Director of Operations

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ORGANIZATION: PROJECT SEND IT

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Project Send It (PSI) is a 501(c)3 public non-profit with the mission of leveraging engaged and committed volunteers from the local climbing community to introduce children to adventures in healthy risk-taking and lessons learned through rock climbing. The skills gained through climbing carry over into the participants’ day-to-day lives. Ultimately, getting young people into climbing helps build healthier kids and stronger, safer communities.


Our all-volunteer Board of Directors believes in continuous engagement of new leadership. We are a working board seeking a Director of Operations with the necessary skill set and passion to both sustain our work and help PSI expand.


Position Description:
The Director of Operations is responsible for leading and overseeing the day to day operations of the organization. The focus of this role is ensuring each committee is achieving results and are aligned with the larger picture of the organization and its strategic goals. This is a part-time volunteer position.


Essential Functions
Oversee and coordinate all committees of the organization and be accountable for:
● Leading the organization in strategic planning; sets short and medium-term goals to ensure the organization is mission-centered and outcome-oriented.
● Monitoring progress of committees and aligns their work with organizational mission and goals.
● Expanding the organization’s volunteer membership and capabilities.

Competencies
● Ability to create teams and cause teamwork.
● Innovation and creativity in generating ideas for quick response.
● Writing and Communication Proficiencies
● Strong Attention to Detail
● Problem Solving/Analysis


Project Send It’s Nondiscrimination Policy:
Project Send It’s non-discrimination policy applies to all Project Send It board members,
volunteers, employees, contractors, and clients. Project Send It follows an equal opportunity
policy and does not discriminate in recruiting volunteers and board members, or in serving
clients. Project Send It prohibits discrimination based on age, ancestry, color, creed, gender
variance, genetic characteristics or information, marital status, mental disability, national origin,
documentation status, physical disability, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity
and expression, or any other protected characteristic under any applicable federal, state, or
local laws prohibiting discrimination.

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About PROJECT SEND IT

Location:

PO BOX 763, WHEAT RIDGE, CO 80034, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Project Send It is to make rock climbing accessible to any child. We engage dedicated volunteers to bring the benefits of climbing to children who face barriers to access. Through climbing, we create opportunities to experience healthy risk-taking, build trust and confidence, and develop problem-solving skills. Kids who climb with us grow to feel comfortable and welcome in all the places people climb, from gyms to crags. Project Send It gets kids climbing to build stronger kids, safer communities, and future stewards of beloved outdoor spaces.

Description

Vision:
Creating climbing opportunities for all children across North America. A child’s financial resources, race, gender, ethnic background, or physical impairment should never be a barrier to rock climbing. Project Send It is introducing children to rock climbing who have not historically been given the opportunity. Belay On!

Values:
Adaptability
Not only for the children who learn to adapt to their environment through climbing, but also us as an organization being open & dynamic to meet the ever-changing needs of the communities who reach out to us for help.

Accessibility
Providing access to climbing and resources for underserved communities. From an organizational standpoint, connecting donors, volunteers, gyms, and children together in a way that previously did not exist.

Inclusion
Opening up a once small and homogenous climbing community. In the organization, bringing a group of people with diverse backgrounds and skill sets together to empower children.

Challenge
Creating opportunities to get outside of one's comfort zone to promote growth and transformation, for the children we serve, our volunteers, and as an organization that flourishes in the face of adversity.

Service
Providing opportunities and engaging with the climbing community to give back. Project Send It ushers in the next generation of climbers to be stewards of their sport and their environment.

CAUSE AREAS

Board Development
Children & Youth
Sports & Recreation
Board Development, Children & Youth, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Professional Development
  • Business Planning
  • Resource Development / Management
  • Networking
  • Organization
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Part-time less than 10 hours per week

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