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Grants Specialist

Mesa, AZ, USA Req #76
Sunday, July 5, 2020

Since 1971, A New Leaf has faithfully worked in service to our mission of “Helping Families…Changing Lives,” making a positive impact in the lives of more than 24,000 people each year in the Phoenix Metropolitan area. Services focus on HEALTH, HOUSING, AND COMMUNITY SERVICES, offering a continuum of support to move households from crisis to long-term health and stability.

Hours: Full-Time Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm
Compensation: $19.00/hour
Position Description: A New Leaf offers 30 programs focused on health, housing, education, and community services for more than 28,000 vulnerable and underserved families and individuals each year who are struggling with poverty, homelessness, domestic violence, and behavioral health challenges. The Grants Specialist is a key member of A New Leaf’s Administrative team and works as part of the Community & Civic Engagement and Grants team, which oversees strategy and stewardship of annual grant revenue. This position is responsible for researching, writing, and coordinating grants and reports in collaboration with the team. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, able to effectively communicate the mission of A New Leaf, and adept at managing multiple projects.

  • Complete grant proposals/applications and reports as assigned to meet deadlines
  • Research and analyze prospective grant opportunities and prepare overviews
  • Collect program/project information and metrics from program staff as needed to draft grant proposals and reports
  • Submit grant proposal drafts for review as appropriate to supervisor, leadership, and program staff
  • Collect and assemble required documentation for grant proposals and reports
  • Collect program/project information and metrics as needed to draft grant proposals and reports
  • Collaborate with team for reviewing content and incorporating feedback
  • Collect and assemble required documentation for grant proposals and reports
  • High School Diploma/GED required; Associate’s or Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Two (2) years of experience in grant writing preferred, OR demonstration of strong writing and grammar skills
  • Detail oriented/good organizational skills
  • Efficient/deadline driven/good time management skills/ability to prioritize multiple projects

Compliance Documents:
  • Valid Driver’s License with reliable transportation
  • Class One Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • 39 Month Motor Vehicle Record
  • Current Auto Liability Insurance
Important Notes: Only those candidates with the experience and qualifications that correspond to our requirements may be contacted by a member of our hiring department. We appreciate your interest in our organization. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.
A New Leaf is an at-will employer. Any offer of employment with A New Leaf is contingent upon a successful consumer report to include verification of driving records, employment, education, and criminal background search. A New Leaf is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and participates in the E-Verify program. A New Leaf participa en el program de E-Verify. Equal Opportunity Employer. BENEFITS PACKAGE: All of our employees enjoy the following benefits: Direct deposit, Competitive pay, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Annual Team Member Appreciation Event, informal, yet professional team environment.
For full time employees, we also provide the following included in the total compensation plan: Health/Dental/Vision Coverage, Accrued Sick and Vacation Time, Paid Holidays, Life Insurance, AD&D, Short Term Disability, 401(K), Tuition Reimbursement, and a Wellness Program which has received a Silver Level of excellence in worksite wellness, Gym Reimbursements, Wellness Initiatives, Workers Compensation improvements, and much more!

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education High School
  • Mesa, AZ, USA