Thursday, March 22, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - March 22, 2012

Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - March 22, 2012

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Clinical Unit Manager (Dearborn Heights)
-Residential Programs Responsible for the primary leadership and daily operations of the residential care program unit creating a state of the art Residential program and therapeutic environment by providing direct supervision to supervisory, Residential and other assigned staff. Minimum Required: •Master Degree in Social Work or related Human Service area. •State registration or license as required by licensing and funders. •Working knowledge of diagnostic criteria and coding. •Past Residential supervision. •Experience in providing Residential therapy services in a mental health setting. •Three (3) years of experience supervising and leading a team. •Valid driver’s license without relevant restrictions. •Demonstrated ability to interact positively a culturally diverse environment. •Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills, and computer literacy required. Physical Requirements: •Ability to participate in the physical management of resident when needed per Non – Violent Physical Crisis Intervention. •Ability to be flexible with the working conditions (indoor or outdoor weather conditions). •Ability to provide backup assistance when needed. Please send cover letter and resume to:Jenee Hudson Vista Maria 20651 W. Warren Dearborn Hts, MI 48127 Fax: 313-441-1685

Information and Assistance Part-Time (Grosse Pointe Farms)
Job Description: Provide Information and Assistance to seniors. Skills Required:
-A person who is self-directed and has the ability to work independently and to organize and initiate tasks.-Problem solving and analytical skills -Ability to write clearly and succinctly -Ability to work and communicate effectively with seniors, caregivers, co-workers, community groups, and service providers -Ability to meet established deadlines and time frames, and to work closely with other staff -Computer knowledge and skills. Education/Experience: -Graduation from accredited college or university. -Minimum of two years postgraduate experience information and assistance, program administration and evaluation, or social service programs that serve the elderly. Please no phone call. Submit all resumes to

Communications Manager (Lansing)
Michigan’s Children, a Lansing-based independent advocacy organization, is seeking a Communications Manager to coordinate a variety of public relations and media strategies that promote better public policies for children. Any candidate for this position will be expected to assist the President/CEO, staff and board in ensuring equity in all aspects of our work and developing communications strategies that will enable the organization to achieve its goals including the elimination of racial disparities in outcomes for children. Responsibilities include developing and managing communications plans for various projects and initiatives, including public relations strategies for the organization, media relations, publicity campaigns, the design and content of publications, social media, website maintenance and relationship building with a variety of journalists and media figures, including broadcast and print media from ethnically diverse communities.Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, five years related experience, familiarity with issues related to children, understanding of racial and ethnic disparities among the children for whom we advocate, demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations, familiarity with Michigan politics and policies about children. Desired/Preferred: Multi-lingual skills; cultural competency training or comparable experience. Please visit our website for contact information.

Major Gifts 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 donors who will be individuals and family foundations capable of making annual donations as annual gifts, endowment, capital campaign and project specific gifts, will also perform administrative duties, as needed, pertaining to the development and solicitation of major donors and planned giving prospects. • Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study. Master’s degree a plus. •Minimum of (5) years of development and major/planned giving experience.. CFRE or credits towards certification is a plus. •Excellent written, spoken and presentational communication skills. •Knowledge of major individual donors and giving patterns in southeastern Michigan. •A documented record of successful solicitation and management of donors at major giving levels. •Experience working with board members and senior management to develop and execute an ”ask”•Experience working with Team Approach or other member or client database software. •Ability to work collegially with support staff members in individual giving, member services and special events. Please apply by mail to: Detroit Public Television Human Resources 1 Clover Court Wixom, MI 48393 or by email to: or by fax: 248-305-3981

Director of Development (Petoskey)
The Bay View Association, a nonprofit 501c3, is seeking an experienced Development Director to execute a comprehensive fundraising plan. This person will report directly to the Executive Director providing regular reports on all development activities. Responsibilities and duties will include: but are not limited to the following: development of strategies and programs that will increase philanthropic support of the mission and priorities of the Association; identify, cultivate and solicit prospects and donors and develop strong relationships with existing donors; research grant opportunities; prepare proposals; correspondence and fund agreements as required by funding organizations. The Development position requires full-time hours (40 per week) from May through August, and part-time (20 per week) the rest of the year. Flexible hours are required during the summer months with some evenings and weekends. Qualifications: Excellent verbal and written skills, five years of successful experience, knowledge of planned giving vehicles, understanding of donor cultivation and solicitation and annual program development. A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, a valid driver’s license, and the ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information are required. For a detailed job description of the position and qualifications, please go to: Send resume to John P. Stakoe, Executive Director, P.O. Box 583, Petoskey, MI 49770, or to Deadline for applications is April 9.

