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Available Opportunities

Part Time Administrative Manager

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Home Builders Foundation
Job posted on:
14 Nov 2018
Job starts on:
12 Dec 2019
Contact Name:
Beth Forbes
Email:
Phone:
303-551-6721
Fax:
 
Address:
9033 E. Easter Pl, Ste 200, Centennial, Colorado 80112
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
To apply, please email Beth (bforbes@hbfdenver.org) a cover letter, resume, salary history, desired salary and three professional references with the subject line "HBF Administrative Manager". Incomplete applications will not be considered. No phone calls please. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience: ? Data Entry (Quick, efficient data entry with strong attention to detail) ? Experience with CiviCRM ? Experience creating content and graphic design for social media, collateral, fundraising materials ? Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with donors, board members and others. ? Strong organizing and planning skills ? Project management experience ? Ability to keep information from meetings in confidence ? Self-sufficient (Ability to self-teach, help troubleshoot issues that arise and understand how the database is critical to the overall needs of the organization. At the same time, is not afraid to ask questions.) ? True ability to multi-task and support all aspects of a small nonprofit operations, as this position will assist with fundraising, development, board support and general admin. ? Ties to and/or currently living in Denver metro area. ? Experience with home building industry. Physical/Mental Demands & Environment: ? Must be able to meet up to 35% local travel requirements. ? Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. ? Must be able to spend a majority of the day sitting at a desk working with a computer. Education (Minimum Requirements): ? Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
General Job Description:
Overview: The mission of the Home Builders Foundation is to build independence, provide opportunities and elevate lives for individuals and families with disabilities in our community. For over 25 years, the Home Builders Foundation has enabled individuals with disabilities and their families to live more independent, elevated lives. Our dedicated staff is passionate about expanding access, safety and comfort for the differently abled. We work closely with skilled volunteers and collaborative partners to come together to create home modifications that empower greater access, reinforce safety and equip recipients the ability to tackle everyday tasks. Our goal is to continue to build upon our experience and expand how our services can better elevate lives for those in need. Job Description: The HBF is seeking an Administrative Manager who can commit to 3-4 days per week (approx. 15-24 hours/ week) and who is enthusiastic about assisting a small non-profit in all aspects of its operations. The person in this position must exhibit proficiency in MS Office, internet research and social media; marketing plan implementation; and donor management; and the ability to take on a project – big or small – and run with it; detail oriented; data-driven; flexibility; ability to multitask; diplomatic phone/e-mail messaging skills; and strong writing capabilities. Probable Duties (including but not limited to): ? Support overall administration and operations o Maintaining and inputting information into the HBF's Customer Relations Database o Sorting and distributing incoming mail o Assisting in all mailings related to projects, fundraising, outreach, or otherwise o QuickBooks support o Licenses and renewals o Website updates o Graphics o Other duties as assigned ? Donor Management Support o Follows up on donor related activities with donors and Community Development Director (CDD) o Manages, maintains, and oversees updates to CiviCRM donor database as directed by CDD to track and report on all donor-related activity including the recording of income, event participation, in-kind contributions, sponsorships, and other participation in an overall effort to optimize fundraising and friend-raising opportunities. o Works with CDD to design, prepare, and administer acknowledgement/thank-you letters for all funding sources. o With direction from CDD, implements and tracks progress of plans for the cultivation of planned and major gift-donor relationships through telephone, written (letters, invitations, applications, proposals, written materials, etc.), and high level of personal contact. o Assist with donor mailings and campaigns ? Marketing Plan Implementation & Support o With direction from CDD, develops and implements E-newsletter—writes, selects photos, layout and sends current updates. Works with Program Director and Director of Construction to accurately communicate program successes, needs, impact, etc. o Writes press-releases as needed, collaborating with appropriate staff, board members, volunteers and/or community members for content o Maintains website content management system, updates with current project and event information o Expands social media presence with the community, and leverages social media opportunities by updating content and increasing visibility o Implements updates and creation of publicity materials, including brochures, posters, stickers, etc. as needed. ? Support Staff, Board of Directors, Committee and/or Volunteer meetings o May assist in preparation of agendas/ packets; may take, distribute and file attendance, volunteer hours, minutes and/or action items from meetings ? Program/ Projects Support o Pre-project process support including tracking insurance; phone calls, application intake, pre-project approval paperwork ? Post-project support including thank you notes, certificates, etc. for project supporters; tracking past recipient evaluation results ? Tracking post-project surveys to volunteers and Project Captains o Assist Director of Construction in setting up site visits o Assist Program Director/ Recipient Committee in implementation and management of Past Recipient archive project ? Fundraising Support for HBF's major fundraising events (February, June, September and November), fundraising appeals (April, August and December) and recruitment and retention events (varies). o Help with pre event follow up with attendees and sponsors (includes collecting guest names/emails and entering information into the database) o Assist with set up and day of event needs. Must be able to attend all fundraising events. o Assist with follow up (thank you mailings, collecting outstanding invoices) o Assist with monthly mailings (thank you notes, etc.) ? Contributes to staff meetings, supports the achievement of staff and organizational goals, and may interact with the Board of Directors on strategies, processes, trends and best practices. Establishes and maintains a collaborative working relationship with fellow team members. ? Other duties as assigned.

Part Time Administrative Manager

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Home Builders Foundation
Job posted on:
14 Nov 2018
Job starts on:
12 Dec 2019
Contact Name:
Beth Forbes
Email:
Phone:
303-551-6721
Fax:
 
