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Available Opportunities

Director of US Operations

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
El Porvenir
Job posted on:
03 Jul 2015
Job starts on:
10 Aug 2015
Contact Name:
Rob Bell
Email:
Phone:
303-861-1499
Fax:
 
Address:
10955 Westmoor Dr, Ste 400, Westminster, Colorado 80021
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
General Job Description:
Position Objective: To advance the growth and effectiveness of El Porvenir’s (EP) fundraising and outreach by serving as the Director of U.S. Operations, reporting directly to the Executive Director in Nicaragua. The primary responsibility is to raise funds for EP’s program interests and day to day operations. The U.S. Director will work closely with EP’s Board of Directors and is responsible for coordinating the U.S. office and communications. Responsibilities and skills required: The ideal person for this position will annually develop and carry out a fundraising plan for an organizational budget of $1.2M (and growing) with attention to all possible sources of funding (principally foundations, corporations, faith groups, individuals). Demonstrated fundraising experience (major donor development, grant writing, faith groups, etc.) for non-profits with budgets of at least $500,000 is a must, including at least 5 years of experience. This person will travel within the US, up to 10% of the time, to maintain and support existing groups and donors as well as develop new supporters. Another key skill set will involve managing the team of 3 staff in the US, as well as overseeing all publicity and promotion. This person will have demonstrated effective interpersonal relations experience. This person will represent the organization as needed as the chief spokesperson of EP in the US. This person will be responsible for day to day US operations under the general direction of the Executive Director. This person will have excellent computer skills especially with MS Office and strong written and verbal communication skills. Ideally, this person will also have a good working knowledge of the Spanish language, international WASH issues and international development. Please see http://www.elporvenir.org/employment for a full job description. Most hours to be worked in the Denver area office; some work from home allowed. Please email a resume and a cover letter to Rob Bell at hr@elporvenir.org with your salary requirement and let us know why you want to be part of the El Porvenir team. Full-time, exempt position. Competitive salary and benefits package. Position open until filled, interviews will begin early August. Background checks are conducted of top candidates. El Porvenir is an equal opportunity employer.

Admissions & Financial Aid Director

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
Escuela de Guadalupe
Job posted on:
01 Jul 2015
Job starts on:
13 Jul 2015
Contact Name:
David Card
Email:
Phone:
303-964-0816
Fax:
 
Address:
660 Julian Street, Denver, Colorado 80204
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
The ideal candidate for this position will demonstrate a commitment to and passion for the mission of Escuela de Guadalupe, and possess a combination of skills and experience in the following areas: • Five years of professional experience • Excellent presentation and bilingual communications skills – written and oral • Excellent organization skills • Reliable, strong work ethic and able to work independently • Able to build strong networks in and outside the organization • Experience and ability with Microsoft Office computer applications • Skills in leadership, collaboration and teamwork • The ability to be flexible and adaptable • Entrepreneurial with a self led attitude
General Job Description:
We are seeking a bilingual (Spanish and English) professional with strong interpersonal and written communication skills, strong organizational skills, strong computer skills, and a demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. The key objectives of this position include directing the school’s admissions and financial aid programs; directing communications and public relations to parent constituencies; providing support scholarship funder programs, and serving as liaison to the school’s parent organization. Specific areas of responsibility include: Enrollment Management • Plan and lead recruitment efforts relative to the school’s strategic plan and enrollment principles and goals. • Develop student recruitment materials • Give tours, interview families, and evaluate applications for admission • Organize & coordinate admission outreach activity both on- and off-campus e.g. Open Houses and School Fairs • Collect and record the contact information of prospects and leads • Coordinate orientation day for incoming families Financial Aid Programs • Administer financial evaluation of incoming families • Work with President in determining scholarship awards • Manage tuition payment programs Parent Fundraising Committee Liaison • Work with the Parent Fundraising Committee (PFC) and the Principal of the school to develop strategies to build community and meet parent fundraising goals Donor Relations • In cooperation with the development team, manage requirements of scholarship organizations including ACE, Schmitz Family Foundation and others Communications and Public Relations • Develop and manage communications and marketing programs and materials for parent constituencies • Assist in all aspects of the school’s broader marketing programs • Represent the school in the community

Development Director

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
Firefly Autism
Job posted on:
01 Jul 2015
Job starts on:
01 Sep 2015
Contact Name:
Mary Hanewall
Email:
Phone:
303-759-1192
Fax:
 
Address:
2695 S Jersey St, Denver, Colorado 80222
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Education and Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred. • Excellent written and verbal communications skills. • A proven track record and at least 2 years-experience in researching, writing, submitting grants, as well as providing stewardship to grants awarded. • A proven track record and at least 2 years-experience implementing individual donor giving strategies, including Colorado Gives Day. • At least 2 years-experience in special events. • Basic website development experience: content, editing, and graphics. • Proven social media experience in nonprofit fundraising. • Basic familiarity with wills and bequests programs. • Resourcefulness and flexibility, as well as the ability to work proactively and independently • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook • Familiarity with fund development data bases • Ability to work collaboratively with individuals from different backgrounds and cultures • Ability to speak conversational Spanish is an asset
General Job Description:
Firefly Autism Development Director Firefly Autism’s Mission: To transform the lives of children with autism by partnering with families to offer thoughtful, innovative and empirical learning treatment programs in a supportive environment. Position Summary: The Development Director is responsible for overseeing and managing the implementation of major components of the organization’s fund development plan. This is an intermediate level position. This person works closely with the Executive Director and Firefly’s Board of Directors as well as the staff leadership team. We are looking for someone who is creative, flexible, committed to excellence, organized, compassionate and determined. This is an excellent opportunity for growth. Areas of responsibility: A. Work closely with Executive Director, the Board, and other players to implement the existing annual fund-raising plan. Evaluate implemented strategies and facilitate future planning. Primary fund-raising strategies include: GRANTSMANSHIP: MANAGE THE GRANTSMANSHIP PROGRAM ? Submit grants to current foundations and corporations per the existing schedule. ? Research and schedule submission of new grant opportunities. ? As necessary, update current proposals and develop new ones in coordination with the Executive Director and program staff. Must be familiar with outcomes-based goals and adept reporting on them. ? Oversee stewardship of grants, including timely reporting. ? Support and facilitate excellent relationships between Firefly leadership and the grants community. INDIVIDUALS: MANAGE THE INDIVIDUAL DONOR PROGRAMS ? Manage existing individual donor strategies, including Colorado Gives Day ? Work with administrative support to maintain and maximize use of Donor Perfect data base. ? Explore, possibly create, implement and evaluate a social media strategy for Firefly Autism. ? Create, implement and evaluate a basic wills and bequest program. ? Explore, possibly create, implement and evaluate a Young Professionals Support group. ? Plan and manage home events to cultivate individual donor interest and support. EVENTS: SUPPORT AND WHERE DESIGNATED, MANAGE EVENTS ? Be a part of and support as delegated the Laugh Yourself Blue event team. ? Support and/or manage limited and smaller Firefly events, as delegated. ? Support delegated events that include Firefly as beneficiary. B. Work closely with the Executive Director, other board and staff leadership to develop, update collaterals, including the Firefly website, use of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media communications. Additionally, the ideal candidate will possess the following qualities: • Values and Philosophy: A belief that children with autism should be given the opportunity to learn in a thoughtful, supportive and innovative environment. • Integrity: Embody the honesty and trustworthiness that Firefly Autism expects of all of its community members and particularly those serving as visible role models for others. • Creativity: A track record of being a resourceful and creative self-starter. Compensation: Based on experience and education Benefits: • 10 paid vacation days, 7 paid PTO days, 11 paid Federal holidays • Health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance provided with nominal employee contribution To be considered for this position, send a cover letter to hr@fireflyautism.org outlining how you meet the qualifications above, current salary details and your resume, together with the Firefly employee application http://www.fireflyautism.org/employment.html. Thorough background checks will be completed prior to hire. Deadline for submission: July 17, 2015.

Care Coordinator - Wellness Court

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
City of Aurora - Municipal Court
Job posted on:
01 Jul 2015
Job starts on:
17 Aug 2015
Contact Name:
Andrea Edwards
Email:
Phone:
303-739-6535
Fax:
 
Address:
14999 E Alameda Parkway, Aurora, Colorado 80012
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Job Qualifications and Education: • B.S./Master’s preferred in Human Services or related field • MSW/LCSW preferred • Experience, ability and affinity to work with individuals with mental health issues, and preferred experience with those involved in the criminal justice system • Experience working with the homeless • Preferred experience in the healthcare industry • Prior job related experience required Knowledge, Skill and Ability: • Ability to interact positively and build rapport with patients/participants, coworkers and/or external contacts • Ability to demonstrate the capability to effectively and sensitively respond to the needs and concerns of the full range of the Wellness Court’s diverse patient/PARTICIPANT population • Ability to handle sensitive information ethically and responsibly • Ability to protect the confidentiality of patient, employee and business information • Ability to discern information from others in a variety of formats and communicate information to others in a manner that helps them understand instruction • Ability to work independently in a manner that ensures accuracy and efficiency • Ability to demonstrate empathy with potential cultural and diversity dynamics • Demonstrates advanced problem solving skills • Ability to utilize advanced customer service skills, including the ability to diffuse upset patients • Ability to conduct risk need assessments/screening • Ability to design and implement risk need and responsive treatment plans • Learn and implement Wellness Court‘s policies and procedures keeping abreast with current research in accordance with the 10 key components of a mental health court, including interdisciplinary training and multidisciplinary problem solving • ABILITY TO WORK AS A TEAM DURING STAFFINGS AND AS A TREATMENT TEAM • BE WARM, WELCOMING AND HOMEOPATHIC IN THE CONTEXT OF A PROBLEM SOLVING COURT AND ITS EVIDENCE BASED PRINCIPLES • Ability to engage in multi-system collaboration • Previous experience working in social work, behavioral health or community health required. • Background in case management, health education, or community resources required. • Bilingual Spanish preferred
General Job Description:
The Municipal Court for the City of Aurora has develop a Wellness Court to begin operations September 1, 2015. A Wellness Court follows the precepts of treatment and recovery courts, whereby persons with a mental illness, and those with an associated dual diagnosis of substance abuse, can enter into a program of treatment as opposed to incarceration, leading to a greater likelihood of recovery. The Court is a multi-disciplinary integrated problem solving treatment approach between the municipal courts, probation, city prosecutor, public defender, medical/mental health providers, public and private supportive services, housing and rehabilitative/ job training services. The court is seeking a person to be its Care Coordinator. The general responsibilities of the Care Coordinator will be to provide care/case management and to coordinate all of the services a participant needs for a sustainable treatment plan addressing their mental health, substance abuse, trauma and life skills needs as assessed in screening, evaluations and risk needs tools, focused on overall wellness and recovery resulting in the participants’ ability to become self-sufficient, to the greatest extent possible, ending the revolving door into the criminal justice system. Essential Duties: • Coordinate the delivery of services to the participants including collaboration with clinical staff at all treatment agencies. • Serve as the "hub" for Wellness Court participants' day-to-day activity towards independence. • Link, monitor, and advocate for participants with service including treatment, housing and rehabilitative agencies. • Teach life skills alongside of participant consistent with FACT (Forensic Assertive community treatment and FICM (forensic intensive case management) I intensive case management practices. • Use motivational interviewing techniques in a strength based and relationship based approach with participants. • Work as a team collaboratively with Probation officer and court coordinator, communicating daily if necessary regarding participants and to ensure consistent team approach with each participant • Be flexible in work hours to ensure collaboration between all court team members and for the safety of the participants • Responsible for out-reach and home visits with participants • Coordinate assignments for student interns who will assist the care coordinator • Accompany the participants to assure attendance to all appointments • Providing mentoring and compassionate communications with participants (warm, welcoming and homeopathic) • Attend all court staffing sessions to advise all members of the progress or obstacles experience by the participants on a weekly basis • Assists the Presiding Judge or designee with the judicial functions of the Wellness Court • Research, locate and advocate collaboration with organizations, both public and private, to provide recreational, job training, life skills training, education and jobs for participants • Be trained in and conduct regular safe home visits to assess and assist participants at their residence, whether private home, group home or temporary shelter • Collect appropriate data on each participant, personal work activity, and reporting it in a timely manner • Maintain and support a collaborative and informed link between all providers • Learn and use state and federal funding sources, i.e. food stamps, housing vouchers, SSI, Medicaid, Medicare, RTD bus passes, etc. to assist and address participants needs • Establish working relationships with other care coordinators in the metro area and throughout the state • Be able to assist the program providers by access to the participants health records Material and Equipment Directly Used: Skill in using computer software including, but not limited to, the Internet and MS Office products Working Environment/ Physical Activities: Office environment within a clinical setting. Enters data into computer programs via computer, keyboard and mouse. Moves about the office environment and occasionally to other locations. Moves/transports objects up to 25lbs. occasionally. Communicates information to others. Discerns/analyzes information from others to assist in decision-making. Ability to do patient home and area hospital visits, as required under project or grant. Effective Salary: $60,000 including benefits Applications will be accepted postmarked or emailed by July 24, 2015. Please send a resume to: Andrea Edwards Aurora Municipal Court – Wellness Court Administrator 14999 E Alameda Parkway Aurora, CO 80012 (303) 739-6535 aedwards@auroragov.org ***Important Disclaimers*** This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the position. It does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned by management. The physical and mental requirements outlined in this job description describe the demands according to how the job is typically performed. This description however is not intended to prescribe or restrict the methods to which may be used to meet the essential functions of the position. Any applicant or employee may request reasonable accommodation in the way that essential functions are performed by contact Human Resources.

