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Available Opportunities

Executive Director

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

Intern

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

Intern

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

Development Manager

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

vocational employment specialist

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

Benefits Acquisition Specialist

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

Development Director

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

VP of Development

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

Executive Director

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

Database and Accounts Receivable Manager

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

Business Application Manager

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

Teen Volunteer Seasonal Assistant

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

Shelter Weekend Coordinator

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
The Action Center
Job posted on:
24 Feb 2015
Job starts on:
16 Mar 2015
Contact Name:
jobs@theactioncenterco.org
Email:
Phone:
303-237-7704
Fax:
 
Address:
8755 W 14th Ave, Lakewood, Colorado 80215
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Part-time, non-exempt Saturday 5:00pm-8:30pm and Sunday 8:30am-5:00pm •High School degree or equivalent •Six months work experience in a shelter required •Excellent communication and organizational skills •Effective problem solving skills •Knowledge of strength-based perspective •Ability to exercise initiative, judgment, flexibility and work independently •Ability to maintain a safe, clean and positive environment •Ability to maintain confidentiality and security of sensitive information •Relate well to clients, volunteers, professional service provider staff, other staff and general public •Relate well to people with varied experiences and backgrounds. •Experience and/or knowledge in conflict resolution •Ability to establish appropriate professional boundaries •Basic computer skills
General Job Description:
Supervise residents staying in the shelter, enforce shelter policy and procedures, maintain records, and ensure resident safety and the on-going positive conditions of the shelter facility. •Supervise homeless residents staying in the shelter, enforce shelter regulations, maintain records, and manage facility during assigned shift •Resolve client conflicts and ensure client adherence to policies and procedures •Provide referrals to community service providers, such as the Department of Human Services, housing programs, employment assistance, mental health and educational institutions •Offer support and assistance with homeless specific issues to aid in client’s self-sufficiency •Assist with new incoming clients, including giving tours of the shelter, explaining procedures and distributing personal items •Assist clients with self-sufficiency processes, such as resume writing and job/housing searches •Complete shelter communication log throughout shift •Consult with the Manager of Shelter Program in the event of crisis situations and emergencies

Seasonal Project Manager

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado
Job posted on:
19 Feb 2015
Job starts on:
01 Apr 2015
Contact Name:
Steve Wall
Email:
Phone:
(303) 715-1010
Fax:
(303) 715-1212
 
Address:
600 S. Marion Pkwy., Denver, Colorado 80209-2597
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
QUALIFICATIONS (ideal candidates will meet most or all of the following qualifications): Education and previous experience: • Educational background desired in any of the following or related fields: natural resources management, parks management, environmental studies, volunteer management or commensurate work experience. • Previous volunteer or staff experience with trail work, ecological restoration or other outdoor stewardship projects. • Previous experience recruiting , coordinating and managing volunteers and/or working with the public in a nonprofit and/or government environment. • Minimum of basic first aid/CPR certification, wilderness first aid preferred or ability to complete training prior to employment. Skills, qualities and abilities: • Commitment to civic engagement in preserving our natural and cultural resources and to building a diverse pool of volunteers. • Excellent people skills, customer service orientation, and cultural diversity skills. • Outstanding time management and organizational skills. • Ability to self-initiate and self-direct workflow. • Team player with initiative, determination, flexibility, and a sense of humor. • Computer literate including word processing, data base management, and internet use and knowledge of web-based data systems. • Ability to lift 50 pounds. • Ability to hike up to 5 miles carrying a tool and pack. • Willingness and ability to work weekends and evenings based on project and meeting requirements, especially during the warm weather work season. • Willingness and ability to travel within Colorado. • Valid driver’s license and excellent motor vehicle record required. • Comfort with camping while in the field and in possession of basic equipment for staying outdoors: sleeping bag, tent, appropriate clothing. • Criminal background check required for this position as the person may work with youth.
General Job Description:
Title: Seasonal Project Manager (April 1, 2015-September 30, 2015) Position Type: Full-time, temporary (seasonal) Office Location: Denver, Colorado Reports to: Projects and Operations Manager Supervises: Volunteers POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Seasonal Project Manager works within the program team and closely with three project managers to provide project management, logistical support, and volunteer leadership coordination on VOC volunteer projects administratively and in the field. This position also supports the VOC Operations center to provide logistical, tool, and crew chef support for all projects. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: Project and Volunteer Management: • Lead a portfolio of assigned volunteer stewardship projects, independently or with other staff including: o Providing staff leadership at volunteer opportunities in the field, which will, at times, require overnight camping and hiking with gear. o Facilitating communications with land managers/partner organizations. o Coordinating and/or participating with a volunteer project team through project planning process o Preparing and sending pre and post project volunteer communications for assigned projects. o Managing logistical requirements of assigned projects • Participate with program team on outreach to prospective volunteers and groups. • Accurately compile project data, volunteer records, and evaluation forms. • Support recruitment of new leadership volunteers while on projects. Operations: • Support management of operations center to ensure tool and food resources are available for all projects. • Support in-kind food donation program to maximize our ability to provide volunteers with healthy meals while staying within budget limitations. Other Duties: • Perform related duties as required to support and strengthen the mission and purpose of VOC. • Work collaboratively with development team to promote membership and other fundraising efforts on projects. • Administrative support (e.g. data entry, report preparation and mailings) as needed Attendance at evening meetings and assigned weekend projects away from the Denver metro area is required. COMPENSATION: Salary Range: $15,600 - $16,640 Applications are due by 12:00 PM on March 6 For your application to be considered it must include: 1) A cover letter which includes email, physical street address and daytime phone number. Please indicate how you would like to be contacted (by email or phone) if you are selected for an interview. 2) A descriptive resume. Submit all materials electronically ONLY to: Steve Wall, steve@voc.org Project and Operations Manager - Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado Subject line: Seasonal Projects Manager

