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EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - May, 10, 2012

Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - May 10, 2012

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Vice President for Donor and Community Relations (Lansing)
The Capital Region Community Foundation is seeking an experienced professional to serve as its Vice President for Donor and Community Relations.. Reporting to the Foundation’s President and CEO, the Vice President for Donor and Community Relations is a key member of the Foundation’s management team, working closely with the President on the Foundation’s fund development and donor cultivation activities. In addition, he or she will lead the Foundation’s community impact initiatives, emphasizing community leadership and collaboration with other funders and nonprofit agencies in accordance with a collective impact model. The position includes supervision of a program officer who is primarily responsible for managing the Foundation’s grantmaking program. The ideal candidate is a generalist who has the interpersonal skills, experience, vision and desire to assume a leadership role in the community. Prior community foundation experience is highly desirable.With more than $65 million in assets, the Capital Region Community Foundation annually distributes more than $3 million in grants to a wide variety of nonprofit organizations in the greater Lansing region. More information about the position may be obtained by visiting To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter outlining your relevant background, experience and salary requirements by June 1, 2012. Submissions may be mailed to:Dennis W. Fliehman President and CEO Capital Region Community Foundation 330 Marshall St., Suite 300 Lansing, MI 48912. Email submissions may be sent

Executive Director (East Lansing)
The Michigan Universities Coalition on Health, Inc, (MUCH) a non-profit organization with a mission to leverage the knowledge, resources and influence of its members to improve the value of employee benefit plans and services is seeking a part-time Executive Director to work with the Board of Directors and Executive Committee to continue to advance the mission of the organization, ensure proper management and legal compliance. Minimum qualifications: ?Bachelors Degree in human resource, business administration, health care administration or related field • 5 -7 years experience working with employee benefits •? Knowledge and experience managing large self-insured medical and dental plans • Self directed and able to work independently and in a collaborative team environment • Strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills • Excellent presentation skills • Experience working with health plan vendors to compile, research, and analyze information and legal contracts • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications with specific emphasis on Excel, Word and PowerPoint • Experience planning, preparing and facilitating Board meetings. E-mail resume and cover letter to Reneè Rivard at 

Executive Director (Ann Arbor)
Executive Director position for the Family Learning Institute in Ann Arbor, MI starting July 1st. FLI offers tutoring in reading and math 2-5th grade students performing below grade level. Please refer to our web site for complete job description at familylearninginstitute.orgExperience in development and management of volunteers is essential.

Community Specialist (Detroit)
The Community Specialist is responsible for ensuring that the Operational Volunteer Structure is working effectively and efficiently to ensure a high quality Girl Scout experience for girls and volunteers within their communities. The Community Specialist is responsible for facilitating transparent communication and developing collaboration among volunteers to support the recruitment, engagement and retention of girl members and adult volunteers. S/he is responsible for ensuring that volunteers are engaged in creating and implementing Community Troops as well as program opportunities (camp, events & series, travel) for girls within their local communities. S/he supports the council’s goals and objectives, including goals of recruitment and retention of girls and adults. The Community Specialist ensures current GSUSA initiatives and the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE) is implemented into the design of all events. She/he develops and maintains relationships with volunteers. Please send resume and cover letter to

Manager of Series & Events (Detroit)
The Manager of Series & Events is accountable for the comprehensive design, management and implementation of plans to extend and deliver the Girl Scout Leadership Experience throughout GSSEM via the Events, Series, Travel, and Virtual Pathways. The Manager of Series & Events will be responsible for developing partnerships with other non-profit and for-profit businesses in Southeastern Michigan with a similar mission to offer programming opportunities which incorporates the Girl Scout Leadership Experience.. The Manager of Series & Events reports to the Director and trains and supervises a Series & Events Specialist and oversees the management of an outside event company. Please email resume and cover letter to

