Friday, October 28, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - October 27, 2011

Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - October 27, 2011

Vice President (Flint)
The Crim Fitness Foundation, a dynamic and growing Michigan non-profit, seeks a Vice President who will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for all program areas, as well as immediate direct oversight of race management and operations. The Foundation seeks an experienced and creative individual with post-graduate degree and minimum 10 years of experience in non-profit management and responsibility for annual budget of at least $2 Million. Reporting to the CEO, s/he must have demonstrated ability to think creatively and analytically, manage multiple tasks, work collaboratively, and exhibit highest ethics and standards. The Foundation offers competitive salary and benefits. Please submit cover letter and CV along with any relevant writing samples (i.e., grant reporting, communications, fund development, etc.) to Leslie Aguirre, 452 S. Saginaw Street, Suite 1, Flint, MI 48502 or via email to by 5:00 p.m. on November 8, 2011. Please, no phone calls. 

1. Acts as part of a team to complete TWP goals and objectives. 2. Coordinates in collaboration with others a special project relating to the accomplishment of TWP goals and objectives. 3. Participates in member development activities of the TWP Program. 4. Completes TWP Member Hour/Activity report. 5. Performs other duties as requested by site staff related to the principal duties and responsibilities of the Together We Prepare program. TWP members will provide age-appropriate and culturally aware Community Disaster Education presentations in high-risk areas within the American Red Cross chapter jurisdiction with a goal of increasing awareness and knowledge of disasters and other emergencies while influencing behavior changes in service recipients. Responds on national disaster assignments as part of DSHR system • Member of DAT (Disaster Action Team). Serves in Volunteer Management and Youth Services. Please view full job description here. Send cover letter, resume, and which site(s) you’re interested by November 4, 2011: Rachelle Wood Regional Emergency Services DirectorAmerican Red Cross 1800 E Grand River, Lansing, MI 48912 517.702-3336 Fax517.484-3799

Paid Canvassers (Detroit)
Terra Strategies seeks paid canvassers for a competitive state legislative race in the Detroit area. Paid canvassers will serve on the frontline of a door-to-door canvass to get out the vote for Democrats in November. Responsibilities:Effectively communicate with voters at their door, Accurately and honestly record voter’s response, Report all challenges and problems to canvass crew leader. Participate in meetings and trainings. Qualifications: Aggressive, detail oriented, and adaptive personality, Ability to work under tight deadlines, Strong time management skills, Ability to walk outside for several hours each day, Must be comfortable communicating with voters at the doors, Must live in the Detroit area and have reliable transportation. All employees will be salaried employees. Background checks will be required before hiring. Start Date: Saturday, November 5th. Interviews will begin on Tuesday, November 1st. Salary: $75 per shift. To apply, please email, resume to: Terra Strategies is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Executive Director 
The Board of Directors of the Boys & Girls Club Troy, Michigan is seeking a dedicated, career-oriented Executive Director to lead the Club in fulfilling its mission of providing the needed leadership, guidance, and inspiration that will help young girls and boys grow up to be responsible adults. The successful candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree, organizational leadership experience in the non-profit agency or business profession, a demonstrated record of community-based achievement, and successful experience in raising funds. This position requires a working knowledge of youth-related issues, strong fiscal management skills, basic knowledge of accounting software (i.e., QuickBooks), strong written and oral communication skills, marketing, and public relations skills. The candidate must also have a demonstrated ability to create and oversee a $500,000 operating budget and the ability to maintain effective working relationships with the Board of Directors, Staff, Community Volunteers and all funding sources. Excellent salary package with growth potential. Send resume with references to: Candidate Search c/o HMS Products Co. 1200 E. Big Beaver Road, Troy, MI 48083 email:, or fax (248) 689-5886 

Finance Director (Plymouth)
GENERAL STATEMENT OF FUNCTION: Under the supervision of the Executive Director, provide financial reporting to the Executive Management team on an ongoing basis and oversight of the finance department.. Annual budget $2.2 million. Provide supervision for finance staff.TYPICAL DUTIES: Prepare annual agency budget and amendments, which will consider all funding sources and restrictions. Complete all financial reporting. Provide supervision/training and direction to staff and volunteers. Review all related payroll reports to ensure accurate and timely filings. Review month end trial balance and account reconciliations Review annual agency budget and present to the Executive Director. Please view full job description here.  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in accounting and 5 + years of accounting experience in a similar position, effectively supervising staff and providing financial direction. CPA a plus. Knowledge of MIP Fund Accounting a plus. Experience in a non-profit environment. Applicant must have high organizational skills and ability to prioritize effectively to meet deadlines. High professional standards and excellent leadership skills. Strong oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated experience working effectively with people from diverse racial, economic and cultural backgrounds. Some knowledge of the issues of domestic violence and sexual assault. Excellent driving record. Ability to lift 30 pounds on occasion. Please submit resume and cover letter to Judith Ellis

Administrative Assistant (Southfield)
The Detroit Executive Service Corps seeks an administrative assistant with experience in program evaluation, program support, statistics, and general clerical duties. This is a contract, quarter time opportunity. Please direct your interest, resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Please reply by October 28, 2011.