Compliance Specialist

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
City of Boulder, Division of Housing
Job posted on:
29 Jun 2015
Job starts on:
27 Jul 2015
Contact Name:
Kristin Hyser
Email:
Phone:
303-441-3070
Fax:
 
Address:
1300 Canyon Blvd, Boulder, Colorado 80302
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
-Experience with HOME, CDBG, or other U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Planning and Development programs. -Experience with contracts and grant compliance. -Associate’s degree and two years experience in a human services organization or public agency with program implementation duties or any equivalent combination of education and/or experience. -Demonstrated strong organizational, time management skills and follow through ability. -Excellent verbal and written communication skills. -Detail oriented and experience with quality control. -Ability to establish and maintain effective communications and working relationships. - Ability to accurately track and maintain confidential information. -Demonstrated ability to understand and apply ordinances, regulations and policies. -Must have a valid driver’s license, have and maintain acceptable background information including criminal conviction record and motor vehicle record.
General Job Description:
-Ensures compliance with federal, state and local rules and regulations related to affordable housing and community development projects and programs. -Participates in the administration of federal, state and local rules and regulations to ensure compliance. -In support of and in coordination with the Community Investment Team, performs research and analysis, collects and synthesizes data and information, develops reports, memos and correspondence. -Assists with determining beneficiary eligibility based on interpretation of federal and local policies and regulations. -Assists with analyzing income certification applications and evaluates for completeness and accuracy.Assists with applying regulations to individual situations. Calculates beneficiary income and program eligibility.

Compliance Specialist

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
City of Boulder, Division of Housing
Job posted on:
29 Jun 2015
Job starts on:
27 Jul 2015
Contact Name:
Kristin Hyser
Email:
Phone:
303-441-4187
Fax:
 
Address:
1300 Canyon Blvd, Boulder, Colorado 80302
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
-Experience with HOME, CDBG, or other U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Planning and Development programs. -Experience with contracts and grant compliance. -Associate’s degree and two years experience in a human services organization or public agency with program implementation duties or any equivalent combination of education and/or experience. -Demonstrated strong organizational, time management skills and follow through ability. -Excellent verbal and written communication skills. -Detail oriented and experience with quality control. -Ability to establish and maintain effective communications and working relationships. - Ability to accurately track and maintain confidential information. -Demonstrated ability to understand and apply ordinances, regulations and policies. -Must have a valid driver’s license, have and maintain acceptable background information including criminal conviction record and motor vehicle record.
General Job Description:
-Ensures compliance with federal, state and local rules and regulations related to affordable housing and community development projects and programs. -Participates in the administration of federal, state and local rules and regulations to ensure compliance. -In support of and in coordination with the Community Investment Team, performs research and analysis, collects and synthesizes data and information, develops reports, memos and correspondence. -Assists with determining beneficiary eligibility based on interpretation of federal and local policies and regulations. -Assists with analyzing income certification applications and evaluates for completeness and accuracy.Assists with applying regulations to individual situations. Calculates beneficiary income and program eligibility.

Director of Program Services

Job Type:
Program Director
Agency:
Denver Justice & Peace Committee
Job posted on:
29 Jun 2015
Job starts on:
01 Sep 2015
Contact Name:
Connie Curtis
Email:
Phone:
303-623-1463
Fax:
303-623-3492
 
Address:
3131 Osceola St (mailing address: PO Box 12403), Denver, Colorado 80212
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Strong leadership skills; People oriented - enjoy communicating with members and networking; Experience and interest in recruiting and managing volunteers; Excellent work delegation skills; Experience in fundraising and membership development preferred; Ability to multi-task (and enjoy it!); Is flexible about work schedule, limited resources, can “roll with” a small non-profit organization; Commitment to peacemaking and non-violence; Interest in/knowledge of Latin America issues; Microsoft Office computer skills; Demonstrated ability to work respectfully with people with differing cultural backgrounds; Bachelors degree or equivalent experience required; Proficiency with Spanish language a plus.
General Job Description:
The Program Director is responsible for the day to day leadership role at DJPC and administration of the DJPC office; works with the board, program committees and ad hoc committees to define and oversee DJPC programs and goals; recruits and coordinates volunteers/interns/contractors for office work, educational events, and other DJPC program activities; directs media relations; utilizes social media in a way that keeps website, Facebook, etc. current and as tools for achieving DJPC’s mission; assists in the development and implementation of the fundraising plan; maintains and expands community outreach relationships with partner organizations such as churches, universities, foundations, and other peace and justice organizations.

Administrative Assistant

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Denver Jewish Day School
Job posted on:
25 Jun 2015
Job starts on:
03 Aug 2015
Contact Name:
Samantha Horoschak
Email:
Phone:
7204499548
Fax:
 
Address:
2450 S Wabash St, Denver, Colorado 80231
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite as well as Google Mail, Calendar, and Drive. Knowledge of Blackbaud’s Raisers Edge and Powerschool would be welcome. Excellent customer service and attention to detail.
General Job Description:
Looking for a qualified candidate to work 37.5 hours per week, working closely with the Head of School, Director of Admission and Director of Development. Job entails the following: Support the mission of Denver Jewish Day School and its core values Assist in the management and updating all aspects of admission and fundraising databases. Data entry of new parents, grandparents, students, donors. Update all student and parent information when changes occur and on an annual basis. Work on several mail-merge mailings of 2,600 letters for our fundraising and admission projects and events. Maintain mailing and email lists Assist with management of fundraising and admission events Process invoices and check requests for development and marketing purposes. Interface with donors answering inquiries and processing requests. Manage copiers and printers. Attend weekly staff meetings with marketing, admission, and development. Answer office phone and deal kindly with parents, donors, and constituents. Provide excellent customer service and communication to applicants. Contact applicants upon receipt of each item required during of the application process, including scheduling the Kindergarten visits Confirm tours/shadow visits 24 hours in advance. Prepare information packets for prospective families with personalized letters. Ensure that meeting space and time is reserved in the school’s master calendar. Maintain a calendar to track all tours, admission visits, etc Record all admission related touchpoints in Admission Tracker Notify director of admission when application files are complete Prepare completed application files for review of the admission committee. Order supplies. Be present at events to help greet and troubleshoot. Be able to speak intelligently about the school’s value proposition, curriculum, and strategic plan on phone inquiries. Prepare and send enrollment contracts for all new students. Prepare and send enrollment contracts for all returning students. Benefits: · Full benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance · Retirement plan contributions of 3.0% after two years employment · Life insurance equivalent to one time salary · Long term disability at 60% of salary after 90-day waiting period · Leave of absence for sick, personal, professional development and bereavement · Vacation - ten workdays first - fourth years of service · Holiday - two weeks winter break, 1.5 weeks spring break · Reduced summer hours

Part-time development director

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
The Colorado Independent
Job posted on:
25 Jun 2015
Job starts on:
15 Jul 2015
Contact Name:
Susan Greene
Email:
Phone:
303-886-8852
Fax:
 
Address:
700 Kalamath Street, Denver, Colorado 80204
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
What we’re looking for: - Deep experience as a grassroots fundraiser - A proven enthusiasm for journalism and independent media - A start-up mentality and willingness to build our development program and annual giving plan essentially from the ground up - Skills at building and maintaining relationships with a variety of foundations and individual donors, both in-person and online - Commitment to fostering and maintaining reader relations - Experience managing funder databases - Ability to write lively newsletters and authentic thank-you letters in a style that’s consistent with The Independent’s voice, brand and high expectations - Fundraising event planning skills - Ability to cultivate and manage volunteers - Willingness to work – at least partly -- in our office in Denver’s Santa Fe arts district - And sensitivity about the need to separate journalism from fundraising efforts
General Job Description:
The Colorado Independent seeks a part-time development director who’s passionate about independent media and committed to funding investigative journalism, in-depth reporting, breaking news and analysis of events in our diverse, newsworthy state. We need someone who’s adept at building relationships with funders, designing and implementing a grassroots fundraising strategy, organizing and promoting events and writing grants. About us: The Independent was founded in 2006 as part of the Washington, DC-based American Independent News Network. The site – www.coloradoindependent.com -- was re-established in 2013 as a wholly independent entity run in Colorado by Coloradans. We are a 503(c)(3) non-profit funded solely by grants and tax-deductible donations. We’re not constrained by many of the forces that bridle big media. Our content is run – for free -- by at least a dozen newspapers statewide. And our online reach has tripled since we re-launched two years ago. We’re creating a “small-media, big-news” movement in Colorado aimed to become the go-to source for smart journalism in the state.

Executive Vice President

Job Type:
Other Manager (CFO, Marketing, etc)
Agency:
Alzheimer's Association Colorado Chapter
Job posted on:
25 Jun 2015
Job starts on:
01 Sep 2015
Contact Name:
Linda Mitchell
Email:
Phone:
303 813 1669
Fax:
303 813 1670
 
Address:
455 Sherman St., #500, Denver, Colorado 80203
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
POSITION REQUIREMENTS In addition to these essential skills and experiences, we are seeking an individual with at least 10 years of demonstrated senior management experience in a nonprofit or business leadership position, as well as the ability and willingness to travel to offices and meetings throughout the chapter’s territory and to national meetings on behalf of the chapter. A master’s degree in business administration, health administration, non-profit management or a related field is preferred. A complete job description and more information can be found on our website at www.alz.org/co
General Job Description:
The Alzheimer's Association, Colorado Chapter is seeking a highly qualified, visionary leader to serve as Executive Vice President of our $5.5 million statewide organization. The Executive Vice President will report to the President and CEO and provide leadership, management and vision across the chapter to ensure that Fund Development, Marketing and Communications are coordinated and implemented to effectively grow the organization, ensure financial strength and achieve our aggressive fundraising goals. The ideal candidate will be an individual of high personal and professional integrity, able to build trust, engender respect, and inspire confidence among our diverse external and internal stakeholders. With extensive marketing and communication skills and significant fund development experience, he or she will develop a culture of fundraising throughout the organization and will catalyze our organization and our mission throughout the state of Colorado. The Executive Vice President will understand, value, and grow our pool of passionate and diverse supporters. He or she will demonstrate a passion for our work and our constituents and will raise the profile and stature of the organization through increased visibility, funding, and community engagement, advancing our mission and allowing us to serve the growing number of people in Colorado affected by Alzheimer's disease. A diplomatic, charismatic and courageous leader, the Executive Vice President will also be assigned specific administrative and operational responsibilities and management of certain strategic initiatives to assist the CEO to meet the changing needs of the chapter. The Executive Vice President will act for the CEO in her absence and serve as a liaison to the National Alzheimer’s Association as needed. ABOUT THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION COLORADO CHAPTER The Alzheimer’s Association Colorado Chapter is the premier source of information and support for the more than 60,000 people living with Alzheimer’s in Colorado, their families and caregivers. Through its statewide network of offices, the Alzheimer’s Association offers a broad range of programs and services, including a 24-hour Helpline, at no cost to families, and funds advancements in research to prevent, treat and eventually conquer this disease. The Alzheimer’s Association advocates for those living with Alzheimer’s and their families on related legislative issues, and with health and long-term care providers. Families throughout the state have access to support services through regional offices in Colorado Springs, Denver, Pueblo, Durango, Grand Junction, and Greeley. The Alzheimer's Association Colorado Chapter is a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, donor-supported organization. Programs and services are made possible through contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations. DESIRED EXPERIENCES, QUALITIES AND COMPETENCIES OF THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE To fill this role, we seek an individual with proven experiences and abilities. These will include: FUND DEVELOPMENT: The ideal candidate will have a history of achieving aggressive, double digit revenue growth and significant experience in cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding relationships with current and prospective donors to increase donor loyalty. The Executive Vice President will position the Colorado chapter and its programs to maximize fund development opportunities and will possess knowledge and management experience in all types of effective fund raising activities. Focused on the future, he or she will have the ability to make significant asks, foster relationships, and identify, attract, and retain highly qualified development staff. He or she will effectively develop strategic financial partners, engage donors of all levels in our work, and recognize and champion the value and potential of our many stakeholders. COMMUNICATION: The Executive Vice President will be an effective communicator, raising awareness of the disease, the Association, and our services. The successful candidate will seek and develop innovative exposure opportunities and be able to express ideas and facts in a clear and understandable manner to internal and external stakeholders. He or she will have extensive media and public speaking experience, delivering organized, structured, and convincing presentations; listening to and understanding others, and will motivate audiences to support the chapter and embrace our cause through financial donations, volunteer efforts, strategic partnerships, and other forms of support. The ideal candidate will have experience in developing effective communication systems using traditional and developing technologies. STRATEGIC MARKETING: The successful candidate will have a strong history of marketing leadership results, both strategically and tactically, with experience in interactive, mobile, branding, crisis management and collaboration. He or she must have experience in creating, developing and cultivating strategic partnership opportunities. With a track record in marketing innovation and inventiveness, the successful candidate will have experience amplifying the message and developing new groups of potential advocates. With a startup attitude and understanding of executing with a small staff, the Executive Vice President will have proven abilities in creating goal-driven calls to action STAFF LEADERSHIP: Working closely with the CEO and leadership team, the successful candidate will empower staff to succeed in their jobs in pursuit of our mission. With clear communications and a strong understanding of roles, responsibilities and lines of authority, the Executive Vice President will build trust by creating and maintaining an organizational climate that attracts, motivates and retains diverse, high quality staff. He or she will also delegate authority and share information appropriately, inspire a culture of leadership among staff and board, establishing accountability across the organization and cultivating a team environment to serve our mission. HOW TO APPLY To apply for this position, please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Linda Mitchell, President and CEO of the Colorado Alzheimer’s Association at lmitchel@alz.org. All applications are to be submitted via email. No phone calls, please. To learn more about the responsibilities of this position and the chapter’s important, innovative work, please visit our website at www.alz.org/co. The Alzheimer’s Association makes all hiring and employment decisions without regard to race, creed, color, age, gender, marital or parental status, religion, ancestry, national origin, or sexual orientation.

