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Available Opportunities

Development Director

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
New Era Colorado
Job posted on:
29 Mar 2015
Job starts on:
25 May 2015
Contact Name:
Nina Kadjar
Email:
Phone:
720-565-9317
Fax:
 
Address:
1722 Humboldt Street, Denver, Colorado 80218
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Qualifications: A minimum of 2 years of previous fundraising experience at a nonprofit or electoral campaign or 3 years of political or progressive non-profit experience is required. Exemplary communicator: The ideal candidate is a friendly, confident, poised speaker, and can adapt well to any audience. The Development Director must possess strong speaking and presentation skills. Strategic thinker & proactive problem-solver: The Development Director must be able to think strategically about fundraising at New Era. The ideal candidate must have an inquisitive mind that’s always analyzing processes and planning improvements, and is able to develop strategic fundraising goals and tactics for New Era. Organized & detail-oriented: The Development Director will be juggling and managing multiple projects at one time. The ideal candidate is able to develop internal systems to keep development projects and the development team organized. Exceptional writer: The ideal candidate is a proficient, tactical as well as witty writer that is able to wear a variety of different writing “hats,” when writing pieces such as, but not limited to: grant proposals, compelling fundraising emails and lively and humorous event pitches. Passion for New Era’s mission: The ideal candidate presents a strong commitment and passion for New Era’s mission in order to effectively promote and advance the goals of New Era Colorado. Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic campaign environment The Development Director is able to thrive in their role at New Era even when working long and nontraditional hours, and must be able to manage time effectively when working such hours. Preferred qualifications: Knowledge of Colorado politics and the progressive nonprofit infrastructure: The ideal candidate is familiar with the Colorado political landscape and progressive nonprofit infrastructure, and already has relationships with key stakeholders in this sphere. Management experience: The ideal candidate has experience managing other staff and has a proven track record of communicating effectively and maintaining positive working relationships with staff they have managed. Knowledge of NGP/EveryAction database: The ideal candidate has working knowledge of and experience with NGP/EveryAction
General Job Description:
*New Era Colorado and New Era Colorado Action Fund are hiring for a Development Director. *See the full job posting at: http://neweracolorado.org/2015/03/20/now-hiring-development-director/#.VRhq__nF8rk. About New Era Colorado: New Era Colorado is a multi-issue organization committed to engaging, educating, and training a new generation of active citizens and young leaders in Colorado. New Era is a full-spectrum civic engagement organization; we provide the resources and tools for young people to gain collective power in all levels of the democratic process, including issue organizing, electoral mobilization, and the legislative process. New Era meets its mission through programming that falls under three main areas: innovative and hands-on leadership development, peer-to-peer civic engagement work that effectively engages voters on the ground, and issue advocacy through both grassroots and policy efforts. Job Summary New Era Colorado seeks a Development Director to lead all fundraising operations and stakeholder relationship building. This position in based in Denver, Colorado. Salary ranges between $35,000-$45,000 and is commensurate with experience. The position also includes health insurance and regional public transportation benefits. New Era’s revenue development relies on a combination of grant-writing and foundation support, major gifts of $500 and up, a robust monthly membership program, business revenue and in-kind donations, and small-dollar donations of less than $500 through numerous events throughout the year, mailings and online fundraising campaigns. See the full job posting at: http://neweracolorado.org/2015/03/20/now-hiring-development-director/#.VRhq__nF8rk To Apply Please submit a resume, cover letter, and three references to the attention of Nina Kadjar to jobs@neweracolorado.org. New Era Colorado is an equal opportunity employer. If you have any questions about the position, please contact New Era’s Development Manager, Nina Kadjar, at nina@neweracolorado.org.

Director of Major Gifts

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Job posted on:
27 Mar 2015
Job starts on:
17 Apr 2015
Contact Name:
Laura L Lempe
Email:
Phone:
303-556-4746
Fax:
303-556-3912
 
Address:
PO Box 173362, CB 1, SSB Room 440, Denver, Colorado 80217-3362
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Required Qualifications: *Bachelor’s degree. *10+ years direct fundraising experience. *5+ years as a full-time, major gifts fundraiser. *2+ years of experience at the moves management level, directly involved in the tasking and involvement of organizational leaders for strategic cultivation or solicitation activities in order to achieve a directed objective. *Direct experience at making “the ask” to achieve fundraising goal. *Demonstrated success in direct fundraising to secure major gifts of $25,000 and more, toward the achievement of a total *campaign goal of $2 million or more. *Proven experience working with all levels of staff and leadership, including board members, volunteers, community leaders, prospects and donors. *Proven skill in the creation and preparation of effective solicitation materials and correspondence, including letter proposals, resulting in gifts received. *Experience participating in a prospect/contact management and tracking system. Preferred Qualifications: *Master’s Degree. *1+ years fundraising for an academic-related organization. *1+ year of experience with donor management system and tracking system. *Exceptional communication skills required to provide persuasive and engaging presentations to drive donor cultivation and solicitations.
General Job Description:
SUMMARY: The Director of Major Gifts reports to the Vice President of University Advancement and is responsible for fundraising and activity goals, as defined in the annual performance plan. RESPONSIBILITIES: Secure major gift level contributions of $25,000 or more in support of the AES initiative to support an initial goal of $20 million. Drive Moves Management Process with major gift prospects capable of $1 million-plus-level contributions. Provide oversight, coordination and support in order to effectively and strategically involve the Vice President, President, Deans, foundation board members, and other faculty/staff, as appropriate. Develop, plan and execute comprehensive prospect strategies to achieve successful cultivation, engagement and solicitations. Drive efforts to move prospects through the pipeline and increase giving levels. Identify, create and implement additional cultivation opportunities and events, as needed, to increase involvement and accomplish successful solicitation objectives. Identify and qualify new prospects through first visits in order to build the prospect pool. Oversee a portfolio of assigned prospects of 100+. As appropriate, initially solicit gifts for President’s Society and above for unrestricted, restricted and scholarship funds. Ensure timely and appropriate donor acknowledgement, stewardship and public recognition as appropriate. Recruit, engage and support volunteers in support of the initiative objectives. Coordinate with the Vice President of University Advancement in order to define and accomplish overall fundraising strategies, activities and objectives. Participate with Development team members, to enhance and conduct broad-base fundraising efforts, such as general fund campaigns, stewardship communication and events, on-line fundraising, cross-program prospect identification, prospect strategy and assignment discussions. Actively participate in team projects and programs. Serve as an internal initiative representative, informing and updating campus participants regarding activities, strategies, and status; serve on related committees and boards. Participate with MSU Denver faculty/staff on AES program and curriculum development to ensure that the interests, issues and concerns of leadership prospects are communicated and activated effectively and appropriately. Actively participate in the prospect management and tracking system, in collaboration with the Associate VP of Advancement Operations and established guidelines and procedures. Provide timely contact reports, rating reviews and updates, establish target asks and timelines. Attend weekly Prospect Management meetings. Collaborate with Development and Marketing & Communications staff members to vision new and innovative communication collateral and resources to successfully engage and inform leadership prospects for the AES initiative. Manage the development of print and electronic materials, working closely with assigned Development staff, including but not limited to the Director of Special Projects and Development Writer, as available. Plan, develop and execute the creation and production of solicitation materials including proposals, contracts, letters of interest, and related correspondence, as appropriate to individualized prospect strategies. Provide entry and updates for Raisers Edge, the Alumni/Donor database. Work closely with Advancement Services to gain applied understanding of resources and tools to support fundraising efforts.

Housing and Facilities Services Assistant

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Gamma Phi Beta International Sorority
Job posted on:
27 Mar 2015
Job starts on:
31 May 2015
Contact Name:
Human Resources
Email:
Phone:
3037991874
Fax:
3037991876
 
Address:
12737 E Euclid Drive, Centennial, Colorado 80111
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities: Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. • Implement and maintain all functions of Billhighway that pertain to participating AHCs to include member billing, vendor payments, payroll, and other files as necessary. • Assist with developing processes and procedures to follow up on past due member payments • Maintain reporting of the Facility Management Annual Report for all AHCs. Assist with reconciling all EINs for chapters, AHCs, and alumnae groups to record accurate filing of the 990 tax return as required by federal tax reporting guidelines. Additional Job Functions • Coordinate with financial volunteer leaders as needs arise. • Provide additional assistance as needed within the housing/facility department. • Perform other duties that may be assigned. Education and/or Experience: Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Other Qualifications: • Organized, accurate and efficient • Excellent follow through and attention to detail • Ability to provide outstanding customer service • Good command of the English language • Good telephone and e-mail manners • Ability to prioritize projects • Gamma Phi Beta membership (or membership in other social Greek-letter organization) a plus Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of: Internet Software; Spreadsheet Software (Excel); Word Processing Software (Word); Electronic Mail Software (Outlook)
General Job Description:
The housing and facilities services assistant is a newly created position that reports directly to the housing and facilities services manager and is located in Centennial, CO in suburban Denver. This position is primarily responsible to provide support for Facilities Management Company Fee for Service program offered to affiliated house corporation boards and by providing administrative support and completing tasks including data entry, accounts payable, reporting and on-boarding to provide support for the Facilities Management Company Fee for Service program offered to affiliated house corporation boards. Gamma Phi Beta Sorority is an equal opportunity employer. The review of applicants credentials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. No phone calls or emails, please. For a detailed description of the housing and facilities services assistant position, go to http://www.gammaphibeta.org/housingandfacilitiesservicesassistant. This position is based at International Headquarters in Centennial, Colorado. Telecommuting is not available. Candidates interested in this non-exempt, full time, hourly position are asked to submit a cover letter, resume and salary history on the application link provided. Hourly rate is $16/hour.

FMC Housing and Facilities Assistant

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Gamma Phi Beta International Sorority
Job posted on:
27 Mar 2015
Job starts on:
31 May 2015
Contact Name:
Human Resources
Email:
Phone:
3037991874
Fax:
3037991876
 
Address:
12737 E Euclid Drive, Centennial, Colorado 80111
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities: Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. • Implement and maintain all functions of Billhighway that pertain to FMC facilities to include member billing, vendor payments, payroll, and other files as necessary. • Assist with developing processes and procedures to follow up on past due member payments. • Maintain reporting of the Facility Management Annual Report for all AHCs. • Assist with reconciling all EINs for chapters, AHCs, and alumnae groups to record accurate filing of the 990 tax return as required by federal tax reporting guidelines. Additional Job Functions • Coordinate with financial volunteer leaders as needs arise. • Provide additional assistance as needed within the housing/facility department. • Perform other duties that may be assigned. Education and/or Experience: Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Other Qualifications: • Organized, accurate and efficient • Excellent follow through and attention to detail • Ability to provide outstanding customer service • Good command of the English language Good telephone and e-mail manners • Ability to prioritize projects • Gamma Phi Beta membership (or membership in other social Greek-letter organization) a plus Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of: Internet Software; Spreadsheet Software (Excel); Word Processing Software (Word); Electronic Mail Software (Outlook)
General Job Description:
The FMC Housing/Facilities Assistant is a newly created position that reports directly to the manager, FMC Housing/Facilities and is located in Centennial, CO in suburban Denver. This position is primarily responsible for providing administrative support and completing tasks including data entry, accounts payable, reporting and research for FMC owned and operated facilities. Gamma Phi Beta Sorority is an equal opportunity employer. The review of applicants credentials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. No phone calls or emails, please. For a detailed description of the FMC housing and facilities assistant position, go to http://www.gammaphibeta.org/fmchousingandfacilitiesassistant. This position is based at International Headquarters in Centennial, Colorado. Telecommuting is not available. Candidates interested in this non-exempt, full time, hourly position are asked to submit a cover letter, resume and salary history on the application link provided. Hourly rate is $16/hour.

Director of Programs

Job Type:
Program Director
Agency:
Hunger Free Colorado
Job posted on:
25 Mar 2015
Job starts on:
01 May 2015
Contact Name:
Toni Schmid
Email:
Phone:
303-228-7975
Fax:
 
Address:
1801 Williams St., Ste 200, Denver, Colorado 80218
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Qualifications & Attributes • Passionate and knowledgeable about eradicating hunger through federal nutrition programs • Familiarity with Colorado policy systems and implementation structures of federal nutrition programs • Experience managing several programs and multiple priorities with high attention to detail • Innovative, strategic thinker who loves challenges and creating solutions • Strong interpersonal communication skills which include transparency, humor and intuition • Strong public speaking skills and superior written communication skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office products including but not limited to Word, Excel, PowerPoint as well as Sales Force • Demonstrated experience developing and evaluating program outcomes; ability to set goals and critically analyze activities to determine if goals were achieved • Knowledge of metro Denver non-profit community and experience building key partnerships • Demonstrated experience in financial management • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and a minimum ten years of experience in a nonprofit leadership role; advanced degree preferred •Valid driver’s license and access to reliable vehicle is necessary Work Environment • Ability to work in a variety of office and community settings • Some early and late and hours will be necessary; occasional weekend hours • Ability to lift 25 pounds
General Job Description:
Job Summary Hunger Free Colorado is looking for a mission driven, wicked smart, savvy and creative Director of Programs to join our senior leadership team. We are looking for an individual who dreams of putting a nonprofit out of business not building an empire, is maniacal about metrics, whose middle name is “relationship”, embodies our core values of partnership, nutrition, innovation and community and has a proven track record of executing a strategic plan with strong staff buy-in. The Director supervises staff members on the design, implementation, and evaluation of each program area which currently includes child nutrition, the food assistance program, older adult nutrition, and designated special projects. The Director is responsible for developing and supporting staff members, creating and managing program budgets, and ensuring data is accurately collected and reported for all programs. The Director will innovate and develop new solutions to the issue of hunger in Colorado which includes the ability to consider ramifications of systemic barriers and change from the federal policy to the neighborhood level. Principal Duties and Responsibilities Propels Staff Success • Recruit, hire, evaluate performance, and aid in professional development of supervised staff • Act as thinking partner, mentor and sounding board • Builds high functioning, collaboration oriented team; motivates and empowers the team to deliver outstanding performance Program Design, Implementation & Evaluation • Provides oversight and support of strategies, measurable outcomes and programs, including ensuring programs are achieving performance measures and are within budget • Develop a program evaluation framework to assess the strengths of the programs and to identify areas for improvement. Monitor the program activities on a regular basis and conduct a quarterly evaluation according to program evaluation framework. Report evaluation findings to the Deputy Director and recommend changes to enhance the program, as appropriate. • Work with program managers/leads to create programming budgets and ensure the budget is adhered to throughout fiscal year. • Shares in knowledge dissemination, reporting, and communications • Support development staff to complete funder reports and requests Partnership Cultivation • Identify and cultivate relationships with professional and community partners to build programs • Knowledge of metro Denver nonprofit community • Builds and maintains strong internal relationships To apply: Please send a resume with salary requirements, one page of major career accomplishments and a cover letter demonstrating your qualifications as a single document titled “LAST NAME_FIRST NAME_Program Director” to hr@hungerfreecolorado.org by 4/10/15

