Friday, November 22, 2013

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - November 22, 2013

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TV Operations Coordinator (East Lansing)
TV Operations Coordinator
Broadcasting Services, College of Communication Arts and Sciences
Michigan State University

WKAR is seeking a highly motivated and outgoing person to serve as Operations Coordinator. This position will coordinate all television productions, both in-studio and on-location and facilitate station events. The successful applicant will schedule professional staff, as well as hire and train student employees for station activities. Contributions to the overall production output of the station, based upon individual skills and experience, are expected.

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

Application deadline is December 5, 2013. Qualified applicants can apply online by visiting and refer to job posting #8658.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Development & Donor Relations Assistant (Chelsea)
The St. Louis Center, a residential facility for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, seeks a full time Development and Donor Relations Assistant. Submit cover letter, resume and list of professional references to Barbara Lawrence, HR Director at Please see our website for details and contact information.

Executive Director (Oakland County)
Angott Search Group is pleased to be conducting a search for an Executive Director for a leading non-profit organization in SE Michigan with a long-standing heritage of community service. This organization has a forty plus year history of providing a continuum of services to families in crisis, and is the single largest nonprofit provider of emergency food and housing to low-income families in Oakland County. Their mission is to promote self-efficiency, develop financial independence, and offer long-term results for their clients. Their aim is to create an environment of hope, dignity, and truly human existence for all people.

The position is responsible to the Board of Directors and will provide overall executive leadership to the affiliate that coincides with the direction, policies and objectives as set forth by the Board. He or she will plan for and administer a program in accordance with the organization’s stated purpose and in such a manner that optimum positive results are achieved.
  • Bachelor’s Degree, MBA is preferred.
  • Fifteen or more years experience in the nonprofit space with a focus on Program and Community Development including a demonstrated track record of supporting and improving communities.
  • Strong, demonstrated administrative, leadership and managerial skills.
  • Capable and passionate about leading and managing all facets of traditional housing program including organizational development, early childhood development, staff management, financial accountability, facilities management, resource development and community relations.
  • Strong relationship building skills is vital, including internal and external.
Interested candidates apply at:

Public Relations Specialist (Brighton)
The Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority, a regional parks agency encompassing 13 parks located in five counties in southeastern Michigan, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of full-time public relations specialist. Under the direction of the Administrative Services Manager, position performs a variety of professional, administrative and clerical work in support of marketing, public relations and communications.

Salary Range: $40,872 to $44,262/year

Minimum qualifications: graduation from accredited college with degree in communicatins, journalism, public relations or related field and two years of experience.

To apply please forward cover letter, resume, and references by December 2, 2013 to or mail to:
ATTN: Human Resources
Huron-Clinton Metroparks
13000 High Ridge Dr
Brighton, MI 48114

NOTE: Michigan “Freedom of Information” laws require that candidate names and other information be made available upon request, unless the candidate has expressly requested confidentiality. The Huron-Clinton Metroparks will endeavor to maintain confidentiality and privacy within applicable laws.

The Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Project Manager (Livonia/Westfield)
Primary Purpose:

To meet the needs of Starfish Family Services in the area of managing individual projects in the clinical and youth services division as well as supporting new program implementation activities.

Education and Experience Required: 
  1. Master’s degree in psychology, social works or related human service field required.
  2. At least five years formal supervisory experience.
  3. At least three years subsequent experience working with children and families in a mental health – human services facility. Experience in early childhood programming (0 – 5) strongly preferred.
  4. Must be licensed/certified professional in the State of Michigan.
Apply online:

Senior Tax Policy Analyst (Lansing)
The Michigan League for Public Policy is a statewide advocacy organization that works to promote economic security for all people in Michigan. As part of its work, the League conducts research and analysis on tax and economic policy issues, focusing on how they impact low-income people in our state. The League seeks to hire a Senior Tax Policy Analyst with strong quantitative and analytic skills and the ability to communicate information effectively to diverse audiences.

The responsibilities of the Senior Tax Policy Analyst include researching and writing reports, analyzing tax policy (current and proposed), representing the League at meetings with partners and policymakers, and doing presentations on tax and economic issues related to the League’s mission.

