Friday, May 22, 2015

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center - May 22, 2015

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!!!

Program Manager (Troy)
The mission of On My Own of Michigan is to assist adults with mild to moderate intellectual developmental disabilities (I/DD) to become independent, social and contributing members of the community. For more organizational information, visit

On My Own has an immediate vacancy for a full-time Program Manager to participate as part of the executive team and supervise four service delivery staff. Program Manager reports to the Executive Director.

Program Manager is responsible for development, coordination and oversight of On My Own program services for individuals with intellectual developmental disabilities (I/D). Program Manager supervises two Supports Coordinators and two Member Aides. Program Manager develops schedule, reviews curricula and sometimes teaches classes focusing on independent living skills or personal enrichment topics. Program Manager also plans social outings for members and periodic trips. Program Manager assesses and admits potential program members.

Program Manager participates on executive team and is involved in strategic planning, program operations planning and evaluation and budget development. Also participates in different fundraising events and activities.

Successful candidate will have a master’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology or similar field of study. Current or pending licensure required. Two (2) years of professional work experience in related field required. Prior experience with I/DD individuals desirable but not required. Prior supervisory experience desirable. Ability to work flexible schedule required and to carry “on call” pager periodically.

Salary: Dependent on experience.

To apply, email cover letter and resume with references to or fax to 248.688.9107. No phone calls please.

Executive Director (Lansing)
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director has overall operational responsibility for the staff, programs and execution of its strategic plan, including fundraising, program development, strategic communications and relationship development - including significant public speaking.

Dependent upon qualifications, $55,000 - $65,000 annually plus benefits

Proven leadership, coaching, and relationship management experience is required. Concrete demonstrable experience and preferred qualifications include:
Advanced degree with at least 2 - 5 years of nonprofit and board management experience, including effectively leading an outcome based organization and staff; unwavering commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation.
Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget.
Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures; and strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills.

Please send resume, cover letter, references and salary requirements by June 4, 2015.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Michigan Capital Region
Attention: Shari Nelson
330 Marshall Street, Suite 103
Lansing, MI 48912-2317
OR via email at:

For a full listing, please see our website:

Development Coordinator & Database Manager (Inkster)
Primary Purpose:
To manage the SFS donor database, Raiser’s Edge, including gift processing, gift acknowledgement, donor and prospect list generation, campaign reports, financial reports, prospect tracking and updates, and mailing list production; to manage written and verbal communications with donors, staff and volunteers; to assist in creating annual development calendar and donor strategies; and to assist with special events and general support for the fundraising, marketing and communications programs.

Education and Experience Required:

College degree required.
Experience in database management required. Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge experience preferred.
Two or more years previous experience in development required, experience in marketing and public relations desired.
For further details, and to apply please visit:

Homeownership Programs Associate - AmeriCorps VISTA (Wayne County)
Homeownership Programs Associate Description: With the help of program staff, this VISTA member will build capacity for Homeownership and related programs by improving the efficiency with which the agency provides education and counseling services aimed at helping persons obtain and maintain homeownership.

Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency is a Community Action Agency focused on their mission of empowering low-income individuals and strengthening communities. Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency (Wayne Metro) has been providing services to low and moderate income individuals and families since 1971. Since then, Wayne Metro has established a system of diversified programming and funding knowing that Wayne County residents need a source of reliable community support to help them succeed and thrive. Since 1994, the agency's budget has grown from $100,000 to over $40 million while maintaining a low-administrative rate (8%) that allows $.92 of every dollar to be utilized for direct client services.

Apply by May 25 :

Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation SAD AmeriCorps VISTA Member (Detroit)
Crime not only directly impacts the quality of life in our community; it also directly effects property values. As people leave the community because of high crime, they abandon their homes. This causes vacancy and blight and decreased property values, all of which impact the economic opportunities of low-income families. GRDC takes a comprehensive approach to community development for just that reason. It is not just our housing development that affects property values and economic stability; it is also all of the social factors, such as crime, blight, and feelings of safety. We want all of our homeowners to be able to remain in their housing, and all of our renters to feel strongly enough about the community that they will have the motivation and resources to transition into homeownership in our neighborhood.

