Thursday, September 9, 2010

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - September 9, 2010

Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - September 9, 2010

BSW Housing Crisis Specialist (1.0 FTE) -- SOS Community Services, Ypsilanti, MI - Assure the efficient and effective functioning of the Housing Crisis Program. Send résumé and letter to See full posting at EOE

MSW Housing Crisis Specialist (1.0 FTE) -- SOS Community Services, Ypsilanti, MI - Assure the efficient and effective functioning of the Housing Crisis Program. Send résumé and letter to See full posting at  EOE

Volunteer Recruitment Specialist (.50 FTE) Ypsilanti. This position is responsible for the recruitment, placement and support of the SOS volunteer program. Details @ Send resume and cover letter to EOE

AmeriCorps*VISTA Opportunity - Volunteer Centers of Michigan - Volunteer Centers of Michigan AmeriCorps *VISTA members are placed in Volunteer Centers throughout the state of Michigan. VCM *VISTA members will work with the local Volunteer Center to enhance the quality and quantity of volunteering opportunities, build awareness and relationships between the volunteer center and its surrounding community and recruit and train community volunteers. Opportunities are currently available in the following cities: Kalamazoo, Petoskey, Detroit, and Grand Rapids. Additional opportunities in other cities may become available in the spring of 2011. AmeriCorps*VISTA members benefits include: A Living Stipend of $10,296-$11,235 per year; Choice of a $5350 Education Award or $1400 End of Service Stipend; Health Care Benefits; Possible Child Care Assistance (depending on need); Professional Development Opportunities; For more information regarding the AmeriCorps*VISTA program; go to If interested send a cover letter and resume to Sandra Miller, VCM VISTA Leader at Please indicate which of the four cities you would be most interested in serving with. All applicants must also apply through the opportunity site.

Director of Marketing and Recruitment - Macomb Community College, Warren, MI, Job 000738. Designs leading-edge marketing strategies that build knowledge, preference, utilization of all college facilities. Master's Degree required, MBA desired. Six years professional experience in a significant marketing management role required. Days and hours may vary. Travel between campuses and off campus locations. For posting and online application, visit Apply by 10-4-2010. EEO EMPLOYER Michigan Relay Center 1.800.649.3777 (Voice and TDD).

Director - Non-profit animal welfare organization - The SPCA-SWMI, a regional 501(c) (3) non-profit animal welfare organization seeks a Director to lead and manage all functions of a pet rescue and adoption center based in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The Director will play a crucial role in establishing procedures, organizational structure, fundraising activities, and delivery of services, membership growth, public relations, and human resources. Additional responsibilities will include but not be limited to fiscal management, developing a long-range strategic plan for successful and sustainable execution of the mission, overseeing animal care and staff, and ensuring that all laws and regulations are followed. This position reports to the Board of Directors. Requirements: Bachelor\'s Degree in business and/or related field preferred or equivalent experience with strong public relations, business development, and/or marketing influence; Minimum 3 years experience at a management/leadership level; A proven background in maintaining and improving excellent staff and customer satisfaction levels; Experience preparing, implementing, and overseeing budgets; Demonstrated verbal and written communication, oral presentation and interpersonal skills, and public speaking; Ability to utilize Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access); Ability to utilize staff and volunteer resources in the most efficient manner. Preferred Qualities: Background in non-profit management; Talent in creating an environment of teamwork among levels of staff and volunteers and other community entities; Able to address customer and staff issues utilizing basic concepts of customer centered and human resource focused care; Demonstrated passion and skills with domestic animals. Position Type: Full-time, salaried. To apply: Send cover letter, resume, and references to: The deadline to apply for this position is Thursday, September 30, 2010.

Development and Resource Director - The Development and Resource Director is responsible for developing and implementing a fundraising plan that will guide the organization to meet ambitious fundraising goals. Grant writing and reporting, grassroots and individual fundraising, special events and major gifts. Qualifications: The ideal candidate is a seasoned development professional with a proven track record of success. The DR Director will be forward thinking with strong communication skills. The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes: At least 5 years of Development experience in a non-for -profit organization; Must have excellent writing, presentation, and communication skills; Grant writing and management experience; Successful experiences working with Major Donors, Corporate Partners, and grassroots members. Experience in using the Benevon model is a plus. Bachelor or advanced degree. Email resume and cover letter to

