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Available Opportunities

Executive Director

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
CraftWorks Foundation
Job posted on:
23 Nov 2014
Job starts on:
01 Dec 2014
Contact Name:
Natalie Richard
Email:
Phone:
423-424-2588
Fax:
 
Address:
8001 Arista Way, Suite #500, Broomfield, Colorado 80021
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
The Executive Director has a passionate sense of mission, is committed to transparency in operations and relationships, is an authentic and engaged listener, collaborative, creative, understands the hospitality industry and has a high degree of integrity and credibility. The ideal candidate:: • Is a strategic thinker who leads, plans, and manages the operations, events and activities of the CraftWorks Foundation. • Implements the optimal methods to leverage the Foundation’s financial and human resources with primarily internal stakeholders. • Presents the Foundation’s purpose and programs to CraftWorks’ employees and secondarily to outside organizations. • Leads and engages with the staff to administer programs and operations to implement the agreed strategy and measurable outcomes. • Has an appreciation for inclusion and diversity. • Has sound business acumen coupled with a deep understanding of or experience in the nonprofit sector. • Understands employee Engagement & Partnering • Experience in executing internal fundraising & payroll deduction campaigns highly preferred • Knowledge of how to build and work effectively with a diverse governing board; ability to leverage their talents, skills, and connections across the company. Travel: Position requires 10 percent travel
General Job Description:
CraftWorks Restaurants and Breweries, Inc., operator of 135 corporate restaurants is looking for an Executive Director to run its charitable arm, CraftWorks Foundation. The Foundation exists primarily to serve the company’s 10,000 employees through a financial empowerment and a crisis relief program. Additionally, it fundraises to address the issue of hunger alleviation within its communities. Since inception, the Foundation has contributed over $5 million dollars to its local communities. CraftWorks Foundation has a National Events and Programs Manager, part-time Business Manager, part-time employee crisis grants administrator and Executive Director and operates on a $1.8M budget. The CraftWorks Foundation’s board is committed to enhancing the Foundation’s internal presence, focusing the Foundation on internal employee fundraising and programmatic engagement efforts. Giving to communities is important to the mission of CraftWorks Restaurnants & Breweries but is a secondary function to the Foundation. Works with the Foundation’s Board of Directors to establish the strategic direction of the organization and fulfill its mission.

Development Manager

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
Inner City Health Center
Job posted on:
20 Nov 2014
Job starts on:
05 Jan 2015
Contact Name:
Kevin L. Mullin, CFRE
Email:
Phone:
720-833-5094
Fax:
 
Address:
3800 York Street, Denver, Colorado 80205
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Skills •Ability to communicate verbally and in writing, and develop and maintain interpersonal relationships •Ability to analyze information / situations and solve problems •Ability to handle sensitive information discretely and maintain confidentiality •Ability to organize and manage multiple projects/tasks simultaneously; must have ability to work independently and collaboratively, and adapt to changing priorities •Ability to coordinate and strengthen communication with clinic directors, program coordinators, and staff •Personal computer proficiency required, especially as related to a variety of software applications •Proficient in Microsoft Office Products; MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; CRM software •Excellent time management skills and able to multi-task •Strong Public Speaking skills •Motivated, takes initiative, and requires little constant supervision Experience •3 or more years of experience in Development, Relationship Management, or similar functions •A Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Nonprofit Management, Philanthropy or equivalent experience; nonprofit experience strongly preferred
General Job Description:
We have a member of our team who has been offered a great job at another organization. Though we are happy for him, we lament the fact that we will lose him and now we are seeking a new candidate to fulfill the duties of Development Manager at Inner City Health Center. ICHC is a Christ centered healthcare home for underserved individuals where consistent, high quality treatment is provided in an atmosphere of genuine respect. We express our love for Jesus Christ and our compassion for those in need through our deep concern for their physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. The main priorities of the Development Manager include: •Event Management -- Overseeing all aspects of our annual fund raising concert, as well as acting as the point of contact for external groups who want to do events with ICHC. The DM will also support other ICHC events sponsored by other ICHC departments. •Fund raising and Relationship Management -- The DM will be the main relationship manager for all business fund raising, including sponsors for events. The DM will also manage ICHC relationships with the faith community, service clubs, and other organizations.

Street Fraternity Program Specialist

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
ECDC/African Community Center
Job posted on:
19 Nov 2014
Job starts on:
15 Dec 2014
Contact Name:
Donna Kapp
Email:
Phone:
303-399-4500
Fax:
 
Address:
5250 Leetsdale Dr Ste 200, Denver, Colorado 80246
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
? Demonstrated experience working with youth. ? Fluency in languages spoken by refugees a PLUS. ? Self-directed, motivated and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously. ? General knowledge of resettlement practices in the U.S. ? Detail oriented, extensive documentation skills, organized and able to work in a multi-task environment. ? Cross cultural sensitivity and knowledge with the ability and desire to work with people of other cultures. ? Maintains punctuality for work, appointments and report dates. ? Must work well in a team setting. ? Commitment to the mission, vision and values of ECDC/African Community Center. ? Possess a valid driver’s license and access to own transportation. ? Required computer skills: Word, Excel, Internet, Gmail. Comfortable in utilizing new programs and databases. ? Colorado Bureau of Investigations background check and clean DMV record
General Job Description:
Job Summary: Work with Street Fraternity staff and volunteers to support young men ages 14- 25 through creative and engaging programming: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 4 - 10 pm; Act as liaison between International City, On-Trac and Street Fraternity participants to assure access to a variety of programs; develop and implement Marijuana prevention, education and awareness materials and workshops for refugee youth; collaborate with ACC youth program staff for field trips and other youth-related events and activities.

VP of Philanthropy

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
Friendship Bridge
Job posted on:
19 Nov 2014
Job starts on:
05 Jan 2015
Contact Name:
Melanie Ulle
Email:
Phone:
720-261-1181
Fax:
 
Address:
405 Urban Street, #140, Lakewood, Colorado 80228
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
10+ years development experience Successful management of development and marketing department Proven track record of successful major gift solicitations Ability to create internal and external strategies for communications, plan execution, team building Public Speaking
General Job Description:
The VP of Philanthropy (VPP) is a dynamic ambassador of the organization who works closely with the Executive Director, Board of Directors, staff and volunteers to strategize and execute all aspects of the development and marketing functions of the organization. The VPP will be an inspirational leader with the skill, vision and drive to take this successful organization to the next level in major donor cultivation, stewardship, individual giving programs, corporate investment, foundation support, earned revenue streams and events. This position requires creativity and ingenuity as many revenue streams are nontraditional such as crowdfunding and other social media and the new Artisan Market Access Program where the team will develop new markets for our Artisan clients’ products. Other department duties include: coordinating insight trips to Guatemala, event oversight and team management, speaking engagements and leadership of volunteer fundraising groups around the country.

ENCORE INNOVATION FELLOW

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
Boomers Leading Change in Health
Job posted on:
19 Nov 2014
Job starts on:
05 Jan 2015
Contact Name:
Barbara Raynor
Email:
Phone:
303-426-6637
Fax:
 
Address:
1700 E 17th Ave, Denver, Colorado 80218
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Ideal Skill Set: • Strategic and creative thinking and problem-solving skills • Ability to think big, yet maintain a critical attention to detail • Excellent verbal, written, and personal communications skills • Effective public speaking and presentation skills • Ability to work both independently and as an effective team member • Willingness to teach and to learn • Ability to develop realistic budgets and timelines • Ability to meet deadlines and work within time and budgetary constraints • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, as well as a willingness to learn and work in other online platforms (for instance, Salesforce.com) Personal Attributes: • Flexibility and adaptability • Responsiveness • Proactive self-starter • Energy, enthusiasm, and patience • Positive, drama-free attitude • Sense of humor • Reliable team player • Cultural competency • Can-do spirit • Detail-oriented
General Job Description:
ENCORE INNOVATION FELLOW—2015 SCOPE OF WORK AND POSITION DESCRIPTION Are you looking for an exciting, new challenge—and an opportunity to make a real difference in Metro Denver? Do you believe that Adults 50+ still have a great deal of experience, knowledge, wisdom, and talent to offer our community? Are you 50 years of age or older? Boomers Leading Change in Health (BLCiH) is looking to hire an Encore Innovation Fellow to help us build our capacity to engage Adults 50 and over in meaningful ways in Metro Denver. Baby Boomers represent the largest generation in American history. Just as they have redefined every other stage of life, Boomers are not redefining what aging looks, feels, and acts like—for themselves, and for the generations that follow. Today’s Adults 50 and over are looking for new and interesting ways to stay engaged—in their work, by serving others, and by pursuing opportunities to continue learning and broadening their intellectual horizons. Thanks to the generosity of Rose Community Foundation and national think tank Encore.org, BLCiH now has the chance to better meet the needs of Adults 50 and over in Metro Denver by adding an Encore Innovation Fellow to our team. Scope of Work: • Create opportunities for Adults 50+ to connect with each other in meaningful ways, such as through educational seminars, career development workshops, and inspirational activities that enable them to explore their passions in life • Work collaboratively with community partners to raise the visibility of individuals and organizations taking innovative approaches to engaging Adults 50+ • Facilitate the formation of partnerships with local non-profits and public institutions that support efforts to expand and provide opportunities for Adults 50+ to connect and contribute to the community • Conduct outreach to community groups already engaging Adults 50+ in order to enhance volunteer recruitment efforts and increase the pool of Adults 50+ willing to serve as community volunteers • Participate in the Encore Innovation Fellows national learning community which includes attending regular virtual meetings, as well as in-person convenings of the Encore Leadership Institute • Assist BLCiH staff with special projects and events related to the cultivation and engagement of Adults 50+ in Metro Denver

Refugee Health Coordinator

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
ECDC/African Community Center
Job posted on:
18 Nov 2014
Job starts on:
08 Dec 2014
Contact Name:
Erin Frank
Email:
Phone:
303-399-4500
Fax:
 
Address:
5250 Leetsdale Drive, Denver, Colorado 80246
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in social work, health education, or related field; or one to two years of related training and experience; or other equivalent combination of education and demonstrated experience. • Knowledge of public benefits system in Colorado: Medicaid, CHP+, CCAP, SSI, (TANF, FA, WIC and subsidized housing programs is a plus) • Refugee language capability a plus but not required • Self-directed, able to handle multiple projects simultaneously, ability to prioritize, and implements creative problem-solving. • Strong written communication and interpersonal skills • Detail oriented, extensive documentation skills, highly organized and able to work in a multi-tasked environment. • Skilled at crisis management, problem solving, decision making and mediation. • Cross cultural sensitivity and knowledge with the ability and desire to work with people of other cultures. • Maintains punctuality for work, appointments and report dates. • Must work well in a team setting, and also be a highly self-motivated independent worker. • Commitment to the mission, vision and values of ACC. • Access to reliable transportation • Required computer skills: Word, Excel, Internet, Gmail. Knowledge of Access a plus. Comfortable in utilizing new programs and databases.
General Job Description:
The Health Program Coordinator ensures access to preventive health services for newly arriving refugees, asylees, other eligible populations in Colorado. This includes oversight, coordination, follow-up and monitoring of treatment of all health and mental health conditions. This position acts as the main point of contact between contracted health providers and general health providers with ACC staff and community members. The Health Coordinator ensures that newly-arrived refugees and asylees participate in a Refugee Health Screening and are able to access follow-up care/treatment. This position also maintains a supervisory role in relationship to health aides and the Family Stabilisation Specialist and provides general guidance and oversight to health programming and insurance coverage issues, in general. The Health Coordinator is an important part of ACC’s resettlement team. Key Responsibilities: 1. Assist with coordination of all client health-related appointments and issues: • Coordinate screening appointment dates/times with contracted health providers , case managers, health aides and clients • Track and report on refugee screening health appointments and other data as requested • Coordinate transportation with health aides for client screening and referral appointments • Provide basic orientation and education to prepare community members for accessing US health services and assess health needs • Assist with health care follow-up appointments and referrals; provide referrals to other programs, as needed • Coordinate with case managers, employment staff, and others to provide a holistic approach to service provision 2. Administrative responsibilities: • Conduct refugee health related outreach and education with community partners • Network with community resources and service providers to maintain relationships and expand coverage opportunities • Correspond regularly with contract health providers regarding appointments scheduled or missed or follow-up needed • Work on resolving Medicaid enrollment issues; assist in resolution of billing issues • Provide data for quarterly and semi-annual progress reports as requested by funders • Record case notes on ACC’s ETO database • Attend ACC Resettlement Team meetings and provide other staff with refugee health updates and policies and procedures. 3. Supervisory Responsibilities • Supervise, train and oversee daily work of health aides • Work closely with the FSS on severe mental health issues and in other instances where health intersects with intensive case management need • Provide intern and volunteer supervision and assessment as necessary and required.

