Position Summary

If you want to join a small, dynamic team making an outsized difference in the social impact sector, consider applying to our non-profit, Social Venture Partners Denver (SVP Denver). We amplify the impact of local nonprofits and social mission organizations addressing economic and health inequities in Metro Denver by connecting them to the support and expertise they need to thrive. You’ll get to work with hundreds of social impact leaders and collaborate with a growing network of businesses, funders and individual partners to deliver high quality training programs and community events.

In our 20+ year history, we have:

  • Provided over 25,000 hours of free, skills-based support
  • Driven $26M+ into local impact initiatives
  • Supported 350+ local social mission organizations

The Program Coordinator will play a critical role in supporting programming, recruitment and events for our growing community of Partners and Social Mission Organizations (nonprofits and for-profits with a primary social mission). The Program Coordinator will join a team that believes in engaging and learning, connecting and collaborating, inclusivity and respect, as well as taking risks to grow. We’ve tripled our annual impact since 2021 and have exciting growth opportunities ahead.

We’re committed to building a culturally diverse team and welcome applications from individuals regardless of background, race, sexual orientation or any other personally defining attribute. We encourage every person who is interested to apply – even if you don’t match 100% of the job description or skills listed below.

Essential Functions

Program Management (40%)

  • Support program scheduling and project management of tasks required to execute quality programming and fundraising activities.
  • Manage virtual and in-person meetings, create breakout rooms, ensure meeting experiences run smoothly.
  • Stay connected to activities in the Denver Impact and Nonprofit community and help find events for SVP Denver to attend or present at.
  • Help execute (alongside subject matter experts) SVP Denver’s in-person and online impact programs (e.g. Training Cohorts, Mastermind Sessions and Workshops) including planning, communication, and logistics.
  • Hold feedback sessions with facilitators and participants to gather insights and continuously improve program experiences and outcomes.
    Support the collection, tracking and analysis of impact data using Salesforce, Google Forms and other tools.
  • ​​Participate in organizational efforts to ensure all of our programs advance our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Communications and Marketing (30%)

  • Help track and manage prospect communications to ensure we are communicating at an appropriate frequency.
  • Support the development of relationships with community organizations and professional associations to build awareness for membership at SVP Denver.
  • Activate the SVP Denver community via regular communications across newsletters, social media channels, community platform and individual outreach.
  • Assist with website maintenance and updates.
  • Create professional, high-quality social media content and track engagement metrics.
  • Collaboratively develop and execute the strategy for all communication, website, social media and collateral to consistently articulate SVP Denver’s impact. Offer advice and improvement on our strategy and tactics for achieving communication goals.

Operational Support (30%)

  • Support the design, marketing, logistics, and execution of high-quality online and in-person events that build relationships across attendees.
  • Record and report data in Salesforce, when appropriate.
  • Maintain and update file system in Google Drive.
  • Develop presentations and content for internal and external use.
  • Support graphic design needs by using tools for basic graphic design and print related needs.
  • Support the CEO and Director of Impact Programs in prospecting, recruitment, interviews, and onboarding of new individual and business Partners, learning about their skill-sets, impact goals, and volunteer interests.
  • Analyze event feedback and advance continuous improvement efforts.

Role Skills and Qualities 

  • Project Management: Demonstrated ability to develop detailed project plans with multiple stakeholders. Ability to use multiple technology tools such as Trello and Google Suite to track project dates and deliverables.
  • Detail-Oriented: Strong attention to detail. Ability to quickly learn procedures and improve systems.
  • Community Engagement: Interest or experience in building and/or engaging in our community.
  • Strong Communicator: Clear communication and concise, professional writing skills, both in more formal communications and in more informal spaces such as social media. Comfort with facilitating events.
  • Relationship-Builder: Interest in building relationships and communicating with diverse audiences with empathy and good listening skills.
  • Software Proficiency: High comfort level using and learning a variety of software and online tools. A working knowledge of Salesforce, WordPress, Google Drive/Email/Suite and Trello (or other project management software) is helpful.
  • Small Team Experience: Comfort in entrepreneurial spaces with small teams, including the ability to create systems and embrace ambiguity.

Other Duties

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of this position. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time.

Schedule and Work Environment

The Program Coordinator will work a standard 40 hours/week schedule and report directly to Dave Koken, Director of Impact Programs (as well as work closely with Rich Shockey, CEO).

The individual for this role must be physically based in the greater Denver area. We do not offer relocation assistance but do offer a flexible work environment, which typically includes 2-3 days work from home and 2-3 days in-person at a shared office space on the Clayton Early Learning campus. The position will occasionally be asked to be present at evening events.

Salary Range  

$50,000 – $55,000 year (exempt) + Benefits


Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, LifeLock, Telehealth and 401k (may be offered after one year).   Paid time off benefits include Holidays, Sick Leave and Vacation.

To Apply

Submit your application via our website form located here. In your cover letter, address your background and experience in each of the areas above and why you are interested in learning more about SVP Denver. Please be specific. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.


The priority application deadline is Sunday, November 5th and we will continue accepting applications until the role is filled. We will be notifying individuals about follow up zoom interviews on a rolling basis.

  • 10/20 – 11/5 – Application period
  • 11/5 – Application deadline
  • 10/27-11/17 – 1st and 2nd round Zoom interviews
  • 11/17-11/22 – Final interviews
  • 11/27 – Reference checks
  • 12/1 – Notification of status of role
  • Target Start Date – as early as 12/1, flexible depending on applicant needs

About CNDC

SVP Denver is a project of the Colorado Nonprofit Development Center (CNDC) and all employees are CNDC employees. CNDC is dedicated to equal employment opportunities in any term, condition, or privilege of employment. CNDC prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, sex, age 40 and over, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, gender expression or any other characteristic protected by state or local law. This policy applies to all employees. For more information on CNDC, please visit www.cndc.org.

About Social Venture Partners Denver

Social Venture Partners Denver (SVP Denver) amplifies the impact of local nonprofits and social mission organizations addressing economic/health inequities in Metro Denver by connecting them to the support and expertise they need to thrive. Our small, dynamic team makes an outsized difference in the social impact sector by collaborating with a growing network of businesses, funders and individual partners. Together, we deliver high quality training programs and put on community events that drive impact in our city.