Tuesday, October 1, 2013

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center

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Executive Director Part-time (Bloomfield Hills)
Bloomfield Hills Schools Education Foundation

The Executive Director is responsible for the administration and management of the BHS Foundation, which includes delivery of our mission statement every day, supervising all fund development, donor relations, marketing, grant review and award processes, management of financial resources, coordination of volunteers and compliance with all regulations regarding the Foundation.

The Executive Director works with and supports the Board of Directors to define the foundation’s priorities, chart strategic direction, ensure program and fiscal accountability and create a collaborative, team-oriented culture between staff, volunteers, and board members. They are responsible for communications and positive public relations with key stakeholders including parents, school administration, school staff, the BHS Board of Education, and donors.

Responsibilities Include:
• Fundraising and Fund Development
• Board Relations and Board Communications
• Grant Review and Award Process
• Public Relations and Communications
• Financial Management and Administration

• College degree, preferably in Business, Education, Public Relations, Marketing or related discipline.
• Previous professional experience in development and/or fundraising strongly preferred
• Non-profit experience preferred
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple activities/projects including major events
• Ability to prioritize activities and meet deadlines
• Proficient in Microsoft Office products
• Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
• Experience with donor software very beneficial
• Strength in organizational development
• Self-motivated
• Experience working with volunteers

For more information: http://www.bloomfield.org/parents-students/foundation/index.aspx
Interested candidates must submit a Letter of Interest & current resume by 10/14/2013 to charlie@projectinnovations.com
An equal opportunity employer

Accounting Manager (Detroit)
The Children’s Center of Wayne County leads the way in providing an integrated approach to community mental health. Our mission is to help children and families shape their own futures by providing the most expert and compassionate care needed – so they can heal, grow and thrive. We put children and their families at the center of all that we do.

Together with our community partners, we offer meaningful solutions that address mental, physical and behavioral health, abuse and neglect, and poverty challenges currently faced by over 100,000 children in the Greater Detroit area.

The Children’s Center of Wayne County is seeking an Accounting Manager to join our Finance team. This position will provide both general accounting and collection functions.

Minimum Qualifications:
- A minimum of 3 years of experience working in a related field with a history of financial analysis and reporting.
- Experience with automated accounting systems – Great Plains Dynamics preferred
- Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
- Ability to perform complex reconciliations, analyze differences and define and implement fixes.
- Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel required

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please submit your resume on-line by logging onto our website here.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Part-time Grant Coordinator (Detroit)
Reports To: Director of Innovation, Communication and Education

Performance Responsibilities:
1. Assistance with Grant Team Meetings and Coordination
2. Development and writing of Proposals on behalf of Detroit Parent Network
3. Report writing
4. Grant Filing and Organization
5. Communication and Correspondence Coordination
6. Research on Grant and Contract Opportunities
7. Maintenance of a Grant Schedule
8. Maintenance of Reporting Schedules
9. Other Duties as Assigned
Position Terms: Part -time / No Benefits

Application Process:
Applicants must email a cover letter and resume to Maria Montoya, Director of Innovation, Communication and Education atmmontoya@detroitparentnetwork.org - Phone calls will not be accepted.

Van Driver (Plymouth)

Full-Time Van Driver position
Seeking a full time Van Driver to provide transportation services to individuals and families. Must have the ability to create and maintain a transportation schedule in accordance with client needs. Create and maintain a portable documentation log of vehicle(s) use, including reporting information. Oversee upkeep of vehicle(s) repairs, cleanliness and gas supply. Oversee shelter food and supply storage, and food and supply pick-up. Strong crisis intervention and empathy skills. Comprehensive training and supervision provided.
Full time position, 37.5 hours per week Monday – Friday. Hours may vary based on client transportation needs. Occasional weekend or evening required. Wayne Office location. Travel mostly throughout Wayne County.
$12 - $13 per hour to start. Full-time position to include accrued sick and vacation time, holiday pay, option for health, dental, and life insurance.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent. Excellent customer service and organizational skills. Must maintain high level of confidentiality. Capable of handling crisis situations effectively. Ability to work independently and with supervision. Match with agency mission, philosophy and strategic priorities essential. Bilingual a plus. Valid MI drivers license, current auto insurance, criminal background check, sex offender registry check, Department of Human Services clearance, and reliable transportation required. Must have and maintain excellent driving record. Ability to lift 50 pounds on occasion. EOE.

