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EMPLOYMENT: Michigan Nonprofit Job Center Listings - May 20, 2016

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!!!

Posting Date: 05/19/2016
City Position is located: Detroit
Pewabic is seeking a motivated, friendly, self-starter to fill its Head People Person position. Our Head People Person must be able to think creatively, work confidentially, and be a champion for fostering a “great place to work” culture. Position requires strategic thinking, as well as the ability to perform administrative functions including all benefit administration. Please send resume to

Posting Date: 05/19/2016
City Position is located: Brighton
Make-A-Wish Michigan is seeking resumes for the position of Business Intelligence Manager based out of the Brighton Headquarters. The Business Intelligence Manager will be responsible for the organization’s databases including assurance of data integrity, data extraction, report customization and analysis. The Manager will provide ongoing training and development to support the staff with RE, FE and other software programs. The Manager will maintain the relationship with the third party IT vendor and maintain the overall IT infrastructure, including the integration of all systems including hardware, software and email systems. The position is full-time and requires a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Computer Science and Software Engineering, 3-5 years of systems analysis, project management or related experience and must be proficient in database management (experience with RE and FE preferred).
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to

Posting Date: 05/19/2016
City Position is located: Lansing
Position Title: Professional-Learning Coach
Reports To: Director of Online Professional Development
Department/Team: Professional Learning Services
Supervisor Responsibilities: None
FLSA Status: Exempt
Location: Lansing office with telecommuting options
Pay Range: No less than $60,000 annually
The Professional Learning Coach’s role is to work directly with the online professional development, blended learning and iPD teams, supporting online and blended professional learning initiatives. In this role, the coach will act as a change agent by promoting, developing, and helping to implement adult professional learning strategies online and face to face. The coach supports student achievement by providing direct support to administrators, department chairs and teachers. The Professional Learning Coach will provide outreach, professional development and conference presentations for K-12 teachers and administrators in Michigan. The coach will provide group and one-to-one instructional design coaching to teachers as they work to transform their lessons to a blended and/or online learning format.
To apply and see full job description:

Posting Date: 05/19/2016
City Position is located: Northern Lower Michigan & Upper Peninsula
Position Title: Sales Representative – Northern Region
Reports To: Director of Sales and Marketing
Department/Team: Outreach/Sales
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Range: No less than $50,000 annually with up to $5,000 incentive bonus per semester
The Sales Representative is responsible for all sales and user adoption activities, from lead generation through close of sale in the assigned territory. The sales representative also assists the Director of Sales and Marketing in the department effort to meet the annual business goal of expanding our customer base for both divisions and increasing revenue. The sales representative will work with other territory sales representatives, and other MVU marketing and customer service team members for the achievement of revenue generation, customer satisfaction, increased use of products/services and long-term goals.
To apply and see full job description:

Posting Date: 05/19/2016
City Position is located: Lansing
Position Title: Administrative Assistant
Reports To: Executive Assistant to the President & Office Manager (Administrative Supervisor)
Department/Team: Student Learning Services
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Location: Lansing Office, Lansing, MI
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Pay Range: No less than $15.00 per hour
The Administrative Assistant provides high-level, day-to-day executive support to the Executive Director of Student Learning Services. This position is a key member of the office support team which promotes consistency in core duties under the administrative guidance of the Office Manager. The position facilitates office services through implementation of administrative systems, procedures, policies and monitoring of executive projects. These responsibilities include administrative support of various levels and are based on prioritized need, requiring the ability to multi-task on a regular basis. The Administrative Assistant will work under the collaborative functional guidance of the Executive Director.
To apply and see full job description:

Posting Date: 05/19/2016
City Position is located: Ann Arbor
The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum is seeking an experienced nonprofit professional to research, write, and administer grants. The ideal candidate has a track record securing STEaM oriented grants from a variety of sources and is familiar with informal science education. Responsibilities include identification of funding opportunities, proposal writing, budgeting, building and stewarding grantor relationships, and administration of awards from local, regional, state, and national sources. A keen eye for detail is required. Experience proofing and editing development and marketing collateral is a plus.
Bachelor's Degree and three years of experience researching prospects, writing successful grant proposals, budgeting, and grant administration. A master's degree that contributes to writing, research, and communication expertise is preferred. A record of identifying and matching funding sources to internal needs, success in creating concise and compelling proposals, and experience in managing multiple projects is essential. Candidate must have experience developing and managing partnerships with team members, program officers, foundations, higher education institutions, community organizations, businesses, and governmental agencies.
Salary Range
$45,000 to $55,000 DOE
To Apply: Full job description at Applicants must provide two writing samples, along with resume and cover letter to

Posting Date: 05/19/2016
City Position is located: Wayne
The Accounting (Fiscal) Manager works in a financial team environment to assist the agency meet various financial reporting deadlines and payroll timelines as well as do reconciliation, create and track budgets. Aid and assist in contract management. This position supervises accounting personnel as assigned. Bachelor’s degree in accounting is required (CPA Preferred) with 5-7 years experience.
Employee must have proficient knowledge of:

Administrative principles and methods, including program development and implementation.
Principals of accounting, including governmental generally accepted accounting principles, practices and procedures.
Budget preparation, budget control, and financial reporting procedures.
Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.
Computer systems and their application to accounting, preferably in a network environment.
Methods and processes for the collection of accounts receivables.
For more detailed information and to apply - visit the Careers tab on our website

Posting Date: 05/19/2016
City Position is located: Flint
2 Part-Time positions available.
The Girl Engagement Specialist is responsible for implementing both in-school scouting and after school programming within targeted geographic areas and/or school districts.
Promote Girl Scouting within all council boundaries to enhance the understanding and appreciation of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience; increase the visibility of Girl Scout opportunities/programs for girls using non-traditional methods (during the school day or after school programming)
Work in partnership with key school personnel and community members
Perform responsibilities in conjunction with volunteers; provide volunteer supervision, training, guidance, and coaching to support other adult volunteers in ensuring a high quality Girl Scout Leadership Experience.
Provide responsive and high-quality customer service to girls, parents and volunteers.
Ensure that diversity and pluralism are embraced and incorporated at all times.
Facilitate a pre-designed curriculum for several school districts to achieve department goals.
Attend monthly meetings with the Director or designee to review and discuss issues, incidents, curriculum, upcoming events or program expansions.
Maintain updated records and reports of each program site
Ensure timely completion and submission of evaluation forms for grant reporting.
Ensure that all program materials are accessible and available for effective program delivery.
Manage multiple troop bank accounts simultaneously
Support all aspects of the Product Sales Program for assigned troops
Coordinate school product booth sales with school personnel
Establish working relationships with Product Sales Liaison
Performs other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
Associate Degree or equivalent experience in the field of social work, youth development, marketing or public relations)
Experience working with youth in a public school setting a plus!
Resumes should be sent to

Posting Date: 05/19/2016
City Position is located: Flint
The full-time Grant Writer is responsible for researching, identifying, developing and responding to potential public and private funding sources, writing grant proposals and performing necessary liaison and follow-up activities related to grant-funded projects. The position also provides general support to the fundraising activities of the Flint Cultural Center Corporation and its member institutions, Sloan*Longway and The Whiting.
For additional information on the vacancy and to apply visit

Posting Date: 05/19/2016
City Position is located: Lansing, Michigan
The Historical Society of Michigan seeks a qualified individual to serve as Features Editor.
As part of the Editorial Committee and under the direction of the Editor in Chief, the Features Editor is responsible for soliciting, acquiring, and editing feature articles for Michigan History and Chronicle magazines and assists with Michigan History for Kids. Duties will include handling queries, solicitation of manuscripts, article acquisition, author communications, copyediting articles and preparing them for publication, and photo acquisition.
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, English, or a related field Three to five years editorial experience
Experience working with style guides and specification sheets
Competency using Microsoft Office, experience using Adobe Creative Suite
Professional experience copywriting, copyediting, and proofreading
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, along with strong vocabulary, spelling, and grammar skills
Outstanding interpersonal, communication, and managerial skills
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member
Interest in or experience working with nonprofit organizations
Interest in Michigan history is a plus
For a full description visit
To apply please e-mail a cover letter and resume to The position will remain open until filled.

