Grant Writer
Villa Esperanza Services

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Post Date: Aug 04, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $25.00 per hour
Location: US - California - Pasadena
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Villa Esperanza Services, established in 1961, is a non-profit organization offering quality care and education for children, adults, and seniors with developmental, intellectual, and other disabilities. Villa offers nine programs including a comprehensive school for children up to the age of 22 years; a Speech and Language Center and Occupational Therapy Clinic providing children, adults, and seniors with comprehensive therapies; employment services; day programs for adults; and adult residences and independent living skills services in Pasadena and Thousand Oaks.

Under the supervision of the Vice President of Development & Public Relations, the Grant Writer is responsible for grant writing and fund development activities for Villa Esperanza Services. The individual will ensure a positive image with internal and external constituents while supporting the agency’s overall development and financial growth.

Schedule: Monday - Friday: 8:30a - 5:00p (40 hours/week) On-site Location/Hybrid

Pay: $25 per hour

Duties include but are not limited to:

· Ensure the accuracy and integrity of grant and fund records, grant applications, compliance of funded proposals, progress reports, and correspondence to funders.

· Develop/maintain a comprehensive grants management task/calendar reflecting the essential contact and information requirements for each public agency, charitable foundation, and corporations with which Villa has or intends to submit grant proposals.

· Provide audit support to Finance Department on all grants and disbursements.

· Ongoing communication with program directors and finding funding solutions to special needs of program growth.

· Conduct research on new foundation/corporate funder prospects, providing a thorough assessment of viability and a plan for cultivation.


· Bachelor’s Degree required.
· 3-5 years experience in preparing and submitting proposals and managing grants (including report writing), from County, State, and Federal agencies, charitable foundations, and corporations.

**Final candidates must satisfactorily complete a fingerprinting clearance, physical & TB screenings.**

· Strong customer service skills and the ability to prioritize and multi-task.
· The ability to work effectively as part of a team.
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
· The ability to be flexible and work in a changing environment and to work in a complex problem-solving capacity.
· Computer skills sufficient to meet demands of the job including Microsoft Office and Donor Perfect or other donor software.

Villa Esperanza Services offers the following to eligible staff who meet the eligibility criteria:
- Medical
- Dental
- Vision
- Retirement Savings Plan
- FREE Life Insurance
- Sick Time
- Paid Time Off
- Access to Employee Discounts and Savings

Contact Details

Address: 2116 E Villa St
City: Pasadena
State/Province: California
Zipcode: 91107
Ph: (626) 449-2919