Work with a team of passionate advocates committed to creating a state where domestic and sexual violence are intolerable.
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UDVC MEMBER AGENCY:
South Valley Services (SVS) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide options to anyone who has experienced domestic violence. We provide counseling, case management, prevention, and shelter to help individuals and families build lives free from violence. Our programs aim to empower individuals to recognize their self-worth and develop the necessary skills to reach their full potential. SVS believes advocacy, prevention, and safety are the primary tools in eliminating domestic violence. To achieve this goal, SVS groups these three strategies into the following service areas: o The Sanctuary: provides shelter for women, men, and children seeking a safe place away from domestic violence o Community Resource Centers (CRCs): provide case management and supportive services from community-based locations to make accessing services more attainable o Prevention and Education: informs and educates the public regarding domestic violence and how to recognize, respond, and refer individuals who need services
POSITION: Grants Administrator
The Grants Administrator oversees all grant-seeking activities to support South Valley Services' goals and maximize revenue opportunities. This position helps develop strategies to secure funding from a diverse portfolio of sources. They identify future opportunities and help maintain current relationships. In consultation with the Development Director, the Grants Administrator proposes grant opportunities that help ensure a balanced and secure funding mix to support the agency's work.
CLASSIFICATION: Full‐time Salaried (Exempt, 40 hours per week)
• Ability to work independently (currently based in a home office) and as part of a team (in the office or via web meetings)
• Proven writing, analytical and verbal communication skills
• Ability to manage sensitive and confidential information
• Ability to pass a background check
• Valid driver license, current auto insurance, and access to reliable transportation
• Technical proficiencies preferred: DonorPerfect, Microsoft Office; Apricot database
• Minimum Bachelors degree required, Masters degree preferred
• Minimum of three (3) years prior development experience, ideally in the domestic violence field
• Familiarity with Community Development Block Grants (CDBGs), Zoom grant software (submission and reporting), and submission and reporting for federal grants
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Reports to the Development Director
Updated: January 2021
• Grant-Seeking Activities
o Researches potential funding sources and is responsible for maintaining a diverse funding pipeline that supports the work of the agency
o In collaboration with Development Director, writes funding proposals and submits applications in a timely fashion (both for internal review and to the funder)
o Collaborates with internal departments to ensure that the focus of each grant application appropriately aligns with the agency's work and funding needs
o Coordinates and collaborates with outside agencies regarding collaborative funding opportunities
o Availability to give interviews and presentations on South Valley Services' programs and events, as well as provide a strong rationale for support
o Represents the agency at relevant community meetings
• Grant Reporting Activities
o Collaborates with internal departments to ensure grant applications and funding reports speak to the scope of the funded activities
o Develops/maintains systems and procedures to ensure the accuracy, validity, and timeliness of opportunities for approval, work in progress, and grants submitted
o Prepares reports with analysis on the agency's development activities
o Acts as lead internal authority on funding opportunities (new and current)
o Stays abreast of trends and best practices in the development field and advises the agency accordingly
o Maintains DonorPerfect database (data entry, preparation of acknowledgments, report generation, data analysis)
o Develops and maintains external contacts to facilitate funding opportunities.
o Ensures that accurate and persuasive content is created and maintained for various purposes (proposals, marketing initiatives, fundraising campaigns, etc.)
o Provides technical assistance to ensure effective grant administration and adherence to relevant funder regulations
TO APPLY: Send a cover letter detailing relevant experience and resume to email@example.com
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If you would like to stand for election as a Board member or nominate someone else, please note the following information:
Applications can be submitted by mail, email or fax to the UDVC (see below for details).
All applications will be reviewed by the UDVC Board Governance Committee who will prepare a slate for approval by the UDVC Board, and elections will take place at a Coalition meeting.
Board Commitment under bylaws:
Board members serve for a term of 3 years which is renewable once.
There are a minimum of 4 Board meetings a year that Board members are expected to attend in person or by conference call.
There are also 4 Coalition meetings a year that Board members are expected to attend in person.
There are 3 Standing Committees of the Board one of which board members are expected to actively participate in—either in person or by conference call (Executive Committee; Finance Committee; Governance Committee).
Officers of the Board:
The Officers of the Board are drawn from and elected by the Board members at the Board meeting closest to the start of the fiscal year (October 1st).
Anyone standing for election as a Board member could potentially be selected as an Executive officer (chair-elect, secretary, treasurer) and should be prepared to undertake additional responsibilities. The Governance committee would discuss the nomination of any Board member for an Executive position in advance.
Please refer to the attached bylaws and please pay particular attention to Articles VI - X for responsibilities of the Board; eligibility to stand as a Board Director; conflicts of interest; duties of officers of the Board; meetings; committees.
Please note that 25% of the Board and 51% of Officers of the Board must comprise primary purpose nonprofit domestic violence victim services.
If you wish to nominate someone, please contact them and have them complete an application.
Please also complete a Conflict of Interest form and submit with the application.
How to Apply:
Please submit the Board Nomination Form & Conflict of Interest Statement to UDVC via: