Friday, August 12, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - August 11, 2011

 Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - August 11, 2011

Executive Director (Lansing)
Lions Clubs of Michigan are seeking an Executive Director who is highly motivated with a strong background in organizational, administrative, communication, accounting and business management skills. The individual will be responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of the Lions administrative office in Lansing, working closely with Lions Club leaders throughout Michigan and supporting Lions’ events, such as the annual convention and leadership forum. The ideal candidate will bring high energy, enthusiasm and a strong interest in working with people engaged in voluntary community service activities. An Associate’s Degree in a related field and/or previous association management experience is a plus. For more information, visit Interested individuals may apply to: Closing date for applications is September 15, 2011. (Posted 8-10-11)

Director of Parent and Caregiver Education and Support (Inkster)
Newly created position responsible for growing this division exponentially through the development of new programs and expansion of current programs. Minimum of 10 years management experience in multi-faceted program operations. Master's degree in education strongly preferred with emphasis in early childhood, parent education and employment. For a complete description of this position please visit our web-site at Qualified candidates can submit their resume to: or fax to 734-728-3554. (Posted 8-10-11)

Director of Development (Southfield)
Scleroderma Foundation Michigan Chapter is seeking an experienced, energetic, motivated and compassionate Director of Development to work part time (24 hours a week). Responsibilities include: The solicitation of individuals and corporate donors, the ability to work with patients in an empathic manner; identification, cultivation, and stewardship of individual major donors to support our tri-fold mission. Assisting and managing special events; ensuring successful electronic and direct mail campaigns; recruitment, cultivation and management of volunteers for special events; assisting with grant writing. Requires: Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible development experience with proven results; excellent organizational skills, ability to work with corporate donors, high level of confidence; ability to multi task; ability to work collaboratively in a team environment; demonstrated success in management of committees and volunteers. Available to work flexible hours including weekends with access to dependable transportation. To apply please submit resume and a detailed letter including wage expectations to No phone calls please. (Posted 8-9-11)

Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations (Ypsilanti)
The Eastern Michigan University Foundation (“EMUF”) is an institutionally related nonprofit corporation that solicits and manages funds on behalf of Eastern Michigan University (“EMU”). We work every day to continue our long tradition of helping students and programs at EMU. We would not be successful in our endeavor without the support of our donors, friends and the greater community. EMUF is seeking an experienced, energetic and motivated individual to join our development team to solicit major gifts from corporations, foundations and selected individuals for EMU. Primary Responsibilities include: Managing a portfolio of 75 corporate and foundation prospects for solicitation. Working with faculty and staff to develop, write, and submit proposals for corporate and foundation donors. Strengthen the volunteer network for the purpose of increasing financial support. Please view the complete job description here. E-mail cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to: Jill Hunsberger, Chief Development Officer, Resumes are due by August 22, 2011. Eastern Michigan University Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The Foundation actively encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented groups. (Posted 8-9-11)

Office Assistant (Ann Arbor) The Ark is seeking a temporary, part-time Office Assistant to work 15-20 hrs/wk for 5-6 months starting in October. This position will enter and maintain data in various databases, assist with processing ticket orders for the Ann Arbor Folk Festival, assist the Office Manager and Annual Giving Manager with ongoing clerical tasks in the office, answer the phone as needed, and take on special projects as they arise. Please view full job description here. This position requires accuracy, attention to detail and strong interpersonal skills. Working knowledge of Access and Excel is required. Send resume and cover letter by August 15th to or by mail to: The Ark, Attn: Office Assistant, 1955 Pauline Blvd Suite 200, Ann Arbor, MI 48103. EOE. No calls, please. (Posted 8-9-11)

Capital Campaign Coordinator (Mt. Pleasant)
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Mt Pleasant Discovery Museum (MPDM) is a nonprofit organization in Isabella County. MPDM’s mission is to spark creativity, nourish learning, and inspire the curiosity of children through self-directed discovery in an engaging, hands-on environment. MPDM seeks an experienced, passionate, and enthusiastic nonprofit professional to serve as its Capital Campaign Coordinator (CCC). Reporting to MPDM’s Board of Directors, the primary responsibility of this position is to coordinate, lead and solicit funds for the 3.6 million dollar capital campaign. The CCC will be responsible for securing sufficient funds and resources to meet the budget and grant-matching requirements of the campaign. The CCC will be required to work with appropriate board members, volunteers, staff and others to achieve goals of the capital campaign. The wage for this position is performance based and will be evaluated based on qualifications and experience. MPDM will not compensate or reimburse fees associated with relocation. MPDM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to: Email: – Please add “Capital Campaign Coordinator” in the subject line. Mail: MPDM, 200 E.. Broadway/P.O. Box 1475, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 All cover letters and resumes must be postmarked by August 22, 2011. For a full description of this posting, please visit: (Posted 8-9-11)

