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Job Opportunities

administrative assistant, charlevoix county community foundation

POSTED 1/17/18

The Charlevoix County Community Foundation seeks applications from qualified candidates for the following part-time position: Administrative Assistant

A detailed job description for the position is available at in the “About Us” tab under Career Opportunities. The position offers a competitive wage and a flexible, collaborative, work environment. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Chip Hansen, President, Charlevoix County Community Foundation, PO Box 718, East Jordan MI 49727, or email to The deadline for application is at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 7, 2018.


development director, Good Samaritan Family Services

POSTED 1/11/18

The Board of the Good Samaritan Family Services seeks applications from qualified candidate for the following position: Development Director

The successful candidate will be responsible for all development functions of the Good Samaritan Family Services, with a focus on individual donors, foundation support and planned giving.  Candidates must possess outstanding written and verbal communications skills and be of the highest ethical character.  Candidates must also be in agreement with our Statement of Faith, Missions Statement, and Policies of the organization.  Candidates with 3-5 years of relevant professional experiences will be preferred, but not required.  A detailed position description is available by contacting Stan Moore at

The position offers an attractive compensation package and a flexible, collaborative, work environment.  Please submit a cover letter and resume via email only to Stan Moore, Board Member, Good Samaritan Family Services, at  The deadline for application is February 28, 2018.


development coordinator, crosshatch

POSTED 1/10/18

Crosshatch is a small nonprofit in Northwest Lower Michigan dedicated to restoring rural communities. Our mission is to build strong communities through the intersections of art, farming, ecology and economy. We are seeking a Development Coordinator to support our transition from energetic start-up to stable and sustainable maturity.

The Development Coordinator will refine and implement a fund development strategy that includes mail campaigns, special events, sponsorships, earned income and grants of many kinds. You will also provide technical and research support for major donor relationship development, and manage a portfolio of donors. You will enjoy close support from the staff and board of Crosshatch, and report directly to the co-directors.

Click here to see the full job description and application instructions.



POSTED 1/7/18

FLOW (For Love of Water) is excited to announce an opening for a Fund Development and Grant Specialist to join our team.  This position is responsible for implementing FLOW’s fund development plan and managing fund development operations with an emphasis on implementing systems to grow the organization’s funding streams.  Key aspects of the position include managing the annual giving program, securing new foundation support through grant writing, database management, major donor outreach, and event planning with a goal to drive and increase contributed revenue from all streams.  This is a grant-funded position, providing an exciting opportunity to help grow a dynamic and emerging water policy nonprofit in the Great Lakes.  Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 to 5 years in a fundraising, marketing, community organizing or related field required.  

Please submit resume and cover letter to  For a full position description, click here.

No phone calls, please.  Position open until filled. 



POSTED 1/6/18

Interlochen Center for the Arts seeks an Annual Giving Associate, who is responsible for scheduling and coordinating all direct mail, email, and social media solicitations for the Interlochen Annual Fund, the Interlochen Public Radio Annual Fund, as well as other projects. 

Major Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinates and provides data for all direct mail/email solicitations, including ensuring data quality
  • Coordinates with Marketing for mailings/emails/social media
  • Coordinates with Advancement staff for all functions related to solicitations from start to finish
  • Regular communication, collaboration, and project check-ins with Annual Giving team 
  • Works with Mail House on the letter proofing process and data/materials for mailings
  • Project task and timeline coordination for all solicitations to meet project deadlines
  • Coordinates drafting, review, and finalization of copy for all solicitations
  • Occasional evening and weekends required


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Salesforce experience strongly preferred
  • Fundraising experience preferred, with a strong preference for experience running an annual fund solicitation program
  • Comfortable with Microsoft office (especially Excel) and the Google suite
  • Demonstrated strong computer and analytical skills
  • Excellent planning, prioritizing, and organizational skills
  • Able to function effectively in a deadline-oriented setting
  • Experience with marketing and segmentation programs
  • Mastery of working with large sets of data
  • Impeccable attention to detail

Click here to view the full posting.



POSTED 1/2/18

Northwest Michigan Habitat for Humanity is seeking an experienced, energetic, and self-motivated retail professional to oversee the Harbor Springs Habitat ReStore. The ReStore’s mission is to generate revenue through the sale of donated household and construction items to support the activities of Northwest Michigan Habitat in building safe and affordable homes for families in need in Charlevoix and Emmet Counties. The ReStore Manager is responsible for the overall operations and financial growth of the ReStore including strategic planning, marketing, compliance, customer and volunteer development and retention, community relations, and more.

