Friday, December 23, 2011

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - December 22, 2011

Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - 
December 22, 2011

Director of Development (Birmingham)The Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation is hiring a new Director of Development (DOD) who will be responsible for planning and implementing development/fundraising activities that raise revenue to support the Foundation’s mission. The DOD will be responsible for significantly growing annual revenue with a major focus on growth of individual giving. Major areas of responsibility include: Leading efforts to raise annual revenue goals; Cultivating and soliciting individual and corporate gifts; Developing and implementing stewardship activities for donors; Creating and implementing a new Development Plan; Traveling to locations for cultivation/solicitation of donors. Five to ten years of experience working as a Director of Development or similar position is highly preferred and a bachelor’s degree in an applicable field is preferred. Core competencies include: Passion for the Foundation’s mission; In-depth knowledge of and experience with nonprofit fund development activities; Ability to develop, manage and build a successful nonprofit development/fundraising program; Experience growing individual/major gifts. This is a salaried position with full benefits and bonus potential. Interested candidates from anywhere in the U.S. are welcome to apply; the DOD will work from his/her home office. Applicants should submit the following via email to Holly Priebe Cover letter including desired salary and specific information about why your experience, education and personal characteristics make you a strong candidate: Resume, References, Relevant writing/work samples.  Please visit for a full position description (click on “News”) and to learn more about the Foundation.

Program Director (Ann Arbor)Ele’s Place is seeking a licensed mental health professional for the position of Program Director. Primary responsibilities for this position include:•Ensuring consistency and high quality of bereavement support programming for children who have experienced a significant loss as well as their caregivers.•Providing strong leadership for Program Staff •Working in coordination with Management Team to maintain and develop programs and practices, ensuring best practices are followed •Working with other program staff members to provide guidance and information to grieving families and others •Conducting family informational meetings and intake sessions •Overseeing support group program sessions, including supervising volunteers and clinicians •Assisting with projects, making presentations on behalf of Ele's Place, maintaining records, and performing other responsibilities as needed. Qualifications for Program Director:•Fully licensed mental health professional required (LMSW or equivalent) •Experience in Program Management •Experience in supervising/managing multiple constituencies including staff, clinicians and volunteers •Clinical experience with grieving children and families •Experience with a support group model strongly preferred •Ideal candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and good computer skills.Send cover letter & resume by January 12th to: Ele’s Place Attn: Sarah Miller 355 S. Zeeb Rd., Suite E Ann Arbor, MI 48103 or email this information to: - Ele’s Place is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Associate Director of Accounting (Detroit)Detroit Institute of Arts. JOB TITLE/DEPARTMENT: Associate Director of Accounting, Accounting. Assist the Director of Accounting with the oversight and coordination of the accounting department, ensuring that the Museum’s long-term objectives are met. Responsibilities:Manage and train accounting supervisory staff; Oversee that ongoing activities and functions of the department are completed accurately and timely; Oversee the completion of all audits; financial and postretirement benefit plans; Manage the annual budget process and ongoing review of actual results to budget; Monitor reporting for grants, funds, and programs, as required; Oversee the completion of annual tax returns (990, 990-T, 5500). Ensure proper accounting treatment for financial activity, in accordance with the appropriate oversight authority, such as GAAP, IRS, DOL; Ensure that proper accounting controls and procedures are developed, implemented and maintained; Assist the accounting director and CFO in the development of business plans, forecasts, and reports to the Board and supporting committees; Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Accounting; CPA and/or MBA preferred; 8 – 10 years experience in complete accounting functions, preferably in a nonprofit organization with a budget of at least $10 million. Demonstrated leadership ability, team management, and organizational skills; Knowledge of fund accounting desirable; Excellent written and oral communication skills.If you are interested in applying for this position, please apply online, Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. THE DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Moms Clean Air Force Field Organizers (Ann Arbor)The Michigan League of Conservation Voters Education Fund (MLCVEF) and the Environmental Defense Fund seek two talented Moms Clean Air Force Field Organizers to develop and implement a strategic effort to create a large and ever-growing list of people who are engaged in our work, will take action on our behalf, and support our efforts. These are one-year contract positions. One will be located in our Ann Arbor office and the other in our Grand Rapids office. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Working closely with the MLCVEF team - as well as with key strategists in the Environmental Defense Fund national office - the Field Organizers will create public engagement, public education, and citizen action around key environmental policies. The primary issue area on which they will focus is the defense of the Clean Air Act. Organizing outreach will include creative and strategic online tactics, such as email, action alerts, websites, and social media, all with the goal of creating a large and ever-growing list of people who are engaged in our work. TO VIEW FULL JOB DESCRIPTION online: COMPENSATION Contract is commensurate with relevant professional experience. TO APPLY Please send cover letter, resume, three references, and two current writing samples by email to DEADLINE Please apply before December 23, 2011. Applications received prior to December 23rd will be given priority, but we will continue to receive applications until the position is filled. The Michigan League of Conservation Voters is an equal opportunity employer.

