Illuminate Colorado Is Hiring A Community Initiatives Associate!

Illuminate Colorado Is Hiring A Community Initiatives Associate!

Looking for a job that allows you to flex your project coordination, stakeholder outreach, and logistics management skills?  

This position is for you!

Under the guidance of the Senior Community Initiatives Manager, the Community Initiatives Associate is responsible for managing logistics and coordinating tasks for coalitions and other collaborative spaces, with an emphasis on primary prevention of child maltreatment.

The Community Initiatives Associate will:

    • Manage meeting scheduling and logistics, including creation of virtual meeting links, creation and maintenance of calendar invitations, and support of in-meeting technology needs
    • Document accurate and timely meeting notes and track attendance
    • Support collection and maintenance of participants’ demographic information
    • Maintain the organization of meeting notes, deliverables, and shared documents
    • Support the Senior Community Initiatives Manager with deliverable completion, including reporting
    • In coordination with the Finance team, lead Community Initiatives family voice compensation process across multiple projects
    • Implement the Communications Plan for the Colorado Partnership for Thriving Families

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Experience, Skills, and Qualifications:

    • One to three years of coordination or administrative experience, including communications support experience
    • Experience working with coalitions and/or community organizing experience
    • Experience coordinating research projects or story sharing projects
    • Strong attention to detail, superior task management and organizational skills
    • Passion for supporting collaborative processes
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Commitment to advancing social and racial equity through collective action.
    • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain highly collaborative working relationships with individuals of diverse professional backgrounds, technical expertise, and lived experience.
    • Ability to balance multiple projects with shared deadlines while being responsive to emergent needs.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel) and Gsuite

Desirable:

    • Experience and/or knowledge related to child maltreatment prevention, Strengthening Families protective factors, and/or maternal child health
    • Experience working with a broad range of populations, particularly in a coalition capacity
    • Proficiency in using MailChimp, Apricot, Smartsheet, Alchemer, and or similar systems
    • Fluency in Spanish

 

Compensation and Schedule:

This is a full-time position eligible for benefits. Starting salary is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience in the range of $40,000 – $50,000

Illuminate Colorado offers health and dental benefits as well as participation in a 401K,  EAP, and Life Insurance benefits. In addition, Illuminate Colorado has an unlimited paid time off policy and offers both flexible scheduling and remote work. Residency in Colorado, or anticipated relocation to Colorado in the near future (at your own expense), is a condition of employment with Illuminate.

We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways.

 

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references via email with “Community Initiatives Associate” in the subject line to hiring@illuminatecolorado.org.

Application Deadline:

Noon on February 9, 2023

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Illuminate Colorado Is Hiring A Grants & Development Manager!

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Illuminate Colorado Is Hiring A Grants & Development Manager!

Looking for a job that allows you to flex your grant management, event planning, and donor cultivation and engagement skills?  

This position is for you!

Under the guidance of a Deputy Director, the Grants & Development Manager is a new position which will play a critical role in managing Illuminate Colorado’s resource development plan through grants and donor cultivation efforts. Working with relevant staff throughout the organization, the Grants & Development Manager will lead grant prospecting efforts, will facilitate grant writing for prospective and ongoing grants, and will ensure timely completion of grant reporting. Additionally, the Grants & Development Manager will manage individual donor cultivation activities, including fundraising events and volunteer opportunities.

The Grants & Development Manager will:

    • Manage all grant activity, including: achieving revenue targets and expanding partnerships, leading the development of accurate, detailed, and persuasive proposals within established deadlines, and researching and identifying grant funding sources that align with Illuminate’s mission, vision and goals, among other grant-related duties;
    • Manage the development and implementation of Illuminate Fundraising, Community Engagement, and Board-Driven events with support from the Executive Leadership team, Staff, Board, & Volunteers;
    • Manage donor database and information tracking processes regarding acknowledgement, recognition, on-going communications and continued cultivation of past and current donors and members to enhance their relationship with Illuminate.

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Experience, Skills, and Qualifications:

    • Three to five years of experience, with a proven aptitude for grant prospecting, submission, and reporting as well as management of small and large events.
    • Experience with donor database management.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain highly collaborative working relationships with individuals of diverse professional backgrounds, technical expertise, and lived experience.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage collaborative projects and timelines, including balancing deadlines with input.
    • Comfort with ambiguity, shifting environments, and shared decision making.
    • Ability to balance multiple projects with shared deadlines while being responsive to emergent needs.
    • Ability to work independently, set priorities, and complete work timely and accurately.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel) and Google Suite.

