Careers for Good is a brand that strives to inform job-seekers at all levels of the exciting and fulfilling career opportunities in the nonprofit human and community development sector. It is a resource made available through the collaborative efforts of many of the nation’s most well-known and well-respected organizations. Careers for Good extends an open invitation for individuals to combine their skills and talents with a passion for being of service to their community and nation.
Great People and Great Careers in the sector…
Matthew (Matt) Lechel, Regional Development Specialist
Girl Scouts, Heart of Michigan
Matt holds a Bachelor’s and a MPA in Nonprofit Leadership. In his current position, he identifies and cultivates donors, among various other responsibilities (event planning, online giving efforts and social media). Matt received American Humanics certification and is the recipient of a NextGen Leadership award. Matt serves on numerous nonprofit board, including I.D.E.A. Association, a food co‐op, County Parks Commission, and American Camp Association‐Michigan Section.
Byron Haverstick, Senior District Executive
Boy Scouts of America
Armed with a Bachelor’s in Human Service Agency Management and certification from American Humanics, Bryon serves the Greater St. Louis Area Boy Scouts of America. He started his nonprofit career as a volunteer basketball coach and public address announcer for the Boys & Girls Club. Bryon grew up in a Boys and Girls Club and knows the positive impact the staff had on his life. He says, “The rewards are endless. Seeing a Scout earn his Eagle Scout badge or a smile on the face of a Tiger Scout working on a craft makes all of the work worthwhile. It’s building character while having fun!”
Daphne Logan, Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Daphne holds a Bachelor’s in Sociology. In her current position, she is responsible for Human Resources, Administration, and Knowledge and Learning. Daphne was a Human Resources Manager at Teachers Academy for Mathematics and Science. She is passionate about the nonprofit world and finds the sector fulfilling because she can have a positive impact (even if indirect) on the quality of life for those in need. Daphne serves on the Board of Trustees for a 501(c) Agencies Trust.
Deborah (Debbie) Foster, Chief Diversity Officer & Executive Vice President
United Way Worldwide (UWW)
With degrees in early child development and social work, Deborah is responsible for relationships with key stakeholders, including United Way professionals, organized labor and national nonprofit organizations. She served as a consultant for United Ways in Africa and led a number of other efforts for United Way, including a 100 million dollar food and shelter program. “Being engaged in helping individuals and communities think provides a unique opportunity to continually learn, grow and align with my interests, skills and values” she states.