Colorado Nonprofit Association

Senior Leadership Development Coordinator

Senior Leadership Development Coordinator

Location: Colorado

Work Schedule: Non-exempt, Full-time

Deadline for submission: June 17, 2024

Conservation Colorado is seeking a Senior Leadership Development Coordinator based in Colorado who will be responsible for developing and running leadership development training programs that elevate the leadership of people from disproportionately impacted communities. You will work closely with the Leadership Development Manager and the full Protégete team.

About Conservation Colorado
As the largest statewide environmental organization in Colorado, we work to protect our state’s climate, air, land, water, and communities. We play a unique role in Colorado as our work focuses on organizing communities, influencing decision-makers, and electing conservation-minded leaders. The Protégete program is focused on building Latine leadership and engagement on environmental issues and is fighting to make Colorado a national leader on climate action, conservation, and environmental justice. We believe that achieving racial, social, and environmental justice are critical to our mission. You can learn more about our mission here.

What You’ll Do

This position reports to the Leadership Development Manager and plays a vital role in building the next generation of environmental and climate leaders by expanding the reach of the organization into disproportionately impacted communities. This program makes it more possible to develop leaders from historically marginalized identities that will help pass strong environmental policy and to build long lasting and deeper community partnerships to support our issues across the state. The work can evolve over time, but it contains these areas of responsibility.

Climate Justice Leadership Academy

Data & Administration

In addition to your regular responsibilities, all staff are expected to participate at some level in organizational priorities including taking part in election-related activities, and committing to organizational efforts around equity & inclusivity.


This position is a great opportunity to help make progress on some of the most pressing environmental issues facing Colorado by helping to build environmental leadership capacity. To do any of our work, our staff need to be natural relationship builders, have the resilience to handle tough situations, have excellent problem-solving skills with a results-focused orientation, bring an equity analysis to the work, and be highly collaborative. For this position, fundamentally, we want someone who loves connecting with people and who has the drive to take our work to the next level. More specifically, you will have or be most or all of the following:

This position does not have an undergraduate education requirement. This is a full-time job, with some weekends and evenings work required, but can be offset by taking off hours during the regular work day.