Posting Date: 01/17/2019
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Organization: Archdiocese of Detroit
City Position is located: Detroit
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Assistant Superintendent for Strategic Planning and Accreditation implements systemic and local
school improvement initiatives and a comprehensive accreditation process through leadership, resource development and training for local school leadership and principal school leadership teams.


  • Manage the ongoing strategic planning process for archdiocesan Catholic schools.
  • Lead initiatives and provide program evaluation to assure the local level strategic plans in all archdiocesan Catholic schools are in communion and cooperation with the Superintendent of Schools and the Archdiocese of Detroit.
  • Manage and coordinate with the Michigan Association of Nonpublic Schools (MANS) a comprehensive accreditation process for all archdiocesan schools.
  • Develop, train, and provide on-going support and formation for principal school leadership teams.
  • Serve as the primary lead for measuring outcomes of goals and programs articulated in the Archdiocese of Detroit’s Unleashing our Catholic Schools vision document.
  • Support and implement archdiocesan-wide and local school training in all areas of school improvement/strategic planning, accreditation processes, and progress monitoring of school improvement goals.
  • Monitor and coordinate official school site visits as a part the accreditation process. Provide principals and their regional Associate Superintendent with direct feedback of commendations and recommendations.
  • Assist individual schools with development of continuous improvement practices that help drive their local level strategic plans.
  • In conjunction with regional Associate Superintendents, formally collect and review school accreditation and strategic plans annually.
  • Evaluate and refine the formal Catholic Schools Office school visit cycle to meet the needs of national, state and archdiocesan benchmarks.
  • Prepare an archdiocesan Comprehensive Accreditation and Strategic Summary Report by analyzing all school visit data and evaluation of accreditation and strategic plans.
  • Assist the Superintendent of Schools in establishing archdiocesan goals and priorities based on summary data.
  • Collaborate as a member of the Catholic Schools Office leadership team and perform other duties as assigned.
  • Interview and facilitate focus groups and/or administer surveys of pastors, principals, parents and parishioners to incorporate stakeholder input into the ongoing strategic planning process.
  • Maintain support of pastors of parishes (with and without Catholic elementary schools), principals and parishioners for the ongoing strategic planning process.
  • Ensure that strategic plans developed for every Parish based Catholic Elementary School continue to include guideposts and markers of Catholic identity, academic excellence, finance & governance, and marketing & advancement.
  • Ensure that the strategic planning process is aligned with the vision for Catholic schools as articulated by the Superintendent of Schools.
  • At the direction of the Superintendent of Schools, provide regular communication and updates to the Catholic Schools Council and its Committees.
  • Other duties as identified and assigned by the Superintendent of Schools.


  • Master’s degree preferred in strategic planning, project management, or related field, and at least three years’ experience in Strategic Planning.
  • Lean Six Sigma and/or PMP experience and certifications strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership and effectiveness in developing and accomplishing organizational goals.
  • Strong collaboration and relational skills.
  • Experience in parochial or non-profit environment a plus.
  • Excellent public speaking, group facilitation, organizational, written & social media communications, and presentation skills.
  • Must be able to address conflict in a timely and professional manner.
  • Must have reliable transportation and be willing to work and travel some nights and weekends.
  • Must be an active Catholic in good standing who embraces and transmits the teachings of the church on matters of faith and morals.

Please submit all resumes to

Posting Date: 01/16/2019
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Organization: First Steps
City Position is located: Wayne
Position Description (include how to apply):

Provide crisis counseling, advocacy, information, and support to survivors of domestic and sexual violence via individual, group, and telephone sessions in a residential setting.  Advocates provide services to clients in a manner that promotes trust, growth, and non-violence. Assist as needed with 24-hour crisis line, and Assault Response program. Understand the First Step philosophy of empowerment, education, and prevention of violence. 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in social work (BSW) or human services. MSW preferred. State licensure a plus. Significant 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 maintain a flexible schedule to include some on call, evenings and weekend work. Familiar with Wayne County housing and other community resources. Understanding and recognition of the issues of domestic and sexual violence.  Valid MI driver’s license, auto insurance, various background checks, maintain excellent driving record, and reliable transportation required. Ability to lift 30 pounds on occasion. Bilingual a plus. EOE.

Email resume and cover letter WITH WAGE REQUIREMENTS to Sally Coder: Other positions available at No Phone Calls. Full-time, 37.5 hours per week, varied schedule with some evenings. Benefits: Accrued personal/sick and vacation time. Paid holidays off. Option for health, dental, vision after 90 days. Life and LTD insurance after 120 days. 401k employer contribution. 

Posting Date: 01/15/2019
Organization: Network180
City Position is located: Grand Rapids, MI
Position Description (include how to apply):

Network180 is seeking its next Executive Director to direct the management and delivery of a complete array of mental health, intellectual/developmental disability, and substance abuse services to the citizens of Kent County, Michigan. With an annual budget of over $140 million, Network180 services over 18,000 individuals in Kent County through a network of over 30 non-profit providers.

