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EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - April 25, 2014

Michigan Non-Profit Jobs! Jobs! Jobs!

Director of Communications (Flint)
Human Service Organization
Director of Communications
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, or LLBSW Social Work; MSW preferred. Knowledge of eligibility requirements for Medicaid and Medicare. Must have strong supervisory skills with a minimum of 3 years’ experience. Excellent writing and communication skills. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft programs, Word and Excel spreadsheets. Knowledge of social media. Please email resumes to no later than May 9, 2014. No telephone calls please Equal Opportunity Employer

Executive Director (Central Michigan)
The Michigan Health Information Alliance Inc. is searching for a high-level Executive Director to drive progress of the Triple Aim platforms and realize our vision of a thriving health community. The ideal candidate will have proven leadership, collaborative skills, demonstrated strategy development and execution and, above all, enthusiastic commitment to the success of the MiHIA mission and region.
  • Minimum bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Experience in the broader health and human services field is a plus.
  • Demonstrated organizational leadership is a must.
  • The ability to rapidly earn the respect of diverse stakeholders.
  • Residency or willingness to relocate within the MiHIA region.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledgeable in managing accounting and/or financial budgets, processes, etc.
  • Proven record of strategic planning and forward thinking, particularly in terms of organizational growth and program development
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft® Word, Excel and PowerPoint, along with Google® applications
  • Experience in managing and leading employees, committees and projects
  • Experience working remotely and demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Experience working with a Board of Directors or similar reporting structures.
  • High level of energy and passion to provide value to stakeholders, a visionary with the willingness to grow in this position.
For more information, please visit: 

Applications will be accepted through May 9, 2014

Please submit a cover letter and resume via e-mail to

Director of Operations & Finance (Traverse City)
Habitat for Humanity – Grand Traverse Region is a non-profit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry. The purpose and goal of Habitat for Humanity is to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Habitat invites people of all backgrounds, races and religions to build houses in partnership with families in need. 

Habitat for Humanity – Grand Traverse Region is searching for a Director of Operations & Finance. The Director is responsible for development of the strategic plan and the budget that supports that plan, developing the annual fund development plan, and managing the processes that ensure effective execution of the plan. Additional responsibilities include all accounting tasks and monitor of spending, development of financial reports and data for board review, designing and managing processes for proper paper trail, working with annual audit team, managing insurance policies and investment/bank accounts, grant writing and restriction management, developing the annual Habitat Readiness File, and ensuring that families are at the heart of each decision. Reporting to the Executive Director and serving as a member of the management team, this position's primary responsibility is ensuring organizational effectiveness by providing leadership for the organization's financial functions and sustainability. Working with the Board of Directors and the Finance Committee, the position also contributes to the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies and practices. Interested candidates should submit their resume, references, and salary requirements to (EOE).

Vice President, Development (Detroit)
Vice President, Development

  • 5+ years of professional experience in a non-profit organization;
  • Demonstrated success in a development function;
  • Tangible experience of having expanded and cultivated existing donor relationships over time;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Flexible and adaptable style; 
  • Ability to work both independently without close oversight;
  • Ability to construct, articulate and implement annual strategic development plan;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Bachelor Degree Required, Master's Preferred.
  • Support and partner with the President and Board Members on all major fundraising initiatives;
  • Actively work with the President and senior staff to develop and implement a comprehensive development strategy to include corporate, foundation, government grants, etc.;
  • Have primary responsibility for development and execution of proposals; write and archive proposals with a long-term relationship-management approach;
  • Oversee research funding sources and trends, with foresight, to help position YDC ahead of major funding changes or trends;
  • Monitor all donor information; provide and present statistical analysis to Board and senior leaders;
  • Develop and implement a stewardship program aimed at cultivating deeper ties with donors;
  • Monitor and report regularly on the progress of the development program;
  • Identify, develop and mentor the development team.
All interested candidates are urged to submit a Cover Letter, Resume with Salary Requirements to by May 30, 2014.