Director of Advancement (Dearborn)
Design, implement and maintain comprehensive institutional advancement program for Divine Child Parish/Schools in Dearborn, Michigan. Responsibilities - Ensure all responsibilities are in line with the Catholic mission of the Parish; report to Pastor and stakeholders on aspects of advancement; design, implement and maintain comprehensive advancement plan; prepare annual operating budget for advancement office with input from Pastor; oversee to ensure comprehensive and accurate constituent, donor and prospective donor records; produce financial reports reconciled with the business office, on gifts, grants and pledges; provide reports to Parish Finance Council; collaborate with senior admin staff; design/produce/distribute communications designed to enhance Parish/Schools’ mission, image and advancement program. Please view full job description here. Email resume and cover letter to or fax to (313) 277-3211.

Proposals Needed 
Women Lawyers Association of Michigan invites experienced individuals and organizations that wish to provide management, accounting, event planning, and/or fundraising services beginning January 2012, to submit a proposal for full or partial services. All proposals should include previous management experience, if applicable, and a CV or biographical information.All parties interested in being retained to provide services should submit a letter of interest, statement of qualification and bid including the following information: 1. The name of the individual or firm 2. The general practice of the firm 3. Detailed descriptions of the services provided in: a. Membership publications, including newsletters, email updates and experience with Constant Contact b. Membership management, including experience working with, creation of membership plans to increase membership; Please view full description here. Proposals need not be all-inclusive, but may be for partial services. All proposals must be submitted as .doc or .pdf files. All proposals and/or questions should be directed to: Questions will be responded to via email or telephone, please include all relevant contact information when submitting questions. Proposals must be submitted by 5:00pm on November 11, 2011.

Director of Major and Planned Giving (Wixom)
The Director of Major and Planned Giving is a consummate relationship builder who enjoys meeting with people and an experienced fundraiser able to guide and work with other staff, will work to identify prospects and networks to cultivate donors and prospects for increased support. The Director strategizes the steps, develops the tools and lead high level prospecting, also responsible for growing the number of major donors and the dollars raised, through a series of documented visits, solicitations and closes.The successful candidate will be an accomplished face to face fundraiser with a minimum of 5 years of major and planned giving experience coupled with a demonstrated ability to present the strategic direction and the importance of the institution to the community. Additional information regarding this position may be viewed on Detroit Public Television’s website: under About-Us Jobs. Resumes may be sent to or faxed to Human Resources @ 248-305-3981. NO TELEPHONE CALLS, PLEASE.

Campaign Director (Michigan)
Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Campaign Director will manage a comprehensive plan for the overall operation of the Michigan 4-H Foundation’s $10-$12 million capital campaign.The Campaign director will maintain a portfolio of 150 to 200 prospective major gift donors ($25,000 plus); establish individual strategic plans for donor identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of prospective major and planned gift donors. The successful candidate will be expected to average 15 significant personal visits and 2 to 4 solicitations per month. A complete position description can be found at <>. To apply, please send cover letter highlighting relevant experience and salary requirements and resume by email to <> with subject line: campaign director search or by mail to: Campaign Director Search, Michigan 4-H Foundation, 240 Spartan Way, East Lansing, MI 48824-6005. Applications will be accepted through November 1, 2011.

Executive Director (Chelsea)
Chelsea Center for the Arts (CCA) in Chelsea, MI is a 501(c)3 organization whose objective is to enhance the quality of life in Chelsea and the surrounding areas through programs which encourage engagement with the arts. CCA offers lessons, classes, workshops, exhibitions, outreach programs, and special events to youth, teens, adults and seniors.DUTIES: Executive Director will work with board, staff, and community partners to carry out the mission of CCA through program development, fundraising, and collaborative programming. Please view full job description here. QUALIFICATIONS: 5+ years of related management experience, including strong visual arts background • Bachelor’s degree or Masters degree (preferred) in related field, Strong management and supervisory skills and experience, Strong verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking and grant writing , Understanding of non-profits and experience working with boards of directors and volunteers, Strong interpersonal skills that include the ability to inspire and motivate, Ability to raise the visibility of the organization through successful marketing. Submit resume, cover letter, salary requirements and references no later than November 14, 2011 to

Vice President of Finance (Grand Rapids)
This is a 35 hours per week exempt position available at the administrative offices of Planned Parenthood. Primary duties include: oversight of financial policies, systems, & procedures & legal/regulatory oversight for contracts & agency insurance. Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance or related field (MPA, MBA, or CPA preferred) plus a min 5 yrs. Highly successful non-profit financial accounting experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Send resumes to Attn: Katrina, PPWNM, 425 Cherry St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. EOE. Resumes accepted until Oct. 24, 2011.