Executive Director (Holland) Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Holland. The Executive Director is responsible for managing the strategic planning and operation of the Clubs, in support of organizational mission and goals. Collaborates with the Board of Directors in developing organizational goals, attaining/allocating resources,and establishing policies. Provides direction to staff in carrying out the key roles assigned to them. Responsibilities include highly effective skills in the areas of leadership, management, fundraising, donor development, marketing, public relations, and Board Development. The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Holland is to inspire and empower all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. Please send resume & cover letter/position interest with Attn. to: Jennifer Stockdale at or mail to 435 Van Raalte Ave., Holland, MI 49423. Application Deadline: August 26th, 2011. (Posted 8-5-11)

Various Positions (Bay Region and Howell) POSITION VACANCIES - Two Positions: Community Chapter Executive, Great Lakes Bay Chapter (Offices - Bay City, Midland, and Saginaw, Michigan), and Community Chapter Executive, Livingston County Chapter, Howell, Michigan. General Statement of Duties: Community Chapter Executive (CCE) is responsible for representing the American Red Cross in the community. Working in conjunction with regional leadership, the CCE will focus externally on core mission delivery, fund raising and being the face of the Red Cross for the community, donors and the media. The CCE will partner with a high-profile, community-focused Board of Directors to create awareness and community support for the American Red Cross. Please view the complete job description here. Please state your interest in this position no later than August 26, 2011 by sending a current resume and salary history to: Mid-Michigan Chapter American Red Cross, Attn: Terry Vandlen, PO Box 30101, Lansing, MI 48909, The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (Posted 8-5-11)

Data Specialist (Fremont) Homeless Management Information Systems (HMIS) Data Specialist – This is a full time position that requires demonstrated skills and experience in coordinating multiple projects effectively with short deadlines and the ability to work with a variety of systems, agencies, data and individuals while exhibiting excellent communication skills. Expected capabilities include knowledge of and experience with relational databases such as Microsoft Access or ServicePoint; excellent computer and technical skills related to data extractions using queries and filters, good written and group facilitation skills; ability to analyze data and prepare reports; capacity to multi-task and high level of attention to detail. Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required. Please send resume and cover letter to by August 19th. EOE. (Posted 8-4-11)

Finance Coordinator (Lansing) MICHIGAN NONPROFIT ASSOCIATION POSITION DESCRIPTION: Finance Coordinator. Supervisor: Director of Finance. Purpose: To organize and coordinate the accounting functions. Position Responsibilities: Process refunds for participants of conferences or trainings as needed. Process accounts payable invoices and checks; verify and code accounts payable entries to the appropriate departments for payment. Process and deliver deposit to the bank. Process and create invoices for the association. Maintain accounts receivable spreadsheet, and balance on a monthly basis. Process monthly sub-grant billings. Monitor and coordinate purchase of office supplies for the Lansing and Detroit offices. Coordinate petty cash receipts and reimbursements for Detroit and Lansing. Ensure accurate records for vendors, including W-9 forms. Process month-end journal entries. Coordinate all periodical subscriptions and organizational membership dues. Maintain files and records for all contracts. Perform other duties as assigned. Supervisory Role: No. This position is an Exempt status, and does not receive overtime pay compensation. Qualifications: Bachelors degree; 3-5 years of relevant professional experience; Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with diverse people and community groups; Self-motivated and well-organized with the ability to work independently; Computer literacy including; Peachtree or other accounting software, MS Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point, as well as a strong knowledge of internet resources. How to apply: Submit resume and cover letter to Kelley Kuhn, Chief Program Officer at 8-4-11)

Various Positions (Detroit) Training Manager: Responsible for the management and implementation of Title 1, leadership development, school planning, and budget training for Parent Organizer’s and Parent leaders serving throughout Detroit Public Schools and the Nine Parent Resource Centers. Responsible for ensuring up to date information and training that assists parent leaders to be successful in their roles within the school and the community. Develop an annual training and development schedule in concert with program directors to support the operation of the school and PRC programs Organize and recruit for Team Leader Camps (Bi-Monthly) Organize and facilitate bimonthly trainings for DPS parent leaders Provide Title 1 trainings to parent leaders in DPS schools and parent organizers Bilingual (Spanish or Arabic) is a plus. Bachelor’s degree and/or 5 years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Grant Coordinator: Assistance with Grant Team Meetings and Coordination, Development and writing of Proposals on behalf of Detroit Parent Network, Report writing, Grant Filing and Organization, Communication and Correspondence Coordination, Research on Grant and Contract Opportunities, Maintenance of a Grant Schedule, Maintenance of Reporting Schedules, Other Duties Assigned. Part Time / No Benefits. Applicants should email cover letter and resume to Rosemerry Allen, Human Resources at - No phone calls will be accepted. Detroit Parent Network does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, religion, or disability. A criminal background, drug screen, and TB test must be completed before hire. (Posted 8-3-11)

