Website SEAMAAC, Inc.
JOB TITLE: Grant Writer – Part Time Consultant
DEPARTMENT: General Administration
REPORTS TO: Chief Executive Officer
JOB SCHEDULE: Consultant
Applications without a resume, cover letter and writing sample(s) will NOT be considered
SEAMAAC welcomes applications for the position of Grant Writer – Part time Consultant. SEAMAAC is a nonprofit organization in Philadelphia, with the mission “To support and serve immigrants and refugees and other politically, socially and economically marginalized communities as they seek to advance the condition of their lives in the United States.” SEAMAAC envisions a strong and unified society, where immigrants and refugees work alongside other Americans to build shared political, economic and social power. We envision a community where the contributions of each generation of Americans, whether Native to this land, immigrant, or brought against their will, are equally acknowledged, valued and embraced, and where all people live whole, healthy lives with joy and dignity.
POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to CEO, the Grant Writer is responsible for developing, writing and submitting grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations, and will persuasively communicate the SEAMAAC’s mission and programs to potential institutional funders. The Grant Writer is an essential part of SEAMAAC’s Program Leadership team and will assemble and submit grant requests and reports, establish and maintain contact and relationships with foundation contacts, conduct prospect research and maintain a calendar of submissions and other deadlines.
• Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three (3) years of experience in non-profit grant writing.
• Commitment to SEAMAAC’s mission and values.
• High level of computer literacy.
• Experience writing Federal, State, City and private foundation grants in the fields of immigration, social services, health services, youth programs and community development is preferred.
• Experience in non-profit direct services and/or program coordination is highly desirable.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.
ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Participate in organization-wide work efforts and events.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must undergo criminal, child abuse and health background checks. SEAMAAC will consider all applicants fairly and will review background check results to determine whether they affect the applicant’s suitability for the job.
This description is intended to describe the essential job functions. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.
Salary and Benefits:
Hours: Hours are flexible.
Salary: Commensurate with experience – (Range: $25.00 – $35.00 per hour)
Benefits: This part-time position does not offer health insurance, vacation, holidays, sick or personal leave.
SEAMAAC is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
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