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Open Positions

Program Manager - CO

The Project Coordinator performs duties associated with coordinating specific components and day-to-day activities. This position reports to the selected Director of Programming. This position is also responsible for independently performing the following duties with minimum direction:


  • Coordinates sponsored Artists and Advocates to complete the work as outlined in the grant objectives.

  • Coordinates outreach activities.

  • Volunteer effort assignment and coordination.

  • Assists with other mission central P3 programs.

  • Develops partnerships with organizations, CRO’s, and other resources. 

  • Engage with community partners, organizations, and governmental entities across the project catchment area for project outreach activities.

  • Recruit, enroll, and support artists and advocates in grant-related peer support, outreach, and group education activities.

  • Host peer outreach events throughout Colorado to engage peers struggling with substance use issues.

  • Work with Poetry for Personal Power network, contractors, and employees to meet project objectives.

  • Supervise sponsored artists/advocates, staff, and contractors while maintaining and promoting a culture of strong teamwork and accountability.

  • Ensure staff and contractors meet deadlines and deliverables for the project.

  • Ensure that staff are properly trained for their duties.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: All candidates should have proven leadership, management, and program development experience as well as proven experience in programs that work with artists and advocates. All candidates should also be mental health consumers. 


  • Concrete, demonstrable experience and other qualifications include:

  • High School Diploma required with at least 2 years of advocacy experience collaborating with community partners on mental health outcomes.

  • Certified Peer Specialist or participation in Peer Specialist training program with demonstrable knowledge of the field preferred.

  • Willingly self-disclose lived experience with adversity related to the organization's core values.

  • Proficient in basic computer programs (Word, Excel, etc.), social media, internet research, team building (including experience using technology/social networking as a positive outreach tool), conflict resolution and/or crisis management.

  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Effectively work with diverse staff, and community members in a culturally competent manner.


Salary Range: $15 - $20 per hour

Time Requirements: 20-30 hours per week flexible

Travel: Up to 25%

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