Join the 826michigan team!

826michigan is looking for positive, creative, and hard-working people to join our team. We are committed to inspiring each of our 4,000 students to write confidently and skillfully with the help of adult volunteers in their communities. Please carefully explore the opportunities on this page; the person we are looking for could very well be you.


Development Director

The Development Director is committed to the long-term financial sustainability and advancement of 826michigan. This role is responsible for visioning, designing, and executing a comprehensive fundraising strategy to meet organizational revenue goals and to ensure that 826michigan has the resources needed to thrive. Reporting to and working closely with the Executive Director, the Development Director oversees all aspects of fundraising campaigns and external communications for annual and major gifts from individuals, foundations, corporations, endowments, and special events.

To see the full job posting, including application instructions, qualifications and compensation, please click here.


To learn more about our internship program, click here.


Inclusion Statement

As an organization committed to encouraging youth in their creative expression, personal growth, and academic success, 826 National and its chapters recognize the importance of diversity at all levels and in all aspects of our work. In order for us to serve students in a manner that is respectful, culturally sensitive, and effective, we must collectively and intentionally invest in building a diverse and inclusive organization where all are safe and welcomed. 826michigan prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, nationality, marital status, English fluency, parental status, citizenship, military service, or disability of any person employed by or seeking employment with 826michigan. 826michigan is an equal opportunity employer.

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