Colorado Nonprofit Association

WAGEES Program Manager

Position: WAGEES Programs Manager 


The position of Program Manager is focused on employment and training services, contract management and development, grant administration, and creative networking. Furthermore, the PM will continually enhance and broaden the reach of workforce development programs aimed at enriching people’s lives. This position reports to the Deputy Director.      


  1. Develop a strong understanding of the workforce development system and its partners to produce efficient, cost-effective, and successful processes.   
  2. Ensuring compliance of all policies and procedures.  
  3. Serving as the primary contact between local LCCL staff and Community Partners. 
  4. Working in the community to build resources and community awareness. 
  5. Functioning as a liaison between organization leadership, Community Partners, DOC, and the LCCL. 
  6. Reviewing fiscal reports and being aware of status. 
  7. Assisting with program development, recruitment and facilitating internal processes.  
  8. Communicating any issues, concerns , etc. 
  9. Attending grant meetings and communicating information to team.  
  10. Performance results and organization accountability. 
  11. Other duties as assigned.   


  1. Excellent oral and written communication skills.   
  2. Highly motivated and actively contributes to a collaborative environment that engages and challenges fellow team members in meeting organizational and personal goals.  
  3. Skilled in planning and prioritizing work effectively, working independently and with minimal supervision.   
  4. Skilled in effectively operating standard office equipment including personal computer and related software.   
  5. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and partners.   
  6. Awareness of differences among vulnerable populations and demonstrated ability to interact effectively with people from different cultures and experiences.  


  1. Demonstrated experience in partnership development and maintenance.  
  2. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.   
  3. Demonstrated experience in project planning, management, and evaluation techniques.   
  4. Ability to gather, analyze, and interpret data to present ideas, conclusions, and factual data in clear and concise written and oral formats.    


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are in addition to the essential functions and required skills:    

  1. Valid Driver’s License  
  2. Properly licensed and insured automobile, available for use during work hours.   
  3. The employee is required to be present in the workplace on a regular and reliable basis, at least 4 days per week.    
  4. Normal work hours are M-F 8:30 am to 5:00 pm; however, occasional evening and/or weekend assignments may occur.    

****The Empowerment Program is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, disability, gender identity or Veteran status****