Address:
9033 E. Easter Pl, Ste 200, Centennial, Colorado 80112
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
To apply, please email Beth (bforbes@hbfdenver.org) a cover letter, resume, salary history, desired salary and three professional references with the subject line "HBF Administrative Manager". Incomplete applications will not be considered. No phone calls please. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience: ? Data Entry (Quick, efficient data entry with strong attention to detail) ? Experience with CiviCRM ? Experience creating content and graphic design for social media, collateral, fundraising materials ? Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with donors, board members and others. ? Strong organizing and planning skills ? Project management experience ? Ability to keep information from meetings in confidence ? Self-sufficient (Ability to self-teach, help troubleshoot issues that arise and understand how the database is critical to the overall needs of the organization. At the same time, is not afraid to ask questions.) ? True ability to multi-task and support all aspects of a small nonprofit operations, as this position will assist with fundraising, development, board support and general admin. ? Ties to and/or currently living in Denver metro area. ? Experience with home building industry. Physical/Mental Demands & Environment: ? Must be able to meet up to 35% local travel requirements. ? Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. ? Must be able to spend a majority of the day sitting at a desk working with a computer. Education (Minimum Requirements): ? Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
General Job Description:
Overview: The mission of the Home Builders Foundation is to build independence, provide opportunities and elevate lives for individuals and families with disabilities in our community. For over 25 years, the Home Builders Foundation has enabled individuals with disabilities and their families to live more independent, elevated lives. Our dedicated staff is passionate about expanding access, safety and comfort for the differently abled. We work closely with skilled volunteers and collaborative partners to come together to create home modifications that empower greater access, reinforce safety and equip recipients the ability to tackle everyday tasks. Our goal is to continue to build upon our experience and expand how our services can better elevate lives for those in need. Job Description: The HBF is seeking an Administrative Manager who can commit to 3-4 days per week (approx. 15-24 hours/ week) and who is enthusiastic about assisting a small non-profit in all aspects of its operations. The person in this position must exhibit proficiency in MS Office, internet research and social media; marketing plan implementation; and donor management; and the ability to take on a project – big or small – and run with it; detail oriented; data-driven; flexibility; ability to multitask; diplomatic phone/e-mail messaging skills; and strong writing capabilities. Probable Duties (including but not limited to): ? Support overall administration and operations o Maintaining and inputting information into the HBF's Customer Relations Database o Sorting and distributing incoming mail o Assisting in all mailings related to projects, fundraising, outreach, or otherwise o QuickBooks support o Licenses and renewals o Website updates o Graphics o Other duties as assigned ? Donor Management Support o Follows up on donor related activities with donors and Community Development Director (CDD) o Manages, maintains, and oversees updates to CiviCRM donor database as directed by CDD to track and report on all donor-related activity including the recording of income, event participation, in-kind contributions, sponsorships, and other participation in an overall effort to optimize fundraising and friend-raising opportunities. o Works with CDD to design, prepare, and administer acknowledgement/thank-you letters for all funding sources. o With direction from CDD, implements and tracks progress of plans for the cultivation of planned and major gift-donor relationships through telephone, written (letters, invitations, applications, proposals, written materials, etc.), and high level of personal contact. o Assist with donor mailings and campaigns ? Marketing Plan Implementation & Support o With direction from CDD, develops and implements E-newsletter—writes, selects photos, layout and sends current updates. Works with Program Director and Director of Construction to accurately communicate program successes, needs, impact, etc. o Writes press-releases as needed, collaborating with appropriate staff, board members, volunteers and/or community members for content o Maintains website content management system, updates with current project and event information o Expands social media presence with the community, and leverages social media opportunities by updating content and increasing visibility o Implements updates and creation of publicity materials, including brochures, posters, stickers, etc. as needed. ? Support Staff, Board of Directors, Committee and/or Volunteer meetings o May assist in preparation of agendas/ packets; may take, distribute and file attendance, volunteer hours, minutes and/or action items from meetings ? Program/ Projects Support o Pre-project process support including tracking insurance; phone calls, application intake, pre-project approval paperwork ? Post-project support including thank you notes, certificates, etc. for project supporters; tracking past recipient evaluation results ? Tracking post-project surveys to volunteers and Project Captains o Assist Director of Construction in setting up site visits o Assist Program Director/ Recipient Committee in implementation and management of Past Recipient archive project ? Fundraising Support for HBF's major fundraising events (February, June, September and November), fundraising appeals (April, August and December) and recruitment and retention events (varies). o Help with pre event follow up with attendees and sponsors (includes collecting guest names/emails and entering information into the database) o Assist with set up and day of event needs. Must be able to attend all fundraising events. o Assist with follow up (thank you mailings, collecting outstanding invoices) o Assist with monthly mailings (thank you notes, etc.) ? Contributes to staff meetings, supports the achievement of staff and organizational goals, and may interact with the Board of Directors on strategies, processes, trends and best practices. Establishes and maintains a collaborative working relationship with fellow team members. ? Other duties as assigned.

Housing Navigator/Counselor (*Spanish Preferred*)

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
Brothers Redevelopment, Inc.
Job posted on:
13 Nov 2018
Job starts on:
19 Nov 2018
Contact Name:
Patrick Noonan
Email:
Phone:
3036854203
Fax:
3032741314
 
