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My Brother’s Keeper Initiative Coordinator (Detroit & Lansing)

Posted 11/21/2014 by MNA

The position will play the lead role in a statewide initiative to launch successful programs that address issues outlined in the My Brother’s Keeper initiative. The position will monitor the progress of and provide support to organizations that received a grant as part of the Volunteer Generation Fund.

Michigan Nonprofit Association (MNA) is seeking an experienced professional to join a committed team that is serving volunteering and mentoring programs throughout Michigan. The My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Initiative Coordinator will be housed in Detroit four days a week and Lansing, Michigan one day a week.

  • Assist communities with becoming involved in the MBK call to action to enact sustainable change through program and partnership development.
  • Plan and implement an Action Summit to build MBK communities throughout the state.
  • Work with cities, towns, businesses, nonprofits, higher education institutions, schools and foundations to connect young people to mentoring, volunteerism, support networks, and skills they need to find employment, access college or technical training.
  • Assist programs with implementing cradle-to-career strategies to improve the life outcomes of opportunity youth – in particular young boys and young men of color.
  • Provide resources to implement mentoring as a MBK strategy and to ensure quality-based practices are utilized in developing and maintaining mentoring relationships.
  • Assist programs with implementing volunteerism as a MBK strategy to allow youth to be involved in their communities and engaged in making a difference.
    • Support Volunteer Days of Service initiatives in the state.
    • Develop mentoring and volunteer resources to engage young boys and men of color.
  • Oversee the Volunteer Generation Fund (VGF) grant and provide support to sub-grantees.
  • Provide resources that will assist sub-grantees with meeting performance measures.
  • Monitor progress of sub-grantees and develop tools that support their success.
  • Create templates and trainings to support programs to meet quality based standards.
  • Identify strong training tools and create links to existing sites.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Full position and application instructions available here.

Development Director (Detroit)

Posted 11/20/2014 by MNA


Development Director– Detroit, MI
The Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order

Inspired by the gospel of Jesus and the example of Francis of Assisi, the Capuchin friars of the Province of St. Joseph, together with our partners in ministry, prayerfully build sister-brotherhood in the world. We attend simply and directly to the spiritual and other basic human needs, especially those of the poor and disenfranchised, promoting justice for all.

The Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order is currently seeking a Development Director whose responsibility will be to plan, develop, and maintain a comprehensive fundraising program on behalf of the Province and its Michigan ministries. The Director is also available to consult with Provincial ministries regarding Development plans and opportunities.

Please see full list of Responsibilities and Qualifications at:

Please submit letter of interest and resume to: Include Development Director in the subject line.
Attention: Human Resources
Development Director
The Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order
1820 Mt. Elliott Street
Detroit, Michigan 48207

Executive Director (Ann Arbor)

Posted 11/20/2014 by MNA

Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN) at Alpha House is a non-profit agency in Ann Arbor providing emergency shelter and supportive services to children and families experiencing homelessness in Washtenaw County. IHN seeks a dynamic, enthusiastic individual with a proven track record in management, fundraising, grant writing, community collaboration, personnel and budgeting to lead this important organization. Bachelor’s degree in relevant field required, master’s degree preferred. At least five years progressive, relevant management experience preferred. Familiarity with homelessness/low income population required.

Competitive salary, full benefits offered.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Send resume and cover letter to:
Chief Operating Officer (Taylor)

Posted 11/20/2014 by MNA

Southeast Michigan Community Alliance (SEMCA) is conducting a search for a Chief Operating Officer.

Essential Responsibilities:
Directs, administers, and coordinates the daily activities of the organization in support of policies, goals, and objectives established by the Chief Executive Officer and the Board of Directors. Actively participates with the SEMCA Leadership Team including the CEO, CFO and CIO to set strategic direction and ensure the successful attainment of SEMCA’s mission and goals.

Responsible for the coordination of agency operations to ensure consistency and compliance with state and federal mandates and the timely issuance of program plans, contracts, requests for proposals and reports. Supervises SEMCA program management staff in the performance of their duties and serves as SEMCA’s Equal Opportunity Officer.


  1. Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Social Services or related field.
  2. Five (5) years managerial experience, non-profit or governmental entity preferred.
  3. Excellent communication, organizational and written skills.

Pay Range:
Annual salary range: $85,000 - $100,000 with competitive benefit package including medical, dental, and optical insurance; paid holidays and paid time off.

Application Process:
A copy of the formal job description and employment application may be viewed on SEMCA’s website at Please submit application, resume and cover letter including salary requirements via email to Indicate “Chief Operating Officer” in the subject line of the email.

Federal Contractor - Equal Opportunity Employer & Programs – Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans
Reasonable accommodations will be made upon request.

Program Director (Flint)

Posted 11/20/2014 by MNA


Ele’s Place, a healing center for grieving children with branches in Lansing, Ann Arbor and Grand Rapids, is opening a new branch in Flint. Each week, peer support group programs help hundreds of children, ages 3-18, learn how to cope and begin to heal after the death of a parent, sibling or other close family member or friend.

Ele’s Place is seeking a full time Program Director for the Flint, MI branch.

The Program Director develops, implements and oversees programming; supervises staff and volunteers. Provides guidance and information to grieving families and others; oversees support group sessions and ensures consistency and quality of programming. Speaks to community groups and professionals who work with children.


  • Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work or a related human services or medical sciences field.
  • Knowledge of grief issues
  • Minimum 5 years departmental management experience
  • Minimum 2 years program coordination experience
  • Experience with support groups for adults and children
  • Experience working with volunteers

Send cover letter & resume to:
Elizabeth Webb,
Director of Operations
Ele’s Place
1145 W. Oakland Avenue
Lansing, MI 48915

Or email this information to:

Sales Associate (Detroit)

Posted 11/20/2014 by MNA


A full-time salaried position, with occasional weekend and evening availability necessary, leading facility rental sales and assisting with group tour sales efforts for the Detroit Historical Society and its two museums.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Performing administrative tasks associated with scheduling facility rentals at the Detroit Historical Museum and Dossin Great Lakes Museum.

Tasks include, but are not limited to, responding to phone and email inquiries from potential clients; scheduling and executing walkthroughs; placing booked events on the company calendar; drafting and sending rental contracts and invoices; tracking bookings and payments on a spreadsheet; follow up with pending clients and issuing payment reminders to booked clients; creating and updating event folders for all rental bookings.

  • Maintaining an accurate database of all client information and transactions.
  • Researching potential customers, recommending a sales plan and executing against that plan to create new business.
  • Producing monthly productivity reports.
  • Assisting in Society customer relations, including responding to phone inquiries and providing general Society information.
  • Attending industry and community outreach events.


  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong organization skills with keen attention to detail
  • Sales experience with knowledge of the metro Detroit community
  • Demonstrated time management ability
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • College degree or post-high school coursework preferred
  • 1 – 2 years experience preferred

To apply, send your cover letter and resume to by Wednesday, November 26, 2014.

Academic Specialist in Diversity and Civic Engagement (East Lansing)

Posted 11/20/2014 by MNA

The Residential College in the Arts and Humanities (, Michigan State University (MSU), seeks applicants for academic specialist position in diversity and civic engagement. Successful applicant will establish strong collaborative programs with diverse community, faculty, and student partners inside and outside MSU to enhance our groundbreaking civic engagement curriculum and commitment to recruitment and retention of a diverse student body. This involves designing, implementing, and improving programs that increase the diversity of our student body, teaching courses in our civic engagement curriculum, and supporting continued college-wide enthusiasm for engaged citizenship and pedagogy. Application review begins 1/15/2015 until position filled. Position starts 8/16/2015.

