Careers

We’re hiring and we’d love to learn more about you! We’re a creative, collaborative, small group of employees and volunteers who are dedicated to changing the world. Or at least our little corner of it.

Join The

3:11 Team

We have a vision for a community where all youth have a place to call home, where every person is valued for their contribution to the community, and where youth empower each other to make lasting changes in their lives.

When you choose to join our team, you are making a commitment to your community, to yourself and to the incredible young people we serve. Our group is passionate, dedicated and diverse. We believe that it takes all of us–each and every individual–to improve the spaces and places we call home. Are you interested in this kind of community? We’d love to learn more about you today!

3:11 Open

Positions

Become A 3:11

House Mentor

The House Mentor(s) will lead and participate in a variety of duties assisting youth (ages 18-24) in maintaining affordable and safe housing in a 3:11 unit.

They will provide live-in mentoring and support to a group of young people who have experienced homelessness and are transitioning to healthy interdependence.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or a related field OR sufficient experience working with youth in this demographic.
  • Knowledge of community resources and counseling/social work practices with youth ages 18-24.
  • Experience working with youth in crisis.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Desire to impact the lives of youth through an intentional living situation and creating a structured, supportive environment.
  • Ability to motivate others towards achieving goals.
  • Ability to work independently with a strong sense of focus, a non-judgmental demeanor, willingness to walk alongside youth as they process their transitions, and a clear sense of boundaries.
  • Understanding of the difference between transactional change and transformational ministry.
  • Ability to work in a variety of settings with culturally-diverse youth and communities.
  • Ability to establish rapport with young people.

Preferred Qualifications

Spanish language proficiency is preferred but not required, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in social work or similar area of study.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or a related field OR sufficient experience working with youth in this demographic.
  • Knowledge of community resources and counseling/social work practices with youth ages 18-24.
  • Experience working with youth in crisis.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Desire to impact the lives of youth through an intentional living situation and creating a structured, supportive environment.
  • Ability to motivate others towards achieving goals.
  • Ability to work independently with a strong sense of focus, a non-judgmental demeanor, willingness to walk alongside youth as they process their transitions, and a clear sense of boundaries.
  • Understanding of the difference between transactional change and transformational ministry.
  • Ability to work in a variety of settings with culturally-diverse youth and communities.
  • Ability to establish rapport with young people.

Preferred Qualifications

Spanish language proficiency is preferred but not required, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in social work or similar area of study.

Become A 3:11

Board Member

To advise, govern, oversee policy and direction, and assist with the leadership and general promotion of 3:11 Youth Housing to support the organization’s mission and needs. Length of term: Two years, which may be renewed up to a maximum of four consecutive terms, pending
approval of the board.

Major Responsibilities

  • Organizational leadership and advisement
  • Organization of the board of directors, officers, and committees
  • Formulation and oversight of governing policies and procedures
  • Financial management, including adoption and oversight of the annual budget
  • Evaluation of Executive Director(s)
  • Review of organizational and programmatic reports
  • Promotion of the organization

Expectations of Board Members

  • Attend and participate in meetings on a regular basis and special events as able.
  • Actively participate in phone and email communication in between board meetings
  • Participate on a standing committee of the board, and serve on ad-hoc committees as necessary.
  • Be alert to community concerns that can be addressed by 3:11 Youth Housing’s mission, objectives, and programs.
  • Help communicate and promote 3:11 Youth Housing’s mission and programs to the community.
  • Become familiar with 3:11 Youth Housing’s finances, budget, and financial/resource needs.
  • Understand the policies and procedures of 3:11 Youth Housing.
  • Financially support 3:11 Youth Housing in a manner that commensurates with one’s ability.

