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EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - September 13, 2013

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Capital Campaign Director (Rochester)
Leader Dogs for the Blind, located in Rochester, MI, is looking for a full time Campaign Director. The Campaign Director will report to the Chief Philanthropy Officer and will manage all aspects of Leader Dog’s capital campaign.

As a key member of the philanthropy team, the Campaign Director will work with staff, leaders, and volunteers to identify and classify prospective donors and ensure the implementation of timely cultivation and solicitation strategies. The Campaign Director will be responsible for maintaining the campaign prospect pipeline, plan and timeline, fundraising progress reports, and goals.

We are looking for an enthusiastic team player with B.A. from an accredited college or university required, Master’s Degree. CFRE preferred. Qualified candidates will possess a minimum of five years of experience in major donor fundraising/campaign development position, preferably with a nonprofit organization.

Complete job description available at Leader Dogs for the Blind has competitive salary offerings and excellent benefits that include medical, dental, vision, 401K(with a match), life insurance and short/long term disability coverage. Send pdf version of cover letter and resume to . Please note that if your resume is not in PDF format, it will be discarded. EOE

Part-Time Lions Campaign Manager (Rochester)
Leader Dogs for the Blind, located in Rochester, MI, is looking for a part time Lions Campaign Manager. The Lions Campaign Manager will report to the Campaign Director and manage all aspects of the Lions Clubs phase of Leader Dog’s capital campaign.

As a key member of the Philanthropy team, the Lions Campaign Manager will work to identify, classify and prioritize Lions clubs and districts and ensure the fundraising goals and potential within clubs and districts are being met. The Lions Campaign Manager will be responsible for maintaining the Lions campaign momentum, plan and timeline, fundraising progress reports, and goals.

We are looking for an enthusiastic team player with B.A. in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications or related field required. Qualified candidates will possess a minimum of three to five years of experience in a fundraising/campaign development position, preferably with a nonprofit organization.

Complete job description available at Leader Dogs for the Blind has competitive salary offerings and excellent benefits that include medical, dental, vision, 401K(with a match), life insurance and short/long term disability coverage. Send pdf version of cover letter and resume to Please note that if your resume is not in PDF format, it will be discarded. EOE

Major Gifts Manager (Rochester)
Leader Dogs for the Blind, located in Rochester, MI, is looking for a Major Gifts Manager. The Major Gifts Manager serves as a key member of the major and planned gifts team. This position is responsible for supporting the Campaign Director in the identification, cultivation, solicitation, closure and stewardship of prospects and donors, primarily individuals, who have the capacity to make major and planned gifts to Leader Dogs for the Blind. This position is responsible for the administration of major and planned gift reporting.

We are looking for an enthusiastic team player with B.A. CFRE preferred. Qualified candidates will possess a minimum of three to five years of experience in fundraising, preferably in major and planned gifts, and will have demonstrated achievement in national major gift fundraising.

Complete job description available at Leader Dogs for the Blind has competitive salary offerings and excellent benefits that include medical, dental, vision, 401K(with a match), life insurance and short/long term disability coverage. Send pdf version of cover letter and resume to Please note that if your resume is not in PDF format, it will be discarded. EOE

Director of Marketing (Lansing)
Ele’s Place is seeking a seasoned marketing professional to raise awareness of and funding for Ele’s Place programs.

Primary responsibilities for this position include:
  • Implement a strategic marketing plan and media efforts to educate communities about the needs of grieving children;
  • Ensure the quality and consistency of the Ele’s Place brand among all branches and programs of the organization;
  • Write and coordinate the publication of newsletters, brochures and other materials;
  • Oversee website and coordinate social media efforts.
Qualifications for Director of Marketing:
  • Seasoned marketing/communications professional;
  • Outstanding writer and speaker;
  • Experience writing and producing brochures, newsletters, press releases, and content for electronic publications;
  • Experience with media relations and media planning and placement (paid and in-kind);
  • Experience overseeing websites and social media;
  • Experience speaking to small and large audiences;
  • Organized, attentive to detail, able to coordinate multiple priorities and meet deadlines;
  • Bachelors degree minimum in a field supportive to position;
  • Experience working with nonprofits and with volunteers preferred.
Responses to this posting are requested by October 12,2013.

