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Posting Date: 06/16/2020
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Organization: Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County
City Position is Located: Pontiac
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Program Intake Specialist joins a department of passionate people who work tirelessly to support Partner Homebuyers as they achieve their goal of homeownership. This position plays a critical role in the organization and is the first point of contact for future Habitat clients. Data collection and management are the main functions of this role. The ability to balance excellent customer service with attention to detail is a critical skill.  

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the initial point of contact for client program inquiries.
  • Manage all incoming applications and process those that are qualified for all housing programs.   
  • Ensure applications are complete and manage compliance deadlines.
  • Maintain complete and organized documents in client paper and electronic files.   
  • Form and maintain supportive relationships with Habitat Partner Homebuyers.
  • Collect and manage various data points to aid in program evaluation.
  • Work collaboratively with the community and local organizations, attend outreach events for Partner Homebuyer referrals. 
  • Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned in pursuit of the Habitat mission.

Education or Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma.
  • Bachelors in social science preferred Preferred Skills
  • Ability to manage large databases (excel spreadsheets).
  • Ability to pull reports to manage and interpret client and program data. 
  • Interest and/or experience (paid or voluntary) in working with low-income, underserved families and youth.
  • Ability to relate to diverse families in a positive manner.
  • Excellent communication skills, spoken and written.
  • Computer skills, ability to work with databases.
  • Excellent organizational skills and prompt follow-through.
  • General knowledge of mortgages, finances, credit ratings   
  • Mon – Fri 9-5pm with occasional weekend or evening hours. 

To apply please send your cover letter and resume and salary requirements to HR@habitatoakland.org

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Posting Date: 06/17/2020
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Organization: Council of Michigan Foundations
City Position is Located: Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Council of Michigan Foundations (CMF), Michigan’s leading resource for philanthropy, seeks nominations and applications for the position of Chief Finance & Operations Officer (CFOO).  Stewarding finance, operations and investments, the CFOO will report directly to the CEO and serve as an important senior leader in a dynamic, evolving leadership organization. 

Please click on the following link to see the full job description: https://www.michiganfoundations.org/jobs/chief-finance-operations-officer-council-michigan-foundations

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Posting Date: 06/18/2020
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Organization: Girls Group
City Position is Located: Ann Arbor
Position Description (include how to apply):

Basic Functions: 1) Overall Programming Oversight Responsibility, 2) Support Executive Director with Community and Donor Relations, 3) Program and Curriculum Quality Assurance, 4) Supervision of Program Manager and Manager of Intern and College & Career Programs, 5) Staff Teamwork and Well-Being

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work preferred, current unrestricted license to practice Social Work in MI
  • Experience working with middle school, high school, and /or college students
  • Experience working with minority and diverse populations, in an empowering environment
  • Experience independently managing all program aspects (planning, communication, budgets, strategy)

Reports to: Executive Director

Hours: Full-time exempt (Will include some evenings and weekends)

Salary: Competitive salary based on work experience and education

Girls Group Office Location: NEW Center – 1100 N. Main St., Suite 101, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

To apply please send your cover letter, resume and references to careers@girlsgroup.org and to kia@girlsgroup.org. Please visit this link here for a complete job description.

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Posting Date: 06/19/2020
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Organization: Huron River Watershed Council
City Position is Located: Remote/Anywhere
Position Description (include how to apply):

Five Southeast Michigan watershed organizations, Clinton River Watershed Council (CRWC), Huron River Watershed Council (HRWC), Friends of the Rouge (FOTR), Friends of the Detroit River (FDR) and River Raisin Watershed Council (RRWC), wish to take meaningful steps to identify how to build the core values of anti-racism, justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion into their policies, operations and programs and model those values in the advancement of their missions. These organizations seek a qualified consultant to: 

  • Design and run a series of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) trainings totaling 15-20 hours for the staff, key board members, and key volunteers (~80 people total) of the five Southeast Michigan watershed organizations (HRWC, CRWC, FOTR, FDR, RRWC).
  • Develop internal audits and metrics to identify progress towards, and areas of improvement on, DEI for three watershed organizations (HRWC, CRWC, FOTR). 
  • Provide final report related to first two points. 
  • Lead a collaborative process between five organizations to increase regional cohesion on DEI among the organizations. 

