Thursday, January 12, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - January 12, 2012

Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - January 12, 2012


Executive Director (Holland)

Lakeshore Latino Outreach Center, Inc. (LLOC), a small nonprofit human service agency located in Holland, MI, serving the counties of Allegan and Ottawa, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Executive Director. The Director will represent LLOC to funders, partners, community, organizations/agencies and local, state and federal entities. This is a full-time, salaried position that will be responsible for the overall leadership of the agency, program development, fund raising, grant writing, staff and volunteer recruitment/training, management of day-to-day operations, developing community relations, and helping the organization develop. The Executive Director reports directly to the LLOC board of directors. Requirements: Requires a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in social work, nonprofit management, business, or related field. Preference will be given to applicants who have demonstrated a strong commitment to the underserved populations of our community, have strong negotiating and diplomatic skills, have experience in forecasting, budgeting and strategic planning, have demonstrated success in fund raising/grant writing and have an understanding of the surrounding community in which LLOC exists and serves. Position requires proficiency in reading, writing and speaking the Spanish language.. Submit cover letter, salary history and resume to: Lakeshore Latino Outreach Center, Inc. Attn: Lu Reyes, Executive Director P.O Box 1664 Holland, MI 49422-1664. Applications will also be received via email at: To be considered, applications must be received on or before Friday February 10, 2012. No telephone calls please.

Director of Development (Detroit)
Covenant House Michigan: A Human Service Agency serving homeless & at-risk youth in Detroit seeks: Director of Development: responsible for establishing, maintaining and continually expanding a diverse development program that includes major donors, corporations, foundations, direct mail and planned giving under the direction of the Executive Director. Responsible for developing, implanting and expanding the fundraising activities of the Agency and works to develop and cultivate a strong donor base that will guarantee the Agency’s financial independence, stability and future growth. Must have a minimum of a Bachelor degree, 5+ years experience in development with fundraising, and/or grant writing skills required, proven track record of raising over $3 million per year through direct mail, foundations, corporations and planned giving (no government money) and 5+ years experience supervising development team/department PC/Computer literacy with working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Raiser’s Edge required. Salary commensurate w/exp + excellent benefits. Please send resume to: Attn: HR.. CHM, 2959 Martin Luther King Blvd, Detroit, MI 48208. Fax: 313-463-2222. Email: No phone calls please. Serious & qualified candidates only please. EOE

Community Coordinator (Detroit)
APIAVote-Michigan seeks a community coordinator to lead key aspects of the organization’s strategic plan, primarily through community/voter engagement, leadership development, and fundraising initiatives. The ideal candidate will have a proven ability to successfully execute civic participation projects, be self-motivated, and have a demonstrated commitment to the advancement of the Asian American community. The community coordinator will start part-time and potentially transition to full-time, dependent on available funding. She or he will report to the APIAVote-Michigan Board of Directors. This position is an opportunity to strengthen the Asian American community’s voice in Michigan through civic participation and social change efforts. Email cover letter, resume, and two references by February 1, 2012. NOTE: the full job posting is at

Executive Director (Detroit)
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. We are currently seeking an Executive Director for our Metro Detroit/SE Michigan Chapter located in Southfield, MI. Key Responsibilities Include: •Provide inspired and motivating leadership to the Chapter staff, volunteers, and donors.•In partnership with the Chapter’s Board of Directors, develop and implement the chapter’s 3-year strategic plan and annual operational/fundraising plans. •Oversee, manage and support the development of the Board of Directors, Major Gifts, Corporate Development, and Outreach Programs, including significant time partnering with key volunteers on donor cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.Please view full job description here. Requirements:•Bachelor’s degree.•7-15 Years of fundraising experience with 5+ years in management •Demonstrated success in fundraising and relationship building with Major Donors. •Demonstrated strength with volunteer boards, major gifts, events and corporate development. •For–profit experience combined with non-profit experience a plus. •Flexibility to travel as needed. Contact Information: Submit your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to JDRF by visiting Please do a keyword search for IRC3037 to apply. No Phone Calls Please. No staffing agencies please.  JDRF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Regional Director of Patient Services (Detroit)
We are currently seeking a Regional Director of Patient Services in the Detroit Metro Region to manage and provide leadership for assigned clinical services in the state; develops, implements and evaluates the region strategic plan and budget; participates as a member of the senior management team; recruits, hires and supervises clinic managers. Acts as regional leader of PPMSM clinical services to develop and deliver services appropriate for the region. Please visit our website at to view the Job Description and apply. The focus is on providing the absolute highest level of quality patient care in a collaborative, fast-paced environment. PPMSM also offers professional growth opportunities with room for advancement. In addition to competitive salaries, Planned Parenthood Mid and South Michigan offers outstanding health and welfare benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 403B and a Section 125 Cafeteria Plan. PPMSM also offers paid-time off to full and part-time benefit eligible employees. Planned Parenthood Mid and South Michigan is an Equal Opportunity Employer PPMSM is a drug-free workplace employer and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. Please apply online at

