Part-Time Grant Writer
Employment Type: Full-Time
Industry: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
For over 3 decades, our client has been providing a variety of health, social, advocacy, legal, and service programs to the LGBTQ community in the Greater Long Beach area. As a result of the AIDS epidemic, in 1984, they established the first case management service in Southern Los Angeles County exclusively for those affected by HIV and AIDS. They were, in many instances, the only safe haven where people of all sexual orientations, genders, ethnic and cultural backgrounds and socioeconomic levels could receive HIV information, testing and counseling, healthcare referrals and other support services.
Today, they serve over 25,000 people a year and include an array of services including support groups, workshops and seminars, youth services, free HIV & STI testing, legal assistance, domestic violence services, employment referrals, mental health counseling, cultural and social activities, educational forums, and a thriving volunteer program with an active database of over 300 volunteers.
Location: Longbeach, currently remote due to COVID
Part-Time Grant Writer
Our client is seeking a Part-Time Grant Writer to assist in growing the development department. This is an opportunity to join a growing organization and support the LGBTQ community of Long Beach. As they expand, it’s anticipated for this role will transition into a full-time position.
Responsibilities: Prepares proposals by determining concept with Development Director and department subject matter experts, gathering, and formatting information, writing drafts, and obtaining approvals. Determines proposal concept by identifying and clarifying opportunities and needs, studying requests for proposal (RFPs), and attending strategy meetings. Meets proposal deadline by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, approval, and transmittal. Gathers proposal information by identifying sources of information, coordinating submissions and collections, and identifying and communicating risks associated with proposals. Develops proposal by assembling information including project nature, objectives/outcomes/deliverables, implementation, methods, timetable, staffing, budget, standards of performance, and evaluation. Writes, revises, and edits drafts including executive summaries, conclusions, and organization credentials.
Qualifications: •Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communications or related field preferred. Minimum of 3 years’ experience in writing and reporting for government grants (state, local, and federal) and 2 years’ experience in writing and reporting for businesses/corporations, foundations, and other organizations. Previous experience working with communities of color, community-based organizations, socioeconomically disadvantaged populations, and/or LGBTQ populations preferred. Regular evening and weekend availability required.
If you are someone who enjoys engaging with people: both individually and in groups, working with the public and other stakeholders, and is willing to learn about promote services available to the Long Beach LGBTQ community, then this is the opportunity for you. Apply today!
Our client values their employees’ time and efforts. Their commitment to your success is enhanced by their competitive compensation and an extensive benefits package.
Plus, they work to maintain the best possible environment for their employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. They strive to provide a collaborative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to their processes, decisions, planning and culture.
The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach is an equal opportunity employer. Applications are encouraged from anyone regardless of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity, marital status, religious creed, sexual orientation, or age.