Sunday, August 2, 2015

EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center Listings - August 1, 2015

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!!!

Full-Time AmeriCorps VISTA Leaders (Lansing)
The Michigan Nonprofit Association (MNA) Civic Engagement AmeriCorps VISTA Program is a cohort of 30 VISTAs (Volunteers In Service To America) who serve throughout the state of Michigan in a national service role and focus on eliminating poverty within the areas of education and economic opportunity. MNA VISTA members expand efforts to reach across all areas of lifelong civic engagement through placements with K-12 schools through The LEAGUE Michigan, college campuses through Michigan Campus Compact, and volunteer centers through Volunteer Centers of Michigan. Members also serve with an identified local partner organization.
VISTA Leaders support, encourage, train, and organize the 30-member VISTA cohort during their service year. Leaders have an increased living stipend, partial housing stipend, and ample professional development/leadership opportunities. Leaders must have previously served as a VISTA member.
The MNA VISTA Program team is seeking to fill 2 positions to serve on a full-time basis for one year, from Fall 2015 to Fall 2016. Positions must be filled by September 10th, so please have interested candidates apply today at:

MNA Civic Engagement AmeriCorps VISTA (Various Locations)
The Michigan Nonprofit Association Civic Engagement AmeriCorps VISTA Program is a cohort of 30 VISTAs (Volunteers In Service To America) who serve throughout the state of Michigan in a national service role and focus on eliminating poverty within the areas of education and economic opportunity. The MNA VISTA Program is seeking to fill up to 6 positions to serve on a full-time basis for one year, from November 2015 to November 2016. We are seeking candidates to serve at the following host sites:

Char-Em United Way (Petoskey)
Detroit Edison Public School Academy
HandsOn Battle Creek
TrueNorth Community Services (Fremont)
University of Michigan – Flint
AmeriCorps VISTA members serve their communities in a variety of ways and can expect to participate in the following activities:

Volunteer Recruitment
Volunteer Management
Resource Development
Grant Writing
Community Partnership Building
Volunteer Training
AmeriCorps VISTA service also comes with great benefits, including a living stipend, student loan forbearance or deferment, health coverage, vacation time, and more! Positions must be filled by September 10th, so apply today at:

Families First Worker (Redford)
The Families First Program works to prevent children from entering the foster care system by providing counseling and other support services within the home. Staff is available to families 24 hours a day/7 days a week.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
The primary responsibility of a Families First of Michigan Worker is to provide in-home, crisis oriented treatment and support to family units where one or more family members may be placed outside the home in a non-relative placement. A Families First of Michigan Worker also:

Provides individual and family education and skills training through an average of 10 face to face hours each week of the intervention
Formulates goal-oriented treatment plans to prevent recurrence of crisis
Provides concrete services to families that directly impact the family’s ability to prevent recurrence of crisis
Performs advocacy work with schools, court and other social service agencies as needed
Connects families to community resources
Models and teaches the family skills to help address risk factors in the home
Adheres to contract requirements regarding the submission of reports, family contacts, and meetings/contact with the referring worker
Job Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Human Services is required, preferably social work
Qualified internal candidates should forward a cover letter and current resume to by August 14, 2015.

Program Officer - Michigan (Battle Creek)
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation, a leading philanthropic force helping communities create the conditions children need to thrive and the nation’s fifth largest foundation, is seeking nominations and applications for a Program Officer with a focus on Michigan programming. In recent years the Foundation has sharpened its focus on improving conditions for vulnerable children, concentrating on three key factors of success and their intersections: education and learning; food, health and well-being; and family economic security. Across these three areas, they have committed to seek opportunities to promote racial equity and healing, build a critical mass of engaged volunteers, and expand the reach and influence of the philanthropic community.
A full position description and application instructions can be found at
Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Nominations or applications including a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications, your resume (in Word format), salary history and where you learned of the position should be sent to:
In order to expedite the internal sorting and reviewing process, please type your name (Last, First) as the only contents in the subject line of your e-mail.

