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Chief Executive Officer (Plymouth)
First Step-Western Wayne County Project on Domestic & Sexual Violence
QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in social work, human services management, administration or related field preferred. Bachelor’s degree with significant directly-related experience will be considered. Demonstrated experience with successful grant/proposal writing, fundraising, program development, financial management, and human resources. Experience in crisis counseling, shelter and transitional housing, domestic violence and sexual assault strongly preferred. Strong leadership skills and experience developing successful programs. Capable of handling crisis situations effectively. Demonstrated initiative, high professional standards, and excellent leadership, supervisory, management and organizational skills. Ability to enlist the support of the various systems in the community (e.g. law enforcement, community leaders, health professionals, prosecutors and judges) to serve the best interest of survivors. Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to work independently and with supervision. Experience working effectively with people from diverse racial, economic and cultural backgrounds. Demonstrated computer skills and self-reliance in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook). Driving related to carrying out functions in the job description. GENERAL STATEMENT OF FUNCTION: The CEO provides leadership and vision for First Step, represents the agency externally to various audiences, and oversees and directs administration of all operations and programs, including without limitation strategic planning, financial management and fundraising.  LOCATION: All First Step sites located in Wayne County, Michigan. SALARY: Commensurate with experience, plus competitive benefits package. EOE. APPLY: Email cover letter, resume, two professional references, and salary requirements to First Step Board of Directors at:

President (Battle Creek)
Directs a Junior Achievement franchised area as chief executive officer within policies established by the local Board of Directors. Responsible for all planning, finance, fund raising, programs, public relations, staff development, and administrative operations. Key Qualities/Skills /Experience Desired •Extensive non-profit fundraising experience including grant writing •Well-established and connected in the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek area communities •Excellent communication, organizational, and leadership skills •Ability to develop trusting relationships with Volunteers, Schools, Community Leaders, Board of Directors Salary Range $60,000 – $85,000 depending upon experience. Additional bonus opportunity based upon results. Candidates may review the entire job description and apply via the JA website: 

President (Detroit)
The President provides strategic leadership to staff and Board; program development and growth; and management of resources to ensure the mission of the Youth Development Commission is accomplished. Candidates must have demonstrated success in fundraising, financial and fiscal management, and proposal writing. Candidates must demonstrate excellent writing and communication skills. Develop and maintain strong relationships with a variety of public and private groups.The President must have a strong background and prior experience in various administrative areas including human resources, staff supervision and development, organizational development, marketing, planning, and strategic plan development and implementation. The President is responsible for developing and implementing programs and services and marketing strategies that communicate and build awareness of the organization.. S/he is responsible for developing and managing the budget and all fiscal procedures and practices for the organization. Implement activities that secure adequate funds to support the smooth operation of the organization. S/he reports to the Board of Directors and must have demonstrated experience working with Boards.  QUALIFICATIONS: The President must have: •10 years experience working with non-profit organizations or related experience •Five years of executive level experience in administration,•A bachelor’s degree; a master’s degree is preferred, •Computer skills, and  •Be able to work a flexible schedule. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and salary history postmarked by September 15, 2012. NO PHONE CALLS. Mail five (5) copies to: CEO Search Committee C/O Barbara Patton Youth Development Commission 1274 Library, Suite 201 Detroit, Michigan 48226

Budget/Contract Analyst (Detroit)
Bachelors degree with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in financial accounting and budgeting. Demonstrate strong analytical and presentation skills. Demonstrate organization and time management abilities and demonstrate verbal and written communication, inter-personal and conflict resolution skills. Possess the necessary computer skills to effectively utilize word processing, database, and spreadsheet applications. Demonstrate critical thinking and assessment skills. ADDITIONAL SKILLS:Ability to handle multiple tasks; ability to work independently or as part of a team. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist with financial affairs including budget projections and forecasting. Responsible for ensuring that all budget development and reporting processes meet DRMM contract procedures for federal, state, and local audit requirements. Participates in the development of the annual budget, with the responsibility for submitting the approved budget. Knowledgeable in budget to actual comparisons and variance analysis. Assist in preparing the budget, creating reports and submitting the approved budget by electronic format. Experience with FFS Billing, specifically CARENET billing for treatment services. Knowledgeable in working with federal, state, and local grants; in addition to working with non-profit grants and contracts. Experience with Sage Fund Accounting software and able to meet tight deadlines.. Responsible for cost reimbursement billing and analysis, and reporting on all funding sources. Please email cover letter and resume to

