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Join Our
Team

Community Action Network (CAN) envisions the closing of socio-economic gaps by providing educational and enrichment programs for children and teens, supportive services for families who are under-resourced, and challenging systems rooted in racism and inequality.

Team members are culturally competent and passionate about empowering families to acquire the resources they need to thrive, building meaningful relationships to understand and respond to the needs of families, and being a positive mentor to children & youth. They are strong collaborators and communicators, and they are willing to take initiative to provide the best possible programs and services.

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Contact Colette DeRaud to learn more:
cderaud@canwashtenaw.org

CAN After School Program Assistants (PAs) collaborate with CAN Directors, VISTAs, Interns, and Volunteers to operate after-school programs at one of our six community centers. To learn more about each community center, visit the web page for each location from the drop-down menu bar above titled "Locations".

PAs provide academic support, nutritional meals, mentorship, and more for CAN's K-12 children and youth. Visit our "Theory of Change" and "Guiding Principles" from the drop-down menu bar above titled "About".

Qualifications:

  • Must be work-study eligible

  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills

  • Self-directed worker willing to take initiative 

  • Able to work in a flexible environment

  • Able to commit to 3pm-6:30pm 2 days a week, Monday-Thursday

After School
Program Assistant

For Work-Study Eligible Students
Fall 2022 & Spring 2023
 

CAN Market Program Assistants (PAs) collaborate with CAN Directors, VISTAs, Interns, and Volunteers to operate the CAN Market food distribution and pantry at CAN's Bryant Community Center.

PAs unload the food delivery truck, set up food in the community center main room, intake families who attend, assist families with meeting their food and household item needs, organize the food pantry, and clean up after distribution.

Qualifications:

  • Must be work-study eligible

  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills

  • Self-directed worker willing to take initiative 

  • Able to work in a flexible environment

  • Available to commit to 9am-1pm, Monday-Friday (min. 2 days/week) with the option to expand work time to 9am-3pm if desired

Bryant Market
Program Assistant

For Work-Study Eligible Students
Fall 2022 & Spring 2023
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Contact Colette DeRaud to learn more:
cderaud@canwashtenaw.org
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Kayla poses by food
Contact Derrick Miller to learn more:
dmiller@canwashtenaw.org

AmeriCorps VISTAs with CAN are passionate about social justice and are seeking to develop professional, capacity-building experience for one year with a nonprofit dedicated to partnering with families to create better futures for themselves and improve the communities in which they live.

Qualifications:

  • 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

  • Able to commit to 40-hour workweek for one year

  • Looking for candidates with experience in education/curriculum development, graphic design, marketing & communications, business, nonprofit management, social work, public health, or dietetics/nutritionExperience in other specializations welcome if they are a good fit for CAN's needs 

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One Year Commitment
Ongoing Enrollment
 
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CAN is a proud sponsor of AmeriCorps VISTA