Various Positions (Detroit) Full time positions - Salary; 40 hours with benefits. Email cover letter and resume to: No phone calls will be accepted. Parent Organizer: Support and assist building up to 12 robust parent organization’s of record Build and maintain relationships with DPS schools’, principals and parent leaders Assist schools and parents with conducting federally required Title 1 parent involvement meetings. Ensure there is an active LSCO Assist schools and parents with planning and implementing a strong parent involvement program, activities and procedures Other duties assign/required Two-year associates degree or, or equivalent experience required. Preference given to candidates who have knowledge of the Detroit community and an understanding of school culture. Parent Resource Center Manager:Manage nine (9) Parent Resource Centers, Develop Standard Operating Procedures for the operation of the centers, Develop monthly themes and schedules working with each center, Establish a parent advisory group to help guide and direct programming reflective of parent needs, Work as a liaison to the Detroit Public Schools to ensure Title 1 Compliance, Monitor materials and programs to ensure they are approved prior to posting and service delivery, Recruit and Coordinate Incentives tied to the I’m in Card system, Other Duties Assigned. A bachelor’s degree and/or 3 to 5 years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities. Detroit Parent Network does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, religion, or disability. A criminal background, drug screen, and TB test must be completed before hire. (Posted 8-3-11)

Various Positions (Detroit) Director of Communications and Outreach: Candidates will have a minimum of five years related experience, highly self-motivated, has a proven track record of effectively working within the community with strong written, oral, and verbal communication skills. Must have proven experience creating systematic processes to monitor and support all levels of communication with a broad base of audiences. Must be VERY flexible and able to work productively in an extremely fast-paced environment. Details are provided to candidates who meet the minimum above stated requirements during a phone interview as part of a three step process. Interested candidates are to submit their resume to Rosemerry Allen at No phone calls. Public Policy Consultant: Candidate must have the ability to communicate effectively with parents, legislators, and a broad audience of others. Must be VERY flexible and able to work productively in an extremely fast-paced environment. Must have proven experience executing public policy, have familiarity and relationships with the Michigan Legislature, have the ability to articulate our agenda in alignment with our education and advocacy strategies, is self motivated, creative, and strategic in his/ her delivery. Interested candidates must submit a three page proposal including references relative to their successful execution of other relative projects. Proposals are to be submitted directly to Rosemerry Allen at No phone calls. Detroit Parent Network does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, religion, or disability. A criminal background, drug screen, and TB test must be completed before hire. (Posted 8-3-11)

Executive Director (Grand Rapids)Executive Director. Legal Assistance Center, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Full time position available 1-1-12. Minimum 3 years in non-profit senior management, including funds development, budgeting, staff and volunteer recruitment and supervision, community relations, and collaboration with other agencies and institutions of higher education. Post baccalaureate degree in relevant field required. Legal background preferred. Bi-lingual in Spanish preferred. Salary $50,000-$70,000. Submit resume and cover letter by September 6 to: LAC Search Committee, c/o Grand Rapids Bar Association, 161 Ottawa Avenue NW-Suite 203B, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. 8-3-11)

Director of Youth Programs (Detroit) Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit is an internationally acclaimed youth development program that concentrates on helping young artists excel on stage and in life. Mosaic's mission is to empower young people to maximize their potential through professional performing arts training and the creation of first-rate theatrical and musical art. Job Description: The Director of Youth Programs provides the leadership, strategic direction, management and coordination for the Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit Programs Department. The Director of Programs oversees the planning and implementation of all Mosaic programs, productions and workshops. The Director of Programs is responsible for developing and maintaining active and productive relationships with Mosaic programs staff, sponsors, parents and young artists. The Director of Programs is a member of Mosaic’s senior management team, reporting to the COO. Please view the complete job description here. Go to: for the full job description and forward your cover letter and resume to 8-3-11)

Communication Specialist (Lansing) MICHIGAN NONPROFIT ASSOCIATION POSITION DESCRIPTION. Please view the complete position description here. Purpose: Michigan Nonprofit Association (MNA) is seeking an experienced communication professional to join a committed team that is serving volunteering and mentoring programs throughout Michigan. The Communications Specialist will be housed in Lansing, Michigan. Objective: The position will play the lead role with communication activities including writing and publications, branding and messaging, event planning, and using technology to communicate with constituents (webinars, e-newsletters, social media). Position Responsibilities: Writing and publications, Branding and messaging, Event planning, Technology. This position is a regular full time employment position and is not determined by grant funding. Interested parties should send 1) a letter of introduction including salary expectations, 2) resume, and 3) a two-paragraph article about your interest in volunteering and mentoring to: Kelley Kuhn, Vice President & Chief Program Officer at The deadline to apply for this position is August 12, 2011. (Posted 8-3-11)