Seasonal Project Manager

Job Type:
Volunteer Coordinator
Agency:
Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado
Job posted on:
23 Mar 2015
Job starts on:
01 Apr 2015
Contact Name:
Steve Wall
Email:
Phone:
303-715-1010
Fax:
303-715-1212
 
Address:
600 S. Marion Pkwy., Denver, Colorado 80209
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Ideal candidates will meet most or all of the following qualifications: Education and previous experience: • Educational background desired in any of the following or related fields: natural resources management, parks management, environmental studies, volunteer management or commensurate work experience. • Previous volunteer or staff experience with trail work, ecological restoration or other outdoor stewardship projects. • Previous experience recruiting , coordinating and managing volunteers and/or working with the public in a nonprofit and/or government environment. • Minimum of basic first aid/CPR certification, wilderness first aid preferred or ability to complete training prior to employment. Skills, qualities and abilities: • Commitment to civic engagement in preserving our natural and cultural resources and to building a diverse pool of volunteers. • Excellent people skills, customer service orientation, and cultural diversity skills. • Outstanding time management and organizational skills. • Ability to self-initiate and self-direct workflow. • Team player with initiative, determination, flexibility, and a sense of humor. • Computer literate including word processing, data base management, and internet use and knowledge of web-based data systems. • Ability to lift 50 pounds. • Ability to hike up to 5 miles carrying a tool and pack. • Willingness and ability to work weekends and evenings based on project and meeting requirements, especially during the warm weather work season. • Willingness and ability to travel within Colorado. • Valid driver’s license and excellent motor vehicle record required. • Comfort with camping while in the field and in possession of basic equipment for staying outdoors: sleeping bag, tent, appropriate clothing. • Criminal background check required for this position as
General Job Description:
Title: Seasonal Project Manager (April 1, 2015-September 30, 2015) Position Type: Full-time, temporary (seasonal) Office Location: Denver, Colorado Reports to: Projects and Operations Manager Supervises: Volunteers Position Description: The Seasonal Project Manager works within the program team and closely with three project managers to provide project management, logistical support, and volunteer leadership coordination on VOC volunteer projects administratively and in the field. This position also supports the VOC Operations center to provide logistical, tool, and crew chef support for all projects. Specific Responsibilities: PROJECT AND VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT: • Lead a portfolio of assigned volunteer stewardship projects, independently or with other staff including: o Providing staff leadership at volunteer opportunities in the field, which will, at times, require overnight camping and hiking with gear. o Facilitating communications with land managers/partner organizations. o Coordinating and/or participating with a volunteer project team through project planning process o Preparing and sending pre and post project volunteer communications for assigned projects. o Managing logistical requirements of assigned projects • Participate with program team on outreach to prospective volunteers and groups. • Accurately compile project data, volunteer records, and evaluation forms. • Support recruitment of new leadership volunteers while on projects. OPERATIONS: • Support management of operations center to ensure tool and food resources are available for all projects. • Support in-kind food donation program to maximize our ability to provide volunteers with healthy meals while staying within budget limitations. OTHER DUTIES: • Perform related duties as required to support and strengthen the mission and purpose of VOC. • Work collaboratively with development team to promote membership and other fundraising efforts on projects. • Administrative support (e.g. data entry, report preparation and mailings) as needed Attendance at evening meetings and assigned weekend projects away from the Denver metro area is required. For your application to be considered it must include: 1) A cover letter which includes email, physical street address and daytime phone number. Please indicate how you would like to be contacted (by email or phone) if you are selected for an interview. 2) A descriptive resume. Compensation: Salary Range: $ 15,600 to $16,640 Submit all materials electronically ONLY to: Steve Wall, steve@voc.org Project and Operations Manager - Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado Subject line: Seasonal Projects Manager

Entry Level - Full-time - Case Manager

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Inter-Faith Community Services (IFCS)
Job posted on:
18 Mar 2015
Job starts on:
15 Apr 2015
Contact Name:
Paul Fitzgerald
Email:
Phone:
303-789-0501
Fax:
303-789-3808
 
Address:
3370 S. Irving Street, Englewood, Colorado 80110
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Requirements: Recently graduated with Bachelors degree (please not advance degrees) in related field, training, or experience in family systems, cultural sensitivity, domestic violence and other psychosocial issues of low-income and homeless families, effective written and verbal communication skills, and basic knowledge of case management principles and theory. Spanish-speaking is highly desirable.
General Job Description:
Responsibilities: -Respond to client requests for financial and basic needs assistance -Provide case management to clients where required by the program and to those requesting such assistance -Assist in the planning and implementation of enrichment programs -Maintain appropriate paperwork and documentation for client files and tracking systems -Keep current with HMIS data entry -Assist with special projects and events including but not limited to seasonal programs and fundraising -Assist in other duties necessary for the smooth operation of the organization Benefits: Medical insurance, life insurance, paid holidays and vacation, retirement Email, mail, or fax: 1) Cover letter 2) Resume 3) Salary history to Program Director, 3370 S. Irving St., Englewood, CO 80110 FAX: (303) 789-3808, Email: paulf@ifcs.org Deadline: April 13, 2015 No phone calls please

Director of Development

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
Civic Center Conservancy
Job posted on:
18 Mar 2015
Job starts on:
01 May 2015
Contact Name:
Carolyn McCormick
Email:
Phone:
111-111-1111
Fax:
na
 
Address:
1560 Broadway, Denver, Colorado 80202
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Established in 2004, the Civic Center Conservancy is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to restoring, enhancing and activating downtown Denver’s Civic Center Park – elevating and sustaining the historic urban oasis as an iconic community and cultural hub. Working with the City and County of Denver, the 10-year-old Civic Center Conservancy has helped to usher in a new era of vibrancy and activity in Civic Center Park – bringing the community together to realize Civic Center Park’s potential and propel this historic space into the 21st century. Named a Frontline Park by the national City Parks Alliance in 2011, Civic Center is now recognized as a "leading example of urban parks creating economic, environmental and social capital through innovative partnerships." In 2012, Civic Center was named Denver’s first and only National Historic Landmark. Opportunity to Make a Difference The leadership of the Conservancy now seeks to add an experienced, committed Development Director to our thriving enterprise. Collaborating with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors, the Development Director creates and successfully implements the Civic Center Conservancy’s fundraising strategies and initiatives, supporting the organization’s sustainability, programmatic expansion and mission-based goals. What Does it Take to Succeed in this Role Qualified candidates will have the following: • Track record of success in a start-up, small nonprofit, and/or campaign where staff wear multiple hats and have limited resources with which to implement big ideas. • Proven experience in the 1) identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individual donors 2) foundations/grants, and 3) corporate sponsors. • Applicants must have strong project management skills, be deadline-driven, a strategic thinker and self-starter. • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, board members, external partners, contractors and volunteers. • Strong with technology - specifically Microsoft Word, Xcel, PowerPoint and Outlook; database management software, and social media. • Highly organized with tremendous attention to detail and ability to multi-task. • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills. • Ability to anticipate and solve problems; ability to anticipate opportunities and capitalize on them. • Self-motivated, outgoing, personable and professional. • Willingness to pitch in on projects outside of normal job scope. • Ability to work flexible hours with occasional weekends and evenings. • The ideal candidate will have a passion for public spaces and/or urban placemaking. We also look for candidates to have experience as follows: • A minimum of 5 years fund development experience, with demonstrated success in developing working relationships with funders and a proven track record with individual giving and fundraising events. Experience with grants/foundations, corporate sponsorships and/or membership programs is ideal, but not required. • Experience developing and implementing a long-range strategic development plan. • Experienced in the development of marketing strategies leading to measurable results, specifically as it relates to development and fundraising. • Event planning experience preferred, but not required. • Minimum of a four-year college degree from an accredited college in the area of non-profit management, communications, marketing, business administration or related discipline; graduate work in a related field is strongly preferred. Above all, we are looking for a strong, ethical, committed fund development professional who is passionate about making a difference in our growing and dynamic community. A sense of humor and enthusiasm for the urban outdoors will help ensure success as a member of our team. Ready to Apply? Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply by sending a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and two writing samples – all as attachments in one e-mail – to our search consultant, Carolyn McCormick of Peak HR Consulting, LLC at Carolyn.McCormick@peakhrconsulting.com. All applications are to be submitted via email. To learn more about this role and the exciting work of the Conservancy, please visit us at www.civiccenterconservancy.org . The Civic Center Conservancy is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.
General Job Description:
The work of the Development Director includes developing strategic and tactical revenue generation plans, putting those plans into action with individual donors, foundations, and corporate sponsors, building a strong presence in the funding community, partnering with other staff members and board members in the delivery of iconic events, and ensuring the long term sustainability of the Conservancy.

Executive Director

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
Ignite Adaptive Sports
Job posted on:
17 Mar 2015
Job starts on:
01 Jun 2015
Contact Name:
David Levin
Email:
Phone:
303-258-1166
Fax:
 
Address:
P.O. Box 19106, Boulder, Colorado 80308
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
The Executive Director must have working knowledge of human resource management, be adept with computer technology, have strong verbal and writing skills, be able to comfortably prioritize and delegate tasks and be familiar with accounting and financial management. Above all, motivational and networking skills are required to lead a long-term initiative, which increases Ignite’s profile in the Front Range community and develops sustainable funding sources to ensure our viability. Additionally, qualifications include: • Bachelor’s degree; masters preferred but not required. • Ideal candidate will have 5-7 years nonprofit management and fundraising experience with demonstrated experience in meeting goals. • Experience with donor database applications, prefer proficiency in Donor Perfect. To Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to president@igniteadaptivesports.org
General Job Description:
The Executive Director contributes to the accomplishment of this mission by providing direction and leadership for the successful implementation of all aspects of Ignite’s programs and operations as prescribed by the mission statement and the Board of Directors. These include program development, management, supervision and evaluation of Ignite’s programs, fiscal management, facilities, volunteer personnel, marketing and public relations. In addition, the Executive Director is responsible for leading the execution, analysis, planning and evaluation of all fundraising efforts and managing the Development team.

Development Coordinator

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
Adaptive Sports Center of Crested Butte, CO
Job posted on:
17 Mar 2015
Job starts on:
20 Apr 2015
Contact Name:
Allison Butcher, Development Director
Email:
Phone:
970-349-5075
Fax:
 
Address:
PO Box 1639, Crested Butte, Colorado 81224
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree plus 2-4 years of experience in a related field. Strong written skills are a must. Experience with database systems is a plus,.
General Job Description:
Position responsibilities include grants management, volunteer management, database management, donor relations, and event assistance. Submit cover letter, resume, writing sample and three references to allison@adaptivesports.org. No phone calls please. Deadline is 5pm, April 3.

