NHF Is now looking for a Part-Time Chapter Development Manager to join our team. Based in the Colorado area, the Chapter Development Manager, under the direction of the Executive Director, plans, coordinates, and executes the chapters fundraising events as well as provides administrative and office function support. Fundraising events include, but are not limited to, the Hemophilia Walk, Black & Blue Gala, Colorado Gives Day Campaign. The Development Manager will also lead individual and corporate donor cultivation and solicitation activities as it relates to meaningful fundraising event participation. The development manager will work with the Executive Director and Chapter Advisory Board in the creation of new fundraising activities or events as appropriate. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to; • Envision, strategize and implement chapter’s annual fundraising plan; establish, set and meet financial goals and objectives for all development activities – in partnership with Executive Director, Local Advisory Board, and the Fundraising & Events Committee. • Cultivate, engage, solicit, and recognize NHF Colorado donors. • Manage event budgets. This includes proactively monitoring event revenue, but also implementing cost-cutting measures when appropriate. To qualify for this unique opportunity, our ideal candidate should have the following skills, education and experience: • Bachelors or some college preferred, some post-secondary course work and/or certification desired. • Two-three years development/event planning experience. • Experience serving patient populations and/or related field. • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to relate to a diverse donor base of supporters. • Background in planning and implementing nonprofit special events; • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point; • Knowledge and interest in social media including Facebook and Twitter; • Self-motivated, organized, detailed oriented, and goal driven; • Warm, inviting personality, enjoys relating to people, experiencing new things; • Sensitive to dealing with patients and families with a chronic medical condition; • Bring added value to the Chapter in terms of skill, personality, and the ability to work well with others; Team player mentality that’s willing to step up to various tasks as needed; • Flexible with time; includes hours in the Chapter office and occasional nights and weekends. The programs and initiatives of the National Hemophilia Foundation are staffed by talented individuals who have the passion, drive and skills necessary to fulfill our mission. NHF is an Equal Opportunity Employer, appreciates and values individual differences and welcomes diversity in its broadest definition. We are committed to promoting an inclusive organizational environment of dignity and respect. In order to attract and retain a high performance workforce, we offer a dynamic and rewarding work environment, an excellent benefit package and salary that is commensurate with industry standards. If you are interested this opportunity, please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to jobs_nhf@hemophilia.org. No phone calls please.

Communications and Office Manager (Boulder)

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
St. Aidan's Episcopal Church
Job posted on:
24 Jun 2016
Job starts on:
15 Aug 2016
Contact Name:
Gene Shaw
Email:
Phone:
3034432503
Fax:
 
Address:
2425 Colorado Ave, Boulder, Colorado 80302
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
FOR FULL POSTING AND INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY, PLEASE EMAIL gshawret@aol.com APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY JULY 15 Skills Needed • Communications and Social Media Coordination • Parish Events Coordination • Contracts Management • Church calendar coordination • Coordinate and organize nursery staff • Parking Management • Office management experience • Demonstrated writing and editing skills • Strong experience with social media • Strong communication skills • Computer knowledge including all Microsoft Office Programs • Demonstrated organizational skills
General Job Description:
The person in this position provides office organization and communications to support the Rector and congregation of St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church. It is a part-time position with hours from 8:30 to 1:00 Monday through Thursday. The Office Manager will coordinate tasks with the Receptionist who will have office hours in the afternoons Monday through Thursday. Staff meetings are weekly. St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church has a 69-year legacy with and near the campus of CU Boulder. We are a parish church that serves the community, and also cares for our people. Many of our most active parishioners are older and retired, but we have people of all ages who gather together every Sunday for worship and during the week for a variety of activities. Our church needs a Communications and Office Manager to help keep things working smoothly—from office supplies to managing our parking lot-- and to help share and celebrate the good work we are doing in the wider community. The right person will have a desire to help our church community grow and reach out more by refining and targeting our communications online and print media.

Senior Mgr. of Business Devel. & Client Relations

Job Type:
Other Manager (CFO, Marketing, etc)
Agency:
National Jewish Health
Job posted on:
23 Jun 2016
Job starts on:
01 Aug 2016
Contact Name:
HR
Email:
Phone:
303-398-1035
Fax:
 
Address:
1400 Jackson St. , Denver, Colorado 80206
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree with four years of recent and related management experience in a service industry required. Four years of experience in sales marketing and/or business development. Experience in a Healthcare industry is highly valued.
General Job Description:
National Jewish Health has an excellent opportunity for a Senior Manager of Business Development and Client Relations. This is a key management position responsible for new business development, sales, client acquisition and retention. The Senior Manager is also responsible for ensuring that Health Initiative (HI) programs meet client and participant expectations for quality services. Oversees the purchase of supplies and equipment, as well as development of internal and external contractor and fulfillment relationships. Identifies opportunities for process improvement and assembles cross-functional teams to devise solutions. Serves as the internal champion for clients and participants, advocating for how HI programs can be improved to provide a quality client experience. Please visit http://jobs.nationaljewish.org/ for a detailed job description and to submit an online application. Only completed online applications will be considered for this role. A cornerstone in the Denver healthcare community, National Jewish Health is a non-profit, non-sectarian institution. National Jewish Health is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment is to provide equal employment opportunities for all job applicants in a manner that does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by applicant law in a tobacco and fragrance free environment. Benefits National Jewish offers a complete benefits package to eligible employees including: Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage; 403(b) Retirement Plan; Flexible Spending Accounts; Life Insurance; Long-Term Disability Coverage; Long-Term Care Coverage; Employee Assistance Program; Tuition Reimbursement (after 6 months of employment); Legal Plan; and Free Parking

Central Administrator

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Metro Caring
Job posted on:
23 Jun 2016
Job starts on:
01 Aug 2016
Contact Name:
Megan Maes
Email:
Phone:
3033503699
Fax:
 
