The Phoenix - Sober Active Community
  • Las Vegas, NV, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

403(b) retirement plan; paid time off (vacation/ sick days/ skill enhancement days); medical, dental, and vision plans


The Phoenix is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to foster a supportive, physically active community for individuals who are recovering from a substance use disorder and for those who choose to live sober. By participating in our physical, social, and educational programs, participants build confidence, self-respect, and community. Activities offered include CrossFit, climbing, hiking, boxing, running, yoga, road & mountain biking, and strength training. Through traditional fundraising strategies and revenue-generating ventures, The Phoenix is able to provide free programs for anyone with 48 hours of sobriety. The Phoenix currently operates in 45 communities across 24 states.



The primary responsibility of the Las Vegas Director is to provide strategic leadership that ensures the health and growth of Phoenix programs in Las Vegas. This position will focus on fundraising and development capabilities and will require an innovative approach to donor relations, partnerships, and programming and will be responsible for overseeing local operations, community relations, fundraising, and expansion in Las Vegas. A strong connection to The Phoenix mission and commitment to leading by example are critical to this position; preference will be given to those with personal experience in recovery from alcohol or a substance use disorder. The Phoenix is a dynamic, creative and fast-paced environment requiring employees to be flexible and adaptable to ever-changing situations. Staff are expected to represent Phoenix in all interactions with members, coworkers, contractors, community partners and the broader community. Excellent social skills and the ability to navigate complex relationships with partner organizations, donors, participants, and the general public are essential.



  • Develop and cultivate relationships with staff, Team Members, community partners, and donors
  • Work as part of a larger team to build a robust sober active community in Las Vegas
  • Supervise local leadership, development and other staff as needed
  • Oversee all aspects of The Phoenix programming in the region, including ensuring that program staff are meeting strategic goals
  • Engage in talent acquisition processes such as interviewing, hiring, training, retention, discipline, and separation
  • In partnership with fundraising staff, establish, lead, and execute diverse fundraising strategies that position Phoenix for sustainability across priority markets. Fundraising efforts may include stewardship of individual donors, government and foundation grants, peer-to-peer fundraising, corporate sponsorships, and campaigns
  • Network with organizations, task forces, and government and other local leaders to position Phoenix as a preferred partner and industry leader delivering programs that improve the lives of our constituents
  • Leverage partnerships when appropriate to amplify Phoenix's impact and generate revenue
  • Utilize data to maximize performance, drive value creation for members, and reduce waste
  • Oversee the budgeting and financial health of programs and chapters operating in Las Vegas
  • Work closely with staff on Phoenix-wide policies and procedures; learn from and offer advice to others in a collaborative manner
  • Participate in local and national meetings
  • Respond promptly, accurately and cordially to all inquiries
  • Be an ambassador for The Phoenix at all times
  • Complete other duties as assigned
  • Work evening and weekend hours
  • Travel for meetings as necessary



  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to relate to people from all walks of life
  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • 3-5 years' experience as a nonprofit leader
  • Experience with fundraising, budgets, and program management
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, professionalism, and the ability to quickly adapt to change
  • Ability to use standard office equipment and computer software, including word processing, spreadsheet applications, and email
  • Alignment with Phoenix's guiding principles (healing culture, personal growth, professional growth, introspection & humility, being of service)
  • Knowledge and consistent demonstration of excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to listen well and communicate effectively orally and in writing with various audiences
  • Lived experience as a peer in recovery preferred
  • Experience facilitating, instructing, or participating in disciplines offered by Phoenix preferred

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