Friday, May 25, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - May, 24, 2012

Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - May 24, 2012

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Communications Coordinator (Grand Rapids)
Combine your marketing and communications experience and passion for the out-of-doors to make a difference in the West Michigan landscape.Working with the Executive Director, staff, and committees, the Communications Coordinator facilitates the communications plan to reach key audiences and achieve organizational goals. Using your marketing know-how and creative skills, you will: •Coordinate the editorial and events calendar •Develop content and produce internal, external and donor communications, including print collateral and electronic communications •Coordinate media relations and outreach, identifying opportunities for LCWM presence fundraising•Plan and manage events •Manage projects to budget and timelines •Maintain communications archives and assets •Serve as an energetic ambassador of The Land Conservancy and its mission. Application Deadline: June 8, 2012. See the complete position description on our website at: Candidates should send 1) a cover letter addressing their qualifications, 2) a resume, and 3) the names, email addresses and phone numbers for three references to Vaughn Maatman, Executive Director at

Vice President for Development & Donor Services (Ann Arbor)
The Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation ( seeks candidates to fill the position of Vice President for Development & Donor Services. This individual will play a lead role in advancing AAACF’s fundraising and outreach goals. The application deadline is June 8, 2012. For a full job description and application instructions, please visit

President / CEO (Troy)
With the current President/CEO of Judson Center retiring at years’ end, the Board of Directors is seeking a new executive similarly committed to implementing the mission of their organization; one professionally motivated by human services and seasoned in the skills of contemporary management practices. The successful candidate will be an innovative, creative leader with strong management skills who will provide vision, leadership and direction in an increasingly challenging environment. The new President/CEO will be responsible for communicating the mission and vision of Judson Center to the broader community and developing the resources necessary to successfully maintain and grow the programs and services that reflect that mission. They must reach out to all stake holders to establish the current relevancy of the programs and garner the financial support necessary to sustain their benchmark reputation. The ideal candidate must have at least 5 years of executive leadership in the human services field with significant management experience in constructive organizational change affecting such areas as: IT, Budgeting & Finance, HR Admin, Community Relations, Development and Strategic Planning. The preferred candidate will have significant achievements in the design, planning & execution of fund raising campaigns; including major gifts, endowment/capital campaigns, and marketing programs and MUST HAVE the proven ability to obtain and maintain grants from relevant funding sources.Established in 1924, Judson Center has evolved into a nationally recognized comprehensive, multi-faceted, community-based human services center.
For a full job profile please contact William Weatherston at

Compensation: $12.00 to $14.00 per hour, depending on experience. Terms of Employment: Hourly part time (20 to 32 hours), no benefits. Flexible scheduling with some evenings and weekends required.The Flint Public Library is seeking a part time Development Assistant with a minimum of an Associate Degree. The Development Assistant provides overall administrative support to the Director of Development and supports the successful operation of all major components of the Flint Public Library Development program. The position requires excellent computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel and Word including mail merge. Experience with a Development database software like Giftworks is preferred. 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: See full job posting How to apply: Send your cover letter and resume to . POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Executive Assistant/Office Manager (Detroit)
POSITION OVERVIEW: Neithercut Philanthropy Advisors seeks an innovative, dynamic, self-starter to serve as Executive Assistant to the President and Office Manager. PRIMARY DUTIES: Executive Assistant to the President •Provide administrative support for the President, including scheduling, correspondence, booking travel, handling mailings, etc. •Manage the firm’s CRM database •Maintain confidential files and documents for the President •Coordinate logistics for internal and external meetings as appropriate. Office Manager: •Manage day-to-day office functions, including managing vendors, building management, and supply ordering •Maintain the firm’s filing system •Prepare invoices, reports, memos, letters, financial statements and other documents, using word processing, spreadsheet, database, and/or presentation software •Manage incoming phone calls and visitors.•Set up and oversee administrative policies and procedures for the office •Track accounts receivable, ensure accurate and timely payment of invoices, and follow-up on over-due payments.. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: •Bachelor’s degree in business or related field.•3 years of applicable experience. •High level of interest in the nonprofit sector. •Excellent written and verbal communication skills. •High level of interest in being part of a growing entrepreneurial enterprise. •Keen attention to detail and strong interest in organization. •High degree of proficiency with computing, including the full MS Office suite. Please email resume and cover letter to

