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EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - February 23, 2012

Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - February 23, 2012

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Fund Development Coordinator (Dearborn Heights)
Responsibilities: •Assists Manager of Events and Public Affairs in the coordination and oversight of events.•Provides creative input and participates in composing effective written communications including: agency newsletters, annual reports, appeal letters, emails, grants and event invitations. •Assists with the development and coordination of the production and mailing of communications. •Composes and prepares correspondence, meeting minutes, agendas and annual work plans. •Supports day-to-day office functions including agency switchboard operation, reception, secretarial and administrative activities. •Responsible for agency monetary donations. Maintains database information for all donors. •Creates reports, including monthly financials, donor reports and event outcomes. Required: •Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing or related field. •Must have at least two years of experience supporting fund development or marketing activities. •Strong written and verbal communication skills. •Work effectively with diverse populations, including: donors, board members, corporate leaders, employees, volunteers, and general public. •Proficiency using Microsoft Office and Raiser’s Edge Database or similar database experience. Please send cover letter and resume to: Jenèe Hudson Vista Maria 20651 W. Warren Dearborn Hts. MI 48127 Fax: 313-441-1685

Regional Chapter Executive (Detroit)
The American Red Cross is looking for a Regional Chapter Executive.
Location City and State: Detroit, MI . The Regional Chapter Executive is responsible for representing the American Red Cross in the community. The Regional Chapter Executive (RCE) will focus externally on core mission delivery, fundraising and being the face of the Red Cross for the media, donors and their communities. Has oversight of Red Cross service delivery, fundraising and external relations within an assigned region or geographic area. Manages the community resilience programs, working with community partners to ensure that the communities build local capacity to prepare for, prevent, respond and recover from disasters. Depending on the size of the region, work may be carried out through a number of branches or Community Chapters, including the direct supervision of Community Chapter Executives. Is accountable for achieving performance targets for the Region, including service delivery, fundraising/revenue and expense targets. In conjunction with the Division Fundraising Vice President (DFVP), the RCE has primary responsibility across the region for achievement of fundraising goals. Four year college degree (BS/BA) in Business, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Finance or non-profit administration or equivalent experience required.. Prefer Master’s degree in the field of community organization, public or business administration or nonprofit management. Minimum 5 years related experience in the profit or not-for-profit sector in business, sales or corporate administration.  For a complete job description and/or to apply, send resume with salary requirement to: MUST include position title and desired location in subject line.

Union Organizer (Detroit)
SEIU Healthcare Michigan is Michigan's largest and fastest growing health care workers union. We represent over 55,000 home care, nursing home, and hospital workers across the State of Michigan. In these tough economic times, there has been no stronger advocate on behalf of workers – fighting not only for good wages and benefits for workers, but also ensuring the greatest possible care for patients, residents and clients – than SEIU Healthcare Michigan. Being an organizer for SEIU Healthcare Michigan requires a passion for improving all aspects of the lives of working people, their families and their communities. All positions require a car, and some level of travel within Michigan. Where noted, extensive in-state travel may be required.Position Overview: Successful applicants must have excellent communications skills, familiarity with current technology (including a good command of all Microsoft Office applications), a willingness to work long and irregular hours, be able to be away from home for significant periods of time and have the ability work with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures. Duties and Responsibilities: The Union Organizer performs a wide range of duties which are focused on organizing workers to stand up for themselves and join with their co-workers to improve conditions on the job. No experience necessary but a passion for justice and a willingness to learn is required. Salary & Benefits: SEIU Healthcare Michigan offers an excellent benefit package and competitive salary. How to Apply: Forward a copy of a cover letter explaining your interest in union organizing and résumé to: SEIU Healthcare Michigan is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Survivor Advocate (Plymouth)
First Step Project on Domestic and Sexual Violence Job Title: Survivor Advocate
Hours/week: (1) Full-time, 37.5 hours per week, Western Wayne County locationAvailability: Start date: ASAP, weekdays, evenings, on-call Assault Response. Description: To provide advocacy, information, and support to survivors of domestic/sexual violence via individual, group, and telephone sessions in residential and non-residential settings. Assist with daily needs of residents and overall functioning of residential facility, 24 hour crisis line, and Assault Response/Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program.. Qualifications: BA in social work/human services or related field; Masters Degree a plus; Significant experience working effectively with persons victimized by domestic/sexual violence as well as diverse populations; Match with agency mission, philosophy, strategic priorities, and core competencies essential. Ability to maintain a flexible schedule including on-call shifts; ; Valid MI drivers license, current auto insurance, criminal background check, sex offender registry check, Department of Human Services clearance, good driving record, and reliable transportation required. Bilingual a plus. Equal Opportunity Employer. Benefits: Full-time position to include accrued sick time, vacation time, and holiday pay. Health, dental, and life insurance will be offered to the employee after 90 days of full-time service. Send resume and cover letter WITH SALARY REQUIREMENTS to Judith Barr: Fax: 734-722-4311

