The Colorado Health Foundation
At the Foundation, we believe that keeping equity at the heart of our work will lead us to better health. That starts from within, including intentional application of diversity, equity, and inclusion practices that guide how we operate and work in communities across Colorado. For example, our cornerstones are designed to help ensure that:
• We serve Coloradans who have less power, privilege and income, and prioritize Coloradans of color.
• We do everything with the intent of creating health equity.
• We are informed by the community and those we exist to serve.
The Foundation is happy to announce an opening for the position of Program Officer. This position is responsible for active community engagement, development and implementation of philanthropic strategies, and reviewing, recommending and managing grants. The Program Officer will be working on the Foundation’s priorities of Advocacy, Capacity Building and Community Solutions, as well as leading our locally-focused work in two communities.
Program officers are actively engaged in their assigned regions and communities, which requires a minimum of 40% travel throughout Colorado. A valid Colorado driver’s license is required for travel throughout the state.
A Bachelor’s Degree in a health-related field, social work, public health or administration, business administration or other related field is necessary. Additionally, qualified candidates need five years’ experience in the nonprofit, public, or health sectors. Preference will be given to applicants with extensive community organizing, community healing, policy and /or experience in the arts. Background with immigrant and refugee communities preferred.
How to Apply
This is a full-time in-office position in Denver, Colorado with the exception of required travel. The Foundation has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy in place for all staff. This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual to have a meaningful impact through their professional contributions. Interested candidates may submit their resumes and cover letters on the Colorado Health Foundation’s website (www.coloradohealth.org).
This position closes on February 22, 2022.