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Job Opportunities

intern, TART - traverse area recreational trails

POSTED 12/06, DEADLINE 12/21

TART Trails is looking to hire an intern to help with events, outreach and programs. We are looking for a dynamic, hardworking and enthusiastic individual who is passionate about trails and active transportation, open to learning and excited to join the TART Trails team. This internship opportunity is from January 2019 through May 2019 and will be 20-30 hours per week with occasional evening and weekend hours. The deadline for submitting resumes is Friday, December 21, 2018.

For more information & to apply, click here.

multiple vista placements, cedam (community economic development)

POSTED 12/01

CEDAM is looking for community-minded, enthusiastic individuals to join our AmeriCorps programs! CEDAM’s AmeriCorps members work to alleviate poverty and increase financial stability in their communities. During their year of service, they receive in-depth CED field training and access to our statewide network of professionals.

Join the Rural Opportunity VISTA program! Fight poverty by building nonprofit capacity at one of these excellent host sites:

shelter program manager, women’s resource center

POSTED 12/01

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Advocacy, Responsible for all aspects of the day to day operation of Helen’s House, Women’s Resource Center’s emergency shelter. Trains and supervises shelter staff. Works as a team with direct service staff to create a safe and healthy environment for shelter residents. Carries a cell phone at all times, must be available for staff consultations, and emergencies that may arise after hours or on weekends. Responds to all calls in a timely and thoughtful manner. Responsible for being on-call or arranging on-call coverage for emergencies 24/7. Is a member of the Women’s Resource Center’s leadership team.

For more info & to apply, click here.

investment director, kresge foundation (detroit)

POSTED 11/28, DEADLINE 12/13

The Kresge Foundation has an opening for an Investment Director to play a key role as a contributing member of the investment team. The Investment Director will work closely with the investment team in all phases of the investment process, from asset allocation to manager hiring, in a wide range of asset classes. The Director will be a generalist working as part of the senior team to set strategy, asset allocation and implementation plans for the endowment. In conjunction with investment team members, the Investment Director will: • Globally source, access and recommend prospective investment managers across all asset classes.
• Manage existing external investment manager relationships - in all asset classes, on at least two continents.
• Conduct due diligence on prospective opportunities including analysis of investment strategy, process, organization, portfolio positions and performance.Have an opinion • Prepare and present recommendations regarding new investment opportunities.
• Form and share opinions on every investment recommended for inclusion into the portfolio.
• Guide the construction of an asset class by determining portfolio fit for each manager or strategy recommended.
• Analyze market trends and capital market research to provide insights into asset allocation decisions.
• Network with industry professionals and peers to enhance the investment process.
• Interact and present to the Investment Committee.
• Serve as a representative of the Foundation throughout the investment community by participating in networking events, attending industry conferences, and investment manager annual meeting
• Strong commitment to the Foundation's vision and values with the ability to demonstrate that commitment in daily interaction

For more info & to apply, click here.

director, international affairs forum, northwest michigan college

POSTED 11/27, DEADLINE 12/17

We seek candidates with experience and skills in identifying and attracting experts on international topics and who can ensure the effectiveness and relevancy of IAF programs. The new Director will need to have strong leadership skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a team of hard-working NMC staff and IAF volunteers, including an IAF Advisory Board, to carry out a strategic plan, raise funds, manage an annual budget, and act as the face of IAF in the community.

For more information and to apply, click here.

board members, maritime heritage alliance

POSTED 11/27

The Board of Directors of Maritime Heritage Alliance invites supporters to apply to join their hard-working team as they expand from seven to nine members beginning January 2019. 

The Board seeks individuals who: 

  • Have a passion for MHA and its mission to "preserve, interpret, share and promote the maritime heritage of the Great Lakes" 

  • Are able to attend and actively participate in monthly board meetings (3rd Monday @ 5:30 p.m.) 

  •  Are willing and able to actively engage in discussions and activities outside of board meetings that help MHA achieve its goals and support its members 

  • Have skills and knowledge that will contribute to the Board's ability to successfully lead the organization, including (but not limited to): Nonprofit management, fundraising, Human Resources management, legal expertise, project management, etc. 

