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Posting Date: 07/09/2020
Organization: Michigan Nonprofit Association
City Position is Located: Various Cities
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Pathways to Employment AmeriCorps VISTA Program is a cohort of 28 VISTAs (Volunteers In Service To America) who serve throughout the state of Michigan in a national service role and focus on eliminating poverty within the areas of education and economic opportunity. The Pathways to Employment VISTA Program is seeking to fill up to 28 positions to serve on a full-time basis for one year, from August 18, 2020 to August 17, 2021. We are seeking candidates to serve at the following host sites:

  • Atlantic Impact (Detroit)
  • Capital Area College Access Network #1 (Eaton County)
  • Carson City-Crystal Schools (Carson City)
  • Detroit College Access Network #1 (Detroit)
  • Detroit College Access Network #2 (Detroit)
  • Detroit Horse Power (Detroit)
  • Downtown Boxing Gym #2 (Detroit)
  • Flint and Genesee County Literacy Network (Flint) 
  • Friends in Deed #2 (Ypsilanti)
  • Michigan College Access Network (Lansing)
  • Michigan Promise Zones Association (Lansing)
  • Southeast Michigan Community Alliance #2 (Taylor)
  • Washtenaw Literacy (Ypsilanti) 

AmeriCorps VISTA members serve their communities in a variety of ways and can expect to participate in the following activities:

  • Volunteer Recruitment
  • Volunteer Management
  • Resource Development
  • Grant Writing
  • Fundraising
  • Community Partnership Building
  • Volunteer Training

AmeriCorps VISTA service also comes with great benefits, including a living stipend, student loan forbearance or deferment, health coverage, vacation time, professional development, and more!

Positions must be July 20, so apply today at https://bit.ly/3gBTWKL.  

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Posting Date: 07/09/2020
Organization: Non-Profit Personnel Network
City Position is Located: Work Remotely
Position Description (include how to apply):

Winn Feline Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the health of cats by providing funding for feline specific health research and education. Established in 1968, Winn funded over $7 million to date in feline specific health studies at more than 30 partner institutions worldwide. Winn sponsors an annual symposium on feline health topics for veterinarians, technicians, breeders and cat owners, as well as co-sponsoring international veterinary conferences. Winn also shares information via website articles, podcasts, videos, blogs, and newsletters. For more information, please see www.winnfelinefoundation.org

The main objective of the Director of Development & Marketing is to develop and implement strategies to raise money to support the organization, cultivate and enlist new donors and retain, renew, and grow existing ones through direct efforts and facilitation of fundraising efforts by the Executive Director and Board of Directors. The Director must be conversant with trends in charitable giving and philanthropy, best practices, and non-profit organizations generally, as well as financial and tax considerations relating to Major Gifts and Planned Giving. In addition, the Director will oversee and coordinate the rebranding of the organization to target new audiences, including the cat-owning public. Familiarity with rebranding and national marketing campaigns is highly desired. 

CLASSIFICATION

  • Full-time, exempt – Work from Home or Remote Office

SUPERVISOR

  • Executive Director

SUMMARY

  • Manage the Foundation’s donor relations program and fundraising initiatives, working closely with the Executive Director, Donor Care Specialist, and Board of Directors. 

Full job description and to apply go to:  https://www.nppn.co/career-opportunities

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Posting Date: 07/09/2020
Organization: The Community House Foundation
City Position is Located: Birmingham
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Community House Foundation is looking for an experienced Grant Writer responsible for the research, preparation and timely execution of grant proposals; including prospect research, grantor relationship building and funded grant management.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to government, private foundation, corporate and individual sources.
  • Prepares accurate budgets and supporting materials for proposals and applications.
  • Performs research on government, private foundations, corporations and individuals to evaluate prospects for grant funding.
  • Complies with all grant reporting as required including working with controller to gather any financial information necessary to report to funders on current grant programs.
  • Maintains relationships with funders, community partners and others.
  • Researches, identifies and helps secure new and existing sponsors/sponsorship support from foundations, corporations and individuals.
  • Develops a thorough understanding of organizational history and current programs for funding.
  • Works closely with department heads to understand current/future organizational needs and pursue new grant opportunities.

