Job Posting: MHP Salud Program Coordinator

MHP Salud, a national non-profit agency conducting health education and outreach in underserved and isolated communities, seeks a motivated, energetic, organized, and focused Program Coordinator for its Ypsilanti, Michigan office.

“Staff diversity and innovative programming make MHP Salud a fun and supportive work environment. The organization offers positions that challenge staff and inspire personal growth. At the same time, MHP Salud’s excellent, family-friendly personnel policies encourage staff members to model healthy living on all levels.”

The Program Coordinator will manage two key programs for the agency and must be detail-oriented, well-organized, and have the ability to multi-task in a demanding and constantly changing environment. Successful candidates will also be able to analyze and synthesize information, work both independently and collaboratively, facilitate teams, be experienced supervisors, and have excellent oral and written communication skills. Applicants must be able to read, write and speak both English and Spanish, be computer literate, and, at a minimum, possess an Associate’s degree (Bachelor’s preferred).

Salary Range: $48,000- $52,900/year, based on qualifications and experience.

Benefits: MHP Salud believes in the importance of accessible and affordable benefits that allow you and your family to be healthy and plan for your future. As you join us in our work as a full time regular employee (in 2017, less than 1% of our employees were part time or temporary), your benefits begin on your first day (all of them).

  • For health care, we pay 100% of employee premiums, 75% of the premium for employee
    + 1 plans, and 85% of the premiums for family plans. We pay 100% of the employees dental and vision plans and carry excellent long term disability insurance for our employees (paid by us).
  • We provide employer paid Life insurance and offer you the ability to add more for yourself and your spouse and children.
  •  You are immediately vested in our 403 (B) retirement plan with an employer contribution of 6.5% of your salary with an additional 2% if matched by you.
  •  In addition to 13 holidays and 12 Health and Wellness days per year, employees receive 152 hours of leave in their first year (increasing in their 4th and 8th year)

Please see here for a full job description. APPLY NOW

MSU Puerto Rico Dairy Employee Liaison (Posting closes 1.31.18)

As a part of a grant-funded project entitled “Establishing a sustainable program for workforce development of employees from Puerto Rico for Michigan dairy farms” MSU Extension is seeking to hire a bi-lingual liaison to work with the employees.   The liaison would meet with hired Puerto Ricans by phone and in-person on farms in Michigan and would help with their transition to the northern US and to the job. This is an on-call position for 19 hrs./week. It is currently funded for 13 months (Feb. 1, 2018 – Feb. 28, 2019) with the possibility of extension. 

Below are the job description and application form. Applications will be received until January 31, 2018.


Job description for M-AAA grant

Puerto Rico Project Liaison Job App

Job posting – Assistance Payments Supervisor – Migrant Program, Kent County. Posting closes 01.15.18

Assistance Payments Supervisor – Migrant Program

Salary:  $1,782.40 – $2,605.60 Biweekly
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Job Type:  Permanent Full Time
Department:  Health and Human Services – Counties
Job Number:  4303-18-KENT-CASH-057-FILL
Closing:  1/15/2018 5:00 PM Eastern
Job Description:  The Migrant Program Supervisor manages, directs, and monitors the activities of Migrant Program Workers in the Local Office.  The Migrant Program Supervisor provides support, direction and serves as a resource person to subordinate staff to ensure proper application of migrant and non-migrant policies and procedures related to financial, medical, food assistance, and emergency assistance programs.This position has a Selective Position Requirement:  Fluency in speaking, reading and writing Spanish.

See complete position description here: Assistance Payments Supervisor – Position Description.

The People’s Governor forum is March 3rd. Don’t miss out. Register now!




Friends –

We are excited to build grassroots people power with you in 2018 around The People’s Governor Forum: Transforming Michigan’s Future on Saturday, March 3 at 12pm! It will he held at the Historic Little Rock Baptist Church – 9000 Woodward Ave. Detroit, MI 48202.

This forum is being co-sponsored by over 40 organizations who are joining together to demand that candidates for governor address key issues for our communities. We believe our state needs a bold agenda that will tackle the root causes of poverty, inequality, and racism head on. We’ll be asking candidates to outline their plans for criminal justice reform, immigrants rights, affordable health care & elder care, child care, and environmental justice.

Register here – – space is limited!

