Join Jefferson East, Inc.

JEI's team members are dedicated to community, giving their talents and expertise to support Detroit's neighborhoods and the people who make these places amazing places to live, start a business and experience life along Detroit's amazing riverfront.

Flexible work environment
BCBS PPO Health Care, Dental and Vision
401K investment
Generous Paid Time Off


JEI AmeriCorps Urban Safety Team Member

Do you want to be involved improving safety in five of Detroit’s growing neighborhoods and the East Jefferson corridor? If yes, then you may be the right candidate to join JEI’s small, entrepreneurial nonprofit office environment as an Americorp Urban Safety (AMUS) Team member. During yourservice term, you will engage and connect with business owners and residents, recruit volunteers andtrain residents on crime prevention strategies. 

In partnership with Wayne State University Center for Urban Studies (WSU CUS), JEI relies on expertise and capacity support from AMUS through Mayor Duggan and the Michigan Governor’s office. JEI and Wayne State University have a strong partnership working together to implement successful crime reduction strategies in JEI’s five historic neighborhoods.


WSU AMUS Qualifications & Benefits

Minimum 18 years; one-year commitment of service

Two years of college credits or comparable experienc

Regular and reliable access to a car is a must

Monthly stipend with health coverage

Child care assistance if eligible


Education award on completion of service.