Monday, August 3, 2015

Ribs RnB Music Fest w/Regina Belle at Hart Plaza - FREE Admission 8/7 and until 2pm on 8/8 and 8/9

The RIBS and RnB MUSIC FESTIVAL is coming to Hart Plaza August 7th - 9th...


FREE ALL DAY FRIDAY
FREE saturday & sunday until 2:00pm
$5.00 AFTER

The Ribs and R&B
Music Festival
THIS WEEKEND @ HART PLAZA!
August 7, 8, 9 2015

Starring:
REGINA BELLE, CON FUNK SHUN, CASE,
DAZZ BAND, STRAIGHT AHEAD w/ YANCY,
THORNETTA DAVIS...and more!
over 30 acts performing all weekend long

2015 Ribs & RnB Music Festival Line-Up

Friday evening August 7, 2015
6:15-6:45 - Anthony Ananias
7:00-7:30 - Erica Dennard
7:50-8:20 - Natasha Blu
8:40-9:10 - Alise King
9:20-10:05 - Lady Champagne
10:30-11:30 - Thornetta Davis

Saturday evening August 8, 2015
3:30-4:30 - Brandon Smith presents Starfactory
4:40-5:00 - Micah Hudgins
6:00-6:30 - Boddum Line
6:50-7:30 - Cynthia Davis and the Motor Sensation
7:50-8:40 - Straight Ahead
9:00-9:45 - Regina Belle
9:55-10:55 - Con Funk Shun
11:05-11:30 - Serieux A tribute to Ali Woodson

Sunday evening August 9, 2015
11:00 Morning Service with El Bethel Baptist Church Rev.Glass Pastor
4:00-4:45 - Step OFF Dance
5:00-5:30 - Lisa LaBella
6:00-6:20 - Andreana Beard
6:40-7:10 - John Smith & Daja
7:30-8:15 - 313
8:30-9:00 - Duane Parham
9:15-9:45 - Case
10:00-11:30 - Dazz Band

Great food...from Soul food to Mexican food! Great music and shopping for the whole family!

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE RIBS RnB MUSIC FESTIVAL

2015 Ribs & RnB MUSIC FESTIVAL
FRIDAY - SUNDAY AUGUST 7, 8, 9, 2015
HART PLAZA DOWNTOWN DETROIT

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Additional Spaces added to FREE (Sold Out) Camp Africa at The Wright Museum

SPACES AVAILABLE for Summer Camp Africa: Healthy Habits
Monday - Friday, July 13 - August 14

After three FULL weeks of Camp Africa, we've added a limited number of additional spaces for the last two weeks at the Charles Wright Museum of African American History!

Register today at http://thewright.org/campafrica/registration/

Camp Africa: Healthy Habits is a FREE* week-long day camp open to children ages 7 – 12. During each 5-day session, children learn about Africa's cultural and geographic diversity; participate in hands-on S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) activities focused on the topic of healthy habits; and develop and exercise crucial skills in the areas of vocabulary, literacy, and the visual arts.

Camp Africa runs Monday - Friday from 8 AM to 3:15 PM daily.

Legal Stuff:
*Free for one week of Camp Africa: Healthy Habits. Registration for additional weeks may require payment. Please call (313) 494-5813 for details. Camp Africa is made possible by the generous support of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

Click here to learn more about Camp Africa


Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
315 East Warren Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48201
The Wright Museum™ | TheWright.org


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Sunday, August 2, 2015

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center Listings - August 1, 2015

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!!!

Full-Time AmeriCorps VISTA Leaders (Lansing)
The Michigan Nonprofit Association (MNA) Civic Engagement AmeriCorps VISTA Program is a cohort of 30 VISTAs (Volunteers In Service To America) who serve throughout the state of Michigan in a national service role and focus on eliminating poverty within the areas of education and economic opportunity. MNA VISTA members expand efforts to reach across all areas of lifelong civic engagement through placements with K-12 schools through The LEAGUE Michigan, college campuses through Michigan Campus Compact, and volunteer centers through Volunteer Centers of Michigan. Members also serve with an identified local partner organization.
VISTA Leaders support, encourage, train, and organize the 30-member VISTA cohort during their service year. Leaders have an increased living stipend, partial housing stipend, and ample professional development/leadership opportunities. Leaders must have previously served as a VISTA member.
The MNA VISTA Program team is seeking to fill 2 positions to serve on a full-time basis for one year, from Fall 2015 to Fall 2016. Positions must be filled by September 10th, so please have interested candidates apply today at: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=55484.



MNA Civic Engagement AmeriCorps VISTA (Various Locations)
The Michigan Nonprofit Association Civic Engagement AmeriCorps VISTA Program is a cohort of 30 VISTAs (Volunteers In Service To America) who serve throughout the state of Michigan in a national service role and focus on eliminating poverty within the areas of education and economic opportunity. The MNA VISTA Program is seeking to fill up to 6 positions to serve on a full-time basis for one year, from November 2015 to November 2016. We are seeking candidates to serve at the following host sites:

Char-Em United Way (Petoskey)
Detroit Edison Public School Academy
HandsOn Battle Creek
TrueNorth Community Services (Fremont)
University of Michigan – Flint
AmeriCorps VISTA members serve their communities in a variety of ways and can expect to participate in the following activities:

Volunteer Recruitment
Volunteer Management
Resource Development
Grant Writing
Fundraising
Community Partnership Building
Volunteer Training
AmeriCorps VISTA service also comes with great benefits, including a living stipend, student loan forbearance or deferment, health coverage, vacation time, and more! Positions must be filled by September 10th, so apply today at: http://bit.ly/VISTA2015-2016



Families First Worker (Redford)
The Families First Program works to prevent children from entering the foster care system by providing counseling and other support services within the home. Staff is available to families 24 hours a day/7 days a week.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
The primary responsibility of a Families First of Michigan Worker is to provide in-home, crisis oriented treatment and support to family units where one or more family members may be placed outside the home in a non-relative placement. A Families First of Michigan Worker also:

Provides individual and family education and skills training through an average of 10 face to face hours each week of the intervention
Formulates goal-oriented treatment plans to prevent recurrence of crisis
Provides concrete services to families that directly impact the family’s ability to prevent recurrence of crisis
Performs advocacy work with schools, court and other social service agencies as needed
Connects families to community resources
Models and teaches the family skills to help address risk factors in the home
Adheres to contract requirements regarding the submission of reports, family contacts, and meetings/contact with the referring worker
Job Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Human Services is required, preferably social work
Qualified internal candidates should forward a cover letter and current resume to waynejobs@judsoncenter.org by August 14, 2015.



Program Officer - Michigan (Battle Creek)
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation, a leading philanthropic force helping communities create the conditions children need to thrive and the nation’s fifth largest foundation, is seeking nominations and applications for a Program Officer with a focus on Michigan programming. In recent years the Foundation has sharpened its focus on improving conditions for vulnerable children, concentrating on three key factors of success and their intersections: education and learning; food, health and well-being; and family economic security. Across these three areas, they have committed to seek opportunities to promote racial equity and healing, build a critical mass of engaged volunteers, and expand the reach and influence of the philanthropic community.
A full position description and application instructions can be found at http://www.nonprofitprofessionals.com/wkkf-pomich
Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Nominations or applications including a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications, your resume (in Word format), salary history and where you learned of the position should be sent to: wkkf-pomich@nonprofitprofessionals.com
In order to expedite the internal sorting and reviewing process, please type your name (Last, First) as the only contents in the subject line of your e-mail.