Mike O'Brien Fellow

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado
Job posted on:
19 Feb 2015
Job starts on:
01 Apr 2015
Contact Name:
Steve Wall
Email:
Phone:
(303) 715-1010
Fax:
(303) 715-1212
 
Address:
600 S. Marion Pkwy., Denver, Colorado 80209-2597
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
QUALIFICATIONS (ideal candidates will meet most or all of the following qualifications): Education and previous experience: • Educational background desired in any of the following or related fields: natural resources management, parks management, environmental studies, volunteer management or commensurate work experience. • Previous volunteer or staff experience with trail work, ecological restoration or other outdoor stewardship projects. • Previous experience recruiting , coordinating and managing volunteers and/or working with the public in a nonprofit and/or government environment. • Minimum of basic first aid/CPR certification, wilderness first aid preferred or ability to complete training prior to employment. Skills, qualities and abilities: • Commitment to civic engagement in preserving our natural and cultural resources and to building a diverse pool of volunteers. • Excellent people skills, customer service orientation, and cultural diversity skills. • Outstanding time management and organizational skills. • Ability to self-initiate and self-direct workflow. • Team player with initiative, determination, flexibility, and a sense of humor. • Computer literate including word processing, data base management, and internet use and knowledge of web-based data systems. • Ability to lift 50 pounds. • Ability to hike up to 5 miles carrying a tool and pack. • Willingness and ability to work weekends and evenings based on project and meeting requirements, especially during the warm weather work season. • Willingness and ability to travel within Colorado. • Valid driver’s license and excellent motor vehicle record required. • Comfort with camping while in the field and in possession of basic equipment for staying outdoors: sleeping bag, tent, appropriate clothing. • Criminal background check required for this position as the person may work with youth.
General Job Description:
Title: Mike O’Brien Fellow (April 1, 2015-October 16, 2015) Position Type: Full-time, temporary (seasonal) Office Location: Denver, Colorado Reports to: Projects and Operations Manager Supervises: Volunteers POSITION DESCRIPTION: Mike O’Brien was a long time volunteer with Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado and avid supporter of outdoor stewardship. The Mike O’Brien Fellow will honor Mike’s legacy and work to develop projects that aligned with his passion and ethic of stewardship. The position will help provide invaluable assistance in planning and managing important stewardship projects around Colorado, focusing on projects that expand or enhance outdoor recreation access on public land and reflect Mike’s passion for mountain biking. This position will work within the program team and closely with other project managers to provide project management, logistical support, and volunteer leadership coordination on VOC volunteer projects administratively and in the field. This position also supports the VOC Operations center to provide logistical, tool, and crew chef support for all projects. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: Project and Volunteer Management: • Lead a portfolio of assigned volunteer stewardship projects, independently or with other staff including: o Providing staff leadership at volunteer opportunities in the field, which will, at times, require overnight camping and hiking with gear. o Facilitating communications with land managers/partner organizations. o Coordinating and/or participating with a volunteer project team through project planning process o Preparing and sending pre and post project volunteer communications for assigned projects. o Managing logistical requirements of assigned projects • Participate with program team on outreach to prospective volunteers and groups. • Accurately compile project data, volunteer records, and evaluation forms. • Support recruitment of new leadership volunteers while on projects. Operations: • Support management of operations center to ensure tool and food resources are available for all projects. • Support in-kind food donation program to maximize our ability to provide volunteers with healthy meals while staying within budget limitations. Other Duties: • Perform related duties as required to support and strengthen the mission and purpose of VOC. • Work collaboratively with development team to promote membership and other fundraising efforts on projects. • Administrative support (e.g. data entry, report preparation and mailings) as needed Attendance at evening meetings and assigned weekend projects away from the Denver metro area is required. COMPENSATION: Salary Range: $15,600 - $16,640 Applications are due by 12:00 PM on March 6 For your application to be considered it must include: 1) A cover letter which includes email, physical street address and daytime phone number. Please indicate how you would like to be contacted (by email or phone) if you are selected for an interview. 2) A descriptive resume. Submit all materials electronically ONLY to: Steve Wall, steve@voc.org Project and Operations Manager - Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado Subject line: Mike O’Brien Fellow

Administrative Assistant

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
International Society for Prevention of Child Abus
Job posted on:
17 Feb 2015
Job starts on:
23 Mar 2015
Contact Name:
Angela Pena
Email:
Phone:
3038645220
Fax:
 
Address:
13123 E. 16th Avenue, B390, Aurora, Colorado 80045
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Minimum three years solid administrative/office experience. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, required. Experience with databases preferred. Basic bookkeeping skills and knowledge of QuickBooks preferred. Experience with Internet research required. Strong verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, ability to effectively multi-task, strong organizational skills, initiative, flexible and positive attitude, professional demeanor, cultural sensitivity, integrity, confidentiality, discretion, and a team player attitude are essential. Prior experience with a nonprofit organization is a strong advantage. Bilingual or multi-lingual preferred but not required. We offer a friendly office environment, good benefits and the opportunity to interact in a multi-cultural environment on a national and international level.
General Job Description:
• Assist in maintaining member database, including member acknowledgements and communications. • Assist the Conference Coordinator with planning and management of conferences, congress and other meetings • Prepare acknowledgements to donors, maintain donor database, and assist with research for potential funders and reporting to current funders. • Basic bookkeeping, including recording deposits, accounts payable, posting journal entries, account reconciliation, conference registration reconciliation and grant expense report preparation. • Assist in preparation and distribution of mass mailings and electronic communications. • Develop and maintain project management database for all major projects. • Assist with preparation for semi-annual Executive Council meetings and quarterly Board of Director meetings and regional conferences including meeting arrangements and travel. • Assist in planning various group teleconferences and taking accurate minutes. • Maintain and purchase office supplies. • Maintain and expand database of volunteers and coordinate volunteers with staff needs. • Maintain time off requests for staff as well as insurance inquiries. • Assist Executive Director with staff hiring process • Prepare various correspondence, documents and spreadsheets, including PowerPoint presentations. • Other projects as assigned and general support to other departments as needed.

