Employment Opportunities

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

Housing Program Manager

Under the direction of the Health & Community Solutions Division Director, the CNH Program Manager manages the Center for Nonprofit Housing's ongoing housing programs and develops new programming as opportunities are identified. The CNH Program Manager will manage the agency's housing counseling programs, home repair programs, and Southwoods Senior Apartments. The CNH Manager will also assist with the oversight of current and new multifamily housing developments.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Actively represent CNH as a member of the West Michigan Housing Network
  • Research funding opportunities for sources of revenue to assure financial sustainability
  • Advocate for affordable housing by giving public presentations, participating in community and public policy groups; attending conferences, staying informed of policy at the local, regional, state, and national levels
  • Oversee CNH staff including, supervision and performance evaluation, identifying goals and benchmarks for professional development
  • Serve as a property manager for Southwoods Retirement Community apartments
  • Secure grant funding, monitor annual budgets, develop a diversified funding base
  • Monitor program compliance and contract requirements

Supervisory Responsibilities - The CNH Program Manager is responsible for supervising, orienting, training, managing, evaluating, and coordinating the workflow of all CNH program staff in accordance with TrueNorth's policies and procedures.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in any of the following fields of study: real estate development, finance, planning, or construction management. Education in other fields of study would be acceptable combined with appropriate work experience.
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • 5 years of related work or field experience in matters related to nonprofit housing development

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

 

Site Coordinator - Project FOCUS!

Are you looking for a full-time opportunity to create a brighter future and make a permanent positive change in children’s lives? We have a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to join TrueNorth Community Services and its team of caring and compassionate individuals to work for an organization that specializes in out of school time programming.

We have one Site Coordinator available at Spitler Elementary School in Hart, Michigan.

The Site Coordinator hired for this position will be responsible for overseeing the out-of-school time programming and operations at their site. This position includes the opportunity to work with school personnel, community members, parents as well as students.

SUMMARY: This position is responsible for the development, implementation, administration, and coordination of Project FOCUS (For Our Children’s Ultimate Success).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following, although other tasks and duties may be assigned.

  • Be thoroughly familiar with the approved grant contract with MDE.
  • Provide administration and direction to support the out-of-school time program including the development of program modules.
  • Recruit, hire, train, supervise, schedule, and evaluate staff.
  • Post schedule and daily written lesson plans with staff assigned to specific duties.
  • Monitor contracted workers.
  • Establish partnerships with the school site and partner agencies.
  • Assist with the recruitment and retention of students.
  • Plan and conduct parent family service events.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree(B.A.) from four-year College or University in the child-related field; or two years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must meet minimum requirements for licensing “program director” as defined in Licensing Rules for Child Care Centers, December 2008.
  • Valid Michigan Drivers License and the ability to travel to and from sites on a regular basis.

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

 

Marketing Specialist - Fremont

The Marketing Specialist will assist the Communications team with the ongoing promotion of TrueNorth Community Services programs, events, and initiatives. Through branding and marketing efforts, this position is responsible for contributing to social media management, copywriting, and editing along with designing print collateral for various programs and services. This position helps ensure TrueNorth is consistent in messaging and maintaining brand integrity and identity. 

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Fine Arts or Communications, or relevant experience
  • Prior experience with Adobe Programs
  • Prior experience with nonprofits

Please submit an interest letter and resume as soon as possible. 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

 

Family Self-Sufficiency & Housing Resource Coordinator

The FSS and Housing Resource Coordinator will serve as the point of contact for eligibility determination, case plan development, outcome reporting, and follow-up for the Family Self-Sufficiency and Emergency Solution Grant programs offered through TrueNorth Community Services in Muskegon, Lake, Newaygo, Oceana & Mason counties.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • In coordination with the Department Director, you will implement, define, and expand the delivery of the Family Self-Sufficiency & Emergency Solution Grant services to consumers
  • Maintain a working knowledge regarding housing-related requirements for all TrueNorth and West Michigan Housing Network (WMHN) housing programs
  • Participate in a comprehensive and easily accessible housing response system that addresses the needs of those who are at serious risk of becoming homeless or currently homeless
  • Use independent judgment and discretion to refer clients to suitable resources and agency partners for needs unmet by TrueNorth
  • Work closely with HCS Data Manager to ensure data quality

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree is preferred, in the field of Health, Human Services, or related field AND
  • Knowledge of assistance to vulnerable populations, revenue streams, and program operations
  • An ability to understand and commit to the agency business model is essential
  • at least 2 years of experience working directly with individuals experiencing homelessness

Please submit an interest letter and resume as soon as possible. You may email your resume to smelven@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 & Fundraising Coordinator

We are looking for dynamic individuals who are passionate about supporting positive growth in youth. We are seeking a Mentoring Support Specialist & Fundraising Coordinator who is responsible for the leadership, coordination and case management of school- based mentoring programming in Hesperia and Newaygo Schools and Fundraising events. The ideal candidate is energetic and exhibits keen attention to detail. Minimum of an associate’s degree is required, and prior facilitation (group or classroom style and fundraising) is preferred, as this candidate will be facilitating weekly mentoring curriculum and planning fundraising events. Position is part-time and based out of our Fremont office and/or remotely from home. Send resumes and cover letters to TrueNorth Community Services, Attn: Lisa Brown, PO Box 149, Fremont MI 49412 or lbrown@truenorthservices.org.

 

Self - Sufficiency Advisor - Mason County


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.

Requirements:  Previous experience in case management required. Excellent computer skills with the use of Microsoft Office Products and Gmail.

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

 

Assistant Housekeeping Director - Camp Newaygo!

The Assistant Housekeeping Director attends to all of Camp Newaygo's housekeeping needs.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining cleanliness of building interior including but not limited to sweeping, mopping, dusting, moving furniture, washing windows, screens, vacuuming, laundry, etc.
  • Maintaining cleanliness of building exteriors including but not limited to sweeping entrances, moving equipment, and light repair.
  • Assist kitchen staff with maintaining the cleanliness of the kitchen, including washing, sweeping, mopping, and running the dish sanitation machine.
  • Implement preparations for events at Camp Newaygo including set up, takedowns, bussing, and cleaning.
  • Alert necessary staff to repairs needed to equipment, furniture, building features, grounds, and other structures owned by Camp Newaygo.
  • Regular and consistent attendance

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

 

 

Program Leader - Hesperia Middle & High School

Motivated and energetic individuals wanted to work part-time with the ENGAGE! after school program (an initiative of TrueNorth Community Services). Open position working with first through high school age (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.

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

Preferred: Experience with youth & some college background

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

 

Program Assistant - Project FOCUS

Locations: Baldwin Elementary & Middle School, Holton Elementary & Middle School, Edgewood Elementary and 3 Oaks Public Academy (Muskegon) 

Motivated and energetic individuals wanted to work part-time with the Project FOCUS after school 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.

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

Preferred: At least 1-year past experience working with youth.

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

 

Program Leader - White Cloud Elementary & Middle School

Motivated and energetic individuals wanted to work part-time with the Project REACH after school 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.

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

Preferred: Experience with youth & some college background

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