Social Worker/Planning Director (Grand Rapids)
This position would be the Planning Director for Developmental Disability Population network180 (formerly Kent County Community Mental Health). Network 180 is the community organization responsible for the delivery of mental health services, substance use disorder prevention and treatment, and developmental disabilities services for Kent County. We are seeking a Planning Director to provide leadership for program planning and system coordination for the developmental disability population. Visit for details and application process. network180 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Alliance Director (Detroit)
Salary: ranges from $42,000-$48,000 with benefits
To apply, please e-mail resume, cover letter, three professional references to by Monday November 7. The Arts3000 Alliance Director will implement a fund-raising program to strengthen the four Arts3000 organizations’ relationships with existing donors, and create initiatives attracting prospects; secure major gifts of private support including foundation/corporate giving, personal/planned giving, board relations, prospect cultivation. Please view full job description here. This position is managed by the Executive Directors of Matrix Theatre Company, Heritage Works, VSA Michigan, Living Arts and requires working some evenings and/or weekends. Arts3000 is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Arts3000 is a collaboration of four arts organizations with budgets from $160,000 to $500,000 that are furthering best practices through sharing administrative systems. Arts3000 supports institutional transformation and can profoundly influence all four organizations through a business model with potential to strengthen financial stability. Skills and Qualifications:Bachelors Degree in related field. Masters Degree preferred, 5+ years work experience in fund development project leadership • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Core computer skills, Experience in developing project and organization-wide budgets, Demonstrated experience in personnel management • Strong initiative, creativity, resourcefulness..

Director of Product Development (Lansing)
MVU provides powerful and engaging online career development tools for high school and middle school students, parents and K-12 educators. The MVU organizational values represent a set of core beliefs that continue to build a high performance team environment. These value statements serve as the foundation for MVU’s vision and mission statements. Job Summary:Oversee all aspects of the fund development program, including implementation of strategic initiatives to support the mission of Michigan Virtual University. Maintain appropriate corporate and foundation relations, major and annual giving donor stewardship/recognition programs; gift processing and effective use of volunteers. For a complete job description, including benefits package, please visit our website:

Support Coordinator/Licensed Social Worker (Wayne)
The Senior Alliance, Area Agency on Aging 1-C is seeking a Support Coordinator. Qualifications: Must have Bachelor's of Social Work degree and required State of Michigan social work licensure and certifications. 2 years experience in a non-profit environment with a community health and/or human services organization. Familiarity with the aging network, the disability network, community organizations and resources for seniors/disabled persons is desirable. Some experience with data entry and data management required. Familiarity with third party reimbursement systems is required. Conducts comprehensive client assessments and reassessments and works with a RN to develop/monitor care plans for participants. Please view full job description here. Submit cover letter & resume to

Long Term Care Options Counselor (Wayne)
The Senior Alliance, Area Agency on Aging 1-C is seeking a Long Term Care Options Counselor. Bachelor’s degree in human services related field preferred. Works in team environment assisting agency in delivering information/assistance to seniors, caregivers and individuals with disabilities. Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Will respond to incoming calls and direct to appropriate resources. Respond effectively to individuals utilizing active listen¬ing skills, thorough assessment, and problem solving techniques. Interact with clients via telephone and in-person in a respectful and compassionate manner. Provide information and referrals by establishing empathetic contact and building a rapport; assessing short/long term needs; identifying resources to meet needs; providing referrals to community resources and, where appropriate, follow up to ensure that an individual’s need have been met. Ensure data is accurately and completely documented in a timely manner. Serve as advocate as appropriate.Screen clients for Care Management programs. Email cover letter and resume to EOE.

Manager of Member Services (Wixom)
The Member Services Manager is responsible for the daily operations of the Member Services Department, coordinating the daily imports and exports and monthly production. This position is also responsible for supervision of the Member Services staff and the training, maintaining and monitoring of the Donor database (Teach Approach or other fundraising software). Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree or relevant work experience; A working knowledge of Team approach, Raisers Edge or other fundraising software preferred; Knowledge of online fundraising CRM's; Strong organizational skills a must; Excellent written and communication skills. Additional information regarding this position may be viewed on Detroit Public Television's website: under About Us-Jobs. Resumes may be sent to or faxed to Human Resources @ (248) 305-3981. NO TELEPHONE CALLS, PLEASE. 

Director of Fund Development & Organizational Outreach (Lansing)
QUALIFICATIONS: 5 years minimum experience; Master’s Degree preferred; Proven experience in building relationships, securing major donor gifts, strategic planning and management; Mission focused and computer literacy a must. Excellent writing and oral communications skills with basic knowledge of fund development are required. Must have a working knowledge of database and word-processing software. Should be well organized and be able to multi-task, and have the ability to coordinate and manage events. DUTIES: Develop and implement an annual fund development plan, Develop quarterly goals by funding category or activity based on the annual budget. For a more detailed description go to Michigan’s Children is an Equal Opportunity Employer Or email cover letter and resume to

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