Grants and Contracts Specialist

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ORGANIZATION: VETERAN PROJECT MANAGER MENTOR ALLIANCE

Commitment: 10-20 hours per month


Benefits: Opportunity to build your grant writing and contract management skills, enhance your resume, make a difference in the lives of veterans, and connect with like-minded individuals.

Overview:

The Veteran Project Manager Mentor Alliance (VPMMA) is a non-profit organization that provides mentoring, education, and networking opportunities for veterans seeking to transition into project management. We are seeking a Grants and Contracts Specialist who will be responsible for managing VPMMA's grants and contracts activities. The Grants and Contracts Specialist will work closely with the Financial Director and the fundraising team to identify funding opportunities and manage contracts with partners and service providers.

Responsibilities:

-Research funding opportunities and prepare grant applications

-Develop and maintain relationships with funding agencies and organizations

-Manage contracts with partners and service providers

-Track grant and contract activity and report on results

-Ensure compliance with grant and contract requirements

-Work with program directors to ensure that grant and contract activities support VPMMA's mission

Requirements:

-Strong communication and interpersonal skills

-Experience in grant writing and/or contract management preferred but not required

-Ability to work independently and as part of a team

-Interest in supporting veterans and promoting project management as a career

-Commitment to VPMMA's mission and values

Benefits:

-Opportunity to build your grant writing and contract management skills

-Enhance your resume with non-profit experience

-Make a difference in the lives of veterans seeking to transition into project management

-Connect with like-minded individuals who share your passion for supporting veterans

If you are passionate about supporting veterans and have experience in grant writing and/or contract management, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity to join our team as a Grants and Contracts Specialist.

Training and Support: Volunteers will receive comprehensive onboarding covering VPMMA's mission, community strategies, and platform tools. Ongoing support will be provided by the board of directors and a network of resource coordinators.

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About VETERAN PROJECT MANAGER MENTOR ALLIANCE

Location:

4299 S ELLESMERE ST, GILBERT, AZ 85297, US

Mission Statement

​VPMMA is a 501c3 Non-Profit Organization that provides industry-based project management career mentorship and networking opportunities for our great Nation’s Service-Members, Veterans, and Military Spouses. Empower and equip military service members, veterans, and spouses to achieve project management career greatness through mentoring and professional development.

Description

In December 2017 Eric "Doc" Wright and Joe Pusz, PMO Joe started a proof of concept which eventually became VPMMA. ​A select few Veterans and Mentors connected to try to concept, pairing a Veteran seeking a career in Project Management with an experienced PM. The results were immediate and VPMMA was born.

The goal for VPMMA is to leverage the generous project management community to find Mentors willing to volunteer time to benefit Veterans, Servicemembers and Military Spouses. In short order, the support was overwhelming. Mentors from across the United States stepped up to serve those who have served us. Now is your turn to join us and give back some of your time to help a Veteran, Servicemember and Military Spouse.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Employment
Veterans & Military Families
Community, Employment, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Critical Thinking
  • Project Management
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Commitment: 10-20 hours per month
  • Training and Support: Volunteers will receive comprehensive onboarding covering VPMMA's mission, community strategies, and platform tools. Ongoing support will be provided by the board of directors and a network of resource coordinators.

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