Saturday, March 1, 2014

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - February 28, 2014

Michigan Non-Profit Jobs! Jobs! Jobs!

Data Analyst Contract Opportunity (Detroit)
Data Driven Detroit (D3), a program of the Michigan Nonprofit Association, is seeking a Data Analyst to assist the D3 team with data analysis, storage, documentation and visualization projects. This is a temporary contract position that will require an average of 20-40 hours per week.

The ideal individual will be a self-learner and curious. In addition, interested individuals should be thorough and detail oriented.

The following skills are required:
Proficiency in the MS Office Suite, including MS Access;
Ability to perform basic statistical analysis;
Ability to modify and analyze data in a variety of formats;
Ability to create compelling data visualizations;
Ability to manage multiple projects with tight deadlines;
Ability to communicate complex concepts to audiences with varying technical expertise;
Basic knowledge of SQL.
The following skills are preferred:
Experience working with spatial data and GIS (Geographic Information Systems);
Familiarity with US Census geography or other common geographic units;
Previous experience working with data within a social science context;
Familiarity with R or other statistical software packages;
Knowledge of Visual Basic for Applications.
Individuals interested in this opportunity should submit their resume, cover letter and work examples as email attachments

D3 is a statewide organization with a focus on the city of Detroit. D3 houses a comprehensive data system that includes current and historic demographic, socioeconomic, educational, environmental, and other indicators. This data system allows analysts to illustrate complex relationships by combining different datasets to reveal the true stories of our regions, cities and blocks. D3 is committed to serving all communities by adapting data into different formats for different audiences.

Finance Associate - Assets - part time (Lansing)
Opportunity Resource Fund seeks a self-motivated individual who performs with a high degree of accuracy, and strong attention to detail, to fill the position of Finance Associate – Assets. This part-time (20-24 hours per week) position is based in Lansing.

Four year degree or associates in Accounting or Finance and/or up to four years of comparable experience;
Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, and legal regulations of finance and accounting;
Thorough knowledge of the methods and techniques of financial analysis, accounting, and financial reporting;
Skill in communicating with all levels of personnel with a high degree of professionalism;
Strong problem-solving and reasoning skills and the ability to handle multiple projects and changing work priorities are a must;
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
Specific loans receivable, budgeting, and Sage (Abila) non-profit accounting software experience a plus. Individual should have a positive, professional, and helpful demeanor.

To apply: The OppFund is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity. Please send resume, salary requirements, and cover letter to by March 15, 2014.

Mortgage Loan Officer (Detroit)
Opportunity Resource Fund is growing and seeks a dynamic, friendly, licensed and professional Mortgage Loan Officer for our Fresh Opportunity Mortgage Program. Based in Detroit, this individual will market and originate loans throughout Michigan to qualified homebuyers.
General Responsibilities:
Market the Fresh Opportunity Mortgage through community based organizations;
Originate and close loans for qualified low income homebuyers;
Prepare closing documentation, working closely with the various title companies.
Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, community development, or related field is preferred;
3-5 years of experience originating single family mortgages;
Licensed Mortgage Loan Originator (MLO) in the state of Michigan, and current in all required certifications;
Experienced in using various loan origination software; knowledge of Caylx Point a plus;
Travel required; must have own reliable transportation.
To apply: The OppFund is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity. Please send resume, salary requirements, and cover letter to by March 15, 2014.

