Thursday, April 12, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - April 12, 2012

Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - April 12, 2012

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District Partnership Director (Battle Creek)
Partners in School Innovation (or “PartnersSI”) is a nonprofit organization that partners with teachers and leaders of public elementary schools and districts in low-income urban communities to develop the capacity and expertise necessary to accelerate the literacy achievement of routinely underserved African American, Latino and English Learner students.. We provide a combination of on-site strategy, coaching and side-by-side implementation. We build core knowledge and skills at multiple levels – district leaders, principals, mid-level leaders and classroom teachers – to ensure that improvement is aligned and sustained across the system.. Led by a District Partnership Director (DPD), our School Innovation Partners (or SIPs) collaborate with principals and teacher leaders to develop results-oriented leaders, create systems and structures that support teacher professional learning and build a strong core instructional program at schools with the ultimate goal of dramatically increasing student achievement. The District Partnership Director (DPD) will be the key organizational leader working on the ground in Battle Creek to lead the delivery of the PartnersSI School Transformation Framework and to build on the organization’s high-profile partnership with the Kellogg Foundation. This person will have the skill, experience and poise to interact effectively with the superintendent and her deputies as well as with the district’s principals, classroom teachers and external partners. The DPD will lead the team to ensure that they demonstrate dramatic results and continuous improvement from the district office to the classroom level. For a full job description and instructions on how to apply go to:

President & CEO (East Lansing)
Tomorrow’s Child, the organization dedicated to preventing infant death and supporting those affected by it, seeks a dynamic new team leader. The organization, a non-profit 501(c) (3), has been the leading resource in Michigan for over 15 years for materials, education and training related to infant safe sleep and back to sleep and grief support. The President & CEO needs to be passionate about the mission and have experience in creating a culture where volunteers, funders and staff are working in alignment. The individual selected will have knowledge and experience in fundraising, grant writing and implementation, project management and fostering sustainability. More information on the Tomorrow’s Child is available at their website at Interested candidates should send a cover letter, salary expectations and resume or vitae by May 9 to: MSAE/Cheryl Ronk Attention: Tomorrow’s Child Search Committee 1350 Haslett Road East Lansing, MI 48823 Fax 517-332-6724

Program and Training Center Specialist (Kalamazoo)
Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan has one PT (30 hours per week) position available that could move to full time depending upon success of marketing campaign. •Candidates will partner with the communications department to market the Program and Training Center to external companies and groups in the community •Working closely with the Program and Property Manager, candidate will ensure building is kept up to the standards of the company including reporting maintenance issues and related duties •Working with the administrative team, candidate will help cover answering the phone and working in the retail store/welcome desk •Must be willing to work evenings and weekends •Assist with negotiations for space contracts and book event space •Propose new ideas to improve the event planning and implementation process •Assist with managing onsite production and cleanup for events as necessary •Keep track of finances including check requests and invoicing •Coordinate appointments and visits to see Program and Training Center •Update the scheduling of events on the Program and Training Center calendar and assist with the calendar schedule of Camp Merrie Woode. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience required. Prior non-profit experience preferred. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, have a willingness to accept new responsibilities, and handle multiple projects. Phone and customer service skills are a must. If you are interested please email the following individual: (Human Resource Specialist, Ashleigh Crisp Hobart); or mail cover letter and resume to 601 W Maple, Kalamazoo, MI 49008.