Send cover letter & resume to: Elizabeth Webb, Director of Operations, Ele’s Place, 1145 W. Oakland, Lansing, MI 48915 or email this information to:


Family Services Coordinator (Lansing)
Ele’s Place is seeking a Family Services Coordinator to work with its grief support programs. Full or Part Time and includes working 1 to 2 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;
  • Implement 8-week bereavement support groups for children and adolescents in schools and community organizations;
  • 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 October 12, 2013. Send cover letter & resume to Ele’s Place, 1145 W. Oakland, Lansing, MI 48915, or email this information to

Ele’s Place is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Part Time Administrative Assistant (Metro Detroit)
Founded in 2006, The FACES Foundation's mission is "To acknowledge and promote professional excellence in the education and care of patients with life-threatening lung diseases."

FACES(Family & Caregiver, Education & Support) is seeking a part time Administrative Assistant to provide a wide and varied range of direct administrative and organization support. The candidate should be self-motivated, creative, have a high attention to detail, expert at working on multiple projects/tasks simultaneously and the ability to prioritize.

The candidate will help put systems into place to streamline communication and day- to-day operations,assist in analyzing and seeking solutions to problems, maintain database, coordinate correspondence, handle website updates, oversee social media, coordinate correspondence and assist in coordination of annual fund raising event.

Qualifications include: great written and verbal skills, proficient in data entry. The candidate should also have the ability to communicate via email and telephone to existing and to cultivate individual and company contacts for the purpose of inviting them to events, seeking silent auction donations etc. Experience in researching, writing, designing and editing materials such as brochures, forms and reports is important.

A Bachelor's Degree and 3+ years Administrative background is required. Experience in the nonprofit sector or equivalent is preferred. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to learn new programs is important. A knowledge of Giftworks or a similar program is a plus.

A detailed job description is at

Please submit resumes to

Energy Program Director (Lansing)
The Michigan Environmental Council (MEC) seeks a full-time Energy Program Director to promote energy efficiency and renewable power through public policy reform. This position utilizes a range of skills and relationships to strengthen Michigan’s economic resilience in the face of climate change, fuel price uncertainty, pollution-related health impacts, and other challenges linked to our energy system. This position will be based in MEC’s Lansing, Michigan, headquarters.

For a full description with qualification check our website at or send an email to

Executive Director (Owosso)
The Owosso Community Players, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, seeks a dynamic and vibrant executive director to join us as the theater matures into its next stage of growth and development.
The Players is looking for a self-motivated, vibrant executive director to assume leadership of organization, implement the strategic plan and raise revenues necessary to assure a sound financial base.

Duties include: Strategic planning and implementation; Fundraising and relationship building Operations

Candidates must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Strong leadership abilities and demonstrated experience plus organizational and planning skills are a must. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years experience in strategic planning, financial management, staff/board development, and a proven track record in seeking earned and contributed revenues (including season tickets, corporate sponsorship, government and foundation grants, individual contributions, and special events). A degree in business management or related field is preferred. Experience in non-profit fiscal management and fundraising is preferred. Computer skills in Word, Excel, email, donor data systems and web management are required.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for and an understanding of the performing arts.