Desirable:

    • Knowledge related to child maltreatment prevention, Strengthening Families protective factors, maternal child health, substance use disorders, child sexual abuse prevention, and/or infant safe sleep.
    • Experience with family strengthening programming or systems.

 

Compensation and Schedule:

Full-time, salaried, exempt position eligible for benefits.  Starting salary is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience in the range of $50,000 – $60,000. 

Illuminate Colorado offers health and dental benefits as well as participation in a 401K, EAP, and Life Insurance benefits. In addition, Illuminate Colorado has an unlimited paid time off policy and offers both flexible scheduling and remote work. Residency in Colorado, or anticipated relocation to Colorado in the near future (at your own expense), is a condition of employment with Illuminate.

We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways.

 

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references via email with “Grants & Development Manager” in the subject line to hiring@illuminatecolorado.org.

Application Deadline:

Noon on January 16, 2022

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Illuminate Colorado Is Hiring A Director of Strategic Initiatives!

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This position is for you! 

Under the guidance of a Deputy Director, the Director of Strategic Initiatives is responsible for overseeing the strategic planning, facilitation, and ongoing coordination of multiple coalitions working to positively impact children & families within Colorado. This position will serve as a member of the Leadership Team and ensure initiatives are responsive to current needs, aligned with organizational mission, and set up for success in the future.

The Director of Strategic Initiatives will:

    • Ensure that all Coalitions & Organizational Practice Change Initiatives that Illuminate convenes are guided by strategic planning, use inclusive processes, and measure toward collective impact;
    • Offer leadership and supervision to the Strategic Initiatives Team;
    • Support the development of funding applications and reporting requirements; and Offer coalition management and facilitation to the Colorado Infant Safe Sleep Partnership.

    Experience, Skills, and Qualifications:

      • At least five years of coalition management, community organizing, and/or facilitation experience
      • Passion for facilitating collaborative processes
      • Commitment to advancing social and racial equity through collective action
      • Experience and/or knowledge of the Collective Impact Model
      • Experience facilitating participatory strategic planning and implementation
      • Experience managing staff and leading teams
      • Excellent oral and written communication skills
      • Demonstrated ability to manage collaborative projects, including balancing deadlines with coalition input
      • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain highly collaborative working relationships with individuals of diverse professional backgrounds, technical expertise, and lived experience
      • Comfort with ambiguity, shifting environments, and shared decision making
      • Ability to balance multiple projects with shared deadlines while being responsive to emergent needs
      • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Suite

    Desirable:

      • Knowledge related to child maltreatment prevention, Strengthening Families protective factors, maternal child health, substance use disorders, child sexual abuse prevention, and/or infant safe sleep
      • Experience with family strengthening programming or systems
      • Experience working with a broad range of populations, particularly in a coalition capacity

     

    Compensation and Schedule:

    This is a full-time position eligible for benefits. Starting salary is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience in the range of $70,000 – $80,000. Illuminate Colorado offers health and dental benefits as well as participation in a 401K, EAP, and Life Insurance benefits. In addition, Illuminate Colorado has an unlimited paid time off policy and offers both flexible scheduling and remote work.

    We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway.

     

    To Apply:

    Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references via email with “Director of Strategic Initiatives” in the subject line to hiring@illuminatecolorado.org.

    Application Deadline:

    Noon on December 15, 2022

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    Illuminate Colorado Is Hiring A Policy Manager! (POSITION FILLED)

    Looking for a job that allows you to flex your policy research and analysis skills, participate in policy coalitions, and manage policy communications for stakeholders?

    This position is for you! In this position you will be exposed to all aspects of developing and implementing Illuminate Colorado’s policy activities.

    Under the guidance of a Deputy Director, the Policy Manager will lead implementation of organizational policy activities by ensuring the organization’s policy priorities are thoroughly researched, policy developments are monitored, and our advocacy partners view us as valuable and supportive partners.

    The Policy Manager will:

      • Develop and maintain policy research and analysis in the form of strategy screens, briefs, and concept papers;
      • Maintain internal bill tracking; staff legislative hearings and testify as needed;
      • Create fact sheets and secure endorsements;
      • Draft and coordinate testimony and public comments;
      • Manage communications for policy stakeholder processes;
      • Draft Illuminate’s policy communication content;
      • And participate in policy coalitions on behalf of Illuminate.

    Additionally, the Policy Manager will coordinate event planning for related summits, trainings, or other events; support the Executive Leadership Team in responding to new requests and/or providing research support as needed; and support coalitions convened by Illuminate in policy research and monitoring, as needed.

