Thursday, October 14, 2010

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - October 14, 2010

Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - October 14, 2010

Development Administrator - St.Vincent de Paul Development Administrator, a full time position manages and maintains all aspects of the organization donor database and donor software. Works independently and with the organizations staff to design solutions to data management for the organization. Expectations for this position include: managing the gift processing and acknowledgement of donations received, ensuring timely recognition is given to honorial/memorial donors, tracking for car donation program and other in-kind gift in-take, providing administrative assistance to development staff as need arises, assist in event management and planning, reconcile donations reporting with accounting on a monthly basis and report generating from Raiser’s Edge for Administration, update donor files for address and other informational updates, assisting with and working at the various fund-raising events is required. Bachelor degree required with 1 to 3 years of development experience; Expertise in Raiser's Edge database software, or other relationship-management software, is strongly preferred. Qualifications: Strong clerical skills in data entry (speed & accuracy), and Microsoft products (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point) is required. Specific emphasis on database management skills, including independent software products as well as Excel, are part of the routine expectations of this position. Training and/or experience in basic accounting skills required. Previous experience in non-profit/donation settings is strongly preferred. Send resumes to No Phone Calls Please. EOE

Chief Development Officer - Special Olympics Michigan. Responsible for fund raising operations and Revenue Development. Provides leadership for planning, coordination and implementation of fund raising initiatives. Responsible for development of strategies to grow revenue throughout the whole organization and implementation of those through a variety of diversified development programs. Special Olympics Michigan (SOMI) is a not-for-profit, 501(c)3 organization that provides sports training and athletic competition to children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Additionally, SOMI offers Healthy Athlete Programs for health screening and education, Unified Sports promoting inclusion and Young Athlete Programs for 2-7 year olds for early intervention. All programs are free to registered athletes. Applicants must apply on-line at CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity within its community.

Volunteer Opportunities with MNA - Michigan Nonprofit Association, Volunteer Centers of Michigan and Michigan Campus Compact are seeking three volunteers to assist in the areas of research, online curriculum development, and media relations.  Learn more about these volunteer project opportunities.

Development Specialist - The Detroit Historical Society seeks an energetic and hard-working individual to serve as a Development Specialist. This position will manage the Society’s Membership Program, cultivate relationships with individual donors, prepare grant proposals and oversee the organization’s Annual Appeal. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree with 2-3 years experience in a development setting. Must be able to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment, be a self-starter and be capable of working in an independent manner. Experience with Raisers Edge database is preferred. To apply, send resume, cover letter (including salary requirements) and writing sample to: Lisa Williams, Detroit Historical Society, 5401 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48202.

Executive Director - Garrett Community Center in Garrett, IN. Salary Range: $40,000 - $49,000 plus benefits. The Garrett Community Center has been run by a neighboring YMCA for the past five years and we are now ready to take it on. We are starting over with a brand new staff and the Executive Director will be the catalyst that builds a brand new brand for this community organization. This is your chance to start something new and build an organization from the ground up. The facility is only five years old and is home to a child care center, preschool, athletics, multipurpose rooms, full size gym, brand new wellness center, a playground, and nearly 12 acres of land. GCC officially reopens on January 2 and will offer memberships, programs, and family resources to Garrett and surrounding communities. With an anticipated operating budget of about $400,000, GCC is nonprofit 501c3 organization. The executive director is responsible for articulating and implementing the mission, vision and goals of the GCC within the surrounding communities. This involves building a culture that supports and retains outstanding staff and an active, diverse volunteer board of directors, while visibly and actively working with community, business and government leaders to establish the GCC as a highly-respected, highly-visible charitable partner. Other areas of importance include collaborations within the community, ongoing special programs, youth advocacy, program development and quality, membership development, retention and satisfaction, community outreach, and expansion of services. Preferred Criteria: Bachelor's Degree; demonstrated success as senior management position; (managed minimum annual budget of $400,000. The person should also have significant face-to-face fundraising success along with financial management. He or she should have significant experience leading staff teams with a minimum size of 3 direct reports and leading a minimum total team of 12 staff. A combination of strategic ability combined with solid management experience is required. The individual should be extremely dynamic in programming, membership development, and fundraising. A successful candidate will be an exceptional ambassador advocating the Center in the community, and possess a high level of personal and professional integrity and ethical behavior. For information on Garrett, log onto: How to Apply: Email your resume, cover letter, and 5 professional references with executive director in the subject line by October 22, 2010 to No phone calls please.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF A BRANCH YMCA. - The YMCA of Northern Michigan (YNM) is seeking a leader with fundraising, finance, marketing, business management, staff and volunteer development experience. YNM is located in Petoskey, MI on the shores of Lake Michigan. This area of Michigan is known for its breathtaking beauty and is a magnet for tourists, people who enjoy the arts, and lovers of the out of doors. The excellent school and health systems insure a high quality of life for all residents. Qualifications include leadership skills, ability to work with diverse people and issues, promotional expertise, superior communication skills, an outgoing demeanor and an interest in community activities. Knowledge of non-profit management ability and proven people skills preferred. A full job posting is available at under "job opportunities." Questions regarding the details of the position may be directed to: David Martin, CEO/interim, State YMCA of Michigan: (231) 544-5915 or (877) 547-5915. Applications may be submitted electronically to: or may be mailed to: Cindy Kirby, Human Resources Director, State YMCA of Michigan, 919 N. East Torch Lake Drive, Central Lake, MI 49622. Applications accepted through October 22, 2010.

