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Do you love working on behalf of children, fostering their growth and development? Do you want a job that is challenging, gratifying, and allows you the opportunity to impact tens of thousands of youth each year? Focusing on our three Pillars of Student Success: Entrepreneurship, Work Readiness and Financial Literacy, JA staff enjoy a culture of mutual respect and co-worker camaraderie.

Program Coordinator - Mid Michigan

To ensure smooth operation of the Junior Achievement educational programs in the greater Lansing area by developing and maintaining positive working relationships with volunteers, businesses, teachers, and school personnel. Responsible for veteran volunteer re-enlistment and the procurement of new volunteers and volunteer sources within the business community to fill all scheduled classes, events and programs. Identifies new classroom program opportunities and renews existing classroom programs on an annual basis. Maintains accurate and complete education, volunteer and business constituent records in database management system. Provides student and volunteer participation information to education and development staff as requested through general communication, running database queries and generating reports. TO APPLY: Send cover letter and resume to Jennifer Rostar at jennifer.rostar@ja.org. No phone calls please.

Title: Program Coordinator - Lansing
Area: Lansing
Reports to: District Director
Status: Full-Time, Salaried


District Director - Mid Michigan

This is the lead staff position of the Junior Achievement of Mid-Michigan Office managing a Program Coordinator position and therefore responsible to ensure that volunteer and program recruitment, training, and implementation is done well, up to standards and the organization meets its program goals. This position is responsible to raise annual revenue to meet the financial goals of JA Mid-Michigan through the resources of the Board, individuals, organizations, foundations and corporations, Revenue is raised through events, campaigns, proposals and direct contact. This position organizes fund raising events with specific monetary goals and relationship cultivation goals, develops timetables and marketing collateral, secures sponsors, recruits event volunteers and secures prizes as incentives and assures the efficient operation of events. This position is a liaison with Advisory Board Committees. The position is based in the JA of Mid-Michigan office in Lansing, MI but requires attending meetings in multi county area including Grand Rapids headquarters.

Title: District Director
Area: Lansing, MI
Reports to: Development
Status: Full-Time, Salaried


Application Process

Send cover letter, salary history, and resume to: Junior Achievement Human Resources, 4090 Lake Drive SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 or email amy.cammell@ja.org. No phone calls please.

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