Spitler Elementary Project FOCUS Site Coordinator

TrueNorth Community Services

Job Description


Are you passionate about helping others? Join our team of highly experienced professionals and take a step towards serving those in need.

TrueNorth is an independent, non-profit human service organization that strengthens rural and urban communities and empowers individuals by meeting them where their needs are. Our programs help inspire future leaders, encourage self-sufficiency, and create new opportunities. We not only help pull communities together we help them push confidently forward. We are looking for influencers, innovators, and change-makers to join our team. If you are truly interested in working for a non-profit that creates community change, TrueNorth has the job for you!

As a full-time salaried employee of TrueNorth, you would be eligible for a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), employer paid life, AD&D, short-term disability, flexible spending accounts, and paid time off.

JOB TITLE: Project FOCUS Site Coordinator, Spitler Elementary

SUMMARY: This position is responsible for the development, implementation, administration and coordination of Project FOCUS (For Our Children’s Ultimate Success) programming at a specific school site.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following, although other tasks and duties may be assigned.

  • Be thoroughly familiar with the approved grant contract with MDE.
  • Provide administration and direction to support the out-of-school time program including the development of program activities and activity units.
  • Recruit, hire, train, supervise, schedule and evaluate staff.
  • Post schedule and daily written lesson plans with staff assigned to specific duties.
  • Monitor contracted workers.
  • Establish partnerships with the school site and partner agencies.
  • Assist with the recruitment and retention of students.
  • Plan and conduct parent/family service events.
  • Assist in communication to all staff including teachers, principals, parents, transportation coordinator, community partners, site coach and program directors.
  • Assist program staff with daily programming and administration of grant.
  • Work closely with site coach to assess the program and staffing needs, including human resource issues.
  • Serve on special events committees as needed.
  • Maintain all attendance and reenrollment records to ensure that all records are up to date in the statewide evaluation system (EZ Reports and YPQA).
  • Understand security plans and active involvement in emergency procedures, crisis prevention plans and student disciplinary policies.
  • Maintains all Project FOCUS property and equipment.
  • Utilize appropriate technology including but not limited to Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, and Publisher.
  • Attends all mandatory meetings, conferences and trainings.
  • Assist community liaison in building partnerships and securing necessary donations.
  • Travel to various sites and TrueNorth.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Maintain regular and consistent attendance and punctuality.
  • Attend all staff meetings.

SCHEDULE: This position is on a 44-week schedule (85% FTE).


  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from four year College or University
  • Must meet minimum requirements for licensing “program director” as defined in Licensing Rules for Child Care Centers, December 2008.
  • Valid Michigan Drivers License and the ability to travel to and from sites on a regular basis.


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $37,500.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

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