Further details available at

How to Apply / Contact
Please send a cover letter, resume, salary demands, and references by September 30, 2013 to:
Staffing Committee
Owosso Community Players
POBox 606
Owosso, MI 48867

Owosso Community Players is an equal opportunity employer

Director, The LEAGUE Michigan
Purpose: A program for K-12 schools in Michigan to build character and empower youth to “do good” in their communities, nation, and the world through service, service-learning and philanthropy education.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership and strategy to enhance and/or expand The LEAGUE Michigan program across the state of Michigan;
  • Coordinate the implementation of the 2013 strategic plan to work towards growth and sustainability of program;
  • Establish and achieve a yearly fund raising goal to support The LEAGUE Michigan;
  • Develop and manage the program’s annual budget; supervise and support LEAGUE Michigan staff, including national service members when assigned;
  • Develop key partnerships with public, private, local and state government to advance the mission and vision of the program;
  • Work collaboratively with Michigan Nonprofit Association (MNA) civic engagement programs and other MNA programs and initiatives to advance the work of The LEAGUE Michigan and organizational collaboration;
  • Proactively seek opportunities to connect work of The LEAGUE Michigan to overall MNA goals and objectives;
  • Staff and support The LEAGUE Michigan Advisory Board and the Student Service and Leadership Committee;
  • Coordinate and/or facilitate the Fisher Training, Fisher Training Part II for teachers; and the Administrator Training for school leadership;
  • Provide technical assistance and support to teachers as they integrate service, service-learning and philanthropy education;
  • Promote the use and growth of the “Learning to Give” ( curriculum;
  • Coordinate and/or facilitate both the planning and implementation of the annual summer Youth Leadership Camp for The LEAGUE Michigan youth participants;
  • Seek opportunities to partner with Michigan media to raise program profile of The LEAGUE Michigan and its participating schools and student activities;
  • Develop partnerships with local, statewide and national organizations including, local school boards, youth development organizations and local businesses;
  • Other duties as assigned.
For a full job description and application instructions, click here.

Program Manager (Metro Detroit)
The FACES Foundation (Family & Caregiver, Education & Support) is seeking a Program Manager.

Founded in 2006 and located in Metropolitan Detroit, The FACES Foundation's mission is "To acknowledge and promote professional excellence in the education and care of patients with life-threatening lung diseases."

We seek a dynamic and innovative PM to lead and grow our signature program The PHIL Award (Pulmonary Health & Illnesses of the Lung) into hospitals nationally. This is a hospital based recognition and retention program for respiratory therapists who provide outstanding care and treatment of patients.

Reporting to and working with the President, the PM will have strategic and operational responsibility for the consistent achievement of the goals and management of the award. They will work with existing award hospitals to promote and recognize their involvement. They will develop a process to identify potential PHIL Award hospitals, introduce them to the award, provide information, answer questions and bring them into the program.

The position requires strong administrative, organizational skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills. It is preferred that the candidate have public speaking abilities, experience in strategic planning and understand how to set into place and use tracking mechanisms. The candidate will be a champion for The PHIL Award at the individual stakeholder, donor and community level.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree and 3+ years experience in the non-profit sector or equivalent.

A detailed job description is at

Please submit resumes to

Recruitment Specialist (Detroit)
  • Identifying and pursuing all potential avenues for adult membership cultivation
  • Analyzing and using demographic data to develop and implement a strategic, on-going recruitment plan
  • Leading a team of volunteers to effectively recruit and engage adult members within your designated region
  • Preliminary screenings of potential adult member/volunteers to determine their skill sets, availability, and commitment to serving girls
  • Utilizing recruitment best practices to prepare and equip volunteers to sell Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan to potential adult and girl members
  • Create relationships with community-based organizations and other centers of influence.
  • Bachelor’s degree with concentration in related field or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years of demonstrated recruiting experience with emphasis in volunteer recruitment
  • Excellent presentation, communication (written and oral), planning and organizational skills
  • Proven success in developing partnerships with organizations/corporations
  • Strong analytical, organizational and assessment skills
  • Business and results oriented
  • Ability to proactively recruit; must be a self-starter
  • Ability to lead volunteers to assist in meeting and exceeding goals
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Excellent internal and external customer service
  • Solid knowledge of MS Office products including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
For more information, visit

