Thursday, July 28, 2011

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Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - July 28, 2011

Project Coordinator (Detroit)
Position: Project Coordinator – Full-time. Reports To: Vice President of Corporate Services and Director of Diversity and Inclusive Practices for the Council of Michigan Foundations and the Director, Metro Detroit Partnership Office, Michigan Nonprofit Association. Position Summary : The Project Coordinator will assist both the CMF Executive and the MNA Executive, (herein referred to as "Executives"), with project coordination/planning, event planning, project research, administration and evaluation, communications, information management, and member services. Duties are related to activities associated with Corporate Foundations, Corporate Giving Programs and the Diversity and Inclusion Initiative and activities associated with the Metro Detroit Partnership Office Programs and related committees. The position will provide equal support for both executives and offices respectively during the work week. Please view the full position description here. How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to: Council of Michigan Foundations, 1 S Harbor Ave., Suite 3, Grand Haven, MI 49417 Attn: Tammie TenBroeke or e-mail your information to with a subject of Project Coordinator. (Posted 7-27-11)

Business Office Assistant (Detroit)Description: Detroit Cristo Rey High School, located in Southwest Detroit, provides excellent college-preparatory Catholic high school education, in the Cristo Rey Model, to students from economically disadvantaged families in Detroit. The business office assistant is responsible for providing support to the Business Office which includes the offices of Finance, Development and Admissions. Applicant will be required to undergo a criminal background check and drug screening before an employment offer is tendered. Successful applicant must be Bilingual and speak/write fluently in English and Spanish. Finance: Generate and mail tuition statements to families on a monthly basis. Post payments, credits and charges to family accounts in Sycamore and Quickbooks. Discuss and resolve tuition questions and concerns from parents. Make collection calls to families for delinquent tuition accounts. Development: Perform monthly reconciliation to ensure that all donations (foundations, sponsoring congregations and individuals) entered into the Development database (Giftworks) exactly match the amounts and details posted to Quickbooks. Admissions: Review financial aid forms and assist families in accurately completing them. Writing letters to and making follow-up phone calls to families who have expressed an interest in sending students to DCR. Requirements: High School diploma. Associate or Bachelors degree in accounting a plus. Excellent math and communication skills (verbal and written). Must be Bilingual and speak/write fluently in English and Spanish. Ability to maintain confidential information. Experience with Microsoft Office. To Apply: email resume to: Or fax to: 313.843..2750, ATTN: Director of Administration. (Posted 7-27-11)

Administrative/ Grants Assistant (Ann Arbor)Nonprofit cancer research support organization [ and seeks administrative/grants assistant to the Executive Director. Position requires excellent organizational skills, as well as exceptional writing and correspondence capabilities. Position will include standard administrative tasks, such as filing and maintaining donor database/ However, position also includes opportunity to develop basic skills in grant-writing and budgeting. Knowledge of Raiser's Edge fundraising software a plus, though training will be made available to successful candidate. Cover letter, resume and salary requirements should be sent to by noon on August 5, 2011. See website for full job description(Posted 7-27-11)

Fund Development and Communications Coordinator (Grand Rapids)Fund Development and Communications Coordinator opening at Kids' Food Basket in Grand Rapids, MI. REPOSTING: Accepting resumes until July 31st Resumes will be reviewed as received. The Fund Development and Communications Coordinator will work with the Fund Development and Community Outreach team to continue to raise awareness of childhood hunger and Kids’ Food Baskets mission in the community. He/She will be responsible for the creation and continual updating of numerous awareness tools including print, web and e-mail promotions. He/She will also play a significant role in the grant writing process and stewardship of volunteers and donors. The position demands an individual who has a working knowledge of fund development principles and the ability to implement these skills and relationship building to generate philanthropy. Additionally the Fund Development and Communications Coordinator will work with community partners conducting fundraisers, speak in front of groups of 20 or more and other job functions listed below. Will report to the Fund Development/Community Outreach Manager and will work collaboratively with Fund Development staff. The position will dedicate approximately 75% of time to fund development efforts and 25% in other areas. Please note this is an entry to mid-level full time position. Compensation will include medical, vision and dental benefits, opportunity to participate in a flex spending account, 403b plan with a 4% of salary match, 20 days paid vacation and holiday pay, professional development options and a salary of $32,000-$35,000. View full job description at 7-25-11)

Campaign Coordinator and Sales Professional (Madison Heights)The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is seeking an experienced campaign coordinator and sales professional for our Man & Woman of the Year campaign. Responsibilities include identifying target audiences and building appropriate marketing and stewarding strategies to successfully recruit, acknowledge and retain event donors, nominating committee members and campaign participants. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, self-motivated, committed to excellence and capable of balancing multiple priorities effectively. Part time position with a flexible work schedule including some nights and weekends. College degree, good computer skills (including excel, powerpoint, publisher, word processing, database) and experience a must. Temporary position can lead to regular. Salary $18 per hour. Email resume to 7-22-11)