Member Duties: *Update the neighborhood associations and the City-Wide Coalition on the implementation of the SAD *Provide support to the Designated Neighborhood Improvement Organization (DNIO) on implementation of the SAD *Help establish monitoring procedures for contractors *Provide support for annual community SAD meeting

Fish and Loaves AmeriCorps VISTA Member (Taylor)
Member Duties : Fish and Loaves is looking for a VISTA member to build the capacity of the organization through activities such as volunteer recruitment and training, expanding on current nutrition education programming, developing a management system for the Pantry Garden, fundraising, strengthening existing community partnerships, and building new community partnerships.

The Fish & Loaves Community Food Pantry is a non-profit, faith-based organization which provides food assistance to families and individuals. Located in a 12,000 square-foot facility in Taylor, Michigan on Northline Road, just east of Beech-Daly, the pantry currently serves residents of seven contiguous communities--Allen Park, Brownstown Township, Dearborn Heights, Romulus, Southgate, Taylor and Woodhaven. Fish & Loaves’ larger mission is to ensure that no one in our service area goes hungry and that those in need are served with the dignity they deserve. Although faith-based, Fish & Loaves is non-sectarian, serving all clients without regard to religion or creed

Apply by May 25 :

Manager, Executive Search & Superintendent Services (Lansing)
Responsible for the smooth, efficient operation of Executive Search Services, the Area Representative Program and Michigan Small and Rural Schools Association. Fields general inquiries from and coordinates services for superintendents. Facilitates communication and provides support to department consultants and adjunct staff. Provides direct support to department director as needed.

The right candidate will be the consummate professional, committed to continuous improvement of our products and services. He/she will possess excellent problem-solving skills, a high level of comfort with technology and a commitment to serving others. We are looking for someone who is resourceful and discreet, with superb communication skills and who has demonstrated the ability to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously.

This position is a key member of a team comprised of regular and adjunct staff that provides superintendent search and leadership development services to boards of education throughout Michigan. It requires occasional travel (mostly in-state), sporadic night and weekend work and a sense of humor. Association and/or human resource experience is desirable but not essential.

To apply, please complete the online application at the link below, upload a cover letter with salary expectations, resume, and at least three letters of recommendation. For consideration, all applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 4, 2015. Questions about the position should be directed to Donna Oser at 517-420-7637 or

Apply online at:

Neighborhood Food Ally - AmeriCorps VISTA Position (Detroit)
Neighborhood Ally Description: To support Detroit high school students in actualizing as holistic young leaders who are healthy, connected, and powerful, the Detroit Food Academy *VISTA project will build the capacity of our organization through the development of a partnerships, a community-rooted guidebook, and activity trainings for DFA high schools and partner neighborhoods.

Detroit Food Academy is a place-based, experiential leadership program dedicated to transforming the lives of young Detroiters through food and social entrepreneurship. We partner with high schools, educators, and food entrepreneurs to facilitate a year-round practicum culminating in the design and launch of students' own triple-bottom-line (people, planet, profit) food businesses. By developing food-based solutions in their communities, students learn to identify problems, implement solutions, and grow as holistic leaders who are healthy, connected, and powerful to affect change within and beyond the local food system. Students graduate our program as entrepreneurial thinkers confident in their own power, conscious of the food system, familiar with business principles, and connected to networks of mentorship and support.

Apply by May 25 :

Events Specialist (Eastpointe)
National charity, based in Michigan, is seeking an events planner/walk coordinator for a part time position.

Job duties involve support to grassroots events, planning and carrying out special events, and planning and supporting walks throughout the country.

The qualified candidate will be well versed in MS Office and be able to work independently. May require travel.

