The Phoenix - Sober Active Community
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

You have a talent for initiating nonprofit partnerships and creating impact through community engagement, and you have relevant local connections. 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 65 communities across 24 states and for people around the globe virtually. Since 2006, we have served 60,616 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.

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