Property Manager - Wayne Operations (Wayne)
The Property Manager reports to the Property and Asset Manager and is responsible for inspecting and ensuring maintenance work is completed for properties managed by Community Housing Network.
Full Time, Salaried, Exempt
Duties and Responsibilities:

Conduct real property inspections, including Housing Quality Standards inspections
Negotiate leases and lease amendments
Write specifications, schedule maintenance and repair work, evaluate and approve work proposals, monitor work progress and completion, and authorization of payment
Assess and monitor preventative maintenance
Maintain accurate and up to date property management records
Maintain working relationships with service providers, licensing and regulatory agencies, inspectors and appraisers, and contractors
Prepare, review, and award bid packages for contracted alterations and repair
Participate in the company emergency after hours on-call system
Daily travel to various properties throughout Wayne County to preform job responsibilities

Applicants must have at least 2-5 years experience in related field. Valid Real Estate License and HQS Inspection certificate required or ability and willingness to obtain one upon hire, Builders license preferred, or willingness to obtain one upon hire
Knowledge in tax credit asset and property management
Must possess proficient computer skills (software and hardware)
Ability to be well-organized, pro-active and self-directed, with excellent time management skills
Must be attentive to details and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Reliable transportation and ability to maintain vehicle insurance requirements on personal vehicle in accordance with company policy
Some evening and/or weekend hours may be required
To apply for this position please CLICK HERE:

Program Officer (Muskegon)
The Community Foundation for Muskegon County is seeking a program officer to join the grants team. The successful candidate will possess excellent communication and analytical skills, in-depth knowledge of nonprofit organizations, and a desire to engage in the Muskegon community. This position is primarily responsible for grantmaking and related activities in the areas of discretionary, committee advised, donor advised and component fund grantmaking. The position includes responsibility for the review of grant proposals which may include making site visits to applicant organizations, drafting grant summaries and developing recommendations for consideration by the Foundation’s Board of Trustees. A complete job description is located at Send a cover letter and resume to by August 14.

Communications and Marketing Coordinator (Ypsilanti)
This part-time marketing/communication job is with Creative Change (, an educational organization that focuses on environmental/social curriculum and K12/university consulting. Our ideal candidate will develop an outreach strategy to support our business plan and execute it.
The job focuses on content development/distribution to identify and drive prospects through our sales funnel. Knowledge of social media, tracking, and adjusting strategies is key.
We have extensive content, and the candidate must flexibly turn this into documents and digital content pieces that will attract and secure clients. Our work is "academic" and we seek someone who can, for example, turn a dry report into an engaging story and promote it through multiple channels.
The position starts at 5-10 hours/week and will grow with the organization. Schedule is very flexible with work from home possible. Salary: No less than $15/hour, and higher assuming experience.

BA in communications/marketing
Outstanding writing skills for a variety of audiences/venues.
Experience that supports the job duties.
Ability to create multimedia content using Word, PPT, video editing, Wordpress, etc.
Interest in educational, environmental and social issues.
To apply: Mail hard copies of a resume and 3 relevant writing samples. If your portfolio includes digital work (blogs, videos), also send an email with the links to No other emails accepted. We will only contact candidates we wish to interview. No follow up emails please.

Program Associate, Learning Services (Detroit)
Specific Responsibilities
The following responsibilities are descriptive of current policies, practices and programs of CMF. The measures of success in each area of responsibility are tied to the annual Plan of Work. The Program Assistant is a non-exempt position that reports to the Director, Learning Services and supports Coordinators within the Learning Services department.

Manage and Coordinate program planning/event schedules and activities, manage logistics, catering needs, support the program team and/or volunteer committee.
Note taking for assigned planning meetings.
Develop various documents and meeting materials (e.g. budgets, procedures, forms, agendas, name tags, rosters, etc.) in order to implement and maintain services and/or programs.
Coordinate and execute all aspects of member communications related to program including meeting materials.
Marketing: communicate with communications and resources to coordinate promotions, signage and materials.
Research and report on potential programs and locations.
Communicate and coordinate information between team members and participants of programs.
For a full job description, please go to our website
Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Tammie TenBroeke at Items must be received no later than Friday, August 14, 2015.
The Council of Michigan Foundations is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All correspondence will remain confidential.