Executive Director - Employment for this position is with the Washtenaw Housing Alliance and not with the City of Ann Arbor. Includes benefits package. Mission Statement: We will end homelessness in Washtenaw County in 5 years, by: Assuring Access to Housing with services; Enhancing Homeless Prevention; Reforming the System of Care; Engaging the Community in Increasingly Collaborative Efforts to Fulfill the Vision Established by Our Shared Plan. Role Summary: The Executive Director is primarily responsible for executing a strategic plan to end homelessness in Washtenaw County. The Executive Director will become the “face” of the organization by creating and maintaining relationships with community organizations and agencies through a proactive communications and outreach/advocacy program that includes developing fundraising plans and executing them, community service, volunteerism, speaking engagements and community meetings. This role also includes making decisions involving policy interpretation and exercising independent judgment, within the framework of established policy, procedures, and laws. The Executive Director will have general executive responsibility over all the leadership of the business affairs and operations of the Washtenaw Housing Alliance, including serving as leader of the Operations Committee and its subcommittees. The Executive Director is appointed by and serves at the will of the Board of Washtenaw Housing Alliance. For complete job description and requirements, please click the following link and click on “city employment”.

Development Officer - The Land Conservancy of West Michigan seeks a motivated and enthusiastic Development Officer to support fundraising activities with a focus on expanding and cultivating individual, corporate, and foundation support. The Development Officer will coordinate major donor relations; prepare gift solicitations; organize member cultivation, retention and upgrade strategies; implement a planned giving program, and participate in other fundraising and development activities as necessary. The Land Conservancy is a 34 year-old nonprofit with a mission of keeping nature nearby in West Michigan through the permanent protection of natural and scenic lands in West Michigan. The office is located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Job requirements include: Bachelor’s degree; minimum of three years of nonprofit fundraising experience; knowledge of Sage or similar donor database and Microsoft office suites. Full-time position; available benefits include major medical and 401(k). Salary range budgeted at $39,000 – 43,000. Send cover letter, resume, and three (3) references to: Peter Homeyer, Executive Director, Land Conservancy of West Michigan, 1345 Monroe Ave. NW, Suite 324, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 or Applications due by Wednesday, September 22nd. Full job description available at

PROGRAM OFFICER, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, to provide leadership, guidance and expertise for the Foundation’s youth leadership activities, grantmaking and educational programs. This term-limited position requires knowledge of youth leadership and culture, including current issues, networks, and public and private revenue streams. Responsibilities: Develop and implement a program to nurture and develop future leaders with local schools, colleges and universities, and support community programs that benefit young people age 24 and younger; Develop and maintain information on current best practices and standards for leadership development, key thought leaders, and public policy issues with a focus on leadership development; Develop and execute educational programs on leadership topics; Develop, plan and implement networking activities; Meet with organizations seeking grants, review grant proposals, conduct site visits and prepare written reviews; Staff volunteer advisory committees, including the Foundation’s Youth Advisory Committee; Secure external funding to continue and expand the leadership program and grantmaking focused on youth civic leadership development. Qualifications: Bachelors degree minimum; 3-5 years professional experience in planning, implementing, budgeting, evaluating and securing funding for programs, and project management; proficient in Microsoft Suite applications and internet research; Demonstrated ability to: Think creatively, critically and analytically; Write clearly, concisely and persuasively; Manage multiple tasks while meeting tight and frequent deadlines; Work collaboratively with and on teams, and with individuals from diverse backgrounds. E-mail cover letter and resume to Diana Greig (

Development Assistant - The Neutral Zone is a diverse, youth-driven teen center dedicated to promoting personal growth through artistic expression, community leadership and the exchange of ideas. Position: Development Assistant; Department: Administration; Reports to: Development Director; Hours/Week - Three-quarter time (approximately 30 hours weekly) – Schedule is flexible. Appointment: Exempt. Position Summary: The Development Assistant is responsible for assisting the Development Director with fund development, fund-raising, special events and some volunteer coordination and marketing. The Development Assistant’s essential functions focus on managing the development database, supporting fund-raising events with teen and adult volunteers, correspondence to donors and foundations, supporting major gifts and corporate giving, assist on grant making, and working on annual giving programs. Strong organization and planning skills with attention to detail and follow-through are essential. Application: Qualified and interested candidates please send a resume and cover letter by September 8, 2010 to: Amy Milligan, Development Director, Neutral Zone, 310 E. Washington Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. fax: 734.214.9997

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