Friday, January 14, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - January 13, 2011

JOBS, JOBS, JOBS as of January 13th

Expressive Therapist (Detroit)
Neighborhood Services Organization is currently seeking candidates for the following position:EXPRESSIVE THERAPIST - MA degree in social work or psychology with at least 5 years experience using expressive therapy techniques w/at-risk youth and/or adults OR a MA degree from an accredited expressive therapy graduate program and at least 3 yrs exp. Experience providing group therapy using cognitive-behavioral curriculum/format is req. Experience providing treatment in a prison or detention center is preferred. Must have a limited license in social work or psychology and be able to secure a full license within 1 yr of employment. Must be able to obtain a LEIN to enter correctional facilities. Must take the following courses within the first 6 months of employment: - 10 courses in employing the principles of CCISC in client serrvices. - Usage of the ECO system (internal to NSO). Also, requires computer literacy, with particular emphasis on Microsoft Office Products and Internet Explorer. Must develop a plan within the first month of employment to take the NSO sponsored CCISC training series appropriate for the position. Please visit us at to apply for this position. You can also fax a resume and cover letter to 313-965-6923. Email

Clinical Case Manager (Detroit)
Neighborhood Service Organization is currently seeking candidates for the following position: Clinical Case Manager: Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, or criminal justice with two year experience in substance abuse, mental health, or community re-entry care CAAC or a 1 year development plan to obtain such certification; must be able to obtain a LEIN to enter correctional facilities. Must take the following courses within the first six months of employment: 1) 10 courses in employing the principles of CCISC in client services. 2) Basic knowledge of Communicable Diseases and usage of the CareNet System (external to NSO); Usage of the ECO system (internal to NSO). Also requires computer literacy, with particular emphasis on Microsoft Office Products and Internet Explorer as well as must develop a plan within the first month of employment to take the NSO sponsored CCISC training series appropriate for the position. Please visit us at to apply for this position. You can also fax a resume and cover letter to 313-965-6923.

Volunteer Coordinator (Rochester)
The Rainbow Connection makes dreams come true for Michigan children with life threatening illnesses and provides support services to the family.. This salaried position is responsible for building, nurturing and maintaining The Rainbow Connection Volunteer program. The successful candidate will be well organized, highly motivated, with a great appreciation of volunteers, leadership qualities and a “can do” attitude. Schedule may include nights and weekends. Qualifications- Experience and Bachelor Degree preferred. Computer skills required. Please send or email cover letter and resume, Attn: Personnel Committee, 621 West University, Rochester, MI 48307 Application Deadline: January 24, 2011.

Major Gifts Officer (Detroit)
The Detroit Historical Society seeks a Major Gifts Officer. This individual will be a key member of the campaign development team and will be responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation and management of the Society’s individual donor base. This individual will report to the Chief Operating Officer. Salary is commensurate with experience. A full description is available here.

Volunteer Coordinator (Detroit)
Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Detroit, a faith based non-profit organization is currently in search of a Volunteer Coordinator. Candidate responsible for the recruitment, training, recognition, and the coordination of assignments for volunteers. Successful candidate should demonstrate excellent oral/written communications, organizational skills, work well independently and collaboratively. 2 or more years experience preferred. Send cover letter and resume with salary history and requirements to: No phone calls.

Michigan Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (MHPCO), with its administrative office in Lansing, is seeking a Chief Executive Officer. Applicants with a Master’s Degree and recent hospice operations experience are preferred. In addition, expectations include strong board relations experience and active and visible engagement with members and employees. Thorough knowledge of the current and future hospice environment, exemplary communication skills, and the ability to see opportunities instead of problems are skills that the CEO will need to be successful. Deep passion for end of life care, innovation, and a commitment to excellence are additional attributes we are looking for in the new CEO. Interested individuals are invited to send their resume with cover letter by January 31, 2011 to Linda Beushausen RN PhD, Search Committee Chairperson, at

