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EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - June 6, 2013

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Finance Director (Detroit)
The Finance Director oversees the organization’s financial structure in conjunction with the Vice President of Finance and Operations. This position will report directly to the Vice President of Finance and Operations and will work closely with program directors to manage the organizations overall budget. This full-time contract position with potential to be full time is based in the Detroit office.

Position Requirements
  • Responsible for preparation of monthly financial statements and coordinate company financial planning and budget management functions;
  • Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against budget and provide summary of variances to understand expense drivers and financial risks/opportunities;
  • Oversee daily operations of the finance department;
  • Monthly Preparation of financial forecasts for state grant;
  • Ensure compliance with local, state and federal reporting requirements and troubleshoot compliance issues;
  • Assist with organizational and grant related budgets;
  • Assist with completion of financial audits, grant audits, and the organizations’ Form 990;
  • Develop and implement effective tools to assist the organizations in identifying, implementing and monitoring programs and fund raising efforts, including return on investment models, weekly operations reports, forecasting and variance tools, etc.;
  • Establish and implement short and long range departmental goals and objectives, policies and operating procedures.
  • B.A. from an accredited university (experience will be considered in lieu of degree);
  • At least 5 years non-profit finance experience;
  • Experience in budgeting, forecasting, modeling, and financial reporting;
  • CPA or MBA preferred but not required;
  • Knowledge of Financial Edge and Raisers Edge a plus..
Please submit your resume with cover letter to with the subject line of Finance Director.
Administrative Assistant (Lansing)
Full-time (40 hours/week) Administrative Assistant opening in a fast-paced association office. Must be highly motivated, able to multi-task, and highly proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word. An accounting background, along with strong communication skills and organizational skills a plus. Prior experience with databases preferred. An associate’s degree in accounting or business administration or appropriate combination of education and experience required. A minimum of 3 years experience working as an administrative assistant is essential.

Please send salary requirements, resume and cover letter to: Michigan Library Association, Attn: Administrative Assistant Position, 1407 Rensen Street, Suite 2, Lansing, MI 48910 or email to
Accounting & Administration Manager (Lansing)
Position:Accounting & Administration Manager
Status: Full Time/ Permanent
Supervisor: Chief Financial Officer
FLSA: Exempt

Required Background, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse group of people with a team approach with successful results;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally an in written form;
  • Demonstrated ability to handle a multi-task work environment and remain focused;
  • Ability to plan, organize and effectively present ideas to concepts and groups;
  • Financial management to include forecasting, budgeting and reporting;
  • Passion for FBCM’s mission.
50% Accounting
20% Grant Management
10% Administrative
10% Computer Maintenance/Tech Support

For more information, and to apply, click here.
Program Manager (Lansing)
Title:  Program Manager AmeriCorps*VISTA
Supervisor: Senior Director for Civic Engagement, MNA

Purpose: The Program Manager, AmeriCorps*VISTA manages the MNA Civic Engagement AmeriCorps *VISTA Program and works collaboratively with participating host sites to support VISTA members across the state. The Program Manager works collaboratively with the Michigan Campus Compact, The LEAGUE Michigan, and the Volunteer Centers of Michigan.

Position responsibilities:
  • Manage, coordinate and report on the MNA Civic Engagement AmeriCorps*VISTA program;
  • Coordinate competitive grant processes;
  • Run a recruitment campaign for members;
  • Conduct site visits to schools, campuses, and volunteer centers;
  • Support campuses, schools and volunteer centers in applying for, hiring, and placing members;
  • Develop and facilitate trainings and gatherings for VISTA members and onsite supervisors, including but not limited to distinct trainings for members serving specific constituents (schools, colleges, volunteer centers);
  • Develop, monitor, manage, and report on complex program budgets;
  • Work closely with the Michigan office for the Corporation for National and Community Service;
  • Provide supervision, management, and direction to the VISTA Leaders;
  • Collect and gather data and stories on these programs to inform and highlight the program;
  • Develop alumni connections and communications for the MNA Civic Engagement AmeriCorps*VISTA program;
  • Respond to questions from members and constituents regarding the program;
  • Contribute to other MNA programming where appropriate, including assisting in affiliate events and program assistance as assigned;
  • Integrate program efforts of the *VISTA leadership team into appropriate organizational programming (including but not limited to The LEAGUE MI, the Volunteer Centers of Michigan, and the Michigan Campus Compact);
  • Create program resource materials and disseminate as appropriate within MNA and with other CNCS programs;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
For more information and how to apply, click here.
Secretary (East Lansing)
The Department of Advertising & Public Relations at Michigan State University seeks applicants for a Secretary II position to serve within the function-based, high-energy CAS staff structure in the role of primary office support for the department chairperson, and general support for faculty and staff; reports to the departmental operations manager; responsibilities include: student/temp hiring, schedule coordination, payroll time entry, and supervision, greeting visitors and callers, hosting guest speakers, handling supplies and equipment needs, coordinating special events and space setup needs, facility scheduling, and other daily operational support needs of the office.
The successful candidate will have knowledge normally acquired through a high school education; one year of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in word processing, spreadsheet, database, calendaring, and presentation software; typing and filing; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; type 60 WPM. Desired qualifications include two or more years of high-level administrative support experience in an academic environment; knowledge of University policies and procedures; experience in hiring, training, and assigning projects to student employees; highly organized, detail oriented, problem solver, strong written communication and interpersonal skills, teamwork, resourceful, flexible, confidential, dependable, able to handle multiple priorities with frequent interruptions while maintaining accurate results, and meeting deadlines; experience in the use of ANGEL, CLIFMS, and Microsoft Office Professional Suite programs (Excel, Word, Power Point, Access); experience in EBS roles of Unit Administrator and Time Entry Specialist.

