Tuesday, May 28, 2013

EMPLOYMENT: Current Community Development Job Postings in Metro Detroit

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Macomb Oakland Guardianship Inc. (MOGI) is seeking a Staff Advocate (Contractual).

Job summary:
Quarterly visits to assess, evaluate and monitor the consumer at their home, school, day program or workshop (Oakland County area)
Complete and turn in visit summary sheets
Develop and maintain scheduling each visit
Occasionally attend PCP (Person Centered Planning) meetings
Immediately report any incidents to the Executive Director or Assistant Director
Attend no less than two development trainings

Job Qualifications:
Background or experience with developmentally disabled individuals
Direct care experience
Some college preferred
Able to work with individuals of various backgrounds
Excellent communications skills and the ability to establish good rapport with consumers/clients
Abides by the policies and procedures of the agency
Police Clearance
Valid Driver’s License

Staff Advocates are paid per visit and receive a 1099 form at the end of the year.

Interested candidates should email: mogi2264@sbcglobal.net


Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County is seeking a Director of Development. The Director of Development is responsible for leading and implementing the partnership and fundraising plan for the affiliate. As a member of the leadership team, the Director of Development will manage and lead staff in a team environment, filling a critical role in the implementation of the strategic plan.

Habitat Oakland County provides a progressive work environment, a skilled and mission driven team, benefits package, a highly regarded volunteer program and brand to ensure the success of a professional fundraiser.

The ideal candidate will have 7 years’ experience in all aspects of non-profit fundraising, preferably in Southeast Michigan, with a focus on major gifts.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and salary history/ requirements to hr@habitatoakland.org


Muskegon-Oceana CAP, Inc. Muskegon-Oceana Affordable Housing Initiative, Inc. is seeking an Administrative Clerk.

The successful candidate will perform a variety of administrative, clerical and reception duties. Position is focused on foreclosure prevention services. Knowledge of budgeting, real estate, and mortgage finance preferred.

Applicant must have excellent people and communication skills.
2-3 years relevant administrative and computer experience desired.

Part time, grant funded and term limited position.

To apply, send resume no later than May 24, 2013 to: ed@mocap1.org

or mail to:

Director of Operations
1170 W. Southern Avenue
Muskegon, MI 49441


Community Housing Network is looking for a Senior Accountant.

Position Summary: Analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, grant/contract compliance, or other financial activities within the organization. This is a full-time position requiring expertise in administrative and accounting functions. Responsibilities include coordination of the capital asset program, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, utility and property tax billing and general ledger accounting. This position reports to the Director of Finance and Accounting.

Job Responsibilities:
Responsible for maintaining the integrity of the accounting data which requires preparation and examination of accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards
Overall responsibility to maintain the general ledger, including the coordination and reconciliation of accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank accounts and payroll
Prepare and maintain work paper files
Maintain cash balances and prepare as needed daily transfers
Responsible for maintaining the integrity of the accounting data. This is accomplished through review of data input and preparation of work papers
Assistance in coordinating the annual audit
Issuing annual 1099’s
Prepare, with guidance from supervisor, various reports and other communications as necessary
This position may supervise some accounting staff
Other duties as assigned

A degree in accounting/finance
Ability to effectively work in teams
Strong computer and communication skills
Inquisitive nature and a strong desire to serve and maintain an effective working relationship with members of the organization at various levels
In-depth knowledge of Excel is required as well as general understanding of automated accounting environments
Experience with Blackbaud/Financial Edge preferred

To apply, go to: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=5115351


The Gaylord, Michigan Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is accepting applications for the position of full-time DDA Executive Director. “We are looking for that person capable of helping us take our already amazing community to the next level.”

Traits: This person needs to be a self-motivated leader capable of coordinating with other leaders, organizing volunteers, inspiring others, problem-solving and developing creative approaches to deal with situations as they arise. They must be imaginative, energetic and well organized.

Skills and Education: Applicant should have education and/or professional experience in one or more of the following areas: community planning, economic development, retailing, marketing and small business development. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.

The base salary is $31,500.00 with additional compensation for experience and education available in the form of salary, benefits and/or retirement.

To apply, submit a resume, letter of interest and three references by June 20, 2013 to:

Candi Edwards
Gaylord DDA,
305 East Main Street
Gaylord, Michigan 49735

Interviews will be set up shortly following the deadline with the position start date as soon as possible.


The YWCA of Greater Flint is seeking a part-time (20-30 hours/week) Accountant/CPA candidate to provide financial and grant related responsibilities for the organization. This position provides support for administrative, accounting, human resources, programs and grants management functions.