Master’s degree, demonstrated experience with historically marginalized populations and ability to develop/implement programs supporting networks of these populations required.

More information/apply at Click on Search Postings at left, enter 0302 in Posting Number field, click Search and follow prompts. All applicants must apply using this application portal.

Candidates must submit 1) letter of intent detailing career goals/interests, 2) curriculum vitae, (3) portfolio documenting leadership in community partnerships, teaching experiences, and programs; and (4) full names/contact information (phone numbers, e-mail, postal address, fax numbers) of three individuals to submit confidential reference letters (letters solicited automatically). Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation. MSU actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.
Executive Director (Owosso)

Posted 11/20/2014 by MNA

The Owosso Community Players, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, seeks a dynamic and vibrant individual to join us as the theater matures into its next stage of growth and development.
Owosso Community Players, a growing nonprofit community theater located in Owosso, Michigan seeks a full-time executive director. Applicants must be dynamic public speaker, illustrate the ability to implement the strategic plan of the organization, have fundraising and marketing skills, excel at building relationships with sponsors, donors, and board members, and be organized and have the ability to supervise staff and volunteers.
The ideal candidate will have a passion for and an understanding of the performing arts.

Candidates must have a minimum of five years experience in strategic planning, financial management, staff/board development, and a proven track record in seeking earned and contributed revenues (including season tickets, corporate sponsorship, government and foundation grants, and individual contributions). A degree in a relative discipline is preferred. Experience in non-profit fiscal management and fundraising is preferred. Computer skills in Word, Excel, email, donor data systems and web management are required.

How to Apply / Contact
Please send your resume along with a letter of interest detailing experiences that are applicable to this position and your salary requirements and three references by December 12, 2014 to:
Dr. Doug Strong, Chair
Search Committee
Owosso Community Players
114 East Main Street Suite 222
Owosso, MI 48867

Owosso Community Players is an equal opportunity employer.


Communications/Marketing Director (Lansing)

Posted 11/20/2014 by MNA


This is an exciting opportunity to work with a dynamic, growing Lansing-based nonprofit that provides STEM and other educational programs for children and youth throughout Michigan.

The Director will work closely with the Executive Director, Communications Committee, staff, consultants and instructors; supervises the Communications Intern and the PR and Communications Coordinator; understands the organization’s mission, and developing and implementing supporting communication/marketing tactics (such as collateral materials, website content and social media outreach) to support the mission.

The ideal candidate will have:
• Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, or public relations and a minimum two years of related experience, preferably in a nonprofit setting.
• Experience developing communications and marketing plans, strategy and brand awareness • Strong creative writing skills, including website content, social media, newsletters, and press releases • Experience in blogging, building social media presence and website content and maintenance • Media relations experience • Ability to work both independently as well as in teams • Excellent attention to detail while maintaining the ability to see the big picture • Supervision experience • Ability to work on multiple projects, prioritize and meet tight deadlines • Basic graphic design skills, such as use of Adobe Creative Suite
• Experience using e-mail marketing programs such as Constant Contact, MailChimp & Eventbrite
• Experience in planning and executing special events, and/or fundraising events preferred.

Salary DOE

Send cover letter (including salary requirements), resume, and brief work portfolio to Alexandera Jones, Program Coordinator, at by December 1st. Call (517)708-4394 with questions.

Executive Director (Farmington Hills)

Posted 11/19/2014 by MNA

POSITION SUMMARY: The Executive Director provides professional leadership to the CCFA Michigan Chapter, and is responsible for the implementation of CCFA’s mission through programs, fundraising campaigns and events, and board and volunteer development and staff development.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Develop, implement and monitor an annual budget and work plan, including fundraising, public and professional education programs and support services. Work with the chapter president in developing, recruiting and motivating an action- driven board of directors. Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with board members. Work with national staff to increase major gifts.Identify and implement creative strategies to meet fundraising goals through special events, corporate underwriting and grants (participate in national programs where applicable).Cultivate relationships. Provide leadership to help volunteers establish program goals and objectives, and to assist in implementing program activities and fundraising events.Direct administration of chapter.


  • Five to seven years in not-for-profit association management, preferably within a health-related organization.
  • Proven fundraising experience
  • Proven and applicable skills in planning and budgeting volunteer and staff development and supervision.
  • Self-motivated, results oriented leader with strong organizational skills.
  • An effective communicator, both written and oral.
  • Able to interact successfully with staff and volunteers.

Click on this link to apply:

Operations Manager (Detroit)

Posted 11/19/2014 by MNA


Operations Manager (Detroit)

Mercy Education Project is seeking an Operations Manager who will be responsible for the management of day-to-day office and business operations and related staff to ensure high quality administration, accounting, human resources, office management, and program support. The Operations Manager is a full-time, 40-hours/week, salaried position reporting to the Executive Director.

The full job position description is posted at

The successful candidate should have an undergraduate degree, 3+ years of relevant experience, commitment to the organization’s mission and values, have a collaborative, team-oriented work-style, and excellent communication skills.
Benefits include medical, vision, and dental insurance, 403b retirement plan contributions, and paid time off. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to No phone calls please. Mercy Education Project is an equal opportunity employer.

Development Officer-Foundation Relations (Detroit)

Posted 11/19/2014 by MNA

The Great Lakes Field Service Council (GLFSC) is currently searching for a dynamic and talented Development Officer with a focus on Foundation Relations. The Development Officer-Foundation Relations will oversee submission, tracking, reporting and renewing private foundation funding with a strong emphasis on grant writing. He or she will also be responsible for identifying new public and private funding opportunities. The ability to coordinate and manage relationships with multiple departments within the organization as well with external prospects and donors is integral to this position.

•Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of three years direct experience in grant writing •Advanced, superior writing skills and experience with budget preparation and analysis •Familiarity with local and national foundations and their funding priorities •Proficient in Microsoft Office with strong internet research skills •Strong verbal, interpersonal and communications skills •Ability to work independently and as a team, meet deadlines and coordinate with other GLFSC staff •Strong organization and management skills; organized and detail oriented

Please email a cover letter (including salary requirements), resume and two writing samples to Brenda Byrd; Executive Assistant to the Director of Development at
Marketing and Communications Director (Detroit)

Posted 11/19/2014 by MNA

The Great Lakes Field Service Council (GLFSC) is currently seeking a talented and dynamic Marketing and Communications Director, responsible for the strategic development and implementation of internal and external communications, spearheading the strategy and development for integrated marketing and fund development objectives. The Director is responsible for creative direction and execution, brand management, collateral development, and online strategy, ensuring a consistent and constant message.


  • Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of two years of experience in marketing or communications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, set priorities and work on deadline.
  • Print and digital design and production experience
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to negotiate contracts with and manage relationships with designers, printers, photographers and other vendors.

Please email a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Brenda Byrd; Executive Assistant to the Director of Development at

Housing Specialist (Wayne)

Posted 11/19/2014 by MNA


The Housing Specialist reports directly to the Director of Wayne Division and is responsible for updating the CHN Wayne database and ensuring that the negotiation process begins and leases are executed in a timely manner. The position requires the ability to work independently, simultaneously managing a variety of tasks, while providing all stakeholders with a superior customer experience.


