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Staff Positions

ABOUT:

The Participation Project, a program of Community Resource Center (CRC), is hiring enthusiastic part-time Organizers to help support our nonpartisan voter engagement program. Our goal is to engage over 10,000 low-income voters and communities of color through partnerships with over 30 nonprofit organizations across Colorado.  Organizers will be responsible for working within diverse communities to provide voter education and collect voter registrations and pledges to vote at local nonprofit organizations in the Denver Metro & Boulder (Denver, Aurora, Lakewood, Parker, Boulder). This position is an hourly, part-time (15-35 Hours/Week), temporary position at $18/hour and will run from mid to late August – mid October 2020. A background check is required.

We are following all safety and social distancing protocols and will not send Organizers to a site if it is deemed unsafe to do so. When onsite at nonprofits, Organizers will be required to wear a mask, maintain six foot distance from others, and follow proper handling of forms to protect their safety and the safety of others.

CRC empowers nonprofits to fulfill their missions by building capacity, strengthening skills, and providing strategies for success. The Participation Project is a program of CRC that seeks to guide, train, and support human service nonprofits in their civic engagement and advocacy efforts because we believe in the power of the nonprofit vote to build a more inclusive and just Colorado – join our team.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Adhere to 501(c) 3 IRS Rules and Regulations concerning strict nonpartisanship.
  • Adhere to all safety and social distancing protocols when on the job.
  • Voter registration of individuals in the waiting room or lobby of local nonprofit organizations if it is deemed safe to do so.
  • Conduct voter education and collect pledges to vote over the phone if in-person outreach is deemed unsafe.
  • Enthusiastically engage diverse communities and remain positive, assertive, and confident.
  • Ensure that voter registration and pledge information is accurately recorded and documented.
  • Respond to supervision and feedback during the course of the project when necessary, in order to ensure that activities are running smoothly.
  • Adhere to all county, state, and national rules and regulations concerning voter engagement and registration.

DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • Must have access to reliable transportation.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) strongly preferred.
  • Strong commitment to the empowerment of underrepresented communities and to civic engagement.
  • Strong collaboration skills, and a desire to work as part of a team and respond to the needs of the team.
  • Experience or training in voter registration preferred, but not required.
  • Experience phone banking and/or using digital outreach platforms such as Hustle, ThruTalk/ThruText preferred.
  • Experience working with diverse communities, in particular, communities of color and low-income communities.
  • Ability to work independently with broad guidance, and a self-starter.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to stay on task and problem solve.
  • Enjoys meeting and interacting with new people.

TO APPLY:

Please email a brief letter of interest and a resume to email hidden; JavaScript is required with Voter Engagement Organizer in the subject line. Applications accepted until positions are filled.

CRC is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for staff, AmeriCorps VISTAs, volunteers and program participants. We welcome applications from all, and strongly encourage women, people of color, people with disabilities, immigrants, and LGBTQ+ people to apply.

ABOUT:

The Participation Project, a program of Community Resource Center (CRC), is hiring enthusiastic part-time Organizers to help support our nonpartisan voter engagement program. Our goal is to engage over 10,000 low-income voters and communities of color through partnerships with over 30 nonprofit organizations across Colorado.  Organizers will be responsible for working within diverse communities to provide voter education and collect voter registrations and pledges to vote at local nonprofit organizations in the Colorado Springs area (Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Canon City, Castle Rock). This position is an hourly, part-time (15-35 Hours/Week), temporary position at $18/hour and will run from mid to late August – mid October 2020. A background check is required.

We are following all safety and social distancing protocols and will not send Organizers to a site if it is deemed unsafe to do so. When onsite at nonprofits, Organizers will be required to wear a mask, maintain six foot distance from others, and follow proper handling of forms to protect their safety and the safety of others.

CRC empowers nonprofits to fulfill their missions by building capacity, strengthening skills, and providing strategies for success. The Participation Project is a program of CRC that seeks to guide, train, and support human service nonprofits in their civic engagement and advocacy efforts because we believe in the power of the nonprofit vote to build a more inclusive and just Colorado – join our team.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Adhere to 501(c) 3 IRS Rules and Regulations concerning strict nonpartisanship.
  • Adhere to all safety and social distancing protocols when on the job.
  • Voter registration of individuals in the waiting room or lobby of local nonprofit organizations if it is deemed safe to do so.
  • Conduct voter education and collect pledges to vote over the phone if in-person outreach is deemed unsafe.
  • Enthusiastically engage diverse communities and remain positive, assertive, and confident.
  • Ensure that voter registration and pledge information is accurately recorded and documented.
  • Respond to supervision and feedback during the course of the project when necessary, in order to ensure that activities are running smoothly.
  • Adhere to all county, state, and national rules and regulations concerning voter engagement and registration.

DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • Must have access to reliable transportation.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) strongly preferred.
  • Strong commitment to the empowerment of underrepresented communities and to civic engagement.
  • Strong collaboration skills, and a desire to work as part of a team and respond to the needs of the team.
  • Experience or training in voter registration preferred, but not required.
  • Experience phone banking and/or using digital outreach platforms such as Hustle, ThruTalk/ThruText preferred.
  • Experience working with diverse communities, in particular, communities of color and low-income communities.
  • Ability to work independently with broad guidance, and a self-starter.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to stay on task and problem solve.
  • Enjoys meeting and interacting with new people.

TO APPLY:

Please email a brief letter of interest and a resume to email hidden; JavaScript is required with Voter Engagement Organizer in the subject line. Applications accepted until positions are filled.

CRC is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for staff, AmeriCorps VISTAs, volunteers and program participants. We welcome applications from all, and strongly encourage women, people of color, people with disabilities, immigrants, and LGBTQ+ people to apply.

ABOUT:

The Participation Project, a program of Community Resource Center (CRC), is hiring enthusiastic part-time Organizers to help support our nonpartisan voter engagement program. Our goal is to engage over 10,000 low-income voters and communities of color through partnerships with over 30 nonprofit organizations across Colorado.  Organizers will be responsible for working within diverse communities to provide voter education and collect voter registrations and pledges to vote at local nonprofit organizations in Mid-Northern Colorado (Ft. Lupton, Commerce City, Brighton, etc). This position is an hourly, part-time (15-35 Hours/Week), temporary position at $18/hour and will run from mid to late August – mid October 2020. A background check is required.

We are following all safety and social distancing protocols and will not send Organizers to a site if it is deemed unsafe to do so. When onsite at nonprofits, Organizers will be required to wear a mask, maintain six foot distance from others, and follow proper handling of forms to protect their safety and the safety of others.

CRC empowers nonprofits to fulfill their missions by building capacity, strengthening skills, and providing strategies for success. The Participation Project is a program of CRC that seeks to guide, train, and support human service nonprofits in their civic engagement and advocacy efforts because we believe in the power of the nonprofit vote to build a more inclusive and just Colorado – join our team.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Adhere to 501(c) 3 IRS Rules and Regulations concerning strict nonpartisanship.
  • Adhere to all safety and social distancing protocols when on the job.
  • Voter registration of individuals in the waiting room or lobby of local nonprofit organizations if it is deemed safe to do so.
  • Conduct voter education and collect pledges to vote over the phone if in-person outreach is deemed unsafe.
  • Enthusiastically engage diverse communities and remain positive, assertive, and confident.
  • Ensure that voter registration and pledge information is accurately recorded and documented.
  • Respond to supervision and feedback during the course of the project when necessary, in order to ensure that activities are running smoothly.
  • Adhere to all county, state, and national rules and regulations concerning voter engagement and registration.

DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • Must have access to reliable transportation.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) strongly preferred.
  • Strong commitment to the empowerment of underrepresented communities and to civic engagement.
  • Strong collaboration skills, and a desire to work as part of a team and respond to the needs of the team.
  • Experience or training in voter registration preferred, but not required.
  • Experience phone banking and/or using digital outreach platforms such as Hustle, ThruTalk/ThruText preferred.
  • Experience working with diverse communities, in particular, communities of color and low-income communities.
  • Ability to work independently with broad guidance, and a self-starter.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to stay on task and problem solve.
  • Enjoys meeting and interacting with new people.

TO APPLY:

Please email a brief letter of interest and a resume to email hidden; JavaScript is required with Voter Engagement Organizer in the subject line. Applications accepted until positions are filled.

CRC is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for staff, AmeriCorps VISTAs, volunteers and program participants. We welcome applications from all, and strongly encourage women, people of color, people with disabilities, immigrants, and LGBTQ+ people to apply.

ABOUT:

The Participation Project, a program of Community Resource Center (CRC), is hiring enthusiastic part-time Organizers to help support our nonpartisan voter engagement program. Our goal is to engage over 10,000 low-income voters and communities of color through partnerships with over 30 nonprofit organizations across Colorado.  Organizers will be responsible for working within diverse communities to provide voter education and collect voter registrations and pledges to vote at local nonprofit organizations in Northern Colorado (Brighton, Ft. Collins, Greeley, Loveland). This position is an hourly, part-time (15-35 Hours/Week), temporary position at $18/hour and will run from mid to late August – mid October 2020. A background check is required.

