Friday, July 19, 2013

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - July 19, 2013

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Senior VP of Development & Marketing/CDO (Auburn Hills)
The SR VP of Development & Marketing/CDO will lead the Development and Marketing Department of Easter Seals Michigan and be responsible for all functions and activities related to fundraising, marketing, and communications. The SR VP is responsible for growing and managing the affiliate’s comprehensive development program including: major gifts from individuals, foundations, corporate giving, annual giving and support from all sources, events, campaigns, capital giving, gift planning, processing and acknowledgements, stewardship, marketing and communications.

The ability to communicate the mission and vision of Easter Seals Michigan in a bold, passionate and compelling manner is critical to the success of this position, as it is charged with building a department to support a significant increase in fundraising activities and dollars. The SR VP will interact regularly with the ESM Board of Directors to ensure ongoing support of fundraising activities and stewardship of current donors, as well as active engagement in providing introductions to relevant potential funders including individuals, foundations, government agencies, and corporations..

Serving as a senior member of the Easter Seals Leadership Team, this position requires a strong understanding and belief in philanthropy, the ability to manage and motivate staff, as well as a track record of securing gifts of $1,000-$25,000 and special/major gifts of $50,000+ from individuals, corporations and foundations.

To learn more about the SR VP of Development & Marketing/CDO position visit our job opportunities website here.

Office Assistant (Ann Arbor)
Michigan Branch Telluride Association

The Office Assistant provides pro-active and thorough clerical support to the Director and Association staff/committees as needed. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and use of digital information/media. Support TA database management, public relations, direct mail, Telluride publications, and special events as needed.

Position based at 1735 Washtenaw Avenue, Ann Arbor. Flexible scheduling. Compensation $13-$15/hr.; 20 hrs/week with potential for growth. Telluride offers generous and flexible benefits package.
  • Act as office receptionist: phone, greet/direct visitors/vendors, accept packages;
  • Operate/maintain office equipment;
  • Perform work related errands;
  • Assist editing digital/print versions of Telluride Newsletter and Convention Proceedings;
  • Prepare publications as directed (Publisher, Adobe Creative Suite a plus);
  • Maintain files; retention/archival policies;
  • Maintain databases: mailing, contact, and client information;
  • Administer applications: MBTA preferment, Overseas Awards, summer program;
  • Liaise with University of Michigan;
  • Maintain supplies/inventories.
Qualifications & Requirements
  • At least three years’ experience in clerical/office setting required, preferably in non-profit;
  • Exceptional oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills;
  • Excellent data entry and proof-reading skills; attention to detail;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office; familiarity with desktop publishing/Publisher or Adobe Creative Suite, other software applications a plus.
Please send resume, cover letter, and names of three references to Only considered applications will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Telluride Association does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or any other legally protected category.

Assistant Director (Ann Arbor)
The Nonprofit and Public Management Center (NPM) at the University of Michigan is a partnership between the Ross School of Business, Ford School of Public Policy, and School of Social Work. NPM provides students from the three partner schools with interdisciplinary skills and action-based experiences in order to build exceptional leaders across all sectors. As part of its ongoing strategic planning process, NPM will deepen its leadership and collaborative efforts around social innovation and enterprise at the University of Michigan.

The Assistant Director will work along with the Managing Director to support NPM's students, faculty, staff, and partners to forge stronger collective impact with the University and the communities it serves. This role will be pivotal in developing superior programming, communications, and support processes to advance NPM's evolving goals.

Interested candidates should go to NPM Assistant Director job posting online, The posting ends 8/1/13.

Troop Support Specialist (Port Huron)
The Troop Support Specialist is accountable to be an expert in the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE) to ensure that it is implemented in every troop experience within assigned territory. The Troop Support Specialist is expected to supervise, mentor and support troop leaders/co-leaders and other volunteers throughout their experience. She/he is expected to assist in the implementation of evaluating the GSLE and troop experience of girls, parents and adult volunteers. The Troop Support Specialist is responsible for the retention of girls and adult members.
  • Act as main council contact for all troop leaders in assigned territory and provide support for troop leaders and other local volunteers;
  • Meet established troop membership goals through retention and managing troop penetration each year in assigned area;
  • Mentor new and current troop leaders in assigned areas to meet goals and ensure that the Girl Scout Leadership Experience is being implemented in all troops within assigned territory;
  • Provide responsive and high-quality customer service to girls, parents and volunteers;
  • Ensure that program offerings are tied to the national program portfolio and customized, enriched, and enhanced based on girls’ needs, interests, and pathway variables; ensures that outcome studies are performed on troop experiences;
  • This position requires registration as a member of Girl Scouts of the U.S.A.;
  • Bachelor’s degree with concentration in related field or equivalent experience;
  • Minimum of three (3) years customer or volunteer support experience.
Send resume with cover letter to: Angela Benitez, Human Resources Director, - Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan

Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity
A United Way Agency

Capital Campaign Fundraising Manager (Detroit)
The North Rosedale Park Civic Association (NRPCA) is launching a $500,000 capital campaign as the first phase of a larger campaign to renovate the North Rosedale Park Community House and grounds. NRPCA seeks a Fundraising Manager to manage all aspects of the campaign and facilitate implementation of the campaign plan.

The position requires a Bachelor’s degree and at least 3-5 years of progressively responsible development, marketing or public relations experience, including being the leader of at least one fundraising campaign.. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, computer proficiency, attention to detail, and people skills required.

Salary is $40,000 to $50,000 per year for a full-time position, depending on qualifications and experience. Part-time will be considered.

For a fuller job description, visit the NRPCA website at To apply, submit resume, three references, and cover letter by Friday, August 9, 2013 to or by mail to: Marsha S. Bruhn, Chair, Capital Campaign Steering Committee, North Rosedale Park Civic Association, 18445 Scarsdale, Detroit, MI 48223.

Finance/Development Assistant (Ann Arbor)
Michigan Branch Telluride Association

The Finance/Development Assistant is responsible for MBTA bookkeeping and TA development activities. Provides administrative support for the Administrative and Michigan Program Directors, Financial Manager, and the Development Committee, including assistance with donor and public relations, direct mail appeals, and special events.

Position based at 1735 Washtenaw Avenue, Ann Arbor. Flexible scheduling. Compensation $19-$21/hr.; 20 hrs/week, potential for growth. Telluride offers generous and flexible benefits package.


  • Implement Quickbooks;
  • Track budgets;
  • Reconciliation of bank accounts/all banking;
  • Work with Financial Manager to manage development and business income records.
  • Maintain all donor files;
  • Research prospective corporate, foundation, and individual donors, update of DonorPro records;
  • Process donations, manage donor acknowledgements, field inquiries;
  • Prepare grant/funding request packages; draft letters;
  • Create monthly fundraising reports and other database/DonorPro reports.
Qualifications & Requirements:
  • At least three years of fiscal responsibility in a nonprofit/association; experience with fundraising highly preferred;
  • Exceptional oral and written communications skills;
  • Excellent data entry/proof-reading skills; attention to detail;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications; familiarity with DonorPro and QuickBooks; skill with other software applications a plus.
Please send resume, cover letter, and names of three references to Only considered applications will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Telluride Association does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or any other legally protected category.

Series & Events Specialist (Detroit)
The Series & Events Specialist is responsible for planning and managing council-wide program opportunities to girls within the council jurisdiction. S/he supports the council’s goals and objectives, including goals of recruitment and retention of girls and adults. The Series & Events Specialist incorporates current GSUSA initiatives and the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE) into the design of all events. She/he develops and implements project plans and maintains relationships with volunteers, community partners, preferred sites and vendors.
  • Create, plan and manage all event details and logistics including registration, setup, contract negotiations, and equipment procurement/rental for all assigned events;
  • Responsible for recruiting and supporting volunteers to facilitate Program Aid and Volunteer In Training for girls;
  • Manage all aspects of various series which may include STEM, anti-bullying, financial literacy, etc. to include training facilitators, work with schools and/or communities for implementation, and ensure evaluations are completed, etc;
  • Assist with the implementation of programs, etc. supported by grants and/or sponsors. Ensure that GSSEM is in compliance with the requirements of the grant and/or sponsorship;
  • Compile estimated cost models, submits event budget, tracks budget statistics, and prepares management reports;
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of events by soliciting participant feedback, summarizing and analyzing results, and formulating recommendations to capitalize on successes and target areas of improvement;
  • Ensure that diversity and pluralism are embraced and incorporated into the work of the council;
  • Network to build contacts and collaborations in the community.
Send Resume with Cover letter to: Angela Benitez, Human Resources Director, - Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan

HR Manager & Executive Assistant (Pontiac)
We are a very respected and established child abuse agency in Oakland County, seeking a part time HR Manager and Executive Assistant. Candidate should have excellent written and oral communication skills, a sense of urgency to achieve goals, and strong managerial skills to tackle difficult problems. Impeccable attention to detail, including grammar and spelling in composition is required. Must also have excellent clerical and administrative skills and be willing to be flexible by accepting less than glamorous tasks. Opportunities for advancement exist for the right candidate.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to Carol Furlong at

Patron Acknowledgement Specialist (Detroit)
Position Summary
Our ability to build relationships with our patrons and insure a sustainable revenue base is only as good as the systems we have in place to handle their contributions in a timely, accurate, and respectful manner.

As a key member of the Patron Advancement team, the Patron Acknowledgement Specialist acknowledges all contributions, delivers selected fundraising reports for the use of management and board representatives, executes systems for the collection of all pledges, and assists in the maintenance of the integrity of patron records.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Sending a timely and accurate acknowledgement of every gift received by the DSO, paying special attention to gifts from board members, governing members, corporations, foundations, and other major gifts;
  • Working closely with gift officers to customize and personalize major gift acknowledgements;
  • Providing reports and other tools to keep organizational leadership and Advancement team apprised of major giving;
  • Insuring the swift payment of all pledge balances through regular pledge invoicing;
  • Updating and verifying patrons biographical and contact information;
  • Providing other reporting and data entry services for fundraising as needed;
  • Provide gift entry backup and overflow assistance for Patron Acknowledgement and Gift Systems Coordinator;
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor's degree required;
  • Superior computer skills required. Must be a Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel power user;
  • Experience with advanced fundraising databases required. Familiarity with Tessitura a plus;
  • Experience in a nonprofit organization and an understanding of fundraising required.
Qualified Candidates should submit resume and cover letter to

Survivor Advocate (Wayne County)

Job Title: Survivor Advocate – Transitional Housing Program
Hours/week: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week, Western Wayne County location(s)
Availability: Start date: Immediately. Weekdays, evenings, occasional weekends and on-call shifts.

Description: Provide crisis counseling, advocacy, information, life skills education and support to survivors of domestic violence and their children who are residing in transitional housing program via individual, group, and telephone sessions. Advocate for and assist clients with obtaining permanent housing. Represent agency in various community settings. Comply with grant and agency reporting.

Qualifications: BSW or equivalent. Masters Degree (MSW, human services) a plus. Significant experience working successfully with adults and children victimized by domestic/sexual violence as well as diverse populations; demonstrated initiative, high professional standards, and excellent communication and organizational skills. 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. Ability to lift 30 pounds on occasion. 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:
No phone calls please.

Chief Operating Officer (Brighton)
Chief Operating Officer
Reaching Higher
Brighton, MI

Reaching Higher is dedicated to helping young adults lead happier and healthier lives. Our mission is “To motivate young people to live a life of awakened purpose with passion and confidence.” We accomplish this through a 9 week leadership and social skills development program that we deliver in schools and community organizations.
Reaching Higher has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, effective and experienced leader to fill the newly created part time position of COO.. This position will work in collaboration with our Founder and Board of Directors to move the organization to the next level of growth. The successful candidate will have a high degree of autonomy in his/her work with a flexible schedule.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Oversee and direct all aspects of internal operations;
  • Strategic growth planning;
  • Development and retention of school districts;
  • Direct and support revenue development and Marketing activities;
  • Board of Directors relations and Board growth;
  • Development and utilization of large and motivated volunteer base;
  • Speaking engagements.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Business, Management, Organizational Development or related field of study.
  • Experience working with school systems;
  • Management experience in the private and/or non-profit sectors;
  • A proven passion for serving youth.
This part time position of 30 hours per week is offered with a salary range of $40,000 to $50,000 based on the applicants education and experience.
Send cover letter and resume to

Parent Organizer (Detroit)
$25,000 - $32,000
Position Summary:
The Parent Organizer is responsible for working with assigned DPS schools to ensure there is a strong parent organization, multiple parent strategies to increase engagement and opportunities to support parents with a focus on student achievement. In addition, must provide programming support and recruitment for the Parent Resource Center.

