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Part Time Grant Writer

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DOROT
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New York, NY
New
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Published 18 days ago

Department: Development          

Reports To: Director, Foundation and Corporate Giving

Status: Part-time, non-exempt

About DOROT: DOROT, which means “generations” in Hebrew, was founded in 1976. We provide a dynamic partnership of seniors, volunteers, and professionals dedicated to enhancing the lives of older adults to help them live independently as valued members of the community. Our wide array of programs – conducted on-site, in the home and in the community – are designed to combat loneliness and social isolation. Compassionate care and a commitment to excellence are hallmarks of our programs and staff.  

Position Summary: The Grant Writer supports foundation and corporate fundraising efforts by preparing and writing grant proposals and reports, conducting prospect research, and coordinating fundraising strategies.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Write, edit and format grant proposals, foundation reports and other funding correspondence - both independently and in collaboration with program managers. Must have comprehensive understanding of programs and be able to glean information from previous proposals to meet specific funder requirements. Must work quickly and be able to produce a polished piece of work needing little editing. 
  • Conduct prospect and demographic research in line with the DOROT’s mission and needs. 
  • Generate financial information, including budgets and financial reports, for proposals and reports, in collaboration with program and financial staff.
  • Track grants and due dates, and maintain electronic and hard copy foundation files.
  • Other tasks as assigned

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s of Arts degree 
  • Three years professional grant writing experience preferred
  • Previous experience in the non-profit sector
  • Interest in the field of human services preferred

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Outstanding writing and editing skills
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Flexibility
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in Office 365
  • Raisers' Edge experience a plus

Department: Development          

Reports To: Director, Foundation and Corporate Giving

Status: Part-time, non-exempt

About DOROT: DOROT, which means “generations” in Hebrew, was founded in 1976. We provide a dynamic partnership of seniors, volunteers…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    October 11, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    September 30, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Level of Language Proficiency

english

english

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
171 W 85th St, New York, NY 10024, USA

How to Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to Judy Logan at jlogan@dorotusa.org;

Please send your resume and cover letter to Judy Logan at jlogan@dorotusa.org;

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