Psychiatrist: In Community Mental Health Out-Patient Clinic Mental Health and Substance Abuse Program - Adult Well-Being Services. Conduct psychiatric evaluations and med reviews, complete online documentation requirements and work with nurses and case managers in providing services to adults with co-occurring disorders. Skills/Experience Required: Appropriate licensures and certifications, two (2) to four (4) years experience in Community Mental Health, including substance abuse and co-occurring disorders.Qualified candidates: Please submit a cover letter and your resume via e-mail to Nettie Johnson, Human Resources Coordinator or by fax at (313) 921-9106. You may also visit us online at

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner: In Community Mental Health Out-Patient Clinic Mental Health and Substance Abuse Program - Adult Well-Being Services. Conduct psychiatric evaluations and med reviews, complete online documentation requirements and work with nurses and case managers in providing services to adults with co-occurring disorders. Skills/Experience Required: Appropriate licensures and certifications, two (2) to four (4) years experience in Community Mental Health, including substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. Qualified candidates: Please submit a cover letter and your resume via e-mail to Nettie Johnson, Human Resources Coordinator at or by fax at (313) 921-9106. You may also visit us online at
Campaign Coordinator - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Team In Training. Full time position based in Madison Heights with marathon program responsibilities in Southeast MI. Responsibilities: recruit and manage participants, marketing, public speaking, manage volunteers. Tuesday - Saturday work week, hours include some nights. Applicants must be very flexible with work hours. Candidate must be detail oriented, reliable, a team player and have good written and verbal communication skills. College degree, volunteer work, experience in marketing as well as one year fundraising experience a plus. Email resume and cover letter Salary: low $30's. EOE

Executive Director - Humane Society of Kent County is seeking a passionate and enthusiastic leader. The successful candidate will have proven strategic leadership, strong managerial skills and strengths in fund raising/donor development experience. The right candidate will be very passionate about animal welfare issues. Key accountabilities; synergize and expand a loyal base of donors, provide a strategic vision and lead a 25 person professional staff. The organization is financially healthy with a strong operational team in place. The Humane Society of Kent County operates a state of the art facility located in Michigan’s 2nd largest city. The area boasts excellent quality of life and a very loyal constituent base. Find out more about the area at Competitive salary and benefit package. Application deadline is November 4th. Send resume and salary history to: Humane Society Search; c/o WilliamCharles Search Group; 5550 Cascade Road Suite # 200; Grand Rapids, MI 49546. Fax# 616-464-4359. Email:

Program Officer - NPPN is looking for a Program Officer! JOB SUMMARY: The program officer will be responsible for representing the Foundation to potential grantees and other constituents, evaluating proposals, reporting on project performance and presenting proposals at Board meetings. Supporting the existing grant portfolio of the Foundation will be the initial focus and responsibility of this position. The program officer reports to the executive director and is responsible to the Board, other staff members, and grant applicants. The ideal candidate must be a ‘Servant Leader', have a natural curiosity and passion for the mission, with excellent listening, analytical and writing skills. To view the full job description visit To apply for any position: Register online with NPPN (; Upload your resume; Upload a cover letter (addressed to the hiring organization and include the position title).

