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Posting Date: 01/16/2018
Organization: Habitat for Humanity of Michigan
City Position is located: Pontiac
Position Description (include how to apply):

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Continue to improve and implement a recruitment strategy to gain volunteers for the Affiliate.
  • As needed, perform on-site coordination and support during volunteer days (e.g. greeting the volunteers in the morning and at lunch).
  • Review schedule, ensuring volunteer coverage needs are met and communicate to affiliate team.
  • Communicate with volunteers on a regular basis through email, phone, and face-to-face.
  • Promote Habitat at volunteer fairs, tradeshows, and through speaking engagements.
  • Promote ongoing partnerships between the Habitat affiliate and community businesses, faith-based organizations and community partners.
  • Organizes and Inputs Volunteer Data into our data management system.
  • Other duties, as assigned.
  • Creates recognition measures for volunteers.
  • Warehouse management to include managing volunteer materials, and site host room. 
  • Aid in enhancing the volunteer experience.

Requirements:

  • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office). 
  • Familiar with using various social media platforms
  • Outgoing and friendly demeanor.
  • Written and verbal communication skills necessary.
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment.
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational skills, along with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to comply with all company policies, practices and standards of performance. 
  • Ability to connect with individuals of all income brackets, ages and professional levels.
  • Must be able to work on certain Saturdays during our build seasons, nights when there are special events, and some early mornings, as scheduled.
  • Must be able to adapt to change and work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must have own transportation to travel to the different sites.

Please Send Cover Letter & Resume via Fax or E-mail to:

(517) 485-1509 or bferrigan@habitatmichigan.org

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Posting Date: 01/03/2018
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Organization: Isabella County Habitat for Humanity
City Position is located: Mount Pleasant
Position Description (include how to apply):

Habitat for Humanity of Isabella County is seeking an Executive Director to provide strategic organizational leadership, working in partnership with the Board of Directors and staff to fulfill the mission of affiliate. The Executive Director develops and implements board-approved plans, policies and budgets and is accountable for achievement of organizational goals.

Entry Requirements

  • Possess mature judgment and sound decision-making skills. 
  • Ability to relate to people in positive and welcoming manner.  
  • Ability to interpret Habitat for Humanity philosophy, mission and vision.
  • Completed background checks and HFHIC orientation.
  • Ability and willingness to collaborate effectively with a variety of different groups.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in human services, social work or business management preferred
  • Understanding of affordable housing principles and real estate transaction intricacies
  • Minimum of 2 years non-profit management experience and/or operation
  • Ability to attend training seminars and conferences, attend regional meetings, and local events/meetings as a way to promote Habitat for Humanity of Isabella County (may include evening and occasional weekend)

Compensation

Negotionable depending upon experience and qualifications.

Please send resume and cover letter to hfh.isabellacounty@gmail.com

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Posting Date: 01/03/2018
Organization: First Step-Western Wayne County Project on Domestic Assault
City Position is located: Wayne
Position Description (include how to apply):

Job Title: First Responder (full-time midnight position)

Hours/week: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week, Monday-Friday midnight shift 

Availability: Immediate – full-time midnight position, Western Wayne County Location

Description: Provide crisis intervention and support for residential (shelter) clients, callers on the 24-hour help-line and also provide on-call/in-person advocacy to survivors in our Assault Response program at area hospitals and police departments and other safe locations. Responsible for special projects as assigned.  Comprehensive training and supervision provided. 

Qualifications: BSW/BA in human services preferred, equivalent work experience considered.  Experience in crisis counseling, domestic violence and sexual assault.  Capable of handling crisis situations effectively.  Demonstrated initiative, high professional standards, and excellent organizational skills.  Strong oral and written communication skills.  Ability to work independently and with supervision.  Demonstrated experience working effectively with people from diverse racial, economic and cultural backgrounds.  Caring, empathetic, client-centered approach.  Ability to travel between sites in Wayne County. Valid MI drivers license, current auto insurance, criminal background check, sex offender registry check, Department of Health and Human Services clearance, have and maintain excellent driving record, and reliable transportation required.  Ability to lift 30 pounds on occasion.  Bilingual a plus. EOE.      

Benefits: Option for health, dental, optical insurance after 90 days. Life insurance and long-term disability insurance after 120 days. Employer contribution to 401k. Accrued sick and vacation time. Holidays off with pay. Opportunities for advancement.

Part time First Responder postions are also available.

Please email resume and cover letter to Catherine Stratford at cstratford@firststep-mi.org 

No phone calls please.

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Posting Date: 01/03/2018
Organization: St Paul of the Cross Retreat Center
City Position is located: Detroit
Position Description (include how to apply):

St. Paul of the Cross Retreat Center is seeking a full time accountant.  The position ensures timely, accurate, and effective financial reporting. The successful candidate will manage all aspects of our accounting, have excellent communication skills and hold a B.S. in accounting. We offer a generous benefit package and a peaceful environment $17-20/hr. For consideration please send your resume to sarnould@stpaulretreat.org

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Posting Date: 01/03/2018
Organization: St Paul of the Cross Retreat Center
City Position is located: Detroit
Position Description (include how to apply):

  St. Paul of the Cross Retreat Center is seeking a part-time housekeeper (18 hours/week, day shift) to make beds and perform general cleaning tasks.  Please send resume to Roz at rsalter@stpaulretreat.org or call 313-286-2848

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Posting Date: 01/03/2018
Organization: Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan
City Position is located: Farmington Hills
Position Description (include how to apply):

Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern (B&GCSM) is a youth development organization provided a positive environment that enables its members to become responsible, self-reliant, caring adults! With 10 locations, we serve over 15,000 youth annually.