Please send resume detailing experience in special events along with salary requirements to with subject line: Events Specialist.

Executive Director for Arc of Livingston (Howell)
The Arc of Livingston, a not- for-profit organization providing support and advocacy for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families throughout Livingston County, is seeking an energetic, committed, and experienced leader.

This position focuses on program development, administration, fund raising, administrative management, community networking, public awareness, advocacy, and chapter support.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in human services-related field required, or other relevant advanced degree. Minimum three (3) years proven experience in not-for-profit management, fund raising and leadership in disability/advocacy services.


Strategic planning, organization and program development, and fiscal management skills
Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills necessary to supervise staff as well as the ability to network and build relationships within the disability and non-profit communities
Exceptional verbal, written and presentation communication skills
Proven fund raising experience, grant writing and contract management skills
Excellent computer skills
Commitment to core values and Mission of the Arc of Livingston
Proven advocacy skills in all public policy arenas
Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Send resume cover letter by June 5, 2015 to:

Membership & Information Services Coordinator (Grand Haven)
The Council of Michigan Foundations is looking to hire a Membership and Information Services Coordinator.

The coordinator will coordinate, prioritize and organize current and historical philanthropy sector resources. Conduct member research and fulfill technical assistance requests to ensure members have easy access to the most relevant information and expertise that will impact their work and provide value to their membership. Coordinates all administrative functions associated with CMF’s membership area including but not limited to: recruitment ongoing and special campaign activities, new member onboarding process, member-to-member mentor program, annual renewal process, staff engagement contacts with members, membership committee support and membership report preparation. On average, the duties of the position are divided approximately 50% related to membership development/retention and 50% related to information services.

Reports to: Director, Communications & Information Resources in collaboration with the Director, Membership Development

For a full job description please visit

Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Tammie TenBroeke at and include Membership and Information Services Coordinator in the subject line. Items must be received no later than Friday, May 29, 2015.

Associate Director (Flint)
Reporting to the Executive Director, this senior position provides active leadership in the Museum's administration in accordance with its educational mission and objectives, including overall management and short and long-term strategic planning. Works collaboratively with the entire management team and participates in fundraising activities, cultivates relationships with community members, and actively promotes the mission of the Flint Children's Museum to inspire a lifelong love for learning through the power of play.


Manages the facility and building requirements, including custodial services, building repairs, and rentals.
Provides input to the Executive Director to ensure fiscal year positive or net zero income.
Monitors FCM's monthly visitor statistics and zip code collection, analyzes admission trends.
Ensures efficiency in the daily operations on the FCM's exhibit floor, including guest services, front desk procedures/processes, and Museum cleanliness.
Qualifications: Bachelors degree or higher in business administration, or related field. Minimum three years in nonprofit or business administration. Ability to provide leadership, prepare and present reports to the Executive Director and Board of Directors.

Hours: Varies - Mon - Friday, 8:30am - 5:30pm. Some weekends and evening may be required.

Application instruction: Please submit resume and cover letter via email to - no phone calls please.

For a complete Job Description please visit

Office and Administrative Coordinator (Lansing)
We are seeking an hourly employee to join the dynamic team at the Greater Lansing Food Bank focusing on administrative, office and reception support, with a high focus on customer/client relations. This newly developed position will help lead and grow the office and administrative functions within the organization. Time will be spent supporting the Office manager, Garden Project/Lansing Roots teams, and external relations/fundraising staff.

The position will shift focus seasonally, as appropriate and needed, while maintaining some core functions throughout the year.

For full list of Duties and Qualifications, please visit

This position is hourly full time, with pay starting in the $12-$15/hr range, depending on experience. Full benefits package is available including health, dental, vision, PTO, and paid holidays.

Please send cover letter and resume to with Database Coordinator in the subject line. Preference for .pdf files. Pertinent questions or clarifications welcomed.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, position to be filled as soon as the right candidate is identified.