Chief Operating Officer - COO (Lansing)
Position Summary:

The Capital Region Community Foundation is seeking an experienced professional to serve as its Chief Operating Officer (COO). Reporting to the Foundation’s President and CEO, the COO is a key member of the Foundation’s management team, with overall responsibility for managing the Foundation’s business operations. He or she will interact extensively with staff to provide leadership and direction for administrative aspects of the Foundation’s programs and activities, including finances, human resources, grantmaking, information technology, donor services, corporate and governance matters, and board and committee activities. The COO will work closely with the President and CEO to plan, organize and manage the activities of the Foundation in accordance with policies established by the Board of Trustees and regulating bodies. He or she will provide internal leadership and management oversight that creates a collaborative team environment with strong communication and workflow efficiencies.

Salary range: $70,000-$100,000

Position Requirements:

Education: A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred. A degree in nonprofit management, business administration or law is desirable.

Experience: This position requires significant experience directly related to the above-described duties and responsibilities, with at least 5 years of progressive management and supervisory experience. Familiarity with nonprofits is a definite plus. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of excellence and accomplishment in prior positions.

For more information and to apply: Please visit our website:

The Capital Region Community Foundation values diversity, and all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Temporary Graphic Designer/Communications Manager (Ann Arbor)
Ann Arbor non-profit agency is seeking a temporary graphic designer/communication manager to assist with print material development, social media management, and website maintenance. This is a temporary appointment to cover a staff leave with an anticipated start date in June 2014. Position expected to work up to 20 hours per week for approximately three months. Ideal candidate must have advanced skill and proven expertise in graphic design software, preferably Adobe InDesign, and advanced writing skills. Must be comfortable working with data, possess advanced MS Excel and MS Word skills, and have familiarity with HTML and web layout. 

If interested and qualified, please submit resume and cover letter including salary expectation to Please reference HR-TGD-MNA in the subject line of your response. Must be able to provide professional work samples if selected for an interview.

Administrative Assistant Part-time (Bath)
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Administrative Assistant (Part-time) Michigan Audubon is a nonprofit organization working in Lansing, Michigan, working to protect birds and bird habitat throughout the state. Founded in 1904, the organization encourages the appreciation for wild birds, raises public awareness about threats facing birds and bird habitat, implements solutions, and advocates for resource protection. Michigan Audubon seeks to fill a Part-Time Administrative Assistant position in its Bath Township office (Lansing area). The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for administrative support for Michigan Audubon's operations, primarily assisting in member-donor data entry and communications.
Primary Responsibilities
  • Performing data entry and database management, create spreadsheets and reports, and prepare donor and member acknowledgments 
  • Writing and editing
  • Preparing mailings
  • Managing print and copy jobs
  • Organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files
Skills and Qualifications
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, and able to keep accurate and up-to-date records
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Flexible and willing to pitch in as needed
  • Able to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Self-motivated and comfortable working independently as well as a team player
  • Proficient in Word and Excel
  • Experience with Microsoft Access is strongly preferred
This is a 15-hour a week, part-time position. The schedule is negotiable, but the hours must be worked during the business day (Monday-Friday, 9-5). A regular work schedule will be established. 
How to apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume to Jonathan Lutz at

Associate Director - AHEC (Detroit)
  • Hire, assign and supervise tasks of the MI-AHEC program office staff. Oversee daily activities, monitor workflow, train and develop assigned personnel, conduct performance evaluations, oversee personnel records and provide guidance to Co-Program Directors on office issues.
  • Establish and maintain collaboration with the Co-Program Directors (PDs), the Principal Investigators (PIs), the Project Manager of the MI-AHEC program office, and the Executive Directors of the MI-AHEC Regional Centers to assure consistent program delivery within budget and according to schedule.
  • Assist Co-Program Directors with regional center activities to facilitate program initiatives e.g., prepare reports; communicate with local, state and federal professional groups; participate in marketing efforts and represent the MI-AHEC to internal and external constituents.
  • Serve as liaison with MI-AHEC Regional Center(s) Executive Director (s) to develop and implement program goals, operations, policy and procedures and develop outreach programs.
  • Perform varied fiscal duties in support of the MI-AHEC program. Oversee program budget, advise and consult with the Program Advisory Board on fiscal operations, assist with grant proposals, prepare reports for funding agencies, and coordinate fundraising efforts.
  • Carry out duties in accordance with AHEC Bylaws.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Education:
    Additional Education Information: Master's degree in a health related or public health field from an accredited college/school is preferred
  • Experience:
    Additional Experience Information: Minimum 3 years management experience preferably with an educational or healthcare setting. Previous experience with non-profit entities is desirable, particularly the fund-raising-development aspects of a non-profit organization.
An application is required at WSU’s online hiring system,