Regional Executive Director (Detroit) 
Everybody Wins USA (EW USA) is a national literacy and mentoring nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing children's prospects for success in school and in life through providing one-to-one reading experiences. EW USA seeks a dynamic and entrepreneurial individual who is energized by the challenge of generating widespread support, raising significant local funding, and sparking corporate partners’ enthusiasm for our new chapter in Detroit. The core EW program matches groups of adult volunteers one-on-one with children, and each volunteer spends one “Power Lunch” per week at a nearby elementary school reading to his/her student partner. Everybody Wins offers a vehicle to galvanize corporate involvement in surrounding schools. The complete job description can be found here: Qualifications: The successful Regional Executive Director will be mission-driven and self-directed, skilled at identifying and pursuing opportunities, and interested in growing a thriving organization. Compensation: This is a half-time salaried position until sufficient funds are raised to support the shift into a full-time position. The change will occur as soon as possible, with the expectation that it may take up to a year. Full-time salary range is $45K - $55K (Half-time to be pro-rated). To apply: Send a cover letter that captures why this position is a great match for your skills and interests, along with your resume to:Olivia Mathews, National Executive Director

Director of Business Services (Dearborn)
Dearborn Public Schools . SALARY: $92,180 - $114,823 (Opportunity for TSA & Merit pay – up to an additional $13,000). Twennty vacation days, five personal business days, health insurance, dental insurance, optical insurance, life insurance 2 times annual salary. EFFECTIVE DATE: July 1, 2012. Minimum of bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, or related business field. MBA or CPA desirable. A minimum of five (5) years of successful related work experience, ten (10) years is preferred. Full job description can be found at Applicants should submit a letter of application and current resume either by email to Joanne Oliver at or by letter to:Dr. Glenn M. Maleyko Director of Human Resources Dearborn Public Schools 18700 Audette Dearborn, MI 48124

West Michigan Organizer (Detroit)
APIAVote-Michigan, in partnership with WMAAA, seeks a West Michigan Organizer to coordinate West Michigan activities, including community/voter engagement, leadership development, and a community needs assessment. The ideal candidate will have a proven ability to successfully execute civic participation projects, be self-motivated, and have a demonstrated commitment to the advancement of the Asian American community. This is a part-time contractual position from June 2012 to June 2013. The West Michigan Organizer will work collaboratively with the APIAVote-Michigan Community Coordinator (based in Southeast Michigan) and report to the APIAVote-Michigan Board of Directors and West Michigan Asian American Association. This position is an opportunity to strengthen the Asian American community’s voice in Michigan through civic participation and social change efforts. This position is made possible by the support of the Grand Rapids Community Foundation and W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Email cover letter, resume, and two references by June 4, 2012. See for complete posting with further details.

Volunteer Coordinator (Grand Rapids)
Davenport University is a private non-profit university, with the exciting opportunity available as a Volunteer Coordinator at our W.A. Lettinga campus located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for the development, implementation and assessment of community service opportunities for students and student organizations; for recruiting and maintaining partnerships with local community agencies; and overall management of the Volunteer Center. This position will offer a broad range of programs and services for Davenport University students, faculty and staff to engage in the areas of community-based outreach, leadership development, service-learning, and public service opportunities. Candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and experience working with student development and higher education is preferred. Ideal candidates will have worked with non-profits and community agencies. DU offers an attractive compensation and benefits program including medical, dental & vision insurance, a generous paid time off program, tuition remission, tuition reimbursement, retirement and flexible work arrangements where business conditions allow. Interested individuals are encouraged to apply at EEO

