Colorado Nonprofit Association

Operations Manager

 Position Summary 

Lifespan Local’s mission is to cultivate community well-being through partnerships with local residents and community champions.  

We are a fast-moving, innovative, community-driven organization supporting the health and well-being of the Southwest Denver community through our
cross-sector programs and projects. The Operations Manager will support exciting new food and youth projects, as well as Lifespan’s ongoing “across the
lifespan” programs and projects.

The Operations Manager will support the Executive Director to oversee all Lifespan Local back-office functions to ensure that all of our staff and programs have
the various administrative supports they need to be nimble and responsive to community need. The Operations Manager will work closely with Project
Directors, the Front Office Coordinator, and Plante Moran (accounting contractor) to develop and maintain systems and processes for both operational
and programmatic needs.


Essential Job Functions  

Education and Skill Requirements  

Typical Physical Demands 

Required sitting, standing, bending and reaching. May require lifting up to 25 pounds. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office
machines such as computers, fax machines, the telephone and other office and/or clinical equipment.

Working Conditions 

May require occasional evening or weekend hours  

Contract & Compliance Administrator

Elevation Community Land Trust (ECLT) is a growing, innovative nonprofit with a mission of providing permanently affordable homeownership opportunities to low- and moderate-income families across Colorado. As a key member of the ECLT Operations Team, the Contract & Compliance Administrator (CCA) will be responsible for three primary functions: administering all post-execution activities for ECLT contracts and agreements; overseeing organizational compliance tracking and monitoring; and leading compliance system development and ongoing maintenance. This is a terrific opportunity for a legal- and compliance-minded individual with a passion for details to join a dynamic organization and team.


The CCA will lead ECLT’s contracting and compliance processes, helping to secure the organization’s future through expert review and interpretation of a wide variety of contracts and detailed oversight of compliance efforts. This position is critical to ECLT’s long-term success and sustainability, and will enhance and elevate the importance of contract monitoring, risk management and compliance across the organization in conjunction with the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and the organization’s Leadership Team. This position reports to the CFO and has no direct reports. Duties will include, but are not limited to the following:

Contract Administration:


Technology & Systems:


This is not intended to be a comprehensive list of job responsibilities. The incumbent will be expected to complete other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, skills, and abilities:



Elevation Community Land Trust is committed to modeling diversity and inclusion for the affordable housing industry, and to maintaining an inclusive environment with equitable treatment for all. Our diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace is one where all employees and volunteers, whatever their gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, sexual orientation or identity, education or disability, feels valued and respected. We are committed to a nondiscriminatory approach and provide equal opportunity for employment and advancement in all of our departments, programs, and worksites. We respect and value diverse life experiences and heritages and ensure that all voices are valued and heard.

Human Resources Manager

Florence Crittenton Services is a Denver non-profit with a mission to educate, prepare, and empower teen mothers and their children to become productive members of the community. We break the cycle of poverty for two generations–teen mother and child–through education, health and wellness, and economic and social asset building. Our trauma-informed, two-generation service model more than doubles the national high school graduation rate of teen mothers and ensures that their children are kindergarten-ready.

Our Values:

At Florence Crittenton Services we reflect the following values in our work and interactions with others:

Mission Focused, Learning and Development, Ownership and Accountability, Respect, Teamwork, Fun and Celebration

General Purpose:

The Human Resources Manager is responsible for human resource functions at Florence Crittenton Services. The Human Resources Manager reports to the Chief Financial Officer.

Essential Functions:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Remains current and adheres to federal, state and district mandates, regulations, policies, and procedures.

• Supports the organization’s strategic plans, goals, and operating priorities for all human resources activities under the direction of the CFO.

• Performs all human resources activities: employee relations, recruitment and selection, human resource policies and procedures, compensation administration, performance management, benefits administration, employee communications, employee engagement and retention, culture change, new employee orientation and onboarding.

• Maintains employee records (attendance, Equal Employment Opportunity data, performance evaluations, etc.) according to policy and legal requirements.

• Reviews employment and working conditions to ensure legal compliance. Looks for ways to improve staff morale and advises Leadership.

• Assists Leadership to forecast hiring needs and ensures recruitment process runs smoothly.

• Maintains organizational charts and detailed job descriptions along with salary records.

• Assists with semi-monthly payroll.

• Coordinates all agency-wide training. Provides necessary education and materials to managers and employees including workshops, manuals, employee handbooks, and standardized reports.

• Collaborates with CFO in activities to determine agency benefits and select vendors to administer benefit plans, including insurance, retirement, and other benefits. Acts as the main contact for all benefit brokers. Works with Staff Accountant to assist employees with enrollment.

• Maintains and updates HR section of the intranet FloConnect

• Serves on the internal DEI and Technology Committees; Attends the Board Business Committee meetings as needed.

