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EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - July 22, 2010

Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - July 22, 2010

Program Assistant, Mentor Michigan College Coaching Corps. The Program Assistant is responsible for supporting the program staff of the Mentor Michigan College Coaching Corps and coordinating the logistical aspects of the AmeriCorps grant requirements. A full posting and more information is available at

Membership Assistant Director -Dynamic non-profit professional association, selected by Crain’s Detroit Business as a Cool Place to Work, is seeking an individual with management and membership marketing experience to lead recruitment and retention initiatives. Individual must be team-oriented and demonstrate initiative through performance. More information is available at

Director of Development - The Arts League of Michigan (ALM) seeks a Director of Development responsible for the design, implementation and on-going evaluation of ALM’s fundraising efforts. This two-year grant funded position is renewable upon future funding through candidate’s efforts. Working with ALM’s President and grant partner Cranbrook Educational Community, primary focus will be on expanding ALM’s donor base and increasing its unrestricted and designated funding through the hands-on development of annual fund, membership, sponsorship and other annual giving programs. Responsibilities include the writing of appeal letters, sponsorship proposals and gift acknowledgment letters; designing and managing any special fundraising events and/or telemarketing campaigns; supervising of the creation of marketing materials to support fundraising efforts; establishing, managing, and maintaining office systems and databases to support all development projects and operations; prospect and donor cultivation; and reporting progress to grant partners. Bachelor’s degree with 3 years experience in development required, preferably with annual fund or membership expertise. Strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to work with diverse constituencies, and an entrepreneurial spirit are essential, along with computer proficiency in Excel, Word and fundraising software. Passion for the arts, knowledge of the local philanthropic community, grant writing or major gifts experience a plus. Some night and weekend work required. If interested in becoming a team leader for a ground breaking, community transforming endeavor, please send cover letter, resume and writing sample to: ALM, c/o K. Salyers, PO Box 801, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303-0801.

HIV Prevention Consultant - The Southeastern Michigan Health Association is seeking an HIV Prevention Consultant. The individual in this position will facilitate and support a statewide HIV planning initiative focused on enhancing HIV prevention for men who have sex with men, provide technical assistance relevant to HIV prevention.. Requirements: Bachelor's degree and academic or similar training regarding behavioral/social health promotion and disease strategies. Master's degree preferred. Minimum one year full time work in health promotion. Experience and comfort level with the gay/MSM communities and communities of color. Excellent communication skills; written and oral. Relevant HIV prevention intervention training. Community organizing experience. Based in Detroit or Lansing/ In-state travel required. Salary: $45,219 commensurate with education/experience. Send resume to: Debra Robinson, HIV/AIDS Prevention and Intervention Section; Division of Health, Wellness and Disease Control; 109 W. Michigan Ave, 10th Floor; Lansing MI 48913 Fax# (517) 241-5028 ----NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE--E.O.E Application Deadline: Friday, August 6, 2010

Co-Executive Director/Operations for Living Arts — Detroit, MI. Since 1999, Living Arts has engaged youth and adults in Southwest Detroit in high-quality community arts education through multi-faceted programs including after-school dance programming and in-school arts-infused educational projects. The Co-Executive Team of Living Arts (Co-Executive Director/Operations and Co-Executive Director/Program) provides leadership in accomplishing the mission, strategic goals and objectives of the organization. The Co-Exec/Operations ensures there are operational supports in place to maintain and improve services and build organizational capacity. Like the Co-Exec/Program, the Co-Exec/Operations is a 75% position. Salary for the Co-Exec Operations starts at $30,000, ranging higher based on experience. Three weeks paid vacation included. Responsibilities include: leading the organization in the areas of financial management, fund development, strategic organization development, and marketing/outreach, as well as supervising human resources and risk and facility management. Requirements include: Desire to collaboratively lead a small, growing non-profit; Evidence of experience in: fund development including grant-writing, financial management, supervisory/management experience, working strategically with other organizations; Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience; Results-oriented problem-solver *Strong written and oral communication skills; Familiarity with office technology ; Passion for the arts and/or youth development preferred; Spanish-bilingual a plus. If interested, please submit your résumé and contacts for three professional references to, on or before August 6, 2010. FULL POSTING:

Program Director - Join a fun and dedicated team of recreation and wellness professionals! The Program Director is responsible for the successful operations of a large and diverse department, including child care, adventure programs, special events, babysitting, and camps. Special attention to community relationships, growth in program participation, staff development, licensing requirements, and marketing is desirable. This position reports to the Executive Director. Located in the heart of Midland, the Midland Community Center includes a child care and preschool center, state-of-the-art wellness center, gymnasiums, pools and spray park, senior center, and more. The Program Director will ensure that MCC remains a prominent and respected provider of infant care, child care, before and after school care, and summer recreation for the parents and children of Midland and the surrounding areas. The child care programs are fully licensed; camp programs, including day camps, are licensed and also accredited by the American Camp Counsel. The Midland Community Center offers competitive pay along with an excellent benefit package.. Position Requirements: Bachelors degree in child development, recreation, or related field; 2+ years progressive experience with public recreation organization, preferably in a child or youth setting; strong human relations skills; excellent written and verbal communications skills; outstanding computer skills; and absolute dedication to the team environment. Current first-aid and CPR certifications preferred upon hire, but may be obtained within two months of employment. Apply at by 7/28/2010. Resume and cover letter are required.

ASSOCIATE STATE DIRECTOR - COMMUNITY OUTREACH. YOU NEED A CAUSE - AND A CAREER - YOU CAN BELIEVE IN - WELCOME TO AARP. We're nearly 40 million strong - with more joining us every day - the "most" powerful grassroots organization around according to Fortune magazine. In Fact, we're more involved in your community than ever before. With 53 State Offices across the country, here's your chance to take action in Lansing and throughout Michigan. In this role you will organize membership and volunteer groups to engage in activities in support of state and federal initiatives, including community service programs, education/learning activities, economic security issues/work, health issues, and other advocacy campaigns. You will recruit, train, and orient volunteers; and develop strategic partnerships with other community organizations. Requires: Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, including grassroots organizing and volunteer leadership; excellent communication, interpersonal and computer skills. Travel: Up to 50%. Qualified candidates are invited to apply online at (listed under “All Available Positions”). We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that values workplace diversity.

Executive Director – Treeline Associates, the only AMCi accredited association management company in Michigan, is seeking a part time experienced executive director to manage an international tourism research association. Expected to handle the day to day responsibilities and drive membership recruitment. Assist in reassessing and achieving strategic goals of the board. Have ability to expand sponsorships both within and outside of the main fundraising event (annual conference). Maintain relations with leaders from a variety of professional travel and research related associations. Must have strong leadership and communication skills and be highly motivated to set and achieve measurable goals. There is some travel representing the association at meetings and conferences. The right candidate can work remotely. Resumes and cover letters are due by August 6, 2010 and can be emailed to, put Executive Director Position in the subject.

Government, Corporate and Foundation Grants Officer, Development Department This position works as part of a team that maximizes the revenue potential available to the DIA through federal, state, foundation and corporate grants. The position is also responsible for the preparation of formal written materials for the department, including grant proposals and grant reports. Other types of formal documents created by this position include campaign materials and professional packets for major solicitations. This position reports to the Director of Operations, Development Department If you are interested in applying for this position, please apply online, THE DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Vice President of Finance Michigan Fitness Foundation. Executive level position for a mission driven candidate reporting directly to the president/CEO in a growing nonprofit environment. Certified Public Accountant required. MBA or master’s degree in finance or public administration preferred. Excellent conceptual, analytical and critical thinking skills. Send cover letter and resume to by July 30. Visit for more information.

Senior Development Officer - NPPN Non-Profit Personnel Network is recruiting a Senior Development Officer for Oakwood Healthcare Systems Foundation. The Senior Development Officer works with high level volunteers, physician leaders and system executives to identify, cultivate and solicit major gifts. Provides staff support for Board giving and provides the full continuum of major and planned gifts options to donors. View the full position description at To apply for this position, Register with NPPN online ( and upload your resume and a cover letter (addressed to OHSF and include the position title).