      Experience, Skills, and Qualifications:

        • One to four years of legislative advocacy, political campaigns, policy research, and/or community organizing experience
        • Passion for systems-level change
        • Commitment to advancing social and racial equity through collective action
        • Excellent oral and written communication skills
        • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain highly collaborative working relationships with individuals of diverse professional backgrounds, technical expertise, and lived experience
        • Demonstrated ability to manage collaborative projects, including balancing deadlines with input
        • Comfort with ambiguity, shifting environments, and shared decision making
        • Ability to balance multiple projects with shared deadlines while being responsive to emergent needs
        • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel) and Google Suite

      Desirable:

        • Knowledge related to child maltreatment prevention, Strengthening Families protective factors, maternal child health, substance use disorders, child sexual abuse prevention, and/or infant safe sleep
        • Experience with family strengthening programming or systems
        • Experience working with a broad range of populations, particularly in a coalition capacity

       

      Compensation and Schedule:

      This is a full-time position eligible for benefits. Starting salary is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience in the range of $50,000 – $60,000. Illuminate Colorado offers health and dental benefits as well as participation in a 401K, EAP, and Life Insurance benefits. In addition, Illuminate Colorado has an unlimited paid time off policy and offers both flexible scheduling and remote work.

      We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway.

       

      To Apply:

      Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references via email with “Policy Manager” in the subject line to hiring@illuminatecolorado.org.

      Application Deadline:

      Noon on December 15, 2022

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      Illuminate Colorado Is Hiring An Early Childhood Teacher

      We are so excited to announce that we are hiring an Early Childhood Teacher!

      Under the guidance of the Child Care Manager, the Early Childhood Teacher will plan, organize, implement, and deliver an infant and toddler program curriculum to meet enrolled children’s individual and group educational, intellectual, physical, social, and emotional needs. This position will manage a mobile child care classroom for children whose parents are working to address complex issues impacting their family, such as mental health concerns, substance use disorders, or employment challenges; and ensure that the mobile classroom remains in compliance with the State of Colorado Child Care Licensing and ensure that the mobile classroom remains in compliance with the State of Colorado Child Care Licensing standards.

        Experience & Skills:

          • Enthusiastic leader and team member with a positive attitude.
          • Exceptional oral and written communication skills – ability to understand intermediate written materials and compose information/instruction in written form.
          • Effective interpersonal skills to support ongoing interaction with other employees, the general public, and children and parents within the community.
          • Effective organizational, time management and multitasking skills.
          • Excellent judgment as well as problem solving/decision making abilities.
          • Remain calm and calm others in an emergency, stressful and/or confrontational situation.
          • Identify conflict and take the steps necessary to resolve the issues or involve others to resolve the issues.
          • Work well with other people taking into consideration, among the dynamics, their needs, their personal style, and the requirements of their jobs.
          • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Suite applications.

        Qualifications:

          • Professional Development Information System (PDIS) Level 2 Early Childhood Teacher
          • Must meet or be willing to work towards obtaining the Colorado Child Care Infant Nursery Supervisor requirements (ECE 111 and ECE 112; Expanding Quality in Infant Toddler Care; or Child Development Associate)
          • Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred
          • Valid Driver’s License required
          • Must pass background check, post-employment medical examination and drug screen
          • Experience working in Head Start or Early Head Start program preferred

          Compensation: This is a full-time position eligible for benefits. Starting salary is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience in the range of $40,000 – $50,000. A retention stipend of $1500 is available for this position. The successful candidate will receive a partial stipend at 30 days, 60 days, and 90 days of employment upon the successful completion of all trainings, including but not limited to RV Driver Training, RV Equipment Training, all required PDIS trainings, and CPR/First Aid.

          This position will be required to travel to service locations in the Denver Metro area. Mileage will be reimbursed. A cell phone will be needed to complete necessary duties regarding this position. At this time a cell phone stipend will not be provided. Flexibility to work a pre-set alternating schedule that will include opening and closing center hours with possibility of occasional evenings and weekends. The start and ending hours can range from 7:30am to 9:00pm.

          Illuminate Colorado offers health and dental benefits as well as participation in a Simple IRA, EAP, and Life & AD&D benefits. In addition, Illuminate has a generous paid time off policy.

           

          View the complete job posting here.

          To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references via email with “Early Childhood Teacher” in the subject line to hiring@illuminatecolorado.org. The application deadline will remain open until position is filled.

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