Volunteer Coordinator

Job Type:
Volunteer Coordinator
Agency:
ECDC/African Community Center
Job posted on:
24 Jun 2015
Job starts on:
06 Jul 2015
Contact Name:
Yewubdar "Yobi" Eshete
Email:
Phone:
303-399-4500
Fax:
303-399-4502
 
Address:
5250 Leetsdale Drive, Suite 200, Denver, , Colorado 80246
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities • Commitment to mission • Excellent communication skills • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills • Self-directed, motivated and able to handle multiple projects at once • Ability to exercise initiative and judgment and make decisions within the scope of assigned responsibilities. • Ability to effectively communicate relevant project information to superiors. • Experience working in a multicultural environment, refugee language capability a plus. • Knowledgeable about and sensitive to the experiences of refugees and immigrants. • Experience with volunteering or managing volunteers • Event planning experience • Public speaking experience • Experience in tracking and reporting outcomes • Excellent writing skills • Media outreach experience a plus • Computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite). Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet use Familiarity with Access a plus
General Job Description:
ECDC’s African Community Center 5250 Leetsdale Drive, Suite 200 ? Denver, Colorado 80246 JOB DESCRIPTION Position Title: Volunteer Coordinator Department/Division: ECDC/ACC Reports to: Program Director Status: Part-time/exempt Location: Denver, Colorado Job Summary: 1. Encourages the public to support the organization through volunteering 2. Processes volunteer applications and tracks hours 3. Coordinates ACC’s First Friends and general volunteer program 4. Supports outreach staff and events Key Responsibilities 1. Volunteer and First Friends Programs • Recruits volunteers to support ACC’s programs through outreach events and maintains postings on volunteer and other institution websites • Assumes primary responsibility for ACC’s First Friend program, including training and matching First Friends volunteers with refugee families, provide initial and on-going trainings, and supporting First Friend volunteers. • Process paperwork, interview new applicants and screen potential volunteers • Conduct orientation and training sessions for new volunteers and First Friends • Maintains and develops on-going relationships with volunteer community • Research, compile and disseminate information and best practices for dissemination volunteer and First Friend Networks • Maintain Giftworks database of contact information and track volunteer hours • Support manager in providing leadership and guidance to staff in volunteer engagement and management strategies 2. Tracking and Reporting • Track volunteer statistics according to program requirements • Support Manager in compiling data for (monthly) reports on volunteer hours for organization and program areas • Expand and maintain database of ACC supporters including volunteers and community partners 3. Outreach, Education, and Partnership Development • Assist with organizational event planning • Gain understanding of refugee issues and create awareness of those issues within the general public • Recruit and coach refugee speakers for speaking events • Assist in the production, maintenance and distribution of ACC materials, including newsletter and brochures • Coordinate with the Outreach team to provide outreach to community organizations, local businesses, schools and religious organizations, etc 4. Perform other tasks as assigned Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities • Commitment to mission • Excellent communication skills • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills • Self-directed, motivated and able to handle multiple projects at once • Ability to exercise initiative and judgment and make decisions within the scope of assigned responsibilities. • Ability to effectively communicate relevant project information to superiors. • Experience working in a multicultural environment, refugee language capability a plus. • Knowledgeable about and sensitive to the experiences of refugees and immigrants. • Experience with volunteering or managing volunteers • Event planning experience • Public speaking experience • Experience in tracking and reporting outcomes • Excellent writing skills • Media outreach experience a plus • Computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite). Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet use Familiarity with Access a plus • Colorado Bureau of Investigations background check and clean DMV record. • Good sense of humor • Current driver’s license and copy of current diving record Physical Demands • Moderate physical activity, which includes standing, sitting, lifting and/or walking. • Ability to see within normal parameters. • Ability to hear within normal parameters. • Requires local travel to meetings. • Ability to maintain emotional control under stress. Contact with Others Position involves regular contact with resettlement network affiliates; local, state, and federal government agency employees, private sector organizations, refugee community members, and ACC staff. Performance Criteria Related to job responsibilities, core competencies, and performance goals set annually in consultation with supervisor. Other Information All employees are expected to comply with ECDC’s employment policies while carrying out their work. The range of responsibilities outlined above may change from time to time to reflect the changing needs of the organization. Confidentiality All employees are required to work in a confidential manner in all aspects of their work. Proof of Eligibility to Work in the United States All employees must submit proof of identity and their legal authorization to work in the United States. (If a prospective employee fails to submit this proof of work authorization, federal law prohibits ECDC from hiring the person.) This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks required of positions given this title. It is not intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. Received by____________________________________________ Date_______________ Employee

Editorial Content Intern

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
Clyfford Still Museum
Job posted on:
24 Jun 2015
Job starts on:
02 Sep 2015
Contact Name:
John Eding
Email:
Phone:
7203544875
Fax:
3035341766
 
Address:
1250 Bannock St, Denver, Colorado 80204-3631
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Minimum Education, Job Qualifications and Experience • Bachelor's degree with coursework in journalism, creative writing, or AV production; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience • Solid, demonstrated writing skills for the web, print, and social media • Experience with a website content management system, preferably wordpress • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills • Demonstrated ability to multitask, work in a fast-paced environment, and adhere to deadlines, while maintaining flexibility in meeting shifting demands and priorities • Experience with Hootsuite, Adobe Creative Suite applications, and/or AV editing software is a plus • Current participation in a master’s level graduate program is a plus • Prior experience in a museum setting is a plus
General Job Description:
Position: Editorial Content Intern Application Deadline: August 7, 2015 Start Date: September 2, 2015 End Date: December 4, 2015 Compensation: None (academic credit, where offered by a student’s institution) Benefits: Not eligible Status: Part time, unpaid, 8–12 hours / week Reports to: Director of Communications and Marketing The Clyfford Still Museum is seeking an intern who will support its content strategy by creating original editorial pieces for its newsletter, website/blog, and social media channels on a variety of topics related to the Museum’s mission and programs. Excellent writing skills are essential to this position. An ideal candidate would also possess editing skills related to podcasting and video production. Essential Duties/Responsibilities • Develop and pitch story ideas on topics assigned by Director of Communications • Write editorial copy following Chicago Manual of Style, as assigned • Conduct interviews with Museum staff and community members, as assigned • Create and publish approved items on Museum social media channels • Interact with community members on Museum social media channels • Organize workload to meet strict deadlines and perform other duties as needed • Some evening and weekend hours may be required Please send cover letter, resume, and at least two samples of relevant work to john@clyffordstillmuseum.org NO CALLS PLEASE Non-Discrimination Statement - The Museum prohibits making any employment decisions or basing any terms and conditions of employment on the basis of a person’s race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, sexual orientation, transgendered status, marital status, disability, political affiliation, military or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. The Museum follows this policy in all terms and conditions of employment including, without limitation, recruitment, hiring, testing, training, certification, promotions, demotions, terminations, performance evaluations, leaves, and use of Museum facilities. The Museum expressly prohibits any employment-based retaliation against anyone who brings a complaint of discrimination or who assists the Museum in the investigation of a complaint of discrimination.

Early Childhood Teacher of Threes

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Treasureland Preschool
Job posted on:
23 Jun 2015
Job starts on:
26 Aug 2015
Contact Name:
Sally Roberts
Email:
Phone:
303.758.0362
Fax:
303.758.1009
 
Address:
2950 South University Boulevard, Denver, Colorado 80210
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
ECT or Director Qualified; experience working with young children in either a licensed preschool setting or licensed day care environment. Experience as a lead teacher in a classroom setting is preferred.
General Job Description:
Are you looking for a joyful, connected community in which to work? If so, consider joining our part time preschool serving children ages fifteen months to five years old. We believe that the best approach to teaching young children is through engaging and meaningful play experiences and want those who have similar beliefs. We are looking for those who are passionate about nurturing young children to become curious critical thinkers and proficient problem solvers. Located in southeast Denver, we have openings in the three-day three’s classrooms. Compensation is competitive. ECT and/or Director Certification and some experience are preferred.

Gallery Teacher

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
Clyfford Still Museum
Job posted on:
22 Jun 2015
Job starts on:
17 Aug 2015
Contact Name:
Joan Prusse
Email:
Phone:
7203544880
Fax:
303-534-1766
 
Address:
1250 Bannock St, Denver, Colorado 80204-3631
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Qualifications • Applicants should posses a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in art history, art, education, museum education or related field. An M.A. is desirable but not required. Teaching certificate highly desirable. A background check is required. Skills & Experience • Must enjoy working with children and possess teaching experience (non-formal, or classroom) • Applicants should be highly organized, reliable, creative, flexible and enthusiastic about experiential learning and art museum teaching • Strong teaching abilities required • Must be able to conduct lessons independently as well as part of a team of teachers • Spanish language skills a plus
General Job Description:
Application Deadline: July 27, 2015 Compensation: $18.50 per hour Benefits: Not eligible Status: Part-time, Hourly, Non-Exempt Reports to: Director of Education and Programs The Clyfford Still Museum’s Education & Programs department is seeking gallery teachers to lead and conduct school programs for the Museum’s school gallery experience program called inStill. Gallery teachers will facilitate activity, inquiry, discovery and discussion-based museum experiences for school groups who wish to visit the Museum and lead off-site outreach workshops as needed. InStill Gallery experiences are thematically integrated and standards-aligned. Training and duties • Participate in the Museum’s 8-10 week gallery teacher training course that is expected to occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Mondays • Facilitate/conduct inStill gallery experiences with visiting school groups • Liaise with Museum’s scheduler about school groups and dates • Facilitate communication with other gallery teachers, Museum staff, and school teachers to provide optimum experience for group • Model appropriate gallery behavior • Facilitate evaluation follow-up with school teachers and Museum staff • Work with Museum staff to implement best practices • Deliver offsite outreach programs as needed Work hours and duration • Daytime availability required • Occasional evenings and weekends required • Flexible schedule needed to accommodate various groups’ schedules and different types of offerings • inStill session time will include time to prepare, conduct, and wrap-up the visits • Most school visits occur during the school year, however occasional summer availability may be required To apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Clyfford Still Museum, attention: Human Resources, 1250 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204. Emailed resumes will not be accepted. No phone calls please. Non-Discrimination Statement - • The Museum prohibits making any employment decisions or basing any terms and conditions of employment on the basis of a person’s race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, sexual orientation, transgendered status, marital status, disability, political affiliation, military or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. • The Museum follows this policy in all terms and conditions of employment including, without limitation, recruitment, hiring, testing, training, certification, promotions, demotions, terminations, performance evaluations, leaves, and use of Museum facilities. • The Museum expressly prohibits any employment-based retaliation against anyone who brings a complaint of discrimination or who assists the Museum in the investigation of a complaint of discrimination.

