Employment Opportunities

The following positions are currently open at TrueNorth Community Services.

Please apply per the directions in the specific posting(s).

CAMP NEWAYGO PROGRAM DIRECTOR OUTDOOR EDUCATION

SUMMARY

To further the mission of Camp Newaygo through the development, planning and delivery of program activities and events.  Design and deliver program activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the camper’s age and abilities.  Assist in the management of the overall camp operation at the direction of the camp assistant director.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  •   Deliver creative, innovative, fun program to clients through daily summer program for resident and day camp, evening activities, school camp programs, rental groups, & community events
  •   Develop & implement pre-camp staff training in conjunction with assistant camp director
  •   Manages recruitment and program of outdoor education program, including training staff and volunteers, group communications, and program plan
  •   Model, teach & uphold the Camp Newaygo code of conduct and protect the well-being of campers
  •   Oversee camp inquiry process to ensure excellent public relations and customer service
  •   Regularly observes staff members at camp, providing coaching, encouragement, and necessary corrections
  •   Assist in the development and implementation of schedules for all areas of camp program & facilities year round
  •   Ensure camp staff & campers know and follow safety and educational procedures during camp programs
  •   Create and oversee implementation of an ongoing camp staff & camper recruitment, including distribution of program marketing materials, presentations to targeted groups, & managing camp web page 
  •   Maintain necessary records and complete requested forms & reports
  •   Assist in facility preparation & host rental groups year-round including school groups, weddings, catering & family programs, which may include serving several nights a week on-call duty
  •   Assist in the service delivery of off-site programs including youth programming, catering, and volunteer coordination
  •   Participate in year-round planning for camp
  •   Create and oversee implementation of an ongoing camp staff and camper  recruitment, including distribution of program marketing materials, presentations to targeted groups, and managing camp web page and associated electronic & social media
  •   Serve as the onsite leadership year-round, addressing community and emergency facility needs
  •   Serve as an agency ambassador promoting the programs & services of the TrueNorth in the community as appropriate

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for the supervision of all program & event staff including staffing for Day Camp, Resident Camp, Independent Contractors, Community Events, Conference Center, Rental Groups, Leaders-in-Training Staff, Environmental Education and New Initiatives as developed.

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

 

CAMP NEWAYGO PROGRAM DIRECTOR RESIDENT CAMP

SUMMARY

To further the mission of Camp Newaygo through the development, planning and delivery of program activities and events.  Design and deliver program activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the camper’s age and abilities.  Assist in the management of the overall camp operation at the direction of the camp assistant director.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  •   Deliver creative, innovative, fun program to clients through daily summer program, evening activities, school camp programs, rental groups, & community events
  •   Develop & implement pre-camp staff training in conjunction with assistant camp director
  •   Model, teach & uphold the Camp Newaygo code of conduct and protect the well-being of campers
  •   Oversee camp inquiry process to ensure excellent public relations and customer service
  •   Regularly observes staff members at camp, providing coaching, encouragement, and necessary corrections
  •   Assist in the development and implementation of schedules for all areas of camp program & facilities year round
  •   Ensure camp staff & campers know and follow safety and educational procedures during camp programs
  •   Create and oversee implementation of an ongoing camp staff & camper recruitment, including distribution of program marketing materials, presentations to targeted groups, & managing camp web page 
  •   Maintain necessary records and complete requested forms & reports
  •   Assist in facility preparation & host rental groups year-round including school groups, weddings, catering & family programs, which may include serving several nights a week on-call duty
  •   Assist in the service delivery of off-site programs including youth programming, catering, and volunteer coordination
  •   Participate in year-round planning for camp
  •   Create and oversee implementation of an ongoing camp staff and camper  recruitment, including distribution of program marketing materials, presentations to targeted groups, and managing camp web page and associated electronic & social media
  •   Build strong “working relationship” with Camp Newaygo Youth Advisory Board
  •   Serve as the onsite leadership year-round, addressing community and emergency facility needs
  •   Serve as an agency ambassador promoting the programs & services of the TrueNorth in the community as appropriate

 SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for the supervision of all program & event staff including staffing for Day Camp, Resident Camp, Independent Contractors, Community Events, Conference Center, Rental Groups, Leaders-in-Training Staff, Environmental Education and New Initiatives as developed.