  • Utilize database to track end dates of leases and prepare reports
  • Coordinate Housing Choice Preference progress including organization, tracking, follow up and data entry
  • Processing and distribution of leases and lease amendments to the appropriate persons and departments:
  • Preparation of communication and documents for signature by all parties
  • Tracking and follow-up on outstanding documentation
  • Distribute executed leases to all stakeholders
  • Track job related requests and caseload of home leases
  • Assist persons in their replacement housing searches using the internet and the services of appropriate real estate agents
  • Maintain an accurate and current database


  • Applicants should have a valid real estate license or the ability and willingness to obtain one upon hire
  • Experience of 2 to 3 years in related field
  • Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and the ability to maintain automobile insurance requirements on personal vehicle in accordance with company policy
  • Must be attentive to details and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines


  • Full Time, Salary, Exempt

To apply for this position CLICK HERE:

Executive Director, Playworks (Detroit)

Posted 11/18/2014 by MNA

At Playworks we believe in the power of play to bring out the best in every kid.

Playworks is a national nonprofit organization that improves school climate, reduces bullying and increases student engagement in school through play and physical activity. Through both our training programs and our on-site direct service, Playworks teaches children to resolve their own conflicts that arise at recess and carry over to the classroom, restoring valuable teaching and learning time. We help transform recess into a safe, fun and inclusive time that gets students active and engaged so they can return to the classroom focused and ready to learn. For more information, please visit

We're looking for a dynamic, entrepreneurial and talented leader to lead our organization in the Detroit, Michigan area. The Executive Director will be responsible for the financial sustainability and growth of the program by developing local funding sources, increasing the number of school partnerships and leading the team that delivers excellent Playworks programs for schools throughout the local districts. This position requires demonstrated success in fundraising, board support and staff leadership. Successful candidates must bring a strong knowledge of the public school system, ability to lead/develop teams and proven experience managing the day-to-day operations of a growing direct service organization. This position reports to a regional executive director and is located in Detroit, Michigan.

Interested candidates should review the position description and requirements at

Director (Detroit)

Posted 11/18/2014 by MNA

This position is a management position, which entails supervisory, business operation, and managerial/financial components. REQUIREMENTS: Ph.D., or MA, MS, or MSW, or MBA or MPA. Licensed Psychologist, or Licensed Professional Counselor, or Licensed Master Social Worker, or Certified Business Manager, or Public Administration. 4 years Human Services experience; 5 or more years Management/Supervisory experience; experience in a Managed Care environment, knowledge of research methodology and statistics, and experience in contract management and implementation. Valid Michigan driver’s license and proof of auto insurance.


Director of Development (Traverse City)

Posted 11/18/2014 by MNA

The Director of Development collaboratively develops, implements and evaluates strategies for a comprehensive fundraising program to increase funds raised from individuals, corporations and foundations.

Applications submitted by 12/15/2014 will receive first consideration. Please apply at

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Northwestern Michigan College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, height, weight, marital status or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities and admissions.

Michigan Law requires that a person with a disability or handicap requiring accommodation for employment must notify the employer in writing within 182 days after the need is known.
Therapist (Detroit)

Posted 11/17/2014 by MNA

Positive Images, Inc. located in Detroit, MI is a licensed substance abuse treatment program. Our services include traditional and intensive outpatient substance abuse treatment, residential treatment and a Maternal Infant Health Program.

Positive Images is seeking a Therapist or Limited License Counselor, LLMSW or LMSW to join our team of talented professionals. Part time and full time positions available. This individual should have at least three years subsequent experience working with adults in a mental health / substance abuse / human services facility. We offer full time employees a competitive salary, a paid time off package and health benefits.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume to:
Maintenance / Driver (Detroit)

Posted 11/17/2014 by MNA

Positive Images, Inc., located in Detroit, MI is a licensed substance abuse treatment program. Our services include traditional and intensive outpatient substance abuse treatment, residential treatment and a Maternal Infant Health Program.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance / Driver individual to join our team of talented professionals. Regular working hours are Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. This individual needs to have a High School diploma and a current Chauffeur's License. This job is a mix of maintenance work and driving. The majority of driving will be on the East side and downtown Detroit. We offer our employees a competitive salary, a paid time off package and health benefits.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and or a letter of interest to
Clinical Supervisor (Detroit)

Posted 11/17/2014 by MNA

Positive Images, Inc. located in Detroit, MI is a licensed substance abuse treatment program. Our services include traditional and intensive outpatient substance abuse treatment, residential treatment and a Maternal Infant Health Program.

Positive Images is seeking a licensed Clinical Supervisor to oversee the work of Therapists, limited license Counselor's, LLMSW's or LMSW's. This individual should have at least three years as a Clinical Supervisor working with adults in a mental health, substance abuse, human services facility. We offer our employees a competitive salary, a paid time off package and health benefits.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume to
Development Manager (Wyandotte & Detroit)

Posted 11/17/2014 by MNA


Scope: Responsible for implementing agency fund development strategies, including grant proposal writing, in support of agency programs.


  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 5 to 7 years of progressively responsible fund development experience with a particular emphasis on grant writing, proposal development, program design, and non-profit administration, or a combination of education and experience which is similarly equivalent.
  • Experience in non-profit philanthropy is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Wayne County demographics, the needs of low-income persons in Wayne County, and services available to meet those needs.
  • Ability to assist in the design of social services targeted towards persons facing economic, social, health, age, and educational barriers.
  • Knowledge of methods to seek and secure funding in support of program operations and the ability to effectively solicit funds through the preparation of funding requests to entities including foundations, state and local governmental entities, and private donors.

If you are interested in this position and you meet the minimum requirements, please visit to submit an online application, cover letter, resume and a 1 page case for support writing sample (required to be considered).

Development/Financial Officer (Big Rapids)

Posted 11/17/2014 by MNA


The Muskegon River Watershed Assembly, a nonprofit organization in Big Rapids, MI, is seeking a person to accomplish development and financial tasks of the organization. For more information and a job description, please visit

Civic Engagement Manager (Flint)

Posted 11/15/2014 by MNA


The Civic Engagement Manager is primarily responsible for the management of the Flint National Service Accelerator Initiative which helps promote the importance of national service members’ and volunteer activities throughout Genesee County. The manager will work with organizations to build their capacity for implementation of national service, summer associates, and volunteer positions and projects. The position will provide capacity building support to national service members through the facilitation of customized workshops, assessments, and networking opportunities. In addition, the manager will assist the City of Flint with the implementation of its national service members and community volunteers; and, work with Director of Community Impact to develop local, regional, and national partnerships to maximize civic engagement opportunities for Genesee County. Education/Training/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in human service, public policy, business administration or related field retired, Masters preferred. Minimum three years’ experience managing projects and volunteers. Familiarity with the nonprofit sector through work experience or volunteering required. Understanding of National Service preferred. Resumes and salary requirements should be emailed to no later than December 3, 2014.

Grant Writer (Grandville)

Posted 11/14/2014 by MNA

Are you passionate about bringing people to Christ and our role as Christians in philanthropic giving? With an estimated 412 million people in India who have never heard of Jesus Christ, the fields are ripe for harvest. For over 30 years, Mission India has been transforming India through Church Planter Training, Adult Literacy & Children’s Bible Club programs.

We are seeking a Grant Writer who has an enthusiasm for the Great Commission. We are a non-profit mission organization seeking a professional that embraces the importance of this calling and the impact of how fundraising supports our mission. Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years experience in researching and analyzing grant-making organizations, identifying new funding sources, and securing major gifts. It is important for this individual to be proficient in Microsoft Office, have excellent written/verbal communication skills, ability to write clear, structured and persuasive proposals, and have strong editing skills with superb attention to detail.