Sponsorship Manager (Royal Oak)
The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is accepting applications for its Sponsorship Manager position. This is a full-time, regular, year-round position. The Sponsorship Manager is responsible for managing the overall Detroit Zoological Society sponsorship program, soliciting all sponsorship deals, and maximizing sponsorship revenue. The Sponsorship Manager will work as a team with the Director of Marketing and the Events Team. To review the complete job posting and to apply online, please go through the DZS website. This is the direct link for this position:

RSVP Stations Coordinator (Ann Arbor)
Part-time position available at Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County. The RSVP Stations Coordinator interviews and places senior volunteers in non-profit agencies and maintains good working relationships with volunteers and agency staff, working to create a high level of visibility for the program in the community developing new projects that respond to community needs and funding responsibilities. The program coordinator has a significant role in fundraising efforts and creates RSVP media and other public relations material. Position is responsible for the creation and implementation of recognition activities and has an active role representing the program and agency in the community.Required Qualifications include a Masters degree in social work or related degree; a Bachelor’s degree with 5 years relevant experience will be considered. Must have experience in volunteer management, fundraising, and program development. Ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and solid computer skills including desktop publishing, database entry, and report building. If interested and qualified, email cover letter and resume to with the subject line HR-RSVPC-MNA. No phone inquiries. EOE.

Assistant Property Manger (Detroit)
Southwest Housing Solutions is currently accepting resumes for an Assistant Property Manager position. The Assistant Property Manager-Piquette Square will work up to 24 hours per week as part of the property management team for a permanent, supportive housing facility for homeless veterans. Duties include assisting the Property Manager in the day to day management of Piquette Square and responsibility for managing Piquette Square in his/her absence. Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor’s Degree plus three years of experience in property management. Substantial experience in the specific field of affordable housing or property management can substitute for the educational requirements. Possession of a valid Michigan Real Estate License, a valid Michigan driver’s license and access to private vehicle for day-to-day job performance are required. U.S. military veteran preferred. Applicants must enjoy working with U.S. military veterans with diverse backgrounds. Flexibility in days and hours available for work, including responding to emergencies during nights and weekends and filling in for the Property Manager in his absence. Compensation $22.00 per hour How To Apply Please email a cover letter and resume to, fax to 313-481-3131 or send via U.S. Postal mail to Southwest Solutions Attn: Human Resources 5716 Michigan Ave., Suite 2400 Detroit, MI.

Executive Director (Detroit)
The Metropolitan Detroit Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Racial Inequality seeks an Executive Director.The Metropolitan Detroit Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Racial Inequality (Commission) was seated in November 2011 as part of a two-year project to examine racial inequality and segregation in the Detroit region The Truth Commission, the second phase of the Race2Equity project, will “invite major institutions, organizations and residents of Metropolitan Detroit to participate in a truth and reconciliation process to examine the context, causes and consequences of structural and institutional racism in the region by soliciting oral histories and taking personal testimonies from individuals from all segments of the community."For further information about the Commission and the entire posting, visit: The Commission seeks a full-time Executive Director for approximately 18 months. The ideal candidate is a dynamic, highly-motivated individual who is knowledgeable about the economic, social, political and cultural dynamics of the Detroit region, both historically and currently. Salary range 56k-64k full benefits and fringe commensurate upon experience. Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references of individuals who are willing to provide letters of recommendation via email or U.S. postal mail to: Metro Detroit Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Racial Inequality c/o Stacey Stevens Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion 525 New Center One 3031 West Grand Boulevard Detroit, MI 48202-3025 The deadline for consideration is May 25, 2012. The anticipated start date of this position will be no later than June 15, 2012.

