“He comes alongside us when we go through hard times, and before you know it, he brings alongside someone else who is going through hard times so that we can be there for that person just as God was there for us.” II Cor. 1:3 (The Message)

The following application and resume must be completed and submitted to hannahshouselansing@gmail.com to be considered for an interview:  

Hannah’s House Employment Application


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Job Description: Case Manager

Classification: Non-Exempt

Responsible to: Executive Director

Main Purpose of Job: Case Managers work one-on-one with residents. They handle residents’ problems case-by-case, which might include struggles with domestic violence, physical or emotional illness, alcoholism, drug abuse and other conditions that contributed to their homelessness. Case managers coordinate services for clients who need permanent housing, health care, financial help or job training. 

Duties Include:

  • Develop trusting relationships with mothers
  • Complete client intakes and exits
  • Complete mother assessment upon admittance to the program
  • Perform asset/need assessments and develop an Individual Service Plan to map out goals
  • Thoroughly assess mother’s strengths and barriers to obtaining permanent housing
  • Meet with mothers to engage, assess, support and advocate for her individual needs
  • Hold mothers accountable to weekly required 25-hour education, employment or sobriety goal
  • Make referrals to community resources that will help to build a network of support
  • Conduct individual weekly goal-setting meetings to address strengths and needs
  • Communicate, to the house managers, the weekly goals of each mother
  • Conduct weekly case management meetings with each mother
  • Complete weekly case notes for each resident
  • Complete monthly reports for each mother
  • Collaborate with each mother and the director to create a plan obtain and maintain permanent housing
  • Attend bi-monthly staff meetings
  • Attend Greater Lansing Homeless Resolution (GLHRN) monthly meetings
  • Create, facilitate or collaborate evening classes for mothers, as needed
  • Ensure the proper maintenance of client files and records
  • Meet weekly with executive director 

Qualifications/Skills

  • Required Qualifications/Skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 1 year of experience
  • Pro-life, Christian
  • Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Word and google apps
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Ability to organize materials effectively and efficiently
  • Flexibility required: candidate may be required to work some evenings or weekend hours

Additional Information.

  • Part-Time: 25 hours per week
  • Early morning, evening and weekend hours may be required
  • On-call, as needed, for the Executive Director
  • Starting Salary: $11.00-$13.00/hour

Job Description: Weekend House Manager

Classification: Non-Exempt

Responsible to: Executive Director

Main Purpose of Job: We are currently seeking a part-time House Manager! Work hours are, every other weekend, from 6:00 p.m. Friday through 6:00 p.m. Sunday. The house manager is required to spend Friday and Saturday night in the house. The preferred candidate will be a mature Christian woman who can act as a mentor and liaison to the women who live at Hannah’s House. It is imperative that she has a wealth of compassion for vulnerable pregnant women and small babies, while maintaining a spirit of accountability. She is required to cook one meal during the shift and attend to light housekeeping chores not already assigned to the residents. It is preferred she have her own car and insurance with a good driving record. This position is ministerial in nature, not high-paying, so it would be helpful if the candidate is looking to do ministry or mission work.

Additional Information:

  • Part-Time: 32 hours (every other week)
  • Starting Salary: $8.90/hour

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

To find out about volunteer opportunities at Hannah’s House, download the following:

Daytime House Manager Respite

Be a presence in the home each week answering phones, taking messages, assisting with the attic ministry, and helping manage other needs by the women.  Food is provided while on shift. Shifts are Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 

Overnight House Manager Respite 

Be a presence in the home from 6:00 PM Sunday until work, or other commitments, Monday morning.  Food is provided while on shift.

Bible Study Instruction

Provide instruction on Biblical teachings using a pre-determined curriculum or pre-arranged special topics.  Bible study takes place on Monday evenings from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Budgeting Presenters

Present on the 3rd Tuesday from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM of a specific month on a pre-arranged topic such as insurance, credit reports, obtaining loans, buying used vehicles, and other important budget related topics.

Life-Skills Instruction

Provide instruction on positive life-skills using pre-determined curriculum, or pre-arranged special topics (i.e. cooking, canning, gardening, etc). Classes take place on Thursday evenings from 7:30 PM – 8:00 PM (times can be adjusted according to the lesson being presented).

Parenting Classes Instructor

Provide instruction on child development, positive reinforcement, breastfeeding, or other   related topics in order to better prepare mothers to be great moms!  

Intern

In order to intern with Hannah’s House, you must fill out an intern application.  Once an application has been received, you will be notified to schedule an interview.  Hannah’s House will work with interns to accommodate their needs and expectations.  We are seeking interns for marketing, public relations, social media, website development, non-profit management, fundraising, community outreach, graphic design, human resources,  volunteer management, human services, and more!

Board of Directors

Board members have the overall responsibility for the organization.  They are charged with supervision and oversight which is the process by which they make decisions, delegate work, and assure that decisions are carried out in the manner intended.  Meetings are held on the 4th Monday of each month beginning at 7:00 PM.  Board members are also required to participate in fundraising events as able.

Donations Assistant

Sort and organize donations, fold baby clothing, compile layettes for Hannah’s Attic Ministry.

Fundraising and Event Planning

Assist the Executive Director and Fundraising Assistant with upcoming events, grants, and other fundraising related activities.  We have three major fundraisers each year- Bowl for Babies (typically Feb or March), Hike for Hannah’s House 5K (typically May), and the International Dessert Night and Silent Auction (typically in October).  We also hold several smaller fundraisers throughout the year such as a movie night, restaurant fundraisers, and more.

Outreach Ambassador

Attend intern fairs, expos, and other events to inform the community as to the services of Hannah’s House.  Examples include the Greater Lansing Baby Fair and the annual Women’s Expo.

Mailing Team

Assist with large mailings such as our end of the year letter and printed newsletters.

Group Projects

Occasionally we need groups of 4-10 people for major projects. These jobs may be scheduled ahead of time with the Executive Director.

Groups can also help by holding donation drives or hosting a Baby Bottle Fundraiser.

If you have other ideas as to where you would like to be of service to Hannah’s House, please let us know!  Our ministry relies on its volunteers to make the ministry a blessing to those we serve!  We appreciate your willingness to be a service to those in need!

All volunteer opportunities can be arranged as your schedule allows.  For instance, if you would like to be a life-skills instructor, you could choose to do once, twice, three, or four times a month, depending on your availability.

Requirements to be a volunteer with Hannah’s House:

  • Application
  • Two Personal References
  • Pro-Life
  • Christian
  • Interview
  • Orientation
  • On the Job Training
  • 6-Month Minimum Commitment Preferred