Friday, January 13, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - January 13, 2012

Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - January 13, 2012

This is part two of the Michigan Nonprofit Job Center employment listings.  See yesterday for part one.

Volunteer Manager (Detroit)

The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy is seeking a candidate with 5+ years experience to manage and grow a volunteer program designed to support the Conservancy’s programming and service initiatives. Responsibilities include the recruitment, management, recognition and retention of community volunteers. The successful candidate should have an undergraduate degree, references, strong communication and writing skills, management skills, and proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint. This is a full-time position with benefits reporting directly to the Programming Director. Knowledge of the Detroit and southeastern Michigan community and experience working in the non-profit sector essential. Send e-resume to

Communications and Training Associate (Lansing)
The Community Economic Development Association of Michigan is seeking an outstanding candidate to serve as its Communications and Training Associate. The position duties include but are not limited to: •Implementing and managing CEDAM’s communication plan, including developing print and online newsletters, industry reports, social media, video production, member visits, etc.;•Engaging with and promoting CEDAM members’ activities and accomplishments;The appropriate candidate will have a strong interest and background in community economic development, public policy, social relations, communications, graphic design, training or a combination of such interests. The appropriate candidate must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, excellent attention to detail, the ability to work within a team or as an individual and be familiar with various computer and on-line applications (i.e. Google Apps, Constant Contact, Wild Apricot). Candidates require a Bachelor’s Degree in an applicable field and a minimum of two years of experience in a related field; or a minimum of four years of extensive comparable experience.  A full position description is available at  Please send a resume, references and a personalized cover letter including salary requirements to Brian McGrain, Associate Director and COO, at or at 1000 S. Washington Ave., Lansing, MI 48910. Applications will be accepted through 5pm January 24, 2012

Grant Coordinator (Detroit)
Reports To: Executive Director. Performance Responsibilities: 1.Assistance with Grant Team Meetings and Coordination2.Development and writing of Proposals on behalf of Detroit Parent Network. 3.Report writing 4.Grant Filing and Organization 5.Communication and Correspondence Coordination. 6.Research on Grant and Contract Opportunities 7.Maintenance of a Grant Schedule. 8.Maintenance of Reporting Schedules9.Other Duties Assigned. Position Terms: Part Time / No Benefits Application Process:Applicants must email a cover letter and resume to Rosemerry Allen, Human Resources at - No phone calls will be accepted.

Major Gift Officer (Wixom)
The Major Gift Officer is responsible for managing relationships with approximately 125-150 major donors currently defined as $1,000 annually and up. Identifies, qualifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards donors who will generally be individuals and family foundations capable of making annual donations as annual gifts, endowment, capital campaign and some project specific gifts. The Major Gifts Officer will perform administrative duties, as needed, pertaining to the development and solicitation of major donors and planned giving prospects. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree, Masters is a plus and a minimum of five years development and major/planned giving experience. Apply to Human Resources with resume and cover letter, indicating salary requirements: by email to: or by mail to Riley Broadcast Center DPTV 1 Clover Court Wixom, MI 48393,or by fax to: 248-305-3981

Executive Assistant (Lansing)
The Food Bank Council of Michigan is seeking a Full Time Executive Assistant.
Required Background, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:•Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse group of people with a team approach with successful results. •Ability to communicate effectively, both orally an in written form.•Demonstrated ability to handle a multi-task work environment and remain focused. •Ability to plan, organize and effectively present ideas and concepts to groups.•Strong organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail •Experience in planning, writing, editing, & production of newsletters, press releases, annual reports, marketing literature, web content and other print publications. Minimum Qualifications for Education, Training and Experience. Bachelor’s degree or 4 years of experience in an executive environment. Proficient with Microsoft Office suite of products. Excellent telephone & communication skills. No criminal background. Valid Michigan Drivers License. Please view full job description here.  Please submit resume, references, and cover letter with salary requirements to by January 20, 2012 at 5:00pm..

