Join a dynamic Development & Marketing Team and help us fulfill our mission through grant fundraising. Grants are a significant part of our annual fundraising goal and we are looking for an ambitious person to grow that program. Part-time (20 hours/week) with flexible hours and possibility of some remote work.

Who are we? DCCH Center cares for survivors of child abuse who have been removed from their homes by the Commonwealth of Kentucky and referred to us for specialized residential treatment. DCCH provides life-changing services for children who have endured the most severe forms of physical, sexual, and emotional abuse and require a level of care beyond traditional programs and facilities. DCCH also has Foster Care & Adoption, Targeted Case Management, and Independent Living programs in addition to operating an Outpatient Therapy center which is open to the public.

The Grants Coordinator will report directly to the Development & Marketing Director in all areas of job performance and responsibilities. The Grants Coordinator will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in writing and/or communications or related field or have equivalent work experience in writing for publications or grants. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience with Microsoft Office programs and database software preferred.

The Grants Coordinator must be proficient in written communication. This position includes building relationships with grant funders as well as seeking out new funding sources. The ability to be diplomatic, a good listener, and work with a diverse population are key. We are looking for someone who possesses the ability to work with various deadlines, support multiple projects at the same time, is detail oriented, strong planner, organized, and has good administrative skills.

As an employee at DCCH Center for Children and Families, the Grant Coordinator will be sensitive and responsive to cultural differences, which are present in the organization’s service population. They will participate in the support and activities of the Performance Quality Improvement Program.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

GRANTS

  • Implement the annual goals for the Development Office along with the Development & Marketing Director.
  • Research and write foundation, government, and corporate grants to gain support for DCCH’s programs and capital needs.
  • Represent the agency in meetings with potential funding sources.
  • Utilize the donor database management system as related to grants.
  • Maintain excellent records and follow up with grant reporting.
  • Participate as an integral member of the Development team. This includes assisting with planning, written content, and strategic planning.
  • Assist with development and content of press releases and two newsletters per year.
  • Provide support for Annual Dinner Meeting, and Swing into Spring.
  • Maintain knowledge about the external environment as it relates to DCCH’s mission and values.
  • Assume other duties as assigned by the Executive Director and Development & Marketing Director.

If you are interested, please e-mail your resume to Amy Pelicano at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..