Development/Communications Intern

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
The Delores Project
Job posted on:
18 Nov 2014
Job starts on:
05 Jan 2015
Contact Name:
Carrie Packard
Email:
Phone:
303-534-5411
Fax:
 
Address:
King St, Denver, Colorado 80204
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
The ideal applicant will be a Bachelor’s or Master’s candidate in the areas of Communications, Marketing, Nonprofit Management or other related fields. Candidate will have an interest in learning the fundamentals of nonprofit communications and development, demonstrate outstanding writing skills and be comfortable speaking with diverse populations. The ideal applicant will be a self starter, quick learner and have ability to work independently. This opportunity is available up to 20 hours per week. At this time it is an unpaid internship
General Job Description:
The Delores Project Development/Communications Internship The Delores Project is Denver’s largest provider of overnight emergency and transitional shelter and individualized services for unaccompanied women and transgendered individuals who are experiencing homelessness. For detailed information, visit our website: thedeloresproject.org We are pleased to make an educational opportunity available that will help support our community outreach efforts. Communications • Content Development for all communications – incorporating current events, our role in the community, and our story. • Assist in writing monthly e-newsletter, donor acknowledgement templates, and email templates. • Social media planning and messaging • Assist in the writing and production of other promotional/marketing materials for the organization • Interview guests and compile guest stories, quotes and photos for use in communications. Research • Conduct donor and corporate prospect research Constituent Management Database • Create appropriate acknowledgments for different donors/contributions. • Manage acknowledgment process (entering gifts, exporting gift info and printing/mailing acknowledgments. Ensure DD and ED appropriately acknowledge gifts.) • Record and acknowledge in-kind donations. Assist in developing a system for this process to ensure accurate and timely recording and acknowledgment of in-kind donations. • Maintain donor records in Donor Perfect. Update addresses/bio information as needed. Dedupe and clean current records. • Identify best practices for how to use Donor Perfect for volunteer management purposes and implement system for this. Events • Assist as needed with events • Help to plan and execute “point of entry” events and “ladder step” events for donors and sponsors • Support Event Committee with planning/production of events promotional/marketing materials for the organization • Interview guests and compile guest stories, quotes and photos for use in communications. Research • Conduct donor and corporate prospect research Constituent Management Database • Create appropriate acknowledgments for different donors/contributions. • Manage acknowledgment process (entering gifts, exporting gift info and printing/mailing acknowledgments. Ensure DD and ED appropriately acknowledge gifts.) • Record and acknowledge in-kind donations. Assist in developing a system for this process to ensure accurate and timely recording and acknowledgment of in-kind donations. • Maintain donor records in Donor Perfect. Update addresses/bio information as needed. Dedupe and clean current records. • Identify best practices for how to use Donor Perfect for volunteer management purposes and implement system for this. Events • Assist as needed with events • Help to plan and execute “point of entry” events and “ladder step” events for donors and sponsors • Support Event Committee with planning/production of events To apply submit a cover letter and resume in an email with the subject line “intern application”:

Assistant to the President

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Western Resource Advocates
Job posted on:
18 Nov 2014
Job starts on:
05 Jan 2015
Contact Name:
Pamela Johnson
Email:
Phone:
720-763-3722
Fax:
303-786-8054
 
Address:
2260 Baseline Road, Suite 200, Boulder, Colorado 80302
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Required qualifications include: a bachelor’s degree, attention to detail, impeccable written and oral communications skills, competency with Microsoft Office suite, and a passion for protecting the natural environment.
General Job Description:
Western Resource Advocates, a leading conservation organization dedicated to protecting the West's land, air and water is looking for an Assistant to its President. Responsibilities will include day-to-day administrative tasks, coordination with program staff, serving as a liaison with the WRA’s Board of Directors, working closely with our development and communications teams and a variety of other interdisciplinary and special projects to advance our mission. A full job description is available on our website at www.westernresourceadvocates.org. This positon is based in WRA’s Boulder, Colorado office, occasional travel may be required. WRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please send a cover letter, résumé, salary history and requirements, and references to pam.johnson@westernresources.org by December 12th, 2014. No phone calls, please.

Case Manager/Career Developer

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
DenverWorks
Job posted on:
18 Nov 2014
Job starts on:
01 Dec 2014
Contact Name:
Deb Brannan
Email:
Phone:
(303) 433-0300
Fax:
(303) 433-3035
 
Address:
2828 N. Speer Blvd., Suite 201, Denver, Colorado 80211
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Two years’ education or experience in human services, counseling, education, criminal justice, or employment services, demonstrating a broad background and proven ability to be successful; strong verbal, written and computer skills; project management skills; comfortable working in a faith-based environment dedicated to serving others. The ideal candidate will have had experience in most of the responsibilities outlined; meets deadlines and able to juggle multiply tasks; desire to work as a team member to meet stated goals and objectives.
General Job Description:
Case Management: • Client assessment and intakes – focus will be on Work & Gain Education and Employability Skills (WAGEES) participants • One-on-one meetings with clients: may include resume preparation, e-mail and community voicemail set-up, clothing closet appointment, skill assessment, scheduling of hard skills training, providing referrals and job leads • Frequent off-site meetings with clients and employers to provide client support services • Oversee data entry of all required paperwork in order to maintain organizational statistics and grant-mandated reporting • Follow up with clients and employers; post-placement as needed • Referral of appropriate candidates to mentoring agencies and clothing programs within DenverWorks protocol Training: • Teach the half-day career readiness and career prep workshops utilizing DenverWorks’ curriculum • Coordinate set up and clean up for workshops Cooperation with internal and external teams: • Attendance at DenverWorks staff and WAGEES case manager meetings • Attendance and presentation of status reports at monthly grant-mandated meetings • Coordination and facilitation of one evening mentoring meeting per month Career development • Initiates contact with established employers; sets up visits with new employers and builds relationships through monthly contact • Researches information on training programs to facilitate employment for DenverWorks clients • Distributes job order forms for case managers and keeps them informed of any changes through meetings, e-mails, and data entry • Completes data entry, paperwork and employer tracking • Puts measures into place for ongoing job development

Director, Center for Teaching and Learning

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
Earth Force, Inc.
Job posted on:
17 Nov 2014
Job starts on:
02 Feb 2015
Contact Name:
Lisa Bardwell
Email:
Phone:
303-433-0016
Fax:
888-899-5324
 
Address:
2555 W. 34th Ave., Denver, Colorado 80211
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Earth Force, Inc., (www.earthforce.org), a national non-profit organization is seeking a dynamic individual to lead our Center for Teaching and Learning. Earth Force brings together school districts, community-based organizations, corporations, communities of faith, and institutions of higher education to form a common agenda around young people taking action through hands-on, inquiry-based science education. Desirable candidates must demonstrate: • a passion for our mission • a desire to contribute to our shared successes • an entrepreneurial spirit and • the ability to successfully manage multiple ongoing tasks. Skills and Requirements Successful Earth Force employees enjoy their work and tend to share the following characteristics: self- driven, not afraid to fail, and willing to challenge their comfort zones. Where others see barriers, our people see opportunities. Earth Force employees are quick learners, curious and resourceful and are able and willing to develop expertise in new areas. Earth Force employees are passionate and compassionate, friendly and open, and strive to make the world a better place. • Master’s degree or commensurate experience in education, curriculum design, or related fields • Minimum five years of experience designing, developing, and implementing increasingly complex projects • Minimum of five years of experience working with P-12 school districts, higher education institutions, and/or informal education providers • Knowledge of Common Core, Next Generation Science, and C3 Framework for Social Studies standards • Actively promote, support and institutionalize inclusivity within Earth Force and with partners • Self-motivated, dynamic, and creative problem solver with strong connections to regional and/or national education networks • Equally comfortable working as part of a team or working on your own with minimal supervision • Excellent interpersonal communication and networking skills • Exceptional written communication skills • Experience designing and developing professional development materials and curricula • Proven ability to produce high quality projects, ahead of deadline, and within budget • Able to effectively connect and work with a wide range of people • Skilled in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); experience with Adobe InDesign is helpful • Extremely well-organized
General Job Description:
About Earth Force Earth Force inspires communities to change how they engage with young people. We believe that by connecting community partners and institutions to relevant learning and action, young people become agents of change, addressing issues in their schools, their community, and the environment. We approach all of this work with a keen sensitivity to inclusivity, and how the dynamics of power and privilege impact our work. Earth Force is deeply committed to ensuring young people can be leaders in their communities today and in the future. Earth Force is committed to being an inclusive workplace, and encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply. Position Description The Center for Teaching and Learning builds on Earth Force’s extensive competency and experience around its teaching and learning strategy, the Earth Force Instructional Process. The Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning (Director) is a member of the Earth Force leadership team and is responsible for designing and delivering effective and timely professional development opportunities that are responsive to changes in the education field. This includes supporting the development of e-learning opportunities, refining and improving Earth Force educational materials, supporting staff and partners in integrating Earth Force into the formal and informal classroom, and being lead on The Next Steps Institute. The Director will help identify and develop funding proposals to expand and enhance the use of Earth Force’s instructional tools and resources. Earth Force is a matrixed organization and expects that each Director also supports program work, spearheading a content area for the organization. The Director of Teaching and Learning provides leadership in supporting Earth Force’s Health Equity efforts throughout the US and Canada. Earth Force is a virtual organization and is looking for a person who has experience working as part of a team with a preference given to individuals who have worked successfully in a virtual environment. This position needs to be based in metro-Denver, CO. Key Responsibilities • Prepare and execute a Center Action Plan that includes measurable goals, objectives and deliverables • Assist in developing and implementing the organization’s annual strategic plan • Review, provide input to and approve all professional development materials, resources, and tools used in the organization • Identify and develop funding proposals to support the Center for Teaching and Learning • Oversee implementation of the Next Steps Institute including a year-long engagement plan • Maintain a cadre of experts in the field to serve as field faculty, advisors, and consultants • Capture, manage, and share knowledge and information with community partners and staff to promote and accelerate progress on organizational goals • Develop products, resources, and tools that promote Earth Force mission; including but not limited to instructional supports, best practice guides, and virtual and in-person professional development opportunities • Work collaboratively on Earth Force projects and initiatives Travel: Requires up to 30 percent travel Closing Date: December 20 Position: Full time, exempt; salary commensurate with experience; competitive benefits package To Apply: Send resume, cover letter, three references, writing sample, and salary history and requirements to jobs@earthforce.org. Please put Director of CTL in subject line.

Development Manager

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
The Action Center
Job posted on:
14 Nov 2014
Job starts on:
15 Dec 2014
Contact Name:
jobs@theactioncenterco.org
Email:
Phone:
303-237-7704
Fax:
 
Address:
8755 W 14th Ave, Lakewood, Colorado 80215-4863
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
•Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience; plus a minimum of three years’ experience working in a nonprofit development department •Experience should include: o One year fundraising supervisory experience o One year experience working with major gift level donors o One year experience with donor cultivation. •Familiarity with the Benevon fundraising model preferred •Familiarity with eTapestry or similar donor software program •Excellent written, verbal and interpretive communication skills including ability to speak effectively to large groups •Computer proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel •Ability to work as a team player and across departments to achieve strategic goals •Strong organization, time management and problem solving skills
General Job Description:
Currently interviewing - please apply as soon as possible but no later than December 1, 2014 The Development Manager is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations of the Development department and annual fund development, including identifying and cultivating major gift level donors, both individual and business, and leading the Benevon Fundraising team. •Ensure the successful implementation of the Benevon Fundraising model and additional fundraising projects. •Responsible for cultivating annual giving donors at all levels. •Leverage existing and develop new relationships to secure major gifts from individuals and businesses. This includes working with board and executive staff to identify, cultivate and solicit major gift prospects and donors. •Oversee the mechanics of Development department events such as the annual “Where Action Matters Breakfast,” After-Breakfast Celebration, Table Captain Training and all Free Feel Good Events. •Coordinate production of special letters, gift acknowledgements and other communications to all donors •Lead planning committee and Development staff for annual Betty Proctor Fund events. •Lead Development staff to support Beautiful Junk Sales. •Oversee Development department day-to-day operations including gift reconciliation with the Finance department, appeal letters, Benevon related functions and donor interactions.

Fund Accounting Analyst

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
Children's Hospital Colorado Foundation
Job posted on:
14 Nov 2014
Job starts on:
05 Jan 2015
Contact Name:
Patricia Winter
Email:
Phone:
720-777-1700
Fax:
720-777-1799
 
Address:
13123 E. 16th Avenue, B045, Aurora, Colorado 80045
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Requirements: Candidates should possess a strong desire to comprehensively understand systems, comprehend inquiries and effectively communicate information in a timely manner. Demonstrated experience utilizing accounting systems with the ability to understand data validation and reporting across systems is essential. Desired experience and skills demonstrated by a successful candidate include: • Practical knowledge of fund accounting and related systems • Ability to comprehend business processes and workflow • Rigorous attention to detail • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively • Ability to work collaboratively and independently • An emphasis on organizational skills and the ability to multi-task • Nonprofit experience and experience with CRM a plus • Advanced proficiency in MS Office and other reporting applications, especially Excel and Access, including the ability to extract data from SQL Server data sources and report on information using Pivot Tables and other applications such as Crystal Reports Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, information systems or related field
General Job Description:
The Fund accounting analyst will provide finance, accounting and support functions primarily related to gifts and restricted funds and other reporting activities and functions as an overall member of the Finance team. Equal Employment Opportunity It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. Be aware that none of the questions are intended to imply illegal preferences or discrimination based on non-job-related information.

