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Job Opportunities

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/CEO, GRAND TRAVERSE REGIONAL COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

POSTED 2/24/17

A strategic, creative, visionary thinker and leader is sought as the next Executive Director and CEO for the Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation, a $50+ million dollar philanthropic organization that provides dynamic services for donors, impactful grants to support nonprofits, and collaborative leadership around critical community initiatives.

The Community Foundation is celebrating its 25th year and is a vibrant and stable organization with a committed Board of Directors and exceptional staff. Over the last five years, it has seen its endowment assets double, which provides resources for approximately $2 million in grants annually to benefit a five-county area in Northwest Lower Michigan.

The next Executive Director/CEO will provide leadership to the organization as it builds upon its strong foundation and works toward its aspirational goal of building an exemplary philanthropic region supporting strong, vibrant, and healthy communities now and for generations to come.


Candidates are invited to apply beginning March 1. Full position description and desired qualifications are available at www.gtrcf.org/jobs/ or contact Phil Ellis, current Executive Director/CEO, at plellis@gtrcf.org.

 

OFFICE ASSISTANT, INLAND SEAS EDUCATION ASSOCIATION

POSTED 2/23/17

Inland Seas Education Association is excited to add a part-time Office Assistant to our team. We are seeking a highly organized individual who loves the Great Lakes and is excited to work for a non-profit in Sutton Bay. For all the details, please visit our website at http://schoolship.org/about-isea/join-our-team/ Questions, letters of interest, resumes, and references should be submitted to, fsitkins@schoolship.org by 4:30 pm on March 8th, 2017.
 

 

SALES AND MARKETING MANAGER, DIRECT CARE PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

POSTED 2/22/17

OVERVIEW

The Sales and Marketing Coordinator will assist the Executive Director in activities related to marketing, sales and social media.  

RESPONSIBILITIES

Understanding and focus of mission

  • Conduct sales activities to promote annual subscription
  • Website update and modifications
  • Posting of videos and documents in resource library on website
  • Assist with social media
  • Assist with testimonials and other marketing for annual subscription
  • Work with Executive Director on follow up contacts of new subscriber

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Sales and marketing experience
  • Highly organized with attention to detail
  • Independent contractor
  • Experience working with websites
  • Experience or understanding of long term care settings and network of services for the aging (home and community based organizations) (continuum of care)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Independent worker
  • Professional demeanor and skills associated

STATUS

  • Hours are flexible
  • Up to 15 hours per week

COMPENSATION

  • Hourly wage
  • To be determined

Please respond by email to Chris Curtin, Executive Director, chris@directcareprofessionaltraining. Deadline is March 7, 2017

 

MID-LEVEL GIVING OFFICER, MUNSON HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION

POSTED 2/21/17

To apply visit: http://www.munsonhealthcare.org/mmcjobs#

Job Details

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

·           Bachelor's degree in communications, business, or related area.

·           At least three (3) years' experience in fundraising, sales, marketing, or related field.

·           Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

·           Ability and willingness to make presentations to individuals and/or community groups.

·           Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, e-mail and other computer systems.

·           Demonstrated ability to work in fast-paced environment with deadlines.

·           Willingness to meet with donors in home environment.

·           Comfortable working with donors and asking for gifts.

ORGANIZATION

This position reports to Annual Giving Manager and works directly with the Charitable Giving Analyst.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

1.            Supports the mission of Munson Healthcare Foundations to inspire charitable support to enhance health care for the people in northern Michigan.

2.            Implements mid-level giving plan to engage community members in Traverse City and surrounding communities to raise money for Munson Medical Center and other Munson Healthcare programs and services.

3.            Contacts and visits donors to cultivate, secure, and steward charitable gifts.

4.            Write compelling proposals, case statements, and articles to assist in fundraising efforts.

5.            Organize private tours, small in-home gatherings, and stewardship activities highlighting the services of Munson Healthcare.

6.            Prepares reports on contacts and fundraising efforts.

7.            Makes presentations to individuals about the work of Munson Medical Center and other Munson Healthcare programs and service.   