Address:
2250 Eaton Street, Suite B, Edgewater, Colorado 80214
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have great enthusiasm for helping callers and clients with a passion for customer service. Must be able to communicate effectively with many audiences, including clients, housing counselors, industry professionals, and agency officials. Candidate must also possess the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously as well as work in a team environment, effectively troubleshooting when problems arise. Candidate must be proficient using and computer and online data management platforms. Candidate must possess strong communication skills, both verbally and writing, to best represent the agency in interactions with employer/employee groups, professional groups, and public interest groups. Must be available for occasional evening appointments and presentations, as well as regularly scheduled evening and weekend workshops. Bilingual Spanish Preferred. Experience/Education: High School Diploma is required. A minimum of at least one year of related experience, with demonstrable delivery of exceptional customer service both in person and over the phone. Candidate should have a broad knowledge of and experience using computers, word processing software, database and spreadsheet applications, as well as online data systems/platforms. Physical Demands: The work is primarily sedentary. Work may require some lifting, bending, stooping and carrying of light items such as papers, mail, and files. It will also require some walking and standing. On occasion, there will be travel to and from meetings away from the work site, which may entail carrying materials and driving a motor vehicle. Additionally, occasional evening and weekend event participation will be required. Work Environment: The work is performed in an office setting. The work involves minimal risks and observances of safety precautions typical of an office setting. About Colorado Housing Connects Established in April 2014. Accessible via a toll-free number (844-926-6632). Website is www.ColoradoHousingConnects.org Brother’s Redevelopment- Our Mission Established in 1971, Brother’s Redevelopment provides housing and housing- related Services for the Colorado’s low-income, elderly and disabled residents. Brother’s Redevelopment- Our Strategy Fulfill our mission by growing sustainable revenue streams, developing advantageous alliances And creating a compassionate and sustainable organization.
General Job Description:
Description: This position is a hybrid role. Time is split between housing counseling and housing navigation responsibilities. Housing Navigation Operated by the long-established housing nonprofit Brothers Redevelopment, Colorado Housing Connects (CHC) (1-844-926-6632) is a one-of-a-kind housing helpline that helps consumers across the state navigate all manner of housing issue and concern--offering information and strategies to equip them with the tools to make an informed decision about their situation. Housing Navigators provide individualized support to each caller and help them develop a plan to find and sustain safe and long-term housing, or to address a specific housing need. The Housing Navigator identifies each area in which clients need assistance to accomplish the outlined goals and objectives (i.e. scheduling appointments, applying for public benefits, identifying subsidized housing, etc.) and provides follow-up to secure a desired outcome. Housing Counseling A counselor’s daily routine includes counseling and educating clients in the areas of renting, credit, homeownership, foreclosure prevention, predatory lending, and reverse mortgages in one-on-one and group settings. They help set personal goals for clients counseled and report the outcomes each client reaches. They teach first time home buyer and responsible tenancy workshops. They provide marketing and outreach to communities to raise awareness about the availability of housing counseling. A specific protocol is required and must be precisely documented, not only to best serve the client, but to ensure the integrity of BRI. The counselor must exhibit strong communication skills, both verbal and written; maintain currency with program changes; serve as a physical presence for outreach to complimentary service providers; collaborate with internal management and co-workers; keep on top of paperwork and most importantly, best accommodate the client with attention to needs, analysis of circumstances and provide information to assist the client with meaningful resolutions. Specific sanctioned training and formal certification is required to counsel, and continuing education is mandated for this HUD-FHA sanctioned role. Performance Responsibilities: Housing Navigation 1. The Housing Navigator will provide individualized client support by helping each client develop a plan to address their barriers, assess their budget and financial capacity, and maintain and sustain long-term housing. The Housing Navigator will identify each area in which clients need assistance to accomplish the outlined goals and objectives (i.e. scheduling appointments, applying for public benefits, identifying subsidized housing, etc.). The Housing Navigator will take full responsibility for their clients’ success. a. The Navigator answers incoming calls, collects caller data, assesses caller’s housing needs, identifies community resources and provides navigation of appropriate referrals. The Navigator will also create a simple action plan to ensure positive outcomes. b. Facilitate transfers for service to other Brothers Redevelopment programs, including Brothers Property Management (affordable housing), Housing Counseling and the new Aging in Place/Senior Services department. c. Assist clients in completing applications for housing or benefits d. Follow-up with previous callers to determine outcomes and impacts. e. Identify new and useful housing resources and add the resource to the housing database. f. Contact providers and ensure that information is accurate. g. Network with other agencies, coalitions, and local community meetings. h. Actively participate in staff meetings and trainings. i. Data management and reporting j. Identification of caller trends enabling the creation of a dynamic response to rising community needs. k. Participate in and/or provide support to the staff for presentations and at booths at local resource fairs, community events, etc. Housing Counseling 1. Provides one-on-one or group counseling session to clients who are experiencing rental challenges, looking to improve their credit, considering purchasing a home, seeking resolution of home ownership problems, facing foreclosure, looking to obtain a reverse mortgage, and/or having a combination of issues. Refers to other agencies, as appropriate. a. Researches, develops and procures materials necessary to conduct training or education sessions with clients. b. Conducts an intake containing appropriate release of information, waivers, and required documentation for counseling/program process. c. Assesses the needs of the client and presents reasonable options available to resolve needs. d. Develops and implements an action plan which identifies and prioritizes the client’s action steps towards a reasonable resolution. e. Works on behalf of the renter or homeowner with landlords, case managers, lenders, HUD, VA, CHFA, etc. in an effort to resolve the housing issue. f. Responds in a timely manner to phone inquiries and complaints from clients, regulatory agencies, and/or members of the business community. g. Keeps current and participates in continuing education regarding programs and information in housing and related fields. h. After being hired, pass HUD Housing Counseling Certification Exam i. Other duties as assigned. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: • Maintain a thorough knowledge and understanding of local housing resources and availability. • Maintain client related data tracking systems, including case notes and complete entries. • Meticulously capture necessary data from incoming callers and counseling clients. • Understand the related operational contract and grant guidelines and requirements. • Use questioning and listening skills that support effective telephone and in person communication. • Use an effective approach to handle special telephone tasks like call transfers, taking messages, call backs, holds, interruptions, and unintentional disconnects. • Effectively deal with emotional, angry and/or upset callers or clients. • Ensure full usage of resource allocations database when transferring callers or providing in person referrals. • Communicate basic expectations of services to callers before facilitating transfer. • Collect required data from each caller and client. • Other duties as assigned

Program Coordinator: Land Conservation CO Springs

Job Type:
Program Director
Agency:
Mile High Youth Corps
Job posted on:
13 Nov 2018
Job starts on:
04 Feb 2019
Contact Name:
Niabi Hart
Email:
Phone:
3034331206
Fax:
 
Address:
1801 Federal Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80204
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Qualifications: Education: BA or BS required. Certifications in appropriate land management technical skills preferred. Experience: 1-2 years of program coordination and supervision experience required. 1-2 years of experience in conservation, volunteer management or working for youth corps preferred. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities • Knowledge of natural resource and outdoor recreation issues. • Knowledge of public land agencies and nonprofit organizations serving the Southern Front Range. • Organized and detail oriented. • Ability to provide successful supervision and leadership of staff. Excellent written and oral communication skills. • Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point). • Ability to work in a fast-paced, creative and deadline-oriented environment. • Ability to be solution oriented and deliver high quality customer service to project partners. • Must be able to lift 75 lbs., spend 8-10 hours a day in the sun and hike 7 miles with a day-pack. • Must be able to camp for up to 5-10 consecutive days at a time if situations deem necessary during the course of a season. • Wilderness First Aid or higher preferred. • Valid driver’s license with insurable driving record required. • Ability to legally work in the United States, which will be verified through the federal E-Verify Program. • Ability to pass a pre-employment background check and drug test. Drug testing may also be required during employment. May be subject to FBI Background Check, which includes fingerprinting.
General Job Description:
Summary: This position leads Land Conservation crews comprised of 18-24 year-old Corpsmembers in the completion of environmental stewardship projects. Responsibilities include: hiring, supervision, training and development of Corpsmembers and Crew Leaders; program development, implementation and reporting; coordination of service opportunities and educational activities. This position reports to Senior Manager: Land Conservation. Essential Functions: Youth Development, Hiring & Supervision • Support recruitment and manage hiring for all Land Conservation Leader, Summer of Service and Fall Forestry Corpsmembers. • Implement orientation and training for Corpsmembers, Crew Leaders and Alumni Mentor. • Supervise, monitor and evaluate the performance of Corpsmembers, Crew Leaders and Alumni Mentor. • Enforce the policies and procedures outlined in the MHYC employee and Corpsmember handbooks. • Promote a solution-focused youth development environment in which Corpsmembers have the opportunity to develop new skills. • Promote individual learning, leadership and personal growth among Corpsmembers. • Maintain a consistent leadership presence in the field and ensure high quality project completion. • Provide significant leadership development and service opportunities for Corpsmembers throughout the duration of their terms of service both within the agency and in the community. • Support and lead staff and Corpsmembers towards agency goals; consistently contributing to the team effort. • May serve as safety officer, ensuring proper follow-up and self-care principles are taken by Corpsmembers injured in the field. • Serve as on-call duty officer for overnight camping crews; required to address emergency situations if they arise after work hours in the field. • Substitute for Crew Leaders in the field as needed. Program Coordination ? Oversee the development, implementation and continuous improvement of the Land Conservation program. ? Ensure meaningful program implementation that successfully meets the 6 core educational areas, including crew time, community meetings and team-building activities. ? Implement program practices that reflect local and national best practices in relation to Youth Corps, youth development, and other related fields. ? Develop appropriate programmatic structures that promote Corpsmember success and meet programmatic, agency, and funder goals. ? Communicate effectively with all stakeholders in program activities both internally and externally. ? Ensure that safe working procedures are followed. ? Work closely with the Land staff to ensure fee-for-service projects are well executed leading to a high satisfaction level of project partners. ? Maintain accurate program records and reports as needed. ? Support the Land staff in the successful distribution, security and maintenance of MHYC tools, vehicles and uniforms. Administrative Duties • Monitor, document, and evaluate Corpsmember progress in the program using individual written evaluations, case notes, and 1:1 meetings. • Prepare Corpsmember files and ensure file paperwork completion and accuracy. • Track Corpsmember hours, establish and hold Corpsmembers accountable to hours benchmarks, and enter and approve hours in Paycom. • Support the coordination of SFR Community Meetings. • Maintain integrity of all MHYC physical assets, by controlling the distribution, return and security of all vehicles, tools, equipment and facilities. • Maintain thorough and complete records on each Corpsmember throughout the length of the program, including timesheets, hour logs, rosters and daily accountability forms. • Maintain complete and accurate files, including project data and records, and employment paperwork for each Corpsmember. • Assist other staff with the reporting required for funders and board members. • Ensure project photographs and required data are collected for seasonal projects. • Ensure timely completion of Corpsmember awards, incentives and recognitions. • Other duties as assigned. Hours & Compensation: This is a full time, temporary, salaried position. The anticipated start date is February 4, 2019, and the anticipated end date is November 29, 2019. The salary range is $615-$653 per week depending on experience. Hours are Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Some evening and weekend hours will be required for camping projects and special events. Position open until filled. To Apply: Email: Send resume and cover letter to jesser@mhyc.net (include position title in subject line) Mail: Send resume and cover letter to: Mile High Youth Corps, Attn. Jesse Roehm, 1801 Federal Blvd., Denver, CO 80204 Mile High Youth Corps is committed to diversity in principle and practice, both in the community at large and within the organization. We are, therefore, committed to having our internal operations and employment practices administered on a non-discriminating basis inclusive of, but not limited to, race, religion, color, socio-economic status, gender, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, marital status, or national origin. Every effort shall be made to grant reasonable accommodation for qualified people with disabilities to participate in this AmeriCorps program.