Governance Coordinator (East Lansing)
In this position, you will provide professional support to the development and administration of ongoing activities and projects related to the Board of Directors, committees and task forces, subspecialty governance, including bylaws changes, nominations, appointments and terms, legal activity, and external organizational relations, as well as coordinating support for the Executive Director and the senior leadership team. The selected candidate will possess the professional knowledge and demonstrated analytical, language and communication skills typically acquired through an undergraduate degree in business, public administration, or related area and three years of leadership support or related experience. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of board or non-profit organizational governance. Ability to work independently and in partnership while initiating and balancing multiple projects and priorities. Interpersonal and organizational skills necessary to work in a team setting. Demonstrated strong customer service focus with both internal and external contacts. Demonstrated proficiency with word processing, database, presentation and spreadsheet software. Our competitive salary and benefits package reflects our commitment to quality and excellence, and include employer paid insurance and pension, 401k plan and a generous paid time off policy. For consideration, submit your resume and cover letter to: Associate Executive Director, Operations, ABEM, 3000 Coolidge Road, East Lansing, MI 48823, fax to 332-2234 or e-mail to

Development Director (Belleville)
Yankee Air Museum seeks an experienced individual to lead the fundraising efforts for this twenty-five year plus nationally recognized nonprofit. In partnership with the Executive Director, the Director of Development will be responsible for planning and implementing short-term and long-term goals to meet both the current operational needs of the museum as well as the future needs of an expanded campus. The Yankee Air Museum is hiring its first ever Director of Development and thus the right individual will embrace developing processes and systems that can mature with the organization and will have at least ten years experience managing a large development operation for a nonprofit. The Director will establish and maintain personal solicitation efforts for annual campaigns, general appeals, major gifts, planned giving, grant procurement, and capital gifts. Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Director of Development will be responsible for achieving annual fundraising goals and leveraging key relationships and contacts within and outside of Yankee Air Museum including building a strong partnership with the Board of Directors and the Michigan Aerospace Foundation in their efforts to solicit support for an expanded campus. A full description is available here.

Development Director (Jackson)
The Dahlem Conservancy’s mission is to provide environmental education and land conservancy services to the residents of south central Michigan. We operate the John and Mary Dahlem Environmental Education Center. More information about Dahlem and a complete Position Description can be found at The Dahlem Conservancy seeks an experienced full time Development Director, responsible for all phases of our fundraising (with emphasis on the Benevon fundraising model). The successful candidate will have demonstrated past success in fundraising and a passion for Dahlem’s mission and constituency.A full desciption is available here.

Responsible for originating single family mortgages with clients of community based housing developers consistent with underwriting guidelines and all applicable state and federal regulations governing. Prepare recommendations for funding, including loan terms and conditions. Responsible for closing loans including preparation of all loan documents, running title searches on collateral, perfecting liens on collateral, and disbursing funds. Initially will help put in place all the tools necessary for ensuring compliance with appropriate state and federal regulations, including establishing policies and procedures. A full desciption is available here.

Program Coordinator (Grand Rapids)
Adoptive Family Support Network, a collaborative post adoption support agency, in Grand Rapids, MI, seeks a part-time Program Coordinator. Requirements: Bachelor's degree in human services or related field, program development and/or management experience as well as experience with post adoption services. Excellent communication skills required. Send resume and cover letter before January 14, 2011, to Adoptive Family Support Network, 233 Fulton East, Suite 108, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, Attn: Betsy Boggs or it can be emailed to You can also request the full job description be sent to you via email above or you can view it at: No phone calls please.

Administrative Associate (Ann Arbor)
The Hope Foundation is a national public charity with the mission of funding the cancer clinical research and educational programs of SWOG. The Foundation seeks an administrative associate to assist with basic personnel and finance operations. The position is entry to mid-level, and will include employee communications, benefits enrollment, maintenance of employee files and handbooks, payroll monitoring, and data entry/payment processing for cancer clinical trials. Attention to detail is essential. Financial literacy a plus- as is familiarity with basic accounting terminology. For full job description, please visit: To apply, send cover letter and resume by 1/24/2011 (8am) to

Volunteer Director (Pontiac)
Grace Centers of Hope is a faith based non-profit organization located in Pontiac which provides food, shelter, and rehabilitation to homeless men, women, and children. This position is responsible for the recruitment, training, recognition, and coordination of assignments for our 10,000 volunteers. Some Saturday work is required. The successful candidate will report to the Director of Development and Volunteers. Please email resume with salary history and requirements to:

Membership Director (Troy)
Dynamic non-profit professional association, selected by Crain’s Detroit Business as a Cool Place to Work, is seeking an individual with management and sales experience to lead membership recruitment and retention initiatives. Individual must be team-oriented and demonstrate initiative through performance. A full description is available here.

