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EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - August 2, 2013

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Chief Executive Officer (Flint)
The YWCA of Greater Flint is seeking a Chief Executive Officer.

Candidates must have Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree preferred. Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years management and supervisory experience including fiscal management, fund and grant development, program development, and facility management. This is a full time position reporting to the Board of Directors.

For more detailed job posting information, please visit

Please submit a cover letter, resume and references to YWCA Search Committee, P.O. Box 13238, Flint, MI 48501 or via email by August 19.
No phone calls, please.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Development Director (Ann Arbor)
Mission Opportunities Short Term (MOST) Ministries, a Christian organization that recruits, trains, and sends out international short-term mission teams, has an opening for a full-time Development Director in Ann Arbor.. The position is responsible for planning, implementing, and managing all fund development activities. Responsibilities include planning and leading the annual fund campaign, grants program, deferred giving, and working with staff and Board of Directors 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 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. Membership in the LCMS is preferred. Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter and resumes Attn: Carly Hatcher

Community Outreach Coordinators (Ann Arbor)
The Center for Michigan has immediate job openings for individuals with excellent communications, networking and organizational skills and a track record of high achievement. If you are passionate about the future of our state, have strong public speaking skills and a working knowledge of current events, we may have an exciting opportunity for you. We are hiring community outreach coordinators to organize and facilitate discussions across Michigan. We are the state’s leading practitioner of nonpartisan public engagement. Our interactive, small-group community conversations, larger town hall meetings, polling programs and online citizenship tools provide opportunities for thousands of citizens each year to better understand state and regional public policy issues, deliberate those issues with fellow citizens, and impact decision making by elected leaders.

We seek both salaried employees and part-time consultants. Current workers and recent college graduates in such fields as public relations, public administration, communications, education, sales & marketing, theater, event planning/management, public policy and political science/political campaigns may have the skills necessary to thrive in this work. Full-time positions will be based in Ann Arbor but will require traveling across Michigan. We offer competitive salary, performance bonuses and benefits. For more information about the Center for Michigan, visit Applicants for our outreach coordinator positions should send a cover letter, resume, and professional references to by August 16. The Center for Michigan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Development Manager (Ypsilanti)
Friends In Deed is seeking a DEVELOPMENT MANAGER to lead our development/fundraising efforts and assist in the daily management and programs of the agency. Friends In Deed is an interfaith organization that responds to unmet needs of low-income Washtenaw County residents. We partner with the community to provide critical financial assistance, furniture, congregational services and agency referrals. FID has been helping people in our community for 30 years. FID is a small, but passionate organization supported by people and congregations that share that passion. We are looking for an energetic individual to join us in our mission.

We are seeking an enthusiastic team member with experience in fundraising and grant writing, computer proficiency, good organizational skills, and empathy for the low-income members of our community. The Development Manager will coordinate fundraising events; research and write grant proposals; assist in the business management of FID; and play a critical role in communication with our congregational, individual and business supporters.

The position is 30 hours/week and pays $15.00/hour. College degree or equivalent work or volunteer experience is required. Deadline for application is September 1, 2013.

For more details on the position, go to our website:

To apply send cover letter and resume to: Friends In Deed, 1196 Ecorse Rd., Ypsilanti, MI 48198 or email to:

Development & Membership Manager (Detroit)
The Development & Membership Manager is responsible for growing and supporting the Belle Isle membership program; recruiting and coordinating volunteers; and supporting the fundraising goals of the organization through the development and implementation of a comprehensive strategy that includes annual giving, major gifts, foundations, grants, sponsorships and special events.

Reporting Structure and Relationships:
This position reports into the President, Belle Isle Conservancy. This position will provide direct oversight to consultants and volunteers supporting the areas referenced above, as well as vendors and suppliers. This position partners with the Belle Isle Conservancy Board and Board Committees, Belle Isle team members, and community organizations.