Program Coordinator (Mt. Pleasant)
Provisional position with end date of 04/01/2017 College of Medicine. 
The primary objective of this position is to oversee the programmatic activities and the collection and reporting of activity data for the Mid-Michigan Regional AHEC Center. The Mid-Michigan Regional AHEC Center will be located on the campus of Central Michigan University, located in Mt. Pleasant (Isabella County). The Mid-Michigan Regional AHEC will serve 13 rural and six urban counties. The Program Coordinator will focus on identifying and developing programs to meet the educational needs of health care professionals working in rural and medically underserved communities. Required qualifications include bachelor's degree in business administration, healthcare administration, health education, or other health-related field; two years of professional work experience; excellent written and verbal communication skills; knowledge of and experience with data collection, entry, management and interpretation; demonstrated computer skills; excellent organizational and analytical skills, with strong attention to detail. Desired qualifications include master's degree; familiarity with the communities of the Mid-Michigan AHEC region; demonstrated ability to write grants and secure funding from external sources; experience coordinating and conducting educational activities for adult students; knowledge of health professional training requirements; interest in and commitment to serving health education needs of disadvantaged populations. 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

System Program Associate (Okemos) 
General Summary The ACE Program Associate will be a full-time member of the ACE Team. In addition to providing direct support to the Program Director, will routinely perform data entry, provide system support to users and members, and assist with logistics for meetings and events. Principal Duties and Responsibilities •Prepare invoices, reports, memos, letters, and other documents, using word processing, spreadsheet, database, or presentation software. •Conduct research, compile data, and prepare info for consideration and presentation by the Program Director •Scheduling •Assist partners and customers with web-based software problems and questions. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required Bachelor’s or equivalent experience and education preferred. Extensive computer knowledge required, including Microsoft Office with heavy emphasis on knowledge of Excel. Must be a quick learner with strong sense of initiative. Should possess and utilize knowledge, principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. Competitive compensation and benefits based on qualifications and abilities. To apply please submit cover letter and resume via email to

Loan Underwriter/Analyst (Detroit)
Great opportunity available for a smart individual to fill the position of Loan Underwriter/Analyst. Position reports to the Vice President of Lending and is based in Detroit. Requires excellent analytical skills, working relationships with a variety of constituencies, minimum of three years full-time recent experience (or equivalent) reviewing both credit applications and one-to-four unit property appraisals and the ability to analyze tax records including personal tax returns, and those of partnerships, corporations, etc. A Bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in finance, business or accounting is preferred. Competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, and team-oriented work environment. Please submit resume and letter of interest to: or Opportunity Resource Fund, 330 Marshall Street, Suite 105, Lansing MI 48912 not later than May 15, 2011. Diversity is highly valued and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Executive Director (Midland)
The Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (Shelterhouse) is seeking an Executive Director with strong leadership abilities and a commitment to the field of domestic violence and sexual assault. Qualifications for this position include excellent communication skills, fundraising and donor development experience, nonprofit business acumen, program development and administration experience, ability to oversee strategic initiatives and strong advocacy skills. A master’s degree in social work, counseling or a related field is required as is previous leadership experience and an understanding of the issues of domestic and sexual violence. To apply, submit cover letter and resume by May 17 to, with ED Search in the subject line. (Posted 5-4-12)

President/CEO (Ann Arbor)
The Art Center seeks a President/CEO responsible for the overall leadership, general management and the daily operations of the Ann Arbor Art Center. For a job description and application visit

Full-time and part-time First Responder position(s) (Plymouth)
Great opportunity to make a difference! Good position for those with social work, women's studies, psychology, mental health, health/caregiver backgrounds! First Step: Western Wayne County Project on Domestic and Sexual Violence Looking for one full-time (midnights) and two part-time (various shifts) people to provide crisis intervention and support for residential (shelter) clients, callers on the 24-hour help-line and also provide on-call/in-person advocacy to survivors at our SANE (sexual assault nurse examiner) clinic in Wayne, Michigan as well as area hospitals and police departments. Comprehensive training and supervision provided. Part-time position is evenings, midnights, holidays, and/or weekends (20-30 hours a week) Full-time position is 37.5 hours a week, midnights Starting at $12+/hour. Opportunities for advancement. Qualifications: BA in social work/human services/related field; equivalent experience acceptable. Experience working with persons victimized by domestic/sexual violence and/or experience in crisis intervention and/or residential setting; match with agency mission, philosophy, strategic priorities, and core competencies essential. Ability to maintain a flexible schedule; valid driver's license, current auto insurance, criminal background check including national and MI sex offender registry, DHS clearance, good driving record, and reliable transportation required. Bilingual a plus. EOE.Send resume and cover letter: Amy Youngquist at No phone calls please.

