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Job TitleGrants Manager
Job Title NoteWill County Children’s Advocacy Center
Job SummaryWorking in a multidisciplinary (MDT) environment, the Grants Manager produces and submits all federal and state government grant proposals, applications, quarterly/final reports, and renewal applications. Includes developing and writing compelling narratives and effective proposals to secure grants and other funding to support the Will County Children’s Advocacy Center’s mission and programs. Must maintain relationships with private and public grant funders, and write and submit all required reports, updates, and renewal applications. Required coordination with State’s Attorney’s Office staff and CAC program staff to develop proposal concepts, prepare project budgets, define project objectives, write and submit grant proposals, and report outcomes.
Minimum QualificationsBachelor’s degree required. Experience in Social Work or other human service-related field, and writing and managing grants, is strongly preferred Superior written, verbal, organizational and interpersonal communication skills. Fluency in both English and Spanish is preferred. Ability to read, analyze, interpret, build and manage budgets is preferred. Understanding of trauma informed care, multiculturalism, family systems and knowledge of community resources are preferred. Discrete in handling confidential information; tactful and diplomatic in dealing with others. Upon hire, must successfully complete training that includes a minimum of 24 hours of instruction including, but not limited to: Dynamics of Abuse • Trauma-Informed Services • Crisis Assessment and Intervention • Risk Assessment and Safety Planning • Professional Ethics and Boundaries • Understanding the Coordinated Multidisciplinary Response • Assistance in Accessing/Obtaining Victims’ Rights as Outlined by Law • Court Education, Support and Accompaniment • Assistance With Access to Treatment and Other Services, Including Protective Orders, Housing, Public Assistance, Domestic Violence Intervention, Transportation, Financial Assistance, and Interpreters. Must pass a thorough criminal background investigation. Must have own means of transportation, valid driver’s license, and proof of insurance as travel throughout Will County is required. Must have the ability and flexibility to work outside normal working hours when needed.
Salary RangeD.O.Q.
Apply ToMust send resume and cover letter to lmlas@willcountyillinois.com -- and include the position title in the subject line. No phone calls/fax. No in-person visits. Culturally diverse and bilingual (English-Spanish) individuals strongly encouraged to apply.
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Disclaimer*Completed Will County Employment Application or Resume with cover letter may be submitted by mail, fax or hand delivered. Only interviewed applicants will be notified of the selection process. Equal Opportunity Employer

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