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Grants and Annual Fund Manager (Detroit)

Posted 8/21/2014 by MNA

 

This position is writing intensive; therefore writing expertise and ability both within and outside of the Development field will be heavily weighted.

Job Duties:

  • Manage all grant application and reporting processes, including writing proposals and reports, updating the grants calendar and database and researching new sources of grant funding.
  • Supervise the ongoing progress of government grants, propose modifications and ensure completion of all grants (budget changes, extensions etc.).
  • Manage other major foundation grant proposals as assigned by Director of Development.
  • Write proposals and letters of inquiry/interest.
  • Annual mail appeal creation, implementation, and tracking.
  • Other annual fund activities from online solicitations, crowd source funding to meet annual fund goals.

Desired Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree is required. Comparable work experience may be substituted in some cases.
  • A minimum of 1-2 years of experience in writing centric job.
  • Experience in grant writing or the preparation of sponsorship proposals.
  • Excellent written communication skills and computer proficiency.
  • Ability to multi-task and handle strict deadlines.
  • Must be able to work efficiently in a fast-paced work environment, be a self-starter and capable of working independently.
  • Availability for occasional evening and weekend work is required.

To Apply:
Please submit a resume, cover letter, salary requirements and two (2) writing samples to:
Kristin Rossi
Director of Development
Detroit Historical Society
5401 Woodward
Detroit, MI 48202
kristinr@detroithistorical.org
No phone calls please.

Business Development Manager (Mason)

Posted 8/21/2014 by MNA

Position
Origami Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center is seeking a Business Development Manager with strong communication, project management, strategic planning, marketing, public relations, and fund development skills.

Responsibilities
Applicant will be responsible for community involvement and education as well as public relations. Marketing tasks may include: community representation, handling media (including social media accounts), ordering and distributing materials, attending events, and act as a liaison to external stakeholders. Additional responsibilities to including fund development, revenue, and referral source development.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Business Administration, or equivalent
  • 1-3 years of proven experience in sales, impact on revenue of existing services, and marketing of new service lines
  • Experience contributing to and executing strategic initiatives
  • Experience in event planning and execution
  • Ability to lead fundraising efforts
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional verbal, written, and presentation communication skills
  • Emphasis on networking, public relations, and external provider relations (i.e. referral sources)
  • Experience with written press releases
  • Executed earned and paid media activities

Preferred Experience

  • 5+ years of experience
  • Proven experience in design, brand messaging, and delivery of marketing materials, website, and social media
  • Proven experience in fundraising, grant writing, and fund development
  • Brain injury or healthcare experience, demonstrating understanding of landscape, competition, etc.
  • Experience in non-profits

Please submit resume, cover letter, and application (found at www.origamirehab.org) to:
Nicole M. Murphy, MA, MBA, SPHR – Human Resource Manager jobs@origamirehab.org or Fax (517) 336-6050

Raiser's Edge Systems Analyst (Detroit)

Posted 8/20/2014 by MNA

#80721: Systems Analyst

The System Analyst provides critical support to the Office of Philanthropy. Directs and performs all phases of improving or replacing complex data processing systems. Should have strong technical background along with the interpersonal skills required to interact with a diverse staff and solicit the feedback required for optimizing technical processes and designing useful reports using the Raiser's Edge database.

  • Oversees employees assigned to projects.
  • Makes formal written and oral presentation on projects.
  • Designing reports which are critical to track activities, predict financial performance and provide management the information necessary to change direction if necessary to achieve goals.
  • Responsible for automating research and prospect screening processes to identify major gift prospects.
  • High School Diploma or GED is required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar technical discipline preferred.
  • 3 years applicable work experience is required
  • Knowledge within mathematics, accounting, statistics, and/or computer science is preferred.
  • Raiser's Edge and/or database design experience is highly preferred.

To apply please visit: www.henryfordcareers.com

Executive Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer/Operations Assistant (Southfield)

Posted 8/20/2014 by MNA

Position will provide a variety of sensitive and confidential support services for the CFO, requiring a high degree of independent judgment and a thorough knowledge of agency functions, policies and procedures. Will include efficient and organized scheduling, tracking of projects, ongoing data collection and reporting. Will perform payroll processing, risk management oversight and insurance coordination and facilitation.

Three years of clerical/administrative experience in an executive office environment; strong computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite 365, real time shared cloud based IT documentation filing and communication systems, cloud-based project management software and database management systems; excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong organizational skills with efficient detail management; able to work independently in a fast-paced environment; service leadership skills to include proactive relationship with CFO, anticipation skills, planning and listening skills and ability to work in a statewide agency communication system.

Please send cover letter with salary requirements and resume to hr_jobs@voami.org or fax to 248-945-1614.
Financial Accountant - Part Time (Lansing)

Posted 8/20/2014 by MNA

Opportunity Resource Fund seeks a self-motivated individual who performs with a high degree of accuracy and strong attention to detail to fill the position of Financial Accountant – Assets. This part-time (20 - 24 hours per week) position is based in Lansing.

Qualifications:

  • Four year degree in Accounting or Finance and two years of comparable experience or Associates in Accounting with four years of comparable experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, and legal regulations of finance and accounting.
  • Thorough knowledge of the methods and techniques of financial analysis, accounting, and financial reporting.
  • Skill in communicating with all levels of personnel with a high degree of professionalism.
  • Strong problem-solving and reasoning skills and the ability to handle multiple projects and changing work priorities are a must.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.

Specific loans receivable, budgeting, and Sage (Abila) non-profit accounting software experience a plus. Individual should have a positive, professional, and helpful demeanor.

To apply: The OppFund is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity. Please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to info@oppfund.org by August 29, 2014.

Director (Southfield)

Posted 8/19/2014 by MNA

Great Start Collaborative-Wayne Director This contracted position will provide supervision of the Great Start Collaborative-Wayne, which will include, but not be limited to:

  • Facilitating implementation of the GSC-W strategic plan
  • Managing fiscal requirements connected to OGS 32p grant
  • Leveraging community resources to support the development/sustainability of the Collaborative
  • Assuring compliance w/requirements of OGS 32p grant
  • Hiring/managing Great Start contractors
  • Maintaining fully functional Collaborative

A Master’s Degree in one of the following fields is required: early childhood, human service, management or business (degrees in related fields may be considered). In addition, the selection team shall consider the following:

  • Prior experience with GSC within the state system
  • Prior experience in management/administration
  • Prior experience/knowledge of early childhood development and related systems
  • Experience with a collaborative approach to systems change
  • Experience working with parents/community stakeholders to plan/implement/evaluate community initiatives
  • Ability to create relationships w/key local/state officials
  • Ability to develop/implement accountability systems for community initiatives
  • Ability to facilitate strategic planning processes
  • Experience working respectfully w/diverse populations
  • Demonstrated leadership/experience to measure success outcomes of the grant
  • Demonstrated skill in consultation/training and group facilitation 
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills

This is a contracted position w/hourly rate of $40-50 based on applicant experience for approximately 1500 hours/yr. The position is grant funded October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015.
Send cover letter and resume by COB August 28, 2014 to:
kna@everybodyready.org You will be sent follow-up questions.

