Career Opportunities

Denver Public Schools Foundation believes our city is strengthened by every student who graduates ready to lead a successful life. As the strategic fundraising partner to DPS, we work alongside district leaders and educators to advocate for the highest impact investments and galvanize the philanthropic and community support necessary to ensure Every Child Succeeds. Every day, DPS Foundation invests in accelerating progress for our schools and students; connects the community to our classrooms; and inspires confidence in the promise of public education for DPS’s more than 92,000 students and nearly 200 schools. For additional information, please visit www.dpsfoundation.org.

Development & Events Associate

The Development & Events Associate will provide critical support in organizing special event efforts as Denver Public Schools Foundation aims to grow its impact. This position plays a vital role in managing and executing a variety of fundraising and outreach events including the annual Achieve Gala as well as implementing cause-related marketing strategy. The successful candidate will be creative and innovative; familiar with traditional event management strategies while also demonstrating a vision for new and out-of-the-box ways to reach constituents; will possess a strong attention to detail; and will be dynamic, with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced and collaborative work environment. This position reports to the Development Director and works closely with the Development Associate and the Marketing & Communications team.

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Development Associate

The Development Associate will provide critical support in organizing our development efforts as Denver Public Schools Foundation aims to grow its impact. This position will drive ongoing donor stewardship efforts through calls and mailings, draft donor briefings, maintain Development team systems and support gift entry efforts. This position reports to the Development Director and works closely with all Development team members.

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Accountant

The Accountant’s primary responsibilities include processing financial transactions including donations, accounts payable and reconciliations as well as assistance with certain grants and/or gifts.  The Accountant reports to the Vice President of Finance & Operations.  The ideal candidate will have technical knowledge in bookkeeping and financial matters of not-for-profit organizations as well as organizational skills, the ability to maintain confidentiality, work independently and juggle competing priorities.  The ability to positively interact with staff, vendors, DPS staff, donors and others in a fast-paced environment while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient is valued.  Exhibiting excellent written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail are equally important.

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DPS Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified, diverse candidates to apply.

Volunteer Opportunities Available!

Interested in volunteering with the DPS Foundation? Click here for a list of our volunteer opportunities.