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LiveWell Colorado is a statewide nonprofit organization committed to preventing and reducing the barriers to healthy eating and active living in Colorado communities that face inequity. With the goal of eliminating health disparities and advancing health equity, LiveWell Colorado focuses its efforts on policy and environmental changes that remove barriers and increase access to health. Working in partnership with obesity‐prevention initiatives across the state, LiveWell Colorado aims to provide every Coloradan with access to healthy foods and opportunities for physical activity to make Colorado the healthiest state in the nation. LiveWell Colorado is committed to recruiting and supporting diverse perspectives. We aim to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding.

Job Openings at LiveWell Colorado

Job Title: Grants Manager
Reports To: Development Lead
FLSA Status: Exempt
Location: Denver, Colorado
Position: Full time

Summary:  The grants manager plays a vital organizational role in researching, securing and reporting on LiveWell Colorado’s public and foundation funding. As part of a team, the manager will create and implement strategies to maximize grants from federal and state government, public and private foundations, and corporate philanthropic sources. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong track record of success in obtaining and handling a wide variety of revenue opportunities and navigating both internal and external relationships relevant to the funding cycle. The position offers an exciting opportunity for an experienced grant professional to work in an energizing environment and play a key role in ensuring the sustainability of an organization seen as a national model for working with community and statewide partners to tackle the obesity epidemic. LiveWell Colorado focuses on policy, environmental and lifestyle changes that remove barriers and increase access to healthy food and physical activity, particularly for Coloradans who face substantial economic and racial obstacles to health equity and this position will be a core member of advancing that mission.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Research and identify funding opportunities for the organization from government agencies, foundations and corporate philanthropic sources
  • Maintain a consistent pipeline of grant submittals
  • Develop connections with new funders including monthly prospecting and relationship maintenance
  • Lead the grant writing and submittal process, with input from on-staff content experts
  • Oversee grant implementation and optimize the grants administration process
  • Work cross-organizationally throughout the entire grant life cycle, from proposal to close, to ensure an accurate, organized and inclusive process
  • Keep staff informed about upcoming grant deadlines and deliverables, ensuring consistency of workflow
  • Monitor and manage grant reporting process with finance and program staff
  • Assist development team in developing and refining annual organizational fundraising plan
  • Analyze success of grant funding submittals and recommend improvements to increase grant awards
  • Maintain a timely and appropriate grant and funder acknowledgement program

Education and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional and life experience
  • Minimum of five years of in-depth grant writing and development experience
  • Experience with budgeting and fiscal management
  • Able to communicate the impact of donations to funders and donors in a clear and compelling manner
  • Highly organized with strong cross-organizational project and time management skills
  • Experienced in Microsoft operating environment and technologically savvy
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills and collaborative working style
  • Appreciation, skills and sensitivity for diverse populations, cultures, and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Fund development database software experience (DonorPerfect preferred)
  • High energy and enthusiasm

About LiveWell Colorado

LiveWell Colorado is a statewide nonprofit organization committed to preventing and reducing the barriers to healthy eating and active living in Colorado. With the goal of eliminating health disparities and advancing health equity, LiveWell Colorado focuses its efforts on policy, environmental and lifestyle changes that remove barriers and increase access to healthy behaviors. Working in partnership with obesity-prevention initiatives across the state, LiveWell Colorado aims to provide every Coloradan with access to healthy foods and opportunities for physical activity to make Colorado the healthiest state in the nation.

LiveWell Colorado is committed to recruiting and supporting diverse perspectives. We aim to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. LiveWell Colorado is dedicated to equal employment opportunities and prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, gender expression or any other characteristic protected by state or local law.

Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter by February 15th, 2016 to: opportunities@livewellcolorado.org with the position title in the subject line.

No phone calls please.

Job Title: Communications and Multimedia Specialist

Reports To: Director of Communications

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Location: Denver, Colorado

Position: Full time

 

Summary: In this newly created role, the Multimedia Specialist will be responsible for coordinating and fulfilling LiveWell Colorado’s social media, photo and video content, multimedia presentations, writing/content development, and web platforms to support fundraising, programming, brand advancement, learning, and development. The position offers an exciting professional opportunity to work in an energizing environment in an organization seen as a national model for working with community and statewide partners to advance access to healthy food and opportunities for physical activity. LiveWell Colorado focuses on policy, environmental, and lifestyle changes that remove barriers and increase access to healthy food and physical activity, particularly for Coloradans from low-income communities and communities of color.