Manager of Quality Improvement Initiatives

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
Denver Early Childhood Council
Job posted on:
16 Mar 2015
Job starts on:
01 Apr 2015
Contact Name:
Sharon Keiser
Email:
Phone:
720-644-2565
Fax:
 
Address:
3532 Franklin Street, Suite F, Denver, Colorado 80205
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Thrive in a fast-paced, self-directed work environment Ability to design responsive quality improvement initiatives to best meet the needs of early learning programs Project management experience and ability to manage cross-functional teams and contractual relationships between Contractors Experience with creating data reports to analyze activities and identify areas of strength and opportunities for improvement Ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple deadlines Strong working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite with special emphasis on Excel and Word; Additional software proficiency a plus Extremely well-organized and ability to work with minimal supervision at high level of effort Ability to manage budgets, analyze actuals, and project changes throughout the year Strong knowledge of the Denver early childhood system and public service delivery to Denver children and families Ability to work in collaborative efforts to effectively engage multiple stakeholders Interest in innovative, creative, and specialized early care and education programs Ability to work effectively with groups and individuals representing a variety of needs, abilities, socioeconomic backgrounds, educational and early childhood philosophies Ability to understand and interpret financial reports and legal documents Excellent verbal and written skills, including the ability to write reports Ability to present information to executive management, public groups and/or board of directors Effective problem solving and customer service skills, including demonstrated skills in successful conflict resolution Willingness to work collaboratively with employees and co-supervisors Education/Experience A minimum of a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts from an accredited college or university is required. Preference will be given to applicants with coursework and/or experience in early childhood education, early childhood development, family and community outreach, nonprofit, financial management, or business administration. Experience working with diverse ethnic and economic communities is required. Licensure/Qualifying Standards Current, valid Colorado driver’s license, auto insurance and a good driving record are required. Physical/Environmental Characteristics Essential duties are routinely performed in a general office environment. Essential duties will sometimes require the use of a personal vehicle. Essential duties may require work at a station/desk and work in collaborating agencies’ offices and entail paperwork, use of computers, fax machines, copiers, and other business machines and equipment.
General Job Description:
Denver’s Early Childhood Council helps young children in Denver thrive by working to ensure all children have equitable access to quality child care, early learning experiences, and health services. The vision of Denver’s Early Childhood Council is that every young child in Denver enters school ready to succeed. Our mission is to serve as Denver’s early childhood hub; leveraging resources, opportunities, and connections to create a quality system that impacts the lives of children and their families. In addition to providing quality resources and professional development, we serve as the resource and referral agency for approximately 590 licensed sites that provide early childhood care and education services to over 31,000 children throughout the City and County of Denver. Please visit us at www.DenverEarlyChildhood.org to learn more about our work. Job Summary The Manager of Quality Improvement Initiatives is a key position responsible for administering quality improvement grant initiatives for the Council. This position works closely with other Managers overseeing grant initiatives, and is responsible for ensuring that all grant program activities are in alignment with their stated objectives, appropriate documentation is maintained, and all grant reporting is completed in a timely manner. Additionally, this position will be responsible for producing programmatic reports for the Board of Directors, Program Committee, internal staff, and other external stakeholders. This position supervises the Quality Improvement Program staff and reports to the Director of Early Learning Strategy. Duties & Job Functions Participate in planning the administration of quality improvement (QI) services Coordinate with program partners, contractors and sub-contractors to ensure the high quality, responsive and transparent implementation of QI initiatives Monitor compliance with statutes and regulations related to QI services Work in cooperation with the committees overseeing QI programs to develop the policies and procedures governing these quality improvement initiatives Provide overall quality improvement management for QI initiatives including: Organization and implementation of services and programs to meet stated goals and outcomes Working with contractors, partners and sub-contractors to develop annual contracts and memorandums of understanding for QI services Assisting with the design, interpretation, communication and clarification of program policies and procedures Overseeing quality assurance and service effectiveness, recommending changes, and assisting in the development of methods to increase both program and service delivery effectiveness and efficiency as necessary Manage the coordination and assignment of coaching services provided by DECC as well as other sub-contractors to ensure high quality, consistent and responsive service Conduct site visits to early childhood programs when deemed necessary Provide fiscal management of QI initiative budgets, including: Collaborating with the Director of Finance & Operations and the Director of Early Learning Strategy to create annual program budgets Tracking and monitoring program expenditures related to quality improvement work, coaching services and professional development through regular data reports Coordinate with program support staff and the Director of Finance and Operations to reconcile budgets and participate in updating financial forecasts based on monthly programmatic activities and reports Maintain weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting deliverables with both contractors and sub-contractors, to include financial expenditures and metrics on quality improvement activities and progress made during the reporting time frame Reviewing and approving financial payments for check requests, reimbursements and other payments for QI services and resources Work collaboratively with other staff to effectively braid funding streams to enhance QI services and offerings Maintain a solid understanding of the various quality rating systems and processes, including Colorado Shines, CLASS®, NAEYC Accreditation, NAFCC Accreditation, and Head Start In collaboration with appropriate leadership and staff for each initiative, work to understand and resolve Provider complaints, concerns, or disputes about any aspect of the quality improvement initiatives and services provided (coaching, rating, assessment, or program administration) Assist Providers through dispute resolution and petition for continued eligibility processes as established in the ITQA and DPP programs Write and submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports related to ITQA, DPP and other quality improvement initiatives, including the update of the quarterly Council work plan and dashboard reports that are shared with the Council Board of Directors Lead DECC’s monthly Early Learning Program Committee, consisting of a diverse network of local stakeholders to collaborate on pertinent ECE projects Co-lead DECC’s internal quality improvement, coaching and professional development team meetings to ensure cohesive implementation of DECC’s programmatic efforts Coordinate efforts with Council staff and other community partners to support systemic efforts and organization-wide events (such as the Denver Early Learning Institute (DELI)) Manage the supervision and performance evaluation of staff that report to this position Attend all Council meetings as required, and other relevant committee meetings held by other community partners, contractors and sub-contractors Other duties as assigned

Executive Director, Education Foundation

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
St. Vrain Valley Schools
Job posted on:
16 Mar 2015
Job starts on:
04 May 2015
Contact Name:
John Poynton
Email:
Phone:
303-776-6200
Fax:
 
Address:
395 S. Pratt Parkway, Longmont, Colorado 80501
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Position Description: The Executive Director is responsible for providing leadership in the development and achievement of the Foundation's mission and strategic goals, particularly in the areas of fundraising and community relations. Qualifications: • BA degree in Management/Non-Profit Management or demonstrated experience required. • Expert knowledge of and demonstrated ability in employing non-profit management principles. • Expert knowledge of and demonstrated ability in employing fundraising principles. • Solid knowledge of and demonstrated ability in employing grant writing principles. • Solid knowledge of and demonstrated ability in employing general budgeting and financial management principles. • Solid knowledge of and demonstrated ability in employing public relations and marketing principles. • Ability to engage in creative thinking and problem solving. • Ability to effectively communicate with individuals and groups at all professional levels. • Expert organizational, writing, speaking, and interpersonal skills. • Ability to successfully and positively manage other people. • Ability to work effectively with various technologies including word processing software, internet based databases, etc. • Strong commitment to education within the St. Vrain Valley School District (SVVSD).
General Job Description:
Responsibilities: • In collaboration with the Board of Directors, facilitate, develop, and implement a regular strategic planning process that ensures that the Foundation aligns with the St. Vrain Valley School District’s strategic initiatives. In addition, develop an annual development plan with goals, activities, and measures for tracking success. • In collaboration with the Board president, manage all Foundation board activities such as recruitment, training in fundraising techniques, communication of information about the needs of the SVVSD, provision of fundraising opportunities, recognition, and board and committee meetings; prepare all board materials such as agendas, updates, annual calendar, and reports. • Manage all responsibilities related to the operation of the Foundation including management of all Foundation programs. • In collaboration with the treasurer of the Board, its Finance Committee, and its Bookkeeping Service, manage all financial dealings of the Foundation including preparing the annual Foundation budget, tracking revenue and expenditures, maintaining bank and investment accounts, and processing contributions. • Manage all public awareness and marketing activities of the Foundation, including campaigns, mailings, and any other actions prescribed by the board of directors. Serve as the primary representative of, and spokesperson for, the Foundation throughout the community and routinely enhance the image and visibility of the Foundation through community presentations, the use of social media, and frequent personal contacts. • Manage the overall grant writing effort of the Foundation, including identifying appropriate funders, working with individual departments to identify needs, preparing, and submitting applications, and tracking all grant efforts of the organization. • Manage all aspects of Foundation-sponsored fundraising and recognition events, including the Crayons to Calculators program for SVVSD in conjunction with Impact on Education. • Coordinate all administrative duties such as data entry, reporting, and personal and public acknowledgment of charitable gifts. • Supervise Foundation staff and any contractors and/or volunteers. Application Process: • Complete the online application, including the attachment of a letter of interest, resume, two letters of recommendation and any position specific materials by going to the following Internet website: http://www.svvsd.org/employment Equal Opportunity Employer

Program Outreach Intern

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
National Endowment for Financial Education
Job posted on:
12 Mar 2015
Job starts on:
01 Jul 2015
Contact Name:
Amy Marty
Email:
Phone:
3037416333
Fax:
 
Address:
1331 17th St Ste 1200, Denver, Colorado 80202
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Required Qualifications: • Working toward a degree in communications, marketing, or nonprofit management • College junior, senior or graduate student • Available to work in downtown Denver office 10-15 hours/week • Strong written and oral communication skills • Attention to detail and accuracy when completing work assignments • Highly organized • Professional presence and demeanor • Good time management skills and ability to work independently • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel Preferred Qualifications: • Experience working with websites • Experience working in customer- or client-facing service roles • Personal finance knowledge (budgeting, tips for saving money, credit and debt) • Interest in the nonprofit industry and program development
General Job Description:
The National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®) seeks a paid, part-time program outreach intern to assist the CashCourse® program for the 2015 fall semester. CashCourse is an online financial education program for college students. Learn more at www.cashcourse.org. Responsibilities: Duties of the program outreach intern will include, but are not limited to: • Facilitating a marketing campaign marketed to CashCourse users, schools, and influencer networks • Editing and updating program content • Researching new communication channels for program marketing • Assisting with the development of conference materials • Working on marketing plans and campaigns • Other support as needed Duration of Internship/Expected Hours: This is a paid part-time internship. The intern will work 10-15 hours/week (spread over 3-4 days) during the fall semester. The internship will occur during normal business hours (between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.); telecommuting is not permitted. Start date: July or August 2015, depending on availability Finish date: December 2015 Compensation: $12/hour, without benefits Submit: Please e-mail cover letter and resume to Amy Marty at cashcourse@nefe.org by Friday, May 1, 2015.

Bilingual Mission Coordinator

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
Susan G. Komen Colorado
Job posted on:
10 Mar 2015
Job starts on:
01 Apr 2015
Contact Name:
Toni Panetta
Email:
Phone:
3037442088
Fax:
 
Address:
50 S. Steele St., Denver, Colorado 80209
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
• Bilingual in English and Spanish. • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience in business administration, public policy, public health administration, or a related field. • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills. • Demonstrated expertise in using Web-based data-management systems and Microsoft Excel to manage large quantities of data, run analyses, and generate reports for executive-level audiences. • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook and other Microsoft Office suite applications (Word, Power Point, Publisher, etc.) and Adobe Acrobat/Reader. • Self-motivated team player with the ability to meet deadlines, use independent judgment to problem-solve, remain flexible and adjust to changing priorities. • Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. • Experience working with diverse populations. • Ability to work occasional evening or weekend hours to meet Affiliate needs. • Passionate about ending breast cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality care for all and energizing science to find the cures.
General Job Description:
Susan G. Komen Colorado seeks a bilingual (English/Spanish) full-time mission coordinator to support the organization’s grant administration, community outreach/education and volunteer management. Grant Administration • Maintain online grant files that meet legal, auditing and Susan G. Komen National requirements. • Maintain administrative files to support the Affiliate’s grant operations, including: calendar of deadlines, contact information for grant-receiving organizations, distribution lists for grant recipients and chairs of regional breast health coalitions, and grant-related tracking and outcomes spreadsheets to evaluate grantee performance. • Communicate externally with grant-receiving organizations and applicant organizations regarding grant documentation, reporting requirements, payments and use of Komen’s online grant management system. • Recruit, train and provide technical support to grant reviewers. • Generate grant-analysis reports from the Web-based grant management system. • Process grantee reports and application submissions using Web-based grant management system. • Draft content for Affiliate e-newsletter, blog, and social media outlets to publicize grant recipients’ community impact. • Coordinate all logistics for annual grant orientation. Community Outreach/Education and Volunteer Management • Plan and execute multi-event tour throughout Affiliate’s 8 sub-regions to increase awareness about Affiliate’s local impact, communities’ ongoing breast health needs, and opportunities for increased collaboration. Responsibilities include: • Coordinating all logistics, including securing event locations, lodging, and food/beverages; identifying regional hosts to support event; working with hosts to invite current and potential volunteers, community partners, donors and other breast health stakeholders; and using Affiliate’s Web-based media platforms to publicize events and drive turnout • Working with Affiliate Education and Development staff to secure meetings with editorial boards and other members of the media in each region • Working with Affiliate Mission, Education and Development staff to confirm programming content highlights results of Komen-funded research, Affiliate-funded breast health interventions and strategies to increase regional participation in Affiliate Race® for the Cure®, Ride for the Cure® and Ski for the Cure® events • Plan and manage annual Hope for the Cure grant-announcement event in coordination with Affiliate Development staff. • Administer Affiliate’s volunteer-based education program, including: • Update education training program and materials annually • Provide regular education training to new volunteers in collaboration with the Education Chair and Affiliate staff • Manage requests for Komen Colorado presence at health fairs and other community events to ensure accurate data collection and assignment of volunteers to fulfill requests • Manage volunteer data to ensure maximum opportunity for Affiliate to leverage volunteer resources • Ensure adequate educational materials are available for outreach efforts • Provide support in the implementation of annual education programs • Act as agency representative at meetings of regional breast health coalitions and with other breast health stakeholders. Other Responsibilities • Scheduling, coordinating logistics and drafting documents for, and taking minutes during Mission Initiatives, Education, Grant Review, and Regional Coalition Chairs committee meetings • Train staff to field calls from community members seeking services. • Actively participate in strategic planning and budgeting activities. • Assist with staffing during Affiliate events. • Participate in Affiliate Staff meetings and team projects. • Participate in local continuing education opportunities, as appropriate. • Attend national trainings, as requested. • Special projects as assigned. Compensation: This is a full-time position with potential for flexible scheduling options. Benefits include immediate accrual of holiday and paid time off, health insurance, and optional 403(b) contribution after one year of service. Application Process: Please email a cover letter and resume to info@komencolorado.org with “Mission Coordinator” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

STAFF ACCOUNTANT/OFFICE MANAGER

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Opera Colorado
Job posted on:
10 Mar 2015
Job starts on:
31 Mar 2015
Contact Name:
CamilleSpaccavento
Email:
Phone:
303-778-0214
Fax:
 
