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Job Opportunities

community engagement internship, part-time, the watershed center

POSTED 2/14, DEADLINE 3/1

The Community Engagement intern will support a range of communication and marketing activities related to The Watershed Center, which has a mission to advocate for clean water in Grand Traverse Bay and act to protect and preserve its watershed. S/he is primarily responsible for supporting the Director of Community Engagement in planning and executing the Kids Swim for Grand Traverse Bay and the Swim for Grand Traverse Bay August 9-10. The Watershed Center strives to provide interns with a well-rounded experience, so s/he will also spend approximately 10% of their time learning about and supporting local advocacy and on-the-ground projects that protect water quality. This position requires a genuine enthusiasm for The Watershed Center’s mission and the ability to project that enthusiasm to others. Strong attention to detail as well as interpersonal and communication skills are essential to effectively interact with and build trust and confidence among our audiences. 15-20 hours/week for 12-14 weeks from mid-May to mid-August; a stipend of up to $600 is available

Please email application (available at www.gtbay.org), resume, and cover letter stating your suitability for this position to Shelli DiFranco, at sdifranco@gtbay.org

shelter services supervisor, child and family services

POSTED 2/14

Responsible for the day to day functions of the shelter. Including but not limited to: intake reviews, case coordination , data submissions, implementation of policies and procedures, direct care staff scheduling, and all other shelter functions that ensure the well-being of the clients and compliance with CCI licensing rules and all laws governing the work. Approves plans for all youth in shelter.

Click here for more info & to apply.

chief operating officer, grand traverse industries

POSTED 2/14, DEADLINE 2/15

Grand Traverse Industries of Traverse City, Michigan (GTI) is seeking a Chief Operating Officer.

GTI is a mission-based nonprofit business that operates for the purpose of developing and providing employment and training services for persons with significant disabilities.   GTI is headquartered in Traverse City with 4 locations including two manufacturing plants.  GTI operations include, but are not limited to, plastic bag manufacturing, industrial assembly and custodial.  GTI also provides American Sign Language services to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Click here for more info & to apply.

Executive officer, home builders association

POSTED 2/14

The Executive Officer will lead and direct all activities of the Home Builders Association of the Grand Traverse Area. As chief staff officer, the Executive Officer is responsible for the organization, in accordance with budgets , policies and programs, and for maintaining effective staff performance to assure the attainment of the association's goals. The Executive Officer will serve as the association's spokesperson, representing the Home Builders Association to its members, stakeholders, partners and the public.

Click here for more info & to apply.

charitable giving officer - direct mail and solicitation, munson healthcare regional foundation

POSTED 2/7

Munson Healthcare Foundation is seeking a creative and technical writing professional with ability to work in fast-paced, deadline focused environment. Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and be proficient in social media as well as digital and traditional marketing. Design experience for print and digital media required. Familiarity with fundraising and current donor trends preferred.

Click here for more info & to apply.

seasonal administrative & production positions, parallel 45

POSTED 2/7

Audience Services Manager
Company Manager
Carpenter & Deck Chief
Costume Shop Manager
Props Coordinator
Production Stage Manager
Wardrobe Assistant & Dresser

Click here for more info & to apply.

charitable giving officer, munson (manistee)

POSTED 1/31

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

  1. Implements annual and mid-levelgiving plan to engage community members in Manistee and surrounding communities to raise money for MHC Manistee Hospital and other Munson Healthcare programs and services.

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

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

  4. Organize private tours, small in-home gatherings, and stewardship activities highlighting the services of MHC Manistee Hospital.

  5. Act as a staff liaison for Manistee Hospital Foundation Board Committees.

  6.  Acts as staff liaison for various external groups organizing special events to benefit Manistee Hospital and other Munson Healthcare programs and services.  Ensures that event guidelines are met and external groups are recognized for their efforts.

  7. Prepares reports on contacts and fundraising efforts.

  8.  Makes presentations to community groups about the work of the Manistee Hospital and other Munson Healthcare programs and service.   

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vice president, public sector consultants

POSTED 1/28

The vice president assists in leading Public Sector Consultants’ (PSC’s) talent and economics team; contributes to PSC’s client services leadership team; sells and manages large projects; supervises and mentors staff; researches, analyzes, and writes reports and strategy documents related to local, state, and national public policy issues; plans and facilitates stakeholder meetings; and more.

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shelter services supervisor, child and family services

POSTED 1/25

Minimum Bachelor’s Degree human services discipline in social work, counseling, psychology or related field. Masters Degree in Social Work, Counseling or Psychology with appropriate licensure preferred. At least two years of experience in a child caring institution, demonstrated case management experience with youth. Valid CPR/First Aid certification. Having reliable automobile and adequate vehicle insurance are also requirements of this position

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Senior consultant, public sector consultants

POSTED 1/25

The senior consultant is responsible for researching, analyzing, and writing reports and strategy documents related to local, state, and national policy issues; planning and facilitating work groups; selling and managing projects, and more.

