Page Hero

Employment

 

Please visit www.colorlatina.org to obtain further background information on the organization. COLOR is a nonpartisan 501 c 3 organization and does not endorse any political candidate and has no political affiliation. COLOR is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Internships

Special Events Summer Intern

JOB DESCRIPTION: Special Events Internship Spring-Summer 2018
Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR) is a sisterhood of Latinas dedicated to building a movement of Latinas, their families and allies through leadership development, organizing and advocacy to create opportunity to achieve reproductive justice.
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
This part-time, unpaid position provides support to key staff on event planning as well as execution of COLOR’s 20th Anniversary event. COLOR is seeking a high energy, self-motivated, dedicated, self-driven intern for the April-September 2018 period for a 10-20 hour/week commitment.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • One to two years of demonstrated experience in nonprofit and/or customer service oriented fields
  • Professional or volunteer experience in a political, health or social justice issues setting a plus
  • Understanding reproductive rights, health and justice issues desired
  • Experience creating, managing and updating spreadsheets
  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills a must
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking skills a must
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to function effectively in an ever changing environment
  • Ability to organize, manage, and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to set and achieve goals
  • Ability to work flexible hours with weekends and evenings
  • Creative and innovative thinking a must
  • Working knowledge of technology necessary to perform job function, including Microsoft Office, Google Docs, Email, database programs
  • Bilingual, English/Spanish a plus
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Provide support to key staff on event planning as well as execution of COLOR’s 20th Anniversary event
  • Help coordinate vendor relations: venue, caterers, entertainers, security, etc.
  • Contribute ideas to themed communications to promote the event and highlight 20-year herstory of COLOR
  • Support the development of the event’s program
  • Support the monitoring of registration platforms
  • Work closely with key staff to coordinate income generating activities for the event: ticket sales, drawing items, silent auction, live asks, etc.
APPLICATION PROCESS
Please submit to info@colorlatina.org your cover letter and your resume to Victoria Gomez Betancourt, Communications and Development Director. In your cover letter, please provide tangible examples of your experience with event planning and connection to academic goal/program you are currently pursuing.
Position closes April 30, 2018. No late submissions will be accepted. No phone calls please.

Now Hiring

JOB DESCRIPTION : Development Coordinator

Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR) is a sisterhood of Latinas dedicated to building a movement of Latinas, their families and allies through leadership development, organizing and advocacy to create opportunity to achieve reproductive justice.

COLOR is seeking a high energy, self-motivated, dedicated, self-driven, fierce team member to help take COLOR’s resource generation strategies to the next level.

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

This position is key to ensuring that COLOR maintains and grows its annual organizational budget of over $1M. As a member of the Development Team, the Development Coordinator helps inform key staff on prospect opportunities and helps maintain hubs of information about our supporters while coordinating activities and special events that foster positive engagement with COLORistxs. This position reports to the Development Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • One to two years of demonstrated experience in nonprofit and/or customer service oriented fields
  • Professional or volunteer experience in a political, health or social justice issues setting a plus
  • Understanding reproductive rights, health and justice issues desired
  • Experience creating, managing and updating spreadsheets
  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills a must
  • Perform duties with a high level of integrity
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking skills a must
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to function effectively in an ever changing environment
  • Ability to organize, manage, and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to set and achieve goals
  • Ability to work flexible hours with weekends and evenings
  • Ability to travel locally and nationally as necessary
  • Creative and innovative thinking a must
  •  Working knowledge of technology necessary to perform job function, including Microsoft Office, GoogleDocs, Email, database programs
  • Bilingual, English/Spanish a plusRESPONSIBILITIESInstitutional Funding
  • Support prospect research of grant opportunities
  • Maintain accurate and timely records on prospective grants
  • Maintain accurate and timely records on active grants
  • Prepare submission materials and coordinate calendars with team members
  • Work with team members on prompt and adequate gift correspondence and publicity of grantsContributions
  • Support donor relation strategies as informed by the Development Plan
  • Help coordinate active partnership with key partners, including Community Shares of Colorado, andmaintain good standing status with ongoing requirements for the partnership
  • Help identify and pursue new partnerships with ally groups
  • Help support leadership ladder management and ongoing assignments on cultivation strategies distributedamong staff and board members
  • Work with team members on prompt and adequate gift correspondence
  • Work with team members on maintaining appeal language on online and offline tactics, includingcollateral, website content, and other online presence
  • Provide key support to phone banking and online tactics layered onto fundraising campaignsSpecial Events
  • Provide support to key staff on event planning as well as execution of annual signature events, Viva La Diva and #COGives Fiesta & Mercado, and ad hoc fundraiser and house parties: vendor relations, themed communications, registration platforms, etc.
  • Work with team members on prompt and adequate gift correspondenceAll Other Fundraising Efforts
  • Participate in ongoing learning and skill development opportunities related to but not limited to the position
  •  Serve on or attend committees/board meetings as requeste
  •   Other duties as assigned.
  • SALARY Based on experience with generous benefits. APPLICATION PROCESS Please submit to info@colorlatina.org your cover letter, a one-page essay on a topic of your choosing around Reproductive Justice and Latinas and your resume to Victoria Gomez Betancourt, Communications and Development Director. Position closes April 30, 2018. No late submissions will be accepted. No phone calls please.