This position requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience in retail, 3+ years at a management level having been held independently responsibility for program management and accomplishing results by building and leading successful teams. Candidates must have excellent interpersonal and communications skills with groups, committees and individuals.

Please see for a detailed job description and instructions for applying.



POSTED 12/20/17

Music House Museum in Acme seeks an Executive Director to work a minimum of 20hrs/wk. Payment for service based on applicant's experience/training. Responsibilities include staff management,development,and data collection. Applicants should email/send a cover letter and resume to Dorothy Clore, PO Box 474, Alden,MI 49612/


scsep project director, aarp

POSTED 12/13/17

Directly and solely responsible for the administration and operation of the Senior Community Services Employment Program (SCSEP) site activities at the local level.  Provides leadership and supervision to project office staff in daily activities including interviewing applicants, enrollment, orientation, by-weekly payroll for an average of 120 participants, assessment, recruiting host agencies, overseeing placement of participants in appropriate jobs, training staff, and monitoring an average of 50 host agencies to ensure their adherence to program training, supervision and safety rules.  Maintains compliance with federal regulations, grant requirements and program policies and procedures.  Manages site operations effectively and efficiently.  Coordinates with the media, host agencies and community organizers and leaders to promote the program in the local community.  Executes responsibilities on an independent basis because in most cases the position is an individual of one in the local community that is geographically separated from the Area Manager and National Office. 

Read the full job description and apply here


Consultant, public sector consultants 

POSTED 12/11/17

The consultant will serve as a grant manager for the Great Lakes Fishery Trust (a multimillion-dollar charitable foundation managed by PSC), assist with daily operations, and provide grant management services. In addition, the consultant will conduct research for the firm and its clients, assist in developing proposals, and write reports. Read more here



POSTED 12/11/17

The consultant will conduct research for the firm and its clients, assist in developing proposals, and write reports related to evaluation of local, state, and national policies and programs. The evaluation team provides expertise in evaluation methods, design, and execution to the health and human services, energy and environment, talent and economics, and education teams at PSC. Read more here



POSTED 12/11/17

The digital strategist is responsible for researching, analyzing, writing, proposing, and implementing plans that result in an exceptional digital presence for the firm and its clients. This work takes place across many content disciplines housed within a dynamic, collegial, and growing marketing and communications practice. Read more here



POSTED 12/11/17

The deputy project manager works closely with the program director and program assistants in support of a large online system for the State of Michigan. Read more here



POSTED 12/11/17

The document formatting specialist is responsible for formatting documents according to PSC standards, and branding as well as performing quality assurance checks to produce high-quality project deliverables. Read more here


parkland technician, grand traverse conservation district

POSTED 12/4/17

The Grand Traverse Conservation District is hiring a full-time, Parkland Technician to assist with the management of over 3,000 acres of public parklands located throughout Grand Traverse County.  Management responsibilities for the position include trail system and infrastructure construction projects, volunteer coordination and engagement, and assisting with habitat restoration projects. 

For more information, or to apply, visit the Employment Page at




POSTED 11/20/17

TART Trails is looking for an intern to help with events, outreach and programs. We are looking for a dynamic, hardworking and enthusiastic individual passionate about trails and active transportation, open to learning and excited to join the TART team.


·         Assist with events, projects and programs (Tails to Trails, Smart Commute, Ambassador Program, fundraisers, etc.)

·         Assist with social media

·         Communication with sponsors/donors/volunteers

·         Assist with developing marketing and promotional materials, graphics and video

·         Office clerical work

·         Represent TART Trails at events

·         Support work on a trail impact study

·         Help with invasive species removal project

·         Grant writing

·         FAM tours with media and journalists from out of state

·         Trail Surveys


TART Trails office
148 E Front St, Suite 201
Traverse City, MI 49684


This internship opportunity is from January 2018 through May 2018 and will be 30-40 hours per week with occasional evening and weekend hours. Pay is $11/hr.

PLEASE SUBMIT RESUMES TO:  Brian Beauchamp, TART Trails’ Program & Outreach Director,

The deadline for submittal is Friday, December 15, 2017.