Thursday, August 26, 2010

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - August 26, 2010

Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - August 26, 2010

Community Centers Coordinator - Affirmations, Metro Detroit’s community center for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, is currently seeking a full-time Community Centers Coordinator. Position is responsible to develop, implement and evaluate a number of new civic engagement programs and services through the coordination of efforts by LGBT community centers throughout Michigan, including community center convening(s), voter registration efforts, letter writing campaigns, town hall events, policy forums, education sessions about advocacy activities, phone banks, Get Out the Vote and other activities. Cover letters and resumes must be submitted to Kim Phillips-Knope at are due no later than September 7, 2010. Click here for the complete job posting:

Director of Fund Development
 - Turning Point is seeking a Director of Fund Development to plan, implement and evaluate a comprehensive fund development strategy. The Director of Fund Development directs/coordinates the solicitation of individual, corporate, and foundations. Coordinates/integrates agency marketing and communication plans with special events. Must be proficient with fundraising data base systems. Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent with 5 years of experience working in a non-profit organization and fundraising is preferred. The Director of Fund Development also manages all interns, volunteers and staff working on Turning Point’s fund raising goals. Must have excellent written and communication skills and proven ability to work with board and community members and passion for Turning Point’s mission. Salary range $50,000 Turning Point is a private nonprofit located in Mt. Clemens providing emergency, support and prevention services for domestic and sexual violence. Send salary requirements and resume to: Turning Point, Attn: Martha Macauley, PO Box 1123, Mt. Clemens, MI 48046 or email to:

Development Director
 - The Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center is seeking a development professional to join the management team. The ideal candidate will possess strategic leadership skills; a proven track record in all levels of gift cultivation and grant writing; expertise and experience in building relationships with diverse stakeholders; and the ability to work well with a team. A minimum of 5 years fundraising experience (preferably for arts and cultural organizations) and a Bachelor’s Degree are required. Visit for a complete position description. Send a cover letter, with salary history and expectations and resume to

 - Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan -- The Receptionist is a highly visible and important position because it is the first point of contact for individuals calling and visiting the Foundation. The position interacts with Community Foundation staff, Board members and other volunteers, prospects and donors, applicants and grantees, and the general public. The Receptionist provides professional, courteous and effective service and is expected to be friendly, professional and helpful in all interactions. General responsibilities include: Provide primary customer contact – answer, screen and appropriately direct calls during the Foundation’s standard business hours (8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.).; greet visitors; be familiar with all areas and programs of the Foundation and CFSEM web site; maintain office calendar, Foundation’s mailing list; process and direct mail; administer telephone and voice mail systems; maintain neat and orderly appearance of reception and conference room areas; Serve as primary liaison with building maintenance and the Foundation’s offsite storage vendor and maintain list of offsite records. Qualifications: 3-5 years professional receptionist experience demonstrating superior interpersonal skills; communication skills and effective decision-making capability; proficient in multi-line systems, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and database entry/reporting; be dependable, outgoing, personable, and have a strong desire to work in a service-oriented environment. To Apply, E-mail cover letter and resume to Diana Greig

Director of Annual Giving/Programs
 - As a member of the Institutional Advancement Division at Marygrove, this professional would be responsible for annual fundraising for all constituencies except Alumni, Corporate, Foundations, and Government entities. This position will work collaboratively with the Director of Alumni Relations/Annual Giving, the Director of Foundation and Government Relations, and the Chief Advancement Officer to help plan and implement a comprehensive annual giving program that addresses the current needs of the College.. This position will: Identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and track targeted annual fund donors and prospects for unrestricted, programmatic, capital gifts, or event sponsorship. Develop direct mail and telemarketing strategies. Work collaboratively with Advancement staff to design appropriate fund raising materials and Annual Report. Assist with the planning of annual donor recognition events/ activities. Develop a volunteer program of various constituencies (other than alumni) who can assist with department activities. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with previous experience working in higher education; 3-5 years prior fundraising experience; proficiency in Microsoft Office and the Raiser’s Edge; excellent oral and written communication skills. Please submit a cover letter with salary requirements, resume, and three employment references: Marygrove College, Human Resources, 8425 W. McNichols, Detroit, MI 48221-2599. Fax (313) 927-1550 or email (Email submissions preferred, state position title on subject line). Apply online at To view complete job description and learn more about Marygrove College, visit EOE