Major Responsibilities

  • Organizational leadership and advisement
  • Organization of the board of directors, officers, and committees
  • Formulation and oversight of governing policies and procedures
  • Financial management, including adoption and oversight of the annual budget
  • Evaluation of Executive Director(s)
  • Review of organizational and programmatic reports
  • Promotion of the organization

Expectations of Board Members

  • Attend and participate in meetings on a regular basis and special events as able.
  • Actively participate in phone and email communication in between board meetings
  • Participate on a standing committee of the board, and serve on ad-hoc committees as necessary.
  • Be alert to community concerns that can be addressed by 3:11 Youth Housing’s mission, objectives, and programs.
  • Help communicate and promote 3:11 Youth Housing’s mission and programs to the community.
  • Become familiar with 3:11 Youth Housing’s finances, budget, and financial/resource needs.
  • Understand the policies and procedures of 3:11 Youth Housing.
  • Financially support 3:11 Youth Housing in a manner that commensurates with one’s ability.

Join The 3:11

Communication Internship

We are currently searching for a qualified individual to fill this internship position for the spring semester. The student will work at the 3:11 office and community locations in Grand Rapids.

This internship MUST BE for college credit. It is a non-paid position with flexible hours to reflect the need of your college credit requirements. Some evenings and weekends may be required.

Position Summary

This position is designed to offer an intern a substantive learning experience in the field of communication with a focus on event planning. This is an opportunity for an individual interested in learning more about communication and nonprofit event planning. The internship offers exciting hands-on experience and the opportunity to gain new skills.

General Responsibilities

  • Work cooperatively on a team that includes Co-Executive Director, Event Coordinator, Staff, and Volunteers.
  • Assist with the planning and coordination of meetings, trainings, and annual event
  • Assist in securing fundraising items
  • Assist in communication around events, specifically with potential volunteers
  • Assist with on-site event execution to include set-up, break-down and technical support
  • Show punctuality, professionalism, and a positive attitude when completing assignments
  • Manage multiple deadlines
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Perform other related duties which may not be specifically listed in the position description, but which are within the general occupational series and responsibility level typically associated with the employee’s level of work

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college, university or trade school
  • Must be eligible for school credit (and able to supply a letter from sponsor/administrator upon request)
  • Pursuing a degree in Marketing, Communication, Business Administration, Hospitality Management, or Event
  • Planning is preferred but not required.
  • Must be able to commit to a minimum work schedule of 12 hours per week and a maximum of 30 hours per week.
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Detail-oriented and exceptional attention to detail is a MUST.
  • Able to coordinate multiple work streams for on-time project delivery
  • Eager to learn and be proactive with new tasks
  • The ability to conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times
  • Event planning experience preferred
  • A team player with good communication skills
  • Patient with an ability to stay positive under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

Position Summary

This position is designed to offer an intern a substantive learning experience in the field of communication with a focus on event planning. This is an opportunity for an individual interested in learning more about communication and nonprofit event planning. The internship offers exciting hands-on experience and the opportunity to gain new skills.

General Responsibilities

  • Work cooperatively on a team that includes Co-Executive Director, Event Coordinator, Staff, and Volunteers.
  • Assist with the planning and coordination of meetings, trainings, and annual event
  • Assist in securing fundraising items
  • Assist in communication around events, specifically with potential volunteers
  • Assist with on-site event execution to include set-up, break-down and technical support
  • Show punctuality, professionalism, and a positive attitude when completing assignments
  • Manage multiple deadlines
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Perform other related duties which may not be specifically listed in the position description, but which are within the general occupational series and responsibility level typically associated with the employee’s level of work

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college, university or trade school
  • Must be eligible for school credit (and able to supply a letter from sponsor/administrator upon request)
  • Pursuing a degree in Marketing, Communication, Business Administration, Hospitality Management, or Event
  • Planning is preferred but not required.
  • Must be able to commit to a minimum work schedule of 12 hours per week and a maximum of 30 hours per week.
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Detail-oriented and exceptional attention to detail is a MUST.
  • Able to coordinate multiple work streams for on-time project delivery
  • Eager to learn and be proactive with new tasks
  • The ability to conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times
  • Event planning experience preferred
  • A team player with good communication skills
  • Patient with an ability to stay positive under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
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