Property Manager - Wayne Operations (Wayne)
The Property Manager reports to the Property and Asset Manager and is responsible for inspecting and ensuring maintenance work is completed for properties managed by Community Housing Network.
Full Time, Salaried, Exempt
Duties and Responsibilities:

Conduct real property inspections, including Housing Quality Standards inspections
Negotiate leases and lease amendments
Write specifications, schedule maintenance and repair work, evaluate and approve work proposals, monitor work progress and completion, and authorization of payment
Assess and monitor preventative maintenance
Maintain accurate and up to date property management records
Maintain working relationships with service providers, licensing and regulatory agencies, inspectors and appraisers, and contractors
Prepare, review, and award bid packages for contracted alterations and repair
Participate in the company emergency after hours on-call system
Daily travel to various properties throughout Wayne County to preform job responsibilities
Qualifications/Expectations

Applicants must have at least 2-5 years experience in related field. Valid Real Estate License and HQS Inspection certificate required or ability and willingness to obtain one upon hire, Builders license preferred, or willingness to obtain one upon hire
Knowledge in tax credit asset and property management
Must possess proficient computer skills (software and hardware)
Ability to be well-organized, pro-active and self-directed, with excellent time management skills
Must be attentive to details and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Reliable transportation and ability to maintain vehicle insurance requirements on personal vehicle in accordance with company policy
Some evening and/or weekend hours may be required
To apply for this position please CLICK HERE: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=11786201



Program Officer (Muskegon)
The Community Foundation for Muskegon County is seeking a program officer to join the grants team. The successful candidate will possess excellent communication and analytical skills, in-depth knowledge of nonprofit organizations, and a desire to engage in the Muskegon community. This position is primarily responsible for grantmaking and related activities in the areas of discretionary, committee advised, donor advised and component fund grantmaking. The position includes responsibility for the review of grant proposals which may include making site visits to applicant organizations, drafting grant summaries and developing recommendations for consideration by the Foundation’s Board of Trustees. A complete job description is located at www.cffmc.org/learn/news-and-resources. Send a cover letter and resume to laley@cffmc.org by August 14.



Communications and Marketing Coordinator (Ypsilanti)
This part-time marketing/communication job is with Creative Change (www.creativechange.net), an educational organization that focuses on environmental/social curriculum and K12/university consulting. Our ideal candidate will develop an outreach strategy to support our business plan and execute it.
The job focuses on content development/distribution to identify and drive prospects through our sales funnel. Knowledge of social media, tracking, and adjusting strategies is key.
We have extensive content, and the candidate must flexibly turn this into documents and digital content pieces that will attract and secure clients. Our work is "academic" and we seek someone who can, for example, turn a dry report into an engaging story and promote it through multiple channels.
The position starts at 5-10 hours/week and will grow with the organization. Schedule is very flexible with work from home possible. Salary: No less than $15/hour, and higher assuming experience.
Qualifications:

BA in communications/marketing
Outstanding writing skills for a variety of audiences/venues.
Experience that supports the job duties.
Ability to create multimedia content using Word, PPT, video editing, Wordpress, etc.
Interest in educational, environmental and social issues.
To apply: Mail hard copies of a resume and 3 relevant writing samples. If your portfolio includes digital work (blogs, videos), also send an email with the links to Santone@creativechange.net. No other emails accepted. We will only contact candidates we wish to interview. No follow up emails please.



Program Associate, Learning Services (Detroit)
Specific Responsibilities
The following responsibilities are descriptive of current policies, practices and programs of CMF. The measures of success in each area of responsibility are tied to the annual Plan of Work. The Program Assistant is a non-exempt position that reports to the Director, Learning Services and supports Coordinators within the Learning Services department.

Manage and Coordinate program planning/event schedules and activities, manage logistics, catering needs, support the program team and/or volunteer committee.
Note taking for assigned planning meetings.
Develop various documents and meeting materials (e.g. budgets, procedures, forms, agendas, name tags, rosters, etc.) in order to implement and maintain services and/or programs.
Coordinate and execute all aspects of member communications related to program including meeting materials.
Marketing: communicate with communications and resources to coordinate promotions, signage and materials.
Research and report on potential programs and locations.
Communicate and coordinate information between team members and participants of programs.
For a full job description, please go to our website www.michiganfoundations.org.
Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Tammie TenBroeke at jobs@michiganfoundations.org. Items must be received no later than Friday, August 14, 2015.
The Council of Michigan Foundations is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All correspondence will remain confidential.



Inspection Specialist (Troy)
Under the supervision of the Manager of Property and Asset Management, the Property Inspector will be responsible for scheduling and conducting a variety of inspections, including but not limited to HQS, USPC, REAC and licensed group homes. Inspections are completed for multiple types of housing created with various grants and programs.
Essential Functions:

Conduct physical property inspections, including Housing Quality Standards inspections, REAC inspections, and other program required inspections
Performs physical inspections in a timely and efficient manner, ensuring all program requirements are met
Complete all necessary inspection reporting, processing, and follow up as required in a quick and efficient manner
Work with residents in homes and landlords to schedule, complete and follow up on inspections
Work with landlords and maintenance personnel to ensure required work is completed
Daily travel to various properties throughout Oakland and Macomb counties to perform job responsibilities
Qualifications/Requirements:

Current training in HQS Inspections, USPC Inspections, REAC Inspections
Applicants must have at least 2-5 years experience in related field
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, databases, spreadsheets
Provide excellent customer service and possess a high level of interpersonal skills
Ability to be well-organized, pro-active and self-directed, with excellent time management skills
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
Must be attentive to details and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines
Reliable transportation and ability to maintain automobile insurance requirements on personal vehicle in accordance with company policy
To apply for this position CLICK HERE: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=14124951



Director of Communications (Detroit)
The Director of Communications will set and guide the strategy for all communications, website, and public relations messages and collateral to consistently articulate THAW’s mission. The Director of Communications will ensure that THAW is viewed as the primary source, disseminator, and conduit of information within the communities we serve and among our partners and supporters. The Director of Communications will work closely with the leadership team as the communications partner on a variety of strategic initiatives.
Develop, implement, and evaluate the annual communications plan Author press releases and prepare information for media kits Establish and maintain effective working relationships with partners, communities, and media representatives and use these relationships to develop new business opportunities Track and measure communications, public relations, media, social media engagement over time Serve as the primary news media contact, providing journalists with relevant background information and coordinating interviews with THAW leadership Draft speeches for CEO and arrange interviews and other forms of contact Lead efforts producing marketing materials including but not limited to print, website, video, and audio materials Master's preferred. Bachelor’s Degree Business required with a minimum of five years related experience with progressive managerial responsibilities A minimum of 5 years’ professional experience at a senior level in public relations, public affairs, media, or communications A demonstrated track record of accomplishments in communications and public relations in a nonprofit or utilities setting Please visit www.thawfund.org to view the complete job posting.
Interested applicants should send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to careers@thawfund.org



