AFPWM positively impacts our philanthropic community by connecting and educating people and organizations to practice ethical and effective fundraising.

AFPWM positively impacts our philanthropic community by connecting and educating people and organizations to practice ethical and effective fundraising.

Employment Opportunities

Catholic Central High School

posted 03-20-2017

Communications Manager, Catholic Central High School

Communications Manager Catholic Central High School Reports to: Director of Advancement Positions supervised: Potential for Communications Intern Hours & FLSA Status: Full Time, non-exempt ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW: Catholic Central High School is rich in both history and tradition. Founded in 1906 by Bishop Henry Richter and the Dominican Sisters, it is the oldest Catholic, coeducational diocesan high school in the U.S. It draws and benefits from a culturally diverse student body. And, since being established, over 20,000 students have graduated, many of whom still serve our community today. POSITION OVERVIEW: The Communications Manager will ensure that all Catholic Central communications—including social media channels, print publications,...

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Make-A-Wish Michigan

posted 03-20-2017

Development Officer - West Michigan, Make-A-Wish Michigan

Development Officer – West Michigan Make-A-Wish Michigan This is a full-time position in our Grand Rapids office. Make-A-Wish Michigan is looking for an energetic, positive and collaborative Development Officer – West to join its dynamic development team. This position is primarily responsible for managing and coordinating the Wish Ball and Walk For Wishes in West Michigan, along with Third Party Events and other events and initiatives that are developed within the assigned territory. The ideal candidate will be well versed in relationship building, data analysis, be well-organized and passionate about the Make-A-Wish mission. This candidate must be a strong communicator and able to collaborate with many different groups of individuals. This position requires...

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Mediation Services

posted 03-20-2017

Development Specialist, Mediation Services

Development Specialist Mediation Services Mediation Services is seeking a Development Specialist – a relationship-oriented, highly organized, motivated, energetic, and detail-oriented person with fundraising experience. This person is responsible for successful implementation and administration of annual fundraising goals and will be the point person for any potential agency capital campaign. This person will work closely with the Executive Director and Board of Directors to provide leadership in planning, executing, and growing goals in annual giving, major giving, and sponsorships, in particular, and will develop and organize special fundraising events. This individual will also support the Executive Director...

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Christian Reformed Church in North America

posted 03-17-2017

Development Officer, Christian Reformed Church in North America

Development Officer Christian Reformed Church in North America New Mission Agency of the CRCNA Department: Mission Support Team Status: Full-time, exempt Salary: $64,857 PURPOSE: To generate financial support for the ministry of the new mission agency of the Christian Reformed Church, focusing on raising long and short term funds to support ministry through building strategic relationships with current and prospective supporting individuals, foundations, and churches. The development officer will implement a regional strategy that supports global ministry in collaboration with the advancement missions support director, agency director, regional leaders, and missionaries in consultation with the development team. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Develop...

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Christian Reformed Church in North America

posted 03-17-2017

Director of Advancement, Christian Reformed Church in North America

Director of Advancement Christian Reformed Church in North America Back to God Ministries International Department: Advancement Status: Full-time, exempt Salary: $81,357 PURPOSE: To give leadership to the advancement efforts carried out by the Advancement Team on behalf of Back to God Ministries International including oversight of all fundraising and communication efforts and providing vision, strategic direction, and initiatives to advance the mission of Back to God Ministries International. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Professing member of a CRC congregation, conformity to the Statement of Faith...

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Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes

posted 03-14-2017

Development Assistant, Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes

Development Assistant Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes Reports to: Resource Development Director Full Time 30-40 hrs/wk w/benefits Non-Exempt/Hourly Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes’ Agency Mission: We will feed hungry people and engage the community in the fight to end hunger. Position Summary: The Development Assistant is primarily responsible for managing Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes’ donor database, coordinating the gift receipting and acknowledgement process, generating reports, providing support to the Resource Development Director, and assisting with fundraising and marketing events. Essential Functions: Administers and manages KLF’s Raiser’s Edge donor database Inputs constituent and...

