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Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - March 1, 2013 - JOBS, JOBS, JOBS

Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - March 1, 2013
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Director of Development (Lathrup Village)
For 28 years, South Oakland Shelter (SOS) has worked to end homelessness by mobilizing interfaith and community resources in Southeast Michigan.. SOS implements strategies and programs that provide realistic options for homeless and at-risk individuals and families seeking stabilization and self-sufficiency.

Reporting to and in partnership with the Executive Director, the Development Director will spearhead development efforts as SOS continues to grow. A relatively new position in the organization, the Development Director will have the opportunity to continue expanding the organization's fundraising activities.

-Develop and execute SOS's annual fundraising plan, working closely with the Executive Director, Board of Directors, Development Committee, and associated sub-committees
-Secure financial support from individuals, foundations, corporations and government entities
-Manage implementation of the donor database, and oversee staff responsible for data entry and gift processing
-Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors
-Create and execute a strategy for a large sustained base of annual individual donors
-Oversee organization of special events in partnership with event committee members
-Develop and track proposals and reports for all foundation, corporate, and government grants

-Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree and/or Certified Fund Raising Executive credentials preferred
-5 or more years experience in development, with measurable success in securing foundation and government grants
-Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills
-Experience in donor database management, knowledge of preferred

For complete job description and to apply online, visit: No phone or e-mail inquiries, please.

Editor II (East Lansing)
The College of Communication Arts & Sciences is seeking an Editor II to be responsible for the coordination of content on the college website and social media to promote students, faculty, and alumni, programs and events, through developing stories and features; writing and editing content; building out web site multi-media resources such as video and photo galleries, calendars, student work and faculty research; keeping content current and accurate; trouble shooting web site issues; developing and implementing strategy to increase interaction with target audiences; and assessing impact of social media and web content.

To apply, please refer to Posting #7416 and complete an electronic submission at the Michigan State University Employment Opportunities website Application deadline is March 13, 2013.

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities

RN Shift Supervisor (Kentwood)
Hope Network provides pathways to recovery through a continuum of care for individuals experiencing mental illness and developmental disabilities. We focus on teaching and bringing about change, rather than simply "managing" behaviors. By emphasizing individuals' unique abilities, not disabilities, we empower them to assume control over their own lives and reach their greatest potential. The Developmental Adolescent Residential Treatment (DART) Program serves children and adolescents who have a developmental disability as well as a serious emotional or behavioral problem. Our goal is to reduce mental/behavioral problems and develop more effective skills, enabling residents to return to living and functioning in their own community to the fullest extent possible.

The RN Shift Supervisor is a key associate at Hope Network whose primary responsibilities include: Responsible for quality and efficiency of nurse related operations. This includes the facilitation and/or coordination of the medication administration and direct individual health care program of residents. Responsible for the initial and on-going education and supervision of direct care staff in relevant health care areas.

Educational / Talent Requirements:
1. BSN degree is preferred.
2. Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan.
3. Demonstrated ability to communicate in both written and verbal formats to meet position requirements.
4. Ability to articulate and actively support the mission of the Corporation to various audiences.
5. Current Michigan driver's license with acceptable driving record according to Hope Network Behavioral Health Services insurance carrier definitions.
6. Ability to work autonomously and as a team.
7. Positive attitude and communication skills.

Work Experience Requirements:
1. 2 - 4 years or RN Supervisory experience is preferred.
2. Experience working in a CCI setting or prior mental health experience preferred.

Resumes can be emailed to or candidates can apply to requisition #5702 online at

Administrator (Livonia)
Felician Sisters Child Care Centers, Inc. (FSCCC) seeks an energetic, competent and faith-filled Administrator to lead its program, accomplish its mission, achieve its strategic objectives and advance the quality of its programs. FSCCC includes: Montessori Center of Our Lady and St Mary Child Care Center (Livonia, MI.). The Administrator has full responsibility for all aspects of the administrative management of FSCCC and the St. Joseph Child Care (SJCC) program (Jackson, MI.).

Reporting to the local Board of Directors and leading the Program Directors of the respective programs, the primary responsibilities of the Administrator include:

- Fostering a culture that reflects the core values of Felician Sponsored Ministries and the mission and philosophy of the respective ministries.

- Directly overseeing and monitoring quality education program delivery and compliance with the policies approved by Felician Services and the local Boards of Directors.

- Monitoring the external environment as it relates to FSCCC and SJCC to anticipate and adapt to significant changes.

- Developing financial plans that identify resource requirements and funding sources and establishing strategies to meet all financial goals.

- Establishing strong working relationships with local Board of Directors.

