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

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Join us to Celebrate Community Action Month at the Capitol May 19th at 1:00 PM ET

Community Action MonthMichigan Community Action will hold its Community Action Awards presentation on May 19, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. beneath the Rotunda inside the State Capitol. The annual event recognizes the achievements and contributions of clients and volunteers whose accomplishments reflect the mission and spirit of Community Action.

We encourage our members to schedule meetings with your state and federal representatives on the morning of May 19th and to tell them your agency's community action story. An MCA guide with tips on how to talk to legislators is here.

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Conference Registration is OPEN!

Early Bird Registration

See our conference page for more information and to register.

 

Michigan Community Action invites you to support our annual Summer Conference as a sponsor or exhibitor in 2022

The hybrid conference will be held July 25-28, 2022, at Boyne Mountain Resort.

The summer conference brings together Community Action professionals from across Michigan and provides conference sponsors with the opportunity to engage with attendees, both in-person and virtually.  Through your participation, you will be supporting the Michigan Community Action network of individuals who work tirelessly to address the causes and conditions of poverty, so that all Michiganders can thrive.

Learn more about how you can support the 2022 Summer Conference.

Rapid COVID testing

COVID Testing

Finding rapid #COVID19 tests has been a challenge. To make sure vulnerable communities have access to free at-home tests, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is partnering with the Rockefeller Foundation to deliver 250,000 at-home tests to Michiganders in qualifying zip codes in Berrien, Genesee, Kent, Macomb, Muskegon, Oakland, Saginaw and Wayne counties, and the City of Detroit. To check eligibility, visit  AccessCovidTests.orgcall 888-535-6136 or contact 211.

Call for Proposals, 2022 MCA Summer Conference

Conference RFPMichigan Community Action (MCA) is seeking proposals for workshops and/or keynote speakers for the 2022 MCA Summer Conference which will be held July 25-28, 2022*, at the Boyne Mountain Resort. The event will be hybrid so both in-person and virtual workshop/ keynote proposals will be accepted. *Conference sessions will be held July 26-28.

The goal of the Summer Conference is to provide a variety of workshops on relevant topics for staff, board members and volunteers involved in the work of Community Action Agencies. We encourage proposals that support creativity and innovative practices. The theme of this year’s conference is Community Action, Community Care: Perseverance, Innovation, and Transformation. Please read the RFP guide for important information and instructions for submitting your proposal.

Proposals are due by March 8, 2022. By submitting a proposal you agree to our Code of Conduct.  

MCA welcomes Association's new Director of Training and Member Services

Michelle StevensMichelle Stevens joins us from the Early Childhood Investment Corporation, where she served as a TA Consultant on a variety of projects over the past five years, including providing training and technical assistance to the Great Start Collaboratives and Parent Coalitions across the state of Michigan. Most recently, Michelle led the monitoring and support of the eight county based and three regional Home Visiting Local Leadership Groups. 

Michelle brings experience with training and resource development and has worked collaboratively to support individuals and organizations to strengthen and grow their capacity by recognizing the unique strengths and challenges of every organization and community. She has also worked to support parent leadership in the Michigan Home Visiting system to create equitable and meaningful opportunities for the inclusion of parent voice in the development of program and services. 

She holds a BA in Community Services and is working to complete a MA in Eco Justice Education. Michelle is excited to support and further the MCA mission and vision by collaborating with the MCA team and member agencies. 

Michelle can be reached by email or her direct line 517-679-6391.   

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Current Job Opportunities in Community Action

Saginaw County Community Action Committee is seeking Contractors and Energy Auditors

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Menominee-Delta-Schoolcraft Community Action is seeking a Weatherization/Housing Director 

Menominee-Delta-Schoolcraft Community Action Agency is seeking a full-time individual to fill the role of Weatherization and Housing Rehab Director.  

This position is required to oversee Department of Energy grants to assist low-income families in weatherizing their homes in a five county area of the Upper Peninsula in Michigan.  A working knowledge of the Weatherization Program as administered by the state of Michigan is a preferred but MDSCAA will train the right person. A working knowledge of home construction a plus.  Individual must have good communication skills, both verbally and written, as well as a working knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.  The ability to learn web based data systems is required.  Training is provided on data systems.  See full job description and how to apply here

Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency Job Opportunities 

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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