Community Chapter Executive (Flint)
The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization, led by volunteers, that provides relief to victims of disaster and helps people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. It does this through services that are consistent with its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. The American Red Cross is the foremost volunteer emergency service organization in the United States with more than 590 chapters nationwide. We are currently seeking a Community Chapter Executive to work in our Flint, MI office. The Community Chapter Executive (CCE) will identify, engage, cultivate, solicit, and steward current and prospective donors, in expanding their financial support of the work of the American Red Cross. The CCE will be responsible for meeting an annual revenue target by working with an assigned portfolio of donors and prospects to advance the mission of the organization and assist donors in creating meaning in their lives through giving to the American Red Cross. The CCE will be the responsible for creating visibility and relevance in the community. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree is highly desirable with minimum 3 years of major gifts leadership experience. Excellent verbal and written skills with experience in public speaking essential.If this sounds like the kind of opportunity that you’ve been waiting for, please visit our website and apply by May 30, 2012 at: The American Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that employees growth and development, team spirit, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V

Campaign Services Manager (Adrian) 
Lenawee United Way is seeking a 32 hour/week Campaign Services Manager.Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree; have experience in fund development and donor relations; be enthusiastic; and have above average interpersonal relationship, public speaking and communication skills. Ability to maintain a flexible schedule is a must. Application deadline is Tuesday, May 29. Send cover letter and resume to: Amy Palmer Executive Director Lenawee United Way 1354 North Main Street Adrian, MI 49221 or email to

Vice President Membership Development (Grand Haven)
Position Overview: The Vice President Membership Development grows CMF's diverse and engaged membership across Michigan. The position is responsible for planning and implementing a multi-year effort to increase CMF membership, first within Board approved categories of membership and second with Board approved new forms of philanthropy developing in Michigan. For responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and qualifications please look up the job on our website at apply please submit a cover letter,resume and salary requirements to Tammie TenBroeke at

President/CEO (Ann Arbor)
United Way of Washtenaw County seeks a proven leader in complex resource development, non-profit management and leadership. Ten years work experience as a senior executive, five years of management expereience, preferably in a non-profit organization. Fundraising, commitment to Health and Human Services, and a Bachelor's degree are required. Postgraduate studies preferred. Competitive salary and benefits. Send resume and cover letter to match criteria by June 1, 2012 to: Executive Search Committee, P.O. Box 8104, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. United Way of Washtenaw County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Development Services Associate(Detroit)
The American Red Cross depends heavily on the support of our generous donor population. We participate in many donor-focused fundraising activities including identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding of top corporate and foundation partners, as well as with individual donors across the country. The funds we receive provide unrestricted support to our Chapters, helping us fulfill our mission to provide relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare and respond to emergencies in our communities.We are currently seeking a Development Services Associate to work in our Detroit, MI office. The Associate verifies, enters and maintains data related to Chapter fundraising and development activities. Processes and acknowledges all donor contributions. Generates and delivers timely reporting.Qualification: High school diploma or equivalent. Ability to become proficient with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and Raiser’s Edge software experience desired. Minimum 6 months – 2 years work experience in a professional office environment, including administrative volunteer experience.If this sounds like the kind of opportunity that you’ve been waiting for, please visit our website at by May 30, 2012: American Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that employees growth and development, team spirit, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V(Posted 5-17-12)

Fundraising / Development Coordinator (Lansing)
Organization is a high visibility Mid-Michigan area not-for-profit. Expectations: The right individual for this position will have a demonstrated ability to work as a part of a team, build and maintain relationships with businesses, foundations, donors, potential donors and volunteers with a focus of supporting the mission of the not-for-profit. A successful work history in development is a must. Job Functions and Skills: Two plus years' experience is required in event fund raising, planning and implementation; direct mail fund raising campaigns; annual giving campaigns; strong written and verbal communications skills; an understanding of the importance of and the ability to build strong donor relationships is essential. Experience in planned giving and capital campaigns is a plus. Requirements: Associate's Degree, with a Bachelor's Degree preferred, plus a minimum of two years in development experience. Compensation is negotiable. Please submit resume and cover letter to: Capitol Fundraising Associates 124 West Allegan Suite 1616 Lansing, MI 48933