Qualifying Criteria:
  • Bachelor degree required;
  • Four+ years in Volunteer Management, Membership Manager and Development experience;
  • Experience working with diverse constituencies;
  • Experience working in the City of Detroit;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, including the ability to present information in a variety of formats;
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve problems with grace and diplomacy;
  • Ability to keep track of the overall picture while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and creativity;
  • Strong computer skills including experience with Donor Perfect, PowerPoint, Publisher, Excel, Word and Outlook;
  • Willingness to work outside of the traditional work day;
  • Passion for the work and mission of the Belle Isle Conservancy and the City of Detroit.
Next Steps:
Complete the online application located at

Scan and send your completed application, along with your resume to

First Responder - Midnights (Plymouth)
First Step: Western Wayne County Project on Domestic and Sexual Violence
Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Title: Full Time First Responder - Midnights

Hours/Week: 37.5 hours per week, midnights

Description: Provide crisis intervention and support for residential (shelter) clients, callers on the 24-hour help-line and also provide on-call/in-person advocacy to survivors at area hospitals and police departments.. Responsibilities include keeping shelter statistics. Comprehensive training and supervision provided.

Starting at $13/hour. Opportunities for advancement.

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

Qualifications: BA in social work/human services/related field; equivalent experience acceptable. Experience working with persons victimized by domestic/sexual violence and/or experience in crisis intervention and/or residential setting; match with agency mission, philosophy, strategic priorities, and core competencies essential. Valid driver's license, current auto insurance, criminal background check including national and MI sex offender registry, DHS clearance, good driving record, and reliable transportation required. Bilingual a plus. EOE.

Send resume and cover letter: Desiree Herrick at

No phone calls please.

Program Supervisor LMSW (Southfield)
Program Supervisor (LMSW) for Young Adults

  • Masters degree in social work (LMSW) and licensed in the State of Michigan;
  • Must have experience working with adults diagnosed with co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse;
  • Must have some clinical supervisory experience;
  • Good written, oral communication, public presentation and computer skills required;
  • Some evenings and some Sundays required;
  • Must have a valid Michigan driver’s license.
For more details, please visit

Vice President, Planned Giving (Royal Oak)
The Beaumont Foundation is seeking an energetic, committed, dynamic and innovative Vice President, Planned Giving with extensive experience building strong planned gift programs. In consultation with the President, Beaumont Foundation the Vice President, Planned Giving will be responsible for setting strategic direction and the implementation, administration and marketing of a comprehensive planned giving program for the Beaumont Foundation. The Vice President, Planned Giving will assume responsibility for identifying, cultivating and soliciting individuals for tax-advantaged gifts, including bequests, charitable gift annuities, charitable trusts, retirement plans and other planned gifts; will provide training and advice on solicitation strategies related to tax and estate planning benefits to Foundation staff members, senior Hospital leadership, doctors and volunteer fundraisers in the solicitation of planned giving prospects.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree - JD highly preferred, formal training in the use of planned giving vehicles for tax and estate planning, at least ten years of experience in planned giving and estate planning, proficiency in Planned Giving Software, such as PG Calc and Crescendo, a demonstrated ability to work effectively with key leaders, high-level volunteers, board members and colleagues, and a proven track record of soliciting and obtaining major planned gifts. Fundraising experience in Southeastern Michigan is helpful.

For a full job profile please contact William Weatherston at

Senior Major Gifts Officer & Senior Major Gifts Officer – Medical Education (Royal Oak)
The Beaumont Foundation is seeking an energetic, committed, dynamic and innovative individual with extensive experience building strong major gift programs. The Senior Major Gifts Officer will identify major gift prospects and work with assigned prospects to cultivate and solicit them. Assisting the Vice President, Major Gifts and Planned Giving, the successful candidate must possess a thorough knowledge of fundraising vehicles, have demonstrated major gift experience at the six and seven figure level, knowledge of planned giving, and major campaign experience. The candidate must have the ability to interact and communicate professionally and manage the fundraising process in order to obtain private support at the highest level possible.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record with evidence of success in the areas of:
Identifying, cultivating and closing major gifts at the six and seven figure level with excellent ongoing stewardship.
Superb oral, written and marketing communication skills with exceptional strategic and administrative abilities, as well as excellent planning skills.
Highly developed consensus building skills while able to make decisions with excellent initiative, creativity and a ‘self-starter” attitude.
A team player disposition and a hands-on style, with an impeccable reputation for operating with the highest integrity. The ideal candidate must have a proven track record in developing and maintaining relationships with a diverse group of external partners.