The successful candidate will possess a masters’ degree in business or education. Experience in early childhood/elementary education and a successful track record in non-profit management is desired.

We seek a great communicator who projects personal integrity. The candidate will have a sense of urgency, a high level of energy, a tremendous work ethic and overall judgment and tact.

Applicants should forward their cover letter and resume to for consideration.

Associate Director (Grand Rapids)
The Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan is seeking candidates for a newly created Associate Director position. The selected candidate will join a diverse, innovative team of scholars, practitioners, and thought leaders, embedded within the vibrant larger university community, and dedicated to enhancing the work of the sector on a local, state, regional, and national level. The ideal fit for this position is an experienced, multi-talented self-starter who thinks critically, writes expertly, and bring the skills needed to implement an entrepreneurial organizational strategy and to guide an ambitious team.

For a list of qualifications and where to apply, go to

Survivor Advocate (Wayne County)
First Step Western Wayne County Project On Domestic And Sexual Violence

Hours/week: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week, Western Wayne County location
Availability: Start date: March 2013, weekdays, evenings, on-call Assault Response

Description: To provide crisis counseling, advocacy, information, and support to survivors of domestic and sexual violence via individual, group, and telephone sessions. Assist as needed with 24-hour crisis line, and Assault Response/Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program.

Qualifications: BSW preferred/BA in human services; Masters Degree/MSW a plus; Significant experience working effectively with persons victimized by domestic/sexual violence as well as diverse populations; Match with agency mission, philosophy, strategic priorities, and core competencies essential. Ability to maintain a flexible schedule including on-call shifts; Valid MI drivers license, current auto insurance, criminal background check, sex offender registry check, Department of Human Services clearance, good driving record, and reliable transportation required. Bilingual a plus. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Benefits: Full-time position to include accrued sick and vacation time, holiday pay, option for health, dental, and life insurance.

Send resume and cover letter WITH SALARY REQUIREMENTS to Desiree Herrick:


Equal Opportunity Employer

Survivor Advocate – Residential Children’s Program (Wayne County)
First Step Western Wayne County Project on Domestic and Sexual Violence

Hours/week: Part-Time, 15-17 hours per week, hourly pay scale, evenings & weekends required

Availability: March 2013, Western Wayne County location

Description: Primary responsibilities are to develop and implement a children’s advocacy program which provides an environment of trust, growth and non-violence for children and their parents. The Advocate will provide individual, family and group services to children who have experienced domestic violence in their homes or families. The Advocate understands and will support the First Step philosophy of empowerment, education and prevention of violence.

Bachelor’s degree in social work or human services. Masters degree in social work or human services preferred. Knowledge of child development. Demonstrated experience working with children who have experienced trauma. Experience in crisis counseling, domestic violence and sexual assault.. Capable of handling crisis situations effectively. Demonstrated initiative, high professional standards, and excellent organizational skills. Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to work independently and with supervision. Demonstrated experience working effectively with people from diverse racial, economic and cultural backgrounds. Caring, empathetic, client-centered approach. Ability to work a flexible schedule to include some evening and weekend work. Ability to travel between sites in Wayne County.. Ability to lift 30 pounds on occasion.

Bilingual a plus. Minorities encouraged to apply.
Must pass criminal background check and DHS clearance. Reliable transportation and good driving record needed.

Please e-mail resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Desiree Herrick.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Community Engagement Manager (Detroit)
Transportation Riders United (TRU) is a Detroit nonprofit dedicated to improving public transit throughout greater Detroit. We are seeking an organized, outgoing person with substantial experience in community engagement, volunteer management and public speaking to manage our community engagement and DDOT bus campaigns. The former educates and engages people to recognize the value of investing in regional transit improvements. The latter documents and reports on bus timeliness and customer service. This is a full-time salaried position with health benefits.

- Strategically and effectively communicate TRU’s transit advocacy messages to people throughout the southeast Michigan area, building support for transit improvement and mobilizing people to action
- Manage TRU’s outreach at community events throughout southeast Michigan
- Recruit, schedule, train, and facilitate volunteers
- Plan, coordinate, and present to community groups effectively communicating prepared TRU information, addressing questions, and engaging audience members in taking recommended actions
- Build, maintain, and enhance relationships with volunteers, community leaders, and others
- Pro-actively seize additional opportunities to educate and engage the greater Detroit community in alignment with TRU’s goals

- Significant experience with social change advocacy
- Very good time management and project management skills
- Excellent communication skills, including public speaking
- Experience with DDOT bus system

Additional details at

TO APPLY, submit a resume and cover letter to Ruth Johnson at by March 8 with Community Engagement Manager Application in the subject.