• Performs other duties as directed to ensure the success of Florence Crittenton Services.

Supervisory duties:

• None.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

• Consistently promote, support, work, and act in a manner in support of Florence Crittenton Services’ vision, mission, and values.

• Devise and establish HR procedures through communication, planning, critical thinking, collaboration, and problem solving. 

• Strong listening abilities, proactive, and collaborative problem-solver. 

• Accurate and detail oriented; highly organized and able to manage projects.

• Build and maintain effective, collaborative relationships with all internal and external stakeholders.

• Strong customer service orientation and commitment to quality.

• Strong time management skills including ability to meet deadlines

• Presentation skills using MS Power Point strongly desired.

• Strong computer skills to understand the organization’s standard operating system, word processing and spreadsheet applications, human resources system, payroll system, data management and Internet access.

• Knowledge of and ability to adhere to the need for confidentiality.

• Work professionally in an occasionally stressful environment.


• High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required.

• Associate degree in human resources or PHR certification is preferred.


• Four or more years of experience working in a human resources environment is preferred.

• An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted on a year for year basis.

Additional Requirements/Licenses/Certifications:

• Must have reliable transportation.

• Must have a valid driver’s license. 

Working environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Work is generally performed in an indoor professional office environment.   

• Occasional travel to conferences and meetings.   

Physical Activities:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Prolonged periods of sitting or standing at a desk and working on a computer.

• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.

• Moderate physical effort may be required by moving and positioning objects up to 50 pounds occasionally and/or 25 pounds frequently.

Employee Engagement Manager

 A purpose-driven career path awaits you at Food Bank of the Rockies! We’re looking for dedicated ambassadors who are passionate about helping us further our mission to #EndHunger. Enjoy a great company culture that values YOU and the work that you do. Make an impact and be a part of a dynamic and collaborative team environment that values new ideas, promotes a work-life balance, and provides competitive benefits.  

We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Employee Engagement Manager to join the People & Culture team. This position will play a crucial role in cultivating a positive and productive work culture, enhancing the employee experience, and driving the organizational culture characterized by inclusivity and belonging. Working closely with the Director of People & Culture and Chief People Officer, this role will focus on the development and implementation of strategies to enhance employee satisfaction while supporting various People & Culture functions including employee relations, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), and front desk administration. 

We value diversity and inclusivity and are thus always looking to diversify our staff with an eye toward race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, and age, among other areas. Candidates who bring such diversity are encouraged to apply. 

Mission: We ignite the power of community to nourish people facing hunger 

Values: Service; Integrity; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Collaboration;


Key Responsibilities: 

 · Responsible for fostering an employee-oriented, high-performing culture that emphasizes quality, productivity, and goal attainment 

· Manage the front desk function including supervision of Receptionists; this includes hiring, coaching, and training  

· Act as a strategic partner of culture, connection, and change management to foster a culture of inclusion and belonging that attracts and retains top talent 

· Serve as the first point of contact for employee relations issues/concerns; conduct investigations and provides supervisors guidance and support to address issues  

· Collaborate with cross-functional teams to cultivate a positive organizational culture characterized by inclusivity, and belonging.  

· Nurture and evolve organizational culture around topics of DEI and cultural competency 

· Partner with other People & Culture team members to align the recruitment and learning & development strategies with our diversity and inclusion goals 

· Serves as a subject matter expert on DEI best practices and statutory policies  

· Partner with managers and directors to create a mentoring relationship for employees, ensuring equal access to critical development and training opportunities and integrating diversity into succession planning 

· Act as lead and liaison for internal committees and cabinets; provide guidance and support in implementing committee initiatives 

· Lead employee engagement surveys, collect and share outcomes, and support and coach departments through successful execution of strategic plans in support of results 

· Establish effective internal communication channels including weekly staff newsletter 

· Assist with coordination of special projects and events related to staff  


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  

· Commitment to fulfilling the Food Bank of the Rockies mission and positively representing the brand bothinternally and externally 

· Ability to translate organizational values of diversity, inclusivity, and equity into HR and other administrative practices 

· Demonstrated leadershipcapabilities and a passion for fostering a positive work culture 

· Ability to manage relationships with employees and leaders at all levels of the organization; serve as a trusted partner and subject matter expert 

· Ability to handle confidential information professionally, respecting employee privacy while maintaining company confidentiality  

· Ability to professionally communicate verbally and in writing  

· Self-directed, accountable for results, and proactive; independent problem solver 

· Ability to use logic and reasoning when investigating issues and determining a solution  

· Knowledge and expertise leading organizations forward in goals of diversity, equity, and inclusion  

· Working knowledge of current federal, state, and local labor and employment policies 