Required documents to upload include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three references.

Wayne State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Summer Performing Arts Instructor (Detroit)
Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit has openings for its Youth Performing Arts summer day camps which will run from July 14th-August 1st, 2014. Positions require attendance at meetings prior to start of camp. Instructors must have flexibility and ability to prioritize/manage multiple tasks. Must work occasional evenings. Responsible for artistic training/artistic direction of specific elements of final Summer Camp showcases performed for family/friends. 
Job Description
Instructors are contracted to plan/facilitate artistic training of young artists and direct final program showcases. 
Primary Responsibilities: 
Directs elements in the final showcase including selection of repertoire with approval from Artistic Leadership team. 
Supports the physical/emotional well-being of young artists, supervise at all times and maintain a safe/enjoyable environment.
Participates in Young Artist recruitment for Mosaic programs. Including but not limited to presentation-demonstrations to Young Artists and parents, flyer/postcard distribution and one-on-one follow up with Young Artists. Participates in auditions for Mosaic Summer programs (where appropriate), makes scholarship/acceptance recommendations.
Assists with facilitation of parent, Young Artist and summer programs meetings.
Attend orientations/training sessions/summer program meetings as scheduled. 
The ideal candidate will have excellent time management, organizational, problem-solving, communication skills, and have experience teaching theater, vocal music or dance to young people. 
The candidate should have:
Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Theater, music or dance and/or equivalent experience Minimum of 2 yrs. teaching experience.
Experience working with ages 7-10

To Apply: 
Email cover letter, resume and three references to with the subject: Performing Arts Instructors. No phone calls please. Mosaic is an equal opportunity employer.

President (Flint)
The Ruth Mott Foundation (the “Foundation”) seeks an experienced nonprofit leader to serve as its next President

The next President of the Foundation will be expected to play an important leadership role in the larger Flint community, as well as in the philanthropic sector as the Foundation pivots from a criteria-based to outcome-based grantmaking. This is an exciting time for the next President to engage as a community leader, since the City of Flint has adopted its first city-wide master plan in fifty years to reverse the decades of physical deterioration, economic distress and social divisions that have burdened the city’s reputation. The next President will have the opportunity to engage in a sustained and meaningful dialogue with many of Flint’s business, government and nonprofit leaders who are deeply committed to effecting transformative change in their community. This is a community where an individual can see the results of their work.

The Foundation also seeks in its next President someone who can connect with and leverage the resources and expertise of organizations outside of Flint to bring them to bear on the Foundation's work. 

Tim McFeeley and Kahn Lee from the search firm Isaacson, Miller will assist the Ruth Mott Foundation in this search. Applicants are asked to send a cover letter and resume to the following web address: Inquiries and nominations may be submitted to the same web address.

