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CO-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS AND PARTNERSHIPS

(Full-Time, 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.

Our leadership model

PAVE has recently moved to a shared and highly collaborative Co-Executive Director leadership structure consisting of a Co-Executive Director of Operations and Development (COD) and Co-Executive Director of Programs and Partnerships (CPP). The Co-Executive Director model allows PAVE the benefit of leadership with complementing professional experience, diverse gender, racial and cultural backgrounds. It also gives each leader the ability to focus on their strengths and expertise, increasing capacity to support our dedicated and talented team of staff and the youth that we serv

Who you are

You are collaborative, optimistic, adaptable, transparent, and possess a high degree of motivation and energy. You are driven by the importance of mission, vision and values. You see the big picture but are able to implement detailed plans effectively. You are deeply committed, self-aware and passionate about bringing your extensive knowledge and life experiences to working with individuals with diverse backgrounds. You are not
easily overwhelmed by difficult and complex problems; you see them as opportunities to grow and challenges to overcome.

What you’ll do

Under the direction of the Board of Directors, you will be responsible for developing and overseeing program(intervention and prevention) strategies, implementing impact metrics, and ensuring the goals of the organization are met. You will be a key external face of Project PAVE, sustaining collaborative partnerships with other non-profit organizations and agencies. You will provide supervision of key program team members. And,
you will work closely and in collaboration with the COD to further PAVE’s mission “ending violence by empowering youth to build healthy relationships.”

Key responsibilities

  • Fosters shared leadership, inclusive and positive relationships between, board, staff, organizational stakeholders, and donors
  • Works closely with the COD, board of directors and committees to inform, assess, and develop strategic initiatives, policies, and practices for the organization
  • Oversee organization’s DEI plan and incorporate into all aspects of the work
  • Provides executive direction of all program strategy, compliance, quality assurance, and program efficiency
  • Serves as a face of the organization and actively participates in external events; develops strategic partnerships in order to increase community awareness and program expansion
  • Oversees evaluation metrics for programming with support of other staff and contractors
  • Serves as one of PAVE’s primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, the media and the general public

Supervisory responsibilities

  • Oversees and manages team’s workflow
  • Conducts employee performance reviews and provides feedback
  • Maintains staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees and developing personal and
    professional growth opportunities

Other responsibilities

  • Attends all board meetings as ex-officio member, assists with recruitment of potential board members
  • Attends and presents at local and national conferences

What makes you great for this role

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a senior leadership role
  • Experience in field of violence intervention and prevention
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong commitment to and experience with implementing equity and inclusivity initiatives
  • Strategic thinker and visionary
  • Internal motivation, while excelling within a team environment

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 are a “my way or the highway” leader
  • At night, this will keep you awake: Seeking solutions to complex problems
  • On your ride into work your jam is: NPR, podcasts that you can’t wait to discuss, comedy to decompress
  • In school you were voted: Most likely to change the world
  • Quote lived by: “The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.”

Physical demands and work environment

  • Office (virtual & in-person) settings
  • Travel between multiple locations in a day

What you’ll receive

As the Co-Executive Director of Programs and Partnerships for Project PAVE, your starting base salary
range is $83,816 – $91,763, commensurate with experience and skills; a flexible 32-hrs a week work 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.

Training & Media Manager

 (FT 32 Hours, 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.

Who you are

You are responsible, reliable, and have a unique ability to handle ambiguity and be a creative problem-solver. You love working with people, planning and coordinating projects and achieving goals. You are an effective communicator and have a finger on the pulse of learning trends. You are able to quickly adapt to change and can utilize technology to create impactful lessons. You have the ability to think on your feet and improvise. Above all, you have an amazing sense of humor, recognize the value of collaboration, and have an abundance of capacity for working with a variety of people with diverse backgrounds.

What you’ll do

As part of PAVE’s violence prevention programming, you will lead the production and creation of a new Facilitation Training Program (FTP) and report to the Prevention Director. You will manage and create media content in correlation with PAVE curricula and oversee the details of training professionals and volunteers in the program. You will work collaboratively with all staff members to further PAVE’s mission “ending violence by empowering youth to build healthy relationships.” 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to-day activities of the new FTP for volunteers and allied professionals utilizing True Man, Brave Woman, and Path to Healthy Relationships curricula 
  • Create content for FTP (video/digital content production, direction, editing), including content with adaptability for web and social media use 
  • Coordinate PAVE staff and youth involvement in leading sessions and presenting content for FTP 
  • Assist the Prevention Director in maintaining FTP-related partnerships (e.g. OVW, OVW Technical Assistance providers, Street Fraternity)
  • Administer and track FTP participant surveys, media releases, and service data; assist with program evaluation to measure success 

What makes you a great candidate for this role 

  • Minimum of 2 years of media creation experience, including producing, directing, and editing
  • Strong project management skills with attention to detail
  • Experience working with high-school and middle-school aged young men and boys
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Adaptability, positivity, and ability to relate to a variety of people
  • Ability to meet deadlines and use your time productively and efficiently
  • Internal motivation, while exceling within a team environment 

What a position description won’t tell you 

  • You’re right for this job if:  You can see both the big picture and the small details of a project and thrive in working on both. 
  • Keep walking if: You can only handle one task at a time
  • 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
  • Your daily mantra is: An obstacle is an unrecognized opportunity

Physical demands and work environment

  • Office, outdoor, and classroom settings
  • Lifting and carrying materials no more than 40 pounds at a time
  • Walking, climbing no more than four flights of stairs
  • Standing and moving for long periods of time

What you’ll receive

This is a grant funded position for a duration of two years by the Federal Office of Violence against Women (OVW) and Engaging Men & Boys grant. The starting base salary range is $45,000 – $55,000, 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.

Internship Opportunities:

Internship opportunities will be posted here.