Friday, August 1, 2014

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - August 1, 2014

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!!!

Business Affiliates and Data Manager
Education non-profit is looking for a qualified person to manage all aspects of our Business Affiliates program. This will include oversight and execution of annual exhibit show with 90+ vendor booths. Marketing and selling booth space, onsite registration and floor management of the exhibit show. Year around cultivation and recruitment of sponsors and business affiliate members. Selling advertising for association publications and the association website. Manage department clients in associations Customer Relationship Management system, including service agreements, intake and billing. Experience in creating and using data reports to increase the success of the association.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree preferred. Excellent written and verbal communications skills expected. Understanding of education issues, non-profit associations and marketing/sales-related strategies. Sales/Customer Service experience preferred. Familiarity with member databases and data reporting; CRM experience preferred.

To Apply:
Please send the following to no later than 5:00 pm on Friday, August 15, 2014:

A cover letter outlining your specific qualifications for this position,
Your current resume,
Three references.

Mgr/Special Gifts (Mt Pleasant)
The Special Gifts Manager works closely with the Major and Planned Giving Director to fully develop and implement the use of donor database. Responsible for discovering, identifying, and soliciting new prospects in the special gift range of $5,000 to $25,000.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Coordinate timing, process, and analysis of data input from various fundraising partners in a timely manner.
Analyze past giving to identify prospects in the Special Giving range of $5,000-$25,000.
Build a portfolio of approximately 150 prospects from the annual giving pool.
Employ a moves management program averaging 15-20 significant personal visits or calls per month with some travel involved.
Organize portfolio according to moves management – identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, stewardship.
Prepare presentations for prospects and donors.
Assist with creation of plan for annual end of year donor appeal through mail, and electronic and social media.
Preferred Qualifications:

Experience and working knowledge of Special Olympics Michigan.
Professional Fundraising certifications.
Experience in working with Raiser’s Edge.
Experience working with volunteers in a non-profit environment.
To view full details and to apply, visit URL:
CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate in employment against persons based on age, color, disability, gender, gender identity/gender expression, genetic information, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or weight (see

Project Manager, Health Coalition (Flint)
For full position description, including responsibilities, qualifications, and how to apply please visit

Greater Flint Health Coalition is seeking a Project Manager to join our team in Flint, MI to work in a fast-paced, demanding, but rewarding collaborative environment. You will have the opportunity to use your public health, health care, and community-focused knowledge to improve the factors that affect health by working with multi-sector leaders on multiple health improvement projects and tasks centered in health behavior improvement, prevention, healthcare access, and quality.

As a Project Manager, your primary focus will be leading the coordination of multi-sector committees, task forces, and collaborative projects designed to improve the factors that affect health, including health behaviors, clinical care (access and quality), social determinants of health, and the physical environment. You may lead community-based efforts to engage citizens, businesses, and schools in the practice of proper physical activity and nutrition; aid hospitals, physicians, and insurers with coordinating efforts to improve appropriate access to and utilization of health care; develop and spread adoption of a disease registry or clinical practice transformation efforts; or collect, analyze, and interpret public health and healthcare data sets to facilitate strategic planning of health needs on a community-wide level. As a full-time Project Manager, this exciting position and your specific projects, tasks, and responsibilities will evolve over time.

To apply send resume, cover letter (addressing how you meet required qualifications), and salary history by email to

Part Time Administrative Assistant (Flint)
The United Way of Genesee County is looking to fill a part time, temporary (six months) administrative assistant position. This position is responsible for support to the campaign staff during the heavy campaign season. This would include appropriate office operations and recordkeeping systems to ensure an efficient and organized work environment. Provides assistance to Campaign Staff and Director of Development as directed. Please send resumes to Director of Development by August 8, 2014.

Executive Assistant (Lansing)
Ele's Place is a healing center for grieving children and teens.

Ele’s Place seeks a full time seasoned Executive Assistant to provide advanced administrative support to the President & CEO and Shared Services staff, headquartered in Lansing.

