Employment Opportunities

The following positions are currently open at TrueNorth Community Services.

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

 

Housing Counselor

The Housing Program Specialist will serve as a Housing Counselor, Financial Empowerment Coach, and housing program administrator.  The employee’s responsibilities include providing a range of HUD approved services to assist clients in achieving their goals of home ownership and housing security and assisting clients in developing plans of action that are intended to help individuals and their families reach their goals and achieve financial stability.  In addition, the Housing Program Specialist will administer programs designed to prevent foreclosures and coordinate emergency home repairs.  

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

TrueMentors Program Manager

We are looking for an energetic individual who is committed to our mission of mentoring youth to join our team! This is an outstanding opportunity to provide leadership and management of a growing local mentoring program. The candidate should share the vision that mentoring is critical to supporting positive growth in youth. Join us as we shape the lives of our future generation. If you have a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services or Education or related experience in non-profit or related field we want to hear from you! The position is full-time, salaried and based out of our Fremont office.

Complete Job Description- https://tinyurl.com/TrueMentors-Manager 

Send resumes to TrueNorth Community Services, Attn: Lisa Daniell, PO Box 149, Fremont, MI 49412 or ldaniell@truenorthservices.org. EOE.

Mentoring Support Specialist   

We are looking for dynamic individuals who are passionate about supporting positive growth in youth. We are seeking a Mentoring Support Specialist who is responsible for the leadership, coordination and case management of school-based mentoring programming in Hesperia and Newaygo Schools. 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) is preferred, as this candidate will be facilitating a weekly mentoring curriculum. The position is part-time and based out of our Fremont office.

Complete Job Description-  https://tinyurl.com/TrueMentors-Specialist  

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

Program Assistants (Baldwin, Holton)

SUMMARY:  The position is responsible for the implementation of academic and enrichment programs for Project FOCUS (For Our Children’s Ultimate Success) out-of-school time.

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

  • Plan, research, and submit quality lesson plans to site coordinator, by the agreed-upon deadline.
  • Ensure lesson plans meet grant objectives and goals.
  • Implement a daily schedule and come prepared with materials needed to facilitate activities.
  • Teach and facilitate daily activities according to the submitted lesson plans.
  • Responsible for setup and cleanup of program space.
  • Supervise program participants on a daily basis.
  • Assist with student discipline issues that may arise in programming and be thoroughly familiar with the 21st CCLC discipline policy.
  • Assist Site Coordinator with organization, maintenance, and proper use of materials and equipment.
  • Maintain professionalism with school staff, parents and students, being cautious of appearance, attitude, and relationships.
  • Ability to serve and conduct accurate food counts in accordance with Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) guidelines.
  • Support and assist Site Coordinator in the implementation of program goals and grant objectives.
  • Promote social and emotional learning by building relationships with students.
  • Be available for field trips that might occur outside of regular programming hours.
  • Assist with security and crisis prevention plans and be prepared to carry them out as needed.
  • Attend school, staff, or community meetings as requested.
  • Travel to TrueNorth or other various sites as requested.
  • Be punctual and present for all scheduled shifts.
  • 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

Self-Sufficiency Advisor (Ludington, Muskegon, Holland, Hart, Fremont)

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 Savegoal(s). Services will be provided in different geographic areas with the use of technology. This position is considered a mobile workforce position.

Requirements - A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Human Services or combination of education and 3 years experience is required. Previous experience in case management required. Excellent computer skills with use of Microsoft Office Products and Gmail.

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

Site Coordinators (Baldwin, Holton School Districts)

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 a site coordinator position available in both Baldwin and Holton, 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 coordinator 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.
  • Assist in communication to all staff including teachers, principals, parents, transportation coordinator, community partners, site coach and program director.
  • Assist program staff with daily programming and administration of grant.
  • Work closely with site coach to assess the program and staffing needs, including human resource issues.
  • Serve on special events committees as needed.
  • Maintain all attendance and reenrollment records to ensure that all records are up to date in the statewide evaluation system (EZ Reports and YPQA).
  • Understand security plans and active involvement in emergency procedures, crisis prevention plans and student disciplinary policies.
  • Maintains all Project FOCUS property and equipment.
  • Utilize appropriate technology including but not limited to Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel and Publisher.
  • Attends all mandatory meetings, conferences and trainings.
  • Assist community liaison in building partnerships and securing necessary donations.
  • Travel to various sites and TrueNorth.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Maintain regular and consistent attendance and punctuality.
  • Attend all staff meetings.

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.

  • Hart Middle School (Hart)  — One position
  • Three Oaks Public School Academy (Muskegon)  — Two positions 
  • Muskegon Heights Public School Academy System (Muskegon Heights) — 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

Out-of-School Time Program Leader​ (Hesperia and White Cloud)

Motivated and energetic individuals wanted to work part-time with the REACH and Engage! Out-of-School Time programs at White Cloud Elementary and Middle School, and Hesperia Middle School (an initiative of TrueNorth Community Services). Primary responsibilities include student supervision, academic support during homework/enrichment time, leading/facilitating club activities, and interaction with parents/students and Hesperia Elementary and Middle School 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 high school diploma or GED.

Preferred: Experience with youth, some college background.

Weekly work hours are approximately 12 hours per week.

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