Address:
1100 East 18th Ave, Denver, Colorado 80203
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Central Administrator Metro Caring seeks a professional who is highly organized and detail-oriented, with the capacity to perform a variety of tasks as the corporation expands. The Central Administrator will have strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work independently, excel under pressure and exercise diversified leadership skills. They must be trustworthy and exercise discretion. About Metro Caring Situated in the heart of Denver, Metro Caring is Colorado’s leading frontlines hunger-prevention not-for-profit corporation. Annually, Metro Caring distributes over 2 million pounds of nutritious food (70% fresh) to hungry families across the seven county metro area. Metro Caring’s holistic approach to fighting hunger includes a free, fresh-foods shopping market, nutrition and gardening education, and tools for self-sufficiency such as the capstone job training program, Seeds for Success, financial literacy education, and ID procurement. Over 250 weekly volunteers contribute to operations. For more information visit www.metrocaring.org Essential Duties • Researches, prioritizes, and follows up on incoming issues and concerns — including those of a sensitive or confidential nature; determines appropriate course of action, referral, or response • Project research and project management from conception to completion • Establishes and maintains executive office filing system; maintains corporate files, historical information and other records • Assists CEO and Executive Team in preparation for Board of Trustees, Board of Directors and other meetings, including reports, agendas, correspondence, facility preparation, meal planning and general hospitality for members and guests • Works closely with and communicates effectively to keep the Chief Executive Officer informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately with the CEO and community members • Assists with financial management, including daily gift entry and tracking, weekly deposits, monthly deposit reconciliation, oversight of coding and vendor relations; annual budgeting and auditing preparation • Maintains corporate records and meets all state and federal legal requirements; provides oversight for risk management and legal activities through internal controls, documenting evaluation including review of letters of agreement, contracts, leases, legal documents, and records maintenance • Management of financial certifications and renewals, such as Colorado Secretary of State and other regulatory bodies; reviews and ensures IRS, state and city reporting is current and accurate • Assists with events, event planning, trainings, Board of Trustees/Directors and employee gatherings, meetings, filing, scanning, mailing and other tasks as assigned • Schedules for facility and city-wide operations; organizes Administrative Central Offices, including inventories; maintains office equipment, computers, licenses and software and purchases supplies • Assists with basic human resources tasks • Manages correspondence and other responsibilities while CEO is out of town • Recordkeeping of personal, professional, legal and financial documents and records • Receives the public, provides Executive Office callers and visitors with general information requiring knowledge of the agency and its policies and procedures. • Performs other duties as assigned Application Process To apply, send resume, cover letter,professional references and salary requirements with CENTRAL in the subject line to job@metrocaring.org no later than July 15. No phone call please. This position offers a competitive salary and benefits. Metro Caring is an equal opportunity employer. The organization is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff and we encourage applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds.
General Job Description:
Required Skills and Qualifications The Central Administrator will have a successful background and 5+ years experience in office management, bookkeeping, and administrative leadership. They will possess superb organizational skills, be impeccable with details, and have superior communication skills. They will be a superb proof reader for spelling and grammar. The Central Administrator must be punctual and meet deadlines. They will be dependable and flexible. Their computer skills will be excellent and include: Windows, QuickBooks, Excel, PowerPoint, Office applications, and social media platforms. Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge is preferable.

Education & Community Engagement Assistant

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Opera Colorado
Job posted on:
22 Jun 2016
Job starts on:
08 Aug 2016
Contact Name:
Cherity Koepke
Email:
Phone:
303-778-0371
Fax:
 
Address:
695 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 20, Denver, Colorado 80246
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING • Manage all incoming reservations for programs and maintain an accurate database. • Communicate with educators, schools, districts and universities and other presenters in scheduling and implementing programs. • Maintain an accurate calendar of all Education & Community Engagement events. • Coordinate and manage educational activities for the current season. Create seating charts and coordinate bus/transportation details for events. Coordinate and manage volunteers for educational activities. • Process education program deposits and keep accurate record of payments. • Assist with accurate reporting of all program attendance figures. Assist with preparation of Education & Community Engagement data and reports for the Opera Colorado Board. • Assist in writing, printing and distribution of Teacher Guidebooks, Education brochure, Ovation magazine and program collateral materials. • Work within the operating budget set for Education & Community Engagement. • Assist in coordination and scheduling of Opera Colorado's participation in SCFD's Scientific and Cultural Collaborative, Alliance project and other educational activities. Occasionally represent Opera Colorado at scheduled meetings. • Participate in staff meetings and department meetings, providing information on education and related issues. • Attend/work Opera Colorado events including occasional evenings and weekends. PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS • A mission-driven individual with a belief in and commitment to Opera Colorado’s mission and values. • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple responsibilities, work independently and exercise professional judgment. • A good listener and strategist; comfortable receiving input and able to formulate and execute a sound, well-organized plan. • Intrepid yet tactful; determined yet respectful of others’ concerns; someone with the flexibility and creativity needed to find alternative ways to reach objectives when barriers arise. • A hard worker with a high energy level; a “doer” with a willingness to work hands-on in developing and executing a variety of education and community engagement activities; • Emotionally mature with a very good sense of humor and the flexibility and sensitivity to work with diverse personalities and situations. QUALIFICATIONS • Passion for Arts education. • Bachelors’ degree or equivalent. • Superior interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. • Strong computer skills, especially Microsoft Office, including knowledge of desktop publishing. • Database knowledge; i.e. tessitura, razor’s edge, etc. • Strong time management and organizational skills. • Prior experience in a team setting preferred. • Candidate must demonstrate outstanding administrative and organizational skills with high attention to detail and accuracy. • Must be able to set priorities, coordinate multiple projects, meet deadlines. • Strategic thinker with ability to work both independently and as part of a high-performing cross functional team. • Demonstrated ability to work in an open, respectful and collaborative environment. • Ability to work nights and weekends. PHYSICAL/VISUAL ACTIVITIES OR DEMANDS • Standing, walking, sitting, stooping or crouching, kneeling, reaching, talking, hearing. • Employee required frequently to lift (10 - 20 pounds), and push, pull, or rearrange / move tables, chairs, carts and other event related props and equipment. • Machines, tools, equipment and work aids: computer, printer, ten key calculator, copier, fax, and telephone. Compensation: Part-time position - 20 hours per week - $20 per hour. Letter, resume and references to: HumanResources@operacolorado.org . Deadline is July 8th.
General Job Description:
ESSENTIAL FUNCTION: The Education & Community Engagement Assistant supports the Director of Education & Community Engagement in representing Opera Colorado to the schools, educators and other community organizations. He/she helps create a favorable environment for fulfilling Opera Colorado’s stated mission regarding education. He/she is responsible for helping with the scheduling and implementation of youth and adult education programs. He/she is the direct link for teachers participating in Opera Colorado’s educational programs.

Accounting Manager

Job Type:
Other Manager (CFO, Marketing, etc)
Agency:
BASIC
Job posted on:
20 Jun 2016
Job starts on:
25 Jul 2016
Contact Name:
Ashley Carter
Email:
Phone:
720-201-1977
Fax:
 