Development Director (Ypsilanti)
The Development Director is responsible for implementing Washtenaw Literacy’s fundraising plan. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Director will achieve the agency’s fundraising goals, participate in annual budgeting and strategic planning, and contribute to the overall success of the agency as a member of a team. S/he will lead, strategize, direct and supervise annual direct response programs, donor research, publications, grant research, development, management and follow-up, and oversee events. S/he is responsible for overall supervision and management of development support staff, interns and operations.
Specific responsibilities include:

With Executive Director, implement the three-year fundraising plan.
Lead and manage the agency’s overall development plan to raise an annual budget of $500,000 and in-kind budget of $2M.
Recruit, train, and lead volunteers, interns and staff members to engage with fundraising.
Support and direct the Development Committee of fundraising volunteers.
Cultivate and nurture relationships with current and potential corporate & foundation sponsors.
With the Executive Director, develop and manage high and mid range major donor portfolios.
Identify grant prospects and write proposals to corporate, foundation, and government funders.
Manage Washtenaw Literacy’s annual fundraising auction and other development events.
Develop and oversee a comprehensive donor stewardship program.
Manage donor records and information systems.
Produce periodic newsletters, annual report, press releases, and email blasts, update development information on Washtenaw Literacy’s website, help manage social media.
For a full job description, required qualifications, and application instructions, Go to: http://goo.gl/QDxeGM



Executive Director - Lansing Promise (Lansing)
Job Description
The Executive Director of the Lansing Promise is a focused, driven leader committed to the Lansing community and strengthening the organization’s internal operations, fiscal accountability, efficiency, service excellence and fund development, so that it can more effectively meet its mission of helping students achieve his/her potential.
Timeline:

Expected start date is October 1, 2015
The engagement will be renewed based on successfully meeting established metrics and overall performance.
Strategy:

Lead the management and implementation of the Lansing Promise strategic plan
Lead the organization’s ability to expand its scholarship program to increase financial support and educational options for students
Be visible in the community and with partner organizations
Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree at minimum is required. At least 5 years of work experience especially working with nonprofits, civic organizations, and community groups
Experience in a senior management position; high-level interaction with senior leadership at external organizations; strong relationships with a Board of Directors
Candidate must have demonstrated strong track record for fundraising and/or sales
Salary:
Compensation will be $70,000 per annum upon hire; negotiable based on relative experience and meeting desired competencies of the position.
HOW TO APPLY: Interested applicants should send resume & cover letter via email to: opportunities@lansingpromise.org
SEE THE ENTIRE JOB DESCRIPTION AT: http://www.lansingpromise.org/index.php/lansing-promise-job-opportunities-executive-director/
DEADLINE for receiving applications is 8-26-15
Check out our Website at: www.lansingpromise.org



Foundation Finance/Database Assistant (New Buffalo)
POSITION DESCRIPTION SUMMARY: High level of confidentiality and accountability.
The Program/Database/Finance Assistant at The Pokagon Fund (TPF) will be responsible for assisting with several different aspects at the Foundation. Finance: assisting with the Foundation’s financial and accounting systems and processes, tax and regulatory requirements, payroll, some budgeting, daily handling all financial operations in QuickBooks, important documentation, filing with the IRS, etc. Grants Database: oversee all aspects of the grants management software in MicroEdge GIFTS, inputting, modifying, tracking, reporting, creating reports, etc. Communications: Assisting with the development of communications as it relates to printed materials (newsletters, annual reports, financial reports. Administrative: interactions with key stakeholders, visitors; scheduling, Board and other meetings, event planning, all aspects of office management.
The position is highly process oriented – requiring a solutions-oriented individual, someone who is technically savvy, has a very strong background in financial management, accounting, extremely detailed, organized, and methodical in all aspects of work. This individual must know QuickBooks, MicroEdge database, needs to prioritize and multi-task, maintaining a high level of customer service among external constituents
Experience: 5-8 years’ experience working in an accounting/administrative/database management within a nonprofit or business context.
Education: Four-year college degree in accounting, finance, administrative, computer science, or related degree.
Please submit a cover letter and resume, which must include salary history and requirement, to info@pokagonfund.org. Contact info: 269-277-7402 Dependent on experience, range is $39,000-$44,000. Full time, 40 hours/week, could become part time in future if efficient.



Facilities Coordinator (Ann Arbor)
Genesis of Ann Arbor is a partnership of Temple Beth Emeth and Saint Clare of Assisi Episcopal Church.
The Facility Coordinator ensures that the facility is ready and in excellent condition for use by the Genesis partner congregations, renters, and guests.
The responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

Planning and actively managing for the efficient, cost-effective operation and maintenance of the facility.
Meeting the needs of the congregations, the Genesis Board, and other users of the building in a timely fashion.
Maintaining good and timely communications with the staff of member congregations and all users of the facility.
Facilitating relationships with tenants and guests, including recruiting new tenants, negotiating use and financial arrangements to bring to the Genesis Board for approval.
Scheduling, coordinating, and supporting Genesis custodial staff.
Maintaining financial records.
The successful candidate can demonstrate:

Excellent communication skills
Excellent organizational skills
Competency in computer and internet web tools (including Google Calendar, Microsoft Word, Excel, and email usage)
Supervisory & budgeting experience
Experience with facility and project management.
We offer a competitive base salary and a benefits package that includes health insurance, 10 days of vacation plus holidays, 403(b) contributions.
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume for immediate consideration to the search committee at genesisa2jobsearch@gmail.com
Please see our web site for more on Genesis: http://www.genesisa2.org



Gift Processing Coordinator (Southfield)
STATUS: Full-Time
POSITON HOURS: 40 per Week
SALARY RANGE: $30,160-$34,320
BENEFITS: Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance, 401(k) Retirement Plan, Short & Long Term Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Generous PTO Policy
GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
The Gift Processing Coordinator is responsible for supporting the efforts of the Development Department in its efforts to meet the fundraising goals of the Alzheimer’s Association – Greater Michigan Chapter (GMC). The Coordinator will function in accordance with Chapter standards and best practices. This position reports to the Vice President of Development/Communications.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Degree preferred in a related field or equivalent education and work experience Proficiency in Microsoft office applications Knowledge of fundraising software
1 year experience in development gift processing Experience with Raiser’s Edge Experience with Convio preferred
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Maintain and manage database Create, communicate and enforce standard data entry procedures and processes Act as liaison between National office and Chapter regarding data issues Provide reports within agency as necessary Enter and acknowledge all contributions in accordance with Chapter practices Train staff on proper data entry procedures as required Ensure accuracy of data and reports Interact with donors via telephone regarding tribute donations Participate as part of Development team in preparing lists for events Participate as a member of interagency teams as needed to develop data processes and ensure data integrity Assist the Vice President of Development/Communications as needed
Equal Opportunity Employer
Resume: Alzheimer’s Association - Greater Michigan Chapter
Attention: Paul Kappen
25200 Telegraph Road, Suite 100
Southfield, MI 48033
Email: pkappen@alz.org
Fax: 248-799-4196



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Saturday, August 1, 2015

FREE Admission to Cranbrook Institute of Science after 5pm 8/7 - Bloomfield Hills

Take your family to Cranbrook for FREE on Friday,  August 7th after 5pm...