Address:
695 S Colorado Blvd Suite 20, Denver, Colorado 80246
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS • A mission-driven individual with a belief in and commitment to Opera Colorado’s mission, artistic vision and values. • A good listener and strategist; comfortable receiving input from many sources, and able to analyze and formulate disparate information into a sound, well-organized plan. • A flexible and creative individual who can find alternative ways to reach objectives when barriers arise; a skilled negotiator. • A team builder – confident and competent, with strong skills in management and leadership; one who understands the subtleties of motivating and directing a diverse group of personalities with different work styles. • Emotionally mature with a good sense of humor and the flexibility and sensitivity to work with diverse personalities and situations. QUALIFICATIONS: • Proficient in Quickbooks Pro, Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook • Multi-task oriented with strict attention to detail required • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple responsibilities, work independently and exercise professional judgment • Knowledge of non-profit accounting • Customer service oriented with excellent communication skills • Strategic thinker with ability to work both independently and as part of a high-performing cross functional team. • Demonstrated ability to work in a open, collaborative environment
General Job Description:
GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Staff Accountant/Office Manager is responsible for the input of all transactions into the accounting system including: accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank deposits, payroll, journal entries and reporting. The Staff Accountant/ Office Manager is also responsible for maintaining office machinery, ordering office supplies, and providing light administrative assistance to the Director of Education and Community Engagement Programs. ACCOUNTING RESPONSIBLITIES: • Review and input vendor invoices, disburse payments in a timely manner • Review artist contracts, set up payments for performance fees, per diem, travel, housing, AGMA dues & taxes • Review contract labor and set rental contracts for payment amounts and payment schedules • Wire transfer of payments to artists etc when requested • Monitor and reconcile credit card accounts • Input production checks written on technical account during season • Fill out credit applications and maintain credit application data form • Input budget dollars and monitor expense accounts • Set up and track set or prop rentals to insure payment • Misc invoicing as needed • Set up pledge’s and temporarily restricted funds as needed • Assist Director of Finance with monthly bank reconciliations (5 accounts) • Input bank deposits to correct income accounts • Disburse office petty cash as needed and reconcile monthly • Set up and reconcile 6 to 12 petty cash accounts for gift shop and production personnel during season • Transfer funds between bank accounts as needed • Deposit checks through remote deposit system • Balance development income monthly with Database Manager • Prepare financial statements and account detail • Pull contracts, paid bills, check copies, deposits etc requested by auditors • Print account detail reports requested by auditors • Participate in Worker’s Compensation annual audit • Bi-weekly payroll for permanent staff • Weekly payroll for union stagehands and production personnel during season – approx 165 • Deductions for union dues, health insurance, garnishments etc • Prepare and disburse payroll taxes as needed • Reconcile, prepare and disburse union benefits monthly to IATSE during season • Reconcile and prepare 941 and Colorado Unemployment quarterly reports • Reconcile, prepare and distribute year-end 1099’s and W-2’s • Provide year-end information to the Director of Finance for foreign persons 1042’s • Notify counties requesting garnishment payments when seasonal employees are no longer employed • Prepare forms for individuals seeking unemployment benefits GENERAL OFFICE MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES: • Supply new employees with keys, parking permit, postage code and mailbox • Secure proper documents and maintain files for permanent office employees • Secure proper documents and maintain files for stagehands and production staff during season • Notify Colorado State Directory of New Hires of all new employees, supply address & SS# • Maintain new hire roster for Production Manager • Maintain monthly vacation reports for the Director of Finance • Order office supplies as needed • Oversee maintenance of office equipment and phone system • Provide computer assistance back up to Director of Finance when he/she is absent • Maintain parking pass accounts for office staff & production personnel and reconcile monthly • Set up lease of photo copier for production personnel at start of season • Devise accounting forms as needed for each department, special events, etc. • Provide monthly financial reports to Directors and production reports to key production personnel during season • Maintain and provide Office Rental Company with all new vehicle information • Reconcile & prepare monthly and quarterly state and city sales tax returns • Reconciliation and adjustment of season ticket sales GENERAL INFORMATION: • Full-time position with salary and benefits • Occasional evening and weekend work Send Resume and a list of three (3) references to: Darrel Curtice, Dir. of Finance and Admin. humanresources@operacolorado.org or Opera Colorado 695 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 20 Denver, CO 80246 Salary Range: low to mid $50,000’s

Membership & Development Database Manager

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
History Colorado
Job posted on:
10 Mar 2015
Job starts on:
13 Apr 2015
Contact Name:
Janet McFarland Burlile
Email:
Phone:
3038664737
Fax:
 
Address:
1200 Broadway, Denver, Colorado 80203
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related discipline with a minimum of three years experience in database management with advanced experience in Raiser's Edge by Blackbaud - experience with a membership module, Blackbaud Net Community (Spark), Galaxy and Business Intelligence software a plus. Demonstrated initiative and ability to be a quick learner with strong analytic skills; have exemplary interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal); be able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks; plan and execute projects; be able to investigate problems, develop specifications, and document solutions; and have exceptional attention to detail. Must maintain the confidentiality of donor and member records and related information. Successful candidate must pass a criminal history background check prior to hire.
General Job Description:
This position exists to support History Colorado’s Development & Membership Department database and prospect research activities, not limited to data entry, data management, data clean-up, queries, data overlays and export prospect reports. The primary role of this position is to serve as the resident expert in understanding all functions, operations, and general principals of the Raiser’s Edge database and how it integrates with point of sale business intelligent software. Responsibilities: Manage and maintain History Colorado’s donor and membership records using Raiser's Edge by Blackbaud. Lead all efforts to keep the database current, generate reports, analyze data, provide financial statements, and work to integrate Raiser’s Edge with the Gateway/Galaxy Point of Sale System. Produce confidential reports of prospect research to be shared with fundraisers and other staff as appropriate. Plan, organize, and evaluate the database (security, supplemental modules, campaigns and funds, routine maintenance, etc.), establish database standards and write protocols. Work closely with the Director of Membership & Annual Fund, the Vice President for Development and Membership, and other members of the Development and Membership department. Supervise and maintain the integrity of the database relating to use by other divisions and staff throughout History Colorado. Clarify database needs for each division, determine what functions are to be used, establish security rights, and train each user. Assist with other areas of membership, development and guest services to ensure the accomplishment of History Colorado’s goals and objectives.

Executive Director

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
Sprout City Farms
Job posted on:
09 Mar 2015
Job starts on:
15 May 2015
Contact Name:
SCF Board of Directors
Email:
Phone:
(303)521-0675
Fax:
 
Address:
PO Box 181396, Denver, Colorado 80218
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Minimum Qualifications: *Able to articulate why the mission, vision, and work of SCF matter. *Proven ability to manage strategic fundraising plan development and implementation exceeding $200,000 annually that includes donor cultivation, grants and philanthropic support, corporate partnerships, and preferably social enterprise income. *Strong, collaborative leader and team builder who can foster a healthy and productive work environment with proven experience managing people, budgets, and programs in order to achieve clear and measurable goals. *Excellent interpersonal skills, with the demonstrated ability to interact effectively and respectfully with people from diverse backgrounds with strong intercultural awareness. Strong communication skills including public speaking, verbal, and written communication. Preferred Qualifications: *Social enterprise experience *Community organizing experience *Understanding of social media and technology *Familiarity with the Denver area, including its history and diverse neighborhoods *Knowledge of and passion for community-centered food systems and farming *Spanish language skills helpful but not required
General Job Description:
Sprout City Farms (SCF) is a Denver nonprofit with the mission to cultivate educational urban farms that engage and strengthen communities. For more information on SCF, our people, and programs, please visit sproutcityfarms.org. We are currently seeking a qualified community leader who has start-up and growth-stage leadership experience to serve as our Executive Director. This is a dynamic and challenging time in our organization’s history, and the Executive Director will play a crucial role in strategically positioning SCF for future impact and growth. The Executive Director will work with staff and the Board of Directors to advance SCF’s mission, vision, desired impact, and financial objectives while ensuring that SCF has the necessary resources to succeed. 1. Community Engagement *Representation: advocate for Sprout City Farms’ mission, strategies, programs, and people to donors, funders, partners, and other external stakeholders. *Leadership and relationships: Connect with grassroots and community organizations, partners, and neighborhood representatives to nurture community-led programs and active engagement. Identify and leverage local leadership in and around SCF farm communities. *Communication and marketing: manage public relations and internal communication, and ensure that SCF’s marketing and branding activities align with SCF’s strategic objectives. 2. Organizational Leadership *Strategic planning: partner with board and staff to develop and execute effective, short- and long-range plans to guide SCF’s programs toward achieving the organization’s mission. *Work with the Board President to plan and facilitate effective monthly board meetings. 3.Organizational Development *Human Resources: Work with staff to establish an inclusive, innovative, and supportive work environment, maximize the professional growth and development of staff, oversee all human resource needs, and ensure compliance with labor laws. *Programs: Oversee the development, management, and evaluation of SCF’s programs. *Board development: equip the Board of Directors to perform its duties to advise, govern, oversee organizational performance, and assist with the leadership and general promotion of the organization; effectively leverage the unique experiences and skills of board members; foster strong staff-board relationships. 4. Stewardship *Administration: Lead staff, vendors, and contractors to administer programs and operations and ensure effective and efficient utilization of all SCF staff and organizational resources. *Accountability: create measures and systems to ensure high performance, achievement of established metrics, and fulfillment of obligations. *Financial management: Work with the board treasurer and outside service providers as needed to ensure that appropriate systems and controls are in place; oversee all aspects of financial performance; develop and manage the budget; and ensure that SCF operates within budget and resources. *Legal compliance and oversight: complete all necessary registrations and file all reports to ensure compliance with laws, regulations and contracts. *Financial Resource Development: generate and manage financial resources from diverse funding sources to sufficiently fund SCF’s mission; solicit funding from corporations, foundations and individuals for the general operation and programs of SCF; oversee grant administration and reporting. This is a full-time, salaried position that requires occasional local travel and evening/weekend work. All SCF positions are currently field-based/home-office. The preferred candidate will be a self-starter who is able to effectively work in a home office environment. Initial compensation $45-50,000 dependent on experience. Sprout City Farms is an equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified people of all backgrounds to apply. To apply, please send an email with the subject “Executive Director” with your cover letter and resume attached to: board@sproutcityfarms.org. Priority will be given to candidates who respond by April 1, 2015. In the cover letter, please address the following: 1. In your own words, how do community-centered food systems impact equity, wellness, and the environment? 2. A brief description of your experience and professional perspective on each of the four areas of principal job duties and responsibilities listed above (community engagement, organizational leadership, organizational development, and stewardship).

Part Time Driver/Dock Coordinator

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
The Action Center
Job posted on:
07 Mar 2015
Job starts on:
30 Mar 2015
Contact Name:
jobs@theactioncenterco.org
Email:
Phone:
303-237-7704
Fax:
 
Address:
8755 W 14th Ave, Lakewood, Colorado 80215
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Please note: • Two years driving experience required, three years preferred Two positions available: • 14 hours/week – Friday & Saturday • 20 hours/week •Two years driving experience required, three years preferred •Copy of current motor vehicle record required to be considered for this position •Steel toed shoes required •High School degree or equivalent required •Ability to regularly lift up to 50 to 75 pounds to a height of four feet •Experience using hand carts, pallet jack and forklift preferred •Ability to load and unload vehicles using safe lifting and carrying practices •Excellent customer service and communication skills and relate well to staff, volunteers, vendors and donors •Good organizational skills, ability to exercise initiative, manage time and work constructively within a diverse team environment •Reliability, attention to detail and ability to follow tasks through to completion •Ability to work independently as needed •Ability to remain flexible in fast changing work environment •Experience with in kind donations in a non-profit environment a plus
General Job Description:
Make deliveries and pickups as assigned, load and unload vehicles, and provide outstanding customer service as a representative of the Action Center. Support warehouse processes and assist on receiving dock as needed (receive donations from donors, unload vehicles, provide receipts and collect donor information, collect, sort, and organize donations, and stock shelves). Assist with special drives and events as required. Responsible for safety and organization of all In Kind Donations vehicles and areas. •Make deliveries and pickups as needed or as scheduled •Load/unload deliveries safely, and in designated locations •Support warehouse processes including movement and proper storage of goods •Responsible daily oversight and fueling of primary vehicle •Receive donations from vendors and donors, provide outstanding customer service, unload cars, provide receipts and collect donor information •Open/close the Dock area on assigned Saturdays and accept deliveries/donations, and complete all assigned Saturday work duties •Assist with organization of donations in receiving dock area •Stock shelves in food pantry, on receiving dock and warehouse by crating, stacking and dollying the crates to designated locations •Assist with unloading and loading large trucks, semis, and vans •Demonstrate safety awareness on dock and other work areas at all times •Maintain excellent relations with vendors, staff, volunteers, and donors •Assist with activities and special events as assigned

Events Coordinator

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
Engineers Without Borders USA
Job posted on:
07 Mar 2015
Job starts on:
13 Apr 2015
Contact Name:
Ashley Rivas
Email:
Phone:
720-204-3201
Fax:
 
