Friday, August 15, 2014

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - August 15, 2014

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!!!

Development Manager - Part Time (Grand Rapids)
The Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan is a resource, programming and advocacy organization supporting lifelong opportunities for individuals with Down syndrome and those who care for them throughout West Michigan.

The Development Manager will be responsible for executing the annual fund campaign for the DSAWM. Responsibilities will include actively cultivating new funding opportunities, effectively managing existing donor relationships, working with the Board and Executive Director to create a diverse development strategy for a broad base of donors, managing fundraising events and supervising the Resource Development Assistant.

To send a resume or request a full job description, send an email to

Secretary II (East Lansing)
Secretary II
College of Communication Arts and Sciences Michigan State University

The Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders at Michigan State University seeks applicants for a support staff position to serve within the function-based, high-energy College staff structure in the role of primary office support for the department chairperson, and general support for faculty and staff. In addition, this position will work closely with Academic and Student Affairs Staff to support the graduate programs for the department.

For job requirements and additional information, please refer to Posting #9911 and complete an online application at the Michigan State University Employment Opportunities website Application deadline is August 19, 2014.

This position requires a typing score of 60 words per minute. If you do not have a typing score on file with Human Resources or you would like to improve your score, please visit us prior to the posting closing date to take a typing assessment test. We are located in the Human Resources, Solutions Center, Suite 110 Nisbet Building, 1407 S. Harrison Road., East Lansing, 48823. The HR office is open for testing Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages

Program Supervisor (Detroit)
Supervises staff in accordance with their job duties. Trains and orients new staff. Provides crisis intervention as needed. Acts as back up where possible to staff in the department.


Community Outreach Manager (Livonia)
Seedlings Braille Books for Children, a Livonia nonprofit organization serving blind children worldwide for 30 years, seeks a qualified part-time (avg. 28 hrs/wk) person to lead our public relations and fundraising efforts.


Manage fundraising events, appeals
Research and write grant proposals
Write and disseminate press releases, news stories, and newsletters
Speak to civic groups, clubs, schools and conduct tours
Attend conferences and conventions for Seedlings
Manage social media presence
Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or 4 years equivalent education in Marketing or Public Relations
Minimum 3 years of nonprofit experience
Demonstrated fundraising, PR, special events, and grant writing experience
Experience in public speaking and strong writing & verbal communication skills
Willingness to learn braille basics
Key Attributes:

Ability to work independently and also in a team environment (Department of 2; Full team of 10, plus volunteers)
Excellent computer skills, particularly MS Office, Constant Contact a plus
Excellent organizational & interpersonal skills
Excellent attendance and punctuality are essential for this position (majority of the hours will be in office plus occasional evening meetings with civic groups, conferences)
Seedlings’ Mission: Seedlings Braille Books for Children is a non-profit, 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization dedicated to increasing the opportunity for literacy by providing high-quality, low-cost children’s literature in Braille.

For more information on Seedlings, see: If interested, please send cover letter and resume to:

Administrative Assistant Intermediate (Ann Arbor)
To apply, please send detailed cover letter and resume by Sept 2 to

40 hrs/week . Competitive salary/ benefits
Description: Responsible for general administrative tasks associated with operations of national cancer research support organization. We are seeking a bright, flexible and committed member of our team who can provide support both in general admin and basic accounting (clerical).

About The Hope Foundation: The Hope Foundation is a public charity with the mission of supporting clinical research and educational programs for SWOG, a national cancer research organization. or


Perform all administrative functions to support the day to day operations of the Foundation and the President. Includes clear and timely correspondence with donors, SWOG staff, and the general public.
Provide calendaring and schedule support to SWOG Chief Administrative Officer, with special projects assigned as necessary.
In collaboration with President, provide support to The Hope Foundation Board of Directors.
In collaboration with the Grants Administrator, provide travel/other support to grantees.
Organize and maintain cleanliness in the office.
Monitor inventory and order office supplies from approved vendors.

Accurately conduct data entry into Peachtree accounting systems
Bi-monthly Accounts Payable check run process (data entry, Invoice review, check printing, mailing)
Requirements: Excellent verbal/written communication and a pleasant manner with the ability to function well independently. Exceptional attention to detail. Technology skills (PC- based) are necessary. Knowledge of Quickbooks or Peachtree and Sharepoint a plus. Some travel may be required.

Wigs 4 Kids Finance Internship (St. Clair Shores)
Wigs 4 Kids is a local, grassroots nonprofit 501(c)3 organization that provides wigs & support services to Michigan children experiencing hair loss as a result of illness and treatment. Our program is available to children and teens between the ages of 3 through 18 at no charge to them or their families.