8.            Performs other projects as assigned.

 

FUND DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST, TRAVERSE BAY CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY CENTER

POSTED 2/19/17

Term: Part time (15-20 hrs. per week),  flexible schedule

Compensation: Competitive

Reporting to and in partnership with the Executive Director, the Fund Development Specialist will spearhead development efforts as the Traverse Bay Children’s Advocacy Center (TBCAC) continues to grow. A new TBCAC staff position, the fund development specialist will have the opportunity to design and execute a comprehensive development strategy. S/he will also advance TBCAC’s mission through marketing communications, community relations and online platforms to support  increased funding streams and community engagement. S/he will serve as the liaison between the TBCAC and the board’s Fund Development  and Community Outreach Committee.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute the TBCAC’s annual fundraising plan and budget in support of the organization’s strategic plan

  • Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations utilizing a calendared approach to include campaigns for renewable support, templates and processes

  • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors

  • Conduct research, prospecting, and application to multiple donor sources

  • Oversee organization of special events

  • Utilizing current Salesforce and Quickbooks software, build capacity and expand data collection and analysis to increase prospect identification, fundraising management, compliance and stewardship

  • Manage the implementation of Salesforce as it pertains to Fund Development and oversee staff responsible for data entry and gift processing

  • Create powerful, compelling written and oral communications for fundraising, marketing communications and program outreach; act as TBCAC spokesperson when appropriate

  • Execute comprehensive marketing communications, including website and social media, with established metrics for outreach

  • Work with, support and/or direct TBCAC volunteers, committee and board members on fund development endeavors

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (required); additional fundraising/philanthropy certification/training a plus

  • Five-plus years’ experience in fund development with campaign experience and basic knowledge of planned giving

  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills; prior experience working with volunteers, events, PR, community relations and related vendors a plus

  • Knowledge of Salesforce, Quickbooks and social media platforms

  • Ability and comfort to work independent ally, remotely and flexibly from off-site locations. (Note: Workspace is available at TBCAC, but ability to work flexibly off-site is an option)

To apply send cover letter and resume to: Traverse Bay Children’s Advocacy Center, Attn: Fund Development Specialist, 2000 Chartwell Drive, Suite 3, Traverse City, MI 49686
 

SURVEY TECHNICIANS, NORTHWEST MICHIGAN INVASIVE SPECIES NETWORK

POSTED 2/17/17

The Northwest Michigan Invasive Species Network is seeking to hire Survey Technicians (2 positions) work with the Invasive Species Network Coordinator to implement the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant, which funds the position. Primary responsibilities include working as a team to survey natural areas, roadsides, and waterways in 4 counties for invasive plants. Other duties include creating maps, working with private land owners, and engaging volunteers. Full details are available at http://www.habitatmatters.org/employment.html, including details on how to apply. Applications must be received no later than 5pm EST on Friday, March 3, 2017. 

 

group sales manager, traverse city tourism

POSTED 2/17/17

Here’s your opportunity to work for the crown jewel of Michigan’s resort industry! Traverse City Tourism is looking for a highly motivated Sales Manager to represent Traverse City in the group meetings markets.  Showcase your creativity and proactive approach to hospitality sales while working with a dynamic and progressive team to represent this desirable destination. 

This position involves creating new business opportunities in a variety of markets. Competition for the job will be intense. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate independent thinking, creative problem-solving and outstanding communication skills. A degree in Hospitality or related field preferred. Traverse City, the magic is real!

Click here for a detailed job description. 

Resumes accepted until Friday, February 24, 2017.

 

Wellness Director, GRAND TRAVERSE BAY YMCA

POSTED 2/17/17

POSITION SUMMARY :

A dynamic and energetic leader responsible for the development, organization, and implementation of all health and wellness programs.  This includes, but is not limited to group fitness classes, personal training services, active older adult programs, triathlon training, equipment orientations, youth, teen, and family health/well-being activities.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Program management responsibilities include:

  • Connecting, following up, and orienting members in various areas of the facility
  • Interviewing, hiring, supervising, managing and developing roughly 25 part-time staff, including scheduling
  • Developing and maintaining retention programs to increase membership retention
  • Creating promotional activities designed to attract and retain new members.
  • Responsible for the creation, administration, and monitoring of a $250K+ budget, including personal training, group exercise, and personal fitness programs.
  • Ensure the wellness center environment is welcoming for current and prospective members.
  • Communicate with other directors, executive directors, volunteers

For full job description and application instructions click here.