For a full copy of the RFP, please visit: https://www.hrwc.org/wp-content/uploads/HRWC-DEI-RFP-2020-05-28.pdf

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Posting Date: 06/23/2020
Organization: Max M & Marjorie S Fisher Foundation
City Position is Located: Southfield
Position Description (include how to apply):

The administrative assistant reports to the executive administrative assistant and serves the Foundation by providing administrative support to the program team, and assisting with general office duties. This position is full time and is essential to ensure the program and grants management staff is well supported in serving external and internal stakeholders. 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Scheduling support for the program team
  • Database entry of meeting notes and grant information
  • Filing
  • Answering phones and greeting guests 
  • Sorting mail
  • Ordering supplies
  • Prepare or assist in preparing meeting materials for staff, grant committees, and board of trustees
  • Travel arrangements
  • Preparing monthly expense reports
  • Basic understanding of IRS and foundation-specific regulations, assuring compliance with IRS and foundation-specific regulations
  • Creates grant files that meet legal, auditing and foundation requirements
  • Process payments for grant partners
  • With the Foundation staff, assist with board meeting preparation and service to grant committees.
  • Participates in training and professional development.  
  • All other duties and special projects as assigned. 

SALARY: Recruiting range is $45,000 a year plus full benefits package.

APPLY: Please send a cover letter and resume to "Administrative Assistant Search" via info@mmfisher.org

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Posting Date: 07/01/2020
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Organization: Disability Network Wayne County Detroit
City Position is Located: Detroit
Position Description (include how to apply):

The ideal candidate for this position is a seasoned professional, who possesses the ability to communicate technical information to non-technical users and navigate potentially conflict-based situations. Benefits Planning involves working with individuals with disabilities regarding work incentives programs designed to assist them in either maintaining their employment or returning/entering the workforce. The targeted benefits are Social Security Disability, Supplemental Security Income, Medicare and Medicaid. This position requires the possession as a Certified Work Incentives Practitioner or closely related training.

Duties to include are:

  • Obtained needed releases of information and timely submission of those requests.
  • Interpret benefit information from the provider and communicate that information to the customer.
  • Provide coaching to the individual regarding reporting responsibilities
  • Interfacing with Social Security Administration, local school districts, Michigan Rehabilitation Services and Department of Health and Human Services.
  • Referrals and follow up to internal and community resources. Timely completion of reporting requirements and documentation.
  • Outreach activities/events.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Hiring Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Service or related field. This position requires the possession as a Certified Work Incentives Practitioner or closely related training.

The Disability Network Wayne County Detroit is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is operated in accordance with a policy which does not permit discrimination because of race, color, sex, age, handicap, national origin, or any artificial characteristic. The Disability Network Wayne County Detroit follows Employment at Will practices. The agency does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. Employment may be terminated by either party with or without notice and with or without cause.

Please send a copy of your resume in Word or PDF format to: lori.hill@dnwayne.org with the title of the Job that you are applying for in the subject line.

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Posting Date: 07/01/2020
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Organization: Disability Network Wayne County Detroit
City Position is Located: Detroit
Position Description (include how to apply):

Serve as a strong voice for disability rights and independent living, working to assist consumers in maintaining their lives independently in the community. 

  • Promotes Disability Partners in the seven-county service area and collaborates with community agencies to best assist the consumer to reach goals for independent living.
  • Provide the core services of Information & Referral, Advocacy, Peer Support, Independent Living Skills Training and Transitions to consumers.
  • Work with other staff to create a network consisting of necessary resources to support consumers in their pursuit of independent living;
  • Maintain up-to-date expertise in disability rights legislation, regulations, and policies relevant to people with disabilities and advocate as appropriate;
  • Provide orientation on the Independent Living Philosophy and Disability Partners services to new consumers;
  • Maintain an understanding of how to perform accessibility surveys;
  • Must document consumer information, IL goals set, and track progress using CIL Management Suites. Provide services in compliance with HIPPA (confidentiality) requirements. 

