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dEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR, HABITAT FOR HUMANITY GRAND TRAVERSE REGION
Position Summary: The Director of Development is responsible for overall administering of the annual fund campaign, capital campaigns, and all fund-raising efforts, including Grant Writing. The Director of Development assists the Executive Director in general administration, financial management, community relations and strategic planning.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and a minimum two years progressively responsible and successful experience in fundraising. Grant Writing experience preferred.
Requirements/Skills: Must be goal-driven, results-oriented and committed to the organization’s effort to increase its homebuilding capacity. Must have an understanding of the mission, history, values and goals of our Christian organization and be able to communicate this information to diverse groups of potential donors and volunteers. Must demonstrate strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills. The ability to work effectively as a team member with staff and volunteers is essential. Ability to work with and consummate gifts with major donors, ability to manage and sustain an annual fund for a non-profit organization and experience in planning and organizing major fund raising events necessary.
clean energy fellow, groundwork CENTER FOR RESILIENT COMMUNITIES
Groundwork Center seeks an energetic, solution-oriented Fellow willing to work on the complex issues surrounding clean energy development, dirty energy opposition, and local rural development. As a Fellow you will work with nonprofit staff on important local energy projects, build clean energy policy expertise, and gain valuable professional development skills. This fellowship is an excellent opportunity to be front and center in Michigan’s clean energy boom while working for a well-established, community-based nonprofit organization. See the full description here. Applications due by May 21.
10 CENTS A MEAL FELLOW, GROUNDWORK CENTER FOR RESILIENT COMMUNITIES
Groundwork Center seeks a dynamic, self-starter to assist with connecting local food to statewide school policy and occasionally with healthcare and wellness initiatives in our region. The key element of the work is in communications, outreach, and evaluation support for a nationally recognized, statewide policy initiative focused on school children’s health and local economy entitled 10 Cents a Meal for School Kids & Farms. Learn more at tencentsmichigan.com.
As a Fellow you will work with nonprofit staff on important projects, build policy expertise and gain valuable professional development skills. This fellowship is an excellent opportunity to experience food and farming policy advocacy while working for a well-established, community-based nonprofit organization.
See the full description here. Applications due by May 21.
Director, michigan straits raptor watch
Mackinac Straits Raptor Watch seeks a Director as a part-time contractor. The Director is responsible to achieve Mackinac Straits Raptor Watch (MSRW) mission and goals, both through direct task work and through recruiting, energizing, and guiding volunteers. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required, along with experience in management, including financial, fundraising, and organizational development. Advanced degree a plus. Applicants must provide own health and other applicable insurance. Salary dependent on experience. To apply send cover letter, cv, and 3 references to Ed Pike (email) email@example.com.; or telephone 231-758- 3319, by June 20, 2018.
administrative assistant, grand traverse conservation district
The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing day-to-day administrative support to finance and administration and development staff of the Grand Traverse Conservation District. Primary responsibilities may include: daily mail processing to include receivables and donor/membership data basing; assisting with major mailings of the District; processing outgoing daily mail; maintaining adequate office supplies and postage; filing; entering data into donor database computer programs; assisting with District meetings, Annual Meeting & election documents; tracking raffle tickets; and, other duties as directed by the Finance Coordinator and Executive Director. Click here to view the full job description and application instructions. Applications will be accepted until May 4 or until the position has been filled.
Boardman River Nature Center Coordinator, GRAND TRAVERSE CONSERVATION DISTRICT
The Nature Center Coordinator primary objective is to assist the Education Director and the Education Team to promote the District’s brand promises, goals, and values through vibrant education programs at the Nature Center and throughout the community. Click here to view the full job description and application instructions. Applications will be accepted until May 4 or until the position has been filled.
Education Assistant, GRAND TRAVERSE CONSERVATION DISTRICT
The Education Assistant works with the Education Team to further the mission of the Grand Traverse Conservation District by supporting the activities of the Education Team, led by the Education Director/Camp Director. Primary responsibilities include developing and delivering environmental education programs, creating and maintaining signage and exhibits, and representing the organization at the Boardman River Nature Center and throughout the community. Click here to view the full job description and application instructions. Applications will be accepted until May 4 or until the position has been filled.
Social Worker for Teen Parent Program, traverse city high school
Contract position summary: Provide professional support to pregnant and parenting teens and their children. Employee will work closely as a team member with the program director, school social worker, volunteer mentors, and community partners. Reports to program director.
