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Each year United Methodist Community House reaffirms its commitment to providing an environment that is free of harassment and discrimination, that fosters the professional development of each individual. Recruitment, selection, promotions, compensation and other personnel actions shall be based on professional abilities and qualifications and shall reflect our obligation to fill each and every position in UMCH with the best talent available. UMCH is committed to ensuring that women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans have full access to equal employment opportunity. UMCH does not discriminate on the basis of sex, religion, national origin, race, height, weight, disabilities, veteran status or marital status.

There are also many internship opportunities available through our Child & Youth Development and Senior Program departments.

Carla Moore
COO
616.452.3226 x.3019 or email me

UMCH Careers

Employment Opportunities

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This position potentially works Monday-Friday, before and/or after school hours. Qualifications include: one-year certificate from college; three to six months childcare or youth-related experience; or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Candidates must have the ability to interact with people of all ethnic backgrounds, ages, and lifestyles; ability and desire to work with elementary and/or middle school children; working knowledge of computers and experience with a variety of software applications. The Activity Leader will assist the site coordinator in the planning, developing, and implementing of classroom activities for after school programs at local schools. This position requires face-to-face leadership in this program and may involve early morning responsibilities.

This position works Monday-Friday, before and/or after school hours during the school year. Qualifications include: Bachelor’s Degree (BA) from a four-year college or university; one to three years childcare, programming, or teaching related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience; past supervision experience preferred. Candidates must have the ability to interact with people of all ethnic backgrounds, ages, and lifestyles; ability and desire to work with school age children; ability to react quickly in emergency situations, working knowledge of computers and experience with a variety of software applications. The Site Coordinator supervises the day-to-day operations of the after school site and for staff, children, and parents of the Loop program. This position requires face-to-face leadership in this program and may involve early morning and evening responsibilities.

This position is part-time, no weekends, schedule and days may vary Transportation runs include possible supplemental transportation to current transportation program and summer program transportation needs. Qualifications include: a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with a passenger (“P”) endorsement required. Candidates must possess the ability to interact with people of all ethnic backgrounds, ages and lifestyles; must have a working knowledge of computers and experience with a variety of software applications. The Bus Driver will be responsible for conducting pre-trip and post trip inspections of assigned vehicle, use established routes, instruct passengers regarding safety, operate all vehicle lifts as necessary, keep accurate records and reports as required, within the required timeframe.

This position is classified Regular Full-time 30, Monday through Friday, no weekends. We are seeking a fully credentialed social worker who loves working with families and children. Candidates must be polished and well-spoken professional with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s or Master’s (preferred) degree in Social Work; 1 – 2 years previous experience preferred; ability to effectively work with diverse backgrounds; and excellent computer and Microsoft Office skills are required. Must also be organized and detail oriented, able to follow protocol and maintain confidentiality. The EPIC Family Coach will provide, in a manner consistent with the EPIC Model, support service to the families of our ELNC Child Development Center Preschool program, including but not limited to mentoring, case management, resource referrals and ongoing follow-up to support resolutions of unexpected challenges and additional threats so that they do not become barriers to the families successful completion of goals. The EPIC Family Coach will work with both UMCH and ELNC staff to ensure success of this pilot program.

This position is part-time, various days and times, no weekends. We are seeking an experienced receptionist who loves working with people and can serve as the face of our agency. Candidates must be polished and well-spoken professional with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. The candidate must be able to offer a kind smile and confidently, warmly and promptly greet and direct program participants and visitors in person and on the phone. Qualifications include a high school diploma; 2-5 or more years of previous receptionist experience using a multi-line phone; and previous office/business administrative/clerical experience to assist with a wide-variety of small projects; and excellent computer and Microsoft Office skills are required. Must also be organized and detail oriented, able to follow protocol and maintain confidentiality.