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Posting Date: 02/20/2020
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Organization: Michigan Nonprofit Association
City Position is located: Lansing
Position Description (include how to apply):

Michigan Nonprofit Association’s VISTA program is looking to hire a temporary part-time Administrative Support Assistant in Lansing, Michigan. This paid position will provide program support to MNA’s AmeriCorps VISTAs program, as it prepares for an upcoming year of service for 28 members. Ideal candidates will have ample skills in multi-tasking, organization and administrative support. The ability to work in a fast-paced environment is critical.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Work with internal MNA program staff and external host sites to recruit, screen and select VISTA candidates for up to 28 MNA VISTA host sites
  • Provide administrative support to ensure all VISTA candidate information is collected, accurate, organized and shared in an appropriate manner
  • Develop recruitment materials and help to promote the MNA VISTA program on social media, traditional media and at recruitment fairs
  • Assist in collecting position descriptions and working with host site supervisors to identify ideal qualities in VISTA candidates
  • Participate in screening applicants
  • Schedule and conduct interviews with relevant candidates
  • Document interview feedback and make the connection to relevant host sites
  • Provide feedback to host site supervisor on candidate selection
  • Assist with VISTA cohort onboarding processes
  • Help to plan VISTA orientation training event
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Exempt or Non-Exempt: This position is classified as non-exempt, and is qualified to receive overtime pay compensation if applicable and approved by the supervisor.

Required Qualifications:

  • Two years of relevant professional experience, including administrative/programs support roles
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with diverse people and community groups
  • Self-motivated and well-organized, with the ability to work independently
  • Computer literacy including: Outlook, Word, Excel & Powerpoint, Google documents, as well as a strong knowledge of internet resources

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated experience and/or knowledge of national service programs

How to Apply: Submit resume and cover letter to Beckie Hawes-Baggett, Director of Operations at bhawes-baggett@mnaonline.org

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Posting Date: 02/19/2020
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Organization: Mackinac Economic Alliance
City Position is located: St. Ignace
Position Description (include how to apply):

Mackinac Economic Alliance seeks a visionary and dynamic director to support the economic development needs of the rural communities in Mackinac County, Michigan, and to lead efforts to elevate the economy by creating more year-round employment opportunities, and a better-educated workforce.

The ideal candidate will have an appreciation for the rural characteristics of Mackinac County and the Upper Peninsula, which are rich in natural beauty and recreational opportunities, yet face economic and community hardships due to its rural nature and sparsely populated communities. The Mackinac Economic Alliance hopes to find someone who seeks innovative responses to those challenges and believes that all people deserve the opportunity to improve their lives through education and better employment, or by starting a business if they choose. The ideal candidate will work to create an environment in Mackinac County where entrepreneurship can flourish.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited four-year college or university, and knowledge of economic development techniques and methods, as well as the ability to manage and maintain dynamic business, community, and political relationships. Experience in economic and community development is a plus, as is the ability to manage staff, volunteers, and work with the Mackinac Economic Alliance Board to accomplish community economic development goals.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and references by e-mail to the following contact and address:  info@mackinaceconomicalliance.org, Attention: Executive Director.

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Posting Date: 02/11/2020
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Organization: Autism Alliance of Michigan
City Position is located: Bingham Farms
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Vocational Ally works under the direction of the manager and Vocational Counselor to support individual job seekers and employees with disabilities in the workplace.  Provide on the job coaching for individuals with disabilities in community-based employment settings; develop job descriptions and job training aides for competitive employment; assist with recruiting and sourcing efforts to satisfy corporate agreement related to employment; document on the job performance and support workplace requirements for productivity, quality, and social engagement; assist with creation and execution of job aides and adaptive tools. Assist with AAoM and Employment Program events and training; support intake and assessment team in gathering information relevant to job seekers; assist with administrative tasks within the employment program; additional duties may be assigned as needed. Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant mental health or disability field, 2 years’ experience in working with individuals with disabilities, demonstrated knowledge of autism in family and professional settings.

Grant-funded position; Must be able to work in the U.S. without visa sponsorship, EOE. Interested applicants, please forward Cover Letter, Resume and References to resume@aaomi.org indicate job title of the position you are applying for in the subject line.

