Community Organizer – Fort Collins

Community Organizer – Fort Collins
Part time
Fort Collins, CO
Organization Name: 
The Colorado Trust
Application Deadline: 
Friday, January 31, 2020
Job Description: 

The Colorado Trust (The Trust) is a health equity foundation dedicated to ending inequalities that affect racial, ethnic, low-income and other vulnerable populations. When the nonprofit PSL Healthcare Corporationwas sold to a for-profit organizationin 1985,the proceeds ofthe salewere usedtocreate The Trust. Since then, The Trust has worked closely with communities and nonprofit organizations throughoutthe state to improve the health and well-being of Coloradans.

The Trust seeks to hire a dynamic community organizer to engage a grassroots base of community leaders to collaborate with The Trust’s Community Partnerships efforts in Fort Collins. The community organizer will mobilize local community members to identify both barriers and meaningful opportunities to build power to achieve health equity (click here to learn more about The Trust’s Community Partnerships effort). This position will be part of a team of organizers working collaboratively in the greater Fort Collins area. We are seeking an ambitious, organized, high-performing individual who loves to work with people, talk to community members, and has strong communication and leadership skills. The ideal candidate will either live in or have knowledge of the Fort Collins community in which they will be working; have experience in community organizing and engagement; and be able to effectively provide grassroots connections and support to emerging community leaders who are most directly impacted by barriers to health equity. These barriers may include (but are not limited to) immigration status, transportation, employment, affordability, education, access to primary or mental/behavioral health care providers, language, culturally responsive care and housing.

See PDF attachment below for more details and how to apply.