Application deadline is June 11, 2013. Qualified applicants can apply online by visiting and referring to job posting #7844.

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.
Volunteer Relations Specialist (Detroit)
In support of the Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan’s Conflict Management process, facilitate the negotiation and resolution of conflicts between disputing volunteer parties by working collaboratively with the parties, providing direction and support, and identifying creative ways to reach a mutual solution.

Position will support volunteers in working collaboratively and productively by providing conflict management and mediation services in accordance with the GSSEM Conflict Management Toolkit.

Assist in the development of an annual operating plan for adult dispute resolution.

Coordinate the process for conducting and analyzing the results of the annual self-assessment surveys for volunteers.

Manage the reappointment and release process for volunteers.

Requires Bachelors degree or equivalent with at least 3 years experience.

Send Resume with Cover letter to: Angela Benitez, Human Resources Director, - Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan
Major Gifts Officer (Southeast MI)
The Mackinac Center for Public Policy seeks a Major Gifts Officer in Southeast Michigan with at least five years of successful fundraising experience including capital, annual and endowment appeals. Responsibilities include identification, cultivation, face-to-face solicitation and stewardship of current contributors and prospects, and assisting in setting long-term fundraising strategies and goals. Qualified candidates will have outstanding communication and interpersonal skills and willingness to travel extensively throughout Southeast Michigan, with occasional travel to our offices in Midland, Michigan. Salary will be commensurate with ability and experience.

Send resume and cover letter to No phone calls, please.
Development Associate (Madison Heights)
Responsible for providing administrative support in all aspects of the job to the Director of Development. Including, but not limited to, maintaining donor data base, correspondence, press releases, coordination of internet marketing, supporting all fund raising activities, and representation at community events and meetings.

Minimum Requirements
  • 3-5 years experience in fundraising events and program planning preferred;
  • Demonstrates ability to work with a high degree of organizational skills, autonomy, and participate effectively as part of a team;
  • Proven ability to work closely and effectively with a board of directors;
  • Ability to work in a confidential manner, ensuring information is shared with internal and external individuals in an appropriate manner;
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and collaborative skills;
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
Applicants can email a cover letter and application to
Executive Director (Canton)
Canton Community Foundation
Executive Director
Reports to: Board of Directors
Classification: Exempt

Executive Director of the Canton Community Foundation serves as the Chief Executive Officer. The incumbent is responsible for the overall administration and management of the Foundation, including granting programs, fundraising, and business operations. Areas of responsibility include planning and evaluation, policy development and administration, personnel and fiscal management, and public relations. This is a full-time position, hired by and directly accountable to the Board of Directors through its elected Board chair.

  1. Management and Administration;
  2. Endowment Development;
  3. Fiscal;
  4. Public Relations.
The Canton Community Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and employs persons without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental handicap, veteran or martial status.

Salary: $55,000 with bonuses based on meeting fund raising goals.