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

SELF SUFFICIENCY ADVISOR

The Self-Sufficiency Advisor will support the emPower Division by providing high quality, focused, case management services to eligible clients to assist them in becoming self- sufficient. This position will assist clients with identifying barriers and challenges that affect their ability to contribute to their energy costs and create case management goals that address the ability to reduce client energy burden, contribute to energy costs, connect to resources not offered by TrueNorth and other mutually agreed upon client-centered goal(s). Services will be provided in different geographic areas with the use of technology. This position is considered a mobile workforce position.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Absolute ability to maintain consumer and agency confidentiality;
  • Significant ability to read, interpret, explain, and apply grant and contract policy and procedures;
  • Considerable ability to maintain records and prepare verbal and written reports pertaining to program planning, progress, problems and solutions;
  • Ability to work well independently and within a team focusing on achieving well- defined performance outcomes;
  • Ability to relate to people on a one-on-one basis and as a member of a group;
  • Ability to effectively communicate with distressed persons under adverse conditions;
  • Ability to problem solve;
  • Ability to analyze data and prepare reports;
  • Strong organizational skills including a high level of attention to detail and the capacity to multi-task;
  • Ability to utilize Time Force, a cloud-based system, to accurately report hours worked;
  • Strong time management skills;
  • Strong communication skills including the capacity to translate complex information into meaningful material to support the management and decision-making processes at TrueNorth;

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

 

PROGRAM LEADER

Motivated and energetic individuals wanted to work with the 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. 

            Program Leader in Hesperia- 1 position at 12 hours/week

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

 

PROGRAM ASSISTANTS

Motivated and energetic individuals wanted to work part-time with the Project FOCUS afterschool program (an initiative of TrueNorth Community Services). Open position working with first through eighth grades (depending on site). Primary responsibilities include student supervision, academic support during homework/enrichment time, leading/facilitating club activities, and interaction with parents/students/ and staff. Staff will be responsible to assist in the implementation of club based activities. Candidate must possess a desire and passion to work with children, good communication, and organizational skills.

Spitler Elementary School  -  One positions

Hart Middle School  - Two positions

Walkerville Public Schools - One positions

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 background and bilingual speaking/writing ability.

Weekly work hours are approximately 15 to 20 hours per week. Generally 2:00-6:00pm Monday- Thursday (potentially more depending on field trips).

Please submit an interest letter and resume as soon as possible. You may email your resume to sboehs@truenorthservices.org; or mail/drop off at:TrueNorth Community Services, Attention: HR, 6308 S. Warner Ave, PO Box 149, Fremont, MI 49412

 

HOUSING PROGRAM SPECIALIST 

The Center for Nonprofit Housing is committed to assuring all members of our community have access to quality affordable housing.

The Center for Nonprofit Housing is currently recruiting a Housing Program Specialist to join our team. This is an excellent opportunity to improve your community while beginning a career with formal professional development opportunities. 

Housing Program Specialist

The Housing Program Specialist will serve as a HUD Certified Housing Counselor, Financial Empowerment Coach, and administer a home repair program.  Formal Housing Counselor training is available.  

Responsibilities

  • Provide pre-purchase or foreclosure prevention counseling to assist families in purchasing a home or maintaining ownership of their home.
  • Teach home buyer education and financial capabilities in a group setting.
  • Offer financial coaching to program participants to assist them in reaching financial goals and financial stability.
  • Administer a program that facilitates emergency home repairs in Newaygo County.

Requirements

  • Be passionate about serving your community.
  • Willingness to learn new skills and take on new challenges.
  • HUD Housing Counseling Certification or ability to earn certification within one year of hire.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a business administration, finance or related field.
  • Experience in mortgage or real estate industries is preferred.
  • Valid Driver  License and reliable transportation

To learn more about The Center for Nonprofit Housing please visit www.cnhousing.org

Please submit an interest letter and resume as soon as possible. You may email your resume to sboehs@truenorthservices.org; or mail/drop off at:TrueNorth Community Services, Attention: HR, 6308 S. Warner Ave, PO Box 149, Fremont, MI 49412