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Community Resource Center (CRC) is a nonprofit organization that creates opportunities, tools, and strategies to develop nonprofits and community groups to strengthen Colorado. Since 1981,CRC has supported nonprofit excellence by helping organizations do their good work better.

Position Summary:

CRC is seeking Event Coordinators across the state to fill multiple, temporary, part-time positions. We have several opportunities, including positions running from mid-May through September and for shorter terms between June-August.

Community Resource Center is seeking event support for several opportunities being hosted virtually and in-person across Colorado in 2021. These include online virtual training and roundtables, multi-day conferences, and community gatherings ranging from small (20) to large (100+). CRC is seeking local support to execute several multi-day events including events in Pueblo, Canon City, Glenwood Springs, and Durango.

Planning for the events will largely occur virtually, and much of the day-to-day work of these positions will happen from a home office. However, as we approach the event dates (August & September), the positions will interact with vendors, event venues, run errands, and are expected to attend the in-person events. CRC is actively committed to the well-being and safety of our team, partners, and communities and will observe appropriate COVID-19 safety protocols.

Qualifications: 

  • Live or work near or within one of the locations listed above
  • Agreement with and commitment to CRC’s mission and values
  • Self-starter, exceptionally well-organized and flexible, with strong time-management skills
  • Enthusiastically represents CRC by displaying a positive attitude, high level of energy and commitment to quality throughout all aspects of the job
  • Must have access to reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license.
  • Significant event planning experience
  • Proficient with Google Suite, Zoom, MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook
  • Strong customer service background
  • Experience with budget and contract management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have the ability to work remotely, including having access to reliable internet service, a computer, and space in your home to reasonably work

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Partner with CRC team to plan and execute excellent, inclusive, and exciting events.
  • Coordinate on-site event logistics.
  • Support virtual event management team, trainers, and provide customer service.
  • Identify local vendors, solicit bids, draft check requests, pickup materials.
  • Supervise volunteers at the event.
  • Work directly with CRC staff, partner organizations, and long-term volunteers.
  • Support local fundraising efforts including ensuring sponsorship and gift acknowledgement, and picking up donated materials and items.
  • Communicate with program and finance staff to reconcile event costs
  • Other duties as assigned.

Compensation:

These are temporary, part-time (20-40 hours per week) positions at $20/hour. We will only be considering candidates with the ability to work remotely, including having access to reliable internet service, a computer, and space in their home to reasonably work.

 How to Apply:

To apply, please send a single PDF of your resume and a cover letter that includes your preferred number of hours per week, the community you wish to work in, and amount of hours you are seeking to email hidden; JavaScript is required. Please reference “Event Coordinator” in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please. You can find out more about CRC programs at www.crcamerica.org.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, early applications are encouraged. We have several opportunities, with positions running from mid-May through September and for shorter terms between June-August.

Community Resource Center is a member of the Colorado Collaborative for Nonprofits and has a team of sixteen 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 and program participants. We welcome applications from all, and strongly encourage women, people of color, people with disabilities, immigrants, and LGBTQ people to apply.

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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.

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 Anna Toth, AmeriCorps Program Coordinator, with any questions at email hidden; JavaScript is required.

ABOUT: 

La Puente is our community’s response to address the effects of poverty by providing a safety net of services, where individuals and families get what they need to stabilize, heal, strengthen, and ultimately thrive. Annually over 11,000 individuals and family members receive at least one of our services, including emergency shelter, nutritious food from one of our 15 pantries, housing with support services, social-emotional learning based youth services, educational gardens, homeless prevention resources, soup kitchen meals, home outreach visits, and more. La Puente’s Community Education and Development programs sustain and support our direct services by helping educate others about the work La Puente does in our community and encouraging others to support our efforts by donating their time, money, or goods.1) Work with the staff to plan regular communications and messaging for supporters including social media platforms

Duties and Responsibilities: 

1) Promote community understanding and awareness of issues related to poverty by helping to coordinate fundraising and mission awareness opportunities and events.

2) Develop high-quality publications to promote the work and impact of La Puente.

3) Develop consistent, high-quality, and effective communication on various platforms including the organization’s website, social media, and crowdfunding platforms.

4) Act as a resource to the community and organization by acquiring a thorough understanding of social justice issues and advocacy platforms related to La Puente’s mission.

