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NAACP Job Opportunities

Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore

Service Unit & First Year Troop Support Coordinator

The Service Unit and First Year Troop Support Coordinator provides volunteers with superior customer service and support. Service is intentional support through distributing of council policies and procedures, mentoring, training, leadership development, and girl programming support for service unit teams and first year, troops. First year Troop Leader/Co-Leader support is recruiting parent and adult volunteers to support the goals of the troop and increasing parent engagement. The Coordinator also coaches new parent volunteers on best practices regarding troop management, meeting planning, and educational and fun G.I.R.L. experiences. The Service Unit & First Year Troop Support Coordinator, with a passion for Girl Scouts and leadership development, is responsible for increasing first-year girl and adult membership retention.

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Membership Recruitment Coordinator located in Traverse City, Muskegon, or Grand Rapids

A key member of the Membership Department, the Membership Recruitment Coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing recruitment strategies designed to raise awareness and generate interest in Girl Scouts, resulting in increased girl/adult membership; recruits volunteers; assists in developing and implementing plans for membership extension in all markets; represents and extends Girl Scouting in the community through presentations, collaborative efforts, and networking; and ensures the Girl Scout Program is visible and accessible.

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Meltrottter

Mel Trotter offers a competitive benefits package consisting of many unique benefits not found elsewhere, along with the traditional benefits for full time staff of insurance, time off, disability, and retirement.  Some examples of our unique benefits available on-site to all staff are:

  • Free chiropractic services

  • Free legal consultation

  • Dental clinic serving those with and without insurance

  • Certified counselor to assist with personal challenges

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Director of Development –  Full Time Salary

Mel Trotter Ministries is offering an opportunity for a highly-focused, self-driven, creative thought leader, with a proven track record of relationship based fundraising, to lead our dynamic and energized development team. Our Director of Development will create and execute strategy to grow and manage our major gifts program, and to hone our team. The Director of Development will identify, solicit, cultivate, and steward new donors and foundations, alongside fellow professionals, resulting in major gifts for both operational and campaign funding for Mel Trotter Ministries.

We will trust you with (Job Responsibilities)

  • Manage and grow a major gifts program including identification, cultivation and solicitation of major donors

  • Meet prospective donors and supporters on a continual basis to establish effective communications with them

  • Oversee grant seeking including research, proposal writing, and reporting requirements

  • Oversee the planned giving program with a focus on deferred gifts such as bequest expectancies

  • Direct the annual fund program, including mailings and annual fundraising drives.

  • Oversee fund raising special events

  • Direct employee fundraising drives

  • Oversee prospect research

  • Work closely with the Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Campaign Officer

  • Make public appearances/accept speaking engagements to share information about Mel Trotter Ministries with the community

  • Staff Finance/Development Committee meetings

  • Oversee fundraising database and tracking systems

  • Supervise and collaborate with other fundraising staff

  • Oversee creation of publications to support fund raising activities

  • Maintain gift recognition programs

  • Demonstrate professional conduct at all times

  • Perform other related duties as requested

Bring your strengths(Job Requirements)

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Five years of professional fundraising, or five years in a related field

  • Knowledgeable and experienced in fundraising techniques, specifically major gift fundraising

  • Established leader, skillful in motivating staff, board members, and volunteers.

  • Interacts skillfully in the community, successfully building external relationships

  • Highly connected in local donor circles and non-profit organizations

  • Highly organized, with a proven track record of follow-through and goal achievement.

  • Professional verbal and written communication

  • Self-starter, goal driven in initiating donor visits and fundraising calls

  • Exhibits consistently positive behaviors, demonstrates self-awareness, excellent conflict resolution skills, and active listening

  • Embraces the mission of Mel Trotter Ministries

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Major Gifts Officer – Full Time salary

What we will trust you with (Scope of the position):

Customer Services:

  • Develop and cultivate relationships with assigned donors

  • Cultivate new donor contacts for future donor solicitation

  • Complete proposals and key donor correspondence as needed

  • Collaborate to ensure donor awareness and participation in events

  • Work within the team to plan and coordinate relationship development

  • Spend majority of work time out of the office meeting donors in the community

Operational:

  • Research and identify sources of support, proactively seek opportunities to generate new donor proposals based on interests and alignment with Mel Trotter Ministries.  Emphasis is high value philanthropic commitments

  • Maintain the integrity of the donor database with current and accurate information

  • Generate creative ideas to help sustain fundraising efforts

  • Provide donor history and records to Development, Executive Staff and Board

  • Meet and exceed monthly, annual and sponsorship metrics and goals

  • Identify funding opportunities and support the proposal submission process by working collaboratively with the Grant Writer, as needed

  • Work to increase awareness for Mel Trotter Mission’s full scope of services

  • Practice relationship management, strengthening donor and prospect contacts

  • Fulfill data and reporting requests, production of donor lists, progress updates and data extractions, for analytical purposes

  • Arrange donor site visits as needed

Bring your strengths (Skills/Qualifications):

  • Bachelor’s Degree, skilled knowledge of charitable giving through estate planning

  • Five years’ proven track record initiating and cultivating donor relationships, resulting in exceptional fundraising results

  • Highly connected in local donor circles and non-profit organizations, including consistent personal history of giving

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and professional verbal and written communication

  • Productive independent worker and positive team participant with excellent relationship building skills

  • Highly organized, with excellent attention to detail and timeliness

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and donor database use (including, but not limited to Raiser’s Edge, Donor Search)

  • Ability to gather, analyze and utilize donor, numerical, and financial data

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and donor database use (including, but not limited to Raiser’s Edge, Donor Search)

  • Ability to gather, analyze and utilize donor, numerical, and financial data

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Meltrottter

Dining Service Assistant – Part-Time

We will trust you with:
(Job Responsibilities)

  • Preparation, set-up, and service of breakfast, lunch, and dinner

  • Completing necessary daily food production as required

  • Supervise meal services as well as cleanup of kitchens, dining room, and dishwashing areas

  • Direct and supervise volunteers and program guests in daily kitchen operations

  • Organization and maintenance of kitchen area

  • Monitor health standards of program guests and volunteers (i.e. hand washing, gloves, hairnets, illness, etc.)

  • Ensure that all meals are served on time

  • Appropriately handle and store food deliveries as well as food donations

  • Make sure that all food is handled and stored properly before, during, and after meal services

  • Support all volunteers and program guests in daily operations. Inspire them with the Mel Trotter vision and mission. Stay connected with them by keeping channels of communication open both ways. Make sure that they feel appreciated for what they are doing.

Bring your strengths (Job Requirements):

  • One to two years’ experience in the food service industry is preferred

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Meltrottter

Guest Safety Services Men and Women 2nd and 3rd shift

We will trust you with:
(Job Responsibilities)

  • Ensuring the security and safety of our building, grounds, and environment, through excellent attention to detail of our procedures and protocols.

  • Interacting positively with staff, visitors, and guests, providing information about Mel Trotter Ministries, escorting people to their destination, and presenting a positive image of MTM.

  • Assisting staff, guests, and management throughout the building and grounds as needed.

  • Help guests manage their schedule and activities while they are in the mission. This includes responding to requests, offering assistance, handling mail duties, and ensuring basic needs are met.

  • Performance of administrative duties using designated computer software systems, or other method to ensure guest and shift paperwork is completed timely and accurately.

  • Promptly communicate guest issues or concerns with advocates and leadership

  • Assist in the monitoring and reporting of building cleanliness and sanitation issues, and help with cleaning duties as needed (in particular staff storage and office areas)

Bring your strengths (Job Requirements):

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Certification in CPR and First Aid preferred

  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel

  • Prefer experience in residential care, counseling, or crisis intervention

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Meltrottter

Public Inebriated Shelter LPN/RN – Per Diem

We will trust you with:
(Job Responsibilities)

  • Admission/discharge of guests in the Public Inebriate shelter

  • Observe guests for medical emergencies, CPR/AED as needed, vital signs

  • Maintain order in the Public Inebriate Shelter; use verbally de-escalation techniques

  • Maintain clean, sanitary, and safe environment for our guests: floors, garbage, beds, laundry

  • Answer emergency calls throughout the shelter

  • Assist in providing TB skin tests, drug screens

  • Provide patient care using critical reasoning skills and ethical judgement, safe standard of care, Maintain accurate guest records, using approved platforms and guidelines

  • Participate in all mandatory meetings and in-service training sessions.