Vice President for University Advancement (Flint)Kettering University, an independent university located in Flint, Michigan, invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for University Advancement. Kettering University is the country’s premier engineering, science and business university dedicated to co-op education and a national leader in preparing entrepreneurs and innovators. Founded in 1919 and known as General Motors Institute (GMI) under General Motors Corporation ownership until 1982, the school changed its name to Kettering University in 1998 to honor Charles F. Kettering, a noted inventor and a pioneering proponent of cooperative education. The Vice President for University Advancement is the university’s chief development officer and will report directly to Kettering’s recently-announced seventh president, Dr. Robert McMahan, who will join the University on August 1, 2011. The Vice President for University Advancement supervises a staff of 12 in the offices of Alumni Relations and Development. Please view the full position description here. Please visit our home page to learn about Kettering University and this unique opportunity. To apply, go directly to for specific vacancy information and application instructions. Screening of applicants will begin upon receipt and will continue until the position is filled. Kettering’s dedication of excellence is complemented by its commitment to build a culturally diverse academic community. Individuals from historically under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. EEO M/F/V/D. (Posted 7-22-11)

Administrative Assistant (Canton)The Canton Community Foundation seeks an experienced administrative assistant responsible for daily office functions and special event support. The individual must be a flexible team-player in a small office setting excited by the prospect of organizing and maintaining accurate data for all Foundation programs. Part-time (approx 30 hours) position with some flexibility with hours. Key Relationships: Reports directly to the President. Works with staff on regular operations and special events. Helps coordinate services of volunteers including Board of Directors, Advisory Committee members, and Community Volunteers. Primary Objectives: Provide administrative support for the President and Board. Special events coordination and management. Technical Expertise & Essential Skills: 3-5 years professional administrative support experience demonstrating superior interpersonal skills, communications skills and highly organized. Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. Special event planning experience. Detail-oriented and excellent proofreading skills. Professional, personable, and a strong desire to work in a service-oriented environment with limited supervision. Education/Experience: High school diploma required. Some college preferred. Office management skills and two or more years in customer service, fund raising, special events or communications strongly preferred. Attention to detail and accuracy required. Please email your cover letter and résumé to by August 5, 2011. Only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. (Posted 7-22-11)

Senior Major Gift Officer (Royal Oak)Identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards major gift prospects to successfully close six- and seven-figure gifts. Works with medical/administrative leadership to identify needs and shape major gift efforts to fund those needs. Participates as a member of the Major Gift Team to meet the Beaumont Foundation’s fundraising goals. Develops solicitation plans for prospects and reports contacts and progress on the plans as required. Ensures that all gifts from donors are accurately and promptly acknowledged and that timely stewardship reports are generated. Assists in recruiting, training and activating volunteer fundraising leadership as needed. Develops agendas, materials and minutes for related meetings, and provides support for volunteers and medical/hospital leadership who are involved in solicitations. Assists in identifying planned giving prospects and closing planned gifts in collaboration with Associate Vice President of Planned Giving. Participates in developing campaign strategies and plans. Participates in the prospect management process by providing timely information on prospects, solicitation plans and contacts. Meets established goals for funds raised, donor visits and proposals made.
Bachelor’s degree required. At least five+ years experience in major gift work. Evidence of working successfully with volunteers and committees. Proven track record of closing six- and seven-figure gifts. Ability to build strong relationships and motivate people to make gifts in support of a specific department or program. Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communication, including creation of written proposals or solicitation letters; High degree of initiative; strong time management skills; ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. Salary Range: Competitive, commensurable with experience. Please apply by August 15, 2011 at Questions: contact Ebbonye Graham at 7-21-11)

Controller (Royal Oak)Title: Controller. Reports to: Chief Financial Officer. Department: Finance. Position Type: Regular, full-time, exempt. The Controller is responsible for management and oversight of the accounting and finance departments. This position is an integral part of the Finance Division and as such is responsible for all financial accounting and cash management processes for all financial transactions including membership, development and front gate revenues. Knowledge of accounting and audit practices, procedures, regulations and laws as well as financial and development area software is essential. Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Develop and implement procedures and controls to ensure that financial records are accurate and resources are handled properly. Prepare all financial and budget reports (i..e., department, grants, board). Monitor budget, analyze variances to budget and make recommendations for adjustments as needed. Work with the Chief Financial Officer to prepare the annual budget. Determine depreciation rates to apply to capitalized items, and advise Chief Financial Officer regarding purchase, lease and disposal of items. Oversee the annual audit. Ensure the timely completion of all government reporting (i.e., 990, solicitation license). Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Degree in Finance or Accounting, Business Administration (with a major in Finance) and/or equivalent combination of training and experience required. 5 to 7 years of solid experience in an equivalent level management position, including a proven track record in effectively managing organization finances and assets in a medium-large organization. To view the complete job description and to apply online, please visit The direct link to the jobs page is: 7-20-11)