Fund Development Associate (Lansing)Capital Area United Way is hiring a Fund Development Associate to assist in the development and implementation of annual fund development strategic plan including: implementation of annual giving campaigns, individual and corporate donor cultivation, and other fund development related duties as assigned. 1.Manage assigned annual campaign accounts ensuring accomplishment of departmental and organizational monetary and nonmonetary goals. 2. Assist with the identification, recruitment and training of annual campaign volunteers. 3. Deliver effective and convincing messages. Prepare a case for ideas based on audience interests, supporting facts, data and own perspective – an effective story teller. Make presentations as necessary to executives, employees and other groups. Please view full job description here.  The salary range for this position is identified in the current ratified AFL-CIO OPEIU Local 459 agreement. Job Qualifications: 1.Bachelor’s Degree in human services, marketing/communication, business administration, or related field. 2.Proven working knowledge of computer hardware and software with emphasis on spreadsheet programs and database management. 3.Demonstrated ability in customer service. 4.Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding financial and personal. Please email Nicole Waters with resume and cover letter

Volunteer Coordinator (Jackson) The Council for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (CPCAN) of Jackson County is seeking an experienced Volunteer Coordinator (VC). The VC will be responsible for the recruitment, screening, orientation, activation and supervision of volunteer staff. The VC will update volunteer training manuals and programs, determine how best to utilize skills, talents and availability of volunteer staff and organize monthly volunteer meetings. The VC shall develop a bimonthly newsletter, create necessary reports for the Board and Executive Director and assist in growing CPCAN membership base. The ideal candidate will have excellent public speaking skills, a passion for child abuse prevention and an understanding of primary prevention. 3 - 5 years' experience working with volunteers as well as coordinating community events and activities, Bachelors degree preferred. This is a part-time position (24 hrs. wk.) Reliable transportation is necessary for this position. Send resume and references to: EOE. No phone calls, please.

Social Worker (Detroit)Adult Well-Being Services (AWBS) a leading non-profit organization providing innovative social work and mental health services throughout Southeastern Michigan is seeking to fill the following position:Social Worker, Part-Time and Full-Time Mental Health Program.  Provide case management services in the community, individual and group therapy and crisis intervention to consumers with co-occurring disorders. Skills/Experience Required: LLMSW, 1 year experience in Community Mental Health, including co-occurring disorders. Preferred: LMSW and two (2) to three (3) years experience. Qualified Applicants: Please submit a cover letter and your resume via e-mail to Sherry Glenn, Manager of Employee Programs at or fax to (313) 921-9106. You may also visit us online at

Development Director (Lansing)The Access to Justice (ATJ) Fund seeks an experienced development professional with a strong commitment to helping low-income people obtain access to justice. The Access to Justice Fund Development Director is responsible for planning, implementing and raising money for the ATJ Fund. The position reports to the Executive Director of the Michigan State Bar Foundation as well as works with an "Internal Cabinet" of stakeholders including the representatives of nonprofit civil legal aid programs, the Foundation and the State Bar. TO VIEW FULL JOB DESCRIPTION online: HOW TO APPLY: Register online with NPPN (; Create a Candidate Profile, upload your Resume and a Cover Letter (addressed to Michigan State Bar Foundation and include the position title). NPPN Non-Profit Personnel Network 248-569-6776