 

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT, HABITAT FOR HUMANITY GRAND TRAVERSE REGION

POSTED 2/13/17

Habitat For Humanity,Grand Traverse Region seeks to fill a newly created position of a full-time Director of Development. The primary areas of responsibility for this position include major donor relations, planned-giving, and grant writing. A BA/BS degree is preferred. A minimum of 2 years of Fund Development or related experience is required with proven grant writing results. Please send your resume and salary requirement to jobs@habitatgtr.org.  EOE. Posting closes February 27, 2017.

 

THERAPIST, Women’s Resource Center of Northern Michigan, Inc.

POSTED 2/13/17

Full-time opportunity at non-profit serving five northern Michigan counties to accept diverse caseload with an emphasis in 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, MI49770.  EOE

 

PROGRAM COORDINATOR, INSTITUTE FOR SUSTAINABLE FORAGING

POSTED 2/3/17

This full-time, salaried position at the Institute for Sustainable Foraging in Traverse City, MI will provide coordination, administration, leadership, resource development, and oversight of the Institute for Sustainable Foraging’s certification and research programs. The mission of the Institute for Sustainable Foraging is, “Enhancing the responsible and research-based harvest of wild foraged foods, now and for future generations.” ISF is in a start-up phase, and is seeking a candidate for this position who is motivated to grow, and grow with, the organization.

A complete position description and application information can be found at: http://sustainablyforaged.org/employment/

Please send a one-page cover letter, resume, and references to info@sustainablyforaged.org with the subject line: Program Coordinator by February 17, 2017. Applications will be reviewed immediately after the deadline. ISF would like for the successful applicant to beginning working by or before April 1.

 

OUTREACH COORDINATOR, WATERSHED CENTER OF GRAND TRAVERSE BAY

POSTED 1/29/17

The Watershed Center seeks an Outreach Coordinator to support a range of philanthropic and communication activities to help further The Watershed Center’s mission to advocate for clean water in Grand Traverse Bay and act to protect and preserve its watershed. S/he is responsible for building meaningful relationships with current and prospective members and connecting them to appropriate giving opportunities, which requires strengthening the database system and properly and timely acknowledging donors. S/he will also develop and lead communication strategies, including the development, distribution, and maintenance of all print and electronic communications and delivering presentations to community groups. This position requires a genuine enthusiasm for TWC’s mission and the ability to project that enthusiasm to others. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential to effectively interact with and build trust and confidence among our members and supporters.

More information can be found at http://www.gtbay.org/about-us/job-opportunities/.

 

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT, PUBLIC SECTOR CONSULTANTS

POSTED 1/27/17

The executive assistant provides high-level administrative support to the principal/senior vice president and staff to serve the firm’s clients and projects. The executive assistant processes, organizes, files, and retrieves information, and maintains confidential and sensitive information on behalf of the firm.

Essential Duties

  • Manage calendar, phone, travel, and correspondence for the principal
  • Schedule and arrange logistics to support other team members, such as setting up meetings by planning, contacting meeting venues and caterers, distributing meeting handouts, and communicating with prospective attendees by phone, mail, and email
  • Compile and organize information, both physical and electronic, such as contact information, reports, and notes, and retrieve information quickly and accurately upon request. Write and format memos, letters, and other documents using the Microsoft Office Suite
  • General office support, including filing and photocopying/scanning
  • Assist receptionist as required to answer phones and greet visitors and clients. Assist with the opening, sorting, and distribution of incoming correspondence, including phone messages, faxes, and emails
  • Maintain confidentiality of the firm’s corporate paperwork and financials, and exercise discretion based on the wide range of information to which the position will be privy
  • Work closely with accounting to ensure reports and receipts are submitted monthly for processing