Qualifications:

  • College graduate, previous grant writing experience with a history of success required.
  • Excellent skills in research and English including writing, editing and proofreading.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience dealing with nonprofit organizations.
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to manager multiple projects with impeccable attention to detail.
  • Self-start; able to work with miminal supervision.
  • Able to work under pressure and meet required deadlines.
  • Able to keep confidences of President & CEO and Senior Director, Development as well as proprietary information.
  • Strong project management and analytical skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite. Ability to learn internal software programs.

To Apply:  Send cover letter and resume to jkatona@communityhouse.com.

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Posting Date: 07/06/2020
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Organization: Rochester Area Neighborhood House, Inc.
City Position is Located: Rochester Hills
Position Description (include how to apply):

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT reports to Executive Director.  This position provides strategic leadership and execution for the fund development activities of Neighborhood House.  The Director is responsible for designing and executing activities that generate sufficient annual revenue to support the mission of the organization and all its programs and services including planned giving, periodic broad reach solicitations, grant identification, application and reporting, and donor acknowledgment. 

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major donors including individuals, corporations, foundations, and government agencies.
  • Plan, administer, manage, and report out the annual budget for fundraising and operation of the Development Department.
  • Raise awareness of the organization and its primary goals through outreach efforts, regular events in the community, presentations, and media relations.
  • Plan and oversee the implementation of all direct mail solicitations.
  • Lead grant proposals to funding agencies and provide timely reports on all active grants. 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in business administration, resource development, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, and a minimum of 3-5 years' experience at a fundraising level in a non-profit agency.
  • Leadership skills with the ability to translate organizational philosophy and mission into daily operational practices; must be able to manage and function through volunteers. 
  • Proven resource development ability with demonstrated success in developing funding mechanisms, budgeting processes, grant writing, and grant management.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills. 

SEND RESUME and a writing sample to director@ranh.org or mail to 1720 S. Livernois, Rochester Hills, MI 48307, ATTN K. Losinski.

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Posting Date: 06/30/2020
Organization: Hope Network
City Position is Located: Grand Rapids
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Director of Corporate and Foundation Development manages the development and execution of annual fundraising plans to secure increased funding from corporate, foundation, government, and other organization sources in support of Hope Network’s mission. 

  • In conjunction with the Executive Director and other development staff across the State, oversees the stewardship of corporate and foundation donors, including sharing volunteer opportunities, invitations to events, and positioning them to be solicited again in the future.   
  • Develops and implements solicitation strategies for current and prospective corporate and foundation donors. 
  • Primary fundraising priorities include capital construction projects, behavioral/mental health services, Michigan Education Corps, neurorehabilitation, housing and community development, transportation, and workforce development.   
  • Works with the development team, service line leaders and their staff to develop proposals and ensure timely and accurate submission and reporting to funders. 
  • Manages and supports all grant writing activities for Hope Network and its related programs. 
  • Maintains regular contact with federal, state, and local officials as well as foundation and corporate officials, and representatives through meetings and other actions. 

Educational / Talent Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's degree in English, Communications, Public Relations, Public Policy or a related discipline. Masters preferred. 
  • Skilled in verbal and written communications, including proposal writing.   
  • Experienced with non-profit programs and issues.   
  • A minimum of five (5) or more years of development experience including successful solicitation of major gifts of at least $100,000 from the corporate, foundation, and governmental donors.

Email resumes to Liana Trevino, Clinical/Professional Recruiter, at ltrevino@hopenetwork.org for immediate consideration.

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Posting Date: 06/29/2020
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Organization: Catholic Charities West Michigan
City Position is Located: Grand Rapids
Position Description (include how to apply):

We are seeking to fill our open Chief Executive Officer (CEO) position.  The CEO for Catholic Charities West Michigan (CCWM) provides leadership, overall direction to the efficient and consolidated operation of CCWM and guidance on moral and spiritual matters for CCWM.  A candidate must be a practicing Catholic or has an in-depth understanding of the Church's social and moral teachings, holds a Master's Degree in Business or a related field, and has a minimum of seven years of progressive leadership and financial experience.

