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Position
Grants Coordinator
Type
Full-time
Organization
Lighthouse Youth & Family Services
Location
Cincinnati, OH
Job Summary

Lighthouse Youth & Family Services is seeking a detail-oriented, tech-savvy, self-starter with excellent writing, editing, and project management skills to become our Grants Coordinator. The Grants Coordinator is responsible for all stages of the grant development process, including prospect research, drafting applications, and submitting follow-up reports. This is a full-time position with competitive salary and benefits.

Job Description

Lighthouse Youth & Family Services is seeking a detail-oriented, tech-savvy, self-starter with excellent writing, editing, and project management skills to become our Grants Coordinator. The Grants Coordinator is responsible for all stages of the grant development process, including prospect research, drafting applications, and submitting follow-up reports. This is a full-time position with competitive salary and benefits.

The Grants Coordinator is a member of Lighthouse’s Development Team, which is responsible for driving growth of revenue through a comprehensive fundraising program that meets and exceeds annual and long-term financial goals. This position works closely with members of the Development Team as well as program leadership throughout the organization in a supportive environment dedicated to advancing the organization’s mission: to empower young people and families to succeed through a continuum of care that promotes healing and growth.

Starting pay ranging from $20 to $25/hour

Competitive pay based on education and experience

Essential Functions:

  • Identifies and reviews potential grants and contracts for service.
  • Maintains a detailed record of all prospects and a schedule of proposal, contract, and reporting due dates.
  • Manages grant writing and submission process for local, state, and federal government grant opportunities as well as private and corporate foundations.
  • Writes/prepares proposals for private and corporate foundations and less complex governmental proposals. Assists the Director of Grants & Contracts in the writing and preparation of larger, more complex governmental proposals.
  • Prepares reports to grant and contract funders.
  • Coordinates the contract review process with agency leadership.
  • Maintains reliable business processes and protocols for managing and tracking grants and contracts in a timely manner.
  • Ensures the organization is represented at appropriate networking and information exchange opportunities.
  • Completes other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree Business Administration, Social Work, Writing, English or a closely related field.
  • Grant writing experience in a non-profit setting.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.

Why Work with Lighthouse Youth & Family Services:

  • Rewarding career - make a difference in the lives of youth!
  • Work for a diverse, seasoned, and well respected agency with engaged leadership team
  • Ability to work remotely for some roles
  • Competitive salary
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)  and Other Paid Leave Options (Holidays, FMLA, Bereavement, and Parental Leave)
  • Medical and other health insurance offerings, including company paid life and long term disability insurance
  • 401k Retirement Plan including company match
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Department of Education’s Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Engaging Wellness Program
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Casual dress

Join a winning organization with a great culture and work environment, and have a rewarding career that impacts the lives of youth and families! Find all open positions at www.lys.org/careers

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