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Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

Employment Opportunities


Intake & Administrative Specialist

The Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan is seeking a qualified individual to serve as the first point of contact with the organization, providing programmatic and administrative support.

Organization
The Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan is a nonprofit civil rights organization working to investigate illegal housing discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, familial status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, income source, and student status. Based in Ypsilanti and with a satellite office in Lansing, we provide services to 10 counties: Clinton, Eaton, Hillsdale, Ingham, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, Monroe, Shiawassee, and Washtenaw.

Job Responsibilities
Responsibilities will include:

  1. answering phones, conducting fair housing complaint intake, and providing appropriate referrals for non-fair housing calls
  2. monitoring and responding to a dedicated complaint email account
  3. collecting and analyzing data from complaint files
  4. assisting with various administrative tasks (copying, scanning, faxing, mailing, ordering office supplies, etc.)
  5. organizing physical and electronic files
  6. data entry on a cloud-based database
  7. other tasks as assigned

Required Skills

Desired Experience

Compensation

Salary: $25/hour, 32 hours a week

Benefits: health insurance, 3 weeks paid vacation, paid holidays

Work format: Hybrid. This position requires some in-person work and also permits some virtual/remote work.

To Apply

APPLICATION PERIOD EXTENDED: Applications accepted until position is filled, with priority given to those received by 5 PM on Friday, April 19, 2024. Please send a cover letter addressing your relevant skills, qualifications, and interests, along with your resume, to Pam Kisch (she/her/hers) at info@fhcmichigan.org.


Civil Rights Testers

We are always recruiting part-time, as-needed, paid, or volunteer civil rights testers


Volunteer Opportunities

Cooperating Attorney Program

The Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan (FHC), in order to advance the cause of fair housing and to help secure the legal rights of complainants who allege violations of state or federal laws, enters into “agreements” with certain private practice attorneys. Those attorneys, referred to as “FHC Cooperating Attorneys”, agree to accept FHC-referred cases in accordance with the terms outlined by the Fair Housing Center.

If you are interested in learning more about becoming an FHC Cooperating Attorney, please contact Executive Director Pam Kisch at 1-877-979-FAIR or email pkisch@fhcmichigan.org.

Outreach

Spread the word about our services by putting up fliers and distributing materials. We have printable versions of brochures and fliers available on our site or contact us if you’d like already printed materials for you or your organization.

Committees

We are always looking for help on our Event Planning Committee. Our goal is to hold multiple fundraising and outreach events each year, including our annual Fair Housing Breakfast. Contact Kristen at kcuhran@fhcmichigan.org for more information.

Are you passionate about the fight for fair housing? Do you have experience working with non-profit organizations or legal services, or have another skillset you may like to contribute to the FHC? Consider serving on our Board of Directors! Contact Kristen at kcuhran@fhcmichigan.org for more information.

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