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EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - April 26, 2012

Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - April 26, 2012

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Executive Director (Ludington)
The Ludington Area Arts Council, which owns and operates the Ludington Area Center for the Arts, seeks a full-time executive director. The Executive Director works closely with the Board of Directors to carry out the vision, mission, and strategic plan of the Ludington Area Arts Council. Requirements: Demonstrate excellent fund raising, programming, marketing, and management skills. Have the ability to develop positive relationships with a wide variety of individuals and organizations. Demonstrate strong writing, speaking, and presentation skills. Demonstrate ability to work successfully with volunteers. Possess strong computer skills. Bachelor’s Degree.Position Responsibilities: •Work with the board to implement the organization’s strategic plan by: •Overseeing the development, implementation, and evaluation of programs, events, and activities that support the mission of the Ludington Area Arts Council. •Working in partnership with the board to develop the annual budget, and make financial decisions. Works in collaboration with the treasurer, bookkeeper, and auditor on all financial affairs. •Supporting the board in developing and implementing fundraising plans. This includes, but is not limited to assisting, the cultivation and solicitation of donors; writing grants and funding proposals. •Managing the Center’s operations, including marketing and events, personnel and volunteers. •Building and maintaining positive relationships with members, partner organizations, policymakers, media, and other community members. •Preparing and/or publishing newsletters, advertising, web site content, video presentations and any other publications needed to promote the organization. •Representing the organization in the community through guest speaker or media opportunities. •Ensuring compliance with state and federal requirements to maintain our non-profit status. •Working in partnership with the board to refine policies and procedures for the Center’s operations and programming. Please send a cover letter and resume by May 16, 2012 to

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 Deadline: May 18, 2012

Executive Director (Mt. Clemens) 
Macomb County Habitat for Humanity (MCHFH) is seeking an Executive Director. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for promoting the overall vision and direction of Macomb County Habitat for Humanity (MCHFH) and ensuring its ability to increasingly serve families in need of simple, decent, affordable housing. MCHFH currently has an annual budget of approximately $5.4 million and over 30 employees. As the “face” of MCHFH, the Executive Director must be a strong advocate for the Habitat mission and aggressively pursue the long-term goals established by the Board. Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to: Nonprofit-Organizational Development, Community Development, Housing Policy and Issues, Planning, Goal Setting and Evaluating Effectiveness, Problem Solving, Decision Making, Coaching, Delegating and Team Development, Funding Resource Development, Financial Management, Marketing-Public Relations, Building Collaborative Partnerships Within the Community. Required Qualifications: •Five years of managerial experience with a proven track record of accomplishing goals by working through others. •Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience with a record of accomplishment. •Highly motivated and results oriented. •Excellent written, oral, and group presentation skills. •Understanding of basic financial reports.Preferred Qualifications: •Fundraising and grant writing experience •Familiarity with major gift and planned giving campaigns and programs •Experience developing community partnerships •Some understanding of the construction and/or mortgage industry. Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.To Apply: Forward your resume to No phone inquiries please.

Seeking Proposals for Grant Writer Services (Lansing)
Lansing Community College, in Lansing, Michigan, seeks proposals for Grant Writer Services, RFP #13400-472-12EL. Deadline is May 7, 2012, 2:30 pm EDT. Bidding documents are available through Applicants must first register at Bid4Michigan; free registration is available at their site. Contact Evelyn Lynn with questions, at 517-483-1726 or

Full Time Associate Consultant (Detroit)
Local planning and evaluation consulting firm is seeking two full-time Associate Consultants. The first position is for a three-year evaluation involving a wide range of nonprofit organizations in the city of Detroit. This position has the potential to become a permanent position at the conclusion of the project. The second position, while similar to the first, is not project specific and may also involve strategic and community planning. Both positions call for an understanding of quantitative and qualitative research methods, with demonstrated experience working in an urban setting. Familiarity or prior experience working with the philanthropic sector is a plus. Ideal candidates should have: •5+ years experience working with a variety of community-based organizations and/or philanthropic organizations in a research related capacity •Solid understanding of qualitative and quantitative research methods •Superior communications skills, and exceptional writing skills •Strong analytical skills •Ability to work comfortably in corporate and community-based settings •Excellent organizational skills •Strong work ethic •Ability to work well on deadline. Candidates should have a Masters degree or higher in fields such as public health, urban planning, public policy, public administration, social work or education. A doctoral or professional degree could substitute for up to two years’ experience. The positions are salaried, with benefits. Interested applicants should submit a resume and writing sample electronically to:

Executive Administrative Assistant (Detroit) 
Mosaic’s mission is to empower young people to maximize their potential through professional performing arts training and the creation of first rate theatrical and musical art. The organization produces a three show season at the Detroit Institute of Arts as well as touring performances at locations throughout metro Detroit. Primary Responsibilities: •Manages CEO’s calendar, contacts and tasks; reviews and sorts mail; Coordinates travel •Coordinates preparation of verbal and written correspondence on behalf of CEO. •Coordinates Mosaic Board of Directors (BOD) communications, capture and distribute quarterly BOD meeting minutes •Basic receptionist duties: answering telephones, routing calls and greeting visitors •Basic office administration duties: process mail, maintain office supplies; liaison with suppliers •Assist with payroll, benefits administration and basic accounting tasks. •Other duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS o Minimum 4 years experience in an office setting, including one year assisting executive level personnel. o Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks at once. o Strong organizational skills, attention to detail. o Good computer skills with sound knowledge of Word, Excel, and Outlook. o Basic mathematic capabilities. COMPENSATION: 32k annually with medical and dental insurance. To apply, email cover letter and resume to No phone calls please. EOE

Chief Operating Officer (Detroit) 
The Chief Operating Officer will oversee all internal functions including; finance, HR, IT, marketing and development, programs, strategic planning and board support. Mosaic's mission is to empower young people to maximize their potential through professional performing arts training and the creation of first-rate theatrical and musical art. Responsibilities -Serve as the internal leader of the organization, reporting to the Founder/CEO -Supervise and manage all staff, with senior staff reporting to COO -Coordinate the annual organizational plan and budget -Lead performance management process -Develop, implement and ensure compliance with policies and procedures in a team building environment-Provide staff a strong day-to-day leadership presence and support. Requirements: -Minimum of four years of management experience in a similar role with leadership experience in at least two (2) of the following areas: finance and accounting, human resources, fund development or strategic planning -Proven track record building administrative systems -Experience leading, managing and participating on teams with shared responsibility for outcomes and decision-making -Excellent project management skills with interpersonal and communication skills- Technologically proficient -BS or equivalent experience required; MBA or Masters in Arts/Non-Profit Administration preferred. Salary and Benefits: We offer a competitive salary to commensurate with qualifications and experience and a comprehensive benefits package. Mosaic is an equal opportunity employer. To Apply: Email cover letter, salary requirements, resume and three references to No phone calls please.

Troop Pathway Specialist (Detroit) 
Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan is seeking a self-motivated candidate for Troop Pathway Specialist. The right candidate will be committed to increasing girl leadership and have a proven history of recruiting, coaching and conflict resolution. The selected candidate will become an expert in the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE), ensuring its implementation and will mentor and support volunteers ensuring that GSLE is prevalent in all activities. They will assist in evaluating the GSLE and troop experience of girls, parents and adult volunteers and will be responsible for the retention of adult volunteers and recruitment and retention of girl members.The territory for this position could be in: Clinton Township, Detroit, Flint, Port Huron, White Lake; Monroe or Sanilac counties. Position Qualifications: • Minimum of three (3) years customer or volunteer support experience • Excellent communication and group presentation skills • Demonstrated skills in conflict resolution, problem solving, and creative thinking • Ability to recruit, train, and provide leadership to volunteers • Ability to develop relationships with staff, volunteers, and community organizations • Ability to organize and analyze complex and detailed statistical information • Ability to work effectively with a diverse populationEssential Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree with concentration in related field or equivalent experience • Demonstrated skill in Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn additional computer programs • Willingness to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have access to an automobile during normal working hours. Please email resume and cover letter to