· Bilingual (Spanish) strongly preferred   


Work Environment:  

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 

· Shared office environment 

· Sitting for long periods,
standing, and walking intermittently

· Using office equipment
such as a computer, mouse, keyboard, printer


Required Qualifications:  

· Minimum of 3 years experience in human resources; a strong focus on employee engagement highly preferred 

· Minimum of 2 years supervisory experience 

· Proven experience in managing employee relations is highly preferred  

· Experience in leading organizational DEI efforts is highly preferred  


Expected Hours of Work:  

This is a full-time, exempt position. A flexible work schedule is available; in-person work is required a minimum of three (3) days a week. The regular schedule is Monday – Friday with occasional Saturday coverage. Overnight travel may be required to visit branch locations (about 5%). 


Classification: Exempt 

Reports To: Director of People & Culture   

Location: Denver 45th Avenue 

Compensation: $68,000 – $72,000 per year with additional consideration for highly qualified candidates  

HR Specialist/Executive Administrative

Serve as executive assistant to the CEO to increase the time the CEO has available for executive level responsibilities by handling a wide variety of administrative functions, confidential, routine and complex situations. To provide administrative services to the senior leadership team, the board of directors and standing board committees to achieve organizational goals.


Perform a wide variety of Human Resources functions, including new hire onboarding, HR system/software management, HR reporting compliance, assistance with training programs, and various administrative tasks to support effective and efficient operations of the agency’s Human Resources department.

Essential Duties

















Executive Assistant

Florence Crittenton Services is a Denver non-profit with a mission to educate, prepare, and empower teen mothers and their children to become productive members of the community. We break the cycle of poverty for two generations–teen mother and child–through education, health and wellness, and economic and social asset building. Our trauma-informed, two-generation service model more than doubles the national high school graduation rate of teen mothers and ensures that their children are kindergarten-ready.

Guiding principles Mission Focused, Teamwork, Respect, Learning & Development, Ownership & Accountability, Fun & Celebration

General Purpose:

The Executive Assistant is responsible for administrative support and assistance to the CEO and serves as the CEO’s administrative liaison to the Board of Directors. This role requires an individual with exceptional organization and prioritization skills, proactive thinking, agility, excellent attention to detail, and is a superb communicator both written and verbal. The ideal candidate can maintain a high level of confidentiality, possess strong interpersonal skills, and operate autonomously and within a team. The Executive Assistant must be adept at working with diverse students, staff, board members, and external partners, ensuring that communication style and approach are appropriate to the audience. 

Essential Functions:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Executive Assistant:

• Work closely and effectively with the CEO keeping them well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately. 

• Manage an active calendar of appointments with accuracy. Prioritize conflicting needs and handle matters expeditiously and proactively. 

• Handle confidential, sensitive information and materials with care and in a professional manner. 

• Assist the CEO in prepping leadership meeting agendas and recording and distributing meeting minutes. 

• Coordinate logistics for staff meetings, all campus meetings, and any other applicable meetings/conferences including calendaring of meetings, sending meeting invites, arranging meeting accommodations, preparing meeting materials, and ordering and purchasing food. 

• Assist CEO in organizing content, editing, and finalizing presentations for internal and external stakeholders. 

• Draft, review, and create surveys as needed and send communications on behalf of the CEO.

• Prepare, reconcile, and submit expense reports and other reports as needed. 

• Prep projects until the project lead is identified. 

• Order and purchase coffee and coffee supplies for staff gathering room (break room).

• Performs other related duties as assigned. 

Board Liaison:

• Act as the liaison and recording secretary to the Board of Directors. Provide all clerical and administrative support. 

• Arrange and handle all logistics for Board meetings and events; schedule meetings, record meeting minutes on behalf of the Board Secretary and produce a written copy of records promptly. Adhere to compliance with applicable rules and regulations set in bylaws regarding Board matters.

• Manage, update and record data timely into the Board Data Metrics system.

• Support committee chairs with completing and communicating tasks post committee meetings.

• Prepare, organize, and update on-boarding process and procedures with new and existing board members.

• Prepare for and organize quarterly in-person board meetings, board retreats and/or board functions along with the CEO including ordering and purchasing necessary meals for the meetings.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

• Ability to consistently promote, work, and act in a way that supports Florence Crittenton Services’ vision, mission, and values.

• Strong teamwork, communication, and interpersonal skills, including ability to work collaboratively with diverse staff, board members and partners. 

• Ability to build positive, culturally sensitive, and inclusive relationships with staff and adolescents. 

• Excels working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. 

• Ability to multi-task, manage details, and collaborate with initiative, determination, flexibility, and a sense of humor.

• Strong oral and written communication skills and strong organizational and prioritization skills.

• Ability to self-direct workflow.