Development Director (Ferndale)

Posted 8/19/2014 by MNA

 

The Michigan Suburbs Alliance is looking for an experienced development professional to design and implement a new corporate and major donor giving program and to oversee a robust grant fundraising strategy. We would like to increase our annual $1.5M budget to $2M+, generating at least $400,000 annually in unrestricted funds and substantively increasing grants revenue.

Our office is a fun and intellectually challenging environment, highly social and full of passionate advocates. We expect staff to think big and take calculated risks, knowing that the occasional failure is an inevitable part of experimentation. This attitude has helped us successfully pilot programs that have received state and national recognition and build one of the region’s best small nonprofits.

Interested individuals should send a cover letter, resume and three references in either MS Word or PDF format to hiring@suburbsalliance.org, attention: Conan Smith, Executive Director. In addition to describing the candidate’s interest in our mission, the cover letter should indicate his or her distinctive professional skills or personal characteristics and how they will enhance the Suburbs Alliance team. Applicants are encouraged to take extra time to detail their qualifications and experience in the cover letter, which will be read carefully.

This is a full-timed salaried position. Salary compensation will be between $45,000 and $75,000 depending on experience and proven capacity to raise funds. Salaried employees are eligible for family health care coverage, retirement savings matching and a telecommunications allowance. Generous holiday and personal time benefits also accrue to this position.

Program Coordinator, Vision Volunteer Center - Diversity and Community Involvement (Ypsilanti)

Posted 8/19/2014 by MNA

EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY

General Summary
Coordinate and evaluate programs, activities and support services for the VISION Volunteer Center that engage students in experiences that address human and community needs and promote student learning and development. Provide on-site supervision, training, and evaluation to student employees and service sites.

Coordinate the daily activities of the VISION Volunteer Center, including the America Reads Program, Alternative Breaks and one-day service events like Community Plunge and MLK Service Day (planning, recruitment, marketing, training, site matching, travel arrangements, curriculum development, site supervision and student evaluation).

Develop mechanisms to educate students about civic engagement, the philosophy of service and learning, the work of local service sites, potential service responsibilities and the communities in which they will serve.

Provide support, training and guidance to student employees and volunteers involved with VISION programs.

Qualifications
Demonstrated knowledge of college student development theory and practice, community engagement, social justice, diversity and inclusion and issues affecting at-risk populations as acquired through the completion of a Master's degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education, teacher education, public policy, social work or related field is required.

One (1) to two (2) years of professional, post-graduate work experience in an institution of higher education or non-profit service organization, planning, implementing and evaluating community service programs is required. This includes knowledge and experience with addressing risk management issues.

Please view the full posting and apply at the following link: http://tinyurl.com/oc8et2h
Unit Director - Life Choices (Detroit)

Posted 8/18/2014 by MNA

 

This is an administrative position which includes the monitoring of budget reports, supervision of unit staff, participation in agency administrative meetings and the Quality Assurance Committee; coordination of program activities, program development and planning, monitoring of unit progress towards goals, and implementation of NSO policies. Additionally, the position is responsible for implementing new programming as opportunities arise. REQUIREMENTS: MA/MS/MSW + 4 years Management/Supervisory experience in social work, psychology or counseling, (or Ph.D. + 4 years supervisory experience in mental health).   LMSW, LLP, or LPC. Skills in Management, administration, staff supervision, program development and fiscal management. Professional Licensure as a Social Worker, Psychologist, or Counselor. Valid Michigan driver’s license and proof of auto insurance. PLEASE SUBMIT RESUMES TO nsojobs@nso-mi.org or visit us at www.nso-mi.org or mail to NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICE ORGANIZATION 882 OAKMAN BLVD, SUITE C, DETROIT, MI 48238 ATTN: HUMAN RESOURCES. EOE

Development and Special Events Manager (Detroit)

Posted 8/18/2014 by MNA

 

Job Title: Development and Special Events Manager
Supervisor: Director of Development

Job Duties:

• Develop, plan and implement Detroit Historical Society signature fundraising events and cultivation events • Manage special event committees • Track special event fundraising goals, budgeting and accounting • Work to cultivate and steward new donors, sponsors, and community partners • Write proposals for various funding opportunities • Coordinate with other members of the Society staff as needed to complete projects • Train and manage special events intern on an ongoing basis

Desired Qualifications:

• A bachelor’s degree is required. Comparable work experience may be substituted in some cases.
• A minimum of 1-2 years of experience in event planning and implementation of special events, preferably in a non-profit setting • Experience in grant writing or the preparation of sponsorship proposals • Excellent oral and written communication skills, computer proficiency and the ability to work well in a team-focused environment • Must be able to multi-task and handle deadlines • Must be able to work efficiently in a fast-paced work environment, be a self-starter and capable of working independently • Experience with Raisers Edge database or similar database is preferred • Availability for occasional evening and weekend work is required

To Apply:
Please submit a resume, cover letter, salary requirements and two (2) writing samples to:
Kristin Rossi
Director of Development
Detroit Historical Society
5401 Woodward
Detroit, MI 48202
kristinr@detroithistorical.org

No phone calls please.

Chief Financial Officer - Michigan Health Endowment Fund (Lansing)

Posted 8/18/2014 by MNA

Created in 2013, the Michigan Health Endowment Fund (MHEF) is a grant making foundation established as a result of the passage of Public Act 4 and Public Act 5 of 2013 that allowed Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan to operate as a nonprofit mutual insurance company. Over the next 18 years it will contribute $1.56 billion to MHEF.

Reporting to the President & CEO, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) establishes and maintains the financial, accounting and investment activities of MHEF according to the policies and procedures developed for and approved by the Board of Directors.

We seek a finance executive whose business, nonprofit or public sector leadership experience has included senior level responsibilities for accounting, finance, investment and administration. The successful candidate will understand and function effectively within a nonprofit governing structure while providing leadership in the establishment and implementation of sound financial and investment management practices.

This person must exhibit a background of managing complex fund accounting and investment strategies, ideally in an organization of similar scale and mission to MHEF. This executive will have excellent organizational and managerial skills in building (ideally from scratch) systems and operational structures to support a growing organization or major new initiative. A bachelor’s degree is required.

Applications and nominations are being received by Kittleman & Associates, LLC. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to resumes@kittlemansearch.com.