Director of Development (Detroit)
The Detroit Historical Society seeks a Director of Development to be responsible for all activities related to the non-campaign contributed revenue raised by the Detroit Historical Society. This individual will also have responsibilities with the Society's ongoing campaign fundraising. For a full position description, please visit the Society's website at Successful candidates will possess the following: •At least 5 years of progressively responsible development experience, preferably in a senior position •Personnel and project management experience, preferably in a non-profit setting •Ability to manage multiple tasks in an effective and efficient manner •Excellent oral and written communication skills •Understanding of teamwork competencies and the ability to work cooperatively with individuals from diverse backgrounds •Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred •CFRE designation preferred •Availability for evening and weekend work is required To Apply, please send resume, cover letter including salary requirements and two writing samples to: Michelle Wooddell, COO Detroit Historical Society 5401 Woodward Detroit, MI 48202 No Phone Calls Please!

Information Management Manager (Detroit)

Position Title: Information Management Manager Benefits: Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid holidays, PTO, 401(k)Salary Range: $36,000 - $48,000. Responsibilities/Scope: Oversight of client information and databases, including, but not limited to, implementation, user support and training, data quality, outcomes tracking, grants reporting, grant/program implementation as it relates to data collection and reporting, reconciliation of programmatic data against accounting data, and communication with database vendors.KSA: •Bachelor’s degree or a minimum of five years experience in non-profit data management or a combination of education and experience that is similarly equivalent. •Ability to assist in the design and implementation of data tracking systems to meet the needs of the agency and agency funders. •DBA FacsPro/Servicepoint database a plus. •Exceptional ability to communicate effectively both orally and in written form, including good public speaking and persuasive presentation skills. •Excellent computer skills. •Ability to effectively manage workload with only minimal oversight. •Demonstrated capacity to identify, contact, and work with area social service providers, funding agencies, and consumers in both the public and private sectors to coordinate data collection. •Ability to provide information management training to persons at a wide-variety of skill levels. If you are interested in this position and you meet the minimum requirements, submit your resume and cover letter to the HR Department at Please enter the Job title in the subject line. The fax number is 734-246-5779 or by mail at Wayne Metropolitan CAA, 2121 Biddle, Wyandotte, MI 48192. No Phone Calls Please.

Fund Developer (Detroit)
Position Title:Fund Developer (Grant writing),
Salary Range: $15.00 - $19.50, 20 hours per week. Responsibilities: Responsible for implementing agency fund development strategies, including grant proposal writing, in support of agency programs. Qualifications:•Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 2-4 years of experience in grant writing, proposal development, program design, and/or non-profit administration, or a combination of education and experience which is similarly equivalent. •Knowledge of Wayne County demographics, the needs of low-income persons in Wayne County, and services available to meet those needs. •Ability to assist in the design of social services targeted towards persons facing economic, social, health, age, and educational barriers. •Knowledge of methods to seek and secure funding in support of program operations and the ability to effectively solicit funds through the preparation of funding requests to entities including foundations, state and local governmental entities, and private donors. •Exceptional ability to communicate effectively both orally and in written form. Exceptional writing, grammar and organizational skills.. •Ability to identify, contact and work with area social service providers, funding agencies, and consumers in both the public and private sectors in the interest of aiding low-income persons. If you are interested in this position and you have 2 years of grant writing experience, submit your resume, cover letter and 2 grants that you have written to the HR Department at Please do not submit your information if you do not have 2 years of grant writing experience. Please enter the Job Title in the subject.

