Current Opportunities

Thank you 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:

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.

Thrift Store Team Leader (posted 8/8/2019)

CAH is seeking an enthusiastic and team-oriented leader to join a fast-paced environment, ready to support a dynamic and diverse team committed to delivering excellence for donors, customers, volunteers, and a larger community. The Thrift Store Team Leader will assist in guiding & supporting staff and volunteers, as well as the day to day operations of the Thrift Store. Connecting community contributions and donations with thrift store customers in a well established thrift market landscape, the Team Lead will work with the Business and Logistics Manager and Assistant Manager to support the vision of Community Action House; maximizing profitability to financially support CAH’s community outreach, while promoting a culture that encourages and empowers dozens of CAH volunteers and CAH Staff. The Community Action House Thrift Store is an essential funding source for food security programs, and provides resources for clients and the community at large.

Please review the full job description here. If you’re looking to put your retail, business, and team-building experiences towards making an impact in our community in a fun, high-energy work environment, apply today

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume as PDF documents at Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Only submissions to this link will be guaranteed review.