Loan Officer (Detroit)
Opportunity Resource Fund is growing and seeks a dynamic, friendly, and professional full time Loan Officer. This individual, based in Detroit, will underwrite and close loans, and provide assistance to applicants and potential applicants.
General Duties:
Solicit, underwrite, and close loans in the metro-Detroit area;
Provide staff support to the Loan Committee, including the preparation and presentation of recommendations for loans and/or grants, and all pre-development funds;
Participate in training, technical assistance, organizational capacity building efforts, and financial structuring to borrowers or lenders, as resources permit. The technical assistance may include program design and financial packaging to other nonprofit organizations through contracted service arrangements;
Represent the organization by serving on outside task forces, committees, and boards.
5-10 years of work experience in financial structuring and a thorough understanding of commercial underwriting criteria necessary to produce fiscally sound loans;
Ability to work with small business owners, commercial real estate developers, and nonprofit organizations;
Able to utilize a loan servicing software program;
Bachelor’s degree in business administration, with a concentration in finance, business or accounting, or a degree in urban and regional planning, public administration or other related field;
Travel required; must provide your own transportation.
To apply: The OppFund is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity. Please send resume, salary requirements, and cover letter to by March 15, 2014.

Curator, Education and Public Programming (Dearborn)
ACCESS is seeking a full-time person for the position of Curator, Education and Public Programming for the Arab American National Museum.

Open since 2005, the Arab American National Museum (AANM) is the first and only museum in the world devoted to Arab American history and culture. The AANM helps to preserve the rich culture of Arab Americans through educational workshops and cultural exhibits both in Dearborn, Michigan and through partnerships with other museums across the country.

To view the entire job posting, please visit:

Fundraising Manager (Warren)
Winning Futures, Crain's Best-Managed Nonprofit for 2013, is hiring a full-time fundraising manager in Warren, Mich. This position is responsible for developing relationships with new funders through networking, presentations, and resource building meetings, retaining current donors, supporting general fundraising activities, and meeting funding goals.

Major Duties and Responsibilities
-Represent Winning Futures at community events and donor meetings through presentations, networking, and individual interactions.
-Identify, cultivate and successfully solicit prospects (companies, foundations, and individuals) who will potentially donate new $5K+ gifts and/or engage the company in mentor recruitment.
-Set-up donor meetings to personally attend and/or for the CEO to attend.
-Assist Board Members and CEO in managing their donors and cultivating leads.
-Personally manage a portfolio of at least 100 to 150 contacts to cultivate into a donor or mentor partner and retain them.

Skills and Abilities
-Must have an expansive network to connect with and ask for funds ($5,000+ donations) -Extremely self-motivated, creative and proactive in networking.

For more information, visit and click on the job posting under "news". Directions for submitting a resume is listed in the job description.

Job Placement/Learning Center Coordinator (Battle Creek)
Job Placement /Learning Center Coordinator—challenging, multi-function, full-time position in Battle Creek working through non-profit organization. Responsible for job placement of MRS customers with disabilities. Maintain records for all program activities. Network with businesses to find people with disabilities jobs. Conduct workshops and instructional activities in Learning Center. Efficient use of computer. Strong communication skills. Outside sales experience helpful. Degree preferred. Human Service sensitivity required. Valid Driver’s License. Salary to 35K. For immediate consideration, please respond with cover letter and resume to: Executive Director, PO Box 232, Plainwell, MI 49080, or email to:

Independent Living Specialist/ Veterans Services (Multiple Locations)
The BWCIL has 3 full time openings one based in Lapeer County, one based in Huron County and one based in Oakland County. Position Summary: Assists homeless veterans and their families with reaching their desired level of independence by supporting them in setting and achieving goals, sharing experiences, and providing educational and supportive services. Contributes to the organization’s mission of advocating for the needs of people with disabilities, veterans/veterans families and collaborating with organizations that provide services for veterans and families who have disabilities to remove system barriers and improve independence.
Job Qualifications/Responsibilities:
Proficient in Windows Operating Systems;
Model integrity, personal and professional ethics and maintain confidential consumer information;
Bachelors Degree in Human Services or related field required;
Successfully pass a criminal background check;
Access to reliable transportation;
Demonstrate excellent communication skills, verbal & written;
Possess excellent organizational skills, and ability to manage multiple responsibilities;
Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with community partners.
Send cover letter and resume to:
Deadline: 5:00 Pm Friday, March 14, 2014

Executive Director Riverside Arts Center (Ypsilanti)
The Riverside Arts Center (RAC) will hire its first full time executive director to manage and grow the organization. RAC is a nonprofit multi-purpose creative organization that supports and nurtures a dynamic and cultural environment in Ypsilanti MI. The director reports to the Board chair and provides agendas, reports and other information as well as engages the board in future planning. Financial management is coordinated with the board treasurer. Job Requirements: BA and experience in business management and the arts with strength in fundraising. Excellent communication skills, enthusiasm for the arts and talent for teamwork. Computer skills including Excel, donor databases, and web management. EOE Send cover letter, resume, salary requirements and references to, subject Exec Dir position.