Tour Coordinator - Ride The Rockies/Pedal The Plai

Job Type:
Support Staff
Agency:
Denver Post Community Foundation
Job posted on:
09 Nov 2018
Job starts on:
10 Dec 2018
Contact Name:
Deirdre Moynihan
Email:
Phone:
3039546704
Fax:
 
Address:
5990 Washington St, DENVER, Colorado 80216
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Qualifications Education and Previous Experience • Bachelor’s degree preferred • At least 2 years event experience required • Ability to represent the DPCF in a professional manner • Ability to engage others in conversation and solicit needed information • Strong written and oral communication skills • Goal oriented individual with proven ability to meet deadlines and work independently • Strong analytical and reasoning skills • Demonstrated attention to detail and good organizational skills • Must be willing to ask questions, think creatively, embrace change and brainstorm new ideas • Experience with databases and technology preferred • Strong interpersonal skills, flexible attitude, up-beat and with a good sense of humor, team player, ability to work with a diverse staff and volunteer team • This position will be required to drive/travel on DPCF business. Team member must possess a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and reliable transportation. • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and G Suite • Wordpress and basic website experience a plus • Social media knowledge and experience beneficial Physical Requirements Job duties include a general office environment, spent sitting and operating a computer and other office machinery. Must be able to read, write, and communicate fluently in English. Must be able to lift 25 lbs and stand for extended period of times during events.
General Job Description:
Position Overview: The Tour Coordinator reports to the Tour Director. This is a non-exempt position that is responsible for Registration, the Team Program, Sponsorship stewardship and special projects including social media, event planning and website updates. This role is a great opportunity to be part of an expert event team and work on all aspects of the planning and implementation of both Denver Post Community Foundation (DPCF) Bike Tours: Ride The Rockies (RTR) and Pedal The Plains (PTP). Core Competencies The following competencies are expected from all members of the DPCF Bike Tour team: • Communication: effective and timely communication, both orally and written • Teamwork: works well with others, contributes to a positive team environment • Service: provides exceptional service to participants, partners, volunteers, and sponsors • Leadership: demonstrates leadership and decision-making abilities in the organization • Initiative: assesses and initiates things independently and to help improve the organization • Accountability: reliable and inspires trust in others • Respect and professionalism: Treat everyone with respect and maintain a high level of professionalism at all times • Attitude: Must maintain a positive and flexible attitude when dealing with all DPCF stakeholders Responsibilities • In cooperation with the Tour Director develop the Team Program operational plan and responsible for implementation of same including but not exclusively identification of team prospects, team recruitment, team registration, reports, team communication and stewardship of teams • Assist on all aspects of registration including weekly reports, assisting participants, ordering and organizing all aspects of credentials and participant packets, and coordinating the packet pick-ups before and during both DPCF bike tours • Maintain Sponsorship records and deadlines, ensuring the needs of the sponsors are met including but not exclusively contracts and invoices, marketing materials needed such as logos, banners and social media information, registration codes and lodging needs • Assist Tour Director on special projects including but not limited to the Annual Prologue, the Route Announcement & Kick-Off Party and VIP parties for both DPCF Bike Tours • Assist in update website and social media platforms • Help facilitate the merchandise program including maintaining inventory, fulfilling orders and working with merchandise vendors • Represent DPCF Bike Tours at community events and build relationships with relevant community, user, and affinity groups • Assist with database management including ensuring data integrity, producing reports for registration, sponsors, teams and communication needs • Ensure day/week of event plans are implemented and appropriate materials are provided • Assist Tour Director as needed • Perform other related duties as required to support and strengthen the mission and purpose of DPCF

Program Support Manager

Job Type:
Other Manager (CFO, Marketing, etc)
Agency:
Mi Casa Resource Center
Job posted on:
08 Nov 2018
Job starts on:
01 Dec 2018
Contact Name:
Nishana John
Email:
Phone:
3035395625
Fax:
 
