COSA Cal-Wood is Hiring a Development Director!

Cal-Wood has provided residential environmental and outdoor education programs to hundreds of thousands of Coloradans since 1982 at our 1,200-acre classroom located west of Boulder, Colorado. Cal-Wood’s mission is to offer unique outdoor educational experiences to all ages, including those who would not otherwise experience nature, through our Residential Science School Program, Summer Camps, Latino Family Camps, and High School Students Research Programs. Cal-Wood has received several national and local awards because of our quality programs and our service to linguistically diverse audiences.

The Director of Development and Communications will be responsible for diversifying Cal-Wood’s revenue stream, strengthening our relationships with prospective supporters, and implementing our development plan. This includes major donor fundraising, corporate sponsorships, in-kind donations, foundation and government grants, long term capital fundraising, special events, and increasing our endowment. The position will also be responsible for developing a communications plan so Cal-Wood is perceived by all our stakeholders as being fully engaged and active in the communities we serve.

This is a leadership position that will assist the Executive Director and Board of Directors in developing fundraising and communication goals and strategies as well as helping with the direction of the organization.

Starting Date: Flexible, until position is filled but no later than January 1st, 2024.

Salary: $85,000 to $95,000/year depending on experience

Benefits: Paid vacation, 75% of health insurance for the employee, 100% of vision insurance, 100% of Life Insurance with Accidental Death and Dismemberment, and a retirement savings plan with a 3% employer match contribution

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