Employment

Thank you for your interest in Bright Future Foundation. We are hiring for the following position(s):

Part-Time Position: Ensuring Safety Program Assistant

Position Summary:

Under the direction of Bright Future Foundation’s (BFF) Community Advocacy and Outreach Manager, this Ensuring Safety Program Assistant (PA) position will support the mission of the organization by representing the youth perspective, voice, and leadership within the Ensuring Safety Program. The PA will assist with program needs across the Ensuring Safety program, which focuses on the implementation of Hot Spot Mapping. Hot Spot Mapping is a tool to obtain data about safe and unsafe spaces throughout the Eagle County community, particularly in the middle schools.

The PA will share insight into youth engagement, communication, program design, and implementation. The PA will meet regularly with the Community Advocacy and Outreach Manager to discuss ongoing programs, youth experience, information analysis, and assist in engaging students in brainstorming solutions and presenting findings to stakeholders.

The PA will provide support to ensure school-based programs run smoothly including partner communication, scheduling, and materials preparation. PA will assist in compiling data and converting this data into actionable items.

The PA will help develop interactive digital mapping of results, work with community leaders on communicating information, and help with implementation as needed.

The PA will also assist in facilitating delivery of programming within middle schools, CMC, and the business community of Eagle County, help the Community Advocacy and Outreach Manager deploy programs at CMC, assisting in designing the logistics of community engagement, and review materials for appropriateness of messaging, language, and representation of youth in the community.
This is an opportunity for an individual seeking rewarding work in the community who is particularly interested in youth engagement, violence prevention, and community building. The PA position is an excellent learning opportunity for an individual interest in non-profit work and will provide an opportunity to take on a myriad of tasks and roles including outreach, advocacy, training, and communication.
Additional responsibilities include social media outreach, promotion of BFF mission, participating in community events and awareness-building opportunities such as forums, panels, trainings, etc.
Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Age Range: 16-23
  • Bilingual Spanish/English
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and/or Google Docs.
  • Attention to detail, strong communication skills, experience in youth leadership, ability to utilize social media platforms, strong research skills, and willingness to act as a role model for other youth.
  • Strong knowledge of the Eagle County community, particularly the youth community, and familiarity with community violence prevention.

Background check will be required for employment.

Provide resume and cover letter to M. Catherine OliverSmith at Catherine@mybrightfuture.org.

Compensation: $17/hour

Schedule: Flexible days not to exceed 15 hours per week.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to encompass all functions and qualifications of the position; rather, they are intended to provide a general framework for the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by a person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements to the work of the Bright Future Foundation and are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

E.O.E. – Bright Future Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals with unique life experiences encouraged to apply.

 

We are always looking for volunteers! Please visit our Volunteer page for more information.

Internships

Bright Future Foundation utilizes interns in all of our program areas. In general, Bright Future Foundation interns are doctoral students in Psychology or Master’s level students in Social Work or Counseling. While most of the internships are for clinical positions, we also have a need for administrative interns. Prospective interns should work through their school internships programs. For more information, please contact us at 970-949-7097 or admin@mybrightfuture.org.