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14 Jul 2021

Other Outdoor Austin Program Manager

The Phoenix – Sober Active Community – Posted by Austin, Texas, United States

Job Description

You’re an experienced leader who is skilled at thinking big in an effort to build and sustain community impact, cultivate partnerships, oversee teams, and spearhead the development process. You’re an entrepreneurial individual who is willing to test creative ideas that ladder up to a larger vision. You have program management and supervision experience as well as a talent for relationship building and networking. You’re passionate about recovery from substance use and believe in the power of community. If this sounds like you, keep reading.

This position will focus on direct community impact, staff supervision, and high-level partnership building. The ideal candidate will have experience with both project and budget management, as well as a proven track record in community engagement. If you’re excited about working in a dynamic, creative, and fast-paced environment that promotes personal and professional growth, we want to talk to you!


With support from regional and national staff, work to build a robust sober active community in Austin, TX and surrounding communities
Supervise Austin team
Build partnerships with the local fitness community, government and other relevant local organizations
Spearhead local fundraising efforts, including private donations, grants, peer-to-peer fundraising, corporate sponsorships, and capital campaigns
Build a strong base of volunteers who will lead the majority of Phoenix events
Oversee general daily administrative needs and tasks of the Austin, TX chapter and monitor program, facility, and equipment standards
Facilitate events (fitness, outdoor activities, etc.) in a safe, supportive and nurturing environment
Assist with the online presence of the chapter
Complete other duties as assigned
Work evening and weekend hours as needed


Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to relate to people from all walks of life
Program management and supervisory experience
Community relation skills and willingness to initiate introductions with potential partners
Entrepreneurial spirit, humility, and integrity
Organizational and time management skills, as well as adaptability
Proficiency with technology
Experience with budget management


Lived experience as a peer in recovery
Experience coaching, instructing, or leading events or classes such as socials, runs, mountain bike rides, CrossFit, or yoga
Certifications in relevant athletic disciplines (CF-L1, L2, or L3; NASM, NSCA, ACSM, or ACE Personal Trainer; AMGA-CWI, SPI, or Rock Guide; IMBA-L1; YT-200, etc.)
Bachelor’s degree
Fluency in two or more languages


403(b) retirement plan with 4% match
Paid time off (vacation/sick days/skill enhancement days)
Medical, dental, and vision plans


The Phoenix’s mission is to build a sober active community that fuels resilience and harnesses the transformational power of connection so that together we rise, recover, and live. Through activities such as CrossFit, climbing, hiking, yoga, boxing, and meditation, participants build confidence, self-respect, and community. The Phoenix offers free programs for anyone with 48 hours of sobriety, operating in 53 communities across 22 states and for people around the globe virtually. Since 2006, we have served 58,000 individuals.

At Phoenix, we welcome people from all backgrounds, and strive to create a healing-centered environment that allows everyone to bring their authentic selves to the workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status.

How to Apply

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Other Outdoor.

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