Employment

Next Generation Partners Manager and Volunteer/Event/Office Coordinator

Sand Creek Regional Greenway Partnership

Resumes will be accepted until July 9, 2017

— Job Description —

Primary Responsibilities

The Next Generation Partners Manager and Volunteer/Event/Office Coordinator of the Sand Creek Regional Greenway Partnership (SCRGP) shall be responsible for Next Generation Partner programming and office management, volunteer and event coordination, and communications/outreach associated with the operation of a not-for-profit corporation 501 (c) (3). The primary purpose of the position is to assist the Executive Director to carry out the directives of the Board of Directors to fulfill the mission, goals, and objectives set forth by the SCRGP and other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Next Generation Partners (Next Gen) Manager 75%: This person will work under the grant from the GoWild Northeast Metro Coalition to provide outdoor and environmental education to Boys & Girls Clubs in four target neighborhoods. The person will develop a holistic, comprehensive curriculum for the Next Gen Program that includes new field trips, indoors presentations, and other experiential learning opportunities that have an emphasis on getting youth into the outdoors. The person will meet with students at the Boys & Girls Clubs weekly during the school year and at multiple times during the summer. The staff will investigate new partnerships with organizations in the target neighborhoods. This person shall maintain relations with non-profit groups that have participated in the Next Generation Partners youth outreach program. 

Volunteer/Event/Outreach/Office Coordinator 25%:  The person in the staff position will coordinate volunteer events such as the monthly Neighborhood Partners Environmental Team (NPET), corporate, and other volunteer events. The position will include organizing tours and activities along the Greenway. The person shall maintain the web site, and social media sites, coordinate design and distribution of the e- newsletters. The person in this position will perform administrative tasks such as maintaining the donor database, preparing thank you letters, filing, emailing/mailing volunteers and supporters, managing office supplies and equipment and other tasks as assigned by the Executive Director.

Preferred qualified candidates will have experience in environmental education and non-profit work and will be self-directed with strong organizational skills, excellent verbal and written skills, computer skills, event planning, and database experience. Candidates should be able to multi-task, meet deadlines, be team players, handle changing priorities, be willing to work evenings and weekends, and be enthusiastic about nature and outdoor recreation.

— Job Requirements —

Degree: College/university education desired

Salary:  $30,000 to $40,000, vacation and health leave and health care stipend provided 

Deadline for Application:  July 9, 2017
Fields of Interest Other Skills Preferred:
Teaching and outdoor education enthusiast. Ability to interact with the public. Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Strong interest in communications, marketing, event planning, outdoor recreation, and the environment. Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, the donor database (Salesforce), and WordPress.  Available for work on evenings and weekends. Spanish language skills are an asset. Ability to lift 25 lbs and to be active for multi-hour volunteer and teaching events.

Please send a resume to the address below

Kate Kramer

Sand Creek Regional Greenway Partnership, Inc.

7350 East 29th Avenue, Suite 204

Denver, CO  80238

kkramer@sandcreekgreenway.org

No Telephone calls please.

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About the Greenway

The Sand Creek Regional Greenway is a jewel in the necklace of trails that has made Denver a national model for linked trail systems.

This 14-mile public greenway connects the High Line Canal in Aurora, Colorado with the South Platte River Greenway in Commerce City. Along the way, it passes through northeast Denver and the new Stapleton community.

The Sand Creek Regional Greenway is open every day from dawn until dusk. Runners, walkers, nature viewers, horseback riders, and leashed dogs are encouraged to enjoy the trail. We invite you to become acquainted with our wilderness in the city.

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