Careers at Denver Family Institute

Are you interested in working with our incredible DFI team? We’ll post job and instructor positions here as they become available. You can also fill out a general application anytime.

Current Job Postings

Queer Youth Project Manager


The Project Manager will work in collaboration with the Program Director, the Queer Youth Faculty workgroup and the rest of the administrative team to oversee the development, design, piloting, testing and launch of new training programs and services dedicated to serving youth in Colorado. This person will own the operations, recruitment, outcomes tracking, grant management, and marketing of youth services and youth-focused training programs at DFI. The Project Manager will also be responsible for managing and tracking all other active grants (budget, activities, outcomes, and reporting).  This role is a one-year position funded by Caring for Denver Foundation. This project will increase access to affordable, strength-based, and client-centered care for Denver’s youth and shape the field of mental health to be more inclusive and affirming of LGBTQIA+ youth and their families. The Project Manager will serve as the primary Project Lead of the Queer Youth program between August 2024 – October 2024 while DFI’s Program Director and current Project Lead is on parental leave. 

Board of Directors Members

Position Overview:

Denver Family Institute is seeking values and mission-aligned individuals to join and strengthen our Board of Directors. There is currently room to add between one and four Members. There is currently a need for General Members, as well as Members with the ability to join DFI’s Finance Committee and/or serve as Board Treasurer. We also have an eye on succession plans for the Board Chair position and other Executive Committee roles. There are ample opportunities for committed, aligned individuals to join DFI’s Board as a General Member and/or move into Board Leadership positions.

At this time, we are seeking individuals with the following professional backgrounds, skills, and experience to help round out our Board makeup and strengthen DFI’s mission:

  • Finance, business (for profit and/or non-profit)
  • Human Resources, talent management
  • Fundraising
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Legal

Request for Proposals
Human Resources & Total Rewards Support

Summary: Denver Family Institute (DFI) seeks to engage a consultant to help our non-profit examine and restructure salary bands, organizational structure, and total rewards to align with DFI’s mission, values, and commitment to equity. Proposals will be accepted through Friday, July 5, 2024.

We are also seeking a consultant to guide our next Strategic Planning process in FY25 and proposals may include both the strategic planning and HR scopes of work, but this is not required. The strategic planning RFP will be released later in June 2024. Total budget for both projects is $15,000. 

Practicum Instructor

Position Overview:

Denver Family Institute is seeking a contracted Practicum Instructor for the 2024-2025 Academic Year. The instructor will facilitate asynchronous, integrative learning experiences for post-graduate MFT students training and Denver Family Institute in alignment with the course description and Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs).


Position Overview:

Denver Family Institute is seeking contracted Supervisors for students enrolled in Denver Family Institute’s Marriage and Family Therapy program. Supervisors have a yearly contract to work with supervisees for a school year, and can take on as many supervisees as they feel comfortable.

Queer Youth Program Career Openings

Denver Family Institute is seeking instructors for the new Queer Youth program (working title)! The Queer Youth program is a specialized six-month program that trains clinicians in affirming practices when working with queer youth and their systems.

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