What We’re Looking For
The Michigan Coalition Against Homelessness is seeking a talented Manager of Authentic Engagement committed to helping end homelessness through the design and implementation of new programming, initiatives and policies that build power and opportunity for people with lived experience of homelessness and further MCAH’s priorities as outlined in the organization’s strategic plan.
We’re seeking a candidate with their own lived experience of homelessness. The Manager of Authentic Engagement is a new role at MCAH, and will guide the organization in efforts to center people with lived experience of homelessness in MCAH’s work, helping to create an environment that focuses on diversity, growing racial equity, inclusion and promoting housing justice. This role will be instrumental in our efforts to share power through meaningful partnership with people with lived expertise and create lasting structures that support our mission. They will manage related initiatives, relationships, cohorts and volunteers. We seek someone with proven organizational skills, who has substantial experience building relationships with diverse stakeholders (non-profit organizations, local government and system partners, advocates, and community groups), and has a creative and self-motivated spirit.
What You Will Do
The Manager of Authentic Engagement will work with the CEO and other members of the leadership team to develop internal capacity/practices and external initiatives in partnership with MCAH staff and persons with lived experience of homelessness. This will include the areas of policy, advocacy, research, equity and inclusion, and community-based capacity building.
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To apply, please submit a resume as well as a cover letter detailing your interest, qualifications, and experience (lived and professional) to MCAH’s Director of Programs & Personnel, Kelli Beavers, at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Wednesday, September 20th.