Education: A degree in Human Services or related field. In the absence of a degree equivalent work and life experience will be considered.

Experience: A person living with a disability; Ability to interact with consumers as a peer.

The Disability Network Wayne County Detroit is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is operated in accordance with a policy which does not permit discrimination because of race, color, sex, age, handicap, national origin, or any artificial characteristic.

The Disability Network Wayne County Detroit follows Employment at Will practices. The agency does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. Employment may be terminated by either party with or without notice and with or without cause.

Please send a copy of your resume in Word or PDF format to: lori.hill@dnwayne.org with the title of the Job that you are applying for in the subject line.

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Posting Date: 06/25/2020
Organization: W.K. Kellogg Foundation
City Position is Located: Battle Creek
Position Description (include how to apply):

Working as part of grant and contract services, the specialist is responsible for supporting the foundation's grantmaking by conducting tax and financial eligibility assessments, preparing grant agreements, closing grant files, and providing guidance to programming staff on grantmaking systems, processes and requirements.

Responsibilities: Serve as first point of contact and liason. Provide technical support and assistance to key internal and external contacts including grantees, vendors, community partners and others. Develop and present information (reports, briefings, presentations, etc.). Ensure integrity of data in organizational programming and financial systems. Handle administrative and logistical processes (correspondence, scheduling, travel, meeting prep and follow-up). Assist with planning and execution of events and huddles.

Requirements: Associate's degree and at least three years administrative or management support experience preferred; or high school diploma or equivalent with at least five years of previously mentioned experience.

For more information on this position and to apply, please visit www.wkkf.org/employment

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Posting Date: 06/25/2020
Organization: World Renew
City Position is Located: Grand Rapids
Position Description (include how to apply):

At World Renew we are compelled by God’s deep passion for justice & mercy, we join communities around the world to renew hope, reconcile lives, and restore creation. If you're passionate about this vision and desire to contribute to furthering this work around the globe - check out this Human Resources career opportunity! World Renew, an agency of the Christian Reformed Church in North America, is seeking to hire a Human Resources, Associate Director to be based in our Grand Rapids, MI office. The Associate Director will act as the global expert in human resources planning, policy development and compliance for all employees at World Renew as well as being responsible for the day-to-day human resources operations of US and International employees. This position is responsible for World Renew’s human resources strategy and programs to advance World Renew’s mission, value and strategic objectives. 

More details about this position can be found on our website: https://worldrenew.net/careers. If you have an SHRM designation and experience providing leadership within a non-profit, global, or multinational organization we would love to hear from you! To apply, please follow this ink: https://worldrenew.net/careers to complete an on-line application and submit a current resume and a cover letter detailing your interest, skills and how your faith speaks in and through your HR work. Candidates interested in applying should plan to do so on or before July 6, 2020.

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Posting Date: 06/29/2020
Organization: Douglass Community Association
City Position is Located: Kalamazoo
Position Description (include how to apply):

Youth Coordinator Consultant – Contracted Position, Grant-Funded

Qualifications: Must have experience working with youth from traditionally marginalized backgrounds. Must have the ability to develop programs, recruit participants, and develop curriculum. Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in human service field or equivalent experience. Must have experience working with individuals who have trauma in their history. Must have a familiarity with Douglass Community Association, Northside neighborhood. Must have experience in working with a low-income populations, must understand equity. Patience.Good sense of humor. Strong sense of presence in a group setting. Enthusiastic and objective-oriented presentation style. Passion for helping low-income youth reach their full potential.  

Desirable Skills and Characteristics: Must have a passion for the well-being of African-American youth, a well-developed ability to establish and maintain strong relationships with youth and their parents, and the community in which the youth reside. The ability to work well with a team is critical along with creativity and the ability to demonstrate initiative.  A bachelor's degree in education, social work, family studies, psychology or a related field is required. Must have an ability to deliver programming and be innovative in the delivery to include an understanding and/or ability to learn about race/racism, intersectionality, diversity and inclusion.

Full description at: https://www.dcakalamazoo.com/employment. Closing Date: July 17, 2020.  

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