Colorado Nonprofit Association

Part-Time Program Associate / Northern Colorado

Support Junior Achievement’s (JA) efforts to inspire young people to be financially literate, career ready, entrepreneurial, and believe in the power of their own potential. Join our Northern Colorado/Wyoming team to engage in a meaningful and rewarding career. This is a part-time position working in a flexible hybrid environment.

About JA-Rocky Mountain

JA-Rocky Mountain is part of the world’s largest organization dedicated to inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy. In partnership with schools, businesses, foundations, other non-profits, and individuals this regional operation provides programs to students Kindergarten through 12th grade and young adults up to age 25 in Northern Colorado and Wyoming. JA programs are implemented by volunteers and are provided to schools and students at no cost thanks to the generosity of volunteers and donors. For more information, visit

Position Description

Reporting to the District Senior Director for Northern Colorado & Wyoming, this position is responsible for managing all program requests and volunteer matching in order to effectively implement JA programs in Northern Colorado. The ideal candidate will be passionate about JA’s mission, and have the ability to develop and maintain relationships with individuals and organizations.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 Maintain communication with educators

 Manage all JA program registrations

 Manage volunteer registration system

 Enter classroom information into JA’s customer management system

 Send program confirmation emails to educators

 Send educator and volunteer connection emails

 Send JA In A Day confirmation emails

 Provide mid-way check-ins for traditional JA programs

 Manage program audits

 Participate in regularly scheduled program calls

 Assist with program kit orders and deliveries, volunteer trainings, and event logistics (JA Stock Market Challenge and JA Bowl-A-Thon)

 Provide help with other duties as assigned


 Exceptional organization, multi-tasking, and time management skills

 Excellent customer service and relationship building skills

 Strong written and spoken communication skills

 Ability to communicate the effectiveness of JA programming

 Competency working with spreadsheets and data management systems

 Ability to manage details of projects, programs, and events

 Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting

 Goal-oriented and will thrive under pressure

 Self-motivated and self-directed

 Experience in program management, business sales, or related field

 Passion for JA’s mission demonstrated by volunteerism and/or previous work experience

 Ability to pass required background check

Terms of Employment:

The above statements are intended to describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.


Summer Camp Educator

Job Announcement: Summer Camp Educator

Educators Hired: 5

Do you LOVE being outside, working with children and exploring the natural world? Do you have experience or interest in working in a garden or farm setting? Are you excited to work collaboratively to make camp memorable for children aged 5-11 years old? Do you love to laugh, run through the sprinklers, and eat snacks from the garden? We are looking for high energy, upbeat, compassionate educators to join our education team for Growing Gardens Summer Camp in 2024! 

Job Title: Summer Camp Educator

Job Status: Full Time, Seasonal Summer Employee, Average 40 hours per week

Reports To: Education Program Coordinator

Location: Boulder, CO

Pay: $750 per week of summer camps; training weeks will be prorated to reflect days worked.

Bonus: $150 finishing bonus upon completion of the summer season.

Required Online Training: Online training that will be completed independently before May 30th start date. These trainings will be compensated with a $100 stipend and can be completed in sections.

Required in person training: May 28th – 31st, 8am-4pm. ($600 stipend)

Summer Camp Schedule: Summer Camp is weekly June 3rd – August 9th. (9 weeks total)

There is no Summer Camp the week of July 1st – 5th. During this week, staff will work 2 days engaging in mid-season training and opportunities to connect with other programs in our organization. This takes place on July 1st & 2nd at a rate of $150 per day.

Time Off: We are able to accommodate some requests for unpaid time off.


Growing Gardens’ mission is to cultivate community through sustainable urban agriculture. Our programs empower people of all ages, income levels, and abilities by connecting them with their local food system, each other, and the environment.

Our organization values the diverse skills and individuals that come together to create a thriving community and workplace. We are committed to the work we do, and bring our best selves each day, but we don’t take ourselves too seriously, have fun, and enjoy the process of doing good in our community. We take care of each other and put people at the center of everything we do.

Summer Camp Description

Children’s Peace Garden Summer Camp strives to inspire the next generation of environmental stewards through hands-on learning experiences in the garden. We’ve found that connecting children with their food has lifelong impacts on their health and eating choices. We offer week long, full day camps for nine weeks in the summer for youth aged 5-11. Each week has a unique theme such as art and enchantment, farm to table cooking, or survival skills.

