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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.
Job Openings at LiveWell Colorado
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Careers With Our Partners
Denver Urban Gardens is hiring a Program Coordinator to provide gardeners with the key resources needed to be successful, and seeks to both deepen and expand DUG’s horticultural expertise and reach. The goals of the position are to: direct DUG’s efforts to provide essential resources to DUG community gardens; ensure that all horticultural operations are informed by research and best practices with a focus on sustainability; and position DUG as a content-area expert in the horticulture aspects of community gardening. Deadline to apply is December 4.
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is hiring a Food Program Section Manager in the Child and Adult Care Food Program. This position is responsible for all program planning, budgeting, policy development, implementation, and evaluation, and ensures information technology systems, processes, and procedures are efficient and effective and serve sub recipients in the community in the best way possible. Deadline to apply is November 15, 2017.
Playworks, a national nonprofit that is changing school climate by leveraging the power of safe, fun, and healthy play at school, is hiring a mid-year AmeriCorps Member. This position is responsible for bringing healthy play and physical activity to primarily urban and low-income schools to create a positive environment for learning and teaching.
La Montanita Coop is hiring a Quality Assurance Specialist that will be housed out of La Montanita’s Cooperative Distribution Center. The specialist will be responsible for the warehouse’s food safety program, Quality Management System, and helping to roll out a Group GAP program for local growers.
PeopleForBikes seeks a creative, organized, and proactive network and mapping specialist to get more people on bikes more often. The ideal candidate will demonstrate expertise in geographic information systems, outstanding analytic skills, and enthusiasm for using data in innovative ways. This position is based in Boulder, CO.
The Senior Hub, located in Thornton, advances the quality of life for older adults through advocacy, community partnerships, and a variety of direct services. The Senior Hub is hiring a part-time Program Assistant for the Senior Solutions Program to assist with the referral and delivery of services to seniors in a county-wide program. Tasks and duties include information and referral, operation of a food pantry, medical equipment lending, resource guide production, data entry, and supervision of volunteers. Applicants should have an awareness of older adult issues.
The Colorado Public Interest Research Group (CoPIRG) is hiring a Campaign Organizer to lead our campaigns to protect public health and to fight for more funding for safer, cleaner, and better transportation options. The Campaign Organizer will advocate with legislators and the Governor’s office; meet with state regulators and the Colorado Department of Transportation; plan media events and media outreach; as well as run grassroots organizing, recruitment, fundraising, and coalition-building to push for solutions that protect public health and fight the corrosive influence of big money in our political system.
An Ounce of Nutrition (AOON) provides high-quality, easy-to-use sustainable food and nutrition education curriculum for school teachers. AOON is seeking Colorado-based youth food and nutrition educators to become certified in either teaching our courses or training teachers on how to implement them.
Cooking Matters is hiring an Operations Coordinator in the Denver office. The Operations Coordinator is responsible for providing support to the State Director by organizing and preparing for meetings (internal and external) and overseeing general team activities and the operations of the office. This position is a part-time, nonexempt position up to 25 hours per week.
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 an Office Manager and Administrative Assistant, a Community Organizer, and an Executive Assistant.
Boulder Food Rescue is hiring a part time Food Donor Coordinator and a Spanish Speaking Recipient Coordinator. The Food Donor Coordinator will work with food donors and improve donor logistics. The Spanish Speaking Recipient Coordinator will work with the no-cost grocery programs.
Spark Policy Institute is hiring a Senior Researcher to provide leadership and oversight of complex evaluation projects to ensure Spark’s products are meaningful and of the highest quality. Key responsibilities include the development of new work and client relationships, and the ability to engage both as a coach and learner with colleagues in professional development.
The Durango Regional Food Recovery “Hub” is hiring a Coordinator to implement a 3-year USDA Local Food Promotion Program. Scope of work includes expanding a pre-existing fruit gleaning model to include vegetable and on-farm-food loss; developing and launching digital tools to connect gleaning opportunities with end-markets; building an education and engagement platform to expand support of and participation in gleaning; and creating a business plan associated with the development of new regional end markets for gleaned produce that promotes a successful grant transition in 2020. Deadline to apply is November 10.
Center for Science in the Public Interest is hiring a Senior Nutrition Policy Associate to advocate for improved food and nutrition policies with local, state, and federal policy makers, encourage the food industry to improve their products and practices, and engage organizations, health professionals, academics, and concerned citizens in supporting nutrition policy. This position reports to the Vice President for Nutrition and will focus on healthy retail.
The Durango Farmers Market is hiring a Market Manager who is responsible for providing the day-to-day operations of the Durango Farmers Market. The Market Manager organizes, promotes, and operates the market. Deadline to apply is November 18.
Impact is part of The Public Interest Network — a group of organizations that share a vision of a better future, a set of core values, and a strategic approach to making positive change. Impact is hiring several Organizing positions in Denver and across the country. Organizers currently work in over 2 dozen key congressional districts across the country to help win campaigns and build grassroots action and power. Some of the national campaigns being addressed aim to stop the rollback of important environmental and consumer protections, get our country to 100 percent renewable energy and end the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms.
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.