For more information about the opportunity, please visit www.kittlemansearch.com. To learn more about the MHEF, please visit www.healthendowmentfund.org.
Executive Director, Habitat for Humanity Northeast Michigan (Alpena)

Posted 8/18/2014 by MNA

 

Habitat for Humanity Northeast Michigan (HFHNEMI), serving Alpena, Alcona, and Presque Isle Counties, seeks an Executive Director (ED) to provide leadership and oversee the continued delivery of its mission of partnering with people in need, to build and renovate decent, affordable housing. Candidates should have experience working with diverse groups of people, including low-income families.
For more information, visit www.habitatnemi.org for job description. Email completed resumes and letter of interest no later than September 5, 2014 to PersonnelCommittee@habitatnemi.org, or mail to:
“Executive Director Position”
Habitat for Humanity Northeast Michigan
1600 West Chisholm Street
Alpena, MI 49707
HFHNEMI is an equal opportunity employer

Development Manager - Part Time (Grand Rapids)

Posted 8/14/2014 by MNA

 

The Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan is a resource, programming and advocacy organization supporting lifelong opportunities for individuals with Down syndrome and those who care for them throughout West Michigan.

The Development Manager will be responsible for executing the annual fund campaign for the DSAWM. Responsibilities will include actively cultivating new funding opportunities, effectively managing existing donor relationships, working with the Board and Executive Director to create a diverse development strategy for a broad base of donors, managing fundraising events and supervising the Resource Development Assistant.

To send a resume or request a full job description, send an email to melissa@dsawm.org.

Secretary II (East Lansing)

Posted 8/14/2014 by MNA

Secretary II
College of Communication Arts and Sciences Michigan State University

The Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders at Michigan State University seeks applicants for a support staff position to serve within the function-based, high-energy College staff structure in the role of primary office support for the department chairperson, and general support for faculty and staff. In addition, this position will work closely with Academic and Student Affairs Staff to support the graduate programs for the department.

For job requirements and additional information, please refer to Posting #9911 and complete an online application at the Michigan State University Employment Opportunities website https://jobs.msu.edu. Application deadline is August 19, 2014.

This position requires a typing score of 60 words per minute. If you do not have a typing score on file with Human Resources or you would like to improve your score, please visit us prior to the posting closing date to take a typing assessment test. We are located in the Human Resources, Solutions Center, Suite 110 Nisbet Building, 1407 S. Harrison Road., East Lansing, 48823. The HR office is open for testing Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages
Program Supervisor (Detroit)

Posted 8/14/2014 by MNA

 

Supervises staff in accordance with their job duties. Trains and orients new staff. Provides crisis intervention as needed. Acts as back up where possible to staff in the department. 

PLEASE SUBMIT RESUMES TO nsojobs@nso-mi.org or visit us at www.nso-mi.org or mail to NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICE ORGANIZATION 882 OAKMAN BLVD, SUITE C, DETROIT, MI 48238 ATTN: HUMAN RESOURCES. EOE

Community Outreach Manager (Livonia)

Posted 8/12/2014 by MNA

 

Seedlings Braille Books for Children, a Livonia nonprofit organization serving blind children worldwide for 30 years, seeks a qualified part-time (avg. 28 hrs/wk) person to lead our public relations and fundraising efforts.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage fundraising events, appeals
  • Research and write grant proposals
  • Write and disseminate press releases, news stories, and newsletters
  • Speak to civic groups, clubs, schools and conduct tours
  • Attend conferences and conventions for Seedlings
  • Manage social media presence

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or 4 years equivalent education in Marketing or Public Relations
  • Minimum 3 years of nonprofit experience
  • Demonstrated fundraising, PR, special events, and grant writing experience
  • Experience in public speaking and strong writing & verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to learn braille basics

Key Attributes:

  • Ability to work independently and also in a team environment (Department of 2; Full team of 10, plus volunteers)
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly MS Office, Constant Contact a plus
  • Excellent organizational & interpersonal skills
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality are essential for this position (majority of the hours will be in office plus occasional evening meetings with civic groups, conferences)

Seedlings’ Mission: Seedlings Braille Books for Children is a non-profit, 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization dedicated to increasing the opportunity for literacy by providing high-quality, low-cost children’s literature in Braille.

For more information on Seedlings, see: www.seedlings.org If interested, please send cover letter and resume to: info@seedlings.org

Administrative Assistant Intermediate (Ann Arbor)

Posted 8/12/2014 by MNA

 

To apply, please send detailed cover letter and resume by Sept 2 to hr@thehopefoundation.org

40 hrs/week . Competitive salary/ benefits
Description: Responsible for general administrative tasks associated with operations of national cancer research support organization. We are seeking a bright, flexible and committed member of our team who can provide support both in general admin and basic accounting (clerical).

About The Hope Foundation: The Hope Foundation is a public charity with the mission of supporting clinical research and educational programs for SWOG, a national cancer research organization. thehopefoundation.org or swog.org

ADMINISTRATIVE (60%)

  • Perform all administrative functions to support the day to day operations of the Foundation and the President. Includes clear and timely correspondence with donors, SWOG staff, and the general public.
  • Provide calendaring and schedule support to SWOG Chief Administrative Officer, with special projects assigned as necessary.
  • In collaboration with President, provide support to The Hope Foundation Board of Directors.
  • In collaboration with the Grants Administrator, provide travel/other support to grantees.
  • Organize and maintain cleanliness in the office.
  • Monitor inventory and order office supplies from approved vendors.

CLERICAL RESPONSIBILITIES (40%):

  • Accurately conduct data entry into Peachtree accounting systems
  • Bi-monthly Accounts Payable check run process (data entry, Invoice review, check printing, mailing)

Requirements: Excellent verbal/written communication and a pleasant manner with the ability to function well independently. Exceptional attention to detail. Technology skills (PC- based) are necessary. Knowledge of Quickbooks or Peachtree and Sharepoint a plus. Some travel may be required.

Wigs 4 Kids Finance Internship (St. Clair Shores)

Posted 8/11/2014 by MNA

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 and treatment. Our program is available to children and teens between the ages of 3 through 18 at no charge to them or their families.

We are seeking a finance intern who can assist with day-to-day financial tasks associated with recording donations made to our organization. These include monetary gifts, in-kind goods and services, in memory and in honor donations, merchandise purchases among others. Our finance intern will also work closely with the Founder & CEO to learn and implement proper auditing procedures. Presence at fundraising events in the community is requested. Working knowledge of Quickbooks and Quickbooks POS required.

Interested candidates may forward their resumes to maggie@wigs4kids.org.

Associate Director of Individual & Estate Giving (Detroit)

Posted 8/11/2014 by MNA

Associate Director of Individual and Estate Giving The Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation is seeking highly-qualified applicant to join our team as an Associate Director of Individual and Estate Giving. The Foundation works with caring members of our community on important initiatives that improve the health and well-being of young people and their families, particularly in Southeast Michigan. We are a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization located in Detroit.
The Associate Director of Individual and Estate Giving is responsible for identifying, qualifying, cultivating and soliciting individual prospects capable of giving in excess of $50,000. Travel will be required, particularly within Southeast Michigan.