No telephone calls please

Administrative Manager (Dearborn)
Child's Hope is a central voice for the prevention of child abuse in Wayne County. The Administrative Manager plans, develops, and maintains all programs and activities in accordance with the mission, policies, and procedures formulated by the Board of Directors. This position is responsible for any and all forms of deliverables including the following: maintaining timely communication and responding to requests from the board, current and potential funders,and community stakeholders;coordinating with program presenters and assuring that any needed supplies are available; addressing social media, communications and marketing needs;assuring that organizational infrastructure is maintained; making referrals to other resources. Necessary qualifications include a BA or BS; strong organizational, management and leadership abilities;ability to prioritize; excellent communication skills; demonstrated success in financial management; ability to resolve problems in a positive manner; work of a progressively responsible and varied nature; demonstrated ability with computer programs; ability to build and maintain strong relationships with university personnel and the general community; commitment to the mission of Child's Hope and to community service. Preferred qualifications include extensive knowledge of resources related to the field; progressively more responsible work experience in a related social services field, including supervisory and administrative experience; Master's degree in human services or a related field, or any combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, ability, and skills. This is a contracted position that serves at the pleasure of the Board of Directors. This position will pay approximately $15/hour for approximately 20 hours per week.
Submit application documents to vmgoood@aol.com.

AmeriCorps Member, VIP Mentoring (Detroit)
Mentoring members with the Mentoring to Access Corps (MAC) AmeriCorps program will recruit, train, and support mentors to provide career exposure opportunities and/or encourage K-12 youth to consider, plan for, and prepare for postsecondary education. A 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.
  1. Required Position Qualifications:
    • Some college experience, Bachelor’s degree preferred;
    • Prior experience serving youth and volunteers;
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
    • Possession of valid driver’s license;
    • Possession of documentation of citizenship or lawful permanent resident alien status of the United States;
    • Willingness to submit to a comprehensive criminal history check, including an FBI fingerprint check.
  2. Roles and Responsibilities:
    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.
For a full job description and application instructions, click here.

Research Intern (Detroit)
POSITION OVERVIEW: Neithercut Philanthropy Advisors seeks an independent, self-starter to serve as a Research Intern in our Detroit office.

  • Assist with grants management for clients;
  • Evaluate grant applications and write summaries of applications with recommendations;
  • Answer grantee and client questions by email and phone;
  • Prepare invoices, reports, memos, letters, financial statements and other documents, using word processing, spreadsheet, database, and/or presentation software;
  • Schedule meetings with clients, grantees, and other stakeholders.
  • Nonprofit work and/or volunteer experience;
  • High level of interest in the nonprofit sector;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to be productive with little supervision;
  • Professional phone manner;
  • High level of interest in being part of a growing entrepreneurial enterprise;
  • Keen attention to detail and strong interest in organization;
  • High degree of proficiency with computing, including the full MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), and the Internet.
SALARY: This is a paid temporary position. The internship will last from early October to mid-December with the possibility of extension. Exact start and end dates are flexible. The intern will receive a weekly stipend of $300.

TO APPLY: Please submit cover letter and resume to info@neithercutphilanthropy.com by September 30, 2013. Please no phone calls.

VP of Operations (Grand Rapids)
Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids - VP of Operations

The VP of Operations is responsible for the oversight of building/facilities, office operations, IT, human resources, and financial aspects. As part of the executive leadership team, the VP of Operations will be instrumental in maintaining the integrity of the mission of Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids and in helping to meet the organization’s critical issues, goals and strategies.