  • Graduate degree in economics, public policy or a related field.
  • Experience working on tax policy issues.
  • Strong analytic skills, including proficiency with spreadsheets and databases.
  • Outstanding communications skills, including the ability to communicate complex issues to broad audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, identify opportunities and develop public policy options.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently, but also able to collaborate and work as part of a team.
  • Commitment to economic justice.
The position is full-time and is based in Lansing. Salary will be based on experience. Benefits package included.

To apply, please send cover letter, resume and brief writing sample to by December 9, 2013.

The League is an equal opportunity employer and strives for diversity in its staff.

Case Planning Services Manager/Social Services Supervisor (Detroit)
Alternatives for Girls announces a staff opening for a full-time Case Planning Services Manager/Social
Services Supervisor in the Outreach and Educational Services Department

Please click on the link below for the full listing:

Director of Government Relations (Metro Detroit)
The Education Trust–Midwest (ETM), a data-driven, non-profit education advocacy and research organization located in Southeastern Michigan, seeks a Director of Government Relations. The Director of Government Relations will serve as a resource of non-partisan expertise and information to policymakers, the Michigan Department of Education and key education leaders. This director also will lead the development and implementation of state legislative campaigns to advance Michigan student achievement and close opportunity and achievement gaps for low-income students and students of color.

The Director of Government Affairs will report to the executive director and participate in internal strategy and policy development, and will have the primary responsibility for leading the development and execution of effective state legislative strategies.

This is a full-time position with travel between ETM’s office in metropolitan Detroit and Lansing on a regular basis, and occasional travel elsewhere as needed.

Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Please use “Government Affairs Director” as the subject line for your e-mail. We review applications on a rolling basis, so it is to your advantage to apply as soon as possible.

For more information and to view the full job posting on our website, please click here:

Campaign Director (Royal Oak)
The Education Trust–Midwest (ETM), a non-partisan, data-driven non-profit education advocacy and research organization located in Southeastern Michigan, seeks a full-time Campaign Director to support our on-going efforts in Michigan.

The Campaign Director will need strong public engagement and strategic communication skills in order to educate and build an understanding throughout the state about what it will take to raise achievement in Michigan. Prior experience working with a coalition of stakeholders is a must – including government, education, business, non-profit, parent and civic groups – to support the successful implementation in Michigan while advancing the organization’s agenda.

The Campaign Director will be based in our office in Royal Oak, Michigan. Reporting to the executive director, this full-time director-level position must be willing to travel as needed, particularly to Lansing.

Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Please use “Campaign Director” as the subject line for your e-mail. We review applications on a rolling basis, so it is to your advantage to apply as soon as possible.

For more information and to view the full job posting on our website, please click here:

Part-Time Human Resources Generalist (Detroit)
Inspired by the gospel of Jesus and the example of Francis of Assisi, the Capuchin friars of the Province of St. Joseph, together with our partners in ministry, prayerfully build sister-brotherhood in the world. We attend simply and directly to the spiritual and other basic human needs, especially those of the poor and disenfranchised, promoting justice for all.

The Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order is currently seeking a Part time, Human Resources Generalist. The primary purpose of this position is to effectively assist in and coordinate a variety of human resource functions.

  • Demonstrate, exemplify and support the Capuchin Charism throughout all professional responsibilities and activities;
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent experience required;
  • Two years prior experience using HR software;
  • Effective file management (paper and electronic) skills;
  • Understand and implement processes to address and comply with legal and regulatory requirements for ministries;
  • The ability to develop and implement an employee orientation and a workplace safety plan;
  • Coordinate the employment process for the Province;
  • Ability to function in a collaborative environment while also working independently and managing several tasks simultaneously;
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Power Point;
  • Maintain human resources information system and compile reports;
  • Some periodic travel may be required.
Please submit letter of interest and resume to: Include HR Generalist in the subject line
Attention: Human Resources
HR Generalist
The Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order
1820 Mt. Elliott Street
Detroit, Michigan 48207

Vice President of Philanthropy, Marketing and External Relations (Grand Rapids)
POSITION: Vice President of Philanthropy, Marketing and External Relations
ORGANIZATION: Catholic Charities West Michigan
LOCATION: Grand Rapids, MI
SALARY: $85,000 - $90,000

This position is responsible for planning, overseeing, coordinating and implementing of the Agency’s development, marketing, and community outreach functions. Provides leadership and oversight for Major Gifts, Community Outreach, Volunteer Services, and Grant Writing.

