The MLK Center is currently hiring for the following positions.  No Phone Calls Please.  Submit your resume to

Job Description: AmeriCorps Member

Are you ready to become a superhero? The MLK Center, in partnership with IUPUI, is looking for an AmeriCorps Member to work with our youth in our After School Program during the 2017-2018 school year. Empower our youth through academic, social, and emotional growth by joining!

Email your resume to Mary Studley at

Assignment Description:  Tenant Engagement Community Advocate

Reports To:  Executive Director       

The MLK Center has been awarded two VISTA positions in conjunction with Equal Justice Works, to build the capacity of tenants in Rental Assistance Demonstration HUD-assisted properties to engage with management and community organizations regarding their rights, responsibilities, and options for improving their homes and communities.  The project aims to (1) increase tenant outreach and training capacity of the MLK Center in the Crown Hill Neighborhood and surrounding area; (2) help tenants advocate for the economic development of their communities.  VISTA members will build the capacity of tenant organizations through outreach, education, leadership development, and legal aid over the course of the project.

We seek to fill these positions immediately, so that VISTAs may attend an orientation in Washington, D.C. facilitated by Equal Justice Works.  Apply on line here.

More information about VISTA living allowances and benefits of service can be found here.  


 Job Description:  Contractual Financial Coach

Limited Duration Position – This is a temporary, contractual position

Martin Luther King Community Center is seeking a person with a strong financial services background who is able to interact discreetly and effectively with neighborhood residents on a range of financial and asset building issues.  Primary responsibility is to facilitate motivational workshops focused on budgeting and credit improvement


  • Facilitate 2-part motivational and goal setting workshops for neighborhood residents and On-My-Way-PreK voucher holders
  • Assist participants in developing a budget and setting financial goals
  • Assist participants in securing, reviewing and understanding their credit report
  • Connect participants to Case Management and Center for Working Families at MLK Center and Edna Martin Christian Center
  • Collect evaluation data from participants


  • Two or more years experience in the financial or credit counseling industry preferred
  • A four-year degree in business, finance or a related field of study is preferred but may substitute significant, highly relevant work experience (five years or more) and proven ability to successfully apply financial coaching skills with the target population
  • Teaching or facilitation experience required
  • General knowledge and understanding of the needs of low-income working population, as well as knowledge of available community resources
  • Well-organized and self-directed, with ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities with great attention to detail
  • Incumbent must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation, as this position requires occasional travel
  • Submit to criminal background check – does not preclude hiring
  • Commitment to mission of MLK Center, while fostering inclusiveness and the values espoused by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.



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