Organizations Co-Sponsoring the Event

  • Action of Greater Lansing
  • African Bureau for Immigration Services and Assistance (ABISA)
  • Arab American Civil Rights League
  • Asian & Pacific Islander American Vote – Michigan
  • Birmingham Temple Social Justice Committee
  • Board of Justice, Michigan Conference, United Methodist Church
  • Central Michigan Action, Mt Pleasant
  • Central United Methodist Church, Detroit
  • Coalition to Oppose the Expansion of US Ecology
  • Community Economic Development Association of MI (CEDAM)
  • Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW)
  • Council of Baptist Pastors of Detroit & Vicinity
  • Detroit Action Commonwealth
  • Emgage
  • Fems for Change
  • First United Methodist Church of Ferndale
  • Greater Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church
  • Interfaith Council for Peace & Justice
  • Latin Americans for Social and Economic Development (LA SED)
  • MADE Institute, Flint
  • Metropolitan AME Zion Church, Detroit
  • Michigan Muslim Community Council
  • Michigan Nurses Association
  • Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters & Millwrights
  • Michigan Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Network
  • Michigan United
  • Nation Outside
  • National Network for Arab American Communities
  • Pastor & Associates Law, Troy
  • Peace and Social Concerns Committee, Detroit Friends Meeting
  • Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Detroit
  • SEIU Healthcare Michigan
  • Sierra Club Michigan Environmental Justice Action Group
  • Trinity Lutheran Church, Richmond
  • UAW Local 600, Dearborn
  • Universalist Unitarian Church of Farmington
  • Washtenaw Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights (WICIR)
  • Women’s March Michigan
  • Women of Michigan Action Network, Midland
  • YWCA Kalamazoo

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The Michigan United Team

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Western Michigan University (WMU) CAMP Seeks Recruiter

Position:  Coordinator of College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) Outreach and Recruitment

Western Michigan University’s Division of Multicultural Affairs seeks a passionate individual for the Coordinator of Outreach and Recruitment for the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP). Candidate must have strong interpersonal skills and be available to travel during concentrated recruitment season. Applicant must be bilingual in English and Spanish with at least one year of relevant experience and a bachelor’s degree in a related field.

For complete description, minimum requirements and application procedures, visit our website  and search for Posting #0604251. Only applications submitted through this site will be considered. Posting will remain open until Tuesday 12/05/2017.

WMU is an AA/EO employer. Minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and all other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

LARA is seeking a General Office Assistant


invites applications for the position of:

An Equal Opportunity Employer

JOB #: 6401-17-W&H-006
DEPARTMENT: Licensing and Regulatory Affairs – LARA
JOB TYPE: Permanent Full Time

$15.92 – $22.53
OPENING DATE: 11/09/17
CLOSING DATE: 11/16/17 05:00 PM
Assist the Administrative Support Unit with answering telephone calls, opening mail, filing and word processing tasks.

The ability to speak fluent Spanish is desirable for this position.

The work hours will be from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Click here to view the Position Description.

Educational level typically acquired through completion of high school.
Certain positions may require a criminal history background check.View the job specification at:


2018-19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) Opened Oct. 1

OCTOBER 3, 2017

Internal Revenue Service Data Retrieval Tool (IRS DRT) is Available!

The financial aid filing season officially began at 1 a.m. ET on Sunday, Oct. 1 with the launch of the 2018‒19 FAFSA® at Nearly 238,000 online applications were submitted the first day, representing an eight percent increase compared to one year ago.

Most students and parents are eligible to use the IRS DRT to electronically transfer their 2016 tax return information. The tool returned Oct. 1 for the 2018‒19 FAFSA with extra security and privacy protections to safeguard sensitive taxpayer data.

Each year, more than 20 million FAFSAs are submitted, resulting in more than $120 billion in federal grants, loans and work-study funds to help pay for college or career school.  Read more…

Making change: The state budget as a tool for racial and ethnic equity

The 2018 budget includes several investments that address pervasive, unacceptable and avoidable barriers to opportunity for many of the state’s children of color, but a much more intentional effort is needed to overcome long-standing inequities that can be traced to current and historic public policies in Lansing and nationwide. State budgets are not “colorblind”—even if their disproportionate impact is unintended.  Read more…

Former HUD Secretary Henry Cisneros to speak at MSU

September 6, 2017 – Heidi Macwan

EAST LANSING, Mich. – In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Henry Cisneros, the former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Development, will give a lecture Oct. 11 at Michigan State University.

Hosted by the School of Planning, Design and Construction, the event will take place at 5 p.m. in the auditorium at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in East Lansing.

Cisneros will speak on three topics: Cities and the economy, smart growth and sustainability, and American Latinos and the nation’s future.  Read more…