COSA Hiring: Program Manager for Environmental Learning for Kids

Hello COSA Community!

Environmental Learning for Kids, or ELK, is hiring for Program Manager (Full-time).

Job Title: Program Manager
Reports To: Associate Director
Location: ELK Office, 12680 Albrook Dr. Denver, CO 80239
Status: Fulltime

Compensation: This is a full-time position with a hiring range of $58,00-$62,000 plus benefits described below (attached document)

To Apply Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to Kim Weiss, Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. We encourage applications before July 30, 2023, job post will be open until filled

Background: Environmental Learning for Kids (ELK) is an inclusive non-profit organization that develops inspired and responsible leaders through science education and outdoor experiences for underserved, urban youth ages 5-25 and their families. ELK Inspires youth to have high expectations of themselves by exposing them to the outdoors and engaging them in service-learning projects. For many of ELK’s youth it’s their first experience with the outdoors. ELK Educates youth through environmental sciences, experiential learning and equitable access embedded in all programs and activities to further students’ understanding and attitudes toward science, nature, their communities, college, and careers. ELK transforms youth by endowing them with increased academic skills, civic and community leadership, environmental stewardship, and employment opportunities

Job Summary: The Program Manager (PM) plays a critical role in developing and implementing educational strategies to inspire and empower young individuals to become leaders. The PM supervises and mentors ELK’s programs including School-based programs, Denver Youth Naturally (DYN), Youth in Natural Resources (YNR), Learning Environmental Activities for Families (LEAF), and on-site Programs in the Education Center. This position supervises oversees all educational curricula design, correlation to Colorado State Teaching Standards and long-term measurable outcomes; program evaluation and tracking; outreach events, supervising program database system; and cultivating strong relationships with stakeholders. This position works with the Associate Director to ensure that all education strategies are met and is instrumental in helping achieve ELK’s mission of cultivating a diverse community of leaders and environmental stewards by increasing outdoor equity. Some evening and weekend work is required in meeting the position responsibilities

For more details, please look at the attached position description 🙂

Jeremy Sifuentes | Education Coordinator

Environmental Learning for Kids | ELK

Email: jsifuentes |

Cellphone: 956 572 3445

Pronouns: he/him/él

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ELK_Program Manager 2023.pdf