We are looking for a candidate that excels working in an environment of interfacing with varied groups, individual donors, and departments. Our ministry requires staff that can be effective in a fast-paced and agile organization. Named one of the 2014 Best Christian Workplaces, we offer great benefits and a friendly work environment with people who believe in the mission of the organization and agree to Mission India’s Statement of Faith.

For immediate and confidential consideration, please submit resume and three relevant writing samples online at: Resumes without writing samples included will not be considered.
Director of Client Services (Southfield)

Posted 11/14/2014 by MNA

The Director of Client Services is a full-time position that will serve as a key representative for ArtOps (a wholly-owned LLC of Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings) to its clients, partners, and prospects. The position will also provide marketing services to the multiple collaborating organizations. ArtOps provides staff and expertise to non-profit arts organizations, uncovering opportunities to manage and improve their businesses with assistance in strategic planning, board building, development and marketing. ArtOps offers value-driven management options that free organizations to focus on their artistic missions.


  • Serve as primary administrative liaison between ArtOps, clients, and prospective clients;
  • Work with management team to ensure that staff resources are aligned to deliver the best services to the partners;
  • Ensure that partners/clients are provided and receiving services at the highest level;
  • Provide support to the ArtOps Board;
  • With Executive Director, serve as community spokesperson for ArtOps;
  • Play a lead role in establishing internal business processes and procedures;
  • Play a lead role in establishing guidelines for recruiting and accepting new clients;
  • Assist Director of Marketing & Patron Engagement in marketing projects for ArtOps and clients;
  • Assist at performances and special events.


  • A college degree in the performing or liberal arts, or commensurate professional experience;
  • At least five years of experience in administration of a non-profit or for-profit business;
  • The ability to work on a flexible schedule that will include occasional evenings and weekends.

Send resume/cover letter to

Product Sales Systems & Strategies Analyst (Detroit)

Posted 11/14/2014 by MNA


The Product Sales Systems & Strategies Specialist is primarily responsible for the overall management of the department's sale systems, while working closely with staff and volunteers to facilitate effective implementation of new online systems, including Digital Cookie, and other related software products. She/he will be responsible for compiling data from sales systems, and using data to propose and implement new strategies to boost sales in key areas.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Manage eBudde sales system for the Girl Scout cookie sale.
  2. Manage vendor systems for the nut, candy and magazine sales.
  3. Plan and execute the Council’s launch of Digital Cookie 1.0.
  4. Manage VIP eTraining, the Council’s online product sales training platform.
  5. Develop training materials to help volunteers better utilize online systems.
  6. Extract data from sales systems and prepare requested reports based on current data.
  7. Use sales data to propose, plan and implement new strategies to boost sales.
  8. Provide quality customer service and support to districts, troops, girls and families as related to their use of product sales systems.

Position Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in business, information systems, public administration, or a related field
  2. Experience in database management, especially Microsoft Excel
  3. Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed during peak sale season
  4. Must have valid drivers’ license and reliable transportation

Physical Demands: Occasional lifting of 10-30 pounds.

Send resume to

Executive Director (Southfield)

Posted 11/12/2014 by MNA


The National Bone Marrow Transplant Link (nbmtLINK) Southfield, MI. serves patients, caregivers, and families nationally to help them cope with the social and emotional challenges of a bone marrow/stem cell transplant by providing vital information and personalized support services . The Executive Director, (three-quarters time), will be responsible for the leadership and effective functioning all aspects of the nbmtLINK’s operations with a specific focus on fund development.

To apply for this position, register with NPPN online ( and upload your resume and a cover letter addressed to The National Bone Marrow Transport Link.

Senior Lead Accountant (Detroit)

Posted 11/10/2014 by MNA

The Senior Accountant assists the Chief Officer in the day-to-day operation of the department and has primary responsibility for all facets of revenue accounting. The incumbent is responsible for processing transactions and adjustments necessary to maintain an accurate general ledger. This position coordinates the month end closing process and reconciles bank accounts and other subsidiary ledgers/accounts to the month end ledger balance. The Senior Accountant generates financial reports and assists the CFO with tax reporting for the organization.

The incumbent provides supervision and direction to the Accountant and Accounts Payable function.

Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related degree is required; MBA is a plus Five (5) years experience in public and/or private accounting
Not-For- Profit Fund Accounting experience is required Experience with financial systems Financial Edge accounting software is preferable Advanced Excel skills required Strong detail orientation, mathematical and analytical skills are a must

Send resume and cover letter to our recruiter at:


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Executive Director (Rochester)

Posted 11/10/2014 by MNA

Executive Director - Neighborhood House, Inc., a nonprofit human service organization, seeks an energetic, committed and experienced leader. Neighborhood House serves the greater Rochester & Auburn Hills, Michigan areas by helping our neighbors-in-crisis move towards self-sufficiency. Primary programs and services include emergency food, clothing, transportation, financial assistance and counseling. Reference for full description of services provided.

Executive Director responsibilities include • Providing leadership to carry out the RANH mission and its many human service programs • Act as the main spokesperson for RANH. • Manage and supervise RANH employees. • Plan and manage financials In coordination with the Board of Directors • Lead RANH to grow financially and expand community reach of services.

Qualifications • Bachelor’s Degree in human services-related field, Masters or other relevant advanced degree preferred. • Non-profit management experience or equivalent, including supervising staff, program development and management, implementing strategic planning efforts and goals, managing multiple grants/contracts, creating and implementing budgets. • Excellent oral and written communication and public speaking skills. • Successful fund development, grant writing and fundraising experience. • Competent computer skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, QuickBooks, PowerPoint, Access) • Experience working with staff, the public and a Board of Directors.

Send resume and cover letter with references & salary requirements to by December 15, 2014.
Vice President for Advancement (Midland)

Posted 11/10/2014 by MNA

The Mackinac Center for Public Policy seeks a vice president for advancement to lead its fundraising team. Responsibilities include establishing fundraising strategies and goals, donor cultivation and solicitation, management of annual giving campaigns, advancement publications, grant requests, fundraising events, and fundraising recordkeeping. Qualified candidates will have outstanding communication skills, a proven track record of successful fundraising through personal solicitation, the ability to lead a team, and willingness to travel extensively throughout the State of Michigan. Compensation will be commensurate with ability and experience. A more detailed job description is available at To apply, send a resume and cover letter to
Quality Assurance Manager (Pontiac)

Posted 11/10/2014 by MNA

Oakland Integrated Healthcare Network (OIHN) is a 501c3 Federally Qualified Health Center - Look-Alike (FQHC-LA) dedicated to meeting the health and wellness needs of vulnerable populations of Oakland County through the provision of comprehensive, integrated primary medical, dental, and behavioral health care.

Reporting to the Chief Medical Officer (CMO), the full-time Quality Assurance Manager is a member of a high performing clinical team and provides management and direction for Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement at Oakland Integrated Healthcare Network (OIHN). The QA Manager is responsible for day-to-day management of Quality Assurance standards and oversight and implementation of Quality Improvement projects. The QA Manager is responsible to the CMO for QA/QI and administrative functions.

Education: BS/BA degree in nursing, public health or related degree, or equivalent experience. Masters degree is preferred.
Experience: Minimum 3-5 years of related healthcare experience, with 1-3 years of direct experience in quality assurance strongly preferred.
Licensure/Certification: Must possess valid driver’s license. If a nurse, must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice in the State of Michigan.