Media Relations Coordinator - Part-Time (Detroit)
Crime Stoppers of Michigan has as its mission the goal of reducing crime and the fear of crime in our neighborhoods through out southeast Michigan. This position's schedule is somewhat flexible but candidate must be available to manage (minimum) twice-weekly press conferences and other scheduled events. Schedule will be approximately 24 hours per week. This position is currently part-time but has the potential to evolve to a full-time position. Purpose of Position: Inform the public of unsolved crimes and wanted fugitives and to motivate the public to furnish anonymous tips. Under the direction of the Communications Manager, this position is responsible for managing twice a week press conferences, finding media opportunities, managing the Crime Stoppers web-site and social media communications and getting the Crime Stoppers message out through various media outlets. Summary of the Essential Functions (Major Duties and Responsibilities): - Manage, schedule and coordinate press conferences,- Proactively develop media opportunities for Crime Stoppers of Michigan to deliver its message, - Manage social media communications, - Manage Crime Stopper publications. Recommended Qualifications: Education - Associates or Bachelors Degree in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing or equivalent. Bachelors Degree preferred. Experience - Professional writing experience – 3 years; Teaming/coordinating experience 2-3 years required (5 years preferred); Media experience – 3 years Licenses and Additional Requirements: Valid driver’s license, Good driving record, Reliable transportation All qualified candidates can view the full job posting and apply through the following website:

Senior Vice President Member Services (Grand Haven)
Summary: The Senior Vice President Membership Services provides development and operational oversight for services to all members with priority on learning services, including the annual conference, programs and workshops, information services, communities of practice, tools and resources, technical assistance and research, and leadership initiatives. As a member of the Leadership Team, the Senior Vice President plays a vital role in the development, coordination and implementation of both the Board of Trustees’ strategic vision for CMF and the annual Plan of Work. To see the full job description please go to our website at To apply please submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Tammie TenBroeke at

Donor Records Coordinator (Detroit)
The Detroit RiverFront Conservancy is seeking a candidate with 3+ years experience to manage and administer the donor database and provide support to the organization’s annual campaign programs. Responsibilities include the timely and accurate processing of donations and gifts; creation and distribution of gift acknowledgements; the ability to create data base queries and special reports; and experience in the development of target donor mailing lists. The successful candidate should have an undergraduate degree or equivalent, relevant experience, references, excellent communication and writing skills, and demonstrated expertise with Donor Perfect, Excel and PowerPoint. This is a full-time position with benefits reporting directly to the Annual Fund Director. Send resumes to No phone calls please. The Detroit RiverFront Conservancy is an equal opportunity employer.

Annual Fund Director (Detroit)
The Detroit RiverFront Conservancy is seeking a candidate with 5+ years experience to manage and grow a comprehensive annual fund program. Responsibilities include the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of donors and responsibility for the stewardship of all donor gifts. Additional responsibilities include solicitation and coordination of corporate sponsorships and development and oversight of fundraising special events. The successful candidate should have an undergraduate degree, relevant experience, references, excellent communication and writing skills, and demonstrated knowledge of Donor Perfect, Excel and PowerPoint expertise. Knowledge of the Detroit and southeastern Michigan giving environment is essential. This is a full-time position with benefits reporting directly to the President & CEO. Send resumes No phone calls please. The Detroit RiverFront Conservancy is an equal opportunity employer.

