Goodwill Industries Sacramento, CA, United States
Nov 22, 2017Full time
Grant Coordinator Goodwill believes in hiring the very best. We’ve credited our achievements to our employee partners – creative, driven people who foster an environment to achieve our mission---to utilize Goodwill resources to help people with disadvantages achieve self-sufficiency. Today, we are known for our rewarding workplace, our values and culture. Goodwill of Sacramento Valley California and Northern Nevada has served over 130,000 people. At Goodwill, we welcome people with diverse backgrounds, including persons with disabilities or other disadvantages. In fact, a substantial portion of our employees have a disabilities and/or disadvantages. We strongly encourage such persons to apply. The Grant Coordinator is responsible for obtaining secure funding for Goodwill and its nonprofit members. Primary duties and responsibilities are to work with Nonprofit teams and finance staff to ensure and accurate, timely, efficient and transparent process for the entire grant life cycle, from proposal to close. Responsibilities: Perform relevant research to identify available grant opportunities and evaluate the results Work with EDs to develop LOIs for potential grants Monitor timelines and keep relevant staff informed about upcoming deadlines and deliverables, thereby ensuring smooth completion of work responsibilities Prepare financial or budget plans and allocation along with the planning and finance department in accordance with each requirement Managing and supporting the grants requirement and implementation for the organization Identify and develop strategies to optimize the grants administration process Oversee if the grants are implemented according to the operational and financial needs of the organization Provide timely reports to the funders and the Executive Directors with respect to the organization's progress Monitor paperwork and other related documents connected with grant-funded programs Provide training to the new staff on grants management and reporting requirements Oversee if other grant staff (coordinators, writers and administrators) are complying with their job responsibilities Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem. Use Salesforce to track and report grant progress and outcomes. Qualifications: Excellent project management skills with experience in managing and supervising administrative projects 1-3 years’ experience with a nonprofit, preferably working with grant funding. Strong command over written and verbal communication Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills Good understanding of the organizations’ overall mission, vision and objectives Ability to work within a team and provide support to NPO staff Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines and produce quality results on time with attention to detail Position Information: Full Time $60,000 Offers of employment may be contingent on satisfactory results of a criminal history background check and drug test. This organization participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a service that verifies authorization to work in the U.S. through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Department of Social Security (SSA).