Address:
345 S. Grove St., Denver, Colorado 80219
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
QUALIFICATIONS • Passion for mission-driven work • Bachelor’s degree with coursework in communication; analysis and critical thinking • At least one-year experience in supervision/management • 2-4 years of demonstrated experience in program coordination and/or project management • Experience in managing multiple program areas simultaneously a plus • Experience in program evaluation, program marketing and partnership management preferred • Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred • Strong computer skills and highly proficient with Microsoft Office products, Salesforce experience preferred • Experience working with individuals and families with diverse, high needs preferred • Availability for flexible schedule with some evenings and weekends • Background check required KEY COMPETENCIES • Strong program coordination skills • Excellent relationship building skills • Strong written and verbal communication skills • Works well independently and in a team, with ability to work with diverse colleagues • Strong organizational and time management skills • Able to complete tasks in a detailed oriented and timely manner • Commitment to Mi Casa’s mission of advancing economic success for families with limited opportunities
General Job Description:
The Program Support Manager dedicates 50% of capacity to provide oversight and manage Mi Casa’s agency-wide efforts in program marketing, evaluation and partnerships. This includes serving as the lead project manager for program marketing and evaluation processes; acting as an internal advocate for program supports; providing oversight to support processes; and ensuring the tight coordination of supports unto core programs and partnerships. The remaining 50% of capacity will be dedicated to program-specific operational support to the Career Development Program in the areas of recruitment, navigation and evaluation. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Leadership • Supervises Mi Casa’s Program Support staff and other program support staff as appropriate. • Advocates on the behalf of program support staff and agency-wide partners unto the Leadership Team. • Coordinates the Resource Navigation Committee. • Works in tandem with the Program Directors in executing cross agency services, by managing and communicating competing priorities. Operational Tasks • Manages vendor relationships for program marketing, evaluation and partnerships – both agency-wide and specific to the Career Development Program. • Supervises all business processes related to agency-wide program marketing, evaluation and partnerships. • Develops new partnerships and advocacy opportunities as directed by the Leadership Team • Supports Career team business processes related to recruitment, navigation and evaluation • Provides back-up coverage to Career Recruiter and Navigator, as needed • Prioritize placement of program participants in volunteer roles to increase skill development • Review program materials and social media posts • Other duties as assigned Independent Judgement • Prioritizes and manages utilization of program supports as appropriate, balancing short and long-term needs. Evaluation • Collects, consolidates data and tracks results on program supports business processes and partner services for internal decision-making and as appropriate with external stakeholders. • Collects, consolidates data and tracks results for the Career Development team. Fundraising and Grants Management • Provides data and information about program marketing, evaluation and partnerships for grant proposals and grant reporting. • Participates in fundraising events and fundraising efforts as needed. More details are on the career page of our website at https://micasaresourcecenter.org/who-we-are/our-team/were-hiring/

Care Coordinator

Job Type:
Other
Agency:
Chanda Center for Health
Job posted on:
08 Nov 2018
Job starts on:
01 Dec 2018
Contact Name:
Maggie Cavanagh
Email:
Phone:
8007664255
Fax:
 
Address:
1630 Carr Street, Lakewood, Colorado 80214
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS • Degree: Bachelors • Specialization: Social Work or Nursing • Minimum of one-year experience • Preferred: Experience working with physically disabled adults • Excellent organizational and team leadership skills • Ability to take initiative and use critical thinking to solve problems independently • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and can easily build rapport • Ability to work in an interdisciplinary collaborative team • Exhibits enthusiasm, courtesy, adaptability, flexibility and spirit of cooperation in the work environment. Maintains professional standards. • Commitment to improving the lives of others • A list of references will be required TO APPLY To apply, please submit your resume with references and a cover letter to maggie@iamtheplan.org. Applications due by November 15th.
General Job Description:
JOB DETAILS WORK HOURS: Part-time. 16 Hours per week during standard business hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 2 days a week (ideally Tuesday and Wednesday); however, agreed upon days must be consistent each week. These hours include a 1-hour lunch break. *Hours may be flexible based on Chanda Center for Health needs and staff needs. Hours may change based on prior agreement between Chanda Center for Health and employee. *Some nights and weekends may be requested for special events, community outreach, and/or integrative therapy services; however, these dates will be communicated and agreed upon with prior notice.* PERSONAL TIME OFF/BENEFITS: Employee will have 2 PTO days and paid holidays when the Chanda Center for Health office is closed during normally scheduled work days which includes Memorial Day, Labor Day, July 4th, Thanksgiving Day, day after thanksgiving, and the entire week of Christmas week. The Chanda Center for Health does not provide health insurance. Employees are eligible to contribute to a 401K; however, an employee match is not provided for employees unless they work more than 1,000 hours a year and have been employed for a minimum of one year. WORK PLACE: Onsite part-time at the Chanda Center for Health (1630 Carr Street, Lakewood, CO 80214) during work hours. *It’s important to be accessible on-site consistently for support to providers, active and/or prospective participants. Travel to meetings and events may be necessary.. WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES: • Periods of sitting. • Close proximity to computer terminal. • Functional physical demands include manual dexterity, fine motor skills and reaching. The following senses will be needed for essential duties of the job: speech and hearing. • Fast-paced, challenging and stressful work environment. • Back-up assistance to providers with transfers of participants. Must be able to lift 50lbs. • Assist participants and Executive Director with personal needs if requested (i.e. prep food, empty urine bag, etc.). INTERRELATIONSHIPS: Consultants/contractors, integrative care providers, Executive Director, physicians, behavioral health provider, admin personnel, participants and families, and case manager. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Execute initial and on-going clinical and social assessments of participant’s medical, financial, functional and psychosocial needs to assist and development of a care plan with regular updates. o Proactively identify changing needs and recommend supportive services and follow-up with primary care, integrated therapists and/or specialists. o Assist with scheduling requests based on needs. • Provide excellent care coordination services that are participant centered through clear, concise written and verbal communication and on-going collaboration with all members of the care team including the Chanda Center for Health integrated care team, external specialists or providers, participant, family, and caregivers. • Coordinates, leads and participates in multidisciplinary case conferencing as needed to ensure an effective plan of care that is consistent with the participant's goals and desires. • Participate in quarterly Collaborative Care meetings to assess participant needs and review care plans in collaboration with the staff, providers and participants. • Follow up with participants who are overdue for services or whose measures are out of range with regard to chronic illness. • Facilitate participant engagement and follow-up care to identify and addressing barriers to treatment. • Coordinate and communicate care plans with specialists. • Provide resources and education for self-management of chronic health issues. • Transition a participant’s healthcare to a different service provider. • Participate in regular training and technical assistance activities on disability competent care. • Facilitate referrals for clinically indicated services outside the Chanda Center for Health (e.g. social services such as housing assistance, care giving, transportation, home modifications, nutrition, vocational rehabilitation, mental health specialty care, substance abuse treatment etc.) • Call participant upon discharge from care facility or hospital to ensure scheduling of follow-up appointments; provision of prescriptions and any other transitions to home related needs • Document participant progress and treatment recommendations in the Chanda Health Center EHR system and management of all systems for client records and provider collaboration. • Participate in ongoing training to increase knowledge of disability competent care with continuing application of skills and knowledge. • Have an understanding of community resources and work closely with the Chanda Center for Health Care Coordinator to manage referrals. OTHER DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES • Performs all other duties as required. • Maintains the environment of the area to promote and support healing, including maintenance of a clean and tidy office space. • Work cooperatively and collaboratively with Executive Director, Director of Operations, providers, volunteers, participants and other staff. • Function within the standards of practice for case management. • Confidence to communicate and to provide outreach to community resources, including external specialists and health care systems, which included other members of the health team as needed. • Furthers the mission of the organization through active support of the strategic goals. • Special projects as assigned.