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.
Competitive Salary and Benefits package.

Responses to this posting are requested by March 24, 2014.

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

Donor Relations Coordinator (Ann Arbor)
Ele’s Place is seeking a Donor Relations Coordinator to develop and maintain relationships with donors and prospective donors for the Ann Arbor location.

Primary responsibilities for this position include:
Cultivate and maintain relationships with individuals and businesses who wish to support grieving children;
Work with the Managing Director to identify current and prospective donors, and coordinate cultivation and solicitation plans;
Oversee grant applications. Develop and manage grant budgets and prepare progress and financial reports for grants received;
Qualifications for the Donor Relations Coordinator:
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a field supportive to position;
2-3 years of fund development experience;
Experience with grant funding;
Organized, attentive to detail, able to coordinate multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
Responses to this posting are requested by March 24, 2014.

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

Part-time Residential Assistant-Floater (Pontiac)
PROGRAM: Residential-Shelter

Do you thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing shelter atmosphere? Do you have a passion for ending domestic and sexual violence? Join HAVEN’s team of professionals whose mission is to eliminate Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence and empower survivors through advocacy and social change in and around Oakland County, Michigan.

Bachelors degree or equivalent experience with domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse. Must possess and maintain a valid Michigan driver’s license and clean driving record. Ability to demonstrate a caring and non-judgmental attitude towards others. This is a Floater position - Ability to work a flexible schedule including midnights, weekends and holidays is a must.

Primary responsibilities include: Manage front desk and assist residents as needed at our shelter; maintain building security; provide crisis intervention with residents and on telephone hotline, conduct intake interviews with potential clients and access for appropriate placement or referral, ensure all house rules, chores and schedules are followed, clerical duties including data entry and general log entries, light to heavy housekeeping, pitch in and respond to the needs of a 24/7 communal living environment.

HOURS: 20 Hours/week, Monday: 8am-4pm, Wednesday: 12pm-4pm, Friday: 8am-4pm
Fill-in for open shifts as needed

SALARY: Hourly base pay commensurate with experience + paid time off benefits

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:
Human Resources
Part-time Residential Assistant -Floater Application PO BOX 431045 Pontiac, MI 48343
Fax: (248) 334-3161
e-mail resumes including salary requirements to:
Visit our website at:

Day Care Director (Detroit)
Seeking a responsible person to fill an important role for a full time Day Care Director position. Candidate must be self-driven, enthusiastic, responsible and tolerant. The position is Monday-Friday 9:30am-5:30 pm -full time. The main focus of this position is to provide a safe and engaging day care environment for small children as well as supervision of the Day Care Center staff.
Qualifications are mandatory and are as follows:
Bachelor's degree or higher in early childhood education or child development.
Bachelor's degree or higher in a child-related field with 18 semester hours in early childhood education or child development and 480 hours of experience.
A child-related field means elementary education, child guidance/counseling, child psychology,
Associate's degree in early childhood education or child development with 18 semester hours in early childhood education or child development and 480 hours of experience.
Montessori credential with 18 semester hours in early childhood education or child development and 960 hours of experience.
Child development associate credential with 18 semester hours in early childhood education or child development and 960 hours of experience.
60 semester hours with 18 semester hours in early childhood education or child development and 1920 hours of experience.
Persons interested and qualified may send resume and cover letter to

Research Manager (Grand Rapids)
RESEARCH MANAGER, Community Research Institute Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy

The Johnson Center seeks a Research Manager for the Community Research Institute (CRI). The Community Research Institute (CRI) gathers, analyzes, interprets, and shares national and local data through partnerships with foundations, nonprofit and neighborhood groups in an effort to assist local and regional leaders with programmatic decision making, grant planning, and evaluation.