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Habitat for Humanity of Kent County

posted 03-10-2017

Database Administrator, Habitat for Humanity of Kent County

Database Administrator Habitat for Humanity of Kent County Habitat for Humanity of Kent County seeks to put God’s love into action by bringing people together to build homes, community and hope. Our vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Habitat Kent is focused on recruiting a diverse and equitable workforce, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Habitat Kent seeks to fill the position of Database Administrator. The Database Administrator is an integral member of the Resource Development Team and will help Habitat achieve its mission by maintaining the integrity of the database, recording and acknowledging gifts, maximizing the effectiveness of the Raiser’s Edge software, and helping development staff track, analyze and report...

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Catherine's Health Center

posted 03-10-2017

Fund Development Director, Catherine's Health Center

Fund Development Director Catherine’s Health Center Catherine’s Health Center seeks an experienced Fund Development Director to lead the fundraising activities of our growing safety-net medical clinic in Northeast Grand Rapids. Reporting to and in partnership with the Executive Director, the Development Director will spearhead all development efforts at Catherine’s. The Development Director creates, implements and oversees a strategic approach to fundraising, which includes annual appeals, major gifts, corporate donations, grant solicitation, planned giving, events and in-kind resources. The position includes various communication responsibilities as well. Key Areas of Responsibility: Works with Executive Director, Board and Advancement Council to...

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Cornerstone University

posted 03-10-2017

Major Gift Officer, Cornerstone University (2nd posting)

Major Gift Officer Cornerstone University CLASSIFICATION: Full-time, salaried REPORTS TO: VP for University Advancement DEPT: Advancement LOCATION: Leon J. Wood Seminary Building SUMMARY: The Major Gift Officer is responsible for developing relationships with individuals, businesses and groups that can benefit the University financially and strategically. The donors will contribute to the Cornerstone Student Fund, capital projects, endowments, scholarships and other funds and special initiatives which have been approved. He or she will coordinate with the Director of Alumni Relations when travelling for the purpose of connecting with alumni and cultivating alumni as donors. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Other...

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Grand Rapids Symphony

posted 03-09-2017

Director of Development, Grand Rapids Symphony

Director of Development Grand Rapids Symphony Join the Grand Rapids Symphony, West Michigan’s premier performing arts organization. Serving over 200,000 attendees annually in 13 West Michigan counties, the Symphony is the second largest performing arts organization in the State of Michigan. Visit www.grsymphony.org The Director of Development is a significant leadership role reporting to the Vice President for Development. This position is a key component of the Development team, charged with achieving aggressive revenue goals, effectively engaging leadership volunteers in development initiatives, as well as establishing and maintaining valuable relationships with a broad array of stakeholders and other community leaders. The...

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Mel Trotter Ministries

posted 03-09-2017

Donor Relations Officer, Mel Trotter Ministries

Donor Relations Officer Mel Trotter Ministries Full-Time, Salaried-Exempt This position develops and cultivates relationships with current donors, seeking opportunities to grow the relationship and overall portfolio, and also reaches out to potential donors to engage them and their financial support. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of success securing major gifts. The Donor Relations Officer also assists with proposals, donor correspondence, events, and planning for relationship development and management. The candidate must have experience with Raiser’s Edge software, have excellent communication and relationship skills, and be able to work independently and also on a team. This position is an integral part of the...

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Hospice of Michigan, Grand Rapids

posted 03-09-2017

Philanthropy Manager, Hospice of Michigan, Grand Rapids

Philanthropy Manager Hospice of Michigan, Grand Rapids Full-Time, Exempt Hospice of Michigan is searching for a Philanthropy Manager in the Grand Rapids area. This is an exciting opportunity to join our great team in a leadership role! This position offers competitive pay, health benefits, vacation/sick time, and a matching 403B plan. Come join us as we work to ensure quality of life, comfort, and peace for our patients and provide support for their loved ones during their end-of-life experience. With roots dating back to the 1970s, Hospice of Michigan is the most experienced provider of hospice care in the state. Currently serving more than 1,700 patients daily, in 56 counties, we’re also the largest in our state, and among the largest...

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