Resource Development Manager (Lansing)
The Food Bank Council of Michigan is seeking a Full Time Resource Development Manager. Required Background, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: •A professional and resourceful style with the ability to work independently and as a team player, to take initiative and to manage multiple tasks/projects at a time•Excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to write clearly and persuasively.•Ability to develop and implement annual strategic plans. •Strong organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail. •Experience in managing and creating relationships with multiple donor types. •Experience in executing direct appeal, donor acquisition and cultivation programs. •High energy, positive, “can-do” attitude, flexibility, teamwork, and attention to detail. High level of initiative. Minimum Qualifications for Education, Training and Experience Bachelor’s degree and 5 years professional experience in business or non-profit organization. Experience in food banking/food programs a plus.No criminal background. Valid Michigan drivers license. Please view full job description here. Submit resume, references, cover letter with salary requirements to by January 20, 2012 at 5:00 pm

Food Programs Manager (Lansing)
The Food Bank Council of Michigan is seeking a Full-Time Food Programs Manager.
Required Background, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:•Ability to establish and maintain effective working and public relations. •Excellent computer skills including spreadsheets and data base management. •A strong understanding of farming, agricultural market forecasting, food systems, purchasing , program management, and working with diverse audiences within the food spectrum. •Comfortable with public speaking and networking •Professional character that is consistent, capable, self-directed, well organized, flexible, personable, and is able to maintain composure in a changing environment.•Desire to work with a small passionate group of committed colleagues who believe in their work, value their relationships, and also enjoy making time for reflection and fun. •Bachelor degree or 5 years experience in business or nonprofit environment. Expertise in ag/food systems or logistics of at least 2 years Please view full job description here. Please submit resume, references, & cover letter with salary requirements to Deadline for application is January 20, 2012 at 5:00pm.

Local Coordinator (Michigan)
“All sectors of American society and government are focused on the profound challenge of finding common ground and I believe exchanges are a key element. In exchanges, we rely on and engage our single greatest asset - the American citizen.” - Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs nominee, Ann Stock Do you want to help promote youth exchange programs and build stronger ties among nations? Join a premier international youth exchange program and provide leadership and support to these youth by helping to foster a meaningful and safe international exchange experience while supporting the importance and educational value of international youth exchange! international Experience - USA (iE) is a non-profit, international high school exchange organization seeking qualified and motivated people to join our team as a Local Coordinator. Our local coordinators have a volunteer interest at heart and are highly self-motivated. They are responsible for supervising and mentoring high school exchange students in their communities by helping to place students with qualified host families and local schools in compliance with the Department of the State Guidelines. Please view full job description here. You decide how much you want to work in this highly flexible position. Our coordinators are paid $850 per academic year plus incredible travel incentives! Please visit our website online to apply at

Development Director (Detroit)
The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy is seeking a candidate with 5+ years experience to develop and execute a comprehensive sponsorship strategy to support the Conservancy’s operations, maintenance and programming initiatives. The Director will work closely with the Vice President of Development to administer and grow the Annual Fund program. The successful candidate should have an undergraduate degree, references, excellent communication and writing skills, and demonstrated knowledge of fundraising databases, Excel and PowerPoint expertise. This is a full-time position with benefits reporting directly to the Vice President Development. Knowledge of the Detroit and southeastern Michigan giving environment is essential. Send e-resume to EOE

Program Development Specialist (Boyne Falls)
Nature of Duties:• Program development is the central responsibility - to make the connections, develop programs and promote them to increase ministry outreach and effectively utilize our facilities and natural environment year-round to accomplish our mission and purpose. •Within the vision, mission and values of LLCC, to organize, implement and evaluate educational functions, activities, and programs as a camp, retreat & conference center, and cottager community, and to recommend improvements for effectiveness. See the complete position description at: Applying for the Position: The Lake Louise Christian Community, Camp & Retreat Center is a 501(c)(3) religious, ecumenical nonprofit. Applicants should send 1) a letter of application addressing their qualifications for the position, 2) a resume, and 3) the names and contact information for three references to Thomas K. Crowe, Assistant Director, Lake Louise Christian Community, 11037 Thumb Lake Rd., Boyne Fall, MI, 49713, or to

Regional Director (Madison Heights)
The Batten Group, a premier national executive search and consulting firm is representing St. Jude Children’s Research Medical Center as a national search agent and trusted partner for a REGIONAL DIRECTOR based in Madison Heights, MI to establish, coordinate and implement national fund raising activities and programs. Our client seeks a top-notch development professional with a strong, demonstrated track record of fundraising and staff management success. Key responsibilities of the REGIONAL DIRECTOR will be to develop and expand both existing and new programs to enhance the total fund raising revenue in the region. The Regional Director will be a highly effective communicator with a passion, vision, energy and enthusiasm to build upon the many successes of this nationally recognized children’s research medical center.Required Experience and Skills include:• A minimum of six years of nonprofit fundraising and management experience. •Thorough knowledge of special events fundraising including experience with national signature events •Past management responsibility including supervision, budgeting, strategic planning, organizational development and cost control.Please view full job description here. If you have an interest in learning more about this exceptional career opportunity please contact Jim Batten, Principal at; (704) 841-2099, or Michael Shippam, Senior Vice President at; (704) 993-7288. Please visit us on the web at where you can learn of our values, experience and partnerships with national organizations that hire us to make positive and meaningful differences.