The successful candidate will have a high degree of accounting knowledge and great attention to detail.

Primary responsibilities for the Executive Assistant include:

Supports the President/CEO, coordinating projects, communications, presentations, meetings, travel arrangements and general clerical duties.
Ensures accurate calendar management on a day to day basis.
Works with Accountant on general accounting tasks (A/P, deposits, credit card reconciliation). Assists Accountant with monthly reconciliation process and preparation of financial statements.
Provides assistance with grant applications and reports as directed.
Provides general clerical support to the Shared Services staff as requested.

Bachelors’ degree preferred.
Minimum 4 years experience working in an executive support role.
Knowledge of accounting principles and 2 years of accounting experience.
Well organized with a high attention to detail.
Superior writing skills a must.
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:

Ele’s Place is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Sr. Operations Associate (Lansing)
In this key role, you will serve as a business office administrator with responsibility for: monitoring the day-to-day operations of administrative functions of the state office; managing financial activities for the office including financial forecasting & analysis, tracking expenditures, compiling monthly, quarterly and year-end reports and advising the State Director on budget and operational issues as well as providing support to staff and volunteers. You will also be responsible for: maintaining effective office systems; serving as a liaison to various business groups at the national office and other state offices; maintaining business relations with vendors; and serving as a meeting planner, including all logistics, travel, negotiating contracts, hotel catering, and booking. You will be providing customer service to volunteers, AARP members and members of the public who contact the state office, as well as sometimes staffing public events. You will be working in team with staff and volunteers to support positive social change, helping the people of Michigan attain real possibilities across generations.

Requires completion of an Associates degree, and 2 to 4 years of office management experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience, mastery in office accounting procedures and learning to use new computer software systems; and proficiency in Microsoft Office and other office & systems equipment.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online at

Program Manager (Lansing)
The Arts Council of Greater Lansing is accepting applications for the position of Program Manager. Reporting directly to the Executive Director, this position is a full-time, salaried position with benefits (personal leave and holiday pay, health coverage, retirement match) Starting salary range $37,000 - $40,000 depending on qualifications.

The Program Manager serves as one of the key staff members for the Arts Council of Greater Lansing and is responsible for grants management, professional development, and other activities necessary to support both the cultural community and the mission, vision and goals of the Arts Council. Specific duties include overseeing, coordinating, and managing all aspects of 6 arts and cultural grant programs; as well as direct responsibility for the smARTS Professional Development Program for Creatives, the Young Creatives program and the development of a robust consulting program for our field.

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. Previous experience in grants management or arts administration is a plus. Creative background or a special affinity for the arts is highly desirable.
Must have outstanding organizational skills in addition to written and oral communication skills. Must excel in relationship building and networking. Ability to manage a multi-faceted workload with self-motivation under broad general supervision.

Send cover letter, resume, and names of 3 references to the attention of Deborah E. Mikula, Executive Director at by Friday, August 15, 2014. Please use the following: “Program Manager Job Posting” in your subject line. No phone calls please. EOE

For a full job description please visit

Executive/Administrative Assistant (Grand Rapids)
Now accepting resumes through August 1st, 2014. Please send cover letter and resume to: (NO CALLS)

Kids’ Food Basket’s current incredible Executive/Administrative Assistant is moving out of state. Kids’ Food Basket is looking for an equally incredible individual to fill the position.

For twelve years, Kids' Food Basket has been a force for attacking childhood hunger to help young people learn and live well.

Job Responsibilities

Provides administrative support to the Executive Director including: managing a very active schedule, creating reports, and assisting with the creation of presentations and creative writing projects, record keeping, travel planning, and project management.
Provides primary phone support to the organization.
Provides administrative support to the Logistics and Outreach directors and other team members as needed.
Maintains Board of Directors website and staff intranet site.
Collects, organizes and archive KFB articles, media, etc.
At least 40 hours per week; occasional evening or weekend day required.

