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.

Ypsilanti Program Manager
We are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic, and creative Program Manager to support our existing writing and tutoring programs in Ypsilanti starting in Fall 2017. This position will be responsible for our Drop-In Tutoring program at beezy’s cafe, Drop-In Writing at the Ypsilanti District Libraries, and assisting with in-school projects at our partner schools throughout Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor. Please view the full job description for details including qualifications, work schedule, and compensation.

This position is now closed; we are in the process of reviewing all submitted materials and will be in touch with all candidates after our review.


Executive Director

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director has overall responsibility for 826michigan’s operations and strategic plan. The successful candidate will combine a proven track record in nonprofit leadership with an understanding of 826michigan’s mission and program offerings to improve and expand the organization’s impact across Southeast Michigan. With 826michigan staff and volunteers, the Executive Director provides guidance, oversight, and direction for all aspects of 826michigan operations. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to fundraising, marketing and public relations, staff / volunteer management and development, retail and building operations, financial management, and strategic planning. Please view the full job description for a complete list of duties and qualifications.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter via our online application form by September 5.


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

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