Responsibilities include:
  • Providing leadership for the Agency’s annual fundraising, including the annual drive, special events, grant writing, private solicitation and giving, donor communications, and related activities.
  • Initiating and maintaining the planned giving program, deferred giving, development and growth of endowment funds, grants, major gifts, and related elements of Agency’s development program.
  • Directing Agency marketing initiatives to various constituent groups including the community, church, parish organizations and current and potential customers.
  • Collaborating with Agency leadership in the community relations on marketing activities. 
  • Providing leadership on special fundraising events and oversight on the overall donor movement system.
  • Other duties as assigned by the President and CEO.
This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or a related field and a minimum of ten years of experience in fundraising, marketing, and development. A Master’s Degree is not required, but preferred.

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities (SKA) Required:
  • Knowledge of effective marketing, communication and development strategies and tactics. 
  • Demonstrated experience with a donor movement system and successful fundraising.
  • Ability to interact with the media.
For more information and to apply, please visit Application deadline is December 9, 2013.

CARF Accreditation Point Person (St. Clair)
A small non-nonprofit is seeking an experience person to lead our staff in obtaining CARF accreditation in Employment and Community Services. Candidate must possess experience in all phases of CARF accreditation with references available. Candidate must be able to work with present staff and have exceptional communication and people skills. Send qualifications and wage requirements to: Point Person, P.O. Box 741 New Baltimore, MI 48047 or e-mail

Foster Care Case Manager (Madison Heights)
Responsible for the direct oversight of 15 foster care cases, including reports using the Structured Decision Making (SDM) process, Child Welfare Licensing (CWL) expectations, working with birth families on reunification and with foster parents to maintain placements; attends all court hearings, parenting time and home visits.

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university equivalent to any of the following: Social Work, Psychology, Guidance & Counseling, Criminal Justice, or Sociology;
  • Must be organized, self-directed, pay attention to detail, and deadline oriented;
  • Possess good written and verbal skills;
  • Knowledge of SDM formats;
  • Ability to think and act quickly and appropriately in emergencies;
  • Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written directions;
  • Ability to work cooperatively and make team decisions;
  • Ability to write concise, accurate and informative reports;
  • Ability to identify needs and provide interventions, training, guidance and support to biological, foster and adoptive parents in implementing treatment and service plans for children.
Applicants can email a cover letter and application to

Campaign Specialist (Multiple Locations)
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is hiring a FT Campaign Specialist (Madison Heights)and PT Campaign Specialist (Grand Rapids) for their Team In Training fundraising program.

Regular schedule is Tuesday - Saturday with some evenings involved. Position also includes some travel.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Identify & cultivate relationships with fundraising participants with potential for a significant impact on the LLS mission.
  • Maintain current tracking of cultivation efforts.
  • Train/Manage volunteer staff to provide high level fundraising support for participants.
  • Focus on generating awareness and interest for TNT & LLS at community events with retail/community partners.
  • Maintain clear and consistent communications with TNT participants, coaches and volunteer staff.
  • Ensure a strong mission connection for all TNT participants.
  • Provide high level customer service to TNT participants throughout their TNT journey.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Minimum preferred education: Bachelor's Degree.
  • Attention to detail with exceptional people skills a must.
  • 3 or more years fundraising, sales or marketing experience.
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and committed to excellence.
  • Highly organized and professional demeanor.
  • Technically proficient with Microsoft Office and database programs.
For a full list of responsibilities and requirements, visit our website at

For consideration, please forward cover letter with resume and salary history (Salary history must be included for consideration) to:
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
1471 E 12 Mile Road
Madison Heights MI 48071

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, 3+ 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 to No phone calls please. Mercy Education Project is an equal opportunity employer.

Chief Development Officer (Inkster)
Starfish Family Services is an Inkster-based nonprofit that serves thousands of vulnerable children and families each year. Their passion is early childhood development, and they strive each day to prepare children for school success. They have a dedicated workforce of more than 350 teachers, social workers, psychiatrists, child development experts, and other professionals. The agency leverages collaborative relationships to strengthen their capacity and achieve their mission. Starfish is funded through a combination of public and private investments with total annual income of about $20 million. On a daily basis they provide services to nearly 1,100 low income children five and under. Starfish is a specialized provider of children’s mental health services as part of the Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority.