Address:
12850 E 40th Ave, Denver, Colorado 80239
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Required • Proven excellence in nonprofit accounting • Demonstrated progressive financial responsibility, with proven success in managing finance, accounting, budgeting, financial controls, and reporting functions • Previous management of large funder accounting and reporting requirements, including oversight of federal and/or state funds • Strong analytical and quantitative skills • Knowledge of accounting and reporting software • Familiarity with US nonprofit reporting requirements (e.g., Form 990) • Ability to prioritize activities and work in self-directed manner against tight deadlines • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Proficiency with Microsoft office suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint • Interest in workforce development, workplace training and/or education • Experience and interest in working in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment Preferred • Proficiency with Google Apps (docs, sheets, slides, etc.) • CPA/CMA/CFA certification
General Job Description:
Position overview It’s been said that the United States is the only country that can afford to train its workers twice: once in school and once when they join the workforce. However, this is a luxury we can no longer afford in the competitive, global 21st century economy. BASIC confronts this challenge by embracing the idea that businesses should lead the effort to prepare and build a relevant, responsive, and reliable talent pipeline. Through BASIC: • Industry associations identify core competencies and collaborate with schools to ensure curricula are aligned with the labor market’s dynamic needs • Businesses build a truly integrated talent development strategy through apprenticeships and experiential learning • All students — college-bound or otherwise — benefit from a permeable system that adapts to their career and educational goals Since inception in 2015, BASIC has developed an organizational and programmatic vision that has garnered strong support from key stakeholders, and the leadership team is now ready to move into a strategic planning and execution phase. As a result, the organization is looking for a seasoned accounting professional with experience in nonprofit accounting to support the ongoing management, operations and scale-up of the organizations. Reporting to BASIC’s Director of Development, the Accounting Manager will manage all day-to-day accounting needs for BASIC, in accordance with the accounting and reporting requirements of our funders. At the same time, s/he will develop and manage dashboards to track key financial information and generate reports for both internal and external stakeholders. The Accounting Manager will also play a leading role in helping to establish and manage some of our internal policies and processes, such as payroll and expense processing. The Accounting Manager must be an independent, detail-oriented manager who is able to understand our business operations and funder requirements, and develop the guidelines, systems and processes to support them. The position requires strong accounting experience, a process orientation, and the tenacity to deliver results as part of a performance-oriented culture. Position Responsibilities Budget preparation • Assist the CEO and COO in development of annual and other budgets • Prepare budgets and financial projections for grant funding applications, as required Financial accounting • Maintain the organization’s financial systems, accounting books and records in accordance with GAAP (record asset, liability, equity, revenue and expense according to established procedures) • Provide timely and accurate monthly financial statements (statement of activity, statement of financial position, detail income/expense account analysis, budget vs. actual variances) • Ensure compatibility of organization’s accounting books and records with funder reporting requirements • Perform periodic reviews of financial processes and policies, including the use and implementation of internal controls • Ensure compliance with financial and accounting policies, procedures and controls • Reconcile and review all banking, investment, and credit card statements Financial reporting • Develop and regularly update standard dashboards and reports to communicate organization’s financial position to key internal and external stakeholders • Effectively communicate and present in a timely manner critical financial matters • Ensure timely preparation, review and submission of the annual Form 990, audited financial statements and the organization’s Annual Report • Ensure that all regulatory accounting and financial reporting requirements are met • Assist in the preparation of periodic reports for funders, including required financial information, in accordance with grant agreements Financial administration • Develop and implement expense management, reporting and reimbursement process • Oversee all payroll functions, including reviewing and approving payroll changes, additions and removals, and ensure timely submission of all payroll reports and remittances • Review, approve and initiate all disbursements, including wire transfers, vendor invoices, independent contractor invoices, expense reports and other billpay requests • Oversee the administration of all leases, contracts and other financial commitments • Periodically evaluate the organization's financial data processing, control, and reporting technology requirements • Review employee and independent contractor agreements • Maintain and renew state Charitable Solicitations and annual report registrations • Monitor relevant legislation to ensure that the organization is compliant

Colorado Ballet Academy Administrator

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
Colorado Ballet
Job posted on:
16 Jun 2016
Job starts on:
01 Aug 2016
Contact Name:
Colorado Ballet
Email:
Phone:
3038378888
Fax:
 
Address:
1075 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, Colorado 80204
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
-Minimum 2 years general office experience -Bookkeeping and/or basic accounting skills -Solid experience with Microsoft Office suite of products -Proven experience working with a customer data base -Strong organizational skills -History of customer service in person, over the phone, and via email -Dance background, HTML experience, and photography are all a plus
General Job Description:
Overview Colorado Ballet is a Denver based non-profit organization. Their mission is to present exceptional quality classical ballet and innovative dance through performances, training, and education programs that are integral to the cultural life of our community. Colorado Ballet Academy is a department within Colorado Ballet. Its mission is to provide the highest quality training for dancers wishing to pursue a career in ballet as well as offering community classes that are geared toward children, youth, and adults who want to explore an interest in dance in its many and various forms. Position Summary The Colorado Ballet Academy Administrator is responsible for the day to day business operations of the academy. Job duties include registering students for classes, collecting/processing payments, interacting with students and parents in a professional way, scheduling of dance studios, and organizing various academy events. This position reports directly to the Academy Principal and also works closely with the Academy Director. The Colorado Ballet Academy Administrator is responsible for the day to day business operations of the academy. Job duties include registering students for classes, collecting/processing payments, interacting with students and parents in a professional way, scheduling of dance studios, and organizing various academy events. This position reports directly to the Academy Principal and also works closely with the Academy Director. Position Duties and Functions -Responsible for registering and tracking students, including data entry of customer information, logging attendance, and processing payments -Coordinating instructor teaching schedules including helping to find substitutes -Collecting instructor timesheets and submitting for payroll -Communicating with parents, students, instructors, and other staff in a variety of ways including face to face, phone calls, email, etc. -Creation and dissemination of periodic communications with parents and students about upcoming events including holidays, snow days, parent observation, performances, an academy newsletter and maintaining social media channels -Simple maintenance of the academy website -Maintaining the master schedule for all dance studios -Tracking and following up on student evaluations -Generating various management reports from the academy database -Coordinating internal academy events such as student performances -Organizing external performances by the academy students including ordering costumes, securing an event space, arranging logistics for the day of performance -Performing minimal receptionist duties -Other tasks as assigned Compensation: Salary – commensurate with experience Benefits – medical, dental, 401(k), vacation Work Hours (approximate): Tuesday thru Friday from 12:30-9PM, Saturday from approximately 8:30-3:30 Application: Application deadline is June 29th, 2016. Please send your resume and cover letter to: HR@coloradoballet.org Submissions without these items will not be considered. No phone calls please. All submissions will be acknowledged. Colorado Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Volunteer & Outreach Manager

Job Type:
Volunteer Coordinator
Agency:
Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado
Job posted on:
16 Jun 2016
Job starts on:
01 Sep 2016
Contact Name:
Anna Zawisza
Email:
Phone:
303-715-1010
Fax:
 
