Michigan Community Action is a member service network dedicated to reducing poverty in Michigan by supporting Community Action Agencies in their quest to change the lives of low-income Michiganders. We invite you to learn more about Community Action, the causes we’re fighting for, and the progress we're making. 
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Statement from Michigan Community Action about the Social Justice Roots of Our Movement and Anti-Racism

Read this statement on our NEWS page.  

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Michigan Community Action Call to Action on LIHEAP for Weatherization

Dear Community Action Member and Low Income Energy Access Advocates,

We are enlisting your help to advocate for more LIHEAP funding for Weatherization for low-income families in Michigan. We urge everyone who considers themselves an advocate for low-income families, economic empowerment, and investing to do our part to protect state from climate change to take action today!

Michigan is submitting the FY 2023 Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Plan and it is available for public comment here: Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) State Plans (michigan.gov).

There will be no public hearing this year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic; and comments on the LIHEAP Plan may be submitted by email to [email protected]  through August 19, 2022.

We’ve drafted some preliminary talking points, listed on the following page, that can be incorporated into your comments:
 
To access a copy and paste friendly version of the Key Points, click here

2022 Summer Conference Wrap Up 

Boyne MountainThe 2022 MCA Summer Conference is a wrap, and we want to thank everyone who helped make this a great event. A highlight of the conference was our three keynote speakers Dr. Dwinita Mosby Tyler from The Equity Project, Dr. Wendy Ellis from George Washington University, and Meredith Kennedy from Native North Tours and Storytelling. Each featured speaker brought a focus grounded in equity and how we can strengthen our communities and each other through the work of Community Action.  
Thank you to our attendees both in-person and virtual who engaged with the content and each other, it was great to connect!  Thank you to our sponsors, exhibitors, and partners for their support and role in making the conference happen. Finally, thank you to all of the speakers who shared their knowledge and expertise so that we could all learn together. 
We are already starting to think ahead to next year’s conference and if you attended the conference this year and have not yet completed the overall conference evaluation, we would appreciate your feedback to support planning for next year. You can complete the overall conference evaluation, here

 

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Current Job Opportunities in Community Action

Kent County Community Action is seeking a Director

Kent County is seeking a dynamic and resourceful Community Action Director to be a part of our executive team. The successful candidate will work under the general direction of the Kent County Community Action Governing Board and the Office of the County Administrator/Controller in providing strategic leadership and oversight for Kent County Community Action. Kent County Community Action’s goal is to provide food, improved housing opportunities, utility assistance, home repair, weatherization services and support services for eligible County residents and seniors. The Community Action Director will lead the development of effective strategic, annual, staffing and spending plans as well as process improvements and customer service enhancements. Additional opportunities for success will be in the monitoring of human services needs, funding sources, collaboration opportunities, grant management and submission of proposals for funding eligible projects and programs. Relationship building is essential to success. Selfless leadership, a person who will listen, collaborate, and help identify eligible projects to implement grant funding that will improve access to housing, food, and other services to Kent County residents.  See full job description, or apply here

Saginaw County Community Action Committee is seeking Contractors and Energy Auditors

Saginaw Job Openings Flyer

 

Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency Job Opportunities 

View All Job Opportunities with OLHSA 

OLHSA is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, OLHSA will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact [email protected]or fax to (248)209-2615

Job Postings Outside the Network

None at this time


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MCA is a proud member of America’s Poverty Fighting Network, the Community Action Partnership