We are seeking a finance intern who can assist with day-to-day financial tasks associated with recording donations made to our organization. These include monetary gifts, in-kind goods and services, in memory and in honor donations, merchandise purchases among others. Our finance intern will also work closely with the Founder & CEO to learn and implement proper auditing procedures. Presence at fundraising events in the community is requested. Working knowledge of Quickbooks and Quickbooks POS required.

Interested candidates may forward their resumes to

Associate Director of Individual & Estate Giving (Detroit)
Associate Director of Individual and Estate Giving The Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation is seeking highly-qualified applicant to join our team as an Associate Director of Individual and Estate Giving. The Foundation works with caring members of our community on important initiatives that improve the health and well-being of young people and their families, particularly in Southeast Michigan. We are a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization located in Detroit.
The Associate Director of Individual and Estate Giving is responsible for identifying, qualifying, cultivating and soliciting individual prospects capable of giving in excess of $50,000. Travel will be required, particularly within Southeast Michigan.

CHMF is proud of its diverse workplace and is an E.E.O employer. Qualified candidates will have five or more years of progressively responsible experience in the fund development or sales fields. Specific experience in major gift solicitation and campaigns is preferred. A Bachelor’s degree is required.

Please send a letter of interest, resume and salary history to no later than September 12, 2014.

Visitor Services Cashier (Detroit)
Motown Museum was founded in 1985 to showcase a legacy surrounding music, history and unity across the globe.

Are you looking for a fun place to work?
Do you possess exceptional customer service skills?
Are you experienced with handling cash in support of retail sales?
Are you capable of working under pressure?

If you answered yes to all of these questions, Motown Museum is the place for you!

As a Visitor Services Cashier, you will greet and service Museum visitors at the Box Office and in our Museum Store. This position primarily processes retail and admissions sales transactions through our TAM POS System, answers questions regarding merchandise, provides information pertaining to discounts or promotions, answers incoming phone calls and takes messages. The Visitor Services Cashier also assists with maintaining inventory levels in the Museum Store.


High School Diploma or equivalent
Customer service and cashier experience preferred
If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit our website at

Motown Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Small Business Development Specialist (Detroit)
A Detroit based non-profit community development organization is seeking a Small Business Development Specialist. This position will oversee the following activities:

Coordinate technical assistance packages for local businesses
Connect businesses to funding resources
Coordinate a series of business development workshops
Schedule and manage quarterly small business meetings
Collect data and provide reports to the organization leadership as required
Develop a comprehensive database on all businesses in the district
Build one on one relationships with local businesses, TA providers and funders
Develop and coordinate business promotions and events
Identify and communicate parking options for customers
Identify funding streams and other forms of assistance for local businesses
Work with organization leadership to develop a forgivable loan program for small independent businesses
Gather information on small business activities for monthly e-newsletters, social media and website presence
Bachelor’s degree in related field
Prior experience working in the small business development system (minimum of 3 years)

This is a two year, contract position. Some benefits included.

Please email a cover letter and resume to

Accounting Manager (Southfield)
Under the direction of the Vice-President of Finance/Business, the Accounting Manager is responsible for all areas relating to accounting functions and financial reporting. This position will be responsible for daily, weekly and monthly accounting tasks and activities. The Accounting Manager will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely monthly financial statements in addition to general ledger preparation and year end audit preparation. This includes directing and coordinating the work of accounting staff in all aspects of accounting. As a member of the Agency’s Management Team, the Accounting Manager must have strong interpersonal communication skills both written and verbal.


Bachelor’s degree in accounting; CPA/CMA professional accreditation preferred.
Minimum of two to five years of relevant accounting, managerial and supervisory experience preferably in a non-profit environment.
Must be a hands-on manager with a collaborative and flexible style with a strong service mentality
Demonstrated excellence in managing finance, accounting, budgeting, control and reporting.
Previous experience working with State of MI-DHS is desirable.
Interested persons should forward a resume and cover letter to Jamie Bozarth QI/HR Specialist, SFC, 16250 Northland Drive, Southfield, MI 48075, EOE

Senior Communications Manager (East Lansing)
Communications Manager II/S
College of Communication Arts and Sciences Michigan State University

The College of Communication Arts and Sciences of Michigan State University seeks applicants for a senior communications manager to develop, direct, and implement communication strategies and initiatives for the college and WKAR. Responsibilities include developing innovative and creative solutions to publicize and disseminate news and information about the college and WKAR to a wide variety of constituents, as well as creating and coordinating messages for all forms of media outlets and supervising communication staff.