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Oversee and handle day-to-day financial aspects of Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids, and its sister non-profit;
  • Talent management, including oversight of hiring, onboarding and professional development;
  • Oversee all hardware and software needs, working in concert with the IT Consultant;
  • Ensure facilities and grounds upkeep, planning for improvements/maintenance;
  • Oversee and guide office operations and processes.
Successful candidate will possess minimum of 8 to 10 years previous experience in similar non-profit position. Master’s degree preferred; Bachelor’s degree required. Excellent knowledge of non-profit specific accounting practices and management of accrual bookkeeping. People/team oriented with outstanding ability to connect with others, convey sensitivity and show empathy, compassion, warmth and grace. Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented and able to handle many projects and people at once. Must be flexible and enjoy a fast-paced environment. Passion for the mission of emotional health and for supporting families living with cancer and grief is a must.

Salary is commensurate with education and professional experience relevant to the position and the organization; comprehensive benefits package.

Email cover letter, resume and salary history to position@gildasclubgr.org.

Administrative Assistant - Finance Department (Lansing)
General Functions:
Assist in overall administrative support for all functional areas within Capital Area United Way. This position assists with daily activities including: accounting, billings, pledge processing which includes data entry, customer service and meetings.

Essential Duties and Functions:
  1. Provide bookkeeping support such as: accounts payable, processing receipts to the pledge receivables into the donor tracking software, assist with preparing deposits for the bank and processing credit card transactions;
  2. Assist with mailings, billings, audits, processing of envelopes for campaign and other functional needs;
  3. Provide staff support for Committee meetings in terms of planning, scheduling, materials and coordination as well as minutes;
  4. Provide excellent customer service by assisting the general public in all aspects of their interaction with Capital Area United Way;
  5. Perform other duties and functions as directed by supervisor.
The salary range is between $13.26 - $16.45 per hour full-time with benefits.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to J.Robinson at micauw.org.

Director of Network Programming (Lansing)
The Michigan Fitness Foundation (MFF), a nonprofit located in Old Town Lansing, is seeking dynamic and experienced leaders for three positions (see below). These Director level positions will be part of a vibrant team working with MFF staff to improve lives and strengthen communities through healthy eating and physical activity. The Michigan Fitness Foundation works in partnership with the Michigan Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports.

POSITION: Director of Network Programming
FTE: 1.0 FTE
EDUCATION: Advanced degree in a health, education, communication, social science, public administration, or
evaluation field.
SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience.
DESCRIPTION: The Director of Network Programming will join a dynamic and progressive team to oversee the
programming goals and objectives of the Michigan Fitness Foundation in its role as an
Implementing Agency for Michigan’s SNAP-Ed grant. Michigan’s SNAP-Ed programming is
focused on increasing consumption of fruits and vegetables as part of an overall healthful diet and
on promotion of physical activity. The Director will work under the direction of the Vice President
for Health Programs.

View complete position description here: http://www.michiganfitness.org/careers

Evaluation Specialist (Lansing)
The Michigan Fitness Foundation (MFF), a nonprofit located in Old Town Lansing, is seeking dynamic and experienced leaders for three positions (see below). These Director level positions will be part of a vibrant team working with MFF staff to improve lives and strengthen communities through healthy eating and physical activity. The Michigan Fitness Foundation works in partnership with the Michigan Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports.

POSITION: Evaluation Specialist
FTE: 1.0 FTE
EDUCATION: Advanced degree in a health, education, social science, or evaluation field.
SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience.
DESCRIPTION: The Evaluation Specialist will join a dynamic and progressive team to oversee the
evaluation efforts of Michigan Fitness Foundation to address the programming goals and
objectives to improve lives and strengthen communities by helping people eat healthfully
and be physically active. The Specialist will work under the direction of the Vice President
for Health Programs.