Major Gifts Officer (Brighton)
Make-A-Wish Michigan grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions and has been a notable charity in Michigan since 1984. Headquartered in Brighton with offices in Detroit and Grand Rapids, the chapter serves children throughout the state. Make-A-Wish Michigan is one of 62 Make-A-Wish chapters in the U.S. The Major Gifts Director will provide strategy, oversight and execution for the chapter’s individual giving area—including direct mail, middle and major donor segments and donor stewardship, appreciation and recognition. This position will manage a portfolio of current individual donors as well as research, qualify and solicit major donor prospects. The Major Gifts Director will have direct supervision of the donor stewardship manager. The position will be seated in the Brighton headquarters, but it is anticipated that this role will have the director on donor visits up to 75% of the week. Candidates will have a proven track record of meeting or exceeding revenue goals, a history of converting prospects to active donors, a minimum of 7-10 years of increasingly significant revenue and management responsibility and broad knowledge of the principles of fundraising. To apply, please submit resume and salary requirements to

Director of Finance & Operations (Brighton)
Michigan based nonprofit seeks experienced person to head their financial operations. This person will serve as part of the leadership team and work with the President & CEO and department heads 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 5-7 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 Blackbaud’s Financial Edge, including the preparation of P&L statements and other monthly reports. This is a full time position with benefits. Salary range commensurate with experience. Send cover letter and resume to:

Major Gift Officer (Ann Arbor)
The mission of Arbor Hospice is to give comfort, assurance and care to families and patients who have life-limiting illnesses and to educate and nurture others in this care. The Major Gift Officer is expected to: • Provide high-level support and communication for a comprehensive fundraising campaign; and • Engage prospects, donors, and volunteer leaders in ways that encourage major gift philanthropy. • Build and maintain relationships with prospects, donors, advisors, volunteer leaders, and staff for support, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship, as assigned by the Vice President of Development. • Provide logistical support for appointments, meetings, donor relations events, tours, prospect and donor cultivation and solicitation meetings, and strategy meetings with volunteer leaders. Logistical support includes phone calls, letters, emails, confirmations of attendance, special details of meetings, materials, reports, refreshments/food, meeting room locations, and so on. Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree or higher expected. • 3-5 years of fundraising experience in major gifts; • A demonstrable performance record that indicates the ability to understand, facilitate, participate in, and communicate about major and planned gifts in a campaign structure; • Work style that aligns favorably with Arbor Hospice’s culture and a personality that indicates sincerity, warmth, cooperation, and dedication to the people who serve through Arbor Hospice. Please see for a full position description and details on how to apply..

Human Resource Director (Detroit)
The Greening of Detroit, a 501 (c) (3) not for profit organization is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Human Resource Director. All applicants must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities: Excellent verbal and written communication, a proven ability to maintain working relationships with a diverse population in a fast paced environment and literacy/proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite. In addition, applicant's must possess a proven ability to manage priorities effectively and efficiently, have a strong belief in Detroit’s future and a commitment of care for the Please submit all cover letters and résumés no later than Friday, May 4, 2012.. The Human Resource Director's primary objective is to direct the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the Human Resources function from hiring up to and including employee benefits. Education and experience requirements: Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferred and six to ten years related progressive experience. Please send résumé and cover letter to

Director of Marketing Communications (Kalamazoo)
Kalamazoo Community Foundation is currently seeking candidates for Director of Marketing Communications. This position will be responsible for overseeing the Marketing Communications functional area and for the development and implementation of the Community Foundation’s marketing communications and public relations strategies. In this leadership role, the incumbent will report to the President/CEO and will serve as a key member of the Executive Team. Requirements include a Master's degree in marketing, communications, public relations, journalism or a related field, or an equivalent combination of training and relevant work experience; plus at least six years of progressively more responsible experience. Please feel free to share this information with other individuals or organizations. A full description and further details are available online at under Employment Opportunities. All resumes should be submitted and should include where the candidate learned of this employment opportunity. All responses must be received by April 25, 2012.

