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EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - March 27, 2015

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Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - March 27, 2015

Teen Arts + Tech Program Director (Grand Rapids)
The West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology (WMCAT), an innovative non-profit center devoted to creating a culture of opportunity through education in the arts and technology, is looking for a creative arts educator with experience in design thinking to direct our teen program.

Our next Teen Program Director will have a strong understanding of design thinking and a passion for working with urban teens. The Teen Program Director will administer the activities of the Teen Arts + Tech program in support of policies, goals, and objectives established by the Executive Director and the Board of Directors.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Eeva Sharp at

A full description of this position and more information about our organization is listed on our website,

Development Officer (Flint)
Development Officer

McLaren Flint a nonprofit 378-bed tertiary teaching hospital located in Flintthat serves the medical needs of residents in greater Genesee County and mideastern Michigan. McLaren Flint is affiliated with Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in its medical residency programs, including family practice, internal medicine, general surgery, orthopedic surgery and radiology.

McLaren Flint is seeking a full-time Development Officer. Under the leadership of the McLaren Foundation Vice President, the Development Officer contributes to planning and implementation of Foundation activities to maximize community support, formulate and implement strategies for raising gifts; research, identify and cultivate prospective donors; handle special assignments working with Board members, volunteers and community leaders.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, public relations or a related field.
Three to five years of experience in a marketing, public relations or fund raising environment.
Two years of demonstrated experience organizing large scale fund raising events.
Preferred Qualifications:
Master's degree.
Fund raising certification.
Previous experience with hospital fund raising activities.
Benefit opportunities include medical, dental, vision, life, disability insurances, McLaren Flint’s contribution to the 403(b) retirement plan, paid time off and tuition reimbursement.

To apply, please visit our website or click on the link below:

McLaren Flint is an equal opportunity employer

Director of Development and Communications (Ypsilanti)
PEAC is a non-profit organization whose mission is to empower individuals with disabilities through cycling. We are currently seeking a dynamic and driven person to join our team as Director of Development and Communications.

The Director of Development and Communications will be responsible for creating and implementing a comprehensive fundraising plan, cultivating relationships with new and prospective donors, managing events, and coordinating public relations and outreach efforts. Additionally, this person will have the opportunity to work directly with our students as an adaptive cycling and active transportation instructor.

This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in business, marketing, community organizing, social work, or related field. We are seeking candidates who are passionate about furthering access and independence for individuals with disabilities, have strong interpersonal and organizational skills, and are results oriented.

To apply for this position, please send your resume, cover letter, and three references to Laura Padalino at by Monday, April 6th.

Strategic Communications Specialist (Okemos)
Strategic Communications Specialist will be responsible for developing and delivering marketing and communications strategies and public relations activities in order to support and further the organization’s mission. The successful candidate will demonstrate the capacity to achieve measurable outcomes by planning and implementing a communications strategy that utilizes multiple communication mediums. Experience in health care and/or workforce-related organizations is highly preferred.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Assist in the development, implementation and measurement of organizational communications strategy
Conduct research and analysis to craft messages targeted to specific stakeholders through a range of mediums that include but is not limited to online multimedia content, presentation materials, informational briefs, and organizational reports
Serve as the central webmaster by creating a systematic process to update online content related to health care workforce
Complete special projects as needed based on the development of the organization and its programs
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
Strong oral and written communications skills
Independent thinker with the ability to understand the ultimate purpose of ongoing projects and develop related short term goals and objectives
Initiative – Capacity to anticipate needs of supervisor and other program staff based on general instructions
Computer literacy in word processing, data base management, and page layout.
Ability to manage multiple projects both within teams and independently
Education – Degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Policy, Public Health, or related field
To apply, submit cover letter and resume to:

Event & Project Coordinator (Warren)
Winning Futures is looking to grow our team with an experienced individual to help us continue our mission. This position focuses on four key areas: Event coordination, funding support, marketing and office support. You will help us to continually impress our donors, volunteers, students, and partners!


Event Coordination
Manage all aspects of events (location, invites, promotion, sponsor templates, thank you packets and invoices, registration, raffle donation letters, volunteers, etc.).
Manage scholarship promotion, judging, selection, and notifications.
Funding Support
Support Donor Relations Manager.
Grant/donor research.
Update funding database.
Conduct Board background checks and track Board policies.
Update Board information file and bio sheet.
Marketing Support
Identify and submit website changes to web developer.
Create social media postings (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Blog, etc.).
Assemble e-newsletter with direction from the COO.
Keep updated press contact sheet.
Office Support
Create & update Survey Monkey links for registrations and surveys.
Works on projects assigned and supervised by staff.
Education and experience:
This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree and event coordination experience.