Director of Grants Management & Administration (Detroit)
PsychPros, Inc. is assisting a non-profit in Detroit, Michigan with their search for a Director of Grants Management & Administration. Director will have responsibility for all aspects of grant management including preparation of proposals and grant applications, and performance of responsible, professional administrative management in researching, identifying, developing and responding to public and private grant and RFP opportunities in the area of healthcare services. The Director is responsible for developing and implementing short and long term strategies as well as realistic revenue and expense budgets. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree preferred, with minimum eight years relevant experience in grant writing and program development, three years in management roles. Must be proficient in researching, interpreting diverse data, and possess the ability to work both collaboratively and independently. Candidate must possess excellent writing and computer skills (Microsoft Office Word, Access, PowerPoint and Excel) as well as solid database management skills. The candidate must be highly organized with the ability to implement and manage systems and follow-up processes, able to effectively work under pressure, use independent judgment and produce quality results within tight time constraints. Previous experience will demonstrate a proven track record of securing new funding opportunities; comprehensive knowledge of research and program management; and the ability to distinguish and capture opportunities for special programs. Please email CHERYL@PSYCHPROS.COM with resume and cover letter.

Chief Information Officer (Okemos)
Okemos based nonprofit is seeking a full-time Chief Information Officer to provide senior level leadership and technology vision for the Institute Applicants must have a Bachelors Degree (masters preferred) in Computer Science/Information Systems or related field and have 7-10 years of progressively more responsible experience managing and supporting information systems & information technology. Successful applicants will be proven leaders; have demonstrated skills in developing information systems strategies; have a proven ability to manage complex technology projects; have a working knowledge and familiarity of Microsoft operating and ERP systems; be an effective problem solver and have the ability to analyze and resolve complex issues; be able to think creatively and translate technical language to lay audiences; have a proven ability to negotiate, influence, persuade and diffuse conflict and be able to work well under pressure. Apply on line at Salary commensurate with experience. MPHI is an AA/EEO employer

Development Director and Development Assistant Positions (Birmingham)
The Community House is currently looking for talented fundraising professionals in the roles of Development Director and Development Assistant. Both positions are full time, with competitive compensation and full benefits. Experience with Major Gifts, DonorPerfect, Planned Giving, Annual Fund Drives, and Grant Writing are preffered. Interested/Qualified candidates should forward their resume and salary requirements to TCH is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Part-Time Program Coordinator (Oak Park)
The Tri-Community Coalition of Berkley, Huntington Woods and Oak Park is hiring! We are 501©3 non-profit organization that is looking for a part-time Program Coordinator to work with our Y.O.U. (Young, Optimistic and United) Youth Coalition. The position is grant funded for 15 hours per week through the end of September 2012, with the possibility of additional hours as funding allows. The salary is $15 per hour. The ideal candidate will have experience working with high school age youth and with substance abuse prevention programming, be highly organized and be able to interact with a variety of interest and cultural groups, have reliable transportation and a schedule that would allow them to work after-school, evening and weekend activities. If this sounds like you, please forward a cover letter and resume to: Deanna Tocco, Tri-Community Coalition, 14700 W. Lincoln, Oak Park, MI 48237 or by email at to No phone calls please. Deadline for applications is Friday, January 27, 2012. The Tri-Community Coalition is an equal opportunity employer.

Assistant Director (Lansing)
To assist the director of public relations and communications in the creation and implementation of a strategic, multi-faceted communications program designed to build and strengthen the association’s role and reputation as a leader and authoritative voice in public education and governance. To devise program guidelines and policies, oversee implementation process, and provide quality control for communications programs, media activities and campaigns. The assistant director advocates for all Michigan school boards of education, promotes the association is a positive light and coordinates internal publications, campaigns and web projects. The primary purpose of the position is to serve as editor, webmaster and provide members with the utmost professional service. Send cover letter, resume and three references to by 5 p.m., Jan. 26, 2012. For more details go to

