Current Opportunities

Thanks for your interest in working with the Community Action House team. Last updated 7/19/2019.

Since our founding in 1969, Community Action House (CAH) has been the focal point of community efforts to provide critical support and pathways out of poverty for our neighbors in need. We do so with a client-centric approach that meets people wherever they are at, and offers services services that enhance ownership and agency. Compassion, excellence, and collaboration are core values.

Applications to open positions are accepted using the form found below. Be sure to submit a resume, and a cover letter of no more than two pages expressing your interest in the position and how your background qualifies you as a candidate. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Only applications received through this form will be guaranteed review: (or click “Apply Now” below).

NEW: We're seeking candidates for an AmeriCorps Member to serve with us this Fall. Find details, qualifications, and application information below:

Chief Operating Officer (posted on 6/21/19)

We are seeking applicants for the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer (COO) as we embark upon an exciting period of realignment and growth. This position will be second in command at Community Action House with a focus on internal management, working closely with the Executive Director (ED) to lead the organization in executing and refining its long-term strategy through a time of change, while ensuring that the team and organization is run in an efficient and high-functioning way.

We're seeking a mission-focused, strategic, and process-minded leader with experience managing change and developing a performance culture committed to continuous improvement.

Review the full job description here. Is this you? If so, apply soon. We'll be reviewing applications on a rolling basis until filled. Don't miss out on this opportunity to join the leadership team at one of the lakeshore's leading nonprofits.

To apply please submit a cover letter and resume as pdf documents via the button below, or at

Outreach Specialist AmeriCorps Member (posted 7/19/2019)

We are seeking applicants for a part-time, 20 hours/week AmeriCorps Position. As a Member of Michigan’s Campaign to End Homelessness (CTEH) AmeriCorps Program, this role will serve by increasing our capacity to offer assistance to homeless and at-risk individuals and families. Specifically, the AmeriCorps member in the CTEH program will provide services that will increase an individual’s self-sufficiency in the area of income and life skills.

Please Note: AmeriCorps members are not considered employees of the program, the host site, nor of the government, according to the National Community Community Service Act of 1990.

Please review the full position description, qualifications, and details here.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume as PDF documents by 5pm on August 23, 2019 at Only submissions by this method will be guaranteed review.