Director of Major Gifts (Detroit)
Society of St. Vincent de Paul- Detroit is seeking an experienced Director of Major Gifts who will report to the top executive and work closely with the Board of Directors, Management Team and Development Staff. Duties and Responsibilities ? Conduct strategic planning for the long term funding goals of the organization ? Develop and implement individual and private foundation major gift donor strategies ? Build and expand a prospect pipeline through existing and new relationships ? Act as primary relationship manager for select individual and private foundation prospects  ? Take lead role in soliciting and closing major gifts ? Oversee relationship management process for individual major gift donors ? Oversees implementation of baseline planned giving ? Integrate major gifts development plan with events, corporate funding  ? Grant Management in the annual development of general operating and restricted giving narrative and budgets to support advancement major gifts program. Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree; 4 plus years of nonprofit fundraising/major gift experience preferred • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively • Ability to multi-task, meets deadlines, and work with minimal supervision • Strong writing and oral communication skills • Microsoft Office Suite computer skills. Interested candidates submit resume and cover letter including salary requirement to Andria Love, HR Director, 

Program Specialist (Detroit)
Enterprising Health (EH) is a business accelerator for social entrepreneurs with innovative solutions to improve health in Detroit and surrounding communities. We are looking for a Program Specialist to assist with the implementation and administration of the EH Program. RESPONSIBILITIES: •Develop, implement and manage communication and social media strategies •Collect and maintain program documentation as well as review EH program documents in conjunction with other EH Team members to determine acceptance and/or action needed. •Manage event logistics (RSVPs, set up, catering, create event packets).• Assist in the preparation of presentations and proposals. •Record and track team decisions and work plans. •Record and track program expenses. •Research and develop listing of current events, entrepreneur resources and key information. •Manage office operations including office space / use requests, greeting visitors, answering phone, maintaining office inventory and procuring supplies & equipment. •Other duties as assigned. SKILLS REQUIRED: •Ability to perform a variety of tasks, often changing assignments on short notice •Ability to take initiative and be inquisitive •Problem-solving skills •Ability to work flexible hours including some evenings and weekends •Ability to handle time sensitive and confidential materials •Ability to work in a fast paced environment •Knowledge of Groupsite and SharePoint helpful. QUALIFICATIONS: •Bachelor’s degree preferred. This is a 10-month, full-time position reporting to the Enterprising Health Director. Salary Range: Mid $30s Submit cover letter, resume and 3 references via email by Thursday, August 23rd to:
Chandra Oden McMillion Enterprising Health Director (313) 477-4547

Director of Development (Detroit)
Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit Mosaic's mission is to empower young people to maximize their potential through professional performing arts training and the creation of theatrical and musical art that engages transforms and inspires. Learn more about our programs Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit seeks full-time Director of Development to provide the leadership, strategic direction, management, coordination and implementation of all Mosaic’s development efforts. This position is responsible for leading all Mosaic fundraising activities and donor cultivation, as well as managing the planning and execution of all earned revenue strategies, including sales and marketing. Email cover letter, salary requirements, resume and contact information for three (3) references to hrATmosaicdetroitDOTorg. No phone calls. For the more detailed job description, please go to 

Accreditation Coordinator (Ann Arbor)
Midwifery Education Accreditation Council. Seeking a Part-Time Accreditation Coordinator to work in our Ann Arbor office. 20 hours/week, flexible schedule.  The mission of MEAC is to promote excellence in midwifery education through accreditation. It creates standards and criteria for the education of midwives. MEAC standards incorporate the nationally recognized core competencies and guiding principles set by the Midwives Alliance of North America and the requirements for national certification of the North American Registry of Midwives. The purpose of MEAC is to establish standards for the education of competent midwives, and to provide a process for self-evaluation and peer evaluation for diverse educational programs. MEAC is a non-profit organization approved by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to by September 15, 2012. The Accreditation Coordinator will organize and oversee activities related to the accreditation of midwifery schools located in the US. This individual must exercise independent judgment and confidentiality at all times during the accreditation process. Minimum Qualifications: BA/S degree; Five years professional work experience; Excellent written and oral communication skills; Ability to think and work independently and as part of a team; Willingness to travel four times per year at a minimum (travel varies year to year); Highly organized and task oriented. Desirable Qualifications: Experience in maternal health/public health and/or regulatory affairs; Experience in the field of accreditation and/or higher education; Experience working with volunteers and nonprofit boards.