Characteristics of High Performance

  • Enjoys the challenges of supporting staff in a fast-paced office with diverse people and projects
  • Takes responsibility and performs work utilizing independent judgment and initiative, makes sound decisions, and develops solutions to problems
  • Demonstrates initiative to interpret and follow verbal and written instructions
  • Possesses excellent calendar and project management skills, including the coordination of schedules/priorities, meetings, and events
  • Exercises discretion by maintaining official and confidential records and documents; maintains confidentiality
  • Demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills regularly
  • Performs tasks and assignments efficiently, consistently, and in a timely manner with high accuracy and attentiveness to detail
  • Qualifications

An equivalent to the completion of a high school diploma is required. Associates degree in office administration or related field of study is preferred. Five years’ experience in an office administration position or an equivalent combination of education, training, or experience that provides the following knowledge, skills, and abilities is required:

  • Ability to communicate effectively—both verbally and in writing—to clients and employees
  • Ability to deal competently with a number of tasks at one time, and to complete tasks in a timely and professional manner
  • Ability to work cooperatively with employees at all levels of the organization
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Thorough knowledge of integrated email and calendaring systems (e.g., Outlook, Google Mail/Google Calendar)

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Work is primarily performed in an indoor, environmentally controlled office setting with extended periods (approximately eight hours or more a day) at a computer, on the telephone, sitting, or standing.Must be able to lift 20 to 30 pounds in order to move, lift, and carry files, records, office supplies, and other materials. Basic communication skills such as talking, seeing, and hearing are needed for frequent person-to-person contact and telephone usage. Excellent near, midrange, and color vision are needed for frequent computer use and reading of reports and data. The nature of the work has frequent interruptions, contact with the public and clients, performance of repetitive tasks, and requires strong communication skills. Employee may be required to work beyond normal working hours.

Compensation

  • $40,000 to $48,000 commensurate with experience
  • Eligibility for annual company bonus
  • Competitive medical, dental, and disability insurance plans
  • Company 401K contribution
  • YMCA membership
  • Parking pass for downtown Lansing

Click here for full job description and application instructions.

 

SENIOR CONSULTANT, PUBLIC SECTOR CONSULTANTS

POSTED 1/27/17

This position will research, analyze, and write reports and strategy documents related to local, state, and national energy and environmental policy issues. Plan and facilitate stakeholder meetings. Sell and manage projects. Supervise staff.

Essential Duties

  • Conduct, translate, and analyze public policy research, primarily in content areas related to energy and environmental policy
  • Develop research reports, strategy documents, grant applications, and other client deliverables
  • Facilitate meetings and focus groups
  • Cultivate new business by identifying project opportunities and prospective clients, writing proposals, and conducting oral presentations
  • Manage multiple projects concurrently, including overseeing the scope of work, the team, and the client so that the project is high quality in all respects and completed on time and on budget
  • Supervise and provide guidance to staff to assist them in meeting their performance expectations

Characteristics of High Performance

  • Collaborates with staff and clients in a fast-paced office with diverse people and projects
  • Demonstrates initiative and creativity to generate ideas for research questions, work approaches, presentation of information, and issue resolution utilizing sound judgment
  • Performs tasks and assignments in a timely and consistent manner with high accuracy and attention to detail
  • Manages workload effectively while engaged in multiple projects concurrently

Qualifications

  • Strong research and writing skills with the ability to accurately interpret data and write concisely
  • Demonstrated experience performing comparable duties
  • Knowledge of and interest in energy and environmental policy topics
  • Strong competency using Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a field related to the environment, energy, or public policy
  • A master’s degree in environment, energy, or public policy is highly recommended
  • Five years of related work experience or expertise in energy and environmental policy is preferred, including issues related to energy regulation, natural resource management, and sustainable development

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Work is primarily performed in an indoor, environmentally controlled office setting with extended periods (approximately eight hours or more a day) at a computer, on the telephone, sitting, or standing. Basic communication skills such as talking, seeing, and hearing are needed for frequent person-to-person contact and telephone usage. Excellent near, midrange, and color vision are needed for frequent computer use and reading of reports and data. The nature of the work has frequent interruptions, contact with the public and clients, performance of repetitive tasks, and requires strong communication skills. Employee may be required to work beyond normal working hours.