To download the application, visit:

For questions or to submit your application, please contact Board President, Doug Roberts:

Director of finance, goodwill industries of northern michigan

POSTED 11/15, DEADLINE 12/07

Provides the leadership and direction to carry out and plan for the organization’s financial activities and responsibilities. Provides strategic direction and financial analysis to assist management decisions. Provides oversight of and may perform various accounting, financial analysis and management functions.  Responsible for all phases of general accounting, payroll, payables, receivables, borrowing, budgets, internal controls, methods and procedures, taxes, and internal auditing. Ensure the utilization of sound fiscal financial policies and procedures.

Click here for more information & to apply.

Offender success job developer, networks northwest

POSTED 11/15, DEADLINE 11/30

Networks Northwest is seeking a new team member for the Offender Success program. This rewarding position will work directly with formerly incarcerated individuals and provide vital case coordination services related to employment and job retention. This professional position entails interfacing with the Northwest Michigan Works administrative team, as well as the State of Michigan Department of Corrections staff.

Click here for more info and to apply.

forensic coordinator, women’s resource center of Northern mi

POSTED 11/09

Forensic Coordinator to interview in accordance with Michigan Forensic Interviewing Protocol, advocate for child victims of abuse and coordinate, document and monitor all services.  Full time position with excellent benefits at a well-respected nonprofit serving five northern Michigan counties with a commitment to equality, justice and the well-being of women and children. Bachelor’s degree required, MSW preferred.  Apply with cover letter and resume to Angie Linsenman, Women’s Resource Center of Northern Michigan, 423 Porter Street, Petoskey, MI  49770. EOE

Click here to apply:

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Chief Executive Officer, Traverse CONNECT

POSTED 11/06, DEADLINE 12/05

The purpose of TraverseCONNECT is to drive northern Michigan regional growth and broad-based prosperity by connecting and leveraging multiple enterprises.

TraverseCONNECT is the parent organization of the Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce, Venture North, 5toOne, and TCDI Inc. (see descriptions for each below). While each affiliated organization has its own mission, governing board and focus, the CEO operates in/oversees all areas.  TraverseCONNECT is a 501(c)4 non-profit regional economic organization founded in 2015.

The CEO is a visionary, dynamic leader that has the opportunity to influence and shape the development of the Traverse City region. The CEO will convene and marshal resources, as well articulate and support a path to execution. The CEO acts to bring its own and other organizations together with people and entities, including non-profits, government, business and thought leaders in the community to create and nurture a highly collaborative ecosystem to advance the economic interests of our region. 

Click here for more info & to apply.

Goodwill industries of nw mi, director of advancement


The Director of Advancement has responsibility for the overall strategy and oversight of Goodwill Industries of Northern Michigan’s fund development. This position coordinates with the Executive Staff, Board of Directors and outside contractors to implement all Advancement strategies and activities.  This position is a member of the Executive Team, and reports to the Executive Director.

For more information and to apply, CLICK HERE.

child and family services of NW MI

POSTED 11/02

Currently seeking:

Crisis Counselor

Donor and Volunteer Relations Specialist

Foster Care Family Support Worker

Foster Care Specialist

Human Resource Specialist

Residential Youth Worker – Pete’s Place Youth Shelter

Safe Haven Monitor

Youth Services Counselor

Click here for more info & to apply.

board of directors, addiction treatment services

POSTED 11/02

We are seeking passionate, committed candidates to join our dedicated Board of Directors and help fulfill the ATS mission. In addition to providing evidence-based and recovery-oriented care to those in need, our agency plays a leadership role in the community. We educate, heighten awareness and reduce stigma associated with substance use and mental health.

The last few years have yielded dramatic agency growth, state and national recognition, improved care strategies and increased financial stability. We have significant and bold plans for the future of ATS, but we need your help!

We will host informational sessions for new potential Board Members on the following dates:

Tuesday, November 13th at 5:30 PM

Wednesday, November 14th - TWO SESSIONS

Afternoon Session: 12:00 PM

Evening Session: 5:30 PM

Click here for more info & to apply.