A FEW OF THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE: Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Health Care Administration, Public Health Administration or related field; Five years of successful management experience in a senior position in community mental health administration, hospital administration, public administration, institution management, business administration or public health (including budget management and preferably systems integration); Demonstration successful experience in: leading with strong values, principles and high ethical standards; creating an organizational vision and strategic plan, leading others in an effective and collaborative results focused manner; development and implementation of health care or mental health progrsma, preferably in a managed care environment.

We committed to attracting a diverse and talent workforce to meet the needs of our diverse community. For a complete job describtion, minimum qualification and directions on how to apply, please visit our website at Network180 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posting Date: 01/12/2019
Organization: North Country Trail Association
City Position is located: Lowell, MI
Position Description (include how to apply):

Summary: NCTA’s Director of Development is an integral member of the NCTA management team, leading the coordination and management of the Association’s revenue generating efforts. The NCTA’s Director of Development plans and provides leadership for a broad spectrum of fund development activity that includes donor and membership program management, major giving, planned giving, capital campaigns, corporate sponsorship, grant writing and special event fundraising. To the degree availability permits, NCTA’s Director of Development will advise and support volunteers in coordinating local fundraising initiatives. As a member of NCTA’s management team the Director of Development will work closely with the Executive Director and other staff to achieve the goals of the Association. This position requires significant travel.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in fund development or related work.
  • Specific evidence of successful experience in leading a comprehensive development program in a not-for-profit environment.
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree from accredited institution.
  • Self-starting, independent and entrepreneurial.
  • Understanding of and experience with the legal, regulatory and procedural landscapes associated with managing a multi-faceted fund raising effort in a national volunteer 501(c)3 organization.
  • Solid understanding of development techniques and donor database management.
  • Outstanding organizational and supervisory skills.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in working with a diversity of individuals.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability and willingness to travel and work on weekends as needed.
  • Commitment to working in a team-focused staff and organizational culture. 

To apply, send resume and cover letter to:

Andrea Ketchmark, Executive Director

North Country Trail Association

Electronic submission preferred

Posting Date: 01/11/2019
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Organization: Michigan Fitness Foundation
City Position is located: Lansing
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Michigan Fitness Foundation (MFF) is a 501c3 nonprofit under the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports. MFF seeks an experienced, full-time Fundraising and Events Manager to join a dynamic and progressive team working to achieve the organization's mission:  to inspire active lifestyles and healthy food choices through education, environmental change, community events and policy leadership. This role is responsible for managing an active events calendar with an emphasis on maximizing revenue. The primary role of this position is to coordinate all aspects, start to finish, of MFF's annual events: Governor's Fitness Awards, Auto Show 5k, ACES (All Children Exercise Simultaneously), the Labor Day Bridge Run (at the Mackinaw Bridge), and other events as assigned.

MFF offers a comprehensive and generous benefit package including, among others, medical/dental/vision insurance, 401k plan, paid time off, paid parental leave, flexible spending account, and health savings account. Salary commensurate with education and experience.

The full job description can be found at: To apply, please email resume and cover letter to: Please use the subject line: MFF Fundraising and Events Manager.

Posting Date: 01/09/2019
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Organization: Detroit PAL
City Position is located: Detroit
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Detroit Police Athletic League is a private, nonprofit corporation that, in partnership with individual volunteers and the Detroit Police Department, builds character in young people through athletic, academic, and leadership programs. The company is results-oriented and driven by its values of excellence, personal growth, and humility. 

Summary of Responsibilities: This position is responsible for managing all fundraising, development and marketing and communications activities and goals to foster a culture of philanthropy within the organization.  The CDO will steward existing relationships and forge new relationships to build visibility of Detroit PAL in the community.  The CDO will design and implement a comprehensive plan for developing key external alliances by cultivating individual and philanthropic support.  The CDO will have primary responsibility for establishing and implementing the infrastructure needed to achieve established goals through the solicitation of major gifts, direct mail campaigns, special events, corporate support, foundations and grants.  The CDO will expand and diversify Detroit PAL’s donor base/pipeline and work closely with other team members to secure funding for new initiatives.  In addition, the CDO will work closely with the Board of Directors and support Board members as they take on a more active fundraising role.

To view the full job description, please click on the link below:

Posting Date: 01/09/2019
Organization: Hope Shores Alliance
City Position is located: Alpena
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Executive Director must possess strong business administration and leadership abilities, possess experience and knowledge in the areas of social change, non-profit management, leadership, human services preferably in the areas of domestic violence and/or sexual assault, as well as building and sustaining an organizational culture that promotes a culture of care, program development and prioritization of services. He/she must demonstrate stability in personal presentation and professional relationships. The ability to develop and sustain positive community relationships that promote resource development and sharing is pinnacle.

This position requires a master’s degree in business administration, social work, or related field. Experience in fundraising, fiscal management, facility management, and grant writing; experience in administration and personnel supervision; excellent oral and written communication skills; experience in working with a board of directors and committees; excellent organizational skills and knowledge of domestic violence and sexual assault. Hope Shores Alliance serves a five county area which includes Alpena, Alcona, Montmorency, Iosco, and Presque Isle. 