Director (Kalamazoo)
Director of nonprofit management support center located at Kalamazoo Public Library. Full time. Salary $50,267 minimum plus generous benefit package. See complete position posting and application process at

Manager of Advancement Communications (Ypsilanti)
Eastern Michigan University Foundation (EMUF) is an institutionally related nonprofit organization that solicits and manages funds on behalf of Eastern Michigan University (EMU). Individual will play a significant role expanding and shaping a robust program of content-driven communications, marketing tools, and services designed to promote fundraising priorities and enhance the university’s ability to connect with donors. Individual must be a strong writer and editor who will help tell EMU’s story across a variety of mediums, both traditional and digital, to internal and external audiences. Project assignments will include web content, news releases, online newsletters, publications, video scripts, direct marketing solicitations, social media campaigns, invitations, advertising copy, and more. Education: Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Integrated Marketing, Journalism, Public Relations or a related field required. Experience: 3-5 years of communication and/or project management experience. -Strong writing and editing skills -Ability to work collaboratively and lead project groups toward a common goal -Ability to integrate multiple concepts, tasks and media into a cohesive, strategic communications plan -Experience with web content management systems and e-mail marketing management systems -High-level of internet proficiency, including use of third party social media tools and websites, such as Facebook, Twitter and/or LinkedIn -Experience in print management and media relations desirable. EMUF is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. Email cover letter and resume to HR Manager

Executive Director (Detroit)
Community Development Advocates of Detroit (CDAD) seeks an experienced, results oriented Executive Director to lead the next phase of CDAD’s work in a critical time for Detroit and community development. CDAD has served as the Detroit trade association for community development organizations. Recently, CDAD has enlarged its mission to serve many types of neighborhood-based groups and is growing its membership accordingly. CDAD and its members share a passionate commitment to community-based sustainable development grounded in grassroots participation and empowerment. CDAD’s mission involves providing for and on behalf of its members: advocacy, training, technical assistance, information sharing, education, expanding financial resources, and facilitating common action. The Executive Director is the chief executive officer of the organization, carrying out day-to-day operations as directed by the Board of Directors. This position reports to the Board of Directors and will apprise the board of all relevant information for sound decision making. The Executive Director will represent CDAD at various external meetings and policy efforts where CDAD is invited to provide regular feedback. CDAD’s is a very active volunteer Board and the Executive Director will provide frequent communication and opportunities for Board to be involved with representing CDAD in the community. Salary: Competitive salary based on skills, experience and education. Basic medical plan.. For consideration send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to the attention of Scott Alan Davis, Board Chair, at Subject line should read “Executive Director application.” Application deadline is April 20, 2012.

Office Manager (Detroit)
Michigan Community Resources seeks an Office Manager to provide administrative support and assistance. The primary duties include, but are not limited to: •Provide administrative support across internal and external efforts and initiatives •Maintain and manage administrative processes for office and program activities. oOversee records and database maintenance using Microsoft Access and Raisers Edge fundraising software for client/donor record keeping. oAssist with meetings and events logistics. oAssist with office wide information technology needs. oAssist with vendor relationships and vendor files. oAssist with administrative aspects of program evaluation, including data entry, word processing, and other administrative tasks. •HR. oOrient new employees to office policies and procedures. oManage administrative human resources processes, including forms and records maintenance. •Data entry & processing. oRespond to information requests from COO, certified public accountant and auditor. oProvide HR/payroll support to executive management. oPrepare check requests; prepare and mail bills; prepare basic financial reports. Requirements: •Bachelor’s Degree required. •Dedication to the mission of Michigan Community Resources. •Superior record of work as an administrative professional. •Ability to manage administrative work and thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment. Ability to synthesize new and complex information quickly. •Superb organizational skills and attention to detail. •Proficient with Microsoft Office suite of products. Michigan Community Resources offers a full benefits package including retirement investment opportunities, parking assistance, health, dental, and vision insurance. Send resume and cover letter Maya Stovall at

Part-Time Therapist (Midland)
Part-time Master level Therapist needed to provide mental health services in outpatient setting. Full licensure required, MSW preferred. Must have excellent clinical skills working with families and individuals and children. Send resume and cover letter to: Family and Children’s Services, Attn: Vicki Freer, 1714 Eastman Avenue, Midland, MI 48640. Email

Director of Clinical Services (Midland)
Full-time Director of Clinical Services, Masters degree in Counseling or Social Work and full state licensure required. Three to five years of clinical supervisory experience is preferred. Must have experience in rendering psychosocial therapeutic services to individuals, couples and families.. Full benefits package. Send resume and cover letter to: Family & Children’s Services, Attn: Vicki Freer, 1714 Eastman Avenue, Midland, 48640.