 

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Manage social media plan and calendar and populate LiveWell’s sites including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
  • Assist Communications Manager with website content development and maintenance
  • Develop and produce new concepts for video segments that will enhance the
    LiveWell brand; facilitate all aspects of the video production cycle from pre-production planning through post-production editing
  • Writing and content development for online and print platforms
  • Graphic design of small projects in concordance with style guidelines
  • Organizational photography including headshots, events, and program coverage; coordination of  photo shoots in collaboration with internal and external partners; creation and maintenance of organizational photo and video assets
  • Create and compile multi-media presentations per staff needs, in accordance with LiveWell style standards

 

Education & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Graphic Arts, or equivalent professional and life experience
  • Proficiency and two years experience in video/audio production including knowledge of film-making and digital photography technology and equipment; experience scheduling shooting dates and sourcing resources and locations for film and photography
  • Excellent written communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability for editing and assembling video in a creative and interesting manner, utilizing interviews, b-roll, photography, music, graphics, and both audio and visual effects, ensuring technical quality of end product, as well as maintaining media management and archiving duties
  • Proven skills and familiarity with relevant software applications (Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, InDesign, Acrobat, Macromedia Flash, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Initiative and ability to investigate requirements and expectations of the requester in order to conceptualize, plan, shoot, design or edit various multimedia formats, and suggest ideas for improvement and discussion.
  • Collaborative and  team-focused, cooperative, gains trust, responsive on status, change in direction, and shows openness to others views and feedback
  • Applies creative abilities to develop story ideas that align with brand messaging, produce storyboards, make recommendations and deliver concepts to achieve expected goals
  • Manages time and priorities efficiently to accomplish project plans and deadlines; self-directed and action oriented
  • Works collaboratively with internal and external team members to accomplish larger productions
  • Works and leads with integrity and professionalism; demonstrates LiveWell’s values, is a positive influence, questions status quo and embraces change
  • Passionate about multimedia advancements; up to date with technological developments
  • Appreciation, skills and sensitivity for diverse populations, cultures, perspectives, and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Experience with photography preferred
  • Spanish proficiency a plus

 

About LiveWell Colorado

LiveWell Colorado is a statewide nonprofit organization committed to preventing and reducing the barriers to healthy eating and active living in Colorado. With the goal of eliminating health disparities and advancing health equity, LiveWell Colorado focuses its efforts on policy, environmental and lifestyle changes that remove barriers and increase access to healthy behaviors. Working in partnership with obesity-prevention initiatives across the state, LiveWell Colorado aims to provide every Coloradan with access to healthy foods and opportunities for physical activity to make Colorado the healthiest state in the nation.

 

LiveWell Colorado is committed to recruiting and supporting diverse perspectives. We aim to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication, and understanding. LiveWell Colorado is dedicated to equal employment opportunities and prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, gender expression or any other characteristic protected by state or local law.

 

Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter by February 28th, 2017 to: opportunities@livewellcolorado.org with the position title and how you learned about the position in the subject line.

No phone calls please.

Job Title: Project Coordinator

Reports To: TBD

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Location: Denver, Colorado

Position: Full time

 

Summary: The Project Coordinator plays a key role in implementing LiveWell Colorado’s programs, initiatives and fundraising strategies. This newly created position will work closely with multiple team members and will have the opportunity to contribute through project management, event coordination and overall operational support. The position offers an exciting professional opportunity for a young professional to use and continually develop leadership skills while working in an energizing and meaningful environment. The position plays an important  role in an organization seen as a national model for working with community and statewide partners to advance access to healthy food and opportunities for physical activity. LiveWell Colorado focuses on policy, environmental and lifestyle changes that remove barriers to health and wellness, particularly for Coloradans from low income communities and communities of color.