This position will provide leadership and management for research, including goal setting, daily management of research projects, and external partnerships with key local, state, and national organizations. The successful candidate will possess a master degree in a related field (PhD preferred) with documented experience in applied social research, evaluation, survey construction and implementation, and qualitative research.

For full details and how to apply, go to If you have questions or need assistance, call Human Resources at 616.331.2215.

Grand Valley State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.

Troop Support Specialist (Detroit & Monroe)
The Troop Support Specialist is accountable to be an expert in the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE) to ensure that it is implemented in every troop experience within assigned territory. The Troop Support Specialist is expected to supervise, mentor and support troop leaders/co-leaders and other volunteers throughout their experience. She/he is expected to assist in the implementation of evaluating the GSLE and troop experience of girls, parents and adult volunteers. The Troop Support Specialist is responsible for the retention of girls and adult members.

Act as main council contact for all troop leaders in assigned territory and provide support for troop leaders and other local volunteers.

Meet established troop membership goals through retention and managing troop penetration each year in assigned area.

Mentor new and current troop leaders in assigned areas to meet goals and ensure that the Girl Scout Leadership Experience is being implemented in all troops within assigned territory.

Bachelor’s degree with concentration in related field or equivalent experience Minimum of three (3) years customer or volunteer support experience Excellent group presentation skills Demonstrated skills in conflict resolution, problem solving, innovation & creative thinking

Resumes should be sent to

President and Chief Executive Officer (Detroit)
Detroit Economic Growth Corporation (DEGC), a nonprofit organization, is looking for a charismatic, collaborative-minded executive to provide leadership and direction in developing, coordinating and implementing economic development strategies. This includes defining and creating strategies that broaden the tax and job base in Detroit, outreach efforts with appropriate decision makers at both a national, state and local level and strong negotiating skills to increase revenue for both the public and private sector. This individual must have a vision of a prospering city and be capable of working with a team of experienced employees and leaders in the city, region and state to turn that vision into the actions needed to produce results.

Candidates will have a minimum of ten (10) years of experience as an economic development/business executive with proven track record of energetic and innovative leadership that displays vision and record of success.

Candidates should have knowledge of effective principles, practices, methods, and techniques of economic development, good understanding of the challenges affecting local/regional industries. Candidates must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking capabilities, strong professional public relations and community contact, image building skills along with the capacity to manage economic development activities involving a mix of public and private sector organizations and interests.

Full job description visit

Submit resume/cover letter by Tuesday, March 4, 2014 to Sarah Balmer:

Sarah Balmer
Attn: DEGC Position
Apparatus Solutions, Inc.
600 Renaissance Center, Suite 1780
Detroit MI 48243
Or email
Subject line: DEGC CEO Position

Manager of Alumnae Relations (Livonia)
This full-time position is part of the Advancement Department at Ladywood High School, an all-girl Catholic college-preparatory school located in Livonia, Michigan. The Alumnae Relations Manager is responsible for establishing measurable connections between the Alumnae and Ladywood High School, and to develop and provide relevant programs and services which engage and benefit constituents and the school.

The Alumnae Relations Manager plans and executes events such as class reunions, homecoming activities, local and regional alumnae gatherings, career day, etc. The Alumnae Relations Manager generates content for and assists with the execution of communications through digital and print channels such as the Blazer Blast e-newsletter and the our semi-annual school magazine Magnificat, social media outlets, e-notices, etc. The Alumnae Relations Manager is the liaison to the alumnae volunteer groups, working with these groups to expand the relationship between Ladywood and its alumnae body.

