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Grant Writer I 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Fresno EOC is reflective of all communities we serve.
 
About the Organization Diversity Statement
Fresno EOC is reflective of all communities we serve.

Our Vision for our Agency
As an entrepreneurial agency, we bridge the gap to self-sufficiency by providing opportunities and resources, as we initiate and partner in shared community efforts to improve the quality of life.

Our Vision for Those We Serve
Empowered individuals who thrive as healthy, self-sufficient and contributing members of our communities

Our Vision for our Community
Healthy communities with equal access to social justice, jobs, education and resources.  
Description

SUMMARY

Development of programs and funding mechanisms to sustain and advance agency operations, including needs assessment, planning, research, analysis, grant writing, budget preparation and program development.

Assist in the fulfillment of the agency’s vision, “For Those We Serve,” by empowering individuals who thrive as healthy, self-sufficient and contributing members of our communities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Under general supervision performs a variety of assignments involving grant writing, research, analysis and administrative duties.

Assignments may be directed toward accomplishing specific projects or broad objectives of program operations.

Writes grant proposals, memoranda of understanding, job descriptions, budget justifications, correspondence, evaluations, plans, data collection and analysis, policies and procedures, reports, position papers, surveys, forms, brochures and other documents. Drafts program budgets for funding proposals. Maintains supporting documents. Develops and maintains an agency document library as a resource for programs.

Researches policy issues and funding opportunities for Fresno EOC programs and recommends courses of action. Develops plans, schedules meetings and maintains contact lists.

Analyzes funding announcements and opportunities, gathers resource materials and develop schedules for meeting deadlines. Administers central clearinghouse for grant opportunities.

Consults with program staff and community associates as appropriate. Develops approaches and program concepts to meet funding requirements, and suggests alternative approaches.

Identifies community resources for collaboration or support of proposals and community planning activities.

Performs research and compiles, organizes and tracks research materials, statistics and background materials, using both hard copy and online resources.

Evaluates effectiveness of programs and recommends modifications.

Makes oral presentations on research and planning projects and facilitates planning meetings and orientation sessions.

Assists with the preparation and delivery of professional training seminars related to research, planning, and resource development for Fresno EOC program staff.

Travels for agency business using personal vehicle.

Maintains regular attendance and punctuality.

Works evenings and weekends as required.

Performs other duties as assigned.

 
Position Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

To execute this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

EXPERIENCE:

Two years of successful writing and/or development experience. Related experience may be substituted for grant writing experience on a year for year basis.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

Effective presentation, written, and verbal communication skills.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and related business software.

Knowledge of and sensitivity to the needs of the low-income individuals, families, and communities preferred.

Ability to demonstrate independent judgement with limited supervision.

Goal and detail oriented, well organized, and ability to demonstrate the skill of researching.

Innovative, dependable, reliable, ability to multi-task.

Maintain a valid California driver’s license, reliable transportation and adequate auto insurance required by State law.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Program/Dept. Planning and Resource Development  
Salary $23.08/per hour  
Benefits Generous benefits package that includes, health, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending and retirement.  
Keywords  
Division Executive Office  
Close Date  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number ADM-18-00008  
Location Fresno- Executive Office  
Flyers None Specified 

Work schedule/Overtime Required

Mon - Fri

8:30 am to 5:00 pm

May Vary

 

This position is currently accepting applications.

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