Grants Management Officer

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
Denver Public Schools Foundation
Job posted on:
06 Nov 2018
Job starts on:
01 Jan 2019
Contact Name:
Kim Martinez
Email:
Phone:
720-423-3553
Fax:
 
Address:
1860 Lincoln St. 9th Fl., Denver, Colorado 80203
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Please see full job description at: https://dpsfoundation.org/who-we-are/careers/ for desired qualifications and skills.
General Job Description:
OVERVIEW OF DPS FOUNDATION Denver Public Schools Foundation believes our city is strengthened by every student who graduates ready to lead a successful life. As the strategic fundraising partner to DPS, we work alongside district leaders and educators to advocate for the highest impact investments and galvanize the philanthropic and community support necessary to ensure Every Child Succeeds. Every day, DPS Foundation invests in accelerating progress for our schools and students; connects the community to our classrooms; and inspires confidence in the promise of public education for DPS’s more than 92,000 students and nearly 200 schools. For additional information, please visit www.dpsfoundation.org. POSITION SUMMARY The Grants Management Officer will play an important role in helping Denver Public Schools Foundation reach its fundraising goals by leading the conceptualization, strategic implementation and overall administration of DPS Foundation’s grant fundraising activities. The primary responsibilities of this position include researching philanthropic funding opportunities, writing grant proposals/applications, reviewing grant proposals by DPS grant managers, and ensuring compliance with awarded grants requirements. This position also will ensure specific, measurable outcomes are delivered in support of each proposal or project. This position also operates and manages the A to Z Fund, which provides grants to DPS schools for programs and activities that go beyond schools’ limited budgets. Please see full job description at: https://dpsfoundation.org/who-we-are/careers/ for primary responsibilities in the areas of strategy, sourcing and relationship management, and administration and management.

Development Director

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
Chanda Plan Foundation
Job posted on:
02 Nov 2018
Job starts on:
01 Jan 2019
Contact Name:
Maggie Cavanagh
Email:
Phone:
8007664255
Fax:
 
Address:
1630 Carr Street, Lakewood, Colorado 80214
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in nonprofit management, PR communications, business administration, marketing or related field; • Five years or more of experience in development and communications, with at least three years in fundraising, required • Knowledge of effective fundraising strategies including grant seeking, individual donor cultivation, corporate employee volunteer programs and event production. • Hands-on knowledge of donor database systems, Donor Perfect preferred • Experience cultivating and maintaining a strong donor base • Be a “self-starter” and goal driven to initiate donor visits and fundraising calls. • Supervisory experience required • Preferred: experience working with physically disabled adults • Excellent organizational and team leadership skills • Ability to take initiative and use critical thinking to solve problems independently Excellent verbal and written communication skills and can easily build rapport • Ability to work in an interdisciplinary collaborative team Exhibits enthusiasm, courtesy, adaptability, flexibility and spirit of cooperation in the work environment. Maintains professional standards. • Commitment to improving the lives of others • Must be able to lift 50lbs
General Job Description:
WORK HOURS: Full-time. 40 Hours per week. 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. M – F. These hours include a 1-hour lunch break. *Some nights and weekends may be requested for special events, community outreach, donor tours, and other development activities; however, these dates will be communicated and agreed upon with prior notice.* WORK PLACE: Onsite at the Chanda Center for Health (1630 Carr Street, Lakewood, CO 80214) along with travel off-site to meetings and events will be necessary. Responsibilities: Fundraising • Planning & Budgeting: Establish the annual development goals with the Board of Directors and Executive Director, manage the planning and forecasting throughout the year • Special Event Management: Oversee the coordination and planning of all fundraising events • Donor Relationship Management: o Identify and cultivate new and maintain quality relationships with corporate, foundation and individual donors o Oversee donor database management, donor recognition, in-kind donations • Grant writing: oversight of contract grant writer in writing, submission and follow-up. Communication with Chanda Center for Health in regard to approved budget and spending restrictions for awards. • Annual fundraising Campaigns: work with Executive Director, Development Associate and Chanda Center for Health Leadership to identify fundraising campaigns, capital project needs, and funding opportunities Staff Leadership and Management • Provide strategic development, guidance, coaching, and critical feedback to staff, with a practice of mentorship, respecting the skills, strengths, contributions and challenges of individual team members. Marketing & Communications • Written & Digital materials: In partnership with external design team, responsible for the content and execution of all promotion materials including website content, marketing banners, external marketing • Responsible for execution and measurement of success of internal and external communications of agency news and updates including emails, newsletters, social media, online profiles, and cards • Collect content and design Annual Reports for distribution, in partnership with graphic designer • Make public appearances/accept speaking engagements to share information about the organization within the community Committee Development & Management • Identify areas of needs for committees (PR, Development, Events), recruit members, oversee activities and results Other • Back-up assistance to providers with transfers of participants. • Assist participants and executive director with personal needs if requested (i.e. prep food, empty urine bag, etc.). • Special projects as assigned. • Reporting: Develop and/or improve and execute reporting tools to measure fundraising, communication and committee goals and outcomes. To apply, please send the following to maggie@iamtheplan.org. Applications due by November 28, 2018: • A cover letter describing your interest in the Chanda Plan Foundation and how your experience has prepared you for this role and salary requirements. • Resume • References

Senior Program Officer

Job Type:
Program Director
Agency:
The Colorado Health Foundation
Job posted on:
31 Oct 2018
Job starts on:
14 Jan 2019
Contact Name:
Christina Kohl
Email:
Phone:
3039537915
Fax:
 
Address:
1780 Pennsylvania St., Denver, Colorado 80203
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
This position requires a deep understanding of the low-income communities we exist to serve, including communities of color, rural communities, and/or and neighborhoods or regions that face issues of inequity. A Bachelor’s Degree in either social work, public health or administration, business administration or related field is necessary. Additionally, qualified candidates need eight years’ experience in the nonprofit, public, or health sectors providing program and/or operational management. Program officers spend a great deal of time in the community which requires a minimum of 40% travel throughout Colorado.
General Job Description:
The Foundation is happy to announce the position of Senior Program Officer. This opportunity is responsible for supporting the Foundation’s work towards bringing health in reach for all Coloradans. The Senior Program Officer will be working on the Foundation’s priorities of Advocacy, Capacity Building and Community Solutions, as well as on the Foundation’s place-based efforts. The Foundation follows these cornerstones upon which our work is based: We serve Coloradans who have low income and/or have historically had less power or privilege. We do everything with the intent of creating health equity. We are informed by the community and those we exist to serve. The ideal candidate personally connects with our mission and cornerstones, excels at communicating across constituencies, works well in ambiguity, and proactively identifies opportunities to advance the Foundation’s mission, while remaining grounded in the day to day execution of tasks and responsibilities. They will have a broad understanding of health philanthropy, precursors to health (i.e. social determinants), nonprofits, systems and community-based work.