Community College Program Manager

Job Type:
Other Manager (CFO, Marketing, etc)
Agency:
US-Brazil Connect
Job posted on:
14 Nov 2014
Job starts on:
02 Jan 2015
Contact Name:
Meg Barritt
Email:
Phone:
720-338-8839
Fax:
 
Address:
1201 Williams St., Denver, Colorado 80218
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree in a relevant field preferred • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with a variety of audiences, both internal and external • Demonstrated history of building professional partnerships • Experience leading international education programs required • Strong intercultural communication skills a must • Experience in curriculum development for English language learners required • A minimum of 3 years of experience as an educator is required; direct experience with youth and/or English language learners is strongly preferred • Demonstrated experience supporting others as educators or teachers is required • Strong demonstrated capacity with Microsoft Office Suite • Ability to use social media tools and provide technical support to leaders and fellows • Must be organized and have very strong attention to detail • Must have the ability to manage a variety of priorities concurrently • Must have the ability to succeed in a busy and fast-paced environment • Flexibility, a positive attitude and a sense of humor are a must • A commitment to the mission of US-Brazil Connect is essential • Portuguese language skills an asset, not required
General Job Description:
JOB SUMMARY: The Community College Program Manager serves as the primary liaison between the organization and the US-Brazil Connect Member Colleges. S/he is responsible for strengthening existing college relationships as well as supporting outreach and the development of new college partners. The Community College Program Manager is responsible for successful program implementation at partner colleges as well as for the corresponding program sites in Brazil. This position collaborates with the Education Director to strengthen the program curriculum, leadership and Fellows’ training and evaluation processes. Please visit our website at www.us-brazil.org to learn more about the position and for instructions on how to apply.

ASSISTANT TO CO- EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND DIRECTOR O

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
Padres & Jovenes Unidos
Job posted on:
13 Nov 2014
Job starts on:
05 Jan 2015
Contact Name:
Michele Harry
Email:
Phone:
3034586545
Fax:
 
Address:
3025 W. 37th Ave #206, Denver, Colorado 80211
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
QUALIFICATIONS: • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills • A positive attitude • High energy, confident, with polished and professional demeanor • Well organized and efficient • Strong work ethic and self-motivated • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive situations with poise and diplomacy • Able to work both independently and as a member of a team • Enjoy working in a highly interactive environment • Flexible—ability to change direction mid-stream when required SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE: • College Degree • Good command of English language/grammar—oral and written • Bilingual in Spanish and English a plus • Demonstrated history of working on multiple tasks simultaneously and of working with little direction • Must have valid Colorado State Driver’s License, proof of insurance and own reliable car • Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, Picture Manager and PowerPoint • Experience with databases • Exceptional experience as an admin. assistant
General Job Description:
POSITION: Padres Unidos is looking for a friendly, nurturing, extremely well-organized individual who enjoys helping people, and who can remain professional and diplomatic in a variety of situations. This assistant is responsible for the organization and coordination of the Co- Executive Director’s areas of work as well as the coordination of office operations with the Director of Operations to facilitate organizational effectiveness and efficiency. General responsibilities include the ability to manage non-profit office functions, assisting Directors in all possible works for the effective functioning of the organization, assisting with communications and media work, contribute to personnel/human resource functions, administration, maintain office procedures and the overall organizations of the office. REPORTS TO: Co- Executive Director and Director of Operations RESPONSIBILITIES: • Maintaining organization and flow of Co- Executive Director’s day to day tasks • Planning general membership meetings and other community events • Assist with grant proposals and reports • Responsible for routine daily office functions including greeting visitors, incoming calls, mail, email inquiries, making coffee, stocking the office and related tasks • Provides support in the functional areas of Human Resources • Travel Management including coordinating travel for staff, preparing materials and monitoring reimbursements • Facilities Management including workplace and environment maintenance, managing office improvements and repairs as needed and coordinating recycling • Coordinating the Volunteer and Intern Program including recruiting, interviewing and recommending placement • Database Maintenance, Telephone System Maintenance and Tech Support • Provide assistance to the Director of Operations and Co-Executive Director • Represent and promote the organization in a positive professional manner at all times TO APPLY SEND RÉSUMÉ AND COVER LETTER SUMMARIZING YOUR INTEREST IN THIS POSITION AND HOW YOUR TALENTS MATCH THOSE SOUGHT: EMAIL: michele@padresunidos.org MAIL: 3025 W. 37th Ave #206 Denver, CO 80211 Padres Unidos is an equal opportunity employer.

Accounting Associate

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver
Job posted on:
12 Nov 2014
Job starts on:
01 Dec 2014
Contact Name:
Sarah Hatfield
Email:
Phone:
303-534-2929
Fax:
303-534-2727
 
Address:
3245 Eliot Street, Denver, Colorado 80211
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: • Knowledge of accounting and databases • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines • Good written and verbal communication skills • Detail oriented • Ability to maintain confidentiality • Above average organizational skills. • Strong computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and accounting software including Microsoft Excel and Word • Self-starter and ability to work independently with minimal supervision • Supervising volunteers requires flexibility and availability to assist them • A high level of computer skill is required, including QuickBooks and any future internal accounting software applications • Maintain positive and professional relationships with co-workers and outside service providers • Able to travel to multiple work sites regularly and develop strong rapport with individual department and store managers EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: • Bachelor’s degree preferably in accounting or related field; or equivalent experience. • Experience with data entry and databases required with accounting knowledge. • Experience working with and supervising volunteers preferred. • Experience working with an array of staff and experience levels
General Job Description:
This is a full-time position responsible for a wide range of accounting functions primarily supporting the Habitat for Humanity ReStores. This position will use discretion in developing financial reports and systems to support management decision making. This support includes partnering closely with the ReStore Management Team for all accounting and financial reporting needs. In addition, this position will be work on general accounting functions for the affiliate including construction, administrative and operations with other accounting staff. This position requires the ability to work in all phases of accounting and to make non-routine choices within established precedent and limited supervision.

TALENT MANAGEMENT DATA AND REPORTING ANALYST

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Denver Public Schools
Job posted on:
11 Nov 2014
Job starts on:
01 Dec 2014
Contact Name:
Lacey Nelson
Email:
Phone:
720-423-3379
Fax:
 
Address:
1860 Lincoln Street, Denver, Colorado 80203
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Knowledge, Experience, and Other Qualifications: - Minimum three years in a professional environment; 2 years experience performing quantitative or qualitative analyses, and / or any equivalent combination of education and / or experience. - Strong experience with Microsoft Excel, and PowerPoint required. - Strong understanding of data and basic statistics required. Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques like multivariate regression preferred. - Demonstrated ability to multi-task and juggle management of several projects in parallel, and within tight timelines. - Experience with programming languages like SQL strongly preferred. - Knowledge of GIS and SPSS preferred, though not required. Education Requirements: - Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree in public policy, education, or other social science preferred.
General Job Description:
The Talent Management Analyst will be responsible for engaging in strategic analysis to help the district and school leaders make better decisions. The analyst will be responsible for developing data sets, running analyses, and presenting detailed strategy and recommendations clearly and concisely to decision-makers. He/she can expect to work collaboratively across departments to develop and manage processes to disseminate data which informs professional development, system design and overall teacher and school leader growth, performance and evaluation. She/he acts as a data consultant and develops ongoing reports to support the effective management of LEAP/LEAD and any human capital decision making based on information within LEAP/LEAD growth and performance system.

Annual Fund & Events Manager

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
Denver Public Schools Foundation
Job posted on:
08 Nov 2014
Job starts on:
01 Dec 2014
Contact Name:
DPS Foundation
Email:
Phone:
720-423-3553
Fax:
 
Address:
1860 Lincoln St. 9th Floor, Denver, Colorado 80203
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
OVERVIEW Denver Public Schools (DPS) Foundation generates resources, builds relationships and champions DPS and public education to impact system-wide achievement in support of DPS’ bold and ambitious goal to ensure Every Child Succeeds. Building on our strong history and close alignment with DPS, DPS Foundation is aggressively accelerating our role in service to DPS and the more than 89,000 students served. DPS Foundation facilitates support from individuals, corporations and foundations to advance the five priority goals of the Denver Plan 2020. In partnership with the Superintendent, DPS leadership and the broader community, DPS Foundation is guided by our own strategic plan aligned to DPS, which calls for doubling our donor base and annually raising $20-$25 million by 2016. JOB SUMMARY The Annual Fund & Events Manager reports to the Vice President of Development and plays a vital role in growing the philanthropic revenue for DPS Foundation. He/she is primarily responsible for the identification, cultivation and renewal of individual donors through a comprehensive, ambitious and strategic annual fund plan and serves as the staff lead to identify, execute and ensure the fundraising success of various DPS Foundation special events including the annual Achieve Gala. The successful candidate will be a creative and innovative fundraiser, familiar with traditional fundraising strategies and also demonstrating a vision for new and out-of-the-box ways to reach new constituencies and dollars; self-motivated and entrepreneurial; possessing a strong attention to detail; and dynamic, with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced and collaborative work environment.
General Job Description:
Please review full job description including responsibilities, compensation/benefits and how to apply at http://dpsfoundation.org/who-we-are/careers. DPS Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified, diverse candidates to apply.

Vice President of Development

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
Denver Public Schools Foundation
Job posted on:
08 Nov 2014
Job starts on:
01 Dec 2014
Contact Name:
DPS Foundation
Email:
Phone:
720-423-3553
Fax:
 
Address:
1860 Lincoln St. 9th Floor, Denver, Colorado 80203
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
OVERVIEW Denver Public Schools (DPS) Foundation generates resources, builds relationships and champions DPS and public education to impact system-wide achievement in support of DPS’ bold and ambitious goal to ensure Every Child Succeeds. Building on our strong history and close alignment with DPS, DPS Foundation is aggressively accelerating our role in service to DPS and the more than 89,000 students served. DPS Foundation facilitates support from individuals, corporations and foundations to advance the five priority goals of the Denver Plan 2020. In partnership with the Superintendent, DPS leadership and the broader community, DPS Foundation is guided by our own strategic plan aligned to DPS, which calls for doubling our donor base and annually raising $20-$25 million by 2016. JOB SUMMARY The Vice President of Development reports directly to the President/CEO and is a key member of the DPS Foundation executive team. The Vice President of Development designs, directs and executes a comprehensive development program to support the long-term vision and annual fundraising goals of DPS Foundation. In DPS Foundation’s role as DPS’ fundraising partner, the Vice President of Development plays a critical role in the identification and alignment of resources and strategies in support of DPS Foundation’s and DPS’ ambitious strategic plans; guiding all aspects of corporate, foundation and individual major and annual giving. This skilled and visionary leader is highly adept in all facets of fund development as a manager and as a fundraiser. He/she has a proven track record of balancing a long-term and holistic fundraising strategy with tactical execution. This leader must build on DPS Foundation’s past success, while developing new and creative funding initiatives to expand DPS Foundation’s scope and impact. He/she thrives as a highly-efficient and organized multi-tasker who is able to strategically manage and lead a development team of five staff members and manage a myriad of initiatives in a fast-paced and collaborative environment. The Vice President of Development will interface closely with all DPS Foundation staff, DPS Foundation Board of Directors and DPS educators.
General Job Description:
Please review full job description including responsibilities, compensation/benefits and how to apply at http://dpsfoundation.org/who-we-are/careers. DPS Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified, diverse candidates to apply.

