Employment Opportunities

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

Site Coordinator - Elementary School

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 in Hart MI.

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.
  •  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 re-enrollment 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.

SCHEDULE: This position is on a 44-week schedule (85% FTE).

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree(B.A.) from four year College or University in 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.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and necessary lesson planning modules. Effective oral and written communication skills.

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

Census Outreach Coordinator

The Census Outreach Coordinator will raise awareness of the 2020 Census and motivate at-risk populations in Newaygo, Lake, and Oceana counties to respond to the census through an extensive targeted outreach campaign. This is part-time, temporary position. Approximately 24 hours per week from December 2019 through June 2020. The position pays $14.00 per hour.

Requirements

  •  Strong public speaking and communication skills.
  •  Be passionate about serving your community.
  •  Bachelor’s degree communications or related field preferred.
  •  Communications experience required.
  •  Valid Driver License and reliable transportation

To learn more about TrueNorth Community Services please visit www.truenorthservices.org

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

emPower Client Engagement Advisor (Fremont)

The emPower Client Engagement Advisor provides self-sufficiency services to vulnerable populations and serves as the point of contact for eligible clients for the Michigan Energy Assistance Program (MEAP). The Client Engagement Advisor works to provide needs assessment, referral information, financial and energy education services, vendor advocacy and short-term case management services to support reduced energy consumption and promote energy efficiency to low-income households statewide. The Client Engagement Advisor will be required to enter a customized self-sufficiency plan and follow up outcome data on each household served in the CRM.

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

 

Self-Sufficiency Advisor (Saint Joseph)

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 - 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 mboerman@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.

  • Muskegon Heights Public School Academy System (Muskegon Heights) — Two positions 
  • Holton Elementary and Middle School 
  • Baldwin Elementary and Junior High School 
  • Edgewood Elementary (Muskegon)

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 smelven@truenorthservices.org; or mail/drop off at:TrueNorth Community Services, Attention: HR, 6308 S. Warner Ave, PO Box 149, Fremont, MI 49412