The Chadsey Condon Community Organization is pleased to announce the first annual Erica Wright Scholarship for Continuing Education. The Chadsey Condon Community Organization seeks to invest in neighborhood students who are committed to our neighborhood and improving the conditions of this community.
The Chadsey Condon Community Organization was created as a result of the Skillman Foundation’s Good Neighborhoods Initiative. The purpose of the Good Neighborhoods Initiative is to positively impact the lives of young people by ensuring they are healthy, safe, educated and prepared for adulthood. The Chadsey Condon Community Organization has developed four key focus groups to realize the goals of the Good Neighborhoods initiative. Our primary community goal is that all youth will have positive development opportunities at home, at school, and in their community.
This scholarship recognizes Erica Wright a highly regarded community servant and resident in the Chadsey Condon area for more than 35 years. Erica is the current the Executive Director or Westside Cultural & Athletic Club, an agency that strives to engage neighborhood children in positive and enriching activities. She has been influential voice for children in this community and an advocate for higher education. She continues to be an inspiration to her colleagues and neighbors. The Chadsey Condon Community Organization is proud to create this scholarship in her name, in the hopes that her work will continue to inspire the next generation to improve themselves and their neighborhood alike.
Seven scholarships of $1,000 will be provided to selected students that meet the following requirements
- Reside within the Chadsey Condon neighborhood boundaries: residences within 48208 and 48210.
- Demonstrate a commitment to community
- Demonstrate a commitment to working on improving conditions in the Chadsey Condon area
- Prove enrollment in an accredited college, technical, or vocational school for continuing education for Fall 2011
- Completed applications must be received by the Chadsey Condon Community Organization by Wednesday September 28, 2011 at 5 pm.
Selected scholars will be notified by ‘Wednesday, October 20th and will be asked to attend Chadsey Condon Community Organization annual meeting in early November. Scholars will be publicly recognized at this event.
Hello Central Woodward/North End!
There are a few changes on the horizon that I wanted to inform you about. The job bank section will redesigned and re-purposed. Jobs will be now be posted as regular community announcements. This way old jobs will not be deleted when the job bank section is updated. Links to jobs and job newsletters will now be posted in the job bank section.
We have a new contributor to the blog! Her name is Brenda Clark. She is a moderator of the job bank section. We are looking for more contributors!!! We would like to add a video of the week, picture of the week, community poetry, stories and recipes sections to the blog. Content is community generated! If you want to add something, send it to email@example.com.
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Michigan utilities(Detroit, Michigan)
Do you know a high school graduate looking for a high-paying, physical – yet vital – job? Michigan’s utility industry is looking for a new generation of electrical line workers.
Talents are rare: applicants must be able to climb to the top of a 40 foot pole with 90 pounds of tools and cable strapped to their backs and be able to climb that pole in all kinds of weather while remembering a long list of safety rules.
Base salary : $55,000. Overtime, $100,000 a year.
IBEW – DTE: partnership plans to recruit more than 50 trainees for boot camps later this year and next. And beginning with the winter semester, Consumers’ Energy, the Lansing Board of Water and Light, and Lansing Community College will join forces to prepare more than 100 workers over the next two years for jobs as line workers.
The same DOL grant will also fund training for approximately 200 workers in other in-demand utility industry jobs, including substation operation and electrical maintenance.
To learn more about opportunities to train for a job as a utility worker, contact the Southeast Michigan Community Alliance(SEMCA) or the Capital Area Michigan Works! Agency.
