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CRC supports service that strengthens Colorado communities and communities throughout the nation. National service alumni are strong leaders who are motivated, flexible, innovative, and outcome-oriented. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

Staff Positions

Director, People and Operations

 

COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER

Director, People and Operations

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.

Ideal Candidate:

Will have broad experience in the nonprofit sector with a nuanced understanding of nonprofit culture, finance and trends.

Position Summary:

This internal facing position works closely with CEO to maintain and grow our high performing culture. The Director, People and Operations will collaborate on organizational and strategic issues to meet the mission and increase profits in a high growth environment.

Areas of Responsibility:

The Director, People and Operations serves as a member of the leadership team and directs internal operations to help strategically align the organization via human resources initiatives, IT platform development, and finance and marketing acumen.

Human Resources

  • Full cycle recruitment and orientation of staff and AmeriCorps VISTA members
  • Develop and implement HR policies and procedures that advance the strategic and operating needs of the organization
  • Serve as an expert resource on employee relations issues, disputes and resolution
  • Support team members in proactive performance management
  • Inform and execute a comprehensive employee compensation and benefits plan
  • Oversee planning of staff meetings to drive the priorities of the organization
  • Champion diversity, equity and inclusion in all HR functions
  • Support recruitment, retention and operational needs of volunteers and continue to advance Service Enterprise certification objectives

IT Strategy and Operations

  • Determine current and long-term technology needs required to achieve strategic objectives
  • Lead selection and management of technology vendors
  • Oversees the development and execution of a new and improved platform for the Colorado Grants Guide®
  • Oversee maintenance, use of, and staff training on all information technology, both hardware and software, to ensure organizational needs are met
  • Support successful integration and consistent utilization of Salesforce to ensure robust and effective data management
  • Manage physical office space and leasing processes to meet short- and long-term organizational goals

Strategic and Operational Plans

  • Partner with the CEO to serve the critical role of overseeing the implementation and execution of the organization’s strategic and operational plans
  • Coordinate marketing efforts and systems across the organization
  • Ensure programs are evaluated to support informed decision-making; provide tools for measuring progress and demonstrating impact on outcomes
  • Partner with CEO on financial matters related to the strategic plan, budget management, cost benefit analysis and forecasting needs.  Provide input into and review of organizational and program budgets.  Review agreements and contracts
  • In partnership with the CRC team, support timely performance of all activities and obligations related to grant funding

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business, nonprofit management, finance or other relevant field required, Master’s degree preferred
  • Must have 10+ years of relevant experience
  • Authentically proactive – foreseeing, planning for and recommending next steps
  • Strong organizational skills and adaptability that reflect ability to perform and prioritize competing demands in an ever-changing environment
  • Proven ability to anticipate, identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Excellent interpersonal and professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer and technical literacy and savvy
  • Positive and collaborative professionalism and judgement
  • Experience and knowledge of the nonprofit sectorValid Colorado Driver’s License and reliable transportation
  • AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply

Compensation, Benefits and Perks:

This is a full-time position based in CRC’s Denver office. Salary range is $60 -70k commensurate with depth of experience and overall qualifications. Benefits include competitive PTO and holiday time, employer paid health, dental and long-term disability insurance, voluntary vision. Perks include many opportunities for professional development, team building activities, volunteer service, parking space, and a flexible personal time policy.

How to Apply:

To apply, please send one PDF document of your resume and cover letter explaining 1) Why are you interested in working at CRC in this particular position and 2) How your experience aligns with the job announcement.

Please send a single PDF to email hidden; JavaScript is required. Please reference “Directorm, People and Operations” in the subject line of your email.  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 nine staff and five AmeriCorps VISTA members.  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 LGBTQIA+ people to apply.

