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Program Coordinator, College and Career Readiness

Denver, CO

Relocation expenses: Paid

Full time
3 - 5 years of experience
Bachelor's Degree
Associate Degree

Published on 16 Jun 2020

Expires on 15 May 2021

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Program Coordinator, College and Career Readiness

Position Title: Program Coordinator, College and Career Readiness
Location: 711 Park Ave West, Denver, CO 80205

Our Manifesto: Click here to learn about what Mile High United Way does.

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You are an administrative professional that loves talking College and Career Readiness (CCR), engagement, asset building, program development and evaluation, and building community connections.

How You'll Help

Essential Responsibilities

  • Develop a multi-year workforce development strategy to help BTG participants earn credentials and secure job placements
  • Develop outcomes, outputs and measurements to ensure program success
  • Establish, grow and maintain relationships between BTG and workforce development systems
  • Ensure "best practices" and program validity as it relates to CCR within the BTG program
  • Assist with the implementation of program and policies/ procedures related to CCR and program events
  • Coordinate with BTG on the planning, marketing, recruitment and implementation of monthly BTG events, workshops and activities by creating and sending out flyer as well as scheduling meeting spaces and times
  • Establish positive, productive relationships with the BTG team, participants and internal/external stakeholders
  • Communicate relevant project information to the Director, BTG team members and internal/external stakeholders
  • Schedule and organize meetings, events and agendas related to CCR
  • Support program growth and development
  • Create presentations, summaries and program materials as required by the Director, BTG team and internal/external partners
  • Create, coordinate and advise participant advisory team to facilitate focus groups and gain participant input for programming
  • Maintain social media, program correspondence and BTG website through coordination with the Director and marketing teams
  • Attend community meetings, trainings and open houses as it relates to BTG

What You'll Need


  • Bachelor's degree preferred. Associates degree with three years of experience accepted


  • Experience in workforce development, education, human services or related fields
  • Experience in program development and evaluation
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in relating effectively to people of all ranks, professions, ethnic and racial groups and all national origin

Special Skills & Knowledge

  • Knowledge and prior experience working with of low to moderate income families and individuals
  • Knowledge of the Denver Metro Area and an understanding of available community resources
  • Highly developed organizational and time management skills
  • Experience with basic finance and accounting processes
  • Ability to analyze, understand and problem solve program-related situations
  • Experience with evaluation, documentation and reporting
  • Workshop facilitation, group or classroom management

Computer Skills

  • Advanced Technical skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Office and Google Suites
  • Salesforce experience a plus

Working Environment: 50% of time in typical office environment, 50% traveling to outside meetings

Physical Activities: Must have current Colorado Driver's License, applicable automobile insurance and a safe driving record. Must be able to provide transportation to youth in own vehicle (mileage to be reimbursed). Ability to lift 20lbs. 

Ready to join the fight? If you are on Mile High United Way's website, you can apply by completing the information in the "Apply Now" box. If you're on a job board, you can apply through the job board or by visiting the Careers page of our website.


This posting is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the position.

Due to the high volume of people who apply, we are not able to respond to specific inquiries regarding your application status.

Mile High United Way is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

We will endeavor to make reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified applicants who have disabilities which hinder their ability to complete the application process. Please contact us at 303-433-8383 to request accommodation in the application process.

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For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.