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Mountain Resource Center is hiring a GRANT WRITER and Child Maltreatment Prevention Plan Coordinator

Mountain Resource Center, is a community–based non-profit organization that has been in the Conifer area for 28 years.  We provide accessible health and human services to people living in Conifer, Evergreen, Bailey, and surrounding communities.

To help accomplish our mission to “strengthen our community with services that empower people,” we are looking for a Grant Writer:

The GRANT WRITER, under minimal supervision, is responsible for the cultivation and completion of proposals, grant applications and grant reporting that aligns with Mountain Resource Center mission and programmatic needs that meet the unique needs of our rural mountain community.

Essential Functions

  • Manage entire grant writing and submission process
  • Research and identify new funding prospects
  • Generate proposals and supporting documents in response to solicitations
  • Generate revenues that meet annual budget requirements for client programs and services through a timely submission of well-researched, well-written and well documented  grant proposals
  • Maintain and implement funding calendar activities, including cultivation activities
  • Maintain grant files of all current grants/funding amounts/reporting requirements and more
  • Participate in grant implementation meetings after grants are awarded
  • Act as a liaison with program managers and staff to ensure grant proposals align with program goals
  • Identify funding opportunities and new programs to match client priorities using research tools
  • Serve as a liaison to all funding agencies/organizations
  • Engage with program officers at funding organizations to solicit invitations to submit proposals
  • Work with Program Managers, CEO, and Accountant to develop grant proposals and corresponding budget requirements
  • Responsible for the preparation of grant proposals and applications
  • Responsible for researching all funding opportunities that meet Mountain Resource Center mission and programmatic requirements

Child Maltreatment Prevention Plan Coordinator

The Child Maltreatment Prevention Plan Coordinator position is a short-term, part-time position starting November, 2017 and on-going through July, 2018.  The Coordinator will create a local Child Maltreatment Prevention Plan using the new Colorado Child Maltreatment Prevention Framework for Action, serve as the champion, local coordinator, and primary point of contact for the planning process. This has been made possible by a Community Planning Grant supported by the Colorado Department of Human Services and the Zoma Foundation.

Essential Functions

  • Create a local Child Maltreatment Prevention Plan using the new Colorado Child Maltreatment Prevention Framework for Action.
  • Engage in an up to eight-month local participatory planning process using the Colorado

Child Maltreatment Prevention Framework for Action as a tool to guide strategic thinking

  • Register and participate in the introductory online webinar for grantees
  • Convene local stakeholders across systems and agencies to participate in three on-site meetings with facilitation support provided through Milestones to implement the tasks, noted below, to apply the concepts and suggested action items raised in the Framework. The team of  local stakeholders must be multi-disciplinary
  • Maintain communication and coordinate and engage in planning activities between each of the on-site meetings
  • Ensure the planning team is knowledgeable in a two-generation approach (ASCEND) and has knowledge of the Strengthening Families Protective Factors Framework (CSSP). Any selected strategies should be grounded in these strengths-based whole family approaches
  • Engage in an online learning community with other grantees to share progress, lessons learned, and support peer-to-peer learning
  • Utilize the technical assistance provided by Milestones or request technical assistance if there are specific challenges/barriers impacting our community
  • Complete all deliverables, e.g. local child maltreatment prevention plan, progress report, using the templates provided by Milestones and submit by deadline
  • Participate in evaluation activities such as completing surveys that asses the quality of technical assistance received or providing feedback on the local planning process
  • Communicate any questions or concerns to the Milestones Project Manager or other project staff as needed
  • Meet requirements to be a subcontractor of the Colorado Department of Human Services to comply with criteria
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of clients’ information
  • Work independently with minimal supervision
  • Participate in ongoing professional development
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Accountabilities

The Child Maltreatment Prevention Framework for Action Coordinator demonstrates the following:

  • Organization and attention to detail
  • Ability to follow through with assigned duties
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to multi-task, problem solve and work in a team
  • Willingness to accept feedback and adapt accordingly
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Participation as a MRC team player by attending staff meetings and other organizational events and willingness to share knowledge to advance knowledge and skills of others
  • Understanding and agreement to follow all policies, procedures & protocols as set forth in the MRC Employee Handbook, MRC Employment Policies Manual and other directives
  • Conformance to a drug-free workplace, not be under the influence of alcohol and/or other illicit drugs of abuse
  • A professional, positive and polite attitude and relationship with other MRC employees, volunteers, clients and customers

Credentials, Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in the field of Human Services or related field, plus a minimum of 3 years’ experience in human services OR equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Prior experience working in a collaborative network or multi-disciplinary human services background is preferred
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Proof and maintenance of proper legal authorization to work in the United States
  • Position and # of hours worked is determined and based on available grant funding

Mountain Resource Center is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, ancestry, creed, gender identity or expression, and sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Please go to our website, http://www.mrcco.org/about/careers/  for detailed information.

If interested, please send cover letter and resume to shirley@mrcco.org.

 

If you have any questions regarding employment or volunteer interest, please reach out to Shirley at shirley@mrcco.org or at 303-838-7552 x 11.