CHMF is proud of its diverse workplace and is an E.E.O employer. Qualified candidates will have five or more years of progressively responsible experience in the fund development or sales fields. Specific experience in major gift solicitation and campaigns is preferred. A Bachelor’s degree is required.

Please send a letter of interest, resume and salary history to hr@chmfoundation.org no later than September 12, 2014.
Visitor Services Cashier (Detroit)

Posted 8/11/2014 by MNA

Motown Museum was founded in 1985 to showcase a legacy surrounding music, history and unity across the globe.

  • Are you looking for a fun place to work?
  • Do you possess exceptional customer service skills?
  • Are you experienced with handling cash in support of retail sales?
  • Are you capable of working under pressure?

If you answered yes to all of these questions, Motown Museum is the place for you!

As a Visitor Services Cashier, you will greet and service Museum visitors at the Box Office and in our Museum Store. This position primarily processes retail and admissions sales transactions through our TAM POS System, answers questions regarding merchandise, provides information pertaining to discounts or promotions, answers incoming phone calls and takes messages. The Visitor Services Cashier also assists with maintaining inventory levels in the Museum Store.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Customer service and cashier experience preferred

If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit our website at www.motownmuseum.org/careers

Motown Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Small Business Development Specialist (Detroit)

Posted 8/8/2014 by MNA

A Detroit based non-profit community development organization is seeking a Small Business Development Specialist. This position will oversee the following activities:

  • Coordinate technical assistance packages for local businesses
  • Connect businesses to funding resources
  • Coordinate a series of business development workshops
  • Schedule and manage quarterly small business meetings
  • Collect data and provide reports to the organization leadership as required
  • Develop a comprehensive database on all businesses in the district
  • Build one on one relationships with local businesses, TA providers and funders
  • Develop and coordinate business promotions and events
  • Identify and communicate parking options for customers
  • Identify funding streams and other forms of assistance for local businesses
  • Work with organization leadership to develop a forgivable loan program for small independent businesses
  • Gather information on small business activities for monthly e-newsletters, social media and website presence

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in related field
Prior experience working in the small business development system (minimum of 3 years)

This is a two year, contract position. Some benefits included.

Please email a cover letter and resume to businessspecialist14@gmail.com

Accounting Manager (Southfield)

Posted 8/8/2014 by MNA

GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Under the direction of the Vice-President of Finance/Business, the Accounting Manager is responsible for all areas relating to accounting functions and financial reporting. This position will be responsible for daily, weekly and monthly accounting tasks and activities. The Accounting Manager will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely monthly financial statements in addition to general ledger preparation and year end audit preparation. This includes directing and coordinating the work of accounting staff in all aspects of accounting. As a member of the Agency’s Management Team, the Accounting Manager must have strong interpersonal communication skills both written and verbal.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting; CPA/CMA professional accreditation preferred.
  • Minimum of two to five years of relevant accounting, managerial and supervisory experience preferably in a non-profit environment.
  • Must be a hands-on manager with a collaborative and flexible style with a strong service mentality
  • Demonstrated excellence in managing finance, accounting, budgeting, control and reporting.
  • Previous experience working with State of MI-DHS is desirable.

Interested persons should forward a resume and cover letter to Jamie Bozarth QI/HR Specialist, SFC, 16250 Northland Drive, Southfield, MI 48075, jbozarth@spaulding.org EOE

Senior Communications Manager (East Lansing)

Posted 8/6/2014 by MNA

Communications Manager II/S
College of Communication Arts and Sciences Michigan State University

The College of Communication Arts and Sciences of Michigan State University seeks applicants for a senior communications manager to develop, direct, and implement communication strategies and initiatives for the college and WKAR. Responsibilities include developing innovative and creative solutions to publicize and disseminate news and information about the college and WKAR to a wide variety of constituents, as well as creating and coordinating messages for all forms of media outlets and supervising communication staff.

For job requirements and additional information, please refer to Posting #9906 and complete an online application at the Michigan State University Employment Opportunities website https://jobs.msu.edu. Application deadline is August 12, 2014.

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.
Fund Development and Marketing Manager (Rochester)

Posted 8/6/2014 by MNA

The Older Persons commission (OPC) is a non-profit organization that provides supportive outreach services, Health & Wellness and enrichment programs to adults 50+ to the residents of Rochester, Rochester Hills and Oakland Township.

Position Responsibilities
We are seeking a Fund Development and Marketing Manger to develop and implement plans for Marketing, Public Relations, Community Relations and Fundraising. Responsibilities would include preparing and executing marketing plans to meet strategic and budget goals, work with internal and external vendors to develop and maintain printed materials, advertising, social media, and online presence, including our website; develop, plan and manage appropriate programs to achieve target fundraising goals, and taking next steps in the Planned Giving, Major Gifts and grants programs. Maintain and update donor database. Serve as speaker and presenter to external audiences when necessary.

Qualifications
5+ years of experience in fund development, marketing, public or community relations
Ability to manage and coordinate several projects simultaneously and work with a wide range of people and personalities. Strong time and project management. Organizational, presentation and writing skills. Enthusiastic, diplomatic, trustworthy, creative, and professional.Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office suite and other design software. Ability to maintain absolute confidentiality.

To Apply
Please email resume to opcseniorcenter@gmail.com. Visit us on the web at www.opcseniorcenter.org. EOE
Accountant (Flint)

Posted 8/6/2014 by MNA

Accountant Needed
Responsibilities include all aspects of general ledger accounting as well as reconciliations, recording receivables, creating financial statements, and reporting to grantors. Must possess experience in the accounting for federal and state grants and non-profit accounting.
Experience in federal and state grant reporting systems and processing Medicaid claims a plus. Experience in research and implementation of new non-profit accounting software a plus. Ability to provide administrative assistance as needed for special projects.
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree with an accounting emphasis. Minimum of two years’ experience required. Candidates must have advanced level of spreadsheets, accounting, database software and reporting as well as intermediate word processing skills. Candidates must also possess excellent problem solving and analytical skills. Excellent written communication skills a must.
Send resumes to spoiler4141@gmail.com No telephone calls.
Self Sufficiency Development Specialist (Pontiac)

Posted 8/5/2014 by MNA

Job Title: Self-Sufficiency Development Specialist – Community Ventures
Office Location: Lighthouse of Oakland County, Pontiac, Michigan
FLSA Status: Fulltime/Salaried/Exempt
Reports To: Manager – Self Sufficiency Programs
Position Description: Responsible for program management of Lighthouse execution of the Community Ventures Program - an initiative from the Michigan Economic Development Council to provide full time, stable employment in Pontiac and nearby community businesses to structurally unemployed individuals. Lighthouse of Oakland County is selected to be a Service Provider to provide wrap around services to assist the Client in maintaining employment and developing self sufficiency skills.
Essential responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop systems and processes for continuous improvement in program management of the Community Ventures initiative (forecasting, program statistics, funding, outcomes, etc.)
  • Lead meetings with Clients and Lighthouse teams in the development of Client job retention and self- sufficiency work plans
  • Facilitate case management coordination, communication, and follow up between Lighthouse inter- agency activities and community resources.
  • Participate in development of relationships with and processes for communication and follow up with Community Venture hiring companies
    Be the focal point for the relationship with and the process of referral of Clients to Michigan Job Works. 