View complete job description here: http://www.michiganfitness.org/careers

Director of Communications (Lansing)
The Michigan Fitness Foundation (MFF), a nonprofit located in Old Town Lansing, is seeking dynamic and experienced leaders for three positions (see below). These Director level positions will be part of a vibrant team working with MFF staff to improve lives and strengthen communities through healthy eating and physical activity. The Michigan Fitness Foundation works in partnership with the Michigan Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports.

POSITION: Director of Communications
FTE: 1.0 FTE
EDUCATION: Bachelor degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related field. Experience may substitute for degree requirement.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience.
DESCRIPTION: The Director of Communications will join a dynamic and progressive team to oversee the creation and implementation of a comprehensive communication plan that leverages the organization’s strengths. The Director will report to the President and CEO and will be a key part of the management team.

View complete job description here: http://www.michiganfitness.org/careers

Major Gifts/Planned Giving Officer (Pontiac)
McLaren Oakland is seeking a Major Gifts/Planned Giving Officer who will manage and implement all fund raising activities related to major gifts and planned giving donor relationships. This includes donor cultivation, solicitation, prospecting and stewardship of major and planned giving donors to meet established fundraising goals within the allotted expense budget.

The ideal candidate will be a graduate from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Business Administration, or related area of study. A minimum of five years experience in the fund development arena with a strong concentration in major gifts and planned giving cultivation is required.

Interested applicants should apply to the following link:


Donor Relations Coordinator (Detroit)
The Detroit RiverFront Conservancy (DRFC) is seeking a candidate with 3+ years experience to develop and implement engagement and stewardship strategies that strengthen long-term donor and prospect relationships and support the fundraising goals and objectives of the DRFC. Responsibilities include participating in the development and execution of stewardship plans for all donors; researching and preparing briefs for leadership meetings with major donors, corporations and foundations; preparing remarks and drafting personal acknowledgements and stewardship communications; and supporting the programs and activities for the DRFC’s annual fundraising event.

The successful candidate should have an undergraduate degree, relevant experience, references, excellent communication and writing skills, and demonstrated expertise with Donor Perfect (or other fundraising software), Excel, PowerPoint, and social media. This is a full-time position with benefits reporting directly to the Sr. Director of Development.

Send resumes to bldavenport1@aol.com. No phone calls please. The Detroit RiverFront Conservancy is an equal opportunity employer.

Outreach and Advocacy Coordinator (Berkley)
Michigan IPL is seeking an Outreach & Advocacy Coordinator. This is a part-time contract position, funded for 1 year with the possibility of an extension.

Michigan IPL’s mission is to deepen the connection between ecology and faith. Our current focus is to mobilize a religious response to climate change and to promote renewable energy, energy efficiency and other sustainable practices. We work with people of all faiths in Michigan. Michigan IPL consists of an Executive Director, 10 board members, and 190+ member congregations who develop and sustain grassroots outreach, education and advocacy efforts around climate and energy issues.

This is an opportunity to join a growing, unique and dynamic organization assisting Michigan faith communities in becoming more environmentally sustainable.

Position Summary:
The Outreach and Advocacy Coordinator will lead Michigan IPL’s outreach, education and advocacy campaigns. A major focus will be a coordinated effort with the Michigan Energy Michigan Jobs Coalition to build capacity within faith communities about the benefits of energy efficiency and renewable energy and policy changes that would extend and strengthen the standards of the current PA 295. (http://mienergymijobs.com/) The coordinator will have a wide array of responsibilities, including promoting the organization’s capacity building and outreach efforts. Candidates should have demonstrated success in organizing effective outreach and advocacy campaigns, generating earned media, online mobilization, and issue advocacy. The position is ideal for an experienced grassroots organizer who is self-directed and enjoys multifaceted outreach work. The coordinator should also have experience in policy advocacy(climate and/or energy issues, a plus) along with proven marketing and communications experience.

For a full job description and application instructions, click here.