CEO (Kalamazoo)
The YWCA of Kalamazoo seeks a mission-driven executive with strong relationship building, management, and leadership skills. S/he will have at least 10+ years of progressive leadership experience. S/he will be a goal-oriented, accomplished leader who is passionate and committed to the YWCA’s mission and values the diversity of all people within the organization and the communities it serves. Familiarity with the types of programs and services offered by the YWCA is important; including childcare and education, domestic violence, sexual assault, racial justice, and economic empowerment programs. Knowledge of the Kalamazoo community and philanthropic marketplace will be helpful, as the CEO serves as the primary spokesperson for the YWCA in interactions with donors, partners, and other Kalamazoo institutions and community leaders. Experience working with an organization that uses John Carver’s Policy Governance Model is helpful.

The search is being managed by Heather A. Eddy, CFRE, President and COO of Alford Group Executive Search. To apply, candidates should submit their cover letter and resume and complete the online application at No applications will be accepted via email.

Development Associate (Ann Arbor)
Development Associate, Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

The Development Associate provides direct support to the Senior Director of Advancement in the implementation of the Museum’s comprehensive marketing and fund-raising program that is focused on institutional support; individual, corporate and foundation donors; and special events.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Associate's or bachelor's degree in a related field. A minimum of three years' experience in an administrative position, preferably in a not-for-profit development office. A solid understanding of fund-raising databases, including segmentation, tracking, and donor research capabilities is required, as well as overall computer literacy and proficiency with MS Word and Excel.

To Apply:
Please send your resume and a cover letter to

Coordinator, Development (Metro Detroit)
American Lung Association in Michigan

The Development Coordinator is responsible for assisting in the development and execution of special events; ranging from fundraising events to donor and/or volunteer engagement. Key responsibilities include event logistics, volunteer recruitment, participant recruitment and sponsorship development.

  • Entry level with one to two years’ experience in special events, fundraising or like field;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel & Data Management;
  • 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 work independently;
  • Ability to build strong relationships with individuals and teams including staff, clients, donors, corporate partners, vendors and volunteers;
  • Public speaking skills;
  • Successful track record cultivating and soliciting event sponsors and participants;
  • Must be proactive, highly motivated, and detail-oriented with a diligent follow-through;
  • Occasional evening/weekend work and travel required;
  • Ability to lift 25+ pounds;
  • Possess transportation for meetings, events, etc.
Bachelor degree in related field required.

Please include your resume, and cover letter, including salary requirements. Your application packet should be submitted as PDF documents via e-mail to the attention of Jessie Jimenez-Schlicht, Director of Development, at

Finance & Budget Manager (Okemos)
Okemos based nonprofit is seeking a Finance & Budget Manager to oversee and manage financial and budget activities. Duties include: developing budgets, performing financial comparative analyses of budget to actual, ensuring budget controls are in place, forecasting, preparing a variety of financial reports, and making financial recommendations to the CFO.

Applicants must have a Bachelors Degree in Accounting or a related field and at least five+ years of progressively more responsible experience. Must be self-motivated, able to work independently, excellent written and oral communication skills, and be able to work well under pressure. Position is full-time plus benefits, salary range $65 - $80K depending on experience. Apply on line at MPHI is an AA/EEO employer.

Program Director (Traverse City)
NorthSky Nonprofit Network, a program of Rotary Charities seeks a full-time Program Director. The qualified candidate will work as an integral part of a Leadership Team to provide the strategic direction for the program to ensure it meets community needs, particularly in the area of networks, collective impact and organizational capacity building.

The ideal candidate will bring an entrepreneurial attitude with experience in organizational development, capacity building, collective impact and the nonprofit sector. Excellent communication and facilitation skills are required, with a commitment to operating in alignment with the core values, vision and mission of Rotary Charities. Bachelors degree required, consulting experience a plus. Full-time salaried position with benefits package.