Educational/Professional Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or Business Management field or equivalent and minimum 2 years professional experience
  • Please submit cover letter and resume to: Mark Kilbourn, Manager Self Sufficiency Programs, Lighthouse Emergency Services by August 18, 2014. Mkilbourn@lighthouseoakland.org

Staff Director (Lansing)

Posted 8/5/2014 by MNA

These duties typically include:

  • Daily supervision of local union’s staff; any/all hiring/firing done with Exec. Officer’s prior approval
  • Negotiates the staff’s union’s contract periodically with the assistance of the President and/or Sec/Tr.
  • General oversight for the financial records and financial operations; prepares yearly budget with the
    Guidance of the President, Sec/Treasurer, and appropriate office staff.
  • General oversight for legislative issues affecting the membership;
  • General oversight for the coordination of the local’s political operation, including SEIU State Council
    functions as well as International political programs
  • High level of interaction with 517M Executive Board
  • Continuous contact with elected and appointed governmental officials

Education:
Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree or five years managerial experience in a similar field, with emphasis on Labor Relations
Labor Union Skills (experience) or College Level Labor Industrial Relations (course work), is a plus.

Salary & Position:
Salaried position, with Health Care, Dental, and Vision Insurance, current SEIU pension plan, some irregular hours, in-State travel with occasional participation in special campaigns that may require longer term travel and overnight stays; must have a driver’s license and a vehicle.

Application Requirements:
A cover letter is required for all applications. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for SEIU, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan.

SEIU Local 517M is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/shg234j

FT Parent Organizer (Detroit)

Posted 8/5/2014 by MNA

 

Responsible for working with assigned DPS schools to ensure there is a strong parent organization, multiple parent strategies to increase engagement and opportunities to support parents with a focus on student achievement. In addition, must provide programming support and recruitment for the Parent Resource Center.

  • Build and maintain relationships with assigned DPS schools’, principals and parent leaders
  • Recruit and maintain relationship with parent leaders from each school
  • Work with Parent Leaders to increase parental involvement at their school minimally 10 percent above the previous school year
  • Assist schools and parents with conducting federally required Title 1 parent involvement meetings
  • Assist schools and parents with planning and implementing a strong parent involvement program, activities and procedures
  • Assist schools and parents with development and or revisal of school parent compact which outlines shared responsibility for improved student achievement
  • Communicate and address challenges and barriers based upon school’s needs
  • Provide support and staff Parent Resource Centers
  • Collect and Secure required documentation from your parent organization of record meetings (officers, meeting dates, bylaws, monthly agendas, minutes, sign in sheets and other documents) and submit on a monthly basis
  • Review the previous and current year needs assessment to identify gaps and develop service strategies

Qualified candidates will hold a two-year associates degree or, or equivalent experience.

Full time Salaried - $25,000 - $32,000

Applicants must email a cover letter and resume to rallen@detroitparentnetwork.org No phone calls will be accepted.

Development/Administrative Associate (Detroit)

Posted 8/4/2014 by MNA

 

Mercy Education Project, Crain's 2013 Best Managed Non-Profit that provides educational opportunities for women and girls, seeks a Development / Administrative Associate. Support fund development program by entering donor data into Raiser's Edge and generating thank you letters; as well as support for annual fundraisers and donor development events. Manage social media, newsletter and other communication vehicles. Assist in preparation of grants as well as in generating detail for grant reporting. Support administration by managing program data; processing paychecks; maintaining filing system; maintaining office equipment and supplies; and assisting with new employee onboarding. Bachelor's Degree required; at least 2 years of development experience required. Bilingual - English / Spanish - a plus. 32 hours/wk. with benefits. Email cover letter and resume to Mary Madigan, MEP Associate Director, at job_opening@mercyed.net

Family Reunification Team Leader Position (Midland)

Posted 8/4/2014 by MNA

Adoption Option Inc. is accepting applications for a Team Leader for the Family Reunification Program in Midland, Clare, Isabella and Gladwin Counties. This full time position’s responsibilities include providing intensive home-based short term counseling, life skills education, and supportive services in order to preserve families and transition child(ren) home from out of home placement. 24 hour/7 days a week availability. Provide overall plan coordination; good writing and time management skills are essential to this position. Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling required. Please send cover letter and resume to: Attn: Carol Boothroyd, FRP Supervisor cboothroyd260@gmail.com
Family Learning Institute Executive Director (Ann Arbor)

Posted 8/1/2014 by MNA

The Family Learning Institute (FLI), a non-profit organization located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, is seeking a full-time Executive Director.

Founded in 2000, FLI is a volunteer-based agency whose mission is to close the achievement gap for students in Washtenaw County. FLI provides free one-on-one individualized reading and math tutoring to elementary and middle school students from low-income households. FLI also offers a number of outreach programs to support students’ academic success.

In recent years, FLI has served an average of 140 students per year, with an annual operating budget of approximately $200,000. Financial support comes from a combination of private, corporate, and governmental donations and grants.

The ideal Executive Director candidate will exhibit the following characteristics:

  • Knowledge of Ann Arbor/Washtenaw County schools and community
  • Teaching experience or background in education
  • Comfort and enjoyment in working with families from diverse races and socio-economic backgrounds
  • Background in non-profit organizations
  • Experience securing funding, developing programs, and managing/supervising personnel
  • Talent for public relations and marketing
  • Strong communication/listening/public speaking skills
  • Reputation as a creative leader
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule with evening hours

Additional information about FLI and the duties of the Executive Director, as well as an application form, is available on the website: familylearninginstitute.org at the following link: http://www.familylearninginstitute.org/job.opportunity.html

Send application materials to:
Dr. Jean Waltman
c/o Family Learning Institute
1954 S. Industrial Hwy, Suite D
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
resume@familylearninginstitute.org
APPLICATION DEADLINE IS AUGUST 20, 2014

Development and Events Associate (Ann Arbor)

Posted 8/1/2014 by MNA

The Development and Events Associates is a member of the Resource Development Team and reports to the Director of Development. Responsible for identifying, cultivating, retaining and developing individual and corporate donor relationships. Leads the coordination of all aspects of events activities (minimum 5 events annually). Leads donor communications and recognition programs.