Development Coordinator (Bloomfield Hills)
Cranbrook Educational Community seeks a Development Coordinator to provide administrative support for the Advancement operation of Cranbrook Institute of Science including assisting the Director of Development and Director of Annual Giving Programs, current and prospective donors, members and volunteers. Primary responsibility is for the overall operations of the gift acknowledgement process for donors, including membership fulfillment. This includes ensuring that workflow is handled efficiently and that the donor is acknowledged in a timely manner. Additional responsibilities include generating gift reports, membership reports and member lists, as well as maintaining donor and volunteer data and responding to membership and volunteer inquiries. Requirements: High School Diploma or GED required (an associate degree or technical school training in computer science or secretarial science preferred); minimum of five years of strong administration background which demonstrates increasing levels of responsibility (development experience is preferred); computer proficiency in Word, Excel and database management required in order to create mail merges, create complex spreadsheets, and maintain and run development reports required; knowledge of donor software programs preferred; ability to accurately calculate figures and percentages and apply basic accounting concepts, with working knowledge of accounting principles required; ability to effectively handle multiple tasks with deadlines (activity progress reports, gift acknowledgements, events management), with proven proficiency at effective prioritization and multitasking required; efficient in maintaining hard copy file maintenance and documentation on all gifts received. A full desciption is available here.

Director of Annual Giving (Ann Arbor)
Planned Parenthood Mid and South Michigan provides quality healthcare to 50,000 patients. Our service area, where we can provide health and education services and raise funds, is in Berrien, Cass, Clinton, Eaton, Ingham, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Van Buren, Wayne, Washtenaw, Genesee, Shiawassee and Saginaw counties. We currently have 15 health centers in Ann Arbor (2), Benton Harbor, Brighton, Detroit, East Lansing, Jackson, Lansing, Livonia, Warren, Ypsilanti, Flint, Burton, Owosso, and Saginaw. Are you an enthusiastic team player that enjoys varied activities, has a high sense of urgency and possesses good follow through skills to ensure the job is done right? Do you have a pro-active nature and pride yourself in the ability to interact with co-workers, customers and community members. Also, as a manager and leader of others, are you collaborative in your approach, eager to gather input from your team and others? If this describes you, then we have the ideal position available for our changing and growing organization. Planned Parenthood of Mid and South Michigan seeks a creative and energetic development director to manage all aspects of annual giving fundraising campaign, grant management, donor research and stewardship, and database systems. A full description is available here.

Detroit-Based Firm Seeks Experienced Planning, Evaluation and Research Consultant (Detroit)
A small, but growing Detroit-based consulting firm is seeking an experienced “hit-the-ground-running” planning and evaluation consultant to work with nonprofit clients in the areas of community and strategic planning, and program design and evaluation. Competitive candidates for this full-time position be must be experienced working in diverse, urban settings. A full description is available here.

Chief Development Officer (Grand Rapids)
Goodwill Industries of Greater Grand Rapids is seeking a Chief Development Officer. A full description is available here..

Executive Director (Ypsilanti)
Friends In Deed, an inter-faith volunteer organization, provides for needs of Washtenaw County residents not being met by other human service agencies. FID maintains Direct Assistance and Furniture Programs and seeks an Executive Director to lead agency operations. Ideal candidate will have case management experience and a proven track record in all aspects of administration including: personnel management, supervision, grant writing, fundraising, marketing/public relations. For full job description, see website:

CHIPRA Program Specialist (Lansing)
The Michigan Primary Care Association currently seeks a CHIPRA Program Specialist to coordinate and oversee our state-wide outreach and enrollment program for low-cost and free children’s health insurance programs. A full description is available here.

Executive Director (Grosse Pointe)
The Neighborhood Club is a community based non-profit serving the Grosse Pointe area in a beautiful lakeside suburban location near downtown Detroit. For 100-years, it has provided recreation, community education and a broad range of community services for a population of over 50,000 residents. For more information visit: ( A full description is available here.

