Employment Opportunities

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YWCA Boulder County has a two current employment opportunities. 

Vice President of Development, Marketing and Engagement

The Vice President of Development, Marketing and Engagement provides strategic leadership, oversight and execution of revenue growth, issue awareness and community engagement.  A member of the YWCA leadership team, the Vice President is an integral partner in strategic planning, oversight of the Development Committee and partner with the CEO in leading the organization. A seasoned engagement professional with proven results in holistic and integrative donor engagement, corporate relations and community development to achieve or exceed organizational goals. Provides leadership and direction to leverage the powerful brand of the YWCA. Directs the budget and resources to execute the outcomes for the organization, including overseeing the Development Committee, staff and monetary resources and a portfolio of donors and community influencers.

Primary Relationships
The Vice President reports to the CEO and serves as a member on the senior management team.  In addition, this leader engages and supports the Board of Directors, CEO and other management staff in charting the direction, strategy and implementation for the organization.  A strong coach and mentor, the Vice President will have 2+ direct reports initially with opportunity to expand the department with growth of the organization.



  • Developing and leading an integrative relationship engagement plan to drive increased revenue with major donors, mid-level donors, corporate partners, fundraisers and community partnerships.
  • Building and coaching to a portfolio management system to engage high level volunteers, CEO and other staff to strategically deepen engagement and giving.
  • Leadership and oversight of the organization’s signature special events including: YWCA Dash and Bash, Dancing with Boulder Stars and the Annual Gala.

Marketing, Communications and PR

  • Responsible for leading and achieving measurable results: A comprehensive marketing, communications and public relations program that will enhance the YWCA’s image and position within the marketplace, general public, and facilitate internal and external communications.
  • Ensure articulation of the YWCA’s desired brand, assure consistent communication of brand and position and assure communication for the brand to all constituencies, both internal and external.

Planning and Budgeting

  • Responsible for partnering with key staff and volunteers to develop the strategy, operational plans and budget to meet the goals and financial objectives of the organization.
  • Keep informed of development in the fields of development, marketing and PR, especially related to non-profit fundraising, engagement and marketing.

Organizational Strategy

  • Work with staff and volunteers to develop and maintain a strategic perspective, based on marketplace and constituent needs and satisfaction.
  • Partner and co-lead the YWCA Development Committee
    • Develop strong outcomes and role clarity for committee members.
    • Support and develop volunteer leadership and engagement.
  • Make sure that the YWCA’s philosophy, mission, vision and culture are pertinent and practiced throughout the organization.


  • Maintain a culture that attracts, retains and motivates top quality personnel, both paid and volunteer.
  • Recruit, train, appraise, supervise, support, develop and guide qualified personnel, both paid and volunteer.
  • Design, support and oversee cross-functional teams throughout the YWCA.
  • Effectively engage volunteers and staff so they can take action on behalf of the YWCA by:
    • Exemplifying the YWCA’s values, vision and direction
    • Respecting and using the skills, expertise, experience and insights of others
    • Providing direction and resources, removing barriers and helping develop volunteers’ skills
    • Modeling leadership aligned with the organization’s culture
    • Coaching people to success


  • Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in leading development strategy.
  • Experience developing and managing budgets, volunteers, vendors, partners and staff.
  • Proven results in revenue growth and donor engagement.
  • Degree in field relatable to position (Communications, Marketing or Business).
  • Minimum of 6 years experience in non-profit management and/or development.

If you are interested, please send a cover letter and resume, including salary requirements to lisa@ywcaboulder.org.

The YWCA Boulder is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

Program Manager, Racial Justice

The Program Manager, Racial Justice leads the YWCA in developing and delivering direct services related to our mission of eliminating racism and empowering women. Currently these programs include Reading to End Racism, Latina Achievement Support and our Spanish-language parenting classes. Details regarding these programs can be found on the YWCA Boulder County website. The Program Manager is primarily responsible for overseeing the daily operation of our racial justice programs and guiding the organization in racial justice literacy, relevance and advocacy.


  • Management and evaluation of current programs, as well as development of additional programs that advance our mission, particularly in promoting racial justice.
  • Supervision of four part-time employees who deliver the Latina Achievement Support program services, including support for lesson planning and monitoring classroom performance.
  • Recruitment, training and management of volunteers for multiple programs, including Reading to End Racism.
  • Partner with other service agencies such as Boulder Housing Partners to deliver parenting classes to under-served communities.
  • Involvement with grant prospecting, application writing and reporting in support of current and new programs.
  • Budget oversight for all relevant programs.
  • Serve on the Advocacy Committee of the Board and act as staff liaison.
  • Schedule and organize events such as reading sessions at local schools, guest speakers for advocacy meetings, and various special projects such as voter enrollment and MLK day events.
  • Organize trips and special events for the Latina Achievement Support program, such as college visits and community engagement projects
  • Research and implement best practices in anti-bias curriculum for Reading to End Racism for elementary students.
  • Participate in larger organization-wide fundraising events as needed.


  • Have a passion for racial justice issues
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in leading non-profit programming, preferably in the areas of racial justice
  • Supervisory experience required
  • Demonstrated skill in development and maintenance of partner/community relationships
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Adept at public speaking
  • Experience with fundraising and grant management
  • Volunteer recruitment, training and management experience
  • Must be able to manage multiple high-priority tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to work occasional early mornings and late evenings
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area (public policy, communication, social work, etc.) preferred
  • Fluency in English and Spanish highly preferred

If you are interested, please send a cover letter and resume, including salary requirements to lisa@ywcaboulder.org.

The YWCA Boulder is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.