Please email cover letter and resume to
Resources Acquisitions & Community Relations Officer (Pontiac)

Posted 11/10/2014 by MNA

Medium sized, well established non-profit human services agency located in Pontiac seeks a Resources Acquisitions & Community Relations Officer. 3-5 years experience in executing and organizing outreach efforts to acquire in-kind and cash donations to support programs including a food pantry and residential program. Valid driver's license & ability to drive a must. Ability to load & unload up to 50 lbs a plus. The ability to educate, recruit and steward donors a must. Ideal candidate will be highly proficient in developing and maintaining a robust and loyal donor and volunteer base, flexible and able to work with various constituencies. Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge and Microsoft Office a plus. Excellent oral and written communications skills required. Competitive salary and benefits package. Equal Opportunity Employer. Send resume to or fax to 248 335-1008.
Donor Engagement Specialist (Detroit)

Posted 11/7/2014 by MNA

The Children’s Center of Wayne County leads the way in providing an integrated approach to community mental health that treats the whole child and the whole family.

The Children’s Center of Wayne County is seeking a Donor Engagement Specialist in our Philanthropy Program:

This position will be responsible for some the following:

  • Primary responsibility for maintaining Raiser’s Edge donor database of more than 18,000 records.
  • Primary responsibility for processing all gifts received by the Philanthropy team according to established operating and finance procedures.
  • To assist with annual fundraising campaigns, mailings and publications.

To qualify for this position you will need:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Mandatory and extensive knowledge of Raiser’s Edge donor management software, with emphasis on processing and coding gift
  • Expertise in the Microsoft Suite of products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, with emphasis on advanced skills in Word and Excel. Be proficient in Microsoft Visio and Project.
  • Knowledgeable in prospect research with a preference for Wealth Engine experience.
  • A history of strong customer service support is required.

Benefits we offer
medical, dental, and vision coverage - Life & dependent life insurance - 403(b) Thrift Plan with Employer Match - Staff continuing education reimbursement - Longevity pay - 160 hours of paid time off your first year - 10 paid holidays

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please submit your resume on-line by logging onto our website at
Equal Employment Opportunity

Executive Director (Detroit)

Posted 11/7/2014 by MNA

Overview:To assist the Board of Directors, staff and volunteers to implement and direct resource development, including identification of funding prospects, collaboration with foundations and funding agencies 1)Fundraising-oversees fundraising, planning, and implementation, including identifying resource requirements, researching funding sources, establishing strategies to approach foundations and funding entities, submitting proposals and administering fundraising records.
2)Work with the Board of Directors and it committee to assist it in its governance role of the agency. This will include implementing policies adopted by the Board of Director 3)Financial, Facilities Management---insures PCS is fiscally sound, recommends yearly budget for board approval and prudently manages organization resources within those budget guidelines, recommending increase in funding for programs and disbanding of programs which are not fiscally viable.
4)Program and Service delivery--- working with the Board of Directors to plan, develop and implement a program of human services which will fulfill the mission of People’s Community Services to serve neighborhoods, individuals and families most in need.
5)Research the needs of the Community – research and spearhead the development of a long range plan for the agency and the services it provides 6)Board Administration and support---develop with the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors a balanced budget which will implement the programs of People’s Community Services.
7)Human Resource Management--- Primary person responsible for recruiting, hiring, supervising, and evaluating the staff of People’s Community Services.
8)Facility Management--- accountable for the maintenance and operation of all agencies facilities.
Please email resume to: or fax to (313)554-3113
Outreach Coordinator (Lake Orion)

Posted 11/6/2014 by MNA


The Outreach Coordinator works directly with youth, their parents and community sectors to assist with the development and implementation of substance free activities in keeping with the prevention plans and priorities directed by the North Oakland Community Coalition. Report directly to Exec. Director.

  • Coordinate, manage and promote Youth and Parent education forums and meetings
  • Establish, recruit and coordinate volunteers
  • Develop and maintain relationships with schools, businesses, and other community sectors on behalf of NOCC
  • Plan, organize and oversee substance free youth activities (including but not limited to):
    • Large scale, school and community wide events Summer events including family movie nights and other NOCC events, other events and activities that NOCC initiates, Youth leadership training opportunities
  • Identify and solicit community sectors to co-sponsor youth activities
  • Work with Coalition Staff and Board in the planning and development of Coalition events and programs
  • Assist with completing grant requirements
  • Represent the coalition to diverse agencies
  • Other duties as assigned

Experienced in coordinating events with multiple partners and volunteers with an emphasis on youth engagement Organized and efficient in effectively managing multiple projects Able to work evenings and weekends as needed Training and experience in human services and community organization, drug and alcohol abuse prevention

Liberal Arts or Bachelor’s degree preferred, additional education and training in the field of health, marketing, substance abuse, counseling, or education are desirable

This position is 15-20 hours a week, 48 weeks a year, $17-$20/hr.

Email to: by 11/20/2014

Development Data Processor (Detroit)

Posted 11/6/2014 by MNA

Development Data Processor – Detroit, MI The Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order Full Time

Inspired by the gospel of Jesus and the example of Francis of Assisi, the Capuchin friars of the Province of St. Joseph, together with our partners in ministry, prayerfully build sister-brotherhood in the world. We attend simply and directly to the spiritual and other basic human needs, especially those of the poor and disenfranchised, promoting justice for all.

The Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order is currently seeking a Development Data Processor. The primary purpose of this position is to process all of the data related to Development activities and be responsible for communication and interaction with donors and benefactors.

Responsibilities & Qualifications:
Please see full list of Responsibilities and Qualifications at:

Please submit letter of interest and resume to: Include Development Data Processor in the subject line.
Attention: Human Resources
Development Data Processor
The Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order
1820 Mt. Elliott Street
Detroit, Michigan 48207

Research Administrator (East Lansing)

Posted 11/6/2014 by MNA

The College of Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University seeks applicants for a research administrator position with experience in supporting the research process areas of pre- or post-award; experience in word processing, spreadsheet, and database software; and analytical reporting. The ideal candidate will possess leadership characteristics with the ability to prioritize, problem solve and effectively make decisions, as well as possess excellent writing skills with familiarity of web content management applications.

For job requirements and additional information, please refer to Posting #0415 and complete an online application at the Michigan State University Employment Opportunities website Application deadline is November 19, 2014.

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Executive Director (Detroit)

Posted 11/5/2014 by MNA

St. Paul of the Cross Passionist Retreat and Conference Center in northwest Detroit seeks an experienced Executive Director who will report to the Board of Directors. He/she will be responsible for managing the Center according to the Charism of St. Paul of the Cross and for successfully implementing the Mission of the Center. In addition to having oversight responsibility for the Ministry Team, the Executive Director is directly responsible for the Center’s hosted programs as well as all administrative and financial responsibilities for the Center which has a full and part-time staff of 10 and an annual budget of $1.5 million.


  1. Masters degree or equivalent in Business Administration.
  2. Minimum eight (8) years management experience with a faith-based organization.
  3. Proficient with Microsoft programs; experience with Raiser’s Edge software desirable.
  4. Knowledgeable regarding financial planning, budgeting and management of the organization’s financial resources
  5. Experience working with and inspiring a Board of Directors and other volunteers
  6. Fundraising, marketing, and program development experience is desirable.
  7. Proficiency in English is required; proficiency in other languages is desirable.
  8. Be an active member of the Catholic faith.

Salary and Benefits:

Fulltime position includes evening meetings and events; starting salary of $58,000. Benefit package includes Medical/Dental, long-term disability, Life Insurance, retirement plan, and 403B.

