Aspirations. Insights. Achievements. Trailhead enables all of us to realize the true and purpose-filled potential of public health in Colorado. As a culture of conscious collaboration—a think tank of the possible—Trailhead provides all the essential tools necessary for realizing the complete and full potential of public health in Colorado. From this unique and innovative vantage point of having Trailhead as your strategic partner, you can now achieve what was once only imaginable. Onward!

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Trailhead Careers and Service Opportunities

Trailhead Institute truly is a place—an employer—like no other. Every day we put our expertise, our energy, our ideas and our passions to work making real differences in the health of our communities and the environment all around us. So, if working to improve lives, serving the good of communities and working to improve public health for all sounds like the kind of career you’ve been seeking, we invite you to explore our current job openings.

Opportunities are added as they become available. Check back or sign up for our newsletter to keep up with the latest at Trailhead Institute.

Current Openings:

Position Overview:

Trailhead Institute is a public health institute whose mission is to advance innovation and collaboration in public and environmental health. With this in mind, the Director of Finance will work with the Trailhead team to further the organization’s mission, to build a regenerative organization that actively works to reverse historical inequities within public health and within our organization, and to operate in accordance to our organizational drivers of collaboration, capacity and justice. Furthermore, this position will ensure that a focus on inclusivity, diversity, and equity is incorporated throughout all components of this work.

The Director of Finance is responsible for comprehensive financial management, budgeting, forecasting, and reporting for Trailhead’s complex financial systems. These systems include but are not limited to the provision of administrative support and fiscal sponsorship of organizations, projects and partnerships receiving any combination of local, state, federal, foundation, private and/or other funding. This Director provides direction and leadership for long- and short-term strategic, financial plans and objectives and manages finance and accounting staff.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by 07/16/2021. Those who do not apply by the deadline may not be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately.

To learn more about the position’s responsibilities, qualifications and application requirements, please click here.

Position Overview:

Trailhead Institute is a public health institute whose mission is to advance innovation and collaboration in public and environmental health. With this in mind, the Program Manager will work with the Trailhead team to further the organization’s mission, to build a regenerative organization that actively works to reverse historical inequities within public health and within our organization, and to operate in accordance to our organizational drivers of collaboration, capacity and justice. Furthermore, this position will ensure that a focus on inclusivity, diversity, and equity is incorporated throughout all components of this work.

The Program Manager will work remotely and support the implementation of the Regional Health Connector program. The Program Manager will report to the Senior Program Manager and will work in collaboration with internal and external teams and partners.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by 07/20/2021. Those who do not apply by the deadline may not be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately.

To learn more about the position’s responsibilities, qualifications and application requirements, please click here.

Position Overview:

In collaboration with the Strategic Programs team the Senior Project and Strategies Manager will implement and articulate the strategic vision of the Strategic Programs Team specifically and of Trailhead Institute generally. This position’s overall responsibility is to manage, implement and further the work of Trailhead Institute by working across partnerships in the field of public health to define and drive collaborative strategies to strengthen the public health system. This would include partnerships related to public health funding, public health governance and the public health workforce.

The Senior Project and Strategies Manager will also serve as a nimble project manager for new and innovative projects of Trailhead Institute that span different public health topics and community needs.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by 08/11/2021. Those who do not apply by the deadline may not be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately.

To learn more about the position’s responsibilities, qualifications and application requirements, please click here.

Position Overview:

We recruit new volunteer members on a rolling basis who want to join our governing Board on the critical next phase of our organizational growth and development. Whether your expertise is marketing, policy, business development, or accounting, or you’re simply passionate about improving public health in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain West, we invite applications from people who are ready to support positive social change and bring innovation to the way that people live, work and play.

To learn more about the role and responsibilities of Trailhead’s Board, we invite you to review our position description or take this brief assessment to see if Board membership with Trailhead Institute is right for you.

Contact us for more information. Thank you for your interest in Trailhead’s Board!

Our Commitment

Trailhead Institute is committed to a policy of providing equal employment opportunities for all applicants, all staff and all contract workers. At Trailhead we promote equal employment opportunities and are dedicated to eliminating discrimination due to race, nationality, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, marital or familial status, creed, national origin, disability, or veteran or military status.

Trailhead Institute is a passionate supporter of inclusivity and welcomes applications from all communities, particularly from people of color; LBGTQ people; immigrants or refugees; people with disabilities; and people from low- or moderate-income backgrounds.

Our Yearly Reports

We take our role as highly esteemed strategic partners and collaborators very seriously. Our goal is to work efficiently and cost-effectively while providing absolute transparency to our partners, funders and communities. We invite you to explore the following resources for detailed information about our funding, budgets and audit reports.

Please contact us directly if you have specific questions or information requests.

Annual Reports

Please refer to our annual reports for a full listing of our generous funders each year.

2018 Annual Report

2017 Annual Report

2016 Annual Report

2015 Annual Report

2014 Annual Report

2013 Annual Report

2012 Annual Report

2011 Annual Report

Audit Reports

By mandate, Trailhead Institute completes two specific audits each year: a compliance audit and a common Nonprofit 501(c)(3) audit. We’re honored to work alongside many of the region’s finest public health organizations as their strategic partner. And we’re pleased to make any and all of these reports readily available for public review.
If you would like to access earlier audits, please contact us directly and one of our staff will be happy to assist you.

2018 AUDIT: 2018 Compliance Audit A-133

2017 AUDIT: 2017 Compliance Audit A-133

2016 AUDIT: 2016 Compliance Audit A-133

2015 AUDIT: 2015 Compliance Audit A-133

2014 AUDIT: 2015 Compliance Audit A-133

2013 AUDIT: 2015 Compliance Audit A-133

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