Director of Prevention and Community Programs (Fraser)
Summary: CARE of Southeastern Michigan is seeking applications for the position of Prevention and Community Programs Director. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in staff supervision, program coordination, and data collection. Knowledge of prevention strategies and evidenced based practices is required. Prior experience with developing and monitoring annual action plans helpful. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Oversees all substance abuse prevention and community program activity and supervises all related staff. Responsible for interviewing, hiring, and training department staff. Develops and monitors Yearly Prevention Annual Action Plans (MCOSA, SEMCA, etc.) Outcome Evaluation Summaries, and corresponding reports for funding sources. Substitutes as needed for prevention staff-group facilitation, presentations, etc. Participates in community based meetings and committees as assigned. Maintains and updates policies and procedures relevant to the day to day operations of the Prevention & Community Programs department. Monitors budget, including revenue and expenditures. Completes yearly work plan goals. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in public health, social work or related field is required. Master’s degree is preferred. Three years experience in program coordination. Supervisory experience preferred. MCBAP certified as a Prevention Consultant (CPC) or a development plan to obtain CPC is required per agency policy.  Required Skills: Strong knowledge and understanding of substance abuse prevention strategies, disorders, and evidence based programming. Ability to multi-task and supervise multiple programs and projects. Strong data collection and reporting abilities. Strong belief in family centered practice. Ability to participate in community meetings, coalitions, and committees. Use of MS Office and internet. Please email resume and cover letter to

Executive Director (Detroit)
Brightmoor Community Center 
The Executive Director, under the supervision of the Board of Directors, is responsible for the mission, vision, and strategic direction of the agency, building strategic relationships and board effectiveness.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ?Responsible for effective supervision of all brightmoor community center programs. ?Oversee development of short and long-term program goals and provide regular progress reports to the board ?Responsible for marketing and development activities for Brightmoor Community Center ?Develop the annual budget based on anticipated revenues and expenses, also monitor budget targets throughout the fiscal year ?Develop and maintain strategic external relationships with the community at large ?Assist board of directors and all board committees ?Provide leadership of Brightmoor Community Center's leadership team ?Assure compliance with requirements of funding partners SUPERVISION: Reports to the board of directors through the board chair and executive committee.EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE An undergraduate degree is required, and the attainment of an advanced degree is preferred. 3-5 years of administrative experience in a nonprofit organization, community center or settlement house organization, while not required, is deemed advantageous. Must be able to think strategically about Brightmoor Community center priorities and help to translate these priorities into program and staff recruitment and related fundraising activities. A minimum of 10 years working with nonprofit organizations is preferred. COMPENSATION: Up to $55,000 salary with benefits package. Interested candidates, please send cover letter and resume to Anthony C. Morton, Brightmoor Community Center, Board Chair. Email:

Executive Director (Detroit)
Coleman A. Young Foundation (CAYF) seeks qualified candidates for Executive Director.
CAYF is a tax-exempt, nonprofit, charitable organization founded in 1982 to develop leadership among Detroit's adolescents who experience economic and/or social disadvantages. Our mission is to invest monetary and non-monetary resources in Detroit youth who exhibit commitment to community and show leadership potential. The Executive Director provides leadership and governance for the CAYF; oversees fundraising and marketing to provide scholarship funds to Detroit students; ensures compliance with federal, state and local governing agencies. Position reports to the Board of Trustees. Evening and weekend work are required. REQUIRED: A bachelor’s degree with minimum of 5 years non-profit management experience, and 3-5 years fundraising responsibility. Highly organized, energetic, possesses exceptional writing and oral communication skills. Detroit resident, or Detroit area resident or native and possess demonstrated knowledge of key institutions, agencies, organizations of the City of Detroit. PREFERRED: Masters and/or graduate degree; management experience with annual budget above $500,000; substantive experience as a non-profit executive and/or board member. Salary: $60,000-$65,000 based on qualifications and experience. Bonuses and benefits are determined by the Board of Trustees. Submission deadline: June 30, 2012. Submit letter of application, writing sample, resume, names, titles, addresses, and telephone numbers of 3 professional references to: Mr. Carlito H. Young, Chairman ~ Search Committee Coleman A. Young Foundation 2111 Woodward Avenue, Suite 600 Detroit, MI 48201 Phone: 313 962 2200 Please visit Coleman A. Young Foundation website: The Coleman A. Young Foundation is an equal-opportunity employer.