Operations Coordinator

Job Type:
Other Manager (CFO, Marketing, etc)
Agency:
Education Based Nonprofit
Job posted on:
15 Jun 2015
Job starts on:
03 Aug 2015
Contact Name:
HR Committee
Email:
Phone:
303-453-4504
Fax:
not available
 
Address:
383 Corona Street, Denver, Colorado 80209
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Desired Skills and Experience: -Ability to work under minimal supervision with great organizational and prioritization skills -Ability to work well under pressure with solution oriented approach to problems - Undergraduate degree required -Strong verbal and writing skills -Highly Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (word, excel, outlook) - Comfortable using social media applications -Strong customer service experience/problem resolution (proven experience) -Ability to work with all personality types. -Works quickly and efficiently -Self motivated person who likes to keep busy and do a variety of projects -1 to 3 years of experience - Experience performing a majority of the below duties
General Job Description:
A national education based nonprofit is looking to hire an Operations Coordinator. We are looking for an individual that is interested in working in a fun, fast paced environment and has the ability to troubleshoot. We are looking for someone who is motivated, independent and interested in working for a nonprofit in the education sector. The individual hired in this position will independently manage projects and also assist the Executive Director and the Conference Manager. Some travel required. Opportunities for growth exist in this organization. REQUIREMENTS: -Ability to work under minimal supervision with great organizational and prioritization skills -Ability to work well under pressure with solution oriented approach to problems - Undergraduate degree required -Strong verbal and writing skills -Highly Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (word, excel, outlook) - Comfortable using social media applications -Strong customer service experience/problem resolution (proven experience) -Ability to work with all personality types. -Works quickly and efficiently -Self motivated person who likes to keep busy and do a variety of projects -1 to 3 years of experience - Experience performing a majority of the below duties DUTIES Customer Service and Membership Support (20%) • Respond to general inquiries from customers and members of the organization • Disseminate membership lists to states across the country • Answer phones in a professional manner, listen to voicemails and respond to inquiries for the Executive Director Conference and Event Support (25%) • Assist with online registration for conference attendees • Provide technical support for online webinars and disseminate webinar information to attendees • Create and disseminate certificates of attendance for monthly webinars Website Data Entry (15%) • Assist with data migration and uploading of photos and PDFs to the website • Uploading edited content to our organization’s website Bookstore Management (25%) • Respond to customer inquiries related to the organization’s online bookstore • Package, ship and mail books in a timely manner • Utilize stamps.com and other postage systems to ship materials • Track inventory and provide monthly reports to Executive Director and Bookkeeper • Assist with providing data entry and updates to our online bookstore. • Receive and coordinate quotes for our print publications • Follow up with customers receiving large shipments to confirm product arrival General Support for Executive Director and Conference & Operations Manager (15%) • Filing, Faxing and photocopying • Answering phone and taking messages • Handle incoming and outgoing mail from our general account • Keep track of office supplies and reorder supplies when necessary • Coordinate travel for Executive Director and Conference & Operations Manager • Maintain office files and filing receipts • Filing receipts • Manage all mail merges and marketing mailings • Distribute membership lists and • General assistance as necessary Salary: $30,000 with benefits To apply for this position, please submit the following documents to resumeshiringcommittee@gmail.com 1. Resume: please include specific roles and experiences that are relevant to the duties described. 2. Three references (please indicate if we can call them during your interview process) 3. Cover Letter 4. Short Essay: Please describe in 5-6 sentences how you would handle the following scenario: a. A customer calls the office and you answer the phone. You learn that she order a book three weeks ago and still has not yet received it. Please describe how you would handle the situation and provide customer service. Do to the high volume of responses, please do not call the phone number listed as it is just an answering service. We have a small staff and can only respond to qualified candidates.

Case Manager / Coach

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
The Action Center
Job posted on:
15 Jun 2015
Job starts on:
13 Jul 2015
Contact Name:
jobs@theactioncenterco.org
Email:
Phone:
7204076706
Fax:
 
Address:
8755 W 14th Ave, Lakewood, Colorado 80215-4863
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Email resume and cover letter to: jobs@theactioncenterco.org Currently interviewing - please apply as soon as possible but no later than June 30, 2015. •Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field; plus two-three years of case management experience, or Masters in Social Work or related field •Two years’ experience coaching families toward self sufficiency •Consistent exercise of discretion and judgment •Advanced knowledge to analyze, interpret and make deductions from varying factors or circumstances •Experience or knowledge of coaching role, conflict resolution and financial literacy training •Bilingual in Spanish highly preferred •Ability to exercise initiative, flexibility and work independently •Competency in professional boundary setting and de-escalation techniques •Ability to form strong rapport with individuals from diverse backgrounds •Excellent communication and interpersonal skills •Basic computer skills
General Job Description:
Full time, exempt, occasional evenings and weekends The Case Manager/Coach will act as an advocate and assist in goal setting for participating families enrolled in the Jeffco Prosperity Project (JPP). JPP is an innovative collaborative connecting government and non-government entities to address multi-generational poverty, starting with children and their parents in Head Start, continuing as children move into Jeffco Public Schools. This unique project is driven by three entities; Jeffco Human Services, Jeffco Schools Foundation and the Action Center. This position will provide intensive case management to guide families toward self-sufficiency. Primary office site will be located at Jefferson County Head Start in Arvada Colorado. •Support participating families in the development of self-sufficiency plans including short and long term goals, preschool through graduation from high school •Knowledge of strength-based perspective, two generation and holistic service models and incorporating evidence-based practices •Utilize a systemic approach in working with multiple generational families and support systems •Conduct, at minimum, bi weekly case management meetings and document case notes •Conduct home visits, school visits, and attend court and school meetings •Schedule, facilitate and document family and community partner meetings to engage collective impact around self-sufficiency plans •Provide referrals and community resources to fill existing gaps •Collaborate with Head Start Family Support workers while participating children who are still in preschool and develop transition plan to become lead case manager as the child’s transitions into kindergarten •Offer expertise around best and promising practices including wrap around and two generation approaches •Gather qualitative and quantitative data from families regarding services •Collect, manage and analyze data using statistical software •Maintain resources and eligibility requirements for services available to families •Expedite the assistance process for families, leveraging and enhancing existing community resources •Prepare and present case staffing’s to the Director and in team settings •Represent the Jeffco Prosperity Project in the community as needed

IT Director

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
The Denver Foundation
Job posted on:
11 Jun 2015
Job starts on:
06 Jul 2015
Contact Name:
Leah Parsons
Email:
Phone:
3033001790
Fax:
 
Address:
55 Madison St Fl 8, Denver, Colorado 80206-5419
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
General Job Description:
Job Title: Information Technology (IT) Director Reports to: Vice President of Finance and Administration Summary/Objective The Information Technology Director is responsible for the overall planning, organizing and execution of all IT functions for The Denver Foundation. This includes directing all IT operations to meet customer requirements as well as the support and maintenance of existing applications and development of new technical solutions. The IT Director requires a broad range of skills from technical knowledge to understanding of modern business practices. This includes leadership and communication skills plus a background in business management. About The Denver Foundation: The mission of The Denver Foundation is to inspire people and mobilize resources to strengthen our community. Since 1925, The Denver Foundation has helped generous people be catalysts for good by building charitable legacies. As Colorado's oldest and largest community foundation, we help people give back to Metro Denver in ways that are meaningful -- to our donors and to the community. The Denver Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Essential Functions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • Oversee technical projects in alignment with The Denver Foundation’s strategic plan and annual organizational goals • Direct the effective delivery of networks, development, and disaster recovery systems and processes • Work with IT team to manage and improve business activities • Supervise a team of IT staff, while working closely with management, external vendors, and advisors • Prepare financial budgets and present proposals for capital projects to senior management • Ability to manage projects and teams • Research and recommend new products • Identify new market opportunities • Lead efforts to improve IT processes • Analyze complex business needs presented by the user community and recommend technical solutions • Ensure the consistency and maintainability of existing applications by creating, maintaining, and enforcing standards and procedures for implementing technical solutions • Direct executing production tasks according to a documented schedule that meets or exceeds customer expectations • Produce detailed time line for each application release and implement effective project control by monitoring the progress of the software release and reporting the status • Direct and prioritize the workload of subordinate personnel • Review all designs, code, and unit test plans where applicable • Approve all business requirements prior to the technical solution • Participate on all hardware and software evaluations and maintain vendor contracts • Direct professional development for IT staff • Perform liaison duties between users, operations, and programming personnel in the areas of systems design, modifications, and trouble shooting • Perform other duties as assigned Competencies • Technical Capability • Business Acumen • Strategic Thinking • Project Management • Customer/Client Focus • Leadership Supervisory Responsibility This position manages all employees of the IT team and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the IT employees. Work Environment This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, as well as numerous kinds of IT equipment. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. At times this job requires lifting, moving, and installing equipment over 50 pounds. Position Type/Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. This position regularly requires long hours. This position is “exempt” under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Required Education and Experience • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field or related experience • Minimum of eight (8) years of experience within information technology and 3 years with IT management responsibility • Experience in the most current IT technologies and products Preferred Education and Experience • Master’s degree in relevant field • Familiarity with Blackbaud software, Laserfiche, and SQL • Technical accomplishment in large ERP negotiations and conversions Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Candidates: • Must have an acceptable reference check • Successfully pass a criminal background check • Must be reliable, punctual, and polite • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation Compensation: • Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience – excellent benefits package! Information: • The Denver Foundation shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers, selection of vendors, and provision of services. • The Denver Foundation is an organization that is eligible for the Family and Medical Leave Act. Contact: Interested individuals should send the following as a combined PDF • Resume • Cover letter • Three references • Salary history Send Materials To: Leah Parsons HR Officer The Denver Foundation 55 Madison Street, 8th Floor Denver, CO 80206 Email: hr@denverfoundation.org No phone calls please Posting Date: 6/11/2015 Application Deadline: 6/24/2015

Executive Director

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
Colorado Photographic Arts Center
Job posted on:
11 Jun 2015
Job starts on:
01 Sep 2015
Contact Name:
Taylor Balkissoon
Email:
Phone:
303-837-1341
Fax:
 
Address:
1513 Boulder St, Denver, Colorado 80211
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Qualifications Passion and dedication for CPAC’s mission and programming, and, in general, the commitment to expanding audiences and exploring innovative approaches to education/presentation of contemporary photographic arts. • Bachelor’s degree in related fields (Arts Management, Marketing, Business Administration, Arts Education); advanced degree highly preferred. • Minimum of two (2) years combined work experience in a senior or leadership position, preferably in the arts and/or nonprofit organizations. • Proven fundraising ability. Experience in a not-for-profit environment preferred. • Knowledge of photography, contemporary movements in photography, and Mountain West regional photographic practice preferred. Personal Characteristics Creative thinking and problem solving; entrepreneurial spirit; strong determination; quick responsiveness to shifts in opportunities and issues; confident attitude towards fundraising and donor cultivation. • Excellence in spoken and written communication. • Sense of diplomacy and ability to work successfully with highly diverse constituency. • Excellence in public speaking • A decisive yet highly collaborative style of leadership.
General Job Description:
Summary The Executive Director ensures continued support for the organization’s vision by growing CPAC’s earned and contributed income base; developing programs, events, and membership; and working with the board of directors to develop plans for a permanent facility in Denver dedicated to the promotion of contemporary photography. The Executive Director oversees and directs the organization in its day-to-day activities, and manages staff and volunteers to further the organization's mission and goals. S/he reports to the Board of Directors. The Executive Director serves as the principle spokesperson for CPAC, articulates the organization’s vision and develops and maintains partnerships and collaborations with individuals and organizations. The Executive Director must be dedicated to fostering the growth and spirit of CPAC and ensuring the consistent high quality of all CPAC efforts including, but not limited to, the duties and responsibilites outlined below. Duties and Responsibilities Administration and Communication: Manages and oversees daily operations, including facility and program management, and staffing; and ensures the growth and success of CPAC in collaboration with the board of directors, staff, volunteers, committee chairs, CPAC stakeholders and community partners. Leads team of staff/volunteers to cultivate and track member base, and perform outreach across media platforms and publicity outlets. Education Program: Oversees the education program; with the Education Coordinator, develops program calendar, recruits instructors, and ensures an active schedule that meets targeted revenue projections. Financial Operations: Oversees daily financial activities; with volunteer accountant, the Board and Board Treasurer, develops budgets and tracks financial activities, implements and manages approved budget and provides monthly reports to the Board. The Executive Director must be able to lead efforts to develop sustainable revenue streams to increase the operating budget, including institutional support, corporate sponsorship, individual giving, and diversified earned income. Exhibitions and Events Programming: With the Exhibitions Committee Chair, oversees the exhibition program, develops schedule of exhibitions and related events. The Executive Director is expected to be a creative and contemporary thinker, able to initiate relevant and and leading edge programming such as exhibitions, lectures and workshops. With the Exhibitions Committee and volunteers, the Executive Director ensures high standards of installation and presentation, develops publicity materials, and oversees design and marketing.