Executive Director (Birmingham)
A Southeast Michigan-based non-profit provider of arts and recreation therapy to students with special needs is conducting a search for a new executive director to lead the organization when our current director retires later this year. Candidate Qualifications:This new executive director must be a seasoned professional with a proven record of achievement and a broad range of management and leadership skills. The director must be able to maintain the organization’s superior standards for therapeutic effectiveness, ethical integrity, fiscal prudence, and sensitivity to the needs and challenges of our students and their families. To accomplish this, it is critically important that the executive director be able to generate a stable and growing base of financial support for the organization. The director must also proactively cultivate the professionalism and effectiveness of the organization’s staff, nurture its winning “can do” culture and focus everyone involved on fulfillment of its mission. The director must also be effective working with top business and community leaders, presenting the organization’s case before large groups, developing collaborations and partnerships with other organizations, cultivating and stewarding major gift donors, and strategically leveraging a variety of charitable giving vehicles. Background: The executive director must have expertise in one or more of the following areas (in order of importance)1. Fundraising(strong track record) 2.Senior management 3.Education (special needs preferred)Salary is commensurate with experience. Applicants are asked to indicate their salary requirements and provide two professional references, along with their professional resume to

Executive Director (Lansing)
The Michigan Council on Crime and Delinquency (MCCD) is seeking a dynamic and experienced leader with a strong commitment to social justice to serve as its next Executive Director. MCCD is a statewide organization dedicated to improving the effectiveness of policies and systems aimed at the prevention and reduction of crime and delinquency. MCCD is a non-partisan, not-for-profit organization based in Lansing, MI. The Executive Director is the Chief Executive Officer of the organization and reports to the Board of Directors. The Executive Director is responsible for providing direction and leadership towards achieving the agency’s vision, mission, strategic goals and objectives, including ensuring that MCCD has sufficient resources to sustain its high-quality, mission-driven activities. The successful candidate will come to the position with a credible background of formal education and management experience, a track record of successful fundraising and organizational development, and excellent analytical, strategic planning, and communication skills. A more complete job description, qualification requirements, and additional information about the organization can be found at MCCD offers budget-appropriate compensation and an attractive benefits package. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and a 1-page (500 word max.) response to the following question: How can organizations, like MCCD, work most effectively for the prevention of crime and delinquency? All materials should be sent via electronic mail to or post to Michigan Council on Crime and Delinquency, 1000 West St. Joseph, Suite 400, Lansing, MI 48915. The application process will be open until the position is filled.

Fundraising Manager (Detroit)
The North Rosedale Park Civic Association (NRPCA, is launching a $2.5 million campaign and is looking for a Fundraising Manager to coordinate all fundraising activities. The purpose of the campaign is to completely renovate the North Rosedale Park Community House and adjacent park grounds. The campaign will also include raising money for community programs and a facilities maintenance fund. The position is contractual and is available for one year, with further contracts to be negotiated at the end of the first year. The contract amount is $25,000 - $30,000 annually, based on qualifications and experience. The Fundraising Manager will work with the NRPCA Board of Directors and the Fundraising Committee to implement the fundraising strategy. Job responsibilities will include the following: Writing, submitting and following up on grant proposals; Coordinating fundraising campaigns for individuals; Coordinating Fundraising Committee involvement; Assisting with fundraising events; Being the fundraising liaison between the Board of Directors, Fundraising Committee, other Capital Campaign committees and potential funders; Other tasks, as assigned by the Fundraising Committee and Board of Directors.Required Qualifications include: At least five years of fundraising experience, including being the campaign leader in at least one fundraising campaign; Experience with grant writing to foundations and corporations; Excellent writing and communication skills; Project management experience. To apply, send your resume, the names and contact information for three references, and a cover letter to: Jim Johnson Chairman of NRPCA Capital Campaign NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Director of Finance and Administration (Detroit)
Supervisor: Executive Director and CEO.  This position is responsible for all finance and human resource functions and administrative functions. The DFA will report to and work closely with the Executive Director, the senior leadership team, and the board of directors. Specific duties include:Oversee all aspects of the accounting and finance department, either directly or indirectly; Prepare monthly budgets, forecasts and financial management reports for use by the senior leadership team and the Board of Trustees; Design and maintain financial reports associated with the Society’s ongoing comprehensive campaign; Develop and utilize forward-looking, predictive models and activity-based financial analyses to provide insight into the organization’s operations and business plans; Engage the senior leadership team and finance committee of the board of directors to develop short, medium, and long-term financial plans and projections.  Please view job description here. Qualifications The DFA will be an experienced leader with at least five years of broad finance experience/exposure. In addition, human resources/administration experience is essential. Knowledge of MS Office is required, and an understanding of Blackbaud software is desirable. Please email resume and cover letter to

