Careers


Haven House employs over a dozen full- and part-time staff to provide the best case management and support services to homeless families. See a list of current Haven House staff.  When staff positions become available, Haven House posts them here, as well as using a number of online job boards.  

One of the best ways to start is by volunteering: many staff members began as volunteers with Haven House.


To apply for an open position: email your cover letter and resumé.
Position: Development Director
Position Status: Salaried, Full-Time, Exempt
Starting Annual Salary Range: $47,000-$53,000 (combination of annual salary and performance-based bonus).

Summary of Functions
Leads Haven House’s fund development program. Plans, develops, and manages fund development processes and activities, to grow the donor base and increase fundraising capacity and revenues consistent with the goals and objectives of Haven House. The Development Director works in partnership with the Executive Director to plan and implement grant-writing activities, manage external communications and public relations, and manage relationships with the Board of Directors., Reports to the Executive Director. Supervises and works in partnership with the Communications Coordinator.

Duties and ResponsibilitiesEducation and Other Qualifications for the Position
1. Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in a relevant field preferred
2. Fundraising experience: Minimum of 3 years preferred
3. Pass Criminal background check
4. Possess a valid Michigan Driver’s License
5. Competencies including: Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Oral/Written Communication, Teamwork/Collaboration, Information Technology, Leadership, Professionalism, Career Management, and Functional Competencies specific to communications, development and fundraising.

Benefits include:Application Requirements: Submit your resume and cover letter to Haven House via careers@havenhouseel.org
 

Position:  Communications Coordinator
Position Status: Salaried, Full-Time, Exempt
Starting Annual Salary Range:  $35,600-$39,000
 
Summary of Functions
Reports to and works in partnership with the Development Director to implement the agency’s Fund Development Plan.   Designs consistent and visually appealing agency communications across a variety of formats. Tracks and utilize metrics to drive communications planning and implementation. Collaborate with Haven House staff to share our mission with the community and encourage support of our mission to provide shelter and support to local homeless families.
 
Duties and ResponsibilitiesRequired Education and Other Qualifications for the Position
  1. College-level courses in design, user experience, communication, and/or journalism
  2. Digital/Graphic Design experience through classroom, volunteer, or internship experience
  3. Experience managing and maintaining a website and social media platforms
  4. Pass Criminal background check
  5. Possess a valid Michigan Driver’s License
  6. Competencies:
  1. Strong digital and print design skills
  2. Ability to clearly articulate and share the mission of Haven House
  3. Organizational skills to plan and execute events
  4. Background in communicating in print, online, and in person to diverse audiences

Position: Shelter Coordinator
Position Status: Hourly, Part-Time, Non-Exempt
Starting Hourly Rate:  $14.00
 
Summary of Functions
The Shelter Coordinator will work primarily during daytime or evening hours and is responsible for monitoring shelter functions and solving problems that arise. The Shelter Coordinator will be working cooperatively with other staff members, volunteers, and student interns who are on duty during the day to clarify and share responsibilities and to enhance team functioning. In addition, the Shelter Coordinator will provide information in writing to other staff concerning resident issues, building issues and any other relevant matters. Providing such information will enable the rest of the staff to take appropriate action and will enhance the ability of the entire staff to function as a team and coordinate activities.
 
Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe applicant must have excellent verbal/written communication skills and strong mediation/problem solving capabilities. Must be comfortable with working independently in a communal living setting. Must be able to work a flexible schedule that may include days, evenings, overnights, weekends, and holidays.

Education and Other Qualifications for the Position
To apply for an open position: email your cover letter and resumé.