5) Build systems and strategies for fund development.

Requirements:

  • Car recommended
  • Spanish helpful

Working conditions: 40 hour work weeks

Program Benefits: Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Housing ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Intentional Community Building ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend.

Service Term: 04/12/2021 – 04/12/2022

Application Requirements: To apply, please visit:

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=100741 and complete a full application through AmeriCorps VISTA. Please contact CRC AmeriCorps Coordninator Anna Toth 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 Health Partnership’s mission is to compassionately connect people to health and wellbeing resources. The organization serves as a resource hub for the communities of the five-county region in northwestern Colorado in two unique ways. Through our Community Impact work, we focus on the social and economic factors that influence the health of our communities with programs that connect community and clinic resources more effectively. We also work with partners across sectors to coordinate and collaborate on efforts to address population-wide health issues and the systems that influence them through a newly launched Yampa Valley Wellbeing Consortium. Through our Integrated Care Coordination team, we connect individuals facing a complex set of barriers, such as poverty, social isolation and health issues, with community resources to achieve their health and well-being goals.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

The VISTA will be part of the Community Impact team and will specifically work on the Yampa Valley Wellbeing Consortium, a 40+ member group that is facilitated by The Health Partnership to address shared population health issues across Moffat and Routt counties. The Community Impact Coordinator will support Consortium action team action plan virtual meetings; collect, update and communicate quantitative and qualitative data housed in the YVWC data dashboard; and contribute to social determinants of health training, education for partner organizations and community members.

Requirements:

  • Car recommended
  • Some college

Working conditions: 40 hour work weeks

Program Benefits: Workspace, phone, computer,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend,  Relocation Allowance,  Living Allowance.

*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare

Service Term: 04/12/2021 – 04/12/2022

Application Requirements: To apply, please visit:

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=100055 and complete a full application through AmeriCorps VISTA. Please contact CRC AmeriCorps Coordinator Anna Toth 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: 

CRC’s mission is to create opportunities, tools and strategies to develop nonprofits and community groups to strengthen Colorado. Nonprofit organizations play an important role in improving the quality of life in Colorado. Through CRC’s statewide programming VISTA members will gain a broad understanding of Colorado’s nonprofit sector and the state’s many unique rural communities. The VISTA will work closely with rural and statewide nonprofits who offer an array of services from addressing basic human needs to environmental sustainability. VISTAs will provide resources, services and collaborative opportunities for rural nonprofit organizations and conduct outreach to community stakeholders and potential funders to increase the viability of nonprofit efforts. VISTAs will learn about regional specific issues and needs, as well as how to successfully address regional issues by assisting local nonprofit organizations. The CRC VISTA program creates a lasting positive impact in rural Colorado communities by supporting organizations that address basic needs, transitional housing, and poverty alleviation. The Fund Development Associate will support CRC’s fund development efforts by researching a number of funding, sponsorship ,and partnership opportunities, developing communication and grant materials to support funding applications, and coordinating CRC’s database of donors, partner agencies and prospective funders.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

The Fund Development Associate VISTA will support fund development by focusing on three areas: 1) Conducting research that identifies prospective corporate, foundation, government, individual donors and partner agencies who align with the mission, programs and impact of CRC. This research will also include the identification of best practices in fund development for a variety of revenue streams. 2) Support the implementation of revenue generation strategies through the development of communication materials, the coordination, and the integration of Fund development strategies in CRC programs and initiatives. This includes the development and implementation of CRC’s Colorado Gives Campaign 3) Coordination and advancement of CRC donor and partner databases ensuring that Salesforce information is accurate and up-to-date. This role also supports staff with the implementation and use of Salesforce to increase the organization’s use of data-informed decisions.

Requirements:

  • Car recommended
  • College graduate

Working conditions: 40 hour work weeks

Program Benefits: Living Allowance,  Relocation Allowance,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend,  Health Coverage*,  Housing Stipend $200/month,  Training.

