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Job Description

AASK Job Description - Grant Writer

 

 

Organization:             Aid to Adoption of Special Kids (AASK) - Phoenix, AZ

Industry:                   Non-Profit Charitable Organization

Job Title:                Grant Writer

Job Type:                Full time employee

Reports to:           Director of Development

Posting Date:            8/4/14

 

 

AASK

15396 N. 83rd Ave. 

Peoria, AZ 85382 

 

Summary:

 

Aid to Adoption of Special Kids (AASK) is seeking a full-time grant writer who is committed to helping children in foster care.  The right candidate will manage this dynamic agency’s existing grants schedule and to develop new relationships and sources of funding.  Location is AASK's west side office in Peoria.

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

         Research, writing and submission of grant proposals, supporting documents (including budgets) and interim reports

         Maintenance and implementation of grants calendar

         Regular communication with funders, acting as organization liaison

         Attending proposal meetings and doing presentations as needed

 

Salary:

 

         Depends on experience

         Benefits include 401K, medical, dental, long-term/short-term disability

 

Agency Profile:

 

The purpose of Aid to Adoption of Special Kids (AASK) is to ensure that every child has someone who cares. AASK recruits, trains and supports foster, kinship, and adoptive families for children in Arizona's child welfare system, reunites siblings separated by foster care, and provides adult mentors for children in group homes and shelters.

 

AASK has a multi-step interview and screening process which includes a copy of the candidate’s driving record and verification of college degrees. A successful candidate will be required to complete a drug test and fingerprint clearance application, and must show proof of auto insurance that meets or exceeds coverage minimums.

 

To Apply:

Please submit your cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and salary requirements to [Click Here to Email Your Resum√©]

 

 

AASK is an equal opportunity employer; for more information about AASK, please visit our website at www.aask-az.org

 

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum 3 years grant writing experience.
  • Experience with grant logic models and e-CImpact a plus.
  • Ability to relate program budgets to grant narratives.
  • Excellent writing, presentation, computer, and database management skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Highly motivated self-starter 
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently
  • Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects on-time.
  • Bilingual a plus.
  • Commitment to the welfare of children is a must!
  • Valid Arizona driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, daily access to personal vehicle.


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Nonprofit - Social Services
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others No
Industry Social Services
Required Travel Negligible
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