Human Resources Manager (Detroit)
Due to growth in 2010 and anticipated further growth, WARM is seeking to add an experienced Human Resources Manager to their team. The Manager will be responsible for establishing and managing the organization's human resources department. The successful candidate will direct and facilitate all aspects of WARM’s human resources functions including policies and procedures, compliance and benefits. This is initially a part time position that could grow into a full time one. Competitive pay package based on qualifications. For a complete job description, please see WARM’s website, To apply, please send resume, cover letter, including salary requirements, and three professional references to Executive Director Robert Chapman at WARM Training Center, named a 2010 Green Leader by the Detroit Free Press, has been promoting sustainable affordable communities since 1981. WARM is an equal opportunity employer, committed to having a diverse workforce.

Executive Director (Okemos)
The Michigan Home Health Association (MHHA) seeks Executive Director with demonstrated leadership and administrative capabilities. Qualified candidates must have: Baccalaureate degree; superior verbal and written communication skills; experience in advocacy with legislative and regulatory bodies and familiarity with operations required to run 380 member state trade association. Preferred candidate will possess working knowledge of health policy and the health services industry; along with association management experience, including conference/event planning. Knowledge of home care a plus. Resume including cover letter and salary requirements must be received no later than close of business on Friday, January 28, 2011. MHHA offers an attractive compensation package. For confidential consideration, email your reply to MHHA Search Committee at Queries will be accepted via email, as well. No phone calls, please.

Development Director (Saginaw)The Development Director will provide management and oversight for the fund development functions for the agency.  This includes, but is not limited to, the planning, implementation, and evaluation of agency fundraising efforts.  This includes donor cultivation and solicitation, recognition, grant writing, oversight and management of agency special events, and partnerships.  Additional responsibilities include developing relationships with local broadcast, print and television media and the promotion of all agency fundraising activities.  This position is a minimum of 32 hours per week and pays $16 - $22/hour DOE. More information is available here.

Contract Manager (Detroit)Neighborhood Service Organization is currently seeking a Contract Manager.  The Contract Manager is responsible for the financial management of grants and contracts that fund their assigned reporting units. Financial management includes general ledger review and quality control, preparation of financial reports and billings to funders, management of sub-contractor contracts; preparation and renewal of grant budgets and residential and service provider contracts related to assigned reporting units; preparation of reports and support documents that assist program management in managing funds in a manner that maximizes program benefit. Understanding of funder and sub-contractor contract requirements as well as changes in regulatory requirements related to funding are crucial components of the job. Coordination and communication with funders, subcontractors, auditors and other outside stakeholders required. Preparation of new and existing program budgets, monitoring of actual financial performance against budgets, and review/involvement with program management of same are primary components of the position. Accounts receivable management, including aged receivables documentation and cash collection is required. REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required, masters degree preferred. Three to five years experience required. Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Intermediate skill level in Microsoft Excel and Word; Knowledge of non-profit preferred. Experience in auditing preferred. Must have strong problem solving and analytical skills. Must have good communication (oral and written) skills. Valid Michigan drivers license and current auto insurance. Apply at

President & CEO (Flint)Flint-based Resource Genesee, a nonprofit organization serving Genesee County, is seeking a President & CEO. The ideal candidate will possess 5-7 years of progressive experience working in a not-for-profit organization, including successful experiences in administration, fund development, grant writing, financial management, personnel management, program development & execution, and public relations. Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred in social science, public administration, human resources or related field. Cover letters and resumes are due by 5:00pm on Friday, January 14, 2011 and may be sent Information about Resource Genesee can be found at

Receptionist, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan (Detroit)
General Responsibilities: 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 and facilitate appropriate handling. Be familiar with all areas and programs of the Foundation and CFSEM web site. Assist in maintaining Foundation’s mailing list. Maintain office calendar; 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 You will receive an acknowledgement of receipt of your e-mail. Only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Administrative Assistant for Membership Services (Lansing)
Michigan Nonprofit Association seeks an Administrative Assistant for Membership Services. This part time position assists the Membership Manager with all member services functions (recruitment, retention, and new member data collection) to ensure growth and development of the Association membership. A full posting is available here

Positions are posted daily on the Michigan Nonprofit Job Center at this link.

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