Friday, January 28, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - January 27, 2011

Administrative Assistant for Membership and Advocacy (Lansing)
Michigan Nonprofit Association seeks an Administrative Assistant for Membership and Advocacy. This full-time position based out of the Lansing office assists the Membership Manager and Public Policy Director with all administrative functions to ensure growth of the Association membership and implementation of advocacy efforts. A full description is available here(posted 1-27-11)

National Non-profit organization headquartered in Grand Rapids has immediate opening for an Administrative Assistant.  Must be a detail-oriented, team player with strong communication skills, self-motivated and able to work in an environment supporting several projects and staff simultaneously.  Must have the ability to create efficient systems for data storage, office systems and general organization.  Must have the ability to foster professional relationships remotely.  2-5 years minimum experience; must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs; Raisers Edge experience is preferred.  Full-time with benefits or part time position available. Interested parties can send resumes to Pam Peterson at 1-26-11) 

Chief Financial Officer (Lansing)
Capital Area United Way seeks a Chief Financial Officer. The Chief Financial Officer reports to the President and serves as a member of the senior leadership team. The CFO directs the fiscal functions of the organization in accordance with accounting principles, state and federal requirements, and United Way Worldwide standards. The position also directs the internal operations of the organization including all human resource functions. A full description is available here(posted 1-24-11)

The Tolfree Foundation was incorporated in 1992 as a 501(c)3 charitable non-profit organization to provide financial support to construct new facilities, purchase needed equipment, and expand services at West Branch Regional Medical Center. It’s safe to say without the generous support of the community and staff the medical center would still only be a dream. A full description is available here(posted 1-24-11)

Director of Residential Services (Flint)
Whaley Children’s Center is accepting applications for the Director of Residential Services. This position is responsible for management of the Agency’s residential program including implementing the Agency’s treatment philosophy, maintaining the treatment milieu and ensuring the effective and efficient operation of the entire residential program. The position requires a Master’s degree in human services field and 2 years directly related experience or Bachelor’s degree with 3 years of directly related experience. Interested individuals can access an application at 1-21-11)

Online Engagement Manager (Detroit)
Online Engagement Manager, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan: Responsible for strategic use of online tools, best practices in the use of online engagement, and the development of interactive strategies that connect to broader Foundation communications and program plans, and supports the Foundation’s objectives for awareness, education and growth. Responsibilities: Develop, maintain, manage online content and implementation of selected social media strategies. Maintain Foundation website including writing, design and updating. Manage development of web-based applications for Foundation projects and initiatives. Evaluate and revise online marketing and engagement strategies; evaluate developments in online communications technology for best practices and trends. Manage search engine optimization. Review , monitor, track and post information to appropriate and relevant blogs. Collect, research and analyze data to report and evaluate online media performance metrics. Manage and develop Foundation presentations using PowerPoint or other technologies. Interface with IT and outside vendors. Coordinate communications with all departments to ensure consistent and accurate messaging. Requirements: Minimum 3-5 years related experience with new media, social media and online communications. Experience managing online tools and developing online communities as part of an integrated communications strategy. Working knowledge of online communications technology with particular interest in emerging trends. Excellent proofreading and copy editing skills. Substantial knowledge of PowerPoint; Adobe Reader, InDesign, basic HTML knowledge. Strong proficiency with spreadsheets and database programs. E-mail cover letter and resume to Diana Greig ( (posted 1-19-11)

MCC AmeriCorps*VISTA Positions (various locations)
There’s a way to make a lasting impact on the lives of others that’s unlike any other—by serving a year of National Service. You have what it takes to be the change you wish to see in the world. Use your skills and experience to help improve lives and serve your country. Michigan Campus Compact (MCC) AmeriCorps*VISTA members act as transformative agents between higher education institutions and their surrounding communities. AmeriCorps*VISTA members create service opportunities and engage students in the community, in order to gain a richer and more valuable experience outside the classroom. AmeriCorps*VISTA members build mutually beneficial relationships which lead to long-term partnerships between community-based organizations and colleges, enhance the quality of campus community service and service learning programs, improve student leadership in service, increase the number of students coordinating programs, and increase the number of students in direct service within their campus communities. The benefits are endless, but include an annual living allowance of $10,296.00-$11,235.00 depending on county of service, an Education Award of $5,350 or End-of-Service Award of $1,500 upon completion of full term of service, student loan forbearance (if Education Award is elected), training and professional development, and health insurance. Requirements are as follows: college experience, knowledge of or experience on a campus and/or with the AmeriCorps*VISTA program, strong interest and experience in college service programs, commitment to the mission of the project and its impact on communities, knowledge and interest in working with students and diverse groups of people, proven leadership ability, public speaking and event planning, strong organizational skills, project and multi-task management, excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to drive and access to a vehicle, and ability to make a full-year commitment. For more information, please visit or contact Mel Strapec at 517.492.2436 or 1-19-11)