For job requirements and additional information, please refer to Posting #9906 and complete an online application at the Michigan State University Employment Opportunities website Application deadline is August 12, 2014.

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

Fund Development and Marketing Manager (Rochester)
The Older Persons commission (OPC) is a non-profit organization that provides supportive outreach services, Health & Wellness and enrichment programs to adults 50+ to the residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills and Oakland Township.

Position Responsibilities
We are seeking a Fund Development and Marketing Manger to develop and implement plans for Marketing, Public Relations, Community Relations and Fundraising. Responsibilities would include preparing and executing marketing plans to meet strategic and budget goals, work with internal and external vendors to develop and maintain printed materials, advertising, social media, and online presence, including our website; develop, plan and manage appropriate programs to achieve target fundraising goals, and taking next steps in the Planned Giving, Major Gifts and grants programs. Maintain and update donor database. Serve as speaker and presenter to external audiences when necessary.

5+ years of experience in fund development, marketing, public or community relations
Ability to manage and coordinate several projects simultaneously and work with a wide range of people and personalities. Strong time and project management. Organizational, presentation and writing skills. Enthusiastic, diplomatic, trustworthy, creative, and professional.Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office suite and other design software. Ability to maintain absolute confidentiality.

To Apply
Please email resume to Visit us on the web at EOE

Accountant (Flint)
Accountant Needed
Responsibilities include all aspects of general ledger accounting as well as reconciliations, recording receivables, creating financial statements, and reporting to grantors. Must possess experience in the accounting for federal and state grants and non-profit accounting.
Experience in federal and state grant reporting systems and processing Medicaid claims a plus. Experience in research and implementation of new non-profit accounting software a plus. Ability to provide administrative assistance as needed for special projects.
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree with an accounting emphasis. Minimum of two years’ experience required. Candidates must have advanced level of spreadsheets, accounting, database software and reporting as well as intermediate word processing skills. Candidates must also possess excellent problem solving and analytical skills. Excellent written communication skills a must.
Send resumes to No telephone calls.

Self Sufficiency Development Specialist (Pontiac)
Job Title: Self-Sufficiency Development Specialist – Community Ventures
Office Location: Lighthouse of Oakland County, Pontiac, Michigan
FLSA Status: Fulltime/Salaried/Exempt
Reports To: Manager – Self Sufficiency Programs
Position Description: Responsible for program management of Lighthouse execution of the Community Ventures Program - an initiative from the Michigan Economic Development Council to provide full time, stable employment in Pontiac and nearby community businesses to structurally unemployed individuals. Lighthouse of Oakland County is selected to be a Service Provider to provide wrap around services to assist the Client in maintaining employment and developing self sufficiency skills.
Essential responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

Develop systems and processes for continuous improvement in program management of the Community Ventures initiative (forecasting, program statistics, funding, outcomes, etc.)
Lead meetings with Clients and Lighthouse teams in the development of Client job retention and self- sufficiency work plans
Facilitate case management coordination, communication, and follow up between Lighthouse inter- agency activities and community resources.
Participate in development of relationships with and processes for communication and follow up with Community Venture hiring companies
Be the focal point for the relationship with and the process of referral of Clients to Michigan Job Works.
Educational/Professional Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or Business Management field or equivalent and minimum 2 years professional experience
Please submit cover letter and resume to: Mark Kilbourn, Manager Self Sufficiency Programs, Lighthouse Emergency Services by August 18, 2014.

Staff Director (Lansing)
These duties typically include:

Daily supervision of local union’s staff; any/all hiring/firing done with Exec. Officer’s prior approval
Negotiates the staff’s union’s contract periodically with the assistance of the President and/or Sec/Tr.
General oversight for the financial records and financial operations; prepares yearly budget with the
Guidance of the President, Sec/Treasurer, and appropriate office staff.
General oversight for legislative issues affecting the membership;
General oversight for the coordination of the local’s political operation, including SEIU State Council
functions as well as International political programs
High level of interaction with 517M Executive Board
Continuous contact with elected and appointed governmental officials
Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree or five years managerial experience in a similar field, with emphasis on Labor Relations
Labor Union Skills (experience) or College Level Labor Industrial Relations (course work), is a plus.

Salary & Position:
Salaried position, with Health Care, Dental, and Vision Insurance, current SEIU pension plan, some irregular hours, in-State travel with occasional participation in special campaigns that may require longer term travel and overnight stays; must have a driver’s license and a vehicle.

