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Grant Writer

Job Classification: Full-Time, Regular

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Reports to: Development and Communications Director

The Grant Writer is responsible for preparing and submitting grant proposals, applications, request letters and letters of inquiry; preparing and submitting grant reports; researching and identifying viable grant opportunities; and participating in strategic planning activities that advance departmental and organizational goals and objectives.

 

About the East Texas Food Bank

The mission of the East Texas Food Bank is to fight hunger and feed hope in East Texas.

 

The Food Bank’s team is dedicated to building community awareness and creating an efficient food distribution network to eliminate hunger in East Texas. Staff is committed to embodying the Food Bank’s values in all activities. Relationships are based on collaboration and respect. Resources are leveraged in a manner that is strategic and cost effective in order to achieve the Food Bank’s mission and goals.

POSITION GOALS

  • Generate unrestricted and restricted grant funding in support of ETFB’s general operations and specific programs and initiatives.
  • Complete and submit grant proposals, applications, request letters and letters of inquiry to various foundations, corporations and organizations.
  • Complete required grant reporting documents.
  • Research and identify new sources of grant funding.
  • Work with ETFB staff members from various departments to ensure attention to and compliance with grant guidelines and reporting requirements.
  • Provide grant writing support and technical assistance to ETFB’s partner agencies, as needed.
  • Assist with other written materials such as brochure content, op-ed columns, etc.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Development Director or Fund Development Strategist.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education and Experience

  • Professional writing experience and proven funding success in grant writing is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree is preferred.

 

Skills and Abilities

  • Strong writing and communication
  • Excellent organizational abilities, attention to detail, and capacity to handle several tasks at one time.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of the East Texas region and its diverse communities, including issues of hunger and
  • Team player, willingness to help others achieve success, and ability to foster a team environment.
  • Self-starter, highly motivated, dynamic, and creative professional.
  • Ability to collect and maintain confidential information.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft software products and Salesforce.

WORKING CONDITIONS

 

This position consists of work in an office environment: requires the use of general office equipment such as telephone, computers, calculators and copiers and walking across the warehouse and office areas.  There may be extended periods of sitting, standing and/or bending; listening, talking and/or visual concentration; writing and/or computer use.  This position would normally have routine opportunities to alter physical position or change eye focus.  This position requires some physical activity such as bending, twisting, and lifting up to 40 pounds.

 

This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; and nothing herein restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

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Assistant Development Director

Aggieland Humane Society

Assistant Development Director

Job Description


Reports to:  Development Director

Exempt:

SUMMARY:  Assists in the coordination and implementation of contributed income programs. Develops relationships with contributors, sharing opportunities to make a difference through monetary gifts. Create numerous, efficient, and compelling opportunities for donors to support Aggieland Humane Society and to make the experience of giving satisfying and rewarding.

 

GENERAL DUTIES:

  • Upholds the Base Code of Conduct of the Aggieland Humane Society at all times
  • Keeps timely records of contacts and donor visits
  • Assists and reports on all solicitation efforts
  • Assists in development of grant applications
  • Works on fundraising events and mission related tours and events
  • Production of timely thank you letters and thank you phone calls
  • Produces monthly reports
  • Maintains a portfolio of 75 entry level donors
  • Assists with monitoring of donor portfolios maintained by leadership
  • Identify and cultivate individuals who love our mission
  • Other duties as assigned.

  

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

BS or BA and non-profit experience

Development/fundraising experience preferred. CFRE preferred.

Experience with Benevon fundraising model preferred.

 

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Ability to handle loud noises and strong odors.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office including Word and Excel.
  • Previous donor relationship management software experience preferred.
  • Public Speaking

Carolyn Young, CFRE, MS

Development Director, Aggieland Humane Society

5359 Leonard Road, Bryan, TX 77807

cyoung@aggielandhumane.org


 

Children's Advocacy Center - Compliance and Data Analyst

Reports to: Executive Director

Compensation: Commesurate with Experience

Exempt Status: Exempt

Commitment Type: full Time

Base of operations: Tyler, Texas

Summary:

Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) provides comprehensive services to child victims of abuse and their non-offending caregivers in conjunction with a multi-disciplinary team (MDT) made up of law enforcement, child protective services and prosecution. The Compliance and Data Analyst is responsible for ensuring grant/contract implementations are completed responsibly and ethically, following the policies and regulations of grantors and the Agency; maintaining up to date documentation and records; preparing data uploads as required by grantors or the Agency; performing data-related tasks (data collection and quality control); and providing technical assistance to staff on grant related processes. The ideal candidate will be an effective communicator regarding grant status; demonstrate attention to detail; possess the ability to learn and use research tools, statistical analysis and research software; write documentation manuals for grants if needed; prioritize and meet deadlines; work on multiple, concurrent tasks; and maintain confidentiality. This position also analyzes data and reports statistics and trends to provide proactive and strategic information that will impact planning and strategy of services available to children and families. 