Executive Director (Lansing)
The League of Women Voters is a national, nonpartisan political organization of women and men dedicated to improving how our democracy works--through education, advocacy and increasing voter participation. Organized in 1920, to educate the new women voters, the League has always been widely recognized as the leading multi-issue political organization in the country. The Michigan League of Women Voters has its office in Lansing and works with 20 local Leagues in Michigan.The League of Women Voters of Michigan (LWVMI) and Education Fund is looking for a leader with broad nonprofit experience to supervise the day-to-day operations of the office and its small staff and, along with the active volunteer board of directors, manage the activities and enhance the role of the organization. Fundraising is also an essential part of the job description and specific experience is a plus. The Executive Director will be salaried based on a 30-hour work week. There is some flexibility in the schedule and in the benefits package. A Bachelor's degree is required as well as strong computer skills.See full job posting at and learn more about the organization as well. Interested parties should submit cover letter and resume to no later than Monday, July 2, 2012. The League of Women Voters of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 a flexible schedule. See full description at the YDC website 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.

Consulting Analyst (Ann Arbor)
Richner & Richner, LLC ( is a well established, rapidly expanding strategic fundraising consulting firm based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. We are seeking a qualified professional to join our team as Consulting Analyst.The Consulting Analyst will be responsible for systematically evaluating the fundraising operations and aspirations of clients through interviews; consultations; site visits; the review and analysis of documents, processes and data; synthesizing the information gathered; drafting comprehensive reports; and presenting to clients. Creating the rationale for the recommendations of our Consultants is at the heart of the Consulting Analyst position. Analyst duties include:•Interviewing prospective donors and volunteers as part of client assessment work; •Facilitating focus groups; •Gathering and synthesizing large amounts of client generated data; •Drafting project reports to be delivered to clients; •Originating various kinds of individuals and small group presentations to clients; •Performing basic and in-depth research related to trends in the non-profit sector; •Triaging and responding to client requests; and •Assisting with generating proposals and contracts for client work.Qualifications: •Bachelor’s degree. •Minimum of 5-7 years of fund development or related experience. •Outstanding analytical skills. •Strong organizational and planning skills. •Excellent written and verbal communication skills. •Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet multiple project deadlines. •Strong orientation toward customer service.Email a cover letter, copy of your résumé including salary history and professional references to

Youth Program Assistant (Detroit)
Youth Program Assistant –Since 1941 The Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion has been a nonprofit civil rights organization working to overcome discrimination and racism by crossing racial, religious, ethnic and cultural and geographic boundaries. We strive to build relationships that create social justice and sustainable inclusive communities. We are seeking a full time Program Assistant to work with a regional youth leadership development program on issues of diversity and youth activism. The youth program assistant is responsible for the coordination of the MIRoundtable regional and statewide youth network and will assist with the Summer Youth Intern Intensive. The ability to be self-motivated and work collaboratively with the organization program staff is important. Strong human relations, administrative, communication and facilitation skills are a must. At least 2 years youth program experience including administration, coordination logistics, computer literacy and social media, work with youth (14-20) in suburban and urban settings. Must have reliable transportation, be available to start immediately and attend an overnight retreat June 24 – 28, 2012. THIS POSITION IS FUNDED THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2012 AND GRANT FUNDING IS BEING PURSUED TO CONTINUE THE POSITION BEYOND AUGUST 31, 2012. Complete job description available at Email cover letter and resume to

