Access Fund Careers

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Dan Holz | Trout Creek, OR

We are on a mission to protect America’s outdoor climbing areas. We believe that it’s not enough to just love these incredible landscapes where we climb—we must be willing to stand up and fight for them. Want to join us?

Current Openings

We currently have one open position.

Software & Data Systems Specialist

The Software & Data Systems Specialist (SDSS) is guided by the Access Fund’s Technical Strategist and is a member of the Access Fund Operations team. The SDSS is responsible for:

  1. Maintaining and administering our Salesforce CRM, including NGOConnect.
  2. Providing technical and software support to the internal team to assist with donor development, membership, functional programs, and technical operations.
  3. Collaborating on strategic projects that create sustainable technical infrastructure to support ongoing operations and organizational growth.

The ideal candidate needs to be self-motivated, able to thrive while dealing with change, and enjoy a team-based culture that works in an open office environment. The position is based in Access Fund’s headquarters in Boulder, Colorado.


  • Managing the day-to-day CRM and technical infrastructure of the organization.
  • Supporting and maintaining infrastructure surrounding the organization’s data. This includes: regular upgrades, data integrity, troubleshooting, and workflow and process management.
  • Understanding and implementing CRM functionality and best practices to ensure that Access Fund has a cutting edge data system.
  • Developing AF staff into proficient CRM users.
  • Running Access Fund’s data and reporting platforms; developing and implementing systems, workflows, and processes that help streamline and automate fundraising, membership, and programmatic activities.
  • Designing and producing technical systems that provide critical business information, insights, and solutions across the organization.

Base Qualifications:

  • Ability to work a consistent 40 hour week, with occasional evening and weekend responsibilities.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience working in an environment that utilizes a CRM system (non-profit and Salesforce experience preferred).
  • Basic technical integration skills like simple wrapper scripts and SQL queries.
  • Strong computer skills paired with a willingness to learn and propagate best practices for both legacy and newly acquired software tools.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting, with staff based in Boulder, CO office and remote, regional staff.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; including communicating technical issues to non-technical staff.
  • Self-starter, capable of taking direction but working independently.
  • Knowledge of the climbing advocacy work of Access Fund.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree or higher
  • Experience working and managing a non-profit Salesforce Environment
  • More advanced Excel and Access macro/Visual Basic coding


  • Pro-deal participation; membership at local bouldering gym
  • Full Access Fund benefits, including health insurance, dental, disability, retirement matching

TO APPLY: To view the job posting in its entirety, please go to Please send a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements with ‘Software & Data Systems Specialist’ in the subject line to,

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Access Fund is an equal opportunity employer and provides employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or disability. We are a proud supporter of the Camber Outdoors CEO Pledge, Next 100 Coalition, and #SafeOutside as we seek to attract a skilled workforce that reflects the demographics of current and future outdoor enthusiasts. As one of Outside Magazine's 100 Best Places to Work we pride ourselves on health and happiness of our staff. Together, we are building an organization and an industry where great ideas, born from a diversity of experiences, thrive.