We are following all safety and social distancing protocols and will not send Organizers to a site if it is deemed unsafe to do so. When onsite at nonprofits, Organizers will be required to wear a mask, maintain six foot distance from others, and follow proper handling of forms to protect their safety and the safety of others.

CRC empowers nonprofits to fulfill their missions by building capacity, strengthening skills, and providing strategies for success. The Participation Project is a program of CRC that seeks to guide, train, and support human service nonprofits in their civic engagement and advocacy efforts because we believe in the power of the nonprofit vote to build a more inclusive and just Colorado – join our team.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Adhere to 501(c) 3 IRS Rules and Regulations concerning strict nonpartisanship.
  • Adhere to all safety and social distancing protocols when on the job.
  • Voter registration of individuals in the waiting room or lobby of local nonprofit organizations if it is deemed safe to do so.
  • Conduct voter education and collect pledges to vote over the phone if in-person outreach is deemed unsafe.
  • Enthusiastically engage diverse communities and remain positive, assertive, and confident.
  • Ensure that voter registration and pledge information is accurately recorded and documented.
  • Respond to supervision and feedback during the course of the project when necessary, in order to ensure that activities are running smoothly.
  • Adhere to all county, state, and national rules and regulations concerning voter engagement and registration.

DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • Must have access to reliable transportation.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) strongly preferred.
  • Strong commitment to the empowerment of underrepresented communities and to civic engagement.
  • Strong collaboration skills, and a desire to work as part of a team and respond to the needs of the team.
  • Experience or training in voter registration preferred, but not required.
  • Experience phone banking and/or using digital outreach platforms such as Hustle, ThruTalk/ThruText preferred.
  • Experience working with diverse communities, in particular, communities of color and low-income communities.
  • Ability to work independently with broad guidance, and a self-starter.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to stay on task and problem solve.
  • Enjoys meeting and interacting with new people.

TO APPLY:

Please email a brief letter of interest and a resume to email hidden; JavaScript is required with Voter Engagement Organizer in the subject line. Applications accepted until positions are filled.

CRC is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for staff, AmeriCorps VISTAs, volunteers and program participants. We welcome applications from all, and strongly encourage women, people of color, people with disabilities, immigrants, and LGBTQ+ people to apply.

AmeriCorps VISTA Positions

CRC is currently recruiting for AmeriCorps VISTA positions at our office in Denver as well as for several of our rural host sites. To qualify for AmeriCorps VISTA, you must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or lawful permanent resident, be team-oriented, and be willing to take on a wide range of challenges. Once chosen for this position, if not already a VISTA member, you must go through the necessary paperwork to become a VISTA member.

For more information, please visit: http://www.americorps.gov/for_individuals/choose/vista.asp

Contact Megan Carter, AmeriCorps Program Coordinator, with any questions at email hidden; JavaScript is required.

ABOUT:

The VISTA will support a unique partnership between Two Peaks Fitness (TPF) and the Chamber of Commerce (LVCCC), helping to build the capacity of both organizations to provide opportunities for healthy eating and active living within the community as well as fostering economic development. The VISTA will work to develop programming for TPF for seniors and school-age kids and will assist in planning the development of a community-wide recreation center open to individuals regardless of income level, age, race, or gender. The VISTA will also be responsible for establishing community relationships and setting up an information/tourist center in La Veta. Huerfano County is considered one of the poorest and least healthy counties in Colorado, in part due to an economy based on ranching and summer tourism. Also, 31% of its population is over the age of 65 and there is limited access to healthcare. Two Peaks Fitness’ mission is to provide the means, motivation, and atmosphere that will enable individuals of all fitness levels the ability to achieve and sustain their personal fitness goals and simply feel better both physically and mentally. It is the only fitness center in Huerfano County, and the only SilverSneakers facility within 50 miles. TPF has a strong fitness program for seniors with specific classes oriented towards their needs and will be leading a project to repurpose the local school’s gymnasium into a recreation center for the community when the school district relocates their campus. The Chamber’s mission is to serve the interests of member businesses by advocating for business advancement and economic growth and actively promoting its communities through marketing and support of community-wide activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Fundraising and fund development, including identifying and implementing a donor database.
  • Identifying programming and grant opportunities
  • Serving as organization spokesperson, establishing community partnerships and maintaining relationships with various organizations throughout the community and state
  • Creating community outreach strategies, including marketing and awareness campaigns

Requirements

  • College Graduate
  • Car recommended

Working conditions: 40 hour work weeks

Program Benefits: Choice of Education Award ($6,095) or End of Service Stipend ($1,800) upon successful completion of service, Health Coverage,Relocation Allowance, Living Allowance, Professional Development/Training.