Part Time Administrative Assistant (Plymouth) 
 FIRST STEP WESTERN WAYNE COUNTY PROJECT ON DOMESTIC AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE. Hours/week: Part-time, 20-25 hours per week, Western Wayne County location(s) Availability: Start date: May 2012, weekdays, occasional evenings. Description: Under the direction of the Associate Director, the Administrative Assistant is primarily responsible for daily activities within the office, general administrative tasks, and maintaining close communications with all supervisory staff and the Board of Directors. Qualifications: Associate’s degree, and/or 2 years prior experience in similar position. Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office software (Excel, Word, Powerpoint) and social media. Demonstrated initiative, high professional standards, and excellent organizational skills. Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to work independently and with supervision. Demonstrated experience working effectively with people from diverse racial, economic and cultural backgrounds. Understanding and recognition of the issues of domestic violence and sexual assault. 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. Ability to lift 30 pounds on occasion.Send resume and cover letter WITH SALARY REQUIREMENTS to Theresa Bizoe. E-mail:

Executive Director (Traverse City) 
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul has an immediate opening for an Executive Director to serve as chief administrator to refresh the organization with professional leadership and management. Salary and benefits are negotiable. Major functions: development of goals and objectives for key areas; program services and delivery, administration, public relations/marketing/community involvement, fundraising, volunteer coordination and board liaison. This job requires administrative duties as well as a leadership role. Qualifications: experience in management and supervision, strategizing and coalition building, volunteer development, strong verbal and written communication skills, decision-making skills, ability to understand basic financial statements and utilize modern computer programs. The organization is currently a less than $100,000 annual operation with less than a dozen volunteers expecting to grow exponentially with proper leadership. St. Vincent de Paul is a Catholic lay non-profit organization bringing women and men together to grow spiritually by offering person-to-person service to the needy. More details at http://www.svdptc/org/career/ed . Please send cover letter and resume in PDF or Word format to No phone calls or direct mail please.

Financial Assistant (Lansing) 
Seeking a Full Time Financial Assistant. Responsibilities include: Responsible for bi-weekly payroll; information gathering, processing, 1099 reporting, problem resolution, file and record maintenance. Responsible for processing weekly accounts payable, the tracking and monitoring of accounts receivable, journal entries, cash management and bank reconciliation with complete and evident documentation. Our applications can be found by visiting our website at , go to the Employment and Volunteer opportunities tab to locate the application. To apply for vacant positions in person, please visit us at: Tri-County Office on Aging 5303 S. Cedar Street, Suite 1 Lansing, MI 48911 Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. To apply by fax: Fax cover letter, resume and application to: (517) 887-1482 To apply by email: Email cover letter, resume and application to:

Homeless Services Manager (Ypsilanti) 
Homeless Services Manager - 1FTE with benefits. This position manages Housing Access and Homeless Family Services programs. Send resume and cover letter to and See full posting at

Director of Development (Detroit) 
The Director of Development will provide vision, leadership and direction for all fundraising activities including preparing proposals and grant applications, individual and planned giving asks, researching and responding to grant and RFP opportunities. S/he will develop and implement a strategic fundraising plan resulting in a diverse development program expanding the fundraising activities of the Agency leading to stability and growth. It is expected that the Director will secure a minimum of $500,000 in additional funding within the first 8 months. Key Responsibilities: •Research, design and deliver high-quality proposals and reports. •Work closely with team to strategize funding opportunities. •Develop and maintain media relations. •Create development office, including all records, files, and database. Qualifications: The ideal candidate is a seasoned development professional with proven successful track record in developing and implementing effective development strategies and plans in dynamic nonprofit organizations. Key attributes: •At least 5 years of increasing development experience in a nonprofit organization. At least 2 years experience as part of leadership team. •Proven experience and ability to meet goals; proven track record/measurable results in personally identifying and soliciting individuals, corporations, foundations. •Solid computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft (word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, email, web, database applications). For the full job description please visit our website at Email cover letter, portfolio of fund development successes, salary history, resume and contact information for 3 references to Deadline May 18th. No calls please.

Residential Program Manager (Inkster) 
The 24-hour Youth Shelter Manager is responsible for overall program operations including compliance and licensing requirements, contract agreements, and internal outcome measures. Also needed to deliver leadership, supervision, daily management and support to staff, to promote and ensure high quality in service delivery. Master’s degree in psychology, social work or related human service field is preferred. Salary negotiable. Interested candidates should send their resume, along with salary requirements to: or Starfish Family Services, Human Resources, 30000 Hiveley, Inkster, MI 48141.