CHILD CARE TEACHER (F/T) (Ypsilanti). 
Provide direct care to preschool children of homeless families. BA in Early Childhood Education, or BA in Family Life or Family Education. Details @ Send resume and cover letter to EOE (posted 1-19-11)

Safe Routes to School Director (Lansing)
Lead a dynamic team of professionals to change the behaviors of a generation and promote healthy lifestyles. Direct all aspects of the Michigan Fitness Foundation (MFF) Safe Routes to School (SR2S) contract with the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), including meeting federal and state requirements and working collaboratively with MDOT to plan and implement program objectives. Supervise staff and oversee state network subcontractors and state evaluation to achieve contract goals and objectives. More information and application instructions are here: (posted 1-19-11)

Consultant Funds Development - (West Region Foundation/FT/Days)-0195487103
St. John Providence Health System is a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health Ministry in the United States.Our Mission, Vision and Values: St. John Providence Health System is a Catholic health ministry committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable. A full position description is available here.(posted 1-19-11)

Program Officer (Detroit)
PROGRAM OFFICER, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, to provide leadership, guidance and expertise for Foundation’s greenways and sustainable community strategies, community development & engagement, grantmaking and educational programs. Knowledge of urban planning, greenway/ open space planning & community development required including current issues and key networks, public and private revenue streams, and experience in using online networks and social media to drive program implementation. Responsibilities: Develop, lead and implement programs supporting Foundation’s GreenSpace & sustainable community strategies, community leadership initiatives, and general grantmaking. Implement GreenSpace, an online community, networking and leadership development program focusing on livable communities and plan for future sustainability of the network. Participate in the development and implementation of sustainability and environmental programs as part of Foundation’s civic leadership activities. Develop and maintain information on best practices and standards, key thought leaders, public and private funding streams and public policy issues focusing on sustainable communities, greenways and open space planning and other emerging urban issues. Qualifications: Prefer master’s degree or bachelors degree with academic/professional experience in environmental science, urban planning, community development; 3-5 yrs professional experience in land use & green initiatives; 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, frequent deadlines; Work collaboratively with and on teams, and with individuals from diverse backgrounds. E-mail cover letter and resume to Diana Greig ( (posted 1-18-11)

Program Director, Ruth Mott Foundation (Flint) 
The Ruth Mott Foundation desires a Program Director to manage the Foundation’s grant making programs. This position will work closely with the Executive Director and program team to develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate the strategies for each of the Foundation’s program areas.. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in the liberal arts, social sciences, communications, or a related field. An advanced degree is preferred with demonstrated success as a team leader working in program development and grant making. Salary range $115-$125,000. See for further information and to apply.(posted 1-18-11)

Development Director (Detroit)
Due to growth in 2010 and anticipated further growth, WARM is seeking to add an experienced Development Director to their team. The Director will be responsible for developing and implementing a fundraising plan that will guide WARM Training Center to meet ambitious fundraising goals. The successful candidate will direct and facilitate all aspects of WARM’s development department including both public and private sector fundraising activities. In addition, the Director will lead WARM’s communications programs including public relations, marketing and communications. For a complete job description, please see WARM’s website at To apply, please send resume, cover letter including salary requirements to Robert Chapman, Executive Director, 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.(posted 1-14-11)

Vice President of Business Development (Ann Arbor)
Planned Parenthood Mid and South Michigan (PPMSM) is seeking to fill the position of Vice President of Business Development. PPMSM 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. We are seeking a fast thinking individual with strong leadership and strategic thinking abilities. The individual must thrive in a challenging and fast paced environment and should be decisive, persuasive and enthusiastic. This dynamic position is principally responsible for providing strategic planning and operational leadership germane to the organization’s patient base, market share, and revenue. This includes developing new market initiatives and analyzing business opportunities that yield revenue generation and result in sustainable growth. In collaboration with senior management, this role is critical in executing the business functions of the medical department consistent with PPMSM’s mission, values, goals, and objectives. A complete description is available here(posted 1-13-11)

Administrative Assistant (Royal Oak)
Michigan Interfaith Power & Light, a non-profit dedicated to assisting interfaith houses of worship reduce their energy use and become more sustainable, seeks an Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director based in Royal Oak. This contractual, part time position assists the Director with all needed administrative duties and limited member services functions to ensure growth and development of the organization. A complete description is available here(posted 1-13-11)

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