Job Purpose:

Growing Gardens’ Summer Camp Educator works to deliver high quality summer camp educational programs. Educators co-lead a group of 15 campers each week and teach students about our garden and all it has to offer through lessons, activities, crafts, games and basic cooking. Working with the Education Program Coordinator, educators are responsible for leading children through activities. Summer Camp Educators are essential in attaining programming goals and objectives.

Major Functions and Accountabilities

Required Qualifications

PASO Program Manager

PASO Program Manager Job Description

The Colorado Statewide Parent Coalition whose mission is to provide advocacy and training for parents, and childcare providers to be meaningfully engaged in the success of their children’s education to close the opportunity gap and ensure successful future educational outcomes, is searching for a Program Manager to oversee the program development, expansion, and implementation of CSPC’s proven and effective programs.

This position is a full-time exempt position. CSPC values our employees and believes that a healthy balance of work and life is essential for a successful employee. Therefore, this position will be evaluated on outcomes and goals. If you are a self-driven and energetic individual with enormous amounts of integrity, interested in working in one of Colorado’s leading education organizations, then keep reading!

Job brief

The Colorado Statewide Parent Coalition is looking for an experienced Program Manager to supervise a specific program area and its initiatives. This position will be responsible for the delivery and overall success of the PASO program. You will supervise program implementation staff and you will work directly with the ECE director. PASO works directly with informal childcare providers, FFN providers who are motivated by love for the families and children in their care. These providers make up over 50% of the childcare providers in Colorado.

A successful Program Manager must have a broad knowledge of program management principles. They must have a strategic mindset as well as be able to lead and develop their team. A successful Program Manager will rely on and trust the expertise of the program implementation staff and the participants. The goal is to ensure every PASO program will be delivered successfully and add the highest possible value to the organization.


Program Manager Responsibilities

1. Realize the goals and objectives set for the PASO program with integrity and excellence.

2. Plan the program from beginning to end involving locations, deadlines, milestones, processes, recruitment, evaluation, and graduation.

3. Supervise program implementation staff and ensure consistency in program execution across all locations.

4. Work with the evaluation department for evaluation strategies to monitor performance and determine the need for improvements.

5. Provide periodic reports to demonstrate progress, program quality and if there are any problems to the ECE Director.

6. Ensure program operations and activities adhere to legal guidelines and internal policies.

7. Ensure that all programs’ implementations maintain fidelity to their evidence-based methodology.

8. Support the CEO and Director of ECE in fundraising for programs by attending events with funders and donors.

9. Planning and hiring strategies for the Internship program, as well as supervision and support for interns.

10. Recruitment planning and strategies, work in collaboration with the community outreach department.

11. You must work with your direct supervisor.

12. Among other responsibilities.


· At least two years experience supervising staff

· At least three years experience in the Early childhood sector

· Strong commitment to supporting (Friend Family and Neighbor)FFN providers

· Commitment to a culture of ongoing learning

· Commitment to work/life balance

· Clear understanding of the challenges facing marginalized communities

· Excellent communication skills in Spanish and English, written/spoken.

· Must be bilingual Eng/Span

· Manages staff through an outcome and objective based model.

· Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods

· Excellent Knowledge of performance evaluation techniques and key Performance Indicators, working with the evaluation department.

· Working knowledge of MS office and program management software (MS Teams, Participate, etc.)

· Excellent organizational and leadership skills

· An analytical mindset with great problem-solving abilities

· You must work directly with your supervisor all the time.

· Adaptability, time management, and ability to work in a team.

· Knowledgeable of the programs.

Ideal Characteristics

We value candidates whose skills and lived experience have prepared them to understand and uphold our core values of collaboration, creativity, humility, and accessibility. The ideal candidate is also:

· Curious and eager to learn.

· Excited to collaborate with CSPC team members, across departments and across experience levels.

· Proactive, able to spot problems early, and willing to tackle a wide variety of projects.

· Flexible and comfortable in a rapidly changing environment

· Friendly, welcoming, patient, and service-oriented

· Passion for or expertise in an area related to our work (e.g., early childhood, economic justice, food security, housing justice, and all intersections of education justice etc.)

CSPC does not discriminate in employment or in offering services and programs on the basis of an individual’s socioeconomic class; race; color; religion; creed; ancestry; national origin; age; height; weight; hairstyle; sex; gender identity and/or expression; sexual orientation; marital status; sensory, mental, or physical disability; the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability; medical condition (cancer- or genetic-related); AIDS or AIDS-related condition; family and medical care leave; pregnancy, disability leave; veteran status; the intersection of any of these; or on any other bases prohibited by law.


CSPC believes strongly in building a workplace that provides everyone the opportunity to reach their full potential and thrive as both workers and people.