Director of Accounting and Finance (Detroit)
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra is searching for a Finance/Accounting professional to join our team as the Director of Accounting and Finance.

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Director of Accounting and Finance will be responsible for over site of all accounting, finance and reporting activities. The Director will be involved in supporting presentations to the board finance and audit committee and will work closely with the senior leadership team. Duties for this position will run the full spectrum as required for a Director of Accounting and Finance.

This is an extraordinary opportunity for a mature leader with seven to ten years of accounting and finance experience preferably with a non-profit or philanthropic organization.

Interested candidates must have a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance, an MBA or CPA is preferred.

Qualified candidates should submit resume and cover letter to jobs@dso.org.

Part-Time Data Management Clerk (Lansing)
A member of the Development, Community Relations, and Marketing Team,position is responsible for assisting the Directors of Development and Community Relations/Marketing in the successful implementation of donor and community cultivation. Position is responsible for processing and reporting of all donor, volunteer, and gift information/acknowledgements, including daily contribution processing, scheduling management of donor cultivation contacts, and event information.

Handles donor inquiries, gift acknowledgements, and assisting the Outreach & Events Coordinator. Responsible for:
  • Electronic mailing lists;
  • Data and pattern analysis;
  • System enhancement and reporting;
  • Creating reports;
  • Daily/Monthly revenue report reconciliation w/STVCC’s Accounting department.
Information on donors, pledges, revenue sources (individual/corporate/special interest), and events is tracked in the Donor Perfect system (database). This position also offers clerical support for special projects, volunteer applications, and is a back-up role for the Agency’s main receptionist.

Candidate would possess:
  • Two years of experience as an Office Administrator or Manager;
  • Proficiency in MS Office;
  • Familiar with the concept of databases (i.e. Donor Perfect);
  • Self-motivating with a strong work ethic;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Excellent customer service skills and alignment with our Mission.
Position’s demands are cyclical (avg. 16hrs/wk); expectation is full-time from September-February, reducing hours significantly to par from March-August. Benefits include EAP, Vacation and Sick accruals.

SALARY RANGE: $9.62 – $12.85
RESPOND BY: Immediately, Open until filled
St. Vincent Catholic Charities
Human Resources
Fax: 517-886-1191
Email: jobs@stvcc.org

Director of Mentoring Programs (Kalamazoo)
Big Brothers Big Sisters, A Community of Caring provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. BBBS serves over 1200 youth annually in five southwest Michigan counties. The Director of Mentoring Programs supervises 12 professional staff members, plus 4-8 interns. This position is responsible for staff development and performance management to maintain the highest quality programming and safety for the youth participating in the BBBS programs. This position requires strong administrative, analytical, and organizational skills. In addition, the ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Qualified candidates will have at least 5 years of supervisory experience, as well as knowledge/experience with positive youth development programs. Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred. Salary: $42,000 plus benefits. To see full job description, go the “Career” tab on the BBBS of America website. Please send resume and cover letter toreginamiller@bbbsmi.org by September 30th.

This link will take you directly to the job description on our website:
Community Organizer (Detroit)
Asian & Pacific Islander American Vote – Michigan (APIAVote-MI) is a nonpartisan nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that serves the Asian Pacific Islander American (APIA) community through civic participation, advocacy, and education.
We are seeking a community organizer to lead key aspects of APIAVote-MI’s strategic plan, primarily through our employment security project, youth leadership development, and fundraising initiatives. The ideal candidate will have a proven ability to successfully execute and lead new projects, be self-motivated, and have a demonstrated commitment to the advancement of the APIA community.

