Director of Government Affairs - Education Trust-Midwest
The Education Trust–Midwest (ETM), a data-driven, non-profit education advocacy and research organization located in Southeastern Michigan, seeks a Director of Government Relations.The Director of Government Relations will serve as a resource of non-partisan expertise and information to policymakers, the Michigan Department of Education and key education leaders. This director also will lead the development and implementation of state legislative campaigns to advance Michigan student achievement and close opportunity and achievement gaps for low-income students and students of color.
The Director of Government Affairs will report to the executive director and participate in internal strategy and policy development, and will have the primary responsibility for leading the development and execution of effective state legislative strategies.
This is a full-time position with travel between ETM’s office in metropolitan Detroit and Lansing on a regular basis, and occasional travel elsewhere as needed.
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Campaign Director - Education Trust-Midwest
The Education Trust–Midwest (ETM), a non-partisan, data-driven non-profit education advocacy and research organization located in Southeastern Michigan, seeks a full-time Campaign Director to support our on-going efforts in Michigan.
The Campaign Director will need strong public engagement and strategic communication skills in order to educate and build an understanding throughout the state about what it will take to raise achievement in Michigan. Prior experience working with a coalition of stakeholders is a must – including government, education, business, non-profit, parent and civic groups – to support the successful implementation in Michigan while advancing the organization’s agenda.
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AmeriCorps Member, MSU Extension (Oakland County)
Mentoring members with the Mentoring to Access Corps (MAC) AmeriCorps program at with the 4-H Tech Wizards program in Metro Detroit will recruit, train, and support mentors to provide career exposure opportunities and/or encourage K-12 youth to consider, plan for, and prepare for postsecondary education with a focus on the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). A MAC AmeriCorps member will commit to 1700 hours (approximately 35-40 hours per week) over a year of service. Successful candidates will be passionate about creating equitable opportunities, career exposure, and addressing barriers for all youth to attend college.
Area of Focus:
This position will focus on building capacity for 4-H mentoring by bringing programming to adopt-a-school sites in the Pontiac Area in Oakland County. The mentoring program model being implemented is a small group, STEM focused program that is site-based. The member will also function as part of a team, collaborating with staff, partner organizations, and other members as appropriate for regional efforts and events.
AmeriCorps Member, Central Michigan University Upward Bound Program (Detroit)
Campus AmeriCorps members with the Mentoring to Access Corps (MAC) will act as mentors/coaches to high school youth in grades 9-12 to consider, plan for, and prepare for postsecondary education. A MAC AmeriCorps member will commit to 1700 hours (approximately 35-40 hours per week) over a year of service. Successful candidates will be passionate about creating equitable opportunities and addressing barriers for all youth to attend college. Specifically, this AmeriCorps position will serve with the Central Michigan University Upward Bound program in Detroit at Detroit College Preparatory at Northwestern and Detroit International Academy.
The AmeriCorps member supervises high school students, programming and performs duties in an academic year and a summer residential, academic support program. The position requires supervision of 60 (maximum number served) high school students in a traditional high school environment, but is not limited to one-on-one interactions, small groups and living-learning communities in the summer academy.
College and Career Advisor
The Wexford-Missaukee College Access Network is seeking a College and Career Advisor (CCA). This is an hourly position. The College and Career Advisor would focus outreach services to all junior and senior high school students in the Wexford-Missaukee ISD service area and provide career exposure opportunities while encouraging students to consider, plan, and prepare for education beyond high school.