To help achieve that goal, the CSPC seeks to build a culture where:

· our team members have a sense of belonging by feeling physically, emotionally and psychologically safe and respected.

· the inherent dignity of each person is upheld and celebrated; and

· our policies are rooted in justice by being restorative in nature and practice, and centered in community; and

· where everyone can practice bravery in the face of fear, experiment, take risks, and learn from mistakes.

Belonging, dignity, justice, and bravery also means centering the voices and experiences of marginalized people and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply, including: women; Black, Indigenous, and people of color; immigrants and refugees; folks who are trans or nonbinary; people who are queer, lesbian, gay, or bisexual; Autistic and neurodivergent people; folks with visible or invisible disabilities; anyone from another historically marginalized group or anyone at the intersection of these groups. 

Location: This position is based in Colorado. All employees must live within Colorado. All employees work remotely, and their home residence is considered their official place of employment. 

eeCorps Education Associate (CSU Spur) – housing provided!

Program Overview: Led by the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education (CAEE), the Environmental Education Corps (eeCorps) AmeriCorps Program places AmeriCorps members at organizations throughout Colorado to focus on increasing environmental literacy for PreK-12 students and implementing the goals outlined in the Colorado Environmental Education Plan. eeCorps works directly with teachers, schools, and environmental education providers to support them in expanding reach and increasing impact of EE programming, while providing access to equitable learning experiences for all PreK-12 students. AmeriCorps members serving with the eeCorps provide direct service to improve outcomes in Environmental Stewardship and Education. AmeriCorps provides opportunities to improve lives and foster civic engagement all across the country.

Service Site Overview: This position will be located at CSU Spur, which is located in Denver, CO. CSU Spur is home to real science and research and opens its doors to welcome visitors to see it all happen! A day at CSU Spur has something for all ages — it’s a laboratory, veterinary clinic, market, museum, art studio, classroom, garden, innovation center…all in one!

Service Position Summary: The individual in this role will support the development, creation and delivery of environmental and water education programming in our teaching lab, backyard space, and nature trail for prek-12th grade audiences and visitors. This individual will support educational programming across the CSU Spur campus, but will focus on creating innovative programming around environmental education, water conservation, river ecosystems, and ecology.

Essential Functions (Primary Responsibilities): eeCorps members engage with their Host Site organizations to develop, implement, and enhance programs, projects, and activities that will create progress towards eeCorps’ and CSU Spur’s goals. These duties include:

Marginal Functions (Secondary Responsibilities):

Physical, Emotional, and Intellectual Demands:


Term of Service: This is a half-time national and community service position requiring a minimum of 900 hours during the term (approximately 35-40 hours/week). The position begins February 16, 2024 and ends August 15, 2024. Flexible hours are required, including occasional evening and weekend commitments.

Training and Support Provided: eeCorps members receive significant training and experience in community engagement, project implementation, leadership, diverse populations, and more. Up to 20% of total hours served may be spent in applicable approved training and professional development. Members will be supervised and supported by Adrienne Sedlak, CSU Spur Education Manager, as well as by Erin Dreps, eeCorps Program Coordinator. The 2023-24 cohort of eeCorps members serving throughout the region will act as additional resources and support for each other.

Location and Service Conditions: This position is based at CSU Spur, 4817 National Western Dr, Denver, CO 80216, and service may be performed at local schools and partner locations in the Denver Metro Area.

Diversity and Equal Opportunity: CSU Spur shall not discriminate against any employee, volunteer or program participant on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, disability, political affiliation, gender, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, marital, parental, veteran or military status, political service, or membership, participation or association with any employee organization. We provide equal employment and volunteer opportunities to all individuals based on relevant qualifications and abilities.

The Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education (CAEE) recognizes the value of diversity and inclusiveness to advance environmental education. CAEE defines diversity in its broadest sense and welcomes everyone to the field of environmental education and the Alliance, including but not limited to people of all races, ethnicities, genders, gender expressions, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, national origins, socioeconomic status, religious affiliations, languages, and heritages.

Math Instructor and Job Coach

The Math Instructor and Job Coach will contribute to the Community Educational Outreach (CEO) team. CEO provides opportunities for those facing barriers to meeting their employment and educational goals. CEO is committed to fostering a safe, equitable, and inclusive environment for both staff and students.


8:15 am – 5:15 pm Monday – Thursday


Intervention Community Corrections Services (ICCS) in Lakewood, CO. This position is in person at our partner site, a residential facility for men and women.


