Job Openings

Flint Public Health Navigator

Location: Flint

Part-time, Temporary (6 months) 
Compensation: $15 an hour

Job Summary

The Michigan United grassroots Public Health Navigator program has been in partnership with the Genesee County Health Department since its inception in May 2020. The work of our Navigators is incredibly important as we enter the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly in light of the urgent need for large-scale vaccination to overcome the virus. Many of the communities that are most vulnerable to COVID-19 have the least access to information and resources to protect themselves and their families.

Detroit Public Health Navigator

Location: Detroit

Full time, Temporary (6 months) 

Compensation: $15 an hour

Job Summary

The Michigan United grassroots Public Health Navigator program began in Flint in May 2020. The work of our Navigators is incredibly important as we enter the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly in light of the urgent need for large-scale vaccination to overcome the virus. Many of the communities that are most vulnerable to COVID-19 have the least access to information and resources to protect themselves and their families.

Hometown Voices Organizer 

Location: East Rural Michigan Preferred

Full time

Compensation $36,000 annualized equivalent, health insurance, health savings account, generous paid time off, two-month paid sabbatical after 4 years of service, phone and internet stipends. See below for a fuller description of benefits.

Job Summary

We are seeking a full-time organizer to build the capacity of residents in trial Michigan to engage in impactful local organizing. This work will be conducted in several counties across rural areas and small-towns in Michigan to build community power, understand issues impacting small-town and rural communities, and organize with people most impacted by intersecting hardships. Our MI Hometown

Voices team is looking to develop a strong, active base of individual leaders that expands our listening campaign. We envision rebuilding our democracy by inviting people in small towns and rural areas to come together and address issues that are impacting our communities and bridge the gap between rural, urban, and suburban areas. 

Digital GOTV Canvasser

Location: Michigan (currently working remotely)

Full time

Compensation: $15 an hour

Job Summary

Michigan is at a moment where many elements of our democracy are part of day-to-day conversation. Michigan United and Michigan People's Campaign are engaging community members and leaders in this conversation. The Digital GOTV Canvasser will work collaboratively with both Movement Politics and Communications staff to leverage technology to further expand our organizing capacity, build support for campaigns, increase engagement and enhance the member, volunteer, and supporter experience. The ideal candidate has organizing experience using digital tools and is already personally active on social media.

GOTV Canvasser

Location: Wayne

Hours: 25 - 30 per week

Compensation: $17/hour

Job Summary

Canvassers will conduct door-to-door outreach to eligible voters in Metro-Detroit. Canvassers will inform them about the coming election, register those to vote who are unregistered, and provide other important information about the issues Michigan United and Michigan People's Campaign organizes around.

Voices for Vaccines Canvass Manager

Location: Wayne, Ingham, Calhoun, Berrien, Genessee, and Saginaw Counties

Temporary Position: September - November 2021 

Compensation: This is an hourly employment position, with an hourly rate of $20/hr. This is a short-term position with a  maximum of 27 hours per week.

Job Summary

We are seeking enthusiastic Canvass Managers that will work directly with a Voices for Vaccines Coalition partner. Canvass Managers will manage a door-to-door neighborhood canvassing program to share COVID-19 vaccine information in a non-judgmental manner, provide resources and address barriers to accessing vaccinations, and encourage your community to get vaccinated.

Voices for Vaccines Canvasser

Location: Wayne, Ingham, Calhoun, Berrien, Genessee, and Saginaw Counties

Temporary Position: September - November 2021 

Compensation: This is an hourly employment position, with an hourly rate of $17.00/hr. This is a short-term position with a maximum of 25 hours per week.

Job Summary

We are seeking enthusiastic canvassers that will work directly with a Voices for Vaccines Coalition partner to go door to door in neighborhoods to share COVID-19 vaccine information in a nonjudgmental manner, provide resources, and address barriers to accessing vaccinations, and to encourage your community to get vaccinated.

Communications Director

Location: Metro-Detroit

Full-Time

Salary: $60,000

Benefits: health insurance, health savings account, generous paid time off, two-month paid sabbatical after 4 years of service, phone and internet stipends.

The Communications Director (CD) will work to control the public narrative around our campaigns through the use of earned, paid and social media to deliver strategic messages. This work will involve developing and executing a communications strategy for each campaign issue and working with staff and volunteers to carry them out day to day. They will not only be able to respond quickly to emerging events that affect fluid campaigns at the state and national level, but also be proactive in developing messaging in anticipation of changes to the current state of play. The CD will consult with organizers to plan direct actions and other events to draw press attention, mobilize leaders, and generate engaging images and videos. They will prepare leaders and staff to talk with the press about the issues we organize on and how they impact their lives. The CD will generate press releases and advisories, make pitch calls, and develop relationships with various media outlets across the state. The CD will track and catalog all resulting press coverage. They will also manage crisis communications for the organization.

Flint Public Health Navigator Immunization Nurse

Location: Flint/Genesee County

Part-time, Temporary (3 months) October 1 – December 31, 2021, with possible extension

RN Compensation: $25-$30 an hour depending on education and experience

LPN Compensation: $20-$26 an hour depending on education and experience

Hours: Flexible; up to 20 hours per week; weekend and evenings

Benefits: Health Insurance Stipend, Phone and Travel  Stipends

The Flint Public Health Navigator Immunization Nurse will work with Michigan United's Nurse Coordinator, Genesee County Health Department, and other community partners to advertise and implement mobile vaccine clinics for Genesee County residents.  

Community outreach will be conducted in conjunction with Michigan United's Navigator Program and through existing community institutions (such as congregations, neighborhood groups, unions, workplaces, social organizations) and relationships.

Training on the management and handling of COVID-19 vaccines will be provided by the Genesee County Health Department (GCHD), in addition to hands-on training with a GCHD Nurse Coordinator and Michigan United's Nurse Coordinator. The Michigan United Nurse Coordinator will assist Immunization Nurses with COVID-19 continuing education and public health awareness campaigns for the community.

Executive Assistant

Location: Metro Detroit preferred (currently working remotely)

Full-time

Compensation: $40,000

A successful Executive Assistant will provide complex calendar management, exercise discretion and judgment to prioritize complicated and challenging schedules appropriately, respond to frequent schedule changes, and set scheduling priorities. The Executive Assistant will understand and share our values and vision for justice and dignity for all people. Multilingual candidates are a plus.

Democracy Organizer

Location: Metro Detroit preferred (currently working remotely)

Full-time, temporary

Compensation: $40,000 annualized equivalent, health insurance, health savings account, generous paid time off, two-month paid sabbatical after 4 years of service, phone and internet stipends. See below for a fuller description of benefits.

The Democracy Organizer will work on these issue areas with leaders that currently exist while organizing new leaders to be a part of this discussion and to take action. The focus is to find and engage those who might not always be involved in these conversations, but whose voices are desperately needed to ensure their communities aren’t left behind while these decisions are being made.

Movement Politics Organizer

Location: Metro Detroit Preferred 

Full-time, Temporary 

Compensation $40,000 annualized equivalent, health insurance, health savings account, generous paid time off, two-month paid sabbatical after 4 years of service, phone and internet stipends. See below for a fuller description of benefits.

 

Movement Politics is an innovative way of looking at elections as opportunities to build people power and dramatically transform our economic and political system. Reporting to the Director of Movement Politics, the Movement Politics Organizer will work with our leaders and organizers across the state to build our leadership development program and help design as well as implement our 2021/2022 election strategy

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