AmeriCorps Urban Safety


Cause Areas


Mon Mar 26, 2018 09:30 AM - Thu Mar 14, 2019 04:30 AM


300 River Place Dr., Suite 5250Suite 5250Stroh River Place Office ComplexDetroit, MI 48207


Are you
- a hands on team player;
- comfortable to lead and later to follow direction;
- itching to make a difference in your community;
- analytical and good with numbers;
- able to speak in front of large crowds;
- excited about using emerging technologies?

Then the AmeriCorps Urban Safety federal program is for you! Jefferson East, Inc. and Wayne State University Center for Urban Studies are currently recruiting new team members. For more information about AmeriCorps, email your questions to BreAnna Lockhart at or Charmayne Goines at

Applicants must be 18 years of age or over, possess a valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation. Candidates should have some experience with grass roots community organizing, conflict resolution, leadership skills, public speaking and computer software competency. Background in criminal justice, sociology, urban planning or non-profit management is preferred. A criminal background check is required and team members must be willing to work outside.

- Monthly stipend and medical coverage package
- Child care reimbursement assistance
- Student loan deferment
- $5,000 education award upon completion of one year federal service

To Apply
Provide your resume, cover letter and three references to K. A. Fields, Clean and Safe Director at by March 11, 2018

Who We Are
Jefferson East, Inc. (JEI) recently won an award and was recognized for innovative and inclusive development in Detroit. JEI is a collaborative leader in the physical and economic transformation that’s happening on Detroit’s lower eastside. The JEI service area spans 18.4 square miles, five unique and historic neighborhoods with over 42,000 residents. To learn more about JEI, visit


  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Some nights and weekends staffing agency booths
  • Lifting requirement up to 35 llbs

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