The job duties of the Adult Education Instructors include, but are not limited to the following:

Math Classroom Responsibilities:

Job Readiness Coach Responsibilities:

Please take time to go online and read our mission: 

Summer Camp Visual Arts Instructor

Summer Camp Visual Arts Instructor

Organizational Summary

The Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities celebrates and elevates the human condition with engaging arts, humanities, education, and entertainment that expand the cultural landscape for everyone. The Arvada Center strives to create and maintain an inclusive and welcoming environment for all artists, actors, staff, volunteers, and patrons.

Position Summary

The purpose of the Summer Camp Visual Arts Instructor position is to serve as the lead instructor of visual arts summer camps on behalf of the Education division of the Arvada Center. Instructors teach weeklong half-day summer camps to students aged 5-8, 9-12, and/or teens. Instructors are responsible for designing lesson plans and curriculum according to either proposed or pre-determined camp themes and/or content areas.


• Design and serve as lead instructor in studio space for summer visual arts camps

• Communicate with Education summer camp staff in a timely manner in the long and short range planning of camps

• Arrive no less than fifteen minutes before camp is scheduled to begin to prepare parent sign/in and camp materials

• Attend and participate in all required meetings and trainings, including professional development trainings

• Exhibit strong organization skills, reliability, and flexibility 

• Ability to collaborate and effectively communicate with all levels of personnel, patrons, and general public in a cooperative and positive manner as a representative of the Arvada Center

Skills and Competencies

• Must possess prior visual arts teaching experience (informal or classroom) and enjoy working with children

• Applicants should be highly organized, reliable, flexible, and enthusiastic about visual arts education

• A passion for creativity, ability to focus on process over product, and a strong understanding of the needs of children aged 5-16

• Basic knowledge of a variety of visual arts, teaching, and classroom management techniques

• A background check is required for all summer camp instructors


This is a part time, non-exempt position earning $20.00 per hour and paid sick time.

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in any term, condition, or privilege of employment. We do not discriminate against applicants or employees based on age, race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability or any other status protected by state or local law. Candidates from traditionally marginalized communities are especially encouraged to apply.

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.

Application Instructions

Please send an email with your resume and cover letter as PDF to with the job title in the subject line. 


Who We Are

Be the Change Community School (BTCCS) is a new high school opening in Fall 2024 with 100 9th & 10th-grade students. Co-created with the community, we pride ourselves on living our values.

We believe in the innate potential of all. In order to create change in the world, we must illuminate and cultivate the gifts of our children, our community, and our ancestors. At BTCCS, education comes from understanding the strengths we already possess and the learning is added to those strengths. Our students, who we call Change Agents, develop confidence and pride in their unique identities that they use to impact society both now and in the future. They are learners, seekers, and doers who are being prepared to lead the change they want to see in our world.

About the Opportunity

BTCCS is looking for passionate, mission-driven, innovative, creative, flexible, and growth-minded people who want to do school differently. We do not view teachers as the all-knowing expert in the room, rather, as Cultivators whose responsibility is to ask questions of and guide our Change Agents on their journey toward academic, personal, and social exploration while they learn alongside students.

The Teacher/Cultivator is a revolutionary founding member of the school’s instructional team. Teachers at BTCCS embody and lead for the same aims that our graduates will possess. Our teachers are not the possessor of all knowledge, but skilled in cultivating a learning environment and experience that enables change agents to reach their full potential. Teachers deliver high-quality, problem-based learning instruction, drive outstanding student achievement results through regular progress monitoring, and contribute to a school culture that values community and equity.

We’re hiring across all content areas to join our founding team:


Teaching for Racial Equity

Teaching for Academic Achievement

Teaching for Operational Sustainability





To Apply

To apply, please complete our online application ( The application asks for a resume and a cover letter or video introduction expressing interest in joining Be The Change Community School.

Be The Change Community School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals based on job-related qualifications, and the ability to perform a job without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religious creed, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, legally protected medical condition, veteran status, sexual orientation, or on any other basis made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors and it is our policy to maintain a non-discriminatory environment free from intimidation, harassment or bias based upon these grounds.

Campus Advisor

Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) is seeking a passionate, driven individual with the desire to learn, grow, and excel in a culture that values every member of the team. In 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2023 DSF was named one of the Denver’s Top Workplaces, a testament to our team and to our intentionality in co-creating a positive, inclusive work environment. In 2022, DSF was named one of the Best and Brightest Companies to work for by the National Association for Business Resources. When you join the DSF team, you will enjoy a supportive, and innovative environment where your work has a profound impact on the lives of students and their families.

