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.

Part-time Volunteer Coordinator (Washtenaw County & Detroit):

Volunteers and interns are the lifeblood of 826michigan and we are seeking an organized and enthusiastic Volunteer Coordinator to support our existing programs in all three cities.  This role is responsible for growing and supporting the pool of caring adults that provide individualized attention to our students, including facilitating our internship and service learning program. The Volunteer Coordinator plays a pivotal role in our operation by inspiring  people to get involved, stay engaged, learn, and make a difference. 

This position works 30 hours per week. For more information including compensation and application instructions, please view the full job posting.


AmeriCorps VISTA Opportunities:

AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service To America) members make a full-time, year-long commitment to a capacity-building program within a nonprofit or government agency serving low-income communities. In return for their service, AmeriCorps VISTA members receive a modest living allowance and health benefits during their service, and have the option of receiving an education award or post-service stipend after completing their service.

For more information about what it means to be a VISTA, please visit

Please visit each link below for more about the individual positions and to apply.

Fund Development and Events Associate (Detroit)

Program Engagement Specialist (Washtenaw County)


Thank you to everyone who applied for our Program Coordinator positions supporting our existing programs in Ypsilanti and Detroit. Applications are now closed; we are currently reviewing applications and will be in touch with all candidates following our review.


826michigan is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages people of color, LGBTQ+, and disabled persons to apply.

Liberty Street Robot
Supply & Repair
115 East Liberty Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 761-3463
Detroit Robot Factory
1351 Winder
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 818-0255