Job Title: Grant Writer
Program: CCAW Administration
Schedule: Mon – Fri (Part Time)
Supervisor: Executive Director for CCAW
The Conference on Crimes Against Women (CCAW) is a nonprofit agency that provides the most relevant and robust training, instruction and resources to professionals responsible for combating the many and varied forms of crimes against women. Partnering with the Dallas Police Department, the Conference is a program of Genesis Women’s Shelter and Support.
Since 2005, the Conference on Crimes Against Women has trained over 17,000 law enforcement officers, prosecutors, advocates, probation/parole officers, medical professionals, campus administrators, military personnel, and others on best practices for responding to crimes against women through the annual CCAW conference, Institute for Coordinated Community Response(ICCR) and virtual learning opportunities. Participants come from across the US and internationally to hear from the nation’s leading experts on domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, stalking, and more.
Your role will support the mission thorough the following actions:
- Support a client-centered operation with a mindset of care, compassion, and humility.
- Be aware of Client(s) particular circumstances (e.g. health concerns, peak stress time, emotional difficulties, problems, etc.)
- At times require you to be resourceful and have the ability to make decisions in a timely efficient manner using the training and guidance you have been given.
- Recognize that diversity of culture, personality, and life experience are ingredients for a better world.
- Demonstrate experience with sensitivity to varying cultural, ethnic, and social backgrounds, values, and attitudes
- Communicate with Client(s) and team member(s) with a positive and willing attitude to help
- Flexibility to learn at all times and recover with poise and ease from setbacks.
- Understand and abide by the confidentiality standards of the organization.
- Ensure that all health and safety standards are followed and corrected when needed
- Provide a warm and welcoming, safe space for the families we serve.
- Independently manage time with little supervision.
- Ability to multitask, handle on-site crisis and adapt to the changing needs of the families we serve with compassion and humility.
- Acceptance of agency philosophies regarding domestic violence, internal conflict resolutions, and how decisions are determined.
- Able to develop and maintain positive working relationships with clients, staff and community contacts and able to effectively address and resolve conflict as needed
- Commitment to a holistic approach to providing services, as well as to community-based solutions for addressing the root causes of violence and survivor needs
- Ability to work respectfully with diverse teams, build consensus, and motivate change
Your responsibilities are:
The Grant Writer is a key team member in helping to sustain CCAW’s role as the resource for the highest level of training, information, and strategies to professionals who are responders and advocates to victims of the many and varied forms of crimes against women. Private, corporate and federal grants are necessary to ensure under-resourced agencies and groups have access to the highest and most robust education and training.
- Research, prepare and submit private and federally funded grant requests
- Coordinate grant writing requests with Executive Director or others as assigned
- Oversee and execute timeline for grants / funding deadlines and reporting needs
- Gather, create and complete required statistical and narrative reports
- Ensure the receipt of all required acknowledgments of secured funding
- Responsible for the compliance with all fundraising restrictions and requirements
- Research and identify new foundation and corporation sources for funding
- Assists with any other projects/task as assigned
Skills / Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communication or other related field
- Experience in grant writing experience, preferred
- Ability to work independently and be a self-starter with little to no on-site supervision
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written
- Possess strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritize in a highly fast-paced environment
- Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Outlook