Meals on Wheels of Mercer County (MOWMC) is a comprehensive nutrition program committed to providing nutritious meals and related services, while easing the social isolation of our homebound participants. The goal of our services is to assist participants, who wish to remain in their homes, maintain independence, dignity, health, and well-being. We deliver meals to homebound individuals in the Mercer County area with the help of a large group of committed volunteers. Our vision is to be the premier nutrition program in Mercer County.
We are seeking an organized and high-energy individual who will work closely with CEO to effectively and proactively research, identify, prepare and secure grants that financially support the agency’s mission. The part time Grant Writer will be responsible for preparing, submitting, and managing grant proposals, along with ensuring the timely and accurate submission of compulsory reports and metrics.
This position further requires an individual who is a self-starter, detail oriented, efficient and accurate, and possesses strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills who can work independently, and adhere to deadlines . The ability to effectively collaborate with and support internal departments, and private/corporate foundations is essential.
The Grant Writer will be responsible for managing the existing pipeline of funders, strengthening existing relationships, and identifying new funding prospects.
College degree: BA/BS in business, communications, marketing, or English preferred
Preferred 3-5 years’ experience with a proven track record of success in securing and managing diverse grants
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint ), Google platforms, intermediate graphic design skills (Publisher), experience with GrantHub and donor database programs
Superb communication and interpersonal communication skills
Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation is required for nights and weekend events if required
This is a freelance position with an expectation of 10 hours per week. Hourly rate of compensation will be negotiated commensurate with candidate's experience.
To apply: Email cover letter, resume and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org
To learn more about the organization visit Meals on Wheels Mercer
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