Employment Opportunities

Warren Village is a mission driven “learning organization” that is founded on six core values (collaboration, integrity, inclusion, accountability, empowerment, excellence) that drive our culture and our work. We believe in empowerment and believe that any person, given the right opportunities, can achieve true self-sufficiency.

 

We want to attract candidates for this job who believe in the transformative power of individual agency coupled with collective supports. We are looking for people who believe that we can learn from failure and that we can improve our outcomes through reflection. We want creative, critical thinkers who are not restricted by convention. We want candidates who bring ideas to the table, energy to the team and a sense of humor. We want employees who want to change the world, starting at Warren Village.

 

If you are up for the challenge and the reward, we encourage you to apply!

 

Current Opportunities:

  • Manager, Foundation and Corporate Relations
  • Creative Manager
  • Maintenance Technician

See below for full descriptions!

 

MANAGER, FOUNDATION AND CORPORATE RELATIONS

Warren Village has an immediate opening for a Manager, Foundation and Corporate Relations who will serve as a key member of the Development team overseeing research, engagement, and solicitation of institutions (foundations and trusts, corporations, religious organizations and some government agencies) through grant proposal writing, budgeting, and reporting to advance the fundraising goals of Warren Village. The position reports to the Director of Development.

Warren Village is a unique and well-respected family community in Denver helping motivated low-income, previously homeless single parent families move from public assistance to personal and economic self-sufficiency through affordable housing, on-site childcare, and comprehensive family services.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Research, cultivate, and solicit institutional funders to advance the revenue goals of Warren Village.
  • Identify and assess all potential grant funding opportunities from private and corporate foundations, civic groups, religious organizations, government entities and others as appropriate.
  • Manage a portfolio of existing corporate and other foundation funders—both public and private.
  • Synthesize information into clear and concise proposals, reports, and letters of inquiry, along with budget projections and accountability/evaluation requirements.
  • Communicate clearly and work well with program staff to ensure accurate and thorough data collection and work with Director of Finance to ensure quality financial reporting.
  • Ensure meticulous care for the content and aesthetic of all proposals, reports, and acknowledgements.
  • Conduct stewardship efforts for institutional donors to ensure a high degree of accuracy and personalization, including managing relationships between Warren Village leadership and foundation staff/trustees.
  • Maintain the organization’s institutional giving fundraising calendar and gift records.
  • Track all solicitations, reporting and other communications with institutional donors and prospects.
  • Participate in donor meetings and tours and conduct follow-up on all efforts as needed.
  • Serve as a professional representative of Warren Village.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and three to five years relevant experience required.
  • Fundraising background in foundation cultivation, solicitation, grant writing, budget creating, and report and donor research required. Familiarity with Denver philanthropic community strongly preferred.
  • Track record in grant writing required.
  • Skilled in developing strong and compelling written communications for fundraising. Ability to convey complex ideas through concise materials. Active and open-minded listener.
  • Experience in planning and managing development projects, including coordinating with colleagues, and tracking and reporting on progress to senior managers/Board of Trustees.
  • Capable of establishing and cultivating strong relationships with peers across different levels of the organization and externally.
  • Ability to plan, organize and implement strategies, set realistic goals, monitor and evaluate progress to goals, and manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Strong computer skills required, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Fundraising software proficiency necessary.
  • Commitment to Warren Village’s mission and culture required.

Salary & Benefits: This is a full-time position with an attractive benefit package and salary commensurate with experience.

To Apply: Potential candidates should email a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to careers@warrenvillage.org with the subject header Manager, Foundation and Corporate Relations. Submissions that do not include salary requirements will not be considered. Warren Village values diversity and inclusiveness.

 

CREATIVE MANAGER

The Creative Manager will work with the Development team to produce and oversee the production of Warren Village internal and external promotional materials, and manage the Warren Village website and electronic communications. The Creative Manager will have a sophisticated and streamlined aesthetic, have a persuasive and concise writing style, and will elevate and maintain the Warren Village brand. This position reports to the Director of Development.

