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EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - January 2, 2015

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!!!

Program Manager AmeriCorps VISTA (Lansing)
The Program Manager, AmeriCorps VISTA manages the MNA Civic Engagement AmeriCorps VISTA Program and works collaboratively with participating host sites to support VISTA members across the state. The Program Manager works collaboratively with the Michigan Campus Compact, The LEAGUE Michigan, the Volunteer Centers of Michigan and the Metro Detroit Partnership.

Position responsibilities:

Manage, coordinate and report on the MNA Civic Engagement AmeriCorps VISTA program
Respond to questions and issues from members, supervisors and other constituents regarding the program, and provide regular support
Conduct site visits to schools, campuses, volunteer centers, and nonprofits, and implement systems for monitoring and evaluating the program, sites and members
Develop, manage, and report on complex program budgets
Coordinate competitive grant processes
Support campuses, schools and volunteer centers in applying for, hiring, and placing members
Run a recruitment campaign for members
Develop and facilitate trainings and gatherings for VISTA members and on-site supervisors, include orientation, mid-year training, and end-of-year celebration, among other trainings
Provide supervision, management, and direction to the VISTA Leaders
Create or update program materials, resources and information, and disseminate as appropriate
Collect and gather data and stories from the field to inform and highlight the program
Maintain close working relationship with the Michigan office for the Corporation for National and Community Service to see program metrics are met and all CNCS procedure is followed
Develop alumni connections and communications for the VISTA cohort past and present
Integrate efforts of the VISTA program into appropriate MNA and affiliate programming
Contribute to other MNA programming where appropriate, including assisting in affiliate events and program assistance as assigned
Perform other duties as assigned
Full position description and application instructions available here.

Events & Volunteer Coordinator (St. Clair Shores)
Wigs 4 Kids is seeking an administrative assistant who could possibly grow into the role of the Events & Volunteer Coordinator. The candidate would 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 verbal communication skills. We are looking for a team player who is very organized and pays close attention to detail. Resumes may be sent to and all candidates are requested to volunteer their time & interview with the Founder & CEO prior to hire.

Waiver Manager (Wayne)
Education and Requirements: Registered Nurse or Licensed Master’s Social Worker with current state of Michigan License. Bachelors of Science degree in nursing from an accredited four-year college. Is familiar with Microsoft Office. Accepts direction, is well organized, and has the ability to meet deadlines.

Conducts comprehensive client assessment to determine the social, emotional and limitations of the Medicaid Waiver participants.
Works with the team nurse to develop client care plans, including determination of frequency and duration of services required under the care plan.
Facilitates delivery of social services determined necessary under the care plan with appropriate social service agencies, The Senior Alliance funded providers, and other human service organizations.
Monitors client care plans to ascertain delivery of needed services, and performs client reassessments functions to determine needed alterations in the client care plans.
Works with the Nursing Facility Transition Program and Self Determination Program.
Meets documentation requirements and standards for the Waiver Program as set forth by the Michigan Department of Community Health.
Works with family members and other volunteer caregivers to maximize available informal support systems.
Maintains liaisons with hospitals, human service providers, home care agencies, and other referring agencies in geographic area of responsibility.
Assists in providing documentation of project activities for reports and/or client applications to the Michigan Department of Community Health, Department of Human Services and/or other program funding sources.
Supervises Waiver support staff, Waiver and NFT support coordinators
Handles other duties.
Please send cover letter and resume to and reference the Job Title in the subject line

Fiscal Intermediary Manager (Wayne)
Fiscal Intermediary Manager
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field. Knowledge of management/accounting principles and practices; Strong knowledge and experience in State/Federal payroll tax regulations accounts payable, accounts receivable and leadership skills; Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with various constituencies; Knowledge and understanding of budgeting and financial management principals.


Provide administrative direction, support and oversight of overall agency operations with specific attention to Fiduciary Intermediary structure and organization.
Prepare Participant’s Budget; Pay participant’s share of state/federal taxes; purchase workers’ compensation insurance; pay participant’s share of unemployment taxes, payroll checks, direct deposits.
Stay current with State and Federal Payroll and DOL regulations
Coordinates strategic planning and marketing of the agency Fiduciary Intermediary Program and apply demographic and statistical analysis when necessary.
Assist agency in other large operations, developments, projects and proposals for the agency.
Ensure agency programs and services are operating effectively and in alignment with agency goals and objectives.
Assist Chief Financial Officer in directing and overseeing the day-to-day management functions of the Fiscal Department.
Assesses the short and long-range need for supportive services for older people.
Advises the Executive Director and Board of Directors regarding the Fiduciary Intermediary Program development and maintenance.
Coordinates and assists Chief Financial Officer on all activities in regards to Finance, Advisory and Program committees regarding the Fiduciary Intermediary Program and Fiscal Department activities.
Manage the agency’s program audits and assessments when applicable.
Other duties as assigned.
Please send cover letter and resume to and reference the Job Title in the subject line

Clinical Department Director (Southfield)
Kadima is a 30-year old Jewish mental health agency serving clients on a non-sectarian basis. Based in Southfield, MI, Kadima serves approximately 200 clients, owns and operates 25 group homes (licensed and unlicensed), and provides residential and outpatient services to people with chronic and persistent mental illness.