Responsibilities include:
Manage the day-to-day activities of AR/AP, cash disbursements, invoicing/billing, payroll, and general accounting
Manage all aspects of grant financials including funders, grant commitments, payment dates, report dates, and all income and expenses according to individual grant budgets
Review and reconcile monthly account statements
Preparation and recording journal entries
Maintain various schedules in support of the financial statements
Prepare and provide reporting and analysis on operational and grant budgets
Produce various external statements and responses to requests for information
Provide support for the annual audit process
Provide support in the preparation of tax forms including Form 990, and related schedules
Maintaining financial and accounting policy and procedures

Requirements include:
CPA Certification (Preferred)
Bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting or a related field
Minimum of five years job experience with grants accounting and managing financial systems and budgets, financial reporting, financial data analysis, auditing, and providing financial advice.
Special consideration will be given to candidates with non-profit experience.
Fluency of federal and private grant financial compliance from both the pre- and post-award perspective.
Substantial knowledge of Microsoft Office and Quick Books

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to harmonylangford@ywcaflint.org by May 31, 2013.


The YWCA West Central Michigan currently is seeking an Accounting Supervisor.

General Summary: This position reports to the Vice President of Operations and is responsible for ensuring the integrity of all accounting functions by monitoring and adhering to GAAP and established internal controls, and for ensuring accuracy of internal and external financial documentation and record-keeping. The YWCA West Central Michigan utilizes Sage 100 Fund Accounting software.

General accounting functions include:
General Ledger Maintenance
Accounts Payable/Cash Disbursements
Accounting of Payroll Related Activity
Accounts Receivable/Cash Receipts
Government Grant Expense Management and Reporting
Cash Flow Management
Financial Analysis and Reporting
End of Month/End of Year Close Procedures
Annual Audit Preparation
Supervision of one part-time clerk

Bachelor of Science majoring in Accounting, required.
Minimum of 5 years full-charge accounting experience, required.
Minimum of 3 years accounting experience in a non-profit environment, strongly preferred.
Minimum of 3 years in a supervisory role, required.
Demonstrated experience in managing federal and state grant funding required.
Proficiency in computerized accounting applications required; Sage 100 Fund Accounting preferred.
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word, required.

To apply, submit Letter of Interest, including minimum compensation requirements and Resume.

Deadline: 5:00 p.m. on May 28, 2013

By Email: dshimmel@ywcawcmi.org
Subject Line: Accounting Supervisor Position


By Mail: YWCA West Central Michigan
Attn: Vice President of Operations
25 Sheldon Blvd SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503


Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County is seeking a Director of Community Living Supports.

Full-time position available providing leadership in all areas of management including strategic planning, policy development, budget management, staff supervision, outcome reporting and program development/implementation/oversight of the Community Living Supports (CLS) Department at CSSW. The CLS Department includes a range of programs dedicated to helping and empowering vulnerable populations to live independently in the community. The Director works with program staff at multiple sites, providing direction in their work with a diverse group of individuals and families with disabilities and special needs. Also responsible for overseeing staff in their activities across all programs, ensuring consistent operation and quality services that are provided with dignity and respect. The Director works to establish and maintain close collaborative relationships with executives from Avalon Housing, Washtenaw Housing Alliance, Washtenaw County Community Support and Treatment Services, Washtenaw Community Health Organization as well as other relevant organizations.

Requirements include a professional or advanced degree relevant to a diverse workforce that includes licensed professionals. Master’s degree in human service field with five years’ experience in administration, or Bachelor’s degree with ten years’ experience. Qualified candidate must have proven experience developing and overseeing budgets, creating program policies, and reporting, with demonstrated success in fund development and financial management. Knowledge and experience with healthcare system, supportive housing issues, and community resources highly preferred.

If interested and qualified, please submit cover letter and resume including salary requirements to jobs@csswashtenaw.org with the subject line HR-DCLS-LI.

No phone inquiries. EOE.


Warren/Conner Development Coalition is seeking a Detroit Neighborhood Partnership East Market Assistant—Eastside Farmers Market

Job Terms: Seasonal Part Time July 2013 – August 2013 for Detroit youth between ages 14 and 24. Work schedule will include a set of core hours, but will require accommodation for some evenings and Fridays (12pm – 8pm). $7.50/hour for 135 total hours.

Job Scope: Weekly implementation of the Eastside Farmers Market with a goal of providing access to fresh and healthy food, promoting and encouraging entrepreneurial opportunities, and offering communal gathering place that fosters and enriches community relationships.

Required Qualifications:
Detroit Resident age 14 – 24
Strong communication skills (verbal and non-verbal)
Excellent customer service and conflict resolution skills
Ability to engage and interact with diverse people
Ability to take initiative and work independently
Highly organized and detail oriented
Must be able to lift 30 pounds

Desired Qualifications:
Knowledge of or experience with farmers markets and food assistance programs
Familiarity with Detroit’s Eastside

Key Responsibilities:
Report to Community Engagement Project Manager
Assist with set up & tear down of market supplies including tents, tables, chairs, etc. and ensure secure placement in storage bin
Ensure that market site is clean throughout market hours and at the end of the day
Assist with implementation of programming & placemaking activities at the market
Enforce market rules with vendors and customers
Greet customers at market and respond to any questions or concerns
Help facilitate usage of multiple food assistance programs with customers including program explanation, token distribution and accurate record keeping
Help implement market outreach in partnership with community organizations and resident volunteers
Assist with recruitment and organizing of weekly market volunteers
Produce weekly market e-newsletter and maintain social media sites, as directed
Other duties as required by Community Engagement Project Manager


Please submit resumes to Gloria Wilson at gwilson@warrenconner.org by June 3, 2013.


