Employment Opportunities

The following are positions currently open at TrueNorth. Please apply per the directions in the specific posting(s).

COMMUNITY FOOD COORDINATOR

TrueNorth Community Services is currently recruiting a Full-Time Community Food Coordinator to join our team.

Community Food Program: The Community Food Coordinator provides day-to-day management of the TrueNorth Food Pantry, coordinates community resources that strive to increase access to food in Newaygo County, coordinates TrueNorth’s special events related to hunger and food resources, and assist community members with gaining access to food programs and resources.

Responsibilities

  • Management of the TrueNorth Food Pantry
  • Promote wellness through nutrition
  • Recruit, train, and lead  a volunteer work force
  • Coordination of community food resources
  • Plan and execute food related special events and fund raising activities
  • Assist clients in obtaining access all available food resources
  • Continuous improvement of the Community Food Program

Requirements

  • Be passionate about serving your community and eliminating hunger.
  • Valid Drivers License

Preferred Experience

  • Bachelor Degree preferred - OR - equivalent professional or volunteer work experience.
  • Two years experience in inventory management, purchasing, and program management. 
  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience working with volunteer resources preferred, but not required.

You may submit a resume by  to TrueNorth Community Services, Attention: Ingrid Kellaghan, 6308 S Warner Ave, PO Box 149, Fremont, MI 49412; or email at resume to ikellaghan@truenorthservices.org  

EOE.

INTERIM SITE LEADER

Project FOCUS is an out-of-school time program that is looking for an interim site coordinator for Baldwin Elementary School in Baldwin. The program provides out-of-school programming during the balanced calendar school year including intersession weeks. The position is responsible for planning and implementing site specific programming.  Hire and supervise FOCUS site staff, develop educational materials and positive relationships with school staff, family members and community, maintain program budget, plan special events, produce reports and track program data.  Requirements: Four-year degree, or two years of related experience or experience working with elementary school students and/or equivalent combination of both. Those interested and committed to making a difference in children’s lives.

You may submit a resume by  to TrueNorth Community Services, Attention: Ingrid Kellaghan, 6308 S Warner Ave, PO Box 149, Fremont, MI 49412; or email at resume to ikellaghan@truenorthservices.org  

EOE.

PART-TIME FAMILY SUPPORT COACH

"Help families in your community thrive"

Job Description:The Circles Coach works with families in Newaygo County. Circles engages the entire community to come together to find solutions to poverty and reduce the poverty rate by at least 10% within 10 years. The mission is to inspire and equip families and communities to resolve poverty and thrive. Circles believes that the responsibility for both poverty and prosperity rests not only in the hands of individuals, but also with societies, institutions, and communities.

Summary: Under the direction of the Circles Coordinator, this position is responsible for working inwardly with Circle Leaders and Allies as they relate to the Circles program in Newaygo County. The Circles Coach will be responsible for ongoing support to the resource teams.

Required: Applicants must be at least 18 years of age with a minimum of one year experience with proven accuracy working on state or federal grants.

You may email your resume to ldaniell@truenorthservices.org or mail/drop off at: TrueNorth Community Services, Attention: HR, 6308 S Warner Ave, PO Box 149, Fremont, MI 49412.

MENTORING SUPPORT SPECIALIST

Work with high school students

Provide leadership and coordination of school-based TrueMentors programming; including community awareness, enrollment of participants, daily management of volunteers, match support and program reporting. This position is responsible for overseeing the school based mentoring programs and will carry out the responsibilities of the position as defined below:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implement strategies to recruit volunteers for school-based programming
  • Enroll youth and volunteers with proper paperwork
  • Facilitate initial match meeting between mentors and mentees
  • Provide reports on program status updates to Mentoring Outreach Advocate
  • Serve as a community liaison for TrueMentors, TrueNorth and it’s programs and services
  • Provide friendly, approachable customer service and represent TrueMentors and TrueNorth Community Services in a professional and positive manner
  • Assist Mentoring Outreach Advocate with fundraising, programming and activities/events for all programs

Required:  Applicants must be at least 18 years of age with a minimum of high school diploma or GED. 

Preferred:  Experience with youth, some college education

Weekly work hours are approximately 16 hours per week.

You may email your resume to cclark@truenorthservices.org or mail/drop off at: TrueNorth Community Services, Attention: HR, 6308 S Warner Ave, PO Box 149, Fremont, MI 49412.

PROJECT FOCUS PROGRAM ASSISTANT(S)

(Baldwin, Hart, Muskegon Heights, Walkerville and White Cloud)

Motivated and energetic individuals wanted to work part time with the Project FOCUS out-of-school-time program.  Open position working with first through eight grades.  Primary responsibilities include academic support during homework/enrichment time, leading/facilitating club activities, supper supervision, and interaction with parents/students.  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 minimum of high school diploma or GED. 

Preferred:  Experience with youth, some college education and bilingual (English, Spanish) speaking/writing ability.

Weekly work hours are approximately 10 to 15 hours per week; generally 2:30 – 5:30 pm Monday – Thursday (potentially more depending on field trips).

You may email your resume to careers@truenorthservices.org or mail/drop off at: TrueNorth Community Services, Attention: HR, 6308 S Warner Ave, PO Box 149, Fremont, MI 49412.

PAYMENT PROCESSOR

TrueNorth’s emPower heat and energy program assists eligible low-income clients with their past-due utility bills in Michigan. The Payment Processor will efficiently and effectively process direct assistance applications for payment and eligibility verification, ensuring data entry is completely accurate.They will provide customer-friendly service to stakeholders in a call center environment. Payment Processors will establish appropriate communication with clients, vendors and agencies responding to their inquiries and concerns.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Google products.
  • Call Center, Clerical or Data Entry experiences is a plus.
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) and organizational skills. 

Required:  Applicants must be at least 18 years of age with a minimum of high school diploma or GED. 

You may email your resume to jsmith@tnempower.org or mail/drop off at: TrueNorth Community Services, Attention: HR, 6308 S Warner Ave, PO Box 149, Fremont, MI 49412

EOE