For more information, please go to

To apply, please email your application letter, resume, references to:
Development Officer (East Lansing)
WKAR Development Officer I
Broadcasting Services, College of Communication Arts and Sciences
Michigan State University

WKAR at Michigan State University seeks applicants for a development officer to act as an assistant director of development and participate as a collaborative member of the Broadcasting Services/WKAR development team to build annual support. The successful candidate will have professional fundraising experience in public broadcasting, non-profit charitable organization, special event fundraising or higher education; major gift experience; and knowledge of data-mining prospects. Some in- and out-of-state travel may be involved. BA/BS preferred.

WKAR is part of Michigan State University College of Communication Arts & Sciences. It includes WKAR-TV, WKAR AM and FM Radio,, Radio Reading Service, WKAR Ready-To-Learn, and reaches more than a half-million mid-Michigan residents each week, and contributes to the educational experience of Michigan State University's 47,000-plus student body. For additional information, please

Application deadline is June 25, 2013. Qualified applicants can apply online by visiting and refer to job posting #7835.

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.
Project Support Specialist (Livonia)

Part-time position to provide administrative and organizational support to the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP). Will work with the NDPP Project Coordinator to plan, coordinate and manage daily operations related to the NDPP lifestyle program, and provide support to lifestyle coaches.

Job requires attention to detail, strong interpersonal skills, and excellent organizational skills. Must be proficient with Word, Excel or Access, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Outlook. Must be able to provide high levels of general and confidential support services such as arranging meetings, and organizing training packets for use at intervention sites, and conduct special projects or tasks as assigned by the NDPP Project Coordinator.

  • Responding to inquiries about the lifestyle program from the general public and members of the public health, physician, health care provider, and payer communities;
  • Attending and assisting lifestyle coaches in launching and implementing the lifestyle program for each group;
  • Organizing and making arrangements for programs, events, and meetings;
  • Performing complex and confidential clerical functions including typed memos, purchase requisitions, payment requests, training schedules, & databases;
  • Act as a representative of MBWHA by attending events, and meetings;
  • Other duties assigned.
  • Prefer Bachelor’s degree in a health-related field;
  • Requires 2-3 years of related work experience.
  • 20 hours weekly, $ 12-14 per hour, with vacation and holiday pay.
Send cover letter and resume to: by June 18th.
Executive Vice President (Detroit)
Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit, an internationally-recognized leader in Youth Development through the Arts, seeks an Executive Vice President to lead internal operations and fund development.

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. Now completing its 21st season, Mosaic has toured theatrical and musical performances by its all-youth predominantly African American performing ensemble to Africa, Asia, Europe; and 25 states throughout the U.S., including performances at the Kennedy Center and the White House.

The organization seeks a dynamic leader to work in collaboration with the President/Artistic Director and Board of Directors to move the organization to the next level of national artistic prominence while enhancing Mosaic’s long-term sustainability and organizational efficiency, and deepening the youth development impact of its programs. The Executive Vice President will oversee all aspects of Mosaic's internal operations, including revenue development, personnel, finance, board relations, general administration and strategic planning. For more information,

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, short-term disability, paid time off, and 403(b) plan. Mosaic is an equal opportunity employer.

Email cover letter, resume and three references to with the subject: Executive Vice President Position. Applications will be reviewed immediately and interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No phone calls please.
Clinical Care Manager (St. Ignace)
Mackinac Straits Health System is seeking a full time Clinical Care Manager. This position is responsible for the coordination, technical expertise and clinical oversight of the Acute Care and Emergency Departments. Requires various hours including weekend rotation. R.N. licensure and 2-3 years of related clinical experience required. We offer competitive wages, a comprehensive benefit package and a flexible working environment. Job description available upon request. Employment applications available online at Mackinac Straits Health Systems is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
Finance Director (Petoskey)
Wanted: Finance Director for busy non-profit association:

The Finance Director reports to the Executive Director as well as the Board Treasurer, while supervising accounting staff. Key duties include managing and overseeing all financial, accounting, and bookkeeping functions, which include:

The Finance Director will be required to develop a thorough understanding of the issues and operations of Bay View Association and be able to provide direction and leadership for the Association in the absence of the Executive Director.

Qualified applicants must have five years of leadership experience in fund accounting, and strong Excel and Word Skills. Educational requirement of a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a finance related field.

Salary Range: $64,000 - $72,000

For additional information go to
Resumes will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. Friday, June 21st, 2013.
Resumes may be sent to the Bay View Office at the following address:

Attention: Executive Director
P.O. Box 583
Petoskey, MI 49770

Resumes will also be accepted by email:
No phone calls please.
President (Grand Rapids)
Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids (GCGR) is seeking a President, reporting to the Board of Directors. The President is responsible for oversight of all operations of the organization and will work in collaboration with an Internal Consultant, who will initially be serving as mentor and coach to the President, as needed.