Director of Development (Flint)
Salary: negotiable depending on qualifications and experience. The Flint Public Library is seeking a Director of Development with a minimum of five years progressive fundraising experience with a proven record of success in personal solicitation. The position requires outstanding interpersonal skills, including the ability to solicit successfully five and six figure gifts; excellent writing and presentation skills; and keen commitment to a grassroots fundraising effort and its success. The Flint Public Library ( is located on the campus of the Flint Cultural Center (, a unique juxtaposition of arts and educational organizations that makes possible wonderful collaborations. Our Main Library hosts over 900 visitors per day, and our programming has been nationally recognized with a 2004 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. Our bi-monthly calendar of events can be viewed at: Flint is a city facing many challenges, and Flint Public Library provides vital services to our citizens. If you understand the value urban libraries can bring to their communities and you want to do important work, join us! COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: This is a non-union position with compensation negotiable based on qualifications and experience. Benefits: Vacation; sick time; health, dental and vision insurance (partly employer-paid); flexible spending plan; long term disability; life insurance; pension. See full job posting How to apply: Send your cover letter and resume to . POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Outreach Specialist (Lansing)
Be a part of the Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan as a very active and professional Outreach Specialist. We have one full time position available to provide experiences for girls in your community. Candidate will be responsible for the oversight of Girl Scout Outreach programming in the Lansing area. Working with Team Leader, ensure that the appropriate hiring, training, supervision, evaluation and scheduling procedures are conducted for all part-time program facilitators. Ensure the delivery of appropriate materials and training are provided for weekly program facilitators meetings.Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field is necessary. Excellent supervisory skills are needed with the ability to develop pluralistic staff and volunteer work teams. Strong human relations and problem solving skills are a must. Candidate will be working with both youths and adults. Demonstrated ability to organize and direct complex work assignments and create and carry out multi-faceted plans is essential. Excellent written and oral communication skills with public speaking experience required.If you are interested please email your resume and cover letter to the following individuals: Ashleigh Crisp Hobart (HR Specialist) at and Jackie Bucsi (Chief Membership Officer) at from Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan.

Summer Voter Engagement Interns (Detroit)
Asian & Pacific Islander American Vote - Michigan seeks two to three paid summer interns to assist with the implementation of its 2012 Asian American voter engagement field plan and fundraising initiatives. The ideal interns will be self-motivated, responsible, and dedicated to the advancement of the Asian American community in Michigan. Asian & Pacific Islander American Vote – Michigan is a nonpartisan nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that serves the Asian Pacific Islander American community through civic participation, advocacy, and education. To apply, email a resume and cover letter to by March 31, 2012. Visit for the full posting.