*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare

Service Term: 06/07/2021 – 06/07/2022

Application Requirements: To apply, please visit:

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=101312 and complete a full application through AmeriCorps VISTA. Please contact CRC AmeriCorps Coordinator Anna Toth 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: 

Lone Cone Library is seeking a passionate and service driven member that can thrive in a collaborative environment. The Lone Cone Library is located in the small rural community of Norwood in Southwest Colorado. We are 45 minutes from the ski resort community of Telluride and only two hours from Moab or the Four Corners area. The mission of Lone Cone Library is to cultivate an inquisitive and thoughtful community by connecting people with resources both emerging and traditional; connecting people with people; and connecting people with opportunity. The library is embarking on a conceptual design project for the grounds surrounding our new (2019) facility. We plan to partner with other community organizations to create a place people come to learn, meet and/or relax. This member will support that mission and vision through raising community awareness of programs and opportunities available through marketing and communications, research new opportunities for funding and support fund development, and build and strengthen community partnerships and networks to build collective impact. Join a collaborative, supportive team in serving our community not only in ways traditional to libraries but also as an agent for change and economic development in our community. Our motto is “find a way to yes.”

Duties and Responsibilities: 

The VISTA member’s duties will include the following: 1)Work with the site supervisor to identify new opportunities for funding and support the development of financial resources. 2) Support the strategic collaboration between community partners and the library to build collective impact 3) Research new opportunities for networking and stakeholder engagement, and 4) Expand digital marketing strategies for the library and the Dark Sky groups through website development, social media content creation, and additional marketing materials.

Requirements:

  • Car recommended
  • College graduate
  • Spanish speaker a plus

Working conditions: 40 hour work weeks

Program Benefits: Hostsite will assist in securing housing,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend,  Living Allowance,  Childcare assistance if eligible,  Health Coverage*,  Relocation Allowance,  Training.

*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare

Service Term: 07/06/2021  –   07/06/2022

Application Requirements: To apply, please visit:

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=102074 and complete a full application through AmeriCorps VISTA. Please contact CRC AmeriCorps Coordinator Anna Toth 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 Good Food Collective (GFC) was created in May 2018 to build a just and resilient food system in the southwest region of Colorado. We believe that a healthy food system leads to a vibrant economy, meaningful employment opportunities, environmental stewardship, and strong community. Currently, GFC’s work is focused on four major initiatives – Regional Convening & Collaboration, Agricultural Support, Marketplace Development, and Food Security. The GFC is based in Durango, Colorado – a magical town of about 18,000 people built on the banks of the Animas River at the junction of the Great Basin Desert and the San Juan Mountains. Durango is a fun and close-knit community with over 100 miles of mountain biking, skiing, and hiking trails accessible from your back door, a happening downtown, and a myriad of cultural and educational opportunities. Durango is surrounded by rural areas comprising small towns, farmland, ranches, and public lands. If you are passionate about food systems and eager to contribute to the work of an impactful nonprofit organization, this is the position for you! Should you join us, you will become part of a small but mighty team that is committed to supporting each other, as well as, the development of our organization.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

The VISTA member’s responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to, providing capacity and building the sustainability of the Good Food Collective’s Roots of Health Food and Health Equity Project, Community Gleaning Program, Fruit for Good Social Enterprise, and GFC out reach and communications. This capacity will be built through developing communications and marketing strategies for these programs, event coordination and community outreach, evaluation and data collection, cultivating an engaged volunteer base, and fund development through grant writing and fundraising.

Requirements:

  • Car recommended
  • High school diploma/GED

Working conditions: 40 hour work weeks

Program Benefits: Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Housing Stipend $150/month ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training .

*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare

Service Term: 07/06/2021  –   07/06/2022

Application Requirements: To apply, please visit:

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=102082 and complete a full application through AmeriCorps VISTA. Please contact CRC AmeriCorps Coordinator Anna Toth 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: 

Headwaters Alliance (HWA) is a mission-driven organization, born out of the community’s deep commitment to both honor the legacy of mining and reclaim those very sites from the harms caused by mining – it is an inclusive history. HWA mission is to cultivate a sustainable environmental and economic future for the Rio Grande Headwaters through community engagement, restoration, education, and innovation. Current projects include the ongoing revegetation of the Willow Creek floodplain, a 39ac site that was reclaimed from use as a tailings pile; flood mitigation; stewardship and volunteer programming; summer science camp for youth; and strategic action around water planning and water security in Mineral County. HWA is situated in Creede, CO – at a bend in the Rio Grande River, at 9000feet elevation in the southern San Juan Mountains. Summers bring an influx of tourists to enjoy the perfect weather, mountains, fishing, arts and theatre; while winters see the population considerable reduced to 800 folks in the entire county. Winters can also bring deep cold, deep snow and the most beautiful skies in Colorado. Creede boasts one grocery store, one gas station, several bars and restaurants and colorful residents. This position offers the opportunity to connect mission with action. The VISTA member will have the opportunity to be a part of the team identifying and solving environmental issues, and then enable implementation through grant writing, fund-raising, public speaking and community organization. Because of the size of our community, our team and the scope of work, this position invites you to bring your heart, mission and interest into this important service work.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