The President is the primary individual responsible for maintaining the integrity of the mission of Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids and for meeting the organization’s critical issues, goals and strategies as established by the Board of Directors.

Essential responsibilities include effective interaction and collaboration with the Board of Directors and executive oversight of the following areas: Fund Development, Administrative and Finance Operations, Talent Management, Community and Public Relations, Marketing, and Program Development and Delivery.

Successful candidate will possess: 12-15 years of strategic/executive/organizational leadership experience. Master’s degree preferred; Bachelor’s degree required (focus in public or non-profit administration, business, health/social sciences, or education). Experience in effective organizational leadership and efficient outcomes accomplishment; building business, community and donor relationships; securing major gifts and grants; leading strategic planning; providing staff oversight and development; proven operational and financial leadership; and deep community and business connections within west Michigan. Passion for the mission of emotional health and for supporting families living with cancer and grief is a must.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience; comprehensive benefits package.

To apply for this position, see GCGR website for details:

Please, no calls, mail or personal inquiries.
Financial Opportunity Corps VISTA (Detroit)
AmeriCorps VISTA members are passionate and committed to their mission to bring individuals and communities out of poverty. Members make a year-long, full-time commitment to serve on a specific project at a nonprofit organization or public agency. They focus their efforts to build the organizational, administrative, and financial capacity of organizations that fight illiteracy, improve health services, foster economic development, and otherwise assist low-income communities.

Accounting Aid Society in Detroit is seeking 2 VISTA members for a one year commitment beginning 8/19/2013.

Member Duties: VISTA will develop a financial coaching program to provide long-term and episodic support to under-resourced communities, increasing financial knowledge and confidence within the community. VISTAs will recruit and train traditional, resident and skills based volunteers to serve as financial coaches to low-income individuals and families. VISTA will integrate efforts with local VITA tax preparation and FAFSA completion initiatives. VISTA will support both coaching provision and long-term program sustainability.

Program Benefits: Financial coaching training provided, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health Coverage, Relocation Allowance, Childcare assistance if eligible, Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend, Training, Living Allowance.

Education level: College graduate

Age Requirement: Minimum: 18 Maximum: None

Skills: Writing/Editing, Leadership, Public Speaking, Team Work.

Apply online at:

For more information about the AmeriCorps VISTA program see:
Accounting/CFO Services RFP (Detroit)
Detroit Community Arts Alliance (“DCAA”) is requesting proposals from public accounting firms, bookkeeping firms and qualified individuals to perform accounting/CFO services beginning July 1st 2013 for up to four non-profits and their strategic alliance, under five annual contract agreements. Detroit Community Arts Alliance is a strategic alliance whose purpose is to support its members (Heritage Works, Living Arts, Matrix Theatre Company, and VSA Michigan) through boosting their fund development and financial management capacity and expertise so they can increase the impact of their community-based arts programs. The DCAA organizations have combined annual operating budgets of over $2 million, and reach over 20,000 individuals of all ages through deep arts engagement and arts exposure activities.

Scope of Accounting Services:
The scope of accounting services, including bookkeeping and CFO services, is standard for each member organization, with a smaller scope for the DCAA project. One of the member non-profits (Living Arts, the fiscal sponsor) has a dedicated internal staff-person who performs the routine bookkeeping for Living Arts.

In addition to the standard scope, the financial services provider commits to helping DCAA member organizations achieve improved financial management skills and systems with benchmarks through August 2014.

If you are interested, please contact for a full RFP and to submit questions. Please e-mail your proposal in Microsoft Word to no later than 5 p.m. EST on Monday June 10.

Executive Director (Harbor Springs)
The Manna Food Project is a private 501 (c) (3), non-profit corporation operating both as a food bank and a food pantry. Its goal is to ensure no one in its Northern Michigan service area goes hungry.

Manna is currently accepting applications for the position of Executive Director. The ED reports to the Board of Directors, and is responsible for the implementation of the organization's strategic and organizational plans, hands-on leadership and administration.

Key Responsibilities: Provide leadership, define revenue needs, cultivate resources, maintain positive relationships with donors and community groups, create and foster a culture that recruits, retains and recognizes highly qualified staff and volunteers.

Qualifications: Degree in Business Administration, Social Services or equivalent with work experience in human services/social action field preferred.

Successful candidates will demonstrate success in fund development, grant writing and budget management along with strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as supervisory/leadership skills.