Visit for more details. Submit resumes to Please do not directly contact staff members regarding this position. If you have questions, email This position will start spring 2015.

Director of Systems Advocacy (Lansing)
Provide leadership and support to advance the jointly developed systems advocacy goals, as stated in the current State Plan for Independent Living (SPIL). A copy of the SPIL can be found at:

Engages in state and federal policy research and analysis, develops position statements and white papers, provides/coordinates testimony at legislative hearings for the purpose of advancing legislation that enhances Independent Living.

Leads the development of the Common Disability Agenda by coordinating with multiple disability organizations across Michigan, including the coordination of forums and development of other tools to solicit stakeholder input.

Coordinates SPIL system advocacy strategy with the SILC and Disability Network/Michigan to advance Independent Living (IL) in Michigan for people with disabilities.

Builds relationships and positively represents the Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) and the IL Network to multiple stakeholders, including state and federal policy-makers.

Participates in the development of future SPILs, specifically in the area of systems change and improvement.

How to apply: Please Email resume, cover letter and any references to or mail to Michigan SILC Office, 417 Seymour Suite 10, Lansing MI 48933 for consideration. Persons with a disability are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: March 31st, 2015

Development Executive, Midwest Region (Open - Cleveland, Detroit or Chicago preferred)
Are you entrepreneurial and self-motivated? Are you a great brand ambassador and storyteller that engage and builds relationships with multiple constituencies? Can you comfortably “make-an-ask”, either for a sale or donation of $10,000 plus?

If this is you, the American Friends of Magen David Adom’s (AFMDA) Midwest Region is pleased to announce that we are seeking to add a dynamic, creative and strategic Development Executive to our team. (Preferably located in Cleveland, Detroit or Chicago)
4-6 Years Outside Sales or Development Fund Solicitation ($10k plus);
Comfortable command of Microsoft Office Suites;
Entrepreneurial skills to identify and engage donors and volunteers;
Exceptional written and oral communication skills;
Ability to work independently and within a diverse team environment;
Knowledge of Jewish Community;
Bachelor’s Degree required;
Knowledge of Raisers Edge, preferable or ability to learn new software; and
Ability to travel within the Midwest Region as assigned.
To Apply: Please send resume, cover letter and salary history to Human Resources, AFMDA, 352 Seventh Avenue, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10001; Fax: 212-757-4662; Email: If emailing, please list the job title of position you are applying for in the subject header.

American Friends of Magen David Adom is an equal opportunity employer.

Business Administrator (Northwest Detroit)
St. Paul of the Cross Passionist Retreat and Conference Center in Detroit seeks an active Catholic to serve as full-time Business Administrator. Successful candidate will have a Bachelor Detree in administration or equivalent as well as experience working with faith-based, non-profit organizations. Candidate will exhibit administrative in managing budgets, Board of Directors, employees and volunteers. Proficiency with Microsoft Programs and experience in Raiser's Edge. Proficiency in English requires, second language (ie: Spanish) desirable. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Full job description can be viewed at To apply send cover letter, resume and three professional references to Jim McKelvey, Board Secretary;

School and Youth Programs Specialist (Grosse Pointe Shores)
Plans, manages and coordinates Ford House-related school and youth programs including, but not limited to, field trips and scout programs, teacher programming, classes, and workshops.
Connects programs and offerings to Michigan Grade Level Content Expectations and Common Core.
Expands the reach of school and youth programs by cultivating strategic partnerships with educational and other non-profit/community organizations, schools, educational institutions, and teachers.
Develops and implements evaluation tools to measure, interpret, and analyze the outcomes of programs relative to strategic goals.
Works with AVP Education & Visitor Experience to plan and execute programs and community partnerships related to Ford House programs.
Assists marketing and fund raising efforts, with a particular focus on grant writing, related to education and school programs.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
A Bachelor’s degree in social studies education, history, museum studies, American studies, or a closely related field, a Master’s degree is preferred.
A minimum of three years of professional work experience in the creation or delivery of educational and public programs in an educational context.
rated proficiency in Microsoft Suite.
Initiative, good judgment, and the ability to work well independently.
Must be able to lift up to 10 lbs. and physically move about the buildings and grounds of the estate.
Must be able to work weekends, evenings and holidays, as needed, for program oversight.
Submit resume with "Education" in subject line to

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