Part Time Accounting Associate (Detroit)Hudson-Webber Foundation seeks to hire a part-time Accounting Associate. The Accounting Associate provides support for the finance functions of the Foundation. The successful candidate must be highly organized, detail oriented, and must be able to function well as a participant in a small, highly motivated team of individuals. Responsibilities include: Under the supervision of the Director of Finance & Administration, provide aid with the accounting and finance functions of the Foundation including accounts payable and financial reporting to the Board of Trustees.  A. Process invoices through accounting software and prepare checks for signature and mailing B. Maintain general ledger and accounting journals of the Foundation C. Prepare bank reconciliation of checking accounts on a timely basis D. Review and process expense reports and aid in preparing quarterly budget reports. Please view full job description here. Minimum Qualifications: Experience and high-level skills with Microsoft EXCEL and accounting software. Good communication skills. Experience in accounting and/or bookkeeping in a professional office environment preferred. Bachelor’s degree preferred with a concentration in Accounting. Applications accepted through January 23, 2011. Please send resume and cover letter to or mail to:Judy Myers Hudson-Webber Foundation 333 West Fort Street, Suite 1310 Detroit, Michigan 48226. No phone inquiries please

Annual Fund Manager (Wayland)Paws With A Cause® trains Assistance Dogs nationally for people with disabilities. Our mission is to encourage independence for people with disabilities by providing lifetime team support, education, and quality Assistance Dogs.We are looking for an experienced Annual Fund Manager for our direct mail program, finding ways to increase retention and maximize the average gift and grow the list of donors. Major responsibilities will include planning, developing, executing, and enhancing the direct mail program, including re-solicitation mailings, acquisition mailings and acknowledgements. The candidate must be able to coordinate production of collateral materials; manage vendor relationships including overseeing copywriters, designers, printers and mail houses; and gather, analyze and report statistical information. Candidate must have a minimum of 5 years direct mail fundraising experience, knowledge of annual fund management principles and practices including technology and statistical analysis, excellent project management, organizational skills, writing ability, and proficiency with Microsoft Office software products. Experience with non-profit organizations preferred and knowledge of Assistance Dogs helpful. Apply:

Chief Financial Officer (Ann Arbor)United Way of Washtenaw County, Ann Arbor, Mi seeks a highly motivated and talented individual to lead the accounting, finance, donor services and information technology department and be responsible for ensuring the financial well-being and liquidity of the organization. The CFO will proactively safeguard UWWC's financial assets, data, and systems while maintaining full and timely compliance with relevant regulations, grant reporting and the Standards of Excellence established by United Way Worldwide. Education requirements are a BS degree in accounting, CPA preferred. Minimum of 10 years nonprofit accounting, management and IT experience desirable along with expertise in all aspects of finance and accounting. Hiring range is $55,000 to $75,000.  Resume and cover letter should be mailed to President, United Way of Washtenaw County, 2305 Platt Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. Closing date is January 6, 2012.

Associate Director (Grand Rapids)The Johnson Center for Philanthropy seeks to hire an Associate Director. The Associate Director will support the creation of strategy and budget for the Johnson Center and its programs; establish and maintain relationships with community, local, state and national foundations and organizations; raise ongoing philanthropic support and maintain relationships with foundation and corporate partners; and represent the Johnson Center at various university and community events and with the media. Exceptional communication skills, both written and oral, are required.The Associate Director position requires three to five years’ experience in senior leadership positions in nonprofit or grantmaking foundation organizations. A master’s degree is required and a Ph.D. is preferred. Salary range is $85,000 - $100,000 commensurate with experience.For full details and how to apply, go to If you have questions or need assistance, call Human Resources at 616.331.2215. Grand Valley State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution

Part-time First Responder positions (Plymouth)First Step: Western Wayne County Project on Domestic and Sexual Violence Looking for three part-time people to provide crisis intervention and support for callers on the 24-hour help-line and also provide on-call/in-person advocacy to survivors at our SANE (sexual assault nurse examiner) clinic in Wayne, Michigan as well as area hospitals and police departments. Comprehensive training and supervision provided. The position is evenings, midnights, holidays, and/or weekends; Four 8-hour shifts a week at $12/hour. No weekday (9-5, M-F) shifts available. Qualifications: BA in social work/human services or related field; equivalent experience considered. Experience working with persons victimized by domestic/sexual violence and/or crisis intervention; match with agency mission, philosophy, strategic priorities, and core competencies essential. Ability to maintain a flexible schedule; valid driver's license, current auto insurance, criminal background check including national and MI sex offender registry, DHS clearance, good driving record, and reliable transportation required. Bilingual a plus. EOE.Fax resume and cover letter: 734 -722-4311 or email: Judith Barr at - No phone calls please.