Summer Early Childhood Nanny

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

Food Distribution Coordinator

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
The GrowHaus
Job posted on:
13 Feb 2015
Job starts on:
16 Mar 2015
Contact Name:
Kayla Birdsong
Email:
Phone:
3039999559
Fax:
 
Address:
4751 York St, Denver, Colorado 80216
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
REQUIREMENTS: • Bilingual in Spanish and English is required • Passion for and knowledge of food systems and food access issues • Self-driven, strong work ethic • Strong written, verbal and public speaking skills • Highly reliable and responsible, with strong attention to detail • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills • Strong technological and problem-solving skills • 1-3 years experience in community organizing, public health, nonprofit management, supply chain management, food retail or other related field PREFERRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE: • Education and/or experience in one of the following skills: business management, public health, • Experience working with minority or under served communities • Experience working in nonprofit and/or startup culture • Experience managing volunteers • Reliable transportation • Proficiency with online sales platforms and/or database management
General Job Description:
SUMMARY: The GrowHaus is an urban agriculture nonprofit in Denver's Elyria-Swansea neighborhood with the mission of creating community-driven, neighborhood-based food systems by serving as a hub for urban agriculture, education, business development and job training. The mission of the Food Distribution program is to involve residents of the Elyria Swansea and Globeville neighborhoods in developing a locally based, sustainable model of healthy food supply and distribution. Our neighborhood is 85% Hispanic families, and the FD Coordinator therefore needs to be fluent in Spanish and English, and have the strong ability to relate cross-culturally, preferably with a background in working with minority populations or underserved groups. Food Distribution at the GrowHaus consists of several programs, including a weekly food box program, daily market, and weekly free food & cooking program. The Food Distribution Coordinator will provide assistance to the Director of Food Distribution (DFD) with all program oversight, with the goal of taking over many programs with time. This is a high-responsibility position for an individual who is excited to influence a changing program while learning about the intricacies of a neighborhood based food distribution system. This is a unique opportunity to be part of an organization helping to shape a local, just food system in Denver. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Program Oversight o Assist in the oversight of the following programs: ? Food Box Program ? Manage weekly food sorting Friday mornings ? Food box distribution Saturday mornings ? Solicit and respond to customer feedback about food boxes ? Coordinate and launch other food box dropoff sites as necessary ? Mercado de al Lado-- daily market ? Coordinate schedule for market attendants ? Assist with ongoing improvements of procedures, displays ? Solicit feedback from community members about desired products and expansion ? Cosechando Salud ? Assist in managing Cosechando Salud, GrowHaus’ weekly free food program and cooking class • Program Evaluation & Improvement o Solicit and respond to customer feedback across all food distribution programs o Work with community members to continue increasing community ownership of all programs o Brainstorm and strategize with DFD for program improvement, research options o Help to keep a detailed budget of revenue and expenses o Participate in periodic business evaluation to ensure financial sustainability of programs • Food aggregation o Develop partnerships with new ingredient suppliers and maintain relationship with existing ones o oversee weekly ordering of all food items o ensure proper receipt and storage of all items • Promotion & Marketing o Improve & expand current promotion of market and food boxes within the Elyria Swansea & Globeville neighborhoods o Seek out new distribution points for food box program • Intern Management o Help to manage interns on an ongoing basis o Assist with intern interviews, check-in meetings, and exit interviews • Programs Assistant o Assist partners as needed with program oversight and implementation o Help plan agendas for weekly Food Distribution meetings, take minutes during that and any other relevant meetings • Data Management and Tracking o Properly record all food distribution metrics weekly ? Including food box sales, market customers, Cosechando Salud numbers, etc. o Manage incoming food box orders and prepare reports for smooth distribution o Assist with transition to SalesForce as our data management tool • Order Platform Transition o One of the first projects will be to research CSA sales platform with partners, and ensure a smooth transition to this new order website • Regulations & Food Safety o Maintain standard operating procedures regarding food safety in our market, storage areas, and with all food handling by interns and volunteers o Assist in ongoing improvements to our food safety procedures • Miscellaneous o Meet with Director of Food Distribution as necessary to discuss tasks and performance o Assist with general maintenance and upkeep of GrowHaus common areas o Make deliveries/ pick-ups of food as needed o Attend special events at GrowHaus, or on behalf of GrowHaus

Mentoring Case Manager

Job Type:
Volunteer Coordinator
Agency:
Metro Denver Partners/Douglas County Partners
Job posted on:
13 Feb 2015
Job starts on:
16 Mar 2015
Contact Name:
Jessica Franklin
Email:
Phone:
720-733-1960
Fax:
720-733-0638
 
