Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers seeks Climb For Trails Outreach Coordinator


April 23, 2014

Application Deadline: May 1, 2014 4:30 MST

 Climb for Trails Outreach Coordinator

12 to 20 hours per week, seasonal April through early September Basalt, Colorado - RFOV offices

$12 - $16/hr depending on experience

Reports to RFOV Executive Director

Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers (RFOV) is a non-profit organization with a mission to promote stewardship of our public lands by engaging the community in volunteer trail and restoration projects.

The Climb for Trails Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for reaching out to engage individuals and teams in RFOV’s summer long event/fundraiser Climb for Trails (CFT). The priority outreach will be to employees and members of businesses, clubs, non-profits and other organizations.

Position Description:
 Work with the Executive Director, the Board of Directors and others to develop and implement a plan to increase participation and the income raised by Climb for Trails. Outreach strategies will include but are not limited to identifying and approaching mid to large size organizations to inform and engage their employees or members.
 Maintain systems and records for implementing and reporting on the engagement and funding activities.
 Provide accurate and timely follow-up and reports to participants and donors.
 Maintain and enhance the success of Climb for Trails and RFOV.
 Work with the Executive Director, Board of Directors and Marketing & Publications Committee
members to help develop a strategic, creative marketing plan to strengthen visibility and support of
Climb for Trails and RFOV.
 Manage the season-long communication and prize program for Climb for Trails.

Specific Responsibilities:
 Develop an outreach plan and program that will help to ensure a diverse and sustainable base of participants and donors in CFT.
 Research, identify, cultivate, and maintain mid to large size organizations’ engagement and support of Climb for Trails. Develop, implement, and solicit businesses and organizations for the chance to engage their employees in this activity.
 Build and help maintain RFOV’s relationships with CFT climbers and supporters. Acknowledge involvement and donations.
 Involve the Board of Directors, staff and other volunteers in CFT outreach efforts. Reestablish the CFT Committee.
 Prepare outreach synopsis and other reports as requested.
 Participate in the implementation of a strategic, creative marketing plan to support CFT and RFOV.
 Other duties as assigned. Perform related duties as required for purposes of supporting and
strengthening the mission and purpose of RFOV.

Minimum Qualifications:
 Applicable work experience including experience with prospect identification, solicitation, and follow up.
 Excellent written, presentation and oral communication skills. Comfortable building relationships and interacting with members of Boards of Directors, businesses and other organizations.
 Self-directed, highly motivated, reliable, with a result and solution oriented perspective, organized with an attention to detail, flexible with strong time-management skills.
 Strong conservation ethic and belief in RFOV’s mission, including its work with youth which is currently RFOV’s largest area of growth.
 Highly proficient with Microsoft Office, email, and the internet.
 Some local travel, night meetings and weekends required.

Manual Functions:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit, talk and/or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to operate objects, tools or controls, and to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to focus.
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. RFOV is an equal opportunity employer. All individuals are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: May 1, 2014 4:30 MST.

Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from people of all races, ages, sexual orientations, and ethnic and religious backgrounds.

How to Apply:
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to David Hamilton, Executive Director, Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers  via email to rfov@sopris.net or by mail to PO Box 1341, Basalt, CO 81621. For additional information about RFOV, please visit our website at www.rfov.org.

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