- Master’s degree in counseling, social work, or related field from an accredited institution.
- Prefer at least two years of experience working with teen parents, adolescents, pregnancy, infants and/or early childhood.
- Prefer credentials in infant mental health.
- Prefer training and practice in trauma-informed care and commitment to theories of positive youth development.
- Thorough working knowledge of standards of care documentation and ability to accurately document and interpret case histories and notes.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality of information and professional boundaries.
- Ability to interact positively with clients from a wide range of cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.
- Experience with electronic records a plus.
- Must be able to work independently and take initiative to improve program as appropriate.
- Will require travel within service region. Must possess an automobile, comprehensive insurance and a valid driver’s license.
This position is 100% grant funded for three (3) years effective June 1, 2018. This is a full-year position working 1,664 hours. A Master's degree in counseling, social work or related field from an accredited institution is required. A school social worker license is not required.
Click here for a full job description and application instructions.
part time office clerk, traverse city dda/traverse city parking services
The Traverse City DDA/Traverse City Parking Services seeks a part time, 20-30 hours per week Office Clerk to provide a variety of clerical support services. The Office Clerk is the first contact for customers visiting or calling the TCPS office. Weekend and evening availability preferred. Please find full job description, application, and instructions at www.downtowntc.com EOE
executive director, traverse symphony orchestra
The executive director (ED) is accountable for all aspects of the organization and for implementing policies set by the board of directors. The ED assumes responsibility for the management of all human and financial resources needed to achieve the orchestra’s mission. To that end, the ED sets the tone for organizational operations, formulating and carrying out policies and programs related to administrative, budgetary, staffing, fund-raising, and advocacy activities, and serves as the public face for the orchestra in community activities and patron/donor relations. The multi-faceted responsibilities call for an individual with demonstrated leadership skills and extensive management experience, the ability to assemble an effective staff, work effectively with board and community members, and collaborate with artistic personnel to ensure the integrity and growth of orchestra programming.
View the full position description and application instructions at http://traversesymphony.org/about/employment/.
Director of clinical operations, northwest michigan health services, inc.
Northwest Michigan Health Services, Inc. is currently seeking a full-time Director of Clinical Operations. This position, under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer is responsible for overall clinical operations throughout the organization. Oversees the planning, implementation and evaluation of direct patient care services rendered by NMHSI, as well as the workforce necessary to conduct patient care activities. Services may be provided in both clinic and outreach settings. This position is also responsible for enhancing the overall continuity of patient care and fostering a professional working relationship between all health care disciplines. The Director of Clinical Operations is a member of the Senior Leadership team, and will participate in the development and administration of policies on clinical and business operations.
Minimum of a Baccalaureate degree in a health-related field, Master’s Degree preferred
Previous supervisory experience in a health care setting
Demonstrated experience in program planning and development
Ability to work well under pressure in the face of competing demands
Must be able to travel as necessary and have a current driver license
This position closes June 1, 2018. Candidates should send their resume and salary requirements to; Mindy Aguilar, BBA, SHRM-CP, Director of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ELK RAPIDS HOUSING COMMISSION
The Elk Rapids Housing Commission is seeking an Executive Director. Responsibilities include all administrative and secretarial duties needed to manage Noble Pines Apartments and supervise the maintenance staff. Part-time job. For more information email email@example.com
docent/gift shop assistant, music house museum
Music House Museum is seeking an enthusiastic, detail-oriented team player to act as a Docent/Gift Shop Assistant. The successful candidate must be friendly, have the ability to speak confidently in front of large groups, be comfortable with retail Point-of-Sale, merchandising and customer service. The position is three days a week, hourly; two days a week scheduled as a docent and one a day a week, working in the gift shop. Knowledge of music or automated instruments a plus, advanced education desired. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details and to apply.
THERAPIST, WOMEN'S RESOURCE CENTER OF NORTHERN MICHIGAN
Therapist - full-time opportunity at non-profit serving five northern Michigan counties to accept diverse caseload providing advocacy and counseling for survivors of sexual assault, domestic abuse and child abuse. Applicant must possess an MSW and licensure. Apply with resume to Angie Linsenman, Women’s Resource Center of Northern Michigan, 423 Porter Street, Petoskey, MI 49770. EOE
A therapist in the Counseling Program provides counseling services for clients.
