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    The University of Colorado ACCORDS is contracting with one individual to support a National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute funded project that is part of the Disparities Elimination through Coordinated Interventions to Prevent and Control Heart and Lung Disease Risk (DECIPHER) Colorado program.

    Based in Mesa or Delta county (Grand Junction area), this contractor will serve as an Organizer/School Liaison, working with the Colorado DECIPHER team at the University of Colorado and Children’s Hospital to collect essential data and information to plan and make informed decisions on how to deliver an asthma program and to the lay groundwork for a successful project.

    For the 2022-23 school year, the Organizer/School Liaison will work closely with school nurses and their teams in the region to identify students with asthma and complete asthma assessments to identify those at highest risk and learn more about the participating school systems and districts to inform next steps and implementation.

    Services Requested Include: 

    • Attend onboarding trainings provided by University staff (via Zoom) to learn best practices for collecting data in a consistent and rigorous manner and to understand confidentiality and protection of personal information protocols. Trailhead Institute will also hold a required training to provide protocols and processes for receiving compensation.
    • Support and assist school nurses and their teams to identify students with asthma and complete asthma assessments.
    • Collect data related to the number of students with asthma at schools and asthma assessments through onsite school visits, Zoom encounters, phone calls and mailings.
    • Standardize and provide data collected to University research staff on a scheduled basis.
    • Work with school nurses and their teams to understand school/school district environment and to build a supportive infrastructure for serving students and families with asthma and collecting data/information related to asthma.

    We are currently accepting applications.
    Desired start date: November 15, 2022

    Direct inquiries to Hannah Groves, Program Manager: HGroves@Trailhead.Institute
    Email electronic submissions to Applications@Trailhead.Institute
    Due to office relocation during this timeframe, electronic submissions are preferred. If non-electronic submission is necessary please mail to: Trailhead Institute, ATTN: Sarah Lampe, 1999 Broadway Suite 600 Denver, CO 80202

    For full details on the Request for Proposals, please click here. For a Spanish version of this job description, click here.


    Trailhead Institute is seeking qualified vendors to support the company in annual non-profit audits including Federal Single Audit. Trailhead has completed annual audits, including a Single Audits, for the last 10 years. Examples of recent audits can be found at the links in the RFP here, in addition to recent 990s and financials statements.

    Services Required: 

    • Performs audit functions for Trailhead including the following:
      • Works with the Trailhead Finance Team to
        • Complete the required 990 annually
        • Complete the annual non-profit audit
        • Complete an annual Single Audit when federal expenses exceed $750,000
      • Present audit information to the Trailhead Board of Directors
      • Complete audit field work in a timely fashion
      • Assign designated staff to complete each required audits and 990s
      • Provide recommendations to the Trailhead Finance Team based on audit observations

    Application review will start on April 11, 2022
    Desired start date: As soon as feasible
    Submission sent: Email only to

    For full details on the Request for Proposals, please click here.

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    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.

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    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.

    2020 AUDIT: 2020 Compliance Audit A-133

    2019 AUDIT: 2019 Compliance Audit A-133

    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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