Ele's Place Greater Flint and Genesee County is seeking a full-time (30 hr./wk.) Bereavement/Volunteer Coordinator to coordinate the recruitment, training, assignment and supervision of programming volunteers.

Education Requirements:
Master's degree, and a minimum of LLMSW, LLPC, or LLMFC certification
Essential Job Functions:
  • Oversees the recruitment of program volunteers for Ele's Place in Flint, and responds to inquiries from other potential volunteers. Ensures volunteer packets are sent to interested candidates, and information in these packets are kept up-to-date. Coordinates the pre- and post-trainng interview process for prospective facilitators, and conducts interviews.
  • Plans and coordinates all aspects of facilitator training program and leads portions of the training. Identifies additional training needs for facilitators and group leaders; coordinates the development and implementation of trainings, such as in-service workshops. Trains program helpers as needed.
  • Coordinates assignment of facilitators and other program volunteers (program helpers, substitute facilitators, clinicians).
  • Assists with overseeing support groups sessions as assigned.
  • Conducts family intakes and orientations as assigned; provides follow-up and referral as needed.
  • Maintains family records, including records of applications sent and received, and ensures that family information on database system is correct and up-to-date.
  • Responds to inquiries from families and others seeking information, guidance and/or referral.
  • Ensures that volunteer records (database and files) are maintained accurately, including records of volunteer packets sent, applications received, and volunteer assignments.
  • Assists with one or more of the following specific responsibilities, as assigned:
    • Plans for and coordinates activity room projects
    • Makes presentations to community groups, teachers, physicians, etc. about Ele's Place and children's grief issues.
    • Keeps mental health therapist referral list up-to-date
    • Ensures community resources list is up-to-date
  • Other duties as assigned

Ele's Place Ann Arbor is seeking a part-time (2-3 hrs. /wk.) Building Maintenance Technician to perform all necessary maitenance for the Ann Arbor building; assisting the Operations Manager with upkeep of building and grounds through routine procedures and special work orders.

Education Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent, associate degree (preferred)
Essential Job Functions:
  • Check Maintenance/Repair Request Log for entries made by staff.  Address maintenance needs (such as adjusting heating and cooling controls), replacing air filters, mounting items to the wall, and make minor building repairs as able (such as patching holes in walls and spot-painting).  Contact appropriate vendors as necessary, with approval by Operations Manager. 
  • Check all walls, floors, countertops and other surfaces throughout the building for safety and functionality.  Make note of cleaning needs in Cleaning Log (CL). 
  • Check grounds for watering, mowing, weeding, raking, snowplowing, salting, and shoveling needs. Contact preferred vendor to address needs.
  • Check grounds for trash, etc., and pick up as needed. Sweep entrance area outside door when necessary.
  • Check lights in each room (ceiling, lamps, etc.) and hallways; replace bulbs as needed. Notifies Operations Manager when bulbs need ordering.
  • Move furniture or other items as requested. Contact moving vendor when necessary, with approval by Operations Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Ele's Place Capital Region is seeking both a part-time (20 hr./wk.) Bereavement Coordinator and a full-time (30 hr./wk.) Bereavement Coordinator to oversee assigned support group programming responsibilities. The Bereavement Coordinator will provide guidance, information, and referrals to families and others regarding issues of death, grief, and loss.

Education Requirements:
Master's degree, and a minimum of LLMSW, LLPC, or LLMFC certification
Essential Job Functions:
  • Provides guidance for Ele’s Place families about programming questions and concerns. Identifies and coordinates Ele’s Place families in need of referrals to mental health therapists, protective services, or other outside resources.
  • Provides guidance/support/feedback to facilitators and volunteers. Briefs them about new family updates, procedures, and other announcements. Ensures all program set-up/clean-up work is completed.
  • Coordinates and conducts family intakes and orientations; provides follow-up and referral as needed.
  • Maintains family records, including records of applications sent and received, and ensures that family information on database system is correct and up-to-date.
  • Coordinates group assignments for family members, with assistance from Program Director.
  • Assists callers and visitors with inquiries seeking information, guidance, and/or referrals.
  • Maintains inventory of program supplies and ensures that supplies are procured.
  • Helps to ensure that child safety policies, emergency procedures and building safety policies are followed by all program staff and volunteers.
  • Fulfills one or more of the following specific responsibilities, as assigned:
    • Produces quarterly family bulletin
    • Compiles satisfaction survey results
    • Assists with facilitator training program by presenting one or more topics
    • Plans for and coordinates activity room projects
    • Makes presentations to community groups, teachers, physicians, etc. about Ele’s Place and children’s grief issues
    • Keeps therapist referral list and/or community resources lit up-to-date
    • Coordinates other projects, as assigned
  • Participates in Program Team meetings and works with the staff to ensure applicable strategic plan goals are achieved.
  • Other duties as assigned