Executive Director - Southfield Community Foundation (SCF). The Southfield Community Foundation (SCF) is chartered by the State of Michigan and has as its mission to enhance the quality of life for those who work or live in Southfield and Lathrup Village. It does this by building and maintaining endowments from which charitable grants are made. The Executive Director provides professional leadership and assistance to the Officers and Board of Trustees in making the Foundation an effective, viable organization: to administer the implementation of Board policies and plans toward the accomplishment of SCF goals; to be responsible for the entire operation, growth, and development of the Foundation and provide information and recommendations for the Trustees to make decisions on charitable grants and where to align the foundation’s support. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience. This is a 20 hour a week position. Required: Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree desired; Five years leadership and non-profit experience.; For a complete position description, go to

Community Chapter Executive - SEARCH REOPENED: POSITION VACANCY Community Chapter Executive, South Central Michigan Chapter (Jackson and Hillsdale Counties), Jackson, Michigan General Statement of Duties Reporting to the Regional Chapter Executive (“Regional Executive”), the Community Chapter Executive (”Community Executive”) is accountable for achieving performance targets for his/her chapter including service delivery, fundraising/revenue, and expense targets. The Community Chapter Executive has management responsibility for his/her chapter’s employees and volunteers and acts as the chapter’s chief fundraiser. He/she is responsible for supporting regional activities and goals. Qualifications •High School Diploma/GED required. College Degree (BS/BA) in Business or Non-Profit Administration or a similar field or relevant equivalent experience is preferred. •Demonstrated experience and willingness to assess plan and actively lead implementation of fundraising strategies on behalf of the Red Cross required. •A minimum of three years experience and proven track record in the not-for-profit sector or business or corporate administration directing a workforce, planning and overseeing programs and solving operational and procedural problems preferred. Previous experience with a Red Cross chapter is a plus. •Demonstrated ability to motivate and direct employees and volunteers. Possess a commitment to inclusiveness and an ability to work effectively with diverse groups, including key community leaders and organizations. •Decisive, innovative and proactive decision making with strong vision and implementation skills as well as well-developed crisis management and time management skills. •Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including negotiating, coaching, consulting and influencing others. Excellent public speaking and written communication skills. •Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to excel in a team collaborative environment. Working Conditions •Ability to work in a normal office environment. •Ability to travel independently throughout the Central Lower Michigan Region jurisdiction during daytime and evening hours. •Ability to conduct business over the telephone. •Ability to work irregular or extended work hours as necessary. Please state your interest in this position no later than October 15, 2010 by sending a current resume and salary history to: MID-MICHIGAN CHAPTER, ATTN: HUMAN RESOURCES DEPT., P.O. BOX 30101, LANSING, MI 48909 THE AMERICAN RED CROSS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Delta Dental Foundation Administrator - Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana. As one of the largest dental plan administrators in the nation, the affiliated Delta Dental companies of Michigan, Ohio and Indiana are seeking a Delta Dental Foundation Administrator. This position resides at our headquarters in Okemos, Michigan. Position is responsible for overseeing the administrative functions of the Delta Dental Foundation (DDF) including organizing contribution requests for approval or denial, researching grant requests, researching grants available through government agencies or other organizations, maintaining the DDF budget, overseeing continuing education programs, and representing the organization with other foundations and grant-making bodies. Minimum Qualifications: Position requires a bachelor’s degree in business administration or a related field and five years administrative support experience, preferably at an executive level. Work experience with foundation, non-profit and/or grant-making organization highly desirable. Will accept any suitable combination of education, training or experience. Position requires effective verbal and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal and time management skills; problem-solving skills and ability to multi-task with attention to detail; knowledge of applicable computer software, including word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software Please send your resume, and cover letter to: E-mail: Subject line must include: Delta Dental Foundation Administrator Delta Dental is an equal opportunity employer.

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