Send cover letter, resume, and the names of three references via email to: Jim McKelvey, Board Secretary,

Assistant to the Head of Advancement (Birmingham)

Posted 11/5/2014 by MNA

Eton Academy
The primary responsibility of the Assistant to the Head of Advancement is to assist in the operations of the Advancement Department while supporting the Head of Advancement. This position reports directly to the Head of Advancement and will also work collaboratively with the Head of Finance and Operations to ensure compliance with tax and donation laws at the state and federal level and to ensure accurate reporting in financial matters related to the processing and recognition of donations, general giving, Annual Giving, scholarships, endowment donations, fund raising and revenue generated from special events, etc.
Qualifications include strong experience with Microsoft Officeand Raiser's Edge,excellent verbal and written communication skills, special events communication experience and critical thinking skills.

Send resume with salary history and desires to:
Office Assistant (Okemos)

Posted 11/5/2014 by MNA

Non-profit Organization located in Okemos, MI is seeking qualified candidates for an Office Assistant position. The successful candidate will have strong organizational, communication, and customer service skills. This position will be responsible for general office duties such as filing/scanning, answering and fielding calls, maintaining office/building supply inventory, creating and sorting mailings, and preparing documents. The Office Assistant will also serve as support for agency programs. Please send cover letter and resume with salary requirements to


-High School Diploma or GED, with some college experience or professional training preferred
-2 years professional office experience
-Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access required -Proven customer service skills -Must have excellent written skills -Proficient with basic office equipment -Accounting knowledge helpful -Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment -Ability to multitask, prioritize, and show extreme resourcefulness and problem solving skills
Database Specialist (Grosse Pointe Shores)

Posted 11/4/2014 by MNA



Historic Ford Estates’ Development Team is responsible for the administration and management of the organization’s member and donor database. S/he will provide back-up support to the Development Team.


  • Establish and update member/donor records in the database, assuring accurate data entry,user friendly metrics, reports and donor information.
  • Prepare prompt and appropriate acknowledgement of all charitable gift transactions.
  • Develop and maintain a system for tracking donor naming opportunities, recognition and benefits.
  • Work with Accounting, Membership and Development teams to reconcile gifts, provide transaction information and reports.
  • Develop a Pledge Reporting and Tracking Process, including pledge amount, payments made, future payments due and reminders to donors.
  • Provide prospect research and generation of donor and prospect profiles.
  • Generate financial, analytical, statistical, and demographic reports, as well as mailing lists, recognition lists, and other data extractions as requested by Development personnel.
  • Other responsibilities and tasks as assigned by the Vice President of Development.


  • Possess excellent communication skills including but not limited to a high level of proficiency with databases, Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Possess the ability to manage multiple projects and able to establish work priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Bachelor Degree preferred, extensive work experience can substitute for the degree.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience working in database management with a non-profit organization.

Submit resume with salary history to

Special Event Planner (Grosse Pointe Shores)

Posted 11/4/2014 by MNA



Responsible for the planning and implementation of special events planned by the Philanthropic Initiatives Department of the Historic Ford Estates, ensuring that all events are planned, run smoothly, are implemented within the approved budget, and meet the goals and objectives of the Department and Historic Ford Estates.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience with planning and implementation of events, possess a professional ‘take charge’ approach to the process, and will bring detail-focused skills to the planning and implementation of special events ranging from a small gathering for 4 people to a large event for thousands.


  • Develop and maintain budget for each event.
  • Identify and book talent and/or vendors deemed necessary for quality implementation of the event.
  • Coordinate and manage event timelines to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Work with Communications Department to publicize event.
  • Oversee mailing of invitations and manage RSVP list.
  • Coordinate all event logistics.
  • Provide on-site supervision during events.


  • High level of customer service and expectations for quality.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, computer, and problem solving skills.
  • Be willing to work evenings and weekends.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; work experience can substitute for the degree.
  • At least 3 years of demonstrated success with coordinating special events.
  • Position will be housed at Henry Ford Estate in Dearborn, Michigan.

Submit resume with salary history to

Director of Accounting (Detroit)

Posted 11/2/2014 by MNA


The Director of Accounting reports to the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director and is responsible for the oversight and supervision of accounting staff including the A/R and A/P Personnel, Payroll Manager and related. In addition, this position will provide daily oversight of fiscal operations as well as annual cost reconciliations and preparation for agency wide audits.

Candidates can send emails to Please visit our website at

Foundation Relations Manager (Detroit)

Posted 11/1/2014 by MNA

The Children’s Center of Wayne County leads the way in providing an integrated approach to community mental health that treats the whole child and the whole family.

Together with our community partners, we offer meaningful solutions that address mental, physical and behavioral health, abuse and neglect, and poverty challenges currently faced by over 100,000 children in the Greater Detroit area.

The Children’s Center of Wayne County is seeking a Foundation Relations Manager in our Philanthropy department.

This position will be responsible for some the following:

  • Responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to lead the grants management lifycycle; prospect, written application, award recognition, stewardship tracking and reporting, renewal and upgrade.
  • Perform prospect research on foundations and related corporations to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants.
  • Work with finance and programs to prepare and manage grant funding budgets, and gather information necessary to report to corporate/foundation funders on current grant programs.
  • Write compelling foundation funding requests that secure needed investment to sustain and expand TCC mental/behavioral health and early childhood development services.

To qualify for this positions you will need:

  • Associates Degree required – Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Preference to Raiser’s Edge, Wealth Engine & Foundation Center expertise.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience with grants lifecycle management.

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please submit your resume on-line by logging onto our website at
Equal Employment Opportunity

Philanthropic Services Specialist (Chelsea)

Posted 10/31/2014 by MNA

The Purple Rose Theatre Company, a professional regional theatre and 501(c)3 nonprofit organization seeks a full-time Philanthropic Services Specialist to work closely with our Development Director, staff and distinguished board members to:

• Maintain and manipulate donor database for appeals and online campaigns; • Process, deposit and acknowledge contributions promptly and accurately; including tracking online, in-kind, matching gifts and donor history; • Assist in researching and editing grants from all philanthropic sectors (fdn/corp, government); • Assist in cultivating and managing stewardship for sponsorship; • Assist in the planning and execution of fundraising and donor cultivation events, including developing/managing excellent vendor relationships; • Maintain all development office financials on a weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis; • Assist in the set-up and taking of minutes for quarterly Board of Directors meetings; • Assist in marketing and social media related initiatives including managing a part-time social media intern.

Desired qualifications:
• Passion for the arts, including theatre; • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills; • Volunteer management experience, relationship-builder; • Detail-oriented and dedicated to the PRTC's mission and vision; • 3+ years experience working in the not-for-profit sector; • Knowledge of Giftworks, iMovie, Adobe products and Mac software preferred; • Familiarity with auction procedures and website updates a plus.

The Philanthropic Services Specialist is a full-time, salaried position that includes health/dental/vision benefits. To apply please send a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to: Gerie Greenspan, Development Director, Purple Rose Theatre Company, 137 Park Street, Chelsea, MI 48118 or email
Managing Director (Flint)

Posted 10/30/2014 by MNA


New nonprofit in Flint seeks a skilled fundraising professional who is looking for a career growth opportunity. Ele’s Place, a healing center for grieving children with branches in Lansing, Ann Arbor and Grand Rapids, is opening a new branch in Flint.

Primary responsibilities for the Managing Director include:

  • Build and maintain excellent personal and organizational reputations in the community. Serve as the primary spokesperson and ambassador for Ele’s Place in the Flint region.
  • Cultivate donor relationships with major gift prospects; solicit gifts and pledges from individuals, businesses and foundations; and steward relationships with major donors.
  • Inspire and work effectively with Board members, engaging them in community networking, outreach and fundraising efforts.
  • Oversee the daily operations of Ele’s Place in Flint in a professional, efficient manner, in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Reports to the President & CEO.

