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The Civic Canopy VISTA Capacity Building
The Civic Canopy is a nonprofit organization in Denver, CO with the vision of a society where the many work as one for the good of all. The Canopy creates a culture of collaboration that drives transformative change by connecting diverse groups of people seeking change in their communities and equipping them with the tools to create meaningful and lasting impact. Visit to learn more. In this position, you will expand the capacity of the Canopy to reach new partners, improve training offerings, enhance communications and cultivate additional resources to advance the organization’s mission. This opportunity offers work in overcoming injustice through equitable opportunity; developing results-focused and strategic thinking; growth of skills in understanding through active listening and communication; learning about resource stewardship; project and time management practice; developing skills in team accountability. Skills we are looking for include writing/editing, computers/technology, written and oral communications, organizational and time management, critical thinking and problem solving, team work. Familiarity with social media, website design programs like WordPress, and email marketing programs like MailChimp desired. The Canopy office is a fun, modern office space located in the heart of Northeast Denver in a shared building which houses a variety of non-profits. A vehicle is not required, but reliable transportation within the Denver area is important. Our team generally works 8am to 5pm, with occasional varied meetings time and locations. We value work life balance and offer opportunities for flexible work schedules and environments. While we take our work seriously and strive for excellence, we also know the importance of having fun, bringing our authentic selves to the work environment, enjoying our work and teammates, being inclusive and creating a culturally responsive environment. Email with questions.
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Member Duties : You’ll help expand the capacity of our cutting-edge organization to reach new partners, improve our trainings, enhance communications and cultivate additional resources to advance our mission. In this position, you’ll focus on creating, streamlining, and maintaining systems, tools, and process in the areas of resource development, outreach and communications, training and toolkit creation, and broader nonprofit management. Examples of concrete tasks you would be working on include: exploring best practices around resource development, social media, and coaching; updating canopy tools and tracking systems; entering and analyzing data related to resource development, communication tools, and training approaches; assisting with training and conference planning and execution. You’ll have opportunities to work in teams within the organization, get to know community and statewide partners, organizations, and initiatives, and build your skills and knowledge.
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  flexible work environment . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Technology ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Recruitment ,  General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

The Civic Canopy VISTA Capacity Building

Program Start/End Date
05/14/2018  -   05/13/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations COLORADO  

Spanish helpful, not necessary

Accepting Applications
From  03/16/2018  To  04/30/2018 

Contact Meghan Chaney
3532 N Franklin St
Denver   CO   80205
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 79138