This position reports to the Senior Director and is responsible for the development and preparation of all government grants for Flagler Housing and Homeless Services. This position works closely with the Flagler Management Team to ensure that all funding submissions met with a full understanding of Flagler’s work and role in the community. This includes participating in partnership conversations as well as Flagler team meetings. This position will work closely with the CACH Board and help the Villa to fulfill its role as the Local Planning Agency (LPG) within the Balance of State (BOS) Continuum of Care (CoC). This position also collaborates internally with SJV Advancement to provide data and pertinent information to ensure that all private grants submitted by SJV reflect full knowledge of Flagler’s needs, programming and vision.
All work is performed in collaboration with and in support of the mission and purposes of St. Joseph's Villa. This position performs all work safely, in accordance with the highest professional ethical standards, and in alignment with St. Joseph’s Villa mission, values, and guiding principles.
Collaborative Grants Execution and Management
Coordinate preparation and submission of annual HUD CoC Application
Coordinate preparation and submission of annual VHSP Application – in Lead Agency role
Ensure that all Reporting Requirements are met on time
Provide Support to CACH Board to ensure Funding Readiness in the areas of : Governance Structure; Funding Priorities/Strategic Plan; Performance Monitoring and Data Analysis
Seek new Government Grant funding and Assist with Development of new Service Directions for Flagler
Internal Collaboration with SJV Advancement
Bachelor’s Degree and at least three years of grant writing or equivalent writing/proposal experience. Experience in conducting social/topical research. Demonstrated experience in preparing reports and making presentations to management. Understanding of government structure, including government agencies, funding, and programs, and how government policies impact low-come people. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Understanding of homelessness, housing and poverty. Must possess knowledge of principles related to program planning, development, and budgeting as it relates to grants development.
Must be highly organized and have demonstrated experience managing multiple deadlines with government entities or organizations receiving government funding. Must possess excellent communication skills and have experience using those skills effectively in a variety of settings. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Must have experience facilitating groups of diverse populations. Proficient with Windows, Outlook, Internet research, MS Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with proprietary software preferred.