Program Manager (Ann Arbor)
United Way of Washtenaw County, on behalf of the Success by 6 Great Start Collaborative seeks a Program Manager for Success by 6 to support the county-wide effort around early childhood care and education.Successful Candidate needs excellent written and communication skills; confidence with public speaking; supervisory experience; demonstrated successful grant writing and the ability to manage multiple projects effectively. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study, approximately five years successful professional experience, with early childhood and fund development background highly preferred. Position is .75 FTE with benefits, with an opportunity to grow into full time. Position is available immediately. Mail cover letter and resume by March 1, 2012 to United Way of Washtenaw County, 2305 Platt Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 ATTN: D. Jackson or electronically to See our website at:

Executive Director of Grant Development (Flint)
Mott Community College (Flint, MI) has recently been named a Top Ten Community College in the country by the Aspen Institute Community College Excellence Award. We are accepting applications for an Executive Director of Grant Development. We are seeking an individual with significant demonstrated experience in securing major grant funding for this position. This person will provide oversight to the Office of Grant Development and be ultimately responsible for insuring that funds are secured for the strategic initiatives of the college. Minimum requirements include: Bachelor's degree in communications, education, English, public affairs, political science, or a related field; three years in securing grant funds at the federal, state and local level as demonstrated through a portfolio of funded projects; strong communication skills; experience facilitating group meetings; and two years of experience in supervising staff. Experience in grant development (preferably in community college or higher education environment) should demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively with a number of diverse community partners such as educational institutions, community-based organizations, businesses and government agencies. For additional information and application instructions please access the official posting at Applications received by March 5, 2012 will receive first consideration. Apply Here:

Administrative Assistant (Detroit)
Office Coordination: Responsible for many aspects of general office operations including but not limited to: maintaining office-wide calendar, answering telephones, interacting with clients, vendors, visitors, and work with other support personnel when applicable. Perform general clerical duties including, but not limited to, bookkeeping, copying, faxing, mailing and filing. Create and modify documents. Staff & Program Support: Help coordinate program activities, monitor and assist with maintenance of the organization’s website, help conduct research, compile data and prepare support documentation for grant administration. Prepare agendas, arrange meetings, record minutes of meetings, make travel arrangements, and support staff in assigned project-based work and assist in special events. Other duties as assigned by Business Manager, President and or Program Managers. Preferred Qualifications:•Associate or Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience and training. •Minimum 2 years experience in general office responsibilities and procedures. •Proficiency with MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and MS Outlook. •Demonstrated communication, writing and problem solving skills, attention to detail and ability to follow instructions. •Knowledge of basic office management, records management, general administration and familiarity with operating standard office equipment. •Knowledge of basic principles and practices of bookkeeping and familiarity with database and QuickBooks. •Experience in Human Resources and Spanish a plus. Please submit resume to

Part-Time Grants Assistant (Pontiac)
Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County seeks a part-time Grants Assistant. The Grants Assistant will assist with:- the production of grant proposals,including reporting and compliance procedures,- research to identify new grant funding opportunities,- audit preparations and requirements. Minimum Qualifications and/or Skills Required:- a Bachelor's degree and two years work experience in the related field - excellent written and verbal communication skills - a basic working knowledge of grant practices and procedures - a demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks with minimal supervision - strong organizational and administrative skills Please email cover letter and resume to