Local School Assignments:
  • Support and assist with building a robust parent organization of record at each assigned school;
  • Build and maintain relationships with assigned DPS schools’, principals and parent leaders.
Parent Resource Centers:
  • Provide information to each school on parent programs at local Parent Resource Centers (PRC) and recruit parents to attend.
  • Collect and Secure required documentation from your parent organization of record meetings (officers, meeting dates, bylaws, monthly agendas, minutes, sign in sheets and other documents) and submit on a monthly basis;
  • Collect data on the outcomes of this year’s Parent / Teacher conferences.
Innovation / Strategy Development:
  • Review the previous and current year needs assessment to identify gaps and develop service strategies.
Required Education and/or Experience:
  • Qualified candidates will hold a two-year associates degree or, or equivalent experience;
  • One to two years of experience in event planning, community organizing, program/workshop facilitation and ability to engage parents and families;
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have knowledge of the Detroit community and an understanding of school culture.
Email a cover letter and resume to

Project Director (Detroit)
$39,000 - $45,000
The Project Director will provide leadership, direction, and oversight of day to day programming and supervision. The Director will manage the project by objectives ensuring assigned staff meet stated benchmarks; ensure intervention and problem solving occurs to keep the project on-track; make critical assessments and long-term plans around service delivery, staff training, and staff transitions. They are key communicators on behalf of the project to the Deputy Director and CEO as to the status of the project. Serve as the primary representative within the DPS system on behalf of Detroit Parent Network. The Project Director is well versed in core and special programming related to the project including ensuring compliance across centers they supervise:

Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university or higher level of education in related field, or equivalent experience. Five years related experience and/or training.
Knowledge / experience in Title 1 parental involvement policies/procedures
Michigan Department of Education Grade Level Expectations and student academic achievement standards. Must have knowledge and experience implementing parent programs and community organizing projects. Demonstrated ability to lead multiple projects / sites. Must have strong communication skills, management experience, budgeting skills, and analytical skills with the ability to synthesize complex information and use data to complement program strategies. Must have a strong understanding of the educational climate, and enjoy working in a fast-paced, dynamic community organization where quality of work and expectations are high.

Email a cover letter and resume to

Product Sales Specialist (Flint)
This position supports the work of the department in assigned Communities; operating a local product distribution cupboard during the Fall Candy and Nut Sale Program and during the spring Cookie Sale Program; as well as providing programs and program support materials.
  1. Supervise the operation of a local Council product distribution cupboard for each sale. Responsible for managing and controlling the inventory by tracking incoming and outgoing delivery tickets and receipts and balancing the physical inventory against these records;
  2. Recruit and train Volunteer Cupboard Managers to distribute product from their home or other location;
  3. Assist in the development and leadership of the product sales troop and parent volunteer training sessions;
  4. Coordinate development and implementation of the Cookie Rallies (programs designed to help girls build the five skills around the sales) and Celebration events (for girls who achieve GSSEM’s top seller level);
  5. Assist in development and marketing of Product Sales Programs;
  6. Recruit, appoint and support local and geographic Product Sales program volunteers in assigned areas;
  7. Assist with conflict management with adults engaged in the program;
  8. Provide quality customer service to volunteers structure as well as to troops, girls and families;
  9. Develop program materials for sale operation.
Bachelor's degree and 3 year experience.

Send Resume with Cover letter to: Angela Benitez, Human Resources Director, - Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan

Manager, Special Events (Detroit)
General Description

The Manager, Special Events is responsible for developing and managing major internal and external events; ranging from fundraising events to donor and/or consumer engagement events. Key responsibilities include planning and analyzing cost-effective events, managing to net revenue goals, forming strong relationships with and managing event sponsors, donors, contractors/vendors, corporate partners, volunteers and employees.