Senior Development Officer (Mt. Pleasant) 
The Senior Development Officer for the College of Business Administration will be responsible for the planning, implementation, and management of a comprehensive development program in support of the priorities of the College of Business Administration, with an emphasis on the cultivation and solicitation of individual prospects capable of giving in excess of $50,000. This position will oversee the budget, prospect portfolio, and must show a demonstrated leadership ability to manage fundraising strategies, motivate high level volunteers, and interact successfully with faculty and academic leaders. Frequent travel is required. Required qualifications include bachelor's degree with a minimum of three years of successful fundraising/development experience; strong management and organizational skills with a proven ability to meet goals; familiarity with planned giving vehicles and techniques to secure planned gifts; excellent communication skills, with an emphasis on strong writing and presentation abilities; ability to present before large groups; ability to work collaboratively with colleagues in a team environment; strong interpersonal skills are required, as well as a high level of sophistication and maturity in social and professional settings; occasional evening and/or weekend work; ability to travel. Desired qualifications include five years of successful fundraising/development experience; bachelors or Masters degree in Business Administration; closure of seven figure gifts. Wage rate: Commensurate with Qualifications. Hours: Monday-Friday, (8:00am-5:00pm; some nights and weekends). Screening begins immediately and continues until filled. Applicants must apply on-line at CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity within its community (see

Director of Development (Mt. Pleasant)
The Director of Development at the College of Communication and Fine Arts is responsible for the cultivation and solicitation of individual prospects capable of giving in excess of $50,000. The Director of Development is responsible for fundraising strategies to secure principle, planned and major gifts from alumni and friends. This position will oversee the budget, prospect portfolio and must show the demonstrated leadership ability to develop and implement a strategic fundraising plan, motivate high-level volunteers and interact successfully with faculty and academic leaders. Frequent travel is required. Required qualifications include bachelor's degree and minimum of three years successful fundraising/development experience; strong management and organizational skills with a proven ability to meet fundraising goals; proven success in gift closure at the five and six figure level; excellent communication skills, coupled with strong writing and presentation skills, as well as the ability to present before a group; ability to work collaboratively with colleagues in a team environment; strong interpersonal skills are required, as well as a high level of sophistication and maturity in social and professional settings; occasional evening and/or weekend work; the ability to travel. Desired qualifications include Prior Planned Giving Experience; closure of seven figure gifts. Wage rate: Commensurate with Qualifications. Hours: Monday-Friday, (8:00am-5:00pm; some nights and weekends). Screening begins immediately and continues until filled. Applicants must apply on-line at CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity within its community (see

Office Assistant (Ann Arbor)
The Ark is seeking a temporary, part-time Office Assistant to work 15-20 hrs/wk for 5-6 months starting in October. This position will enter and maintain data in various databases, assist with processing ticket orders for the Ann Arbor Folk Festival, assist the Office Manager and Annual Giving Manager with ongoing clerical tasks in the office, answer the phone as needed, and take on special projects as they arise. This position requires accuracy, attention to detail and strong interpersonal skills. Working knowledge of Access and Excel is required. Send resume and cover letter by August 27th to or by mail to: The Ark, Attn: Office Assistant, 1955 Pauline Blvd Suite 200, Ann Arbor, MI 48103. EOE. No calls, please. Specific duties include: Data Entry: Enter club membership data (Access), Enter Folk Fest ticket orders and seat assignments (Access) Update ticket spreadsheets (Excel), Update performer databases (Excel, Access), Maintain Audition database (Excel), Clerical Assistance, Prepare routine and special mailings, Maintain hard copy data for Folk Festival ticket orders, Process credit card orders, Provide marketing support as needed, Filing, Answer phone Provide phone support to the Office Manager and Annual Giving Manager. Other related duties as assigned.