Coordinator, Gift Processing

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
Children's Hospital Colorado Foundation
Job posted on:
07 Nov 2014
Job starts on:
15 Dec 2014
Contact Name:
Patricia Winter
Email:
Phone:
720-777-1700
Fax:
720-777-1799
 
Address:
13123 E. 16th Avenue, B045, Aurora, Colorado 80045
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Data entry / typing skills. Knowledge of business systems and software applications (e.g. Microsoft Office applications). Experience maintaining and enhancing systems, and or procedures preferred. Gift processing experience preferred. Experience in a non-profit environment is a plus. Preference will be given to candidates with experience using Blackbaud CRM. Ability to communicate effectively, through presentations and in writing, with both technical and non-technical personnel. Ability to interact positively with other departments and co-workers using tact, diplomacy and teamwork. Ability to learn quickly and retain information. Excellent communication and customer relations skills, high motivation, and a proven ability to produce results in a highly deadline-oriented environment. Attentiveness to detail. Strong interpersonal skills, particularly regarding the judgment, discretion, confidentiality, patience, and understanding necessary for dealing effectively with a diverse body of professional colleagues and staff. Reliability, accuracy, and expedience in addressing his or her duties. The ability to handle pressure, to meet deadlines, and to do so with a minimum of supervision or instruction. A strong team orientation toward both internal and external constituencies. Ability to learn new software and to follow procedures.
General Job Description:
Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation was established in 1978 and is dedicated solely to advancing the mission of Children’s Hospital Colorado. Thanks to donations large and small and the generous philanthropic spirit of our community, Children’s Colorado is able to provide the family-centered care for which we have become world renowned. From conducting cutting-edge research and treatment to building kids’ confidence through our hospital sports program, providing family sleep rooms and integrating arts therapy into the healing process, Children’s Colorado is truly unique in its approach to treatment. Every dollar we receive is used to further our mission of caring for and curing children through the provision of high-quality care, education, research and advocacy. Community support helps expand our reach nationally and internationally and makes Children’s Colorado one of the world’s preeminent institutions of medicine and science. The Gift Processing Coordinator will process gifts and run procedures related to the output and updating of information from the Foundation’s Blackbaud CRM database; enters and maintains biographic and demographic constituent information into the database system; runs procedures to output and / or update information. Other duties, including projects and working at Foundation events, as assigned. Apply online at www.childrenscolorado.org/careers. Upload your resume and cover letter. You will receive a confirming email if your application has been successfully received. If you have questions about the application process, please call 720-777-HRHR. Equal Employment Opportunity It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. Be aware that none of the questions in the online application are intended to imply illegal preferences or discrimination based on non-job-related information.

Program Coordinator

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Earth Force
Job posted on:
07 Nov 2014
Job starts on:
02 Feb 2015
Contact Name:
Donny Roush
Email:
Phone:
303-433-0016
Fax:
 
Address:
2555 W. 34th Avenue, Denver, Colorado 80211
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Education • Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience Key Characteristics and Qualifications People who are successful at Earth Force have the following characteristics: They are fast, self-driven and not afraid to fail, and they are willing to push their comfort zones. They like a fast-paced environment. Where others see barriers, they see opportunities for Earth Force and the communities and partners with whom we work and are not afraid to move them forward. They have excellent oral and written communications skills, and are strong writers. They are quick learners, curious and resourceful, and are able and willing to quickly develop expertise in new areas. They are able to work both independently and as part of a team. They are driven to make the world a better place. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Professional qualifications: • Experience working in virtual, fast-paced environments. National experience is preferred • At least two years of experience in youth engagement, environmental education, or civic engagement • STEM teaching experience, especially stream monitoring, water quality testing, green infrastructure, and/or environmental service-learning, with both adult and youth groups • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple projects and deadlines • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Commitment to continuing professional development in youth and community development, environmental education, and civic engagement • A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace • Ability to work remotely (i.e., video chat, instant messaging, phone, email) • Job requires approximately 30% travel Personal qualifications: • Demonstrated commitment to social change, environmental improvement, and community-based work • Equally comfortable working as part of a team or solo with minimal supervision • Self-motivated, dynamic, and creative problem-solver • Flexible, collaborative, and proactive • Able to effectively connect and work with a wide range of people
General Job Description:
Earth Force, Inc. a national non-profit, is seeking a dynamic individual who is passionate about young people and community change to support our program work. Earth Force brings together school districts, community-based organizations, corporations, communities of faith, and institutions of higher education to form a common agenda around young people taking action through hands-on, inquiry-based science education. Since 1994, Earth Force (www.earthforce.org) has been a leader in “engaging young people as active citizens who improve the environment and their communities now and in the future.” At Earth Force, we are passionate about young people taking leadership roles in solving environmental problems. At the core of all of our work is a commitment to engaging youth in taking civic action. Every year, our evaluation shows that our six-step process ignites the voices of young people and gives them the skills, knowledge, and confidence to take leadership roles in their community. Earth Force has 15 staff and operates with a $1.6 million budget. We are at an exciting crossroads, completing a 5 year strategic plan that positions Earth Force to work in low-income communities across the country. By focusing on creating change at the community level, rather than focusing on individual educators and schools, Earth Force works to bring the best of community development and youth civic engagement together with what we know is effective environmental education—to build community-wide systems that engage young people. The result is a strong network of organizations that effectively engage youth in civic life, share youth voice goals, and deliver authentic programs that reach under-represented youth in communities that are the most impacted by environmental problems. General Description This person will be responsible for developing and supporting Youth Engagement Partnerships (YEPs), expanding existing relationships with schools and organizations, and initiating relationships which contribute positively to community-based collaborations. These collaborations will emphasize the importance of youth civic engagement in environmental issues and our collective impact toward positive youth outcomes. Responsibilities Youth Engagement Partnership (YEP) Support (50%) Build on our relationships within communities to support YEPs, by: • Assisting in professional development, retaining and recruiting educators, and on-going technical assistance to partners, always in support of collaborative partnerships which build sustained community capacity for youth civic engagement. • Facilitating communications and monitoring commitments among coalitions of organizations in Earth Force communities. • Supporting growth and implementation of “Powered by Earth Force” programs such as KIC-NET (Keep It Clean - Neighborhood Environmental Trios), GreenSchoolsConnect, GM GREEN (Global Rivers Environmental Education Network), and Health Equity and Service-Learning Toolkit. • Supporting several program components and special events through planning, facilitation, maintenance, and resource development. • Participating in additional events and activities in Earth Force communities. • Submitting regular updates and progress reports focused on key activities, highlights, and challenges. General Program Support (40%) Help implement “Powered by Earth Force” programs, KIC-NET in particular, by: • Working both on-site and virtually with educators, their students, and professionals from partner agencies as they conduct investigations using the Earth Force Process and culminating in action projects. • Conducting public education and outreach activities, including tabling at community events. • Facilitating STEM teaching and learning activities, through the use, adaptation, preparation, and application of lesson plans and other educational materials, including water quality testing tools. • Liaising with partners, Denver Public Works in particular, to coordinate program activities and nurture mutually beneficial relationships. • Collecting, analyzing, and reporting program outputs and outcomes. • Identifying and matching mentors and experts with student groups as part of their investigations and action projects. • Planning a variety of events, such as field work, partner forums, and student summits. • Communicating program activities, outputs, outcomes, and events to social and news media outlets. • Developing outreach materials for events such as partner forums and students summits. • Participate in programmatic and strategic planning. Center for Uncommon Collaboratives (10%) • Assist in developing and revising a toolkit for building and supporting uncommon collaboratives based on the Earth Force Process, including guidelines for facilitation, sample meeting agendas, and partnership agreements. • Conduct research and analyze best practices and strategies for effective collaboration. • Identify and document opportunities, resources, and activities that enhance collaborative action. Salary & Benefits: Salary is competitive based on credentials and directly related experience, starting at $30,000. Benefits include health coverage with dental, vacation, holidays, short and long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plan matching contribution. Travel: Position requires 30 percent travel Submittal Information: Please submit a current resume, including salary history, writing sample, and letter of interest to jobs@earthforce.org with “Program Coordinator” in the subject line. We will contact all applicants by January 5.

VP of Programs

Job Type:
Program Director
Agency:
Earth Force
Job posted on:
07 Nov 2014
Job starts on:
02 Feb 2015
Contact Name:
Lisa Bardwell
Email:
Phone:
303-433-0016
Fax:
 
Address:
2555 W. 34th Avenue, Denver, Colorado 80211
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
The search committee seeks candidates whose vision and values mirror the organization’s and whose talents and experience can take Earth Force to the next level. Desirable candidates will demonstrate a passion for our mission, exceptional communication and team building skills; proven success in program planning and management, an ability to train and support others in strategic program implementation and entrepreneurial thinking; a commitment to inclusivity, an ability to be creative and flexible, and to successfully manage multiple ongoing tasks. Qualifications Education: • Advanced degree in nonprofit management, public administration, education, public policy, or other relevant field or commensurate experience Experience: • At least 7 years’ experience in a high-level management position, preferably in nonprofit sector • Experience developing and managing complex budgets • Expertise in three or more of the following areas: community development, building collaboratives, civic affairs/public policy, environmental education, leadership development, education reform, service learning, youth development, environmental justice, working with low-income populations • Experience developing and implementing strategic plans • Facile understanding of evaluation strategies and using data to inform decision-making • Proven success with fundraising and resource development • Proven ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities • Experience with public speaking in front of diverse audiences • Experience with inclusivity efforts and demonstrated commitment to infusing it into organizational culture • Proven ability to build, motivate, and support high functioning teams Special Skills • Exceptional communication and team building skills • Proven ability and eagerness to work in a virtual, fast-paced environment • Entrepreneurial self-starter and creative thinker • Ability to travel regularly General Expectations of Earth Force Staff Characteristics of people at Earth Force include: fast, self-driven and not afraid to fail, and willing to push their comfort zones. Where others see barriers, they see opportunities for Earth Force and the communities/partners with whom we work. They are not afraid to move the work forward. They have excellent—actually amazing—oral and written communications skills, and are very strong writers. They are quick learners, are curious and resourceful, and are able and willing to quickly develop expertise in new areas. They are passionate and compassionate, friendly and open, and have a very positive attitude. They are able to work both independently and as part of a team. They are driven to make the world a better place. Collectively, we are a team that includes: • extraordinary communicators to external stakeholders • stewards of vision • facilitators of adults of varying backgrounds (can manage a team of experts) expert in EF process • staff able to vision and build action plans with/for individual stakeholders • facilitators of knowledge sharing between and among diverse stakeholders • people who are willing to work hard, generate ideas, contain uncertainty, be role model and professional in the room (get that this is beyond a 40 hr. / week job) • staff who can raise money • staff who make the connections and see the systems level potential of our work
General Job Description:
Earth Force, Inc. a national non-profit, is seeking a dynamic and experienced professional who is passionate about young people and community change to oversee our program work. Earth Force brings together school districts, community-based organizations, corporations, communities of faith, and institutions of higher education to form a common agenda around young people taking action through hands-on, inquiry-based science education. Since 1994, Earth Force (www.earthforce.org) has been a leader in “engaging young people as active citizens who improve the environment and their communities now and in the future.” At Earth Force, we are passionate about young people taking leadership roles in solving environmental problems. At the core of all of our work is a commitment to engaging youth in taking civic action. Every year, our evaluation shows that our six-step process ignites the voices of young people and gives them the skills, knowledge, and confidence to take leadership roles in their community. Earth Force has 15 staff and operates with a $1.6 million budget. We are at an exciting crossroads, completing a 5 year strategic plan that positions Earth Force to work in low-income communities across the country. By focusing on creating change at the community level, rather than focusing on individual educators and schools, Earth Force works to bring the best of community development and youth civic engagement together with what we know is effective environmental education—to build community-wide systems that engage young people. The result is a strong network of organizations that effectively engage youth in civic life, share youth voice goals, and deliver authentic programs that reach under-represented youth in communities that are the most impacted by environmental problems. Position Description This position is a senior leadership position in Earth Force, reporting directly to the President/CEO. This staff person provides organizational program leadership and ensures Earth Force is meeting the goals and objectives set forth in the strategic plan. This position may require travel (up to 1-2 times per month), including weekends, to Earth Force meetings and events and conferences. Earth Force is a virtual organization and is looking for a person who has experience working as part of a team with a preference given to individuals who have worked successfully in a virtual environment with individuals across the country. We are looking for an individual based in the Washington, DC region or metro-Denver, CO. Responsibilities: • Oversee development and execution of the Centers for Excellence, including program and funding alignment, staff development, partnership development, and ensuring that program delivery coordinates with and supports Earth Force’s strategic plan • Coordinate high level and effective communication across the organization, the Centers, and with external stakeholders • Participate on fundraising team, including helping to identify and recruit sponsors and attendees for Earth Force program events • Engage with leadership team around developing and implementing strategic growth, managing budgets and resources, and effectively aligning capacity and programming • Supervise and support approximately 5-6 program staff • Ensure high quality programming and assessment of that programming • Represent the organization on committees, at conferences, and in other venues as appropriate • Actively promote, support and institutionalize inclusivity within Earth Force and with partners • Nurture a team identity and environment, respecting diverse points of view, expanding team capabilities and facilitating and supporting team decisions Salary & Benefits: Salary is competitive based on credentials and directly related experience, starting at $60,000. Benefits include health coverage with dental, vacation, holidays, short and long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plan matching contribution. Travel: Position requires 20-30 percent travel Submittal Information: Please submit a current resume, including salary history, writing sample, and letter of interest to jobs@earthforce.org with “VP of Programs” in the subject line. We will contact all applicants by January 5.