Address:
1031 33rd Street, Suite 210, Denver, Colorado 80205
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
QUALIFICATIONS - Bachelors degree. - 2-4 years of conference or event planning experience. Experience managing medium ($20k+) and large ($100k+) events preferred. - A passion for our mission that invigorates and excites individuals to get involved. - A team-orientated, driven and sophisticated professional excited by the opportunity to contribute to the success of EWB-USA. - Volunteer coordination experience. Ability to set expectations and deliver guidance and training needed for volunteer success. - Excellent oral and written communication skills. - Ability to exercise independent judgment while maintaining effective communication with supervisor. - Ability to prioritize and multi-task work assignments and coordinate routine and special tasks. - Ability to identify problems and correct them with appropriate follow through. - Proven accuracy and attention to detail. - Computer skills including Microsoft Office, Google products, and ability to quickly learn new technologies. Familiarity with RegOnline, WordPress, and Blackbaud products preferred. - Flexibility to work occasional evening and weekend hours, as sometimes required when supporting volunteers. This is a full-time exempt position and reports to the Volunteer Engagement Director. $36,000 starting salary and dependent on qualifications. To apply, submit resume and cover letter addressed to Ashley Rivas, Volunteer Engagement Director, at https://my.zartis.com/engineers-without-borders-usa/jobs/17914/event-coordinator-denver No phone calls or emails please. Position will remain open until filled.
General Job Description:
ABOUT US Our mission: Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA) is a nonprofit humanitarian organization established to support community-driven development programs worldwide through partnerships that design and implement sustainable engineering projects, while creating transformative experiences that enrich global perspectives and create responsible leaders. Our vision: EWB-USA's vision is a world in which the communities we serve have the capacity to sustainably meet their basic human needs. Today, more than two billion people lack access to the most basic things -- clean drinking water, adequate sanitation, reliable passage to local markets and more. DESCRIPTION Over the past decade, EWB-USA has grown from a handful of passionate individuals to a vast, diverse network of dedicated members ranging from first-year engineering students to public health professionals. These hard-working members volunteer their time to more than 290 dedicated chapters across the United States working in 39 countries around the world. This position will coordinate events throughout the EWB-USA organization, including taking the leading role in upcoming regional conferences in fall 2015 and national conference in March 2016. EWB-USA events are venues for: inspiration to engage in meaningful community development work through the application of engineering featuring EWB-USA’s mission and the impact of our programs to external audiences including donors training focused on leadership, technical applications, community development, and working as part of EWB-USA networking among like minded individuals soliciting member input and feedback REGIONAL CONFERENCES In October and November 2015, EWB-USA will host up to 7 regional conferences around the country. The event coordinator will work directly with the regional steering committees and host chapters for each conference to guide the planning process. Oversee the volunteer committees that plan each regional conference. Host a monthly all-committee conference call to share successes, challenges, and lessons learned across all committees. Participate in planning conference calls with each committee as needed. Based on the previous year’s experience and the following year’s goals, update and improve the resource planning guide, including topics such as: Planning timeline & milestones Lessons learned Agenda Guidance Document Roles and Responsibilities Agreement Sponsorship Guide Budget Template Advise conference committees on budgeting principles with the aim of a profitable conference. Approve regional conference budgets and registration prices. Together with the EWB-USA education team and program staff, update the agenda requirements document. Steward national sponsors and ensure their expectations are fulfilled. Manage national call for speakers and support planning committees in identifying speakers. Develop communication plan and timeline. Work with communications team to provide conference logos, images, and templates to conference committees. Manage conference registration through RegOnline. Together with the Controller, secure event insurance coverage for each conference. Coordinate post-conference evaluations, including attendee surveys and collecting lessons learned. Analyze results to improve future events. NATIONAL CONFERENCE EWB-USA will host a national conference in March, 2016 in Denver. This position will: Develop planning timeline. Develop event budget and establish registration prices with key stakeholders and manage event expenditures. Oversee the agenda based on the goals of the conference and with collaboration from key stakeholders. Manage national call for speakers. Coordinate the event venue, hotel, and catering. Manage conference registration through RegOnline. Recruit and oversee conference volunteers, including an agenda committee and on-site volunteers. Together with the Public and Donor Relations team, develop sponsorship package and steward event sponsors. Together with Communications Manager, develop communication plan and identify communication needs. Manage the event website. Together with the Controller, secure event insurance coverage for the conference. Coordinate a post-conference evaluation and retrospective, including attendee surveys and collecting lessons learned. Analyze results to improve future events.

Volunteer Engagement Assistant

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Engineers Without Borders USA
Job posted on:
07 Mar 2015
Job starts on:
01 Apr 2015
Contact Name:
Ashley Rivas
Email:
Phone:
720-204-3201
Fax:
 
Address:
1031 33rd Street, Suite 210, Denver, Colorado 80205
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
QUALIFICATIONS - A passion for our mission that invigorates and excites individuals to get involved. - Solid attention to detail with excellent customer service skills. - Excellent oral and written communication skills. - Computer skills including Microsoft Office, Google products, and ability to quickly learn new technologies. Familiarity with help desk & knowledge base systems, WordPress, and Blackbaud products preferred. - Commitment to maintain confidentiality. - Ability to exercise independent judgment while maintaining effective communication with supervisor. - A team-orientated, driven and sophisticated professional excited by the opportunity to contribute to the success of EWB-USA. To apply, submit resume and cover letter addressed to Ashley Rivas, Volunteer Engagement Director, at https://my.zartis.com/engineers-without-borders-usa/jobs/17912/volunteer-engagement-assistant-denver No phone calls or emails please.
General Job Description:
ABOUT US Our mission: Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA) is a nonprofit humanitarian organization established to support community-driven development programs worldwide through partnerships that design and implement sustainable engineering projects, while creating transformative experiences that enrich global perspectives and create responsible leaders. Our vision: EWB-USA's vision is a world in which the communities we serve have the capacity to sustainably meet their basic human needs. Today, more than two billion people lack access to the most basic things -- clean drinking water, adequate sanitation, reliable passage to local markets and more. DESCRIPTION Over the past decade, EWB-USA has grown from a handful of passionate individuals to a vast, diverse network of dedicated members ranging from first-year engineering students to public health professionals. These hard-working members volunteer their time to more than 290 dedicated chapters across the United States working in 39 countries around the world. The Volunteer Engagement Assistant supports the daily operations of EWB-USA’s Volunteer Engagement team. This staff member serves as the first point of contact for members and chapters at EWB-USA Headquarters through the management of EWB-USA’s knowledge base and help desk. Additionally, this person is responsible for a wide range of administrative duties including file and database management, creating meeting agendas, and note taking during meetings. This position will begin with 8 hours per week, 4 hours per day Monday and Wednesday; which may expand to 16 hours per week, 4 hours per day Monday through Thursday. The beginning rate for this position is $14.00/hour and dependent on qualifications. RESPONSIBILITIES - Provides excellent customer service to members, prospective members and the public. - Provide general administrative support to Volunteer Engagement team. - Help Desk & Knowledge Base Management - Participate in the launch and on-going maintenance of a new help desk and knowledge base. - Based on common questions, identify additional knowledge base content needs. - Assist staff in updating knowledge base. - Field general questions by directing members to existing resources. When necessary or appropriate, forward inquiries to appropriate staff. - Attend and participate in weekly team meeting and monthly all staff meeting. - Additional duties as assigned.

Manager, Neighborhood Revitalization

Job Type:
Program Director
Agency:
Habitat for Humanity of the St. Vrain Valley
Job posted on:
06 Mar 2015
Job starts on:
06 Apr 2015
Contact Name:
John Lovell
Email:
Phone:
303-682-2485
Fax:
 
Address:
PO Box 333, Longmont, Colorado 80502-0333
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES • Ability to work well independently, with excellent skills in teamwork and collaboration; able to manage multiple tasks, change priorities and adjusts schedules as needed. • Ability to communicate effectively, positively and professionally with participants, providers, family members and others. • Ability to work with individuals from very diverse backgrounds. • Ability to maintain confidentiality. QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS • Experience in community outreach, organizing and/or community engagement with demonstrated skills to bring together community stakeholders • B.A./B.S. degree in related field or equivalent work experience. • Experience working in—and communicating effectively with—ethnically diverse audiences. • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with staff, community partners, and diverse community members. • Applicable skills in planning and budgeting, project management, volunteer development and fund raising. • Self-motivated, results oriented professional with strong analytical and organization skills. • An effective communicator, both written and oral; demonstrate strong writing and public speaking skills • Ability to speak and understand Spanish is a BIG plus. • Computer skills including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. • Occasional evening and weekend work required; local travel required. • Must have own transportation to perform job duties, valid driver’s license and meet the state required amount of personal automobile liability insurance.
General Job Description:
THE OPPORTUNITY The Manager, Neighborhood Revitalization, position presents an extraordinary opportunity to develop and manage a new community focused program in a dynamic organization poised for significant growth and expansion over the next several years. Reporting to the Director of Development, the Neighborhood Revitalization Manager will be responsible for developing a new community centric program and managing the Success Metrics measurement component of the Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative supporting Habitat for Humanity of the St. Vrain Valley. RESPONSIBILITIES • Develop and execute a comprehensive Community Investment Program serving low income families, including the construction of new homes, rehabilitation of owner occupied homes and the improvement of community facilities. • Develop and utilize surveys to set a base-line of community need and gauge the impact of outreach efforts for purposes of reporting and refining the outreach system. • Organize, train, and partner with community stakeholders to advocate for their needs and to educate local, state and national leaders and the community on the need for affordable housing. • Build and maintain strategic alliances and strong working partnerships with community based organizations, community action groups and local government departments. • Identify, cultivate, solicit and participate in strategy development and stewardship of selected organizations working within the focus neighborhood. • Manage the Success Measures component of the Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative. • Participate in a community development planning process. • Identify and pursue sources of funding in conjunction with the Director of Development. • Serve as an articulate, enthusiastic and visible spokesperson for HFHSVV. • Create and sustain strong working partnerships with other members of the HFHSVV team.

Executive Director

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
YWCA - Pueblo
Job posted on:
04 Mar 2015
Job starts on:
04 May 2015
Contact Name:
Ruth Nerenberg
Email:
Phone:
719-542-6904
Fax:
 
Address:
801 N Santa Fe Ave, Pueblo, Colorado 81003
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor of Science degree in Business or Non Profit, with at least 5 years of demonstrated Human Resource, Fiscal, Fund Raising and Non-Profit experience. Furthermore, a good candidate will have a combination of education and experience that will enable the applicant to identify and respond to the needs and concerns of women, as well as operate and promote a community-based organization. The position requires strong communication skills, both written and verbal; the ability to problem solve and multi-task in a high stress environment while maintaining confidentiality, effectiveness and efficiency.Must be able to meet transportation requirements of the position.
General Job Description:
The Executive Director shall perform those duties as outlined in the By-Laws of the Association and the By-Laws of the Board of Directors. This position carries major responsibility for representing the Association in the community; working with the board and volunteers, administrative responsibility for carrying out the policies of the Association as established by the board including supervision of staff, program and support staff; financial development and fiscal policy implementation; program development, and facility management. In addition, the Executive Director’s duties, if not already enumerated in the By-Laws of the YWCA, shall include but are not limited to the following duties in 4 major categories: Fund raising, Board interaction, Administration and Community Outreach.

Intern

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Urban Waters Partnership - The Water Connection
Job posted on:
04 Mar 2015
Job starts on:
04 May 2015
Contact Name:
Devon Buckels
Email:
Phone:
720-837-3289
Fax:
 
Address:
3455 Ringsby Court - Unit #110, Denver, Colorado 80216
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: Bachelor’s degree; enrolled in graduate non-profit management, public administration, environmental science, financial, or business graduate program, second year preferred. Experience in a combination of these areas is ideal. EXPERIENCE OR SPECIAL SKILLS DESIRED: • General, basic-level familiarity Colorado water and natural resource issues • Knowledge of emerging financing tools and practices including sustainable, responsible and impact investing • Familiarity with concepts related to public-private partnerships
General Job Description:
INTERN RESPONSIBILITIES: Phase I: Market Feasibility Analysis for The Water Connection Under the supervision of faculty and the Urban Waters Partnership Coordinator, the intern will conduct a market feasibility analysis for The Water Connection to address the following: 1) Description of the service(s). 2) Current market analysis including identification of the market, competition, and marketplace gaps. Are the proposed products / services already saturated in the Denver area ? 3) Who are the players / entities that are providing those products or services? 4) Competitive advantage analysis 5) Anticipated future market potential and potential funding sources. Who are potential partners? 6) Financial feasibility analysis including start-up capital requirements and forecast future profitability Market research should include online research and phone interviews. Investigation should be geared toward identifying the compelling “reasons to be.” Background information and context for the project will be provided by UWP Coordinator. PRODUCT: Market Feasibility Analysis including alternatives and implications for future development and structure of The Water Connection in 2 forms: written report, presentation format. Phase II: Business Plan for The Water Connection Once the market feasibility analysis has been completed and under the supervision of faculty and the Urban Waters Partnership Coordinator, the intern will prepare a business plan. The Business Plan serves as a road map for the development of the business, projects 3-5 years ahead, and outlines the route the organization should take to reach milestones including revenue projections. This will be a proposed plan for TWC that considers capacity (human, financial, technological, organizational resources) to ensure sustainability of operations over time. Different organization and management scenarios for TWC will be considered. These may include: 1) Non-profit 501(c)(3) 2) B Corporation 3) Partnership with the Colorado State University as a program or entity that is part of the planned Water Resources Center at CSU / National Western Stock Show site 4) A combination or phasing of the above options

Intern

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Conflict Resolution Month in Colorado
Job posted on:
04 Mar 2015
Job starts on:
05 May 2015
Contact Name:
Jes Ward
Email:
Phone:
303-526-2202
Fax:
 
Address:
4140 Tejon Street, Denver, Colorado 80211
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
QUALIFICATIONS ? Initiative and resourcefulness ? Strong organizational and interpersonal skills ? “Can do” philosophy and sense of humor ? Flexibility ? Experience with Word, Excel, website and social media platforms ? Students (undergraduate or graduate) and others interested in conflict studies/mediation, Peace and Justice Studies, Communication, Business, Nonprofit Management, etc.
General Job Description:
We are seeking an intern who can help us achieve growth. The intern will be working closely with the Planning Group from February through November 2015, which will be planning and implementing a statewide publicity campaign. The group meets on the first Wednesday of every month. The internship can be for any months during this period of time. JOB DESCRIPTION Assist and support the Planning Group by: ? Promoting awareness of Conflict Resolution Month in Colorado ? Networking across multiple communities and organizations ? Managing logistical and administrative tasks ? Work in other areas of interest (see below for possibilities) Work areas of past interns: ? Coordinate meetings and activities of the Planning Group • Scheduling; recording and distributing notes; inviting attendees, etc. ? Manage databases and create reports • Activities for Conflict Resolution Month in Colorado • Proclamations statewide • Organizations involved and contact information ? Assist in developing marketing materials ? Plan and execute distribution of materials ? Research ? Assist with creating and editing content for monthly newsletter ? Create statewide networking systems in the ADR and conflict resolution communities ? Solicit official proclamations from counties, municipalities, and universities ? Plan and coordinate events ? Create and manage social media campaign ? Assist with management of the website at http://conflictresolutionmonth.org/ • Edit and publish content to website • Update community resources lists (books, organizations, etc.) • Create interactive elements (nonviolence pledges, reports of various activities and events, contributions, links to social media, etc.) ? Work with author/publisher to order annual book selection ? Follow-up and campaign closure (in November) This internship opened in February, and will remain open through November. Please apply if you are interested and available for 10-30 hours per month during any of that time.