Part Time Office Manager (Detroit)
Transportation Riders United (TRU) is a Detroit nonprofit dedicated to improving public transit throughout greater Detroit. We are seeking a highly-organized person with substantial office management experience to enable smooth daily operations of our small office. Experience with a nonprofit advocacy organization is a plus.

- Maintain organized office environment, well-running equipment, and efficient systems
- Manage incoming communications, including calls, mail, email, and office visitors
- Assist with external communications, including updating website content and managing mailings
- Update and maintain organizational records
- Support staff activities and communications
- Manage meetings logistics for Board, member and other key meetings
- Facilitate and oversee office volunteers to assist with mailings, filing, and other basic office tasks
- Other tasks as needed to support and improve effective organization functioning

- Demonstrated experience effectively managing an office
- Very good time management and project management skills
- Excellent record-keeping, database management, and reporting skills
- Self-driven independent worker
- Good team player, enthusiastic to support others in the team
- Very good communication and interpersonal skills
- Mastery of Microsoft Office applications, Google Drive, and all standard office equipment
- Can lift and carry up to 10 pounds

Additional details at

TO APPLY, submit a resume and cover letter to Ruth Johnson at by March 8 with Office Manager Application in the subject.

Challenge Detroit Fellowship (Metro Detroit)
Challenge Detroit is reinventing a new model for urban revitalization by focusing on retaining and attracting 30 talented individuals to bring their intellectual capital to Detroit.

Each Fellow will work at one of 30 Challenge Detroit host companies, from major corporations such as Chrysler to smaller ventures such as ePrize to nonprofits such as United Way. Each company will employ one Challenge Detroit Fellow in an interesting and relevant job for one year. From marketing to healthcare, and IT to community development, Challenge Detroit has a job for every background. Additionally, Fellows will work with area non-profits on initiatives designed to positively impact the city and region.

Challenge Detroit is accepting Phase One applications until Sunday, March 3, 2013 and the year in Detroit will begin in August 2013. If you want to be involved in one of the most exciting social movements in the history of Detroit, apply here:

Sr. Director of Development (Detroit)
An established downtown Detroit not-for-profit corporation is seeking a candidate with 10+ years experience to manage, develop, coordinate and grow the organization’s fundraising programs. Responsibilities include the Annual Fund program; support for the overall fundraising goals of the organization; mentoring the development staff; collaborating with the Board and Board Committees; and representing the organization externally to a broad range of constituents.

The successful candidate should have proven and substantial fundraising success in a nonprofit environment; a passion for Detroit; demonstrated leadership abilities; and knowledge of the southeastern Michigan giving environment. Additional requirements include an undergraduate degree, references, excellent communication and writing skills, and technology skills (including donor databases and social media). This is a full-time position with benefits reporting directly to the President/CEO.

Send e-resume to
An Equal Opportunity Employer

Development Associate (Detroit)
Hiring Center of Excellence
ASO-Development and Public Affairs

Salary Range
$28,674 to $37,733 w/benefits

Qualifications/Job Duties
The Development Associate is a dedicated employee who has the responsibility of maintaining a donor tracking system and providing a variety of reports using the database tracking system. The Development Associate will assist the department with a variety of funding campaigns and events as needed. The Associate must have excellent Microsoft Office skills including database software. The Development Associate is a confidential employee.

An Associate’s Degree from an accredited school preferred or has at least 5 years of office experience. Minimum four years of experience with databases and reports, with highly skilled working knowledge of database software such as eTapestry, Access or Raiser’s Edge. Five years of experience serving in an administrative capacity in an office doing many of the functions that will be required of the Development Associate. Possession of a valid driver’s license and access to a private vehicle for day-to-day job performance.

Please send all cover letters and resumes as one .pdf, .doc, .docx or .rtf document via email to, US Postal Mail to

Southwest Solutions
Human Resources Department
Attn: Kiwana Johnston
5716 Michigan Ave., Suite 2400,
Detroit, MI 48210.

You may also fax your cover letter and resume to 313-481-3131.

Director, Team Operations (Detroit)
-The ideal candidate should have five to seven years of project management experience.
-S/he should possess a successful track record in department operations oversight, managing and developing dynamic, high performing teams, and budgeting.
-Must be proficient in developing, refining and launching systems and procedures for the smooth functioning of office operations (reporting standards, use of databases, etc.).
-A history of strong customer service support is required.
-Ability to develop and manage simple to complex budgets.
-Ability to develop comprehensive plans from measurable goals and objectives to the necessary details to achieve success.
-Ability to build strong relationships with individuals and teams.
-Ability to conceptualize system design, evaluate current systems and set productivity standards.
-Ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders.
-Ability to train, motivate, and hold staff members accountable to specific and measurable results.
-Build support of staff to engage in system transformation, reinvention and implementation.
-Must be proactive, highly motivated, and detail-oriented.

