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At LiveWell Colorado, your work makes Coloradans healthier.
LiveWell Colorado increases access to healthy eating and active living by removing barriers that inequitably and disproportionately affect low-income communities and people of color. We are committed to recruiting and supporting diverse perspectives, and we aim to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. Learn about career opportunities at LiveWell Colorado and our partner organizations below.
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Careers With Our Partners
Padres & Jóvenes Unidos (PJU) is a multi-issue organization led by people of color who work for educational equity, racial justice, immigrant rights and advocating for equal access to achieve a better quality of life. PJU is hiring a community organizer, a communications manager and a development director.
The Health District of Northern Larimer County is hiring a Health Promotion Program Specialist to provide comprehensive administrative support and assists with the day to day outreach and marketing efforts of the Health Promotion program. Deadline to apply is July 27.
The Colorado Department of Education Office of School Nutrition is hiring two positions. The Program Specialist will assist in the administration of Child Nutrition Programs through overseeing provisional programs, meal counting & claiming, unpaid meal charge policies, assisting with resource management, and providing technical assistance, monitoring and training. The Procurement Specialist will assist in the administration of Child Nutrition Programs through overseeing procurement regulations, Food Service Management Company requirements, the online application and claim system (Colorado Child Nutrition Hub), and providing technical assistance, monitoring and training. Deadline to apply is July 28.
Hunger Free Colorado is hiring a Bi-lingual Food Assistance Navigator to assist individuals in applying for food stamps; screening individuals for all federal nutrition programs; offering referrals to food pantries and free meal sites; answering any questions about food assistance; and connecting individuals to other partnering agencies.
Trailhead Institute is hiring a new Program Director to develop, articulate and implement the strategic vision and leadership of the Community Engagement Program department specifically and Trailhead Institute generally. This position’s overall responsibility is to develop and further the work of cross-sector workforces and engagement development as well as develop and direct the evaluation of Community Engagement programs. Deadline to apply is July 24.
Salida School District is hiring a Nutrition Department Manager to oversee and coordinate the daily operation of the District’s food service program monitors food production and service to assure that planned menus are followed and that substitutions comply with meal requirements. The manager is also responsible to oversee the vision and interaction between the school garden and cafeteria. Deadline to apply is July 21.
Share Our Strength is hiring a Cooking Matters SW CO Manager to work closely with the Senior Manager and other Colorado managers to coordinate and support all aspects of the program in the state in accordance with national program guidelines and strategies and support achieving state goals. The Manager is responsible for providing leadership and oversight of all aspects of program implementation in the Southwest Colorado and the Satellite Partner network.
Jefferson County Public Health Department is hiring a Public Health Planner to coordinate and implement activities related to Jefferson County Public Health’s planning efforts, including conducting a community health assessment, developing a local community health improvement plan to address current and emergent public health needs, conducting substantial and proficient community engagement and outreach, and participating in the department’s strategic planning, quality improvement, and performance management activities. Deadline to apply is July 11.
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Prevention Services Division is hiring an Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Nutrition Specialist to implement strategies and work plans of the Colorado WIC Program and the Title V Maternal and Child Health Program and CDC Division of Physical Activity, Nutrition and Obesity. Deadline to apply is July 14, 2017.
Mountain Roots Food Project, located in the Gunnison Valley, is hiring an AmeriCorps VISTA to serve as Food Security Program Coordinator. This position will work to combat rural food deserts, food insecurity, and obesity by developing new and strengthening existing programs for children and adults that promote healthy eating, active lifestyles, economic development, and environmental stewardship. Deadline to apply is July 14.
Tri-County Health Department is hiring a Built Environmental and GIS Specialist to develop data and information tools to assist with community health initiatives that are addressing the built environment. The position will also include assisting with research tasks, preparing and analyzing data, and assisting with the development of communication materials that support the consideration of health in various community initiatives. This is a temporary position, 20-40 hours/week.
Jewish Family Service (JFS) is seeking a seasoned fundraising and communications professional to lead the effort to grow support in the community for its work. The Chief Fundraising and Communications Officer leads and manages a team of five individuals and is responsible for supporting the fundraising and communications efforts of the Executive Director and Board of Directors. As a key member of the JFS executive leadership team, this position is responsible for developing the strategy behind our growing fundraising and communications program and for overseeing the implementation of that strategy.
The Kitchen Community is hiring a Regional Development Manager and a National Community Engagement Manager. The Regional Development Manager is responsible for supporting all development efforts and revenue generation in Colorado. In conjunction with the Regional Director, this position will build and maintain effective relationships with corporate partners, individual donors, and foundation staff; plan and implement regional fundraising events to share the organizations mission and raise funds, including the development of a signature annual event; and support development management by ensuring timely information and reporting between the region and the Home Office. The Community Engagement Manager will work closely with a team of national managers and with TKC’s Program and Evaluation Director to strategically increase TKC’s reach and social impact within the school food environment.
The Colorado Food Hub Network is hiring a Coordinator to build sales of existing products, implement a new software and/or sales system, conduct production planning study, work with transportation providers to fulfill orders, coordinate decision making process with leaders at the hubs, implement marketing and represent the hubs at events and eventually hire and manage a team.
The Valley Roots Food Hub is hiring several positions including an Operations Manager, Driver, Customer Service Representative, Warehouse Manager, and a CSA Market Manager.
Sierra Club is hiring an Equity Training Coordinator to coordinate all trainings hosted by the Equity Department, including assessment, design, implementation and follow-up. Engages in Equity Department planning to become a more just, equitable and inclusive organization. Open location with a preference for position to be based in Oakland, Washington DC or Denver.
Healthy Schools Campaign (HSC), a nonprofit organization dedicated to making schools healthier places for all students, is seeking a Vice President of National Policy and Advocacy who will oversee HSC’s national policy agenda. The Vice President of National Policy must be based in Washington, D.C., or Chicago. The Vice President of National Policy will work closely with the President and other staff to develop and implement HSC’s national policy agenda, which includes both national and state level policy and advocacy efforts.
Mountain Roots Food Project is hiring a Food Security Program Coordinator, a Farm to School Coordinator and 2 Summer Environmental Educators. Located in the Gunnison Valley, Mountain Roots Food Project fosters knowledge, teach skills, and provide opportunities that ensure access to affordable, nutritious food that is regionally based and sustainably produced.
The GrowHaus is hiring an Executive Director. The GrowHaus is a food equity nonprofit in Denver’s Elyria -Swansea neighborhood with the mission of creating community-driven, neighborhood -based food systems by serving as a hub for food production, distribution, education, and economic opportunity.
The Wallace Center at Winrock International is hiring an Intern for the Community-Based Food Systems initiative that supports and builds the capacity of community-based organizations who are working to increase access to healthy, fresh, affordable, and fair food in vulnerable communities.
Lake County Build a Generation is seeking several positions including Youth Master Plan Communications Manager and a Contract Writer/Researcher. Deadlines vary.
New Legacy Charter School is hiring a Health and Fitness Teacher who is responsible for teaching both health and fitness classes to students, as well as serving as the health and wellness coordinator for the school.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.