Youth Employment Advocate (Detroit)
POSITION SUMMARY: The Youth Development Commission, a Detroit based non-profit, is seeking staff support for the Youth Employment Solutions (YES) Program. The Youth Employment Solutions Program is designed to provide quality, meaningful, age appropriate employment and learning experience opportunities to low-income and disadvantaged Detroit youth, ages 14-21. $15.00/hr full time contractual position pending funding availability. QUALIFICATIONS: - Bachelor’s degree preferred - Possess 1-2 years experience working with youth and/or employment programs - Demonstrate organizational skills, written, verbal and basic computerskills - Demonstrate ability to interact, plan, communicate and implement programming - Strong customer service skills and ability to interact with youth, parents and worksite staff - Demonstrate ability to collect, manage and assess various program documents, assessment results - Must have reliable transportation. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: - Manage youth intake, assessment (pre and post), certification and follow-up activities - Work with youth to develop service strategy plans and goals - Provide referrals for support services as needed - Provide support and tracking of youth - Data entry for program database and Management Information System (MIS) - Monitor and address youth attendance and behavior issues - Assist with youth orientation and training - Assist with the monitoring of quality worksites and collection of timesheets - Perform Other Duties as Assigned. HOW TO APPLY: Please submit cover letter and resume by March 26th via email, fax or mail to: Shuna K. Hayward, Vice President Programs 1274 Library Street, Suite 201, Detroit 48226 Fax: 313-963-8937 Email:

Director of Development (Detroit)
Crime Stoppers’ mission is to create safer communities -- empowering people to reclaim their neighborhoods, schools and businesses through the anonymous reporting of crime. The Director of Development’s role is to manage all activities to meet the funding needs of Crime Stoppers of Michigan and to enhance donor relationships. This includes expanding the existing base of business, law enforcement and church memberships; developing a major donor giving program; identifying and pursuing grant opportunities; supporting the annual Recognition Dinner and Affinity Marketing program; hiring a part-time Volunteer Manager; recruiting/training volunteers; and enhancing current/prospective donor relationships. Qualifications include: bachelor’s degree with five years fund development experience and outstanding track record organizing/achieving fund-development results. Excellent communication skills required: verbal, written and presentation. Ideal candidate will be a self-starter who knows the Detroit area and can make decisions about where to focus efforts for maximum success. He/she will also have strong interpersonal, teaming and people skills, and be proficient with fundraising/donor database management software, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Attention to detail is a must, as is the ability to leverage both the CEO’s time and internal/external resources to achieve best results. Knowledge of electronic media as they relate to fund development (website design and social media) is strongly recommended. The schedule is somewhat flexible but must be available to meet the needs of the organization.. This is a full-time position; compensation to be discussed. Please email cover letter and resume to John Broad:

Executive Director (Sault Ste. Marie)
. Position: Contractual, Part-Time Position through the Michigan Primary Care Association. Location: Majority of work is Lansing-based; Home office and telecommuting capability is recommended. Salary: $25,000, no benefits. The position is responsible to the Executive Committee of CSHCA. Travel:Frequent in-state travel required Education: Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred, in public health, education, or other related field. Experience: At least 3 to 5 years of management and/or leadership experience in public health, education, or other related field. Experience working with key decision makers, multiple systems and partners including those in state and local government, schools, community-based organizations, business and others. Experience in resource development, including grant writing. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Demonstrated communication and writing skills; ability to work independently; demonstrated ability to work in a team environment; demonstrated leadership and organizational skills; prepare correspondence related to the work. Summary of Position: The Executive Director of the Comprehensive School Health Coordinators’ Association (CSHCA), whose mission is to promote the health of children in Michigan through leadership and advocacy for coordinated school health programming, is responsible for collaborating with the Executive Committee as they manage the affairs of CSHCA. Develops and implements communication strategies and networking that promotes CSHCA, its mission, and its programs and services. Serves as the primary liaison and spokesperson for CSHCA and explores new funding opportunities. How to Apply: Interested applicants should submit the following by c.o.b. 3/30/12:?Cover letter and resume or curriculum vitae ?Professional references. Submissions should be e-mailed to Cindy Cook, CSHCA President, at or mailed to 17111 G Drive North, Marshall, MI 49068.

Prevention Partnership Coordinator (Pontiac)
CARE House of Oakland County – Prevention Partnership Coordinator CARE House of Oakland County provides intervention and treatment services in cases of child sexual abuse, and programs for the prevention of child abuse and neglect. CARE House participates in the Oakland County Prevention Partnership (OCPP or the Partnership). The Partnership’s mission is to inform the Oakland County community about services that contribute to a healthier, safer and more connected society in which all residents – individuals and families – can achieve their full potential. The OCPP Coordinator will be a member of the CARE House staff and will be responsible for coordinating the efforts of the Partnership and interfacing with the prevention community in Oakland County. Specific responsibilities include: develop and implement strategic and marketing plans for OCPP; plan and coordinate marketing programs, including social media marketing programs; organize and seek funding for a prevention conference for fall 2013. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, and 3-plus years of experience in marketing or related field, strong organizational skills, strong marketing background and understand of social marketing, strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to liaise with individuals at varied responsibility levels, including senior leadership, from multiple, diverse organizations. Please send cover letter, resume and salary history to For questions and full position description, contact Cathy Weissenborn at

