Employment Opportunities

The West Michigan AFP chapter website is the perfect place to advertise your employment opportunities and reach hundreds of potential prospects with fundraising and development experience. The cost is only $100 for members and $125 for nonmembers, and the exposure is priceless. If you would like to post an employment opportunity, Please contact Chapter Administrator, Deb O’Donnell.

Open Job Postings: Fundraising Careers in Grand Rapids and West Michigan

  • Development Director, Franciscan Life Process Center Monday, April 12, 2021 Job Title Development Director Organization Franciscan Life Process Center About the Position Broad Goal: Responsible for initiating, promoting and implementing a development program aimed at generating significant funds from a broad sector of private sources, (including individuals, foundations and corporations) in support of programs, annual appeal and endowment fund of the Franciscan Life Process Center. Report to: Director of the Center Terms of Employment: Part-time: 20-25 hours a week. Evaluation: Performance in ...
  • Director of Foundation Relations, Ducks Unlimited, Inc. Thursday, April 8, 2021 Job Title Director of Foundation Relations Organization Ducks Unlimited, Inc. Great Lakes/Atlantic Region About the Position The successful candidate will be a self-starter who has the ability to work independently as well as part of a team and is driven to succeed. Familiarity with major gift fundraising, experience with comprehensive campaigns, relationships and a working knowledge of the philanthropic community, and an interest in outdoor ...
  • Special Events and Corporate Relations Manager, Samaritas Thursday, April 1, 2021 Job Title Special Events and Corporate Relations Manager Organization Samaritas About the Position Job Summary Develops and manages special events from start to finish while identifying corporations and other funders whose corporate citizenship and marketing priorities are consistent with Samaritas’ needs and mission, developing proposals for giving and corporate engagement in special events and Samaritas programs year round. Working with the Chief Advancement Officer (CAO), Executive ...
  • Director of Advancement & Strategic Partnerships, Community Action House Tuesday, March 30, 2021 Job Title Director of Advancement & Strategic Partnerships Organization Community Action House About the Position Opportunity Community Action House (CAH) is looking for a Director of Advancement & Strategic Partnerships. This is a unique, newly created opportunity to build and deliver a cohesive development, community engagement, and communications strategy at one of the West Michigan Lakeshore’s premier nonprofit organizations. We are growing rapidly and need a senior ...
  • Director of Development, Air Zoo Monday, March 29, 2021 Job Title Director of Development Organization Air Zoo About the Position The Director of Development Opportunity: Do the words strategy, cultivation, development, advancement, legacy, growth and innovation generate more energy and excitement than your morning pot of coffee? Do you consider yourself a whiz at fund development, capital campaigns, donor relations and building philanthropic corporate relationships? If you answered yes – you may very well be the ...
  • Associate Director, Plainsong Farm & Ministry Tuesday, March 23, 2021 Job Title Associate Director Organization Plainsong Farm & Ministry About the Position ROLE Reporting to, and working in close collaboration with, the Executive Director, the Associate Director will help build a solid foundation for Plainsong Farm’s growth. Central to the Associate Director’s role will be leading and implementing Plainsong Farm’s fundraising strategy. Other responsibilities will include coordinating the development of organizational plans and managing facilities, calendars and staff. ...
  • Chief Advancement Officer, D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s Monday, March 22, 2021 Job Title Chief Advancement Officer Organization D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s About the Position Full time. D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s team truly makes a difference every day in the lives of children, families, and our community as a whole. If you are an experienced fundraiser who is a relationship and team builder, this could be an outstanding opportunity for you. The organization is wrapping ...
  • Foundation Development/Major Gifts Officer Specialist, Ascension Borgess Foundation, Kalamazoo Friday, March 19, 2021 Job Title Foundation Development/Major Gifts Officer Specialist Organization Ascension Borgess Foundation, Kalamazoo, MI About the Position The Major Gifts Officer (MGO) will identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward major level gifts, currently defined as $10,000 to $1,000,000+. Reporting to the VP/Chief Development Officer, the MGO will develop and deepen relationships with high-level Board members, Borgess leadership, physicians and other hospital leaders, development colleagues, and donors and ...
  • Vice President for University Development and Executive Director of the Grand Valley University Foundation, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan Friday, March 19, 2021 Job Title Vice President for University Development and Executive Director of the Grand Valley University Foundation Organization Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan About the Position This is an extraordinary time to be at Grand Valley State University. An emerging national institution located in beautiful Grand Rapids, one of the fastest growing cities in the country, the university is on the precipice of something ...
  • Assistant Director of Development, Historical Society of Michigan Friday, March 19, 2021 Job Title Assistant Director of Development Organization Historical Society of Michigan About the Position The Historical Society of Michigan seeks a qualified individual to serve as Assistant Director of Development. The Assistant Director of Development is a full-time position that plays a key role in the development/revenue operation that supports the educational mission of the nonprofit and nongovernmental Historical Society of Michigan, the oldest cultural institution ...