Courtesy of the MASCO Corporation Foundation, admission to Cranbrook Institute of Science is FREE after 5pm the first Friday of every month through June, 2016.

Discover the wonder of the natural world and develop a better understanding of the ways in which science impacts our lives each day at Cranbrook Institute of Science.

Interactive exhibits, a world-class collection of objects and artifacts, special events, a planetarium and observatory, lecture and educational programs both changing exhibitions offer something for every member of the family. Stand beneath a T.rex, feel a mastodon’s fur, or touch a meteorite.

Cranbrook Institute of Science
39221 Woodward Avenue
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303-0801
Friday: 10am-10pm

Phone: 248.645.3200  (always call to ensure these free events have not been cancelled)

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO ON FREE 1st FRIDAY ON 8/7 AT CRANBOOK INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE


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Friday, July 31, 2015

FREEISMYLIFE August Calendar - All the August FREE in 1 List

FREEISMYLIFE August 2015 Calendar - Don't you just love FREE?

Keep reading to see all the great August FREE and low cost events, deals, contests and more in Detroit and beyond...

GOING ON ALL MONTH

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ALL THE AUGUST BABIES - COME GET YOUR BIRTHDAY FREEBIES!!


Late Night Happy Hour at Bahama Breeze features 1/2 Priced Appetizers & Drink Specials every Sunday through Thursday from 9pm to close

Start Saving at the Pump with the FREE Shell Fuel Rewards Card

COUPON: FREE MiniBon for Joining the Cinnabon Club

DEAL: 99 Cent .COM Domain Registrations at GoDaddy with special offer link for a limited time

FREE eBook: What would Judy Say? Be the Hero of Your Own Story by Judge Judy

Earn FREE Google Play Credits just for taking Short Surveys with the Google Opinions Rewards App

FREE Apple 3-Day Summer Camps for Kids age 8 to 12 - SPACE IS LIMITED

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8/1 - FREE Junior Chef Classes at Williams-Sonoma Saturdays in August - 8/1 - Cooking with Tomatoes - RSVP


8//1 - FREE Home Depot Kids Workshop 8/1 - Chalkboard Door Hanger


8/1 - 8/2 - Use the @7Eleven Mobile App to Redeem FREE Food Offers each weekend in August - Aug 1-2, medium Fanta® Slurpee® drink


8/1 - 8/3 - COUPON: $10 off Dine-in Dinner purchase (no minimum) at Bonefish Grill - ENDS 8/3


8/1 - 8/14 - FREE 7th annual Blue Cross Blue Shield Michigan Kids 'N Kicks Summer Walking Program 6/8 - 8/14


8/1 - 8/31 - FREE Summer Math Program from TenMarks available on Apple, Android, Fire OS - ENDS 8/31


8/2 - FREE Cooking Technique Classes at Williams-Sonoma Sundays in August - 8/2 - Cooking with Tomotoes - RSVP


8/3 - FREE Dearborn Main Library Blockbusters Film Series - August 3rd - Babe (1995)


8/6 - 50% off Craft Draft Beers & Wines THURSDAY's 2pm to close at Bagger Dave's


8/7 - FREE eBook listed TODAY and every week on the Nook Blog for Freebie Friday


8/7 - FREE Admission to Cranbrook Institute of Science after 5pm 8/7 - Bloomfield Hills


8/7 - FREE 10th Annual Canton Color Tour Jazz Series 7/10 - 7 - 9pm


8/7 - 8/9 - Ribs RnB Music Fest w/Regina Belle at Hart Plaza - FREE Admission 8/7 and until 2pm on 8/8 and 8/9


8/8 - FREE Junior Chef Classes at Williams-Sonoma Saturdays in August - 8/8 - Fresh Pasta and Pesto - RSVP

8/8 - 8/9 - Use the @7Eleven Mobile App to Redeem FREE Food Offers each weekend in August - Aug 8-9, Juicy Fruit® Starburst® gum



8/9 - FREE Cooking Technique Classes at Williams-Sonoma Sundays in August - 8/9 - Pairing Fresh Pasta with Sauces - RSVP

8/9 - FREE Admission to the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History 8/9 1-5pm


8/10 - FREE Dearborn Main Library Blockbusters Film Series - August 10th - THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY (1995)


8/13 - 50% off Craft Draft Beers & Wines THURSDAY's 2pm to close at Bagger Dave's


8/14 - FREE eBook listed TODAY and every week on the Nook Blog for Freebie Friday


8/14 - FREE 10th Annual Canton Color Tour Jazz Series 7/10 - 7 - 9pm


8/15 - 8/16 - Use the @7Eleven Mobile App to Redeem FREE Food Offers each weekend in August - Aug 15-16, medium Fanta® Slurpee® drink


8/16 - FREE Cooking Technique Classes at Williams-Sonoma Sundays in August - 8/16 - Focaccia making with Oil and Vinegar Tasting - RSVP


8/17 - FREE Dearborn Main Library Blockbusters Film Series - August 17th - THE USUAL SUSPECTS (1995)


8/20 - 50% off Craft Draft Beers & Wines THURSDAY's 2pm to close at Bagger Dave's


8/21 - FREE eBook listed TODAY and every week on the Nook Blog for Freebie Friday


8/21 - FREE 10th Annual Canton Color Tour Jazz Series 7/10 - 7 - 9pm

8/22 - FREE Junior Chef Classes at Williams-Sonoma Saturdays in August - 8/22 - Pressed Italian Sandwiches - RSVP


8/22 - 8/23 - Use the @7Eleven Mobile App to Redeem FREE Food Offers each weekend in August - Aug 22-23, SNICKERS® Brand Singles Bar (1.76 – 1.78oz)


8/23 - FREE Cooking Technique Classes at Williams-Sonoma Sundays in August - 8/23 - Pressed Italian Sandwiches - RSVP


8/24 - FREE Dearborn Main Library Blockbusters Film Series - August 24th - HEAT (1995)


8/27 - 50% off Craft Draft Beers & Wines THURSDAY's 2pm to close at Bagger Dave's


8/28 - FREE eBook listed TODAY and every week on the Nook Blog for Freebie Friday



8/29 - 8/30 - Use the @7Eleven Mobile App to Redeem FREE Food Offers each weekend in August - Aug 29-30, Butterfinger® bar (1.9oz)SNICKERS® Brand Singles Bar (1.76 – 1.78oz)


8/29 - FREE Junior Chef Classes at Williams-Sonoma Saturdays in August - 8/29 - Pressed Italian Sandwiches - RSVP


8/30 - FREE Cooking Technique Classes at Williams-Sonoma Sundays in August - 8/30 - Pizza: Focaccia vs Classic Pizza - RSVP


8/31 - FREE Dearborn Main Library Blockbusters Film Series - August 31st - CITIZEN KANE (1941) - HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY, ORSON WELLES!


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Thursday, July 30, 2015

Use the @7Eleven Mobile App to Redeem FREE Food Offers each weekend in August

7-Eleven's August FREEkends Offer More Free Stuff...

