Illuminate Colorado Is Hiring Two New Associates

Illuminate Colorado Is Hiring Two New Associates

We are excited to announce that we are hiring two new associate positions!

Communications and Education Associate (Position Filled)

Under the guidance of the Communications Manager, this position will work with our entire organization and community members from all over the state to manage first impressions for our organization, seamlessly connect people interested in the prevention of child maltreatment and integrate our systems building brighter childhoods. The Communications & Education Associate will help implement the strategic communications plan to achieve high quality communications and increase brand awareness for Illuminate Colorado. The individual should be detail-oriented, able to meet tight deadlines, flexible, and experienced with supporting an organization’s internal and external communication to a variety of audiences via websites, email, social media, print and events. The ideal candidate will be able to create and edit quality content, able to clearly and effectively communicate in writing and orally and have strong administrative and organizational skills. He/She/They will provide support with project management, social media, events, PR, administrative tasks, and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications / Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or a related field and a minimum of one to three years of predominantly external communications experience. Equivalent combinations of experience/education will be considered. Excellent verbal and written communications skills in Spanish 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.

If this sounds like an exciting opportunity to you, click on the link below for more details about the position. The deadline to apply is May 12.

View the complete job posting here.

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references via email with “Communications and Education Associate” in the subject line to hiring@illuminatecolorado.org.

Operations Associate

Under the guidance of the Director of Operations, this position will support the business and operational functions of the organization, including finance, human resources, and administrative responsibilities. The Operations Associate will help manage monthly and ongoing administrative and financial processes and procedures including managing the fundraising platforms, as well as help support employee hiring, onboarding/offboarding, recognition, and benefit management. The individual should possess strong detail-orientation, flexibility, and customer service skills, with a proactive and process oriented work style.

Qualifications / Requirements: At least two years of related experience with finance, human resources, administrative and/or office support required, preferably with a nonprofit organization. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Compensation: This is a part-time position (24 hour per week) eligible for benefits. Starting salary is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience in the range of $24,000 – $30,000 (equivalent of $19 to $24 per hour).

If this sounds like an exciting opportunity to you, click on the link below for more details about the position. The deadline to apply is June 21.

View the complete job posting here.

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

Seeking Kappa Delta Alumna to Join Board of Directors

Seeking Kappa Delta Alumna to Join Board of Directors

Join the Board

We are seeking a passionate, dedicated Kappa Delta Alumna to join our Board of Directors! As the Colorado state chapter of Prevent Child Abuse America we have been honored to work closely with Kappa Delta collegiate and alumnae chapters in Colorado for the last several years and seek to continue this close relationship moving forward!

Since 1981, Kappa Delta has been a proud supporter of Prevent Child Abuse America and state chapters.

Thousands of KDs in hundreds of communities nationwide host Shamrock events every year to raise money for national and local child abuse prevention efforts – learn more about Kappa Delta’s commitment to preventing child abuse.

Board members provide strategic vision, oversight and resources to help further the mission of Illuminate to strengthen families, organizations and communities to prevent child maltreatment.

Current priorities for Board of Directors recruitment include:

  • Individuals with a strong history of philanthropic development,
  • Individuals with subject matter expertise and/or life experiences with strengthening families,
  • Individuals with best practice human resource management expertise, and
  • Individuals with access to marketing, advertising, public relations, or communications expertise and resources.
Board Expectations

Illuminate Colorado strengthens families, organizations, and communities to prevent child maltreatment. The Board of Directors provides strategic vision, oversight, and resources to help further the mission of Illuminate. 

    • Provide fiduciary oversight by reviewing and approving operating budgets, financial statements, and annual Audit / IRS Form 990. 
    • Provide ongoing strategic counsel and advice to the Executive Director, through biannual one-on-ones, and to other staff leaders as needed.
    • Contribute financially at an individually meaningful level. Gifts from board members of time or talent may contribute to this requirement. 
    • Grow the Reach of Illuminate by engaging others who can be helpful to the cause as potential supporters. Help identify and connect potential donors or board members (through introductions / event attendance) and proactively promoting Illuminate in conversations with friends, colleagues, and broader networks.
    • Attend and prepare for board meetings held every other month as well as an annual Fall Board retreat to ensure connection and current understanding of organization’s goals, strategies, and priorities.
    • Serve on at least one board committee – Executive & Finance Committee, Fundraising and Communications Committee, Program and Public Policy Committee, to support and advise on organization operations. 
    • Select, support, and evaluate the Executive Director through ongoing coaching and support, as well as an annual performance evaluation.
    • Attend major organizational events and host an annual micro event. Board members are expected to attend and bring guests to the organization’s annual events. Board members are also encouraged to host an annual micro event or support Illuminate through outside fundraising or engagement opportunities.
    • Provide support for fundraising efforts including writing personal thank you notes, meeting with potential major donors, providing event planning support (securing auction/event specific donations), and engaging in foundation or corporate research/outreach to support the organization.

Meetings & Events

The Illuminate Board of Directors meets bi-monthly in the even months throughout the year, with a retreat in the fall and committee meetings in the odd months. Board meetings are typically held at the Illuminate Colorado Office in Denver with the option for remote participation through video/phone conferences.

