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Apr 23 / Donna Carroll

YCMA Detroit – Seeking individuals for Teen and Young Adult Adaptive Social Club

Seeking caring, engaging, committed and reliable individuals to help with our Teen and Young Adult Adaptive Social Club.  Currently meeting on Saturdays 5-9pm for summer, but additional programming times may be added in the fall. We are providing opportunities for those interested in volunteering, as well as those looking for a paid position.  Suitable individuals for this role will enjoy engaging in recreational and leisurely activities with our participants while encouraging socialization and of course the safety of all. Social Club activities vary from week to week but include Adaptive Yoga, walks to the park, art, music, water activities, dance parties, video games, movies, field trips, and more!  The ideal applicant will be passionate about working with individuals with special needs and willing to learn, be proactive, and help our program to improve; possibly even take on a leadership role within the organization. Significant experience working with individuals with various diagnoses or disabilities is desired, but the most important quality to have is open-mindedness and adaptability, and a passion for helping others.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of, and/or experience working with, individuals with varying types of special needs, including but not limited to: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, Cognitive Disabilities, Mobility Challenges, Developmental Delays, etc. CPR training is required upon hire and is provided by the YMCA. A background check and drug screen are required, in addition to an online training module on child safety.

Young Adult/Adult Social Club is held on Saturdays from 5p-9p.

Contact Info: Jessica Tiernan Wellness and Special Needs Coordinator

Phone 248-644-9036


Apr 23 / Donna Carroll

Divine Child High School – Science Position (Integrated Science Biology)

Science Position – Integrated Science and Biology

Divine Child High School

Position Description

Divine Child High School in Dearborn, MI is seeking a focused, dedicated, and qualified secondary school Integrated Science and Biology teacher to join our staff for the 2018-2019 school year.  The ideal candidate is innovative and a proponent of the active learning philosophy, and eager to work collaboratively with our dedicated faculty and staff.  The current plan is to teach integrated science next school year, and then transition to biology in year 2 as we adjust our curriculum for 2019-2020.


Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and two letters of recommendation to Jude Ripley (  Contact the Department Leader, Vance Nannini ( for additional information on this position.


All teachers in the Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of Detroit shall be certified and /or approved for teaching by the Department of Education for the State of Michigan. All teachers are required to hold the appropriate endorsement for the subject(s) they are assigned to teach.

All teachers in the Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of Detroit shall be certified and /or approved for teaching by the Department of Education for the State of Michigan. All teachers are required to hold the appropriate endorsement for the subject(s) they are assigned to teach. The successful candidate for this position will be certified to teach biology by the State of Michigan and hold the DA endorsement (DX and DI endorsements are also applicable).  The Archdiocese of Detroit is an equal opportunity employer that does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital or other legally protected status.

Apr 23 / Donna Carroll

Harper Woods School District – 2018-2019 School Year Teacher Recruitment Fair


2018-2019 Teacher Recruitment Fair Final

Apr 18 / Donna Carroll

Detroit Public Schools Community District – Presents 2nd Annual Dad’s Day in Pre-K (DDPK) 2018

Detroit Public Schools Community District


2nd Annual DAD’S DAY IN PRE-K (DDPK) 2018

WHO: Detroit Public Schools Community District Foundation for Early Learners- Early Childhood Programs

WHAT:      DAD’S DAY IN PRE- K (DDPK) 2018: “Celebrating Our Dads & Male Role Models as They Invest in their Child’s Education.”

WHEN:      Thursday, April 19, 2018 from 8:30am- 3pm

WHERE: Northwest Activities Center, 18100 Meyers Rd., Detroit, MI 48221

Detroit Public Schools Community District Early Childhood Education Department will host its 2nd annual DAD’s DAY IN PRE-K (DDPK) 2018 on Thursday, April 19, 2018, from 8:30 am- 2:00 pm at the Northwest Activities Center located at 18100 Meyers Rd., Detroit, MI 48221.

The all-day free male parent conference/ workshop is designed to provide supportive information and resources to male participants using speakers, networking, and educational materials to encourage male parental involvement beginning in Pre- School. Topics covered in this free event will include but are not limited to: Dads Volunteering in the Classroom, What Fortune 500 Companies look for in Employees, Fathers Leading by Example, Father’s Rights & Responsibilities, Career Pathways, Daddy’s Home! Raising Stronger Families, What Happened to the Community Father?Understanding the Friend of the Court system, Panel discussion on how to Develop a Positive Relationship with Law Enforcement, Education and Housing resource information for city residents.

An estimated 300 fathers and male role models from across the Detroit Metropolitan area are expected to attend.  All participants will receive free t-shirts, “SWAG” bags, lunch, prizes, and give-a-ways. The event is free however registration is required.