Service Term
: 06/22/2020  –   06/21/2021

Application Requirements: To apply, please visit:

 https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=91977&fromSearch=true and complete a full application through AmeriCorps VISTA. Please contact CRC AmeriCorps Coordninator Megan Carter at email hidden; JavaScript is required if you have any questions on how to apply.

This Program is available to all without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, political affiliation, or religion.

It is against the law for organizations that receive federal financial assistance from the Corporation for National and Community Service to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, sex, age, political affiliation, or, in most cases, religion.   It is also unlawful to retaliate against any person who, or organization that, files a complaint about such discrimination. 45 CFR 2522.100 (f)

ABOUT: 

The Chaffee Housing Trust (CHT) is a rural nonprofit affordable housing developer that works with low-income households to purchase their first home using the community land trust model, as well a providing affordable rentals for potential homeowners in transition. The CHT works with over 100 low-income clients per year from the first contact through qualification, credit counseling, mortgage application, home purchase, and post-purchase counseling. The CHT develops affordable homes directly through projects owned and managed by the CHT, or through partnerships with developers and other agencies. The CHT works collaboratively with other housing agencies, local government, employers, and stakeholders to partner on projects and services.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Member will work with Executive Director to grow current activity including the Homeownership Program, project development and financing, client tracking and fundraising information systems development and management, social media capacity building, and legal document preparation.
  • Assess current systems for information management, client intake processes, project management tools, and public relations / communications for the purpose of improving operations and building organizational capacity.
  • Assist with project development and support, working with local government, housing agencies, and citizen advisory groups.
  • Assist with the development of project financing and funding, including grant writing, reporting, loan application, and financial management.
  • Manage social media and other communication with potential clients, partners, funders, and supporters.

Requirements:

  • College Graduate
  • Car recommended

Working conditions: 40 hour work weeks

Program Benefits: Choice of Education Award ($6,095) or End of Service Stipend ($1,800) upon successful completion of service, Health Coverage,Relocation Allowance, Living Allowance, Housing Assistance ($150/month),Professional Development/Training.

Service Term: 07/20/2020 – 07/19/21

Application Requirements: To apply, please visit:

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=94713&fromSearch=true and complete a full application through AmeriCorps VISTA. Please contact CRC AmeriCorps Coordninator Megan Carter at email hidden; JavaScript is required if you have any questions on how to apply.

This Program is available to all without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, political affiliation, or religion.

It is against the law for organizations that receive federal financial assistance from the Corporation for National and Community Service to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, sex, age, political affiliation, or, in most cases, religion.   It is also unlawful to retaliate against any person who, or organization that, files a complaint about such discrimination. 45 CFR 2522.100 (f)

Internship Positions

CRC is accepting applications for both their Summer Internship Program and the 2020-2021 Academic Year Internship Program. See below for the descriptions and instructions on how to apply.

Contact Toddy Walters, Membership & Volunteer Coordinator, with any questions at email hidden; JavaScript is required

Agency Description 

We envision a Colorado where human service nonprofits are actively engaged in nonpartisan advocacy and civic engagement. We strive towards a state in which the political power and influence of the nonprofit sector is strengthened. We seek to empower and train marginalized communities to have a voice about the policy decisions that affect them most. We envision the individual power of people combined with the collective power of the sector, to help create more healthy and just communities for all.

Community Resource Center’s mission is to create opportunities, tools and strategies to develop nonprofits and community groups to strengthen Colorado. We provide a continuum of services throughout the entire state of Colorado that develop leadership, convene communities and provide critical resources to nonprofits doing life-changing and life-saving work.

The Participation Project and Root Causes Network are programs of Community Resource Center (CRC). The Participation Project (PP) provides guidance, training, and support to human service nonprofits in their nonpartisan civic engagement efforts. The PP has grown into a network of more than 40 service providers statewide who together serve nearly one million low-income Coloradans. All populations represented are low-income, and many come from other traditionally marginalized communities, including communities of color, immigrants and refugees, LBGTQ+ communities, and single mothers. Through this program, the Participation Project provides the necessary support for human service nonprofits to offer nonpartisan voter engagement efforts to their clients and communities through voter registration, Pledge to Vote, and Get Out the Vote activities

“Many of the individuals who come to Denver Urban Ministries for services feel forgotten and abandoned by their communities, and by their leaders and decision-makers. Registering to vote is the most basic and simple way to make your voice heard and share your opinions. By voting you say I’m here, I exist and I matter.”
– PP Partner Agency

The Root Causes Network provides a permanent infrastructure to build the capacity of service providers to advance inclusive and community-centered policy. The Network creates formal and ongoing space for members to convene, and advance their skills and knowledge. When mobilized, nonprofits play a vital role in our state’s political and policy landscape. Nonpartisan efforts to engage those most directly impacted by policy decisions garner better policy outcomes, improved client outcomes, and a more effective nonprofit sector in advocating on behalf of communities in need of a political voice.