For a full job profile please contact William Weatherston at

Executive Director (Detroit)
Covenant House Michigan is seeking an Executive Director. After serving since 1997, the current Executive Director plans to retire this year. The Board of Directors seeks a new executive similarly committed to implementing the mission of their organization; one who has a strong faith based spiritual commitment and who is professionally motivated by human services and seasoned in the skills of contemporary management practices. The successful candidate will be an innovative, creative leader with strong management skills who will provide vision, leadership and direction in an increasingly challenging environment. The new Executive Director will be responsible for communicating the mission and vision of Covenant House Michigan to the broader community and developing the resources necessary to successfully maintain and grow the programs and services that reflect that mission. They must reach out to all stake holders to establish the current relevancy of the programs and garner the financial support necessary to sustain their benchmark reputation.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in Human Services, Management, Education Administration or a related field preferred. Must have a proven high degree of integrity, a career that includes several years of progressive senior management experience in fundraising and Board development for nonprofit organizations and this individual must be a strong manager who enjoys the challenges of coaching a team to achieve excellence.
For a full job profile please contact William Weatherston at

Senior Accountant (Detroit)
Finance and Administration

General Description:

Perform with minimum supervision, all accounting functions related to the daily operations of assigned funds, including bank and other account reconciliations, journal entries, preparation of financial statements, and analytic review of financial results.

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Prepare journal entries, including support detail, necessary to accurately record the financial transactions of DSO. Prepares monthly and/or annual financial statements reporting the results of DSO operations, including comparisons to the annual operating budget and explanations of variances to budget;
  • Prepare for annual audit including year-end reconciliation and journal entries, workpaper and financial statement preparation, and compilation of tax data;
  • Maintain and monitor program budgets and forecasts. Analyze and report on variances;
  • Provide financial support and analysis to other departments of the Organization;
  • Oversee vendor relationships. Monitor contractual obligations to ensure that payments are accurate, timely and in accordance with established contracts;
  • Assists in the preparation of the annual budget, periodic forecasts, long range plans;
  • Other duties as assigned.
Position Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance and at least three years of broad general accounting experience required. Prior not-for-profit experience and knowledge of Financial Edge software preferred.
Primary Reporting Responsibility: Controller

Qualified Candidates should submit resume and cover letter to

Executive Assistant to Leadership Team (Detroit)
Will support the administrative needs of 4 executive leadership team members. Minimum of 5 years of experience as an executive or administrative assistant to top C-level management, preferably in the non-profit sector. Associate’s Degree required/Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and time management skills. Ability to deal with highly sensitive and confidential information. High proficiency in MS Office software required. MS Project, MS SharePoint and Raisers’ Edge experience, a plus. Must have experience working with Boards or Committees, including meeting coordination and taking of minutes.

Please visit our careers page to apply at:

Grant Writer (Detroit)
Pewabic Pottery, a historic Detroit cultural arts non-profit organization, seeks an experienced Grant Writer to actively assist in helping the Development Department increase contributed revenue through research, writing and submission of grant proposals to funders not limited to but including foundations, corporations and organizations.
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in nonprofit grant writing is required. Bachelor’s degree required (liberal arts concentration);
  • Familiarity with the entire grant writing process from identification of potential funders to submission of the grant as well as the ability to track grant schedules and reporting is essential;
  • A track record of proven success in securing grants is required. Experience in creating grant budgets and an understanding of financial documents is required;
  • Knowledge of the cultural arts funding community is preferred;
  • Experience in creating online grant submissions and the ability and experience in researching grantors online is required;
  • Microsoft Office proficiency is necessary. Ability to write 40-50 grants per year required;
  • Must be an organized detail oriented individual with excellent oral and written communication skills and have the ability to work independently as well as part of the Development team to successfully meet multiple deadlines.
How to apply:
Send a cover letter, resume, salary requirements and a writing sample of a successfully funded grant to:

Mary Loridon
Manager of Administration
Pewabic Pottery
10125 East Jefferson
Detroit, MI 48214
Email at
Fax: 313.626.2150

Pewabic Pottery is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Troop Support Specialist (Detroit)
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 to include areas that are highly populated with individuals from the Middle Eastern Culture. She/he is expected to assist in the implementation of evaluating the GSLE and troop experience of girls, parents and adult volunteers.