Qualifications for the Managing Director:

  • At least five years’ experience in a nonprofit fundraising position, particularly major gift development.
  • Superior writing and public speaking skills.
  • Experience in a leadership role.
  • Experience working with and inspiring a Board of Directors and other volunteers.
  • Experience building an effective, motivated, committed staff.

Send cover letter & resume to:
Elizabeth Webb,
Director of Operations
Ele’s Place
1145 W. Oakland Avenue
Lansing, MI 48915
Or email this information to:

Ele’s Place is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Executive Assistant (Lansing)

Posted 10/30/2014 by MNA


Ele's Place is a healing center for grieving children and teens. Three branch locations support families throughout the Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, Lansing areas and beyond.

Ele’s Place seeks a seasoned Executive Assistant to provide advanced administrative support to the President & CEO and Shared Services staff, headquartered in Lansing. The successful candidate will have a high degree of accounting knowledge and great attention to detail.

Primary responsibilities for the Executive Assistant include:

  • Supports the President/CEO, coordinating projects, communications, presentations, meetings, travel arrangements and general clerical duties.
  • Ensures accurate calendar management on a day to day basis.
  • Works with Accountant on general accounting tasks (A/P, payroll, deposits, credit card reconciliation). Assists Accountant with monthly reconciliation process and preparation of financial statements.
  • Provides assistance with grant applications and reports as directed.
  • Provides general clerical support to the Shared Services staff as requested.


  • Bachelors’ degree preferred.
  • Minimum 4 years experience working in an executive support role.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and 2 years of accounting experience.
  • Well organized with a high attention to detail.
  • Superior writing skills a must.

Send cover letter & resume to:
Elizabeth Webb,
Director of Operations
Ele’s Place
1145 W. Oakland Avenue
Lansing, MI 48915
Or email this information to:

Ele’s Place is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Database Assistant (Eastpointe)

Posted 10/30/2014 by MNA


Database Assistant
Maintain donor records, send thanks, prepare mailings, answer phones, assist with projects and other responsibilities as needed. Familiarity with Windows and Excel required. Accuracy, a sense of humor, and ability to adapt to changing priorities are musts.
Part-time, 15 hours per week. Send resume by email to (subject line Database Assistant) or by fax to 586-776-3903.

Executive Director (Lansing)

Posted 10/30/2014 by MNA

Mid-Michigan Environmental Action Council (Mid-MEAC) in East Lansing, Michigan, is seeking an Executive Director to support the organization’s mission to improve the quality of life for residents in the Tri-county region through green transportation, land use policy education and advocacy, river protection activities, and other community-based sustainability initiatives.

The Executive Director position is a 30 to 40 hour per week contractual position, including occasional weekend and night meetings and events, that offers the opportunity to manage the planning and direct implementation of new and existing environmentally-based programs in Clinton, Eaton and Ingham Counties. The ideal candidate will be highly self-motivated with excellent communication and people skills, fundraising, grant administration and volunteer management experience, and ability to enhance the overall effectiveness and success of Mid-MEAC’s mission.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a candidate experienced in fund development and grant writing, who is motivated to build and foster regional collaborative partnerships, recruit and train staff and interns, and serve as public representative for Mid-MEAC with media at community events.

Application deadline is 11/24/14 to Board President, John Lindenmayer at Submit cover letter, resume and compensation requirements for this contractual position in a single PDF.
Executive Director - Pewabic (Detroit)

Posted 10/30/2014 by MNA

Pewabic, a pottery, was founded more than a century ago to push the boundaries of ceramic practice. Today, Pewabic is a center for the promotion and development of contemporary ceramics and the living repository of a tradition that continues to influence artists and collectors. It maintains a thriving retail and design operation and supports the work of ceramic artists throughout the region. Pewabic pottery and tile designs are manufactured on-site. Like the city of Detroit, Pewabic is writing a new chapter in its history, firmly establishing itself as a leader among Detroit's arts institutions. The organization operates with an annual budget of $2,850,000.00. It has a full and part-time staff of 45 and a 23 member Board of Trustees. See

The new Executive Director must be a person of vision able to inspire/excite a committed board, dedicated staff and extensive community of ceramic artists, designers, collectors, students, faculty, administrators, as well as residents of and visitors to Detroit. Success will require prior experience in the arts or a related field and appreciation of ceramic art throughout history to the present in addition to proven management skills. Most importantly, the successful candidate will possess exemplary personal and leadership qualities and will be eager to be part of an extraordinary organization dedicated to the ceramic arts. Full Job Profile at Submit resume, one-page narrative and the names of three references to:
Linda Sweet, Partner
Subject: Pewabic
Email: Christy Wall at
Finance Director (Detroit)

Posted 10/29/2014 by MNA

General Description: Person in this position is responsible for overseeing all finance functions: general ledger, payroll, accounts payable, cash receipts, etc. Implement, monitor and maintain internal controls, policies and procedures. Develop government and foundation grant budgets, invoices and financial reports. Supervises Finance Manager.

Educational and work experience requirements:

  1. Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance required.
  2. 5-7 years experience in finance with supervisory experience.
  3. Intermediate knowledge of Excel required.
  4. Valid Michigan Driver’s license with acceptable driving record as required by insurance company.

Primary responsibilities:

  1. Develop and administer financial management policies and procedures in a manner consistent with corporate guidelines and local needs under the supervision of the Executive Director.
  2. Responsible for all general ledger and subsystem accounts.
  3. Develop annual operating and capital budgets in conjunction with Executive Director and Department Directors.
  4. Prepare weekly, monthly, year-end and ad hoc reports as requested by the Executive Director and the Board of Directors.
  5. Oversee the accounts payable process.
  6. Develop government and foundation grant budgets, invoices and financial reports.
  7. Monitor all accounts and prepare monthly bank reconciliations.
  8. Serve as liaison to independent and internal auditors.
  9. Coordinate with Human Resources Director regarding payroll and benefits.
  10. Maintain records of payments, contracts, leases, service agreements and other documents of a legal nature.

To apply: Email resume to: or fax to: 313-463-2222

Finance Operations Manager (Detroit)

Posted 10/29/2014 by MNA


Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit seeks a Finance Operations Manager. This position plays a critical role in strategic planning/decision making related to finance. This is a tremendous opportunity to maximize/strengthen the internal capacity of a well-respected organization.

Responsibilities include:

  • Analyze/present financial reports in accurate/timely manner; clearly communicate monthly/annual financial statements
  • Coordinate and lead annual audit process, liaise with auditors/Board finance committee
  • Oversee/lead annual budgeting/planning process
  • Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting.
  • Implement a robust contracts management/financial management reporting system
  • Update/implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices; improve the finance department’s overall policy/procedure manual.
  • Effectively communicate/present the critical financial matters to the finance committee/board of directors.
  • Oversee all bookkeeping/payroll operations
  • Manage compensation/benefits plan
  • Ensure integrity of finances/mitigate risk.
  • Final responsibility for the quality/content of all financial data

The ideal candidate must have superb leadership/process improvement/change management skills and:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • 6+ years of broad financial/operations management experience
  • Ability to translate financial concepts to/effectively collaborate with, programmatic/fundraising colleagues
  • Grants management
  • Technology savvy
  • Commitment to training programs that maximize individual/organization goals
  • Successful track record setting priorities; keen analytic, organization/problem solving skills

Salary and Benefits:
Fulltime position, Starting Salary of $48,000 - Benefits package including medical/dental insurance, short-term disability, paid time off, and 403(b) plan.
Mosaic is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply:
Email cover letter, resume, three references to; subject:
Finance Operations Manager.
No phone calls please.

