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Michigan Environmental Council
POSTED 11/15/19

MEC is rebuilding its capacity to organize the environmental movement in the Great Lake State and to bring a strong clear voice to Lansing calling for the protection of natural resources and the assurance of a clean environment for everyone.

We will begin interviewing for the positions listed below on December 3, 2019 and will review applications on a rolling basis until we find you, the best hire we could make!

Chief Administrative Officer; Communications Specialist; Engagement Specialist; Policy Specialist

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Development/Marketing Administrative Assistant

Grand Traverse Pavilions
POSTED 10/17/19

Grand Traverse Pavilions is seeking a motivated, full-time Development/Marketing Administrative Assistant for Grand Traverse Pavilions Foundation. This position serves as a department receptionist and provides support for a variety of activities, including marketing related expos/fairs, and fundraising events. Position will provide administrative, donor and customer service support for the Marketing Department and the Grand Traverse Pavilions Foundation. Required qualifications include Bachelor’s degree with experience in funds development/marketing and a minimum of one year of office experience. Generous benefit package includes health, dental, and vision coverage, generous paid time off system, retirement plan, weekend and shift differentials, and longevity bonus. Must be able to pass criminal background check and drug screen.

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Senior Project Manager (PT, 1 YR)

Leadership Learning Community
POSTED 10/17/19

The Leadership Learning Community has been in a learning partnership to activate and support Culture of Health networks. In 2017, LLC was funded to offer network training to more than 500 individuals and networks, and to launch the WEB network, a network of networks that were interested in connecting to advance a Culture of Health. The learning and scaffolding put in place have created a foundation for a strong start with an Alumni Network comprised of graduates of four health equity-related leadership development programs. LLC also helped to facilitate the exploratory work to assess interest in an alumni network, identify key elements of a strategy that are attractive to alumni, synthesize internal suggestions and concerns, and formulate recommendations. This project seeks to build on and integrate these two pieces of work to activate the alumni as the catalytic core of a powerful Culture of Health network.

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HWA Survey Technician

Northwest Michigan Invasive Species Network
POSTED 10/14/19

The Invasive Species Survey Technician works with the Habitat Management Specialist and Invasive Species Specialist to implement the Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program-The Nature Conservancy subgrant, which funds the position. Primary responsibilities include working with the Invasive Species Specialist to survey forests and trees in 4 counties for invasive hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA). Other duties include creating maps, working with private landowners, assisting with trainings, and engaging volunteers.

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Community Planner

Land Information Access Association (LIAA)
POSTED 10/10/19

The Land Information Access Association (LIAA) is a nonprofit service organization dedicated to building better communities through civic engagement. For over 26 years, we have helped citizens, civic groups, other nonprofits, and local units of government use advanced information technologies, civic engagement and community development techniques to improve community planning and resource management throughout Michigan.

We seek an experienced, highly-creative professional with strong leadership and strategic thinking skills for our Community Planner position based at our Traverse City office. The Community Planner will help LIAA provide the best land-use planning and community development services available in Michigan. The person in this position will help cities, townships, villages and counties across the state work together in developing more sustainable, healthy communities that preserve Michigan’s cultural and natural resources while building greater community resilience.

We provide a reasonable salary (salary range: $40K–$50K+, depending on experience and education), good benefits, great colleagues, a comfortable work environment, and meaningful causes worth working for, all in one of the most beautiful locations on Earth.

The ideal candidate is a creative and engaging person with truly excellent writing and communication skills, a willingness to travel, and passion for the work. We prefer a person with some experience and an advanced degree in urban planning or a related field. Experience and expertise in areas such as ecosystem and natural sciences, landscape architecture, and/or community development and design are also desirable. Differentiators include proficiencies in InDesign, SketchUp, Photoshop and AutoCAD, and experience facilitating community meetings.

To apply, please send an email to search_committee@liaa.org, attaching a well-written cover letter, a résumé, and three professional references as soon as possible. All documents should be provided in PDF format. Applications will be accepted immediately and until the position is filled. Applications received by October 11, 2019, will be given first consideration. Additional information about this position can be found at www.liaa.org.

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Attorney, estate planning

Michigan Indian Legal Services
POSTED 10/03/19

POSITION: Michigan Indian Legal Services (MILS) has a 3-year grant-funded attorney position to work out of its Traverse City, Michigan office. The focus of this position will be simple estate planning with individuals in the Native American communities throughout the state.

DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM: MILS, is a statewide provider of free legal services to low income Native Americans and tribes. MILS represents individuals, families, tribes and organizations in cases that span a range of tribal and federal Indian law cases. This position will focus on tribal and state law legal issues; with an emphasis on estate planning. This position will require overnight travel.

QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal applicants will be licensed to practice law in Michigan or eligible to be admitted by waiver. Applicants must possess both written and oral advocacy skills as well as a demonstrated commitment to protecting the rights of American Indians.

BENEFITS: This is a full time position with a salary from $46,000 to $55,000 depending on experience. MILS offers a generous health benefit and vacation/sick leave package.

MILS is an equal opportunity employer and encourages minorities, women and persons with disabilities to apply. The ideal applicant will have experience working in Native American communities.

Please send resume, cover letter, references, and writing sample (and a transcript if a recent graduate) to:

Cameron Ann Fraser
Executive Director
Michigan Indian Legal Services
cfraser@mils3.org
814 S. Garfield Ave., Suite A
Traverse City, MI 49686

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Community Engagement Specialist

Grand Traverse Conservation District
POSTED 10/03/19

The primary focus of the Community Engagement Specialist is to assist in developing the
Grand Traverse Conservation District’s presence within the local community, with the
overarching goal of increased support for the organization. This includes managing
volunteer recruitment/retention and assisting in all facets of marketing, public relations,
social and web communications as well as fundraising and friend-raising campaigns. The
candidate should be outgoing and a positive representative of the organization, possessing
outstanding communication skills.

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Director of Investor Engagement

Traverse Connect
POSTED 10/01/19

Traverse Connect is a regional economic development organization charged with creating and implementing a clear and comprehensive economic development strategy for the Grand Traverse region. Traverse Connect drives economic development efforts, oversees business development initiatives and works with partner organizations across the region on significant community initiatives.

Traverse Connect is currently seeking a Director of Investor Relations. This position will be responsible for effectively communicating the key messages to the prospective as well as the existing investors, preparing the investment related presentations, and assisting in preparing the daily, weekly, and monthly reports that form the basis for effective interaction with our investors. They will be involved in the most significant strategic and financial factors affecting the company.

Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter by 5:00 p.m. EST on Friday, October 18, 2019.

For a full job description and list of primary responsibilities and desirable traits and characteristics, please review attached job posting.

The salary range for this position is $55,000 to $75,000 depending on experience and skillset. Traverse Connect offers competitive benefits that include a 401K plan, health and dental insurance and paid time off for personal use in addition to major holidays.

Please send cover letter and resume to jobsearch@traverseconnect.org by October 18, 2019.

 

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Program Specialist

Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency
POSTED 09/25/19

Come Join our Homeownership Center team!
The Program Specialist will support the Community Services and FInancial Management Services teams through data management, reporting, and administrative duties to ensure the efficient delivery of services that strengthen NMCAA communities and empower their residents.

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AmeriCorps VISTA

United Way of Northwest Michigan
POSTED 09/24/19

Design and create a regional marketing plan and media outreach strategy to reach agencies AND populations living in poverty using the 211 platform and volunteer services. Work with 211 call center to create a volunteer portal for community members and the business community to provide foundational and sustainable support to augment the financial safety net provided by the state, federal, faith-based and non-profit helping networks. Assist in developing communication and marketing materials such as social media for internal and external communications providing connectedness and building collaborative actions for helping agencies, authentic voices, faith-based sectors and the community at large.

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Director of Marketing and Communicaitons

Traverse Connect
POSTED 09/20/19


Director of Marketing and Communications
Traverse Connect

Traverse Connect is a regional economic development organization charged with creating and implementing a clear and comprehensive economic development strategy for the Grand Traverse region. Traverse Connect drives economic development efforts, oversees business development initiatives and works with partner organizations across the region on significant community initiatives.

Traverse Connect is currently seeking a Director of Marketing and Communications. This position will create an annual marketing and communications plan, establishing prioritized strategies and targets. Other duties will include, but not limited to, developing and implementing the organizations public relations strategy, overseeing day-to-day communications, creating and distributing marketing material and promoting the visibility of the organization.
Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter by 5:00 p.m. EST on Friday, October 4, 2019.

The salary range for this position is $55,000 to $75,000 depending on experience and skillset. Traverse Connect offers competitive benefits that include a 401K plan, health and dental insurance and paid time off for personal use in addition to major holidays.

Cover letters and resumes should be sent by email to jobsearch@traverseconnect.org. All correspondence will be considered confidential.

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