As a nonprofit organization, DSF’s mission is to inspire and empower DPS students to enroll in and graduate from postsecondary institutions of higher education, by providing the tools, knowledge, and financial resources essential for success. By embodying the core values of equity, innovation, leadership, learning, relationships, and integrity in everything we do, DSF strives to be a leader within the community. As we constantly seek to improve our services, we build strong relationships with college staff members, partners, students, team members and the broader community. We are committed to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion, believing in the value and ability of all students and team members.

We seek candidates who will model, live, and reinforce DSF’s mission and core values with colleagues, students, families, and the broader community. If you are passionate about the philosophy and mission of DSF, then we invite you to join us and help make college possible for Denver’s students.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for coordinating and implementing DSF’s postsecondary student services program by serving as a resource and guide for college students through college completion. Providing wrap-around services, including intrusive advising, academic/career guidance, and financial aid assistance, directly to students within the college environment.

Job Responsibilities

Required Skills and Abilities

Education and Experience

Associate Youth Education Manager

Associate Youth Education Manager
Hours: Full-time, Exempt, On-Site

Languages: Fluid conversational English/Spanish

Salary Range: $50,000 – $52,500

About The GrowHaus

The GrowHaus is dedicated to fostering community-driven food justice through wellness education, food access, and leadership development. Our mission ensures that healthy food is a right, not a privilege. We focus on Globeville, Elyria-Swansea, and broader metro Denver neighborhoods. Our approach combines food access with health and wellness resources and community wealth-building. We provide diverse programming for adults, children, and families, emphasizing the importance of growing and cooking healthy food and overall wellness.

Opportunity Overview

The Youth Education Program Coordinator will be a key part of the Education team. This is a position for a dedicated individual who will coordinate The GrowHaus’ educational programming, including after-school programs and summer programs. We are looking for a self-starting solution seeker with a deep passion for working with students of all ages, a dependable and proactive individual who is comfortable interacting with and leading people from a variety of backgrounds and positions. The ideal candidate is someone who is eager to deepen existing and create new relationships with our youth program participants and families; able to build a plan and adapt when necessary; excited to work in a culturally and racially diverse work environment; driven to learn and improve, and deeply passionate about The GrowHaus’ mission and food justice.

Primary Responsibilities:

Job Skills, Experiences, and Qualifications:

The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive. The post holder may be required to undertake other tasks related to The GrowHaus overall scope of work and mission, at management discretion. Evenings and weekends work may be required.

Commitment to Diversity

We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply. This job description is open and partial, and tasks may expand as needed. The GrowHaus is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to inclusivity across race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, and other protected statuses.

Field Instructor

About Cottonwood Institute

Cottonwood Institute (CI) is a 501(c)3 non-profit on a mission to connect middle and high school students to nature and inspire them to protect it. CI partners with local schools and youth organizations to engage students in the outdoors through environmental education programs and service learning projects. We lead classes and programs in Boulder, Denver, and Aurora and overnight trips throughout the Colorado Front Range.


About this Position

Cottonwood Institute is looking for knowledgeable and passionate field instructors to lead inspiring outdoor programs throughout the year. CI partners with local schools and youth organizations to connect students to the outdoors through camping and service-learning projects. Most programs operate in base camp settings throughout the Front Range. As a field instructor, you will be working with our CAP instructors to take their classes on field days and overnight camping programs as part of their courses’ culminating experience. Please read the CAP class section of our website to get a better sense for our flagship program.

Time Commitment

We are looking to hire a field instructor for field days and 1-night camping trips in the spring, with an opportunity to lead longer programs in the summer and fall. This is a variable hour part-time position, meaning that your contract will vary depending on the program schedule and your availability; you will receive contract dates for the upcoming season upon hiring. In addition to time on programs, your contract will include time before and after each trip for tasks like planning, packing out gear, picking up vehicles, unpacking gear, debriefing, and filling out paperwork. We pay for all time spent working, including training. Please see application for specific upcoming program dates.

What you will do

Minimum Qualifications

Required Competencies

Above-and-beyond Competencies


This is a variable hour, non-exempt position. We are committed to providing a thrive-able wage for our staff, and we reevaluate our compensation structure regularly; we have recently increased our base pay to start at $20/hour. Instructor compensation may range between $20-27 an hour depending on certifications and experience incentives. Read more about our industry-leading compensation structure here.

CI pays for all time directly working with students during field programs, and employees are eligible for overtime at time and a half for more than 12 consecutive hours and for more than 40 hours in a work week.

If you have any questions about this position, your qualifications, or our organization please don’t hesitate to reach out to our Associate Director at