Bachelors degrees and a minimum of 2 years relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience. Strong written and verbal communications skills. Mastery of MS Office-Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Outlook. Starting salary $30K-$33K

Submit cover letter and resume to dbratkovich@uwwashtenaw.org. No phone calls
Business Affiliates and Data Manager

Posted 7/31/2014 by MNA

Education non-profit is looking for a qualified person to manage all aspects of our Business Affiliates program. This will include oversight and execution of annual exhibit show with 90+ vendor booths. Marketing and selling booth space, onsite registration and floor management of the exhibit show. Year around cultivation and recruitment of sponsors and business affiliate members. Selling advertising for association publications and the association website. Manage department clients in associations Customer Relationship Management system, including service agreements, intake and billing. Experience in creating and using data reports to increase the success of the association.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree preferred. Excellent written and verbal communications skills expected. Understanding of education issues, non-profit associations and marketing/sales-related strategies. Sales/Customer Service experience preferred. Familiarity with member databases and data reporting; CRM experience preferred.

To Apply:
Please send the following to hr@masb.org no later than 5:00 pm on Friday, August 15, 2014:

  • A cover letter outlining your specific qualifications for this position.
  • Your current resume
  • Three references
Mgr/Special Gifts (Mt Pleasant)

Posted 7/31/2014 by MNA

The Special Gifts Manager works closely with the Major and Planned Giving Director to fully develop and implement the use of donor database. Responsible for discovering, identifying, and soliciting new prospects in the special gift range of $5,000 to $25,000.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate timing, process, and analysis of data input from various fundraising partners in a timely manner.
  • Analyze past giving to identify prospects in the Special Giving range of $5,000-$25,000.
  • Build a portfolio of approximately 150 prospects from the annual giving pool.
  • Employ a moves management program averaging 15-20 significant personal visits or calls per month with some travel involved.
  • Organize portfolio according to moves management – identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, stewardship.
  • Prepare presentations for prospects and donors.
  • Assist with creation of plan for annual end of year donor appeal through mail, and electronic and social media.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience and working knowledge of Special Olympics Michigan.
  • Professional Fundraising certifications.
  • Experience in working with Raiser’s Edge.
  • Experience working with volunteers in a non-profit environment.

To view full details and to apply, visit URL: https://www.jobs.cmich.edu/postings/19982
CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate in employment against persons based on age, color, disability, gender, gender identity/gender expression, genetic information, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or weight (see http://www.cmich.edu/aaeo.)

Project Manager, Health Coalition (Flint)

Posted 7/30/2014 by MNA

 

For full position description, including responsibilities, qualifications, and how to apply please visit http://www.gfhc.org/employment_opportunities.html

Greater Flint Health Coalition is seeking a Project Manager to join our team in Flint, MI to work in a fast-paced, demanding, but rewarding collaborative environment. You will have the opportunity to use your public health, health care, and community-focused knowledge to improve the factors that affect health by working with multi-sector leaders on multiple health improvement projects and tasks centered in health behavior improvement, prevention, healthcare access, and quality.

As a Project Manager, your primary focus will be leading the coordination of multi-sector committees, task forces, and collaborative projects designed to improve the factors that affect health, including health behaviors, clinical care (access and quality), social determinants of health, and the physical environment. You may lead community-based efforts to engage citizens, businesses, and schools in the practice of proper physical activity and nutrition; aid hospitals, physicians, and insurers with coordinating efforts to improve appropriate access to and utilization of health care; develop and spread adoption of a disease registry or clinical practice transformation efforts; or collect, analyze, and interpret public health and healthcare data sets to facilitate strategic planning of health needs on a community-wide level. As a full-time Project Manager, this exciting position and your specific projects, tasks, and responsibilities will evolve over time.

To apply send resume, cover letter (addressing how you meet required qualifications), and salary history by email to jobs@flint.org.

Marketing/PR Internship (St. Clair Shores)

Posted 7/30/2014 by MNA

 

Wigs 4 Kids is a local grassroots 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides wigs and support services to children experiencing hair loss as a result of illness and treatment. This program is available to any child or teen between the ages of 3 through 18 at no cost to them or their families.

We are offering an internship at Wigs 4 Kids to assist with daily marketing and administrative tasks. This position is available immediately. Job duties and responsibilities include:

  • Designing and editing marketing materials using Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Word, Publisher, Powerpoint, Excel, Outlook
  • Compose and distribute monthly Public Service Announcements to the media.
  • Compose and distribute all press releases, media advisories, etc. Contact the press to garner coverage.
  • Create billboard designs for digital advertising.
  • Assist in coordinating details of our annual gala.
  • Maintain all social media channels for the organization.
  • Keep the website current using Adobe Contribute.
  • Assist at fundraising events with coordinating media interviews.
  • Distribute email marketing campaigns and newsletters through Vertical Response.

Interested candidates may forward their resumes to maggie@wigs4kids.org

Part Time Administrative Assistant (Flint)

Posted 7/29/2014 by MNA

The United Way of Genesee County is looking to fill a part time, temporary (six months) administrative assistant position. This position is responsible for support to the campaign staff during the heavy campaign season. This would include appropriate office operations and recordkeeping systems to ensure an efficient and organized work environment. Provides assistance to Campaign Staff and Director of Development as directed. Please send resumes to Director of Development ameister@unitedwaygenesee.org by August 8, 2014.
Executive Assistant (Lansing)

Posted 7/29/2014 by MNA

 

Ele's Place is a healing center for grieving children and teens.

Ele’s Place seeks a full time seasoned Executive Assistant to provide advanced administrative support to the President & CEO and Shared Services staff, headquartered in Lansing.

The successful candidate will have a high degree of accounting knowledge and great attention to detail.

Primary responsibilities for the Executive Assistant include:

  • Supports the President/CEO, coordinating projects, communications, presentations, meetings, travel arrangements and general clerical duties.
  • Ensures accurate calendar management on a day to day basis.
  • Works with Accountant on general accounting tasks (A/P, deposits, credit card reconciliation). Assists Accountant with monthly reconciliation process and preparation of financial statements.
  • Provides assistance with grant applications and reports as directed.
  • Provides general clerical support to the Shared Services staff as requested.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree preferred.
  • Minimum 4 years experience working in an executive support role.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and 2 years of accounting experience.
  • Well organized with a high attention to detail.
  • Superior writing skills a must.

