Weekly Jobs Roundup: Jobs in Detroit

Detroit has a long history, and can lay claim to many distinctions, including being the birthplace of the assembly line and the home of Motown. A center for nonprofit activity in the United States, Detroit is a great place to search for a social impact position.

Detroit has many open teaching positions, especially with charter schools. If you’re interested in this kind of work, the Detroit Achievement Academy is currently searching for lead teachers, a principal, and teaching fellows.

If you have experience with green building and architecture, EcoWorks has three open positions in Detroit. Water Smart Coordinator, Water Smart Educators, and a Green Consultant.

Job seekers with experience in project management should check out this position with the Pope Francis Center or this one with the Local Initiatives Support Corporation.

You can help develop improvement for schools all around Detroit as a School Designer with EL Education. You’ll need at least 5 years of classroom experience and a desire to transform education!

Looking for an entry-level position? The William Davidson Foundation in Troy needs a Program Associate to help further its mission of improving the cultural and economic vitality of Southeastern Michigan.

Also in Troy, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is searching for an Operations Specialist with administrative experience.

If you’re in college or just graduated and looking for work, you may want to consider applying to become a Challenge Detroit Fellow. If selected, you’ll be part of an innovative program working to improve Detroit!

So if you live in or near Detroit or are looking for a reason to move to the area, there are plenty of opportunities! Search for jobs, internships, or volunteer opportunities in Detroit, and see what the Motor City has to offer!

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