Working under the supervision of the Director of Advancement to help achieve the school’s overall goals and support the school’s mission and strategic plan, the Alumnae Relations Manager must be able to work independently within the scope of the job responsibilities, and must have excellent communication and organizational skills with a commitment to high standards. The ability to analyze, compare, determine, and evaluate significant courses of action is required.

Salary range is $35,000 - $40,000

A detailed job description can be found at To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Kerry Burke, Director of Advancement, at

Healthy Communities Program Manager & Information Management Specialist (Detroit/Wyandotte)
Healthy Communities Program Manager: Responsible for the development, coordination, implementation, and oversight of community-based, health, nutrition, and wellness services to low income families with the purpose of addressing their health, nutrition, and wellness needs related to the causes, conditions, and effects of poverty.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or a minimum of five years of experience in community health or nutrition programs or a combination of education and experience, which is similarly appropriate. Knowledge of Wayne County demographics, the needs of low-income persons in Wayne County, and services available to meet those needs. Knowledge and ability to design and implement health, nutrition, and wellness services based on outreach and education services targeted towards persons facing economic, social, health, age, and educational barriers.

Information Management Specialist: Responsible for assisting with user support and training, monitoring the quality of various databases, and coordinating special projects.

Qualifications: Advanced training Bachelor’s degree or four years of experience in non-profit data management or a combination of education and experience that is similarly equivalent.

If you are interested in this position and you meet the minimum requirements, please visit to submit an online application.

Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Administrator (Farmington Hills)
Michigan Dance Council (MDC) invites applicants for a new full-time administrative position. MDC primarily operates out of Southeast Michigan, preferably applicants should reside in area. Primary responsibilities: Office and Fiscal Management, Board/Staff Relationship, Membership Management, Fund Development, Communications/Public Relations, Assistance in Organizing Events and Regional networking, maintaining social media accounts and website. Qualified candidates must provide documented background in administrative services and be familiar with Quick Books and Microsoft Word & Excel. A degree in Business Administration is a plus.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Anticipated Date of Appointment : April 1, 2014
Application :Please email cover letter, resume and two letters of reference to Lora Frankel (MDC Advisor) at,
Application Deadline: March 15th, 2014 or until position is filled.

Director of Development (Detroit)
To manage all of the activities to meet the funding needs of Crime Stoppers of Michigan and enhance our donor relationships.
Expand the existing base of business, law enforcement and church memberships. Identify additional prospects and obtain referral letters/meetings to obtain new members.
Develop a major donor giving program.
Identify grant opportunities consistent with our mission.
Support our annual Recognition Dinner working with the Recognition Dinner chairman.
Support our Affinity Marketing program.
Enhance our member/donor relationships.
- Bachelors Degree.
- Five years of fund development experience
Skills, Abilities and Knowledge:
Self starter. Needs little direction;
Knows Detroit area and can make decisions as to where to focus efforts for maximum success;
Proven track record of organizing and achieving outstanding fund development results;
Knows how to leverage both internal and external resources to achieve results;
Outstanding writing and oral communications skills as well as skills in preparing collateral materials;
Outstanding presentation skills;
Attention to detail;
Strong interpersonal, teaming and people skills;
Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point;
Knows how to leverage time of the CEO wisely;
Some knowledge of social media;
Passionate about making our region safer from crime.
Valid driver’s license.
Part V. Tools, Equipment, Resources & Machines:
Social media (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube);
Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
Interested applicants should call John Broad, President @ 313.922.5000 ext 10 or e-mail

Public Art Consultant (Detroit)
The Detroit RiverFront Conservancy is seeking a candidate with 5+ years experience to manage and develop their public art program. The Public Art Consultant is responsible for the public art experience on the Detroit riverfront. Specific responsibilities include on-going review and monitoring of the DRFC public art plan, installation and de-installation of public art on the riverfront, public art budget management, connection with Detroit area art resources, and public art event support. This is a part-time position averaging 30 hours per month.