Address:
600 S. Marion Pkwy., Denver, Colorado 80209
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
RESPONSIBILITIES • Develop and implement a systematic approach for outreach for VOC projects, programs and training opportunities • Manage project season promotions and related volunteer recruitment communications, including drafting all pre- and post-project email templates, posting project descriptions to website and administering post-project surveys • Oversee and troubleshoot registration process issues • Manage all community outreach events including strategic outreach to build relationships with relevant community, user and other groups. Implement a tracking system to measure effectiveness of those events in securing VOC volunteers and partners. • Oversee the annual volunteer recognition process including planning the volunteer appreciation dinner • Manage and direct database integration and implementation of new technology such as QR codes for volunteer registration processes, field based reporting uploads, VOC mobile app integration and other strategic advances related to volunteer engagement. • Coordinate in-house database management issues, including serving as liaison to database contractor, coordinating staff training on use of database and establishing internal protocols for use of database. • Produce reports on volunteers, accomplishments, and measurement tracking and reporting on marketing, communication and outreach efforts. • Perform other related duties as required to support and strengthen the mission and purpose of VOC. QUALIFICATIONS • Bachelor’s degree • Strong interest in volunteerism, conservation, and environmental issues • Strong written and oral communication skills • Goal oriented individual with proven ability to meet deadlines and work independently • Exceptional analytical and reasoning skills • Demonstrated attention to detail and good organizational skills • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to get along with diverse individuals • Experience with databases preferred • Experience using Survey Monkey or other online survey software preferred • Flexible attitude, up-beat and with a good sense of humor, team player, ability to work with a diverse staff and volunteer team
General Job Description:
VOC seeks a full-time, Volunteer & Outreach Manager who will report to the Director of Community Relations & Strategic Partnerships. This position is responsible for engaging with the public to promote VOC’s outdoor stewardship opportunities and recruit/retain volunteers. This role is also responsible for database administrative oversight and assistance with program and project evaluation. Job duties include: communicating with and outreaching to returning and new volunteers, supporting registration process, collecting and reporting on all related volunteer data, and managing VOC’s internal database. This is a position with the opportunity to learn about nonprofit volunteer engagement and management in a medium-sized, well-established charitable organization. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applicants are encouraged to apply by July 8th. The position will be open until filled. TO APPLY: 1) Submit a cover letter which includes your address, email, and daytime phone number and resume outlining your skills, experience and education. 2) List of three professional references including your current or previous direct supervisor(s), and current or previous co-worker(s). 3) Merge all files into one PDF document and submit electronically only to anna@voc.org and include “Volunteer & Outreach Manager Application” in the subject line. Mail submissions will not be accepted. No phone calls please. VOC is committed to equal opportunity and equal treatment for all qualified individuals based on individual merit and capability. Our commitment applies without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex or sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or other factors identified and protected by federal, state and local law.

Director of Finance & Human Resources

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
Girls Inc. of Metro Denver
Job posted on:
13 Jun 2016
Job starts on:
15 Aug 2016
Contact Name:
Karyn Browne
Email:
Phone:
303-893-4363
Fax:
303-893-4352
 
Address:
1499Julian Street, Denver, Colorado 80204
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Qualifications: • Demonstrate commitment to the mission, vision, and advocacy statements of Girls Inc. of Metro Denver. • Appreciation for urban communities, diverse populations, cultures and economic experiences. • Alignment with social justice values and an anti-oppression analysis. • Knowledge and experience in non-profit accounting and GAAP principles and practices. • Proficiency in Quickbooks. (GIMD uses QB Premier Nonprofit 2016 ) • Proven track record of leadership, maturity on the job, self-motivation and commitment. • Strong oral and written communication skills. • Detail oriented, skilled at documentation, and highly organized. • Ability to self-start and work well in a team setting and multi-tasked environment. • Positive role model for children, adolescents and young adults, and colleagues. • Support an organization environment based in respect. • Computer skill proficiency including typing and Microsoft Office Suite • Working knowledge of networking technology, various hardware and software applications and experience with network administration and technology troubleshooting preferred • Possess a valid Colorado driver’s license, with driving record that allows employee to be covered by agency auto insurance and drive agency vehicles Education/Experience: • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field. • Master’s degree preferred. • Minimum three years of work experience in the area of financial management. • Two to three years of direct supervisory experience. • Financial management in nonprofit setting strongly preferred. Position Status: Full-time, exempt, salaried. Salary & Benefits: $56,000 to $64,000 annually, depending on experience and education. Competitive benefits package and supportive and flexible work environment. Application Requirements: • Cover letter, including salary requirements • Resume • Three professional references • At least one paragraph, and no more than one page addressing the following question: o At GIMD we strive to be an anti-oppressive and inclusive organization. What is your understanding of an experience with anti-oppression and inclusiveness in your personal and/or professional life? o Send all application materials to (no phone calls please): resume@gidenver.org, ATTN: Finance Director Search Deadline: Preference will be given to applicants able to meet the deadline of July 1, 2016; position will remain opened until filled. Start date: August 15, 2016 Equal Opportunity Employer Girls Incorporated of Metro Denver is committed to diversity in principle and practice, both in the community at large and within the organization. We are, therefore, committed to having our internal operations and employment practices administered on a non-discriminating basis inclusive of, but not limited to, race, religion, color, socio-economic status, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, marital status, or national origin.
General Job Description:
Position: Director of Finance & Human Resources Reports to: President & CEO Locations: 1499 Julian Street Denver, CO 80204 The mission of Girls Incorporated of Metro Denver (GIMD) is to inspire all girls to be STRONG, SMART and BOLD. In order to uphold our mission and vision and be effective advocates and allies for all girls, GIMD is committed to inclusiveness and anti-oppression on all levels of our organization. GIMD believes that inclusiveness and anti-oppression work give integrity and validity to our mission as well as power and effectiveness to our programs. It allows us to address the root causes of social issues that affect the girls we serve. At GIMD, we serve all girls therefore we have to be inclusive of all communities, cultures and experiences. Without inclusiveness, we will never be able to reach the full potential and power of our programs. Our vision is empowered girls in an equitable society; we change lives and we take that seriously. Inclusiveness is imperative to make it happen. Summary of Position: The Director of Finance and Human Resources (HR) is responsible for oversight and leadership in the areas of financial management, accounting, human resources, and facility operations for an organizational budget in the range of $1.5 to $2 million dollars. This position is a member of Girls Inc. of Metro Denver’s (GIMD) senior management team, ensuring the organization’s effective and efficient operations. In addition to working closely with GIMD’s President & CEO, Board of Directors, and Finance Committee, the Director of Finance and HR supervises the Manger of Operations. Principal Responsibilities: Financial Management (Board of Directors) • Provides management with weekly/monthly/yearly financial reports of status and progress as required, providing full explanations as needed. Supports President/Chief Executive Officer and Board Treasurer in the presentation of financial reports. • Serves as staff liaison to the Finance Committee. Responsible for preparing monthly financial/operation reporting package, timely preparation of meeting notices, agendas, and minutes, maintains current contact lists and Board files. Finance and Accounting • Responsible for the financial/accounting administration; directs entire range of financial activity in organization: o general and funds accounting o financial reporting o the annual audit • Provides accurate and timely financial information: o prepares and monitors the financial statements of operating, endowment, scholarship, Bold Beans social enterprise, and other accounts o develops and monitors all record-keeping, financial controls and analyses of financial status • Recommends policies and guidelines on banking, receipt and disbursement of funds, purchasing strategies and cost quotes, credit, fiscal and accounting matters. • Manages and performs accounts payable and payroll functions. • Coordinates and administers all tax filings. • Prepares for annual audit and works closely with auditor to ensure fiscal compliance, proper internal controls and accuracy of year-end financials. • Works with the Management team on annual forecasting and budgeting for the organization. • Works directly with staff members on financial information needed for programs, services and fundraising efforts. • Manages all cash needs of the organization, including cash projections, bank account oversight and petty cash needs. • Responsible for the accounting, deposits and inventory management system for GIMD’s social enterprise retail operation: Strong Smart & Bold Beans (Bold Beans). • Responsible for the yearly budget preparation for the organization, including coordinating budget work with Directors/Managers, creating administrative & operations budgets, and working with Management team to balance the budget for presentation to the Finance Committee and the Board of Directors. Human Resources • Provide HR direction and guidance to the President/CEO and Directors/Managers to ensure compliance with Federal, State and local laws and regulations related to the GIMD staff. • Maintain personnel and payroll records (confidentially); oversees company and employee paid benefits records. • Maintain accrual records and monitors for accuracy. • Manage the schedule of benefits, including bidding process, annual renewals, employee needs, and responsible for the timeliness of benefits implementation. • Responsible for all new employee orientations. • Available for counseling and mediation in employee relations matters. Facilities, Information Technology, and Operations Administration • Responsible for policies and procedures to ensure the effective design and operation of organization systems; recommends and/or directs the purchases and procedures for all internal controls. • Supervise Manager of Operations who is responsible for facility maintenance including exterior property (building exterior, parking lot and landscaping), company vans and interior property, as well as office equipment (telephones, copier, fax, printers, PCs, intercom , etc.) • Oversee the implementation and use of technology, networking and MIS functions in administrative and program areas. • Implement and manage the use of technology-assist personnel and contract services. • Works with Board Committees as needed for strategic planning and execution of operational needs. • Oversee and manage insurance and risk management needs of the organization Other • Participate in special events which may include (but not limited to): dinners, open houses, and networking events as appropriate • Attends staff meetings, management meetings, and training as needed. • Other duties as assigned.

Incredible Years® Data and Evaluation Coordinator

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Invest in Kids
Job posted on:
13 Jun 2016
Job starts on:
01 Aug 2016
Contact Name:
Amanda Fixsen
Email:
Phone:
3038391808
Fax:
 
Address:
1775 Sherman St, Suite 2075, Denver, Colorado 80203
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Qualifications Required: A Master’s degree in a behavioral health, program evaluation, research methods, social science statistics or related field. A Bachelor’s Degree and experience with evaluation methods and analysis may be substituted for a Master’s degree. Demonstrated evaluation skills, including quantitative data analysis and data management. Intermediate skills in statistical methods (t-tests, correlational analyses, and other basic applied statistical methods as needed). Experience using statistical software packages, such as SPSS. Experience communicating about evaluation findings and data with a variety of audiences. Ability to prepare complex written reports. Strong oral and written communication skills. Self-directed and highly organized, with demonstrated analytical skills, and the ability to efficiently handle multiple priorities and tasks under tight time-frames. Qualifications Preferred: Program evaluation experience and knowledge of social emotional programs for young children. Knowledge of early childhood education systems in Colorado. Knowledge of Implementation Science. Understanding of intervention fidelity and measurement of fidelity. Competence in use of Apricot database software. Familiarity with SmartSheet web-based software. Competence in qualitative data collection and analysis. Knowledge of survey design and psychometric analysis.
General Job Description:
Job Description: Incredible Years® Data and Evaluation Coordinator Every day, we prove that the smartest investments are made in children. At Invest in Kids, we bring research-based, proven programs into communities across Colorado. Our efforts focus on the specific needs of children in low-income families, with the hope of seeing every child in Colorado thrive. We partner with community leaders, care providers, and donors to work toward this goal. Only those programs able to demonstrate the highest level of standards, a research-proven track record of success, and a promise of significant impact become Invest in Kids’ programs. The Incredible Years® Programs improve school performance through promotion of social, emotional, and academic competencies, reduce child behavior problems at home and school, and promote positive discipline. The series has three distinct programs that work together to achieve outstanding outcomes: • Skill Building for Children: Circle time with the entire classroom and small group activities provide children with special attention and tools to help build skills in anger management, problem-solving, emotional competence, empathy and developing friendships. • Skill Building for Parents: Facilitated, multi-faceted weekly group sessions offer parents strategies, activities and support to strengthen positive and reduce negative parenting skills. In addition to strategies designed to promote positive child behavior, sessions focus on the parent-child relationship, strategies to increase family support networks, and foster collaboration between home and school. • Skill Building for Teachers: Video-based training, modeling and guided practice provide teachers with proven classroom management strategies, including the effective use of teacher attention, praise and encouragement that promote academic success in the classroom. IIK seeks a Data and Evaluation Coordinator to conduct the annual evaluation of The Incredible Years® (IY) program and to ensure data are collected on 8,000+ young children and families across Colorado receiving one of the three IY prevention programs. Under the supervision of the Director of Implementation Science, the Data and Evaluation Coordinator will have a strong focus on quality improvement, execute special projects to improve measurement and implementation, respond to internal data requests, develop and disseminate data reports in a meaningful way to site-level partners, as well as engage in annual reporting to broader community stakeholders. Key Responsibilities / Functions: a. Data Collection and Analysis Data Collection o Oversees and manages the comprehensive data collection system and processes to collect program data on 8,000+ children in schools and community sites across Colorado, utilizing current Survey Monkey surveying and Apricot databases. o Oversees and manages all planning, timelines, and execution of data collection. o Works with the IY Program Manager to ensure an accurate list of sites and implementers for the current year. o In collaboration with the IY Program Manager, tracks progress of data collection, contacts IY implementers to boost completion rate, and provides interim reports to IY Program Staff in order to ensure data is gathered in a timely manner. Data Cleaning and Analysis o Conducts data entry and analyses, including all aspects of data management, merging of databases, and data cleaning. o Engages in descriptive and basic inferential analyses (correlational analysis, and t-tests are most commonly used) as well as time-series analysis. b. Data Reporting • Fulfills internal and external data requests in a timely manner. • Creates user-friendly state, district, site, and location-level reports to be shared externally with implementing entities on an annual basis (approximately 60 total reports). Reports include analyses on fidelity, outcomes, and implementer-specific items among others. • Creates internal reports that are action-oriented, and that give IIK staff a high ¬level of visibility into data collection and results. Includes, for example, preparation of data presentations for key IIK Board members, or other stakeholder audiences. • Presents internal reports to IY Program Staff two to four times annually to include, but not limited to: pre-test results only for school-implementation data, pre and post-test results for school implementation data, pre and post-test results for Parent Group implementation data, results of surveys filled out by implementers post- training. • Works with the Director of Community Relations and Grants Management to develop data tables and other descriptive reports for grant proposals, grant reporting, and external meetings. c. Coordination • Plans, coordinates, and manages work across multiple projects, activities and functions within IIK. • Works collaboratively with the IY Program Manager to monitor data collection, and distribute annual reports. • Attends and contributes to IY bi-weekly team meetings. • Establishes project specific plans and priorities, monitors project progress and coordinates with staff/consultants to carry out project activities as required. • Ensures that all deadlines are met related to projects assigned. • Communicates the evaluation plan and its details to community stakeholders when necessary. d. Supporting Implementation and Quality Improvement • Creates training materials and conducts trainings on data collection procedures for implementing sites (via online methods) and for internal IY Program Staff (in person). • Collaborates with IY Program Staff to support schools and community sites across Colorado to understand and interpret data results and to build site capacity for using data for program improvement. • Supports the continuous improvement of the comprehensive data collection system and processes to collect program data on 8,000+ children in schools and community sites across Colorado, establishing and refining data collection systems as needed. • Continuously improves upon current fidelity measures and other data collection instruments. • Works with the Director of Implementation Science to create internal reports on specific variables in order to improve the implementation of The Incredible Years®. Position Start Date: August 1st, 2016 FTE: Full (exempt) Salary: Competitive salary, commensurate with experience Benefits: Health, Life, Dental, Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, 401K, Paid vacation, sick and personal time. Applications will be accepted until July 1st, 2016. Please direct all questions regarding this position to Amanda Fixsen, Director of Implementation Science (afixsen@iik.org, 303.839.1808 ext. 107). Cover letter and resume should be sent to: Invest in Kids, 1775 Sherman Street, Suite 2075, Denver, CO 80203 or to afixsen@iik.org It is the policy of IIK to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation, or disability. For more information about Invest in Kids and our programs, please visit www.iik.org.

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
Metro Caring
Job posted on:
09 Jun 2016
Job starts on:
25 Jul 2016
Contact Name:
Megan Maes
Email:
Phone:
3033503699
Fax:
 
Address:
1100 East 18th Ave, Denver, Colorado 80203
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Qualifications: • B.A. degree with 2+ years of experience in marketing, development, communications or public relations • Strong computer skills; fluent in Microsoft Office; experienced with Adobe Photoshop and InDesign; Email Marketing Software; Website Content Management Systems • Raiser’s Edge experience preferred • Must be able to lift 30 pounds • Strong organizational skills • Exempt, Full Time (Monday – Friday, evenings and weekends as needed) Necessary skills include, but are not limited to: • Confident, assertive and responsible • Exceptional organizational and administrative skills • Strong design and layout skills • Excellent at multi-tasking and flexible • Work well with deadlines and under pressure • Strong writing and editing skills • Basic media knowledge and terrific public speaker • Enjoy fast-paced environment • Works well independently and with a team
General Job Description:
About Metro Caring: Situated in the heart of Denver, Metro Caring is Colorado’s leading hunger-prevention not-for-profit corporation. Annually, Metro Caring processes over 2 million pounds of nutritious food (70% fresh) for hungry families across the seven county metro area. Metro Caring’s diverse approach to fighting hunger includes a free, fresh-foods market, nutrition and gardening education, and tools for self-sufficiency such as financial literacy education, ID procurement, and food production/grocery job-training. Over 300 weekly volunteers contribute to daily operations. For more information visit www.metrocaring.org Job Summary: This position will work directly with the Vice President of Development and Communications for all organization-related marketing, advertising, communications and public relations. Job Responsibilities: • Maintain and enhance organizational website and social media • Manage monthly e-newsletter and quarterly print newsletter • Create and manage email newsletters for special interest groups • Write and edit press releases, articles for publication, talking points, web copy, fact sheets and other collateral • Manage promotional material for fundraising and other organizational events • Research and help develop collaborative partnerships with other community organizations • Help cultivate and manage media sponsorships with local print, web and broadcast; serve as media liaison • Create basic in-house collateral • Provide support to all organizational departments for marketing, communications, public relations and advertising • Attend offsite meetings, and make deliveries and pick-ups • Develop and manage marketing intern program • Other duties, as assigned To apply: Please send cover letter, resume, references, salary requirements and 3 design/writing samples with Marketing and Communications Coordinator in the subject line to job@metrocaring.org by July 11th, 2016. No phone calls, please. Metro Caring is an equal opportunity employer. The organization is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff and we encourage applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds

Adults 50+ need for AmeriCorps Service

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
Boomers Leading Change in Health
Job posted on:
03 Jun 2016
Job starts on:
01 Oct 2016
Contact Name:
Susan Kayler Daley
Email:
Phone:
303-426-6637
Fax:
 
Address:
425 S Cherry st suite 840, Denver, Colorado 80426
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Looking for a life filled with good health, happiness, and greater meaning? Become an AmeriCorps Encore member. Boomers Leading Change in Health a ground-breaking, grassroots effort dedicated to improving the health and access to healthcare for people across Metro Denver is recruiting adults 50 and over NOW to begin serving as AmeriCorps Encore Members this October!
General Job Description:
BLCiH AmeriCorps Encore Members will help underserved populations overcome barriers to care and learn to take better care of themselves and their families. Duties may include providing support and guidance to people with health risks, assisting clients in understanding their options for benefits, providing health education training, teaching preventive care classes, coaching patients, and linking community members to health-related resources. Important Details to Consider: All positions are half-time Members must complete 900 hours of service over a period of 11 months. Applicants must be at least 50 years of age Adults 55+ are preferred. No healthcare experience is required extensive training will be provided at no charge. Computer proficiency is desired. You must have earned a high school diploma or the equivalent. You must be a U.S. citizen or national or a legal permanent resident of the United States. You must agree to be fingerprinted, undergo a criminal background check, and complete the AmeriCorps online application during the selection process. You must have a strong desire to serve your community. The Benefits of Serving with AmeriCorps: Members will receive a living allowance of up to $6,050 paid over 11 months, as well as an education award valued at up to $2,887.50 (presented upon satisfactory completion of your service). Members 55+ may transfer their National Service Education Award to a child, foster child, or grandchild.

AmeriCorps VISTA Resource Development

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
Habitat for Humanity of the St. Vrain Valley
Job posted on:
02 Jun 2016
Job starts on:
15 Aug 2016
Contact Name:
Nicole Stanek
Email:
Phone:
3036822485
Fax:
 
Address:
1833 Sunset Place, Longmont, Colorado 80501
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
• Valid Driver’s License and ability to meet host site’s insurance requirements. • Experience working with Microsoft Power Point, Word and Publisher • Additional computer skills in Adobe Photoshop or Elements are highly desirable • Strong written skills in the English language a must • Ability to speak and write in Spanish desirable • Creativity and design sense are important • Public speaking experience • Marketing experience is desirable • Attention to detail a must
General Job Description:
The primary mission of the AmeriCorps VISTA is enhancing the communication with new and existing donors and volunteers with the goal of increasing their support in time, talent and treasure dedicated to Habitat for Humanity of the St. Vrain Valley. This position will split time between the affiliate’s main office doing Development related activities and the affiliate’s ReStore creating increased traffic and donations. He/she will be responsible for the identification of potential donors and volunteers in both the corporate and faith communities and increasing the participation of these organizations. HFHSVV is well positioned for growth with a strong management team and over 28 years of community support. In order to meet the organization's strategic growth goals as well as responding to the flooding in our service area, HFHSVV seeks a creative marketing individual with strong electronic communication and graphics skills to attract and retain donors.

AmeriCorps Construction Crew Leader

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
Habitat for Humanity of the St. Vrain Valley
Job posted on:
02 Jun 2016
Job starts on:
06 Sep 2016
Contact Name:
Nicole Stanek
Email:
Phone:
3036822485
Fax:
 
Address:
1833 Sunset Place, Longmont, Colorado 80501
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
• Valid Driver’s License and ability to meet host site’s insurance requirements • Knowledge of, and willingness to promote, the mission and activities of Habitat for Humanity and AmeriCorps • Strong verbal communication skills • Ability to work with a diverse group of people • Experience working as a member of a team • Ability to drive large pick-up trucks preferred (or willingness to learn) • Previous experience as a construction AmeriCorps member or with a residential homebuilder preferred • Experience with power tools preferred • Experience working with volunteers or teaching/group facilitation experience desirable • Basic experience with Microsoft Word/Excel preferred • Knowledge of community development practices preferred • A second language is desirable, with preferred language being Spanish • Ability to be on one’s feet for extended periods of time, often on rough and uneven terrain • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs. on a regular basis • Ability to work on ladders and heights of up to two-stories • Ability to work in varying weather conditions – sites are often not heated during winter and not air-conditioned during summer
General Job Description:
The member serving in this role will be part of the AmeriCorps team that will give the necessary boost to significantly increase the number of families our affiliate is able to serve through our Critical Home Repair (CHR), A Brush With Kindness (ABWK), and new construction projects. With the assistance of the AmeriCorps members serving in this role, we anticipate completing 8 new build, 3 CHRs, and 2 ABWK projects during the service term, with a total of 13 families served. We also anticipate at least 2 community events to occur which will utilize members to spread the word about our NR programs and encourage community members to get involved as volunteers on our worksites or to apply to be family partners. A secondary goal of this position is to have at least 1 volunteer trained to be a skilled volunteer crew leader in each of our NR areas: CHR and ABWK. We view the construction crew leaders as integral to our goals of building more homes and better neighborhoods and communities throughout our service area. Responsibilities: • Assist with hands on construction tasks including, but not limited to, demolition, site prep, framing, insulation, drywall, flooring, roofing, finish carpentry and landscaping. Projects may include new homes, as well as A Brush With Kindness (ABWK), Critical Home Repair (CHR) and weatherization projects. • Lead small groups of volunteers, ensuring that they are well-employed while on the work sites. • Use volunteer management techniques to facilitate positive experiences for volunteers and partner families working on site. • Collaborate with construction staff to identify skilled/enthusiastic volunteers and cultivate their involvement in Habitat’s work (i.e. encourage them to consider being trained as regular site leaders and/or returning volunteers). • Maintain site safety through modeling of safety practices and guidelines, volunteer education, and site monitoring. Attend safety trainings with our construction staff. • Provide on-site orientations and safety talks to groups of volunteers and family partners. • Help with materials management on site and at the affiliate warehouse and storage trailers. Pick up and organize materials needed for projects. • Set up and cleanup project sites. • Maintain site logs for each project completed in order for supervisor to assess progress and next steps. • Participate in regular planning and debriefing meetings as needed. • On occasion, member may participate in larger community projects such as lot clean ups, community gardens, surveying, etc. • Attend and participate in select affiliate events; responsibilities may include set up, cleanup, and engaging with attendees and informing them about the AmeriCorps program, our affiliate’s mission and NR programming, and how to become a volunteer and/or family partner.

Part-Time Spanish Outreach Facilitator

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
PEAK Parent Center
Job posted on:
01 Jun 2016
Job starts on:
15 Aug 2016
Contact Name:
Pam Christy
Email:
Phone:
7195319400
Fax:
 
Address:
611 N Weber Street, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Skills and Qualifications: Bi-lingual (English and Spanish language skills) required Strong interpersonal relationship skills to interact with families and community leaders Experience in providing support to families in a culturally competent manner Public speaking skills for trainings Understanding of social justice issues Knowledge of special education and general education systems, including IDEA and the rights and entitlements it provides Understanding of current best practices in education, community supports, & services Proficiency with databases, Word, PowerPoint & Excel Strong customer services skills and principles Detail orientation Team player
General Job Description:
Position specifics: 10 hours a week Starting salary $14 per hour Non-exempt At least 2 days a month in the Colorado Springs office Responsibilities: Establish relationships on behalf of PEAK with culturally diverse families and groups across Colorado. Market PEAK’s resources and trainings to families, schools, community agencies, & media sources. Develop and maintain knowledge of current issues, laws, and resources regarding children with disabilities: best practices in school reform, service delivery and inclusion, IDEA implementation, and Section 504. Prepare articles and other documents as assigned, using word processing, spreadsheet, database, and/or presentation software. Provide Parent Advising services to individual families by brainstorming proactive problem solving strategies with them. Ensure that families who speak languages other than English receive assistance in their native language. Collect and maintain accurate intake data of all parent advising calls and contacts using an electronic database. Communicate with families and the public about PEAK’s resources in a manner that maintains favorable public perceptions of PEAK’s accomplishments and services. Serve as a PEAK trainer for workshops as requested. Ensure that all written materials developed and disseminated meet PEAK’s standards for accuracy, quality, and appearance. Contribute to and implement activities from PEAK’s Language Access Plan (LAP). Represent PEAK Parent Center when requested for advisory committees, task forces, or resource fairs regarding diverse families. Attend the PEAK Conference on Inclusive Education held annually in Denver, CO. Perform other duties as assigned.