Posting Date: 05/19/2016
City Position is located: Detroit
The Old Newsboys’ Goodfellow Fund of Detroit, one of the oldest children’s charities in Detroit, seeks an experienced Director of Development to lead the organization’s fundraising efforts. Responsibilities include conceiving, implementing and monitoring all aspects of the Goodfellows fundraising program including individual and major giving, direct mail, foundation and corporate support. Strategic thinking is critical to the success of this position as is an experienced track record in fundraising (with major gifts experience preferred), as well as the ability to have meaningful conversations with a wide variety of people and translate those into deeper relationships for the Goodfellows. A bachelor’s degree and minimum of 5-7 years of experience is a must. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Please submit resume via e mail to .

Posting Date: 05/17/2016
City Position is located: St. Clair Shores, MI
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 & treatment at no charge. Since 2003, the organization has provided over 2,500 wigs and services to the children of Michigan and is experiencing an exciting time of growth! Come join a winning team.
We are seeking an Administrative Assistant who will support the CEO in every department (events, marketing, finance, volunteer management, guest service, etc). The Administrative Assistant will help coordinate speaking engagements, events, fundraisers, assist with our annual gala, capital campaign and other program activities. Other responsibilities include processing wig orders for children and representing Wigs 4 Kids in the community at information booths.
Providing tours of the Wigs 4 Kids Wellness Center and managing day-to-day administrative tasks associated with the organization is a key component of this position.
Candidate should be fluent in Microsoft Office 365 (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher, Outlook)
Visit our website, to learn about the Wigs 4 Kids program and the children we serve.
To apply, please email your resume to We never hire anyone without having them volunteer first and request that you complete a 4-hour block of time at our Wellness Center to ensure this is a good fit for you and for us. You will be contacted to setup an interview and volunteer opportunity upon receipt of your resume.
This position is available immediately as we are growing and need more help! Some weekends and evenings are required. Starting wage: $10/hour with possible increases based on skill set and performance.

Posting Date: 05/17/2016
City Position is located: Detroit, MI
The Executive Director will provide strategic direction and oversight for Detroit Children's Choir and be responsible for meeting overall organizational and fundraising goals. The role will require the incumbent to be a high-energy, experienced, mature leader who has demonstrated skills in building strong, mutually beneficial relationships among our stakeholders. This position also includes mentoring and oversight of a staff and volunteers as well as the establishment of a supportive and collaborative work ethic and environment.
Primary responsibilities:
The position works within a team environment and is responsible for ensuring strong working relationships across arts and culture community; Executing a strategic plan including: education and outreach goals; development and marketing Financial oversight including drafting and meeting a detailed annual budget; Ability to create and nurture relationships with new and existing funders, as well as write and secure grants to underwrite new and ongoing initiatives and general operations; Serve as the organization’s primary spokesperson;
In collaboration with staff, examining and evaluating the role choral music education plays in the communities we serve and subsequently create new and sustainable choral opportunities through out Detroit;
Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and two professional references that support our requirements by email to:
Angela Phillips
Chair, Executive Director Hiring Committee

Posting Date: 05/17/2016
City Position is located: Midland, Michigan
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Event Manager is responsible for the performance and success of Walk to End Alzheimer’s and mass market events in order to meet the fundraising goals of the Alzheimer’s Association-Greater Michigan Chapter. The Event Manager will recruit and oversee volunteers and execute logistics in accordance with the Chapter standards and best practices. The Event Manager position reports to the Event Director.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred or equivalent education and work experience.
Experience managing volunteers 2 years of fundraising experience.
Experience planning events
Knowledge of fundraising software preferred.
Excellent written, verbal and electronic communication skills.
Proficiency with Google Suite and Microsoft Office applications
Actively participate as part of the GMC Development team to ensure effective integration of development events with Chapter priorities.
Executive plan for Walk to End Alzheimer’s and Longest Day events to include team captain/walker recruitment and retention; sponsor cultivation and solicitation; promotion and marketing activities; Volunteer and committee management; and all event logistics.
Analyze data, prepare reports and provide information as requested and required.
Oversee project budgets
Direct delivery of sponsorship benefits.
Manage vendor relationships.
Actively engage in Central Michigan market with businesses, companies and organizations that can participate in the GMC special events.
Assist the Event Director 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