Development Manager

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
Reading Village
Job posted on:
04 Mar 2015
Job starts on:
01 May 2015
Contact Name:
Linda Smith
Email:
Phone:
303-883-2822
Fax:
 
Address:
3985 Wonderland Hill Dr, Suite 103, Boulder, Colorado 80304
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
REQUIREMENTS ? Passion for the mission of Reading Village ? At least 2 years of fundraising experience and at least 3 years in the nonprofit sector ? A Bachelors degree is required or qualified related work experience ? Basic database experience or proficiency in Excel ? Strong research skills ? Excellent interpersonal skills, ease and confidence networking in person and by phone ? Strategic and creative thinker ? Ability to work on a team and also independently ? Proficiency in Spanish a plus but not necessary RESPONSIBILITIES ? Donor Cultivation ? Build individual donor pipeline ? Event management (small intimate events, no large gala) ? Research corporations and foundations for partnership , ? Manage and track grant cycles ? Write grant proposals and reports ? Prepare the Executive Director for relationship-building with supporters ? Donor Communication ? Oversee donation processing, including acknowledgment letters and special mailings to major donors ? Prepare electronic donor communications (e-newsletter, e-blasts, etc) ? Promote the Learning Journey to Guatemala and engage participants upon return Job Description: Development Manager ? Manage recurring donor, GlobalGiving matching, major donor and year-end campaigns Database Management ? Coordinate with Executive Director and Administrative Assistant regarding donation and contact input, data clean up and reporting ? Interface with Salesforce.com consultants regarding upgrades and improving efficiency ? Collaborate with Communications Contractor ? Provide contractor with information necessary to create the Communications Plan ? Provide content and copy for communications pieces (press releases, monthly enewsletters, campaigns and presentations, websites and social media) ? Maintain communications with the board of directors, including quarterly fundraising reports ? Document organizational history, best practices and learning
General Job Description:
Organizational Overview: Based in Boulder, CO, Reading Village was founded in 2007. We are a dynamic and growing organization that works in indigenous Mayan villages in Guatemala. We leverage scholarship, leadership and literacy to accomplish our mission: empowering Mayan youth to eradicate illiteracy and lead their communities out of poverty. Position Description: Part-time, exempt, with plenty of room to grow within the organization. Reports directly to the Executive Director and will work closely with her to develop and implement the fundraising plan. Diversify donor base including individual donor cultivation, strategic partnership development and grant writing. Inspire and engage others to join us in the transformational, life-changing work we do! Organizational budget is $255,000. To apply, email a cover letter and resume to info@readingvillage.org. No phone calls please.

vocational employment specialist

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
Bayaud Enterprises
Job posted on:
03 Mar 2015
Job starts on:
01 Apr 2015
Contact Name:
Carole Pisko
Email:
Phone:
303 830 6885
Fax:
303 830 6653
 
Address:
333 West Bayaud Ave, Denver, Colorado 80223
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
• 1 year of rehabilitation or social work experience working as a counselor, social worker or job coach with persons with disabilities and other challenges (further education may substitute for experience, see below) • The ability to perform all the production and operational duties of the contract • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally with consumers or customers in a face-to-face, one-on-one or group setting or by telephone. • Ability to write rehab reports and progress notes in an on-line data management system (ELMO) including an understanding of "reasonable accommodation" and "special accommodation" • A commitment to agency mission and goals • 1 year of supervisory or assistant supervisor experience preferred • Experience working with individuals with disabilities and/or a diverse workforce • Ability to work independently, manage time and report outcomes effectively • Professional, creative, flexible and open to new ideas • Ability to encourage, support and acknowledge diverse populations • Ability to pass a Federal security clearance and background check • Ability to use all the equipment on the contract • Ability to bend, reach and walk extensively • Ability to push patients in wheelchairs and transport to therapies, push carts up to 50 lbs Education requirement: Qualified applicants are expected to have a minimum of an Associate's Degree in a related field or two years of college in a related field. A BA in the social sciences may substitute for the experience requirement.
General Job Description:
vocational employment specialist (denver metro area) compensation: $16/hr, plus $3.81/hr H&W and participation in other Bayaud benefits non-profit organization BAYAUD ENTERPRISES JOB ANNOUNCEMENT PATIENT TRANSPORT ASSISTANT SUPERVISOR Date Posted: 3/3/2015 Deadline: 3/16/15 Position Type: Exempt Hours required: 40 hours/week Shift: 10:30am to 7pm Monday through Friday Location: VA Medical Center, 1055 Clermont St, Denver, CO Position Compensation: $16/hr, plus $3.81/hr H&W and participation in other Bayaud benefits. Position Description: The ideal person for this position will have a vocational background working with people with disabilities. The main responsibility for this position involves assisting the Patient Transport supervisor at the VA Hospital to supervise/coach/train individuals with disabilities working in the Patient Transport Department and to provide rehabilitation support to consumers such as counseling, writing progress notes, behavior plans and communicating with Vocational Rehabilitation counselors regarding consumer progress and needs for support. There are also assistant supervisory responsibilities around the production and operational duties of the contract that requires the ability to supervise, teach and perform all the job requirements associated with the Statement of Work (SOW). Responsibilities: • Assist Bayaud supervisor with the daily operations of Bayaud employees to deliver excellent customer service as outlined in the Statement of Work requirements for the VA patient transport services. • Train, assign, schedule and cross train employees to respond to requests from hospital personnel, patients and all other VA visitors. • Provide administrative support for the contract including maintaining reports and managing payroll/records and billings. • Provide support to the Bayaud supervisor to ensure that performance issues, contract compliance, SOW issues and Bayaud services are performed satisfactorily. • Interface and coordinate with the Federal customer to ensure excellent customer service and follow up. • Provides rehabilitative services, counseling and follow up for employees with disabilities which includes progress notes, performance plans, community resources, reasonable accommodations and supported employment services. • Works collaboratively with Bayaud supervisor on on-going staff development and training needs and ensures that training is obtained. • Assists supervisor with the maintenance of equipment (including golf carts) and supplies necessary to fulfill our contractual obligations. • Assists supervisor with inspections of Bayaud work. Investigates and resolves customer complaints, corrective actions and preventative actions. • Is willing to work all the various job descriptions associated with the contract as needed. • Assists supervisor with the coordination of the work activities by scheduling work assignments, setting priorities and directing the work of subordinate employees.

Benefits Acquisition Specialist

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Bayaud Enterprises
Job posted on:
03 Mar 2015
Job starts on:
30 Mar 2015
Contact Name:
Dani Harris
Email:
Phone:
720-266-6192
Fax:
720-266-6987
 
Address:
333 West Bayaud Avenue, Denver, Colorado 80223
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Required Skills •Proper telephone etiquette including customer relation techniques. •Understanding modern office methods and practices and be efficient with computers. •Proper usage of English language including grammar, spelling and vocabulary. •Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish working relationships with federal, state and county agencies as well as the general public. •Ability to recognize and maintain confidentiality of all materials in the work setting. •Knowledge and understanding of SSA’s laws/regulations and medical, mental and vocational criteria’s. •Knowledge and understanding of the relationship between SSI/SSDI and Medicaid/Medicare. •Ability to maintain a record keeping and follow-up system. •All other duties or special projects as assigned Position Requirements: •2 years experience working in related field •Experience in resource acquisition preferred •Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or two years education plus four years related experience as outlined above •A commitment to agency mission and goals •Excellent program management skills, including strong administrative, computer and database skills •Ability to encourage, support and acknowledge consumers •Ability to communicate effectively with consumers and staff •Able to manage projects independently and to report outcomes effectively •Experience working with individuals with disabilities and mental illness preferred •Experience working with refugee populations preferred •Ability to collect data and statistics and measure project outcomes •Ability to travel to multiple job partner agencies throughout the community •Professional, creative, flexible and open to new ideas
General Job Description:
About Bayaud Enterprises: Bayaud Enterprises is a community-based nonprofit organization, providing vocational rehabilitation and employment services to individuals with mental, emotional, physical and economic challenges. In addition, we provide valuable training for employers as well as viable, competitive business services to our community. Position Description: The goal of the Benefits Acquisition Specialist to provide Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) representation and advocacy work for low income Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) customers. This includes screening for SSI/SSDI eligibility, developing claims, providing medical assessment referrals, and assisting with SSI/SSDI applications. Responsibilities: Overall Responsibility A Benefits Acquisition Specialist will work closely with claimants, Social Security Administration (SSA), and Disability Determination Services (DDS). This position will act as a claim developer and is responsible for obtaining all relevant medical and vocational evidence. He/she maintains contact with claimants throughout the application and appeal process to ensure customer satisfaction and to gather additional information pertaining to their case. This position will report directly to the Lead Community Resource Navigator. Specific Responsibilities •Request medical, physiological, school, work records once proper releases are obtained (HIPPA compliance). •Identify proper forms and obtain signatures on all the required forms and documentation. •Maintain regular contact with the claimants to assure customer satisfaction and to obtain updated medical and vocational information, including scheduling of medical/psychiatric exams, when no other records are available. •Maintain regular contact with Medical providers and the referring TANF representative as wells DDA and SSA as needed. •Assist SSA in making sure claimants are aware of and attend Consultative Exams. •Provide referral to and appropriate legal counsel for reconsideration applications. •Provide monthly reporting statistics. •Document all attempts made monthly to contact the consumer in the claims tracking database. •Be connected with allies, service agencies and critical decision makers within the systems To Apply: Submit cover letter and qualifications online to Dani.Harris@Bayaudenterprises.org by March 9, 2015. You must have Benefits Acquisition Specialist in the email subject line. We are encouraging people of color, military veterans, and people with disabilities to apply for this position.

Development Director

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
Global Education Fund
Job posted on:
03 Mar 2015
Job starts on:
15 Apr 2015
Contact Name:
Kathy Bartlett
Email:
Phone:
303-415-9935
Fax:
 
Address:
P.O. Box 548, Boulder, Colorado 80306
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Requirements: • 5-7 years of professional experience fundraising and donor management • Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent or higher is required • Proven fundraising track record and strong knowledge of fundraising practices, principles, and processes • Excellent writing and interpersonal communication skills • Organized, analytical skills with a high attention to detail • Proficiency using donor database software such as eTapestry or others • High degree of initiative and ability to be flexible and work independently • Experienced, thoughtful and engaged teamplayer • Proven experience in working with a board of directors • Strong track record related to managing relationships with vendors, contract staff and/or volunteers
General Job Description:
The Organization Global Education Fund improves the lives of children living in poverty around the world through education, focusing today in Kenya, India and Guatemala. We do this through supporting locally-based innovative leaders and their organizations. Our partner grantees are engaged in testing and refining approaches and strategies within schools as well as in communities and with families that will lead to culturally relevant and transformative education for girls and boys, especially those most marginalized from the learning process. Our aim is that these girls and boys will lead productive lives and become changemakers in their own communities. While the GEF team is small, we seek to draw out the best in each other’s skills, experiences and competencies so that the necessary financial, technical and other supports we have committed get to our partner grantees on the ground with efficiency, quality and care. Position The Development Director (DD) job is a key position for Global Education Fund. Working directly with the Executive Director as well as with GEF Board members and staff, the DD will lead the organization’s fundraising efforts, focusing mainly on individual donor retention and conversion strategies, as well as donor acquisition from individual and corporate donors. The DD will also lead/assist in organizing fundraising events. Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and letter of interest to Kathy Bartlett, Executive Director by 20th March, 2015 using the following email: kathy@globaleducationfund.org

VP of Development

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
Colorado Succeeds
Job posted on:
02 Mar 2015
Job starts on:
01 Apr 2015
Contact Name:
Scott Laband
Email:
Phone:
303-893-0707
Fax:
 