Program Director

Job Type:
Program Director
Agency:
Patriot Boot Camp
Job posted on:
06 Nov 2014
Job starts on:
15 Dec 2014
Contact Name:
Taylor Mclemore
Email:
Phone:
303-865-3980
Fax:
 
Address:
1123 Spruce Street, 304, Boulder, Colorado 80302
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
JOB REQUIREMENTS Qualifications and Skills: • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience, required • Excellent leadership and organizational skills • Understanding of startup community and scalable technology companies • Knowledge of military community • Understand balance between nonprofit mission and revenue it takes to run a successful nonprofit organization • Understand general finance/accounting • Strong communication and speaking skills • Experience with community management • Good writing skills • Previous nonprofit experience is a plus
General Job Description:
JOB DESCRIPTION Position Summary: The Program Director reports to the Board of Directors of Patriot Boot Camp (PBC), a Colorado nonprofit organization. The Program Director is responsible for the program execution and organization management of the PBC, including planning, marketing, event operations, partnership development, community management, and supporting fundraising and financial management. The Program Director is responsible for the PBC experience and product for Veteran and Military Spouse entrepreneurs. The mission of PBC is to provide Veterans and active duty service members and their spouses with the tools and resources they need to be successful entrepreneurs. PBC is a national program designed to engage, inspire, and mentor Veterans to start, innovate, and scale the next generation of companies in the technology sector. PBC’s educational programming focuses on helping veterans and active duty service members and their spouses attain economic independence by advancing their entrepreneurial education, with the ultimate goal of promoting economically independent citizens who contribute to their communities. Duties and Responsibilities: Program Development & Administration • Work with PBC’s board and staff to execute the annual plan for program development and execution • Collaborate with the PBC board to develop the strategic plan for 2015 and future years • Develop, implement, oversee and evaluate all PBC programs and products. Develop new programs that help PBC remain viable in the future • Manage the PBC relationships with sponsors, foundations, funders, VSOs, and partners • Maintain a working knowledge of current trends in technology startups, Veteran and Military Spouse entrepreneurship, and Veterans affairs • Must ensure that PBC maintains and files the proper records to remain compliant with all federal, state and local regulations Personnel & Staffing • Work with the board on the recruitment of personnel to support the growth of PBC • Supervise other staff as directed by the board, supervise part-time employees and contractors, and supervise volunteers for PBC events and community development • Ensure that all employees understand and follow personnel polices • Ensure that PBC stays compliant with workplace employment laws • Ensure that all employees and volunteers follow polices and values of PBC • Maintain an environment that motivates and retains qualified staff Budget & Finance • Work with board to maximize earned income and donations • Work closely with PBC’s accountant to provide fiscal oversight • Be responsible for maintaining sound financial practices • Monitor expenses and revenue, and ensure that sound bookkeeping and accounting procedures are followed • Collaborate with the Treasurer of the board to provide accurate and timely financial reports to the Board of Directors Marketing and Fundraising • Develop, implement and monitor PBC’s marketing and community development plan • Promote and expand PBC’s connections to the Veteran community to insure more Veterans and Military Spouses apply to PBC programs • Create and distribute marketing materials • Oversee the other activities that promotes PBC’s programs such as the organizations’ website and newsletter • Serve as spokesperson and seek out opportunities to publicize PBC’s programs. • Seek out, identify, and pursue sources of funding for the organization from sponsors and foundations

Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
Community Food Share
Job posted on:
05 Nov 2014
Job starts on:
01 Feb 2015
Contact Name:
Claudia Barkmeier
Email:
Phone:
303-652-3663
Fax:
 
Address:
650 S. Taylor Avenue, Louisville, Colorado 80027
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Community Food Share, a non-profit Feeding America food bank partner serving Boulder and Broomfield counties in Colorado, is seeking a talented and experienced leader to serve as its Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the ED/CEO will lead and inspire a dedicated full-time staff of approximately 25 people and over 2,600 volunteers who in the last fiscal year distributed roughly 8 million pounds of nutritious food valued at nearly $14 million through 48 non-profit agency partners and two direct service food distribution programs. Community Food Share recently moved into a newly renovated 65,000 SF facility in highly popular Louisville, Colorado that is state-of-the-art and debt free. Operating continuously for over thirty years, Community Food Share operates on an annual budget of roughly $2.5 million, made possible by broad community support of individuals, foundations, corporations and local governments. The successful candidate will lead and inspire the Community Food Share organization with effective and collaborative strategies to fight hunger and provide thought leadership within the broader community as well as Feeding Colorado and Feeding America. An effective leader will also be a competent manager who will effectively plan, coordinate, implement and evaluate the activities and personnel of Community Food Share to ensure success towards attainment of the vision and goals and within the policies collectively established by the ED/CEO and the Board of Directors. The successful candidate will be entrepreneurial and innovative yet also be operationally sound, fiscally disciplined and results oriented. The candidate will possess outstanding communication skills both within the organization and the broader community with the ability to build meaningful relationships with local agency partners, government leaders and key opinion leaders in the community. S/he will promote a culture where all employees share in the passion of delivering the organization’s mission and guiding principles effectively and efficiently. Minimum Requirements: 1. College degree. Experience and achievements may be considered in lieu of degree 2. 5 to 10 years senior level management experience with team building expertise Preferred Qualifications and Experience: 1. Leadership abilities – visionary, strategic, collaborative, politically savvy 2. Community involvement; able to build consensus out of disparate parties 3. Fiscal and budgetary authority, responsibility and oversight 4. Demonstrated fund raising and public speaking experience 5. Food industry/food banking experience REPORTS TO: Board of Directors FLSA STATUS: Exempt RESPONSIBLE FOR: Finance Director Operations Director Development Director
General Job Description:
Please send your cover letter and resume via email to Claudia Barkmeier Chair, Executive Search Committee claudiabarkmeier@yahoo.com Please, no calls.

Executive Director

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
Adam's Camp
Job posted on:
05 Nov 2014
Job starts on:
02 Mar 2015
Contact Name:
Christine Soto
Email:
Phone:
303-477-2822
Fax:
 
Address:
6767 S Spruce St, Centennial , Colorado 80112
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Our Purpose: The mission of Adam’s Camp is to maximize the strengths and potential of children and young adults with special needs by bringing together dedicated families with outstanding professionals and volunteers to provide specialized therapy programs, family support and recreational camps. What We Do: Adam’s Camp began in Denver, Colorado in 1986 to provide intensive 5-day therapy programs, or ‘camps’ to children with special needs. Adam’s Camp is the only organization offering intensive, multidisciplinary therapy programs, which create developmental breakthroughs for children with special needs, coupled with respite and support for the parents and recreation for the siblings. We also provide programs focused on fun, social connections and growth in independence for youth and young adults with special needs. Adam’s Camp is successful because we meet the needs of the individual and the family in a camp setting, where healing and hope are contagious. Adam’s Camp has served over 10,000 children, youth and families since its inception 28 years ago and has a proven record of solid leadership and financial responsibility. To learn more, go to www.adamscamp.org Where We Are Going: In addition to enhancing and growing our services in Colorado, it is part of the Adam’s Camp vision to share our approach as a model for others throughout the community of people with special needs. To fulfill this exciting vision, in 2007 we began exploring the possibility of replicating our successful and unique programs throughout the country. Adam’s Camp has now expanded to three states in addition to Colorado. Each location offers their unique geography and traditions, while maintaining the core values of Adam’s Camp. Adam’s Camp has all the building blocks in place to reach greater numbers of children with special needs. We are seeking an Executive Director to stack those blocks into a powerful, leading-edge organization, and to then nurture it as it thrives. What We Are Looking For: *Passion for the mission is uppermost, as is compassion and caring *Integrity, honesty and dependability are essential *The ability to balance visionary, big-picture thinking with a willingness to be “hands-on” with programs when needed *A leader with a positive, motivational attitude who builds long-term relationships *A proven fundraiser with a track record of success *A skilled manager who motivates the team to deliver outstanding performance *An excellent writer and speaker, comfortable in the role of public figure *A strategic leader who applies persistence, determination and hard work to achieving goals *A financially knowledgeable person who creates and utilizes budgets and financial reports to manage and plan *Deep knowledge/understanding/experience of individuals with special needs and their families *Commitment to utilizing technology to keep the organization functioning effectively and efficiently *Understanding of the nonprofit sector through direct experience What’s In It for You: >The opportunity to use the sum of your life’s experience and knowledge to capitalize on the accomplishments of Adam’s Camp and its continued development as the premier therapy program for children with special needs in Colorado – and beyond >Leading a successful nonprofit organization with an excellent reputation >Being inspired by the children and families we serve >An active board that has demonstrated significant and consistent dedication to the organization >A staff that is passionate about the work and committed to the children and families they serve >A competitive salary that is consistent with similar-size organizations in the metro Denver area To Apply: By Midnight, Sunday, November 30, 2014, please forward, via email, your cover letter (addressing how you meet “What we are looking for”), resume, and salary requirements to our transition consultant, Christine Soto, at christinesoto@comcast.net. Please use “Executive Director Adam’s Camp” in the email subject line. All application information must be received via email – no hard copies will be accepted. No phone calls, please. For more information about our organization, go to www.adamscamp.org
General Job Description:
General Statement of Duties: The Executive Director is responsible for the overall direction and strategy for Adam’s Camp. The Executive Director works closely and effectively with the Board of Directors and other constituencies. This individual is responsible for new ideas and initiatives that advance the goals of Adam’s Camp. In addition, the Executive Director is charged with maintaining the financial health and integrity of the organization as well as long-term financial planning. The Executive Director is responsible for managing day-to-day operations at Adam’s Camp, providing support to the Board of Directors and committees of the Board, and building the organization’s image in the community. Areas of responsibility include human resources management, strategic/operational planning, fundraising, financial management, public relations and Board of Directors support and development.

Policy Officer

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
The Colorado Health Foundation
Job posted on:
03 Nov 2014
Job starts on:
15 Dec 2014
Contact Name:
Melanie Caston
Email:
Phone:
303-953-3600
Fax:
 
Address:
501 S Cherry St Ste 1100, Denver, Colorado 80246
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Closing date: 11/30/2014 Responsibilities: • Policy monitoring and development: o Effectively advocate for the Foundation's public policy priorities, which focus on adequate and affordable health coverage, cost-effective, quality, coordinated health care, and healthy living; o Contribute to the development of short- and long-term public policy agenda and goals; o Develop, manage and monitor policy initiatives, projects and events; o Monitor and analyze relevant state and federal legislation. • Policy research and analysis: o Research, write and present policy analyses of local, state, and national health policy issues; o Prepare high-quality research briefs to inform legislators of key Foundation priorities; o Research best practices at peer Foundations to inform the Policy team’s short- and long-term strategic plan. o Monitor and analyze state and federal priority legislation and budget line items • Internal and External Stakeholder, Staff and Committee support: o Represent the Foundation and advance its policy interests with policymakers and others who influence health policy in Colorado; o Provide support to Policy Committee Board Members by assisting with the Foundation’s policy agenda formation, meeting materials and logistics; o Serve as on-going resource for Foundation staff and Board on specific health policy issues; o Work with the Internal Communications Manager to provide regular policy-related updates for Foundation staff; o Consult with program officers and other Foundation staff regarding policy and other relevant content in grant proposals; o Provide content expertise as needed for TCHF Outcome teams; o Participate as assigned on Foundation teams; o Carry out special projects as required. Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in public health, public policy, health economics or related field. • Must have a minimum of three years experience working in the field of public policy research and advocacy or in related endeavors, and knowledge of Colorado health issues. • Knowledge of health coverage, health care and healthy living public policy is desired. • Must have very strong organizational, research and writing skills, and a demonstrated capacity to collect and analyze data, synthesize technical information for broader audiences • Must be proficient in project management and developing/managing detailed timelines to focus strategically on completing projects and achieving concrete outcomes. • Three years’ experience working with stakeholders, including elected and appointed policymakers and businesses, non-profit, government or community-based organizations, is preferred. • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, receptivity to others’ ideas and an established history of engaging in a collaborative approach are mandatory. • Experience working with Board of Directors or similar decision-making committee is highly preferred. • Experience working with public budgets (federal, state or local) would be very helpful. Interested candidates may submit their resumes and cover letters on the Colorado Health Foundation’s website (www.coloradohealth.org). The Colorado Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
General Job Description:
The Colorado Health Foundation, whose vision is to make Colorado the healthiest state in the nation, is seeking two Policy Officers. The position will play an integral role in public policy development and advocacy for the Colorado Health Foundation, including engaging policymakers and other key partners to achieve policy change, conducting research and analysis, managing policy initiatives, identifying best practices and assessing new opportunities for health policy work that help achieve the organization's priorities. This individual also will provide information and technical counsel to both internal and external stakeholders. This position reports directly to the Policy Director.