 

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Develop comprehensive project plans in partnership with other staff members and execute projects as a member of the team and leader in ensuring deadlines and budgets are met and work is integrated across the organization
  • Lead in the planning and execution of a variety of program- and development-related events and convenings
  • Coordinate trainings, meetings, webinars, and group presentations and assist with logistics and communications for a variety of state networks
  • Develop, update and maintain presentations, training materials, and other resources
  • Assist with the tracking and management of consultants and contractors
  • Coordinate with internal staff and the development team to identify contacts and new funding opportunities
  • Assist in compiling and organizing internal and external databases through use of Salesforce, Pardot and Donor Perfect to track contacts with LiveWell’s networks of partners, supporters and funders; support staff using those tools and other evaluation tracking machanisms
  • Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short- and long-term goals
  • Provide administrative and operational support for a team of directors
  • Track and analyze program budgets on an ongoing basis; work with LiveWell finance team in monitoring, reconciling and disbursing program-related funds

 

 

 

 

Education & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent professional and life experience
  • Minimum two years’ experience in managing events, meetings, complex projects, and highly detailed initiatives
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and collaborative working style; ability to communicate effectively with senior staff and diverse stakeholders and partners
  • Highly organized with strong cross-organizational project and time management skills
  • Demonstrated experience managing peers, supervisors and/or vendors to ensure project plan and deadlines are met
  • Self-directed, results-driven and action-oriented; proactive approach to problem identification and resolution
  • Appreciation, skills and sensitivity for diverse populations, cultures, and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Strong technology skills (webinars, online survey and scheduling tools, data entry, etc.) and advanced skills with Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Power Point)
  • Basic financial acumen

 

About LiveWell Colorado

LiveWell Colorado is a statewide nonprofit organization committed to preventing and reducing the barriers to healthy eating and active living in Colorado. With the goal of eliminating health disparities and advancing health equity, LiveWell Colorado focuses its efforts on policy, environmental and lifestyle changes that remove barriers and increase access to healthy behaviors. Working in partnership with obesity-prevention initiatives across the state, LiveWell Colorado aims to provide every Coloradan with access to healthy foods and opportunities for physical activity to make Colorado the healthiest state in the nation.

 

LiveWell Colorado is committed to recruiting and supporting diverse perspectives. We aim to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. LiveWell Colorado is dedicated to equal employment opportunities and prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, gender expression or any other characteristic protected by state or local law.

 

Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter by February 28th, 2017 to: opportunities@livewellcolorado.org with the position title and how you learned about the position in the subject line.

No phone calls please.

Contract Opportunities with LiveWell Colorado

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About LiveWell Colorado
LiveWell Colorado is a statewide nonprofit organization committed to preventing and reducing the barriers to healthy eating and active living in Colorado in communities that face inequity. With the goal of eliminating health disparities and advancing health equity, LiveWell Colorado focuses its efforts on policy and environmental changes that remove barriers and increase access to health. Working in partnership with obesity-prevention initiatives across the state, LiveWell Colorado aims to provide every Coloradan with access to healthy foods and opportunities for physical activity to make Colorado the healthiest state in the nation.

About the Request for Proposals
LiveWell Colorado is seeking a consultant or consultant team who can provide a one-day, all-staff training on implicit bias. This individual or team should have a breadth of experiences and expertise to meet the needs of the organization. Our goal is to identify a consultant or consultant team with:
• Experience delivering implicit bias training
• Experience with implicit bias self-assessment tool(s)
• Expertise on the science and research on implicit bias
• Experience with interactive training approaches using multimedia, case studies, and other approaches
• Familiarity with the field of healthy eating and active living

Request for Proposal Tasks and Deliverables
LiveWell Colorado will require the consultant to engage in a number of activities and develop a number of deliverables. These include:
• Meeting with select staff to develop the implicit bias training
• Developing and delivering an all-day, all-staff training on implicit bias for 20 staff members
• Recommending implicit bias self-assessment tool(s), administering the self-assessments, and assessing the results of the self-assessment tools
• Providing an overview of the science and research on implicit bias
• Linking implicit bias to the work and mission of LiveWell Colorado, including how implicit bias can influence decision-making and perceptions of the communities that we collaborate with to remove barriers to healthy eating and active living
• Creating a training that is interactive, employs a number of approaches, and is consistent with adult learning theories
• Creating a post-training discussion guide for a staff-facilitated conversation