Compensation

  • $60,000 to $80,000 commensurate with education and experience
  • Eligibility for annual company bonus
  • Competitive medical, dental, and disability insurance plans
  • Company 401K contribution
  • YMCA membership
  • Parking pass for downtown Lansing

 

Click here for full job description and application instructions.

 

CONSULTANT, PUBLIC SECTOR CONSULTANTS

POSTED 1/27/17

This position will research, analyze, and write reports and strategy documents related to local, state, and national education, talent, economic development, and public finance policy issues. Assist in planning and facilitation of stakeholder meetings. Support project management and proposal development.

Essential Duties

  • Conduct, translate, and analyze public policy research, primarily in content areas related to education, talent, economic development, and public finance
  • Develop research reports, strategy documents, grant applications, and other client deliverables
  • Support planning and facilitation of meetings, focus groups, and events
  • Contribute to cultivating new business through supporting proposal writing
  • Support project management through maintaining organized files and timelines

Characteristics of High Performance

  • Collaborates with staff and clients in a fast-paced office with diverse people and projects
  • Demonstrates initiative and creativity to generate ideas for research questions, work approaches, presentation of information, and issue resolution utilizing sound judgment
  • Performs tasks and assignments in a timely and consistent manner with high accuracy and attention to detail
  • Takes responsibility to manage workload effectively while engaged in multiple projects concurrently

Qualifications

  • Strong research and writing skills with the ability to accurately interpret data and write concisely
  • Demonstrated experience performing comparable duties
  • Knowledge of and interest in education, talent, economic development, and/or related public policy topics
  • Strong competency using Microsoft Office suite, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a field related to education, public policy, or economics
  • Master’s degree or at least three years of relevant experience preferred

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Work is primarily performed in an indoor, environmentally controlled office setting with extended periods (approximately eight hours or more a day) at a computer, on the telephone, sitting, or standing. Basic communication skills such as talking, seeing, and hearing are needed for frequent person-to-person contact and telephone usage. Excellent near, midrange, and color vision are needed for frequent computer use and reading of reports and data. The nature of the work has frequent interruptions, contact with the public and clients, performance of repetitive tasks, and requires strong communication skills. Employee may be required to work beyond normal working hours.

Compensation

  • $45,000 to $55,000 commensurate with education and experience
  • Eligibility for annual company bonus
  • Competitive medical, dental, and disability insurance plans
  • Company 401K contribution
  • YMCA membership
  • Parking pass for downtown Lansing

Click here for full job description and application instructions.

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, NORTHWEST MICHIGAN HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

POSTED 1/27/17

Summary/ Description: The Executive Director provides strategic organizational leadership, working in partnership with the Board of Directors and staff to fulfill the mission of Northwest Michigan Habitat for Humanity. The Executive Director develops and implements board-approved plans, policies and budgets and is accountable for achievement of organizational goals.

Responsibilities:

  • Mission Achievement: Lead the affiliate to achieve its vision and mission in Charlevoix and Emmet Counties of seeking to put God’s love into action by bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope, where everyone has a safe and decent place to live, and where poverty and homelessness are eliminated
  • Resource Acquisition and Stewardship: Oversee the acquisition and management of the resources necessary to implement the affiliate’s strategic plans.
  • Human Resources and Administration: Steward the affiliate’s human resources and provide for the effective administration of the affiliate.
  • Partnerships and Advocacy: Further the achievement of the affiliate’s mission by partnering and advocating with external constituents.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Management experience preferred
  • Knowledge of affordable housing principles, residential construction, planning processes, financing, real estate transactions and local development constraints

For a full Job Description, please visit, www.northwestmihabitat.org/employment

To apply for this position: Please email your resume to

Please apply by March 15, 2017.

 

HUMAN SERVICES WORKER, GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF NORTHERN MICHIGAN

POSTED 1/23/17

This position is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Goodwill Inn. Available to work scheduled rotating shifts, including overnights, weekends, holidays and overtime as required. Click here for a complete position description.

Education, Licenses, Certifications and Experience:
High School Diploma or GED required; some college in human services field preferred.