Executive Director

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
ANAW
Job posted on:
25 Oct 2018
Job starts on:
11 Jan 2019
Contact Name:
Richard Male
Email:
Phone:
3035967500
Fax:
n/a
 
Address:
1031 33rd St., Denver, Colorado 80205
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
The ideal candidate will have seasoned executive or high level nonprofit experience, functioning as the primary development staff, performing basic accounting duties,, accountable to a board of directors, and be committed to social justice enterprise encompassing animal welfare, communities and conservation.
General Job Description:
ANAW-USA, located in Denver Colorado, provides an array of administrative and organizational developmental services to its sister organization, the Africa Network in Animal Welfare (ANAW) in Nairobi Kenya. ANAW-USA promotes animal welfare by working with people and communities in Kenya. We are a clearinghouse for philanthropic activity into East Africa, a gatekeeper safeguarding donors making gifts assuring compliance with standards for making contributions to Africa. The programs of ANAW include: ecotourism for universities and veterinarians, anti-poaching and desnaring activities protecting elephants and other wildlife and humane education programs in schools in Nairobi, and fighting the encroachment of development activities impacting animals and wildlife. In Colorado, are activities are centered around helping provide the volunteers, financial resources, technical assistance to our important work in Africa. We are involved in helping to raise funds through donations, private foundations, “hub cities throughout the US”, arranging for speaking and fundraising tours from Kenyan leaders and other activities.

President/CEO

Job Type:
Director
Agency:
Community First Foundation
Job posted on:
05 Oct 2018
Job starts on:
01 Feb 2019
Contact Name:
Carolyn McCormick
Email:
Phone:
1111111111
Fax:
 
Address:
5855 Wadsworth Bypass, Arvada, Colorado 80003
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
We are passionate about the power of community. At Community First Foundation, our name says it all. Since 1975, we have been helping generous donors and innovative nonprofits come together to improve the quality of life and create positive change in Jefferson County, the Denver metropolitan area and beyond. We serve as a connector, partner, collaborator and resource to fuel the power of community for the greater good. We are proud to use our energy, leadership and trusted stewardship of financial resources to energize giving across our state, strengthen nonprofits, support donors and find new ways to address community needs. We Join Forces. We help fuel positive change by uniting the power of many. We sparked the state’s largest community giving movement – Colorado Gives Day – and strive to help the community work together for the good of all. We Support the Do-ers. We find innovative and collaborative ways to strengthen nonprofits. After all, they are the heart and soul of the change we seek. We work side-by-side to offer connections, tools, resources and education to help them focus on their mission. We Inspire the Givers. We engage people to be a positive force for change. We want it to feel good to do good – so that one do-gooder will bring along another – and so on, and so on, and so on. We Bring the Good Together. When it comes to doing big things in our community, we say the more the merrier. We foster partnerships and work collaboratively with individuals, organizations and other foundations to address community challenges in new ways. We Wear our Heart, and our Credentials, on our Sleeve. The National Standards seal by our name is official confirmation from the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations that we have met the nation’s highest standard for philanthropic excellence. It demonstrates our commitment to transparency, quality, integrity and accountability as we carry out our mission. Community First Foundation has been bringing donors and nonprofit organizations together for more than 40 years. We are proud of our beginnings and the many ways we have grown and expanded over the years to serve our community. We were founded in 1975 as Lutheran Medical Center Foundation, the fundraising arm of Lutheran Medical Center, a nonprofit hospital supporting Denver’s west side. Over the years, our name changed and our geographic focus expanded to respond to community need and help generous donors and innovative nonprofits come together to improve the quality of life and create positive change in Jefferson County, the Denver metropolitan area and beyond. As we look to the future, we take our position as a leading Colorado community foundation seriously. This makes us more determined than ever to bring community partners together and find real solutions for some of our most challenging social problems. What it Takes To lead Community First, the incoming President/CEO needs to have experience in leading a significant and growing enterprise. We seek candidates who genuinely care about the marginalized in our communities and want to elevate their voices. We look for a leader who is strategic, inspiring, relational, and results-oriented, who knows how to take calculated risks while ensuring adherence to strong, proven processes and policies to guide effective and efficient operations. Our core values include Integrity, Service, Innovation, and Stewardship; our leader must embody these and guide others to embed them in their work on a daily basis. Specifically, qualified candidates will have experience in these areas: 1. Leadership, Management & Communication Skills • Minimum of eight years in upper level administrative management capacities in the nonprofit, public, or corporate sector with experience in directing effective growth and managing change • Proven revenue generation and finance skills and experience • Demonstrates sound business judgment and strong financial and investment acumen • Excellent management, team-building, and collaborative skills • Understands and values equity as an organizational operating principle and is committed to continued learning on issues related to equity, diversity, and inclusion • Proven ability to manage public, government and community relations • Excellent oral and written communication skills 2. Relationship Development Skills • Inspires the trust of the board of directors, staff and the community • Has experience in working with a volunteer governing board and supporting their development • Demonstrates deep, effective relationship building and public relations skills • Works well in a team environment and is committed to shared success • Empowers team members to deliver agreed results and meet goals • Works well with people of diverse backgrounds and experiences • Demonstrates effective counseling, diplomacy, and conflict resolution skills 3. Other • Graduate degree in nonprofit administration, business administration, or a closely-related field, or equivalent work experience preferred • Willingness to live in and be an active participant in the Metro Denver community The President/CEO is disciplined but flexible, takes personal responsibility for results, is creative, thrives in a challenging environment, and has strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Compensation Community First Foundation offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience coupled with an attractive, comprehensive benefits package. The board also provides an annual contribution of $25,000 to a donor advised fund directed by the President/CEO to support his/her philanthropic interests. How to Apply If you are ready to lead one of the most dynamic and innovative community foundations in the country, then please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Carolyn McCormick of Peak HR Consulting, LLC at carolyn.mccormick@peakhrconsulting.com. All applications are to be submitted electronically. To learn more about Community First Foundation and this position, please visit us at www.communityfirstfoundation.org . Community First Foundation supports the principles of equal opportunity and provides employment and services without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental disability, age, military status or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer related or HIV/AIDS related), genetic information, or sexual orientation.
General Job Description:
The Opportunity The board of Community First Foundation now seeks a new President/CEO to lead the foundation in its next chapter of development and impact. The President/CEO is the leader of and works closely with CFF’s senior leadership team to execute the foundation’s strategic direction and accomplish defined goals and objectives. Principal responsibilities include broad leadership, overall organization management, strategic planning, and implementation of goals and objectives of this $400+ million community foundation.