Request for Proposal Consultant Questions
For this RFP, we are asking each applicant to respond to a set of prompts to help us better understand your experiences and approaches with implicit bias. Please respond to these in order:
• Briefly describe the consultant or consultant team’s experience in delivering implicit bias trainings
• Briefly describe your experience with implicit bias self-assessment tool(s) and how you intend to use them with the LiveWell Colorado staff
• Briefly describe how you use the research and science behind implicit bias and your or the team’s expertise in that area
• Briefly describe how your training will link implicit bias to the mission and goals of LiveWell Colorado
• Briefly describe how your training provides actionable tools and resources to staff to integrate their implicit bias learnings into their everyday work.
• Please list three client references with contact information for each
The proposal should be no longer than two pages including responses to the questions and the budget.

Request for Proposal Budget
The budget for this training is not to exceed $4,500; the total amount should include all tasks outlined in the “Request for Proposal Tasks and Deliverables” section and travel expenses. We are requesting the respondents to this RFP provide an estimated number of hours you expect to spend in each of the areas, along with hourly rates or a proposed project fee.

Request for Proposal Inquiries and Questions
LiveWell Colorado will host an RFP informational session for applicants January 20th at 9 am. If you are interested in participating, please send an email to opportunities@livewellcolorado.org for further details.

Request for Proposals Timeline
Responses to this RFP are due at 5 pm on January 26th and the informational session will occur at January 20th at 9 am. A decision on the proposals will be made no later than February 10th. The consultants will begin work on February 22nd at 9 am for a kick-off meeting with LiveWell Colorado staff. The end for consultant will be the date of the post-training discussion and delivery of self-assessment results. The training date is in March 2017 with the specific date TBD.

Submitting a Request for Proposals
The deadline for this RFP is January 26th by 5 pm. Please send all proposals in a PDF file format to opportunities@livewellcolorado.org. The subject line should read “Implicit Bias Training RFP Response”.

Careers With Our Partners

CPC Community Health is looking for a Program Manager. This position manages the successful Community Heart Health Actions for Latinos At Risk (CHARLAR) program. CHARLAR is a health program focused on the prevention and management of cardiovascular disease and diabetes risk among Latinos in Metro Denver and Northwest Colorado. This community-based program is implemented through collaborative partnerships across multiple agencies and led by community health workers.

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s Community Relations Division is recruiting for a Local Public Health Support Manager to oversee and coordinate the technical assistance provided to Local Public Health Agencies (LPHAs) by the Office of Planning, Partnerships and Improvement  and to coordinate and manage the state health assessment and public health improvement planning process. This position is only open to Colorado state residents. Deadline to apply is March 7, 2017.

The Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment’s Prevention Services Division is recruiting WIC Program Services Manager. Duties include oversight of the implementation of CO WIC Program objectives and coordination of nutrition services and food delivery standards and protocols and management of the Colorado WIC Program Services Unit including strategic planning and evaluation, policy and standards development and activities to support local WIC agency operations and vendor management. This position is only open to Colorado state residents. Deadline to apply is March 9, 2017.

CDPHE is hiring a Health Equity and Environmental Justice (HE/EJ) Training Coordinator who is responsible for the day-to-day administration, program evaluation and technical support within the CDPHE. In this role, the HE/EJ Trainer expands upon the existing CDPHE infrastructure around HE/EJ training needs while also assessing and responding to emerging departmental training needs. Under the direction of the Director of the Office of Health Equity the HE/EJ Training Coordinator coordinates technical support, communications and evaluation. This position will create both web-based and in-person HE/EJ trainings designed to meet the needs of the various CDPHE divisions and external stakeholders as appropriate. Deadline to apply is March 1.

The Chef Ann Foundation (CAF) believes that every child should have access to fresh, healthy food every day so that they can develop healthy eating habits to last a lifetime. The Administrative and Programs Associate reports to the Chief Programs Officer and Programs Director. This position will provide support to all aspects of the organization with a focus on programs. The Administrative and Programs Associate is a key support staff member for CAF and is a great position for a highly organized, self-starter with excellent communication skills.

