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14 Jul 2021

Other Outdoor Program Coordinator

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

Job Description

You have a talent for initiating nonprofit partnerships and creating impact through community engagement, and you have relevant local connections in the Austin area. You enjoy building professional relationships, engaging with the local fitness community and have experience managing robust volunteer programs. You’re passionate about recovery from substance use disorder and believe in the power of community. You’ve seen the challenges that stigma creates and want to help us fight them. If this sounds like you, keep reading.

This position will focus on volunteer recruitment and management, building connections in the local sober community, and leading activities such as CrossFit and outdoor events. The ideal candidate will have experience with multiple technology platforms, program coordination within the nonprofit space, and some development experience. 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!


Help grow our robust sober active community in Austin, TX
Support a strong volunteer program, especially through recruitment, training, and mentorship of new volunteers
Build connections in the local recovery community, as well as partnerships with relevant organizations and affinity groups
Facilitate events weekly in a safe, supportive and nurturing environment
Utilize various technology and social media platforms, including Salesforce
Commute regularly for community outreach and work remotely
Complete other duties as assigned
Work evening and weekend hours as needed


Strong community relations skills
Experience coaching, instructing, or leading one or more activities
Background in volunteer recruitment
Organizational and time management skills, as well as adaptability
Entrepreneurial spirit, humility, and integrity
Proficiency with technology


Lived experience as a peer in recovery
Background in the arts
Relevant professional or personal connections
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.)
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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