Address:
777 Grant Street Suite 302, Denver, Colorado 80203
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
? Commitment to Colorado Succeeds’ mission and goals for improving the education system ? Experience in Colorado and familiarity with Colorado’s business community ? At least 7 years of development experience with proven track record cultivating corporate, membership, and sponsorship investment ? Proficient with creating and monitoring data tracking systems using Salesforce ? Proven experience and knowledge of fundraising principles and techniques to secure new donors ? Ability to create and modify internal and external development systems ? Results-oriented, able to manage multiple projects simultaneously within budget and deadlines ? Excellent written and verbal communication skills ? Ability to work independently and also with a team with a high energy and can-do attitude ? Demonstrated organizational and administrative skills with the ability to multi-task ? Ability to critically assess challenges and identify effective solutions
General Job Description:
About Colorado Succeeds Colorado Succeeds is a non-profit, non-partisan coalition of Colorado business leaders, who have joined forces to make sure the education system works better and smarter for all the people of Colorado. Our members are business executives from corporations of all sizes and sectors across Colorado, united in pursuit of immediate and continuous improvement to the state’s education system. Our vision is that every student in Colorado graduates with the knowledge, skills, and behaviors necessary to succeed in a competitive global economy. We work to achieve systemic change by ensuring that Colorado’s education policies and practices are created and executed according to what is best for students, which also serves the interests of our state’s workforce, economy, and quality of life. We accomplish this by: 1) Advocating for policies that foster and advance innovation; 2) Identifying, scaling, and replicating innovative and successful educational models; 3) Collaborating with diverse coalitions to reimagine education. Through our BizCARES Network, comprised of chambers of commerce, economic development organizations, business roundtables, and industry associations, Colorado Succeeds works with business leaders representing every county of Colorado. About the Position Colorado Succeeds seeks an entrepreneurial leader with the skill, vision, and experience to advance and increase this successful organization’s membership, sponsorship, and donor cultivation—focusing primarily on corporate investment. The VP of Development will be responsible for growing the size, diversity, and engagement of the Colorado Succeeds’ membership, which currently includes business leaders representing companies of diverse sizes, sectors, and regions of Colorado. The VP of Development will serve as a key member of Colorado Succeeds’ senior management team, reporting to the President, and working collaboratively with the Board of Directors and President to implement the strategic plan. The VP of Development must have a demonstrated history of effectiveness in designing and leading results-driven development campaigns that achieve significant increases in membership and corporate sponsorship revenue. This high-profile position offers the successful candidate the opportunity to lead critical components of the organizational strategy, including managing relationships with high-level executives of current and prospective members and partners. Key Roles & Responsibilities ? MEMBERSHIP - Develop and execute a strategy to significantly grow the size and diversity of the Colorado Succeeds business membership o Strengthen the overall member value proposition by distilling best practices and applying them to Colorado Succeeds’ assets and aspirations o Identify, research, cultivate, and solicit new members and corporate partners o Build and execute a strategy for recruiting, onboarding, and engaging members o Establish and measure key performance indicators – including targets and timelines - for growing the size, diversity, engagement, and retention of Colorado Succeeds’ membership ? BUSINESS PARTNERSHIPS - Design, implement, and manage revenue-generating corporate sponsorship strategy o Establish and manage strategic partnerships with other business organizations to expand Colorado Succeeds’ brand awareness, influence, and financial backing o Work with prospects to gain a clear understanding of their needs and develop sponsorship packages to win their support and acquire new revenues o Maintain accurate and updated records of all contacts and revenue projection pipelines o Work with members of the board and staff to create new opportunities for increasing financial support as well as brand visibility among prospective members and other community leaders ? ADMINISTRATION - Oversee the administration and execution of all development activities o Manage donor reporting and communications with funders, including CS annual reports and regular updates demonstrating compliance and effectiveness o Manage staff and outside consultants in achieving private foundation fundraising goals by preparing grant proposals and grant reports in accordance with guidelines o Plan and execute all member events including sponsorship activation o Provide regular progress reports on KPI’s and budget Compensation This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated professional to assume a pivotal role in the evolution of a fast-growing, highly respected organization. Compensation is commensurate with experience, including a full benefits package. To Apply Please send a resume and cover letter to slaband@coloradosucceeds.org by March 16 and indicate the position title in the subject line of the email. The position will be filled as soon as a qualified candidate is identified. No phone calls, please. Colorado Succeeds is an equal opportunity employer, and in all its governance, operations, and services, strictly prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, or any other legally protected classes and characteristics. Colorado Succeeds commits to the principles of equal opportunity and places the utmost value on diversity.

Executive Director

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
Colorado Children's Chorale
Job posted on:
02 Mar 2015
Job starts on:
01 Sep 2015
Contact Name:
Diane Newcom, Executive Director
Email:
Phone:
303-892-5600
Fax:
 
Address:
2420 W. 26th Ave., #350-D, Denver, Colorado 80211
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Competencies: • Strong knowledge of and well respected in the philanthropic community • Ability to represent the Chorale to the community • Excellent financial management skills • Excellent written and oral communication skills • Exhibits sound and accurate judgment • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness • Adheres to ethical principles that reflect the highest standards of organizational and individual behavior • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills and excels in trust building; a team player • Uses time efficiently, prioritizes and plans work activities; completes work in a timely manner • Demonstrates natural leadership ability and displays the strengths of an exceptional leader • Is strongly positioned to ensure continued success for the Chorale Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required, graduate degree or equivalent preferred; Executive Director experience in the areas outlined above, preferably in the non-profit world; passion for children in the performing arts; and knowledge of best practices in the arts and non-profit management.
General Job Description:
The Colorado Children’s Chorale is a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit performing arts organization. Since 1974 the Chorale has brought its artistry and charm to audiences throughout the world. With a diverse repertoire ranging from fully staged opera and musical theater to standard choral compositions in classical, folk and popular traditions, the Chorale performs with an innovative stage presentation and a unique theatrical spirit. The Chorale annually trains 500 members between the ages of 7 and 14 from all ethnicities and socioeconomic backgrounds representing more than 180 schools in the Denver metro area and beyond. In addition to its own season subscription concert series at Boettcher Concert Hall, the Chorale performs regularly with the Colorado Symphony, Central City Opera, Opera Colorado and the Aspen Music Festival, as well as yearly regional, national and international touring. The Chorale is governed by a 26-member Board of Trustees, with daily operations conducted by a staff of nine full-time and three part-time employees. A proud Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) Tier II organization, the Chorale has an annual operating budget of approximately 1.8 million dollars, as well as an endowment in excess of two million dollars. Primary Function: The Executive Director (ED) is the chief operating officer of Colorado Children’s Chorale (Chorale) with the primary mandate of assuring a stable environment in which the day-to-day business affairs are appropriately managed, as well as supporting an environment where the choral art and artists can flourish. The ED reports to and is expected to work in partnership with the Artistic Director (AD) – each with their own distinct and shared responsibilities – to provide the organizational support structure necessary to the fulfillment of the organization’s mission. In addition to carrying out specific responsibilities with respect to the business affairs of the Chorale, the ED shares with the AD the responsibility for staff leadership, the achievement of the institutional goals adopted by the Board of Trustees, and professionally representing the Chorale in the business and arts communities. The ED is a non-voting member of the Board of Trustees and its Executive, Finance, Nominating and Scholarship Committees. Reports to: Artistic Director Status: Full time Salary: Commensurate with experience Benefits: Full health benefits plan; employee contributed 403(b) plan Performance Review: Initially at six months and then annually Start date: September 1, 2015 Closing Date for Applications: Please submit a cover letter and résumé prior to April 30, 2015 For confidential consideration, contact: Deborah DeSantis, Artistic Director, execsearch@childrenschorale.org Web site: www.childrenschorale.org Office address: 2420 W. 26th Ave., #350-D Denver, CO 80211 Executive Director Responsibilities include, but not limited to: The Executive Director will: • Function as the chief operating officer with the responsibility to conduct the day-to-day business affairs of the Chorale. • Assure the proper stewardship of the Chorale’s resources by conducting business in a responsible and ethical manner, and managing the following functions: o Annual and strategic planning, o Budgeting, financial systems, and financial decisions; o Human resource management, systems and policies; o Public relations and marketing activities; and o Fundraising and development activities. • Create an innovative and supportive work environment in which the administrative staff can produce work of the highest professional standards. • Assign and direct the work of the administrative personnel. • Make key solicitations for financial support and actively build support from existing and prospective donors as well as current, past and prospective trustees. • Serve as the primary point of contact for trustees, organizing the Board’s affairs to provide an environment that engages and stimulates, assuring the broadest and most effective use of each trustee’s time and talents. • Communicate appropriately matters of importance to Board and staff. • Work with the Board and the AD to develop annual plans and budgets that support the strategic plan for the Chorale. • Use creative, innovative decision-making and problem-solving strategies for adapting to uncertainties and complexities of the organization and the external environment. • Work with other community leaders, especially SCFD Tier II colleagues and Chorus America peers; represent the Chorale in myriad community activities. • Coordinate special projects as directed by the Board and/or the AD. Shared Responsibilities: In collaboration with the Artistic Director, the Executive Director will: • Build a vital and lasting partnership with the AD. • Develop and implement strategies to ensure the Chorale’s institutional, artistic and public service goals are achieved, and inform the Board of actions taken in furtherance of those goals. • Be a leader of people, engaging and motivating staff, Board and volunteers in the pursuit of excellence. • Interview and select appropriate administrative personnel. Reporting Relationships: • Reports to the Artistic Director • Positions reporting directly to the Executive Director: o Development Directors (2) o Marketing Director o Finance Manager o Accounts Receivable and Database Manager o Office Manager

Database and Accounts Receivable Manager

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Colorado Children's Chorale
Job posted on:
26 Feb 2015
Job starts on:
01 Apr 2015
Contact Name:
Diane Newcom, Executive Director
Email:
Phone:
303-892-5600
Fax:
 
Address:
2420 W. 26th Ave., #350-D, Denver, Colorado 80211
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Competencies: • Highly organized, detail focused with strong problem solving and analytical thinking skills • Exhibits sound and accurate judgment • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness • Adheres to ethical principles that reflect the highest standards of organizational and individual behavior • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills and is a team player • Uses time efficiently, prioritizes and plans work activities; completes work in a timely manner Qualifications: High school diploma with some college preferred; experience in the areas outlined above; trained and proficient in QuickBooks; advanced relational database management; and Microsoft Office® products, specifically Word, Excel, and Outlook.
General Job Description:
The Colorado Children’s Chorale is a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit performing arts organization. Since 1974 the Chorale has brought its artistry and charm to audiences throughout the world. With a diverse repertoire ranging from fully staged opera and musical theater to standard choral compositions in classical, folk and popular traditions, the Chorale performs with an innovative stage presentation and a unique theatrical spirit. The Chorale annually trains 500 members between the ages of 7 and 14 from all ethnicities and socioeconomic backgrounds representing more than 180 schools in the Denver metro area and beyond. In addition to its own season subscription concert series at Boettcher Concert Hall, the Chorale performs regularly with the Colorado Symphony, Central City Opera, Opera Colorado and the Aspen Music Festival, as well as yearly regional, national and international touring. The Chorale is governed by a 26-member Board of Trustees, with daily operations conducted by a staff of nine full-time and three part-time employees. The Chorale has an annual operating budget of approximately 1.8 million dollars, as well as an endowment in excess of two million dollars. Reports to: Executive Director Status: Hourly – 20 hours per week, Flexible work hours Salary: Commensurate with experience Benefits: Vacation and sick leave provided; Employee contributed 403(b) plan Closing Date for Applications: Please submit a cover letter and résumé prior to March 20, 2015 Database and Accounts Receivables Manager responsibilities include, but not limited to: Database: • Maintain the Chorale’s Civicore database system including implementing design upgrades as needed • Maintain data security and integrity policy and procedures • Make corrections and additions to all database records • Design, write and implement reports from Civicore • Facilitate deliverables including: labels, mailings, lists, reports, etc. • Maintain, and establish as needed, a structure within Civicore to effectively identify specific segments of data for analysis and targeted marketing efforts • Train users as needed to effectively use Civicore Accounts Receivables: • Process all accounts receivables in QuickBooks, including payments, contributions and credit card activity • Create invoices and mail monthly statements • Prepare deposits and take to bank • Record and reconcile donations with Civicore database • Prepare monthly and quarterly reports • Direct contact with constituents as needed Other: • Assist Executive Director and other staff members with requested projects

Business Application Manager

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
The Colorado Health Foundation
Job posted on:
25 Feb 2015
Job starts on:
01 Apr 2015
Contact Name:
Melanie Morghem
Email:
Phone:
303-953-3600
Fax:
 
Address:
501 S Cherry St Ste 1100, Denver, Colorado 80246
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
A minimum of 5 years experience managing software applications and business intelligence tools as well as at least 5 years experience translating business needs into IT requirements and translating technical concepts to internal customers are required. This position requires a strong project manager with at least 3 years of progressively challenging IT project management experience, including strong experience implementing software applications. Experience must include end-to-end project management, from gathering requirements to design, development, testing, through implementation and adoption. Experience in non-profit grants management as well as SQL reporting and queries are a plus.
General Job Description:
The Colorado Health Foundation is seeking a highly skilled, creative tech professional for its Business Application Manager role. This position is responsible for managing business applications that support the Foundation’s grantmaking and finance processes. The Business Application Manager is also responsible for leading projects to enhance these applications and associated reporting from these systems. Project management includes cross-functional collaboration to define requirements, managing vendor development, and creating effective rollout strategies to ensure user adoption. If you are an experienced IT professional who thrives in a challenging and changing environment, you excel in keeping current with the latest industry trends and balancing trends with best practices, and you have a personal passion for the work of TCHF, you will want to visit www.coloradohealth.org for more information and application. For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.coloradohealth.org. This position closes on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. The Colorado Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we encourage qualified applicants from individuals of all backgrounds.

Teen Volunteer Seasonal Assistant

Job Type:
Volunteer Coordinator
Agency:
Denver Zoo
Job posted on:
25 Feb 2015
Job starts on:
30 Mar 2015
Contact Name:
Teen Programs Staff
Email:
Phone:
720-337-1400
Fax:
 
Address:
2300 Steele St, Denver, Colorado 80205
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Essential Functions: •Support Teen Volunteer Zoo Crew program logistics throughout the spring and summer, including: o Supporting daily morning meetings and afternoon gatherings with teens o Planning, preparing for and assisting with the delivery and/or supervision of teen training, special events, zoo campouts, workshops, field trips, leadership team meetings and other social events o Monthly scheduling and tracking schedule changes o Tracking teen volunteer requirements such as training status and hour requirements o Acting as a teen volunteer coach or mentor, while holding teens accountable o Entering, analyzing and preparing program reports o Assisting with teen, parent, adult volunteer, and staff communication (phone calls, emails, mailers, etc.) o Assisting Teen Programs staff in meeting the goals of Denver Zoo’s teen volunteer program •Supporting Denver Zoo adult volunteer program as needed •Attend appropriate staff meetings with Teen and Public Programs staff •Support Public Programs staff and additional programming as needed Qualifications: • Working towards a bachelor’s degree or college graduate. • Experience working with teens and/or volunteer audiences. • Dynamic and enthusiastic presentation skills, gained from formal or informal teaching or presenting. • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. • Excellent organizational, word processing, and spreadsheet creation/maintenance skills. • Ability to work dexterously with hands and arms and lift up to 50 lbs. • Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus. • High level of self-motivation. • General knowledge of biological and environmental sciences.
General Job Description:
At Denver Zoo, our mission is to secure a better world for animals through human understanding. We are a respected leader in animal care and exhibition, conservation programs, scientific study, environmental education and public service. Summary: This position advances the mission of Denver Zoo by working closely with Teen and Public Programs staff to ensure the efficiency of Denver Zoo’s teen volunteer program, Zoo Crew. This is a temporary position ideally beginning in early spring and ending in August 2015; however start and end dates are somewhat flexible.

