Grants Coordinator Full Job Description

Date Posted: 2/22/2021

TITLE: Grants Coordinator

SALARY: Hourly (rate determined by experience)

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

HOURS: Part-Time/Hourly (20-25 hours/week)

Job Summary

The Grants Coordinator (GC) maintains the grant management responsibilities of the organization including grant identifying, application, and reporting. The GC reports directly to the Executive Director and manages the grant volunteer(s) and oversees the bookkeeper for all grant accounting/bookkeeping tasks. The GC will also work closely with all TCP’s department managers, coordinators, and relevant staff. Primary duties include but are not limited to: researching grant funding, maintaining an annual calendar of grant activity and deadlines, writing and submitting grant proposals, and community outreach/engagement related to relationship/fundraising development. The position is part-time (approximately 20-25 hours per week). Hourly rate will be determined by experience.


  • Research grant funding opportunities at the Federal, state, and local levels
  • Write and submit proposals for funding
  • Prepare reports and other documents related to grant activity and reporting
  • Maintain an annual calendar of grant activity and deadlines
  • Attend monthly staff meetings, and monthly Funds Development Committee meetings
  • Coordinate with the Executive Director and the Development Coordinator regarding community outreach
  • Oversee senior grant management volunteers and accounting/bookkeeping tasks related to grants management
  • Attend home dedications
  • Other duties as assigned

Characteristics and Skills Needed:

(as a member of the Habitat for Humanity team)

  • Understanding and firm commitment to Habitat for Humanity’s Christian mission and values
  • Willing to represent and articulate Habitat’s mission and Christian ministry to its constituents and supporters
  • Work effectively both as an individual contributor as well as part of a team
  • Strong time management skills, can juggle several projects simultaneously
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, comfortable using telephone
  • Strong interpersonal, public speaking, and networking skills
  • Patient teaching and communication style
  • Able to lead and coordinate people and activities well
  • Well organized and detail-oriented
  • Flexible, copes well with change
  • Self-starter, ability to take initiative
  • Bilingual language skills are beneficial
  • Must be able to successfully pass a criminal background check, drug and alcohol test, and sex offender check
  • Must have a reliable vehicle and current WA state drivers’ license (to travel to and from the worksite)

(specific to the Grants Coordinator)

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance or related field
  • Minimum two years working in financial accounting and reporting
  • Computer literate with MS programs
  • Strong understanding of QuickBooks