Employment Opportunities

The following positions are currently open at TrueNorth Community Services.

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

OUT OF SCHOOL TIME PROGRAM DIRECTOR

TrueNorth Community Services is looking for a self-directed, talented individual to serve as a Program Director for its 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) Grant. Administered by the Department of Education, the 21st Century Community Learning Center grant funds academic and enrichment programs after school and during the summer for students in grades K-12. The Program Director is responsible for: working with teachers to design programs and oversee instructors; conduct program evaluation and data collection; build and strengthening community partnerships; manage program budgets and build sustainability; and participate in state and regional meetings, training, and workshops. The 21st CCLC Program Director is an integral part of our educational system and as such, works with teachers, staff, students, and administrators across the districts we serve.

The position is full-time. The work schedule can be flexible depending on programming. A BA degree is required and relevant experience in education or running similar programs is strongly desired.

  • Planning and oversight of after school, school breaks, and summer programs for students in grades K-12 at various schools districts
  • Working with teachers, students, and school administrators to design an exciting and engaging schedule of programs for academic enrichment and exploration that meets the needs of students and families and the goals of the grant
  • Daily oversight of programs and staff while programs are in operation (after school, breaks and summer)
  • Tracking program participation levels, daily attendance, and evaluation measures
  • Recruiting teachers and instructors for the programs and supporting them in creating high-quality learning experiences
  • Overseeing the 21st CCLC grant budget and approving expenditures as appropriate and in accordance with the grant’s guidelines.
  • Maintaining communications and meeting regularly with the TrueNorth and School Committees
  • Establishing, maintaining, and strengthening community partnerships
  • Conducting program evaluation and writing quarterly and annual reports as required.
  • Participating in state and regional meetings, conferences, workshops, and other activities
  • Developing and implementing an advocacy plan for promoting the program and its successes
  • Developing and implementing a sustainability plan for the program and following through on efforts, grants, and activities to secure funding
  • Working closely with MDE to stay abreast of changes and trends

You may email your resume to tcartwright@truenorthservices.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 eighth 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 — One (1) position at 12 hours per 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.

 

Nutrition and Senior Services Program Assistant Part-Time  

The Nutrition and Senior Services Program Assistant provides logistical support to the TrueNorth Food Pantry to ensure efficient and effective operations. The primary responsibilities are picking up donations of food and delivering them back to the TrueNorth Food Pantry, stocking pantry shelves, sorting and recording donated product, and maintaining the cleanliness of food storage spaces. The Nutrition and Senior Services Program Assistant will also install and maintain LifeLink equipment in participant homes and resolve any issues with the equipment and participant phone systems. 

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

  • Daily scheduled pick-up of donated food at specific times determined by the donor.
  • Sorting, weighing, and recording food donations.
  • Stocking food pantry shelves from available supplies.
  • Receiving deliveries of food and storing as required.
  • Maintaining an organized and systemic warehouse.
  • Completing and recording inventories.
  • Maintaining cleanliness of food pantry, commercial kitchen, walking coolers, and warehouse.
  • Install and maintain LifeLink equipment in participant homes and resolve any issues with the equipment and participant phone systems. 
  • Regular and consistent attendance.
  • Ability to work a specific schedule as determined by partner organization pickup and delivery schedules.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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

 

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 (Hart)  —  One position
  • Hart Middle School  — Two positions
  • Three Oaks (Muskegon)  — Two 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 2:00-6:00 p.m. 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