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About JA-Rocky Mountain

JA-Rocky Mountain is dedicated to inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy. Through a dedicated volunteer network, JA-Rocky Mountain provides programs for students that focus on three key content areas: career readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial responsibility. JA programs are free to Colorado and Wyoming schools thanks to the generous support of volunteers and donors.

Manager of Volunteer Engagement

Help Junior Achievement (JA) mobilize individuals, community groups and businesses to inspire young people to own their economic success and believe in the power of their own potential.

JA-Rocky Mountain, Inc. is seeking an enthusiastic individual to join its volunteer relations team. They will be tasked with volunteer recruitment, placement, training, retention and communication, as well as program implementation in support of JA’s mission and student outreach. The ideal candidate will be passionate about JA’s mission, and have the ability to develop and maintain relationships with various corporate and community volunteer groups.

This position is part of the Northern Colorado & Wyoming regional team (Loveland office) and works in partnership with the Senior Program Manager and reports to the District Director.

Requirements:

  • Excellent relationship building skills that will be leveraged to engage new volunteers.
  • Strong sales skills that will be used to recruit new companies, community groups, student organizations, and individuals to volunteer.
  • Excellent multi-tasking and time management skills, and the ability to manage details and organize complex projects and events.
  • Outstanding public speaking and verbal and written communication skills to inspire volunteers during in-person and virtual trainings for large and small groups.
  • Talent for training, motivating and coaching others, and the ability to support volunteers through challenging situations.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for working with and engaging K-12 students.
  • Self-motivated and self-directed.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including intermediate knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Will be required to attend meetings, special events, and networking events outside normal business hours.
  • Experience in project management, business sales, education, or a related field.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Careers@JAColorado.org by January 12, 2022. This is a full-time position located in Loveland, Colorado.

Terms of Employment:
The above statements are intended to describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

Compensation:
The salary range for this position is $42,000-$47,000. The salary will be commensurate with skill level and applicable experience. JA-Rocky Mountain offers a competitive benefits package including, but not limited to:

  • Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance
    • Employee cost is 10% of the employee-only premium per month and any additional cost for spouse and/or family coverage if elected are paid by the employee
  • Group term life and accidental death and dismemberment life insurance (no cost to employee)
  • 403-B
    • JA-Rocky Mountain will match your salary deferrals up to 3% after your first anniversary as an active employee working more than 1,000 hours a year
    • The company match amount is subject to a five year vesting schedule
      • 1 or less years of service: 0%
      • 2 years of service: 25%
      • 3 years of service: 50%
      • 4 years of service: 75%
      • 5 years of service: 100%
  • PTO (Paid Time Off)
    • 1-3 years of service – 19 days
    • 4-9 years of service – 24 days
    • 10-24 years of service – 29 days
  • 14 Paid holidays (including Christmas through New Year’s)
  • Cell phone reimbursement ($15-$30 per month)

Junior Achievement is committed to an inclusive culture that celebrates diversity. We encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply.

In all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

Part-Time Event Manager (JA Bowl-A-Thon)

Life is short, work somewhere awesome where you can make a real difference in your community!

Junior Achievement (JA) is a nonprofit dedicated to inspiring students from all backgrounds to strive for success. We accomplish this through a huge network of volunteer role models who deliver JA programs centered around career readiness, financial literacy, and entrepreneurship. Learn more at www.jacolorado.org.

JA is looking for individuals who love planning event details and creating fun and seamless experiences for event attendees. If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply to be JA’s next event manager!

Position Details:

In this part-time role, you will be responsible for planning and executing JA’s signature Bowl-A-Thon events with our corporate partners in the Denver Metro area for the spring 2022 season (January – May) with potential for a long term part-time role.

Through JA Bowl-A-Thon events, our corporate partners engage their employees in a fun afternoon of bowling and fundraising for JA programs. Leading up to their company’s JA Bowl-A-Thon event, attendees raise funds for JA from friends and family.

Responsibilities for the Bowl-A-Thon Event Manager include but are not limited to: booking venues, coordinating logistics with participating companies and other JA staff, coaching company coordinators on fundraising techniques and initiatives, hosting virtual and in-person kickoff and recruitment events, staffing and emceeing JA Bowl-A-Thons, and tracking and reporting fundraising results.

JA has a hybrid in-person and remote office environment. On non-event days, the individual in this position may work remotely from home if they would like to.

Qualifications:

  • Organized with great attention to detail
  • Event and project management experience
  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills
  • Strong ability to connect with others
  • Familiarity and comfort with technology
  • Strong time management skills and ability to multitask and work collaboratively
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Passion for JA’s mission

Physical/Other Expectations:

  • Ability to occasionally move equipment (up to 50 lbs.)
  • Associates must have a car
  • Ability to pass required background check

 

To apply for this part-time role, please send a cover letter and resume to Careers@JAColorado.org by December 17, 2021. This is a part-time position located in Denver, Colorado.

 

Terms of Employment:

The above statements are intended to describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

 

Compensation:

  • The hourly salary range for this position is $20.00-$24.00. The salary will be commensurate with skill level and applicable experience.
  • Cell phone reimbursement ($15-$30 per month)

 

Work Considerations for Part-Time Employment:

  • This position is part-time and should not exceed 1,000 hours per year.
  • This position aligns to the standard academic calendar, approximately August-May with summers off.
  • The position entails 15-30 hrs/wk January – May unless approved for additional hours. 40 hrs a week likely in March, April and May.
  • Hours are expected to occur between 8:00am – 5:00pm in addition to occasional nights and weekends.
  • Hours are determined by the Director of Special Events.
  • JA-Rocky Mountain offers a competitive benefits package including (but not limited to):
    • 403-B
      • JA-Rocky Mountain will match your salary deferrals up to 3% after your first anniversary as an active employee working more than 1,000 hours a year
      • The company match amount is subject to a five year vesting schedule

1 or less years of service            0%

2 years of service                      25%

3 years of service                      50%

4 years of service                      75%

5 years of service                      100%

  • Pro-rata Benefits:
    • Part-time employees are entitled to paid time off (PTO) on a pro-rata basis. PTO will be based on the employee’s average number of part-time hours per week during the PTO accrual year on the same accrual schedule as for full-time employees.
    • The rate is 7.3 hours of PTO for every 100 hours worked.

 

Junior Achievement is committed to an inclusive culture that celebrates diversity. We encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply.

In all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

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