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Posting Date: 02/10/2020
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Organization: Autism Alliance of Michigan
City Position is located: Lansing/Grand Rapids
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Regional Representative will be responsible for promoting the agency's services and training, participating in community events, conducting training and develop and maintain key relationships. The Regional Representative will be responsible for promoting the agency's services and training, participating in community events, conducting training and develop and maintain key relationships. Identify organizations and businesses within the community to promote the agencies services and trainings, register with community events to represent the agency and present services offerings, conduct trainings available through our training program to audiences, train and teach a wide range of materials developed by the agency, serve as the general point-of-contact for the agency in your defined territory, research and determine key relationships to develop within territory, establish, develop and maintain relationships by visiting, following up in a timely manner, and providing up to date printed materials. Bachelor’s degree, training or teaching background, knowledge in autism or disability field, excellent written and verbal communication skills, superb interpersonal skills, including the ability to quickly build rapport, able to work independently and self-motivated with strong time management and organizational skills.2-3 years of experience in sales, marketing, teaching or training; 2 years of work experience in community service, education, or social service field preferred. Grant-funded position; Must be able to work in the U.S. without visa sponsorship,EOE.

Interested applicants, please forward Cover Letter, Resume, and References, to resume@aaomi.org indicate job title of the position you are applying for in the subject line.

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Posting Date: 02/10/2020
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Organization: Autism Alliance of Michigan
City Position is located: Bingham Farms
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Regional Representative will be responsible for promoting the agency's services and training, participating in community events, conducting training and develop and maintain key relationships. Identify organizations and businesses within the community to promote the agencies services and trainings, register with community events to represent the agency and present services offerings, conduct trainings available through our training program to audiences, train and teach a wide range of materials developed by the agency, serve as the general point-of-contact for the agency in your defined territory, research and determine key relationships to develop within territory, establish, develop and maintain relationships by visiting, following up in a timely manner, and providing up to date printed materials. Bachelor’s degree, training or teaching background, knowledge in autism or disability field, excellent written and verbal communication skills, superb interpersonal skills, including the ability to quickly build rapport, able to work independently and self-motivated with strong time management and organizational skills.2-3 years of experience in sales, marketing, teaching or training; 2 years of work experience in community service, education, or social service field preferred. Grant-funded position; Must be able to work in the U.S. without visa sponsorship, EOE.

Interested applicants, please forward Cover Letter, Resume and References to resume@aaomi.org indicate job title of the position you are applying for in the subject line.

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Posting Date: 02/10/2020
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Organization: Autism Alliance of Michigan
City Position is located: Traverse City
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Disability Employment Specialist (DES) receives job seekers from AAoM employment program (Upbound at Work) to facilitate pre-employment development, placement, and ongoing support. The DES also works with AAoM leadership and corporate partners to assure successful employment initiatives. The DES is responsible for candidates and managing employer relations within Grand Traverse County.

This position requires interaction with potential donors to the program, assessment of job seekers' employment skillsets using formal and informal objective measurement tools, provide individualized pre-employment services in preparation for competitive work, provides job coaching and job accommodation services to job seekers and employers; conduct follows along with services on placements. Triage incoming written and telephone inquiries from families and determine how to resolve or escalate necessary cases and information to AAoM leadership. Provide standardized vocational report indicating services rendered. Graduate degree with a major in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, or counseling-related field: psychology, social work, or special education; business (esp. HR) background helpful. Demonstrated knowledge of autism in family and professional settings, disability experience/supporting individuals with autism (vocational rehab, educational, counseling, social work, psychology, etc.) Experience working with employers and HR processes to accommodate individuals with disabilities. Continuing Education in Job Development and Job Coaching preferred. 3-5 years experience in relevant field; experience working with teams, employers and families.

Grant-funded position; Must be able to work in the U.S. without visa sponsorship, EOE. Interested applicants, please forward Cover Letter, Resume and References to resume@aaomi.org indicate job title of the position you are applying for in the subject line.

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Posting Date: 02/07/2020
Organization: Sanctum House, Inc
City Position is located: Royal Oak
Position Description (include how to apply):

An integral role - reports to Founder/President and Executive Director.  Candidate should have a working knowledge of the fundraising process, be experienced in data management and able to communicate effectively internally and externally.  A part-time position (10-15 hours weekly) with the ability to work remotely, must be self-directed with superb time management skills.

Essential Functions:

  • Enter donations into the database from: PayPal, Sanctum House website, checks/cash, and in-kind goods and services.
  • Draft and distribute acknowledgment letters in a timely manner.
  • Send thank-you notes for Founder/President as required.

Assist with special events by:

  • Creating a campaign event page for ticket sales
  • Tracking sales/donations
  • Tracking sponsors/attendees
  • Create a monthly dashboard report for President & Philanthropy Consultant.
  • Create quarterly reports for Executive Director (for tax purposes).
  • Follow up on donation questions.
  • Investigate and resolve any complaints involving PayPal or Network for Good.

