Program Manager

Full Time
Hancock, MI
Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly
Admin & Office, Business Operations, Management, Personal Care & Services

Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly

Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly seeks a compassionate leader to join their team as Program Manager in Hancock, Michigan.

The Program Manager oversees numerous LBFE programs covering areas such as holiday dinners, friendly visits, medical transportation, firewood, food assistance, small group activities, and regional programs throughout Houghton, Keweenaw, Marquette and Ontonagon counties of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The ideal candidate embodies strong communication and managerial skills and is comfortable speaking to large and small groups.


  • $17.00 – $19.00 per hour starting pay.
  • Annual bonus.
  • Health insurance.
  • Health savings account.
  • Paid holidays, paid vacation, and paid sick time.
  • Full-time Monday-Friday position 8:30am-5pm.
  • Some schedule flexibility and remote work options available.


  • Plan, coordinate, participate and oversee 3 major holiday meal programs (Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter) as well as the annual elderly and volunteer picnics.
  • Manage program budgets.
  • Serve as Food Safety Manager per requirements of local health department.
  • Collaborate with and oversee new grant funded programs.
  • Recruit, train, manage and coordinate volunteers and program staff.
  • Manage, maintain and train staff on program databases.
  • Prepare reports on programs and services.
  • Engage the community through public speaking and conducting interviews with radio, TV, newspaper, and social media outlets.
  • Design and distribute LBFE newsletter.
  • Actively promote and participate in community groups/committees dedicated to an aging population.
  • Maintain a work environment that is professional, positive and encourages compassion, participation and clear, consistent communication.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent combination of experience, education and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to be successful in this position.
  • Strong leadership, project management, and business development skills.
  • Professionalism, exceptional communication skills, organization, self-motivation, and someone who encourages a team environment.
  • Compassion for the elderly and an aging population.
  • Strong computer skills required (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to travel locally as needed.

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