To register for the 2018 DDPK event visit

Media contact:   Chrystal Wilson, Senior Executive Director, DPSCD Communications


Apr 16 / LaSondra Dawn

STAND Student Research Employment Opportunity

Study of Active Neighborhoods Detroit (STAND) is hiring for the following position:

  • Survey Leader

Description of the study:

This is a study about Detroit neighborhoods, and the activity levels and health of residents. The study aims to understand physical activity and neighborhood conditions that support healthy residents. We hope that this study can build Detroit as an example of healthy, active neighborhoods for other cities across the USA.

Description of the job:

You will be responsible for distributing flyers about the study and recruiting participants for this study from two neighborhoods in Detroit. You will obtain their consent and enroll them in the study. Then, you will lead data collection including a survey and a health appointment where you will take their height, weight, blood pressure, a finger prick, and retrieve study equipment that the participant was issued.

You will be trained on all these techniques – no prior experience is necessary. You will enter all information into a tablet computer. You will be part of a team and will be assisted by a student at Michigan State University, and supported by a coordinator who will be available by phone at all times.


Applicants must be a resident of the City of Detroit (not metro Detroit) as this is where the study is being conducted. Applicants are not required to live in the neighborhoods selected in this study. Associates degree or higher required.

Rate of Pay:


Hours per week:

40 hours/week

Length of employment: around 2 months; anticipated to begin the first week in May and end in the end of June, with a possible month-long extension

Anticipated interview time/date: 2-5pm, May 4 at MSU-Detroit Center (3408 Woodward Ave)

Please send your résumé and three references (names and contact details) to Amanda Rzotkiewicz (study coordinator) by April 30th if you wish to be considered for this position. Email: or rzotkiew@msu

Apr 12 / Donna Carroll

DPSCD – Teacher Career Fair

Apr 12 / Donna Carroll

Detroit Country Day Middle School – Science Teacher

Detroit Country Day Middle School is seeking a full-time 8th grade science teacher, beginning with the 2018-2019 school year, to join a highly experienced, innovative, and supportive Science Department. The intent of the Middle School science curriculum is to engage Middle School students and provide a meaningful context for their science education at both a personal and a global level. All classes are student-centered with an emphasis on hands-on, minds-on activities.
Apr 12 / Donna Carroll

Allegan Area Educational Service Agency – Special Education Teacher

Teacher-Special Education (SXI Young Adult) – Repost

Hillside Learning & Behavior Center – Main

Position Posting

Apr 10 / LaSondra Dawn

Grand Rapids Public School District Employment Opportunities for the Week of April 9, 2018

The mission of Grand Rapids Public School District is to ensure that all students are educated, self-directed and productive members of society.

List of available positions:  4.9.2018 GRPS Open Positions

To apply for employment, visit:

GRPS Human Resources and Legal Services

1331 Franklin SE · P.O. Box 117 · Grand Rapids, MI 49501-0117

Phone (616) 819-2022 · Fax 616-819-3492 · Email: · ·

@GRPublicSchools GRPublicSchools GRPSmychoice

Visit GRPS on the web at:


Apr 10 / Donna Carroll

Focus: HOPE is Recruiting for AmeriCorps VISTA Members

Focus: HOPE is recruiting for three AmeriCorps VISTA positions which will serve from May 14, 2018 through May 13, 2019. We are asking for your assistance in helping us find strong candidates who can commit to a year of service, work hard to build capacity for the work of Focus: HOPE, and support our community as a whole. Would you please share the opportunities below (and described in the attached flyer) with your students?



Passionate volunteers needed for AmeriCorps VISTA positions at Focus: HOPE! Excellent opportunity for recent college grads, retirees, those looking for experience in a new field, and all who are dedicated to serving others.

Descriptions and links to applications for currently available Focus: HOPE VISTA positions

VISTA Member will develop recruitment strategies for the Volunteers and Community Outreach Department to engage new volunteers and retain previous volunteers with the assistance of varies technological outlets. The VISTA member will also design a process to increase volunteer relations between departments include restructure of the volunteer on-boarding processes and volunteer recognition program.

After becoming familiar with Focus: HOPE’s grant writing and research procedures, the VISTA member will write grants, proposals, letters of inquiry per prospect strategy, assist with management of grants tracking spreadsheet, assist with grants boilerplate project that organizes frequently-used proposal component parts, and research grant prospects

The responsibility of the Community Empowerment Specialist is to build the capacity for resident-led projects in the community. This person will develop and lead a process for training residents to manage volunteers. S/he will likewise develop and lead a process for connecting the thousands of volunteers that look to Focus: HOPE for opportunities to provide service to viable community projects. His/her contribution will enhance and allow some redirection of the staff time devoted to planning and executing projects while increasing both resident time and total output of projects.

Brief overview of AmeriCorps VISTA expectations and benefits

VISTA members serve full-time for one year with a nonprofit organization, working to build capacity and reduce poverty. VISTA members are volunteers and are given a modest living allowance of $11,800 per year, dand an education award of $5,815 upon completion of their year of service (or they may choose a $1,500 cash stipend).

For more information about AmeriCorps VISTA, please see the attached flyer and/or visit