Description

Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Part Time

Pay Range: 20-25/hour based on experience
Organization's Mission: Strengthen families, protect children, and prevent abuse
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: The Family Support Center is committed to providing an inclusive, diverse, and equitable environment for all. A goal of our strategic plan is to “Foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace and culture”—we discuss and strive daily for progress toward this goal. Our work is guided by the following principles:
EQUITY: The work must be led by the people most affected by injustice in our community.
COMMUNITY: The work can be done most effectively when we build community. We care about and support one another inside and outside of this work.
INTEGRITY: We strive to do the right thing consistently while doing this work, including following through, admitting to mistakes, and treating people well.
COMPETENCE: We seek to understand, to be led by the community we serve. We push for transformative change, over incremental change.
Position Summary: The Family Support Center (FSC) is currently seeking a Grant Writer/Grant Manager to be part of our Administrative Team. The Grant Writer/Grant Manager is responsible for coordinating efforts to secure and maintain funding sources for the FSC’s four programs: (1) Crisis Nurseries, (2) Clinical Services, (3) LifeStart Village, and (4) Adoption Respite.

We are looking for a very strong writer and communicator who can provide a consistent voice in presenting the FSC’s programs and accomplishments. May be asked to provide a writing sample before hire.

About the FSC
The FSC is a nonprofit organization, founded in 1977, that supports families in Salt Lake, Summit, and Tooele Counties. The FSC recognizes the strengths inherent in every family and strives to build up the six protective factors (that have been shown to increase family stability and reduce child abuse and neglect) through our services. We adhere to the Standards of Quality put forth by the National Family Support Network.

Vision: To be a recognized leader in creating transformational growth in the lives of families.
Mission: To strengthen families, protect children, and prevent abuse.
Value: Respect, Inclusion, Support, Education.
Primary Responsibilities: Understand and commit to the vision, mission, and values of the FSC.
Acquire and maintain sound knowledge and understanding of the FSC programs and projects for which funding will be sought.
Draft and/or review grant proposals and reports, tailoring each to fit specific focus areas and interests of foundation, corporate, or government funders.
Submit grant proposals and/or reports with strict adherence to each funder’s unique requirements, including deadlines, proposal and budget formats and all mandatory attachments.
Conduct ongoing prospect research on potential funders in new and existing markets and evaluate grant opportunities identified by the development and program teams.
Assist with communications and marketing materials, including but not limited to website content, supporter emails, internal and external newsletters.
Assist Operations Director in developing funding partnerships and program models.
Represent the FSC to funders, partners, and the community in a positive, professional manner.
Desired Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in English, Writing, Journalism, Public Health, Research, or related field. Master’s degree is a plus.
Two plus years of grant writing, prospect search and reporting experience. (Preferred, but can be waived for excellent writing skills.)
Excellent writing and editing skills
Familiarity with online grant research and other nonprofit management tools
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Excellent analytical and time management skills
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
18+ Years of Age
Department of Human Services Background Check (Upon Hire)
CPR & First Aid Certification (To Take Once Hired)
TB Test (Upon Hire)
Benefits / Why Work With Us: We strive daily to create transformational growth in the lives of the families we serve.

We also offer:
Flexible hours
Hybrid home/office schedule
Supportive coworkers
Opportunity for growth and training
How to Apply: Send resume and cover letter to dawnie.elzinga@familysupportcenter.org
Closing Date: Open until filled
Location: Hybrid home/in office (office locations are Midvale and Taylorsville)

Information

Organization Website: Visit website
Contact: Dawnie Elzinga
Email: dawnie.elzinga@familysupportcenter.org
Phone: (801) 955-9110