Kadima is seeking a high-level Clinical Department Director to lead all aspects of Kadima’s clinical and residential services. In partnership with Kadima’s Executive Director and senior management team, the person in this position will serve as a key leader as Kadima creates and fulfills a new strategic plan. This is a time of exciting and dynamic change at Kadima; the best candidates for this position will embrace that change and will enthusiastically view this position as one with unlimited potential to move Kadima forward for the benefit of our clients and community.

The ideal candidate will have significant clinical experience working with people with chronic and persistent mental illness, strong management skills, deep understanding of current and future trends in mental health services and funding, and more.
To see the full job description please visit

Development Director (Ann Arbor)
The Family Learning Institute (FLI), a non-profit organization located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, is seeking a 30-hour per week Development 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.

The ideal Development Director candidate will exhibit the following characteristics:

Five or more years’ experience in fund raising for non-profits, including creating an overall development plan and strategy
Proven track record of securing funds from corporate, government, foundation, and individual sources
Grant writing experience
Experience with growing data bases, creating annual giving campaigns, planning events, and overseeing other funding strategies
Positive, energetic personality and leadership ability
Strong communication, relationship-building and teamwork skills
Annual salary for this part-time, flexible schedule position is in the $28k salary range annually and does not include benefits. More extensive information about FLI and the duties of the Development Director, as well as an application form, is available on the website:

Persons interested in applying for this position should send application form, resume and cover letter to Or mail materials to:

Dr. Jean Waltman
c/o Family Learning Institute
1954 Industrial Hwy, Suite D
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Applications will be accepted through January 16, 2015.

Coordinator of Strategic Partnerships & External Relations (East Lansing)
The East Lansing Educational Foundation (ELEF) seeks a part time Coordinator of Strategic Partnerships & External Relations.

The ELEF is a non-profit community based group of volunteers committed to enhancing the educational experience of all K-12 students enrolled in East Lansing Public Schools by providing all ELPS educators and students the opportunity to excel and innovate by collaborating with the community through the raising and distribution of financial and in-kind resources.

Basic Functions
The Coordinator of Strategic Partnerships & External Relations will serve at the direction of the Board toward the achievement of ELEF’s vision and mission. (S)He will work closely with the Board and other contracted service providers to achieve the strategic aims of ELEF through the planning and implementation of annual and long-term objectives.

Application Process – Please mail the following information to: East Lansing Educational Foundation, 501 Burcham Drive, East Lansing MI 48823

Letter of interest
Reference List
Deadline: Application deadline is Friday, January 16, 2015 at 5:00 PM

Please see for more information.

Administrative Assistant/Office Manager (Detroit)
Detroit Youth Based Non-Profit Organization

Administrative Assistant/Office Manager
Responsible for all functions of office operations: phone system, filing, office supplies, computers and office equipment and clerical support. Work closely with the CEO and Board of Directors, provide support for Board meetings. General support for Finance, Program and Events.
Part-time position, 35 hours per week, does not include benefits, pay rate of $13 - $14 per hour.


Provide support to the President/CEO and Agency as assigned, including communication and preparation for Board meetings.
Maintain office files and records.
Handle incoming calls and route or assist callers as appropriate.
Receive and distribute incoming mail and process outgoing mail.
Provide front desk reception duties.
Manage procurement of all office supplies
Maintain office equipment
Provide support for Finance(Process payroll using ADP, vendor payments using Quickbooks, etc.)
All other duties as assigned.

High School Diploma, required. Associates degree or some college preferred
At least four years secretarial and/or office management experience.

Ability to successfully work independently and in a team environment
Proficiency in Microsoft OFFICE, including Word, Outlook, Excel.
Payroll and accounts payable experience (ADP and QuickBooks preferred)
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Possess excellent organizational and time management skills.
Ability to work congenially with staff, Board members, donors, adult volunteers and youth.
Ability to balance multiple priorities.
Please forward resumes and cover letter to

Executive Director (New Buffalo)
Executive Director

The Pokagon Fund is a nonprofit private foundation located in New Buffalo, MI. It is funded by revenue from The Four Winds Casino Resort. Grants are awarded to nonprofit and governmental organizations in Southwest Michigan, as well as Hartford and Dowagiac, MI, and South Bend, IN. Since the organization’s inception in 2007, The Pokagon Fund has provided over $19.4 million in grant awards and scholarships to enhance the lives of the families in their service area.

Financial Management: accounting functions, banking, fund disbursement

External Relations: community and grantee relations

Organizational Management: grant management, human resources, IT, facility management

Internal Relations: board and staff relations

Qualifications and Requirements:

A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in business, nonprofit management, or related field
At least five years of experience as an Executive Director of a nonprofit organization, preferably a foundation
Working knowledge of finances and investments
A successful track record working with a Board of Directors
Experience managing a grant portfolio
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Micro GIFTS grant management software and QuickBooks
A demonstrated knowledge of best practices in board governance
Expertise in IRS Law with regard to exempt organizations
To see the full job description, go to Interested candidates should submit their resume with cover letter and salary history to: by January 30, 2015.

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