For additional information regarding the position, check the website:

Letters of interest, resumes, salary history and references should be submitted to by September 25th, 2013. Questions may be directed to: Marsha Smith, Executive Director at 231.941.4010, ext. 202 or

Executive Director (Dearborn)
Friends of the Rouge is seeking an Executive Director.
Friends of the Rouge is a 501(c)3 non-profit, incorporated in 1986, whose mission is to promote the restoration and stewardship of the Rouge River ecosystem through education, citizen involvement and other collaborative efforts, for the purpose of improving the quality of life of the people, plants and animals of the watershed.

Reporting to Board of Directors, the Executive Director’s primary duties are implementation of the strategic plan, administration, fund development, budgeting, marketing, membership supervision, and staff support. The Board seeks someone who demonstrates vision, courage, patience, and ability to provide diligent external and internal leadership.

The ideal candidate would hold an advanced academic degree relating to environmental science or policy, non-profit management, or related field; Considerable experience in environmental and/or non-profit fields, fund development, public relations and marketing; Exhibit commitment to the preservation of our environment and the stewardship of water resources in particular; Possess excellent communication skills, and demonstrate the ability to work with the news media; Expertise in non-profit administration with five years experience preferred; Be a self-starter, detail-oriented, enthusiastic, organized, and capable of meeting challenges and deadlines; Be an innovator with ability to think creatively to advance FOTR’s mission and strategic plan; Possess strong knowledge of environmental issues faced by mostly urban watershed; and Team player with trouble shooting and multi-tasking skills.

Complete position description available through FOTR website: To apply send a cover letter, resume and references to

Director of Development (Lathrup Village)
For 28 years, South Oakland Shelter (SOS) has worked to end homelessness by mobilizing interfaith and community resources in Southeast Michigan.

Reporting to and in partnership with the CEO, the Director of Development will spearhead fund development efforts as SOS continues to grow. A relatively new position in the organization, the Director of Development will have the opportunity to continue expanding the organization's fundraising activities. This is a full-time position.

  • Develop and execute SOS's annual fundraising plan, working closely with the CEO, Board of Directors, Development Committee, and associated sub-committees;
  • Secure financial support from individuals, foundations, corporations and government entities;
  • Manage implementation of the donor database, and oversee staff responsible for data entry and gift processing;
  • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors;
  • Create and execute a strategy for a large sustained base of annual individual donors;
  • Oversee organization of special events in partnership with event committee members;
  • Develop and track proposals and reports for all foundation, corporate, and government grants.
  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree and/or Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credentials preferred;
  • 5 or more years experience in development, with measurable success in securing foundation and government grants;
  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills;
  • Experience in donor database management, knowledge of eTapestry preferred.
For complete job description and to apply online, visit: No phone or e-mail inquiries, please.

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant (Detroit)
JOB TITLE: Receptionist/ Administrative Assistant
EXEMPT: Part Time 25-30 hours per week 12-5pm
SALARY: $10 per hour

  1. General Administration:
    • Ensure that files are maintained, understandable, and current;
    • Ensure that office supplies are maintained;
    • Be the first point of contact for any telephone inquiries, ensuring all messages are forwarded and acted upon quickly and efficiently;
    • Be the first point of contact for visitors;
    • Responsible for opening and distributing all mail;
    • Responsible for recording all checks;
    • Develops and implements all aspects of ensuring ongoing integrity of donor database.
  2. Create a positive customer service experience for MWF:
    • Set phone answering /mail/correspondence standards;
    • Handle calls, issues, Board with diplomacy and meet the highest customer service standards.
  3. Special Events:
    • Working in collaboration with staff on all aspects of events, cultivation and fundraising, and programs;
    • Assist with production of events: securing event locations, production schedules, and tracking revenue and expenses, working with all related vendors;
    • Support production of invitations and all necessary components, programs, save the date cards and organizing mailings;
    • Research locations and service providers;
    • Seeking in-kind donations for special events;
    • Preparing acknowledgements letters for donors, event chairpersons, etc.;
    • Run analytical database reports.
  4. Other duties as assigned.
Personal Qualities Required:
  • Integrity and Full Confidentiality;
  • Positive attitude;
  • Enthusiastic about the work of MWF;
  • Completely Dependable (time, response, support);
  • Takes Initiative;
  • Builds effective working relationships with everyone;
  • Adaptable to an ever changing day;
  • Proficient writing skills.
Please send cover letter, resume, and references to
No phone calls please