Bilingual Coach/ Counselor

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
mpowered
Job posted on:
10 Jun 2015
Job starts on:
15 Jul 2015
Contact Name:
Katy Rogers
Email:
Phone:
(303) 233-2773
Fax:
 
Address:
2009 Wadsworth Blvd Ste 100, Lakewood, Colorado 80214
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
At mpowered, our mission is empowering families and individuals to think, act, and feel differently about their money. We are the only Colorado-based nonprofit resource for individuals and families who want to learn about personal finances and participate in coaching to achieve their personal definition of financial success. To help us achieve our mission, we are seeking an outstanding Bilingual Personal Finance Coach to provide high-quality, one-on-one financial education and coaching to low-to-moderate income individuals and families. Services will be provided at one or more mpowered integrated services site(s) within the Denver Metro Area. Qualities sought include: * MUST be bilingual in Spanish with a flexible schedule * Experience working in areas with high concentrations of poverty and financial distress * Professional, compassionate and empathetic * Active listener * Strong questioning skills * Assists clients in developing their own solutions * Experience helping clients set appropriate goals, assessing progress, and supporting client motivation and goal achievement * High attention to detail * Resourceful * Optimistic and encouraging * Passionate about our mission and client outcomes * Knowledge of personal finance topics, services and tools preferred * Experience in social work, counseling, behavior analysis, life/career coaching, psychology, education, human services, public administration, community advocacy or related fields encouraged to apply
General Job Description:
Compensation: $35K - $40K plus benefits If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please send resume and cover letter to Katy Rogers at katy@mpoweredcolorado.org, and please include “mpowered Coach” in the subject line. We look forward to hearing from you!

Program Consultant-The Incredible Years

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
Invest in Kids
Job posted on:
10 Jun 2015
Job starts on:
01 Aug 2015
Contact Name:
Kate Stoutamire
Email:
Phone:
303-839-1808
Fax:
 
Address:
1775 Sherman St., Suite 2075, Denver, Colorado 80203
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
• Bilingual speak of Spanish and English • Minimum bachelor’s degree or higher in social work, counseling, psychology, psychiatry, nursing, education and/or early childhood education or a related field • Experience providing consultation, coaching and/or training to adults • At least three years of teaching experience with children in the range of 2-8 years of age • At least 5 years of experience and training in working with adults and families, behavior management, and collaborative styles of facilitation; preferred experience leading parenting workshops/groups • Experience working with school and/or child care administration • Strong commitment to Invest in Kids’ mission
General Job Description:
Every day, we prove that the smartest investments are made in children. At Invest in Kids, we bring research-based, proven programs into communities across Colorado. Our efforts focus on the specific needs of children in low-income families, with the hope of seeing every child in Colorado thrive. We partner with community leaders, care providers, and donors to work toward this goal. Only those programs able to demonstrate the highest level of standards, a research-proven track record of success, and a promise of significant impact become Invest in Kids’ programs. The Incredible Years Programs improve school performance through promotion of social, emotional, and academic competencies, reduce child behavior problems at home and school, and promote positive discipline. The series has three distinct programs that work together to achieve outstanding outcomes: • Skill Building for Children: Circle time with the entire classroom and small group activities provide children with special attention and tools to help build skills in anger management, problem-solving, emotional competence, empathy and developing friendships. • Skill Building for Parents: Facilitated, multi-faceted weekly group sessions offer parents strategies, activities and support to strengthen positive and reduce negative parenting skills. In addition to strategies designed to promote positive child behavior, sessions focus on the parent-child relationship, strategies to increase family support networks, and foster collaboration between home and school. • Skill Building for Teachers: Video-based training, modeling and guided practice provide teachers with proven classroom management strategies, including the effective use of teacher attention, praise and encouragement that promote academic success in the classroom. IIK seeks a Program Consultant to focus on all three components of the IY Program (the child, parent and teacher). This position is full-time August – May and part-time June – July. The Program Consultant contributes to our mission by providing classroom teachers and parent group leaders the support they need to implement the IY Program with fidelity to the model, thus producing positive outcomes for children and parents who participate in the program. DUTIES: Measures that will be used to determine the extent to which this purpose is being fulfilled include: • Teachers, parents, and applicable site staff/administrators clearly understand the model and are highly committed to implementing it with fidelity • Teachers and parent group leaders are well-prepared to deliver the model KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/FUNCTIONS: a. Provide coaching to teachers and parent group leaders in assigned IY sites on a scheduled basis (through face to face visits and other correspondence) • Assist teachers and parent group leaders in preparing lesson/session plans and necessary IY materials • Observe classrooms and parent group leader sessions when the IY program is being implemented • Provide input and timely feedback (verbal and written) to teachers and parent group leaders on their implementation of the IY program • Utilize resources and specialized knowledge to assist classroom teachers and parent group leaders in developing positive strategies to support ongoing high quality program implementation to support children and parents • Participate in development of implementation plans with the Community Development Director to support site implementation. b. Co-facilitate as appropriate in a classroom and parent group to gain knowledge of IY in practice c. Develop, prioritize and monitor progress on objectives for improvement in classrooms and parent groups • Develop strategies and utilize tools to assure effective review and use of evaluation findings to improve teaching and facilitation practices and support positive changes in children’s behaviors and parenting skills. • Provide encouragement to classroom teachers and parent group leaders with a strengths-based approach to learning new strategies d. Work with IY sites to: • Meet objectives and ensure regular communication between IIK and IY sites • Act as liaison with local implementing sites to provide feedback on local program implementation and to receive input on program implementation e. Commit to professional development and to provide meaningful contributions to IIK’s broader work. • Participate in monthly staff meetings, bi-weekly IY team meetings and other agency-wide strategic planning activities, as needed • Participate in IY Peer Coach Trainings • Pursue all requirements to become a certified IY Group Leader/Parent Group Leader as outlined by the IY program developer, Dr. Carolyn Webster-Stratton • Participate in review of work performance and professional development goals throughout the year f. Perform other duties, as assigned

Dir of Community Outreach & Strategic Partnerships

Job Type:
Program Director
Agency:
Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado
Job posted on:
10 Jun 2015
Job starts on:
01 Oct 2015
Contact Name:
Carolyn McCormick
Email:
Phone:
111-111-1111
Fax:
na
 
Address:
600 S. Marion, Denver, Colorado 80209
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) is a statewide nonprofit volunteer organization whose mission is to motivate and enable citizens to become active stewards of Colorado’s natural resources. VOC provides hands-on opportunities for Coloradoans to enhance, protect, and sustain our state’s natural heritage. We accomplish this through partnerships with many state and federal agencies, and urban and county parks. We work collaboratively with our land management partners to meet their needs while also providing members of our communities with the opportunity to help care for our lands. POSITION OVERVIEW The Director of Community Outreach and Strategic Partnerships is a new senior management position at VOC, working closely with the Executive Director and the Director of Statewide Stewardship to assure strategic positioning for the organization. The Director of Community Relations and Strategic Partnerships is responsible for multiple statewide and community based efforts designed to build new alliances and enrich existing relationships with corporations, community organizations, non-profits, school districts, neighborhood associations, and various cultural groups. He/she will develop strategies for raising revenue through VOC’s outdoor stewardship volunteer programs and direct outreach and communication efforts to reach new target volunteer markets. The Director of Community Outreach and Strategic Partnerships also provides leadership for department staff who report to this position, ensuring that appropriate guidance, training and evaluation are in place. The position requires a visionary, passionate and progressive leader interested in advancing a professional career in non-profit management and environmental work. A successful applicant must have several years of experience in program development and non-profit management, with the intellect necessary to motivate and to lead a team of professionals and volunteer leaders in developing dynamic and sustainable partnerships that expand environmental stewardship in new and innovative ways. The Director of Community Outreach and Strategic Partnerships also provides leadership in the development and implementation of VOC’s strategic growth, helping to ensure that new initiatives can develop with the appropriate resources and infrastructure to support on-going success. QUALIFICATIONS We seek candidates with experience in programmatic development with a reliance on community-based partnerships and who are interested in growing professionally in leadership responsibilities within the non-profit sector. Candidates must demonstrate successful experience in grant writing; in the development of community-based and corporate partnerships; and, have proven experience in supervision and in developing and mentoring staff members. Additionally, he/she must have: • A willingness and commitment to support VOC’s mission of outdoor stewardship and public engagement. • A minimum of 5 (and preferably 7) years of non-profit program management experience in related conservation or other environmental non-profit and/or business operations. • Demonstrated experience in community development/partnership cultivation, with experience in establishing organizational relationships that encourage diversity and inclusivity. • Supervisory experience of program staff; able to provide oversight and daily management of volunteer staff and their related activities. • An understanding of marketing and communications, with experience in positioning programs and setting strategies to reach targeted markets. • An ability to work well under pressure and effectively handle sensitive situations and relationships. • An ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, and travel as required. • BS/BA in non-profit management, business or related fields. Master’s degree in non-profit management or related field preferred. • Demonstrated excellence in: o written and verbal communication; o program management and administration; o budget development and oversight capabilities; o creating appropriate measurements and metrics to ensure productivity; and, o computer usage, including mastery of all Microsoft Word programs and experience in database use. Qualified applicants are visionary, strategic leaders who demonstrate the highest levels of integrity and authenticity. We seek a leader who is engaged, genuine in his/her respect for others, and has a collaborative management style. We want a professional who focuses on results and opportunities and takes a proactive role in the organization and in executing the position’s responsibilities. A competitive compensation and benefits package is available. 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 us, please visit www.voc.org. Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in people and ideas.
General Job Description:
The Director of Community Outreach and Strategic Partnerships is a new senior management position at VOC, working closely with the Executive Director and the Director of Statewide Stewardship to assure strategic positioning for the organization.

Part-time Development Associate

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado
Job posted on:
05 Jun 2015
Job starts on:
06 Jul 2015
Contact Name:
Jennifer Almstead
Email:
Phone:
3037151010
Fax:
3037151212
 
Address:
600 S. Marion Pkwy., Denver, Colorado 80209
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Responsibilities: • Embrace VOC’s mission, vision and values • Be an active participant in VOC’s results-oriented development team • Assist the Assistant Development Director with all development-related activities including donor fundraising events • Manage and maintain the development donor database, gift entry, and acknowledgment process • Produce donor reports on a consistent and timely basis • Help prepare quarterly direct mail campaigns • Represent VOC at workplace giving fairs, VOC’s projects, outreach and regional events • Maintain accurate information about VOC on various public forums such as Guidestar, ColoradoGives.org and GreatNonprofits.org • Update and maintain important state and federal tax exemption records • Assist with grant research and individual donor research • Perform other duties as assigned Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in nonprofit management or related field • One- to- two years’ experience in an administrative and/or development role in a nonprofit, preferably in development, events planning or marketing • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign) – preferred • Experience using Constant Contact or other email marketing software –preferred • Clear, concise and strong writing skills • Highly motivated individual with superb organizational skills • Demonstrates attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy • Proven ability to work independently or as part of a team • Able to plan and meet deadlines • Superb interpersonal skills • Strong interest in volunteerism, conservation, and environmental education issues • Flexible attitude, good sense of humor, ability to work with a diverse staff and volunteer team
General Job Description:
Position: Part-time Development Associate Position Type: Year-round, part-time, exempt Organization: Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado Location: Washington Park – Denver, CO Compensation: $16,640 - $18,720 experience dependent; 20 hours per week with payroll and part-time sick and PTO benefits Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) is a leading statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to motivating and enabling people to become active stewards of Colorado’s natural resources. For more than three decades, VOC has engaged over 100,000 people to get involved in and become inspired to care for Colorado – a total donated labor value of $20 million. Position: VOC seeks a part-time Development Associate who will report to the Assistant Director of Development. This position is responsible for providing direct fundraising support which includes assisting with email campaigns, direct mail campaigns and all fundraising events. This position will also provide administration and clerical assistance including: drafting correspondence, maintaining the development office database, interaction with volunteers and donors and all other aspects of office management for the development team. This is a position with the opportunity to learn about all aspects of fundraising in a medium-sized non-profit organization. Application Deadline: Open until filled To Apply: In order for your application to be considered it must follow the requirements below: 1) A cover letter which includes your physical street address, email, 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. 3) Submit electronically ONLY to jennifer@voc.org and include “Part-time Development Associate” in the subject line. Mail submissions will not be accepted. No phone calls please. VOC is committed to equal opportunity and equal treatment for all qualified individuals based on individual merit and capability. Our commitment applies without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex or sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or other factors identified and protected by federal, state and local law.