 

Essential Functions:

 

Grants & Funding

  • Maintain current knowledge of grant and funder administrative practices, methods, resources and standards to foster organizational compliance with granting agency regulations and requirements
  • Provide statistical data for grant and funding proposals by reconciling data inconsistencies and performing analysis to interpret numerical data
  • Maintain grant and funder support files and documentation ensuring programmatic outcomes are reported correctly and compliance documents are maintained
  • Develop, monitor and submit reporting tools for grant and funder statistical reports
  • Establish and monitor standards and deadlines to ensure compliance with grant and funder policies and guidelines

 

Program Analysis

  • Track progress toward organizational and programmatic outcomes and goals
  • Develop and monitor monthly reporting tools for program staff to review and validate required data
  • Assist with analyzing resources, data, trends, variances and implications for the determination of procedures, solutions and workload balance
  • Perform research and data collection from external sources including, but not limited to CACTX, National Children’s Alliance or other related sources

 

Administration

  • Maintain and update all Board of Director manuals and materials in compliance with non-profit laws and guidelines for 501c(3)
  • Produce, update and distribute Board materials as changes occur, including meeting notices, minutes, incidental payments, attendance and annual Board Manual
  • Provide and prepare needed materials and data for meetings, proposals and other required information as needed for Executive Director
  • Analyze data to provide proactive and strategic support for Executive Director
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

 

Job Requirements and Qualifications:

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (minimum) with degree in Business, Accounting, Information Management, Statistics, Non-profit Management or equivalent experience

 

Experience:

  • Ability to interact effectively and confidentially with diverse individuals and to work both independently and as a productive team member
  • Proficiency in data related software and systems
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to translate data into applicable solutions
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Ability to organize work effectively, prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgement based on an understanding of organizational policies and procedures
  • High level of written and oral communication skills, computer skills and collaborative capabilities
  • Desire to work in a child-abuse related organization

 

     Intellectual and Physical Requirements:

  • Read, write, and speak English fluently
  • Ability to multi-task and balance the diverse requirements noted above
  • Bending, stooping, reaching and other movement required in dealing with children. Lifting of office materials (up to 20 lbs)

 

Other Information:

  • Position involves work with sensitive information about child abuse victims and partner agency personnel at supervisory and front line levels. 
  • Desirable personal qualities include: tact, good judgment, flexibility, a positive attitude, high professional standards and ethics, and an ability to get along with a variety of people from various disciplines.
  • Employment dependent upon the successful completion of a background check, including criminal and CPS clearances.

Please send qualified applications only to ttanner@cacsmithcounty.org. We will respond to those selected for an interview as quickly as possible.


 

Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement - Program Support Specialist

Job Description

Title:                             Program Support Specialist

Reports To:                   Executive Director

 

Who We Are

The Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization with a mission to ensure that every child has access to Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in their classrooms and to help facilitate this teaching within their families, schools and communities. Social and Emotional Learning is the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions. We are not born with these skills, they must be taught. The Choose Love Enrichment Program does just that and is provided to schools at no cost, thanks to generous donors who believe in the mission of the movement.

 

The Choose Love Enrichment Program is a Pre-K through 12th grade SEL program that teaches educators and their students how to choose love in any circumstance and helps them become connected, resilient, and empowered individuals. These skills, tools and attitudes have been proven through decades of scientific research to be the best way to ensure a healthy, meaningful and purpose-filled life.

 

The Opportunity

As we continue to grow worldwide we are looking to strengthen our team from a program support perspective. The Program Support Specialist will join our programs team and will be responsible for managing the implementation of our program, providing implementation support to our users, and continually improving the implementation process to ensure a first-class user experience.

 

Responsibilities

The successful candidate for this position will be held accountable for the following responsibilities:

  • Providing first class customer service and program support.
  • Overseeing the implementation and support for all programs related business.
  • Streamlining the program implementation process.
  • Evaluating and reporting on the success of our programs.
  • Develop and implement strategies to improve program implementation.
  • Coordinate with third party contractors or vendors, as necessary.
  • Coordinating with the Executive Director and other staff members and contractors.
  • Ensures alignment between development activities and other organization goals, including strategic planning goals, communication plans, and goals related to programs that serve to advance the Choose Love mission.
  • Actively participate and collaborate with the entire Choose Love family.
  • Maintain a polished professional demeanor, excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with all staff, Board members, donors, private corporations and/or public offices. Excellent organizational and time management skills are essential.