Additional Requirements
  • Minimum of three (3) years customer or volunteer support experience;
  • Excellent group presentation skills;
  • Demonstrated proficiency in speaking in Arabic;
  • Must have understanding and appreciation of the Middle Eastern Culture.
Send Resume with Cover letter to: Angela Benitez, Human Resources Director, - Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan

Director of Major Gifts & Planned Giving (Troy)
Central Michigan University

Special Olympics. Responsible for major gifts and planned giving fundraising activities throughout the state with an emphasis in Southeast Michigan. This position’s responsibility will include, but is not limited to, donor/prospect research, cultivation, planning, outreach, visits, and coordination of activities related to major gifts and planned giving.

Required qualifications include Bachelor’s Degree; three years of major gift and/or planned giving experience; familiarity with all aspects of fundraising principles and practices. Proven record of successful major gift solicitation and fund-raising success. Demonstrated ability to successfully maintain Raiser’s Edge or similar database systems and conduct donor prospect research. Excellent verbal and written communication abilities. Flexibility, creativity, organization, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task are critical. Well-organized, innovative, able to work independently and to meet deadlines. Excellent professional, customer service, guest, donor relations and interpersonal skills. Must be able to travel the state to attend events and meetings, and work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends. Demonstrated ability to work successfully with a variety of computer software programs. Excellent PowerPoint skills required. Ability to work successfully in a diverse workplace. Willingness to support the SOMI vision and to advocate for the fulfillment of the SOMI mission.

Salary commensurate with qualifications.

Applicants must apply on-line at

CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly & actively strives to increase diversity within its community (see

Office Coordinator (Livonia)
The Office Coordinator at St. Mary Child Care Center is responsible for quality office management and efficient daily operation of office-related activities, including collection of fees/tuition and record keeping.

  1. Provide prompt and courteous reception and information to parents and visitors;
  2. Assume responsibility for efficient office management;
  3. Assist the Director with tasks related to day-to-day administration of the facility, health and safety requirements, and State of Michigan Child Care licensing;
  4. Assist with the care of children in special circumstances when need arises;
  5. Maintain accurate tuition accounting for each family and prepare and make bank deposits;
  6. Place all supply orders.
The Office Coordinator ensures that all employees, families, volunteers and vendors are treated in a manner consistent with Felician Core Values: Respect for Human Dignity, Compassion, Solidarity with the Poor, Transformation, and Justice and Peace.

  1. Education - High School diploma;
  2. Training and Experience - The Office Coordinator shall be a sensitive and mature person who has experience working in an office setting in addition to the following:
    • Experience working with young children;
    • Strives to meet the needs of children and families;
    • Proficient computer skills including experience with Word and Excel and willingness to learn other applicable software quickly;
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills;
    • Exemplary interpersonal, planning and organizational skills.
Send Resume:

Communication Manager (Bloomfield Hills)
The Communications Manager position provides an exciting and unique opportunity for a professional with a creative, entrepreneurial drive to directly impact and launch the Organization for Bat Conservation into a new phase and to secure its position as a leader in bat conservation in the United States and around the world. Reporting to and working with the Executive Director, s/he will have a lead role in translating the vision and philosophy into a proactive and fully integrated communication strategy.

The Communications Manager will build and implement a comprehensive communications program for OBC. S/he will set and guide the strategy and execution of all internal/external communications, public relations, and website/social media presence to consistently and dynamically promote OBC and its mission. This position also works in collaboration with Cranbrook Institute of Science to enhance OBC’s visibility.

The ideal candidate will be an energetic and enthusiastic communications professional who thrives in a fast-paced, national/international, environmental protection, educational environment surrounded by equally dynamic colleagues and volunteers.