Citizenship Project Coordinator (Detroit)
Duration: June – October 2012. Under general supervision of American Citizens for Justice (ACJ)’s executive board, the Citizenship Project Coordinator will support the Asian American and Pacific Islander Naturalization Network (AAPINN) work in Detroit. The position reports to president of ACJ. Responsibilities: •Work as a part-time temporary coordinator with no more than 20 hours per week over 5 months to conduct citizenship workshops for N-400 applications; •Provide assistance to local partner organizations on the implementation of citizenship workshops in metro-Detroit; •Manage the ongoing collection of metrics data from partners and develop periodic status reports for ACJ board, partners, and funder. Qualifications: •Bachelor’s degree, BIA accreditation or experience in relevant field required; •Knowledge of and commitment to immigration and citizenship process, with prior citizenship application (N-400) experience a plus; •Must be able to work on multiple tasks and prioritize effectively; •Strong interpersonal ?skills and have a demonstrated commitment to Asian Pacific American (APA) community engagement; •At least 3-5 years of project coordination experience preferred; •Ability to work independently and from home required and work over some evenings and weekends; •Must have own transportation and valid driver’s license •Excellent oral and written communication skills •Past experience working directly with immigrant or limited English clients;•Good computer and word processing skills; •Must be culturally sensitive and competent and work with various levels of leadership on the project •Bilingual in at least one Asian language preferred; Deadline: May 25. Send resume with a cover letter to Prasanna Vengadam at No phone calls, please. Visit for more information.

Development Specialist (Detroit)
The Detroit Historical Society seeks a Development Specialist to join its team. Major responsibilities include: Planning and implementing all special fundraising events including all logistical components of each event..
•Writing grant proposals to obtain funding for exhibits, programs, events or other projects as directed •Assisting with other development-related activities as requested  Desired Qualifications: •Bachelor's Degree •A minimum of 1-2 years of experience in event planning and implementation of special events, preferably in a non-profit setting •Experience in grant writing or the preparation of sponsorship proposals •Excellent oral and written communication skills, computer proficiency and the ability to work well in a team-focused environment •Multi-task and handle deadlines •Work efficiently in a fast-paced work environment, be a self-starter and capable of working in an independent manner •Experience with Raisers Edge database is preferred.•Availability for occasional evening and weekend work is required. To Apply:
Please submit a resume, cover letter stating your salary requirements and writing samples to: Michelle Wooddell COO Detroit Historical Society 5401 Woodward Detroit, MI 48202 No phone calls please..

Executive Director (Farmington Hills)
POSITION OPENING FOR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR. Opportunity for qualified candidate to manage and grow a successful practice in Southeast Michigan staffed with skilled counselors. Duties include a combination of promoting community awareness and marketing initiatives, administrative management, and therapeutic counseling. Ideal Candidate will have a proven heart for therapy, plus leadership and administration skills; State of Michigan licensure eligibility; program development/fund raising experience. Doctorate, Fellow or Diplomate in AAPC preferred. Persons with comparable credentials, professional experience, and skills will be considered. Competitive salary and benefits package. Respond before June 15, 2012. Letters of Interest and Resume to: Samaritan Counseling Center; P.O. Box 183; Farmington, MI 48332-0183

Volunteer Coordinator (Grand Rapids)
Non-exempt Part-time Position. Using the Museum’s strategic plan as a guide, the Volunteer Coordinator leads all volunteer service strategic initiatives, and is responsible for maintaining an effective volunteer program that is aligned with the changing needs of the Museum while serving our volunteer interests. Activities include recruiting, orientating and placing volunteers into the various departments of the Museum. This position is also responsible for various administrative duties related to the volunteer program. Position Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years supervisory experience with volunteer programs. Experience recruiting volunteers for a variety of opportunities. Ability to read, analyze and interpret related job publications and articles. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedural manuals. Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. The ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with a variety of constituencies. The ability to manage a diverse group of volunteers with varying backgrounds and experiences. Qualified candidates should send their resume and salary requirements, along with a cover letter highlighting their qualifications as they relate to the job requirements, to No phone inquires, please.