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Catamaran director, public sector consultants

POSTED 1/25

The Catamaran director will manage the Catamaran project, a statewide special education compliance and improvement system, for Public Sector Consultants. The director is responsible for guiding the system’s development and rollout.

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chief executive officer, traverse connect

POSTED 1/22

Collaborate with stakeholders to develop and implement strategy for the organization. Convene groups and thought leaders, create alliances and partnerships to create measurable economic growth. Secure funding to support revenue and attraction activities. Serve as a credible voice in the community, develop and mentor the Executive Leadership Team. Support business, non-profit and legislative issues in the community and statewide.

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executive director, Charlevoix circle of arts

POSTED 1/22

The Executive Director will provide continuing pro-active leadership to the CCA Board and staff to ensure that CCA’s vision, mission and funding priorities respond to current community needs.

Click here for more info & to apply.

Director of Engagement, Interlochen Center for the Arts

POSTED 1/22

Reporting to the Vice President of Strategic Communications and Engagement, the Director of Engagement is responsible for leading and executing a comprehensive engagement strategy to align with Interlochen’s institutional goals specifically related to supporting student recruitment, strengthening brand awareness and affinity, and cultivating meaningful relationships with stakeholders.

Click here for more info and to apply.

residential programs coordinator, mid-Michigan recovery services (lansing)

POSTED 1/18, DEADLINE 2/1

Seeking a residential programs coordinator to manage daily clinical oversight of a 14-bed Residential Subtance Use Treatment program conducted in home-like environment.

Click here for more info & to apply.

Communications coordinator, part-time, flow (for love of water)

POSTED 1/18, DEADLINE 2/15

FLOW (For Love of Water) is excited to announce a part-time opening for a Communications Coordinator to join our team. 

The Communications Coordinator at FLOW is responsible for planning, coordinating, developing, and producing FLOW’s electronic and print communications for all audiences, including supporters, prospective donors, officials, and the general public. Required skills include excellent written communications, graphic design, and production of website, social media, and video content.

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

No phone calls, please. Position open until filled. 

executive director, Leelanau children’s center

The Leelanau Children’s Center Board of Directors is launching an open search for the Executive Director position. Candidates should be skilled in creating a culture of philanthropy, building sustainable revenue streams, evolved board governance, community relations and sound fiscal stewardship. Minimum Requirement of a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field. Minimum of 5 years professional experience in nonprofit management in a senior leadership position. Demonstrated success in transformational fundraising, experience with an annual budget of at least $750,000, direct exposure to volunteer-driven organizations, and Master’s or Doctorate Degree in a related field of study a plus.

To apply, send resume and email with a cover letter detailing your qualifications to ed@leelanauchildrenscenter.org. No phone calls please.

education Specialist, grand traverse conservation district

POSTED 01/08, DEADLINE 01/11

The Education Specialist works in partnership with Grand Traverse Conservation District staff, volunteers and supporters to promote the District’s mission by developing, delivering and providing for the ongoing vitality of the environmental education programs and exhibits at the Boardman River Nature Center and throughout the community.

Click here for more info & to apply.

executive director, grand traverse conservation district

POSTED 01/08

The Executive Director of the Grand Traverse Conservation District is responsible for the consistent achievement of the GTCD’s mission, strategies, policies, programs, business operations and financial objectives as well as its contribution to conservation locally and in the region.

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ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE SPECIALIST, TRAVERSE HEALTH CLINIC

Traverse Health Clinic is hiring! Join our team as the Accounts Receivable Specialist. Qualifications for this position include proficiency in eClinical Works and Microsoft Office, understanding third party insurance payments/adjustments and some college education is preferred. Benefits available. If interested, please send resume to info@traversehcc.org.

director of advancement, goodwill industries of northern Michigan

POSTED 01/08, DEADLINE 02/21

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.

Click here for more info & to apply.

director of finance, goodwill industries of northern Michigan

POSTED 01/08, DEADLINE 02/21

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. Reports to the Executive Director.

Click here for more info & to apply.

Networks northwest is seeking:
director for regional planning & community development (deadline Jan 18th)
transportation planner (deadline jan 18th)
procurement counselor (deadline jan 14th)

Click here for more info & to apply.

work with seth godin, in the studio - hastings on hudson, ny

This is for a full-time position, only available in our office in Hastings on Hudson, NY (outside of New York City). If you’re interested in distance work, please check out our freelancer page.

What we do here: We’re opening the door for a new generation of leaders. We’re rebuilding how learning is done–more than 10,000 people have taken one of our online workshops and we’re eager to help even more people level up.

Our workshops include the altMBAThe Marketing SeminarThe Bootstrapper’s Workshop and the Podcasting Fellowship. We’ve also had more than 50,000 students in our Udemy courses.

We have students in more than 44 countries, with nearly 100 alumni who act as coaches, leading peer-to-peer within each of our workshops. All of this is coordinated by a tiny staff of four people, each of whom do ten different jobs every day.

