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Posting Date: 05/29/2020
Organization: Michigan Nonprofit Association
City Position is Located: Various Cities
Position Description (include how to apply):

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

  • Michigan Nonprofit Association - VISTA Leader Position (Lansing)
  • Alternatives for Girls (Detroit)
  • Atlantic Impact (Detroit)
  • Capital Area College Access Network (Eaton County)
  • Carson City/Crystal Schools (Carson City)
  • Detroit College Access Network (Detroit)
  • Detroit Horse Power (Detroit)
  • Dominican Literacy Center (Detroit)
  • Downtown Boxing Gym (Detroit)
  • Flint and Genesee County Literacy Network (Flint)
  • Kent Intermediate School District (Grand Rapids)
  • Mackinac Economic Alliance (St. Ignace)
  • Michigan College Access Network (Lansing)
  • Michigan Promise Zones Association (Lansing)
  • Mott Community College - AARP Program (Flint)
  • Southeast Michigan Community Alliance (Taylor)
  • Washtenaw Literacy (Ypsilanti)
  • Wayne County College Access Network (Taylor)

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

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

AmeriCorps VISTA service also comes with great benefits, including a living stipend, student loan forbearance or deferment, health coverage, vacation time, professional development, and more! Positions must be filled by June 30, so apply today at https://bit.ly/3gBTWKL

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Posting Date: 05/29/2020
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Organization: Detroit Justice Center
City Position is Located: Detroit
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Detroit Justice Center (DJC) seeks an experienced development professional with a passion for social justice to serve as our Senior Grant Writer.  The Senior Grant Writer will be responsible for grant writing and grant reporting. The Senior Grant Writer will work with DJC’s leadership team and program staff to increase revenue by expanding institutional fundraising efforts. The person in this role will be an integral part of DJC’s dynamic development team, and will report directly to the Associate Executive Director.

Application Instructions: To apply for this role, please submit your application materials through our careers website here.  Make sure to refresh your webpage to view the posting.   Please be sure to include a resume, cover letter, references, and writing sample in one .pdf or .doc (Word) file.  The writing sample should be a previously submitted grant application that you have written.  Applications will be reviewed as received, and all are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, but no later than Friday, June 19, 2020 by 5pm.

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Posting Date: 05/11/2020
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Organization: Michigan College Access Network
City Position is Located: Lansing
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Program Director of the College Completion Corps is a new position to Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) as we expand our commitment to AmeriCorps and our college success programming. Under the supervision of the Director of Service Strategy, the Program Director will help design, implement and evaluate a new program, the College Completion Corps. Model development has already begun.

The College Completion Corps is an AmeriCorps-funded program that places college completion coaches on community college campuses across the state to support students in successfully retaining, persisting and completing a post-secondary certificate or degree. MCAN received a planning grant from the Michigan Community Service Commission in 2019 to support the development of a full proposal to launch the program in mid-late 2020.

The ideal candidate is self-motivated, technically-capable, detail-oriented and has the ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced, innovative environment. Having a tolerance for ambiguity and an adventuresome outlook will help ensure success within MCAN’s work and culture. A strong commitment and understanding of the role of college access in addressing racism and equity is essential. An understanding of the federal AmeriCorps program will be helpful as well.

This position is currently grant funded.

How to Apply:  MCAN believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. MCAN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages people from all backgrounds to apply. For questions related to this position, please email Vicky Wright, Director of Operations, at vicky@micollegeaccess.org.  To apply, please submit a résumé and cover letter to hr@micollegeaccess.org. We encourage you to apply by July 8, 2020. 

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Posting Date: 05/08/2020
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Organization: ACLU of Michigan
City Position is Located: Detroit
Position Description (include how to apply):

For the past 100 years the American Civil Liberties Union has been a champion of civil and constitutional rights. Leveraging a new national ACLU giving circle, this giving officer will qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward donors giving between $5,000 - $25,000 annually. At the Michigan affiliate we include a dynamic team of attorneys, organizers, advocates that are fighting on the front lines every day for our state's most vulnerable citizens. As a member of our development team, you will manage a portfolio of 20 major donors while also qualifying from among 500 donors to create a portfolio of 75 within one year.

We are seeking an experienced out-the-door fundraiser who is donor-centric, passionate about social justice, and committed to equity, diversity and inclusion. Minimum three years fundraising experience preferred. Must have experience moving donors through a qualification, solicitation and stewardship pipeline. Experience working with communities of color a plus.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to donorrelationsofficer@aclumich.org. Please include Donor Relations Officer in the email subject line. Application review begins May 25 and will continue until the position is filled.  Please visit our website, www.aclumich.org, to learn more.

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Posting Date: 05/04/2020
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Organization: Detroit Future City
City Position is Located: Detroit
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Land Use & Sustainability (LU+S) Program Coordinator will advance Detroit Future City (DFC)’s mission to foster a balanced approach to the productive use of 24 square miles of underutilized land and implementation of green stormwater infrastructure.

Core functions of this job include: Coordination of Land+Water WORKS Ambassador Program and administrative support of Land+Water WORKS Coalition and related programming, as well as supporting community engagement, outreach, events, and program administration for the Working with Lots Program and other Land Use and Sustainability projects as needed.

For more information and the full job description, please visit https://detroitfuturecity.com/2020/04/29/lus-coordinator-spring-2020/To apply, candidates must email a resume and cover letter to careers@detroitfuturecity.com with subject line “LU+S Program Coordinator” by May 15th.

If you have questions, please feel free to contact Nicole Brown at (313) 499-3333.