Send cover letter & resume to:
Elizabeth Webb,
Director of Operations
Ele’s Place
1145 W. Oakland Avenue
Lansing, MI 48915
Or email this information to: ewebb@elesplace.org

Ele’s Place is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Sr. Operations Associate (Lansing)

Posted 7/29/2014 by MNA

AARP Senior Operations Associate

In this key role, you will serve as a business office administrator with responsibility for: monitoring the day-to-day operations of administrative functions of the state office; managing financial activities for the office including financial forecasting & analysis, tracking expenditures, compiling monthly, quarterly and year-end reports and advising the State Director on budget and operational issues as well as providing support to staff and volunteers. You will also be responsible for: maintaining effective office systems; serving as a liaison to various business groups at the national office and other state offices; maintaining business relations with vendors; and serving as a meeting planner, including all logistics, travel, negotiating contracts, hotel catering, and booking. You will be providing customer service to volunteers, AARP members and members of the public who contact the state office, as well as sometimes staffing public events. You will be working in team with staff and volunteers to support positive social change, helping the people of Michigan attain real possibilities across generations.

Requires completion of an Associates degree, and 2 to 4 years of office management experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience, mastery in office accounting procedures and learning to use new computer software systems; and proficiency in Microsoft Office and other office & systems equipment.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online at www.aarpjobs.com
Executive/Administrative Assistant (Grand Rapids)

Posted 7/28/2014 by MNA

Now accepting resumes through August 1st, 2014. Please send cover letter and resume to: brad@kidsfoodbasket.org (NO CALLS)

Kids’ Food Basket’s current incredible Executive/Administrative Assistant is moving out of state. Kids’ Food Basket is looking for an equally incredible individual to fill the position.

For twelve years, Kids' Food Basket has been a force for attacking childhood hunger to help young people learn and live well.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provides administrative support to the Executive Director including: managing a very active schedule, creating reports, and assisting with the creation of presentations and creative writing projects, record keeping, travel planning, and project management.
  • Provides primary phone support to the organization.
  • Provides administrative support to the Logistics and Outreach directors and other team members as needed.
  • Maintains Board of Directors website and staff intranet site.
  • Collects, organizes and archive KFB articles, media, etc.
  • At least 40 hours per week; occasional evening or weekend day requird.
     
  • Can work independently Administrative experience required or Associates Degree, Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree welcome.
  • Outgoing, friendly personality.
  • Motivated and very detail orientated.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills both in person and over the phone with high level of professionalism.
  • Comfortable working with diverse populations.
  • Excellent writing skills preferred.
  • Highly organized with the ability to work in a fast paced, ever changing work environment.
  • Possess project and time management skills.
  • Experience working in the nonprofit sector
  • Well versed in computer programs
Nursing Facility Transition Outreach Specialist (Southfield)

Posted 7/28/2014 by MNA

The Nursing Facility Transition (NFT) Outreach Specialist is responsible for regularly visiting each nursing facility in the service area to inform residents about community living alternatives, and to assist those that indicate they’d like to transition to the community. This position will be responsible for developing relationships with facility staff and presenting the NFT program to the community.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of disability issues and independent living issues.
  • Ability to support DNOM’s mission and values.
  • Experience working with adults with disabilities.
  • Experience in interviewing and report writing
  • Demonstrated written, verbal communication skills; including public speaking experience.
  • Be able to demonstrate and apply a working knowledge of systems and resources available to people with disabilities.
  • Knowledge of community resources available within Oakland and Macomb counties.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to organize work to manage multiple responsibilities and meet deadlines.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Willing to take initiative and work as a team member on multiple teams.
  • Ability to research and problem-solve complex issues.
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office proficiency).
  • Ability to travel independently within Oakland and Macomb counties.
  • Experience with disability.
  • Minimum of Associates Degree in Human Services or other related field preferred.
  • A minimum of two years experience in Human Service related field preferred.

Position is full-time with a starting wage of $14.00 per hour.
Please email resume and cover letter to Kellie Boyd: kboyd@dnom.org.
Interviews will begin August 13.
No phone calls please.

Wigs 4 Kids Event & Volunteer Coordinator (St. Clair Shores)

Posted 7/24/2014 by MNA

 

Wigs 4 Kids is seeking a special events and volunteer coordinator who will be responsible for daily office activities including but not limited to: managing databases, answering phones, overseeing volunteers, daily email correspondence and giving tours of the facility to donors and interested parties. Will also be working on our annual event and helping coordinate third-party fundraisers held by individuals and groups interested in supporting our program. This is a fast paced environment. Applicants must be willing to complete a variety of tasks on an as-needed basis.
Requires extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and have strong written and oral communication skills. We are looking for a team player who is very organized and pays close attention to detail. Candidate will work alongside our Founder & CEO on all projects. 

Interested candidates may forward their resumes to maggie@wigs4kids.org

Wigs 4 Kids Administrative Assistant and Receptionist (St. Clair Shores)

Posted 7/24/2014 by MNA

 

Wigs 4 Kids is seeking an Administrative Assistant/Receptionist who would have the opportunity to make a difference in the life of a child every day. The candidate would be responsible for daily office activities including answering phones, assisting staff and volunteers with projects, daily email correspondence, contacting families, ordering wigs and giving tours of the facility to donors and interested parties. Will also be working on our annual event with our Founder & CEO. This is a fast paced environment. Applicants must be willing to complete a variety of tasks on an as-needed basis. Requires extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and have strong written and verbal communication skills. We are looking for a team player who is very organized and pays close attention to detail.

Interested candidates may forward their resumes to maggie@wigs4kids.org

Membership and Events Manager (Lansing)

Posted 7/24/2014 by MNA

The Historical Society of Michigan seeks a qualified individual to serve as Membership and Events Manager.

The Membership and Events Manager is responsible for attracting, retaining, and engaging members and creating short- and long-term goals for membership growth. The successful candidate, working with the Executive Director, will also oversee operations and logistics for major Society conferences, including the State History Conference, Michigan in Perspective: The Local History Conference, U.P. History Conference and other events. In addition, this position will work with existing staff to research and implement improved processes and solutions, as well as develop strategies for greater presence in communities statewide.

The position reports to the Executive Director of the Historical Society of Michigan.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years professional experience in membership development and events management
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience with or interest in working in a nonprofit environment that is mission-driven
  • 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 complete position description visit www.hsmichigan.org/about

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. We encourage applications from under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations; women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

To apply please email a cover letter and resume to resume@hsmichigan.org.

Grants Manager (Lansing)

Posted 7/24/2014 by MNA

 

STATUS: Term Position;Three-year Grant-funded Position;Full-time

Responsible for managing administrative and programmatic components of a racial and cultural history grant program. Ensures the accuracy and efficiency of grantmaking processes and adherence to requirements during the implementation of a three-year program. Works under the direction of the Director of Grant Programs and is responsible for applicant communication/liaison, grant application solicitation and review processes, maintenance of grant records and agreements with grantees, annual reporting/evaluation and grantee convenings, coordination of grant payments, project administration including regrants and contractual services, and the development of a final history product and conference.