Regional Director of Patient Services (Kalamazoo)
Planned Parenthood of Mid and South Michigan is searching for a Regional Director of Patient Services (DPS). The DPS manages and provides 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; and ensures high quality, cost effective and efficient clinical services are offered in compliance with state, federal and PPFA standards and guidelines. The DPS acts as a regional leader of PPMSM clinical services to develop and deliver services appropriate for the region and takes an active role in representing and promoting PPMSM in the region. Visit our website at

Executive Director (Jackson)
The Michigan Theatre of Jackson is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to the restoration, operation and maintenance of the Theatre, providing a versatile center for arts entertainment and education in an historic atmosphere serving all members of the community. We are seeking qualified applicants for our full-time position of Executive Director who will provide organizational leadership, vision and community involvement to become the face of the Michigan Theatre of Jackson. Interested and qualified candidates please submit cover letter and resume to: Michigan Theatre of Jackson c/o Search Committee, 124 N. Mechanic Street, Jackson, Michigan 49201. Or email (preferred) NOTE: Applications will be accepted through January 31, 2012.

Membership Coordinator (Detroit)
Detroit Historical Society seeks energetic and hard-working individual to manage the Society’s Membership Program. This position is responsible for all aspects of the Membership Program, including revenue, membership solicitations, handling daily membership problems, membership PR, staffing membership tables at events, sending out weekly membership cards, increasing membership and other duties as assigned. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree with 1-2 years experience in a non-profit setting. Candidates must be able to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment, be a self-starter and capable of working in an independent manner. Experience with Raisers Edge database is preferred. For a complete job description, visit To apply, send resume, cover letter with salary requirements, and writing sample to: Lisa Anga, DHS, 5401 Woodward, Detroit, MI 48202.

Executive Administrator (Ann Arbor)
This position reports to the Executive Director of the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education in all aspects of the position description. Provides administrative and programmatic support for the Association and assists the Executive Director in implementing the membership aspects of the AORE Strategic Plan. Qualifications:Ability to manage multiple tasks in a timely and accurate manner; Excellent customer service, verbal and written skills; Proven attention to detail; Strong operating knowledge of standard office equipment; Demonstrated project management experience; Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Access and Excel); Experience with Point of Sale and Accounting software such as QuickBooks; Publication, graphic design, and website experience. Specific Responsibilities: 75%: Provide administrative support for the Association which will regularly include: Staff all open hours for the AORE National Office; Administrative support for membership recruitment and retention activities; Membership sales, services, administration and evaluation; Member and potential member communications and administration; Conference and other sales, services, administration and evaluation; Database management; Document creation, management and amendment ; On-site logistic and technical support to the conference hosts and Executive Director; Process payments and transactions, accounting, fiscal tracking and reporting; Maintain accurate and timely financial records; Vendor and potential vendor recruitment, support, and communication Please view full job description here. Please email resume and cover letter to

Part-Time Development Assistant (Grosse Pointe Farms)Services for Older Citizens is a local Metro Detroit nonprofit organization whose mission is to help the seniors of Grosse Pointes and Harper Woods maintain their independence with dignity. They do this through a variety programs including social work, Meal on Wheels and information assistance. On a regular day-to-day basis the Development Assistant is responsible for assisting the Development Director with fund development, fundraising, special events, marketing, public relations, updating and continuing the upkeep of Donor Database and responsible for advertising for bi-monthly newsletter. The Development Assistant operates under Director of Development and the Executive Director. In addition, the Development Assistant works closely with all staff members. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred, Excellent communication skills, Ability to manage multiple projects, Experience in development preferred. To Apply: No phone calls, please email all resumes to

Fund Development Manager (Fraser)
CARE of Southeastern Michigan is seeking a full-time Fund Development Manager. This position is the first full-time fund development position at the agency. The person in this position will be responsible for the development and implementation of a new fundraising plan. A summary of job responsibilities includes: Development of fund development goals, with the President/CEO; Develops and coordinates fundraising program including donor identification, cultivation, and stewardship; Relationship building with foundations, business, donors, and community leaders; Directly solicit cash donations, in-kind contributions, planned gifts, and service donations; Coordination of fundraising events, including annual tea and luncheon; Active participation on the agency’s management team. Qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in administration or related field, A minimum of three years of experience in the fund development field, Experience in grant writing is preferred, Experience in Microsoft Office is required, Experience with Gift Works is preferred, Excellent verbal and written communication skills. For a detailed job description please visit Cover letters and resumes should be submitted to  Writing samples will be required at the time of the interview.

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