Director of Marketing

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
Denver Jewish Day School
Job posted on:
04 Jun 2015
Job starts on:
03 Aug 2015
Contact Name:
Samantha Horoschak
Email:
Phone:
7204499548
Fax:
3033690664
 
Address:
2450 S Wabash St, Denver, Colorado 80231
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Competencies, Experience & Education The ideal candidate will have: • Team leadership skills and an ability to collaborate with colleagues. • At least five years of successful experience in marketing, including digital and public relations. Experience working for a non-profit is a plus. • A Bachelors degree in Marketing, Journalism or a related field. A graduate degree is even better. • A track record of developing brand supportive, strategically sound marketing initiatives that have achieved their goals and were produced on time and within budget. • Great verbal and written communication, project management and presentation skills. • The ability to collaborate with a variety of people and personality types. • A passion for marketing and communicating effectively with "customers." • A "can do" attitude and "hands-on" approach to getting things done. • Great computer skills including excel and PowerPoint and willingness to learn the school’s databases. • Experience using social media to build a brand and catapult “customer” engagement. • Experience creating and updating an effective, heavily trafficked website.
General Job Description:
Summary The Director of Marketing is responsible for developing cost-effective, brand supportive materials to help achieve the school’s admissions, development, and overall school objectives. The Director of Marketing reports to the Head of School and works closely with the Board of Directors, Directors of Admission and Development, and other senior leaders, as well as parents and students. Passion for the value of a Jewish education, curiosity when it comes to marketing and branding, and a “can do” approach are all characteristics of the ideal candidate. Responsibilities • Develop and implement an annual marketing plan that supports the school’s recruiting, retention, development , branding and goals. Components of the plan would include PR, social media, digital marketing, the website, etc. • Establish relationships with the media to ensure the school receives timely, positive and regular PR. • Create and maintain a repository of brand assets, which includes the school’s logo, templates, colors, typography, design elements, messaging, photography, etc. • Be the school’s Brand Steward by ensuring that the use of the brand’s assets from the logo to type to verbiage, is consistent and current at all times across all media types from the website to social media pages to print materials, teacher web pages, etc. • Develop a “school language.” Create and maintain a message repository to ensure the school’s brand language is used consistently across all materials. • Develop and implement processes (e.g., creative strategy brief) to ensure the marketing material development process is cost and time effective. • Develop, produce and distribute school publications and regular newsletters. • Manage the school’s website. Ensure the visitor experience is easy and positive. Update the site so it always houses the most current information about school events, announcements, results, achievements, etc., and photographs. • Identify information that is needed to develop effective admissions and development materials and devise and implement a research plan to acquire the insights. • Stay current on marketing trends. Remain abreast of trends in the marketing of Jewish education and education in general as well as social media, digital marketing, etc. • Prepare and manage the marketing budget. • Engage volunteers to help with marketing the school. • Work with other directors to create a school ambassador program. Develop tools for ambassadors to be effective in their role. Interested candidates should email the following, using the subject line DJDS Marketing Position • Resume • 5 Sample Denver Jewish Day School Tweets • 3 Sample Denver Jewish Day School Facebook posts • Sample copy for an “About Us” section of the school’s website

Director of Strengthening Families Programs

Job Type:
Program Director
Agency:
Family Resource Center Association
Job posted on:
04 Jun 2015
Job starts on:
01 Aug 2015
Contact Name:
Mark Kling
Email:
Phone:
303-388-1001
Fax:
 
Address:
1888 Sherman St, Suite 100, Denver, Colorado 80203
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
ABOUT FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER ASSOCIATION The Family Resource Center Association (FRCA) provides public advocacy, capacity building, and resource development to strengthen our statewide network of Family Resource Centers. For over 15 years, we have worked with our member centers to improve how support is provided to local families and to supply Colorado Families with the knowledge and tools needed to become self-reliant. By working together as a network, we are able to increase the effectiveness of family resource centers by identifying, creating and facilitating a common agenda, learning opportunities, a shared data collection and reporting system and resources, including funding. FRCA helps our member family resource centers expand their reach and capacity to serve families, supports the implementation of effective family development and healthy living programs, and works to help centers continuously improve their programs as well as their organizational sustainability. Our mission is to ensure that our member centers are strong and optimally equipped to serve Colorado families. FRCA provides public advocacy, capacity building, and resource development to strengthen our statewide network of family resource centers as they bring help and hope to Colorado families. AT-A-GLANCE: • Founded in 1998 • Staff of 9.5 FTE • Membership of 24 Family Resource Centers • Colorado FRCs serve over 56,000 families per year • FRCA approach incorporates Funding, Collaboration, Research and Evaluation, Collective Voice, and Training and Standards to support local Family Resource Centers • Located in Denver, CO • www.cofamilycenters.org
General Job Description:
ABOUT THE POSITION: DIRECTOR OF STRENGTHENING FAMILIES PROGRAMS BASIC PURPOSE: The Director of Strengthening Families Programs will assume primary responsibility for leading and overseeing the successful implementation and evaluation for the Strengthening Families Program area of FRCA and its 24 community-based member centers throughout Colorado, to include Family Resource Center Model, Standards of Quality for Family strengthening and Support, Family Development (information/referral, case management), parent education programs, emergency assistance programs, etc. to contribute to family self-reliance outcomes. WORKING RELATIONSHIPS: Internal Relationships: FRCA Staff and Board Members External Relationships: Family Resource Center Directors and Staff; National/state/regional/local agencies; FRCA stakeholders and funders ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Lead and oversee quality implementation of the FRC Model, Quality Standards, Family Development and other research or evidence-based curricula/programs that support family self-sufficiency especially as relates to meeting programmatic requirements of the Family Resource Center Statute and/or flow-through funding streams to centers • Lead project oversight and management of the Strengthening Families Program areas to support successful implementation and evaluation of evidence-based family development and other programs to increase family self-reliance outcomes • Lead and supervise project-based teams as appropriate to meet project outcomes, including delegation of appropriate duties and assurance that those duties are met fully (including programmatic, evaluation, fiscal oversight, etc.) • Coordinate with other Program Directors and FRC directors to integrate the Family Development Approach, including a Two-Generation perspective, into all program areas of the FRC’s as appropriate • Monitor and facilitate member centers’ compliance with Memoranda of Agreement and other programming requirements in this program area, including review of center-level reports • Oversee development of association-level programmatic reports to funders in this program area • Identify and coordinate training and technical assistance (TA) to support member centers’ implementation of program efforts using various media (small and large-group trainings, web-based training, phone TA, etc.) • Create peer mentoring and peer review strategies in this program area, when appropriate • Develop and monitor regular outcome and evaluation measures for project goals • Assure center- and association-level compliance with evaluation and reporting requirements in this program area • Lead FRCA Program and/or Evaluation Committees (or work groups) • Key member of the FRCA Evaluation Team which creates, reviews and refines data gathering and reporting systems in this program area • Liaison with external evaluation contractor to assure that the evaluation design and Efforts to Outcomes web-based data tracking system is sufficient to gather, track and report all outcomes associated with this program area • Coordinate with Development Team to identify, seek, and apply and/or re-apply for appropriate funding sources to support the strengthening families program area • Key representative for FRCA and member centers in regional, statewide and national meetings that promote visibility and credibility of FRCA and member centers in this program area • Create and monitor the overall budget for this program area; Monitor center-level program budgets in this program area • Actively participate in FRCA meetings in a positive, problem solving manner • Maintain professionalism in line with FRCA policies and standards • Maintain high level of confidentiality as it relates to the agency and all records/documents • Ability to work flexible hours and locations, including over-night travel to any part of the state when needed • Other program coordination, program support, management or administrative duties as assigned Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. To perform this assignment successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: • Bachelor Degree in Human Service field; Master degree preferred • Knowledge base and experience in Strengthening Families Program area, or other evidence-based program implementation and/or management with diverse clientele • Three years, or more, experience in related field, including program and grants management • Three years, or more, experience evaluating and reporting program outcomes • Three years, or more, experience instructing and/or coaching diverse groups COMPETENCIES: • Conscientious, organized and very detail-oriented • Strong supervision, management and delegation skills • Excellent training, coaching and interpersonal skills • Excellent meeting facilitation, including planning and facilitating problem solving and/or conflict resolution/mediation skills • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office 2007, including Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point • Strong presentation skills using various media (small and large-group trainings, web-based training, phone, etc.) • Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks and projects and to assess and change priorities based upon agency needs • Excellent communication (verbal and written), listening and analytical skills • Excellent writing skills, including grant proposal and reports (developing goals and outcomes, etc.) • Strong skills working with ad-hoc and formal teams to accomplish positive results TRANSPORTATION: Using your personal vehicle is necessary for FRCA business. You will be responsible for keeping a mileage record and submitting it for reimbursement. Proof of current liability insurance on your personal vehicle must be provided at time of and throughout employment. Submit Resume and Letter of Interest to: info@cofamilycenters.org by June 26, 2015

Annual Fund/Grants Coordinator

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
St. Mary's Academy
Job posted on:
03 Jun 2015
Job starts on:
03 Aug 2015
Contact Name:
Charlie Arbogast
Email:
Phone:
303-762-8300
Fax:
 
Address:
4545 S. University Blvd., Englewood, Colorado 80113
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Education and qualifications should include the following: • An earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; • Minimum of two years of proven fundraising experience; • Grant writing experience with proven results; • Communications skills that include clear written materials and excellent verbal abilities with both individuals and groups; • Successful background related to detailed planning, budget management, handling multiple tasks and priorities, goals achievement and collaborative team environment.
General Job Description:
St. Mary’s Academy, located in Englewood, Colorado is Metro Denver’s premier Catholic, independent school offering rigorous academics in its co-ed lower and middle schools, and its high school for girls. St. Mary’s Academy offers a safe, yet innovative program that embraces all student backgrounds, and fosters character and moral development from Junior Kindergarten to Graduation. St. Mary’s Academy is seeking an Annual Fund/Grants Coordinator, which is a full-time, 12-month, exempt position reporting to the Director of Advancement. This individual will support the organization by coordinating Annual Fund and grant writing efforts. Major Duties and Responsibilities: Annual Fund: Oversee the planning and execution of the St. Mary’s Academy Annual Fund, which includes Current Parents, Grandparents, Alumnae, Alumni, Past Parents, Friends, Foundations and Corporations. Duties include but are not restricted to: • Assist in the identification and recruitment of volunteer leadership; • Create a timeline for execution and achievement of the Annual Fund; • Responsibly manage the Annual Fund budget; • Execute timely and effective donor acknowledgement and donor cultivation; • Organize and manage Current Parent and Alumnae Phone-a-thons/Commun-a-thons; • Review and revise previous goals, strategies and procedures to establish current goals and create current strategies and procedures; • Provide leadership to volunteers, staff, students and vendors resulting in a theme with coordinated collateral including videos and electronic appeals, etc.; • Organize cultivation and stewardship functions as appropriate, including the President’s Partnership and Golf Tournament Receptions as well as Grandparents Open House; • Provide leadership to faculty, staff and administrators campaign resulting in 100% employee participation in the SMA Annual Fund; • Other tasks as assigned; • Adhere to and support the mission of St. Mary’s Academy. Grants: • Coordinate grant writing efforts in support of the Annual Fund, Capital Campaign, Tuition Assistance, Professional Development and other applicable programs; • Research and identify foundation prospects; • Create a timeline for meeting foundation deadlines related to solicitations and reporting; • Cultivate foundations where appropriate including necessary reporting and follow-up with foundation donors; • Increase grant related revenue on an annual basis.