Address:
513 Wilcox Street, Suite 230, Castle Rock, Colorado 80104
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Bachelor's degree in a Human Services-related field. Experience working with at-risk youth. Knowledge of youth and problem areas they encounter such as dysfunctional families, alcohol and drug abuse, education, etc. Ability and knowledge of training adults to work with youth in these areas. Familiarity with community resources. Must be able to lift 30 pounds. Must be able to work evenings and occasionally on weekends. Must have a valid driver's license, insurance, reliable transportation and a safe driving record. Compensation: $30,000-$32,000, depending on experience. Includes, comprehensive benefits package. Please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@douglascountypartners.org Include "Mentoring Case Manager" in the subject line. No phone calls or paper applications, please. Position is open until filled.
General Job Description:
Program Description: Partners is a non-profit organization that matches adult volunteers with at-risk youth, ages 8-17, on a one-on-one mentoring basis in Adams, Denver and Douglas Counties. This position is in Castle Rock. Position Description: Interview, screen, train and supervise adult volunteers to be matched with adolescents on a one-to-one basis. Interview adolescents to ascertain likes, interests, etc., in order to match with appropriate adult. Provide on-going problem-solving support and activities for adult/youth participation. Provide on-going contact and activities to youth waiting to be matched. Provide consistent, on-going support to volunteer mentors, youth and their families. Assist with volunteer recruitment and special events.

Program Manager

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Colorado Succeeds
Job posted on:
12 Feb 2015
Job starts on:
15 Mar 2015
Contact Name:
Kristina Saccone
Email:
Phone:
303-893-0707
Fax:
 
Address:
777 Grant Street Suite 302, Denver, Colorado 80203
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Required Qualifications: • Clear understanding of the education policy environment; • Communications skills, including strong editing and excellent attention to detail; • Experience with e-mail marketing, content management systems such as Wordpress, also creating and implementing social media plans; • A demonstrated ability to write clearly and persuasively; • Experience in project management and demonstrated event management skills; • Confidence and professionalism in meeting and working with high-level VIPs across sectors; • Concise, professional, and relaxed presentation style; • Results-oriented, able to meet aggressive deadlines and manage multiple projects effectively; • Comprehensive ability to translate national and state education research and data; • Demonstrated commitment to accountability and measuring outcomes; • Strong organizational and time management skills. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and minimum 5 years of professional experience Desired Traits: • Passion for the Colorado Succeeds mission; • A familiarity with and passion for post-secondary and workforce readiness, STEM, and CTE; • Ability to think analytically and problem solve, combined with a willingness to ask questions and work collaboratively; • Energetic, hard-working team player; • Highly organized and detail-oriented; • Ability to work under time pressures with multiple priorities while meeting deadlines with accuracy; • Self-directed with the ability to work individually and as part of a team. .
General Job Description:
Colorado Succeeds is seeking a full time Program Manager to provide support for the organization’s work, with a particular focus on expanding access to high quality educational experiences in post-secondary and workforce readiness (PSWR), including STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) and career technical education (CTE). This position, which is funded for one year, will report directly to the Vice President for Strategy and Communications while also working closely with the entire Colorado Succeeds team. About Colorado Succeeds Colorado Succeeds is a non-profit, non-partisan coalition of business leaders committed to dramatically improving the state’s education system. Our members are business executives from corporations of all sizes and sectors across Colorado, united in pursuit of immediate and continuous improvement to the state’s education system. Our vision is that every student in Colorado graduates with the knowledge, skills, and behaviors necessary to succeed in a competitive global economy. We work to achieve systemic change by ensuring that Colorado’s education policies and practices are created and executed according to what is best for students, which also serves the interests of our state’s workforce, economy, and quality of life. We accomplish this by: 1) Advocating for policy frameworks that facilitate increased innovation; 2) Identifying, scaling, and replicating innovative and successful educational models; 3) Collaborating with diverse coalitions to reimagine education. Through our BizCARES Network, comprised of chambers of commerce, economic development organizations, business roundtables, and industry associations, Colorado Succeeds works with business leaders representing every county of Colorado. Position Responsibilities The Program Manager will be responsible for helping Colorado Succeeds implement projects that effectively engage the business community to expand access to high quality, accountable programs and educational experiences that prepare students for PSWR, including STEM and CTE. Tasks include: • Project management of external contractors related to research and communications; • Define opportunities, best practices, barriers, and accelerators in PSWR for the business community; • Use communications skills to translate research into a usable, web-based toolkit for employers; • Engage in communications and outreach with the business community, using both traditional and digital media (including websites, social media, e-mail, infographics, etc.); • Manage the logistics and planning for key meetings and events; • Engage in work with our partners in the business and education communities, as well as multiple other stakeholders in STEM and CTE; • Assist in developing and supporting business advocates for PSWR; • Other duties as assigned; please note that Colorado Succeeds is a small organization, so every staff member participates in most projects, regardless of topic. The Program Associate will be expected to do the same. Compensation One year full-time position. Salary is commensurate with experience and in the range of $45,000 - $55,000. Competitive benefits package available. To Apply Please send a resume and cover letter to ksaccone@coloradosucceeds.org and indicate the position title in the subject line of the email. Deadline to apply is Friday, February 27. The position will be filled as soon as a qualified candidate is identified. No phone calls, please. Colorado Succeeds is an equal opportunity employer, and in all its governance, operations, and services, strictly prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, or any other legally protected classes and characteristics. Colorado Succeeds commits to the principles of equal opportunity and places the utmost value on diversity.

Graduate Research Fellow

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

Director of Operations

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

HIT Data Analyst

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
Colorado Rural Health Center
Job posted on:
09 Feb 2015
Job starts on:
09 Mar 2015
Contact Name:
Suzanne Rick
Email:
Phone:
720-248-2756
Fax:
303-832-7496
 
Address:
3033 S Parker Road Suite 606, Aurora, Colorado 80014
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
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 The HIT Data Analyst is responsible for implementation of business analytics/intelligence solutions to assist CRHC clients with data analytics in either the rural hospital or clinic setting. The HIT Data Analyst will assess and/or assist clients with commercially available software as it pertains to hospital information systems including financial applications and clinical applications such as an electronic health records. This includes providing on-site and remote consultancy and support services to our clients. Read the full job description on the CRHC website at http://www.coruralhealth.org/aboutus/employment.htm Application Process Applications will be reviewed for minimum job requirements and top candidates will be interviewed. Please email hr@coruralhealth.org with subject line HIT Data Analyst. The message of the email must identify your salary requirements and have an attached cover letter and resume before review consideration is given. In addition, within the email, please identify where you found the listing for this position. THE COLORADO RURAL HEALTH CENTER IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK WILL BE REQUIRED. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!