The Colorado Association of Local Public Health (CALPHO) is a non-profit organization that brings together the leadership of local public health agencies from each Colorado county, in addition to other public health partners, in order to create a constructive and collegial environment that fosters an effective and efficient public health system. CALPHO is hiring an Executive Director to champion the mission and vision of the organization and to work with the staff, executive committee, and the entire CALPHO membership to develop and maintain CALPHO’s strategic direction and necessary resources for the organization.

The City of Boulder is hiring a Senior Transportation Planner who will, under minimal supervision, initiate, manage and coordinate transportation programs and projects with a focus on multimodal transportation planning with an emphasis on pedestrian planning. This position will contribute to the mission of the City of Boulder’s Transportation Division/GO Boulder to expand the availability of transportation options and increase the community’s use of them in alignment with Boulder’s Transportation Master Plan, TMP Action Plan, Transportation Report on Progress, and Safe Streets Boulder: Toward Vision Zero initiatives.

PeopleForBikes seeks a creative, organized and enthusiastic Marketing Manager who will demonstrate skill in all facets of the marketing mix. The Marketing Manager will manage event and content marketing, social media channels, production of all advertising, assist in developing strategies and tactics for amplifying annual campaigns, programs, original content and member promotions, and manage production of print materials including brochures, guides, infographics and reports.

Susan G. Komen Colorado is hiring a CEO to guide the organization through its next phase of growth. The ideal candidate is a highly-skilled professional with proven success in leading organizational turnaround, creating and implementing strategic vision, and forging a pathway for aggressive revenue diversification and fundraising growth. The CEO is responsible for ensuring that the Affiliate builds programs that advance its mission, secures necessary resources to meet its objectives, and utilizes the funds it raises in an efficient and effective matter. Application review begins on February 27.

The Early Childhood Council Leadership Alliance is hiring a Director of Membership and Communication to oversee programming and communication that best supports the Early Childhood Council members. The Director will design technical assistance and programmatic responses to meet identified needs and assist in the implementation and evaluation of all program offering, play an essential role in communicating ECCLA’s long-term vision and helping to ensure that communication priorities are executed in a timely and effective manner. This position is responsible for developing and executing innovative communication strategies, as well as creatively advancing the ECCLA brand.

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Localworks is hiring a part-time Activate 38 Coordinator to manage an Active Living Grant, to develop a robust Activate 38 Active Living Coalition, and to encourage walking, biking and wheelchair rolling in Wheat Ridge, Colorado.

Lake County Public Health is hiring a Get Outdoors Leadville! Director who will be responsible for managing the administration of the Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) Inspire grant and overseeing implementation of all of the “Places” projects. The Get Outdoors Leadville! Director will oversee all the capital and infrastructure projects for the Get Outdoors Leadville Hub.

Healthbreak, a corporate wellness services provider, is hiring a Wellness Coordinator I and II. The Wellness Coordinator I position is responsible for designing, coordinating and supporting all employee wellness program activities aimed at creating a culture of health. This position delivers wellness initiatives, creates awareness and assists with strategic planning for a diverse workforce of approximately 3000 employees dispersed across multiple buildings. The Wellness Coordinator II position will serve as the main point of contact for a designated number of Healthbreak clients to coordinate, implement and manage their employee wellness programs and initiatives using an internet based health management application and wellness services to drive improvements in health risks and other identified measures. Contact Healthbreak for full job descriptions.

The Community Language Cooperative is hiring part-time Spanish/English interpreters to interpret and translate clearly and accurately from Spanish to English and English to Spanish. Essential function include 1.Perform consecutive and simultaneous interpretations at community events and meetings; 2.Converse and write fluently in Spanish and ensure the confidentiality of information; 3.Interpret and transcribe video and audio recordings from Spanish to English; and 4.Ability to work a flexible scheduling including a schedule or rotating night and weekend shifts. Pay rate is $25.00 – 32.00 per hour based on experience. Submit your resume/cover letter to info@communitylanguagecoop.com.