A Place Called Home is seeking a Grant Writer
Job Title: Grant Writer
Reports to: Grants and Development Manager
FLSA Status/Hours: Non-Exempt, up to 40 hours/week
Hourly Rate: $24.00-$26.44
A Place Called Home is a dynamic, non-profit youth and community center in South Central Los Angeles. APCH provides educational programs, counseling, mentoring, music, dance and art classes, fitness and health and wellness opportunities. As youth participate in our programs, they discover interests and talents and develop a better sense of themselves and their place in the world around them. Our goal is to increase the likelihood that youth will stay in school, pursue higher education, attain viable jobs, and become active community members capable of making positive change in the world in which they live.
The Grant Writer 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 Grant Writer 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.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this important job successfully, the Grant Writer 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
Physical and Mental Demands
Qualified candidates, please email resume, cover letter and 2 writing samples to Human Resources at mahttp://mailto:[email protected]. Please include all documents as one pdf file and use “Grant Writer” 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