7-Eleven®, the one who brought America free Slurpee® drinks on 7-ELEVEN Day, followed by several days of free snacks and drinks during 7Rewards™ Week, is launching a new offer in August – FREEkends™. That's short for FREE Weekends, and the offer is just that. Added bonus, August has five weekends this year.

7-Eleven will launch its FREEkend offers August 1st  for 7Rewards members using the 7-Eleven mobile app. That weekend's free offer will appear in the "Scan and Save" section of the app at noon Central Daylight Time (CDT) every Saturday and Sunday in August. To redeem, customers present the featured item along with their 7-Eleven app to be scanned at the register.

No purchase is necessary, and offers are good while supplies last at participating 7-Eleven stores.

The weekly FREEkend freebies are:

· Aug 1-2, medium Fanta® Slurpee® drink

· Aug. 8-9, Juicy Fruit® Starburst® gum

· Aug. 15-16, medium Fanta® Slurpee® drink

· Aug. 22-23, SNICKERS® Brand Singles Bar (1.76 – 1.78oz)

· Aug. 29-30, Butterfinger® bar (1.9oz)

Registered 7Rewards members will receive emails and SMS text messages notifying them of that week's offer. The offer also will appear on 7-Eleven.com.

Only one offer can be redeemed per day and will disappear from the member's "Scan and Save" section in the app once used.

If a FREEkend offer is redeemed on Saturday, the offer will be removed from the app until Sunday at noon CDT, when it will reappear on the app. During each day's offer, the app will show the percentage of free items still available in stores.

Even though it's free, each FREEkend Slurpee drink redeemed counts as a punch toward the 7Rewards "Buy 6, Get 7th Free" beverage rewards program.

"Weekends are a time when people have more time to travel and have fun with friends and family," said Laura Gordon, vice president of Marketing and Brand Innovation. "FREEkends celebrates the weekend with a free mobile offer that goes wherever the fun is, and adds to it."


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Monday, July 27, 2015

FREE Cooking Technique Classes at Williams-Sonoma Sundays in August - 8/2 8/9 8/16 8/23 8/30- RSVP

Williams-Sonoma Complimentary Technique Classes

Become a better cook with Williams-Sonoma Technique Classes and be inspired! Learn fresh menu ideas, healthy recipes for family dinners, and both classic and new cooking techniques. Their complimentary Technique Classes are each dedicated to a specific culinary topic, such as cookware, tools or the best way to work with seasonal produce.

- Hour-long technique classes are FREE and include tastings of prepared dishes.
- Participants enjoy 10% savings on select same-day store purchases.
- Available at all stores; class times vary by store location.

- Class size is limited – call your local store to register

AUGUST TECHNIQUE CLASSES INCLUDE -

August 2nd - Cooking with Tomotos 
Summer gardens are at their prime in August, offering a wealth of inspiration in the kitchen. Tomatoes are ripe and ready at last, and we’re hungry to use them in everything! Join us for homemade Zucchini, Tomato and Ricotta Herbed Lasagna, plus tomato sauce prepared two ways.

August 9th - Pairing Fresh Pasta with Sauces
It’s easier than you might imagine to make fresh pasta at home. We’ll demonstrate everything, from preparing the dough to rolling it through a hand-cranked machine and showcase techniques for pasta extruding as well. Then we’ll create some simple sauces. Take home smart shortcuts for getting a pasta supper on the table even when time is short.

August 16th - Focaccia making with Oil and Vinegar Tasting
Learn how to make the classic Italian flatbread known as focaccia. Then we’ll dip the freshly baked bread into an assortment of oils and vinegars—a simple but amazing combination.

August 23rd - Pressed Italian Sandwiches
Discover the secrets to making perfect panini. In this class we’ll create pressed Italian sandwiches using some of our favorite ingredients, including pesto, roasted bell peppers and other summer vegetables, along with meats and cheeses. The options are endless!

August 30th - Focaccia-style vs Classic style 
With the abundance of garden-fresh ingredients, summer is the perfect time to make pizza. We’ll demonstrate how to prepare a classic pizza with a crisp crust as well as a focaccia-style one. We’ll share some of our favorite tips for making savory pizza any night of the week. In this class we’ll be featuring Golden Boy Pizza’s SanFrancilian-style focaccia pizza.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO ON FREE WILLIAMS-SONOMA TECHNIQUE CLASSES

Williams-Sonoma locations in Michigan include -

SOMERSET COLLECTION
2801 West Big Beaver Road
Troy , MI 48084
(248) 637-0672

TWELVE OAKS MALL
27710B Novi Rd
Novi , MI 48377
(248) 596-1036

VILLAGE OF ROCHESTER HILLS
352 North Adams Road
Rochester Hills , MI 48309
(248) 375-5891


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FREE Admission to the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History 8/9 1-5pm

Bust of museum founder Dr. Charles H. Wright.
Charter One Free Family Second Sunday at The Wright Museum
Sunday, August 9, 2015
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Bring the whole family to Rejoice, Relive & Reconnect at The Wright Museum with free admission every second Sunday of the month courtesy of Charter One Bank! Enjoy the many exhibits on display as well as engaging programming for the entire family.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO ON AUGUST'S FREE FAMILY SECOND SUNDAY AT THE WRIGHT MUSEUM



This event is FREE and open to the public. 

The event excludes guide group tours. For more information please call (313) 494-5800.


Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
315 East Warren Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48201
The Wright Museum™ | TheWright.org

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FREE Junior Chef Classes at Williams-Sonoma Saturdays in August - 8/1 8/8 8/22 8/29 - RSVP

Williams-Sonoma Complimentary Junior Chef Classes

My son is one picky eater who refuses to try new foods.  So I wish when he was younger that I had signed him up for a cooking class like these FREE ones being offered weekly by Williams-Sonoma.

- Available at all stores; class times vary by store location.
- Class size is limited – call your local store to register


AUGUST 2015 WILLIAMS-SONOMA JUNIOR CHEF CLASSES -
Saturdays - times vary by store location

August 1st - Cooking with Tomatoes 
Tomatoes are ripe and ready for eating and cooking this summer! Join us and learn to make some delicious dishes that are sure to impress your family. You’ll also learn some fun facts about tomatoes. Suitable for ages 8–13.

August 8th - Fresh Pasta and Pesto 
It’s lots of fun to create homemade pasta. We’ll make the dough and roll it out with a hand-cranked machine. You’ll also watch dough being made in a machine that mixes and extrudes the pasta for you. Then we’ll whip up some basil pesto in a food processor. Finally, we’ll toss the cooked pasta with the pesto and eat. Super-simple and yummy! Suitable for ages 8–13.

August 22nd - Pressed Italian Sandwiches 
Toasty on the outside with a warm filling inside, pressed Italian sandwiches are always a favorite. Our kid-friendly combos will hit the spot—how about salami and cheese, Nutella and strawberry, or ham, tomato and cheese. Young chefs will have fun making and eating them. Note: Nuts will be served in this class. Suitable for ages 5–13.

