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.

 

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.

 

We want to attract candidates for jobs 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:

  • Temporary Family Advocate
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Manager, Foundation and Corporate Relations

See below for full descriptions!

 

Family Advocate

TEMPORARY POSITION OPENING

Warren Village is actively seeking an energetic, passionate and skilled Family Advocate.

Please see the job description below for full details!

SALARY/BENEFITS: This is a part-time, non-exempt, temporary position with the Family Services Department. Position will be available April 11, 2018 – August 10, 2018. We are an organization that values diversity and strives to reflect the community we serve.

How to Apply:  Position Interested candidates should submit the following items (as separate pdf attachments) to emontgomery@warrenvillage.org  Subject line: Family Advocate Position

  1. Cover letter and resume
  2. Three professional references

Deadline for application is Friday, April 6, 2018.

Summary

A unique, two-year transitional housing program for homeless single-parent families, Warren Village offers an opportunity for families to become economically and personally self-sufficient before moving to permanent housing.

This position will provide essential case management services as well as resources, referrals, interventions for a caseload of 20 Warren Village residents. This position requires strength-based assessment and planning with families in transition, utilization of community resources, and interventions with individuals that result in personal growth and self-sufficiency. This position initiates and sustains community partnerships with individuals and organizations that contribute to the mission of the organization. This position assists, plans and implements appropriate activities, services and events for program participants.

 Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Implement Warren Village mission through case management activities with 20 program participants

  1. Conduct weekly and/or monthly case management meetings with each client.
  2. Coach individual residents to set goals, develop plans, and accomplish desired outcomes.
  3. Link people with systems that provide them with resources, services, and opportunities to work towards economic self-sufficiency.
  4. Assist clients apply for and/or stabilize mainstream benefits (TANF, CCAP, Medicaid, SNAP, etc.)
  5. Develop plans with client including specific interventions that will enhance the developmental, problem-solving, and coping capacities.
  6. Demonstrate an ability to form a professional working relationship with clients in an empathetic, respectful and non-judgmental way.
  7. Complete necessary reporting requirements including intake assessments, case notes and progress reports.
  8. Responsible for data collection and entry, daily communication through email and utilization of current technology, Warren Village databases, and Microsoft Office programs.
  9. Strong communication required in both written and oral formats
  10. Assist Career Services Team as available and/or needed.
  11. Provide back-up support for Family Night Classes as available and/or needed.
  12. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Applicant must have a Bachelor’s degree, preferred education in social work, human services or education; Master in Social Work strongly preferred. Experience providing Mental Health services preferred.

Advocate must be able to demonstrate responsible professional behavior with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team comprised of volunteers, professional staff, and residents. Position requires strong communication skills with an ability to write clearly and concisely. Must be able to simplify and summarize complex information. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and demonstrated comfort with using web-based applications is a required skill. Applicant must pass a CBI and Central Registry Check. Experience with culturally diverse people a plus. ADA requirements include the ability to lift 40 pounds, and the ability to communicate effectively with residents, staff and volunteers.

SALARY: Work hours include a varied schedule Monday through Thursday, not to exceed 20 hours a week. Evening hours will be included. Schedule includes two (2) evenings a week. Rate of pay is $20 per hour.

 Supervision and Work Relationships: Position reports directly to the Director of Family Services.  Work environment encourages individual creativity, teamwork and professional accountability. Must be committed to Warren Village’s mission and culture.

 

Maintenance Tech

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 and lawn care is an essential function of this position.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of one (1) year of relevant experience in a hands-on field.
  • Skill 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.) or having common handyperson skills such as patching, painting, hanging doors, appliance moving, trash removal, lawn care and snow removal would be a plus.
  • 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 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.

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

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

 

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.

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.