Special Education Teacher (Detroit)
The Special Education Teacher is responsible for providing an educational atmosphere where students with special needs have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and psychological growth. Qualifications: •An unwavering belief that all students can achieve at high levels. •SPED Certification. •Ability to implement behavior and academic RTI with fidelity. •Ability to use data to drive decision-making. •Teaching experience and knowledge of coaching techniques to support and inspire teachers. •Bachelor’s or advanced degree. Leadership Expectations: •Participate in collaborative planning meetings to examine student data and work samples. •Support general education teachers and guide their efforts to improve teaching and learning. •Promote student achievement and engagement with special needs’ students. Professional Development:•Collaborate with teachers to create individualized learning plans to meet students’ needs.•Build and deliver quality site-based professional development as needed. Curriculum and Assessment: •Implement, by instruction and action, Starr Detroit Academy’s philosophy, instructional goals and objectives of education. •Design and/or evaluate student assessments for special needs’ students. •Conduct assessments to determine students’ reading and math challenges. •Guide and support efforts to deliver mini lessons and activities to help special needs’ students overcome reading, writing and math challenges. Instructional Practice: •Plan, prepare and deliver instructional lessons and activities that promote academic rigor and maintain student engagement. •Establish and communicate clear objectives and high expectations for all students that are aligned to Proficiency Targets. Email with resume and cover letter.

K-5 Teacher (Detroit)
At Starr Detroit Academy, we believe all children deserve a rigorous College Preparatory Curriculum, which is standards based and individualized to meet their needs; an Extended school day and year for more time to learn, and a Warm-Strict School Culture to promote character building, responsibility, integrity and perseverance. We believe that everyone can learn, even our teachers. For this reason, we are focused on Data-Driven Decision Making that drives instruction and provides data for regular Professional Development and feedback loops.Position Summary: Starr Detroit Academy is currently seeking founding K-5 teachers for the 2012-2013 school year Starr Detroit Academy breaks the mold of traditional elementary schools, as our teachers are content specialists who hone their craft in specific content areas.. All teachers expected to: Develop rigorous standards based curriculum that is focused on preparing all students to be successful in school, college and life. Maintain a warm strict classroom culture, which promotes our values of Honesty, Excellence, Compassion, Respect, and Responsibility. Use student performance data to refine lesson plans and drive instructional decision-making. Build positive rapport with children and maintain regular communication with families. Actively engage in weekly professional development and professional meetings. Qualifications & Characteristics required: Believe deeply in the mission and values of Starr Detroit Academy Demonstrated success working with students in an urban, open admissions school A strong background in content area (math/science or special education preferred) Michigan Teacher Certification completed or in progress Compensation: We offer a competitive compensation package. Apply:
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Operations Manager (Detroit)
Living Arts. 25 hours/week; $18,000-$21,000; health insurance; 2 weeks vacation Applicant ideally to start 7/15/12. The position manages contracts, grants, databases, budget preparation and forecasting, invoicing, bill payment, and payroll. The operations manager will work in collaboration with the Co-Executive Directors and grant writer.FUNCTIONS: Help prepare annual organizational and program budgets. Assist with cash flow analysis budget monitoring. Prepare invoices and billings for contracts and monitor requirements.Supervise the submission of independent contractor invoices and paperwork. Ensure timely and accurate payment of bills and bank deposits. Prepare bi-weekly payroll. Help perform various general grant administration functions such as billings, budget amendments, plan changes, program evaluation analysis, reports etc. Help grant writer research funding prospects and produce grant proposals in accordance with funder requirements. Help prepare grant budgets and attachments and assist in site visits by grant organizations.Create and maintain spreadsheets and documentation to support grant expenses and ensure compliance.Maintain various databases and files—including the Cultural Data Project, Guidestar, etc.Assist with annual audit preparation. QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor’s degree. Minimum 2 years applicable work experience. Ability and motivation to work in a team environment, handling multiple tasks and meeting deadlines. Strong verbal, math and analytical skills. Excellent computer skills including MS Office; familiarity with Quickbooks. Creativity, resourcefulness and reliability are mandatory. TO APPLY: Send your resume with three professional references and a cover e-mail to cara@livingartsdetroit.orgby 5/25/12. Resumes reviewed on a rolling basis.

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