  • Three to five years event management success;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel & Project;
  • S/he should possess a successful track record in facilitating group discussions, experiential activities , managing event budgets and leading event teams/committees;
  • A history of strong customer service;
  • Ability to develop and manage simple to complex projects and events;
  • 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 including staff, clients, donors, corporate partners, vendors and volunteers;
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional departments to develop donor engagement opportunities within TCC programs;
  • Public speaking skills required to effectively convey The Children’s Center case for support in a compelling manner;
  • Successful track record cultivating and soliciting event sponsors;
  • Must be proactive, highly motivated, and detail-oriented with a diligent follow-through.

Associate degree required; bachelors degree preferred.

Please visit our careers page to apply at:

Director of Development & Alumnae Engagement (Rochester Hills)
Marian High School, a Catholic college preparatory school for young women established in 1959 and located in Bloomfield Hills, MI is seeking a Director of Development and Alumnae Engagement. The Position is responsible for leading Marian High School as a revenue-growth orientated organization capable of delivering on its long term vision of raising significant dollars to support the mission of the school. Reporting directly to the President, this position will design and implement a comprehensive fund development plan for key external audiences with specific emphasis on its alumnae. The position will have primary responsibility for establishing and implementing the infrastructure needed to grow fundraising revenue through the solicitation of identified strategies such as but not limited to: major gifts, annual giving, memorial contributions, corporate and foundation support, and limited fundraising events. Qualified and interested candidates should a resume, cover letter, salary requirements, and contact information for three professional references to

Full position summary, including responsibilities and qualifications can be found at, click on Business Office and open Employment Opportunities

Engagement Officer (Ann Arbor)
Part-time, benefit-eligible position available. As part of the Development and Marketing team, the Engagement Officer is responsible for identifying, engaging, cultivating, and soliciting major gift donors through various campaigns. The position will conceptualize, plan, and implement events and opportunities to advance and increase donor investment and ownership of agency programs and services.

Requirements include a Bachelor's degree (preferred), or an equivalent combination of education and proven, relevant experience. Ideal candidate will have eight to ten years non-profit experience, including at least five years major gift experience, with demonstrated success in fundraising including personal solicitation programs, and planning and implementing donor events and activities. Must have experience in volunteer leadership and management and public speaking, and possess exceptional interpersonal, writing, and general communication skills. Experience with Raiser’s Edge or similar donor database software highly preferred.

If interested and qualified, submit resume and cover letter including salary requirements to with the subject line HR-EO-MNA. No phone inquiries. EOE.

Director of Alumni Relations & Annual Fund (Bloomfield Hills)
The Roeper School, a co-educational independent school serving gifted students in preschool through 12th grade is seeking a Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Fund. Reporting to the Director of Development, the candidate will serve as the liaison between the Alumni community and the School and manage the School’s annual giving campaign. This highly interactive position requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The Director must be detail oriented and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

To apply:
Individuals interested in being considered for this full time, 12-month position should submit their letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Preference will be given to applications received by July 24, 2013. No phone calls or mailed resumes please.

The Roeper School is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

Executive Director (Ludington)
Sable Points Lighthouse Keepers Association seeks an Executive Director. Bachelor's Degree in Non-profit management, hospitality management or related field. Experience supervising employees, working in a non-profit. Experience writing and implementing grants. Excellent public relations skills.

Work year: 7 months full time, 5 months part time
Salary: $38,000.

Go to for application materials. Deadline: August 9, 2013

Intake/Recruitment/Licensing Worker (Madison Heights)
Posted 7/8/2013 by MNA
Responsible for the recruitment, licensing, retention of foster homes as well as facilitating placements into homes (intake). This includes, but is not limited to, orientation and training, home studies, record maintenance, initial placement outlines, attending court hearings and working closely with the foster care staff in maintaining Child Welfare Licensing standards.

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university equivalent to any of the following: Social Work, Psychology, Guidance & Counseling, Criminal Justice, or Sociology;
  • 2 years experience in a foster care agency;
  • Child Welfare Institute Training specific to foster care and licensing;
  • Certified PRIDE Trainer;
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to make good decisions with regard to client needs and compliance with policy and state licensing;
  • Ability to problem solve and make decisions with minimal direction;
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines;
  • Possess good written and verbal skills;
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point;
  • Experience in recruitment and retention of foster homes;
  • 2 years of experience in Foster Care Licensing Certification.
Please respond with a cover letter outlining your experience for the position to


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