Executive Director/CEO (Bay City)
Position Description: Maintains accountability for overall operational and fiscal integrity of the organization through visible, effective leadership. Continues development of fundraising and revenue resources. Maintains cooperative relationships with partner agencies, community and organized labor. Enhances public awareness, understanding and support of human care service needs. Utilizes technology effectively. Manages and directs professional staff. Exhibits high degree of integrity. Experience Required: Minimum of ten years relevant work experience, including management experience. Previous leadership in business and/or non profit sector. Excellent written/oral communication skills. Experience in planning, budgeting and goal setting. Excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently. Educational Requirements: Bachelor's degree required, Graduate studies desired. Hiring Range: $55,000 to $75,000 annually, depending on qualifications.. Listing Details: Interested parties should submit cover letter and resume to or mail to address above no later than April 22, 2012. United Way of Bay County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Executive Director (Mt. Pleasant)
Provisional position with end date is 04/01/2017 College of Medicine.. The primary objective of this position is to provide overall programmatic and administrative leadership to the Mid-Michigan Regional AHEC Center and its staff. The Executive Director has primary responsibility for planning, organizing, directing and evaluating all aspects of the Center including finances, program development, and personnel. The Executive Director works in concert with and insures compliance with commitments to the CMU College of Medicine (AHEC grant co-recipient) and the MI-AHEC program office. The Executive Director also coordinates communication, marketing, and public relations for the Mid-Michigan Regional AHEC Center, in conjunction with the MI-AHEC program office. The Executive Director interacts with CMU administration, staff, residency program faculty and students throughout the Mid-Michigan AHEC region; with professional organizations, community and business leaders; and various health care constituencies, agencies and providers. The Executive Director will participate in the expansion of health sciences programs throughout the region and will also participate in statewide MI-AHEC program planning initiatives. Required qualifications include bachelor's degree preferably in business administration, healthcare administration, education administration, or other health-related field with interest in education studies; five years of experience in the development, delivery and evaluation of health care/professions related educational programs; See for a complete list of requirements. Wage rate: Commensurate with Qualifications. Hours Varies. Screening begins immediately and continues until filled. CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity within its community (see

Regional Corporate Gift Officer (Detroit)
AMERICAN RED CROSS – SOUTHEASTERN MICHIGAN REGION On May 21, 1881, the American Red Cross was founded by Clara Barton and her supporters. That summer, the American Red Cross responded to its first disaster by coming to the aid of thousands who were left homeless following the Michigan forest fires. In 1905, the first office in Michigan was opened in Detroit in a house on Jefferson Avenue. Later, the Detroit Chapter was formed in 1909 at the same location. Today, the Southeastern Michigan Chapter touches 250,000 lives annually by providing disaster relief in times of crisis and helping people prevent prepare for and respond to emergencies in Lenawee, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw and Wayne counties. REGIONAL CORPORATE GIFT OFFICER – DETROIT MI The Regional Corporate Gift Officer will identify, engage, cultivate, solicit, and steward current and prospective donors, in expanding their financial support of the work of the American Red Cross. MAJOR GIFT OFFICER – ANN ARBOR MI. The Major Gift Officer will identify, engage, cultivate, solicit, and steward current and prospective donors, in expanding their financial support of the work of the American Red Cross. They will work with Development staff on all aspects of a comprehensive individual major giving program. To view the full job descriptions visit: NPPN ( HOW TO APPLY: Register online with NPPN (; create a profile, upload your resume and a cover letter (addressed to ARC and include the position title). NPPN Non-Profit Personnel Network 248-569-6776.

Part Time Marketing Assistant (Ann Arbor)
The Guild of Artists & Artisans, producer of the Ann Arbor Summer Art Fair and four additional fine art fairs, seeks a part time marketing assistant with excellent multi-tasking and computer skills, 30+ hours per week. The position maintains the marketing database and assists with contracts, reports, surveys, merchandise, social networking and events. Ability to lift 25 pounds and work outside in all weather conditions. Sense of humor and appreciation of the arts strongly desired. Related experience preferred.. Position has potential to be full time. Resumes may be emailed to

Manager of Program Support (Ann Arbor)
Salary Range: $35,000 - $38,000. The Manager of Program Support will assist with the support, operations, and evaluations of revenue producing programs at NEW. The position works from the Ann Arbor office, but the Manager of Program Support might need to travel to locations in southeast Michigan. Major Duties: •Assist Vice President as needed with proof reading, scheduling, calls, etc. •Occasionally assist CEO •Enter invoice requests into online database •Assist tenants with technology, copiers, building questions •Assist with conference room rentals •Answer phones •Use online databases to manage matches, and communications between board candidates and nonprofit organizations •Edit and update slide shows, create handouts, oversee production of materials for workshops •Maintain and update online training calendars, events calendar, registrations •Work with developers on upgrades to databases and Website •Post openings, hire and manage work-study students from the University of Michigan for NEW programs, as needed. Required Education: A bachelor’s degree at minimum is strongly preferred. Work Experience & Competencies: Three years of office experience in a customer service related industry. Strong writing and editing skills are required. Strong computer software (PowerPoint, Adobe, Word, and Excel) and Internet skills. How to Apply: •Please email cover letter and resume to Diana Kern, by April 16th, 2012. •You may fax cover letter and resume to (734)998-0163, attn: Diana, by April 16th, 2012.