August 29th - Pizza: Focaccia vs Classic Pizza
Who doesn’t love pizza! Kids will have a blast rolling out the dough and topping their pizzas as they please. We’ll bake them off and dig in to the best pizza ever! In this class we’ll be featuring Golden Boy Pizza’s SanFrancilian-style focaccia pizza. Suitable for ages 5–13.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO ON FREE WILLIAMS-SONOMA JUNIOR CHEF CLASSES

Williams-Sonoma locations in Michigan include -

SOMERSET COLLECTION
2801 West Big Beaver Road
Troy , MI 48084
(248) 637-0672

TWELVE OAKS MALL
27710B Novi Rd
Novi , MI 48377
(248) 596-1036

VILLAGE OF ROCHESTER HILLS
352 North Adams Road
Rochester Hills , MI 48309
(248) 375-5891


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Sunday, July 26, 2015

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center Listings - July 24, 2015

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!!!

Senior Vp of Planned and Major Gifts (Detroit)
The Non-Profit Personnel Network has been retained to assist the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in recruiting a Senior VP of Planned and Major Gifts. This person will carry a substantial portfolio of major donor prospects, and be knowledgeable about planned giving tools and techniques. 6-8 years of progressive experience is required. To apply for this position, please go to www.nppn.co to view the full job description.



Patient Education Specialist (Eastpointe)
Handle patient inquiries and crisis calls, and provide guidance by phone and email. Research, write and update/develop education materials and brochures. Additional duties include database input, patient mailings, forum planning and assisting with other projects and special events as needed.

Excellent verbal and written skills required. Ability to adapt to changing priorities is a must. Background in social work, medical field or teaching is helpful, but not required. Willing to train the right person. Web site experience helpful. Occasional travel. Full time M-F, 9:30-5:00. This is an hourly salaried position. Salary based on experience. Please send resume along with salary history to aarda@aarda.org with subject line: Patient Education Specialist. No phone calls please.



Membership and Events Manager (Lansing)
The Historical Society of Michigan seeks a qualified individual to serve as Membership and Events Manager.
The Membership and Events Manager is responsible for attracting, retaining, and engaging members and creating short- and long-term goals for membership growth. The successful candidate, working with the Executive Director, will also oversee operations and logistics for major Society conferences, including the State History Conference, Michigan in Perspective: The Local History Conference, U.P. History Conference and other events. In addition, this position will work with existing staff to research and implement improved processes and solutions, as well as develop strategies for greater presence in communities statewide.
The position reports to the Executive Director of the Historical Society of Michigan.
For a complete position description including minimum qualifications to apply please visit http://www.hsmichigan.org/about/job-opportunities
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. We encourage applications from under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations; women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.
To apply please email a cover letter and resume to resume@hsmichigan.org.



Network Administrator (Wayne)
The Network Administrator will provide the IT Manager with support for daily IT administration tasks, functions and projects\tasks assigned to the IT Department such as:

Take part in providing information technology help desk services to all personnel;
Assist with workstation\server administration;
Assist with phone system administration;
Assist with Microsoft Access\SQL\Oracle reporting and database administration;
Assist with IT planning and development;
Support and perform report generation activities;
Manage assigned projects, including coordinating with outside vendors;
Research and resolve day-to-day and long term issues
Requirements: Ability to work independently, multitask and prioritize assignments to meet project or task deadlines. Excellent problem solving, communication, customer service skills. Exceptional attention to detail. Effectively gather and analyze information to resolve issues not previously encountered. Demonstrated experience troubleshooting and supporting Microsoft Windows\Office in an enterprise level network. Working knowledge of Access\SQL databases, inclusive of writing SQL queries. Demonstrated experience with Windows Server, Active Directory and Exchange, including: deployment, troubleshooting and management. Experience working with digital and\or IP phone systems. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with outside vendors and various constituencies to complete projects.
For full job details and to apply - visit our website www.aaa1c.org



Program Specialist (Wayne)
The Program Specialist works in a team environment to assist the agency in delivering various programmatic information and assistance to older adults, caregivers and individuals with disabilities. Must be able to quickly understand and grasp complex issues such as multiple needs of individuals. Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to relate effectively with individuals from all demographic groups. This position will require use of a computer to access and input information. The position also requires public speaking and requires travel to different host sites in our public service area.
Job Duties include (but are not limited to)
Assist in the development, implementation, coordination and evaluation of programs sponsored, operated or funded by the agency as directed by the Planning & Programs Manager and/or CIPO;
Assist in administering the Title V Senior Employment program, The Senior Alliance Holiday Meals program, Evidence-Based Disease Prevention programs, agency outreach activities and other programs, as directed by the Planning & Programs Manager and/or CIPO;
Assist in supporting the development, implementation of the annual area implementation plan and multi-year plan, as directed by the Planning & Programs Manager and/or the CIPO;
Coordinates agency activities with other aging network organizations, ADRC partners or stakeholders;
Develop, prepare and produce programmatic reports, as required;
Ensure data is accurately and completely documented into proper databases in a timely manner;
A degree in human services is preferred.
For full job details and to apply - please visit our website at www.aaa1c.org



Supports Coordinators - Social Workers & RN's (Wayne)
The Senior Alliance is looking for licensed Social Workers and Registered Nurses to fill Supports Coordinator (Case Management) roles. The Supports Coordinators conduct comprehensive participant assessments and reassessments and works as a team to develop and monitor care plans for the elderly. The SC's work with family members and caregivers to maximize available support systems.
Duties include:
Conducts comprehensive participant assessment to determine the social, emotional and limitations of community care (CC) participants.
Works as a team to develop participant care plans, including determination of frequency and duration of social services required under the care plan.
Facilitates delivery of services determined necessary under the care plan with appropriate social service agencies, The Senior Alliance funded providers, and other human service organizations.
Monitors participant care plans to ascertain delivery of needed services, and performs participant reassessments functions to determine needed alterations in the participant care plans.
Works with family members and other volunteer caregivers to maximize available informal support systems.
Maintains liaisons with hospitals, human service providers, home care agencies, and other referring agencies in geographic area of responsibility.
Ensures compliance with all program standards and guidelines.
Assists in providing documentation of project activities for reports and/or participant applications to Michigan Office of Services to the Aging, Michigan Department of Community Health, Family Independence agency and/or other program funding sources.
For full job details & to apply, visit our website www.aaa1c.org



Data Specialist (Wayne)
The Data Specialist works in a financial team environment to assist the agency with various data entry requirements for various contracts and on-line database systems. Also assists with administration and program tasks when necessary.
Job Duties include (but are not limited to)
Maintains and inputs a record keeping system that includes all required client data and case status information accurately on the client tracking systems. The system should function in a way that facilitates the sequence of care management tasks. Data is maintained daily, as assigned or as appropriate.
Prepares client source data for data entry by compiling and sorting information, establishing data entry priorities
Review and analyze client source documents for deficiencies
Resolve discrepancies by following standard procedures or returning incomplete documents for resolution
Process source documents accurately and timely to meet daily deadlines
Verify entered client account data by reviewing and make correcting entries when applicable
File source documents in client record
Comply with data integrity and security policies
Completes the reporting of programmatic data as requested of the agency by funding sources.
For full job details & to apply - visit our website at www.aaa1c.org