Send cover letter, with salary requirements, and resume:
Associate Campaign Director and Senior Major Gifts Officer (Bingham Farms)
The oldest and largest animal welfare organization in the state of Michigan, the non-profit Michigan Humane Society protects animals from cruelty, abuse, and oppression; provides a wide breadth of services aimed at alleviating animal suffering; and works to reduce and end the root causes of animal welfare issues. We are seeking a dynamic, experienced professional to join our team as a Associate Campaign Director and Senior Major Gifts Officer. Reporting to the Vice President of Development, this position will be responsible for identifying, researching, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding individuals, corporations, and foundations capable of making major and planned gifts, initially in support of the Humane Society’s capital campaign, and then annual fundraising and other initiatives.

The ideal candidate must have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5-7 years of progressively responsible fund development experience with particular emphasis on major gifts and planned giving. Additional desired attributes include: excellent written and verbal communication skills; great people skills; experience working with boards of directors, volunteers, and high net-worth individuals; ability to adapt style to variety of situations; and strong organizational and strategic planning skills. Experience in non-profit philanthropy highly desirable.

Please send cover letter and resume to: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Campaign Assistant Director (Bingham Farms)
The oldest and largest animal welfare organization in the state of Michigan, the non-profit Michigan Humane Society protects animals from cruelty, abuse, and oppression; provides a wide breadth of services aimed at alleviating animal suffering; and works to reduce and end the root causes of animal welfare issues. We are seeking a dynamic, experienced professional to join our team as Campaign Assistant Director. This position will manage and assist with all aspects of the Humane Society’s capital campaign, including: a wide range of professional and administrative tasks designed to carry out campaign at highest level, serving as a liaison to staff and volunteers, and providing administrative support to the Campaign Director.

The ideal candidate must have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3-5 years of progressively responsible development, public relations or marketing experience. Knowledge, understanding, and experience in key areas of fund development is desired; capital campaign experience is highly preferred. Additional attributes include: excellent written and verbal communication skills; great people skills; ability to adapt style to variety of situations; experience working with boards of directors and volunteers; and strong organizational and planning skills. Experience in non-profit philanthropy is highly desirable.

Please send cover letter and resume to: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Major Gift Officer (Grand Rapids)
We are currently seeking a Major Gifts Officer to work in our Grand Rapids, MI chapter office.

The Major Gift Officer will identify, engage, cultivate, solicit, and steward current and prospective donors, in expanding their financial support of the work of the American Red Cross. He/she 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.

Education: Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree is highly desirable.
Experience: Minimum 3 years of major gifts leadership experience. Significant expertise with the area’s funding community highly desirable. Progressive experience in successful development programs and knowledge of “best practices” in development.
Related Skills: Ability to relate well and work effectively with multiple constituencies and audiences. Excellent verbal and written skills. Knowledge of office systems: MS-Office preferred and fundraising database systems. A team player committed to developing and working within a collaborative environment and to ensuring the highest customer service orientation.

This position requires travel within the region. The amount will vary depending upon size and geography of region.

If this sounds like the kind of opportunity that you’ve been waiting for, please visit our website at:

The American Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that offers 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.
Manager - Fundraising & Special Events (Bingham Farms)
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Manager in our Special Events department. This position is responsible for the management, strategy and creative planning while successfully executing the Detroit Gala and Stomp Out Wine Tasting Benefit. Combined fundraising goals for these events exceed $380,000.

  • Recruit high-level volunteers for leadership of the Gala and Stomp Out events;
  • Recruit corporate sponsors for the event;
  • Manage and grow existing corporate relationships;
  • Manage sponsors to achieve their maximum potential with the Association, including cross promoting our national signature fundraising events, increasing understanding of diabetes and the ADA;
  • Secure in-kind donations for day of event (i.e. auction, entertainment, giveaways, etc.);
  • Build the event committee, facilitate committee and subcommittee meetings;
  • Engage sponsors, chairs, and committee in face to face meetings and presentations on a weekly basis;
  • Ensure succession planning for leadership in key positions for the event;
  • Year round preparation for 'day of event' and execution of logistics;
  • Secure marketing and promotional materials for the event;
  • Database management.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience;
  • Three to five years of experience in special event fundraising with knowledge of sponsorship, corporate giving, and individual giving for special events;
  • Demonstrated success in recruiting multiple sponsors over $5,000;
  • Knowledge of Metro Detroit and Michigan area a plus..
For more details and to apply, click here:

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