Program Associate and Trainer (Ann Arbor)
Salary Range: $38,000 - $42,000. Purpose of Position: The Program Associate and Trainer is part of the BoardConnect® team, a program of NEW (Nonprofit Enterprise at Work). They will facilitate and run the public workshops in southeast Michigan. They will assist with curriculum development and updates. They will partner with the Vice President on corporate relationships and running specialty training for business partners. They will provide customized trainings to nonprofit boards. Required Education: A bachelor’s degree at minimum is strongly preferred. Equivalent substantial professional exposure and experience in business, managerial, or legal fields would be considered. Work Experience & Competencies: At least three years of professional training, large group facilitation and/or teaching experience is required. Preference will be given to individuals with training experience and past or present nonprofit board experience. We are willing to teach nonprofit board governance to the right candidate. Strong speaking and writing skills are required. Familiarity and comfort with computer software and the Internet are required. Knowledge of nonprofit organizational and governance structure is strongly preferred. Must be willing to drive to engagements in Southeast Michigan. Experience with adult training and/or curriculum development is preferred. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Power Point is required. How to Apply: Please email cover letter and resume to Diana Kern, by April 16th, 2012. You may fax cover letter and resume to (734)998-0163, attn: Diana, by April 16th, 2012.

Volunteer and Special Projects Coordinator (East Lansing)
Volunteer and Special Projects Coordinator recruits, screens and trains volunteers in support of the agency mission; produces the volunteer newsletter, brochures, and other materials; drafts press releases and public service announcements in conjunction with the Development Director and Executive Director. Reports to the Executive Director. Characteristic Duties: §Assist in developing and strengthening our volunteer base §Recruit volunteers from the broader community, churches, and special groups §Screen all volunteers §Schedule volunteers §Supervise volunteers §Conduct volunteer orientation with potential volunteers §Respond to daily volunteer inquiries via phone and email §Attend Volunteer recruitment events §Prepare volunteer newsletter §Manage relationships with volunteers, staff and residents §Maintain excellent communication between staff and volunteers §Track and report volunteer hours. §Assist in planning and implementing special projects §Work in conjunction with Development and Executive Director to carry out special events §Update and maintain all websites advertising for volunteers §Coordinate with other staff on projects to be done by volunteers §Ensure consistent and effective follow-up with internal and external entities. Position Qualifications Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, Community Relations, Marketing or related field. Minimum three years related work experience. Skills/Abilities: Perform the characteristic duties as outlined in the position description. Ability to work with a diverse populations Can utilize a personal computer and is familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel and publisher software, social media and website management. The ability to speak and write clearly using proper spelling and grammar Ability to provide public speaking presentations Ability to work as a positive team member. Pass a criminal background check. Possess a valid Michigan Drivers License. Please submit resume and cover letter to

Project Director (Ann Arbor)
Unique opportunity to lead a multi-agency coordinating body that will help every school-aged youth in Washtenaw County to become ready for success by age 21. The Washtenaw Alliance for Children and Youth has adopted the Forum for Youth Investment’s Ready by 21 Initiative. Ready by 21 is a set of innovative strategies that helps communities and states improve the odds that all children and youth will be ready for college, work and life. The successful candidate will lead the collaborative work of several public and nonprofit youth-services agencies in developing, implementing, and evaluating a Washtenaw Ready by 21 action plan to enhance the health and development of school-aged children and. Key Responsibilities include: •Attracting and engaging diverse stakeholders; •Facilitating partnership and community action, dialog, consensus-building; •Engaging, motivating, and maintaining active membership •Serves as public voice for organization; •Leading dialog around data •Monitor relevant indicators and outcomes and align resources towards what works; •Strategic planning; •Active participation in local funder’s council including helping to develop new resources; •Budget development and management; •Assuring contract obligations are met; •Supervising staff, interns, and volunteers. Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree plus three years of relevant experience. Major coursework in social or behavioral science, public health, social work, public administration. Master’s Degree preferred. This is a contractual position averaging 20 hours per week. Letters of interest and resumes to:

