Shalom Task Force is a non-profit committed to combatting domestic violence and fostering healthy and safe relationships in the Jewish community. The Grants Associate will play a key role in supporting the mission of the agency through assisting with the research and writing of grants, identifying new sources of funding and coordinating existing grants and contracts. The Grants Associate will support all grant management functions as part of a two-person Grants team, reporting to the Director of Program Development and Evaluation, and working on all aspects of developing and implementing grants and contracts. This position is critical in enabling the agency to run efficiently and effectively and allow program staff to deliver services to the community. Agency offers a culture of collaboration, and the grants associate will be partnering with other team members.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Assist in grant request activities including reviewing proposal guidelines; writing, and/or preparing proposal submissions; performing prospect research, develop and prepare budgets. Provide grants management support for approved grants including reporting, funder account creation, submissions of any additional documents needed to execute contracts, monitoring grant expenses, submitting budget and other modifications, grant funding projections, grant completion and closeouts.
- Responsible for coordinating and gathering timely submissions.
- Assist in researching private foundation opportunities and related proposal submissions.
- Coordinate and ensure completion of monthly, quarterly, and annual grant reports, as necessary.
- Create and update an internal contracts/grants agency calendar and database to enhance communication and coordination with Shalom Task Force legal, hotline, and education teams.
- Maintain contractual records and documentation for assigned projects.
- Work on all aspects of government contract program audits and site visits including preparation of requested documents, actively participate in the site visit and follow up as needed. Assist in timely contract completion, extension or renewal, modifications, and monitor project compliance (milestones, deliverables, invoicing, etc.).
Qualifications and Requirements:
- Bachelor’s Degree required, Master's degree preferred, in Public Health, Social Work, Administration or related field
- Strong writing skills
- Excellent communication skills
- Knowledge of or familiarity with the Orthodox Jewish community, a plus
- Critical thinker and quick learner
- Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and deadlines with little supervision.
- Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Suite and database applications.
- Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
- Maturity and integrity in handling confidential matters
- Collegial and collaborative team player
- Knowledge of Quickbooks, and/or Salesforce a plus
- Experience in grants management/writing, a plus
Training will take place in Long Island, position will be based in Manhattan, at the headquarters.
Training will take place in Long Island, position will be based in midtown Manhattan.
Position is a hybrid position-remote/onsite