Senior Director of Development (Pontiac)
Senior Director of Development – CARE House of Oakland County CARE House of Oakland County provides intervention and treatment services in cases of sexual and severe physical abuse of children, and programs for the prevention of child abuse and neglect. The Senior Director of Development will provide vision, leadership and direction for all CARE House fundraising activities, including annual fund, major gifts, prospect development, donor cultivation, special events, capital campaign, planned giving, grant seeking and fulfillment, and administrative activities of the development function. Working in close collaboration with the Executive Director and the Board of Trustees, the Senior Director of Development will play a central role in designing, articulating, implementing and advancing a fundraising program that ensures the fiscal resources necessary to achieve the goals and objectives of CARE House. In addition, the Senior Director of Development will have oversight of the volunteer program and an integrated marketing program. The ideal candidate will possess a strong commitment and passion for CARE House and its mission of protecting children. He/she will be an experienced development professional with a proven track record of successfully leading development initiatives. He/she will be donor-focused with demonstrated success in donor cultivation and solicitation of gifts; experience in grant research and writing also necessary. Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills required. Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. This position includes a competitive compensation package. Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to For questions or a full job description, please contact Cathy Weissenborn at

Grant Writer (Detroit)
The Arts3000 Grant Writer will develop and research funding sources as well as write, prepare and submit grant applications and proposals on behalf of the Arts3000 member organizations: Heritage Works, Living Arts, Matrix Theatre Company and VSA Michigan. The Arts3000 Grant Writer will also write proposals to obtain funding for years 2-4 of the Community Arts Alliance Project (CAAP), an administrative capacity-building project of the Arts3000 Strategic Alliance. This position reports to the Alliance Development Director. As equal opportunity and affirmative action employers, the Arts3000 member organizations recognize the power of a diverse community and encourage applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds. Essential Functions -Research potential funding sources -Draft individual grant proposals and letters of inquiry -Develop proposal budgets in collaboration with Arts3000 organizations -Assist in data analysis and the design of data presentation -Maintain a master calendar of member organizations’ proposal and report deadlines -Draft grant reports in collaboration with Arts3000 member organizations Qualifications -Bachelor’s degree in a related field -At least 5 years relevant work experience with proven success in grant awards -Experience with grant proposals for government, corporate and foundation funds -Ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment -Strong initiative, creativity, and resourcefulness -Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Application Process: Email the following to by 3/30/12: 1) cover letter with salary requirements, 2) resume or CV, 3) three professional references, 4) two writing samples (one short and one long). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Chief Financial Officer (Detroit)
Growing Detroit based nonprofit seeks experienced person to head their financial operations. This person will serve as part of the leadership team and work with the executive director and program managers in the preparation of reports, budgets and the financial aspects of contracts and grants as well as oversee day to day operations involving accounts payable and receivable, payroll, bank reconciliation, etc. Candidates should have minimum of 7 years’ experience with increasing responsibility and knowledge of all financial aspects of a business or nonprofit (some nonprofit experience preferred) along with excellent familiarity with QuickBooks, including the preparation of P&L statements and other monthly reports. This is a full time position with benefits. Salary range beginning at $42,000 commensurate with experience. Send cover letter and resume to:

Major Gifts Officer (Central & Northern Michigan Region)
American Red Cross, Central & Northern Michigan Region; The Major Gifts Officer is responsible for identification, research, cultivation, and solicitation of individuals, foundations, and corporations within the defined geographic area. The position facilitates the involvement of key volunteers in identifying, cultivating, and engaging actual and potential Red Cross donors, manages an assigned portfolio of major gift donors, supports and cultivates the regional Tiffany Circle program, and meets or exceeds regional and national fund raising revenue goals. It is anticipated this position will be out of the office making donor visits/contacts 70% of the work week. Bachelor’s degree required and at least 5 years of experience in annual giving and major gift fundraising. Strategic planning and creation of fundraising resources and programs. Successful track record in the solicitation of annual gifts in excess of $10,000. Business management skills to include: leadership, marketing and communication, budgeting, financial management, project and program development. To apply, please submit resume and salary requirements to - Position title and location must be in the subject line.

