Catholic Charities central administrative office located in South Boston seeks a full-time Grant Writer to join its team of dedicated professionals to support agency-wide program development and fundraising efforts. The individual will develop and assist in the creation and processing of grant proposals to private and corporate foundations, as well as federal, state, and local government entities on behalf of the agency’s service sites and clients. The Grant Writer will identify and pursue funding opportunities with an emphasis on planning for new programs and developing alternative funding sources for existing programs.
The Grant Writer will participate in research and special projects while working closely with colleagues in the Grants Department, Advancement, and Administration, and throughout the agency. This person will learn about the diverse range of programs and services, and become a part of the future that supports the needs of clients and the community.
Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Sociology, English or a related field is required. A Master’s degree is preferred.
A minimum of 2 years of proven success in grant writing, social service, or a closely related field is preferred.
Proficient written and verbal communication skills are essential to the success of this role. Skillful knowledge of Internet research, Microsoft Office Suite, PowerPoint, and Raisers Edge software is necessary.
A driver’s license is required for local travel.
Catholic Charities offers a congenial and team approach work environment with opportunity to learn and grow professionally. The office is located near the T and bus lines. The agency’s benefits are competitive, offering 13 holidays per year, personal time, and up to 3 weeks of vacation after a year of service, among many other generous benefits. Visit us at www.ccab.org to learn more about our programs and fundraising events.
Please send your resume, a cover letter, and a writing sample up to 3 pages in length with salary requirements to: Resumes@ccab.org.
Please reference job # 8035
We are an equal opportunity employer
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Internal Number: 8035
About Catholic Charities
For more than 100 years, Catholic Charities has continued its mission of building a just and compassionate society rooted in the dignity of all people.
As one of the largest providers of social services in Massachusetts, Catholic Charities of Boston offers nearly 75 programs and services in 26 locations around Eastern Massachusetts. From Lawrence to Brockton and Natick to Boston, our service sites throughout Eastern Massachusetts helped 185,000 of our neediest neighbors of all faiths last year.