Can work independently Administrative experience required or Associates Degree, Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree welcome.
Outgoing, friendly personality.
Motivated and very detail orientated.
Excellent interpersonal skills both in person and over the phone with high level of professionalism.
Comfortable working with diverse populations.
Excellent writing skills preferred.
Highly organized with the ability to work in a fast paced, ever changing work environment.
Possess project and time management skills.
Experience working in the nonprofit sector
Well versed in computer programs

Nursing Facility Transition Outreach Specialist (Southfield)
The Nursing Facility Transition (NFT) Outreach Specialist is responsible for regularly visiting each nursing facility in the service area to inform residents about community living alternatives, and to assist those that indicate they’d like to transition to the community. This position will be responsible for developing relationships with facility staff and presenting the NFT program to the community.


Knowledge of disability issues and independent living issues.
Ability to support DNOM’s mission and values.
Experience working with adults with disabilities.
Experience in interviewing and report writing
Demonstrated written, verbal communication skills; including public speaking experience.
Be able to demonstrate and apply a working knowledge of systems and resources available to people with disabilities.
Knowledge of community resources available within Oakland and Macomb counties.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Ability to organize work to manage multiple responsibilities and meet deadlines.
Attention to detail.
Willing to take initiative and work as a team member on multiple teams.
Ability to research and problem-solve complex issues.
Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office proficiency).
Ability to travel independently within Oakland and Macomb counties.
Experience with disability.
Minimum of Associates Degree in Human Services or other related field preferred.
A minimum of two years experience in Human Service related field preferred.
Position is full-time with a starting wage of $14.00 per hour.
Please email resume and cover letter to Kellie Boyd:
Interviews will begin August 13.
No phone calls please.

Wigs 4 Kids Event & Volunteer Coordinator (St. Clair Shores)
Wigs 4 Kids is seeking a special events and volunteer coordinator who will be responsible for daily office activities including but not limited to: managing databases, answering phones, overseeing volunteers, daily email correspondence and giving tours of the facility to donors and interested parties. Will also be working on our annual event and helping coordinate third-party fundraisers held by individuals and groups interested in supporting our program. This is a fast paced environment. Applicants must be willing to complete a variety of tasks on an as-needed basis.
Requires extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and have strong written and oral communication skills. We are looking for a team player who is very organized and pays close attention to detail. Candidate will work alongside our Founder & CEO on all projects.

Interested candidates may forward their resumes to

Wigs 4 Kids Administrative Assistant and Receptionist (St. Clair Shores)
Wigs 4 Kids is seeking an Administrative Assistant/Receptionist who would have the opportunity to make a difference in the life of a child every day. The candidate would be responsible for daily office activities including answering phones, assisting staff and volunteers with projects, daily email correspondence, contacting families, ordering wigs and giving tours of the facility to donors and interested parties. Will also be working on our annual event with our Founder & CEO. This is a fast paced environment. Applicants must be willing to complete a variety of tasks on an as-needed basis. Requires extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and have strong written and verbal communication skills. We are looking for a team player who is very organized and pays close attention to detail.

Interested candidates may forward their resumes to

Membership and Events Manager (Lansing)
The Historical Society of Michigan seeks a qualified individual to serve as Membership and Events Manager.

The Membership and Events Manager is responsible for attracting, retaining, and engaging members and creating short- and long-term goals for membership growth. The successful candidate, working with the Executive Director, will also oversee operations and logistics for major Society conferences, including the State History Conference, Michigan in Perspective: The Local History Conference, U.P. History Conference and other events. In addition, this position will work with existing staff to research and implement improved processes and solutions, as well as develop strategies for greater presence in communities statewide.