Director of Development/Fundraising (Detroit)
Reports to: Executive Director. Job Description and Primary Responsibilities::
Establishing, maintaining, and continually expanding a diverse development program that includes major donors, corporations, foundations, direct mail, community stakeholders and planned giving under the direction of the Executive Director. Responsible for developing, implementing and expanding the fund 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. Responsible for presenting and managing a positive organizational image to the general public, clients and the community. Coordinate agency external and internal communications through various media including social media. Responsible for other duties determined by the Executive Director.Required Qualifications: Associate Degree or 2+ years of college. 5+ years previous experience in development of fundraising and/or grant . 5+ writing that meets or exceeds agency's fundraising goals.. 5 years of writing and editing experience. Use of various social media tools and business analytics. Superior presentation and marketing skills. Knowledge of business office productivity software (Word, Excel, Power Point). Valid drivers license and reliable transportation. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in business, marketing or communication. Knowledge of Apple OS productivity software and/or publishing software. KICK is an equal opportunity employer. Please mail a cover letter and resume to: KICK - The Agency for LGBT African-Americans The Center In Detroit 41 Burroughs St, Ste 109 Detroit MI 48202. DO NOT SEND EMAILS

Public Policy/Research Intern (Detroit)
We are seeking a talented and organized person to join a small research/policy team. The intern is responsible for planning and conducting a wide range of research for both internal and external audiences, as well as tracking and analyzing public policy. She/he may work in partnership with researchers at other organizations and may represent DWEJ in collaborative initiatives.The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who has a demonstrated ability to manage a wide range of projects and to deliver results for DWEJ.. We are interested in candidates who can demonstrate some expertise in one or more of the following categories: environmental justice, climate change, policy advocacy and community organizing. Successful candidates will be friendly and adaptable team players. The ability to interact with staff and external partners, while maintaining a high level of professionalism is crucial. Qualifications: Strong commitment to environmental justice and to DWEJ's mission and organizational objectives; Bachelor's degree plus a minimum of two years relevant experience- graduate degree a plus; Strong research and analytical skills; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Skilled at working effectively with a diversity of people and organizations, including labor, community, business, policy, and environmental organizations. Excellent interpersonal skills; Demonstrated ability and willingness to work independently with minimal day-to-day supervision; Highly organized, detail-oriented; Computer and database management skills. Compensation: Part-time, commensurate with experience: How to Apply: Email resume, recent writing sample, references, and cover letter to Include "RESEACH/ POLICY INTERN and Your Name”" in SUBJECT LINE.

Survivor Advocate (Plymouth)
Hours/week: Part-time, 20-25 hours per week, Western Wayne County location(s)Availability: Start date: May 2012, weekdays, evenings, on-call Assault Response. Description: To provide advocacy, information, and support to survivors of sexual violence via individual, group, and telephone sessions in non-residential and residential settings. Assist with overall functioning of 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: NA. Send resume and cover letter WITH SALARY REQUIREMENTS to Amy Youngquist: Fax: 734-416-5555 E-mail:

Vice President of Finance (Grand Rapids)
Vice President of Finance: Planned Parenthood of West & Northern Michigan is seeking a new member of its Senior Leadership Team, based at the Administrative Offices in Grand Rapids. The successful candidate will oversee financial policies, systems & procedures, agency insurance & legal/contractual compliance. A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field is required; an MPA, MBA or CPA is preferred. In addition, a minimum of 5 years of highly successful, non-profit financial accounting experience is required; experience in strategic business development & health care financing is an added plus. Will consider an equivalent combination of education & experience. Send cover letter, resume & salary history to EOE. Resumes accepted until April 13, 2012.