Program Analyst (Southfield) 
The Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation is a family foundation working to enrich humanity by strengthening and empowering children and families in need. The Foundation is seeking a qualified candidate to fill a program analyst position for a period of one year. We are looking for a self-starter who works well independently, someone with research and analytical skills and knowledge of the philanthropic world, who can assist in reviewing grant partner stewardship reports, measuring progress toward objectives and compiling overall data by impact area to further assess progress toward overall funding targets. The maximum salary is $40,000 and the temporary position will not offer benefits. Skills required include: excellent written and oral communication abilities, strong interpersonal skills, experience with data analysis and conducting web based research, extensive computer abilities, history of working with individuals from a variety of cultures and community backgrounds, detail oriented with high level of accuracy, ability to maintain confidentiality. To learn more, please submit a resume before May 18, 2012 to:

Executive Director (Lansing) 
Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan is seeking a Part-Time Executive Director. CDAM is a mission driven, 501(c)(3) membership organization that provides support, training, legislative education and services to the Michigan Criminal Defense Practitioners throughout the state. The organization is located in Lansing and ideal candidate will be required to have contact with Lansing. CDAM's website is This position requires a self motivated, confident pragmatic leader who displays organizational skills, diplomacy, and a high level of integrity. The ideal candidate is a self started and is skilled in organizational skills and has excellent communication skills. This job requires administrative duties as well as a leadership role. Organizational Planning and Development: working with the Board of Directors to set organizational goals and implement the necessary steps to achieve these goals as well as the ability to develop CDAM’s Strategic Plan. Management: Management the day to day operations of the organization including but not limited to answer phones, dealing with email questions and collecting mail and depositing money, draft news releases, and maintaining social media sites. Fundraising: designing and executing fundraising plans and goals to fund the CDAM’s Legislative action Fund and operating budget. Members Services: Coordinate with the membership committee and assist in membership services including but not limited to signing up new members, sending membership packets and develop membership services. Please submit cover letter and a resume to by May 4th. Salary is set at 20 hours weekly at a competitive rate.

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, from public and private sources; perform research to identify new grant funding opportunities; and assist with audit preparations. This position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills. The desired applicant is articulate and organized, with a basic working knowledge of grant practices and procedures and a demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks with minimal supervision. Email cover letter and resume to

Executive Director (Kalamazoo) 
Executive Director Poverty Reduction Initiative Kalamazoo County. Position is the primary leader of local non-profit engaged in education, collaboration and networking to reduce and prevent poverty. See full listing and details here:

Deputy Director (Southfield) 
JOB SUMMARY: Seeking a Deputy Director for its Institute to provide support to advance its work including the management of the daily operations and securing funding. The Deputy Director should have experience in fund development and grant writing and a demonstrated ability to work successfully with public and private constituents ranging from the automotive, defense, construction, design, and manufacturing sectors to the governmental and nonprofit communities. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: •Bachelor’s degree is required; Masters or higher a plus. •Responsibilities may require working on weekends and overtime during the work week. •Some travel will be required. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Deputy Director will be responsible for all aspects of including without limitation the creation, coordination, facilitation, reporting and follow up activities relating to its symposia, the administrative and other support assistance relating to expert panel assignments, and preparation and implementation of program-related activities in keeping with the vision and mission. QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Essential skills required for the position of Deputy Director include without limitation, the following: •Strong comprehension, writing and speaking skills comparable to those of a successful legal, marketing or other professional. •Must have knowledge of or background in non-profit organizations. •Ability to understand on a fast-track basis complex and diverse subject matters. •Gifted communicator and collaborator with characteristics that include approachability, inclusiveness, authenticity and a sense of humor. •Strategic and tactical thinker and planner, who will identify strengths and weaknesses, nurture initiatives, manage priorities and execute multiple tasks effectively. •Ability to oversee and follow up funding requests to foundations, corporate and governmental sources. To view the full job description visit NPPN HOW TO APPLY: Register online with NPPN (; create a candidate profile, upload your resume and a cover letter.

