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Fall 2020

Work-Study Bryant Market

Food Program Assistant

Bryant Market Program Assistants kindly welcome and greet all clients with cultural competence that meets CAN's standards. They maintain client records and upload information into the program database, conduct client intakes and consistently record program participation, assist in the distribution of perishable and nonperishable products to a diverse population, and manage food pantry inventory (purge expired food, organize food, etc.). Program Assistants also Identify and execute food program process improvements, implement food program satisfaction surveys, update food resource information as needed, maintain a clean and organized environment. 

This Fall, our programs may look different than normal as we practice the CDC Safety Guidelines in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Qualified candidates:

  • Are available to work at least two of the following days/time slots-

    • Mondays: 10:00am-3:00pm​

    • Tuesdays: 10:00am-3:00pm

    • Wednesdays: 8:30am-3:00pm

    • Thursdays: 8:30am-3:00pm

    • Fridays: 10:00am-2:00pm

  • Are passionate about working with families in partnership, leading with cultural competence

  • Encompass strong collaboration and communication skills

Contact Derrick Miller to learn more:

Responsible for overall leadership of the daily operations of CAN's Brick Community Center located at Brick Elementary. This individual is responsible for creating a positive, warm, and structured culture/atmosphere in the community center among 15-30 children and youth. Management responsibilities include hiring, supervision, and evaluation of interns, program ssistancs, and volunteer groups. Primary responsibility of the site's After School Prgraom, Family/Housing Stabilization, and Community Building services. During the summer, the DIrector will have primary responsibility for Brick's Summer Camp program. Position is responsible for compliance with personnel policies, quality assurance, and conditions of grants and contracts applicable to programs and services at the site.

Our programs will look different than normal as we practice the CDC Safety Guidelines in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.


  • Education and experience- BSW or Education-related field with minimum of 3 years experience in a human service organization; MSW preferred with at least 1 year experience in similar setting

  • Certification/Licensure - Michigan Social Work License preferred

  • Valid Michigan chauffeur's driver's license is preferred

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs

Director of Brick Community Center

Contact Derrick Miller

Salaried, Full-Time

Contact Derrick Miller to learn more:


Part-time with possibility for growth into full-time

50% copy-editing / 50% digital business marketing & communications

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Passion for CAN's mission and values

  • Experience or interest in working at a nonprofit that partners with under-resourced families

  • Demonstrates skills in written communication and attention to detail

  • At least 1 year education or equivalent experience in digital business marketing

  • Experience or interest in graphic design

  • Ability to self-motivate and work independently

  • Creative problem-solving abilities

  • Proficient in or able to quickly learn how to use Adobe Photoshop & WIX

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Google Docs/Google Suite

Contact Katie Lampen to learn more:
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CAN Summer Program Facilitators work with a dedicated team to operate a 6-week educational summer program at one of CAN's multiple sites, partnering with rising 1st-6th graders to participate in fun and engaging activities focused on the theme of "Wellness" and preventing summer learning loss. Camp this year will be mostly in-person outdoor with masks. 

This position is made possible through the AmeriCorps Summer Associate program.

Commitment: Monday-Friday, 9:30am-5:30pm (some variations apply by site) from June 14-August 6


  • Must be at least 18 years of age (as required through AmeriCorps VISTA)

  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills

  • Self-directed worker willing to take initiative and risks

  • Able to work in a flexible environment

  • Positive, can-do attitude; passionate about working with children & youth

Contact Paige Ampey to learn more:

Summer Program Facilitator

(AmeriCorps Summer Associate)

6-Week Summer Day Camp
8 Week Commitment (Training & Wrap-Up Weeks)
Enrollment Now May 2021
Part-Time, Seasonal - Initially ~3 months

CAN Outreach Specialist on Neighborhood Sustainability

CAN is partnering with the City of Ann Arbor's Office of Sustainability and Innovations (OSI) on a one-year pilot program to co-design a path to sustainably enhance the quality of life in the Bryant neighborhood. 


We will help create a home assessment to identify issues related to comfort, health, and safety that can be addressed, improved, and add economic, social, and cultural value to your home and neighborhood. Replacing windows to better maintain internal home temperature or adding more greenspaces are examples of tangible improvements that could be made to help enhance sustainability and comfort. CAN and OSI will work closely with Bryant residents to ensure the improvements are wanted, needed, and are aligned with the City’s plan to achieve carbon neutrality in Ann Arbor by 2030.


CAN’s outreach specialist will help engage, educate, and coordinate activities and services in relation to the project co-design. These outreach activities and services will vary but will include things like conducting surveys, coordinating neighborhood social events, and implementing initiatives co-created by CAN, OSI, and Bryant residents.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • A passion for the mission & values of CAN

  • Experience or interest in working with a nonprofit that partners with under-resourced families

  • Demonstrated skills in written communication & attention to detail

  • Ability to establish rapport with members of a diverse community

  • Ability to self-motivate and work independently

  • Creative problem-solving abilities

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Google Docs/Google Drive Suite

  • Willingness to adapt as we work together to figure out the best outreach strategies

How to apply: Email Derrick Miller at with your resume and cover letter. Please include what draws you to this position, what special skills do you possess that would help you in this job, and what is one thing about you that we can’t learn from your resume.
10-20 hours/week, $16/hour
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