Summer Early Childhood Nanny

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
Home
Job posted on:
16 Feb 2015
Job starts on:
01 Jun 2015
Contact Name:
Kim Price
Email:
Phone:
303-818-7562
Fax:
 
Address:
31st ave, Lakewood/wheatridge , Colorado 80215
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Early Childhood Development
General Job Description:
Looking for a full time nanny for June, July and August for 2 boys. Jack is 5 and Ryan is almost 3 years old. Wanting someone to enjoy the summer with our 2 boys, going to the zoo, the pool and parks. Job comes with pool membership. In addition to fun, hoping some attention can be paid on academics too. (Sight word practice, writing name, art work, etc) If it is a good fit, potentially could move into part time once school starts. Looking to pay around $2000 a month.

Graduate Research Fellow

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
National Endowment for Financial Education
Job posted on:
11 Feb 2015
Job starts on:
01 Jun 2015
Contact Name:
Billy J. Hensley, Ph.D., Director of Education
Email:
Phone:
3032243500
Fax:
 
Address:
1331 17th St, Ste 1200, Denver, Colorado 80202
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Qualifications ? Proficient in use of SPSS or other statistical analysis software ? Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research protocols ? Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written, and verbal communication skills ? Able to follow verbal and written instructions with minimal supervision ? Demonstrated interest in social science and/or education research (e.g., teacher professional development, financial education, survey creation, etc.) ? Must be a currently enrolled graduate student in an education or social science discipline (doctoral students preferred) ? Experience writing for peer-reviewed publications or research-based graduate level courses ? Able to operate MS Excel, MS Word, Internet, PowerPoint, and E-mail
General Job Description:
The National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®) is seeking a Graduate Research Fellow. NEFE is an independent, nonprofit foundation committed to educating Americans on a broad range of financial topics and empowering them to make positive and sound decisions to reach their financial goals. NEFE’s mission is grounded in the belief that regardless of background or income level, financially informed individuals are better able to take control of their circumstances, improve their quality of life, and ensure a stable future for themselves and their families. To learn more about NEFE, visit www.nefe.org. Position Overview: The Graduate Research Fellow plays an integral role in carrying out the mission of NEFE through exploration and analysis of financial education and social science research projects. This is an excellent opportunity to build practical research skills. Responsibilities ? Assist with the development of a research protocol for a school-based student assessment financial education project ? Carry out literature research on various financial education and social science topics ? Conduct analysis of survey data ? Assist in research report writing and creation of presentations Specifics ? Hours are flexible, but Fellow must be accessible through email and phone during business hours. (Applicants do not have to be located in Denver—remote availability is acceptable.) ? Approximately 10 hours per week ? Reports to Billy J. Hensley, Ph.D., Director of Education ? Fellowship is a two academic term assignment (summer & fall 2015). ? Stipend: $6,000 To Apply: Please send cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for two (2) references by 5:00 pm on March 2, 2015 to Billy Hensley (bjh@nefe.org). Email applications only.

Director of Operations

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
Chanda Plan Foundation
Job posted on:
10 Feb 2015
Job starts on:
01 May 2015
Contact Name:
Chanda Hinton
Email:
Phone:
3032464290
Fax:
 
Address:
866 E 78th Avenue, Denver, Colorado 80229
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
CHANDA PLAN FOUNDATION Mission: Improving the quality of life for persons with physical disabilities through direct services and systemic change to access integrative therapies. Direct services include acupuncture, massage, chiropractic, cranial sacral, adaptive exercise and adaptive yoga. Services are provided at the foundation and at provider locations nationwide. Integrative therapies promote wellness and healing for acute and chronic conditions caused by physical disabilities. Better health outcomes and lower medical bills galvanized our pursuit for systemic change to have integrative therapies covered by Medicaid POSITION SUMMARY Plan, organize, execute and monitor the Chanda Plan Foundation operations, which include tactical programs and administration duties in the beginning. Upon understanding all aspects of the Chanda Plan Foundation, this role will develop into oversight of operations for the Chanda Plan Foundation’s currently Location-Based Services and its expansion into a patient center medical home with additional integrative care, and primary care physicians services. WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR: Education or Formal Training: Bachelor’s Degree in business, management or health care field Knowledge, Skill and Ability: - Ability to inspire and motivate employees and volunteers to provide exceptional customer service. - Ability to assess patient needs and review care plans in collaboration with the Care Coordinators and with accountability to the provider. - Positive and proactive attitude toward patients and staff. - Demonstrated knowledge about and experience with integrative therapies. - Understandings of health care contracts and benefit eligibility. - Organizational and communication skills (both verbal and written). - Problem solving, team building, training, and staff conflict resolution. - Knowledge of personnel laws and practices. - Experience, skill and ability to effectively communicate in a public setting, including public speaking. - Confidence to provide outreach to community resources, including external specialists and health care systems. Experience - At least 1 year experience as a supervisor. - Minimum 3 years management experience in heath care setting including integrative therapies and primary care. - Clinical experience in educating and supporting providers and patients in a health care setting including integrative therapies and primary care. - Experience developing educational and training materials. - Experience working with ambulatory electronic medical record systems, as well as inpatient and hospital electronic medical record systems.
General Job Description:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES During the first few 3-4 months, the Director of Operations will be building a base of knowledge on programs and administrative responsibilities, to include: - Process donations and maintain donor records using database system. - Ensure gift acknowledgement. - Reconcile QuickBooks and pay invoices to contracted providers. - Assist with all inquiries to the Chanda Plan Foundation. - Manage program participant database to ensure adherence to program protocol. - Conduct follow-up with program participants to monitor usage of program funds and satisfaction. - Schedule and maintain calendar for treatments regarding Location-Based Services. - Strategize and implement social media campaigns, newsletter, and website testimonials/content. - Manage and schedule interns through Location-Based Services. - Provide Community Outreach to recruit participants. - In collaboration with executive director, provide support and assistance to the Board of Directors. - Maintain clean work environment. The intention of Chanda Plan Foundation is to then hire an Administrative Assistant to perform the above duties, supervised by the Director of Operations. The responsibilities of the Director of Operations will be the following: - Hire and supervise part-time Administrative Assistant. - Maintaining effective daily operations as it relates to the Chanda Plan Foundation. - Management of systems for scheduling client visits. - Management of systems for client records and provider collaboration. - Assist with developing and monitoring operational, program and administrative budgets. - Oversee management and monitoring of grant monies. - Function within the standards of practice for case management. - Counsel and mentor professional and support staff. Monitor all aspects of quality assurance and productivity services. - Develop and implement billing processes for Integrative Care. - Conducts annual personnel reviews of direct reports. - Develop and implement polices to adhere to state and federal regulations regarding environment. - Supervisory Duties: Integrative therapy staff, support staff and volunteers. - Performs all other duties as required. There is an expectation that the Director of Operations will observe all Chanda Plan Foundation values and the Code of Ethics, and embrace the philosophy and mission for patient centered care. In an effort to promote teamwork, these job responsibilities are flexible and may include more or less than is shown here. WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU: - Work with dedicated staff, board members and donors - Help a successful grassroots non-profit expand its programs and serve more people - Be part of changing legislation that will change lives by improving wellness - Connect, work and network with a variety people within community - Work days that are interesting, varied and challenging TO APPLY: BY SATURDAY, FEB 26, 2015, please email your resume and cover letter (addressing how you meet “What We Are Looking For” and including salary requirements) to our transition consultant, Christine Soto, at christinesoto@comcast.net. Please use “Director of Operations - Chanda Plan” in the subject line of the email. All application information must be received via email – no hard copies, please. For more information about the Chanda Plan Foundation, go to www.iamtheplan.org

Marketing and Development Director

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
Colorado Honor Band Association
Job posted on:
06 Feb 2015
Job starts on:
01 Jun 2015
Contact Name:
Susan Smith
Email:
Phone:
303-778-6693
Fax:
303-778-6694
 
Address:
216 S. Grant St. , Denver, Colorado 80209
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
1. Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience required 2. 3+ years' experience in donor cultivation/solicitation and/or marketing 3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required 4. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Publisher, Powerpoint, and Excel required 5. Familiarity with music and the Denver cultural scene preferred 6. Public speaking experience preferred 7. Proven fund-raising track record is required. 8. Knowledge of development processes and fundraising principles is required. 9. Knowledge of database management and donor data research is required. 10. High level of self-motivation and ability to work independently 11. Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail is required. 12. Strong interpersonal and professional skills are required. 13. Creativity and the ability to think out of the box is required! 14. Understanding of Colorado and national fundraising communities is preferred.
General Job Description:
CHBA is seeking a creative, charismatic, and future driven individual to lead the marketing and development efforts of the organization. This person would report to and partner with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors and will spearhead all marketing and development efforts as CHBA continues to grow. As new position in the organization, the Director will have the opportunity to help design the new position with the Executive Director and board. Location: Historic Grant Avenue Building, 216 S. Grant St. Denver, CO 80209 Hours of Service: 25 hours per week. Very flexible, self-determined time schedule. Duties Needed: 1. Develop and ensures implementation of the strategic plan for Development Department 2. Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations 3. Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors 4. Writes and submits all grant proposals 5. Supervises all annual events including the annual auction and golf tournament 6. Acts as a representative for development related internal and external activities 7. Create all marketing material including quarterly newsletters, seasonal promotional materials, and advertisements 8. Maintain and Update the organizations website, social media pages, and fundraising platforms. 9. Attend seminars and meetings, as necessary, to cultivate relationships and stay connected to other Denver organizations. 10. Work to increase brand awareness, ensure our mission is clearly communicated, and build relationships with existing customers, referral sources, and new members.

Station Manager

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
KGNU
Job posted on:
05 Feb 2015
Job starts on:
30 Apr 2015
Contact Name:
Hiring Committee
Email:
Phone:
3034494885
Fax:
 
Address:
4700 Walnut St., Boulder, Colorado 80301
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Required qualifications: At least five years of experience managing people and programs in nonprofit organizations, including working with volunteers Experience with budget development and fiscal management Excellent oral and written communication skills Community radio experience Familiarity with and commitment to the KGNU Mission Statement Desired qualifications: Fundraising experience including individual donor development, and grant writing Experience working with nonprofit boards Demonstrated successful membership/pledge drive experience Strategic planning and implementation experience Experience managing digital content Knowledge of noncommercial broadcast rules and regulations, including Federal Communications Commission and Corporation for Public Broadcasting requirements Commitment to advancing a diverse and inclusive culture at KGNU Bilingual English/Spanish
General Job Description:
KGNU, a 37-year-old community radio station with an FM frequency in Boulder and a 10-year old AM frequency in Denver is seeking a Station Manager to lead our mission-driven broadcast and online media organization (kgnu.org, afterfm.com, and news.kgnu.org). The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to public media and substantial experience leading diverse communities in producing excellent community-based news, music, and public information. We are seeking an individual who combines strong communications, managerial, and development skills with a vision for making local community media essential in a changing world. KGNU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applications from people of all gender identities, people of color, and persons with disabilities.

Director of Leadership Gifts

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
Colorado Public Radio
Job posted on:
03 Feb 2015
Job starts on:
01 May 2015
Contact Name:
Human Resources
Email:
Phone:
3038719191
Fax:
 
Address:
7409 S Alton Ct, Centennial, Colorado 80112
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
* Identification with the mission and purpose of Colorado Public Radio. * Minimum 10 years’ experience in major and planned giving fundraising and minimum 5 years’ experience in a senior level major and planned giving position. * Demonstrated leadership skills, resulting in achieved organizational goals. * Demonstrated organizational skills managing a variety of activities efficiently and without mistakes. * Hands-on knowledge of donor database systems. * Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills. * Ability to manage high level confidential information with integrity and sensitivity. * Mastery of principles and techniques of successful fundraising as they pertain to the identification, cultivation, and stewardship of major donor prospects. * Knowledge of fundraising best practices and procedures.
General Job Description:
Colorado Public Radio is a dynamic, growing organization that is seeking to add to its engaged and passionate staff. While CPR has grown significantly through traditional public radio fundraising methods, the cultivation of major and planned giving is recognized as a growth opportunity. At CPR, major (aka “leadership”) gifts are recognized at $10,000+. We are seeking the right candidate who can lead a team of professionals in maximizing potential for this state-wide community resource. The Director of Leadership Gifts is responsible for providing primary leadership of the major donor/planned giving department for donor development, communication and stewardship. This person is highly disciplined, organized and goal oriented with demonstrated competencies in team development, information management, project support, donor research and verbal and written communication. To read a full job description and find out how to apply please visit: http://www.cpr.org/employment-opportunity/director-leadership-gifts

Executive Director

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
The Inn Between of Longmont
Job posted on:
03 Feb 2015
Job starts on:
01 Jun 2015
Contact Name:
Jason Mundy
Email:
Phone:
(303) 684-0810
Fax:
(303) 651-7273
 
Address:
250 Kimbark St., Longmont, Colorado 80501
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
The Inn Between is seeking a dynamic, proven leader to serve as Executive Director. The new Director should be an individual who has demonstrated the ability to successfully help grow an organization with a strong sense of vision and purpose. The position will report directly to The Inn Between of Longmont Inc. Board of Directors.
General Job Description:
The Inn Between of Longmont is a non-profit organization that was incorporated in 1993. For over two decades, The Inn Between has effectively provided programs to prevent homelessness for families, youth, adults and seniors. Our Mission is to provide a self-sufficiency program that promotes stability for diverse homeless families and individuals by providing time-limited housing, comprehensive case management and life skills training.