Financial Coordinator/Grant Writer

Current Work Schedule: 

Approximately 44 weeks at 10 hrs/week; 8 weeks at 5 hrs/week; 25% of full time

 Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Write all grants, and report on them as stipulated by individual grantor
  • Research grant possibilities that align with Families First mission and goals that could assist with funding FF programs and services
  • Meet with Board of Directors monthly to receive direction/support/ideas and present financial information relating to monthly activities
  • Speak to a variety of community groups giving an overview of Families First
  • Implement yearly fundraising campaign to individual donors, civic groups, and churches
  • Process all incoming funds and work with school business office to ensure proper documentation
  • Write thank you notes to grantors
  • Assist Director with activities such as ELMA book bashes, Father/Daughter Dance, Mother/Son Fun Night, Gingerbread House event, Thursday Night in Pella
  • Gather and organize financial information necessary for yearly accounting documentation
  • Meet regularly with Director to coordinate efforts

Skills and qualifications:

  • A pleasing demeanor and ability to represent Families First in a positive manner
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Mathematical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Effective organizational and time management skills
  • The ability to multi-task and work with minimal supervision
  • Experience with grant writing is preferred