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"CWEE has helped me build my self-esteem. I feel worthy and inspired to do something positive everyday. Because of my wonderful experience at CWEE, I’m able to share it with others."
– Shawan, Alumni Award Winner 1998 & former CWEE staff member for 13 years
"I sit on many boards and councils but the endeavor that I am most passionate about is sitting on the Board of Directors for the Center for Work Education and Employment (CWEE). CWEE helps individuals receiving TANF get the education and skills necessary to obtain viable employment putting them in a position to eventually transition off of public assistance and hopefully out of poverty."
– Taryn Lewis,
Board of Directors
"CWEE has given me the confidence I need and brought me some hope through this difficult time in my life. I am really grateful to be here."
– Michelle, CWEE Participant
CWEE has been a wonderful and positive experience for me. I’ve updated my skills and am preparing to re-enter the workforce. It has revived my self-worth.
– Rochelle, CWEE Participant
"One of the highlights of my year is taking pictures of the women and men of CWEE. I have the utmost respect and admiration for the graduates of this program, and especially the Alumni Award Winners."
– Whitney Yeager,
Whitney Yeager Photography
"Presenting at CWEE is an enjoyable and worthwhile experience. The participants are fun, interactive and willing to learn."
– Linda Hicks, Premier Members
Chief Executive Officer
Title: Chief Executive Officer
Reports to: Board of Directors
Location: Denver, CO
The Center for Work Education and Employment (CWEE) is committed to reducing poverty. Since 1982, CWEE has supported over 14,000 participants along the path to self- support and employment success. By providing career training programs CWEE helps low-income individuals prepare for, find and keep sustainable and quality employment.
CWEE seeks a leader who is passionate about serving Colorado families living in poverty. This individual wants to support program participants on their individual journeys to achieve self-sufficiency and employment success. The CEO will shape a vision for the organization’s future, working collaboratively with participants, volunteers, staff and Board members.
This individual will demonstrate a career path of progressive leadership experience in the nonprofit, corporate and/or government sectors. S/He has experience leading and directing complex organizations with varied internal and diverse external constituencies. S/He will have a background that includes strategic thinking and planning. The successful candidate has experience building durable relationships with partners, policymakers, donors, stakeholders and other constituencies. Experience working with active governing boards that are responsible for setting policies and working collaboratively with senior leadership is important.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university is required.
To apply, please send a current resume and letter of introduction on or before July 11, 2018, to Kittleman & Associates, LLC at https://www.kittlemansearch.com/center-for-work-education-and-employment-cwee/
CWEE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities and individuals dedicated to diversity and multiculturalism are encouraged to apply.
1175 Osage Street
Denver, CO 80204