Ready to Work Program Director

Job Type:
Program Director
Agency:
Bridge House
Job posted on:
09 Feb 2015
Job starts on:
16 Mar 2015
Contact Name:
Isabel McDevitt
Email:
Phone:
917 709 9478
Fax:
 
Address:
1120 1/2 Pine Street, Boulder, Colorado 80304
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Qualifications: • 10+ years of experience in homeless services, substance abuse treatment, workforce development, corrections re-entry programming, case management, or a related-field • 8+ years of management or supervisory experience, in a residential setting preferred • Strong communication skills both written and verbal • Professional and personal integrity • Ability to work under pressure • Flexibility with both availability and duties • Commitment to Bridge House and Ready to Work missions • Passion for helping others succeed in employment and housing • Valid, clean driver’s license
General Job Description:
Bridge House, a Boulder-based non-profit organization, provides an array of resources helping homeless men and women reach a higher level of self-sufficiency. Services include meals, case management, employment opportunities, as well as access to mental health care, substance abuse treatment and housing. Bridge House’s Ready to Work program is Boulder’s first and only employment program designed specifically for the needs of homeless individuals. Ready to Work combines paid employment in a social enterprise with the support services to help trainees establish a work history, address barriers to employment and, ultimately, transition back into a mainstream job after approximately 9 months. In summer of 2015, Ready to Work housing will open as Boulder’s first residential community providing housing coupled with employment and program services for homeless individuals. Duties of the newly created position of Ready to Work Program Director: • Oversee all aspects of the Ready to Work employment and housing program • Successfully lead staff to achieve Ready to Work mission and graduation goals • Responsible for all Ready to Work program elements including daily operations of Ready to Work housing located at 4747 Table Mesa Drive in Boulder • Responsible for meeting program goals of Ready to Work including successful trainee selection, retention and graduation • Act as an example of integrity and inspiration for Ready to Work trainees • Establish and manage residential operations and procedures • Ensure a safe and positive program and building culture • Supervise and manage staff including building operations, house management, case management, and job training teams • Oversee administrative functions, security, maintenance, and building facilities • Oversee recruitment, assessment, intake of Ready to Work trainees and residents • Oversee program operations including on-the-job training, classroom training, groups, and all trainee activities • Execute program terminations in compliance with mission and protocols • Set and oversee staff and trainee assignments and schedules to ensure smooth program flow and adequate coverage • Establish and implement systems for communication and transparency within Ready to Work operations and other BH departments including human resources and purchasing • Coordinate on-site volunteers in conjunction with the BH Volunteer Coordinator • Collaborate with Executive Director, Senior Supervisor and Executive Chef on social enterprise business development and contracts • Outreach and manage relationships with service provider partners for successful trainee recruitment and on-site programming • Establish positive working relationships with neighborhood and participate in community meetings as needed • Maintain knowledge of and ensure compliance grant compliance for residential programming and employment practices • Create and integrate reporting procedures for funding as needed • Oversee data collection and program evaluation as needed • Establish and participate in 24/7 on call schedule • Assist with fundraising as needed

Temporary/Seasonal Camp Counselor

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
ArtReach
Job posted on:
07 Feb 2015
Job starts on:
21 Mar 2015
Contact Name:
Karla Johnson-Grimes
Email:
Phone:
303-433-2882
Fax:
303-433-4312
 
Address:
3400 W. 38th Ave. Suite 200, Denver, Colorado 80211
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Must have previous experience with children ages 6-12 in classroom or camp situation
General Job Description:
Spring Break Camp Counselor Two week Temporary/Seasonal Position March 21 – April 3, 2015 General Description Camp ArtReach, an arts day camp for children ages 6-12, is looking for counselors for our up-coming Spring Break art camps. At camp ArtReach, campers find their creative side in a hands-on, non-competitive environment, where imaginative thinking, self confidence and personal growth are encouraged! Please visit our website for specific workshops offered and general camp information: www.artreachdenver.org Ideal candidates will have worked in education or other professional camp or day-care settings. We are looking for counselors who enjoy working with children, appreciate the arts and thrive in a fast-paced setting. Counselors will work in cooperation with the Camp Managers to oversee Camp ArtReach activities. The position will begin on Saturday, March 21st* (CPR, training, & orientation) and run continuously (M-F from either 7:15AM-1:15PM OR 11:45AM-approximately 5:45PM) from March 23rd – April 3rd. * If selected, must have availability for training and orientation on Saturday, March 21st. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Program Implementation • Implement daily camp staff schedule, including before and after camp activities, snack, and lunch activities • Responsible for planning and implementing before- and after-camp activities and supervised lunch activities • Responsible for direct supervision of campers in before- and after-camp and supervised lunch General Qualifications • 2+ years experience in youth or children’s programs or related field • Experience working with children, parents, schools or community agencies • Flexible, self motivated individual • Trained in First Aid / CPR and Universal Precautions (or willing to be) • Must be punctual Location: Camp ArtReach- is held within: The First Universalist Church of Denver, 4101 East Hampden Avenue, Denver, CO 80222 Pay: $11/hr Application Deadline: Monday, March 2nd. Interviews will be held during the weeks of March 2nd and 9th. Please send cover letter and chronological resume addressed to Karla Johnson-Grimes: karla@artreachdenver.org No phone calls!