Database Coordinator (Lansing)
We are seeking a full time, salaried employee to join the dynamic team at the Greater Lansing Food Bank (GLFB), focusing on database and financial management. The GLFB utilizes a CRM database to track donations, gardener registration, and other important information and we seek a person with the skills to help us increase our capacity to manage data and grow into new forms of data tracking. This new position at the GLFB will work primarily with our administrative staff, our external relations/fundraising staff, and Garden Project/Lansing Roots programs and will split time seasonally, as needed. The right candidate will have experience with multiple database systems, the ability to adapt to our system (CiviCRM) and assist us in choosing and converting to new technologies to better track information.

The position will shift focus seasonally, as appropriate and needed, while maintaining some core functions throughout the year.

For full list of Duties and Qualifications, please vist

This position is full time, exempt at a salary in the $30-35k range. Full benefits package is available including health, dental, vision, PTO, and paid holidays.

Please send cover letter and resume to with Database Coordinator in the subject line. Preference for .pdf files. Pertinent questions or clarifications welcomed.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, position to be filled as soon as the right candidate is identified.

Bookkeeper (Troy)
The mission of On My Own of Michigan is to assist adults with intellectual developmental disabilities to become independent, social and contributing members of the community.

Position available immediately. Part-time bookkeeping position (20 hrs/week) for small nonprofit requiring general accounting skills including maintaining GL, AR, AP, reporting payroll to vendor, generating reports, filing legal and tax forms, coordinating with auditors, managing inventory and other duties as assigned.

Experience with QuickBooks required and experience with QB for Nonprofits is desirable. Knowledge of fund accounting and accrual-based accounting needed.

Associates degree or three years similar work experience needed. Flexible schedule. $16/hour.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to or fax to (248) 688-9107. No phone calls please.

Executive Director (Lansing)
Todd Martin Youth Leadership (TMYL), a non-profit organization that is changing the lives of low income children through tennis, life skills, education and leadership programs, based in Lansing, MI, seeks an Executive Director. The candidate must be able to work in a dynamic environment.

Status: Full Time; Salary plus incentive bonus plan Reports to: Board of Directors

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Board of Directors of the Todd Martin Development Fund Board the Executive Director (ED) will drive operational and development efforts in support of TMYL strategic plan. The executive Director works closely with the individuals involved with the planning and execution of youth programming activities, organizational management, community relations, donor development and fundraising activities

The TMYL ED will be responsible for building and executing the development plan. The ED will work closely with the Director of Administration, as well as the Fundraising and Events Committees.

To apply email applications to or mail applications to Nicholas Pope, President, Board of Directors, Todd Martin Youth Leadership, 200 North Foster, Lansing, MI 48912

Community Leader and Teacher (Grand Haven)
We are seeking a leader for our non-religious, values-oriented Community in Grand Haven, Michigan. The values of our organization are Common Humanity, Diversity, Open Inquiry, Compassionate Action, Environmental Sustainability, and Well Being. The leader will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Humanities, and preferably a Master’s Degree. They will have the ability to teach two Sundays a month according to the stated value themes, and the ability to encourage the community to continue and expand its identity as an inclusive, spiritual community. The leader will have the ability to provide compassionate care as needed as well as preside over life cycle events. The leader coordinates and implements operational tasks, and will participate on community committees and teams, as well as the Board of Trustees, as needed to maintain maximum community leadership and organizational health, sustainability and growth. Salary Range $2,600 to $3,200/month.

Send cover letter and resume to C3 Exhange, 950 Taylor, Suite 210, Grand Haven, MI 49417.

Development Systems Manager (Detroit)
The Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order

Inspired by the gospel of Jesus and the example of Francis of Assisi, the Capuchin friars of the Province of St. Joseph, together with our partners in ministry, prayerfully build sister-brotherhood in the world. We attend simply and directly to the spiritual and other basic human needs, especially those of the poor and disenfranchised, promoting justice for all.

The Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order is currently seeking a Development Systems Manager (DSM). The DSM is responsible for the coordination, utilization and management of data in line with the objectives and needs of the Province, as well as the reporting between the Development and Finance offices.

Please see full list of Responsibilities and Qualifications at:

Please submit letter of interest and resume to: Include Development Systems Manager in the subject line.
Attention: Human Resources
Development Systems Manager
The Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order
1820 Mt. Elliott Street
Detroit, Michigan 48207

Functional Area Specialist-Development (Flint)
United Way of Genesee County is seeking a full-time Functional Area Specialist. This position will works closely with the Development team in carrying out all essential duties and responsibilities related to United Way’s mission of creating positive change that transforms our community and improves people’s lives in Genesee County. Primary responsibility includes performing development work within a workplace campaign model. Additionally, this position provides support of United Way’s commitment to relationship management by ensuring a consistent and positive brand experience for all constituents of United Way of Genesee County. Qualified candidates will have a 3-5 years’ experience preferred in fund raising, sales, financial, health and/or educational settings. A qualified candidate will have a track record of working and facilitating relationship building with diverse populations and be comfortable with public speaking. Letter of interest should be emailed to no later than May 22, 2015.

Project Coordinator (Ann Arbor)
Arbor Research Collaborative for Health seeks a Project Coordinator to join the Scientific and Data Coordinating Centers (SDCC) program area. This individual will be responsible for the day-to-day coordination of the Adult to Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation (A2ALL), Symptoms of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction Research Network (LURN), and the Childhood Liver Disease Research Network (ChilDReN) Studies.

More information about this opportunity and the benefit program at Arbor Research is available on the careers page at

Visit to apply. Job Applicants must submit a personalized cover letter, resume, and salary requirements.

No Recruiters or Staffing Firms please


Arbor Research Collaborative for Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Arbor Research Collaborative for Health provides reasonable accommodation upon request, in accordance with State and Federal laws.


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Operations Administrator (Detroit)
Heritage Works seeks a part time Operations Administrator to support all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the organization, including development, technology, vendor relationships, and office and site management. This position works with the Executive Director to streamline and improve processes, and strategically position the organization for growth and sustainability.


Supports day-to-day management of several key functions, including administration, development, and finance.
Ensures compliance with contracts, state and local regulations.
With ED, oversees the formulation and implementation of policies and procedures.
Create and maintain reports, spreadsheets and documentation to support expenses and ensure compliance.
Identifies, contracts and liaises with vendors, contractors, etc.
Assists with events, including logistics and staffing, as needed.
Supports the Director with projects, as needed.
Provides support to board meetings and board members.
Qualifications: Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree and 3 to 5 years of operations and accounting/book-keeping experience. Excellent multitasking, accuracy, and organizational skills are required as well as strong written and verbal communication skills. Must be proficient in MS Office Suite and QuickBooks. Experience with Giftworks is a plus. Ideal candidate is proactive, collaborative, and thrives in a busy and energetic atmosphere. Work experience with a non-profit organization preferred.

Hours: Part-time, four days per week. Some event or evening and weekend hours are required.

Application Instructions: Please submit resume and cover letter via e-mail to with “Operations Administrator” in the subject line.

Heritage Works is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

No phone calls please

Senior Program Officer (Southfield)
The Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation is looking to add a Senior Program Officer to continue to broaden their tremendous commitment to enriching humanity by strengthening and empowering children and families in need. A minimum of 5-7 years experience in a grant-making organization or related non-profit professional experience is required. To apply for this position and to visit the complete job description, go to

Clinical Case Manager / Care Coordinator (RN) (Flint)
Greater Flint Health Coalition is seeking an experienced Clinical Case Manager/Care Coordinator to use the nursing process to assist Genesee County Children's Healthcare Access Program (CHAP) clients (children ages 0-18 years and their families) with identifying and resolving health needs and concerns by means of health education, patient advocacy, coordination of care, and self-management of acute and chronic conditions. This will be delivered in a community setting and is a collaborative process with the individual and/or family to determine a mutually agreeable plan which includes providing and implementing available resources, health coaching, care coordination, and self-empowerment to the client in order to overcome health obstacles. The goal is to empower the client family to self-sufficiency in managing their child's health which results in quality, cost-effective health outcomes. This position works as a member of the interdisciplinary Genesee CHAP team collaborating with physicians, physician practices, and community organizations to provide services to individuals/families that address social determinants of health to achieve health equity for individuals/families.