Inspection Specialist (Troy)
Under the supervision of the Manager of Property and Asset Management, the Property Inspector will be responsible for scheduling and conducting a variety of inspections, including but not limited to HQS, USPC, REAC and licensed group homes. Inspections are completed for multiple types of housing created with various grants and programs.
Essential Functions:

Conduct physical property inspections, including Housing Quality Standards inspections, REAC inspections, and other program required inspections
Performs physical inspections in a timely and efficient manner, ensuring all program requirements are met
Complete all necessary inspection reporting, processing, and follow up as required in a quick and efficient manner
Work with residents in homes and landlords to schedule, complete and follow up on inspections
Work with landlords and maintenance personnel to ensure required work is completed
Daily travel to various properties throughout Oakland and Macomb counties to perform job responsibilities

Current training in HQS Inspections, USPC Inspections, REAC Inspections
Applicants must have at least 2-5 years experience in related field
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, databases, spreadsheets
Provide excellent customer service and possess a high level of interpersonal skills
Ability to be well-organized, pro-active and self-directed, with excellent time management skills
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
Must be attentive to details and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines
Reliable transportation and ability to maintain automobile insurance requirements on personal vehicle in accordance with company policy
To apply for this position CLICK HERE:

Director of Communications (Detroit)
The Director of Communications will set and guide the strategy for all communications, website, and public relations messages and collateral to consistently articulate THAW’s mission. The Director of Communications will ensure that THAW is viewed as the primary source, disseminator, and conduit of information within the communities we serve and among our partners and supporters. The Director of Communications will work closely with the leadership team as the communications partner on a variety of strategic initiatives.
Develop, implement, and evaluate the annual communications plan Author press releases and prepare information for media kits Establish and maintain effective working relationships with partners, communities, and media representatives and use these relationships to develop new business opportunities Track and measure communications, public relations, media, social media engagement over time Serve as the primary news media contact, providing journalists with relevant background information and coordinating interviews with THAW leadership Draft speeches for CEO and arrange interviews and other forms of contact Lead efforts producing marketing materials including but not limited to print, website, video, and audio materials Master's preferred. Bachelor’s Degree Business required with a minimum of five years related experience with progressive managerial responsibilities A minimum of 5 years’ professional experience at a senior level in public relations, public affairs, media, or communications A demonstrated track record of accomplishments in communications and public relations in a nonprofit or utilities setting Please visit to view the complete job posting.
Interested applicants should send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to

Development Director (Ypsilanti)
The Development Director is responsible for implementing Washtenaw Literacy’s fundraising plan. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Director will achieve the agency’s fundraising goals, participate in annual budgeting and strategic planning, and contribute to the overall success of the agency as a member of a team. S/he will lead, strategize, direct and supervise annual direct response programs, donor research, publications, grant research, development, management and follow-up, and oversee events. S/he is responsible for overall supervision and management of development support staff, interns and operations.
Specific responsibilities include:

With Executive Director, implement the three-year fundraising plan.
Lead and manage the agency’s overall development plan to raise an annual budget of $500,000 and in-kind budget of $2M.
Recruit, train, and lead volunteers, interns and staff members to engage with fundraising.
Support and direct the Development Committee of fundraising volunteers.
Cultivate and nurture relationships with current and potential corporate & foundation sponsors.
With the Executive Director, develop and manage high and mid range major donor portfolios.
Identify grant prospects and write proposals to corporate, foundation, and government funders.
Manage Washtenaw Literacy’s annual fundraising auction and other development events.
Develop and oversee a comprehensive donor stewardship program.
Manage donor records and information systems.
Produce periodic newsletters, annual report, press releases, and email blasts, update development information on Washtenaw Literacy’s website, help manage social media.
For a full job description, required qualifications, and application instructions, Go to:

Executive Director - Lansing Promise (Lansing)
Job Description
The Executive Director of the Lansing Promise is a focused, driven leader committed to the Lansing community and strengthening the organization’s internal operations, fiscal accountability, efficiency, service excellence and fund development, so that it can more effectively meet its mission of helping students achieve his/her potential.

Expected start date is October 1, 2015
The engagement will be renewed based on successfully meeting established metrics and overall performance.

