The Phoenix
  • Dallas, TX, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

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


The Phoenix is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which offers a free sober active community to individuals who have suffered from a substance use disorder and to those who choose a sober life. Using a peer support model, we help members heal and rebuild their lives while also striving to eliminate stigma around recovery. Activities offered include CrossFit, climbing, hiking, boxing, running, yoga, road & mountain biking, and strength training. Through traditional fundraising strategies and revenue ventures, Phoenix is able to provide free programs for anyone with 48 hours of sobriety. The Phoenix currently operates in California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, and Massachusetts.


The primary responsibility of the Dallas Director of Programs and Partnerships is to oversee the successful launch of the Dallas chapter of The Phoenix. In collaboration with the Deputy Executive Director, the Dallas Director of Programs & Partnerships will work to ensure the overall health of all aspects of The Phoenix in Dallas, TX. Duties may include strategic planning, hiring and supervising additional staff, scheduling programs, fundraising, managing administrative tasks, etc.. Utilizing a mentoring approach to supervision, the Director of Programming and Partnerships is expected to represent Phoenix in all interactions with members, staff, contractors, community partners and the broader community. The Phoenix is a dynamic, creative and fast-paced environment requiring employees to be flexible and adaptable to ever changing situations.


-Work as part of a larger team to build a robust sober active community in Dallas & surrounding communities
-Supervise the program and administrative staff of the Dallas Chapter, including hiring, training, supervision, discipline, and termination as needed
-Oversee/manage general daily administrative needs and tasks of the Chapter, including scheduling programs, events, and outreach activities, and ensuring that facilities and equipment are in functioning order
-Oversee and assist with facility maintenance and upkeep to ensure the facility and programming space are trauma-informed (accessible, clean, safe, welcoming), and reflect The Phoenix's core values and community standards
-Build partnerships, both for earned income and collaborative purposes, to improve access to recovery support and treatment for those living in the Dallas area, to include: supporting the cultivation and management of high-value donors; identifying and cultivating relationships with local foundation representatives; exploring, establishing, and nurturing corporate sponsorships
-Oversee and coordinate outreach activities
-Oversee and manage volunteer orientation, training, recruitment, retention and workload (especially as they are required to support instructors and programs)
-Analyze performance of chapter and programs, provide feedback, guidance and training to impact results
-In collaboration with the Executive Director and Deputy Executive Director, formulate the chapter budget decisions and support the fundraising strategy for Dallas
-Oversee the online presence (including both social media messaging and website maintenance) for the Dallas Chapter
-Work closely with other staff to coordinate on Phoenix-wide policy and procedure, learn from and offer advice to others in a collaborative manner
-Attend and participate in local and national staff meetings, and programming and partnership team meetings
-Review and respond promptly, accurately and cordially to all inquiries
-Be an ambassador for The Phoenix at all times
-Other duties as assigned
-Work evening and weekend hours as needed
-Travel for meetings as necessary


-Bachelor's Degree
-3-5 years of experience in a non-profit management role
-Experience with budgets and program management
Possess excellent organizational and communication skills, professionalism, and the ability to quickly adapt to change
-Ability to use standard office equipment, computer equipment, and proficient with software including word processing, spreadsheet applications and email
-Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to relate to people from all walks of life
-Entrepreneurial spirit, humility, and integrity
-Lived experience as a peer in recovery preferred
-Knowledge and consistent demonstration of excellent customer service skills
-Ability to listen well and communicate effectively orally and in writing with various audiences
-Ability to work effectively with employees, management, customers, other governmental agencies, community members and the general public
-Experience facilitating group fitness or outdoor adventure programs (and related certifications) preferred

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