Special Projects Manager

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Special Projects Manager

Job Title

Special Projects Manager 

About Us

The Yunion is a faith-centered 501c3 non‐profit organization that serves youth and families in Metro Detroit. Our mission is to counter negative cultural influences that misdirect the lives of youth by raising awareness and strengthening families through innovative prevention programming, education, parental engagement, mentoring and counseling. We strive to offer holistic services with a wraparound approach to meet the needs of our community.

Why Join the Yunion? 

The Yunion is composed of a dynamic team of compassionate professionals that are committed to improving the lives of the youth and families that we serve. We have a common belief that at the end of the matter, love is the answer. If you want a purposeful and impactful career, working in a warm and family-like environment, join our team!


We are accepting proposals from entrepreneurial, experienced, and innovative individuals to provide consultancy to our organization in the coordination of our Special Projects. This independent contractor/consultant will support the Chief Operating Officer and will be responsible for managing and coordinating a projects portfolio which includes local, state, and federal grants and contracts awarded to organization. This position will serve as a key point-of-contact for the implementation of multiple initiatives as identified by the Executive Director and / or Chief Operations Officer. The Special Projects Consultant will ensure that assigned projects meet compliance with established administrative and financial policies, procedures and business practices.


Essential Functions in the Scope of Work:

  • Responsible for the planning, coordination, implementation, and compliance of project-related activities specific to local, state and federal contracts awarded to The
  • Serve as the organization’s liaison with external program / project
  • Identify barriers to grant and contract compliance, and develop timely and sustainable remediation
  • Identify barriers to workflow, efficiency and participate in issue resolution with the Chief Operations Officer and external contracted
  • Organize / participate in monthly partnership meetings with external
  • Maintain oversight of contract terms to ensure ongoing organizational
  • Coordinate parent trainings and community service learning project
  • Ensure timely invoicing for services provided by the organization within timeframes identified in partnership
  • Assist with contractor invoice reconciliation with the Chief Operations Officer.
  • Assist with data collection and outcome reporting activities for assigned
  • Conduct presentations with community stakeholders as


Required Qualifications for Contract Consideration:

  • Minimum one year of experience managing programs and services with a non-profit
  • Demonstrated analytical, problem-solving and communication
  • High level of customer service and support to internal and external
  • Strong computer literacy in Excel, Word and
  • Exceptional organizational
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare presentations and lead discussions that tailor information to the targeted


Salary Range

The salary range for this position is between $31,000 – $35,000 depending on qualifications and experience.


Expected Hours of Work

This is a contract position. Independent Contractor is expected to work 25-30 hours a week.


Preferred Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in a related field of human services and/or administration.


Proposal Submission Requirements

To be considered for this contract award, please provide the following:

  • Resume or contractor brochure, materials, and list of previous clients
  • Hourly fee range for the Scope of Work identified above
  • Estimated number of hours per week for the Scope of Work identified above


EEO Statement

The Yunion provides equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment or contract without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.  In addition to federal law requirements, The Yunion complies with applicable state and local laws.


How to Apply

Send resume and cover letters to: Kimberly Benjamin, HR Director



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