Office Administrator (Detroit)
Youth Development Commission. The office administrator position encompasses a wide range of activities including administration, finances, personnel, and facilities. The office administrator works closely with Finance Director and President on problem solving and decision making. The person is responsible for the smooth and efficient operation of the office. Must maintain accurate/up-to date records and interact with various vendors and fiduciary clients. Finance Functions: Handle daily bookkeeping and banking. Provide input into annual budget. Handle payroll and related functions. Provide fiduciary reports. Develop materials/processes for annual audit. Process and issue checks/purchase orders. Prepare/enter monthly journal entries. Administer petty cash. Assist Finance Director as needed. Administration Functions: Manage support staff and office procedures including supplies and mail. Maintain files. Maintain fiduciary clients. Manage office equipment/technology. Personnel Functions: Coordinate recruitment and orientation of new staff. Administer benefits programs. Maintain personnel manual, files and monitor personnel evaluation system. Qualifications: -Bachelor’s degree; concentration in accounting preferred -Two years experience supervising/managing personnel -Three-five years experience in bookkeeping; nonprofit environment preferred. -Proficient with QuickBooks for Nonprofits, Microsoft Office, especially Excel -Ability to operate computer and general office equipment -Interpersonal skills, high energy, flexible -Ability to self-manage and perform multifaceted projects -Superior numeric, written and verbal communication skills -Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and auto insurance. Submit cover letter and resume to Arlene M. Robinson, Interim President by Friday, April 13, 2012 to: 1274 Library Street, Suite 201, Detroit, MI 48226 or email: No phone calls. See full job description at:

President (Detroit)
The President provides vision; strategic leadership; program development and growth; and management of resources to accomplish the Youth Development Commission’s mission. Must demonstrate excellent writing skills and have demonstrated success in relationship building, fundraising and writing proposals to various funding sources. Relationships with a host of public and private groups including government, schools, foundations, community organizations, corporations, and others are needed for the successful implementation of the organization's goals.The President must have practical experience in a variety of administrative skills including human resources, staff supervision and development, organizational development, marketing, planning, and strategic plan development and implementation. The President is responsible for the development and control of the budget, banking, investment activities, annual audit and developing/managing procedures for the smooth operation of the organization. QUALIFICATIONS-Minimally, 10 years experience working with youth/community organizations or related experience with at least five years of executive level experience in administration.. -Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree is preferred -Strong organizational, verbal and written skills -Able to interact with staff at all levels of various organizations -Strong knowledge of program planning, grant writing, budget management/development, human resources management, and fund development -Basic computer skills -Ability to work flexible schedule See full job description at:
Qualified candidates should submit cover letter and resume postmarked by April 13, 2012. Include salary history and specific information regarding core competencies. NO PHONE CALLS. Mail five (5) copies to: Barbara Jean Patton Youth Development Commission c/o Post Box 23914 Detroit, Michigan 48223

Parent Organizer (Detroit)
Detroit Parent Network, a premier nonprofit organization that transforms parents to make Detroit a better place to raise and educate children, is currently seeking a Parent Organizer. The Parent Organizer is responsible for working with up to 12 DPS schools to ensure there is a strong parent organization, implement multiple parent engagement strategies, and find opportunities to support parents with a focus on student achievement. In order to be successful, parent organizers must build and maintain relationships with school principals and parents, recruit and support parent leaders from each school, assist schools and parents as they carry out federally required Title I parent involvement meetings, help to ensure programs reflect parent interest, and support activities and programs at area Parent Resource Centers. Qualified candidates will hold a two-year associates degree or equivalent experience; have one to two years of community organizing or program/workshop facilitation and ability to engage parents and families.A full job description can be found at: Applicants should email a cover letter and resume to No phone calls please.

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