The position reports to the Executive Director of the Historical Society of Michigan.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum of 3-5 years professional experience in membership development and events management
Bachelor’s degree in a related field
Experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite
Experience with or interest in working in a nonprofit environment that is mission-driven
Outstanding interpersonal, communication, and managerial skills
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member
Interest in or experience working with nonprofit organizations
Interest in Michigan history is a plus
For a complete position description visit

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. We encourage applications from under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations; women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

To apply please email a cover letter and resume to

Grants Manager (Lansing)
STATUS: Term Position;Three-year Grant-funded Position;Full-time

Responsible for managing administrative and programmatic components of a racial and cultural history grant program. Ensures the accuracy and efficiency of grantmaking processes and adherence to requirements during the implementation of a three-year program. Works under the direction of the Director of Grant Programs and is responsible for applicant communication/liaison, grant application solicitation and review processes, maintenance of grant records and agreements with grantees, annual reporting/evaluation and grantee convenings, coordination of grant payments, project administration including regrants and contractual services, and the development of a final history product and conference.

Position details and required/desired applicant qualifications at

Submit a cover letter, current resume & three professional references to:
Or mail to:
Robbe DiPietro
Assistant Director and Director of Grant Programs Michigan Humanities Council
119 Pere Marquette Drive, Suite 3B
Lansing, MI 48912

Review of applications will begin on Monday, August 11, 2014

Director of Communications and Annual Giving (Detroit)
The Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation seeks an energetic professional to direct strategic communications and enhance annual giving revenue. The Director of Communications and Annual Giving develops and manages the Foundation’s annual giving efforts including direct mail, gift clubs, and The Annual Fund in addition to managing strategic communications, branding, and donor relations initiatives. The successful candidate will possess an undergraduate degree, five or more years of progressively responsible experience in marketing, strategic communications, and/or advancement, and be a proven leader with a track record of performance in a collaborative environment. For consideration, submit a cover letter & resume to:

DCAC Field/Community Organizer - 10 Month Contract (Detroit)
About Detroit Climate Action Collaborative:
In 2011 DWEJ convened key stakeholders from diverse backgrounds to form the Detroit Climate Action Collaborative and help the city of Detroit identify short and long-term actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), provide advice on aggressive and economically viable targets, develop a comprehensive Climate Action Plan, and to ready Detroiters for coping with impacts of climate change.

Entry-level Field/Community Organizer will work with community leaders to identify and engage communities, friends, colleagues around the DCAC.

Responsible for:

Community outreach/education program and will design marketing and outreach strategies to reach diverse audiences
Developing an advocacy work-plan to promote DCAC and build support to pass the City Council Climate Change Ordinance
Recruiting potential volunteers through phone, event and door-to-door contacts
Developing and maintain a current list of community/neighborhood meetings and events in the 7 City Council Districts
Developing a Speakers Bureau
Speaking at community meetings about DCAC

Strong familiarity with organizations and communities within the city of Detroit
Strong work ethic and commitment to environmental justice and to DWEJ's mission and organizational objectives.
Experience designing and implementing effective advocacy campaigns
Strong communication and mobilization skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office software, database development, social media
Learning new technologies (i.e. Voter Action Network (VAN, etc.)
Reliable transportation; work at nights and on weekends
Resume, references, cover letter: "Field/Community Organizer (Your Name)" in SUBJECT LINE.

Public Relations and Patron Engagement Associate (Southfield)
The Public Relations and Patron Engagement Associate serves Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings and its partners, the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival and Eisenhower Dance, as well as other organizations with which DCWS shares staff on a more limited basis. The position plays a lead role in public relations, social media, and marketing, and a supporting role in patron engagement and special events.

Please visit

Chief Executive Officer - Big Brothers Big Sisters - Metropolitan Detroit (Detroit)
We are seeking a Chief Executive Officer to provide leadership and strategic direction for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit (BBBS-MD). In this position you will partner with the National Office to ensure adherence to policies and the brand and report to the BBBS-MD Board.

The CEO will direct all agency activities, including fund-raising, establish and implement operating procedures, prepare budgets and administers funds as approved by Board. You will supervise four direct reports and a professional and clerical staff. The CEO also oversees budgeting, program management and service delivery, and will represent the agency at national and regional meetings of BBBS, and other professional groups as needed. Additionally, the CEO will work with BBBS of America in coordinating all phases of the agency’s program in keeping with the standards of the National Organization.

Qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree, Masters Degree preferred. Ten years’ experience in a non-profit leadership role along with a passion to help children in need. Well-networked with Metropolitan Detroit business, government and civic leaders

Required Skills include brand management, relationship building, solid management skills and techniques, and the ability to lead and direct staff and various volunteer components. A solid knowledge of financial principles and experience in budgeting and budget management is needed, and the ability to communicate on all levels in the agency, the community and professional organizations.

Please send cover letter and resume in confidence to Mark Albrecht, Board Governance Chair @

Director of Grants Management (Southfield)
Please visit to apply, complete application, and assessment that follows application.

The Director of Grants Management will be a member of the development team. The primary responsibility will be to develop and cultivate a portfolio of prospects by developing relationships with foundations, including corporate, private and family foundations. This individual manages and coordinates the grant process, including research, strategy, submission, and reporting (80%). In addition, he or she will also be responsible for managing the internal PVM Foundation Grant Allocation Committee and manage and facilitate the process of awarding funds from the PVM Foundation to the various PVM Villages and programs (20%).

Education: Bachelor's degree in communication, business administration or related field.

Experience: Three to five progressive years of experience in Philanthropy preferred, and demonstrated success in implementing and managing fundraising from grants/foundations.

Computer Skills

Must be able to operate a computer and intermediate knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing, presentation and email software.
Strong knowledge of Raiser’s Edge & Financial Edge software.
Strong knowledge of online foundation research databases.
Knowledge of prospect management system and web fundraising preferred.
Certificates & Licenses

Certified Fund Raising Executive certification preferred
Valid Driver’s License

Data Base Manager - Raisers Edge (Monroe)
The Data Base Manager develops and manages computerized information systems in Raisers Edge and is responsible for the accuracy and maintenance of all prospect and donor records. The Data Base Manager performs data entry, coordinates data entry by others, provides support to Development staff and supervises the office volunteers.


Develop and manage computerized information systems, including, but not limited to, establishing criteria and procedural manuals for consistent and accurate prospect and donor coding and information retrieval.
Establish and maintain prospect and donor records and mailing lists. Create and manage on-going mailing lists for cross department projects.
Oversee daily gift transactions including, but not limited to, gift recording; serving as liaison with the Financial Office to ensure donor restrictions and appropriate accounts are credited.
Develop criteria and documentation procedures and produce a variety of daily, monthly and annual financial reports, providing accurate and meaningful statistical data for departments use.

College degree preferred.
Demonstrated success in data base management and use. Proficiency in Raisers Edge required.
Knowledge of/experience with Microsoft Office suite.
Ability to learn, understand and support the IHM mission and values.
Demonstrated high level of attention to detail and accuracy.
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
Demonstrated ability to function independently, with flexibility and personal integrity.
Interested individuals may send application documents to

Grant Specialist - Part-time (Rochester Hills)
With direction from the Director of Foundation Giving, this position is responsible for assisting with coordination of activities related to an active portfolio of foundation gifts.

Works with the Director of Foundation Giving to conduct ongoing prospect research to evaluate new grant opportunities.
With supervision from the Director of Foundation Giving, conducts the full range of activities required to prepare and submit grant proposals to potential funding sources for grants of $5,000 or less.
Assists in routine evaluation of the existing portfolio for expanding engagement and endowment potential.
Works to gather information necessary to report to funders on post-award activities, acknowledgement letters, and prepares communications.
Ensures the portfolio in Raiser’s Edge database and in paper files is accurate and current.
Complies with grant reporting required by funders, assisting the Director of Foundation Giving with troubleshooting deadlines, reconciliation, contracts, or supplemental documentation.
Must possess an Associates Degree in Technical or Grant Writing, or be in pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree in related field. 1 + years of prior work with grants, outside sales/communications, or working for a grant maker are preferred.