Click to Apply Online (application is confidential)

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Submit an application by mail or fax

Send application to: Goodwill Northern Michigan, 2279 South Airport Road West, Traverse City MI 49684, FAX: 231-922-8514.

Our thanks is extended to all applicants, however only those selected for interview will be contacted.

EOE

 

PROJECTIONIST, State theatre and bijou by the bay

POSTED 1/16/17

We are looking for a dedicated projectionist with a true passion for excellent presentation of first-run and classic films. The successful candidate will help oversee film and event presentation at the State Theatre and the Bijou by the Bay, independent art house movie theaters run by Michael Moore and the nonprofit Traverse City Film Festival in the beautiful northern Michigan community of Traverse City.

The State Theatre and Bijou by the Bay Projectionist has a great love of movies and a deep and abiding commitment to movie theaters and film exhibition. The successful candidate will help us excel in and push the boundaries of digital presentation, and will also be trained in 35mm film presentation, which we want to help keep alive.

The State Theatre and Bijou by the Bay projection booths are better described as high-end studios. Operations are complex and require a special individual with a wide range of skills and a dedication to the highest possible standards in film presentation.

The State and Bijou are a full-time movie theaters, so much of the work takes place on weekends, nights, and holidays. Evening, weekend, and holiday hours are required.

Click here for a full position description and application instructions.

 

RETAIL E-COMMERCE AUCTION MANAGER, GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF NORTHERN MICHIGAN

POSTED 1/16/17

Goodwill Industries of Northern Michigan is a nonprofit, community-based organization serving 19 counties in Northern Michigan. Goodwill works to enhance the dignity and quality of life of individuals and families by strengthening communities, eliminating barriers to opportunity, and helping people in need reach their full potential through learning and the power of work.

The E-Commerce Auction Manager is responsible for the effective and efficient operation of the E-Commerce department through the posting, follow through, follow-up and customer service on all items posted and sold. The Manager also is responsible for supervising, training and motivating E-Commerce staff, as well as achievement of eCommerce operation revenue and expense goals. The position is a member of the Retail Team.

Click here for a full position description and application instructions.

 

local food coordinator, groundwork center for resilient communities

POSTED 1/11/17

The Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities is seeking a Local Food Coordinator with strong outreach, organizing, and communication skills, who is eager to help support the advancement of the local food & farming economy in northern Michigan, specifically, in Antrim, Charlevoix, and Emmet counties, as well as the surrounding area.

The ideal candidate is a flexible, innovative, and engaging individual who is at home in business, community, and governmental settings; understands the economic, social, and policy basics of farm to school and food access programs; and has a strong passion for local food and farming issues, protecting our environment, and building resilient communities.

The Local Food Coordinator will:

  • Work with the local food and farming program director and an advisory committee to identify and advance key local food and farming initiatives in the Northern Farms Foodshed;
  • Support a burgeoning farm to school movement through engagement with local farmers, school administrators, teachers, parents and other stakeholders;
  • Oversee the expansion of the local FoodCorps program, including supporting additional schools in their efforts to source local food for their school lunch programs, integrating farm to school activities with curriculum, and supporting school gardens;
  • Support regional food pantries in their efforts to offer more healthful, local food to all members of our community;
  • And, serve as a community liaison by working collaboratively with other individuals and organizations advancing the local food and farming economy throughout the Northern Farms Foodshed

For full job description and application instructions click here.

 

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT, TC CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

POSTED 1/11/17

TC Christian School seeks to fill the position of Director of Development a collaborative position that is part of the larger Mission Advancement Department. The primary areas of responsibility for this position includes major donor relations (including alumni relations,) planned-giving, and grant writing. The position is full-time with a competitive salary and benefits package. A full position description can be found HERE. For more information or to address specific questions please contact Christopher Cox, Director of Mission Advancement at ccox@tcchristian.org or 231-929-1747 ext. 130.