Officer, Corporate & Foundation (Detroit)National Headquarters of the American Red Cross is seeking an Officer, Corporate & Foundation to be located in the Detroit, MI area. The Officer is part of a Midwest-focused divisional team. Will be responsible for cultivating, soliciting and stewarding. Will manage a portfolio of foundation and corporate prospects, develops fundraising strategies for assignments and takes primary responsibility for fulfillment and stewardship. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) in Development, Communications, Marketing, Business, English, Organizational Development, Psychology, or a relevant field. A minimum of five years experience with demonstrated success in major gifts, corporate fundraising, marketing, sales, or communications. To read the complete job description and apply, please visit and search for Requisition Number NHQ17146.

Coalition Coordinator (Lansing)The Michigan League for Human Services, which values diversity in its staff, seeks a Coalition Coordinator. This person will report to the Policy Director. The Coalition Coordinator will play a critical role in creating and managing a new Prosperity Coalition. The Prosperity Coalition will bring together the many stakeholders that are working to improve the lives of vulnerable families in Michigan in order to more effectively influence policy decisions. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Provide leadership for the purpose of strategy formation, coalition work and policy advocacy; Create and expand the coalition membership; Coordinate coalition meetings and work groups; Foster strong communication among coalition members; Provide advocacy tools for coalition members, such as fact sheets, action alerts, sample letters and traditional and new media tools; Manage external communications, including press materials and web content; Assist with other coalition work. Qualifications and experience sought:Self-starter who can work independently, but also collaboratively; Excellent communications skills; Detail-oriented; Coalition, advocacy, organizing and media experience; Ability to develop relationships with people and organizations across different cultural backgrounds; Knowledge of Michigan issues and politics; Bachelor’s degree required. Salary: $45,000-$50,000 plus benefit package.To learn more about the League, please go to To apply, please send a resume and cover letter and brief writing sample to Karen Holcomb-Merrill at by December 30, 2011. The Michigan League for Human Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strives for diversity in its staff.

Education Assistant (Lansing)Michigan Bankers Association seeks Education Assistant for a mix of meeting planning, education and administrative responsibilities. This position requires a high degree of organization and attention to detail, excellent oral and written communication skills, computer skills, initiative, self-motivation and strong follow-through techniques. An exceptional customer/member service attitude is a must. Meeting planning skills and brochure layout and design skills are desirable. Familiarity with database use and website design as well as association-related experience is preferred. Some travel is required, including limited overnight stays. Must be able to meet deadlines effectively and efficiently. Please email resume and cover letter to

Policy Specialist (Detroit)The Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center (URC), established in 1995, involves collaboration among partners from eight community-based organizations. The Detroit URC partnership identifies factors affecting the health of residents in the city and promotes and conducts interdisciplinary, community-based participatory research (CBPR), interventions, research translation and policy advocacy efforts which recognize, build upon and enhance the resources and strengths in the communities involved. The Detroit URC is currently recruiting a half-time Policy Specialist position for a new project entitled “Neighborhoods Taking Action: A Partnership Approach to Policy and Systems Change to Improve High School Graduation Rates and Health in Detroit”, funded through October, 2013 with an anticipated start date in the first week of February, 2012. The overall goal of this evaluation and translational research project is: to strengthen the skills of, and mobilize and enhance relationships between, community members, community-based organizations, governmental agencies, educational and health organizations, funders, businesses, academic researchers, and policy makers, aimed at increasing capacity and achieving systems change that will impact high school graduation rates, which in turn are associated with health outcomes.  The University of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please note: Applicants must apply online, c/o and then enter 64238 in the Job Opening ID field.

Member Services Manager (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 (Team 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

Benefits Program Coordinator (Oak Park)This part-time position (20-30 hours) will coordinate the Emergency Benefits Outreach Program for an innovative, rapidly growing, non-profit organization. Key responsibilities include:Coordinating new partner locations and additional emergency benefits programs; Recruiting and scheduling program volunteers; Coordinating budget; Coordinating program volunteer and staff schedules; Assisting benefits applicants to apply for emergency assistance; Coordinating program compliance and reporting requirements. Qualifications include:Effective program management experience.; Volunteer coordination experience desired; Effective verbal and written communication skills; Computer and web literacy (MS programs: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; internet access; online applications); Good driving record and ability to drive reliable personal vehicle during day- and nighttime hours in metro Detroit / tri-county area.; Flexibility to work weekdays, some weeknights, and some weekends; Problem solving skills; Passion for customer service excellence.If interested, please submit cover letter and resume to: Lisa Kravitz at -

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