Communications Manager (Auburn Hills)
Easter Seals Michigan is currently seeking a Communications Manager. This position is responsible for all aspects of planning, developing, coordination, implementation and evaluations the marketing and communications activities at Easter Seals Michigan. 1. Work collaboratively with a diverse staff team to create and manage cross-organizational, integrated internal and external marketing strategies. 2. Coordinate communications projects with vendors and contractors for the development and production of fundraising communications, promotional materials, web site, signage, advertising and other collateral. 3. Provide writing and editing support for all communication including all promotional materials, website content, social media newsletters and the annual report. 4. Serve as internal liaison to the department and other staff resources. 5. Review and edit existing promotional materials for marketing effectiveness and adherence to brand guidelines. 6. Develop and implement a communications plan that includes strategies and benchmarks. Qualifications: 1. A bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, communications, or a related field is required. 2. Five (5) or more years of experience in program development and marketing 3. Requires excellent written and verbal communications. 4. Ability to effectively work under tight deadlines and manage projects independently. 5. Resourcefulness in solving problems 6. Excellent people skills and an upbeat and enthusiastic attitude.. 7. Strong organizational skills and keen attention to detail. 8. Strong computer skills 9. Superior professionalism and judgment 10. Strong work ethic Please visit our website at to apply.

President/CEO (Midland)
The Midland Area Community Foundation is seeking a proven leader whose passion for service to the community is demonstrated by a career-long dedication to improving the human condition. As a leader with exceptional communication ability, this person must exhibit success in collaborating with key stakeholders in the community and convening people with common interests and concerns to achieve goals in a productive manner. Leadership experience should be demonstrated by a commitment to excellence, integrity and professionalism.To apply, send current resume, letter of interest and list of references to Deadline for submission is March 26, 2012. For a full job description, please click here:

Director of Development (Detroit)
Job Summary: The Director of Development will oversee all aspects of the fund development program, including implementation of strategic initiatives in support of the Southwest Solutions mission. This position works closely with the Executive Leadership of Southwest Solutions to ensure the organization successfully carries out its fundraising program. Qualifications/Job Duties: Bachelor’s Degree required with a minimum of 5-7 years of progressively responsible development experience. PC proficiency, including MS Office Suite and database manipulation required. Donor database software experience desirable, e.g. Raisers’ Edge or eTapestry. Possession of valid driver’s license and access to a private vehicle for day to day job performance. Competitive wages and excellent fringe benefits. Qualified candidates send resume via e-mail to , fax to (313) 481-3131, or mail to SWCS, 5716 Michigan Avenue, Suite 2400 Detroit, MI 48210. EEO Employer Visit our website at

Vice President for Development & Donor Services (Ann Arbor)
The Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation ( seeks candidates to fill the position of Vice President for Development & Donor Services. This individual will play a lead role in advancing AAACF’s fundraising and outreach goals. The application deadline is March 19, 2012. For a full job description and application instructions, please visit

Major Gift Officer (Grand Rapids)
With a history dating back to 1866, Davenport University has a long tradition of providing opportunities to students seeking educational and career success. Based in Grand Rapids, MI, Davenport serves more than 12,000 students at 13 campuses throughout Michigan. Specializing in undergraduate and graduate programs in business, technology, and health, DU’s mission is to prepare students to excel in the knowledge-driven environment of the 21st century. An exciting new opportunity is available for a Major Gift Officer within our Advancement Department. The Major Gift Officer is responsible for developing strategies that result in an overall giving to the University. This role will serve as the head of carrying out the plans for fundraising and will also cultivate relationships with new donors, and existing donors to raise funds that will be used for student scholarships, programs, and capital projects. This position will also work with Advancement leadership to coordinate activities for area Foundation Trustees. Ideal applicants will have a Bachelor’s degree, coupled with 7+ years of successful fund raising related experience a master’s degree is preferred. A background in multiple facets of fundraising including; capital campaigns, special events, and major gifts needed. Experience with fund raising in the West Michigan area is preferred. Davenport University offers an attractive compensation and benefits program. Offerings include medical, dental and vision insurance, a generous paid time off program, tuition remission, tuition reimbursement, retirement and flexible work arrangements where business conditions allow. Apply online at Davenport is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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