A Place Called Home is seeking a Grants Specialist
The Grants Specialist is responsible for writing, administering and co-managing the current and prospective grants portfolio at A Place Called Home (APCH). Under the guidance and support of the Grants & Development Manager, who reports to the Director of Development, the Grants Specialist will research and develop grant sources and produce written correspondence and requests to generate funds from private/public institutions to support and sustain the Agency’s programs and services. The ideal candidate will have significant experience with fast-paced, high volume grant production and will be responsible for submitting 60+ proposals each year.
Job Title: Grants Specialist
Reports to: Grants and Development Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt
Salary: $50,000-$55,000 DOE
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The Grants Specialist will perform the following duties and meet the following expectations:
To perform this important job successfully, the Grants Specialist must be able to fulfill all of the elements of the job description to the highest standard, and be able to work well with colleagues in a high energy, collaborative environment with open communication. The ideal candidate will embrace the APCH culture of a learning organization and strive to constantly improve upon systems and services for the benefit of employees and our constituents; and will be demonstrably committed to his/her own ongoing personal and professional development. All employees are expected to contribute to ongoing growth and improvement in their departments via excellent job performance. Additionally, you are expected to speak up if you become aware of deficiencies and needs; and to offer solutions and make suggestions for improvements in your purview areas.
Likewise, because each employee and each department is integral to the entire APCH community, we expect that as you focus on your area, you will also consider the big picture and the overall mission of the agency, and communicate with the appropriate individuals if/when you become aware of problems and/or have suggestions for ways and opportunities to make APCH stronger and better. Together, we can continue to take APCH to even higher levels of excellence and service to the community.
Technical and Performance Skills
Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills
Ability to Multi-Task
Dedicated to Excellence
Strong Organizational Skills
Microsoft Office Skills
Qualified candidates, please email resume, cover letter and 2 writing samples to Human Resources at [email protected]. Please include all documents as one pdf file and use “Grants Specialist” in the subject line.
(E-mail submissions only/No phone inquiries)
Responses will be sent only to individuals meeting the outlined requirements of the position.
Background screening required/Relevant skills assessment required during screening