Marketing Coordinator (Grand Rapids)
Title: Marketing Coordinator
Organization Name: Goodwill Industries of Greater Grand Rapids
Salary: $15.00 Hourly, Non-Exempt
Contact Name: Ana Galloway
Contact E-mail: agalloway@goodwillgr.org
Job Description:
Responsible for providing support to traditional marketing initiatives including proofing, archiving, graphic designer liaison, and events. Actively contribute to team meetings and organizational initiatives. Previous marketing or non-profit experience is preferred. Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite. Excellent organizational and communication skills.
Essential Job Functions:
Work with and assist Community Relations Department in all aspects of their day to day departmental functions
Manage and coordinate community events including: holiday activities, school activities, etc. (broaden our reach while being strategic with keeping ROI in mind)
Ensure accuracy, consistency, and usefulness of department’s stored information.
Archive media, photos and CDs.
Provide departmental support including supply orders, inventory control, etc.
Manage organizational ordering for business cards/letterhead, etc.
Order marketing materials/trade show materials as needed for workforce development initiatives.
Serve as liaison between graphic designer and employees
Assist with events and activities including but not limited to handling incoming phone calls, monitoring of activities and recommending action to the department.
All other duties as assigned by the Chief Marketing & Communications Officer.
Qualifications & Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Communications, English, Journalism, or similar field, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous marketing or non-profit experience is preferred: 1 year.
To Apply: Please contact Ana Galloway at agalloway@goodwillgr.org



Community Engagement Director (Grand Rapids)
Title: Community Engagement Director
Organization Name: Goodwill Industries of Greater Grand Rapids
Salary: $55,000.00 Salary
Contact Name: Ana Galloway
Contact E-mail: agalloway@goodwillgr.org
Basic Function: Interface with the community through chambers, key community organizations, etc. to determine growth opportunities, i.e. ROI for retail sales. Provide strategic insights for traditional and digital marketing. Responsible for assisting the Chief Marketing Officer with the strategic planning process, operational implementation, and measurement. Serve as the department point person in CMOs absence.
Essential Job Functions:
Serve as point person in absence of CMO i.e. media relations and daily operations
Promote Goodwill’s organizational, participant, and employee successes and (tell our story) through communication efforts including press releases and human interest stories.
Works under the direction of the CMO to develop agency wide marketing strategies along with that are consistent with the overall strategic plan and the mission of Goodwill.
Provide suggestions to optimize shopper and donor experiences through traditional and digital marketing campaigns.
Assist with departmental strategic planning process and operational implementation.
Oversee/attend community driven events for retail and community engagement ROI
Establish benchmarks and metrics for community engagement return
Qualifications & Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Communications, English, Journalism, or similar field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
A minimum of 18 months previous marketing or non-profit experience is preferred. Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office. Familiarity with online social media technology. Excellent organizational and communication skills.
To Apply: Please contact Ana Galloway at agalloway@goodwillgr.org.



Accounting Associate (Kalamazoo)
The United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region (UWBCKR) partners across all sectors to achieve measurable progress towards specific goals in Education, Income and Health -- the building blocks for a good quality life. Our organization stands in the top five percent of United Way organizations nation-wide in overall resource development results. This past year, more than $18 million dollars was successfully secured, administered and leveraged locally to fuel the ongoing movement to change the story in communities throughout our region…one life at a time.
This mid-level position supports the Finance Team through following responsibilities:
Processes payroll, maintains employee benefits databases, and assists with new employee paperwork
Processes accounts payable, accounts receivable, expense reports
Audits pledges received during the campaign
Creates journal entries and reconciles bank statements
Assists CFO in the preparation of audit work papers
Supports front desk and database administrator
Requirements:
Associate’s degree or equivalent experience, with some nonprofit experience desired.
Previous experience processing payroll and AR/AP is required.
Strong attention to detail with the ability to accurately process large amounts of data.
High level of organization.
Ability to problem-solve.
Positive, professional personality that appropriately represents the United Way to visitors.
Significant knowledge of Microsoft Windows, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint programs. Knowledge of accounting application software like Financial Edge and a payroll system is also required.
Apply with resume and cover letter to Rhonda Stull by August 7 at: rstull@uwbckr.org



Director of People & Culture, Human Resources (Kalamazoo)
The Director of People & Culture is a full-time regular position that serves as the champion for all resources related to both staffing and organizational culture at the Kalamazoo Nature Center. Specifically this includes: being the champion of the KNC culture, overseeing the volunteer program, and managing all aspect of human resources. This position will plan, direct, and coordinate activities to maximize the strategic use of human resources (paid and volunteer) and maintain functions such as employee compensation, recruitment, personnel policies and regulatory compliance.
Minimum 3 years in Human Resources with special emphasis on creating and maintaining a positive team culture strongly preferred.
Minimum of bachelor's degree in human resource management or business related field strongly preferred.
Strong personal commitment to the KNC Mission.
Significance experience working with volunteers.
In-depth understanding of the government rules and regulations as it relates to human resource functions.
Commitment to uphold a strong work and environmental ethic while respecting the diversity of culture and beliefs among KNC’s stakeholders.
Experience with non-profits a plus.
Computer competency in MS Office, Google suite, Raiser’s Edge, Volgistics, preferred.
Strong attention to organization and detail.
Ability to work individually and as a team member.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Creativity and high energy.
Self-starter and self-directed.
Able to maintain a flexible work schedule – weekends, evenings and holidays.
Full job description & application instructions at: http://www.naturecenter.org/GetInvolved/Employment.aspx



Associate Director - Major Gifts Donor Relations (Kalamazoo)
Looking for an impassioned, motivated team player to help carry out UWBCKR’s mission by managing its Major and Planned Giving strategies and initiatives, through execution of the key accountabilities of Donor Cultivation and Stewardship, Donor Solicitation, Relationship Management and Industry Expertise, and Volunteer Leadership.
Characteristics/abilities:
Ability to link donor, volunteer, and advocates’ aspiration to needs
Ability to catalyze others’ commitment to mission
Strives vigorously to accomplish shared goals
Seeks and shares knowledge of community
Acts with integrity and strong ethics to foster trust at all levels, internalizing the meaning and commitment of United Way and consistently acts according to its value and purpose
Is able to communicate effectively to develop, grow, and sustain productive relationships
Knows how to capture relevant information, and in turn, interprets and utilizes the information to forge partnerships, collaborate, cultivate, grow, sustain, and strengthen internal and external relationships.
Values diversity and inclusion
Effective Public Speaker with ability to tell UW story in a compelling and inspirational way
Requirements:
BA degree in Communications, Public or Nonprofit Administration, Sales, or related field,
A minimum of three years of related work experience in donor relations, including major gifts and planned giving experience
Volunteer management experience a plus
Working knowledge of gift planning vehicles and gift planning tools, including prospect research
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Resumes can be submitted, along with a cover letter, to rstull@uwbckr.org and will be accepted through August 7.