Position Description: http://tcchristian.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/POSITION-DESCRIPTION-DEVELOPMENT-DIRECTOR.pdf

 

PRESIDENT AND CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER, Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative

POSTED 12/6/16

Coalescing the diverse interests and priorities of a bi-national association of municipalities requires highly developed coalition building and collaboration skills. In addition, the Cities Initiative requires a spirited and joyful President/CAO, that can help the board and staff chart a bold strategic course and then rally the necessary human and financial resources to successfully navigate that course. The President/CAO will be a skilled leader with a keen understanding of fresh water issues and policies. He/She will understand the roles and powers of municipal governments and how to coalesce their collective power to effect change. The President/CAO will have the skills needed to run a non-profit organization and build and support a professional staff and facilitate strong board leadership. He/She must be confident managing remote staff in Canada and the United States, overseeing operating budgets and raising needed funds. 

Click here to view the full position description and application instructions. 

 

parent liaison - wexford, misaukee, manistee counties, great start collaborative

POSTED 12/1/16

Purpose of the position: To increase/facilitate parent participation in the early childhood planning and decision making process and to serve as the staff of the Great Start Parent Coalition.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree (preferred)
  • Be the parent of a child under the age of 12, and a resident of the local community
  • Ability to mentor other parents to become engaged in the activities of the Great Start Collaborative
  • Prior experience working with adults
  • Prior experience planning early childhood activities
  • Ability to work positively with other parents, GSC members, legislators and the community at large
  • Must have phone and computer access and reliable transportation
  • Willingness to work throughout Manistee county
  • Willingness to attend regional and state trainings and technical assistance meetings
  • Ability to complete reports timely as requested

Please click here to see the full job description and application instructions

 


 

INTERNSHIP & vista OPPORTUNITIeS

SUMMER INTERNSHIP, LEELANAU CONSERVANCY

POSTED 2/22/17

The Leelanau Conservancy is one of the nation’s top accredited land trusts. For 29 years, our mission has been to conserve the land, water and scenic character of Leelanau County in Northwest Lower Michigan. We are currently seeking an individual with a background or keen interest in land conservation to fill our summer 2017 stewardship intern position. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about land management and natural resource conservation in a hands on setting. We have protected approximately 2,800 acres of natural areas, preserves, and forest reserves; and the stewardship intern will assist with projects to maintain and upgrade our recreational and ecological resources. Projects include trail building and maintenance, upkeep of recreational infrastructure, invasive plant control and ecological management. The intern may also have the opportunity to gain work experience on projects related to conservation easements and land protection on a limited basis. Click here to see the full job description.

 

americorps vista, united way of northwest michigan

POSTED 12/1/16

United Way of Northwest Michigan AmeriCorps VISTA Project Members will be working to build capacity within their host sites. This includes, but is not limited to program development, grant writing, volunteer recruitment and training, and marketing. Previous experience is preferred but not required in any of these areas. Opportunities to expand one's own understanding in these areas will be provided. VISTAs will also have opportunities to connect and network with other VISTAs and community partners within the region to further their own professional interest.

Benefits: 
Living Stipend (~$12,000 for 1 year of service before taxes)
Education Award ($5,775) or End of Year Stipend ($1,500) after completion of service
Non-Competitive Eligibility Status for Federal jobs
Loan forbearance on qualified student loans
Health care coverage
Childcare benefits, if eligible
Resume and skill building!

Qualifications:
18 years or older
Some College

Apply before January 6th. Position starts January 30th. 
https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=69594&fromSearch=true
If you have questions contact Amber Carr-Kennedy at 231-947-3200 ext 209 or email amber@unitedwaynwmi.org

 

2017 INTERNSHIPS (VARIOUS), SLEEPING BEAR DUNES NATIONAL LAKESHORE

POSTED 10/28/16

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, part of the U.S. National Park Service, has posted  internship opportunities for 2017. Opportunities are available in the following areas: Natural Resource Management, Park Ranger, Facility Management, Cultural Resource Management, and Marketing/Social Media. Internships usually last for eight to twelve weeks, with the intern working five 8-hour days per week. Some intern positions may be arranged at other times of the year than summer, including Cultural Resource Management internships which are preferred during the school year. Contact the volunteer coordinator if you are interested in an off-season (winter) internship. Interns will receive a $20.00 per day stipend, with housing provided (interns must provide their own transportation). For more information, including detailed job descriptions, and application instructions click here. Applications received by March 1, 2017 will receive earliest consideration.