Grant Writer
 – Marygrove College. Department: Institutional Advancement. Reports to: Director of Foundation and Government Relations. Classification: Exempt, FT Status – Full Benefits Package. The Grant Writer will have two primary roles: 1) to research and identify potential grant funding sources-foundation, corporate and government; and 2) develop grant proposals for submission and corresponding reports for awarded grants. Essential Job Functions: Research sources; coordinate, develop and write grant proposals; Manage follow-up for pending proposals; Communicate to staff requirements and timelines for funded proposals; Assist in completion & collect information needed to meet/exceed reporting requirements; Participate as part of the development team for programs and outreach events; Flexibility to work extra hours for development-related weekends & evening special events; Perform other duties as requested to assist in the success of all Marygrove College programs. Education and Professional Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or higher; 3-5 years grant-writing experience including government requests; Exceptionally self-motivated with a team-spirit approach to the work environment; Excellent writing skills and a passion for writing; Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office and experience with Raiser’s edge software. To Apply: The screening process will continue until a successful candidate is chosen. Send a generic proposal with budget information as a writing sample, resume, letter of application including salary requirements and three employment references Fax (313) 927-1550 or E-mail (state title of position on subject line) E-mail submissions preferred. For complete description and information on the College see EOE 

Chief Advancement Officer (revised position) - Marygrove College. Reports to: Vice President, Institutional Advancement. Classification: Exempt, FT Status – Full Benefits Package. Position description: The Chief Advancement Officer acts as the Vice President of Institutional Advancement’s advisor on all operations of the Institutional Advancement division (IAD). This position will: 1) be responsible for the creation and execution of a comprehensive fund raising plan in collaboration with the Vice President of Institutional Advancement, and IAD staff; and 2) have oversight of Alumni Relations, Special Events, Stewardship, Corporate Relations and Planned Giving.  More information is at

Development Operations Manager – Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan seeks a full-time Development Operations Manager to provide oversight, management, evaluation and analysis of donor database, financial data, and operational needs that impact the daily function of the Advancement Department. The successful candidate will have three or more years relevant experience in information systems and database systems management. A thorough working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge is required. Fund-raising experience is preferred. This person oversees the creation and completion of donor reports with accuracy and on schedule; interacts with development and communication staff in the design of electronic communication; coordinates, motivates and develops the data management team to ensure proper support of the development department from an IT/data management perspective; supports the development department’s marketing and fund-raising through the design, implementation, and monitoring of specialized reports; creates real-time budget status reporting mechanisms and capabilities, communicates real-time budget status to Advancement Department executive management, analyzes budgeted amounts to actual department spending; provides project planning, financial reporting and monitoring, and operations management as needed. The Development Operations Manager also develops procedures manuals, data flows, and work-flow diagrams for all data stored and maintained in the development department and develops recommendations for improvement to processes, data flows, or data repositories. A full description of the position can be found Email cover letter, salary requirements, resume and contact information for three (3) references to Interviews with prospective candidates will include a Raiser’s Edge skills test. No calls please. 

Youth Program Specialist –Since 1941 The Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion has been a nonprofit civil rights organization working to overcome discrimination and racism by crossing racial, religious, ethnic and cultural boundaries. We work to address inequity throughout our region through a process of recognition, reconciliation/reorientation and renewal. We strive to build relationships that create social justice and sustainable inclusive communities. We are seeking a full time educator/trainer on issues of diversity and youth activism. The youth program specialist is responsible for the delivery of youth programs for the region. The ability to be self-motivated and work collaboratively with the organization program staff is important. Strong human relations, administrative, communication and facilitation skills are required. Responsibilities include implementation of centralized diversity, inclusion and leadership experiences, development of a regional Youth Diversity Leadership Council and coordination of a longitudinal study with former, current and future participants. At least 5 years youth program experience including design and implementation, planning and follow up, facilitation and training. Complete job description available at Email cover letter and resume  