Administrative Assistant (Lansing)
Administrative Assistant
Office of Foundation Liaison, Lansing MI

Supports Foundation Liaison and Foundation Coordinator with office administration. Support for specific activities will include but not be limited to, scheduling, meeting planning, event set-up, filing, copying, phone coverage and miscellaneous clerical duties and special assignments.

A complete position description can be viewed at in the Find a Job section.

This position is 20-30 hours per week. If you are interested please send a cover letter and resume to byFriday, September 20, 2013.

AmeriCorps Member, Mentoring to Access Corps (Alpena)
The AmeriCorps member with the Mentoring to Access Corps (MAC) AmeriCorps program will be placed at Alpena Public Schools to recruit, train, and support mentors or provide direct mentoring to provide career exposure opportunities and/or encourage high school youth to consider, plan for, and prepare for postsecondary education. The MAC AmeriCorps member will commit to 1700 hours (approximately 35-40 hours per week) over a year of service. Successful candidates will be passionate about creating equitable opportunities, career exposure, and addressing barriers for all youth to attend college.

Responsibilities and Activities:
  1. Conduct mentor screening, enrollment, and matchmaking, when applicable to creating 30 new matches;
  2. Enhance and implement College Positive and/or Career Exposure Mentor recruitment and retention efforts;
  3. Recruit volunteers to facilitate age appropriate career exposure and college access activities, such as job shadowing, mock interviews, hands-on programming, skill building activities, work-based learning, etc.;
  4. Interact with mentors and volunteers to provide age appropriate career exposure information and resources:
    • Host match activities that expose mentees to a variety of career opportunities;
    • Target match meetings/site based programming around career based activities (Career Club).
For full position description and application instructions click here.

Accounting/Office Administrator (Pontiac)
This is a full time position at 40 hours per week, working in a 3 person team in a Christian non-profit organization.
This position is responsible for maintaining accounting and company file. This position performs a variety of routine and some non-routine clerical/accounting functions in accordance with standard procedures in areas such as general accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, reconciling accounts, or related financial area.

Job Duties:
  • Directly reports to Director of Finance & Administration;
  • Prepare financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends;
  • Maintain all A/P and A/R;
  • Directly works with development in reconciling donation records monthly;
  • Reconcile various accounts by identifying errors in posting or omissions by applying appropriate accounting standards;
  • Other duties may be assigned;
  • Upkeep of vehicle, driver and property management programs (Microsoft Access).
Bachelor’s degree in accounting/ business admin is a MUST.
Candidate must be mature in their Christian faith.
MUST have expertise in utilizing QuickBooks and Excel.
Must work well in a team setting/ strong communication.
2-3 years minimum in finance/ accounting role.

Salary: 30K-35K (Determined upon experience).
Medical, Dental, IRA retirement w/ 3% company matching, free life insurance and short term disability offered through the company.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to Please no calls or walk ins regarding this position

Director, Quality & Compliance, Administration (Detroit)
The Children’s Center of Wayne County is looking for a Director of Quality & Compliance with a minimum of 5 years’ experience and Master’s or Advanced Degree in Quality Management or Human Services related field.

