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Job opening involving greenways

Saturday, January 22nd, 2011

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan (CFSEM) has been a longtime leader for encouraging greenway development and sustainable urban planning, not just in Detroit, but through out the seven-county Southeast Michigan region. And that encouragement has been more than just words. They’ve helped bring million of dollars to the table through their GreenWays Initiative.

And they have just posted a job opening for a program officer.

Position Summary

The Program Officer provides leadership, guidance and a broad range of expertise in support of the Foundation’s greenways and sustainable community strategies, community development work, community engagement, grantmaking and educational programs.  The position has in?depth knowledge of urban planning, greenway or open space planning, and community development, including current issues and key networks, public and private revenue streams.  The Program Officer should have an understanding and experience in using online networks and social media to drive program implementation.

The list of job responsibilities, qualifications, and how to apply are listed on this PDF.

T4America hiring a Michigan Field Organizer

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

Transportation for AmericaThe Transportation for America (T4A) Campaign is seeking a smart and motivated Michigan Field Organizer to direct the development of a diverse coalition of prominent state and local organizations working in key regions of Michigan to reform federal transportation policy.

The Michigan Field Organizer will report to the T4A Campaign Field Director in Washington DC and will be housed in the Michigan Environmental Council offices in Lansing, MI. The successful applicant will work closely with the existing Michigan transportation reform network to expand the coalition, build leadership, and meet local capacity-building goals.

  • This is a full-time position with some work on nights and weekends required.
  • Experience managing field operations and coalition organizing on a political or issue campaign is a MUST.
  • Candidate must be available for travel on a frequent basis throughout MI and to Washington, DC.
  • Strong applicants will be dynamic individuals who are prepared to speak to diverse audiences and organize events for NGOs, business leaders, and elected officials.
  • This position requires a self-motivated and detail-oriented person with excellent organizational skills.
  • The ideal candidate will possess outstanding communication and interpersonal skills and will fulfill responsibilities with minimal supervision.

To find out more about Transportation for America please visit our website,, where you can read about us and view our partners.

Link: T4America Michigan Job Description