Position details and required/desired applicant qualifications at www.michiganhumanities.org

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit a cover letter, current resume & three professional references to:
rdipietro@mihumanities.org
Or mail to:
Robbe DiPietro
Assistant Director and Director of Grant Programs Michigan Humanities Council
119 Pere Marquette Drive, Suite 3B
Lansing, MI 48912

Review of applications will begin on Monday, August 11, 2014

Director of Communications and Annual Giving (Detroit)

Posted 7/23/2014 by MNA

The Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation seeks an energetic professional to direct strategic communications and enhance annual giving revenue. The Director of Communications and Annual Giving develops and manages the Foundation’s annual giving efforts including direct mail, gift clubs, and The Annual Fund in addition to managing strategic communications, branding, and donor relations initiatives. The successful candidate will possess an undergraduate degree, five or more years of progressively responsible experience in marketing, strategic communications, and/or advancement, and be a proven leader with a track record of performance in a collaborative environment. For consideration, submit a cover letter & resume to: Hr@chmfoundation.org
DCAC Field/Community Organizer - 10 Month Contract (Detroit)

Posted 7/23/2014 by MNA

 

About Detroit Climate Action Collaborative:
In 2011 DWEJ convened key stakeholders from diverse backgrounds to form the Detroit Climate Action Collaborative and help the city of Detroit identify short and long-term actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), provide advice on aggressive and economically viable targets, develop a comprehensive Climate Action Plan, and to ready Detroiters for coping with impacts of climate change.

Description:
Entry-level Field/Community Organizer will work with community leaders to identify and engage communities, friends, colleagues around the DCAC.

Responsible for:

  • Community outreach/education program and will design marketing and outreach strategies to reach diverse audiences
  • Developing an advocacy work-plan to promote DCAC and build support to pass the City Council Climate Change Ordinance
  • Recruiting potential volunteers through phone, event and door-to-door contacts
  • Developing and maintain a current list of community/neighborhood meetings and events in the 7 City Council Districts
  • Developing a Speakers Bureau
  • Speaking at community meetings about DCAC

Qualifications:

  • Strong familiarity with organizations and communities within the city of Detroit
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to environmental justice and to DWEJ's mission and organizational objectives.
  • Experience designing and implementing effective advocacy campaigns
  • Strong communication and mobilization skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software, database development, social media
  • Learning new technologies (i.e. Voter Action Network (VAN, etc.)
  • Reliable transportation; work at nights and on weekends

Resume, references, cover letter: kimberly@dwej.org "Field/Community Organizer (Your Name)" in SUBJECT LINE.

Public Relations and Patron Engagement Associate (Southfield)

Posted 7/22/2014 by MNA

The Public Relations and Patron Engagement Associate serves Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings and its partners, the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival and Eisenhower Dance, as well as other organizations with which DCWS shares staff on a more limited basis. The position plays a lead role in public relations, social media, and marketing, and a supporting role in patron engagement and special events.

Please visit http://detroitchamberwinds.org/
Chief Executive Officer - Big Brothers Big Sisters - Metropolitan Detroit (Detroit)

Posted 7/22/2014 by MNA

 

We are seeking a Chief Executive Officer to provide leadership and strategic direction for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit (BBBS-MD). In this position you will partner with the National Office to ensure adherence to policies and the brand and report to the BBBS-MD Board.

The CEO will direct all agency activities, including fund-raising, establish and implement operating procedures, prepare budgets and administers funds as approved by Board. You will supervise four direct reports and a professional and clerical staff. The CEO also oversees budgeting, program management and service delivery, and will represent the agency at national and regional meetings of BBBS, and other professional groups as needed. Additionally, the CEO will work with BBBS of America in coordinating all phases of the agency’s program in keeping with the standards of the National Organization.

Qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree, Masters Degree preferred. Ten years’ experience in a non-profit leadership role along with a passion to help children in need. Well-networked with Metropolitan Detroit business, government and civic leaders

Required Skills include brand management, relationship building, solid management skills and techniques, and the ability to lead and direct staff and various volunteer components. A solid knowledge of financial principles and experience in budgeting and budget management is needed, and the ability to communicate on all levels in the agency, the community and professional organizations.

Please send cover letter and resume in confidence to Mark Albrecht, Board Governance Chair @ malbrecht@orlans.com

Director of Grants Management (Southfield)

Posted 7/22/2014 by MNA

Please visit www.pvm.org to apply, complete application, and assessment that follows application.

The Director of Grants Management will be a member of the development team. The primary responsibility will be to develop and cultivate a portfolio of prospects by developing relationships with foundations, including corporate, private and family foundations. This individual manages and coordinates the grant process, including research, strategy, submission, and reporting (80%). In addition, he or she will also be responsible for managing the internal PVM Foundation Grant Allocation Committee and manage and facilitate the process of awarding funds from the PVM Foundation to the various PVM Villages and programs (20%).

Education: Bachelor's degree in communication, business administration or related field.

Experience: Three to five progressive years of experience in Philanthropy preferred, and demonstrated success in implementing and managing fundraising from grants/foundations.

Computer Skills

  • Must be able to operate a computer and intermediate knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing, presentation and email software.
  • Strong knowledge of Raiser’s Edge & Financial Edge software.
  • Strong knowledge of online foundation research databases.
  • Knowledge of prospect management system and web fundraising preferred.

Certificates & Licenses

  • Certified Fund Raising Executive certification preferred
  • Valid Driver’s License
Data Base Manager - Raisers Edge (Monroe)

Posted 7/22/2014 by MNA

The Data Base Manager develops and manages computerized information systems in Raisers Edge and is responsible for the accuracy and maintenance of all prospect and donor records. The Data Base Manager performs data entry, coordinates data entry by others, provides support to Development staff and supervises the office volunteers.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage computerized information systems, including, but not limited to, establishing criteria and procedural manuals for consistent and accurate prospect and donor coding and information retrieval.
  • Establish and maintain prospect and donor records and mailing lists. Create and manage on-going mailing lists for cross department projects.
  • Oversee daily gift transactions including, but not limited to, gift recording; serving as liaison with the Financial Office to ensure donor restrictions and appropriate accounts are credited.
  • Develop criteria and documentation procedures and produce a variety of daily, monthly and annual financial reports, providing accurate and meaningful statistical data for departments use.

Qualifications:

  • College degree preferred.
  • Demonstrated success in data base management and use. Proficiency in Raisers Edge required.
  • Knowledge of/experience with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Ability to learn, understand and support the IHM mission and values.
  • Demonstrated high level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated ability to function independently, with flexibility and personal integrity.

Interested individuals may send application documents to humanresources@ihmsisters.org.

Looking to Post a Position?

Posted 10/1/2010 by MNA

Michigan Nonprofit Job Center is a leading resource for nonprofit job opportunities in Michigan. We accept advertising for available jobs, positions desired including independent contract work, ads for office space and/or equipment for sale or lease and for-profits who look out for the interest of nonprofits.To place an ad, visit www.mnaonline.org/jobcenterform.aspx.
   
     
 
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