Ann Arbor Office

8 AM-12 PM, 1 PM - 4:30 PM

Monday through Friday
3810 Packard Road, Suite 260
Ann Arbor, MI 48108 

P: 734-975-6880

F: 734-975-2956

Jackson Office 

9 AM-3PM

Mon., Wed., and Friday

or by appointment
604 Greenwood Place
Jackson, MI 49203

P: 517-841-5780

F: 517-795-1400

Michigan Ability Partners is a 501(c)3.

Currently Available positions

Development Director 


The Director of Development is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all of MAP’s fundraising activities.  These will be comprised of cultivating and soliciting major gifts, executing the annual fund mailings and developing the strategy for retention, and executing fundraising events.  This role should have experience with campaign planning and capital fundraising. The Director of Development will work closely with The Executive Director and the Board of Directors in all development and fund raising endeavors.  This is a full-time salaried position exempt from overtime. 


•    Must embrace the mission of Michigan Ability Partners (MAP)
•    Strong interpersonal and writing skills. 
•    Knowledge of and experience in fund raising techniques, particularly major gift fundraising strategy.
•    1 to 3 years of experience working in professional fundraising.
•    Skills to work with and motivate staff, board members and volunteers. 
•    Track record of successful networking.
•    Be a “self-starter” and goal driven to initiate donor visits and fundraising calls.
•    Organization and “follow through” on tasks and goals.
•    A positive attitude, concern for people and community, and be able demonstrate presence, self-confidence, common sense and good listening ability.
•    A Bachelor’s Degree.
•    Must be able to lift 25 lbs., sit, stand, bend, and walk.    
•    Possess a valid driver’s license


•    Meet prospective donors and supporters on a continual basis to establish effective communications with them.
•    Grow a major gifts program including identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of current and future donors.
•    Oversee grant seeking including research, proposal writing, and reporting requirements.
•    Direct the annual fund program, including mailings and annual fundraising drives.
•    Direct social media campaigns and communications including Facebook, Constant Contact, and Twitter. 
•    Direct capital campaigns and other major fundraising drives.
•    Coordinate fundraising special events.
•    Direct employee fundraising drives.
•    Oversee prospect research.
•    Work closely with MAP CEO and current and past Board of Directors members.
•    Work as staff support to the Development Committee of the board to create a fund development plan, an event calendar, identifying timelines and work plans for each event, achieving the identified budgeted fundraising goal with a concentration on unrestricted funds.
•    Make public appearances/accept speaking engagements to share information about MAP with the community.
•    Oversee fundraising database and tracking systems.
•    Supervise and collaborate with other fundraising staff. 
•    Oversee creation of publications to support fundraising activities.
•    Maintain gift recognition programs.
•    Demonstrate professional conduct at all times.
•    Perform other related duties as requested.

Michigan Ability Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  



Send resume and a cover letter outlining your interest in and qualifications for the position to  Application deadline is April 3, 2020.



Rental Assistance Coordinator

General Summary: This staff person is responsible to the CEO or designee and attends the Leadership Team meetings.  It is the Team Leader’s responsibility to provide administrative leadership to the team, oversee all housing programs as assigned. This employee must exercise considerable skill in working with funders, WHA and other organizations.  This employee exercises leadership and independent judgment in carrying out duties. The Rental Assistance Coordinator is responsible for maintaining and distributing all subsidy vouchers, monthly billing and grant tracking, as well as all HUD, MSHDA and Continuum of Care compliance.



1.    Oversees corporate compliance with applicable funding sources.
2.    Ensures that all programs are operated under Michigan Ability Partners and funding source guidelines. 
3.    Maintains a positive relationship with WHA, funding sources including the City of Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor Housing Commission, and the VA Programs; coordinates closely with MAP HDC, LLC, MRS, property managers, and other supportive service agencies.
4.    Represent the agency in community meetings and WHA operated activities in planning and implementing community wide initiatives to end homelessness.
5.    Maintain and assign housing vouchers.
6.    Complete move-in paperwork, disability and income certifications.
7.    Ensure service coordination is provided to each assigned participant, either by MAP housing supports coordinator or another community partner/support service provider.
8.    Enter data into HMIS as necessary, work with Clinical Housing Supports Team Leader to serve as HMIS Agency Administrator, ensuring data quality. 
9.    Maintain documentation in accordance with compliance and reporting standards.
10.    Complete information requested for reporting for HUD and other funding sources.
11.    Act as tenant/landlord liaison. Mediate interpersonal issues among tenants.
12.    In cooperation with MAP staff, conduct or schedule inspections, safety checks and emergency safety plans.
13.    Receive and review all Rental Assistance/Leasing Paperwork.
14.    Collect and process all rent from tenants, utilizing property management software.
15.    Send late rent notices and other correspondence to tenants.
16.    Acquire insurance as needed for apartment complexes.
17.    Complete the Rental Assistance billing
18.    Maintain current tenant list.
19.    Reviews client information for entrance to and exit from the program. 
20.    Ensures that staff understand and apply MAP Policies and Procedures as well as Fair Housing Laws with regard to 
MAP HDC, LLC and scattered site rental housing.
21.    Promote good working environment/relationships through presentation and information sharing.
22.    Train and oversee all staff on data collection for Program Evaluation.
23.    Assist with gathering project evaluation information for MAP Leadership and development of annual reports 
    through compliance with the agency Program Evaluation and HMIS.
24.    Participate on MAP committee assignments & fundraising activities.
25.    Staff program board committee and community data evaluation committees.
26.    Application and development of new grants in conjunction with the MAP CEO and/or development staff.
27.    Monitor budgets, supply requests, and petty cash requests.
28.    Interviews, recommends, hires and evaluates program staff.
29.    Performs or works with quality assurance and utilization review activities for current cases and reports statistical 
outcomes and billing summaries, maintains compliance with HMIS.
30.    Development and maintenance of public relations materials related to assigned programs
31.    Responsible for bi-weekly housing retention meetings.
32.    Other duties as assigned by the CEO



A Masters Degree in human services is strongly preferred. A Bachelor’s degree with exceptional experience with persons with disabilities and housing instability may be considered as well.  Must possess strong writing, speaking and computer skills. A basic understanding of housing development is strongly preferred. 


Salary Range:  



Full Time Position

To Apply:


Send resume and a cover letter outlining your interest in and qualifications for the position to