Volunteer Grants Manager

Job Location

Thurston County, WA

Published By

Our Ark

Type of Job

Part Time Volunteer

Published Date

April 1, 2020, 9:30:00 PM

About the job


We are searching for a methodical and strategic Grants Manager to work with our organization in enhancing funding models, identifying new sources of funding, and developing sustainable and effective grants programs. Duties for the Grants Manager will include managing overall grant efforts, documenting payments and expenditure, optimizing the grant administration process, overseeing fund-raising, preparing progress reports, ensuring compliance with grant regulations, reviewing grant proposals, managing grant databases, engaging with donor agencies, educating staff on policies, and preparing financial reports. Your skills and expertise in successful grants management will aid our organization in serving the public by securing continuous funding, improving business opportunities through effective funding programs, and executing meaningful projects.

The ideal candidate for this role should have superior organizational skills, great leadership qualities, and exceptional budgeting and monitoring skills. The outstanding Grants Manager should re-enforce relationships with donors, ensure that grant programs operate efficiently, streamline grant administration, and keep our organization fiscally sound.

Grants Manager Responsibilities:

Designing grant programs.
Determining funding needs.
Researching funding opportunities.
Reporting to the board of directors.
Coordinating and engaging with grant writers.
Identifying support agencies.
Optimizing the grant administration process.
Managing timelines and deliverables.
Preparing and monitoring budgets.
Tracking grant applications.

Requirements

Grants Manager Requirements:

  • Degree in Business Administration or equivalent.

  • Methodical and strategic thinking.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Project management skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Budgeting and accounting experience.

  • Computer literacy.

  • Knowledge of auditing policies.

  • Knowledge of donor agencies.

  • Strong writing skills.

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:


  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous

  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects

  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction

  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail

  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction

  • Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity

  • High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment


Benefits

  1. Volunteering connects you to others.

  2. Volunteering is good for your mind and body.

  3. Volunteering can advance your career.

  4. Volunteering brings fun and fulfillment to your life.

  5. Changing a youth's life

  6. Making our communities better to live and love 

About us

We are 100% volunteer led team of passionate people who are to support and help the youth on the streets to go from thriving to surviving through care, compassionate, committed adults in our communities. We adhere to our values of Compassion, Community (engaging individuals, building alliances), Commitment, Hope, Trust, Love, Respect, and Integrity. We love to have fun enjoying every moment we have with team members, youth, and our communities. We would love to have you a part of this team.

Address

Olympia, WA, USA