Community Relations Manager (Troy)
Community Housing Network, Inc. in Troy is hiring a Community Relations Manager. The Community Relations Manager acts as the primary public relations contact for Community Housing Network. The Community Relations Manager is responsible for presenting and managing a positive organizational image to the general public, clients and the community; coordinating agency communications both external and internal; and coordination of organizational publications. Areas of responsibility include: Branding: Ensure that CHN branding is consistent within and outside of the organization; Create a communications plan that coincides with the CHN strategic plan; Create/coordinate outreach/presentation materials and coordinate printing and mailing; Manage website, including creating new content and making sure event, program and other content is up-to-date; Oversee the planning, implementation and evaluation of PR and marketing activities that support the agency’s mission and goals; Conduct outreach to elected officials, corporations, local chambers of commerce and other entities to build relationships; Organize and provide input/comments to HUD, MSHDA, and other agencies on topics of relevance to CHN (Qualified Allocation Plan, Section 811 program changes, Dual Eligibles, etc.); Conduct advocacy regarding state and national legislation affecting CHN priorities. The CRM should have strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Bachelor’s Degree preferred with 3 to 5 years experience directly related to duties and responsibilities specified. To see a complete position description and to apply online, please visit our website at

Database Administrator (Pontiac)
Oakland County's oldest and largest homeless shelter, Grace Centers of Hope, has an opening for a Database Administrator. The Database Administrator will provide technical and administrative support to the development department. This position is responsible for administering the fundraising software program through data entry of donations, processing receipts, printing reports, preparing mail files, and overall database maintenance. This position reports to the Director of Development and requires attention to detail, computer proficiency, discretion and confidentiality and a commitment to the mission and vision of Grace Centers of Hope. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Enters all gifts and pledges into fundraising database, Donor Perfect • Capture vital donor information and enter into database • Reconcile donation batches with Finance department to ensure correct totals • Send acknowledgements, receipts and billing pledges as necessary; Monitor the data integrity within the system and make corrections as necessary • Make necessary mailing address updates and changes to donor information • Ensure proper upgrades and updates are made to the software system • Record all new operating procedures in user manual • Establish database maintenance controls and processes and communicate this information to Director of Development. Please email cover letter and resume with salary history to Michelle Atwell at

Senior Development Officer (Detroit)
Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital is seeking a Senior Development Officer to work in our Philanthropy Department! A Bachelor's Degree and 7+ years of fundraising (Major Gifts & Capital Campaign)experience are required. All interested candidates, please visit in order to view and apply for this career opportunity by January 13th.

Administrative Assistant (Birmingham)
The Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation is hiring an Administrative Assistant who will be responsible for a wide variety of administrative tasks.Major areas of responsibility include:•Database entry, preparation of database reports and other database work as assigned •Processing of donations •Special projects such as compiling reports/lists for use in Foundation publications •Filing •Responding to and appropriately handling or routing phone/email inquiries •Assembling and mailing literature packets for both literature requests and meeting materials •Other administrative work as assigned. A minimum of five years of experience working in a corporate or nonprofit work environment in an administrative position combined with complementary education is preferred.  Core competencies include: •Passion for the mission of the Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation. •Strong database management skills; experience with data entry/overall usage of Salesforce (database software program) or experience using other similar database software programs. •Computer literacy including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; and internet/website use. This is a full-time position requiring a minimum of forty hours per week. This individual will be expected to spend the majority of time in the Foundation’s office with some time able to be spent working from his/her home. Interested candidates should submit the following application materials via email to Holly Priebe, Director of Operations and Finance, at •Cover letter including desired salary and specific information about why your experience, education and personal characteristics make you a strong candidate for this position•Resume •References Please visit for a full position description (click on “News”) and to learn more about the Foundation.

MBAI Training Associate (Lansing)
Michigan Association of United Ways (MAUW) is seeking a Training Associate for the Michigan Benefits Access Initiative (MBAI). MBAI is a public-private collaboration to create an effective and efficient means for low-income households in Michigan to access publicly available benefits. The Training Associate will assist the MBAI Project Manager with the development, maintenance, and provision of a training curriculum.Responsibilities: 1.Assist MBAI Project Manager in the delivery of training sessions. 2.Assist AmeriCorps Manager with training of AmeriCorps members.3.Assist in keeping training materials up to date and improving efficiency of training. 4.Take responsibility for ensuring webinar time, training rooms, equipment, catering arrangements, and other requirements are booked up or canceled in advance. 5. Compile all attendees’ objectives in advance and send out pre-course information. 6.Send out course evaluation questionnaires and compile feedback. 7.Maintain training records of completed training to provide stipends to trainers. 8.Attend meetings relevant to MBAI training and outreach. 9.Assist in the management of MBAI website. Required Experience and Skills: Bachelor’s degree with at least 1 year of experience in the development and/or provision of training. Additional years of experience can substitute for degree. Capable of working with diverse populations and excellent time management skills. Must be available to travel statewide. This is a full-time position with benefits included.Application Procedures: Submit cover letter and resume by January 10, 2012, to Freyja Harris, MBAI Project Manager or send to MAWU, 330 Marshall Street, Lansing, MI 48912.

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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