Development Manager

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
International Mountain Bicycling Association
Job posted on:
01 Jun 2015
Job starts on:
13 Jul 2015
Contact Name:
Rich Cook
Email:
Phone:
3035459011
Fax:
 
Address:
4888 Pearl East Circle, Boulder, Colorado 80301
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Desired Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or related field and a minimum of 2-3 years related non-profit development work. Some fundraising experience required. Experience in using a CRM to manage and track multiple prospects, donors, foundations, preferred. Experience, coursework, or other training in current trends in charitable giving in the areas of grant seeking, capital campaigns, major gifts and planned giving. Experience in cultivating donors. Strong writing and communications skills. Experience building and maintaining long-term relationships with fundraising constituents such as major donors, foundations, corporations and board of directors. Positive attitude, self motivated and a passion for experiencing the natural world from the seat of a bike. The successful candidate will be passionate about mountain biking and recreation on public lands, with an energetic, “can-do” personality, who is comfortable working both independently and as part of a team.
General Job Description:
Job Description: IMBA Development Manager June 2015 The International Mountain Bicycling Association's (IMBA) mission is to create, preserve and enhance great mountain bike experiences. IMBA is seeking candidates for a full-time, salaried exempt position as a Development Manager at the IMBA headquarters in Boulder, CO. The Development Manager manages the process for individual donors, foundation relations and major donor retention/cultivation events plus development of other areas to meet IMBA’s fundraising and capital campaign goals. The position works closely with the Director of Development, Associate Director of Development and Executive Director to support and reach fund raising goals. This position helps design and implement donor development strategies, organizes solicitation meetings, conducts donor research and donor cultivation activities, communications and events. The Development Manager participates in team meetings and can expect to have occasional travel. This position reports to the Director of Development and works to advance bike access on all types of public lands and the sport of mountain biking worldwide. Responsibilities: FUNDRAISING/DEVELOPMENT (90%) Manages the donor CRM and a “moves management” style program with current donors and donor prospects consisting of donors, foundations and corporations. Manages the movement of current major donors to higher donation levels and works to develop strong relationships between these individuals and IMBA leadership. Works closely with director of development, senior staff, including the executive director to design and implement strategies for cultivation, communication and securing gifts from various donors to accomplish the fundraising objectives of IMBA. Conduct foundation and prospect research and manage all correspondence. Coordinate or collaborate on writing grants, letters of inquiry or proposals with an appropriate IMBA specialist or region staff. Maintains major donor records, foundation correspondence and major gift prospect lists. Provides timely updates, thank-you correspondence and letters/notes/reports as appropriate. Uses CiviCRM (database) fundraising software to systematically track donors and prospects for follow up. Contributes to annual and/or multi-year fundraising strategic plan to align with IMBA national, chapter and cross-boundary needs and provides guidance on chapter's communications and outreach plan. Researches donor prospects and prepares solicitation plans and proposals for meetings with individual donors. Participates as a member of the development team. Coordinates with IMBA regional staff and board to build relationships, attend donor meetings and help with fundraising for IMBA development and capital campaigns. Provides professional staff support for donor cultivation and solicitation of the Executive team or board members. Other fund raising and business development activities as assigned. These responsibilities can be successfully achieved by being proficient with the following expectations: Discusses assets proficiently and listens for opportunities for gifts of assets, such as planned gifts and donor advised gifts. Understands the organization’s mission, strategic direction and strategic scope, and seeks alignment of these with each donor’s philanthropy. Provides opportunity for donors to receive recognition and increase future giving opportunity. Understands and complies with all IMBA gift-related policies and procedures and ensures ethical compliance, as defined by the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Involves and engages appropriate staff in IMBA regional offices and IMBA national headquarters. ADMINISTRATION (10%) Participate in IMBA meetings, summits/retreats, function as part of the IMBA team and complete all required paperwork (timesheets, work plans, etc). Desired Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or related field and a minimum of 2 years related non-profit work Experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Fundraising experience required. Some major donor experience preferred. Experience in managing and tracking multiple prospects, donors, foundations preferred. Experience, coursework, or other training in current trends in charitable giving in the areas of capital campaigns, major gifts and planned giving. Experience preferred in asking for and closing major gifts of $5,000 or more. Excellent writing and communications skills. Experience building and maintaining long-term relationships with fundraising constituents such as major donors, foundations, corporations and board of directors. Positive attitude, self motivated and a passion for experiencing the natural world from the seat of a bike. The successful candidate will be passionate about mountain biking, with an energetic, “can-do” personality, who is comfortable working both independently and as part of a team. Immediate Supervisor: Director of Development Benefits: Health, Dental, SIMPLE IRA, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Vacation and Sick Leave Salary: Commensurate with experience, $40-50K range Applying: Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume together in the same file via email with “Development Manager” in the subject line to development@imba.com, position open until filled.

Executive Assistant

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Global Down Syndrome Foundation
Job posted on:
01 Jun 2015
Job starts on:
13 Jul 2015
Contact Name:
Michelle Livingston
Email:
Phone:
3035065593
Fax:
 
Address:
3300 E 1st Ave Ste 390, Denver, Colorado 80206-5806
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
General Job Description:
Foundation Overview The Global Down Syndrome Foundation (Foundation) is a non-profit organization dedicated to significantly improving the lives of people with Down syndrome by supporting basic research, clinical research and clinical care. Established in 2009, the Foundation’s primary focus is to support the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome. The Crnic Institute is the first organization in the US with the mission to eradicate the medical and cognitive ill effects associated with Down syndrome through basic and clinical research and through clinical care. The Linda Crnic Institute incorporates scientific partners both locally and globally, with headquarters at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Colorado and includes the Sie Center for Down Syndrome at Children’s Hospital Colorado. Executive Assistant Overview Under the direction of the Director of Development, the Executive Assistant is responsible for managing the administrative support aspects associated with development. This position requires unwavering professionalism, as he/she will work closely with a variety of constituents, including staff, donors, researchers, and members of the Down syndrome community. This position requires the ability to multitask and be detailed while delivering on a large volume of work. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Meeting Preparation – Assists with meeting scheduling and preparation and manages calendars for Development staff. . Assists in maintaining, organizing, and putting together existing marking materials to be presented at development or other meetings. 2. Data Entry – Enters approved data into Global’s Raiser’s Edge database on a timely basis, with accuracy, for prospect tracking purposes in conjunction with Global’s Database Manager. Ensures each contribution is accurately recorded in a timely manner, maintains comprehensive donor profiles, and works with the organization to maximize the effective use of the Global’s database. 3. Reports - Prepares a variety of reports utilizing Raiser’s Edge, including contact and giving history and prospect clearance status using the Global database and other database resources available to Global. Presents results of research in the form of written reports which include, as appropriate, both detailed information organized to facilitate retrieval and analyses of the significance of the information. Reports may include copies of resource materials as needed. Prepares copies of reports for inclusion in research files for use of the Director of Development and other relevant staff. 4. Travel Organization - Assist with detailed travel arrangements and itinerary creation for the Director of Development and for multiple visitors associated with conferences and workshops – confirmations, flights, ground transportation, dinners, meetings, in-room welcome baskets, etc 5. Research – Conducts research on prospects, including individuals, corporations and foundations identified by the Director of Development as potential sources of private funds for specific areas of interest Global serves. In addition, conducts ongoing research in business, philanthropy and related fields to identify potential donors and sources of donor information. 6. Donor & Donation Receipting - Upon receipt of contributions, provides rigorous, timely follow-through to draft appropriate thank you and receipt letters for the appropriate staff. Thank you letters must be highly tailored (e.g. recognizing the relationship the donor has with a person with Down syndrome, highlighting in memoriam and related acknowledgements sent, highlighting specific sponsorship level). Ensures the letters are then sent in a timely manner. In addition, on-going updates and gestures of appreciations should be scheduled year round. 7. Knowledge & Teamwork - Remains current with events and trends in local, national and international Down syndrome communities. Acquires and maintains current knowledge of public activities and internal projects, policies and procedures of Global. Collaborates with other staff to achieve Global’s goals. Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Development or the Executive Director. 8. Other duties as required by Development staff. JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS Education: Bachelor’s degree required Experience: Minimum of 3 years of previous administrative experience required, preferably at an executive level. Skills & Abilities: • Strong interpersonal skills, particularly regarding discretion, confidentiality, patience and understanding necessary for dealing effectively with a diverse group of co-workers, volunteers, donors and families. • Intuitive communication and listening skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills. • Experience in providing a high level of customer service to both external and internal constituency. • Positive and friendly disposition. • PC literacy with strong competency in all Microsoft Office Suite programs (Work, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). • Proven comfort working with high-net-worth individuals and dedicated philanthropists. • Critical thinking skills, organizational and time management skills. • Experience in data collection and understanding importance of maintaining accurate and up to date information for historic and reporting purposes. • Highly motivated, self-directed, reliable and accurate in executing duties. • Ability to work effectively with ethnic, cultural and ability diverse populations. • Passion for working in the community serving the differently-abled. • Collaborative team player with proven ability to work effectively with individuals at all organizational levels. • Ability to work calmly under pressure in a fast-paced environment. • Ability to travel for events, donor meetings and related business. • Flexibility to work extended hours to meet deadlines and attend Global-related events which may occur on evenings and weekends. • Experience in Raiser’s Edge preferred. COMPENSATION Commensurate with experience. HOURS Mondays through Friday from 9:00am – 6:00pm. Requires occasional work on evenings/weekends for programs/events. TO APPLY Please send cover letter, resume and salary history to hr@globaldownsyndrome.org. No phone calls, please. Applications must be received by June 30, 2015. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER The Global Down Syndrome Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity in full compliance with all federal, state and local laws. The foundation’s policy applies to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment and provides equal employment opportunity regarding race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, height, weight, or military status and any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Executive Director

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
Domus Pacis Family Respite, Inc.
Job posted on:
01 Jun 2015
Job starts on:
01 Aug 2015
Contact Name:
Duck White-Petteruti
Email:
Phone:
970-547-4745
Fax:
 
Address:
P.O. Box 3366, Breckenridge, Colorado 80424
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
• A bachelor’s degree • Transparent and high integrity leadership • Three or more years senior nonprofit management experience • Solid, hands-on, budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting • Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation • Ability to convey a vision of Domus Pacis’ strategic future to staff, board, volunteers and donors • Knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to nonprofit sector • Skills to collaborate with and motivate board members and other volunteers • Strong written and oral communication skills • Ability to interface and engage diverse volunteer and donor groups • Demonstrated ability to oversee and collaborate with staff • Strong public speaking ability
General Job Description:
1. Planning and operation of annual budget with the Board Treasurer. 2. Establishing employment and administrative policies and procedures for all functions and for the day-to-day operation of the nonprofit. 3. Serving as Domus Pacis Family Respite’s primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, the media and the general public. 4. Establish and maintain relationships with various organizations throughout the state and utilize those relationships to strategically enhance Domus Pacis’ Mission. 5. Report to and work closely with the Board of Directors to seek their involvement in policy decisions, fundraising and to increase the overall visibility of the Foundation throughout the State. 6. Supervise, collaborate with organization staff. 7. Strategic planning and implementation. 8. Oversee marketing and other communications efforts. 9. Review contracts for services with the Board Treasurer. 10. Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.

Senior Manager of Major Gifts

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
Global Down Syndrome Foundation
Job posted on:
27 May 2015
Job starts on:
06 Jul 2015
Contact Name:
Michelle Livingston
Email:
Phone:
3035065593
Fax:
 