In addition, board members are expected to attend significant Illuminate events and contribute financially to the organization. 

Interested? Take the Next Step

Illuminate Colorado is committed to building a strong and diverse Board of Directors. Learn more about Illuminate at illuminatecolorado.org. If you are interested or would like more information, complete this form and a member of the board of directors will get in touch with you within two to three weeks. 

Illuminate Colorado Is Hiring Two New Associates

Illuminate Colorado is Hiring a Circle of Parents Program Manager (POSITION FILLED)

We are excited to announce that we are hiring for the position of Circle of Parents Program Manager.

The Circle of Parents Program Manager is responsible for overseeing the promotion, development, implementation and expansion of the Circle of Parents program in Colorado. This position reports to the Director of Family Support and will work closely with all members of the Family Support Team.

Qualifications / Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred. Knowledge / experience with protective factors, family strengthening, substance use, child maltreatment prevention, professional training, and group facilitation is highly desirable. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered. Individuals with lived experience are encouraged to apply.

Compensation: 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 – $65,000.

Illuminate Colorado offers health and dental benefits as well as participation in a Simple IRA, EAP, and Life Insurance benefits. In addition, Illuminate Colorado has a generous paid time off policy and offers both flexible scheduling and remote work opportunities.

If this sounds like an exciting opportunity to you, click on the link below for more details about the position. There is no deadline to apply. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. This position is a full-time position eligible for benefits.

View the complete job posting here.

To Apply: Please submit cover letter, resume and three references via email with “Circle of Parents Program Manager” in the subject line to info@illuminatecolorado.org.

Foster America Fellowship Furthering the Mission of the Colorado Partnership for Thriving Families

Foster America Fellowship Furthering the Mission of the Colorado Partnership for Thriving Families

Illuminate Colorado is excited to announce that we will welcome a Foster America fellow to Colorado, in partnership with the Colorado Partnership for Thriving Families, in April 2021. Foster America’s fellowship program attracts extraordinary professionals from a variety of backgrounds. This visionary strategist will advance this statewide collaborative working across the state of Colorado to create the conditions for strong families and communities where children are healthy, valued and thriving.

 

Download the position overview. 

Learn More & Apply

  • Join an informational webinar session on February 18th at 5 pm PST to learn more. Sign up here.

Welcoming New Board Members

Welcoming New Board Members

Join the Board

We are seeking passionate, dedicated individuals representing multi-cultural perspectives and/or life experiences to join our Board of Directors.

Board members provide strategic vision, oversight and resources to help further the mission of Illuminate to strengthen families, organizations and communities to prevent child maltreatment.

Current priorities for Board of Directors recruitment include:

  • Individuals with expertise in complex financial management, such as a Chief Financial Officer or similar role,
  • Individuals with a strong history of philanthropic development,
  • Individuals with subject matter expertise in strengthening families, specifically a public health perspective,
  • Individuals with best practice human resource management expertise, and
  • Individuals with access to marketing, advertising, public relations, or communications expertise and resources.
Board Expectations

Illuminate Colorado strengthens families, organizations, and communities to prevent child maltreatment. The Board of Directors provides strategic vision, oversight, and resources to help further the mission of Illuminate. 

    • Provide fiduciary oversight by reviewing and approving operating budgets, financial statements, and annual Audit / IRS Form 990. 
    • Provide ongoing strategic counsel and advice to the Executive Director, through biannual one-on-ones, and to other staff leaders as needed.
    • Contribute financially at an individually meaningful level. Gifts from board members of time or talent may contribute to this requirement. 
    • Grow the Reach of Illuminate by engaging others who can be helpful to the cause as potential supporters. Help identify and connect potential donors or board members (through introductions / event attendance) and proactively promoting Illuminate in conversations with friends, colleagues, and broader networks.
    • Attend and prepare for board meetings held every other month as well as an annual Fall Board retreat to ensure connection and current understanding of organization’s goals, strategies, and priorities.
    • Serve on at least one board committee – Executive & Finance Committee, Fundraising and Communications Committee, Program and Public Policy Committee, to support and advise on organization operations. 
    • Select, support, and evaluate the Executive Director through ongoing coaching and support, as well as an annual performance evaluation.
    • Attend major organizational events and host an annual micro event. Board members are expected to attend and bring guests to the organization’s annual events. Board members are also encouraged to host an annual micro event or support Illuminate through outside fundraising or engagement opportunities.
    • Provide support for fundraising efforts including writing personal thank you notes, meeting with potential major donors, providing event planning support (securing auction/event specific donations), and engaging in foundation or corporate research/outreach to support the organization.

Meetings & Events

The Illuminate Board of Directors meets bi-monthly in the even months throughout the year, with a retreat in the fall and committee meetings in the odd months. Board meetings are typically held at the Illuminate Colorado Office in Denver with the option for remote participation through video/phone conferences.

In addition, board members are expected to attend significant Illuminate events and contribute financially to the organization. 

Interested? Take the Next Step

Illuminate Colorado is committed to building a strong and diverse Board of Directors. Learn more about Illuminate at illuminatecolorado.org. If you are interested or would like more information, complete this form and a member of the board of directors will get in touch with you within two to three weeks. 

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