• Proficient knowledge of Google Docs and Microsoft Office.


· Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.


• 3+ years executive assistant experience preferably in non-profit and for-profit environments.

• Experience supporting an executive office, office support or office management.

• Experience coordinating meetings, note taking, organization and relationship cultivation.

• Experience in facilitating online meetings including Zoom/ MS Teams etc. 

• Experience working with a large board and supporting committee meetings.

• Experience working in a school setting with at-risk population is preferred.

• Experience working with culturally diverse populations is preferred.

Additional Requirements/Licenses/Certifications:

• Must have reliable transportation. 

• Must have a valid driver’s license. 

• Passing a driving record (MVR) and/or criminal history background checks will be required before employment starts.  

Working environment:

The work environment and physical activities described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Work is generally performed in an indoor professional office environment with occasional work from home flexibility.   

• Occasional travel to conferences and meetings is necessary.

• Work may involve additional hours during the evenings or on the weekends.   

Florence Crittenton Services is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis of age 40 and over, race (including traits historically associated with race, such as hair texture and length, protective hairstyles), sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, color, religion, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, marital status, or any other status protected by applicable state or local law.

Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant reports to the Executive Director and will work closely with and provide support to the leadership team in an exciting period of growth. This person will provide assistance with a broad range of detailed administrative, data management, operations, project management, and office related duties in a busy office environment. This position is responsible for planning, organizing, and implementation of the day-to-day operations of the Kidpower office in Colorado Springs.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


Behaviors and Competencies

Administrative Assistant

Are you prepared to advance your career? We are searching for a dynamic and highly organized individual to join our team as an Administrative Assistant.

Who is Colorado Gives?

Colorado Gives Foundation has been connecting donors and innovative Colorado nonprofits since 1975. As the community foundation serving Jefferson County, we are committed to activating ideas, people, and resources so that all Jeffco communities have the opportunity to thrive. We help donors with philanthropic planning, support nonprofits with grants and resources, and together, build resilient and connected communities. Our work is rooted in radical listening and a commitment to equity and inclusion. We like trying new things, so let’s dream big and make something better today!

What is the Job?

As the Administrative Assistant supporting two departments at Colorado Gives Foundation, you’ll gain broad operational knowledge, interact with donors and nonprofits, and contribute to fundraising efforts, making a community impact. Successful candidates possess a keen attention to detail, adeptness in catching errors, and the ability to enhance message clarity. You excel in organizing departments and preparing for meetings, with a knack for anticipating needs. If you thrive behind the scenes, ensuring smooth operations and meeting deadlines, this role may be perfect for you!

To succeed, you should have:


Your essential duties and responsibilities as the Administrative Assistant will include:

Administrative Assistant – Lower School

CA seeks a full-time staff position which reports directly to the Lower School Principal effective June 2024. The primary role of this position is to support the principal, faculty, staff, parents, and students in the Lower School. This is a full-time, 12-month position. 

Duties and Responsibilities


Candidates should be eager to join a professional community where collaboration is valued and where openness to growth is the norm.

All staff at CA are expected to carry out the CA Mission, “Creating Curious, Kind, Courageous, and Adventurous Learners and Leaders,” to support the vision of the Lower School, and to contribute to the life of the school outside of the classroom. 

This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants, please include a cover letter with your application submission.  

Applicants are invited to visit the Colorado Academy website ( to learn more about the program and the school.

Colorado Academy does not discriminate or allow unlawful harassment in any of its programs, procedures or practices on the basis of age, color, disability, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, political affiliation, race, religion or creed, gender, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military service, marital status or other protected classifications defined by applicable law. The policy applies in all aspects of employment with the Academy. 

People Operations Manager

Position Title: People Operations Manager

Department: Administration

Reports to: Executive Director

Our Mission

Queer Asterisk empowers and nurtures the diverse ways of being that queer people embody by providing accessible counseling, education and community programs that uplift queer, trans and gender expansive lives.

Position Summary

The People Operations Manager is a multi-faceted role which guides the direction of human resources and organizational operations under the direction of the Executive Director. The role is approximately 75% dedicated to human resources and 25% to organizational operations.

This position plays a key role in projects related to performance management, policy implementation, employee relations, workplace operations, and technology solutions. The individual within this role would have prior success in administering HR policies, procedures, and programs to ensure compliance and engagement throughout the organization. The best candidates will draw on their extensive knowledge of People Operations, will have sharp business acumen and an ability to forge dynamic relationships across the organization.

Preferred Skills & Qualifications

Job Description

Queer Asterisk encourages applications from candidates who reflect the communities we serve, which includes Black, Indigenous, People of Color, Queer and Trans individuals. We are an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy not to discriminate based on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status in any of Queer Asterisk’s activities or operations.