Bachelor’s degree required; MBA preferred.

This internally facing position is responsible for team management, departmental budget management, campaign reporting and analysis, project management and strategic plan execution management.

Provide the daily management of Manager &Specialist level personnel (database management, pledge fulfillment, gift acknowledgement processing, multi-channel fundraising campaign management, fundraising events, volunteer engagement, work assignments, performance monitoring, training, coaching, discipline, team
development, etc.).

Qualified Applicants should apply on Agency Website at:

Development Director (Ann Arbor)
Mission Opportunities Short Term (MOST) Ministries, a Christian mission sending agency located in Ann Arbor, has an opening for a full-time Development Director. The position is responsible for planning, implementing, and managing all fund development activities. Responsibilities include planning and leading the annual fund campaign, grants program, developing and carrying out plans for endowment and deferred giving programs, and working with staff and Board of Directors members to carry out PR and Marketing initiatives. This person will work with individuals, churches, organizations, and the community at large in developing a network of support to ensure the organization has adequate monetary and in-kind gift resources to fulfill its mission and vision.

Qualified candidates are members of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, have a proven track records of success, 5-7 years’ experience with fund development or a related field, a passion for missions, high interpersonal skills, and familiarity with the philanthropic and LCMS communities in Michigan. Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter and resume to: Attn: Carly Hatcher

Grant Writer (Pontiac)
Oakland County not for profit organization is seeking a full time grant writer. Other administrative duties will be required. Grant Writer must be willing to wear multiple hats.

Candidate should have experience with public and private grant writing.

Experience with VOCA or other state, county, or federal reporting is beneficial. Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word. Excellent written and verbal communications are a must. Must have excellent proof reading ability and attention to detail.

Compensation based on experience- $50,000-$60,000.

If interested, please submit your resume and cover letter to Carol Furlong at

Operations Director (Rochester)
Seeking outgoing, energetic & detail oriented individual to handle administrative requirements of non-profit conservation organization. This position will ensure administrative requirements are handled smoothly and efficiently so core mission work receives maximum attention.

Full-time salaried, mid 30’s+ DOE, health insurance. Some evening and weekend hours required.

- Bookkeeping
- Donor records management & correspondence
- Grant administration—tracking and reporting
- Board & volunteer administration—communications, records, scheduling
- Events coordination

- Microsoft Office suite
- Experience in:
o Quickbooks Pro & non-profit bookkeeping experience —3 years
o Commercial donor software, donor acknowledgements—3 years
o Grants administration
o Non-profit board administration
o Volunteer management and events coordination

Experienced only. Experience with land conservation or real estate helpful. Ideal candidate will have passion for outdoors and natural resource conservation and commitment to fostering these values in others.

Submit cover letter & resume, writing sample, references to No phone calls.

Coordinator Public Relations & Social Media (Mount Pleasant)
Coordinates all areas of public relations, media relations and communications for Special Olympics Michigan to enhance presence and awareness throughout the state. Responsible for keeping website updated. Oversees content and distribution of newsletter and e-blast communications. Coordinates all social media. Oversees interns.

Required qualifications include a Bachelor's degree; one year of experience in public relations, marketing and/or communications; good organizational skill, excellent communication and marketing skills required; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally and project a positive image; demonstrated ability to build and maintain corporate, media and volunteer relations; available to travel; ability to work some evenings and at least 12 weekend days each year; experience with a website content management system; proven professional experience using social media for PR; writing expertise and experience in press releases, newsletters, and social media including Facebook and Twitter; demonstrated positive interpersonal skills.

Desired qualifications include knowledge of Special Olympics; experience doing media interviews; experience with InDesign; knowledge of Microsoft Word, PageMaker, Movie Maker, Windows and PowerPoint.

Hours: Primarily Mon-Fri (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.); evening/weekends as necessary. Wage: Salary commensurate with qualifications. Screening begins immediately and continues until filled. Applicants must apply on-line at CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly & actively strives to increase diversity within its community (see

Accountant/CPA (Detroit)
The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan is seeking an Accountant/CPA to assist in providing support for the growing activities of the Foundation.