Voter Engagement Canvasser - Multiple Positions

ABOUT:

The Participation Project, a program of Community Resource Center (CRC), is hiring enthusiastic part-time canvassers to help support nonpartisan outreach and tabling efforts on site at local nonprofit organizations across the state. We are hiring multiple canvassers to work in the following regions: Denver Metro/Boulder, Northern Colorado (Brighton, Ft. Collins, Greeley, Loveland) and Mid-Northern Colorado (Ft. Lupton, Commerce City, Brighton). Canvassers will be responsible for working within diverse communities to collect voter registrations and pledge to vote postcards. This position is an hourly, part-time (15-35 Hours/Week), temporary contract position at $17/hour and will run from early August – mid October 2019, with training and orientation in late-July. A background check is required.

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.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
● Adhere to 501(c) 3 IRS Rules and Regulations concerning strict nonpartisanship, as well as all county, state, and national rules and regulations concerning voter engagement and registration.
● Voter registration of individuals in the waiting room or lobby of local nonprofit organizations.
● Enthusiastically engage diverse communities, and remain positive, assertive, and confident.
● Ensure that voter registrations information is accurately recorded and documented.
● Respond to supervision and feedback during the course of the project when necessary.
● Make regular trips to deliver voter registration forms to CRC staff in Denver office.

DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
● Must have access to reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license.
● Bilingual (Spanish) is preferred.
● Strong commitment to 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 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.
● High attention to detail.
● Ability to stay on task and problem solve.
● Enjoy meeting and interacting with new people.
● AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

TO APPLY:
Please e-mail a brief letter of interest and a resume to email hidden; JavaScript is required with subject line “Voter Engagement Canvasser.” Applications accepted until positions are filled.

Community Resource Center is an equal opportunity employer. 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 Corie Ufert, VISTA Leader, with any questions at email hidden; JavaScript is required

Community Resource Center (Denver) - VISTA Leader - Recruitment

**THIS IS AN AMERICORPS VISTA LEADER POSITION. YOU MUST HAVE HAD ALREADY SERVED A YEAR WITH AMERICORPS OR PEACE CORPS TO QUALIFY**


Recruitment VISTA Leader with Community Resource Center

Community Resource Center (CRC) believes 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. Our mission is to create opportunities, tools and strategies to develop nonprofits and community groups to strengthen Colorado.

Located in Denver, Colorado, CRC’s work environment is fast paced, dynamic and flexible. Board, staff and AmeriCorps VISTA members collaborate closely on program development and organizational strategy. CRC’s team engages in grassroots, hands-on strategies for nonprofit capacity building, with an emphasis on our statewide presence. Candidates should be comfortable working in and with diverse communities across Colorado. CRC is a member of the Colorado Collaborative for Nonprofits and has a team of 14 staff and VISTA members.

CRC serves as an intermediary AmeriCorps VISTA project and partners with nonprofit organizations based in rural Colorado to provide them with the support of a VISTA member. During the 2019-2020 grant cycle, CRC will host 6 VISTA members at our Denver office and 26 VISTA members at rural partner organizations. The Recruitment VISTA Leader will lead recruitment and member support for a team of 32 VISTA members serving in all corners of the state, providing access to resources and communicating the value of capacity building in rural communities. The VISTA Leader will work closely with one other CRC VISTA Leader to effectively support the VISTA Project.

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Facilitate recruitment of VISTA members, including: creating a job description, marketing, screening and interviewing candidates
  • Onboard, train and recognize VISTA members
  • Provide ongoing guidance and support to VISTA members
  • Identify professional development and networking opportunities for VISTA members
  • Foster greater communication between VISTAs and their project supervisors
  • Collect AmeriCorps VISTA grant reports
  • Organize National Service Days & National Service Recognition Day outreach
  • Serve as a liaison of national service, participating in job fairs and representing both VISTA and CRC at networking and sector events
  • Track nonprofit sector news
  • Collect data on regional nonprofits and funders
  • Participate in on-going fund development efforts for CRC programs

Desired Qualifications:

  • Completed at least one year of service as a AmeriCorps VISTA, AmeriCorps State/National member, AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), or term of service as a Peace Corps Volunteer
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communications, writing and editing skills
  • Task oriented and deadline driven
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated strengths relationship building and community outreach
  • Tact, diplomacy and ability to work as part of a diverse team
  • Understanding of the nonprofit sector and volunteerism
  • Skills in data management, research, and analysis
  • Access to reliable transportation and the ability to travel throughout the state

HOURS: 40 hours per week
REPORTS TO: VISTA Program Coordinator
SERVICE TERM: June 2019 – June 2020

Time Commitment: This is a full-time position requiring approximately 40 hours/week. This position requires flexible hours, and may include occasional evening and weekend commitments.

