Come help us build communities, create jobs and support families

Your team across the state, but always together

Are you looking for a career where you can contribute in a variety of ways? Do you love to expand your skills? At Northern Initiatives, you are making a difference in the lives of people all over Michigan. Using technology, you collaborate with your co-workers remotely, or in person. We are always looking for ways to improve the lives of small business owners and families.

Not only in the community, but part of a community

At NI, we offer paid time off for holidays, personal time, sick time and vacation. We believe time away to rest and rejuvenate is important. Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance for you and your family, life and long-term disability insurance, and short term disability.  We are always looking for benefits that are affordable and valuable to our team. In 2020, we started offering cybersecurity coverage for employees, and the option of emergency medical transportation coverage.

NI encourages volunteerism for community benefit. It’s part of our mission to improve where we live and work every way we can!

Job Openings

To apply, please email a cover letter and a current resume to
This position offers support to the Lending Department in the key areas of financial analysis and loan underwriting, portfolio risk management and document management. The position also works with the Business Services team to help customers use the financial statements of their business to make informed business decisions.
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The Business Coach is responsible for supporting the sustainability and growth of NI’s loan customers, serving a diverse customer base in Western Michigan. You will provide direct training and knowledge to NI customers around money, marketing, HR management and general management that helps business owners to be more successful in their job and business. Preference will be given to applicants who are bilingual in Spanish and English. Reliable transportation is a plus for this position.
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