Responsibilities include:

Review and reconcile monthly account statements
Prepare journal entries
Maintain various schedules in support of the financial statements
Provide reporting and analysis on operational and grant budgets
Produce various external statements and responses to requests for information
Provide support to the Controller in the preparation of tax forms including Form 990, Form 990-T, and related schedules
Provide support to the annual audit process
Assist in maintaining financial and accounting policy and procedures
Assist in incorporating new activities and lines of business into the Foundation’s accounting structure and processes

Requirements include:

CPA Certification
Bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting or a related field
Minimum of three years professional job experience
Substantial knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
Ability to organize work effectively and meet deadlines, with attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to adjust to changing priorities
Ability to work independently and as part of a team

To Apply: E-mail your cover letter and resume to Diana Greig ( You will receive an acknowledgement of your e-mail. Only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Medical Lab Tech/Medical Technologist (St. Ignace)
Certified Medical Lab Tech/Medical Technologist: Mackinac Straits Health System is seeking a full time Certified Medical Lab Technician/Medical Technologist. We offer competitive wages and flexible working environment. Interested candidates can obtain an application online at and submit with resume to: MSHS: Attn: Human Resources, 1140 N. State St., St. Ignace, MI 49781. Contact Human Resources for more information at 906-643-0431. Mackinac Straits Health Systems is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Director of Nursing (St. Ignace)
“Mackinac Straits Health System is searching for a passionate and dynamic Director of Nursing to join our team. The DON will oversee all aspects of clinical care and lead our team of professional nurses and certified nursing assistants in our 48 bed Evergreen Living Center. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate with long term care experience who has a desire to serve as DON. If you have previous experience in LTC (as a unit manager or ADON), and are looking for the chance to move up into this role, we are able to train the right person. We seeking candidates with energy, enthusiasm, strong organizational skills, and a desire to make a difference in the lives of the elders we serve in a resident directed environment. Apply on line today at Mackinac Straits Health Systems is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Executive Director (Allegan County)
Allegan County United Way is currently searching for a dynamic community leader to serve in the Executive Leadership role.

The Executive Director of Allegan County United Way (ACUW) functions as the Chief Executive Officer of the organization. The Executive Director enunciates the vision of ACUW, serves as the Chief Fund Development leader, implements policies and procedures, leads in development of goals and objectives, and provides general supervision and control of the business, affairs and property of the organization. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors; and is responsible for overseeing that direction and resolutions of the Board of Trustees are carried into effect.

For more information about how to apply for this position, please visit:

Finance Associate (Detroit)
McGregor Fund is hiring for the position of Finance Associate. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual who is a strategic thinker, problem solver, has strong interpersonal skills, respect for cultural diversity and is able to function well as a participant in a small, highly motivated team of individuals who are not constrained by rigid job descriptions. The Finance Associate reports to the Director of Finance and Administration. This position provides support for administrative, accounting, and finance functions of the Fund, liaison support with the Fund’s information technology vendor, and grants management functions.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:
- Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts, accounting or finance preferred.
- A minimum of 3 years of experience in accounting and an interest in finance. Tax experience is a plus.
- Excellent technical skills including word processing, spreadsheet, database, accounting software, and data entry. Knowledge of Microsoft Office is required.
- Understanding of computer networks and technology.
- Excellent communication and writing skills.
- Interest in community and public affairs with an understanding of nonprofit management and governance.
- High standards regarding accuracy and attention to detail.
- Aptitude for organizing tasks, managing time and prioritizing projects.
- Ability to work effectively and efficiently with staff and adjust to changing priorities.
- Outstanding integrity, judgment, initiative and motivation.

Interested candidates should email their resumes and a cover letter, including salary requirements, to Please respond by March 6, 2013.

McGregor Fund is an equal opportunity employer.

Director of Corporate Foundation Relations (Detroit)
Responsible for managing the Agency’s corporate & foundation giving program. Responsible for driving strategic growth to reach fund development goals through the cultivation, recruitment, stewardship and support of corporations and foundations.

- Personally manage a portfolio of 100-150 prospects.
- Develop and implement a written plan for the Corporate/Foundation Relations Program.
- Set and meet major gift fund raising goals.
- Meet or exceed agreed upon dollar goals for corporate and foundation major gifts.
- Support the CEO’s major gift work with top corporate and foundation prospects.
- Grant administration, writing and support as needed.
- All other duties as assigned.

- Bachelor’s Degree
- 4 – 6 years of Corporate/Foundation Relations fundraising, community outreach or related experience.

- A proven track record as a major gift officer, annual fund officer or in appropriate transferable responsibilities.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Public Speaking/Presentation skills.
- Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge or similar donor relations database management tool.
- Strategic thinking and proactive planning skills.
- Ability to balance multiple priorities.

Please visit our website at for details and to apply. No phone calls, please.

Good Luck!

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