Director of Community Development, Rotary Charities of Traverse City

Rotary Charities of Traverse City seeks a passionate and experienced individual for the role of Director of Community Development. 

The Director of Community Development is responsible for leading Rotary Charities’ role in community asset development and our efforts to respond to needs related to Equity and Inclusion priorities. They will direct the Assets for Thriving Communities grant program and co-create new Learning & Coaching services, learning from local changemakers and emerging practices, making connections to resources, and shaping our programs to be responsive to community needs. The role includes convening and sitting at appropriate tables for the work and connecting applicants and communities with other funders and state and federal resources to help implement projects that align with their priorities.

View the Job Description for key responsibilities, qualifications, and compensation.


How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and a cover letter via email to by August 7, 2024.


About Rotary Charities of Traverse City

Since 1977, Rotary Charities has provided resources and leadership to improve the quality of life in our 5-county region in northwest lower Michigan. We envision communities that are adaptive and thriving for everyone. To do this, we work in partnership with changemakers by providing innovative funding, learning, and connections to address the root causes of our region’s complex problems and create community assets for all.

We provide about $1.5-$2 million in grants and impact investments annually and reach nearly 500 changemakers with unique learning and coaching experiences focused on organizational development, adaptive leadership, collaboration, and systems change.

Our organizational culture centers on trusting relationships, continuous learning, and leveraging all forms of our capital. We strive to embody these principles in all we do and help support others in doing the same.​​​​​​​



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