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TEENS, Inc.

Nederland, CO | https://teensinc.org/
Joined in April 2021

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Position: Community Coalition Coordinator (“Community Champion”)

Hours: PART-TIME 20 hours per week - Flexible schedule. Will include occasional evening and, less often, weekend hours.

Start Date: TBD

Pay: $30,500 / year 

Location: Nederland, CO


Nederland Communities That Care Coalition (NCTCC) is a coalition of youth, local officials, school staff, and individual community members working to improve the overall health and well-being of youth in the Nederland and Peak to Peak Region by bringing stakeholders together to increase healthy opportunities for young people. The Coalition Coordinator or “Community Champion'' is a part-time position that reports to and supports the work of the Community Mobilizer and the NCTCC Community Board. This position will accrue paid time off. 

Role:

This position supports the Community Mobilizer and the Nederland Communities That Care Coalition in matters to include internal organization, capacity and skill building, process facilitation, organization-building through community outreach and recruiting. Activities related to these roles include:


  • Engage and educate parents and other community members with the goal of growing the number of people involved in and supporting the Coalition and supervising a part-time outreach assistant to be hired in the summer of 2021
  • Supporting relationships, communication and accountability within the coalition
  • Supporting the Mobilizer, workgroups, and committees in scheduling and planning meetings and meeting agendas.
  • Supporting community-driven facilitation of the Coalition workgroups
  • Co-leading Coalition meetings and strategic planning processes
  • Addressing opportunities to build the skills of coalition members by providing training to them directly (eg meeting facilitation) or identifying workshops and other resources outside of the coalition
  • Collaborating with the Mobilizer on grant reporting, deliverables, and other materials
  • Collecting and communicating feedback from coalition supporters and active members, identifying successful approaches and opportunities for improvement, and making relevant recommendations to the Mobilzer and Coalition board

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Nederland and its surrounding communities, especially related to our community’s schools and youth.
  • At least 2 years experience, professionally or as a volunteer, that includes general administrative functions such as the use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel) and Google Docs
  • Comfort speaking with community members and the general public
  • Ability to work 20 hours per week, on occasion requiring evening or weekend meeting attendance
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with empathy and sensitivity with stakeholders
  • Genuinely motivated to improve the wellbeing of young people in Nederland and the surrounding community

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A track record of engagement in your community, whether professionally or as a volunteer, with parents and other community members
  • Experience facilitating meetings
  • Experience in non-profits, community engagement, or sales
  • Experience creating or contributing to planning and reporting documents
  • Experience working within a budget and tracking expenses
  • Familiarity with social media platforms


To Apply:

Send a cover letter and resume as one document to ben@teensinc.org

In your cover letter, please be sure to reference (1) The skills and abilities that make this position a good fit regardless of whether these skills were gained in a professional setting. Please do not exclude relevant skills and experience gained outside of paid employment from your application. (2) The reason that you are motivated to work in Nederland to promote youth wellness and opportunities.

Position: Community Coalition Coordinator (“Community Champion”)

Hours: PART-TIME 20 hours per week - Flexible schedule. Will include occasional evening and, less often, weekend hours.

Start Date: TBD

Pay: $30,500 / year 

Location: Nederland, CO…

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