Application Requirements:
A cover letter is required for all applications. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for SEIU, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan.

SEIU Local 517M is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Apply Here:

FT Parent Organizer (Detroit)
Responsible for working with assigned DPS schools to ensure there is a strong parent organization, multiple parent strategies to increase engagement and opportunities to support parents with a focus on student achievement. In addition, must provide programming support and recruitment for the Parent Resource Center.

Build and maintain relationships with assigned DPS schools’, principals and parent leaders
Recruit and maintain relationship with parent leaders from each school
Work with Parent Leaders to increase parental involvement at their school minimally 10 percent above the previous school year
Assist schools and parents with conducting federally required Title 1 parent involvement meetings
Assist schools and parents with planning and implementing a strong parent involvement program, activities and procedures
Assist schools and parents with development and or revisal of school parent compact which outlines shared responsibility for improved student achievement
Communicate and address challenges and barriers based upon school’s needs
Provide support and staff Parent Resource Centers
Collect and Secure required documentation from your parent organization of record meetings (officers, meeting dates, bylaws, monthly agendas, minutes, sign in sheets and other documents) and submit on a monthly basis
Review the previous and current year needs assessment to identify gaps and develop service strategies
Qualified candidates will hold a two-year associates degree or, or equivalent experience.

Full time Salaried - $25,000 - $32,000

Applicants must email a cover letter and resume to No phone calls will be accepted.

Development/Administrative Associate (Detroit)
Mercy Education Project, Crain's 2013 Best Managed Non-Profit that provides educational opportunities for women and girls, seeks a Development / Administrative Associate. Support fund development program by entering donor data into Raiser's Edge and generating thank you letters; as well as support for annual fundraisers and donor development events. Manage social media, newsletter and other communication vehicles. Assist in preparation of grants as well as in generating detail for grant reporting. Support administration by managing program data; processing paychecks; maintaining filing system; maintaining office equipment and supplies; and assisting with new employee onboarding. Bachelor's Degree required; at least 2 years of development experience required. Bilingual - English / Spanish - a plus. 32 hours/wk. with benefits. Email cover letter and resume to Mary Madigan, MEP Associate Director, at

Family Reunification Team Leader Position (Midland)
Adoption Option Inc. is accepting applications for a Team Leader for the Family Reunification Program in Midland, Clare, Isabella and Gladwin Counties. This full time position’s responsibilities include providing intensive home-based short term counseling, life skills education, and supportive services in order to preserve families and transition child(ren) home from out of home placement. 24 hour/7 days a week availability. Provide overall plan coordination; good writing and time management skills are essential to this position. Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling required. Please send cover letter and resume to: Attn: Carol Boothroyd, FRP Supervisor

Family Learning Institute Executive Director (Ann Arbor)
The Family Learning Institute (FLI), a non-profit organization located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, is seeking a full-time Executive Director.

Founded in 2000, FLI is a volunteer-based agency whose mission is to close the achievement gap for students in Washtenaw County. FLI provides free one-on-one individualized reading and math tutoring to elementary and middle school students from low-income households. FLI also offers a number of outreach programs to support students’ academic success.

In recent years, FLI has served an average of 140 students per year, with an annual operating budget of approximately $200,000. Financial support comes from a combination of private, corporate, and governmental donations and grants.

The ideal Executive Director candidate will exhibit the following characteristics:

Knowledge of Ann Arbor/Washtenaw County schools and community
Teaching experience or background in education
Comfort and enjoyment in working with families from diverse races and socio-economic backgrounds
Background in non-profit organizations
Experience securing funding, developing programs, and managing/supervising personnel
Talent for public relations and marketing
Strong communication/listening/public speaking skills
Reputation as a creative leader
Willingness to work a flexible schedule with evening hours
Additional information about FLI and the duties of the Executive Director, as well as an application form, is available on the website: at the following link:

Send application materials to:
Dr. Jean Waltman
c/o Family Learning Institute
1954 S. Industrial Hwy, Suite D
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Development and Events Associate (Ann Arbor)
The Development and Events Associates is a member of the Resource Development Team and reports to the Director of Development. Responsible for identifying, cultivating, retaining and developing individual and corporate donor relationships. Leads the coordination of all aspects of events activities (minimum 5 events annually). Leads donor communications and recognition programs.

Bachelors degrees and a minimum of 2 years relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience. Strong written and verbal communications skills. Mastery of MS Office-Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Outlook. Starting salary $30K-$33K

Submit cover letter and resume to No phone calls

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