Part-Time Parent Outreach Connector Denver Metro

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
PEAK Parent Center
Job posted on:
01 Jun 2016
Job starts on:
15 Aug 2016
Contact Name:
Pam Christy
Email:
Phone:
7195319400
Fax:
 
Address:
611 N Weber Street, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Has a child with a disability (ages birth to 26) who receives special education services in a Colorado public school Understanding of social justice issues, special education laws, systems change strategies, and best practice in inclusive education Strong interpersonal relationship skills Public speaking and training skills Highly motivated self-starter with strong organizational, listening, and problem solving skills Positive relationship with local educational communities Team player Community organizing skills Understanding and sensitivity of ethnic and cultural diversity Hold a current Colorado Driver's license with valid insurance Available to participate in overnight activities within Colorado as requested Able to work during normal business hours and evening activities High school diploma or equivalent required Bi-lingual (English and Spanish language skills) preferred
General Job Description:
Serve as a link between PEAK and families to extend PEAK’s impact throughout the Colorado. Locate and connect families who do not know about PEAK’s services and resources available. Establish relationships with culturally diverse families and groups across their region. Connect families who need intensive assistance and strategies to PEAK Parent Advisors, as needed. Develop and implement a community outreach plan. Recruit and participate in local trainings and targeted resources fairs. Identify, share resources and make leaders of community, consumer, disability, and other public interest groups aware of PEAK services. Distribute information about PEAK services, activities, and resources to families and educators of children with disabilities. Maintain knowledge of current best practices in school reform, inclusive practices, IDEA implementation, parent's rights, procedural safeguards, and Section 504 components. Link families in their assigned areas of the state to PEAK’s activities, including social media, website and calendar activities. Complete monthly progress log.

Part-Time ASPIRE Outreach Connector Position

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
PEAK Parent Center
Job posted on:
01 Jun 2016
Job starts on:
15 Aug 2016
Contact Name:
Emily Rome
Email:
Phone:
7195319400
Fax:
 
Address:
611 N Weber Street, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Education or Formal Training High school diploma or equivalent required Required Skills: Training and public speaking skills Understanding of social justice issues, special education laws, systems change strategies, and best practice in inclusive education Highly motivated self-starter with strong organizational, listening, and problem solving skills Strong interpersonal relationship skills in interacting with families, youth, and system leaders Understanding of ethnic and cultural diversity; sensitivity to working with this specific population
General Job Description:
General Statement of Duties: Provide two to three trainings per year, with a PEAK program staff member, for up to 30 parents that have a child with a disability ages 14 - 21 Engage with families and youth prior to training to build relationships Provide one-on-one support, resources, and information to families and youth in your training group Serve as a link between PEAK and families, extending PEAK’s impact throughout the state. Connect families with PEAK Parent Advisors, as needed for in depth assistance Circulate information about PEAK services and resources to families and educators of children with disabilities and children who might be unidentified Complete monthly progress log Perform other duties as assigned

President & CEO

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
Colorado Children's Campaign
Job posted on:
24 May 2016
Job starts on:
15 Aug 2016
Contact Name:
Carolyn McCormick
Email:
Phone:
111-111-1111
Fax:
 
Address:
1580 Lincoln, Denver, Colorado 80203
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Who We Are The Colorado Children’s Campaign advocates for the development and implementation of data-driven public policies that improve child well-being in health, education and early childhood and ensure every child in Colorado has the opportunity to succeed. We do this by providing Coloradans with trusted data and research on child well-being and organizing an extensive state-wide network of dedicated child advocates. Issue Areas Every day, we work to: • Eliminate gaps in student achievement and health outcomes between low-income children and children of color and their peers. • Provide all of Colorado’s young children with high quality early learning and development experiences so they are ready for school and on track for success in life. • Secure quality, affordable health care and healthy communities for all Colorado children. • Ensure all students in Colorado have access to the quality K-12 education they need to graduate from high school prepared for college, careers and life. As the leading voice for Colorado’s children at the State Capitol and in communities across the state, the Children’s Campaign has been at the forefront of hundreds of policy wins for kids. Among the numerous laws and programs we’ve helped establish are the Colorado Preschool Program, Child Health Plan Plus and the Great Teachers and Leaders Law. President & CEO Position The Board of the Colorado Children’s Campaign now seeks a committed, proven, dynamic leader to continue the critically important work of the Campaign and to ensure that the children of Colorado have a strong, respected voice. The President & CEO is responsible for the overall leadership, management, and strategic planning of the Colorado Children’s Campaign. The President & CEO reports directly to the Chair of the Colorado Children’s Campaign Board of Directors. The President & CEO works closely with senior staff members and the Board to provide the vision for the Campaign and acts collaboratively with the staff and diverse community partners to fulfill the mission of the organization. The President & CEO manages a staff of 21 talented professionals and an annual budget of $3 million. Qualifications Leading the Colorado Children’s Campaign requires a committed, talented professional who can move our policy goals forward while managing a growing and impactful organization and continuing to strengthen regional and national partnerships. We look for candidates with experience in these areas: 1. A demonstrated commitment to our mission and making a difference in the lives of kids. 2. Public Policy Development • Knowledge of how to develop effective public policy and an understanding of the political system particularly at the state level • Comfort in using data-based approaches and collaborating with diverse partners to craft effective policy options • Proven ability to manage a breadth of policy positions and subjects • Experience in and commitment to working in a bipartisan fashion to develop policy solutions. 3. Organization Leadership • Experience in developing and implementing a clear strategic vision and the tactical plans needed to achieve that vision • Strong financial acumen and experience in developing and monitoring annual budgets • Commitment to building diverse staff and board and the inclusive culture to support that diversity • Dedication to intentionally integrating value for diversity, inclusion, and equity into daily work, organizational processes, and policy agenda development • Ability to solicit and encourage differing points of view and build consensus for action • Proven experience in leading high functioning staff, building their capabilities, and providing them opportunities to grow and lead • Experience in working with a governing board • Ability to direct a growing organization. 4. Revenue Generation • Track record of philanthropic fundraising and proven ability to build long-term relationships with donors. • Enthusiasm about telling the Campaign’s story to cultivate and steward supporters • Proven ability to work effectively with foundation, corporate, and individual funders. 5. Communications & Partnerships • Experience in building coalitions and relationships with partners to advance an agenda • Experience in building strategic alliances with community leaders at multiple levels • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and experience in representing an organization with a wide variety of stakeholders; some experience in working with media representatives preferred • Understanding of effective marketing and public relations techniques to advance the goals of an organization. A successful leader for our organization will have these types of personal characteristics: • Tenacious and committed • Nimble and flexible • Empowering • Politically savvy • Highly professional • Entrepreneurial • Eager to make a difference • Exceptional listening skills • Self-aware • Goal/action oriented • Strongly committed to working on a bi-partisan basis Qualified candidates will be willing to travel around the state of Colorado as needed, be willing to live in the Denver metro area, and will have completed at least an undergraduate degree. How to Apply Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by sending a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Carolyn McCormick of Peak HR Consulting, LLC at Carolyn.mccormick@peakhrconsulting.com. All applications are to be submitted electronically. To learn more about the work of the Colorado Children’s Campaign and this leadership position, please visit our website at www.coloradokids.org. The Colorado Children’s Campaign is an equal opportunity employer that values workplace diversity and strives to be an inclusive organization. The Children’s Campaign takes affirmative action to insure that discrimination does not occur against an employee or application based on race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, marital status or any other applicable status protected by federal, state or local law. We are committed to building a diverse workforce. People of color and individuals from diverse socio-economic backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
General Job Description:
The President & CEO is responsible for the overall leadership, management, and strategic planning of the Colorado Children’s Campaign.