Program Benefits: Choice of Education Award ($6,095) or End of Service Stipend ($3,000) upon successful completion of service, Health Coverage, Living Allowance ($1,411/month), Professional Development/Training, $100/month housing assistance paid to your landlord

Location: This position is based in Denver, Colorado.

AmeriCorps VISTA: This position will be filled by an AmeriCorps*VISTA member. 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

Application Requirements: Submitting an application early will be advantageous. To apply, please visit: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=88082&fromSearch=true and find the “CRC Recruitment VISTA Leader” position listing and complete a full application through AmeriCorps VISTA. Please contact Corie Ufert at email hidden; JavaScript is required if you have any questions on how to apply.

Community Resource Center: This AmeriCorps VISTA position is managed through the Rural Capacity Building VISTA Project of Community Resource Center (CRC). CRC provides this resource to its partners with rural communities to place AmeriCorps VISTA members across Colorado.

For More Information:

Community Resource Center: www.crcamerica.org

Rural Capacity Building VISTA Project: www.crcamerica.org/americorps-vista-project

Disclaimer: The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.

Families Plus (Delta) - Community Engagement Associate VISTA

About Families Plus

Families Plus is a community-based service with a mission to provide support for families to partner with the community to help children thrive. The Families Plus mentoring model developed by Families Plus to serve vulnerable children relies on well-organized community support so that services for these children and families are affordable and effective. The Community Engagement Associate VISTA will work alongside of the Director of Operations to increase understanding and knowledge of the Families Plus program throughout Delta County and to engage local residents in volunteering and donating to help the approximately 100 participating children and their families served by Families Plus.  The Community Engagement Associate will also help develop coordinated programs along with other children’s agencies for helping all youth here prevent substance use and increase their social-emotional resilience.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development of a youth volunteer program, in support of other youth.
  • Assist in the development of a youth advisory counsel for the youth volunteer program and general Board of Directors guidance.
  • Create press releases to television, newspaper, and radio and manage regular social media feeds to draw the community into supporting youth.
  • Expand the Hand Up Club and Investor Club.
  • Recruit volunteers, particularly mentors for youth.
  • Develop effective coordination processes among partner agencies for community efforts to prevent youth substance use and increase their social-emotional resilience.
  • Write grants and work on teams to write larger grants.
  • Assist in improving the website and creation of online training.
  • Assist in creating volunteer appreciation procedures and event.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or similar experience and on-the-job training
  • Experience with outreach including public speaking, community initiatives, phone skills, and social media experience.
  • Computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access preferred
  • Comfortable working with the public and engaging others
  • Personal investment in youth and children’s issues
  • Have a vehicle and a valid driver’s license
  • Background check completion.

Working conditions:

The Community Organizer will be responsible for organizing his or her time in such a way to accomplish an increasingly large pool of volunteers and gathering regular media attention for the Families Plus program and youth needs in the larger community. Monthly targets will be developed to measure progress.

Direct reports:

The Community Organizer will be the primary contact for volunteers who do not work with a specific child.  The Community Organizer will report directly to the Director of Operations.

AmeriCorps VISTA

This position will be filled by an AmeriCorps*VISTA member. 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

Program Benefits: Choice of Education Award ($6,095) or End of Service Stipend ($1,800) upon successful completion of service, Health Coverage, Living Allowance ($944/month), Professional Development/Training.

Service Term:August 2019 through August 2020

Application Requirements: Please apply through the MyAmeriCorps portal. Interviews will take place in August and early September. Submitting an application early in the timeframe will be advantageous.