Detroit Parent Network(Detroit, MI)
Reports To: Director of External Affairs
Salary Range: $27,000 – $32,000
Position Summary: This position is responsible for coordinating the membership outreach for Detroit Parent Network.The position will plan, develop, and administer outreach and membership activities to recruit and retain members to the organization. Membership activity includes the expansion of membership and the alignment with community and corporate promotions. The position also directly implements the monthly outreach activity including door to door walk and talk discussions within residents within the communities we serve. This process is intended to both educate the community at large on Detroit Parent Network, education issues, and to invite their involvement.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned):
·Support the Membership Department to meet membership objectives
·Implement a broad membership plan to recruit and retain members
·Implement strategies to recruit and sustain a diverse membership i.e. individuals, corporations, churches, schools, all ethnicities etc…
·Manage a membership retention plan
·Manage membership reporting and information distribution
·Manage the entry of new members and the timely distribution of new member packets
·Provide monthly “new member Meet and Greets” using the agency historical presentation
·Organize DPN member events
·Represent DPN on assigned collaborative efforts
·Ensure Detroit Parent Network is represented at ALL community and school functions via information tables and presentations
·Develop a strong team of volunteers to assist with community coverage and membership recruitment
·Work closely with ALL DPN departments to ensure new members are connected to programs and services of DPN
·Connect new members to volunteer opportunities within DPN
·Implement satisfaction and evaluation surveys as required.
·Provide in-school presentations to parents and faculty for public, private, Charter schools, or parochial schools each month
·Manage preparation of publicity to promote activities among parents such as outreach and recruitment, educational programs, leadership programs, and speaker’s bureau or other services.
·Participates in fund development activities including grant writing, researching and program design.
·Other duties maybe assigned:
Candidates should have knowledge of membership management with a strong marketing and community outreach background. Potential candidate must understand how to engage parents and caregivers. Candidates should have knowledge of Detroit, Highland Park and Hamtramck, as well as other communities within Metro Detroit. Be aware of various community events and activities that commence throughout the year. Have experience running community organizing and outreach efforts. Potential candidate must understand how to work with schools successfully.
Education and/or Experience:
·Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; and/or four years experience and training
·Experience working with outreach campaigns; or community organizing with low-income populations; and
·Familiarity and knowledge of Microsoft Office / Website Management
Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Rallen@detroitparentnetwork.org Phone calls will not be accepted.
Location ( Southfield, MI )
Job Type – Full Time
Salary – $32500.00 – $35500.00 yearly
Education: Associates degree and 3 yrs experience
Must have customer service experience preferably in the food and beverage industry along with outstanding leadership skills. Must be proficient in Outlook, Microsoft Word and Excel…ReServe a plus. Must be able to stand on feet for long periods of time. Must be available to work a flexible schedule including breakfast, lunch and dinner shifts…weekends and holidays.
Specific Requirements :
All candidates must undergo a reference or security check
Benefits- Meals/ Paid vacations
Position(s) Available : 1
Work closely with the General Manager to maintain professional and hospitable service to our guests at the Events Center. Responsible for overseeing the staff’s functions relating to Food and Beverage and Housekeeping Departments. Assists the General Manager in implementing and maintaining budgets for the Events Center. Directly supervises the Servers, Bartenders, Housekeeping and Utility Staff during event set up, execution and breakdown. Responsible for hiring and providing comprehensive training and evaluation and oversees the weekly schedules. Assures the wants and needs of the Clients and Guests are consistently exceeded. Functions as an administrative link between departments, insures cohesiveness and teamwork. Assist clients as necessary with Audio Visual needs to ensure event success. Secures the building at the end of every event. Makes recommendations and introduces new programs regarding necessary capital expenditures and special maintenance/repair improvements.
Please apply by Email
Motovicity Distribution Inc (Madison Heights )
Salary - $9.00/hr
Position Type –Temporary/ Full Time
Education – High school diploma or GED
Qualifications – 1 year warehouse experience
These temporary positions will be responsible for assisting with special assignments, boxing product, pulling parts, stocking parts, inventory, shipping, receiving and general warehouse work
Candidates MUST be available to work 1:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and MUST be available to work a Saturday and/or Sunday on occasion.
ALL temporary Warehouse Clerks will start out working approximately 20-25 hours per week while they are training:
•Willingness to learn
•Dependable & Flexible
•Great team attitude
•Must be a hard worker and able to work overtime when necessary
•Good communication skills
•Ability to sit, walk, reach and lift products weighing up to 50 lbs., and the ability to work in hot and cold warehouse conditions
•Able to do repetitive motion for long periods of time
If you meet the above qualifications and are interested in joining a great team, you may submit your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax your resume to 248-307-2917 for immediate consideration!