We’re Hiring!

Posted by on Mar 14, 2017 in TopStory | 0 comments



The Colorado Ocean Coalition (COCO), a project of The Ocean Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) seeks an experienced part time

Operations Manager and Volunteer Coordinator. COCO is a rapidly growing socially responsible organization with a strong

emphasis on collaboration and community outreach with a mission, “To inspire an inland community to be stewards of our


The Operations Manager/Volunteer Coordinator will work from their home & the COCO office in Boulder, CO approximately 25

hours/week to provide all aspects of contractual non-profit administration and support. May work weekends and evenings.

Duties and Responsibilities

 Heavy emphasis on healthy, open-book operation and management

 Oversee bi-monthly newsletter: co-write, layout and mail

 Maintain Vertical Response activities

 Manage contracts and licenses

 Assist in event planning, i.e. Blue Drinks, fundraising, and social events

 Set up and manage new database – maintenance and data entry

 Manage website including updates, calendar, and new information

 Assist with grant submissions and provide support in writing, budgeting, and organizing grant & funding asks

 Supervise selected intern and/or a job specific volunteers

 Coordinate accounting activities and participate in COCO wide budget planning and management

 Support Advisory Board activities and implementation plans with transition from the Colorado Ocean Coalition to the

Inland Ocean Coalition

 Coordinate organization’s volunteers (OAs, ORs, Advisory board, etc) in events, meetings, presentations, etc.


 Must be computer savvy and proficient in Word Press, Vertical Response, social media platforms, excel, Hootsuite,

Canva and or graphic design software, and google drive

 Positive attitude, resourceful approach, and comfortable with a highly collaborative work environment

 Self-starter, able to initiate work, complete tasks, pay attention to detail and meet deadlines with minimum


 Ability to juggle multiple projects with superb accuracy and a smile

 Keen interest in environmental/watershed/ocean stewardship

 Strong administrative and database management skills

 Excellent written and verbal skills

 Bachelor’s degree or several years of work experience in this field


Please submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references with contact information by March 29 to Vicki Goldstein, Executive

Director, at jobs@coloradoocean.org. Please make the subject line: “OperationsManagerCOCO”

Hourly rate $16/hour

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