Mentoring AmeriCorps Member (Statewide)Mentor Michigan College Coaching Corps AmeriCorps Member, 2011-2012. Throughout the state of Michigan, thirty-one full-time AmeriCorps members will be placed within mentoring organizations to create and sustain mentoring relationships. A successful candidate will be passionate about giving back to his or her community and eager to make a one-year commitment to the program. Specific roles and responsibilities will vary based on placement. Please view the responsibilities and qualifications for this position in the complete job description here.  Please send a cover letter and resume, including preferred region of service, to 7-20-11)

Campus AmeriCorps Member (Statewide)Mentor Michigan College Coaching Corps AmeriCorps Member, 2011-2012. Ten full-time AmeriCorps members will be placed within institutions of higher education in order to create "college-going" cultures within their local communities. These members will train college students to be College Positive Volunteers and engage disadvantaged youth in moving toward college by increasing public awareness of the fact that higher education can be accessed by all. They will create college-focused activities within local communities, resulting in sustainable community partnerships among K-12 schools, community-based organizations, and their host campuses. These members will also serve in “train the trainer” roles by training and resourcing members placed at mentoring organizations. A successful candidate will be passionate about giving back to his or her community and eager to make a one-year commitment to the program. Please view the responsibilities and qualifications for this position in the complete job description here. Please send a cover letter and resume, including preferred region of service, to 7-20-11)

Business Development Specialist (Detroit)First Children's Finance (FCF) is seeking a Business Development Specialist to work with the Michigan and Corporate staff to ensure the effectiveness of FCF's services in Michigan, including (1) loans to child care providers; (2) management assistance and business planning to child care providers; and (3) private sector engagement. Salary and benefits competitive with nonprofit business development specialist salaries for comparable organizations in Michigan. Please visit for a complete job description. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter detailing how their experience meets the requirements of the position with a resume to the attention of: Carol Zapfel 7-19-11)

Director of Education (Royal Oak)Description: The Director of Education is responsible for leadership, strategy development, management and oversight of the Education Division. The Director will strategize, plan and prioritize the division’s activities while working with other members ensure that Educational activities align with, support and enhance the Society’s mission and goals. The Director of Education leads the development of new education initiatives; plans staffing and budgeting and manages/monitors the division and its budget. Qualifications: Masters Degree in Education or Instructional Design or equivalent. At least 10 years experience in educational programs in a leadership role and a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar management, administrative and supervisory role. Advanced understanding of educational processes. Strong leadership ability, and ability to interact and communicate in a diverse organization. Ability to develop and maintain good community and internal relations. Experience in Conservation and Humane Education is desirable but not required. To view complete job description and to apply online, please visit The direct link to the jobs page is: 7-15-11)

Development Coordinator (Kalamazoo)Position Summary: Responsible for cultivating gifts from new and existing donors through personal contact and events. The Development Coordinator must possess strong people skills, be able to work independently-with minimal supervision, exercise sound judgment in completing tasks of the position and enjoy a varied work schedule and job tasks. Must have experience in Development & Fundraising. Position Qualifications: Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office 2010 and Database management. Demonstrated ability to express and transmit ideas in a clear and organized manner, both orally and in writing. Ability to work effectively as a team player within and outside the agency. Fundraising: Cultivating major gifts from new and existing donors to meet development goals and support Organizational operations and activities. Establish improved donor relations through increased personal contact. Engage new donors by representing the Organization at Leadership Events. Other Job Functions: Work closely with Administrative Assistant to keep contact database up-to-date and accurate with regard to tracking in Orange Leap. Meet regularly with other members of the CBRT team to coordinate development efforts and keep supervisor informed about progress on initiatives to most effectively meet development program needs. Networking through Round Tables, other events and Electronic Social Networks. Some travel involved across the state of Michigan. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to 7-15-11)

Director of Major Gifts (Lansing or Southfield)Responsible for identifying, cultivating and soliciting major gift donors, managing relationships with existing major gift donors and pursing additional major gift support for Volunteers of America Michigan's programs. Will oversee and implement the strategy for enhancing revenue streams and participate in specific leadership activities to ensure the ongoing implementation of the organization's mission. Must be highly motivated with demonstrated and verifiable success in building donor relations and securing major gifts. Experience in a nonprofit environment required with proficiency in the areas of development strategies and working effectively with Boards of Directors and community and business leaders. Working knowledge of Social Media tools. Bachelor's degree and at least three years experience or equivalent. Successful candidate can be based in either our Lansing or Southfield office. Please fax, email or mail cover letter and resume with salary requirements to: 248-945-1614;; 21415 Civic Center Drive, Suite 210, Southfield, Michigan 48076. (Posted 7-14-11)

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