Community Arts Development Coordinator (Detroit) 
Position Summary: Work to implement, support and monitor the core community organizing and administrative aspects of the community+public arts:DETROIT (CPAD) program, a city-wide initiative to bring high quality community driven public art as a community development tool to targeted Detroit neighborhoods. Position includes primary responsibility for day-to-day operations, community organizing, and communications in support of this program. Full-time position. Duties and Responsibilities: •Build on relationships with community organizations and residents to expand and facilitate Community Art Groups in six Detroit neighborhoods to support meaningful public art for community development and expression. Work with communities to identify and interact with potential public art projects; expand neighborhood awareness about how the arts can benefit quality of life and creatively address over-all neighborhood concerns; •Work through Community Art Groups to identify and address needs and strengths in the community through public art projects, events, classes, and performances as appropriate; •Act as Liaison between communities, Arts Specialists, and a Community and Public Arts Advisory Council; •Support promotion of community arts opportunities within neighborhoods and city-wide, related events and meetings including culminating activities; Qualifications: •Minimum bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Community Organizing, Community Development, or related fields; Masters degree preferred; •Extensive background in community work, with a focus on urban populations and work with diverse groups of people, five years experience preferred; •Background with/connection to the Detroit arts community; For full job description and how to apply, go to

Communications Director (Troy) 
Dynamic nonprofit professional Association is seeking a communications/public relations professional with a strong marketing orientation for a senior management position. Requirements: •Bachelor’s degree – Communications, public relations, or marketing major required; business minor preferred •Seven to ten years progressive marketing/public relations experience •Minimum five years hands-on management/staff supervision experience •Exceptional writing skills with knowledge of AP style, promotional copywriting and editing skills •Publications management, newsletter development/design, media/public relations •Website and social networking expertise a must •Ability to communicate creative concepts and marketing strategies. Previous non-profit association experience a plus •Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications. Responsibilities:•Coordinate centralized marketing approach, ensuring cross organizational, integrated marketing strategies •Responsible for all marketing and public relations' materials, marketing collateral, including development and coordination of educational and event brochures •Responsible for online and print communications including members' newsletters, President's messages, web content and promotional outreach •Develop and direct media relations plan to gain visibility and coverage for the Association and its programs, products, issues in the profession, financial literacy and general media outreach in conjunction with public relations firm •Drive social networking efforts and work with President and COO to ensure current Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn information •Oversight of department staff •Collaborate with other staff members and association volunteers. Great work environment and benefits package. E-mail resume and salary requirements to EOE

Development Officer Direct Mail/Development Systems (Detroit) 
Part-time responsible for planning, developing, implementing and evaluating the direct mail solicitation program to strengthen and support the fund-raising goals and objectives of CHM. Responsible for maintaining Raiser’s Edge database of donors and potential donors. Also will assist in fund raising efforts of the Development Department & work closely with the Development Team to plan and execute fund raising Bachelor degree, 2+years exp, MS Office & Raiser’s Edge proficiency required. $13-16/hour. Please email resume and cover letter to

Project Development Associate (Detroit) 
 Accounting Aid Society has an immediate opening for a Project Development Associate. This is a part-time position with growth opportunities for full-time status and advancement within the organization. The agency is looking for someone with good communication, planning and computer skills who is able to work independently in a fast-paced environment. This position provides direct support to the development director regarding project proposals and planning, outcome reporting, grant management, individual and corporate fundraising appeals and special projects. More specifically this position will: assist with research and writing of funding proposals including accurate program planning and budget development; prepare timely and accurate grant reports including outcomes and budgets as requested; assist with assembling standard reports summarizing annual agency outcomes; assist with planning, implementation and oversight of special events and projects; provide creative input and actively participate in events and other fundraising vehicles; maintain database of donors, potential donors, and grant funders; refine and document development and outreach databases. Position Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, marketing or related field (an associate’s degree with equivalent work experience is also acceptable); strong administrative, oral and written communication skills; demonstrated proficiency and comfort using Microsoft Office and other applications, specifically third party online database applications; and ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment. Send cover letter and resume´ to: Kathleen Aro, President, Accounting Aid is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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