  • Maintain a leadership role in promoting the mission, vision and philosophy of the organization on local, state and national levels working toward social and systems change.
  • Carries overall responsibility for budget development and fiscal management (P&L) and ensures the future of Hope Shores Alliance, initiating and expediting long-range financial planning processes.
  • Maintain a leadership role in working to ensure the agency’s plans, policies and procedures are current and reflective of the vision and scope of the organization.
  • Maintain the strictest level of information confidentiality in compliance with the state and federal guidelines.
  • Works to achieve and maintain a positive, visible image, including sound relationships with other relevant community organizations, ensuring that Hope Shores Alliance is known as a valued human service agency.
  • Writes and/or reviews government, foundation, or other grants to ensure adequate support of new or ongoing programs.
  • Maintain leadership of internal quality assurance processes to ensure quality and quantity of services remains compliant with grant/contract requirements.
  • Promote leadership and professional development amongst staff. 
  • Maintain a culture of care honoring survivor choices and diminish the potential for vicarious trauma amongst staff.
  • Inform the Board of Directors regarding local, state, and national policies.
  • Maintain authority for hiring and termination decisions in day to day operations in compliance with quality assurance standards and contract requirements.
  • Attend all trainings as required by agency, funding, and accreditation source standards.
  • Maintain regular and reliable attendance.
  • Follow all Board Policies and Procedures.
  • Perform additional duties as prescribed by the Board of Directors.


  • Requires a master’s degree in a field of business administration or social/human services with supporting experience of social change, or a master’s or bachelor’s degree in a related field of study with a minimum of five years non-profit management and social/systems change experience.
  • Successfully complete MDSVPTB New Executive Directors training at the earliest available date following hire.
  • Must possess adequate verbal and written communication skills to perform all listed duties.
  • Must submit to a Michigan State Police Department criminal background check, state and national sexual assault registry check and Central Registry Clearance resulting in a no criminal history finding.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute strategic missions and visions.
  • Appreciation of diversity and sensitivity to people of varying lifestyles, ethnicity, and religious groups.
  • Valid Michigan Driver's License 

Looking for an Executive Director in Alpena, MI. Please submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references to by Friday, January 25, 2019.

Hope Shores Alliance is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Posting Date: 01/08/2019
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Organization: Matrix Human Services
City Position is located: Detroit
Position Description (include how to apply):

Matrix Human Services is looking for an outgoing and hardworking Event and Marketing Specialist - Matrix Human Services has three special event fundraisers a year that host up to 400 guests and donors plus one marketing event fundraiser. The event specialist will be responsible for the implementation of these fundraising events. We are looking for a successful and enthusiastic event specialist to produce these events from conception through to completion. The event specialist responsibilities include providing outstanding customer service and organizing memorable events that meet quality expectations and will serve as team lead for post donor relations and stewardship post event. The event and marketing specialist will also be responsible for external communications to promote programs and services offered to clients and potentials clients as well as donors and potential donors. The Event and Marketing Specialist has the authority to carry out the job requirements and responsibilities and is accountable to the Vice President of Marketing and Development.

For complete job description and to apply, please visit: Status: Part-time or Contractual.

Posting Date: 01/07/2019
Organization: Leelanau Children's Center
City Position is located: Leland
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Leelanau Children's Center Board of Director is launching an open search for the Executive Director position.

Candidates should be skilled in creating a culture of philanthropy, building sustainable revenue streams, evolved board governance, community relations and sound fiscal stewarship.

Minimum requirement of a bachelor's degree in a related field. Preferred: Minimum of 5 years professional experience in non-profit managament and senior leadership.

Demonstrated success in transformational fundraising, experience with an annual budget of at least $750,000, direct exposure to volunteer-driven organizations, and masters or doctorate degree in a related field of study a plus.

To apply, send an email with resume and cover letter detailing qualifications to ed@leelanauchildrenscenter.orgNo phone calls please.

Posting Date: 01/02/2019
City Position is located: Rochester Hills
Position Description (include how to apply):

Leader Dogs for the Blind, based in Rochester Hills, Michigan, has been making people unstoppable for 80 years, empowering people who are blind or visually impaired with lifelong skills for safe and independent daily travel. As an Employer, we offer an exciting opportunity for you to be part of our industry-leading team. We believe that our team members are what make us great and we strive to offer opportunities for advancement. All positions are eligible for 401(k) plan including matching, annual merit pay increases, and workout room access. Part-time (20+ hrs/week) also receive paid vacation and personal days. Full-time (30+ hrs/week) receive full benefits including health, dental, vacation pay, holiday pay, personal time, short term and long term disability. Our team members also benefit from several perks including bringing your personal dog with you to work.

The Major and Planned Giving Manager works to identify, cultivate, solicit, close and steward prospects and donors, primarily individuals, who have the capacity to make major and planned gifts to Leader Dogs for the Blind. 

How to Apply:

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