  • Implement community-based initiatives in partnership with key strategic partners for our family economic security project to provide resources to and organize APIA workers around employment issues identified in our needs assessment report;
  • Support APIAVote-Michigan’s youth activities, youth immigration story documentation project, and youth-led bullying prevention as part of our education organizing initiative;
  • Assist with development/fundraising, events, membership, communications, or other efforts.
  • Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience in relevant field required;
  • 3-5 years of project coordination experience required, preferably in an APIA community;
  • Excellent verbal communication, interpersonal, writing, facilitation, and computer skills required;
  • Ability to multi-task effectively, work in diverse settings, and work independently required;
  • Some evening/weekend work required;
  • Applicant must have own transportation; and
  • Fluency in one or more Asian languages preferred.
Compensation will be determined based on experience. This is a part-time contract position at a recommended 20 hours/week.

Email cover letter, resume, and two references to contact@apiavotemi.org by October 7, 2013.
Mentoring to Access Corps AmeriCorps Member, Shiawassee Regional Education Service District (Owosso)
Shiawassee Regional Education Service District (RESD) is seeking two AmeriCorps members who will act as mentors/coaches to 50 high school youth in grades 9-12 to consider, plan for, and prepare for postsecondary education. AmeriCorps members 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 and addressing barriers for all youth to attend college.

Responsibilities and Activities:
  1. Provide direct service to a minimum of 50 high school students and interact with families in partner high school(s)/community organization serving 9-12th grade youth to provide relevant information about postsecondary education opportunities and the college admission and financial aid processes:
    • Encourage students to consider a broad range of postsecondary choices;
    • Educate students on college admissions and financial aid application processes and when appropriate, help students and families complete these processes;
    • Develop comprehensive timelines with students, including application deadlines for admissions and financial aid;
    • Provide information regarding high school course selection, life skills, test taking skills, and basic financial planning to help ensure students are college-ready.
  2. Organize at least three pre-college programming activities that encourage high school students and their families to consider, plan for, and apply to college:
    • Visit classrooms, assemblies, and club meetings to offer services and emphasize the necessity of postsecondary education;
    • Host regular workshops and events for students to discuss topics relevant to college preparation (e.g. College Application Week, College Goal Sunday, financial aid information sessions).
For full position description and application instructions click here.

Part-Time Assistant Director (Ann Arbor)
Part-time Assistant Director for small nonprofit, two days/week, with primary duties including fundraising and grant writing. Looking for someone highly qualified, with nonprofit management experience, who can transition into a Co-Executive Director role within the year. This will continue to be a part-time position for the next 3 or more years.

Contact mlane@haitinursing.org.

Director of Shelter/Transition to Independent Living (Detroit)
Alternatives For Girls, a Detroit 501c3 organization serving homeless and high risk girls and young women, is accepting applications for a full-time Director of Shelter/Transition to
Independent Living (TIL). The Director of Shelter/TIL is responsible for the administration
and overall management of the goals established for the department; including oversight of
shelter licensing issues and supervision of department staff. S/he will report to the COO.
For a full job description, visit http://www.alternativesforgirls.org/documents/TILDirector9-5-13shortversion.pdf

Development Associate (Grosse Pointe Shores)
Henry Ford Estate – Fair Lane

The Henry Ford Estate is seeking a highly energized and experienced professional to join the campaign team for this iconic cultural organization. Reporting to the Vice President for Development, the Development Associate will assume primary responsibility for coordinating and producing signature fundraising events and will play a central role in conceiving, developing and executing other events designed to engage donors and solicit support for the Henry Ford Estate capital campaign and other development initiatives.

The Development Associate will also provide executive-level administrative support to the Vice President for Development including management and maintenance of all fundraising, campaign, and donor records and information; preparation of reports, correspondence, meeting materials etc.; and assistance to the VP in all other aspects of the Estate’s development efforts.

The position requires a bachelor’s degree and a proven track record of managing large and complex events. Previous professional experience in development and/or fundraising is strongly preferred. The successful candidate will possess the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining focus and meeting deadlines. Also required are excellent inter-personal and relationship-building skills, strong planning and organizational skills, and outstanding written communications skills. He/she will be proficient in Microsoft Office and have solid experience with constituent databases, as well as email and web technology and programs.

