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Volunteer Grant Writer
ORGANIZATION: Human Resources Achievement Program
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VOLUNTEER JOB DESCRIPTION
HUMAN RESOURCE ACHIEVEMENT PROGRAM, Inc.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES
Under minimal supervision, this position is responsible for:
Identify, define and develop funding sources to support existing and planned program activities as well as lead the development, writing, and submission of grant proposals to federal, state, and private funding agencies.
Primary responsibilities include the preparation of proposals and grant applications, and the performance of responsible professional and administrative work in researching, identifying, developing, and responding to public and private grant opportunities in areas that support HRAP programs.
The position is also responsible for collecting, analyzing, and reporting data on the performance of program activities that are funded by federal, state, and private funding agencies.
This announcement is open until filled.
VACANCIES: One (1) positions
Director of Operations Division, Professional Development Division, Community Engagement Division, and Client Engagement Division.
ABOUT HRAP, Inc.
Mission: To break the pipeline from school to incarceration, strengthen Social, Economic and Educational (SEE) skills and provide outreach and engagement opportunities in the disadvantaged communities of colors in the Washington, DC area.
Vision: To elevate a whole community and generation of new leaders of color fulfilling their greatness.
HRAP, Inc is divided into 4 Divisions led by the Chief Executive Officer.
The Operations Division supports the growth, development and functions of the organization, ensuring that policies, information technology, budget and fundraising efforts sufficiently support the participants and staff. The division uses data-driven process improvement methodologies as a means to provide accurate guidance to division partners.
The Community Engagement and Mentorship Division manages and implements community relations initiatives in order to increase program awareness, affords community members the opportunity and education necessary to get involved, and garners support requirements for each community served. The division also connects experienced volunteers with youth and young adults to guide and advise them on how to become the best version of themselves.
The Client Engagement Division establishes community connections for educational, internship and permanent employment opportunities in order to assist community members with receiving General Educational Development (GED) and Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) preparation for collegiate entry, and ensure adequate job training skills and resume development options are available for those who wish to enter the workforce.
The Professional Development Division fosters lifestyle success using established community partnerships and internal accessory tools to provide participants with an equitable leverage. The division also teaches human resources laws and practices to adequately armor participants with the knowledge and strategic skills for sustainable career paths.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
* Researches and identifies new government, corporate, foundation and private funding prospects to match HRAP priorities;
* Generates high-quality proposals, narratives, applications and supporting documents in response to solicitations consistent with all policies and procedures of HRAP, and the requirements and guidelines of the funding agencies;
* Generates revenues for HRAP programs through timely submission of well-researched, well written and well-documented grant proposals;
* Maintains primary responsibility for grant schedules and tracking grants;
* Serves as a liaison to all funding agencies and organizations;
* Works with appropriate personnel to research, develop, write and submit letters of inquiry, concept papers and grant proposals;
* Coordinates and follows-up on the progress of submitted proposals;
* Coordinates with the Finance Officer to create expenditure and income budgets to
* Develops and maintains a master file on pending grants and contracts;
* Remains up-to-date on current issues relative to grant proposals;
* Meets regularly with staff to discuss current and new funding needs;
* Become cognizant of regulations & other matters of compliance with all grants including the GAN,
FAQs, CFRs, email, webinars and all other communiques from the Department of Education as they
relate to the grants;
* Inform staff and answer questions regarding allowability of proposed expenditures related to all
* Inform supervisor on the progress of all grants and issues that may arise with each grant.
* Maintains confidentiality of information exposed to in the course of business regarding students, supervisors or other volunteers.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
* Bachelor’s degree required;
* Grant writing experience, preferably with an education focus;
* Experience which should demonstrate a proven track record of securing new funding opportunities; comprehensive knowledge of research, and the ability to distinguish and identify opportunities for HRAP academic and technical programs.
* Ability to work effectively under pressure;
* Excellent writing and verbal skills;
* Be highly organized with the ability to implement systems and follow-up processes;
* Proficiency in research, interpreting, and analyzing diverse data;
* Excellent Computer skills (Microsoft Office Word, Access, PowerPoint and Excel), and database management skills;
* Motivated self-starter with the ability to work collaboratively and independently with purpose and accuracy in a fast-paced environment.
No unusual physical dexterity or capability is required. Most of the work is performed in an office setting that is adequately lighted, heated, cooled, and ventilated.
Employees at all levels are expected to effectively work together to meet the needs of the community and the organization through work behaviors demonstrating HRAP’s values. Employees are also expected to lead by example and demonstrate the highest level of ethics.
Media and Graphics - Implements text, graphic, document layout and other design elements to create visually appealing, clear and concise publications. Produces electronic presentations and other materials.
Computer Skills - Executes word processing, spreadsheet creation and the use of related software with reasonable speed and accuracy. Skill in working with text, graphics, document layout and other design elements to create visually appealing and clear, and concise training and publications. Skill in producing electronic presentations and other materials.
Interpersonal Relationships - Develops and maintains cooperative and courteous relationships with volunteers and the public. Effectively respond to routine inquiries and disputes.
Time Management - Plans and organizes daily work routine. Establish priorities for the completion of work in accordance with sound time-management methodology to meet strict deadlines.
Critical Thinking - Uses logic and reasoning to understand, analyze, and evaluate complex situations and research information to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches.
Communication - Effectively communicates ideas and proposals to diverse audiences including preparing and conducting training, preparation of reports, and policies. Effectively listens and understands information and ideas presented verbally and in writing.
REQUIRED HOURS PER WEEK
3 contact hours per week
HRAP, Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Human Resources Achievement Program
1231-B Good Hope Road Southeast, Washington, DC 20020, US
Mission: To break the pipeline from school to incarceration, strengthen SEE skills and provide outreach and engagement opportunities in the disadvantaged communities of colors in the DC area. Vision: Our vision is the elevation of a whole community and a generation of new leaders of color fulfilling their greatness.
The Operations Division supports the growth, development and functions of the organization, ensuring that policies, information technology, budget and fundraising efforts sufficiently support the participants and staff.
The Community Engagement and Mentorship Division manages and implements community relations initiatives in order to increase program awareness.
The Client Engagement Division establishes community connections for educational, internship and permanent employment opportunities in order to assist community members.
The Professional Development Division fosters lifestyle success using established community partnerships and internal accessory tools to provide participants with an equitable leverage.
This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.
February 17, 2023
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