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The Saginaw County Youth Protection Council is a non-profit organization that was established in 1962. We are the lead agency providing shelter and supportive services  for runaway and homeless youth and homeless young parent headed families. We are also the designated Youth Tobacco Act compliance testing agency in Saginaw County and provide robust substance abuse prevention services. More information about our organization can be found on our website and Facebook page: youth protection council

We are seeking qualified CEO candidates. Qualifications are:

  • Bachelor’s degree or master’s Degree in human services or other relevant field
  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in a human service agency

Minimum of 5 years’ experience supervising employees

Compensation: To be negotiated by the Board of Directors.

Candidates must provide a cover letter and resume that fully address the job requirements above and the following skills:

  • Grant writing, contract management and fiscal reporting:
    • Discuss years of experience managing grant funded programs, award amounts of the contracts managed, and who the funder (HHS, HUD, MDHHS, CDBG, etc.) of the grants was and what the purpose of the grants were
    • Discuss your role in the grant writing process for the contracts listed in your response to the first bullet under grant writing
  • Collaboration:
    • Discuss years of experience
    • Types of collaborations in which you have been involved
    • Role in the collaboration
    • How the collaboration worked on community goals
  • Knowledge of needs and complex trauma of youth, and understanding of secondary trauma for staff working with vulnerable people:
    • Discuss years of experience working with youth with complex trauma
    • Discuss the impact of secondary trauma on staff
    • Discuss strategies to assist youth and staff with trauma exposure

Send cover letter and resume to by 4-30-24:

Hard Copy:
CEO Application
ATT: Mary Ellen Johnson
Saginaw County Youth Protection Council
2806 Davenport Avenue
Saginaw, Michigan 48602