  • Degree in communications, journalism, marketing, advertising, or related field;
  • At least three to five years' experience in the communications field;
  • Project management experience preferred;
  • Resourcefulness in solving problems, strong organizational skills, excellent time management, keen attention to detail, strong work ethic, and positive attitude.
Please send a cover letter (including salary requirement), resume, and a writing sample to by August 15, 2013. Early submission is highly recommended. No phone inquiries please.

Deputy Director (Dearborn)
Open since 2005, the Arab American National Museum (AANM) is the first and only museum in the world devoted to Arab American history and culture. The AANM helps to preserve this rich culture in a variety of ways including educational workshops and cultural exhibits. Through partnerships with other museums across the country, the AANM serves as a unifying voice for Arab Americans throughout the United States and across the world.

ACCESS is seeking a Deputy Director for the Arab American National Museum.

To view more information and to apply for the position, please visit our website, or please click on this direct link,

Executive Director (Detroit)
Community & Home Supports is seeking an Executive Director.
Provides leadership and management to ensure the continued success and sustainability of the programs and the organization by setting direction; hiring, developing and managing staff to implement programs and policies; and efficiency using fiscal resources.
Qualifications and Requirements:
Master’s Degree in social work or related field from a nationally accredited college/university. Current certification and/or licensure to practice in appropriate discipline in the State of Michigan. Eight years of increasing levels of professional experience in social work or a related field, five years of which shall be in a supervisory capacity. Proven experience growing an organization; Commitment to excellence and high standards; Demonstrated proficiency in supervising and motivating staff; Proven leadership and business acumen skills; Excellent written and oral communication skills; Strong organizational, problem solving and analytical skills
Submit resumes to

Associate Director (Detroit)
Mercy Education Project is seeking an Associate Director who will be responsible for the management of day-to-day office and business operations and related staff to ensure high quality in all aspects of administration, accounting, human resources, and program services. The Associate Director serves as a member of Mercy Education Project’s Leadership Team, contributes to the overall strategic direction of the organization and acts as an example and coach to help build a supportive and collaborative organizational culture.

The full job position is posted at

The successful candidate should have an undergraduate degree, 5+ years of relevant experience, passion for the organization’s mission, have a collaborative, team-oriented work-style, and excellent interpersonal, management, and communication skills.

Send resumes by July 29, 2013 to No phone calls please. Mercy Education Project is an equal opportunity employer.

Family Services Coordinator (Ann Arbor)
Ele’s Place is seeking a Family Services Coordinator to work with its grief support programs. This position is part time including two evenings per week.

The Family Services Coordinator will:
  • Work with other program staff members to provide guidance and information to grieving families and others;
  • Conduct family informational meetings and intake sessions;
  • Oversee assigned support group program sessions, including supervising volunteers and clinicians;
  • Assist with projects, make presentations on behalf of Ele's Place, maintain records, and perform other responsibilities as needed.
A minimum of LLMSW, LLP or LPC certification is required.

Ideal candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and good computer skills. Adult and child group experience, knowledge of grief issues and community resources required. Previous experience working with volunteers is very helpful. Ideal candidates must be able to work a flexible schedule.

Responses to this posting are requested by August 9, 2013. Send cover letter & resume to Ele’s Place, 1145 W. Oakland, Lansing, MI 48915, or e information to

Ele’s Place is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Multiple AmeriCorps Positions (Various Locations)
The Michigan Foreclosure Prevention Corps is recruiting for 20 AmeriCorps members statewide. Members fill a critical gap in services at state and federally certified housing counseling agencies working with homeowners who are on the verge of or in foreclosure. The members service is focused around foreclosure prevention and intervention activities including; foreclosure intake and triage, marketing and outreach, education and tracking and mitigating neighborhood impacts of foreclosure. Each member is responsible for recruiting and managing volunteers, participating actively in building the capacity of the host agency and for ensuring that each client they interact with has a better understanding of the foreclosure process.

Benefits include a living allowance, $5,550 education award upon completion of service, health insurance and child care benefits (if eligible) and professional development training.

For more information or to apply, visit

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