Address:
3300 E 1st Ave Ste 390, Denver, Colorado 80206-5806
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
General Job Description:
GLOBAL OVERVIEW Global Down Syndrome Foundation (Global) is a public not for profit 501(c)3 providing funding, outreach and advocacy in support of the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome (Crnic Institute) and the Anna and John J. Sie Center for Down Syndrome (Sie Center). Global’s mission is to significantly improve the lives of people with Down syndrome through Research, Medical Care, Education and Advocacy. Global’s key areas of work are: 1. Development including strategic initiatives, fundraising and friend-raising 2. Advocacy including government advocacy and general awareness 3. Communication, Public Relations & Marketing 4. Event Management including the Be Beautiful Be Yourself fashion show 5. Community Outreach including local Down syndrome organization and individual Global Membership programs, health and fitness programs, and community surveys and market research Global’s primary activity is in Colorado and the DC-area. Future plans include having an affiliated national and international presence and establishing a world-class adult Down syndrome medical care center. Senior Manager of Major Gifts Overview Global is seeking a Senior Manager of Major Gifts to fundraise with a focus of soliciting gifts at the $10,000+ level with a portfolio of 75-125 major gift donors and prospects. Reporting to the Director of Development, the Senior Manager of Major Gifts will be responsible for identifying, researching, cultivating and soliciting major gifts from current donors and building a donor pipeline for sustainable growth. The Senior Manager of Major Gifts will develop a targeted and robust communication and solicitation strategy with major donors to achieve Global’s short and long-term revenue goals. The candidate must be a strong researcher and have immaculate attention to detail. This position requires the ability to develop and execute a plan to manage and grow each donor relationship, along with the ability to analyze progress and make necessary adjustments throughout the year. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Relationship Management– Establish and maintain a donor cultivation cycle and stewardship program to ensure new major donors are developed and current donors have opportunities to increase their level of support through the four stages of philanthropic relationship building: identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. The candidate must be able to manage a portfolio of 75-125 donors all on varying levels within the moves management spectrum. These prospects could include individuals and families, corporations and foundations, Development and management of budgets related to all major gift activities is required. The Senior Manager of Major Gifts will expand Global’s planned gift initiative by integrating planned giving objectives into major individual donor fundraising proposals. This position must be comfortable with and have experience making face-to-face solicitations. 2. Donor Materials – Ability to analyze marketing, PR, and financial information in order to identify key prospects as well as to prepare and position written materials, including donor correspondence, solicitation proposals, acknowledgements and e-Newsletter articles - all aimed at engaging current and potential major donors. 3. Annual Events & Programs – With the oversight of the Director of Development, this position will work closely with the Senior Manager of Annual Giving who is responsible for sponsorship associated with all annually recurring events and programs at Global. 4. Knowledge & Teamwork - Remains current with events and trends in local, national and international Down syndrome communities. Acquires and maintains current knowledge of public activities and internal projects, policies and procedures of Global. Provides leads to the Director of Development and the Senior Manager of Annual Giving as appropriate. Collaborates with other staff to achieve Global’s goals. Performs other marketing and sponsorship duties as assigned by the Director of Development and/or the President and CEO. 5. Other duties as assigned. JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS Education: Bachelor’s degree required Experience: Minimum of 5 years of previous development experience required Skills & Abilities: 1. Proven ability to generate revenue growth and the ability to identify new opportunities. 2. Knowledge of principles, methods and practices of the development profession in general and as it relates to Global. 3. Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with donors and prospects. 4. Ability to solicit major gifts and steward a portfolio of high-level donors. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to connect with individuals with diverse personalities and styles. 5. Extremely strong interpersonal skills, particularly regarding discretion, confidentiality, patience and understanding necessary for dealing effectively with a diverse group of co-workers, volunteers, donors and families. 6. Ability to work effectively with ethnic, cultural and ability diverse populations. 7. Proven comfort working with high-net-worth individuals and dedicated philanthropists. 8. Knowledge of research techniques and resources in the fields of philanthropy and business. Proven experience in applying this knowledge to develop and carry out research projects such as analysis and evaluation of marketing and financial information concerning an individual, an industry or corporation. 9. Experience in data collection and understanding importance of maintaining accurate and up to date information for historic and reporting purposes. 10. Intuitive communication and listening skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills coupled with strong presentation skills. 11. Experience in providing a high level of customer service to both external and internal constituency. 12. Highly motivated, self-directed, reliable and accurate in executing duties. 13. Critical thinking skills, organizational and time management skills. 14. Positive and friendly disposition. 15. Ability to work calmly under pressure in a fast-paced environment. 16. Collaborative team player with proven ability to work effectively with individuals at all organizational levels. 17. Passion for working in the community serving the differently-abled. 18. Ability to travel for events, donor meetings and related business. 19. Flexibility to work extended hours to meet deadlines and attend Global-related events which may occur on evenings and weekends. 20. Knowledge of the Denver philanthropic community strongly preferred. 21. PC literacy with strong competency in all Microsoft Office Suite programs (Work, Excel, PowerPoint) Outlook and donor database software (Raiser’s Edge). COMPENSATION Commensurate with experience. HOURS Mondays through Friday from 9:00am – 6:00pm. Requires travel, work on evenings/weekends for programs/events. TO APPLY Please send cover letter, resume and salary history to hr@globaldownsyndrome.org. No phone calls, please. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER The Global Down Syndrome Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity in full compliance with all federal, state and local laws. The foundation’s policy applies to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment and provides equal employment opportunity regarding race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, height, weight, or military status and any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Executive Director

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
Teach for America - Colorado
Job posted on:
22 May 2015
Job starts on:
14 Sep 2015
Contact Name:
Ashley Campbell
Email:
Phone:
720.200.7039
Fax:
 
Address:
1391 Speer Blvd., Ste. 710, Denver, Colorado 80204
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
The ideal candidate will have significant leadership experience managing a high performing team, with financial accountability, in a complex, mission-driven organization; experience in/familiarity with nonprofit organizations; experience working in partnership with an involved Board of Directors; understanding of the political process that impacts TFA-Colorado; excellent strategic thinking and visioning skills to understand, and lead in, an environment of complex, intertwined variables; and excellent oral, written and listening communication skills
General Job Description:
About TFA - Colorado: Teach for America (TFA) is a nonprofit education organization that was created in 1989. Founder Wendy Kopp’s vision was to address education inequality in the U.S by recruiting high-performing college graduates to teach in high-need urban and rural schools. TFA-Colorado began in 2007. It currently has approximately 220 corps members teaching in 60+ charter and public schools in Colorado in Denver, Colorado Springs and Pueblo. The annual operating budget is $7.5 million. Financial support comes from the State of Colorado and a variety of foundations, corporations and individual donors. Staff in the Colorado region includes 30 full-time positions. Responsibilities: The Executive Director is responsible for setting direction for the Colorado regional team, leading the team to achieve strong results, and building relationships with external partners to foster support of TFA-Colorado’s mission that all of Colorado’s children have access to an excellent education. For more information, or to apply, please contact: Ashley Campbell Research Associate EFL ASSOCIATES acampbell@eflassociates.com

Executive Director

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
Anchor Center for Blind Children
Job posted on:
22 May 2015
Job starts on:
22 Aug 2015
Contact Name:
Board of Directors
Email:
Phone:
303-377-9732
Fax:
303-377-9744
 
Address:
2550 Roslyn Street, Denver, Colorado 80238
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Qualifications The Executive Director will be committed thoroughly to Anchor Center’s mission. All candidates should have proven success in leadership, coaching, and relationship management responsibilities. Concrete demonstrable experience and other qualifications include: • Bachelor’s degree required, preference for advanced degree, ideally an MBA, with at least 10 years of senior leadership experience; track record of effectively leading and scaling a performance and outcomes-based organization and staff; ability to point to specific examples of having developed and operationalized strategies that have taken an organization to the next stage of development • Proven track record of delivering on a development strategy, including success with major donors • Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders • Unwavering commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation • Colorado Large Center Director Qualification or ability and motivation to obtain in a timely manner • Proven success in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget or comparable experience in the private sector • Past success working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationships • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people • Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed
General Job Description:
Position Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for Anchor Center’s staff, programs, strategy, and execution of its mission. S/he will initially develop deep knowledge of field, core programs, operations, and business and strategic plans. Responsibilities Leadership & Management: • Ensure ongoing local programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising, communications, and systems; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve strategic goals • Actively engage and energize Anchor Center volunteers, families, board members, event committees, alumni, partnering organizations, and funders • Develop, maintain, and support a strong Board of Directors, serve as ex-officio of board committees, seek and build board involvement with strategic direction • Lead, coach, develop, and retain Anchor Center's leadership team. Ensure effective systems to track outcomes and progress, and regularly evaluate program components, so as to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to the board, funders, and other constituents Fundraising & Communications: • Expand revenue generating and fundraising activities to support existing program operations and strategic plan while simultaneously maintaining and building financial security • Positional responsibility to generate leads as well as maintain and expand upon major donor outreach and results. Have an executive portfolio of major donors to cultivate • Deepen and refine all aspects of communications—developing and executing on a communications plan, including external relations, with the goal of creating a stronger brand • Use external presence and relationships to garner new opportunities Planning: • Design and complete updated strategic planning process for program execution and possible expansion • Begin to build partnerships in new arenas, establishing relationships with the funders, and business and community leaders • Be an external presence that publishes and communicates program results with an emphasis on the successes of the local program as a model for regional and national replication

Data Coordinator

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
COLOR
Job posted on:
18 May 2015
Job starts on:
06 Jul 2015
Contact Name:
Victoria Gomez Betancourt
Email:
Phone:
303-393-0382
Fax:
303-316-7772
 
Address:
PO Box 40991, Denver, Colorado 80204
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Qualifications The Data Coordinator is required to demonstrate the following: • Commitment to COLOR’s mission, to reproductive justice and to the Latino community. • Ability to foster a healthy and productive work environment. • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing • Ability to exercise sound judgment in politically sensitive situations • Ability to handle multiple sensitive assignments in a timely manner • Ability to analyze data and make sound, logical conclusions • Skill in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, and other spreadsheet software • Experience with databases, such as The Databank, Raiser’s Edge, Salesforce, Salsa
General Job Description:
SUMMARY Creating change for social justice in political and policy environments requires a high level of analyses and targeting. We conduct micro targeting, utilizing demographic and geographic research to inform our strategies. In this way data collection on programs, field campaigns, and fundraising campaigns are critical to COLOR’s impact. The Data Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and maintaining the database and working with the field team to develop and maintain a system for fast and accurate data entry, reporting results back to the field team. This position further supports data management on individual donor cultivation and prospecting. This position reports to the Communications and Development Director. SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Administers and updates program data, field campaign data, and fundraising campaign data across several unique geographies. • Responsible for helping execute a canvass operation which includes: cutting turf, designing walk sheets, and tracking numbers • Trains necessary data, canvass, and organizing staff/volunteers on how to use the database. • Performs other duties as assigned in support of the work of the integrated voter engagement campaign • Support program data tracking and reporting • Supports individual giving strategies through donor data tracking and reporting List of Duties • Program VAN for field campaigns • Cutting Turf • Create walk and phone lists • Assign and track turf • Create phone and walk universes • Set up phone banks • Develop procedures and protocols to ensure data quality and integrity/quality control • List clean up • Turf coordination with partner organizations • Create daily walk and phone reports • Assess goals to actual campaign numbers • Provide technical assistance to integrated voter engagement campaign/team • Maintains data pools on programs and works with program coordinators to track and report these data • Maintains donor lists and works with the development staff to track and report on prospecting and cultivation

AmeriCorps VISTA ReStore Development

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
Habitat for Humanity of the St. Vrain Valley
Job posted on:
11 May 2015
Job starts on:
10 Aug 2015
Contact Name:
Nicole Stanek
Email:
Phone:
3036822485
Fax:
 
Address:
P.O. Box 333, Longmont, Colorado 80501
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Possess a sincere desire to serve others and are dedicated to Habitat’s mission Have verbal communication skills Have excellent attention to detail skills Are able to work with a diverse group of people
General Job Description:
As a ReStore Development VISTA member, you will develop, document, and implement plans to mobilize and increase our programs that are currently in place at the site. This may include creating volunteer programs, marketing plans, business systems, and/or donation opportunities. For example, this might entail developing an outreach strategy to increase visibility of the ReStore in our community and increase unrestricted revenue as result of increased purchases and donations. We are looking for a member who is willing to be an advocate for our ReStore and serve more families by developing theses plans to increase our sites capabilities of building more homes.

AmeriCorps VISTA Family Services Development

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
Habitat for Humanity of the St. Vrain Valley
Job posted on:
11 May 2015
Job starts on:
10 Aug 2015
Contact Name:
Nicole Stanek
Email:
Phone:
3036822485
Fax:
 
Address:
P.O. Box 333, Longmont, Colorado 80501
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Possess a sincere desire to serve others and are dedicated to Habitat’s mission Have strong written and verbal communication skills Have excellent attention to detail skills Are able to work with a diverse group of people
General Job Description:
As a Family Services Development Member, you will be responsible for the creation, implementation, documentation, and sustainability of an expanded array of products. For example, this might entail researching best practices and collaborating with staff to consolidate four housing programs that have different application processes and create a single streamlined process that accepts applications more frequently. Also, it might entail developing a partner family education plan and curriculum to include items such as finances, home repair, and review of legal documents homeowners will sign at closing. There will be a range of projects for you to use your creative talent to develop effective processes for our site.

AmeriCorps Construction Crew Leader

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
Habitat for Humanity of the St. Vrain Valley
Job posted on:
11 May 2015
Job starts on:
08 Sep 2015
Contact Name:
Nicole Stanek
Email:
Phone:
3036822485
Fax:
 
Address:
P.O. Box 333, Longmont, Colorado 80501
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Possess a sincere desire to serve others and are dedicated to Habitat’s mission Enjoy people and have a passion for volunteerism and teaching/group facilitation Have strong team building skills and are comfortable leading and/or being part of a team May have prior experience with power tools
General Job Description:
As a Construction Crew Leader, you are integral part of building homes and better neighborhoods in our service area. This might include hands on construction tasks such as demolition, site prep, framing, insulation, drywall, flooring, roofing, finish carpentry and landscaping. For example, you might be working with new and gut rehab homes, as well as A Brush With Kindness (ABWK), Critical Home Repair (CHR) and weatherization projects. This could look like completing 5 new builds, 10 CHRs, and 10 ABWK projects. You can give us a boost to significantly increase the number of families our affiliate is able to serve through our programs and construction projects.