Bring your strengths (Job Requirements):

  • Current CPR Certification, Certification for administering lab tests (TB, Drug Screen) Formal training in the nursing field with a State of Michigan RN/LPN License

  • Able to perform two cycles to current AHA/ARC standard

  • Ability to take vital signs which include blood pressure, pulse, respiration, and temperature

  • Prefer minimum 3 years of experience

  • Effective team player, yet highly effective, professional, productive when working solo shifts.

  • Desire and capability to relate effectively with chemically dependent persons

  • Strong, effective communicator with guests, co-workers, medical personnel, law enforcement

  • Knowledge of symptoms which indicate medical emergencies (or capable of training)

  • Crisis intervention training and/or experience, including de-escalation training

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, and guest record-keeping software platforms

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, professional business writing

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DTE

Distribution Technician 1-4 – Posting # 3051 (Total of 5 openings)

This classification requires that an employee shall be able to perform the following described duties: lead a crew of up to five (5) (including the designated lead employee) on any type of construction or maintenance work, inspection of contractor work, finishing cement and asphalt; constructing and installing vaults; pipe locating in any area, operating and maintaining equipment in the Distribution machine shop or blacksmith shops; lead a crew making gas main tie-ins of any pressure; fuse 6″ and 8″ plastic; fuse branch saddle tie-ins; investigation of services and distribution grid system main extensions; investigating customer charge orders and changing position of meters, investigation of construction work of others to make recommendations to prevent interference with gas facilities, and main investigation up to 4″ 10#(lb.), changing district and station regulator charts; operate all construction and maintenance vehicles and equipment, lead a prospecting crew in all areas; re-lighting of all domestic appliances, including space heating when interrupted by Distribution employees or third parties; make neat and accurate sketches to be submitted with applications for construction permits and records pertinent to all work performed, temporarily replace an employee of higher classification during his or her absence; and perform all duties prescribed for the Distribution Operator I/Operator II classification including the following:

Fitting and mechanical work; use of all pertinent tools and equipment; fusing all plastic piping, use of gas leak detectors and other work incidental to prospecting and leak surveys.

Lead a grading and seeding crew of equal or lower grade. Use of gas leak detectors to perform and classify for leak surveys. Pipe locating in any area to be used for drop lines only.

NEW HIRES/TRANSFEREES into Distribution Division will be assigned to a repair crew for the first two and one-half (2-1/2) years (calendar years).

This position requires working outdoors in varying weather conditions, a lot of physical strength, hand eye coordination  and endurance. Successful candidate(s) will be on a bidding restriction of one (1) year within home division.

Qualifications
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)

  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record (eight points or less)

Successful candidate(s) must pass the DOT Drug Test, DOT Physical, and respirator fit test:

  • Must pass the required testing

  • Must pass the required training

  • Successful candidate(s) must complete a Background Check.

  • Must successfully pass all pre-employment assessment(s).

  • Must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid operators and Group A Commercial Driver’s License (CDLA) with Air Brake Endorsement.  If successful candidate(s) does not already possess a valid CDL A, the candidate(s) will be required to obtain a Temporary Permit (TIP) during the pre-hire steps.

  • Must be able to be certified to wear self-contained breathing apparatus.

  • Must be willing and able to accept odd shifts, on-call, emergency assignments and work overtime per the terms of the collective bargaining agreement.

  • Must be able to lift and move equipment weighing approximately 95lbs (jackhammer).

  • Must be able to climb in and out of excavation holes.

  • Must be able to communicate both verbally and in writing.

  • Must be able to use a variety of hand tools (i.e. shovels, rakes, sledge hammers, brooms, etc.) requiring upper body forces up to 40 lbs.

PREFERRED:

  • Experience in Natural Gas Distribution Operations including the installation,  maintenance or repair of underground gas mains and services.

  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations, pipeline safety regulations and underground construction practices.

  • Excavation or construction experience.


