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Careers at Heart & Hand

Our values

Heart & Hand is proud to offer generous time-off, weekly self-care opportunities, and a friendly work environment. Join a team of passionate and hardworking professionals who value family, community, connection, respect, and opportunity.

Program Leader

February 25, 2021

Heart & Hand is looking for creative, committed, and compassionate Program Leaders who are dedicated to ensuring that all children have the opportunity to succeed.

The Heart & Hand Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to helping all young people reach their potential, we run programs for 3rd-12th grade students in the Northeast Denver Metro Area.  This position will be at one of our elementary or middle school sites Monday-Friday, from 2:00-7:00pm (shift varies depending upon assigned site). Additionally, we extend support to enrolled families by providing resources, referrals, and emergency assistance to guardians.

Job Responsibilities

  • Build strong relationships with Heart & Hand students and families
  • Actively supervise participants at all times
  • Supervise all aides, interns, youth mentors, or volunteers assigned to your group
  • Participate and communicate in daily staff meetings and attend professional development opportunities
  • Be instrumental in the development and planning of programs through lesson planning and workshop development
  • Facilitate small academic and enrichment learning groups
  • Communicate challenges and issues with, Senior Program Leader, Program Manager and/or Director
  • Assist daily with set-up and clean-up of facility, to ensure cleanliness, and that all safety protocols and procedures are being met

COVID-19 Notes

  • Flexibility required during global pandemic. Our regular program model is in person programming, however local and state guidelines may require us to shift to virtual programming due to health and safety concerns.
  • Personal Protective Equipment will be provided by Heart & Hand. We require that staff wear masks, wash hands, sanitize work spaces, stay 6 feet apart, remind young people to do the same, only offer COVID safe programming, and stay up to date on Heart & Hand’s safety protocols


  • Must possess a genuine desire to positively impact the lives of youth
  • Must have the ability to develop and cultivate relationships with volunteers, staff, youth, families and community members that we serve
  • Must be a flexible, solutions oriented, dependable, team player
  • Must have strong organizational, communication, and time management skills
  • Ability to exercise discretion
  • Display the ability to act as a strong role model for young people and maintain boundaries
  • Employment is contingent on a criminal background check
  • Valid Driver’s license preferred
  • Spanish speaking preferred
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certification preferred


Starting Pay: $16.00 per hour

3 days Paid Time Off (PTO)
2 weeks of COVID Leave (if needed)

Send your resume and cover letter to jobs@heartandhandcenter.org.


Finance & Operations Manager

February 18, 2021

Heart & Hand is looking for a detail oriented, compassionate, and motivated Finance & Operations Manager who is dedicated to ensuring that all children have the opportunity to succeed.

Heart & Hand Center is a nonprofit organization which disrupts the cycle of poverty for children and families in northeast Denver through community-based programming. Through long term relationships, out-of-school programming, and support for children and families, Heart & Hand Center empowers all young people to realize their potential. For more information, visit www.heartandhandcenter.org. Join a team of passionate and hardworking professionals who value family, community, connection, respect, and opportunity.

Job Description

The below outlines primary responsibilities of the Finance & Operations Manager, but additional duties may arise at the request of the organization or because of the Finance & Operations Manager’s skills or interest.


  • Update budget with monthly actuals and work with Chief Operating Officer to reforecast as needed
  • Provide support with audit, 990, and other financial reporting requirements
  • Allocate monthly payroll for grant reporting
  • Support with multi-year forecasting and developing financial policies as applicable


  • Maintain employee files including ensuring the completion of paperwork for new hires, updating annual DMV records, and sending offboarding surveys
  • Collaborate to streamline human resources processes like timesheets, employee handbook distribution, and on-boarding activities
  • Assist with licensing and inspection requirements as needed
  • Coordinate site and van maintenance including researching contractors and acting as on-site contact
  • Support COO in researching and drafting relevant organizational policies


  • Support COO with grant reimbursement invoices and financial reports, including compiling relevant receipts and payroll reports
  • Assist in the creation of budgets for grants


  • Collect and analyze family, student and community survey data
  • Organize data to be accessible and understandable to a variety of audiences
  • Coordinate with Executive Director, Program Director, and COO to complete specific evaluation projects as needed

Additional Support

  • Oversee execution of document retention policy
  • Support programs and cross-functional projects as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


  • At least 2 years of experience in nonprofit administration, management, finance, or development
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, Google Drive, Quickbooks, and Zoom
  • Must demonstrate: a high level of motivation, organization, attention to detail, timeliness, and an ability to exercise discretion, anticipate needs, adapt to changing priorities, and respond to multiple demands
  • Employment is contingent on a criminal background check

Work Schedule and Compensation

This is a full-time position, Monday-Friday.

Salary range is $40,000-$45,000. Health and dental benefits are available. Generous time off policy including 2 week office closure at the end of the calendar year, weekly staff yoga classes (when there isn’t a pandemic!), and a friendly work environment.

Send resume and cover letter to jobs@heartandhandcenter.org with Finance & Operations Manager application as the subject line.