Right now, we’re in search of people who can do work that looks like project management, team leadership, student engagement, digital analytics, business development, special events, facility with tech and web tools, and most especially, etc. We do a lot of etcetera.

Click here for more info & to apply.

advocacy director, PART-TIME, norte

POSTED 01/02/19, DEADLINE 01/18/19

Norte believes that people of all ages and abilities have the right to safely access the places they need to get to – think work, school, the library, grocery stores, parks, businesses, and public transit – by bike or foot.

The Norte Advocacy Director will support a range of programming and communication activities to advance Norte’s mission of building healthier, better connected and more walk/bike friendly communities by empowering the young and young at heart.

The Advocacy Director requires a genuine enthusiasm for Norte’s work and a passion to build systems and communities that support active transportation.

Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills are essential to effectively cultivate relationships with elected leaders, government staff, community partners, and grassroots supporters to advocate for best practice policies and infrastructure that encourages active transportation.

In the last five years, Norte has achieved great success as a small organization focused on bike-centric encouragement and education of youth. In 2018, we took on empowering neighborhood champions with our Pro Walk/Pro Bike Advocacy Academywhile also finding ourselves in the role of advocates for more sidewalksbike lanestrails and safer crosswalks and intersections in Traverse City and East BayLong Lakeand Garfield Townships.

This is a new position for Norte and we’re pretty excited about it!

Click here for more info & to apply.

communications officer, Petoskey-harbor springs area community foundation

POSTED 12/19, DEADLINE 01/11

The Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation is looking for an experienced communications professional to join our team as a Communications Officer. This new position will be an exciting opportunity for the right person to use their creative writing and visual design skills to tell our story to a wide range of audiences in the Emmet County area. The Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Application deadline is January 11, 2019. Complete job description and application information are available at www.phsacf.org. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and completed application to info@phsacf.org. No phone calls please.

For more information & to apply, click here.

youth homelessness community coordinator, part-time, nw mi community action agency

POSTED 12/19

The Youth Homelessness Community Coordinator will facilitate a collective impact approach to ending youth homelessness across the 10 county area. The Coordinator will utilize a structured approach to foster collaboration across government, business, philanthropy, non-profit organizations, the Youth Action Board (YAB), and citizens to achieve the social change needed to end youth homelessness.

For more information & to apply, click here.

sharecare leelanau

POSTED 12/13

ShareCare of Leelanau, Inc. is seeking a Volunteer Coordinator to develop and implement a countywide volunteer recruitment and engagement plan. ShareCare is a 25-year-old nonprofit organization that helps Leelanau County senior citizens lead active and independent lives in the comfort of their own home. Volunteers provide services to seniors to ensure their well-being as they age, including: transportation, friendly visits, respite, meals, handyman services, gardening and errands. Our tagline is “Neighbors helping Neighbors” and volunteers are provided with rewarding opportunities to serve their neighbors and friends.

To apply send resume to julie@sharecareleelanau.org. Full job description is available at www.sharecareleelanau.org.

AmeriCorps vista, seeds

POSTED 12/13

If you have an interest in engaging with SEEDS on developing high quality after school programming at schools in Northwest Michigan, full-time positions will be available through the AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) program. The VISTA Member program is a year-long contract that offers a living stipend, health coverage benefits, and an educational award at completion of service. The education award can be used to pay off student loans or for other educational opportunities.

For more information & to apply, click here.

positions open at addiction treatment services:
facilities/maintenance technician
care coordinator
clinical therapist
lab one staff

POSTED 12/13

For more information & to apply, click here.

director of finance, goodwill northern michigan

POSTED 12/13, DEADLINE 01/07

The Director of Finance provides the leadership and direction to plan and carry out the organization's financial activities and responsibilities. Responsible for all phases of general accounting, payroll, payables, receivables, borrowing, budgets, internal controls, methods and procedures, taxes, and internal auditing.  Ensures the utilization of sound fiscal financial policies and procedures. The position is a member of the executive team and reports to the CEO. 

For more information & to apply, click here.

charitable giving officer, munson health care (Manistee)

POSTED 12/13

For more information & to apply, click here.

annual giving programs manager, Interlochen center for the arts

POSTED 12/13, DEADLINE 01/30

Reporting to the Annual Fund Director, the Annual Giving Programs Manager is responsible for planning and managing the day-to-day operations of the Interlochen Annual Fund and the IPR Annual Fund. This person will be a key member of the team responsible for growing both annual funds, with an aspiration of doubling annual funds revenue from $4.2 million to $8.5 million over the next ten years to support institutional growth and address the needs and opportunities of ICA.

For more information & to apply, click here.

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: maritimeheritagealliance.org/board-of-directors

For questions or to submit your application, please contact Board President, Doug Roberts: mindemoya@gmail.com

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:  info@wrcnm.org

Click here to learn more about our organization: http://www.wrcnm.org

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

POSTED 11/06, DEADLINE 12/7

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.