DTE

Service Technician 1-4 – Posting # 3052 (Total of 3 openings

To qualify for this classification an employee shall be able to perform the following described duties:  cutting, threading and connecting gas piping and tubing incidental to the installation or relocation of all domestic appliances and meters; starting and adjusting all domestic appliances, including residential space heating, install all thermo-couple leads, re-lighting of all domestic appliances including space heating; execution of all leak orders, changing m turning on and off, setting and removing all residential meters including space heating meters; lead and direct the activities of employees of a lower or equal classification, adjusting, repairing and converting all space heating and air conditioning equipment; lead a crew altering, rebuilding and installing all meter manifolds, inspection and maintenance of rotary meters; setting, changing, turning on, turning off, and removing all commercial and industrial meters; temporarily replace an employee of higher classification during his or her absence; and possess a thorough knowledge of the rules and procedures of the service division; a good record in customer relations.

This position requires working outdoors in varying weather conditions and customer service skills.

Successful candidate(s) will be on a bidding restriction of one (1) year within their home division.

Qualifications

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)

  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record (eight points or less)

  • Successful candidate(s) must pass the DOT Drug Test and DOT Physical

  • Must pass the required testing

  • Successful candidate(s) must complete a Background Check.

  • Must successfully pass all pre-employment assessment(s).

  • Must be willing and able to accept odd shifts, on-call, emergency assignments and work overtime per the terms of the collective bargaining agreement.

  • Must be able to communicate both verbally and in writing.

  • Must be able to use a variety of hand tools requiring upper body forces up to 40 lbs.

PREFERRED Qualifications:

  • HVAC experience or certification

  • Experience in Natural Gas Field Service Operations.

  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations, pipeline safety regulations

  • Customer Service Experience


Children’s Advocacy of Kent County

Children’s Prevention Program Educator

This position provides body safety education for elementary age students utilizing the kids have rights curriculum. KHR is the prevention program of the Children’s Advocacy Center of Kent County.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Deliver the Kids Have Rights Curriculum in a profession and positive manner to students elementary-age classrooms, effectively interacting with students, school staff, and caregivers addressing concerns as needed.

  • Collaborated with CAC clinical team and prevention team to review and revise presentation materials for quality and consistency of message including presentation materials, reinforcement worksheets, evaluation tools, teacher/school materials and videos.

  • Supports students making a disclosure, reports disclosure according to DHHS guidelines for mandated reporters, follows all confidentiality principles, and maintains accurate and complete records of student disclosures.

  • Maintains timely, accurate, complete, and confidential records of student demographics.

Send resume and cover letter to rmcdowell@cac-kent.org


Part-Time Body Safety Educator

The Children’s Advocacy Center of Kent County is seeking an Educator for its trademarked prevention program, Kids Have Rights. Position entails educating students in kindergarten through fourth grade throughout Kent County. Ideal applicants have proven experience working with children from a variety of backgrounds and are comfortable with the subject matter of child sexual abuse. Requirements include ability to maintain presence in a classroom and utilize positive classroom management skills; excellent written and spoken communications skills; strong collaboration and teamwork skills; high school diploma or GED required, with two or more years’ college experience in education or social work fields preferred; reliable personal transportation and valid driver’s license.  Part time, roughly 22.5 hours per week, following the school calendar year, with paid time off. Spanish-speaking candidates encouraged to apply.

Send resume and cover letter to rmcdowell@cac-kent.org


Part-Time Administrative Assistant

The Children’s Advocacy Center of Kent County is seeking an Educator for its trademarked prevention program, Kids Have Rights. Position entails educating students in kindergarten through fourth grade throughout Kent County. Ideal applicants have proven experience working with children from a variety of backgrounds and are comfortable with the subject matter of child sexual abuse. Requirements include ability to maintain presence in a classroom and utilize positive classroom management skills; excellent written and spoken communications skills; strong collaboration and teamwork skills; high school diploma or GED required, with two or more years’ college experience in education or social work fields preferred; reliable personal transportation and valid driver’s license.  Part time, roughly 22.5 hours per week, following the school calendar year, with paid time off. Spanish-speaking candidates encouraged to apply. Position to start October 1, 2019.