Posting Date: 05/17/2016
City Position is located: Livonia, MI
The Vice-President of Programs is responsible for all clinical programs, contract compliance, supervision and training of program staff, quality improvement and program funding applications. Provides direction to all programs and coordinates activities to all departments within the Agency in accordance with the mission, goals, policies and decisions established by the Family Care Network’ Board of Directors and applicable local, state and federal law and regulations. MSW or closely related degree, Full State Licensure. Minimum of five years supervisory experience. Attractive benefit package. Email resume and letter of interest to: .

Posting Date: 05/17/2016
City Position is located: Ann Arbor, Michigan
The Ann Arbor Art Center is a 108 year-old visual arts organization located in the heart of downtown Ann Arbor. We are currently expanding our staff to include a Campaign Manager. Working with the President/CEO, Board of Directors and Capital Campaign Committee, this position will assume a key leadership role in the management and coordination of The Art Center’s $1.7 million capital campaign. Primary responsibilities include building the current annual giving program into an effective campaign structure and leading the organization’s effort to identify, cultivate and solicit potential donors.
This position will report to the Executive Director and work closely with other staff members on the administration of the campaign.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
Minimum three years of relevant fundraising experience in not for profit settings with Capital Campaign experience preferred
Proven track record of results in securing major gifts
Excellent writing skills, and highly effective interpersonal communication skills
Collaborative approach to professional responsibilities
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Effective planning and organizational skills
Demonstrated interest in or experience with visual arts is preferred
To apply: send a resume, cover letter and salary requirements by June 16 to: or by mail to The Ann Arbor Art Center, Attn: President/CEO (Confidential), 117 W. Liberty St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104. EOE. No calls please.

Posting Date: 05/17/2016
City Position is located: Midland
The Mackinac Center seeks a regional director to identify, cultivate and steward current and prospective major donor relationships in support of the Mackinac Center vision and mission. This position requires excellent donor communication skills in person, by phone and in writing; ability to develop and implement a fundraising plan; willingness to travel extensively in Michigan and periodically nationwide; and some experience with databases or data analytics.
The ideal candidate will be committed to free markets and limited government and have an entrepreneurial spirit. A bachelor’s degree and three to five years’ experience in fundraising or sales, or demonstrated success in an influential role, are preferred. Persuasive communication and listening skills are essential, as is ability to develop and drive projects as a self-starter. Working knowledge of a fundraising database such as Raiser’s Edge is a plus, as well as familiarity with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. This position offers opportunity to work remotely. The director will report to the Vice President for Advancement and work with a robust and growing development team.
The Mackinac Center is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research and educational institute that advances public policy aligned with free markets and limited government. Headquartered in Midland, Mich., the Center has 34 full-time employees and an annual operating budget of approximately $5 million.
The position provides a competitive salary and benefits. To be considered, please send a resume and cover letter describing your interest to: Patricia Benner, Vice President for Operations, at or fax to 989-631-0964. No telephone calls.