To apply, please visit: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=88084&fromSearch=true  and find the “Families Plus” position listing and complete a full application through AmeriCorps VISTA. Please contact Corie Ufert at email hidden; JavaScript is required if you have any questions on how to apply.

Community Resource Center: This AmeriCorps VISTA position is managed through the Rural Capacity Building VISTA Project of the Community Resource Center (CRC). CRC provides this resource to its partners in rural communities, and manages the recruitment, orientation, and reporting required for VISTA members. Families Plus serves as a sub-site of the Project, and will provide project and on-site supervision of the Community Organizer.

For More Information:

Families Plus: www.familiesplus.net/

Community Resource Center: www.crcamerica.org

Pioneers Healthcare Foundation (Meeker) - Program Development Associate VISTA

About Pioneers Healthcare Foundation:

Pioneers Healthcare Foundation serves the remote areas of Meeker and the White River Valley.  Our mission centers around three goals:

  • Grow local primary and preventative care services
  • Anticipate and plan for capital needs of equipment, technology and facility for a rural healthcare organization
  • Provide support to improve the health and quality of life through Meals on Wheels, Cancer Screenings, the Walbridge Wing Nursing Home Activities, and Healthcare Workforce Development

PHF accomplishes their mission through the generosity of sponsorships, donations and grants.  The primary purpose of the Program Development Associate is to help develop organizational infrastructure to develop and track sponsors, donors and granting organizations.

Hours per week:  40 hours per week

Reports to: Executive Director

Major Responsibilities:

Objective: Develop a variety of processes and programs for Pioneers Healthcare Foundation.

  • Develop donor tracking system to track contributions, thank you notes and funder/sponsor engagement; support coordination of fundraisers
  • Develop donor email lists and community outreach distribution lists and streamline communication strategies
  • Support grant writing and develop follow up reports
  • Finalize Colorado Gives Day registration and promotion; develop campaign strategy
  • Lead the development and re-building of PHF’s website development and re-build; work directly with 3rd party consultant to move forward development
  • Streamline communication strategies and support outreach activities with the goal of increasing event attendance and community awareness
  • Track/Evaluate program outcomes; collect, analyze and present data
  • Develop Social Media Campaigns; increase social media presence
  • Increase involvement of Blazin’ Trails Program, create tracking and evaluation processes

Desired Skills:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Database development and maintenance experience
  • Some website and social media background

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree
  • Reliable vehicle, car insurance & driver’s license strongly encouraged
  • Clean criminal record and driving background – all members must pass a background check

Time Commitment: This is a full-time position requiring approximately 40 hours/week. This position requires flexible hours, and may include occasional evening and weekend commitments.

Service Term: August 2019 – August 2020

Location: This position is based at 100 Pioneers Medical Center Dr, Meeker Colorado.  (Meeker is located in Northwest Colorado, about 100 miles northeast of Grand Junction, Colorado, or 4 hours northwest of Denver, Colorado.)

AmeriCorps VISTA: This position will be filled by an AmeriCorps VISTA member. 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

Program Benefits: Childcare assistance if eligible, Choice of Education Award ($6,095) or End of Service Stipend ($1,800) upon successful completion of service, Health Coverage, Relocation Assistance, Living Allowance ($944/month), Professional Development, Housing Assistance of $500 a month will be covered through Pioneers Healthcare Foundation.

Application Requirements: To apply, please visit: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=88114&fromSearch=true and complete a full application through AmeriCorps VISTA. Please contact CRC VISTA Leader Corie Ufert at email hidden; JavaScript is requiredif you have any questions on how to apply.

Community Resource Center: This AmeriCorps VISTA position is managed through the Rural Capacity Building VISTA Project of the Community Resource Center (CRC). CRC provides this resource to its partners in rural communities, and manages the recruitment, orientation, and reporting required for VISTA members. PHF serves as a sub-site of the Project, and will provide project and on-site supervision of the Program and Outreach Associate VISTA.

For More Information

Pioneers Healthcare Foundation www.pioneershealthfoundation.org

Community Resource Center: www.crcamerica.org

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)