Posting: Basic Needs Specialist - United Way Southeastern Michigan

November 21, 2022

What it's like to work United? Here at United Way for Southeastern Michigan, our employees combine their individual strengths to develop solutions to some of our region's toughest challenges. Come join us as we mobilize a network of hundreds of partners and thousands of donors, advocates, and volunteers to build equitable communities of stable households and thriving children!

The Specialist, Basic Needs (grant-limited) is responsible for assisting with the planning, implementation, relationship management, monitoring, and reporting for a variety of key initiatives of the organization. The position will support United Way's community impact team's efforts in two main program areas focusing on our efforts to:

  • Partner with Oakland County to steward a large grant program of ARPA funding investments to ensure robust availability of mental and behavioral health programming in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Administer the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) for the Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, and City of Detroit jurisdictions.
  • This position will be guaranteed through 12/31/2023.

Follow the link to view the full job description.

Applicants are encouraged to submit a resume & cover letter for this opportunity. Candidates interested in this opportunity must provide proof of Covid vaccination status if selected for this role.


Emily Mueller, Director, Basic Needs

Ph:  313-937-6231

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