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Posting Date: 05/06/2020
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Organization: Rebuilding Together Southeast Michigan
City Position is Located: Farmington Hills
Position Description (include how to apply):

Rebuilding Together is a housing nonprofit with an affiliate in Farmington Hills and across the country. Together, we transform the lives of low-income homeowners by improving the safety and health of their homes and revitalizing our communities. We are seeking individuals who want to get involved and ensure a safe and healthy home for every person in their community.

During an 11-month AmeriCorps term, you'd earn a living stipend of $15,000 and an Education Award of $6,095 upon completion of the term. Capacity building AmeriCorps members with Rebuilding Together Southeast Michigan (also called CapacityCorps) will serve crucial roles: we are seeking Outreach Coordinators who will support the homeowners that we serve and the volunteers that we work with; we are also seeking a Project Coordinator who will help in leading volunteers and completing repairs.

Full position descriptions can be found here: https://www.rebuildingtogethersem.org/. The full application can be found here: https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/5497630/

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Posting Date: 05/08/2020
Organization: Listening Ear Crisis Center, Inc
City Position is Located: Mt. Pleasant
Position Description (include how to apply):

Listening Ear is looking for a full-time detailed, dependable, and motivated individual with good people skills who will be responsible for the finance department.Listening Ear Crisis Center is a private nonprofit, human service agency based in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. 

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business management/administration.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience with management level diversified accounting experience; preferably in a non-profit organization with a budget of at least $5 million.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in supervision of financial staff.· Demonstrated ability to present information to community groups, funding sources, and board of directors.
  • Must have experience in general ledger preparation, accounts payable, accounts receivable, billing, fund and grant accounting, compliance, internal auditing and financial statements.
  • Must have the ability to work independently, multi-task, prioritize, supervise and train staff members, be a team player, and be willing to accept new challenges.
    Must pass required background clearances per State guidelines.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $55,000.00 to $70,000.00 /year

To full job description, or to apply, please contact Emma Reed at ereed@listeningear.com

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Posting Date: 05/12/2020
Organization: Prevention Network
City Position is Located: Lansing, Michigan
Position Description (include how to apply):

Responsible for the overall operation of the agency by overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, grant writing and community outreach. 

General Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and lead the strategic planning for Prevention Network
  • Hire, supervise, and support Prevention Network staff and volunteers
  • Provide leadership for all existing programs as well as developing new programs/services that  meet the mission and goals of PN
  • Oversee all grant and funded activities to ensure all requirements are met in accordance to the contracts or award notifications including reporting as needed
  • Responsible for fiscal management that generally anticipates operating within the approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization, annual audit and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial position 
  • Ensure the financial stability of PN including budgeting, reporting and annual audits
  • Identify and apply for additional funding opportunities including grants, foundations and donations to support the strategic goals of PN 
  • Communicate effectively with the Board and provide, in a timely and accurate manner, all information necessary for the Board to function properly and to make informed decisions
  • Recruit and orient new board members or assist the board as needed
  • Report to and work closely with the Board of Directors to seek their involvement in policy decisions, fundraising and to increase the overall visibility of the organization

See a list of other duties visit https://www.preventionnetwork.org/career-opportunities. Send in your cover letter and resume to careers@preventionnetwork.org by May 29, 2020.

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Posting Date: 05/15/2020
Organization: Fair Food Network
City Position is Located: Ann Arbor, MI
Position Description (include how to apply):

Fair Food Network is a dynamic and evolving organization that works at the intersection of people and food to grow community health and wealth. The Director of Development will join a core team of committed staff members to lead Fair Food Network into its next ambitious chapter of fundraising.

This collaborative, self-starter will thrive in a team environment bringing extensive experience as a fundraising professional and team manager. Working in close coordination with the executive and program staff, the Director of Development will be responsible for leading Fair Food Network’s large-scale fundraising initiatives, maintaining complex relationships with existing foundation donors, while diversifying the fundraising base through prospecting and development of a major gifts program with a focus on a long-term vision for growth.

To learn more and apply, visit: https://fairfoodnetwork.org/careers/director-of-development

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Posting Date: 05/18/2020
Organization: FLOW (For Love Of Water)
City Position is Located: Traverse City
Position Description (include how to apply):

FLOW’s Development Specialist position offers an opportunity to sustain a dynamic water policy nonprofit in the Great Lakes. The Specialist is part of a team that creates and implements FLOW’s fund development plan to support programs and operations. The Specialist reports to the Development Director, and also works closely with the Executive Director and other colleagues to support or lead activities to increase revenue. Primary responsibilities are to plan and execute annual giving campaigns, coordinate gatherings and revenue-generating events, increase business engagement, and enhance grant-seeking success. The Specialist position is 40 hours/week, with some regional travel anticipated; salary range is mid-$40K, commensurate with experience.

To Apply:  Please submit resume and cover letter by email to: info@flowforwater.org. No phone calls, please. Position open until filled.

Everything we do is reflected in our name: For Love of Water or simply “FLOW.” Our mission is to safeguard the Great Lakes, the planet’s largest freshwater lake system and the very lifeblood of the Midwest, by advancing public trust solutions and cutting-edge policy work. Through our targeted policy initiatives, FLOW has built key partnerships with state and regional Great Lakes groups, leveraged our expertise to influence agencies and impact state and federal legislation, and grown to be a trusted source of current information on issues affecting our freshwater seas.

For more information about FLOW, visit: www.ForLoveOfWater.org. For more on this position, visit https://forloveofwater.org/about-us/join-our-team/

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