Special Events Coordinator - The Special Events Coordinator is responsible for developing and managing major internal and external annul fund raising events for Easter Seals – Michigan. Key responsibilities include planning and analyzing cost-effective events, setting revenue goals, forming relationships with and soliciting events sponsors, donors and volunteers. Responsible for the planning and product on of all fund raising events; includes budget, securing sponsorship, planning and coordinating all aspects of event logistics and detail. Oversees the development and management of event committees and event volunteers. Works with Marketing Coordinator to produce all print material and marketing campaigns. Prepares and monitors event budgets to analyze the cost-efficiency of all internal and external events. Stewards the relationships with donors, sponsors, volunteers and vendors to coincide with each moves-management plan. Identify, cultivate and solicit cash and in-kind sponsorships from individual donors, businesses and corporations, as appropriate, and in coordination with other Development Department staff and Board Members. Leads the Employee Giving campaign. The identification and coordination of all Ambassador Family activities with the assistance from the Marketing Coordinator.  More information is at

Development Coordinator - Flint-based non-profit residential treatment facility is accepting applications for the Development Coordinator position to lead the agency’s development efforts, which includes annual campaigns, special events, grant-writing, corporate giving, volunteer engagement, and donor prospecting. Experience with major gifts, social media, and capital campaigns are a plus. Coordinator will be responsible for generating new revenue sources throughout the state, executing donor prospecting activities, and leading cause related marketing efforts. Must be comfortable speaking in public and leading volunteer teams as well as working non-traditional hours, including weekends. Must possess high energy and strong oral and written communication. Requires Bachelor’s degree in public relations or related field plus a minimum of 4 years development experience. Interested individuals must submit a cover letter, resume, salary requirements and 2 professional samples in addition to completing the online application E.O.E.

Director of Development
 – About the Company: Think Detroit PAL, which was formed by the 2006 merger of Think Detroit and the Detroit Police Athletic League, is a private, nonprofit corporation that, in partnership with the Detroit Police Department and individual volunteers, builds character in young people through athletic, academic and leadership development programs. The company is values-oriented and results-driven. Reports To: Chief Executive Officer. Supervises: Fund Development Officer. Pay Level: $50,000 to $70,000. FLSA Status: Exempt. Desirable Credentials, Skills and Traits: Superior writing skills; Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills; At least 2 years of experience as a manager; and at least 8 years of experience in fund-raising. Responsible for: Generating revenue from all appropriate sources, including individual and corporate contributions, special events, grants, and program sponsorships to support the ongoing operations of the organization; Planning and leading various fund development strategies as necessary, including capital campaigns, endowment campaigns, special events, and others; Selecting and maintaining an appropriate database for tracking contacts with and gifts received from various donors to the organization; Constantly improving the profile of the organization in the region; Helping to set the strategic direction of the company; and Various other outcomes as assigned. How to apply: Please submit applications by email to Kristen Cometto at, or by direct mail at 111 W. Willis Street, Detroit, MI 48201. No phone calls please. 

 - Planned Parenthood Mid and South Michigan (PPMSM) has provided health care, education and public advocacy for almost ninety years, empowering individuals and families to make the right choices regarding the quality of their lives. PPMSM’s advocacy work has played an undeniable role in legislative issues throughout the state. Reporting to the CEO, the VP of Business Development will be a dynamic and visionary leader well versed in strategic planning and business development. They will provide leadership in executing the business functions that will support and expand the delivery of services. In addition, he/she will have excellent analytical and financial capabilities with a minimum of one to three years in a senior leadership role. A Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, health administration or a related discipline is required and an MBA or Master’s degree is preferred. The successful candidate will be a key member of the Executive Management Team and will have the following exemplary personal and business competencies: Time management; Sound judgment and decision making; Verbal and written communication; Value diversity; Problem solving skills; Creative thinking; Team building; Managing and leading change; Driving innovation; Organizational savvy ; Business & financial acumen; Strategic planning. Expressions of personal interest/recommendations, held in strict confidence, may be directed to: Dan Deffet, Deffet Group, Inc., email:

Nurse Consultant
 - Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) Division of Health, Wellness and Disease Control, Washington Square, 109 W. Michigan Ave, Lansing MI 48913. REQUIREMENTS: Licensed Registered Nurse desired; Knowledge in the field of public health and HIV/AIDS prevention; Minimum of 5 years program administration experience recommended; Experience in working in the field of corrections recommended; Experience in the design, implementation of statewide collaborative initiatives; Ability to lead and work with diverse individuals and groups in a culturally and linguistically competent manner; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Computer skills in Microsoft word, and access. RESPONSIBILITIES: Employee in this position will work with the MDCH to: Serve as the primary communication and facilitation link between Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) and MDCH to address HIV-infected prisoner needs and access to support services once released. Coordinate the HIV/AIDS Partner Services Program and the Peer Education Program within two Michigan prison reception centers. Counsel HIV/AIDS infected prisoners for the purpose of eliciting information about at-risk partners, who are in need of partner services delivery by local public health departments. Consult with MDOC medical staff to assist in the interpretation of diagnostic test results relevant to HIV/STDs. Consult with MDOC medical staff to advocate for prisoner medical and psychosocial needs relative to HIV diagnosis. Coordinate and monitor the peer education counselor program for content accuracy and adherence to MDOC policies. Additional responsibilities can be found at Applicants must be presently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis. E.O.E, Applicants must not have any felony convictions. Application Deadline: August 25, 2010. Mail or Fax resume and cover letter to: Southeastern Michigan Health Association (SEMHA); Attn: Audrea Woodruff; 3011 West Grand Boulevard; 200 Fisher Building; Detroit MI 48202; Fax: (313) 873-8137; NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations
 - Do you love dogs? Do you want to be a part of an energetic team dedicated to helping people who are blind and visually impaired? Leader Dogs for the Blind seeks a Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations responsible for all aspects of national institutional giving; overseeing foundation and corporate foundation fundraising strategies. This position will be responsible for developing a corporate fundraising strategy, managing a sponsorship portfolio and will be charged with securing corporate support. This position will also manage the organization’s third party event program and arrange sponsors for national and regional initiatives and events. The position requires a BA degree, and demonstrated experience and success in soliciting funds from corporate sponsors. Knowledge of the corporate funding community, and an understanding of cause related marketing, corporate sponsorship and special events is essential. Must be willing to travel. Leader Dogs for the Blind has competitive salary offerings and excellent benefits that include medical, dental, 401K and life insurance. For a complete job description, visit our website Please send cover letter and resume to or mail to Leader Dogs for the Blind, Attention Human Resources PO Box 5000 Rochester MI, 48308. Leader Dogs for the Blind is an equal opportunity employer.

Program Evaluation Specialist 
: The Homeless Action Network of Detroit seeks a Program Evaluation Specialist to develop and implement a program monitoring and evaluation system for programs receiving Federal and State funds that serve people who are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless. The purpose of the program evaluation system is to allow HAND to be well-positioned to take on additional program monitoring requirements expected to follow the full implementation of new HEARTH Act regulations. General responsibilities of the position include: developing and implementing program evaluation measures and tools to support program planning and policy development; developing reporting procedures, monitoring, and technical assistance procedures for HUD-funded programs addressing homelessness; assist with performance monitoring and review of grants funded through community funding processes. Candidates for this position should have experience in program monitoring and assessment; experience in program evaluation; an understanding of and experience in homeless and housing issues; understanding of permanent supportive housing and other best practices in the field of homelessness desirable; experience with data management information systems. Familiarity with Continuum of Care role and process and HUD McKinney-Vento programs a plus. Educational experience: Bachelors in social work, urban planning, or other human services area required; Master’s degree and a minimum of three years’ post-graduate experience in human services/nonprofit sector preferred. To apply, submit cover letter and resume to: Homeless Action Network of Detroit, Attn: Amanda Sternberg, P.O. Box 3238, Highland Park, MI 48203. Application deadline is September 17, 2010.

Associate Director Community Investment
 -- Capital Area United Way, East Lansing, Michigan seeks qualified director who will staff the Community Investment area and assist in the development of tools to strengthen CAUW's role in bringing the community together to address priority issues. Essential duties include facilitating the development of shared community goals, facilitating collaboration among United Way agencies, corporate and individual donors and other key community stake holders. Coordination of Volunteer Center Activities. Will report to the Vice President of Community Investment. Bachelors of Arts Degree and grant writing experience required. Email letter of reference and resume to

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