The Foundation Relations Manager will be responsible for managing B&GCSM’s already-established, annual grants program. This includes creating and submitting grant applications, facilitating letters of agreement, and submitting grant compliance reports. A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, five to seven years of experience in grant writing, fundraising, or resource development in a nonprofit setting is required. Exceptional writing ability, close attention to detail, ability to effectively balance multiple priorities and a positive attitude is necessary. Please submit a resume, cover letter with salary requirements and three references via email to:

George Jackson

Foundation Relations Manager

Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan

26777 Halsted Road, Suite 100

Farmington Hills, MI 48331-3587

gjackson@bgcsm.org

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Posting Date: 01/03/2018
Organization: United Way of Southwest Michigan
City Position is located: St. Joseph
Position Description (include how to apply):

This individual will lead the day-to-day operations of a special project addressing food insecurity in Benton Harbor.  This includes assisting the project executive committee to design and execute the project implementation and creating, organizing, and maintaining systems to document the progress amd accomplishments of the project.  The right candidate will be able to work independently, think strategically, and problem solve.  Working experience with Microsoft Office programs is required.  A bachelor's degree and 1 - 3 years of in-field experience, project lead and planning is required.  This is a fulltime position offering a complete benefit package.  Qualified applicants, please send a letter of interest and resume prior to January 15.  NO telephone calls.  New applicants only.

Please send resume and cover letter to joinourteam@uwsm.org

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Posting Date: 01/04/2018
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Organization: Capital Region Community Foundation
City Position is located: Lansing, Michigan
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Director of Marketing is a full-time, salaried position. Coordinates all marketing, communications, publications, media, social media and events for the organization. In coordination with the Executive Vice President, develops and implements an annual marketing plan designed to attract and inspire existing and future donors, reach a broad base of diverse constituents, and maximize the visibility of the foundation’s work.

Qualifications and Skills

  • A bachelor’s degree is required, with a degree in journalism, communications, or marketing preferred.
  • This position requires at least 5 years’ experience directly related to marketing, communications, publications, media, social media, and events.
  • Superior writing skills required;
  • extensive successful writing and editing experience with a variety of print and online communications media;
  • interviewing and storytelling experience a plus Significant experience creating and implementing targeted social media strategies;
  • experience using social media analytics to track performance toward goals Eye for design and experience with graphic design software (such as InDesign and Photoshop), digital photography and website platforms
  • Experience planning and implementing events
  • Experience with media relations and purchasing advertising
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience producing brochures, annual reports, invitations, press releases and electronic communications
  • Experience with the management of websites Collaborative, flexible team player
  • Detail-oriented and passionate about quality
  • A valid driver’s license and willingness to travel on business

Benefits

Starting compensation will be commensurate with the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience. Benefits include medical and dental insurance, group life insurance, long- and short-term disability insurance, and a retirement plan.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Kristin Rogers, krogers@ourcommunity.org 

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Posting Date: 01/04/2018
Organization: Urban Renaissance Center
City Position is located: Flint, Michigan
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Urban Renaissance Center (URC) is seeking a Program Director to lead development and expansion of our programs to create economic opportunity for residents of Flint, Michigan and support the revitalization of one of Flint's historic neighborhoods. The mission of URC is to support the socioeconomic empowerment, civic engagement, and holistic wellness of urban children, youth, and families. We operate several programs focused on workplace readiness, life skills, and community revitalization. If you are interested in applying, please submit a resume and cover letter to Robert McCathern, URC Executive director at rsminflint@yahoo.com or send a hardcopy to the Urban Renaissance Center, 2505 N. Chevrolet, Ave. Flint, MI 48504. Applications are due by January 11, 2017. A brief description of the principal duties of the position is listed below. For a full position description, send an email to jason@sipi-inc.com  with the subject line "URC Program Director".

Principal Duties:

  • Work hand-in-hand with Executive Director, board members, and others to advance URC's mission
  • Revise organizational policies to support program needs
  • Manage fundraising and grant development in collaboration with Executive Director
  • Develop and maintain program curricula and guidelines
  • Track program activities, outputs, and outcomes
  • Create and maintain strong relationships with URC leadership, program participants, board members, and community partners
  • Provide regular reports to Executive Director and board of directors
  • Manage program outcomes relative to grant finances
  • Develop communication materials, written reports, and other materials for various audiences
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Posting Date: 01/08/2018
Organization: Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore
City Position is located: Grand Rapids
Position Description (include how to apply):

This position requires an ongoing process of cultivating and maintaining positive relationships between the council, board members, membership, and the community to increase public awareness and increase support of the Girl Scouts program. This position provides professional expertise and support to the council’s CEO and Board of Directors in developing goals and board-specific plans to meet the council’s financial goals and objectives. Accountable for developing and implementing strategies to achieve goals in keeping with established ethical standards, policies, and guidelines.

The Senior Director of Fund Development & Communications develops and oversees an effective comprehensive fund development program for contributed and in-kind resources for the council, ensuring that the goals for all fundraising activities are met. Ensures effective communication with all constituencies, both internal and external. Ensures the collection of meaningful data in the measurement of outcomes. Supports the advocacy and public policy strategies of the council. As a key leader of the council management team, the Senior Director of Fund Development & Communications works closely with the council’s Board of Directors, CEO, and leadership team in setting the organization’s strategic direction and translating the vision and corporate goals set by the council’s Board of Directors, into effective, operational strategies and actions. Responsible for providing leadership and direction to council staff and volunteers and helps establish priorities, launch new initiatives, align resources, adapt systems, and champion change.

To apply for this position, submit a cover letter and resume and/or Application for Employment to Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore, Attn: Human Resources, via Email at hr@gsmists.org, Fax (616)784-8187, or mail: 3275 Walker Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49544

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