Development & Communications Manager

Job Type:
Development
Agency:
Chinook Fund
Job posted on:
28 Sep 2018
Job starts on:
01 Dec 2018
Contact Name:
Jessica Nelson
Email:
Phone:
3034556905
Fax:
3034771617
 
Address:
1031 33rd Street, Suite 237, Denver, Colorado 80205
Website:
 
Desired Skills & Experience:
Required Qualifications ? Proven success in implementing fundraising campaigns or strategies raising $10,000+; ? Development, communications or program planning experience — demonstrated ability to create and execute a plan that meets goals & objectives, devise and implement systems, evaluate and improve based on feedback, and coordinate with other staff; ? Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to evoke emotion and action through crafting stories and narratives highlighting Chinook Fund’s impact; ? Community organizing experience (formal or informal); ? Strong social justice analysis, including personal awareness about race and class privilege, and demonstrated commitment to social, racial, and economic justice issues that impact the communities that Chinook Fund supports; ? Ability to build strong relationships with our constituency, including donors, Giving Project members, and grantees; ? Strong interpersonal communication skills, including active listening, receiving and giving feedback, and communicating across teams; ? Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel); ? Ability to learn quickly, take initiative, and work well under pressure to meet deadlines; ? Willingness to work as a team on a variety of tasks; and ? Willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends and travel occasionally. Preferred Qualities & Qualifications ? Fearlessness about asking—for money, time, etc; ? Grounded, authentic, non-judgmental, generous of spirit, and with a sense of humor; ? 2+ years of experience in development and/or grassroots fundraising; ? 1+ years of experience in communications – print, online, social; ? One-on-one grassroots fundraising or donor organizing experience; ? Experience in event planning and promotion; ? Experience coordinating a successful individual giving program; ? Experience with Chinook Fund constituency and/or grantees; ? Experience in fundraising from major donors or the business community; ? Ability to connect with people from a wide array of backgrounds and identities; ? Detail-oriented and ability to balance multiple priorities; and ? Self-motivated, effective problem-solver.
General Job Description:
Development and Communications Manager Created September 2018 Reporting Relationship: Executive Director Chinook Fund supports grassroots organizations working on issues of social and economic justice; by pooling our collective resources, we seed groups making a positive, systemic impact to improve the quality of life for all Coloradans. Chinook Fund is both a fundraising and grantmaking organization. We award small grants to grassroots organizations that build power for social change. Funds for these grants are primarily raised through the organization's innovative Giving Project, which unites a diverse group of people from all class backgrounds to strengthen their fundraising, grantmaking, and community building skills. Since its founding in 1987, Chinook has awarded over $3.1 million in grants to more than 350 grassroots groups in Colorado. Now, the organization is poised for growth -- financially and programmatically, with aims to support more social justice initiatives beyond Colorado’s Front Range. www.chinookfund.org Position Summary The Development and Communications Manager is a 0.75 part-time, exempt employee and reports to the Executive Director. There is potential to become full-time after one year, pending budget. This position is based at Chinook’s office at the Posner Center in Denver, CO. The Development and Communications Manager is responsible for working with the Executive Director, board and staff to implement fundraising and communications strategies. This position’s primary goal is to expand and build stronger relationships with our donor base and supporters while integrating fundraising with organizing and communications strategies. Chinook Fund’s operating budget is approximately $500,000. The ideal candidate has experience with grassroots fundraising, communications, and community organizing, is familiar with social justice philanthropy, has knowledge of building donor relations, event planning, and enjoys working in a collaborative environment. Chinook Fund’s staff and board will work together as a team, participating in planning, fundraising, administrating and relationship building. This position’s efforts will have a direct impact in growing Chinook Fund’s budget as we begin to develop and implement a new strategic plan. A key piece of the plan will involve sustaining and growing our Giving Project, an innovative new model for funding social change, building community, and leadership development. To learn about our Giving Project model, please read the following: https://chinookfund.org/givingproject http://www.socialjusticefund.org/giving-projects Hours: 30 hrs/week with possibility of full-time after July 1, 2019. Salary: $37,500 plus benefits. Benefits include health, dental, vision, SEP IRA tax-deferred individual retirement account, and paid time off. Employer pays 100% of premiums and contributes 5% of salary to SEP IRA (SEP IRA begins after 3 months of employment). Primary Responsibilities Development & Individual Giving • Support Executive Director with annual grassroots fundraising strategy planning and implementation to support Chinook Fund’s annual and long-range programmatic and organizational needs, with a focus on growing our individual donor program; • Coordinate annual fundraising campaigns, activities, and events including Colorado Gives Day, Spring & End of Year Giving, and an annual special event to meet an annual revenue goal of approximately $160,000+ from individual donors in the first year; • Produce donor solicitations and support materials with the intent to retain or upgrade gifts and to convert Giving Project donors to general fund donors; • Expand and steward Chinook Fund’s donor base and deepen relationships to ensure continued commitment and engagement; • Cultivate donors by producing specialized correspondence, preparing letters of acknowledgment, scheduling and attending in-person visits; • Work with the Operations & Grants Manager to maintain updated records in the donor contact database; • Maintain a working knowledge of local, state, and national trends, best practices, demographics, and issues related to fundraising, communications, and social justice; and • Work collectively with staff and community members to ensure the health and sustainability of the organization. Communications & Special Events • Create annual communications plan in collaboration with Executive Director; • Develop and maintain dynamic communications and fundraising materials such as event sponsorship packets, annual reports, fundraising appeals, donor updates, and social-media campaigns; • Coordinate Chinook fundraising events, including house parties and benefits. This includes logistics, event messaging, donor engagement, vendor outreach, securing sponsorships, and coordinating volunteer event and host committees, as necessary; • Manage online and social media presence, coordinate and create content for website, monthly e-newsletter, and social media and increase social media following; • Support staff in the development and dissemination of communications, including promotion of the Giving Project via social media and monitoring content for the ‘Humans of Chinook Fund’ blog; and • Support staff in highlighting impact and success stories of Giving Project alumni and grantee organizations. Job Duties may include other tasks as identified by the Executive Director Please submit your cover letter and resume in PDF format to Hiring@Chinookfund.org. Priority will be given to applications received by October 21, 2018. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with an ideal start date in early December. Flexibility will be given for the candidate with the best fit. References will be requested from finalists. Chinook strives to represent all our community members and welcomes applications from members of oppressed communities, including people of color, LGBTQ, and people with disabilities.