Executive Director (Detroit)
The Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue (IADS) is seeking its first full time Executive Director. IADS is an exciting place with a passionate community in the heart of Downtown Detroit. The Synagogue’s mission is to serve as a beacon for the Jewish community of Metropolitan Detroit by maintaining an egalitarian synagogue rooted in tradition; by acting as a conduit for Jewish activity in the city; by offering a wide range of programming that will support the revitalization of the city; and by ensuring accessibility to all.
Since 2009, IADS has played a pivotal role in re-establishing a vigorous life for Judaism in the City of Detroit. Our work has helped to fuel commitments in the City by local and national Jewish organizations that have resulted in a dramatic increase in religious offerings, programming of all kinds, social justice activities, and community building.
The Executive Director will report to and work closely with the Board. The candidate being sought will feel comfortable working in an entrepreneurial environment and have the ability to balance a significant level of authority and independence with the teamwork inherent in an organization that strongly relies on board members, volunteers, membership and partnerships. The Executive Director will be a collaborator, steward and a troubleshooter, whose greatest skill will be the ability to focus on managing and assisting staff, leadership, and stakeholders in crafting solutions to challenges and opportunities.
For a complete job description, go to:
http://downtownsynagogue.org/were-hiring-executive-director/
Please submit a cover letter and resume by August 7 to personnel@downtownsynagogue.org



Administrative Assistant (Detroit)
The Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue, located in the Capitol Park area of downtown Detroit, seeks a part-time (16-24 hours/week) staff person to perform Gift-Processing, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and other office-related administrative operations. The Assistant will report to the Program Director and will work with both the Program Director and off-site CPA firm. The ideal candidate will be organized and enjoy working independently.
REQUIREMENTS:
Required: High School Diploma or GED. Minimum of three years of administrative experience. Computer proficiency in Word, Excel and database management. Ability to accurately calculate figures and percentages and apply basic accounting concepts, with working knowledge of accounting principles required. Ability to work independently and proven proficiency at effective prioritization and multitasking. Efficient in maintaining hard copy and electronic file maintenance and documentation. Preferred: BA or Associate’s Degree. Development experience and knowledge of donor software. Accounts payable experience.
For a complete description, go to: http://downtownsynagogue.org/were-hiring/
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Temporary Position: An Administrative Assistant is being sought on a temporary basis through October 31st, with an opportunity for the position to continue.
Wages: Up to $14/hour based on skills and experience.
Position open until filled. Please submit a cover letter and resume to personnel@downtownsynagogue.org



Administrative Assistant (Detroit)
The Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation is seeking highly-qualified applicants for an Administrative Assistant to join its team. The Foundation works with caring members of our community on important initiatives that improve the health and well-being of young people and their families, particularly in Southeast Michigan. We are a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization located in Detroit.
The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing administrative and secretarial support, particularly for our fundraising staff. This position also participates in backing-up other support personnel as needed. Qualified candidates will have two or more years of administrative or secretarial experience, including managing multiple calendars. This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent, and an Associate’s degree is preferred. Qualified candidates will possess strong communication and interpersonal skills along with a positive, professional demeanor.
CHMF is proud of its diverse workplace and is an E.E.O employer. A competitive compensation package will be provided. Please send a letter of interest, resume and salary history, either by mail or e-mail to be received no later than August 21, 2015 to:
hr@chmfoundation.org or
Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation
Attn: Human Resources
3901 Beaubien, Mail slot 257
Detroit, MI 48201



Director of Development (Lansing)
The Director of Development is responsible for creating, implementing and measuring the success of a comprehensive development plan in collaboration with the Executive Director, Board of Directors and chairs of the development committees. Please provide a resume, copy of a successful grant proposal, and cover letter (including salary requirements) by August 1st to Alexandera Jones, Director of Operations, at jobs@iteclansing.org. Any questions contact Alex at 517.708.4394.



Contract Specialist (Wayne)
The Contract Specialist works in a team environment to assists the agency with administering and maintaining program and Purchase of Service (POS) contract including data collection and assessment of contractors and POS vendors for compliance with Federal and State guidelines. Must be able to quickly understand, interpret complex issues and develop reports. This position will require the ability to oversee program evaluations and monitor quality assurance for contracted services. Requires bachelors degree or equivalent work experience.
The Contract Specialist reviews contract terms and conditions making sure that they comply with federal and state laws and Agency policies.
The Contract Specialist must have full knowledge of the terminology related to the services of the Agency.
Prepare and send addendums to the contracts under the direction of CFO.
Coordinate efforts related to the oversight and compliance including the annual Area Agency on Aging Assessment and the Program Outcome Assessment.
Review and document monthly cash requests
Review and follow up on vendor/contractor insurance adequacy
Monitor service provider compliance with contract conditions and, Funding Agency Minimum Operating Standards including annual and on-going off-site programmatic and fiscal assessments.
Maintain current agency policies and procedures in accordance with applicable state and federal regulations.
Hold at least one contractor and vendor meeting annually
Serve as community liaison and advocate for older adults.
Please see our website for full details at www.aaa1c.org



Healthcare Program Manager (Wayne)
The Healthcare Program Manager provides MI Health Link program management and oversight. Oversees staff conducting comprehensive client assessments, reassessments, credentialing and service recommendations and works with ICO’s to obtain authorization for all services provided for the dual eligible population. Recognizes importance of authorization process with Integrated Care Organizations. Works with family members and caregivers to maximize available support systems. Provides proper documentation of MI Health Link activities and budgets.
Ability to work with multiple Integrated Care Organizations and receive and assign referrals to staff
Act as liaison between ICO’s and staff and ensure staff provide excellent customer service to plan members and ICO’s.
Monitors client care plans to ascertain delivery of needed services, and performs client reassessments functions to determine needed alterations in the client care plans.
Meets documentation requirements and standards for the MI Health Link program as set forth by the ICO’s and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
Works with family members and other volunteer caregivers to maximize available informal support systems.
Maintains liaisons with hospitals, human service providers, home care agencies, and other referring agencies in geographic area of responsibility.
Assists in providing documentation of project activities for reports and/or client applications for internal review and to appropriate outside entities.
Supervises MI Health Link Supports Coordinator staff and Support Staff assigned to program.
Visit our webpage to apply & for more details - www.aaa1c.org



Development Database Coordinator (Detroit)
The Development Database Coordinator is responsible for handling the administrative and technical aspects associated with the planning and execution of THAW’s fundraising activities.
Manages and maintains THAW’s confidential donor / prospect database; balances with accounts receivable; generates reports and analyzes revenue data from Raiser’s Edge Responsible for processing and reporting of all donor, volunteer, and gift information/acknowledgements, including daily contribution processing, scheduling management of donor cultivation contacts, and event information Trains and supports others in the use of Raiser’s Edge software Provides administrative support for the development department Creates mailing lists for development and fundraising activities Conducts data and pattern analysis Maintains Raiser’s Edge system enhancements and reporting functionality Produces reports for Daily/Monthly revenue reconciliation with THAW’s Accounting department Maintains information on donors, pledges, and revenue sources Must have strong computer skills in the areas of database management, word processing, spreadsheets, and graphs Extensive Experience with Raiser’s Edge Experience with Financial Edge preferred Must have excellent and proven organization, communication (verbal and written), and customer service skills.
Must have good problem-solving skills and be a self-starter who can work effectively with little direction.
Proficiency in MS Office
Strong computer skills, which includes data entry and database management Familiarity with IRS regulations related to benevolent giving Associates degree required and Bachelor’s degree preferred plus two years of experience working in a non-profit environment, preferably in the area of fundraising
Please visit www.thawfund.org to view the complete job posting.
Interested applicants should send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to careers@thawfund.org


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