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Program Director

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Aug 31, 2023

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Program Director

Location: Longmont, CO

Work schedule: Full-time, hybrid in-person/online; with some flexibility on establishing hours

Minimum Starting Salary: $68,000.00 + benefits

Due date for application submissions*: September 30, 2023

*Send resume and cover letter to: with “Program Director application” in subject. Applications

will be accepted on a rolling basis; interviews to start by Aug 31, 2023. We encourage interested applicants to apply


About Philanthropiece

Founded in 2006, Philanthropiece is a 501c3 operating foundation based in Longmont, CO. The foundation’s

mission is to accompany and support communities to reach their identified goals. We work toward our mission by

making sustainable partnership investments and fostering locally-shaped decision-making processes. The work of

Philanthropiece is currently based in Boulder County, Colorado; the Ixil Area of Quiché, Guatemala; and Baja

California Sur (and other states), Mexico. The strategy of the foundation is to advance racial, economic and climate

justice through programs, partnerships, collaborations, and contributions to community-based groups. Learn more


Description of Position

Philanthropiece Foundation is seeking an Program Director to support the organization’s approach to creating a

more just, equitable, and sustainable world. This team member will be involved with the foundation's work with

Core Partners in Mexico and Guatemala, local programming in Colorado, fostering collaborative efforts, and

contributions to advance equity and justice. The initial focus for this role will be to support the Colorado-based

Economic Justice Program, which centers around the Financial Health Course. For more information about the

Financial Health Course, please visit our website at

The Program Director, who reports to the Senior Director of Programs, will collaborate with team members,

partners, and program participants to design, develop, manage, and evaluate components of Philanthropiece’s

initiatives. The role will initially focus on the Economic Justice Program and work closely with the Senior Director

of Programs, the Economic Justice Program Manager, and Financial Health Course Associates and consultants. All

of Philanthropiece’s local and international work is interrelated, so this role will also support the Executive Team’s

general strategic efforts and broader program development, and will collaborate with the Executive Director on

resource mobilization, budgeting, and communication. The role may evolve over time, with current responsibilities

found below.

This role requires experience in program development within the social/economic justice field, and general

knowledge about financial and economic topics. The position will interface with community members,

representatives from partner organizations, and various experts in the field of financial wellbeing.


The Program Director position will have the following responsibilities:

Program Development, Facilitation, & Research

➢ Build upon existing and develop new programs and initiatives with an initial focus on economic justice.

➢ Facilitate workshops and presentations in the community.

➢ Identify and vet out resources relevant to programs.

➢ Conduct and integrate research related to current and/or future programs.

Program Administration

➢ Manage participant registration for programs.

➢ Coordinate ordering, printing, preparing, and distribution of program materials.

➢ Organize guest speakers/presenters for programs.

➢ Support with program logistics such as food and child care scheduling for workshops.

Monitoring and Evaluation

➢ Design and conduct interviews and surveys of program participants and community partners.

➢ Work with the Senior Director of Programs to analyze quantitative and qualitative data.

➢ Connect program results with the desired outcomes of the foundation.

➢ Support in the preparation, writing, editing, and publishing of program reports.

Community Engagement

➢ Engage with other organizations and individuals to cultivate new collaborations.

➢ Support team in sharing impact stories and communicating about the work of the foundation.

➢ Represent Philanthropiece at community events, conferences, and trainings.


➢ Represent Philanthropiece in various spaces to build understanding of and to advocate for economic justice

(including committees, task forces, conferences, etc.)

➢ Report periodically on current socio-political trends and activities to inform Philanthropiece programming

efforts and decisions.

Additional Responsibilities

➢ In addition to this role’s specific responsibilities, all Philanthropiece team members are expected to

participate at some level in organizational priorities including taking part in community activities, site

visits, Advisory Board meetings and retreats.

➢ General support of organizational and office logistics; this is a full team shared responsibility.

➢ Commit to the foundation’s efforts to build understanding and capacity on themes of justice, equity,

diversity, and inclusion.


To be successful in this role, the Program Director will have the ability to design, develop, implement, evaluate,

and communicate about programs that advance inclusion, equity and justice.

More specifically, this person will have:

● 5+ years of community program experience, with a strong preference for experience successfully

co-creating, facilitating, and evaluating programs that are grounded in local culture and evidence-based


● Bilingual Spanish (written and spoken) recommended but not required.

● Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, listening), with an emphasis on the ability to actively listen

to determine community priorities and partner goals, to write reports and outreach materials, and to create

culturally competent materials.

● Ability to prepare and compose a report for stakeholders with information on key data, program narrative,

analysis, and recommendations (candidates may be asked to provide a sample of a written report).

● A strong project management background, with a demonstrated ability to strategically prioritize, meet

deadlines, and manage multiple projects with limited oversight.

● The ability to work with a high degree of independence and use discretion and independent judgment to

overcome obstacles and implement solutions.

● Interpersonal intelligence - specifically, the ability to cultivate strong, genuine relationships with

community members/program participants and partners across different social identities.

● Cultural competency - understanding and awareness of how personal cultural values interact with others

and ability to navigate various cultural norms.

● Competency with a variety of technology platforms including: Google workspace, Zoom, project

management applications (such as Asana,, etc.

● A commitment to the foundation’s mission, vision, and model of engagement, which includes both

programs intended for individual and community positive change, and also efforts to achieve deep,

systemic change to advance equity and justice.

Compensation & Schedule

The Program Director role is a full-time job with a minimum salary of $68,000.00 USD. The following benefits are


➢ Reimbursement for health insurance policy or wellness stipend

➢ 11 paid days to observe federal holidays and a winter break (with consideration of trading out for cultural


➢ Up to 20 paid days off, to be determined by staff member (with 4-8 weeks advance notice)

➢ 6 paid wellness days

➢ Match to IRA retirement plan

➢ Reimbursement for some phone/internet expenses

➢ Professional development opportunities

This is a hybrid in-person/online role, with in-office hours expected for at least 35% of time to take place in the

Philanthropiece Barn, located at 6105 Monarch Road, Longmont CO 80503. Some flex hours available. This role

will most likely require some weekday evening hours, with ample time and consideration applied.

Optimal start date in late September, but can be flexible.

Philanthropiece is committed to building a more diverse and inclusive organization and philanthropic/nonprofit sector to

fully represent and engage all. We encourage applicants from all cultures, race, ethnicity, geographies, political affiliations,

sexual orientations, gender identities, and all other identities represented in Colorado or protected by law. We are proud

to be an equal opportunity employer.

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