Job Opportunities:

Prevention Manager (True Man Program)

 (Full-Time, Non-Exempt)

Who we are

At PAVE we integrate our experts in therapeutic support and our passionate team of educators to help youth and families heal from trauma, develop healthy relationship skills, and feel less isolated. We encourage community dialogue about gender-based violence and promote an emotionally healthy, self-expressive generation of young change-makers. With a long history of providing support in the Denver Metro area, Project PAVE is constantly innovating to respond to the ever-changing needs of our expanding community. PAVE reaches more than 4,000 children, teens, parents, teachers, and professionals across Colorado. ​For more information, please visit www.projectpave.org.

Who you are

You are ambitious, optimistic, adaptable, and have an abundance of capacity for working with youth and those who support them. You deliver on what you say you will do and pay attention to the details that matter. You are deeply committed, self-aware and passionate about bringing your extensive knowledge and diverse life experiences to working with youth from diverse backgrounds and complex family systems. Difficult and complex societal problems don’t overwhelm you: you see them as opportunities to grow and challenges to overcome.

What you’ll do

As part of PAVE’s violence prevention programming, you will provide trauma-informed and positive youth development facilitation for schools in the Metro area and private sectors with particular focus on healthy masculinity frameworks for teenage boys and young men. You will lead and manage the program’s day-to-day activities and provide training and support to our team of passionate facilitators to deliver transformational curriculum. You will report to the Program Director and work collaboratively with all staff members, volunteers, and participants to further PAVE’s mission of “ending violence by empowering youth to build healthy relationships.”

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate dynamic workshops for youth (in-person & virtual) utilizing PAVE’s “True Man” and “Path to Healthy Relationships” programming and providing them with empowerment and healthy self-expression tools
  • Lead programming and projects with community partners, such as Street Fraternity, Denver Broncos Futures Football, and recreation centers
  • Coordinate partnerships with a variety of professionals including teachers, coaches, mentors, and school administrators
  • Coordinate and lead True Man facilitator trainings for staff, volunteers, and partners
  • Ensure cross-disciplinary participation of other PAVE team members in program delivery, including Intervention Specialists and Youth Educators
  • Plan and organize curriculum development for “True Man” and “Path to Healthy Relationships” workshops
  • Support development and implementation of evaluation metrics for all workshops with support of other staff and contractors
  • Track data and document program services provided for the True Man program

What makes you a great candidate for this role

  • Significant experience working directly with teenage boys and young men from diverse backgrounds
  • Excellent group and workshop facilitation skills
  • Top-notch verbal and written communication skills
  • In-depth knowledge of Positive Youth Development and Trauma-Informed practices
  • Passionate commitment to the development of healthy masculinities and positive gender-identity development
  • Ability to meet deadlines and use your time productively and efficiently
  • Understanding of how your lived experience contributes to a team environment

(and we’d love it if you also possess…)

  • Spanish-speaking skills
  • Background of participation in professional or high-level collegiate team sports

What a position description won’t tell you

  • You’re right for this job if: You care deeply and believe in the ability of youth to transform our community
  • Keep walking if: You think your cup is half empty
  • At night, this will keep you awake: Seeking solutions to complex problems
  • On your ride into work your jam is: A field-related podcast or a motivational biography
  • In school you were voted: Most likely to change the world
  • Your daily mantra is: Early is on time

Physical demands and work environment

  • Office and classroom (virtual & in-person) settings
  • Lifting and carrying materials no more than 20 pounds at a time
  • Walking and climbing stairs
  • Standing and moving for long periods of time
  • Travel between multiple locations in a day

What you will receive

As a Prevention Manager for Project PAVE, your starting base salary range is $45,000 – $52,000, commensurate with experience and skills; a flexible schedule and generous benefits including 100% employee health insurance, 100% employee dental insurance, 401K with employer match, paid holidays, and personal time off.

To apply

Don’t worry about updating your resume!  Just submit an application for employment and your cover letter introducing yourself to jobs@projectpave.org.

Project PAVE is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable. PAVE is working to become a more equitable organization and encourages those from marginalized communities to apply.

Youth & Family Advocate

(Full-Time, Non-Exempt)

Who we are

At PAVE we integrate our experts in therapeutic support and our passionate team of educators to help youth and families heal from trauma, develop healthy relationship skills, and feel less isolated. We encourage community dialogue about gender-based violence and promote an emotionally healthy, self-expressive generation of young change-makers. With a long history of providing support in the Denver Metro area, Project PAVE is constantly innovating to respond to the ever-changing needs of our expanding community. PAVE reaches more than 4,000 children, teens, parents, teachers, and professionals across Colorado. ​For more information, please visit www.projectpave.org.

Who you are

You have strong interpersonal communication skills and find it easy to compassionately connect with adults and youth from diverse backgrounds and complex family systems. You are organized, adaptable, understanding, and have an abundance of energy for advocacy and social services.   

What you’ll do

You will create, provide, and coordinate resources and act as a liaison between families, staff, and community providers. You will report to the Intervention Director and work collaboratively with all staff members to further PAVE’s mission of “ending violence by empowering youth to build healthy relationships.”

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide practical advocacy support for youth in PAVE programs and their families, including navigating complex systems, and making connections to a wide variety of community-based resources
  • Respond to referrals and requests in a timely manner, connecting regularly with other PAVE staff (e.g. therapists, prevention specialists, managers)
  • Coordinate with external partners and agencies, working together to provide effective and comprehensive assistance to youth and their families
  • Participate in state and local victim/survivor advocacy committees
  • Track and document program services and evaluation data on a daily basis

What makes you a great candidate for this role

  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience working with youth and families
  • Adaptability, positivity, and ability to connect with all types of people
  • Strong organizational skills and passion for details
  • Drive to find difficult-to-locate resources and solutions to problems
  • Ability to set healthy boundaries with individuals and strong demands for your time/energy
  • Internal motivation, while excelling within a team environment

(and we’d love it if you also possess…)

  • Spanish-speaking skills
  • Case management experience

What a position description won’t tell you

  • Why you’re right for this job: You love listening more than talking and being on the go is your jam
  • Keep walking if: You don’t have a sense of humor or the ability to laugh at yourself
  • What will keep you up at night: Feeling stuck and not making a difference
  • On your night stand you will find: A low-brow novel (to rest the mind) and a motivational biography
  • In school you were voted: Most likely to change the world

Physical demands and work environment

  • Virtual, work from home setting
  • Office, classroom, and “coffee shop” settings
  • Lifting and carrying materials no more than 20 pounds at a time
  • Walking, climbing no more than four flights of stairs
  • Sitting, standing and moving for long periods of time

What you will receive

As the Youth & Family Advocate of Project PAVE, your starting base salary range is $43,000 to $50,000, commensurate with experience and skills. Flexible schedule and generous benefits including 100% employee health insurance, 100% employee dental insurance, 401K with employer match, paid holidays, and personal time off.

To apply

Don’t worry about updating a resume!  Just submit an application for employment and your cover letter introducing yourself to jobs@projectpave.org by June 15th, 2021.

Project PAVE is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable. PAVE is working to become a more equitable organization and encourages those from marginalized communities to apply.

Internship Opportunities:

Internship opportunities will be posted here.