Chief Development Officer - NPPN Non-Profit Personnel Network is recruiting a Chief Development Officer (CDO) for Lighthouse of Oakland County (LOC), Inc. (LOC) has been providing services to low-income families in Oakland County since 1972. The CDO is responsible for all facets of the development department. A minimum of eight years of progressively responsible development experience is required. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. Candidates must have significant experience in major gift and planned giving fundraising, with a strong record in goal achievement. View the full job description To apply, Register online with NPPN ( and upload a resume & cover letter.

Foundation Director - The Henry Ford Village Foundation, Inc. serving Henry Ford Village, a continuing care retirement community of over 1,000 residents nestled in the heart of Dearborn, Michigan, is seeking an experienced leader to direct the Foundation. The ideal candidate will be responsible for all facets of the fund raising program including serving as the primary staff leader for the creation of strategic fund development initiatives, strengthening of the ongoing planned giving programming, annual giving programs, corporate and foundation relations, donor stewardship and recognition programming, gift processing and donor research functions, and public relations related to development. The Foundation Director will work closely with the Henry Ford Village Foundation Board of Directors and other executive leadership team members to create and implement a comprehensive plan for the development program that closely mirrors the priorities of Henry Ford Village. The position reports administratively to the Executive Director and functionally to the Board of Directors to which it is accountable. Must have 7 – 10 years of development experience within an established development program. A Bachelors degree or equivalent experience required. A track record of successful planned giving experience strongly preferred. Experience with comprehensive capital or endowment campaigns preferred. Must have strong leadership skills and be highly motivated to set and achieve measurable goals. To apply online, please visit our career site at or send resume with salary requirements to: Henry Ford Village, Human Resources, 15101 Ford Rd., Dearborn, MI 4812.

Manager For Statewide School-Based Fundraising Campaign - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 2-5 years experience in fundraising or event planning with staff management experience. Hire & manage 7 tele-recruiters, prepare weekly status reports, develop & oversee tele-recruitment strategies, prioritize calling lists, draft & execute stewardship plan for top fundraising schools. Patricipate in strategic planning. Salary: mid $30s plus benefits. Based in Madison Heights. Resumes to: No calls please.

Development Officer - The Imagine Fund is seeking an experienced development officer for the position of Director of The Imagine Fund. The Imagine Fund (IFund) is a state-wide scholarship granting institution that raises, manages, and distributes directed scholarships based on race, gender, and ethnicity in direct response to passage of Proposal 2006-02, which banned affirmative action in public contracting, education and employment. Position Summary: Responsible for managing all fund development efforts of the organization, including cultivation of relationships with corporations, foundations, organizations and individuals for IFund scholarships and their operation. Provide fundraising and administrative leadership. Serve as “the face” of IFund. Engage in regular travel around the state for networking and cultivating of donors. Manage all fiscal operations and supervise all IFund personnel and volunteers. The position reports to The Imagine Fund board of directors. Salary range: $55 - 65,000, with bonus possibilities. Other benefits are negotiable. Office is in Lansing, Michigan. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in public and/or non-profit administration, marketing, communications or related field. At least 5 years professional fundraising experience, including major gifts, charitable gift planning, and grant-writing. At least 5 years leadership experience with a board or public agency, including staff supervision, resource development, and financial management. Successful at building relationships with and among diverse and multiple constituencies. Working knowledge of barriers faced by students historically disenfranchised from higher education. Proficient with computer applications and software, including eTapestry and ScholarSelect. Apply: Please review the full job posting and information on how to apply at:

Program Development - Dominican Literacy Center is an adult tutoring center that has served the east side of Detroit for over 21 years and is now looking to expand operational hours to include Fridays and Saturdays. Dominican is seeking a self-motivated, mission orientated individual who will assist with the program development of this broader adult learning lab. Duties will include but are not limited to computer-based and on-line instruction; individual and small/large group instruction; community outreach; data management and state reporting. Hours include Friday and Saturday with the possibility of rotation. Candidate must have a servant-leader attitude, prior non-profit experience with a minimum bachelor’s degree in a related field. Public relations experience and teaching would be very beneficial. Forward résumé to Janice Brown, O.P., Dominican Literacy Center, 11148 Harper, Detroit, MI 48213 or

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