1. Provide counseling and advocacy for assigned individual or families.
2. Meet appropriate goals.
3. Document all aspects of services performed for, with or on behalf of a client and/or family.
4. Maintain case notes and other required documentation as dictated and outlined in agency policy and/or specific program contracts.
5. Participate in planning the ongoing evaluation and follow up program for the Counseling Program.
6. Respond to crisis calls and crises as necessary in the most safe, efficient and timely manner.
7. Be a part of, and abide by the requirements of on call.
8. Act as group leader/facilitator in support, counseling or educational groups.
9. Provide services in assigned satellite office(s).
10. Work with service agencies to ensure access to services for individuals and families.
11. Complete projects assigned by Counseling Program Director.
12. Maintain a good driving record and carry liability insurance for passengers in personal vehicle.
1. Maintain confidentiality at all times.
2. Report any knowledge or suspicion of child abuse and neglect.
3. Be responsible for, and intercede when necessary, in identifying and acting on any aspects that could interfere with the safety and well-being of anyone coming in contact with the agency. Notify immediate supervisor or Assistant Director of any concerns regarding health and/or safety.
4. Read appropriate program and policy manuals (program PPM, Personnel Policies, Child Abuse Reporting, Computer PPM, etc.).
5. Adhere to, promote and enforce all rules, policies and standards as set forth by the program and the WRCNM recommending changes as appropriate or necessary.
6. Maintain a professional, courteous and helpful demeanor at all times when working at or representing the WRCNM.
7. Attend relevant conferences, trainings and meetings.
8. Participate in any community forum, committee or council as assigned by the immediate supervisor and/or Executive Director.
9. Allow flexibility in scheduling and job function.
A minimum of a Master's Degree in a field related to human services, specific training and/or experience in direct counseling and working with individuals, couples, adolescents, family systems, sexual abuse, child abuse, domestic abuse and group counseling or more specific training to an individual job category.
Maintain the appropriate credentials of licensure to practice as a professional and follow the rules and regulations for the profession as set forth by the State of Michigan and the Department of Licensing and Regulation.
INTERNSHIP & vista OPPORTUNITIeS
AdviseMI AmeriCorps advisers, Bear Lake High school and Onekama High school
The Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) in close partnership Michigan colleges and universities, seeks to help more Michigan students pursue postsecondary education. Recent graduates (Bachelor’s) will serve as AdviseMI AmeriCorps advisers at Bear Lake HS/ Onekama HS. Serving alongside high school counselors and other school professionals, advisers will support students as they make the transition from high school to a postsecondary education institution. Advisers serve full time and focus on advising students, especially those from low-income backgrounds, through the complex steps toward college enrollment. Advisers will provide students and their families with relevant information regarding the benefits of a postsecondary education, preparing for college attendance, and the admission and financial aid processes.
For full job description and application instructions click here.
AdviseMI AmeriCorps advisers, Brethren High School and CASMAN Academy
The Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) in close partnership Michigan colleges and universities, seeks to help more Michigan students pursue postsecondary education. Recent graduates (Bachelor’s) will serve as AdviseMI AmeriCorps advisers at Brethren High School and CASMAN Academy. Serving alongside high school counselors and other school professionals, advisers will support students as they make the transition from high school to a postsecondary education institution. Advisers serve full time and focus on advising students, especially those from low-income backgrounds, through the complex steps toward college enrollment. Advisers will provide students and their families with relevant information regarding the benefits of a postsecondary education, preparing for college attendance, and the admission and financial aid processes.
For full description and application instructions click here.
foundation intern, munson healthcare foundations
This is a non-paid volunteer internship.
The volunteer intern will:
- Learn about the role of effective database management and other information gathering techniques for successful non-profit fundraising. S/He will be introduced to Raiser’s Edge and assist in developing lists, maintaining data, and conducting research.
- Assist in conducting analyses of current processes to determine success and ROI.
- May be asked to assist with the Foundation’s summer activities, which may include tasks like filing, creating nametags, coordinating invitation mailings, taking RSVPs, and other miscellaneous tasks.
The position is part-time (15-20 hours per week-possibly more) with flexible hours. Students seeking internship for credit are preferred. Start date negotiable in May or June based on summer semester start date of applicant. Ideally the intern will work through mid-August.
Apply by June 15.