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Grants Management Assistant Manager

A Place Called Home

This is a Contract position in Los Angeles, CA posted January 11, 2022.

A Place Called Home has a great opportunity for a passionate and dedicated Grants administrator to come and utilize their skills and implement creative ways to support the mission and vision of the organization while making a difference in the community.ABOUT USA Place Called Home is a dynamic, non-profit youth and community center in South Central Los Angeles.

APCH provides educational programs, counseling, mentoring, music, dance and art classes, fitness and health and wellness opportunities.

As youth participate in our programs, they discover interests and talents and develop a better sense of themselves and their place in the world around them.

Our goal is to increase the likelihood that youth will stay in school, pursue higher education, attain viable jobs, and become active community members capable of making positive change in the world in which they live.Our mission is to serve youth and families directly and the optimal way to do that is in person.

The majority of our positions require employees to work onsite at our facilities.

We will always comply with or exceed government and public health safety mandates.

Our priorities and policies to protect the safety and health of our staff and members may require special protocols on our campus and/or may require us to work remotely on a temporary basis.APCH Vaccination PolicyAll new hires must provide proof of their first dose of the vaccine on the first day of employment, if not fully vaccinated, and will have 30 days from their date of hire to complete their COVID-19 vaccination and submit proof of completion to the organization’s HR department.How To Apply:After setting up your account, please ensure to fully complete the application in order to be considered.

The application will be considered complete, once you have submitted your resume, cover letter and have signed the application.commitment to our staff wellness, development and experience:A Place Called Home is committed to supporting our hard working staff by creating a work environment that builds relationships, careers and experiences through collaboration and transparent communication.

We don’t just talk the talk but we walk the walk.

Below are just some ways in which we support our staff:Health and WellnessHMO & PPO Medical and Dental Plans with APCH covering the majority of the group costs25K Basic & Accidental Life Insurance-no cost to the employeeFSA, DFSA and Supplemental Insurance to support your out of pocket costs401K Retirement Plan with employer matchGenerous Time-off: Paid winter break, 2 wellness days, 13 holidays, 2 weeks vacation, 88 hours for sick days, Incentive time off opportunitiesAssistance and funds for emergenciesEmployee Assistance program to support your work life balanceProfessional DevelopmentGallup’s Strengths Assessment for all employeesQuarterly Employee TrainingSpecialized Manager TrainingLeadership Training through our Leaders In Training Program (LIT)Professional development support and financial assistanceCPR & First Aid Training certificationCollaborationEmployee Engagement Committees: employee recognition, new hire experience, supporting community organizations, creating fun staff events, justice, equity, diversity & inclusion and wellness.Monthly Employee Acknowledgment by Colleagues and SupervisorsEmployee Portal
– Staff Communication & Resources available at any timeTouchPoint-Monthly all staff meetingsJob Title: Assistant Manager of GrantsDepartment: DevelopmentReports to: Sr.

Manager of Institutional GivingFLSA Status: Non-exemptSUMMARYThe Assistant Manager of Grants is responsible for securing institutional support and helping to maintain sustainable grant management processes in support of A Place Called Homes programs, priorities and operations.

Supervised by the Sr.

Manager of Institutional Giving, the Assistant Manager will oversee a portfolio of 25-35 active grant prospects and solicit, develop, steward and report on grants from foundations and corporation donors.

The Assistant Manager will lead on prospect research and, in collaboration with partners on the Development team, and help build a strong pipeline of institutional support.

The position requires the ability to work independently, good project management skills, a desire for interdepartmental collaboration, and excellent written and verbal communication skills.

This is a full-time hybrid position that requires a minimum of two days of in-person work at the APCH Center with remote work.

While APCH is pleased to offer flexible scheduling, our expectation is that the individual in this role will be fully present during regular business hours even when working remotely, participatory in special evening and weekend engagements and on-site at our vibrant campus as required.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesDevelop and implement solicitation and cultivation strategies for grant seeking in order to meet annual fundraising goals; cultivate positive relationships on behalf of the agency with assigned institutional funders;Provide project management for grant-seeking activities; serve as project lead for grant opportunities in portfolio including proposal development and reporting on project activities and financials; track relevant grant submission dates, benchmarks and milestones; support grant opportunities outside of portfolio when needed;Prepare and submit timely grant proposals and reports according to established processes and procedures; compose cogent and compelling narratives, letters and other written communications in support of APCHs program priorities and organizational goals;Plan and implement a prospect research program to develop grant sources consistent with APCHs goals and priorities; interpret proposal guidelines, funder interests and priorities for program staff and agency leadership as required;Partner effectively with program staff to develop content rich narratives that accurately depict new and ongoing services and ethically reflect the APCH community; collaborate across teams to develop creative stewardship activities and engagement opportunitiesDevelop proposal and project budgets as required by funders; with the support of the Senior Manager of Institutional Giving partner with Accounting to develop accurate and readable grant financial reports;Track foundation grant reporting requirements in Salesforce to ensure compliance with external deadlines and foundation processes; maintain electronic and physical files for current and prospective donors; implement and refine grant management systems and the organization of digital assets under the Sr.

Managers supervisionAnticipate reporting needs and deadlines, develop reports in partnership with program staff or other colleagues as appropriate, and prepare in advance for on-time submissions;Develop and maintain knowledge of Los Angeles-based funders and the broader philanthropic landscape;Perform other tasks as assigned, including contributing to all-hands fundraising activities and community events.QualificationsTo perform this important job successfully, the Assistant Manager of Grants must be able to fulfill all of the elements of the Job Description to the highest standard, and be able to work well with colleagues in a high energy, collaborative environment with open communications.

As Assistant Manager of Grants,, you will be expected to excel in competencies including: internal & external collaboration; communication; prioritizing & planning; analytical thinking; work quality & innovation.

The candidate will embrace the APCH culture of a learning organization and strive to constantly improve upon systems and services for the benefit of our employees and our constituents; and will be demonstrably committed to their own ongoing personal and professional development.

Our culture encourages individuals to speak up, we respect diversity of thought, and we look to our staff to be candid with concerns and constructive suggestions.

Together, we can continue to take APCH to even higher levels of excellence and service to the community.Technical and Performance SkillsWell-developed project management skillsExcellent written/verbal communicationStrong time management and ability to multitask and work independentlyTechnical proficiency with Google Suite and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)Proficiency with databases and data entryMission-driven and service-orientedDetail-oriented and hyper-organizedTroubleshooting and problem-solving skillsStrategic problem solving with multi-faceted systemsEducation and Experience Requirements:A mixture of education and experienceA minimum of 1-3 years of progressive experience as a non-profit fundraiser with grants oriented experienceProven success in securing grants of $10,000 or moreExperience with Salesforce or other donor databases a plusExperience with budget management a plusExperience in non-profit youth development sector a plusExperience with Los Angeles and California philanthropic market and donor relations a plusPhysical and Mental DemandsAble to work in dynamic and high noise level environment typical of a youth centerAble to work some evenings and weekendsSitting for long periods, some standing/walkingContinual use of hands for typing and clerical functionsLong periods of computer usage requiring good vision and focusLift up to 25 pounds occasionallyA Place Called Home provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including but not limited to pregnancy), gender expression, gender identity or sexual orientation, military and veteran status, medical condition, ancestry, marital status, citizenship national origin, age, physical and/or mental disability or genetics.

In addition to federal law requirements, A Place Called Home complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.Please let us know if you are an APCH Alumni/aeBackground screening required