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Posting Date: 06/12/2020
Organization: Johnson Center for Philanthropy
City Position is Located: Grand Rapids
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy seeks to add an Adjunct Research Associate for research and evaluation with a special emphasis on matters of diversity, equity, and inclusion. This Research Associate will have two primary responsibilities in approximately equal proportions: (1) research support for the Distinguished Scholar in Residence for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and (2) research and evaluation support within the Community Data and Research Lab.  

The Research Associate will lead quantitative and qualitative research projects (or parts of larger research projects) including surveys and interviews and will produce a variety of written content for foundation and nonprofit clients.   The individual in this position reports to the Director, Community Data and Research Lab, and will be expected to work closely with the Distinguished Scholar in Residence for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. This is a full-time (40 hours per week) position for the 2020-2021 academic year.  

Required Qualifications and Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree plus some graduate coursework or enrolled in a graduate program
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of foundations or nonprofits
  • 'Demonstrated prior experience with and/or interest in diversity, equity, and inclusion at organizational, community, or population levels
  • Ability to read, summarize, and synthesize large quantities of information
  • Interest in applied research and/or community work
  • Strong cultural competence, collaboration, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency with electronic research methods (e.g., online journals and reports) and Microsoft Word/Excel
  • Ability to work effectively as part of multiple teams  

Preferred Qualifications and Education:

  • Master’s Degree in a field related to philanthropy, diversity, evaluation, or research
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of both foundations and nonprofits 
  • One to three years prior experience working in or with the philanthropic sector
  • Prior experience in applied research and/or community work
  • Experience collecting data through interviews, focus groups, and open-ended survey responses; analyzing that data; and summarizing the results for both general and technical audiences
  • Experience with advanced data collection and analysis software (e.g., SAS, SPSS, Tableau, Qualtrics)

For more information and how to apply please visit this link here

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Posting Date: 06/12/2020
Organization: Southwest Detroit Business Association
City Position is Located: Detroit, MI
Position Description (include how to apply):

Under the direction of the President and CEO, the Vice President, Programs is responsible for ensuring SDBA’s various programs operate effectively, receive sufficient funding, and engage the community of Southwest Detroit. This position involves supervising various programs, tracking program compliance, assisting with fund development efforts, developing budgets for programs and funding requests, and engaging with the community.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Supervise staff who provide Technical Assistance to local businesses.
  • Initiate projects / supervise staff members who support sustainable projects at SDBA.
  • Supervise the COMPAS program's Artistic Director and Administrative Director who co-manage the arts & culture program and hire instructors, order supplies, and supervise other program staff.
  • Write grant applications to obtain funding for the COMPAS program.
  • Supervise staff that manages the community policing program.
  • Serve as the director and supervise the staff of the Business Improvement District program to improve the business district. 
  • Develop & manage budgets for SDBA programs and grant applications.
  • Maintain records of program information in the CRM.
  • Ensure managers complete recording, reporting, and compliance tasks on time and document work in appropriate locations.
  • Write grants for the COMPAS program; supervise the grant tracking system to notify when grants and reports are due for all programs; submit funding applications throughout the year.
  • Engage with the business sector through meetings, canvassing, and mailings.

Education, Training, and Licensure / Certification: Bachelor’s Degree in business, public administration, human services, social work, or related degrees.

Experience: 3-5 years of prior work experience in management/leadership.

How to Apply: Email resume and cover letter to  Careers@southwestdetroit.com by June 30, 2020 at 5pm EST.

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Posting Date: 06/15/2020
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Organization: Haiti Nursing Foundation
City Position is Located: Ann Arbor
Position Description (include how to apply):

Haiti Nursing Foundation is seeking a multi-talented, part-time Development Associate. Haiti Nursing Foundation’s mission is to improve health in the Republic of Haiti by supporting quality nursing education, primarily at the Faculté des Sciences Infirmières de l'Université Épiscopale (FSIL) d'Haïti in Léogâne.

Job Expectations & Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: Manage agency’s contact management database (eTapestry); process all contributions and payments made to agency; prepare accounts payable and receivable paperwork for bookkeeper; support the coordination of fundraising events; coordinate logistics for educational and service trips to Haiti; utilize email and social media marketing to educate and engage supporters; assist in the development and production of agency fundraising materials; help lead volunteer committees connected to job responsibilities; communicate with stakeholders to build support for the agency’s mission and goals.

The person most likely to be successful in this position will be passionate about doing good in the world; have experience working with contact management/donor databases; be well-known as a skilled organizer; possess a reputation for being able to work both independently, as well as part of a team; have strong problem-solving and interpersonal skills.

Compensation $22/hour; flexible 20 hours/week weekday work schedule; paid vacation; paid professional development training; opportunities for work-related travel to Haiti.

Interested? Send cover letter, résumé, and list of four references to info@haitinursing.orgApplications accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls, please. For more information about Haiti Nursing Foundation, go to www.haitinursing.org

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

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

Role and Responsibilities:

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

Education or Experience Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Qualifications:

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

Reports to: Executive Director

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

Salary: Competitive salary based on work experience and education

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

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

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

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

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

Duties to include are:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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