Resident and Community Social Work Coordinator (Detroit) The Luella Hannan Memorial Foundation (Hannan Foundation) has an immediate job opening for a Licensed Master of Social Work to assume the position of Resident and Community Social Work Coordinator (RCSW Coordinator). The RCSW Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing and providing social work services for both the residents of the Village of Woodbridge Manor, a 100 unit senior apartment building located at 1300 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Detroit, Michigan that is sponsored and managed by Presbyterian Villages of Michigan (PVM), and for senior citizens residing in the surrounding community. The RCSW Coordinator's responsibilities encompass those provided by “service coordinators” who work in subsidized senior housing as well as social workers working with seniors from a community based site or center. They include: Assessing needs and linking residents and community members to services, providing case management, planning and implementing educational opportunities, promoting health and well-being, and developing and supporting meaningful engagement between building residents and residents of the surrounding community. The RCSW Coordinator will be an employee of the Hannan Foundation and part of a joint Hannan-PVM Woodbridge Team. Total Compensation commensurate with qualifications and includes healthcare and pension benefits. To apply please email or mail a resume to: Tim Wintermute, Luella Hannan Memorial Foundation, 4750 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201, 8-3-11)

Case Manager (Detroit) Travelers Aid Society of Metropolitan Detroit is seeking a full-time case manager for at-risk individuals and families. The individual will coordinate and monitor intakes and assessments for the purposes of evaluating, facilitating and monitoring services and clients’ progress in relationship to established goals and objectives, treatment planning process and follow-up of clients, serving as an advocate and liaison for and on behalf of client's rights and benefits. Qualified applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, or related behavioral science field; two years related experience and/or training; minimum one-year of experience in the counseling and provision of ancillary services to substance abusers, homeless, or clients from other disadvantaged populations; or equivalent combination of education and experience. A Mental Health background is desired. Also Social Work licensure issued by the State of Michigan is desired. To apply, fax a cover letter and resume to 313-962-4611 or email it to No Calls Please. (Posted 8-3-11)

Director of Development (Bloomfield Hills) Cranbrook Educational Community is seeking a Director of Development who will be responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individual major donors and corporate, government and foundation prospects for Cranbrook Institute of Science. Support will be sought for exhibit and program sponsorship, endowment, programs, capital projects and high-end annual fund gifts. This position will provide leadership and guidance to administration, volunteers and staff in the Development area at the Institute of Science. Requires: Bachelor's degree with a min. of 5 years of progressively responsible development experience, preferably with a museum, cultural or educational institution; excellent interpersonal skills and high level organizational skills; capability of working with major donors, high level volunteers and major administrators; computer proficiency; knowledge of government grants and governmental processes; solid interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse constituencies and high level volunteers and donors, including corporate and foundation officers at all levels. Please send resume, cover letter, completed Employee Application form to: Cranbrook HR, P.O. Box 801, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303-0801, or fax 248-645-3014 or email Our Application form can be downloaded from the Employment Page on our website at Please view the complete job description here. (Posted 8-3-11)

Various Positions (Troy)MADD Michigan is seeking to fill three full time positions for the State Office: State Executive Director, Manager of Victim Services and Victim Services Specialist. For the full postings and application instructions please visit 8-1-11)

Director of Development (Jackson) Cascades Humane Society is seeking an experienced, highly motivated Director of Development to lead, coordinate and implement a comprehensive relationship based fundraising program. RESPONSIBILITIES: Creates appropriate donor upgrade strategies and manages the donor giving level program. Leads the research, identification, cultivation and solicitation of major gift prospects. Develops, expands and maintains endowment and planned giving programs. Develops and manages special events. Ensures successful direct mail and electronic solicitations. Supervises the Volunteer Coordinator and Development Assistant. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated excellent organizational, interpersonal, written/oral communication, public speaking and problem solving skills. Strong assessment/judgment skills especially under stressful conditions. Proven ability to establish effective relationships within a diverse group of constituents. Ability to evaluate and interpret data, along with forecasting and planning skills. High degree of initiative; strong time management skills; ability to work collaboratively in a team environment. Proven experience with data analysis and use of donor management systems. Available to work flexible hours including weekends with access to dependable transportation. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree with fundraising and/or volunteer management experience. Demonstrated success in the areas of major donor development planned giving and capital campaigns. Advanced computer skills including the ability to use GiftWorks, MS Word, Excel, and Access. To apply please submit resume and a detailed letter of interest including wage and benefit expectations to Screening of applicants will begin upon receipt and will continue until the position is filled. (Posted 7-29-11)

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