Employment Opportunities

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Staircase Youth Services is a nonprofit organization that serves at‐risk, runaway and homeless youth in Mason, Lake, Manistee, Oceana, Wexford and Missaukee Counties.  The organization is seeking an Executive Director, with the position beginning in May/June 2021.  
 

Requirements for the position include a master’s degree in Social Work (preferred), but other master’s degrees in a related social services field will be considered. Benefits for the position include health insurance, dental insurance, and vision insurance, as well as a 401(k) match, flexible scheduling and paid time off. The ideal candidate will possess extensive knowledge  of human relation skills, as well as a high level of analytical skill, program management experience, ease with public speaking, is detail oriented and possesses leadership experience in a nonprofit setting.  

The Staircase Youth Services Executive Director will be responsible for coordination with the Staircase Youth Services Board of Directors, strategic planning for the organization, operation management, representing the organization to community and business leaders, advocacy, as well as fundraising. The Executive Director will report to the Board of Directors  

The salary range for this position is $60,000 to $65,000. This is a full‐time position, located at the Lakeshore Resource Network (920 E. Tinkham Ave, Ludington, MI) that requires travel to the counties served (Mason, Oceana, Lake, Wexford, Missaukee and Manistee Counties). To apply, please send your resume, interest letter and letters of reference to Amanda Kuczynski at amanda@masoncountyuw.org.   

YOUTH OUTREACH SPECIALIST
The Youth Outreach Specialist’s primary responsibility is to provide direct services to eligible youth and families in: Wexford and Missaukee counties. Services include: crisis intervention, information and referrals, temporary shelter, short term solution focused sessions, and prevention work. Most of their work will be conducted outside of the traditional office setting and will take place in schools, individual’s homes and various other places in the community.

Applicants must possess at least a Bachelor's Degree in social work, psychology, sociology or related human services field. Two years experience in a human service field is preferred. The ideal candidate will demonstrate problem solving skills with basic knowledge of family dynamics, will possess a commitment to assisting at-risk youth, be highly reliable and responsible, able to maintain sound judgement and able to work independently. They will possess a broad knowledge of community resources, a willingness to effectively lead groups and will conduct oneself in a professional manner. 

Benefits for the position include health insurance, dental insurance, and vision insurance, as well as a 401(k) match, flexible scheduling and paid time off. 

The salary range for this position is $15.00 to $18.00. This is a full‐time position. To apply, please send your resume, interest letter and letters of reference to Cindy Arneson at carneson@staircaseyouthservices.org.