VP, Development and Communications (Flexible)
The Vice President, Development and Communications manages and leads the efforts necessary for CSW to achieve our strategic goals and objectives by raising the revenue we need each year to sustain the organization's mission on a short- and long-term basis.
  1. Co-create and implement a comprehensive development strategy to support CSW's mission and social impact priorities through a variety of funding sources.
  2. Identify key target market development strategies focusing on development of strategic, large-scale, multi-year initiatives.
  3. Oversee all aspects of relationship management with funders, partners, and clients.
  4. Support continued development of CSW’s content expertise through research.
  5. Create annual communications plans for funders and external audiences.
  6. Supervise research & development and external communications staff.
  7. Serve as a member of CSW’s leadership and management team.
  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Public Policy, Public Administration, or Non-Profit Management or related field.
  2. Minimum of five years non-profit development and communications experience.
  3. Demonstrated success in securing grants of $250,000+.
  4. Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and collegial environment.
  5. Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work as part of a (virtual) team.
  6. Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time.
A cover letter is required and should address your specific interest in the position and the work of CSW and outline how your skills and experience directly relate to this position.
Send cover letter and resume via e-mail to Kathy Stocking, Chief Operating Officer at

Development Data Specialist (Detroit)

The Development Data Specialist provides data entry, administrative and clerical support for the Development Department.

  • Enter gift information and other data into the Raiser’s Edge donor database.
  • Produce, print and prepare gift acknowledgements and membership card/packets for mailing.
  • Assist in handling incoming general phone calls, donor inquiries and correspondence.
  • Assist in managing event responses and lists, and assist as needed in managing check-in at events.
  • Assist in mail merges and mailings.
  • Assist in twice-monthly balancing and gift reports.
  • File and/or archive appropriate documents and materials.
  • Provide administrative, secretarial and clerical support as needed.
  • Participate as a part of the Development team in a collegial fashion.
  • Maintain good relationships with all those who help facilitate the effective conduct of this position and the Development office.
  • Carry out such other activities as assigned by the Development Data Specialist Supervisor.
  • A high school diploma.
  • Competency and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook), Raiser’s Edge, and use of the personal computer.
  • Three years or more years of previous experience working in a clerical position.
  • Strong organizational and conceptual skills, with an eye to detail.
  • The ability to work effectively with time deadlines.
  • The ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal form.
  • The ability to work on a team.
  • Familiarity with the museum environment.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please do so online at


Mentor Program Coordinator (Detroit)
Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit, a leader in Youth Development through the Arts, seeks a Mentor Program Coordinator. This requires a high level of flexibility and organization. The ideal candidate is comfortable working in a team environment. The position requires the candidate to work on-site at Mosaic Monday-Thursday from 5:30-9:30 p.m. And may be required to attend select Mosaic shows on weekends three times throughout the year. 

Job Responsibilities include:
  • Recruiting prospective volunteer mentors on an ongoing basis by creating and executing a strategic mentor recruitment plan;
  • Partnering with Mosaic staff to create a mentoring program that provides academic and personal support to Mosaic young artists;
  • Coordinating intake process for new mentors, including application screening, interviews and training;
  • Ensuring mentors are engaged through consistent and effective communication;
  • Evaluating mentors on an ongoing basis;
  • Coordinating recognition efforts to thank and recognize mentors commitment;
  • Maintaining a system to track information pertaining to the mentor program, including training, hours of service and event participation.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years experience working with youth, preferably teens;
  • Minimum 2 years experience in volunteer management.;
  • Bachelor’s degree in education, nonprofit management, arts management, related field – or equivalent professional experience.
Salary and Benefits:
This is a contract position. Pay is $15/hour based on a projected 24 hours per week. 

Mosaic is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply:
Email cover letter, resume and three references to 
Mentor Program Coordinator Position. 
No phone calls please.

Arts Integration Facilitator (Detroit)
Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit is seeking a part-time Arts Integration Facilitator to coordinate arts integration and arts infused activities at University Prep Science and Math Elementary (UPSM) with Mosaic staff members and UPSM educators.

