We Are Hiring – Community Engagement Manager

July 1, 2021


Detroit Future City and Local Initiatives Support Corporation are seeking a summer AmeriCorps member to serve as a Community Engagement Manager. We are recruiting a summer AmeriCorps member to be a part of our team for two months.

The service term is for 300 hours. The latest start date is Aug 1, 2021.

The Americorps member will be expected to undertake the following activities:

Housing Compact meetings: support the development of agendas, coordination of guest speakers, gather notes and follow-up items.

Housing Compact newsletter: gather materials and draft content for the monthly newsletter in MailChimp and connecting with Bloomerang.

Information management: the Housing Compact has several groups, projects and many relationships requiring a high level of information management including databases, use of software such as the Microsoft suite, Canva and other office management systems.

In performing these activities, Detroit Future City and LISC AmeriCorps anticipate that the person in this position will achieve the following goal(s):

Significantly contribute to a community needs assessment or implement community solutions making the host organization more effective and or efficient in serving residents


Upon successful completion of the full term of service, the member will be eligible for a $1,638.89 education award to pay off existing, eligible student loans or return to school. Members are eligible to place qualifying, existing student loans (not in default) into AmeriCorps forbearance. The position pays a total stipend of $4,500, and is payable by Detroit Future City to the AmeriCorps member in equal installments, and is considered taxable.


Please apply to: https://app.smartsheet.com/sheets/PWGHFvMccWMxvq42RxmRmC7QRGPf7P4RFxvm29J1

The candidate selected for this position will complete an account set up and on-line application via the My AmeriCorps Portal located here: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/login.do as well as intake forms via a secure system.

For more details on the position, please refer to the official service description, Attached.