Warren/Conner Development Coalition is seeking a Detroit Neighborhood Partnership East Market Master - Eastside Farmers Market

Job Terms: Seasonal Part Time (20 hours per week) May 2013 – September 2013. Work schedule will include a set of core hours, but will require accommodation for some evenings and Fridays (12pm – 8pm).

Job Scope: Planning, development and implementation of the weekly Eastside Farmers Market with a goal of providing access to fresh and healthy food, promoting and encouraging entrepreneurial opportunities and offering a communal gathering place that fosters and enriches community relationships.

Required Qualifications:
Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or equivalent experience
At least one year of project and/or business management experience
At least one year of documented community organizing experience
Excellent communication skills (verbal and non-verbal)
Excellent customer service and conflict resolution skills
Proven ability to engage and interact with diverse groups of people
Ability to work in a fast-paced and demanding environment
Proven ability to take initiative and work independently
Highly organized and detail-oriented
Experience and familiarity with computer software, including Microsoft Office Suite, especially database applications
Must be able to lift 50 pounds

Desired Qualifications:
Knowledge of or experience with farmers markets and food assistance programs
Expertise managing social media tools (Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, etc.)
Resident of Detroit
Familiarity with Detroit’s Eastside

Key Responsibilities:
Report to Community Engagement Project Manager.
Manage market logistics every Friday including set up & tear down, implementation of programming & placemaking activities and enforcement of market rules with vendors and customers.
Expand community partnerships with neighborhood organizations and block clubs to increase resident participation.
Build on existing partnerships with the Eastern Market Corporation, Aldi Food Store and Mack Alter LLC as well as identify new collaborative opportunities.
Identify, recruit and retain vendors to maintain consistent high vendor participation in the market each week.
Recruit and organize weekly market volunteers.
Produce weekly market e-newsletter and maintain social media sites.
Complete extensive weekly reporting as required by the multiple food assistance programs accepted at the market.
Maintain market records including vendor attendance, vendor reimbursement, customer counts, volunteer hours, etc.
Supervise intern(s) and volunteers at the market.
Provide regular updates as requested including grant reporting, regular analysis of project progress and necessary changes to improve project efforts.


Please submit resumes to Gloria Wilson at gwilson@warrenconner.org by June 7, 2013.


The Shelter of Flint is seeking a Grant Writer (Contract position, approximately 15-20 hours per week).

General Statement of Duties: Coordinates and executes research, grant development, writing and reporting activities. Works under the supervision of the Director of Development and performs related work as required.

Key Areas of Responsibilities:
Coordinates and executes grant research and writing activities:
Identifies and researches new funding opportunities
Researches current guidelines and requirements for existing funding sources
Conducts all activities needed to prepare and submit grant proposals and bids
Responsible for the submission (by mail, online, or hand delivery) of grant proposals and bids
Coordinates and executes all grant and contract reporting activities.
Meets and reports weekly with Director of Development
Meets with Executive Director as requested
Participates in creation of annual fund development plans
Creates and maintains grant notebooks and files
Maintains a calendar of grant and reporting deadlines
Act as agency representative at various community meetings as they pertain to grants
Performs other writing assignments and tasks
Assists with other fund development projects as requested

Job Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Experience: 3-5 years of grant writing experience.

Knowledge of grant writing, social/political issues and program design
Knowledge of community and organizations therein
Highly reliable self-starter
Effective oral and written communication skills
Strong organizational, planning, and time management skills
Strong human relation skills

Salary: $20 an hour; approximately 15-20 hours per week (hours may be adjusted based on workload)

To apply, please send cover letter, resume and writing samples to sof@shelterofflint.com.

Deadline for submission: Wednesday, June 5, 2013


Inner City Christian Federation (ICCF Nonprofit Housing Corp) of Grand Rapids, MI is seeking a Construction Project Manager. This individual will lead a small team of construction professionals at a mission-driven nonprofit community development organization in both single family and multifamily projects.

Responsibilities include project planning, cost estimating, time and resource management, quality control, contract administration, and safety compliance.

This position requires thorough technical knowledge of the construction process and systems, a strong focus on quality, and utilization of construction management technologies to increase efficiencies.

Experience with affordable housing funding sources such as HOME, AHP, and LIHTC is a plus. Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of experience is preferred. Applicant must have reliable transportation, a clean driving record and pass a background/drug screening.

To apply, send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Inner City Christian Federation at hr@iccf.org by June 6, 2013. EOE/AA.

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