 

Qualifications

  • Relevant college degree required.
  • 3+ years’ work experience in educational program support and development.
  • Strong technological background and skillset.
  • Experience working with various digital/online learning platforms and tools.
  • Skilled communicator, with superior interpersonal, verbal and written skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve goals.
  • Commitment to excellence, excellent attention to detail, highly efficient and conscientious about thorough follow-up. 
  • High degree of initiative, self-motivated, resourceful.
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team with a range of people including, but not limited to leadership, teachers, students, volunteers, and staff.
  • Ability to work under and comply with continuous & multiple deadlines and evolving priorities.

 

 

What We Offer

JLCLM offers highly competitive compensation based on prior experience and qualifications.

 

How to Apply

Please send qualified applications only to Brian@JesseLewisChooseLove.org

We will respond to those selected for an interview as quickly as possible.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement Development, Marketing & Communications Director

Job Description

 

Title:                             Development, Marketing & Communications Director

Reports To:                   Executive Director

 

Who We Are

The Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization with a mission to ensure that every child has access to Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in their classrooms and to help facilitate this teaching within their families, schools and communities. Social and Emotional Learning is the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions. We are not born with these skills, they must be taught. The Choose Love Enrichment Program does just that and is provided to schools at no cost, thanks to generous donors who believe in the mission of the movement.

 

The Choose Love Enrichment Program is a Pre-K through 12th grade SEL program that teaches educators and their students how to choose love in any circumstance and helps them become connected, resilient, and empowered individuals. These skills, tools and attitudes have been proven through decades of scientific research to be the best way to ensure a healthy, meaningful and purpose-filled life.

 

The Opportunity

The Development, Marketing & Communications Director will be responsible for leading, planning and evaluating all aspects of the organization’s fundraising programs and marketing and communications efforts. Significant focus will be on meeting or exceeding revenue goals as identified in Choose Love’s 3-year strategic plan while leading, planning and evaluating the marketing and communications strategy. 

 

Responsibilities

The successful candidate for this position will be held accountable for the following responsibilities:

 

  • Direct oversight and evaluation of all aspects of key events including marketing and logistics. Coordinates with event committees to ensure financial goals are met or exceeded.
  • Leads organization efforts to increases non-special event funding through corporate, individual, foundation and planned giving efforts through effective case statements and charitable giving products.
  • Coordinates with Executive Director on donor engagement and stewardship.
  • Ensures alignment between development activities and other organization goals, including strategic planning goals, communication plans, and goals related to programs that serve to advance the Choose Love mission.
  • Manage department budget process, including all event budgets, and create appropriate reports.
  • Actively participate and collaborate with the Executive Management Team and board committees.
  • Maintain a polished professional demeanor, excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with all staff, Board members, donors, private corporations and/or public offices. Excellent organizational and time management skills are essential.
  • Oversee content creation, creative production and distribution of external emails and newsletters.
  • Develop and implement strategies to improve organizational visibility.
  • Manage social media profiles including creation of regular content.
  • Maintain organization website with relevant and updated content.
  • Write program brochures and relevant collateral materials.
  • Manage third party contractors or vendors, as necessary.

Qualifications

  • Relevant college degree required.
  • 5+ years of work experience in fundraising, marketing and communications leadership roles - non-profit preferred.
  • Documented track record of fundraising success, including corporate, individual, peer to peer, and foundations.
  • Skilled communicator, with superior interpersonal, verbal and written skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve goals.
  • Commitment to accuracy, excellent attention to detail, highly efficient and conscientious about thorough follow-up.  Impeccable spelling, grammar, punctuation skills.
  • Strong technology skills, especially internet, MS Office, and database experience.
  • High degree of initiative, self-motivated, resourceful.
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team with a range of people including, but not limited to the Board of Directors, volunteers, and staff.
  • Ability to work under and comply with continuous & multiple deadlines and evolving priorities.

 

What We Offer

 

JLCLM offers highly competitive compensation based on prior experience and qualifications.

 

 

How to Apply

 

Please send qualified applications only to Brian@JesseLewisChooseLove.org

We will respond to those selected for an interview as quickly as possible.

 

 

 

 

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