Internship Description

Community Resource Center seeks two interns to join our vibrant team for the 2020/2021 academic year, and assist human service nonprofits in nonpartisan advocacy and voter engagement efforts through the Participation Project and the Root Causes Network. Ideal candidates will have 10-15 hours a week of availability for the months of August through May. Exact work schedule will be set with the Program Manger prior to starting, and all work hours will remain within CRC’s regular business hours 8:00 – 5:00 PM Monday-Friday. Start and end dates are flexible and all work is currently being conducted remotely. We are following CDC guidelines and will resume in office work when it is safe to do so.

Intern Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Assist in outreach and recruitment efforts for advocacy and voter engagement efforts
• Assist in providing overall program support and coordination
• Operations support including administrative and communications efforts
• Assist in program design and implementation of Root Causes Network and training curriculum
• Regular check-ins with Program Manager, weekly plans, and quarterly evaluations
• Other duties as assigned

Desired Skills and Qualifications:
• Basic understanding of the nonprofit sector and public policy advocacy or strong ability/interest to learn
• Basic understanding of, or interest in learning about, voter engagement tactics, including voter registration,       voter education, and Get Out the Vote activities
• Basic understanding of, or strong interest in learning about how human service nonprofits engage in systems change work using an equity lens

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking
  •  Enthusiastic leadership and the ability to motivate others to act
  •  Detail oriented with effective planning and time management skills
  •  Ability to work independently with broad guidance, and self-manage

To apply, please submit a resume and letter of interest explaining your relevant experience to email hidden; JavaScript is required with CRC Graduate Intern as the subject line.

 

Community Resource Center is an equal opportunity employer and maintains a commitment to affirmative action principles. People of color, women, immigrants and refugees, LGBTQ+ people, and people from low-income backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Established in 1981, Community Resource Center (CRC) creates opportunities, tools, and strategies to develop nonprofits and community groups to strengthen Colorado. We believe in the power of the nonprofit sector to affect change and support thriving communities. We envision a strong and sustainable nonprofit sector leading our state towards a more just future.

Internship Summary:

The Education and Training Research Intern will assist in updating the curriculum of CRC’s nonprofit trainings. CRC hosts over 100 nonprofit professional development trainings each year. The training curriculum includes a variety of courses, such as Grant Writing, Board Leadership, Financial Leadership, Advocacy, and many more. CRC has goals to review and update the curriculum of several of our core trainings this year.

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Review current training content and research new and emerging best practices
  • Update training content for various curriculums, including, PowerPoints, handouts, packets, etc.
  • Working with a variety of trainers to ensure new content flows and works for the topic
  • Research around social enterprise and landscape related to social enterprise education
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Education: working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in business administration, nonprofit management, communications, education, or other relevant field
  • Expertise/interest in online education
  • Close attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, Google Suite
  • Solid writing, research and information analysis skills
  • Good communication and time management skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and proactively
  • Enthusiasm for and interest in the nonprofit sector
  • AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply

Commitment:

The recommendation for this internship is a minimum of 14 hours per week for 10 weeks. This is a partially remote position, with weekly in person check-in meetings and program meetings conducted via Zoom on a regular basis.

CRC’s Commitment:

Community Resource Center is committed to actively and thoroughly train the intern on all facets of communications, expectations, software programs and tools associated with the internship responsibilities. CRC will ensure the internship is for the educational benefit of the intern and will sign off on any requirements for school credit necessary.

This internship position does not directly replace any position of employment and offers no compensation or benefits.

How to Apply:

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to email hidden; JavaScript is required.

No phone calls please. You can find out more about CRC programs at www.crcamerica.org.

Community Resource Center is a member of the Colorado Collaborative for Nonprofits and has a team of eleven staff and four AmeriCorps VISTA members. CRC is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for staff, AmeriCorps VISTAs, volunteers, interns and program participants. We welcome applications from all, and strongly encourage women, people of color, people with disabilities, immigrants, and LGBTQIA+ people to apply.