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Grant and Contract Proposal Writer

Child Crisis Arizona

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  • Date posted
    May 3, 2024
  • Location
  • Apply before
    August 31, 2024
  • Career Level

Job Description

Child Crisis Arizona is a beacon of hope for our community’s most vulnerable children and families. For nearly five decades, our non-profit organization has been dedicated to providing a safe environment, free from abuse and neglect, and offering help in times of crisis and non-crisis to strengthen families and build resiliency

The impact of Child Crisis Arizona’s work is immeasurable. By joining our team, you would provide critical support and interventions to families in need, helping to break the cycle of abuse and neglect and create strong and successful families. This approach includes both crisis interventions, such as emergency shelter and family reunification services, as well as ongoing support to build family resiliency, including counseling, education, and parenting classes. In 2020 alone, Child Crisis Arizona served over 6,000 children and families through various programs and services.

YOU can help make a difference in the lives of those in need. Join Child Crisis Arizona in our mission to protect and support our community’s children and families. We are here because you matter! And we believe that every child matters too! Safe Kids, Strong Families


  • Provides development of and application for grants and contract awards.

  • Establishes and maintains good working relationships with co-workers and other personnel through demonstrating an attitude of cooperation and understanding, embracing diversity and equity.

  • Keeps informed of new and innovative ideas to facilitate professional development; assumes responsibility for professional growth by attending workshops and classes, reading and utilizing in-service trainings and supervisory conferences.

  • Participates in Team meetings, as assigned.

  • Responsible for comprehensive completion of grant and contract application process.

  • Researches and identifies competitive funding opportunities for existing and new services.

  • Collaborates with community organizations, city officials, nonprofit agencies and other institutions as part of proposal-writing responsibilities.

  • Assists in the development of evaluation criteria to measure program effectiveness.

  • Compiles data and reports as required.

  • Attends and participates in related meetings both within the agency and in the community.

  • Meets regularly for individual supervision with Director of Grants.

  • As part of a team, assists in the development of local, state, and federal RFP and RFG responses.

  • Collects, analyzes, and reports data on the performance of program activities that are funded by public and private sources.

  • Reviews proposal projects and initiatives and develops appropriate funding strategies.

  • Develops and prepares complex documents, to include grant applications, reports, and budgets.

  • Writes and edits proposals and other types of communication materials.

  • Participates in short and long range strategic planning to establish and implement department goals and objectives.

  • Establishes and maintains an effective working relationship with internal and external partners.

  • Represents the organization at government, business, and community meetings.

  • Models Center’s expectation for sensitivity and competency relating to diversity and cultural awareness.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 1+ years of defined experience in writing corporate and foundation proposals as well as responses to city, state, and federal RFPs and RFGs.

  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and comfortable with technology in performing job duties

  • Experience with Donor Perfect or other grant management software is a plus

  • Significant understanding of the Arizona Child Welfare field, with hands-on Child Welfare agency experience highly preferred

  • Must be 21 years of age

  • Must hold or be willing to obtain a valid Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card

  • Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strong time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines

  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently

  • Strong initiative

  • Ability to think strategically within the larger context of the agency and environment.

  • Change adaptive and flexible

  • Sympathetic to the mission of the organization

As a valued member of our team, Child Crisis Arizona will provide you

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage

  • Heath Savings Account

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • 401K with company match

  • Generous amount of PTO

*Actual Pay Rates are based on Education and Experience*

Child Crisis Arizona is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has zero tolerance for discrimination or harassment of any kind. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that all employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender (including pregnancy), age, physical or mental disability or genetic information or any other status protected by federal and state laws or regulations.

Child Crisis Arizona believes that to most effectively provide responsive services to children, families of diverse cultures, that we must strive as an agency to attract, retain and continually enhance the skills of a culturally diverse workforce that is reflective of the community and neighborhoods we operate in, and the children and families we serve. We believe that cultural sensitivity and the dynamics of diversity, equity and inclusion not only reflect best practice, but also provide opportunities for personal growth and enrichment. We are committed as an agency to an ongoing process of assessment and to broadening our knowledge, respect for and ability to effectively respond to a diverse workforce and communities.