Announcements of June 21st

Paid Apprenticeship Opportunity
The AIHFS I-LEAD team has summer apprenticeship opportunities available to native young adults ages 14-24. These apprenticeships seek to provide opportunities for professional development, cultural connection, the exploration of identity, the finding of purpose, and developing clarity around one’s path in life. They will also help build leadership skills and a sense of comradery among other program participants through weekly team meetings. This program is intended to provide skills so that our people become more empowered to follow their paths while using their unique passions and gifts. . For more info, use this link to our employment webpage.


Peer Mentor Positions
The AIHFS I-LEAD team has two positions available for native young adults to serve as mentors to our community. Our peer mentors will support other youth in the community in regards to employment, education, cultural connection, and leadership development. The peer mentors will assist with workshops, conduct one-on-one visits with other youth, and serve as an integral part of the implementation team. They will work directly with staff to assist with activities such as outreach/awareness, community events, partnership building, trainings, and data entry. For more info, use this link to our employment webpage.



Tribe to Tribe Miles Challenge
May 21, 2018 through July 15, 2018 AIHFS will be competing against other tribes in Michigan for the most steps and minutes of exercise per day. If you are interested in joining our team, you can register HERE. Please contact Ashley at with any questions! Please see below for additional resources regarding registration and site use:

Additional support links:



Free Lunch & Learn
June 28th, 12 – 1pm, at Sacred Heart Church, 1000 Elliot st, Detroit. The Center for Urban Responses to Environmental Stressors is sponsoring a community environmental health chat. RSVP to attend. Please contact Brian Smith, 313-577-5045.


Michigan Indian Family Olympics
The Michigan Indian Family Olympics will take place on Friday, July 20th, 2018 at Central Michigan University’s Bennett Track and Field in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. The Olympics brings together native people from all over the state for a day filled with fun, community, and health and wellness. Join our Detroit team! Transportation will be provided along with an AIHFS team t-shirt! Please email to reserve your spot TODAY! The click this 2-sided pdf to see the flier.
MI Indian Family Olympics


Recovery Training Institute
The recovery training institute curriculum has been designed to prepare the paraprofessional workforce with the trainings needed to become a state (Michigan) approved Certified Peer Recovery Mentor (CPRM). This training starts July 2nd. For more info  see this pdf
Recovery Training Institute 4
and this website:


Community Advisory Council
July 19th, 5:30pm-7:30pm, everyone is welcome to attend a community discussion here at AIHFS on Human Papillomavirus (HPV) led by Michelle Schulte of Inter-Tribal Council of Mi.


Healthy Michigan Plan Evaluation
Are you a Michigan resident age 19 – 64 with low income and no health insurance/medical insurance? If so you may be eligible for a $25 gift card.



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