Administrative Assistant

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Colorado Honor Band Association
Job posted on:
06 Feb 2015
Job starts on:
15 Apr 2015
Contact Name:
Susan Smith
Email:
Phone:
303-778-6693
Fax:
303-778-6694
 
Address:
216 S. Grant St., Denver, Colorado 80209
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
1. High school or equivalent plus business or secretarial training highly preferred. 2. 3+ years administrative experience or related field highly preferred. 3. Experience working for a non-profit is HIGHLY preferred 4. Technical aptitude and proficiency in Microsoft Office and Quickbooks. 5. Excellent grammar and proofreading skills required. 6. Able to interact in a friendly and professional manner with Board members, community members, and parents as the first point-of-contact with the organization. 7. Must maintain a professional appearance. 8. Must have excellent organizational skills and the ability to work independently. 9. Able to pass a criminal background check and work with youth
General Job Description:
CHBA is seeking to hire a hardworking, reliable person to assist in the office to ensure consistent communication and a thorough understanding of the organization. Location: Historic Grant Avenue Building, 216 S. Grant St. Denver, CO 80209 Hours of Service: Monday evenings from 2:30-7:30 pm plus an additional 15 hours per week. Tuesday through Friday, working hours are flexible. This is a year round position. Duties Needed: 1. Attend to Phone Calls and Emails 2. Update Website Calendar and other dated postings 3. Provide variety of administrative support including data entry, copying, faxing, scanning, filing, form creation, seasonal activities, and mail distribution 3. Send out monthly emails to parents and staff 4. Receive registration forms and prepare for incoming students 5. Write and edit a variety of communications, including emails, letters, brochures, and newsletters. 6. Maintain office supplies and copy machine 7. Discuss questions and concerns with parents regarding program operations, calendar and payment 8. Assist in the planning and execution of summer camp, concerts, and fundraising events. Compensation: $12 per hour.

Marketing and Development Director

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

Station Manager

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

Director of Leadership Gifts

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

Early Childhood Colorado Partnership Manager (PT)

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
The Civic Canopy
Job posted on:
03 Feb 2015
Job starts on:
16 Mar 2015
Contact Name:
Human Resources
Email:
Phone:
303 292 3144
Fax:
303 292 2061
 
Address:
3532 Franklin St., Suite H, Denver, Colorado 80205
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Qualifications The Civic Canopy is seeking candidates who meet or exceed the following qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred • Minimum of 3+ years of professional experience working with diverse partners to achieve shared goals • Experience designing and coordinating network or collective impact initiatives • Collaborative process design and facilitation skills • Experience managing public and private grants • Understanding of and strong relationships within Colorado’s comprehensive early childhood landscape • High levels of organizational skills with a focus on detail and follow through • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral form to diverse audiences • Ability to manage challenges from multiple stakeholders in a respectful manner • Competent with Microsoft Office Compensation This is a 0.5 FTE part time position with an annual salary range of $24,500-$30,000. Salary will be based on the overall qualifications and years of experience. Position is eligible for a nonmatching IRA payroll deduction plan. Application Process Those interested in this position may apply by submitting a letter of interest and a current resume via email to HR@civiccanopy.org with ‘ECCP Manager’ in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed beginning February 18, 2015 and the position will remain open until filled.
General Job Description:
Position Title: Early Childhood Colorado Partnership Manager (part time) Position Description The Civic Canopy is a nonprofit organization with the mission to support “the many working as one for the good of all.” The Canopy designs innovative tools and facilitates collaborative processes that create the conditions for meaningful change at individual, neighborhood, community and statewide levels. The Civic Canopy’s Early Childhood Initiatives facilitate networks and projects that strengthen partnerships and promote collective action toward shared results in order to ensure all Colorado’s young children are valued, healthy and thriving. Position Overview The Early Childhood Colorado Partnership Manager has the primary responsibility of overseeing, managing and stewarding the work of the Early Childhood Colorado Partnership (ECCP) in partnership with The Civic Canopy’s Early Childhood Initiatives Coordinator. The successful candidate will exhibit experience facilitating complex systems initiatives, knowledge of comprehensive early childhood systems work, as well as the following: • Culture Champion – Commitment to the Canopy’s mission and working with diverse partners. • Results Producer – A results-focused orientation with a proven track record of exceeding goals. • Agility – Ability to think strategically, foresee opportunities and challenges and adapt as needed. • Strong Communicator – Excellent written and oral communication skills. • Organization – Exceptional capacity to manage details, monitor progress and adjust accordingly. • Action Oriented – Enjoys working hard, tackling challenges and is not afraid to take ownership of a situation. Specific Duties Project Leadership and Network Stewardship • Provide strategic leadership and design to all aspects of the ECCP work. • Build and enhance relationships and partnership with ECCP Steering Committee, network partners and funders. • Support and facilitate ECCP Steering Committee as the leaders and owners of the initiative. • Develop the necessary network infrastructure for partners to achieve collective success. Project Oversight and Management • Oversee and manage public and private grant funding streams and requirements for the ECCP. • Develop and submit project and grant reports in a timely manner. • Coordinate, oversee and manage all sub-contracts for the ECCP. • Monitor progress towards ECCP goals, identify and address barriers to achieving results. • Oversee and monitor ECCP operating budget and sustainability plan in partnership with the Chief Strategy Officer and Director of Finance and Operations. Collaborative Process Design and Facilitation • Work in collaboration with the EC Coordinator to ensure inter-connections and communication across all ECCP efforts • Create collaborative environments that ensures all voices and perspectives are involved and engaged. • Design meetings and events that facilitate authentic ECCP member engagement and action. • Provide structures and tools for ECCP stakeholders to come to shared approaches and decisions.