To apply, please forward a cover letter and resume to: jobsearch@fordhouse.org

Development Associate (Pontiac)
Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County is seeking a full time, dynamic Development Associate to join our team. Working as a member of the development team, the Development Associate’s primary responsibility will be to prospect and cultivate new relationships in the corporate and faith based communities, manage partner activities and steward relationships to strengthen interest and support of Habitat Oakland’s Mission. The ideal candidate will have excellent verbal and presentation skills, excellent customer service skills, 3-5 years experience in fund development, literate in the use of technology and social media and an understanding and commitment to the Habitat Mission. Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and salary history and requirements by email only tohr@HabitatOakland.org.

Communications Manager (West Bloomfield)
Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit is seeking a full-time Communications Manager to develop, execute and manage a well-coordinated, strategic communications plan. The plan will effectively tell the agency mission and services to various audiences including potential recipients of service, volunteers, donors and the community using multiple media platforms. The successful candidate will use creative techniques that will result in increased visibility of the agency and understanding of the services provided. The Communications Manager position will be part of the Development/Volunteer Department and will report to the Chief Development Officer.

  • Manage the creation, production and dissemination of printed publications including agency brochures, newsletters, fund raising appeals and annual reports using a consistent brand and look to reach multiple audiences;
  • Develop tools for consistent agency messaging and communicate to staff;
  • Implement e-communications to engage and involve donors, volunteers and the community;
  • Manage the creation and selection of photography and videography for print, electronic communications and events;
  • Manage and coordinate creation and update of web-content; responsible for content-related protocols to keep web site up-to-date;
  • Implement, manage and oversee social/new media to promote the agency’s programs and services and opportunities for involvement.
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field and/or proven track record in successful communications positions;
  • At least five years of successful communications experience including media relations.
Submit application documents to cjennings@jfsdetroitr.org
Business Manager (Oakland)
SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR WANTED: Eagle Creek Academy is a small, private school in Oakland Township, just north of Rochester. Our administrative team includes the principal, marketing director, curriculum director and director of enrollment. We are looking for one more hard-working, smart, fun person to be our business manager. The duties include managing vendors and sub-contractors, ordering supplies, bookkeeping, billing, payroll, updating website, managing minor IT dilemmas, writing weekly letters to the parents, proofreading and putting out small fires with a smile. We require a Bachelor degree and experience in an office setting. QuickBooks, Excel & Publisher is a plus. Pay is from $35,000 to $45,000. We do not offer health insurance. To find out more about us, please visitwww.eaglecreekacademy.com. Applicants should email a cover letter and resume to Cathy Hammond, Principal, Eagle Creek Academy, atcatherinehammond@outlook.com.
Grants Assistant (Detroit)
The Skillman Foundation, located in Detroit, MI, is committed to improving the lives of Detroit Children. The Foundation is organized to help create pathways for Detroit children to graduate from high school, and to be prepared for college, career, and life. We believe that when Detroit children thrive, Detroit thrives.

The Foundation is seeking a full-time Grants Assistant. The Grants Assistant supports the Grants Manager in the grantmaking operations of the Foundation, ensuring that the Foundation’s core business of grantmaking is executed with quality, responsiveness, and grantmaking activities are in compliance with legal requirements.

Qualifications for Grants Assistant:
  • Bachelor’s degree required with one to three years office and/or administrative experience;
  • Experience with GIFTS, a grants management software, is preferred, but not required;
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Programs (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), proficient with working with templates, forms, documents and spreadsheets;
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize projects;
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member;
  • Good communication skills, including proof reading and writing skills, and ability to focus on details;
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing environment and ability to respond quickly to immediate needs.
Prior Foundation experience is preferred, but not required.

A complete job description is available at www.skillman.org. The Skillman Foundation has competitive salary offerings and excellent benefits. If you are interested, please send a cover letter and resume to hr@skillman.org by Friday, October 4, 2013. No phone calls please.

The Skillman Foundation is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Good Luck!

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