Candidates MUST HAVE experience in the following areas:
  • Identifying, cultivating and closing major gifts with excellent ongoing stewardship.
  • The ability to develop and lead the agency’s strategic development efforts.
  • The ability to represent the agency in an executive capacity at community and other external events.
  • Superb oral and written communication skills with exceptional strategic and administrative abilities, as well as excellent planning and organizational development skills.
  • Highly developed consensus building skills while able to make decisions with excellent initiative, creativity and a ‘self-starter’ attitude.
  • Team player disposition and 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.
Interested candidates should contact William Weatherston at

Site Coordinator (Detroit)
Boys Hope Girls Hope of Detroit helps good kids in bad situations beat the odds.
By providing a comprehensive after-school program to expand their horizons and graduate college, we empower children of poverty and potential to triumph over their circumstances, become successful, and grow up to give back to their communities.

Boys Hope Girls Hope of Detroit is a unique, private scholarship program seeking a part-time site supervisor at Cristo Rey High School to supervise the overall programmatic operations of Hope Academy. Alongside the Academic Coordinator, the Site Coordinator will be responsible for afterschool program design and implementation. This programming includes college preparatory workshops, academic skill building, personal development, and academic development. This position will work 20-25 hours per week, including one Saturday per month.

Qualified applicants must be at least 21 years of age and have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited school and teaching experience in an informal or formal classroom setting. The ideal candidate will be a team player with short and long-term project management skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, proven flexibility, and a passion for education. A valid driver's license with a good driving record is required. Bi-lingual Spanish/English is preferred, but not required.

For more information about Boys Hope Girls Hope, and to submit a resume, visit our website at You may also send your resume to Be sure to add Detroit Site Coord to the subject line.

Administrative 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.

The Foundation is seeking an Administrative Assistant. The Administrative Assistant performs executive level administrative and business support to the VP, Program & Policy with additional support to Program Officers. This position serves as an effective gatekeeper while handling the daily office tasks necessary to allow for executive to be effective in leadership role.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to; 
  • Provide administrative and business support. 
  • Maintain VP, Program & Policy business calendar. 
  • Coordinate personal and business travel arrangements for VP, Program & Policy. 
  • Coordinate and set-up all staff internal and external meetings, including those required by Program Officers. 
  • Prepare expense reports for VP, Program & Policy and Program Officers. 
  • Perform other duties and/or special projects as assigned. 
Qualifications for the Administrative Assistant:
  • Bachelor’s degree required with minimum of five years executive administrative experience. 
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of MS Office Suite products.
  • Strong negotiation skills. 
  • Stellar organizational skills, ability to prioritize and focus on details.
  • Strong communication skills both oral and written. 
  • Self-starter who is able to anticipate next steps.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines.
A complete job description is available at If you are interested, please send a cover letter and no later than December 6,2013.

Director of Development (Bloomfield Hills)
Responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation & stewardship of individual major donors, alumni, and corporate, government and foundation prospects for Cranbrook Academy of Art and Art Museum. Support will be sought for exhibit and program sponsorship, endowment and scholarship programs, capital projects, and high-end annual fund gifts. Will manage a team responsible for raising annual fund, membership and unrestricted support for the Academy and Museum and for implementing a strong alumni relations program for the Academy. Will provide leadership and oversight of fund raising events and staff in support of all areas of development.

Cranbrook is comprised of Cranbrook Schools, the Academy of Art & Art Museum, and an Institute of Science. Our 319-acre campus is a National Historic Landmark that welcomes tens of thousands of visitors each year.

Bachelor’s degree required, along with a min. of 8 years of progressively responsible development experience, preferably with a museum, cultural or educational institution; excellent interpersonal skills and high level organizational skills; capability of working with major donors, high level volunteers and major administrators; computer proficiency necessary; knowledge of government grants and governmental processes; solid interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse constituencies and high level volunteers and donors, including corporate and foundation officers at all levels.

For consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume and Application to: Cranbrook HR, P.O. Box 801, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303-0804, or fax (248) 645-3014, or email Download our Application from the Employment page of our website at

Community Vocational Manager (Canton)
Community Work Opportunities (CWO) a vocational provider located in Canton Michigan is seeking a Vocational Manager responsible for overall services to persons with developmental and or physical disabilities. Persons served may have additional challenges, such as autism, blindness, deafness, and seizure. Services include Supportive Employment, Job Coaching, Micro-business, Sensory Integration, Volunteers, Skill Building, and Community Integration. Manager is responsible for service integrity, reporting,and quality improvement.
Position involves leadership, marketing, quality improvement, scheduling, supervision, creativity, and ability to work in a positive diverse environment. Strong and detailed presentation, decision making, and coaching skills; extensive knowledge of product management and marketing are some of the characteristics for the successful candidate.
  • Demonstrate effective leadership – manage multiple priorities, delegate tasks, and lead through example.
  • Involved in all aspects of Person Centered Planning as a leader of the service delivery team.
  • Lead and oversee staff training and development activities including the concepts of Gentle Teaching and Crisis Prevention Interventions.
  • Minimum one year working with developmentally disabled and prior supervisory experience required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, HS Diploma/equivalent required.
  • Intake for new customers, primary contact with customer family and or representatives.
  • Represent CWO in community, meet and speak with local groups, businesses, and families associated with the program.
Email resume, cover letter, with salary & benefit requirements, emphasizing employment and training in the mental health field, and addressing any questions concerning this opportunity: to Elaine@CWOInc.Com; or via fax at (734) 981-5384, attention to: Director.

Supported Employment/Job Developer (Canton)
Community Work Opportunities (CWO) a vocational provider located in Canton Michigan is seeking a Supported Employment/Job Developer responsible for employment services to persons with developmental and or physical disabilities. Persons served may have additional challenges, such as autism, blindness, deafness, and seizure. Agency services include Supported Employment, Job Coaching, Micro-business, Sensory Integration, Volunteers, Skill Building, and Community Integration.
The Supported Employment/Job Developer is responsible for developing and maintaining job placements and exploring future positions for our customers. The successful candidate must foster a positive relationship so employers always value the customer’s employment.

The Supported Employment/Job Developer will identify persons served as candidates for the employment opportunities offered by established and new employers. Recruitment and job matching are functions of both persons served and Job Development. Professional manner and maintaining contacts are of utmost importance, including participation and reporting about meetings with employers, trade associations, and Chambers of Commerce.
  • Minimum one year working with developmentally disabled and prior job development experience required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, HS Diploma/equivalent required.
  • Intake for new Supported Employment customers, primary contact with employers, customer family and or representatives.
  • Represent the CWO Supported Employment program in the community, meet and speak with local groups, businesses, and families associated with the program.
Email resume, cover letter, with salary & benefit requirements, emphasizing employment and training in the mental health field, and addressing any questions concerning this opportunity: to Elaine@CWOInc.Com; or via fax at (734) 981-5384, attention to: Director.

Executive Director (Detroit)
Boys Hope Girls Hope of Detroit
Boys Hope Girls Hope helps academically capable and motivated children-in-need to meet their full potential and become men and women for others by providing value-centered, family-like homes, opportunities and education through college.
Boys Hope Girls Hope of Detroit seeks an experienced Executive Director. We are an affiliate of Boys Hope Girls Hope International, and currently operate two homes and an offsite Hope Prep Academy program
The Executive Director will work with the Board of Directors to ensure quality, financial viability and programmatic excellence. Duties largely include fundraising and development as well as communications, board relations, and program oversight.
Successful candidates will have a minimum of five (5) years experience with increasing responsibilities in fundraising, board development or nonprofit management. BA in administration, management, or related field required, MA preferred. Candidates should have successful prior fundraising and board development experience.
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including group medical and dental coverage, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, long-term disability coverage, 125 Flex Benefit plan, and the chance to change the lives of children in need.
Occasional travel in the US required. For more information, visit To apply, please submit cover letter, resume and salary history to Please type Detroit ED in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Boys Hope Girls Hope is an EOE.

