Following are positions currently open at TrueNorth. Please apply per the directions in the specific posting.
Housing Resource Specialist (Ludington, MI) - TrueNorth Community Services, a private, nonprofit organization is seeking a qualified applicant to serve as a Housing Resource Specialist. The Housing Resource Specialist (HRS) represents the Housing Assessment and Resource Agency (HARA) and works within a Continuum of Care to assist persons experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness in obtaining emergency shelter and permanent housing. This position will complete client intakes; assessments; creation of housing plans; housing counseling, monitoring and evaluation of program participant progress; and assuring that the program participants’ rights are protected. A Bachelor’s degree is required in the field of health, human services or related field, as well as knowledge of assistance to vulnerable populations, revenue streams and program operation; and two years of experience working directly with individuals experiencing homelessness is preferred. Experience working with HMIS is ideal. A valid unrestricted Michigan Driver’s License with reliable transportation is required. You may email the information to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail/drop off at: TrueNorth Community Services, Attention: Michelle Shakinis, 6308 S Warner Ave, PO Box 149, Fremont, MI 49412.
Youth Site Leader - Motivated and energetic individuals wanted to work part time with the Project FOCUS afterschool program at Walkerville Middle School. Project FOCUS is an initiative of TrueNorth Community Services funded by the 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant. Open position working with 5th through 8th grades. Primary responsibilities include academic support during homework/enrichment time, leading/facilitating club activities, supper supervision, and interaction with parents/students/Spitler Elementary staff. Staff will be responsible for assisting in the implementation of club based activities. Candidate must possess a desire and passion to work with children, good communication, and organizational skills. Required: Applicants must be at least 18 years of age with a Bachelors degree or equivalent. Experience with youth, and bilingual (English, Spanish) speaking/writing ability. Weekly work hours are approximately 30 to 33 hours per week; Monday – Thursday (potentially more depending on field trips). Position open until filled. Please submit an interest letter and resume as soon as possible.
Program Assistant Multiple Locations (Hart, and White Cloud) - Motivated and energetic individuals wanted to work part-time with the after-school program Project FOCUS. Project FOCUS is an initiative of TrueNorth Community Services. Positions include direct supervision of students in the program. Will be responsible for assisting in creating and implementing daily lesson plans and activities. Must possess good communications and organisational skills. Must enjoy working with youth. Experience with youth preferred. Applicants must be at least 18 years old. Some college preferred. Aprox schedule Mon-Wed, 2:30-5:30 pm.