(1) Specific Project Development: Research & develop projects – identifying project parameters, partner collaborators, and funding sources – key focus in 2021: Stewardship Education, and Community Climate Resilience as part of tangible Community Planning. (2) Marketing & Communication: Implement communication plan to promote, market and share programs, projects and volunteer opportunities, may include social media, website updates, writing articles, and other related communications activities. (3) Stewardship Programming: Work with team to plan and execute annual volunteer, educational and stewardship events. (4) Outreach and Volunteers: Recruit community volunteers, coordinate volunteer events, track and evaluate programming. (5) Non-Profit Administrative Assistance: Support all other facets of the things that make a community-based small non-profit work, could include map making, grant support, donor tracking and more yet to be discovered in real time.

Requirements:

  • Car recommended
  • College graduate

Working conditions: 40 hour work weeks

Program Benefits: Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Housing Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance .

*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare

Service Term: 07/06/2021  –   07/06/2022

Application Requirements: To apply, please visit:

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=102084 and complete a full application through AmeriCorps VISTA. Please contact CRC AmeriCorps Coordinator Anna Toth 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 Ute Mountain Ute Tribe strives to uphold the Tribal Ancestral Vision and Leadership in order to preserve and protect our lands, Tribal sovereignty, language, history, culture and the general welfare of the NUCHU; Serves to provide for the long term economic needs of the Tribe and its members through economic development of Tribal Resources; Enhance the quality of life; Promotes strong work ethic and personal independence for NUCHU, while strongly upholding the “government to government” relationship with local, State and Federal governments that benefits the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe. The Kwiyagatu Community Academy, a proposed Ute Mountain Ute language and culture charter school in Towaoc, Colorado, will be an important and critical new addition to the educational services in the Montezuma County region of Colorado, when it opens in Fall 2021. The VISTA member will coordinate curriculum development projects and training service opportunities for prospective teachers. In addition, they VISTA member will be responsible for grant writing and fundraising for needed equipment and facility needs for the Academy. Furthermore, the Vista member will assist the leadership team in developing policies and best practices for the Academy to be a success. The Vista member will work closely with the Director, staff and community partners of the Educational Center that are establishing the Kwiyagatu Community Academy. The UMUT and Colorado State University – Extension would like to develop the infrastructure for creating impactful environmental programs on the reservation. The VISTA member will be responsible for building capacity with both organizations. The VISTA member will get the chance to work with both organizations on identifying impactful projects for the UMUT tribal members. This may include agriculture, land management and conservation projects.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

The VISTA Member will 1) support the development of curriculum and training opportunities for the Kwiyagatu Community Academy staff. 2) Assist with pre/post evaluation strategies to gauge student learning 3) Perform statistical analysis and data compilation of all education programs 4) Develop new environmental programs that benefit the UMUT members 5) Develop best strategies for establishing strong partnerships with community organizations 6) Research fundraising opportunities and prepare grants relevant to the project(s).

Requirements:

  • Car recommended
  • High school diploma/GED

Working conditions: 40 hour work weeks

Program Benefits: Relocation Allowance,  Health Coverage*,  Childcare assistance if eligible,  Training,  Living Allowance,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend.

*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare

Service Term: 06/07/2021  –   06/07/2022

Application Requirements: To apply, please visit:

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=99889 and complete a full application through AmeriCorps VISTA. Please contact CRC AmeriCorps Coordinator Anna Toth 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: 

Pueblo Hispanic Education Foundation helps students turn their educational dreams into goals and those goals into reality by providing scholarships and support for higher education to students in need from all backgrounds, including those of Hispanic ancestry, from Pueblo and Southern Colorado to assist them in achieving lifelong success. The Communications and Development Coordinator VISTA will be a part of an organization that has served the Pueblo Community for 33 years! The people of Pueblo are always willing to take care of each other so that the outcome is continued success of our city. PHEF has created long term relationships and continues to make new friends in an effort to keep meeting our mission. Hundreds of students have received scholarships over the years to further their secondary education.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

