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Front Range Program Coordinator Position Description


Job Title: Program Coordinator Job Site: Wheat Ridge, CO Reports to: Program Manager Salary Range: Starting at $20/hr

Employment Term: Full Time, seasonal (40hrs/week – August 15, 2022 - April 30, 2023)

Employment Start: ASAP


Organizational Overview

SOS Outreach, founded and headquartered in Colorado’s Vail Valley, is a national youth development nonprofit utilizing outdoor experiential learning to inspire positive decision making in youth for healthy and successful lives. Working with youth aged 9 to 18, every SOS program incorporates the SOS core values of courage, discipline, integrity, wisdom, compassion and humility. SOS mentors help students define and practice these core values as they provide a consistent adult presence for students who may not otherwise have a positive role model in their lives. The program targets youth with a wide variety of risk factors. SOS offers a multi-year, progressive curriculum beginning with a five-day introductory program, continuing with the four-year mentor-led curriculum and culminating when students return to SOS in a junior mentor capacity. Throughout the curriculum, SOS students focus on outdoor experiential learning, character development, service learning, values-based leadership training and community engagement.


Program Coordinator Overview

The purpose of the Program Coordinator position is to manage and lead SOS Outreach’s introductory Learn to Ride/Ski programs out of Wheat Ridge, CO. The Program Coordinator is responsible for the planning, management, evaluation, media collection, and reporting of SOS on hill learning programs within Denver and traveling to mountain resorts. The position will manage partnerships with schools, youth agencies, and mountain resorts and will oversee part-time staff (e.g., on-hill staff, youth agency coordinators, etc.). This position may be tasked with supporting the organization at local events. In addition, this person will be a critical team member in supporting the Program Manager and mentor programs in Denver.


Essential Job Responsibilities

  1. Program Management

  2. Program Facilitation

  3. Volunteer Management

  4. Partner and Community Engagement


Physical Aspects of the Job

This position requires the ability to: travel within the service area (including mountain regions); sit at a desk for extended periods of times using the computer, telephone, and e-mail systems; lift 50 pounds; lead meetings & speak in public; and familiarity & comfort with high alpine, winter environments.


The above statements are not intended to encompass all functions and qualifications of the position. Rather, they are intended to provide a general framework of the requirements of the position. Job incumbents may be required to perform other functions not specifically addressed in this job description.


Compensation

This is a full-time, seasonal, salaried and exempt position based in the SOS office in Wheat Ridge, CO structured around a Monday-Friday work schedule - with many evening and weekend commitments (especially throughout the fall and winter seasons). Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, paid holidays and vacation, retirement matching, pro deals, and a season pass to all Vail Resorts Inc. (VRI) mountains.


How to Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to Alison Canavan (she/her), Front Range Program Manager, acanavan@sosoutreach.org. Please include “Front Range Program Coordinator” in the subject line. Please submit applications by July 8th, 2022.


For information, please visit our www.sosoutreach.org.

SOS Outreach follows an equal employment opportunity policy and employs personnel without regard to race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, pregnancy or marital status.