Development Intern

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
FACES
Job posted on:
30 Oct 2014
Job starts on:
12 Jan 2015
Contact Name:
Rachel Benson
Email:
Phone:
720-570-9333
Fax:
 
Address:
1325 South Colorado Blvd, Ste B-509, Denver, Colorado 80222
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite • Excellent communication skills; professional written and verbal • Relationship building and interpersonal skills • High sensitivity to confidential information • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow directions • Comfortable using a database • Willing to commit to at 10-20 hours per week in office. Hours can be modified to accommodate internship requirements.
General Job Description:
FACES (family advocacy, care, education, support) has been providing services to children and families living throughout metro Denver for 40 years! Our mission is to prevent child abuse, neglect and family violence. We provide in-home counseling, combined with parent education, case management and trauma-informed and child-focused interventions. This position is an unpaid internship, but necessary supervision, hours tracking and paperwork will be provided for a field internship through the school program if desired. 10-20 hours per week. The development internship will focus on fundraising events, marketing/communications, and donor development. This is an excellent position to establish skills to transfer to the professional non-profit workplace. - Implement aspects of multiple campaigns and special events: Flowers for Families campaign, Child Abuse Prevention Month, and The Colfax Marathon - Research and vet partner prospects - Maintain prospects in a tracking system - Responsible for, but not limited to: prospecting and recruitment, material development, administrative tasks, marketing/PR, in-kind donation procurement - Complete data entry into “DonorPerfect” database as required - Carry out the donor acknowledgement process

Development Intern - Grants

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
Ability Connection Colorado
Job posted on:
28 Oct 2014
Job starts on:
05 Jan 2015
Contact Name:
Karen Wenzel
Email:
Phone:
3036919339
Fax:
303-691-0846
 
Address:
801 Yosemite Street, Denver, Colorado 80230
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Seeking someone eager to apply classroom knowledge of grant writing in the real world. Nonprofit Management student - or student in some area of technical writing, who wants to polish their grant writing skills. Strong writing skills required. Ability to conduct program research and use data, as well as tell the stories that demonstrate the impact of nonprofit work. Will include prospect research, meeting with funders, drafting grant proposals and preparing grant reports. Knowledge of CRM data bases and/or experience with excel helpful.
General Job Description:
Develop and write grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations. Persuasively communicate Ability Connection Colorado's (ACCO) mission and programs to potential funders. Assemble and submit grant requests, establish and maintain personal contact and relationships with foundation contacts, schedule and host site visits, conduct prospect research, and maintain a calendar of submissions and other deadlines. Will also participate as a member of the development team, and attend weekly or biweekly meetings with the team, in order to coordinate and support all development approaches.

Development Director

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
Civic Center Conservancy
Job posted on:
24 Oct 2014
Job starts on:
01 Dec 2014
Contact Name:
HR Committee
Email:
Phone:
303-861-4633
Fax:
 
Address:
1560 Broadway, Suite 2250, Denver, Colorado 80202
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Qualifications include: 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 identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individual donors (1st priority in terms of organizational need), foundations/grants (2nd priority) and corporate sponsors (3rd priority – due to existing staff resources). 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. Experience: 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. A minimum of 5 years 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. This is a full-time, salaried position requiring no less than 40 hours per week. Work takes place both in an indoor office environment and an outdoor park setting. Occasional weekend, early morning and evening work may be required. Work requires some physical exertion such as walking, standing, lifting, carrying or similar activities.
General Job Description:
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Director will create and successfully implement the Civic Center Conservancy’s fundraising strategies and initiatives, supporting the organization’s sustainability, programmatic expansion and mission-based goals. Job responsibilities include: STRATEGIC PLANNING: Develop and implement a comprehensive development plan with benchmark goals, retention and growth strategies, and identification of new prospects and funding sources; generate progress reports on a regular basis. INDIVIDUAL GIVING: Manage efforts to establish and grow programs targeted at growing the base of individual donors at a variety of levels, which might include new strategies to engage our program participants, organizing fundraising receptions hosted by board members/volunteers, launching direct mail and e-mail campaign programs, developing a major gifts program, and exploring the long-term possibility of establishing a membership program. Manage the annual Colorado Gives Day appeal strategy. Implement stewardship strategies: cultivate and maintain relationships with existing donors and new prospects through personal interaction and other appropriate communications and initiatives. SPECIAL EVENTS: Manage invitation lists, RSVP lists and check-in processes for special events and private receptions. Coordinate revenue generation-related activities (table/ticket sales; sponsorships; auction item procurement) and volunteer committees for special events, which currently include the annual Civic Center Gala, Gala After-Party, and the Independence Eve Balcony Party. Coordinate event logistics for Independence Eve VIP/Sponsor Reception and ticketed Balcony Party, including catering, décor and guest management. Serve as a liaison for third-party fundraising events. CAPITAL CAMPAIGN: Support ongoing preparations for launch of a significant capital campaign, which may include development of campaign materials, recruitment and management of fundraising volunteers, research and cultivation of prospective donors, identification of grant opportunities and proposal development. GRANTS: Research and identify grant opportunities, develop proposals, and manage reporting requirements and other documentation needs. Maintain submission/application/reporting calendars. BOARD: Staff the Board's Development Committee; lead committee members in identifying and implementing fundraising and stewardship strategies, and help to engage all Board and Young Professional Leadership Council members in fundraising and personal giving. Support Executive Director as needed with board meeting logistics, minutes, etc. DATABASE: Utilize the organization’s custom donor database to its full potential; keep the database up-to-date; run reports as needed. FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION: Assist with financial processes, reporting and management (including but not limited to donor invoicing/pledge collection; donation recording, processing and acknowledgement; donor receipts and correspondence; Enterprise Zone tax credit tracking; online donations; in-kind donations tracking, budgeting and audit support). Ensure compliance with funder guidelines, including required reporting procedures and financial monitoring. SPONSORSHIPS: Provide support, when needed, to the Director of Programming & Events in identifying/growing corporate sponsorship opportunities for existing programs (such as the Civic Center EATS Outdoor Cafe, Independence Eve, Bike-In Movies, and Civic Center MOVES free fitness series) as well as potential new programs (ie: a Civic Center SOUNDS Concert Series). PROGRAMS: Assist when needed with various aspects of on-site support at Conservancy programs and/or external events where the Conservancy has a presence. Starting Salary Range: $45K to $75K, depending on experience level. Both mid-level and senior-level applicants are encouraged to apply. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and two writing samples – all as attachments in one e-mail – to info@civiccenterconservancy.org. Please include the applicant’s full name in the subject line. NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE. APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 9, 2014

Paid Communications Intern

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
Colorado Succeeds
Job posted on:
24 Oct 2014
Job starts on:
05 Jan 2015
Contact Name:
Kristina Saccone
Email:
Phone:
3038614724
Fax:
 
Address:
777 Grant Street Suite 302, Denver, Colorado 80203
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
- Passionate about improving Colorado’s public education system. - Strong written, verbal, and critical thinking skills. Ability to express ideas in a logical, coherent manner to a variety of audiences. - Resourceful, intelligent, detail-oriented, and hard-working – able to apply creativity and thoughtfulness into projects with minimal guidance. - Self-starter who works well independently and in teams in an often fast-paced work environment. - Well versed in Facebook, Twitter, blog-style writing, and email marketing. - Knowledge of public policy, research, non-profit and business principles – experience in communications, marketing, public relations or relevant field is preferred. - Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree and be enrolled in a graduate program.
General Job Description:
The intern will gain skills in communication, marketing, and research while working closely with major stakeholders to impact state education policy. Colorado Succeeds is undergoing a brand refresh, which will include an overhaul of collateral and a website redesign. This is an opportunity to get first-hand experience about how this process works for a nonprofit organization. The intern reports to the Vice President of Strategy and Communications, and responsibilities include: 1. Creating, editing, and deploying communications and marketing content including member and policymaker communications such as a newsletter and social media posts on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. 2. Project management around infographics, report publications, and video production. The VP of Strategy and Communications will be leading several of these projects in the coming year and will require assistance in managing and creating this content. 3. Website content creation and management. The intern will have the opportunity to participate in the website redesign process, help create new content for the site, and help manage it. Details: We are looking for someone who can commit to a minimum of 20 hours a week from January through the end of May, with the potential to continue. Schedule is flexible, within regular Monday — Friday, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm working hours. The office is located in Denver. The position pays a $1,000 per month stipend.

Director of Public Relations & Communications

Job Type:
Other Manager (CFO, Marketing, etc)
Agency:
VISIT DENVER
Job posted on:
24 Oct 2014
Job starts on:
15 Dec 2014
Contact Name:
Carolyn McCormick
Email:
Phone:
111-111-1111
Fax:
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Address:
na, na, Colorado 80202
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
VISIT DENVER, The Convention & Visitors Bureau Bringing Visitors and Conventions to Denver Since 1909 Mission: To bring conventions and leisure visitors to Denver for the economic benefit of the City, the community and our partners. A year after Denver hosted the 1908 Democratic National Convention, some farsighted businessmen decided to create an organization to attract more conventions and tourists to the city. Today, that group is called VISIT DENVER, and tourism has become Denver’s second largest industry, generating $4 billion in annual spending while supporting 50,000 jobs. VISIT DENVER is a non-profit trade association, contracted by the City & County of Denver to act as the City’s official marketing agency. The Bureau’s budget comes from a dedicated portion of the Denver Lodger’s Tax, and from advertising, private fundraising and partnership fees. To fulfill its mission, VISIT DENVER is divided into several different departments, one of which focuses on our marketing and communication efforts. The Marketing Department develops an integrated marketing program to promote Metro Denver as a premier travel destination for conventions, meetings and leisure travel. The department consists of a vice president, a project specialist and a coordinator. The Communications, Interactive and Partnership Departments also report to the Vice President of Marketing. The Communications Department is responsible for all print, broadcast and online messages, publications, social media content and media relations. The department consists of one director, one associate director, one content manager and one coordinator. The Interactive Department is responsible for the management of all interactive platforms. The department consists of a director of interactive marketing & web operations and an online producer. Among the projects and duties of the Marketing, Communications and Interactive Departments are the following: • Management of all Bureau advertising campaigns, search engine marketing and social media advertising • Management of VISITDENVER.com, the city’s official tourism website, including all editorial content, multimedia content, database integration, third-party platform integrations and overall operations • Management of a multi-faceted public relations and communications program that includes: o Traditional outreach to travel writers via press releases, deskside appointments, FAM trips (individual and group, domestic and international) and trade shows o Creation of branded content for distribution via multiple channels o Management of content for all social media platforms o Creation of Bureau videos o Management of all Bureau photo and video assets o Management of multiple reporting platforms for internal and external reports • Creation of all Bureau publications for both external and internal audiences, including, but not limited to: o The city’s official visitors guide (published twice a year) o A guide for meeting planners (published once a year) o A dining guide (published once a year) o Tourism brochures (printed periodically) o Annual report o Marketing plan o Six-month newsletter • Management of a far-reaching interactive program that includes, but is not limited to: o VISITDENVER.com (six million annual visits) o The Bureau’s electronic newsletter program o Social media platforms o Mobile applications and websites o Search engine optimization and pay-per-click advertising Other functions of VISIT DENVER include partnerships, tourism, convention sales, convention services, convention housing, Denver Sports, government and community affairs, as well as the executive function that oversees all our activities. Position Overview VISIT DENVER now seeks a highly skilled, dynamic, forward-thinking Director of Public Relations and Communications. This position manages VISIT DENVER’s Public Relations and Communications Department, including traditional public relations activities (national, international, local and trade), oversight of social media and content programs, issue and crisis management and communications efforts to stakeholders. Key responsibilities for the Director of Public Relations and Communications include: • Responsible for the day to day management of communications department. • Develop and oversee the implementation of overall public relations strategy for the organization. • Develop and oversee, along with Director of Interactive and Web Marketing, the strategy of the Bureau’s interactive content and social media program, including goals, channels, engagement strategies and measurement. • Manage activity of Social Media and Content Manager in executing and directing the content and social media program as defined. • Responsible for issue management and crisis communication plan as required. Work with President/CEO and Director of Government & Community Affairs as needed on communications initiatives. • Prepare content for letters and other communication per request of President/CEO. • Research topics and provide relevant information and/or data per request of President/CEO. • Act as a Bureau representative for national travel writers’ organizations such as Society for American Travel Writers (SATW) and Travel Bloggers Exchanges (TBEX). • State industry relations involvement to include serving as Communication Department’s contact for various industry and government groups such as the Governor’s office, Colorado Tourism office, and the Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce. • Act as spokesperson on and off camera as needed. • Hire and orient all new department employees; provide effective supervision and career development support for staff. We seek candidates who are highly professional, motivated, innovative, and creative to join our dynamic team. Additionally, qualified candidates will have: • Minimum eight (8) years Public Relations and Media Relations experience, including extensive work in the travel and/or tourism industry. • Solid knowledge of Denver and ability to confidently promote the city is required. • Professional public/media relations capacity; solid understanding and experience in the development and management of relationships across all levels of press. • Strong writing, proof reading and editing skills. • Highly motivated self starter; ability to take initiative with projects; ability to work both collaboratively and independently. • Strong interpersonal skills, maturity, good judgment and be capable of communicating in a professional manner with a diverse range of individuals; maintain professional presence. • Efficient and proven organizational skills; detail oriented; proven problem analysis and resolution skills; exceptional analytical skills. • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities/projects/responsibilities simultaneously while meeting stringent deadlines. • Proficient technology application skills: Advanced MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Access), MS Outlook, major social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, etc.) • Ability to work nights and weekends on a regular basis; reliable, dependable, flexible and responsive; • Ability to travel domestically and internationally. • Four-year college degree in a relevant field of study. Additional relevant experience which is equivalent in learning may be considered in the absence of a four-year college degree.
General Job Description:
VISIT DENVER now seeks a highly skilled, dynamic, forward-thinking Director of Public Relations and Communications. This position manages VISIT DENVER’s Public Relations and Communications Department, including traditional public relations activities (national, international, local and trade), oversight of social media and content programs, issue and crisis management and communications efforts to stakeholders. How to Apply Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible to our search consultant, Carolyn McCormick of Peak HR Consulting, LLC at Carolyn.McCormick@peakhrconsulting.com. All applications are to be submitted via email. Applications should include the following: • Cover letter • Full resume including dates of employment • Answers to the following questions: o Do you currently reside within a 50 mile radius of Denver? o Please describe your level of knowledge and ability to confidently promote the City and County of Denver from the history of the city all the way to restaurants, attractions and shopping. o Please describe your level of experience working with local and national media/press. o Please indicate your level of experience in delivering presentations to groups of all sizes. Provide specific examples. o Please indicate your years of experience working within a non-profit, not-for-profit and/or membership based organization. o Please indicate your years of travel, tourism or CVB experience. o What is your desired salary for this position? We look forward to hearing from you soon. VISIT DENVER is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Administrative Assistant

