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The Friends of the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (Friends of CAIC) is a 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to promote avalanche safety in Colorado. The Friends work with the CAIC to promote avalanche safety and education.

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC) is a program within the Colorado Department of Natural Resources tasked with reducing the impact of snow avalanches on recreation, industry, and transportation. The program receives funding from the Colorado Department of Transportation, the Colorado Severance Tax Fund, and cash funding via contracts, grants, and donations, most of which come from the users of the forecasting and educational services. The CAIC depends on a successful fundraising effort in order to carry out its mission.

Open Positions

Strategic Partnerships Officer

We are looking for an experienced fundraising professional to join our team as our Strategic Partnerships Officer. This position will lead the evolution of Friends of CAIC’s partnerships and will drive the organization to the next level. This position requires a strong passion for avalanche safety and the desire to work for an organization that seeks to grow the Colorado Avalanche Information Center’s program of avalanche forecasting and education. The Strategic Partnerships Officer will design and lead Friends of CAIC’s brand partnership model. They will be responsible for brand engagement, prospecting, cultivation, stewardship, communication, issue resolution.