The Communications and Development Coordinator VISTA’s duties will include: 1) Support the marketing department’s initiatives with the planning, executing, and tracking of marketing programs such as email, event, social media, or content marketing 2) Independently coordinate marketing and community events, including overseeing logistics, managing registrations, coordinating with vendors, creating itineraries, and ordering marketing collateral 3) Coordinate product, event, or content email marketing campaigns, including copy, scheduling, testing, and database management 4) Create, proofread, and edit copy for various marketing channels, ensuring consistent voice 5) Develop content and social media marketing programs, including blogs and public relations efforts 6) Cultivate relationships with external donors to ensure high-quality and relevant information to boost fundraising efforts 7) Research and examine grant opportunities for the organization in alignment with capacity.

Requirements:

  • Car recommended
  • College graduate

Working conditions: 40 hour work weeks

Program Benefits: Childcare assistance if eligible,  Relocation Allowance,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend,  Housing Stipend $200/month,  Training,  Living Allowance,  Health Coverage*.

*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare

Service Term: 06/07/2021  –   06/07/2022

Application Requirements: To apply, please visit:

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=102079 and complete a full application through AmeriCorps VISTA. Please contact CRC AmeriCorps Coordinator Anna Toth 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: 

EFEC’s mission is to support education and the intellectual and emotional growth of students, specifically focusing on equitable access to in-school enrichment, mental health services, and efforts to recognize and retain top teacher talent. EFEC believes an equitable education for all youth, regardless of socio-economic background, is crucial to alleviating poverty and allowing every person an opportunity to contribute to society. The EFEC AEA is the central coordinating entity for a diverse set of EFEC stakeholders. The AEA will communicate with volunteers and school communities to promote and champion EFEC, provide fundraising assistance, and help ensure events and programs run efficiently while effectively communicating mission and impact. The AEA works directly with the Executive Director (ED) who is responsible for nonprofit operations including program and event management, donation tracking, database management, fundraising campaigns, timely thank you letters, sponsor recognition and coordination, grant writing and reporting. EFEC is based in Eagle County, Colorado, a rural mountain community adjacent to the White River National Forest and two world-renowned ski resorts within 15 min of each other. The area is quite philanthropic and home to 250+ nonprofits creating a very competitive climate for donor retention. EFEC’s role is crucial for communicating the importance of a quality education, the challenges facing underfunded schools, and the damaging results of state funding shortfalls. Despite the school district’s proximity to mountain resorts, families of students and the educators who serve them struggle to survive. Eagle County has a large, recognizable socio-economic gap that has been identified by the Colorado Health Foundation as one of four rural areas with the greatest inequities. An EFEC VISTA can enjoy a beautiful outdoor environment within an actively collaborative community serving a large population with remarkable need.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Outreach • Email – create and schedule monthly electronic newsletter • Social Media – create and manage calendar and platforms • Google Docs – manage content and folders • CO Gives Day – participate in Eagle County Gives meetings and committee of choice • Volunteer coordination • Cultivate the School Representative committee and PTA communication Event Planning and Management • Manage all event budgets • Negotiate all event vendor contracts • Coordinate event production schedule • Schedule committee meeting dates, locations, and times • Work at events • Volunteer coordination • Social media and email promotion • Help manage the School Auction platform Grassroots Communications • Follow Great Education Colorado to convey statewide K-12 education communications • Follow relevant news regarding Colorado education funding and policy • Community outreach and nonprofit coalition coordination Meeting Support

Requirements:

  • Car recommended
  • College graduate
  • Spanish preferred

Working conditions: 40 hour work weeks

Program Benefits: Relocation Allowance,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend,  Opportunity to have housing provided*,  Stipend ,  Living Allowance,  Health Coverage*,  Training,  Education award upon successful completion of service.

*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare

Service Term: 07/06/2021  –   07/05/2022

Application Requirements: To apply, please visit:

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=91911 and complete a full application through AmeriCorps VISTA. Please contact CRC AmeriCorps Coordinator Anna Toth 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)

Interested in learning more? Unsure of which program may be the right fit for you?

Please fill out this interest form and a CRC program staff member will contact you with more information.

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.

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.