The Agency services 11 counties of the Diocese of Grand Rapids, offering a variety of program services in family preservation, behavioral health, child welfare, and community outreach.  All programs are designed to help families and individuals succeed.

CCWM offers competitive compensation and benefits packages along with a family-friendly environment.  CCWM encourages persons of diverse faiths and backgrounds to apply for employment.

If you would like to work with a supportive, diverse, and talented work family while helping others in your community, please go to our Agency website at www.ccwestmi.org to view the full job position and apply.

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Posting Date: 06/29/2020
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Organization: Allied Media Projects
City Position is Located: Detroit
Position Description (include how to apply):

Allied Media Projects is hiring a Communications Director!

In seeking a Communications Director, AMP seeks to add communications capacity, with the appointment of an outstanding leader who will collaborate deeply with the organization’s current Executive Director, Jenny Lee, and a Co-Executive Director (to be hired), AMP Program Directors, as well as other staff and partners.

For information visit: https://www.alliedmedia.org/sites/default/files/amp_-_comms_dir_site_posting_copy.pdf. Please send applications to: applications@gumbspartners.com

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Posting Date: 06/19/2020
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Organization: American Red Cross
City Position is Located: Detroit
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Michigan Region of the American Red Cross is seeking a Director of Development to help lead our fund development team in our chapter offices in Detroit, Michigan.

This mission-critical role identifies, engages, cultivates, solicits, and stewards current and prospective donors in expanding their financial support of the work of the American Red Cross. Responsible for meeting an annual revenue target by working with an assigned portfolio of donors and prospects to advance the mission of the organization and assist donors in creating meaning in their lives through giving to the American Red Cross. Directs and oversees the work assignment and performance of assigned fundraisers, other staff and volunteers.

Ideal candidates will have at a minimum: Bachelor’s degree, 7 years of fundraising experience and a minimum 3 years supervisory experience. They will also need proficiency in MS-Office Suite, Sales Force, Raiser’s Edge or similar CRM. Candidates must also have excellent verbal and written skills.

If this sounds like the kind of opportunity that you’ve been waiting for, please visit our website here.

The American Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that employees growth and development, team spirit, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Posting Date: 06/15/2020
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Organization: United Way of Genesee County
City Position is Located: Flint
Position Description (include how to apply):

UWGC is seeking a Volunteer Coordinator to support its Genesee Serves initiative by building partnerships with corporations, universities, units of government, school districts and nonprofit entities to promote volunteerism; encourage and implement service learning; supporting the work of the Flint National Service Accelerator Initiative.

Position Info:

  • Full time/Non-Exempt
  • Union Position
  • Benefits (Medical Dental, Vision, 401k)
  • Starting Hourly Rate - $19.88 - $20.67 

A full job description can be found at https://www.unitedwaygenesee.org/careers. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter via email to info@unitedwaygenesee.org no later than July 3, 2020.

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Posting Date: 06/11/2020
Organization: Disability Network Lakeshore
City Position is Located: Holland
Position Description (include how to apply):

Disability Network/Lakeshore, a Center for Independent Living (CIL) in west Michigan, is looking for a proven leader to join a passionate board and gifted staff to lead the organization toward the fulfillment of the mission and strategic goals.

The Executive Director is responsible for staffing, supervising, planning, developing, budgeting, implementing, and evaluating the operations of the organization. This position is responsible for supervision of staff and reports singularly to the board of directors. The Executive Director represents the organization to community groups, various governmental entities, elected officials, and other stakeholders; understands and explains disability issues; and establishes and develops cooperative, innovative programs to enhance opportunities for fulfilling the DNL mission and independence for persons with disabilities.

 DNL's mission is to connect people with disabilities to resources and opportunities while building communities where everyone can participate, contribute, and belong. Based in vibrant  Holland on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan (2.5 hours from Chicago and Detroit), DNL serves more than 1,500 people annually, focusing on the needs of the whole person—not just their disability—so they can achieve a more balanced life. As a CIL, its core services include information and referral, transition, peer support, advocacy, and skills development.

 For a complete job posting visit https://www.dnlakeshore.org/executive-director-search/. Send a cover letter and resume to hr@dnlakeshore.org by June 26, 2020.

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