Position Openings

October 22, 2015

One Full Time, Paid AmeriCorps Position at Greater Lansing Housing Coalition

The Power of We Consortium AmeriCorps State program is looking to fill one full time, paid position who will serve at the Greater Lansing Housing Coalition.

The Power of We Consortium AmeriCorps State program focuses on increasing food security and healthy eating habits to low-opportunity neighborhoods to reduce chronic disease in Lansing residents. The AmeriCorps program works closely with local non-profits, faith based and government organizations to place AmerCorps member who serve hands on with social justice issues,  food justice issues and community needs. The program is looking for a full time member to serve 1,700 hours between now and September 30, 2016 at the Greater Lansing Housing Coalition. Member will increase the consumption of healthy food and increase food security for all of GLHC’s residents in their five apartment complexes. The member will also coordinate with community members to teach them the importance of eating healthy foods and strategies to adopt better diets.This is a professional development opportunity for individuals seeking experience with National Service, preventative health, public health, food justice, and community driven programming.

To view the full position description click here.

Member will receive a living allowance of $12,530 distributed bi-weekly from start date-September 30, 2016, receive student loan forbearance for qualified loans, health coverage and childcare if eligible. Upon successful completion of service an education award in the amount of $5,645 will be issued. Member will serve 30-35 hours/week. All interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to Power of We Consortium AmeriCorps Program Director, Andrea Villanueva at avillanueva@ingham.org as soon as possible. 


August 11, 2015

Our AmeriCorps State member application deadline has passed and is now closed. If you applied to the Power of We Consortium AmeriCorps State Program and are selected for an interview you will hear directly from a host site organization. All member interviews are taking place August 17 – August 27.

We will be recruiting members for Summer 2016 placement late winter/early spring. Be sure to check back here for those listings!



Our mission is to improve the quality of life and self-sufficiency of all residents of Ingham County.

Our vision is a healthy community through collaboration.


For more information about the Power of We Consortium, call Karika A. Phillips at (517) 887-4691.

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