Executive Director

Center for Health and Hope



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$70,000 - $80,000

Why Be the Executive Director of the Center for Health and Hope?

Want to make a difference in life? Would you like to help people in the world who are impoverished, marginalized, stigmatized, and often victimized? Consider becoming the next Executive Director for the Center for Health and Hope, a 501(c3) nonprofit based in Centennial, Colorado (ID 20-4199173).

Check out our website at www.centerforhealthandhope.org and imagine how you might provide future transformative and visionary leadership that seeks to make human life more humane. Join a donor-based organization of volunteers and partners around the world who break through cultural, racial, national, and religious barriers to deliver hope and health to persons infected and affected by HIV and AIDS.

Combine your administrative and fund-raising abilities with your values of care and compassion. The Center’s founder, at age 83, wants to step aside while he is healthy and able to assist as needed. Required is a dynamic, articulate new leader who can find ways to build on the past, while creatively forging new programs and projects for the future. Now is the time to pass the torch to a new generation of people and ideas. This opening is a “window of opportunity” both for the Center and the next Executive Director.

Job Summary 

The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for all aspects of international and domestic operations, and management of all financial activity of the Center for Health and Hope (Center) consistent with the Center’s mission to support and advocate for persons infected and affected by HIV and AIDS around the world with programs of education, prevention, care and treatment. The Executive Director will challenge attitudes and actions that contribute to stigmatization and discrimination.


 Ability to plan, organize, and direct the organization’s operations and finances.

 Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking and presentations.

 A positive demeanor and the ability to lead by example with a high degree of integrity, professionalism and tact.

 Ability to motivate, delegate and supervise others.

 Knowledge of volunteer recruitment and how to get individuals involved for the organization’s success.

 Ability to adapt to unforeseen situations and events and keep track of a wide variety of details.

 Familiarity (or ability to ramp up quickly) with HIV and AIDS related issues and community services.

 A passion for the Center’s mission; previous involvement with the Center is a plus.

 Ability to work effectively in a variety of environments with sensitivity to racial, cultural, religious and LGBTQ+ issues and to maintain and identify partners and allies within those diverse communities.

 Proficiency with technology and office management software.

 Ability and availability to travel internationally.

 Bachelor’s degree (or higher).

 Minimum of five years management experience in a non-profit environment including experience in development/fundraising and grant writing/administration.

 Experience with managing budgets and knowledge of accounting principles.

 Ability to collaborate with and accept direction from a Board of Directors.

 Ability to devote full-time work to the ED position.

 A primary residence in the Denver Metro Area.


The responsibilities or duties listed are examples of essential functions of the job position but are not all-inclusive. The Center’s Board of Directors may require the employee to perform additional tasks not listed and may modify the duties listed. 

 Maintain a Center headquarters in the Denver Metro Area, either through a home office or low-cost office space.

 Develop and implement policies, programs and procedures consistent with the Center’s mission and applicable law.

 Call Board meetings, prepare agendas and report to the Board of Directors on the organization’s results.

 Serve as principal spokesperson for the Center and represent it in various settings.

 Oversee all aspects of the Center fundraising events, which currently include, by way of example and not limitation, the Spring is a Time for H.O.P.E. Brunch, Swinging@AIDS golf tournament, and the Breakfast to H.E.A.L.

 Maintain and develop new sources of gifts, grants and donations to fund the Center’s work, which currently includes, by way of example and not limitation, programs in Kenya, Rwanda, India and Aurora, Colorado.

 Maintain and grow donor lists and maintain frequent communication with donors including solicitations, newsletters, and tax receipt letters.

 Hire and supervise paid staff, including performance and salary reviews.

 Oversee the coordination of volunteers.

 Oversee annual budgeting and long-term financial planning.

 Oversee preparation of financial statements and implement internal procedures that ensure that incoming and outgoing funds are documented, tracked and acknowledged.

 Approve day to day expenditures.

 Approve grants to programs with Board approval.

 Ensure that services and funding relationships are robust enough to meet or exceed strategic goals and objectives.

 Advocate for international and domestic governmental and non-governmental policies of social justice, which contribute to a non-discriminatory and AIDS-free world.

 Travel internationally and domestically to interface with program partners to ascertain and evaluate needs and appropriate utilization of Center grants.

 Ensure up-to-date and quality content on the Center’s website and maintain a vibrant presence on social media sites.

Equal Opportunity

The Center for Health and Hope is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity. It prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees based on age, race, sex, gender, color, religion, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable state or local law.


Compensation and Accountability This is a full-time salaried, exempt position. Salary range is $70,000 to $80,000 per year. Health stipend is negotiable. Three weeks paid vacation as well as all federal holidays. Hybrid work environment anticipated.

How to Apply

Email a cover letter, resume, and at least two professional references to chhapplications@gmail.com and include “Executive Director” in the email subject line.

Applications open until the position is filled, but preference may be given to applicants submitting by July 1, 2024.