This position will:
  • Connect arts integration/infusion experiences with curriculum across academic subjects, with special emphasis on science and math.
  • Work with the UPSM Elementary community to identify school’s goals for arts integrated experiences
  • Analyze/plan for school-wide arts experiences
  • Assist in the selection of projects for Mosaic’s involvement
  • Submit records of all meetings with UPSM community.
  • Facilitate the collaborative planning between Mosaic and UPSM Elementary
  • Conduct regular meetings with Mosaic/UPSM staff
  • Facilitate all meetings, documentation, evaluation
  • Attend Mosaic and UPSM Professional Development sessions.
Required Qualifications:
  • Ability to manage/facilitate group collaborations
  • Strong oral/written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to listen well
  • Ability to synthesize/organize input from many sources
  • Experience in classrooms and a thorough understanding of elementary school culture
  • Knowledge of integrating the arts across the curriculum
  • Flexible work schedule, frequent daytime hours and some evenings required
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Office and Google file sharing
  • Background in the arts or related arts experience desirable
Position Details:
  • Temporary, part-time contract position (without benefits).
  • Contract period: June 2014-June 2015, includes planning and coordination with schools; estimated at 800-900 hours (average of 10 hrs/week over summer, 20hrs/week during school year)
  • Contract fee: $16,000
To Apply:
Email cover letter, resume and three references to 
Arts Integration Facilitator Position. 
No phone calls please.

Summer Performing Arts Coordinator (Detroit)
Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit seeks a Summer Performing Arts Camp Coordinator July 14th-August 1st, 2014. Position begins May 26th-August 5th, requires flexibility, ability to prioritize, and manage multiple tasks. Must work occasional evenings and weekends. Coordinator manages written/verbal communication with instructors, young artists and parents; is responsible for organizing, maintaining, compiling information related to these programs during a 3-4 month period leading to Mosaic’s Summer Camp.
The Coordinator is contracted to coordinate all logistical aspects of the Day Camp. 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Facilitate all written/verbal communication, including creation of playbills, management of youth assistants, creation of Young Artist certificates.
  • Support the physical/emotional well-being of Summer Camp Young Artists.
  • Facilitate parent meetings, preparation and distribution of handbooks, contracts, letters and permission slips.
  • Manage/track Summer Camp registration, attendance and tuition fees.
  • Facilitate evaluation process of Camp; administer evaluations to Young Artists and send evaluations to parents. Collect, compile, and report data to Associate Artistic Director.
Excellent time management, organizational, problem-solving, communication skills. 
Experience managing databases, the ability to organize and carry out daily/special programs as well as impeccable customer service. 
In addition:
  • Minimum 2 years business, customer relations, and office environment experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, in particular excel
  • A Bachelor’s degree in business, nonprofit management, arts management, communications or related field – or equivalent professional experience
To Apply:
Email cover letter, resume and three references to, subject: Summer Camp Coordinator. No phone calls please.
Mosaic is an equal opportunity employer.

Foster Care Case Manager (Madison Heights)
Please submit a cover letter and salary requirements to

Responsible for the direct oversight of 15 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.

Must have a bachelor degree or master degree in a human service field. CWTI training a plus.

Director, Nuveen Community Center for the Arts (Montague)
The Nuveen Community Center for the Arts, the educational branch of the Arts Council of White Lake (ACWL), seeks a part-time Director. Duties include:
  • Planning, organizing, promoting, and evaluating quality arts education programming including classes, exhibits, community and fundraising events.
  • Developing and adhering to the Nuveen budget in coordination with the Nuveen treasurer and ACWL financial committee.
  • Developing and maintaining positive and effective relationships with local media, schools, municipalities, community institutions, individuals and sponsors.
  • Maintaining constructive internal communication lines and collaborative working relationships within the greater Arts Council of White Lake organization.
  • Recruiting and overseeing instructors and volunteers.
  • Writing grants and securing sponsorships and donations to maintain and enhance Nuveen Center programming.
Additional skills and experience:
  • Experience in and appreciation for the visual, performing, and literary arts.
  • Highly organized and able to work efficiently and effectively while managing multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team, and answer to a board of directors.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software. Adobe InDesign and Photoshop a plus.
  • Able to update online social media and ACWL website with current Nuveen events.
  • Grant writing and fundraising experience.
  • At least two years’ experience in a professional, non-profit, or administrative role.
Please send a resume, cover letter, and short writing sample to Application deadline is May 9, 2014. Complete job description available at

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