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Pop Culture Classroom
Job posted on:
22 Oct 2014
Job starts on:
01 Dec 2014
Contact Name:
Sam Fuqua
Email:
Phone:
303-325-1236
Fax:
 
Address:
1391 Speer Blvd. Suite 360, Denver, Colorado 80204
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: ? Minimum two years office administrative support experience. ? Excellent organizational and communication skills (oral and written) and the ability to excel at details, multi-tasking and working under pressure. ? Must have some experience and skill in the use of Microsoft Office software, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Familiarity with Denver Comic Con and Pop Culture Classroom (formerly Comic Book Classroom) • Some college education
General Job Description:
The Administrative Assistant will provide administrative and staff support to the general organizational operations. This position provides necessary organizational support and is responsible for a variety of other tasks. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT RESPONSIBILITIES: ? Assist with the completion of filings for the organization ? Coordination of publication orders, including the processing of checks for payment, and preparing an acknowledgement for orders fulfilled ? Processing check and credit card requests and file receipts accordingly ? Processing incoming bills and outgoing checks ? Provide assistance as needed with research for products and services and product development ? Greet and direct office visitors, answer main office telephone system, respond to direct requests for information and/or forward messages to appropriate staff. Make sure the office is kept in orderly and clean fashion ? Assist with review of administrative procedures and development of systems to assure compliance by all staff ? Staff liaison for ongoing tenant/landlord matters ? Maintain inventory for office supplies and computer software ? Assist with research and cost comparisons for vendors to maintain cost effectiveness and quality, including technology and computer support. ? General office duties such as typing, bookkeeping, flow of correspondence, filing, requisition of supplies, faxing, etc. ? Booking travel and hotel arrangements as needed. ? Coordinate materials for meetings and training sessions and other activities of the organization ? Maintain and update database as needed ? Receive and distribute all incoming mailing and coordinates outgoing mail, including courier services, postage meter account, and interoffice mail distribution ? Assist in preparation of materials for the board of directors ? Lead person in providing support of mailings or coordinating bulk mailing processes ? Provide meeting support as needed (e.g., scheduling conference rooms, coordinating food, logistics) ? Provide administrative support to staff for copying, faxing and large-scale mailings ? Maintenance of library and classification and filing of new items ? Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested with a sense of humor and team spirit This is a half-time (20 hr/wk) position based at the PCC offices. Salary is $17,500. A $300/mo stipend is also included along with generous vacation, sick leave and holiday schedules. To Apply: Two copies of your resume and cover letter must be received by Thursday, October 30th. Send one copy of your resume and cover letter via email to jobs@popcultureclassroom.org. Send the other copy of your resume and cover letter by postal mail to Pop Culture Classroom, 1391 Speer Blvd. Suite 360, Denver, CO 80204. No phone calls please. Pop Culture Classroom is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the belief that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity.

Exhibitor Manager

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Pop Culture Classroom
Job posted on:
22 Oct 2014
Job starts on:
01 Dec 2014
Contact Name:
Sam Fuqua
Email:
Phone:
303-325-1236
Fax:
 
Address:
1391 Speer Blvd. Suite 360, Denver, Colorado 80204
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: ? Minimum two years sales and customer service experience. ? Excellent organizational and communication skills (oral and written) and the ability to excel at details, multi-tasking and working under pressure. ? Demonstrated experience and skill in the use of software programs such as MS Word, CRMs, PowerPoint, and Excel. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: ? Familiarity with Denver Comic Con and Pop Culture Classroom (formerly Comic Book Classroom) ? Experience working with conventions or other major events ? Some college education
General Job Description:
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: ? Serves as point of contact for Denver Comic Con (DCC) booth and table exhibitors ? Communicates regularly with the volunteer sales team ? Coordinates with Convention Director, Operations Team, Sponsorship Team to insure diverse and quality show content ? Produces and tracks invoices ? Processes payments ? Provides general customer service by phone and email ? Manages booth and table exhibitors on-site at DCC This is a half-time (20 hr/wk) position based at the PCC offices. Many additional hours of work will be required during the Denver Comic Con (Memorial Day weekend 2015). Salary is $17,500. A $300/mo stipend is also included along with generous vacation, sick leave and holiday schedules. To Apply: Two copies of your resume and cover letter must be received by Thursday, October 30th. Send one copy of your resume and cover letter via email to jobs@popcultureclassroom.org. Send the other copy of your resume and cover letter by postal mail to Pop Culture Classroom, 1391 Speer Blvd. Suite 360, Denver, CO 80204. No phone calls please. Pop Culture Classroom is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the belief that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity.

Evaluation Officer

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
The Colorado Health Foundation
Job posted on:
21 Oct 2014
Job starts on:
02 Jan 2015
Contact Name:
Melanie Caston
Email:
Phone:
303-953-3600
Fax:
 
Address:
501 S Cherry St Ste 1100, Denver, Colorado 80246
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree in social or life sciences or other field that required hypothesis testing and systematic data analysis, Master’s degree preferred. • Minimum 5 years in a lead role on evaluation projects including all aspects of evaluation design, data collection, analysis, and reporting. • Extensive knowledge of both qualitative and quantitative methods. • Demonstrated experience applying a variety of evaluation methods (e.g., theory of change) and results to inform project planning and refinement. • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, be exceptionally organized, and adapt and thrive in a rapidly changing and evolving work environment. • Collaborative and accessible work style with an ability to effectively engage program and grantee staff who are experts in their work. • Superior ability to think creatively and solve problems; sense of curiosity and commitment to continuous learning and growth. • Ability to analyze information, summarize findings and present them in ways easily understandable to decision-makers. • Exceptional skills in writing and speaking. • Must be proficient in Microsoft applications (e.g., Excel, Word) and statistical analysis software (e.g., SPSS). Preferred skills: • Experience in the field of health. • Experience in methods of collaborative and/or participatory evaluation. • Knowledge of designing evaluations that reflect principles of systems evaluation and/or complexity.
General Job Description:
The Colorado Health Foundation (CHF) is seeking an Evaluation Officer to join our team! CHF is the third largest health foundation in the nation, focused on the areas of Health Care, Health Coverage, and Healthy Living within Colorado. This position is located in Denver, Colorado. The evaluation officer works closely with foundation staff and grantees to implement comprehensive evaluation strategies. This particular position mainly supports the Health Care and Health Coverage teams. The evaluation officer works to ensure that evaluation and learning practices generate insights that improve both grantmaking and organizational performance in support of the Foundation’s goals. The evaluation officer reports directly to the Director of Research and Evaluation. Responsibilities: • Partner with the evaluation team and program staff to establish evaluation priorities for each program area. • Engage with program staff during project planning to develop and refine theories of change. • Design evaluation studies to inform the Foundation’s strategies and assess progress towards goals. • Create and oversee evaluation contracts with external consultants to ensure timely and actionable evaluation deliverables. • Assist with the collection, analysis, and reporting on progress and impact of the Foundation’s strategies. • Provide technical assistance and internal consulting on evaluation for Foundation program staff and grantees as requested. • Produce written summaries of evaluation results, literature reviews, etc. to support strategic and grantmaking decisions. • Present information to senior leadership, program staff, and other internal and external audiences. • Support program staff in incorporating evaluation and learning throughout all phases of their work, from strategic planning to assessing the impact of grantmaking strategies. • Actively identify and facilitate opportunities for learning and improving the Foundation’s work. • Other duties as assigned Interested candidates may submit their resumes and cover letters on The Colorado Health Foundation’s website (www.coloradohealth.org). The Colorado Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Weekend Direct Care Counselor

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Roundup Fellowship
Job posted on:
16 Oct 2014
Job starts on:
30 Nov 2014
Contact Name:
Mary Anaya
Email:
Phone:
3033538310
Fax:
3033538305
 
Address:
3443 S. Galena St. #310, Denver, Colorado 80231
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Must be at least 21 years of age. Need 1 year of related college education or 1 year of paid related experience working in Human Services. Positive Behavior Management experience a plus. Licensed driver with an acceptable driving record. Acceptable FBI/CBI background check.
General Job Description:
Provide supervision and support for 6 children or 6 adults having developmental disabilities/autism in a group home setting. Assist with personal care, chores, meals, recreation, individual programs, communication, etc. Provide situational counseling and behavior redirection. Weekends needed. Hours available are 6am - 4pm on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Additional hours are 3pm - 10pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Other hours open are 8am - 3pm at the children's home on Saturdays and Sundays.

Grants Manager

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Colorado Rural Health Center
Job posted on:
14 Oct 2014
Job starts on:
01 Dec 2014
Contact Name:
Suzanne Rick
Email:
Phone:
303.832.7493
Fax:
 
Address:
3033 S Parker Rd Ste 606, Aurora, Colorado 80014
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Education and Experience Bachelor's Degree and six or more years of related experience in program and grants management required. Master’s degree and three or more years of experience preferred.
General Job Description:
General Description of Employer The Colorado Rural Health Center (CRHC) is a non-profit organization that serves as the State Office of Rural Health. CRHC’s mission is to enhance healthcare services in Colorado by providing information education, linkages, tools and energy toward addressing rural healthcare issues. Position Summary Grants Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of the Colorado Rural Health Care Grant Program and the Colorado Resource for Emergency and Trauma Education (CREATE) Program. The Grants Manager also assists in managing internal and/or external activities related to grants administration, and works closely with the Director of Programs to determine and implement effective strategies for grant management and procurement in order to pursue organizational development goals. Read the full job description on the CRHC website at https://coruralhealth.org/employement-opportunities

Managing Director

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
Impact Hub Boulder
Job posted on:
14 Oct 2014
Job starts on:
01 Dec 2014
Contact Name:
Greg Berry
Email:
Phone:
303.629.2899
Fax:
 
