Job Board >> Part-time Grant Writer
|Company Name||St. Joseph Services|
|Date Posted||25, Friday 2012|
|Listing Type||Hourly Rate|
Founded in 2001 as a ministry of the Daughters of Charity, SJS operates community centers in Chicago’s Humboldt Park and Austin neighborhoods with programs focused on developing youth, educating adults, and transforming lives. SJS is experiencing tremendous growth and requires a motivated, self-starter to grow our grants effort similarly.
Research, prepare and submit general operating and program-specific foundation/government grant proposals/applications/LOIs including budgets and all required attachments.
Maintain a grant calendar for all grants including a continuously updated timeline indicating due dates for all proposals/applications, reports and relevant information, as well as outcomes and reasons for acceptance/rejection.
Ensure, in coordination with program/finance/executive management, that information related to grants and reports corresponds accurately to the proposal and that reports are completed prior to deadline.
Cultivate grantors by sending acknowledgement letters, project updates, and other applicable items (e.g. donor mention in publications, etc.).
Produce quarterly summary reports on all grant activity, including submissions, status of all proposals, and reasons for acceptance/rejection.
Mandatory Job Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, English, or related area and 3 years experience
Strong attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects, establish workload priorities, and meet deadlines are critical.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
Familiarity with fund raising activities.
Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, and development database.
Sensitivity to the cultural and socio economic characteristics of persons served.
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential materials.
Ability to work flexible hours.