The successful candidate should have an undergraduate degree or higher, strong project management and public art experience, references, excellent communication and writing skills, and demonstrated project management experience. Knowledge of the Detroit and southeastern Michigan art community is essential. This is a part-time position of approximately 30 hours per month reporting to the Programs Director.

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

Counselor/Family Advocate (Mount Clemens)
Care House, the Macomb County Child Advocacy Center, seeks a full-time Counselor/Family Advocate. Candidates must be a LMSW with experience in the treatment of child trauma (preferably child sexual and physical abuse), including Trauma-Focused Therapy, group psychotherapy and facilitation of support groups. The candidate should have a minimum of three years supervisory experience; know legal reporting requirements under the Michigan Child Protection Act, have excellent computer skills, written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work well in a team environment. The Counselor/Family Advocate reports to the Clinical Coordinator, works closely with Care House staff, volunteers and Master’s level interns, members of the multidisciplinary team, Care House Program Committee and Board of Directors, as well as other stakeholders as needed to sustain the mission of Care House and provide services to child victims and non-offending family members. This position requires a flexible schedule, with some evening hours. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Care House is a private, non-profit agency whose mission is “to prevent and reduce the incidence and trauma of child sexual and physical abuse in Macomb County through collaborative, multidisciplinary and effective family-centered activities.”

We welcome applicants who meet the position criteria to apply to join our team. Care House is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates are subject to comprehensive background screening. More information on Care House and employment opportunities may be found at

Please send resume with cover letter to Dorie Vazquez-Nolan, Executive Director at by Friday, February 28, 2014.

Receptionist (Detroit)
Excellent Schools Detroit seeks to create the conditions necessary to ensure that by the year 2020, 90% of Detroit students are on track to graduate from high school on time, 90% of those graduates enroll in college or a quality post-secondary training program, and 90% of those enrollees are prepared to succeed in that program without needing remediation. DAPCEP’s mission is to increase the number of historically underrepresented youth who are motivated and prepared academically to pursue degrees leading to careers in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM), through Pre-K—12 programming.

The Receptionist is accountable for providing administrative support for ESD and DAPCEP, especially its executive staff. Specifically, the receptionist is accountable for:
Receiving, screening, and routing telephone calls.
Reserving conference rooms using Google Calendar.
Exercising discretion and sound judgment with regard to confidential and/or sensitive information.
Special projects, as assigned.
Compensation will be commensurate with experience. All employees also receive a full benefit package, including health insurance and a retirement savings plan.

Desireable Credentials, Skills and Traits:
Strong comfort with technology
Strong verbal and written communication skills Attention to detail Relationship building and management Critical thinking and problem solving Method of application

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to: Please indicate the position title as the subject. Candidates may be asked to provide additional materials during the interview process, including official transcripts and letters of reference. Applications must be received by February 28th.

Executive Director (Detroit)
Living Arts uses the transformative power of the arts to spark the imagination and foster learning in over 4,000 Detroit youth and adults each year through school-based arts-infused academics, out-of-school dance and arts classes, and community arts programs that celebrate diversity and enhance neighborhood cohesion.

Previously structured as a co-executive directorship, the Executive Director position presents a unique opportunity for a talented leader to re-energize the organization and build a strong core administrative team for the organization’s next stage of growth.

Strategic leadership, planning and oversight: Financial, Organizational/HR/IT, Marketing and Development, Programs
Visioning for the short- and long-term success of the organization
Management and recruitment of the Governing Board Oversight of all staff members, contractors and volunteers
Management of strategic partnerships: Schools, funders, other partnerships
Strategic engagement of stakeholders, including board members, staff and supporters

Advanced degree preferred, ideally MPA or MBA, with at least 5-8 years of senior management experience
Strong organizational skills with a high-level capacity for managing finances/budgets Demonstrated ability to coach staff, manage and develop high-performance teams
Skilled administrator familiar with setting and achieving strategic objectives and managing multidisciplinary projects
Strong written and verbal communication skills – a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal skills and a sense of humor.
Enthusiasm for the mission of Living Arts--knowledge of community arts programming, arts-infused educational practices and youth development a plus

Please send responses by March 15 to:

Human Resource Manager (Berkley)
We are a private non-profit agency that provides vocational, non-vocational, home, and transitions services to people with mental and developmental disabilities in Livingston and Oakland Counties. We are looking for a Human Resource Manager to perform duties at the professional level in the following areas but not limited to: employee relations, recruitment, training, quality improvement and compliance, labor relations, and benefits and payroll management.

