Implementation Director, Colorado Blueprint to End Hunger


The Colorado Blueprint to End Hunger is an aggressive, five-year plan to end hunger for all Coloradans. Developed by broad and deep coalition of individuals and organizations from across the entire state, including those who are working on and experiencing hunger in their own homes and communities. If you share our audacious belief that hunger can be a thing of the past in Colorado, this is the job for you.

Key elements of the Blueprint include efforts to:

  • Maximize enrollment of income-eligible Coloradans in both the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and the Woman, Infants and Children Food and Nutrition Service (WIC), which focuses on mothers, infants, and children under five years of age.
  • Increase participation in Federal Child Nutrition programs
  • Grow the number of Coloradans who can access the food they need through community-based organizations.
  • Develop a groundswell of Coloradans advocating to end hunger in our state.

The Colorado Blueprint to End Hunger is seeking a passionate, strategic and driven individual whose goals and vision align with the Colorado Blueprint to fill the position of Implementation Director. This position will coordinate the Blueprint to End Hunger’s Governing Council, the four Blueprint Workgroups, statewide partner organizations, community-based organizations and the Trailhead Institute team to further the mission and vision of the Blueprint.


The Implementation Director will serve as a leader and strategic facilitator in the drive to end hunger in Colorado. This position will report to the Blueprint to End Hunger Governing Council and the CEO of Trailhead Institute, the organization serving as the Blueprint project home. In collaboration with the Program Office staff at Trailhead Institute, a cadre of consultants, the Governing Council and members of the work groups, the Implementation Director will serve as the central point of coordination in carrying out the strategic vision of the Blueprint. This position’s overall responsibility is to direct, implement and further the efforts of the Blueprint which includes oversight of the work of the Program Office at Trailhead Institute, facilitation of the Governing Council and all work group meetings, cultivation and fostering relationships with funders and tracking the successes of the Blueprint. The Implementation Director may also be responsible for assembling a team to further support the Blueprint’s goals. In short, the Implementation Director will serve as the Blueprint’s primary leader in our battle against hunger for any Coloradan.

Additional Information:

This is a full-time, exempt position located in Denver, Colorado and is employed by Trailhead Institute. Hiring salary range for this position is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience. The expected starting range is $110,000-$147,000. We offer a generous benefits package including health, dental, vision, life and 401k. We also offer free parking, work out facilities and flexible schedules.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by February 22, 2019. Those who do not apply by the deadline may not be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately.

To Apply:

Only electronic submissions are accepted. Please submit a resume, cover letter and three references to Sarah Lampe, Interim Chief Executive Officer at Trailhead Institute,

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