LifeBUILDERS Chosen as a Detroit Revitalization Fellows Employer Finalist

Seeking a Professional to Join LifeBUILDERS as Director of Home Ownership

LifeBUILDERS has been chosen as a finalist along with 15 other nonprofit organization in Detroit to partner with Detroit Revitalization Fellows, a program of Wayne State University. Applications will be accepted on the the DRF website through February 10, 2017.

LifeBUILDERS is an employer finalist for Detroit Revitalization Fellows 2017-2019 cohort. We are looking for a talented mid-career professional to act as a Director of Community Home Ownership focusing on turning renters into homeowners, and creating and managing programs designed to aid current and prospective homeowners in the financial management and literacy required to effectively qualify for and payoff a mortgage.  Could that be you? Apply to be a fellow at www.detroitfellows.wayne.edu.

Detroit Revitalization Fellows matches talented mid-career leaders with civic, community and economic development organizations working at the forefront of Detroit’s revitalization efforts.

The program strengthens the city’s talent pool while building the capacity of key organizations driving progress in the city. Fellows serve full time for two years in salaried positions while engaging in rigorous leadership development, which includes monthly workshops, study trips and “Detroit Dialogues” with community leaders around key issues.

“If you care about Detroit and you’re dedicated to seeing a Detroit that is providing opportunities for everyone who is here, in addition to the people that want to be here, this is really an unparalleled opportunity for having an impact,“ adds Aaron Goodman, a 2015-17 Fellow serving as community engagement manager at Community Development Advocates of Detroit.

For more information or to apply, visit detroitfellows.wayne.edu.