Applicant qualifications include being an RN or LPN with a current, valid license in the State of Michigan and five years of nursing experience.

The complete job description for this exciting opportunity is available for review at

Applicants should submit resume, cover letter (addressing how you meet the required qualifications), and salary history by email to the Vice President of Programs, Greater Flint Health Coalition at

Chef Manager (Grand Rapids)
Organization: Goodwill Industries of Greater Grand Rapids
Position Type: Full Time
Salary: $40,000
Contact Name: Ana Galloway
Contact E-mail:
Job Description:

Looking for a Chef Manager to run Goodwill’s Blue Spoon Restaurant located in the Downtown Market. This individual will supervise staff, oversee food operations, and interact with customers on a daily basis. A Bachelor's degree in Hospitality or related field is preferred for this position. Candidates must have experience in managing multi-food service operations as well as substantial experience in the food service industry. Other requirements include management experience, ServSafe certification, as well as a valid driver’s license. This position comes with full benefits: health, vision, dental, PTO, educational reimbursement, and much more!

To Apply: All qualified applicants are encouraged please apply online at Please submit both a resume and application to the “submit your resume link” located on the jobs page. Any further questions about the position can be forwarded to Ana Galloway at

Major Gifts Officer (Ann Arbor)
The Humane Society of Huron Valley seeks a passionate, animal loving development professional to join our fabulous award-winning organization and help advance our important mission!

The Major Gifts Officer's primary objective is to develop long-term relationships with donors built on a firm understanding of their interests, passions and values and solicit major gifts. The Major Gifts Officer will work closely with the Chief Development Officer to develop and implement strategies for major gift solicitation and donor relationship management to meet short and long-term goals of HSHV. This position requires an independent, innovative self-starter who can communicate and build relationships with ease.

This position requires 3-5 years of progressive fund raising experience including successful involvement in the cultivation of major gifts and proven ability to advance current major gift programs. A successful candidate will be someone with strong interpersonal, analytical and time-management skills. This person must be able to effectively write, speak and collaborate with others, in addition to juggling multiple detail-oriented projects simultaneously while working in a fun, fast paced environment.

The position requires someone who has demonstrated ability to meet financial goals, to think strategically and creatively, and the aptitude to persuade others. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and fundraising software. Experience with Raiser’s Edge a preferred. Bachelor's degree and travel within the area required, sense of humor a plus. Local travel required. Must be able to work in an animal-filled environment.

Please email with resume and cover letter.

Full-time. Great benefits. Salary based on experience.

Admin Asst - Finance & Accounting (Lansing)
Assist in the overall administrative support for all functional areas within the organization. This position assists with planning, development and implementation of daily activities including: finance, accounting, billings, pledge processing, customer service, meetings, board/committee support and special events.

Provides bookkeeping support such as: accounts payable, processing receipts to the pledge receivables into the donor tracking software, assisting with preparing deposits for the bank and processing credit card transactions, and unapplied check processing;
Assists with mailings, billings, data processing of envelopes; scanning and processing of batches for upload; proofing and cleaning data for campaign; oversee campaign secure bag pick-up/drop-off coordination; and other functional needs;
Prepare donor acknowledgements, assisting with bulk mailing process as needed;
Assists with planning and implementation of work activity in vital functional areas such as pledge processing, finance and campaign;
Provides staff support for Committee meetings in terms of planning, scheduling, materials and coordination as well as, minutes for Public Policy, Audit and Finance Committees.
Provides excellent customer service by assisting the general public in all aspects of their interaction with CAUW and ensuring office is set-up for the day including ensuring refreshments and copier supplies are adequate and mail is posted for timely delivery.
Submit resume and cover letter to Jim Eddy at The position will be filled as soon as the best candidate is found.