Send resume and cover letter to rmcdowell@cac-kent.org


Nexstar Broadcasting

Creative Services Editor/Photographer

The Creative Services Photographer Editor will produce compelling visual client and community driven videos and digital content by utilizing their artistic, technical expertise and composition skills.

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Nexstar Broadcasting

Digital Sales Manager

The Digital Sales Manager directly oversees the daily operations of the station’s internet advertising business and interacts with clients and advertising agencies to maximize website revenue.  The Digital Media Manager also assists in hiring, training and developing Account Executives.

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Nexstar Broadcasting

Producer, Assignment & Web

The Assignment & Web Producer  will produce and distribute content elements across several media platforms.

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Nexstar Broadcasting

Digital Account Executive

The Digital Account Executive is responsible for generating and growing digital marketing and advertising revenue across our three platforms:  WoodTV.com, WOTV4Women.com and HYFNLocal. Nexstar Digital’s suite of produces includes display, video, audience extension, mobile, SEO/SEM, social media and sponsorships. The Digital Account Executive will be an integral part of the team of digital subject matter experts on digital services and digital products with the objective of advancing client objectives.

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Nexstar Broadcasting

News Photographer

The News Photographer operates television or video cameras to record images or scenes for news reports.

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Nexstar Broadcasting

Promotion Producer

The Promotions Producer will be a highly motivated and creative individual. This position will be responsible for producing effective on-air promotional spots, digital marketing and special projects.

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Nexstar Broadcasting

Account Executive

The Sales Account Executive generates advertising revenue by calling on established agencies, cold-calling new prospects and convincing potential clients of the merits of television advertising.

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Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore

Director of Community Engagement

Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore has a new job opportunity, Director of Community Engagement & Recruitment Strategies. The job description and the link to the job posting is below.

The Director of Community Engagement & Recruitment Strategies is responsible for developing, implementing, and assessing comprehensive year round recruitment, retention and overall membership growth strategies with staff, service teams, and volunteers. This individual works closely with the supervisor, leadership team, and membership team in strategy development to grow the membership reach. The incumbent develops and implements strategic communication strategies and plans to promote recruitment across the entire council jurisdiction. The Director of Community Engagement & Recruitment Strategies fosters and enhances strong relationships with adult volunteers.

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Partners Worldwide

Office Coordinator/Executive Assistant

The Office Coordinator/Executive Assistant is responsible for the smooth running of the facility, providing hospitality to create a favorable brand experience for inquirers and visitors. The role also entails providing administrative support to the President/CEO and other Directors as needed, along with data and gift entry support in Salesforce. This role interacts with many staff and departments—being a champion of team-building and fostering a culture of joyful service and celebration is critical for success in this position.

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Provision Living

Life Enrichment Manager

As the Life Enrichment Manager, reporting directly to the Executive Director, you and your team are responsible for the level of activity the residents experience. This includes but not limited to the following: physical, emotional, educational, spiritual, and leisure activities. You are also responsible for recruitment, management, and direction.

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D.A. Blodgett St. Johns

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapist

Full Time therapist needed to provide homebased Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to children ages 4-17 and their parents in the Kent County area. Therapist works as a part of a collaborative team to serve children who have experienced trauma by helping them develop coping skills and narrate their story for the purpose of healing and moving forward from trauma. This is done through the evidenced based TF-CBT model. Experience coordinating services especially with foster care is desirable.

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D.A. Blodgett St. Johns

Director of Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement

In this role, you will be a key thought leader and advisor to the agency’s executive leadership, a partner to the Human, Resources team, and a mentor and key support to managers and team members throughout the agency. Working with agency leadership you will have the authority and challenge of building the agency’s core values of diversity equity and inclusion more intentionally into all agency operations so the agency can model these values as we advance out mission. You will be responsible for designing and implementing a Diversity and Inclusion strategy while advocating for and enhancing a divers and inclusive culture.

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Community Partners

Blue Care Network is a nonprofit health maintenance organization with nearly 700,000 members and more than 5,000 doctors across the state of Michigan.

The mission at Baxter Community Center is to be a Christian response to human needs in the Baxter neighborhood.

Linc Up is a community development organization with a holistic approach to neighborhood revitalization.

If you have any questions regarding our organization or our partners, we invite you to reach out to us at 616-719-3478 today.