Lead the management and implementation of the Lansing Promise strategic plan
Lead the organization’s ability to expand its scholarship program to increase financial support and educational options for students
Be visible in the community and with partner organizations

Bachelor's degree at minimum is required. At least 5 years of work experience especially working with nonprofits, civic organizations, and community groups
Experience in a senior management position; high-level interaction with senior leadership at external organizations; strong relationships with a Board of Directors
Candidate must have demonstrated strong track record for fundraising and/or sales
Compensation will be $70,000 per annum upon hire; negotiable based on relative experience and meeting desired competencies of the position.
HOW TO APPLY: Interested applicants should send resume & cover letter via email to:
DEADLINE for receiving applications is 8-26-15
Check out our Website at:

Foundation Finance/Database Assistant (New Buffalo)
POSITION DESCRIPTION SUMMARY: High level of confidentiality and accountability.
The Program/Database/Finance Assistant at The Pokagon Fund (TPF) will be responsible for assisting with several different aspects at the Foundation. Finance: assisting with the Foundation’s financial and accounting systems and processes, tax and regulatory requirements, payroll, some budgeting, daily handling all financial operations in QuickBooks, important documentation, filing with the IRS, etc. Grants Database: oversee all aspects of the grants management software in MicroEdge GIFTS, inputting, modifying, tracking, reporting, creating reports, etc. Communications: Assisting with the development of communications as it relates to printed materials (newsletters, annual reports, financial reports. Administrative: interactions with key stakeholders, visitors; scheduling, Board and other meetings, event planning, all aspects of office management.
The position is highly process oriented – requiring a solutions-oriented individual, someone who is technically savvy, has a very strong background in financial management, accounting, extremely detailed, organized, and methodical in all aspects of work. This individual must know QuickBooks, MicroEdge database, needs to prioritize and multi-task, maintaining a high level of customer service among external constituents
Experience: 5-8 years’ experience working in an accounting/administrative/database management within a nonprofit or business context.
Education: Four-year college degree in accounting, finance, administrative, computer science, or related degree.
Please submit a cover letter and resume, which must include salary history and requirement, to Contact info: 269-277-7402 Dependent on experience, range is $39,000-$44,000. Full time, 40 hours/week, could become part time in future if efficient.

Facilities Coordinator (Ann Arbor)
Genesis of Ann Arbor is a partnership of Temple Beth Emeth and Saint Clare of Assisi Episcopal Church.
The Facility Coordinator ensures that the facility is ready and in excellent condition for use by the Genesis partner congregations, renters, and guests.
The responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

Planning and actively managing for the efficient, cost-effective operation and maintenance of the facility.
Meeting the needs of the congregations, the Genesis Board, and other users of the building in a timely fashion.
Maintaining good and timely communications with the staff of member congregations and all users of the facility.
Facilitating relationships with tenants and guests, including recruiting new tenants, negotiating use and financial arrangements to bring to the Genesis Board for approval.
Scheduling, coordinating, and supporting Genesis custodial staff.
Maintaining financial records.
The successful candidate can demonstrate:

Excellent communication skills
Excellent organizational skills
Competency in computer and internet web tools (including Google Calendar, Microsoft Word, Excel, and email usage)
Supervisory & budgeting experience
Experience with facility and project management.
We offer a competitive base salary and a benefits package that includes health insurance, 10 days of vacation plus holidays, 403(b) contributions.
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume for immediate consideration to the search committee at
Please see our web site for more on Genesis:

Gift Processing Coordinator (Southfield)
STATUS: Full-Time
POSITON HOURS: 40 per Week
SALARY RANGE: $30,160-$34,320
BENEFITS: Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance, 401(k) Retirement Plan, Short & Long Term Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Generous PTO Policy
The Gift Processing Coordinator is responsible for supporting the efforts of the Development Department in its efforts to meet the fundraising goals of the Alzheimer’s Association – Greater Michigan Chapter (GMC). The Coordinator will function in accordance with Chapter standards and best practices. This position reports to the Vice President of Development/Communications.
Degree preferred in a related field or equivalent education and work experience Proficiency in Microsoft office applications Knowledge of fundraising software
1 year experience in development gift processing Experience with Raiser’s Edge Experience with Convio preferred
Maintain and manage database Create, communicate and enforce standard data entry procedures and processes Act as liaison between National office and Chapter regarding data issues Provide reports within agency as necessary Enter and acknowledge all contributions in accordance with Chapter practices Train staff on proper data entry procedures as required Ensure accuracy of data and reports Interact with donors via telephone regarding tribute donations Participate as part of Development team in preparing lists for events Participate as a member of interagency teams as needed to develop data processes and ensure data integrity Assist the Vice President of Development/Communications as needed
Equal Opportunity Employer
Resume: Alzheimer’s Association - Greater Michigan Chapter
Attention: Paul Kappen
25200 Telegraph Road, Suite 100
Southfield, MI 48033
Fax: 248-799-4196

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