Development Manager (Detroit)

Posted 10/29/2014 by MNA


Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit seeks a Development Manager. This position will report directly to the Executive Vice President and will help play a critical role in strategic planning and decision making related to fund development and marketing. This is a tremendous opportunity for a development leader to maximize and strengthen the internal capacity of a well-respected, high-impact organization.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Plan/implement all fundraising strategies in collaboration with EVP
  • Develop program/strategies to increase individual giving within 1 year
  • Oversee all grants management and portfolio
  • Increase grant portfolio; provide leads to Grant Writer
  • Manage individual donor database/donor cultivation, including special events
  • Manage individual/corporate/foundation/government giving
  • Work with EVP to establish/achieve fundraising goals
  • Identify new funding sources
  • Develop and maintain strategic donor/funder relationships
  • Support marketing team
  • Attend workshops/events relative to fund/donor development
  • Develop/manage annual development budget
  • Work with Finance Manager to ensure financial development data is accurate
  • Manage all acknowledgement letters;reporting for individual donors/grants

The ideal candidate must have superb leadership/process improvement/change management skills and:

  • Experience with grant writing/portfolio management
  • Technology savvy
  • Proven track record of grant awards and fundraising success
  • Excellent communication/relationship building skills

Salary and Benefits:
Fulltime position, Starting Salary of $48,000 - Benefits package including medical and dental insurance, short-term disability, and 403(b) plan.

Mosaic is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply:
Email cover letter, resume, three references to; subject: Development Manager No phone calls please.

Executive Director - Flint Children's Museum (Flint)

Posted 10/29/2014 by MNA

Executive Director must have strong organizational knowledge, non-profit management experience, superior leadership and strategy skills. ED will plan/direct the functions and activities of the Flint Children’s Museum in accordance with Board of Directors policies, including but not limited to: developing Museum goals and objectives; managing finances; developing and maintaining exhibits and educational programs; seeking, submitting and administering grants and awards; and implementing operational changes, policies, programs and membership and fundraising initiatives to attain Museum goals and mission; and provide leadership and training for Museum staff and volunteers. Must like children.

1. Bachelor degree in business, marketing, museum science, education or related field. Non-degree candidates may be considered based on strong work experience in museum or fund-raising related fields.
2. Minimum three years management experience.

1. Fundraising experience and success; including management of donor/member information; 2. Experience identifying appropriate funding opportunities; writing and submitting grant proposals; grant management and reporting; 3. Museum development and management experience; 4. Administrative skills – ability to develop and manage budget and operations; 5. Organizational skills – efficiently manage multiple functions and responsibilities; 6. Communication skills – ability to communicate effectively in conversation and in writing; 7. Interpersonal skills – ability to work effectively and communicate with all levels of Museum stakeholders; 8. Leadership skills – ability to develop, motivate and mentor staff; 9. Experience working with a Board of Directors - knowledge of basic roles, responsibilities of nonprofit boards; Interested applicants submit cover letter and resume to
Associate Director of Human Resources - The Kresge Foundation (Troy)

Posted 10/27/2014 by MNA

The Kresge Foundation is seeking a talented and experienced self-starter to join their team as the Associate Director of Human Resources. The Associate Director is responsible for managing the day-to-day implementation of the Talent Management framework. That implementation will involve developing strategies, programs, and processes that build out, support, and advance the Talent Management framework, including acquiring talent, onboarding new employees, retaining talent, and developing talent.


  • 7+ years experience in talent management, experience in philanthropy preferred.
  • Experience and knowledge in design of talent management strategies.
  • Demonstrated problem identification and resolution skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative and effective working relationships with management and all levels of staff.
  • Exceptionally strong initiative, customer service focus, and solid judgment skills, including the ability to maintain the confidentiality of information.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • An appreciation and respect for diversity of all individuals in the workplace.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite applications and HR technology (HRIS).
  • Knowledge of employment laws and regulations. 
  • Strong verbal and written communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Masters degree preferred.

To Apply:
The Kresge Foundation has engaged Koya Leadership Partners to help in this hire. Submit a compelling cover letter and resume to Erin Reedy at

The Kresge Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women and LGBT applicants.

Heritage Trail Coordinator (Lansing)

Posted 10/27/2014 by MNA

The Michigan Historical Center is seeking a Hertitage Trail Coordinator to work with community groups (trail groups, historical organizations, economic development organizations, educators) to add cultural and natural heritage interpretation and connections to linear trails. He or she will help communities discover their stories, determine main themes and ensure that the stories are inclusive and diverse. The end product for each trail will be an interpretive plan that uses various methods to reach the hikers and bicyclists that use the trail.
The coordinator will be responsible for ensuring that the stories told along the trails are authentic and accurate. The position also requires strong public history facilitation and communications skills. The individual will also document each trail experience to create on-line case studies and tool box materials that can help additional communities.
The position is part of a statewide effort to enhance Michigan's reputation as a trail state that involves people from the Departments of Natural Resources, Transportation, Environmental Quality and economic development.

Educational Requirements: Masters degree in history, art history, museum studies, anthropology, American Studies, architectural history, historic preservation, archival management or other related field.

For more details and to apply, go to Only applications received through this site can be considered.
Director of Finance (Ann Arbor)

Posted 10/24/2014 by MNA

Arbor Research Collaborative for Health seeks a finance professional with at least 12 years’ experience in a senior finance leadership role to serve as Director of Finance. This individual will be responsible for implementing an organizational financial structure and directing financial analysis organization-wide and at the project/research portfolio level. The successful candidate will combine their financial knowledge and analytic expertise with the ability to think strategically and creatively to determine a successful operational model that will support our expanding mission. Arbor Research’s total revenue during 2013 was $17.6M, including $15.3M in grants and contracts from 25 different private funders and government agencies. The approved strategic plan calls for continued sustained growth of Arbor Research in all funding areas and scientific disciplines.

More information about this opportunity and the benefit program at Arbor Research is available on the careers page at

Habitat Fund Development Manager (Harbor Springs)

Posted 10/23/2014 by MNA


The Fund Development Manager will identify, organize and manage the fund development activities of NW Michigan Habitat for Humanity Inc., with a focus on new possibilities for ongoing and increased support. He or she will work with the Executive Director, Board of Director’s Fund Development Team, Fund Raising Committee(s) and staff in planning, communicating, and executing successful resource development initiatives such that adequate financial support is generated for the mission of the Habitat affiliate. Our mission is to put God’s love into action, bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope. Habitat provides safe, affordable housing for lower income families in Charlevoix and Emmet Counties.

The Fund Development Manager will create new initiatives and communication strategies which deepen the commitment of existing donors, volunteers and staff towards the Habitat mission, as well as gain new support through positive communications. Manager will provide meaningful responses on a personal and practical basis so that donors are informed and continue to support the affiliate.

Immediate, new full time position with benefits. Position may require infrequent weekend/evening activities and some travel throughout affiliate area of Charlevoix & Emmet Counties.

For full job description and core responsibilities statement, please visit Send resume with salary requirements and a sample of a successful grant you have written to by November 15, 2014.
NW Michigan Habitat for Humanity is an equal opportunity employer, and 501(c)3, FEIN 38-2971056

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