Chief Development Officer (West Bloomfield)
Jewish Family Service employs dedicated people who are passionate about their work and who want to make a difference with the work they do. PURPOSE/SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY Helps agency achieve fund development objectives by researching and developing all financial resource development opportunities and plans. ESSENTIAL DUTIES 1.Develop and implement a comprehensive goal oriented fund-raising program to further develop endowment funds, planned giving, tribute campaign, annual Friend of the Family campaign and all other development efforts, including events 2.Coordinate the agency’s marketing efforts, as they relate to all development efforts 3.Engage and assist selected committee(s) and/or representatives of the JFS Board of Directors in fund-raising and community development activities 4.Coordinate the research and preparation of proposals for prospective individual, corporate and foundation donors 5.Work with selected staff to implement and maintain appropriate fund-raising software program 6.Organize and create donor communications, solicitation and recognition programs and otherwise steward relationships with donors 7.Make presentations, as appropriate, on behalf of the organization. QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 1.Bachelor’s degree in a related field and at least five years of fund-raising and/or marketing experience that combines endowment, corporate, annual and planned giving experience 2.Excellent composition skills to prepare written fund-raising communications, such as letters, brochures, reports and related audiovisual materials 3.Must have extraordinary ability to communicate and establish relationships with Board of Directors, staff, prospective and current donors and public at-large 4.Ability to coordinate committee meetings and events. Resumes only to: or fax to 248.592.2326. EOE(Posted 8-16-12)

GOTV Coordinator (Detroit)
APIAVote-Michigan seeks a GOTV Coordinator to operate the Get out the Vote (GOTV) activities. The ideal candidate will have a proven ability to successfully execute GOTV operation activities and 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 September 2012 to November 2012. The GOTV coordinator will work collaboratively with interns and volunteers and report to the community coordinator. This position is an opportunity to mobilize and strengthen the Asian American community’s voice in Michigan through civic participation and social change efforts. The GOTV coordinator will plan and conduct all Get Out The Vote (GOTV) operation activities to get the APIA community to get up, go out, and vote on Election day (Phone banks, mailer, media efforts); coordinate volunteers to help with the GOTV drive; assist in planning and conduction for voter registration drives; assist with events, membership, communications, or other efforts as directed by the community coordinator; and help with administrative duties as directed by the community coordinator. Asian & Pacific Islander American Vote-Michigan is a nonpartisan nonprofit 501(C)(3) organization that serves the Asian Pacific Islander American community through civic participation, advocacy, and education. E-mail cover letter, resume, and two references to by August 20, 2012. For full posting, visit

Strategic Communications Specialist (Okemos)
Michigan Health Council The Strategic Communications Specialist ensures the organization’s messages are developed and delivered effectively via all communication mediums in order to further the organization’s mission. The successful candidate will demonstrate the capacity to achieve measurable outcomes by planning and implementing a communications strategy. Principal Duties -Assist in the development and implementation of an organizational communications strategy -Conduct research and analysis to craft messages targeted to specific stakeholders through a range of mediums that include but is not limited to online multimedia content, presentation decks for a speakers bureau, informational briefs, and organizational reports -Support fund development activities by researching grant-making organizations and developing a tracking system to monitor the types of awards made by various organizations -Serve as the central webmaster by creating a system to update online news, events, and information related to health care workforce -Complete special projects as needed based on the development of the organization and its programs. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required -Education: Degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Policy, Public Health, or related field -Experience: At least two years related work experience with increasing responsibilities -Critical thinking: Independent thinker with the ability to understand the ultimate purpose of ongoing projects and develop related short term goals and objectives -Initiative: Capacity to anticipate needs of supervisor and other program staff based on general instructions -Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe design software (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign) or similar programs, videography, and website maintenance. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to 