Executive Director

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

Chief Executive Officer

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
Healing Waters International
Job posted on:
01 Feb 2015
Job starts on:
01 Apr 2015
Contact Name:
Edwin Anderson
Email:
Phone:
303-407-2960
Fax:
 
Address:
15000 W 6th Ave. Suite 404, Golden, Colorado 80401
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
I. Leadership Competencies: Christ Follower – The CEO of Healing Waters needs to be mature, unconditionally committed and passionate Believer. Matthew 5 and Luke 9 provide templates for Christ Followers. Spiritual Leadership - This can be shared but not relegated or delegated. The CEO must nurture, nourish, protect, and bring life and meaning to the spiritual life and health of the staff including while the Core Values of the ministry. Business Leadership – Intelligence, character, a record of getting things done, a method for excellent execution, high energy and high objectivity. Business Acumen – The ability to diagnose and fix. The ability to execute needed change to take the ministry forward. Customer Orientation – Focused on adding value to Strategic Partners and Site Partners. II. Behavioral Competencies: Decisiveness – a bias toward saying “yes” or “no” rather than “maybe”. Resourcefulness – Seeks out and seizes opportunities. Achieves results despite lack of resources. Passionately finds ways to surmount barriers. Relationships and Fund Raising– Skilled in establishing and sustaining relationships over time converting them into strategic advantages for operational and financial health. This includes fund raising and donor relationship management. Judgment – Both quantitative and qualitative. Skilled on trade-offs. Sage judgment on people, strategic bets, and resource allocation. Shows common sense. Anticipates consequences of decisions. Demonstrates consistent logic, rationality and objectivity in decision-making. Perception and Cognition – Sees around the bend before others do. Connects diverse external factors, resilience when faced with shock. Personal and professional transparency – Has a balanced assessment of self, demonstrating openness in communicating strengths and weaknesses to subordinates and boards. Humility and fierce resolve – Does not self-promote, self-serve, or self-protect. Is relentless in pursuit of sustainable impact that outlives personal tenure.
General Job Description:
Reports to: Board of Directors Mission of the Role The mission of the CEO is to lead the organization by casting the vision, fulfilling the mission, protecting the integrity, and expanding the impact of Healing Waters International both domestically and internationally. The CEO position is the senior executive role with accountability for all functions within the ministry. Global Accountabilities • Embrace, embody, support, and communicate the Healing Waters International Mission, Vision, and Core Values and Behavioral Values. • Model leadership and management actions and attitudes with authentic humility supportive of the seven Behavioral Values of Healing Waters International • Focus on building trust and confidence in Healing Waters International as an entity more than on personal relationships that focus on individual roles. • Cast the vision for the organization and effectively communicate the vision to the board of directors, staff, and external audiences. • Insure and continually improve the financial health of the ministry. Key Accountabilities • Serve as the spiritual leader of the organization. Foster the spiritual development of staff, donors and field partners. Lead the ministry in achieving Christian impact at sites. • Serve as the primary spokesperson and ministry champion before the press, high-level donors, partner organizations, political leaders, and other major influencers. • Serve as an advocate for the poor, especially in the area of community development and holistic transformation. • Keep the board of directors informed on a timely basis of the status of key initiatives and ministry performance. • Serve as guardian and promoter of the Healing Waters ethos and corporate culture. • Ensure effective and regular internal communication of ministry direction, priorities, expectations and timelines. Promote and facilitate staff cohesiveness, teamwork and cross-functional partnerships. • Be a student of the Christian community and issues facing the church both domestically and abroad as relate to living out the teachings of Jesus by living an others-centered life. • Lead and govern all key business functions including: o Finance – Ensure the fiscal health and stability of the ministry and regularly review financial status and projections of working capital requirements. Work with the Chief Financial Officer to ensure accurate and transparent accounting, sound budget management, prudent financial decisions, adequate financial resources, and clean audits. o Development – Serve as the primary fund raiser providing development strategies that will insure ministry growth and financial health. o Human Resources – Review and approve the appointment, employment, transfer or termination of all key executives. Resolve conflict between individuals or departments under immediate supervision. Attract, retain and develop dedicated and competent employees and ensure they are supported by effective compensation and benefits policies. o Program – Facilitate the fulfillment of the HWI Mission, Vision, Strategic Plan, and Holistic Transformation Model. Ensure measurable ministry impact. Ensure the development, growth, and retention of strategic ministry partnerships. o Communications – Oversee the development of communications strategies and shape the way the ministry presents itself to all external audiences. Protect and develop the Healing Waters International brand. o Hold senior management accountable for the development of Annual Plan and Budget; submit to Board of Directors for approval. o Oversee the development of defined and disciplined business processes implemented across all departments and functions.