Warren Village is a unique and well-respected family community in Denver helping motivated low-income, previously homeless single parent families move from public assistance to personal and economic self-sufficiency through subsidized housing, on-site nationally accredited childcare, intensive case management, education guidance and career development.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Design and produce brochures, promotional materials, presentation templates, and signage.
  • Event invitations, programs and signage.
  • Design and edit the organizational newsletters and annual report.
  • Collaborate with the Manager of Development to design and produce direct mail pieces and other collateral related to annual fundraising.
  • Maintain a refreshed supply of compelling photographs for materials and the website.
  • Work with the program staff and residents to gather current success stories and highlights.
  • Coordinate with printer to organize quotes and ensure the timely delivery of printed materials.
  • Other design and development functions as needed.
  • Execute integrated social media strategy, inclusive of website content and e-Blasts/ e-Marketing.
  • Develop strategies to drive website traffic utilizing a variety of tactics including SEO and relevant keywords.
  • Ensure website is current and informative.
  • When needed, make website content updates and create temporary pages for special events, etc.
  • Ensure optimization with search engine marketing, social media, email marketing, marketing database.

Technical Skills

  • Demonstrated experience with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.).
  • Experiences in preparing pre-press artwork.
  • Good knowledge of HTML and CSS.
  • Solid knowledge of social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
  • Experience in website maintenance and management (WordPress or other similar CMS systems), Google Analytics and Constant Contact, and video production software preferred.

Professional and Personal Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or related field.
  • Minimum of three years of experience in communications and marketing, preferably in a nonprofit setting. Must include writing, editing and producing collateral materials, web content; social media.
  • Spirit of innovation and love for learning that leads to new ways of approaching a variety of audiences.
  • Naturally creative and interested in new ideas, capable of crafting persuasive materials.
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills.
  • Adept at working within a fast-paced, flexible environment.
  • Detail oriented, with strong project management and follow-through skills.
  • Strong commitment to the mission and values of Warren Village.

 Salary & Benefits:  This is a full-time position with an attractive benefit package and salary commensurate with experience.  To Apply: Potential candidates should email a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to careers@warrenvillage.org with the subject header Creative Manager.  Submissions that do not include salary requirements will not be considered.  Warren Village values diversity and inclusiveness.

 

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Warren Village has an immediate opening for a full-time Maintenance Technician.

Warren Village is a private nonprofit that serves very low income single parent families through HUD subsidized housing, a self-sufficiency program and an early childhood education program.

This is a full-time (Monday through Friday) position with great benefits including 10 paid holidays, a generous sick and PTO package with health, dental and vision coverage. The salary for this position is $16.00/hr.

The Maintenance Tech duties include:

  • Accomplishing the timely completion of all duties necessary to maintain, repair and upgrade the grounds, buildings, apartments and equipment of the property.
  • Ensuring the apartment building and grounds meet or exceed all HUD regulatory expectations, that the Learning Center facility meets or exceeds all licensing and accreditation expectations and that the property maintains a proper appearance.
  • Performing tasks to make-ready vacant apartments (including: hauling trash, drywall repair, replacing doors, plumbing repairs, appliance repair/replacement, painting, etc.)
  • Responds to work-orders for repairs daily
  • Provides daily maintenance and preventative maintenance of apartments, common areas, Learning Center, offices and grounds.
  • Snow removal is an essential function of this position.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of one (1) year recent experience in apartment maintenance.
  • Must be skilled in; electrical (replacing outlets, switches, ballasts, light fixtures, ceiling fans, breakers, etc.), plumbing (toilet unclogging, faucet replacement, drain repair, finding leak sources, soldering copper pipe, replacement of cast pipe, etc.) and have common handyperson skills such as patching, painting, hanging doors, appliance moving, trash removal, lawn care and snow removal.
  • Must have the ability to lift at least 90 pounds and to perform all physical functions necessary to the maintenance of the buildings.
  • Must have excellent organizational, communication, diagnostic/troubleshooting skills and basic computer skills.
  • Must possess an awareness of the security and safety concerns of residents, employees and volunteers
  • A valid Colorado Driver License is required.
  • Skill in maintaining existing heating/air conditioning equipment and ability to monitor and correct issues with the building automated systems a plus

Warren Village values diversity and inclusiveness; experience with culturally diverse people a plus.

To Apply: E-mail your resume and cover letter to careers@warrenvillage.org with Maintenance in the subject line.