Community Security Program VISTA (Detroit)
Community Security Program VISTA Position The Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation (GRDC) works to preserve and revitalize the Grandmont Rosedale communities of northwest Detroit. GRDC is looking for a Community Security Program Coordinator who can manage our neighborhood security initiatives. This position is funded through the VISTA program. Job tasks include:•Implement the Community Security Program Action Plan. •Work with and provide support to the Neighborhood Security Leadership Team. •Help support existing resident-based safety initiatives, such as radio patrols; meetings with law enforcement officers; help the neighborhood associations recruit more residents to participate. •Help organize periodic training workshops, to promote safe habits. •Help launch a campaign to establish a “Neighborhood Benefits District. •Manage communication with the residents and business owners in our area about community safety issues, through Facebook, website, eblasts, blog articles, etc. Knowledge/Skills Requirements: •Completion of high school or GED.•Minimum of 18 years old, US citizen or permanent resident status. •Knowledge of human services and/or experience with community organizations helpful. •Knowledge of community resources available in Detroit and the greater Detroit area is helpful. •Reliable transportation is required. Benefits of VISTA Service, Provided Directly Through the AmeriCorps Program: •Modest living allowance, $11,696/year •Healthcare benefits while in service •At end of service, choice of a $5,550 education award or $1,500 stipend •Childcare assistance while in service •Student loan forbearance or deferment while in service. To Apply: Go through the AmeriCorps application process: 

Fundraising Professional (Southfield) 
It all started with a gift. Who knew one gift would grow to over 65 years of providing the best housing and services to Michigan seniors? Today, with the help of many generous donors, Presbyterian Villages of Michigan (PVM) is positioned to serve generations of seniors to come. This brings peace of mind to many who know their neighbor, family member or loved one is benefiting from being a part of the PVM family. Because a PVM community is not just a roof over someone's head, it is a home…a community…a healthy lifestyle to meet every senior's need. The Presbyterian Villages of Michigan Foundation provides philanthropic support to help advance the organization through raising funds to support three priority areas: Innovation. Wellness. Trust.We are seeking a committed professional to join our team. Successful candidate will have proficiency in a fund development database, preferably Raiser's Edge. demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office software. Other competencies will include communication, accuracy, interpersonal, time management, and ability to work under pressure. Must have ability to work some evenings and weekends for special events. PVM is committed to a culture of service excellence. All team members are expected to hold to our 4 pillars of Accountability, Listening, Relationship Building, and Respect. Position is Full-time with benefits. $16.50-$17 per hour plus health, vision, dental, 403b retirement, and generous PTO plan. Interested and qualified candidates should submit application and resume online at Please no calls.

Parking Lot Security Guard (Detroit) 
Description: Detroit Cristo Rey High School, located in Southwest Detroit, provides excellent college-preparatory Catholic high school education, in the Cristo Rey Model, to students from economically disadvantaged families in Detroit. The Parking Lot Security Guard is responsible for providing a secured parking experience for the staff, faculty, students and visitors of Detroit Cristo Rey High School. Applicant will be required to undergo a criminal background check and drug screening before an employment offer is tendered. Responsibilities: The Parking Lot Security Guard’s responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to the following: ensure that all authorized employees and students of Detroit Cristo Rey High School park in the designated parking area for the school; ensure that all authorized employees and students have a parking pass prominently displayed from their rear view mirror or dashboard; report immediately any suspected parking violations to school management; observe and challenge all vehicles and pedestrians entering the designated parking area suspected of unauthorized access; maintain a security log of all daily events and activities. Hours: 7:00AM to 4:00PM  Rate: $10.00/Hour plus benefits. Requirements: High School diploma. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Ability to maintain confidential information. Prior experience in security field preferred but not requried. Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred but not required. Successful candidate will attend a Protecting God’s Children seminar within 30-days of hiring. To Apply: email resume to: Attn: Director of Administration

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