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Director - Session Management for Saturday Session

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Minds Matter of Detroit


Minds Matter Detroit is a college prep program that helps low-income students get into their best fit college through SAT prep, mentoring, and summer enrichment programs.

This position is responsible for overseeing and implementing Minds Matter Saturday sessions, which take place between 9:45am - 2:45 pm. This position will oversee the operations academics, programming, and summer enrichment programs. It will also manage the Saturday sessions. They are responsible for the following:

  • Oversees/works with the Vice Presidents of the 3 areas of Minds Matter to prepare for and execute a cohesive Saturday session
    • The 3 areas are: Academics, Programming, and Summer Enrichment Programs.
  • Maintains a support team of individuals outside of the Vice Presidents with specific skill sets to assist in the execution of Saturday session
  • Maintain relationship with UofD Mercy security and maintenance staff
    • Once we are back to in-person sessions
  • Make certain volunteers and students are respectful of donated space leaving it in a condition equal to or better than upon arriving
  • Arrive first to Session to open and set up all zones
  • Order, pick up, set up, and break down breakfast and lunch
    • Students normally eat at the cafe on campus, so this is rarely needed
  • Maintain Minds Matter Attendance
  • Make sure all Minds Matter students and volunteers check in/ check out
  • Collect and distribute documents as necessary
  • Make certain all necessary materials are stocked and organized
  • Maintain auxiliary computers for student use as needed
  • Manages emergency contact protocol among all key stakeholders

For this position we are looking for someone with experience in running the operations for a non-profit or an organization that works with high school students.

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About Minds Matter of Detroit


535 Griswold, suite 111-112, Detroit, MI 48226, US

Mission Statement

Minds Matter transforms the lives of accomplished high school students from low-income families by broadening their dreams and preparing them for college success.


Minds Matter brings bright and motivated high school students together with dedicated mentors to help them achieve academic excellence, expand educational horizons and ultimately gain acceptance to college. This is accomplished in a 3-year program that includes 32 Saturday sessions (half academic and half mentoring) per year and 2 Summer program.

There are three program components that differentiate Minds Matter from other organizations: academic instruction, individualized mentoring support, and summer enrichment programs.

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Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • Strategic Planning
  • Community Outreach
  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Organization
  • Project Management




  • 9:45am - 2:45 pm on Saturdays between September 2022 - May 2021. We ask for 80% attendance.
  • Ideally this person would have a background in operating a non-profit's programming. Working with low-income high school students is a big plus.

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