Supervisor Positions (Southgate) 
As a recognized leader in our field, The Guidance Center provides a broad range of services that have helped children, adults and families unlock potential and build better lives for more than 50 years. With the growth of our agency, we have some outstanding opportunities to join our team. We are adding additional leadership staff as a Supervisor in our Kids-TALK Program, the only Child Advocacy Center in Wayne County, which provides clinical services to children who have been physically or sexually abused. We also are expanding our outpatient behavioral health programs for both Children and Adults. In the Children’s program, we are currently seeking an entry level supervisor. Within Adults, we are adding a Supervisor position and a senior therapist / clinician role. For details and to apply, submit your resume to

MBAI Community Resource Navigator Americorp Position (Lansing)
The Michigan Association of United Ways is seeking a creative, service-oriented individual interested in serving their community for a one-year full-time AmeriCorps position. Flexible schedule, extensive professional development opportunities, living allowance, and education award offered. EOE. If you are interested in the exciting possibilities offered, please complete the online application at and contact Laura Kilfoyle at

Local Coordinator (Multiple Cities)
Join a premier international youth exchange program and take part in promoting a program that prepares Americans for a global environment and attracts future leaders from other nations to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States! International Experience - USA (iE) is a non-profit, international high school exchange organization looking for qualified and motivated people to join our team as a Local Coordinator. Our local coordinators are driven by a volunteer attitude and are highly self-sufficient. They are responsible for supervising and mentoring high school exchange students in their community by helping to find qualified host families and high schools.  The rewarding experience of watching these students grow and develop through this remarkable experience is amazing! Our experienced team will provide the support, marketing tools and training needed to be successful, as well as 24-hour emergency support. You decide how much you want to work in this highly flexible position! Our coordinators are paid $850 per academic year plus outstanding travel incentives! Please visit our website online to apply at Follow us on Facebook: International Experience is listed on the CSIET Advisory List for 2011-2012

Development Director (East Lansing)
Summary of Functions: Provides leadership to the agency’s fund development programs. Plans, develops, and manages the organization’s fund development activities, processes and programs to grow the donor base and increase the fund raising capacity of the organization. Works in concert with volunteers in fulfillment of fund development responsibilities. The Development Director works in partnership with the Executive Director and Board of Directors, is a member of the agency management team; reports to the Executive Director. Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in a relevant field preferred; Minimum of three years direct fund raising experience. Skills/Abilities: Demonstrated ability to develop, plan, carry out and fund raising programs and services Demonstrated fund raising success including events, major gifts, planned giving and securing of grants Experience with maintenance of donor database and publisher software programs Demonstrated ability to utilize relationship skills to recruit, engage and retain individual volunteers for a variety of fundraising tasks and responsibilities Demonstrated ability to develop collaborative relationships with co-workers and board members Ability to speak and write clearly using proper spelling and grammar; experience with public speaking and the ability to provide fundraising presentations to individuals and groups Please send resume and cover letter to: Haven House;providing temporary shelter between permanent homes.

Project Coordinator (Lansing)
Transportation for Michigan (Trans4M) is seeking a talented individual to coordinate the activities of our diverse coalition. Trans4M is a state-wide initiative committed to advancing transportation policy reform in Michigan. The successful applicant will be housed at the Michigan Environmental Council offices in Lansing, MI. Project Management  - Work with partners to develop and monitor work plans - Support the work of functional teams - Coordinate various project consultants. Coalition Building - Assist with recruiting new partners - Develop resources to engage partners. Events Management - Schedule and coordinate events, meetings and retreats. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS - Extremely well-organized self-starter; Ability to manage multiple tasks while being attentive to details; Experience with networks or coalitions;
Familiarity with key aspects of advocacy campaigns (e.g. grassroots organizing, issue advocacy, media relations) and the legislative process; Facility in managing budgets; Strong oral and written communication skills; Adept at strategic planning and problem solving; Flexibility in responding to short-notice priorities; Bachelors degree, with excellent computer skills; Ability to travel statewide on a frequent basis. How to apply: To be considered, supply the following materials: 1. a cover letter 2.resume 3.three references 4.writing sample under four pages. Email application via a PDF attachment by February 16th, 2012. Label document with your last name first, followed by first name (e.g. Smith_John.pdf). Send to: Please view full job description here

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