Join the Spark Team!

At Spark the Change Colorado, our mission is to SPARK CHANGE and INSPIRE A MOVEMENT OF GOOD through the power of volunteerism, service, and civic engagement. Our staff members are dedicated to creating a stronger, more resilient, equitable and connected Colorado. If your passion aligns with our values of Community, Collaboration, and Courage, consider joining our quickly growing team!

(updated 9/14/2021)

We are currently hiring for the following staff position!:

  • Recruitment and Community Outreach Manager

    • DEPARTMENT: Empowering Aging - Senior Companion Program

    • DESCRIPTION: The purpose of the Senior Companion Program is to engage low-income older adults, 55 years and better, in volunteer service to meet critical community needs. Our goal is to provide a high-quality volunteer experience that enriches the lives of the older adults serving and those they serve. Senior Companions provide supportive, individualized services to other older adults. We strive to improve the quality of life for at-risk older adults and help them maintain their dignity and independence. This program serves five counties: Adams, Arapahoe, Denver, Douglas, and Jefferson.

      The Senior Companion Program is part of AmeriCorps Seniors sponsored by the AmeriCorps.

    • SALARY: $40,000 - $43,000, full time

    • Read the Full Position Description and apply today by sending a cover letter and resume to Laura Kinder at lkinder@sparkthechangecolorado.org.

 

We are also actively recruiting for the following Skilled Volunteer Positions:

 

  • Spark the Change Colorado Board Members

    • LOCATION: Colorado

    • DESCRIPTION: Spark the Change Colorado has opened its nominating process to all individuals who desire to lead and govern our work to create a world that is stronger, more resilient, equitable and connected through the power of volunteerism, service and engagement. As a collective body, the board governs the organization, assures adherence to all laws, and is accountable to the public. The board has the overall responsibility for the organization and is charged with supervision and oversight.

    • Read the Full Position Description and apply today by Completing the Application and returning to Kristy Judd at kjudd@sparkthechangecolorado.org.

 

  • Minoru Yasui Community Volunteer Award Committee Members

    • LOCATION: Colorado

    • DESCRIPTION: MYCVA’s committee members review nominations of unsung volunteer heroes, participate in fund raising, presentation ceremonies and strategic planning. We are particularly seeking passionate, diverse volunteers with expertise in fundraising, marketing or grant writing.

    • Read the full volunteer description for instructions to apply

 

  • Mental Wellness Program Volunteer Supervisors 

    • LOCATION: Colorado Statewide

    • DESCRIPTION: Spark the Change Colorado's Mental Wellness Program is operated with the intention of reducing barriers to mental health care for Coloradans in need. As a subset of this program, the Mental Wellness team has developed a Supervisor Program, which enables the volunteer service of interns and candidates for licensure, while simultaneously working to increase the number of licensed mental health professionals in the state.

    • Click Here to learn more and for instructions to apply

 

  • Mental Wellness Program Volunteer Therapists

    • LOCATION: Colorado Statewide

    • DESCRIPTION: Spark the Change Colorado's Mental Wellness Program is a statewide program of Spark the Change Colorado that provides free, short term counseling services to individuals, couples, and families who encounter barriers to accessing treatment. Our volunteer therapists are licensed and insured mental health professionals, or post-graduate candidates seeking licensure, who provide a variety of mental health services to low income Coloradans in a private practice or host site setting. Volunteer today to contribute to the wellbeing of the most marginalized populations in our communities.

    • Click Here to learn more and for instructions to apply