Address:
1877 Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80302
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Ideal candidates would have these skills… - A minimum of five years of business experience in areas such as sales, management, business development. - A track record of hiring, managing and developing professionals early in their careers into high-performance teams. - Experience in managing by and to a P&L with an affinity towards metrics. - Success at designing, implementing and managing marketing and media campaigns, - Comfort with physical space operations, including wireless networks, physical security, ability to troubleshoot appliances, willingness to reset the space. Ideal candidates would have these characteristics… - Experience in running a service-based, retail-oriented business (restaurant, coffee shop, hotel, etc). - A personal drive towards excellence. - Deep commitment to making a positive impact in the world. - A sales and marketing (customer) orientation: As mentioned, as a membership business, success requires a consistent sales and marketing effort requiring an understanding of and experience with the basic “product- marketing” concepts of product development (features, benefits), pricing, promotion/sales, product mix (management) etc. - A desire to be a part of a collaborative community and eager to build relationships within the membership and larger “Impact community”. - Comfort connecting with a wide variety of people, from creatives / artists to Wall St. capitalists. - Willingness to perform a wide range of tasks, from cleaning the kitchen to refining a spreadsheet to “working a room” to presenting to investors. - Understanding of diverse sectors of “impact”, including renewable energy, natural foods, international development, technology-for-change, impact investing and more. - Existing connections with a broad set of networks in Boulder and Colorado. - Aesthetic sense that respects productivity and collaboration
General Job Description:
This is one of those opportunities that just doesn’t come along very often. The Managing Director at Impact Hub Boulder presents an opportunity to help shape the future of entrepreneurship, locally, regionally, and globally. The Managing Director provides service and support to over 400 of the most inspiring change-makers in Boulder, and leadership to a team of extraordinary future leaders. The Managing Director provides active leadership in one of the world’s most active entrepreneurial centers, is connected to a global network of peers and entrepreneurs in over 60 cities on 5 continents, and is supported by (and reports to) an excellent board of directors. The Impact Hub Boulder is a 10,000 sq ft collaborative work/office space and event venue aimed at accelerating our members' efforts toward creating a positive impact in the world. With over 400 members, whose interests and activities span for-profit and nonprofit, local food to international development and entrepreneurs to professional services, Impact HUB Boulder has catalyzed a world-class community of change-makers. Impact Hub Boulder is an affiliate of the global Impact HUB network consisting of over 60 Impact Hubs across six continents. The Managing Director reports directly to the Board of Directors and is responsible for the day-to-day management and promotion of Impact HUB products and services (the “business” consists primarily of co-working memberships, event, conference room rentals/sales and educational programming) with the broad areas of responsibility as follows: - Member Services/care: Impact Hub Boulder is differentiated from other co-working spaces along several dimensions, but first and foremost is the culture of collaboration, which is supported via key activities A “hosted” environment Impact Hub Boulder Hosts, in addition to being responsible for overall space care, are responsible for knowing our members and their interests and actively providing introductions, connections that help accelerate business success. Consistent community gatherings such as member lunches, weekly coffee colliders and member-driven events. - Operations/Systems: As a “real estate” based business, the space IS our product and thus general care and support of the space, amenities and member services infrastructure (IT, kitchen etc.) - Sales/marketing: As a month-to-month “membership” business, success requires a consistent sales and marketing effort across the various products: work memberships, community (“connect”) memberships, event/space and conference room rentals etc. - Culture (Values): The foundation of the business is manifest through the values of: Action, Service, Entrepreneurial Spirit, Inclusivity and Operational Excellence. - Impact: While anecdotally, the Impact HUB is delivering significant impact to its members, the board desires to explore ways to better measure and manage to impact goals. Compensation includes… - A base salary of $45,000 to $55,000, plus a management bonus of up to 20% of salary. - Eco-pass (free and deeply discounted bus transit throughout the Front Range) - Unique social capital in the entrepreneurial eco-system, and a vibrant network of relationships within Boulder and Colorado. To Apply… - Send a cover letter and resume (or link to a robust LinkedIn profile) to greg@hubboulder.com. - Place “Managing Director Application” in the email subject line - Applications close 10/27/14

Executive Director

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
Oregon Rural Action
Job posted on:
10 Oct 2014
Job starts on:
19 Jan 2015
Contact Name:
Mitch Wolgamott
Email:
Phone:
541-975-2411
Fax:
 
Address:
PO Box 1231, La Grande, Oregon 97850
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
The ideal candidate will have successful experience in: Foundation and major donor fundraising Non-profit administration and management Staff supervision and leadership Community Organizing Visioning and strategic planning As well as having: Belief in and understanding of the principles of community organizing Time management and prioritization skills Excellent written and oral communication skills and Bachelor’s degree or higher, or equivalent experience
General Job Description:
Responsibilities include: Developing and implementing a strategic plan with the Board of Directors. Develop and implementing a comprehensive fundraising plan. Developing working relationships with key foundation contacts and major donors. Preparing annual budget with board treasurer for Board of Directors’ approval. Overseeing financial management and cash flow to ensure fiscal responsibility. Determining staffing needs to meet operational goals, overseeing staff hiring, orientation and training. Supervising staff and conducting annual performance evaluations. Fostering an atmosphere of communication, cooperation, and community among ORA staff, board, and within the organization. Ensuring that the issues we work on are member driven and decisions take members into account. Oregon. Oregon Rural Action is a membership-based organization working to promote social justice, agricultural and economic sustainability, and stewardship of the region’s land, air and water. We’re bringing people together to build strong communities by providing information and tools for local people to use in addressing the issues affecting Eastern Oregon communities. ORA is dedicated to community organizing and we are looking to grow. The successful applicant will have demonstrated experience winning on issues and building an organization in this manner. Visit www.oregonrural.org for more information. Compensation: Salary $40,000-$50,000, health insurance, 4 weeks vacation, and sabbatical after 5 years (with Board approval). To apply: Email cover letter explaining why you are interested, resume demonstrating relevant experience, short writing sample (e.g., newsletter article or letter-to-the-editor) and three references to ORA Search Committee at: director@oregonrural.org Alternatively send hard copies to ORA Search Committee, PO Box 1231, La Grande, OR 97850 Application materials should be submitted by October 31, 2014 after which we will begin screening. Application materials may continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Oregon Rural Action is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Freedom Drivers Project Director

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
Truckers Against Trafficking
Job posted on:
09 Oct 2014
Job starts on:
01 Jan 2015
Contact Name:
Laura Cyrus
Email:
Phone:
612-888-4828
Fax:
 
Address:
PO Box 816, Englewood, Colorado 80151
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
• BA degree in journalism, public relations or communications, or equivalent experience • 2-5 years career experience, including media relations work and successful grant-writing (grant awarded) in a non-profit setting • Exceptional public speaking, writing and relational skills (portfolio with samples of news releases, grant writing where grant was awarded, promotional pieces created in other jobs will be required) • Ability to meet or exceed deadlines, plan time and scheduling accordingly, stay on task while traveling and working with a variety of people, coordinate and keep track of multiple details and problem-solve successfully • Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel (skills in Salesforce, and Photoshop preferred, but not required) • Ability to travel 50 percent of the time • Ability to educate, coordinate and direct volunteers
General Job Description:
Truckers Against Trafficking empowers the trucking industry to recognize and respond to human trafficking in order to recover victims. We do this by saturating the industry with our message, partnering with law enforcement to facilitate the investigation of human trafficking and marshaling the resources of the trucking industry to combat this crime. Our employees enjoy working remotely, traveling the nation and speaking publicly. They make a direct impact in this field by building lasting relationships with key stakeholders while helping to create an effective model other industries can replicate to help eliminate human trafficking. In alignment with its mission, TAT has created the Freedom Drivers Project, (a 48’-long renovated show trailer) designed to tour the country educating audiences about the realities of domestic sex trafficking while pointing to viable solutions. In collaboration with other members of TAT staff, the FDP Director will promote, coordinate, and tour the FDP at various locations throughout the United States, and assist in other TAT initiatives and events as needed. This is a full-time position. Key responsibilities include: • Coordinate logistics for touring the trailer, including procuring drivers, secure parking at night, etc. • Market the trailer to ensure scheduling at future events by identifying top locations for the trailer to go and then conducting phone calls and making personal contacts, producing ads and flyers for appropriate publications and venues, creating brochures and e-mail blasts, getting air time on local radio and TV, etc. • Represent TAT publicly through speaking engagements, exhibit tours, working with media, etc. where FDP is concerned. • Help fundraise to keep the FDP touring, through such avenues as grant writing, conducting online campaigns, contacting industry representatives to seek donations/corporate sponsorships, etc. Applicant should send a resume, cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position, and salary requirements to tat.truckers@gmail.com. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted. Pre-hire check on background, education, and criminal record required as well as 3-5 professional references.

Project Manager, Consumer Education

Job Type:
Program Director
Agency:
National Endowment for Financial Education
Job posted on:
03 Oct 2014
Job starts on:
01 Dec 2014
Contact Name:
Tina Mealer
Email:
Phone:
3032243500
Fax:
 
Address:
1331 17th St, Ste 1200, Denver, Colorado 80202
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
• Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred • 5+ years work experience in project management • Established strategic, operational, and technical management skills, including management of web-based programs • Knowledge of e-learning principles and experience working with e-learning products • High comfort level working with both program and technical staff • Ability to communicate progress, risks, timelines, expectations, and deliverables on multiple ongoing projects • Worked previously with adult learners • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders • Adaptable to a changing environment • A self-starter who has the ability to extract cooperation of peers and senior-level staff • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage complex projects that are national in scope • Significant experience using Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
General Job Description:
The Project Manager (Consumer Education) is responsible for the administration of NEFE’s consumer education programs and initiatives including Smart About Money (SAM), Financial Education Evaluation Toolkit, and resource development and dissemination. Responsibilities include: • Manage operations of Smart About Money (SAM) o Manage planning for implementation and evaluation of SAM o Develop detailed outreach plans to disseminate SAM to targeted groups o Present SAM at appropriate conferences and meetings o Oversee implementation of e-learning platform o Oversee development of self-directed-learning initiatives o Manage relationships with various subject matter experts to assure SAM materials are relevant and appropriate o Work closely with educational and editorial content staff to assure SAM content aligns with NEFE education philosophy o Work closely with web development director to assure enhanced functionality of SAM and SAM Mobile o Work with Director of Education to assure SAM espouses the tenets of adult education principles • Manage a multi-organizational initiative that seeks to build a web-based teacher resource center that supports personal finance educators o Serve as project manager and contact for NEFE for the ongoing development of an online teacher resource center o Assist in identification of external resources and programs for inclusion into the teacher resource center • Administer operations of NEFE Financial Education Evaluation Toolkit o Coordinate updates to web user interface and administrator interface, which includes working closely with web development firm and NEFE web team o Work with Director of Education to assure the Toolkit is the premiere financial education evaluation resource • Participate in grant funding strategy and implementation o Evaluate grant applications o Understand and utilize grant management software and grant database o Serve as back-up administrator to Grants and Research Project Manager • Other duties as assigned Competitive compensation and benefits To apply, please email cover letter, resume, and list of references to hr@nefe.org with PROJECT MANAGER APPLICATION in the subject line. No phone calls. Application materials must be received by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, October 22, 2014.

Executive Director

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
Community Computer Connection
Job posted on:
01 Oct 2014
Job starts on:
05 Jan 2015
Contact Name:
Robert Townley
Email:
Phone:
303-407-4050
Fax:
303-962-2280
 
Address:
14500 E 33rd Place, Aurora, Colorado 80020-1206
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Qualifications and Skills: • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience, required • Five years of experience in managing staff • Excellent leadership and management skills • Understanding of IT/computer field • Knowledge of IT industry • Understand balance between nonprofit mission and revenue it takes to run a successful nonprofit organization • Understand general finance/accounting • Strong communication and speaking skills • Good writing skills • Previous nonprofit management is a plus • Knowledge of Human Resource Activities.
General Job Description:
Position Summary: The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors. The Executive Director is responsible for the administrative leadership of the organization, including planning, marketing, fundraising and financial management and supervision of all staff. The Executive Director works with the Board of Directors to establish a strategic plan and develop policies and programs that support the mission of Community Computer Connection (C3). C3 is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization. C3 provides quality refurbished computer equipment to nonprofits and educational institutions at the lowest possible price so that they have the necessary tools to accomplish their own missions. C3 collects computer equipment that might otherwise be discarded or recycled. This equipment is then repaired, tested, and then returned to the community. C3 currently partners with two high schools and several colleges to provide internships for students interested in pursuing a technical field. C3 is also an authorized vocational training site for the Colorado Division of Rehabilitation. Please visit www.c3-colorado.org for more information. Duties and Responsibilities: Program Development & Administration • Work with C3’s board and staff to develop a long range strategy to promote C3’s mission. • Develop, implement, oversee and evaluate all C3 programs. Develop new programs that help C3 remain viable in the future • Manage the maintenance, care, and use of C3 equipment and facilities. • Oversee implementation and maintenance of C3’s Quality, Environmental, Health and Safety Management System • Maintain a working knowledge of current trends in refurbishing operations • Must ensure that C3 maintains and files the proper records to remain compliant with all federal, state and local regulations Personnel & Staffing • Be responsible for the recruitment, employment, and release of all personnel • Supervise a staff of technical employees including 3 full-time employees and several part-time employees • Ensure that all employees understand and follow personnel polices • Ensure that C3 stays compliant with workplace employment laws • Ensure that all employees and volunteers follow polices as stated in C3’s Quality, Environmental, Health and Safety Management System. • Maintain an environment that motivates and retains qualified staff Budget & Finance • Work with staff to maximize earned income and donations. • Work closely with C3’s accountant to provide fiscal oversight • Be responsible for maintaining sound financial practices • Monitor expenses and revenue, and ensure that sound bookkeeping and accounting procedures are followed. • Provide accurate and timely financial reports to the Board of Directors Marketing and Fundraising • Develop, implement and monitor C3’s marketing plan. • Promote and expand in-kind donations to insure a steady supply of computer equipment for C3’s operation. • Create and distribute marketing materials. • Oversee the other activities that promotes C3’s programs such as the organizations’ website and newsletter • Serve as spokesperson and seek out opportunities to publicize C3’s programs. • Seek out, identify, and pursue sources of funding for the organization. Salary and Benefits: This is a full-time (exempt) salaried position based at the C3 office and adjoining warehouse in Aurora, Colorado ($60,000 - $70,000 DOE). C3 offers a complete benefit package including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, simple IRA, paid leave, and paid holidays. To Apply: To apply send resume, cover letter, and three references to edsearch@c3-colorado.org Application deadline: November 6, 2014. Projected start date: January 5, 2015