Posting Date: 05/17/2016
City Position is located: Grand Rapids
West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) has been West Michigan’s preeminent resource for environmental education and advocacy since 1968. WMEAC is a nonprofit 501C3 organization. Our mission is to inform, engage and nurture an inclusive community acting together to protect natural resources, mitigate climate impacts and build a resilient West Michigan. WMEAC has been awarded a Level One Partner Certification from Partners for a Racism Free Community. WMEAC is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees. WMEAC’s service area includes the following West Michigan counties: Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Kent, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo and Ottawa, with primary emphasis on Grand Rapids, Holland, Grand Haven and Muskegon.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, this executive leadership position holds overall strategic and operational responsibilities including development, finance, human resources, marketing, programs, and consistent achievement of WMEAC’s mission. Specifically, the position is responsible for driving the organization’s local community partnerships, fundraising, communications, achieving and reporting out the accomplishments of the organization’s strategic plan goals, managing staff development, supporting the organization’s environmental policy positions and providing inspiring leadership that motivates communities to take action to protect the region’s natural resources, great places and quality of life.
A Bachelor’s Degree is required, Master’s Degree preferred. 5-7 years of professional nonprofit administration experience. Proven leadership, coaching and relationship management capabilities to support staff, volunteers and community partners to achieve the organization’s mission and goals. Strong fundraising, marketing and public relations experience.
Individuals interested in the position should visit and complete the application form.

Posting Date: 05/17/2016
City Position is located: Southfield
Acts as the liaison between clinical, residential and finance department; conducts quality and compliance audits for the clinical and residential programs; assists Clinical Director in monitoring and insuring contractual and regulatory compliance.
Please submit application documents to or by fax to 248-559-0229.

Posting Date: 05/16/2016
City Position is located: Detroit
This major full-time leadership position, reporting to the CEO, is responsible for expanding the Detroit branch office of First Children’s Finance and implementing FCF’s program expansion plan in Michigan. The position builds community and private sector partnerships with diverse community leaders and secures resources to insure the effectiveness of FCF’s services in Michigan, including business training, management assistance, business planning, and financing for child care providers.
Strategic Leadership, Communications, and External Relations
Improve FCF’s plans for programs, services, and partnerships in Detroit and greater Michigan.
Program Development, Management, and Evaluation
Work with consultants and FCF staff to meet FCF’s contract obligations in Michigan.
Resource Development
Work collaboratively with FCF’s President/CEO to create and implement FCF’s resource development plan for the Detroit office and FCF’s Michigan services. This includes fundraising with foundations, government and corporations, developing proposals, securing contracts, and negotiating with partners.
Bachelor’s degree required. Focus in business, urban planning, finance, early education management preferred.
Three years as non-profit Executive Director preferred. Experience working with diverse groups of people required. Significant program management responsibility required including: delivering technical assistance, training, and meeting facilitation with providers, developing and maintaining effective staff and consultant teams, insuring accountability and excellent results.
Planning, meeting facilitation, program development, program and budget management, supervision, and strong resource development and grant writing.
Entrepreneurial, flexible, energetic, enthusiastic with can- do attitude.
Contact Info: Send resume to Laura Riley at
For full job description visit

MNA AmeriCorps VISTA Program (Various Locations)
The Michigan Nonprofit Association AmeriCorps VISTA Program is a cohort of 32 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 32 positions to serve on a full-time basis for one year, from August 13, 2016 to August 12, 2017. We are seeking candidates to serve at the following host sites:

Allegan County United Way (Allegan)
Alma College (Alma)
Alcona Community Schools (Alpena)
Battle Creek College Access Network (Battle Creek)
Capital Area College Access Network (Lansing)
Carson City-Crystal Schools (Carson City)
Char-Em United Way (Petoskey)
Communities in Schools of Michigan (Lansing)
Davenport University (Grand Rapids)
Delta College (University City)
Detroit Edison Public School Academy (Detroit)
Eastern Upper Peninsula ISD (Sault Ste Marie)
Ferris State University (Grand Rapids)
Grand Rapids Public Schools (Grand Rapids)
Lawrence Tech University (Southfield)
Lenawee Community Foundation (Tecumseh)
Museum of Ojibwa Culture (St. Ignace)
Oakland University (Pontiac)
Read Muskegon (Muskegon)
School-to-Career Progressions (Grand Rapids)
The ROCK Center for Youth Development (Midland)
University of Michigan College of Pharmacy (Ann Arbor)
University of Michigan Flint (Flint)
Urban Neighborhood Initiatives Detroit (Detroit)
Washtenaw Literacy (Ypsilanti)
Wayne County College Access Network, SEMCA (Taylor)
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, professional development, and more!
Positions must be filled by June 20th, so apply today at

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