Financial Opportunity Corps VISTA 2015 (Detroit)

AmeriCorps VISTA members are passionate and committed to their mission to bring individuals and communities out of poverty. Members make a year-long, full-time commitment to serve on a specific project at a nonprofit organization or public agency. They focus their efforts to build the organizational, administrative, and financial capacity of organizations that fight illiteracy, improve health services, foster economic development, and otherwise assist low-income communities.

Accounting Aid Society in Detroit is seeking 1 VISTA member for a one year commitment beginning 06/20/2015.

Member Duties: VISTA will continue to develop a financial coaching program that provides long-term and episodic support to under-resourced communities, increasing financial knowledge and confidence within the community.

VISTA will engage in community outreach and engagement, while maintaining and creating new community organization partnerships in order to recruit program participants.

VISTA will recruit and train traditional, resident and skills based volunteers to serve as financial coaches to low-income individuals and families. VISTA will integrate efforts with local VITA tax preparation and FAFSA completion initiatives. VISTA will support both coaching program management and long-term program sustainability.

Program Benefits: Financial coaching training provided, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health Coverage, Relocation Allowance, Childcare assistance if eligible, Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend, Training, Living Allowance.

Education level: College graduate
Age Requirement: Minimum: 18 Maximum: None
Skills: Program Development, Writing/Editing, Leadership, Public Speaking, Teamwork, Self-Starter.

Apply online at:

For more information about the AmeriCorps VISTA program see:

Raiser's Edge Donor Database Coordinator (Detroit)
Position Description:
Responsible for the development, utilization, and maintenance of data in accordance with the needs and objectives of Sacred Heart Major Seminary. Responsible for interpreting the database structure for users and for facilitating the efficient operation, usage and maintenance of the database. Position reports to the Director of Institutional Advancement and is responsible for managing and executing the annual fundraising program for Sacred Heart Major Seminary. The coordinator is the lead administrator of Raiser’s Edge donor database, ensuring integrity of the data and developing and maintaining documented business rules, policies and procedures. The coordinator will coordinate a matrix of communication and solicitation strategies including direct mail, events, e-mail, web, phone, personal solicitation and volunteer engagement, all for the purpose of generating a tradition of sustained increases in annual support for Sacred Heart Major Seminary.

Please visit for a complete job description and list of qualifications.

Michigan Catholic Staff Reporter (Detroit)
Position Description:
The Michigan Catholic seeks an experienced journalist to fill a full-time staff reporter position. The successful candidate should have at least two years’ experience as a full-time reporter for either a daily or weekly publication. In addition, the candidate will be expected to demonstrate a good working knowledge of and respect for the Catholic Church, including its moral and theological beliefs, structure and practices.

Journalistic skills required include strong writing ability, researching, interviewing skills (including over the phone), photography, social media, networking, an ability to work on tight deadlines and ability to offer compelling story ideas.

The reporter will be required to produce several stories per week, so timeliness and persistence is important. Night and weekend work is often required. Candidate must also be willing and able to travel throughout the Archdiocese of Detroit, which includes Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Monroe, Lapeer and St. Clair counties.

Competitive pay and benefits package is offered.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, professional references and five work samples showing a variety of story types and skills (hard news, human-interest features, trend pieces, etc.; include photography, if available) to or Human Resources, 12 State St., Detroit, MI 48226. Please indicate familiarity level with the Catholic Church in your cover letter.

The Michigan Catholic is the official newspaper of the Archdiocese of Detroit. It is published every two weeks in print and daily online.

Good Luck!

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