Rate of Pay

Training rate will apply during a 90 day Introductory Period from 24-40 hours per week. After this period, position will be salary exempt position starting from $37,000 – $43,000.

Major Job Duties

1. Manage all phases of recruitment including interviewing, orientation and reference/background checking. Responsible for all HR activities surrounding hiring including compensation and new hire training and development.
2. Manage all employee relations efforts for the organization by establishing a positive working relationship and integrity with all levels of management and staff. This includes coaching and counseling our managers and employees on issues related to performance, conflict resolution, policy interpretation and workplace laws.
3. Monitor performance review process and disciplinary procedures to ensure organizational consistency and timeliness in all departments. Assist managers in applying consistent accountability and job standards.
4. Ensure organizational compliance with HR related regulatory agencies.
5. Assist with the administration, development, and implementation of personnel policies and procedures.
6. Maintains employee files and tracking systems.
7. Continually consults with managers and employees to determine quality improvement needs and oversees change management.

To apply, please submit your resume to

Adult Career Training Program Director (Grand Rapids)
The West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology is looking for an Adult Program Director. The Adult Program Director directs, administers, and coordinates the activities of the adult career-training program in support of policies, goals, and objectives established by the Executive Director and the Board of Directors. Responsibilities include program budgeting, communication with community stakeholders, maintaining database and dashboard of key data elements and program outcomes, overseeing program curriculum, working closely with the Student Services Manager, and maintaining a strong Advisory Committee. The Adult Program Director directly supervises all of the adult program instructors.

Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree in non-profit management or social work (or related field of study), with a minimum of 5 years of progressive mid- and senior-level workforce development management experience, preferably in a non- profit environment. Masters preferred. Must have demonstrated ability to manage and evaluate organization-wide initiatives; ability to accurately compile reports, budgets, and projections; possesses a working knowledge of common program software packages; or a comparable combination of education and practical experience.

To request a full job description or to apply please contact Eeva Sharp at

Legislative Assistant (Lansing)
The Michigan Municipal League is seeking a Legislative Assistant to add to our dynamic and highly passionate Lansing-based advocacy team.

The Legislative Assistant will assist our State Affairs department in advancing the League’s mission and legislative agenda. We’re looking for a self-starter who can run the front office and participate in various meetings. This position will serve as the central office receptionist and primary point of contact for internal and external visitors, while providing high level administrative support. Duties will vary from coordinating meetings and events, preparing meeting minutes, and maintaining calendars to assisting in research and analysis of legislative initiatives, and participating in meetings with the state Legislature, legislative committees, special commissions, administrative agencies, and other interest groups.

Successful candidates will have:
Education or technical training equivalent to an associate’s degree in a related field is required. A bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred.
Previous experience in an administrative support position is required.
Previous experience in public policy, legislative matters, local government, or a related field is strongly preferred.
Superior customer service and communication skills, organizational skills, and close attention to detail.
Outstanding ability to develop and maintain strong, cooperative working relationships with state and federal offices and personnel, League membership, internal staff, outside interest groups, organizations, agencies, and experts to ensure a strong foundation for legislative advocacy work.
Please send cover letter, resume, and salary history to Please include “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line. For more information, visit

Client CFO (Detroit)
Apparatus Solutions is seeking a candidate with 7+ years’ experience in nonprofit financial management. This individual will be assigned to one or more nonprofit clients and have overall financial management responsibility, including financial analysis, budget preparation and projections, cash flow, annual audits, banking relationships, and financial strategic planning with the client CEO and nonprofit Board.