President and CEO

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
Mental Health America of Colorado
Job posted on:
09 Jan 2015
Job starts on:
01 Apr 2015
Contact Name:
Carolyn McCormick
Email:
Phone:
111-111-1111
Fax:
na
 
Address:
1385 S. Colorado Blvd., Denver, Colorado 80222
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
The Board of Mental Health America of Colorado (MHAC), the regional affiliate of the national Mental Health America organization, currently seeks a new President and CEO to take overall responsibility for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives. Mental Health America of Colorado is the state's leading mental health advocacy organization and continues to reduce stigma, transform systems of care, and improve lives as it has since 1953. Mental Health America of Colorado serves the people of Colorado by collaborating with strategic partners to promote mental health, expand access to services and transform systems of healthcare. We envision a healthy Colorado free of stigma and discrimination where every person has full access to high quality services for all mental health and substance use disorders. President and CEO Responsibilities The President and CEO serves as the primary spokesperson for the agency, builds coalitions with partners to achieve strategic objectives, develops a long term strategy for sustainable funding, maintains long term relationships with primary funders, identifies public policy opportunities, partners with the Board in setting strategic direction, and develops an inclusive, empowered staff. Qualifications The President and CEO is a visionary, strategic, innovative, bold leader. He/she is passionate about MHAC’s work and mental health issues, and he/she has a proven track record of delivering results including the effective implementation of strategic plans and visions. The President and CEO has experience in leading mission-oriented organizations, is credible and knowledgeable about developing public policy, knows how to be a compelling, effective spokesperson for an organization, and has good experience in overseeing operations and measuring results. Specifically, candidates for the President and CEO role must have: Leadership Experience • Minimum of 7 years in executive management positions, preferably with significant experience in managing nonprofit organizations • Ability to nurture non-traditional partnerships to generate revenue, to develop effective policy recommendations, and to further the mission of MHAC • Proven track record of partnering with a governing board and and inspiring staff, volunteers, and board members to do their best work on a regular basis Policy & Outreach Experience • Experience in collaborating with others to develop and implement effective public policy; direct experience in working with elected officials preferred • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills; experience in working with media representatives highly preferred • Understanding of effective marketing and public relations techniques to advance the goals of an organization Health Experience • Working knowledge of and experience with behavioral health issues required particularly the issues facing persons in recovery and their families • Knowledge of complex health systems would be highly valuable Operations & Revenue Generation Experience • Track record of philanthropic fundraising and proven ability to build long term relationships with donors; is enthusiastic about cultivating and stewarding supporters • Demonstrated history of managing and mentoring experienced staff members, helping them develop their careers, and in building inclusive teams. • Experience in using program evaluation techniques or other forms of measuring results or impact; has experience in translating results to show impact of programs • Savvy regarding the use of standard office technical tools; willingness to jump in when needed to support operations Other Requirements • Bachelor’s degree required; graduate degree preferred • Willingness to live in the Denver metro area and travel across the state of Colorado as needed; some knowledge of the state and its different regions highly preferred. Additionally, qualified candidates for this leadership position will exhibit these personal qualities: • Personable, engaging, optimistic • Collaborative, bridge builder, connector • Visionary yet pragmatic • Action-oriented • Flexible and knows how to react to opportunities when they arise • Genuine, authentic, transparent • Has good listening and decision-making skills, is open to ideas of others, and is willing to learn. How to Apply To apply for this position, please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Carolyn McCormick of Peak HR Consulting, LLC at Carolyn.McCormick@peakhrconsulting.com. All applications are to be submitted via email. To learn more about the responsibilities of this position and the important, innovative work of MHAC, please visit our website at www.mhacolorado.org. Mental Health America of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
General Job Description:
The President and CEO is accountable to the agency’s Board of Directors. The President and CEO serves as the chief executive officer of MHAC and manages through delegation all advocacy, education, program delivery, revenue generation, operations, and outreach functions.

Director of Adult Community Advocacy

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
The Arc - Jefferson, Clear Creek & Gilpin Counties
Job posted on:
06 Jan 2015
Job starts on:
06 Apr 2015
Contact Name:
Harriet Austin
Email:
Phone:
303-232-1338
Fax:
303-232-9370
 
Address:
13949 W. Colfax Ave, Ste 150, Lakewood, Colorado 80401
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
General Job Description:
The Arc – Jefferson, Clear Creek & Gilpin Counties (The Arc) is pleased to announce that we are seeking applicants for the position of Director of Adult Community Advocacy. As a local chapter of The Arc, we are a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating opportunities for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and other intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) so that they can lead full and satisfying lives in their communities. The Arc is here to provide direct advocacy, resources, education and community that empower people to achieve their dreams. We serve individuals of all ages who reside in our tri-county area, assisting them and their caregivers with a wide variety of issues, including those related to education, health care, residential options, employment, legal concerns, and systems navigation, as well as social, recreational, and religious inclusion. The Director of Adult Community Advocacy will be part of The Arc’s Advocacy Team, which includes three advocates who work exclusively on adult concerns and two advocates who work on issues affecting youth and families. This position will be part of the Adult Advocacy Team. The Director of Adult Community Advocacy will focus on the needs of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (35 years of age to end of life), working with both the individuals and their family members to address key issues such as navigating the adult service systems, and building a supportive community network. The Director of Adult Community Advocacy, along with all staff at The Arc, must embody the organization’s Core Values and Guiding Principles and infuse them into all aspects of his or her work. The Director of Adult Community Advocacy will spend approximately 60% of his/her time working directly with individuals with I/DD and their families by providing information and referral services and/or individualized advocacy related to specific situations or issues. Approximately 10% of the time, this advocate will participate in the development, implementation, and execution of trainings relevant to adults with I/DD. Finally, approximately 30% of this position will focus on systemic advocacy, with an emphasis on ensuring that our community is open and embraces people with I/DD in all aspects of life. We do much of this work through community partnerships and committee involvement. As part of the advocacy team, the Director of Adult Community Advocacy will report to the Senior Director of Advocacy Programs. This is not a supervisory position. To view the full job description, please visit: http://www.arcjc.org/whoweare/employment.html To apply for the Director of Adult Community Advocacy, please send your resume and cover letter to harriet@arcjc.org or mail them to The Arc’s office. For email submissions, please include "Director of Adult Community Advocacy" in the subject line. All applicant information must be received by 5:00 p.m. on January 23, 2015 for consideration. Your cover letter must include a description of your work experience with people with I/DD, why you are interested in this position, and your salary history.