Qualified candidates must have expertise in:
  • Customer Relations;
  • Managed care organizations;
  • Medicaid audits & compliance;
  • Utilization review & management;
  • Mental health rules & regulations;
  • Child welfare rules & regulations;
  • National accreditation with COA, CARF, JCAHO, or similar;
  • Proven experience working with volunteer Boards and Committees;
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and experience, including staff recruitment and development.
  • Strong management and negotiation skills;
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Ability to lead and develop a team and be a team player in the organization;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Ability to work with people, and build consensus at all levels in the organization;
  • Proficient computer skills and knowledge of Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) or similar statistical software;
  • Expertise in policy writing, documentation of procedures, etc.
This position will be responsible for 1) Strategy, Development and Implementation; 2) Compliance, Training, and Monitoring; 3) Continuous Quality Improvement; 4) Accreditation, Credentialing, & Compliance Activities; Utilization & Case Review; 6) Program Outcomes & Reporting.

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please submit your resume on-line by logging onto our website at
Equal Employment Opportunity

Major Gifts Officer (Detroit)
Alternatives For Girls, a Detroit 501c3 organization serving homeless and high-risk girls and young women, is accepting applications for a full-time Major Gifts Officer. The MGO will play a lead role in creating and implementing the overall fundraising plan and will work directly with major and prospective donors. S/he will report to the CEO.

  • Manage a portfolio of prospects (primarily individuals and family foundations), and engage, coordinate, and assist other key agency players with their portfolios of major gift donors and prospects, e.g. CEO, board, and campaign committee members;
  • Identify, cultivate, and solicit funds from continuing and emerging major gift donors and prospects; conduct personal visits with prospects/donors, manage individual and overall major gift strategies, and manage major fundraising campaign, including coordinating the volunteer campaign committee;
  • Create cultivation and solicitation strategies for major gift prospects by assessing philanthropic intent, interest in supporting AFG and giving capacity, etc;
  • Conduct donor communication, including customized correspondence, other marketing materials;
  • Serve key role within AFG’s fund development department.
  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years of progressive fundraising, sales, marketing or related experience. Master’s degree and additional years of fundraising, sales, marketing or related experience preferred;
  • Demonstrated success in personally soliciting and acquiring gifts, preferably nonprofit setting;
  • Experience with fund development software, e.g. e-philanthropy preferred;
  • Proven experience in charitable gift solicitation preferred;
  • Planned giving experience preferred.
Send resume, salary requirements to:

Administrative Assistant (Southfield)
Reports to the President/ CEO of the Southfield Community Foundation, Inc. (“Foundation”). Provides assistance to the President with emphasis in supporting the marketing and bookkeeping functions of the Foundation.

Specific responsibilities include:
  1. Preparation and disbursement of marketing materials:
    • Consulting with the appropriate Committees;
    • Design, modification and disbursement of marketing materials such as brochures, newsletters, invitations and annual reports etc;
    • Implementing a computerized database of contributors, other non-profit organizations, professional advisers and other community foundations;
    • Disbursement of large mailings;
    • Maintaining the Foundation’s website.
  2. Documentation of receipt of gifts:
    • Bank deposit slips, photocopies, and physically making deposits;
    • Preparing and sending acknowledgement letters;
    • Filing appropriate supporting documentation.
  3. Other activities:
    • Preparing agendas and minutes for meetings;
    • Maintaining a basic knowledge of the other activities of the Foundation;
    • Answering the telephone and serving as the front person for the office;
    • Picking up and dropping off mail and other basic office functions;
    • Assisting the President with any other Foundation activity that may be deemed necessary;
    • Organizing and coordinating the Youth Advisory Committee.
Skills required:
  • Interest in the community;
  • Demonstrated written and communication skills proficiency with computer word processing, accounting, database and desktop publishing software;
  • Basic clerical skills;
  • Excellent people skills;
  • Highly energetic and self-starter;
  • Attention to detail.
Part time 15 hours per week. Send resumes to No Phone Calls Please.

Good Luck!

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