Leader Dogs for the Blind will accept resumes from candidates wishing to work either in the international office in Rochester Hills, Michigan, or provide adequate documentation of their capacity to work effectively and efficiently from a remote location elsewhere in the United States. Please apply by sending cover letter and resume (pdf versions only – others will be discarded) to

Program Associate (Detroit)
Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan is hiring for a Program Associate--New Economy Initiative, to assist in research, grant reviews, grant monitoring and assessment activities, and assistance with program development activities. This is a two-year position. Responsibilities: Assist in development of grantmaking projects, including conceptualizing new programs, writing funding proposals; .Assist grant review function and formal written reviews of grant applications; Monitor grant compliance with IRS regulations and grant terms, review interim reports and monitor financial performance; Manage data tracking and reporting of grantee outcomes and metrics; Administrator NEI Grant Progress Network database; Assist in the planning and coordination of NEI advisory groups and steering committees; Assist in content development of NEI publications and web-based information; Support in the management and logistics of NEI events. Qualifications: Bachelors degree required- advanced degree preferred; 3-5 years professional experience in planning, implementing, budgeting, evaluating and securing funding for programs, and project management; Experience in database and website administration and data analysis skills; Proficient in Microsoft Suite applications and internet research; Superior presentation and communication skills; Demonstrated ability to: Think creatively, critically and analytically; Write clearly, concisely and persuasively; Manage multiple tasks while meeting tight and frequent deadlines; Work collaboratively with and on teams, and with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

E-mail cover letter and resume to Diana Greig ( E-mails will be acknowledged. Only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Supervisor, Adult Behavioral Health (Southgate)
We have an exciting opportunity for an Adult Behavioral Health Supervisor to join our team of talented professionals.

To qualify for this position, you must have a Master’s degree from an accredited social services program with a full licensure in the State of Michigan. LMSW or Ph.D. preferred. Must have at least 1 year of supervisory experience OR a combination of supervisory and senior clinician experience including oversight of medical record reviews equal to 1-1/2 years with at least six months of that time having been in a direct leadership / supervisory capacity. Specific experience working with case management staffing in a community mental health setting and knowledge of community resources is preferred. Must have a Certified Advanced Addictions Credential or have the ability to be approved for a professional development plan through MCBAP within 30 days of hire. A minimum of three (3) year’s experience treating the substance abuse and mental health population is required. Must have the ability to appropriately handle crisis situations.

The Guidance believes that our team members are our most valuable resources, and we invest in them accordingly. We offer our employees a competitive salary, flexible scheduling opportunities, a team-oriented work environment and much more!

For a complete job description and how to apply, click the link below:

The Guidance Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity

MSHO Executive Director (Northern Detroit Area)
The Michigan Society of Hematology and Oncology (MSHO), a statewide 501(c) 6 non-profit organization that serves as the advocate, education epicenter and collective voice for over 350 physician specialist members in the state, seeks a collaborative leader. This individual will have strong organizational and communication skills to serve as a chief activist for promoting exemplary care for patients with cancer and/or blood disorders in Michigan.

The individual selected will lead a well-managed, financially sound and dynamic organization that is recognized as a national leader. The organization seeks a leader who can grow membership and maintain and develop direct services to assist the industry as they navigate through the variety of changes occurring in the healthcare sector.

The search committee prefers a progressive leader that is able to build collaborations, foster a cooperative work environment, write and speak coherently and effectively, and understand the culture and challenges of Michigan’s health care system.

Bachelor’s Degree required. CAE preferred. Professional travel is required to represent the organization. Position requires knowledge and utilization of the newest technologies.

Information on the organization’s preferred future and the job description is available at

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, salary expectations and resume by August 1 to:
MSAE/Cheryl Ronk, CAE
Attention: MSHO Search Committee
1350 Haslett Road
East Lansing, MI 48823
Fax 517-332-6724

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