The successful candidate will have an advanced degree and/or financial certifications, references, strong verbal and written communication skills, and proficiency in QuickBooks, Excel and PowerPoint. This is a flexible position with part or full-time options reporting directly to the Apparatus President and CEO.

Interested candidates should forward resume to

Organizational Information
Apparatus Solutions, Inc. (Apparatus) is a team of dedicated professionals focused on the goal of facilitating high-impact solutions while generating exceptional value for businesses. Dedicated to the success of our clients we primarily service non-profit organizations and social enterprise groups throughout Michigan. Our expertly trained staff offers a tailored approach and provides cost-effective services that include Strategic Financial Planning, Accounting, Payroll, Human Resources and Administrative Support.

Adoption Specialist (Madison Heights)
Responsible for all aspects of case assessment and case management services for 15 adoption cases meeting CWL guidelines and expectations, including facilitating the adoption matching process, overseeing support services and facilitating placements. Performs home studies/licensing studies for private adoptions as well as provides adoption education. Performs administrative duties, prepares home studies/post placement reports, provides referrals to families and keeps required records in accordance with the appropriate Department of Children and Family Services, Hague Convention Accreditation Standards and CIS guidelines. CWTI training mandatory.

Applicants can fax or email their resumes to:
Fax: 248-307-9595

Project & Events Coordinator (Southfield)
The Project & Events Coordinator takes a leading role in executing events for DCWS and its partners, while playing a key project management role for selected DCWS clients. This is initially forecast as a part-time position.

Serve as key liaison to selected DCWS client organizations;
Work with selected client boards to develop, implement, and monitor budgets, project plans and calendars;
Work with select client boards, and artistic leadership to help set strategic visioning and oversee staff, volunteers and/or programs;
Make recommendations to boards of DCWS and its partners/clients for addressing issues that arise;
Act as a staff liaison with board and volunteer leaders to help plan events;
Assist in the planning and implementation of special events to support the development and marketing activities of the organizations;
Assist in the design, creation and distribution of marketing materials for special events;
Facilitate smooth operations of special events;
Assist in the production of post-concert and other receptions;
Provide support at performances and other activities;
Perform other duties as assigned.
Position Qualifications
A college degree or commensurate professional experience.
An appreciation of the performing arts, especially music and dance.
Development experience strongly preferred.
Knowledge of basic marketing techniques and strategies preferred.
Demonstrable initiative, with strong problem resolution and organizational skills.
The ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.
The position is available immediately. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Brooke Hoplamazian ( DCWS is an equal opportunity employer. No telephone calls, please.

Contract Specialist (Wayne)
Position Description:
The Senior Alliance is seeking an experienced Contract Specialist. The Contract Specialist assists the agency with administering and maintaining program and Purchase of Service (POS) contracts including data collection and assessment of contractors and POS vendors for compliance with Federal and State guidelines.
Review contract terms and conditions ensuring they comply with federal and state laws and Agency policies.
Understand the terminology related to the services of the Agency and how it relates in contracts.
Prepare and send addendums to the contracts under the direction of CFO.
Coordinate efforts related to the OSA oversight and compliance including the annual Area Agency on Aging Assessment and the Program Outcome Assessment.
Monitor service provider compliance with contract conditions and OSA standards, including annual programmatic and fiscal assessments.
Maintain current agency policies and procedures in accordance with applicable state and federal regulations.
Hold at least one contractor and vendor meeting annually
Serve as community liaison and advocate for older adults.
2 years experience in a human services organization, including program planning, development and implementation and contract compliance, preferably with a non-profit environment. Experience with Microsoft Office Programs is required. Experience with Federal & State contracts is a plus. Familiarity with the aging network, community organizations and resources for older adults is highly desirable.

Bachelors degree in human services, public administration, business management or related field from an accredited four-year college or university is required.

Please send cover letter and resume to

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