RSVP Director (Ann Arbor)
Full-time position available at Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County. The RSVP Director is responsible for all aspects of the senior volunteer program (RSVP) including selecting, training, and supervising the RSVP Stations Coordinator and RSVP Volunteer Coordinator. The RSVP Director collaborates with CSSW staff, the RSVP Community Advisory Council, volunteer station staff, and the Corporation for National and Community Service to program, plan, and implement RSVP projects, and ensure goals are identified and met. Position is also responsible for public relations for RSVP and maintenance of program records.Requirements include Master’s level social work or equivalent combination of relevant experience and advanced education. Must have exceptional verbal and written communication skills, and proven, solid presentational skills. Demonstrated experience with program development and non-profit administration of family, older adult, and/or volunteer community programs also required. If interested and qualified, submit resume and cover letter to with the subject line HR-RSVP-MNA. No phone inquiries. EOE.

Dart Foundation Intern (Lansing)
You must submit a cover letter and resume to be considered for this position. If you have previously submitted a profile to Dart, you must edit your profile and add an updated cover letter and resume.Job Title: Dart Foundation Intern Requisition Number: CP975 Shift: Variable City: Mason State: Michigan Description and Requirements: The Dart Foundation Intern will assist the Dart Foundation with grant management, research and technology projects. Specific Duties Research and summarize selected grant applications for further consideration. Evaluate grant applications and forward selected recipients to Grants Manager. Respond to inquiries for grants and product donations. Assist with media coverage of grants which may include press releases or presentations. Review and update the Dart Foundation website. Assist with letters of inquiry, applications and reporting from the Dart Foundation website. Research and write stories on successful grants for Dart Foundation website. Compile research on school districts and media in specific geographic areas to assist with announcements of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) grant opportunities Serve as administrator for Dart Foundation social media sites. Requirements and Qualifications. High School diploma or equivalent Must be working towards a Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in nonprofit fund raising, grant writing, philanthropy, business, communications or related degree Must have expected graduation date between Spring of 2013 and Spring of 2014 Must be able to work full-time during the summer and 12-15 hours during the school year Experience creating and maintaining social media accounts Excellent written and verbal communication skills Proficient in Microsoft Office Interested applicants can apply directly to the position using the following link:

Director of Operations (Grand Rapids)
The Colossian Forum, a Grand Rapids, MI-based nonprofit, promotes reconciling dialogue at the intersection of faith, science and culture. We do this through forums (retreat-like encounters focused on worship, embodied communication, and friendship-building as the concrete conditions for the faith/science conversation) and supporting research. The Director of Operations will oversee day-to-day progress of the organization to assure smooth implementation of routine activities and alignment with strategic priorities.. Project management, financial oversight, personnel supervision, and office management are all involved. Applicants must have Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years’ experience in operations and/or project management with proven attention to detail and the ability to track multiple, multi-layered projects. A strong Christian faith and character are essential. Submit cover letter and resume to

Director of Development (Toledo)
The Great Lakes Historical Society is seeking a director of development for its new National Museum of the Great Lakes in Toledo, Ohio. The new museum represents the largest and most important museum project on the Great Lakes dedicated to the history of our Inland Seas ever attempted. Besides its new museum operations, the Society also publishes a quarterly journal, operates a research library and conducts underwater archaeological research across the Great Lakes. The Society has a sixty-seven year history of success in historical preservation. With over 2000 members, the Great Lakes Historical Society is the largest membership based historical organization of its kind. The Society also has the largest endowment for similar organizations on the Great Lakes. Candidates should have a minimum of five years of successful experience in not-for-profit fund raising including capital/endowment campaign experience. The preferred candidate will demonstrate a successful pattern of major gift solicitation and grant writing. Candidates must be able to work independently but demonstrate success in working collaboratively with a diverse staff. Responsibilities for the chosen candidate include management of membership, Annual Fund Campaign, Special Events, and Capital and Endowment Campaign. Compensation package commensurate with experience. For a more detailed job description please contact . Submit resume and references by June 1, 2012 to


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