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Grant Writer

The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Shasta is looking for dynamic, skilled individuals who have a passion to make a difference in the lives of young people.

  Primary Function:  

Under the supervision of the CEO and Assistant CEO, the Grant Writer will research and identify grant funding sources to support existing and planned program activities as well as develop, write, and submit grant proposals to foundations, federal, and state funding agencies.

  Success Factors:  

  • Excellent writing and communication skills are essential– writes clearly and informatively; varies writing style to meet needs

  • Strong research skills and knowledge of information sources

  • Ability to study, learn and understand programs and funding requirements of the organization

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, work independently, and meet deadlines

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Demonstrated spreadsheet competency

  • Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness 

  • Commitment to continuous improvement and the ability to receive direction and coaching from supervisors 

  • Practices effective team behavior and demonstrates effective interpersonal relationships

  • Ability to read and interpret written information; present numerical data efficiently, and prepares reporting 

  • Adapts to changes in the work environment; changes approach or method to best fit the situation

  Position Responsibilities:  

  1. Prepares grant proposals–identifies and clarifies opportunities and needs, studies requests for proposals (RFPs), gathers and formats information including project nature, objectives/outcomes/deliverables, implementation, methods, timetable, staffing, budget, standards of performance, and evaluation.

  2. Handles all grant reporting, including government grant reporting.

  3. Prepares financial reports for grants reporting. 

  4. Meets proposal deadlines by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, approval, and transmittal.

  5. Maintains quality results; following proposal-writing standards including readability, consistency, and tone.

  6. Obtains approvals by reviewing proposals with key supervisors. 

  7. Researches grant opportunities from government and non-government agencies

Skills/Knowledge Required:  

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Experience in grant reporting and grant writing

  • Knowledge of Excel, Word, Google docs

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Good organization and attention to detail

  • Strong customer relations skills

  • Able to maintain strict confidentiality

  • Experience in composing detailed reports, particularly grant reports


The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.

  Wage / Benefits:  

This position is a part-time or full-time position at 25-35 hours per week starting at a $23/hour base salary with the opportunity of additional merit bonuses. Full benefits are offered to full-time staff. This position has the option of working remotely if located outside of the county. Sign-on bonuses are available for qualified candidates.

****All applicants must submit a Resume and Cover Letter to be considered for this position. Thank you!

Interested in Joining our Team?

To join our dedicated team of Youth Development Professionals, please send us your Resume and Cover Letter to!

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