Director of Development (Ann Arbor)
Ele’s Place is seeking a seasoned fundraising professional who is passionate about healing grieving children for the Ann Arbor location. Primary responsibilities for this position include:
  • Cultivating and maintaining relationships with individuals and businesses who wish to support grieving children. 
  • Supervision of an Events Coordinator.
  • Working with the Managing Director to identify current and prospective donors, and coordinate cultivation and solicitation plans.
Qualifications for Director of Development:
  • Bachelors degree minimum in a field supportive to position
  • Seasoned fund development professional, with a track record of successful major gift development.
  • Experience working collaboratively with a Board of Directors and other volunteers.
  • Experience planning and implementing fundraising events.
  • Organized, attentive to detail, able to coordinate multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
Opportunity for growth in organizational leadership. Competitive Salary and Benefits package.

Responses to this posting are requested by December 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:


Events & Development Coordinator (Lansing)
Part Time (25 Hours per Week)

Ele’s Place is seeking an Events and Development Coordinator to produce events which educate the public and raise funds and other support for Ele’s Place programming. Works with the development team creating and maintaining relationships with donors and prospective donors.

Primary responsibilities for this position include:
  • Plans, budgets and implements fund raising events. Maintains detailed action plans for each event and evaluates all events after implementation.
  • Assists with cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of event sponsors. Solicits in-kind donations for events. 
  • Assists development team with creating and maintaining relationships with donors and prospective donors for the Lansing location. 
Qualifications for Events Coordinator:
  • Experience planning and implementing fundraisers events required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required. 
  • Previous fundraising experience preferred.
  • Experience working with volunteers preferred.
  • Organized, attentive to detail, able to coordinate multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain professional relationships within the community.
  • Must be available to work a flexible schedule.
  • Able to work independently and as a team member.
  • BA degree preferred.
Responses to this posting are requested by: November 29, 2013

Send cover letter & resume to: Ele’s Place, 1145 W. Oakland, Lansing, MI 48915
Or email this information to:


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 December 6, 2013.

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


Consulting Analyst (Ann Arbor)
Richner & Richner, LLC (, a well-established, rapidly expanding strategic fundraising consulting firm based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, is seeking a qualified professional to join our team as Consulting Analyst.

The Consulting Analyst will be responsible for systematically evaluating the fundraising operations and aspirations of clients through interviews; consultations; site visits; the review and analysis of documents, processes and data; synthesizing the information gathered; drafting comprehensive reports; and presenting to clients. Creating the rationale for the recommendations of our Consultants is at the heart of the Consulting Analyst position.

Analyst duties include:
  • Reviewing large quantities of client generated information collected through R&R’s proprietary diagnostic tool;
  • Interviewing prospective individual, corporate, and foundation donors and volunteers as part of client assessment work;
  • Facilitating focus groups;
  • Drafting project reports to be delivered to clients;
  • Originating various kinds of individual and small group presentations to clients;
  • Performing basic and in-depth research related to trends in the non-profit sector, particularly related to philanthropy; 
  • Triaging and responding to client requests; and
  • Assisting with generating proposals and contracts for client work.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of fund development or related experience.
  • Outstanding analytical skills.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet multiple project deadlines.
  • Strong orientation toward customer service.
Email a cover letter, copy of your résumé including salary history and professional references to

Chief Development Officer (Metro Detroit)

A large non-profit organization located in the metropolitan Detroit area is seeking a Chief Development Officer. A member of the executive management group, this individual will be responsible for overseeing all fundraising efforts to support the mission of the organization and will develop long and short-term fundraising plans, strategies and objectives to achieve a fundraising target of $9 million in 2014 (including estates and planned giving). The CDO will lead staff and volunteers in all aspects of philanthropy, donor cultivation and engagement, gift administration and processing as well as work closely with senior team members in marketing, communications and public relations activities to enhance and support fundraising efforts.

In order to be considered, candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree as well as have a minimum of seven years fundraising experience. Comprehensive management skills and experience are required, including demonstrated experience in managing and implementing a comprehensive fund development program and a proven record of meeting annual revenue targets. Qualified candidates must be familiar with standard fundraising techniques including face-to-face solicitation, proposal writing, special events, direct mail and be proficient in Microsoft Office, Raiser’s Edge as well as use of the internet.

Salary is commensurate with experience, and a generous benefit package is also available. Relocation assistance is also available. To be considered, please send a cover letter and resume to:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Good Luck!

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