Experience/Attributes:

  • A passion for Sanctum House mission.
  • Knowledge of fundraising processes and associated terminology is required.
  • Proficiency with a donor management system.  Experience with Network for Good preferred. 
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
  • Superb writing skills.
  • Ability to work independently, be self-directed and have excellent time management skills.
  • Organized, detail-oriented, able to thrive under deadlines while maintaining a commitment to excellence.
  • Takes personal responsibility and initiative.
  • Must adhere to strict confidentiality of donor information and Sanctum House clients.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel required.

Submission: Please submit fee expectations, general availability, a resume with references to info@sanctumhouse.org. Candidates are asked not to request submission status via email or phone.

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Posting Date: 01/30/2020
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Organization: Mercy Education Project
City Position is located: Detroit
Position Description (include how to apply):

Mercy Education Project provides educational services for girls and women from low-income families primarily in southwest Detroit.  Under the supervision of the Girls’ Program Manager, the Academic Specialist will contribute to the establishment and maintenance of an effective learning environment by monitoring the progress of 70-100 girls in MEP’s after school tutorial program. This position is part-time, up to 22 hours per week, Monday –Thursday between 3pm-4pm until 7:30pm. Occasional weekend hours may be required for training, testing and/or special events.  

Rate of Pay: $17 per hour

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Curriculum Coordinator to support all elements of instructional learning
  • Engage in the ongoing analysis of student performance to determine if instructional strategies or materials need to be changed or modified
  • Select individualized and grade-level instructional materials in alignment with the outcome of students’ assessment
  • Assist in the design of workshops to develop instructional strategies/skills
  • Assist in the planning of Open Houses, Family Reading Night and other Girl’s Program events
  • Monitor tutor and student attendance and quickly make adjustments in the event of absences, notifying appropriate staff/tutors of absences in a timely fashion

Required Qualifications/Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education
  • Current Michigan teaching certification preferred
  • Ability to build strong, positive rapport with volunteer tutors
  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to effectively coordinate multiple tasks

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Spanish speaking and writing ability a plus
  • Experience working in an afterschool/summer program a plus

Please send resume and cover letter to: ahamlar@mercyed.net. Please indicate the Academic Specialist position on the subject line. 

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Posting Date: 01/30/2020
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Organization: Tri County Office on Aging
City Position is located: Lansing
Position Description (include how to apply):

General Responsibilities:  The Accounting Supervisor assists the Finance Director in the overall financial management and control for the agency.  Manages the accounting, and payroll functions for the agency.  Assists with the preparation and monitoring of agency budgets, government reporting and provides technical assistance.  Supervises financial support staff to ensure agency goals and timelines are met.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related field is required, CPA preferred.
  • Minimum of five years of accounting experience is required.  Experience in a non-profit environment is preferred.
  • Supervisory experience is required.
  • Experience & knowledge of Accounting Software and Microsoft Office products.

To view the complete posting and to apply online visit, https://www.tcoa.org/employment/. To apply in person, visit us at Tri-County Office on Aging, 5303 S. Cedar, Suite 1, Lansing, MI  48911.  Tri-County Office on Aging is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Posting Date: 01/29/2020
Organization: InsideOut Literary Arts
City Position is located: Detroit, MI
Position Description (include how to apply):

InsideOut is seeking an inspiring Program Director to support our mission of encouraging students to think broadly, create bravely, and share their voices with the wider world. The Program Director will lead the strategic direction of InsideOut's in school, after school, and community programs, and will have demonstrated success in team management, program oversight, and relationship building.

The Program Director will provide visionary leadership to ensure that all InsideOut programs, while each distinct, form a unified, well-integrated and coherent whole. The Program Director will supervise program staff, providing strong leadership, management, and coaching to support the program team’s overall effectiveness and professional growth. The Program Director will oversee evaluation efforts and utilize data to inform program design, ensuring all programming aligns with the mission and meets quality standards. Candidates should have at least 3 years' experience in youth programming, as well as demonstrated success in managing a team, that would allow them to hit the ground running.                                   

View the full posting: bit.ly/ioprogramdirector. To apply for this position, email resume and letter of interest that conveys your youth program and management experience to: hiring@insideoutdetroit.org with the subject line “Program Director - [LAST NAME]” by March 15, 2020. The position will remain open until filled. Finalist candidates will be contacted for an interview. No calls, please. InsideOut Literary Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity in our team and welcome applications from non-traditional candidates.

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