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Grant Writing & Development Assistant

Children’s Home

$50,000 - $55,000 / year
Apply before: August 31, 2024
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  • Date posted
    May 1, 2024
  • Location
  • Salary
    $50,000 - $55,000 / year
  • Apply before
    August 31, 2024
  • Career Level

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Children’s Home is seeking a Grant Writing & Development Assistant. The Grant Writing & Development Assistant will work as part of a small team in a highly collaborative Community & Donor Relations Office dedicated to securing funding for Children’s Home and Southern Tier Community Center programs and operations.

They will work with Senior Management and Leadership in the areas of philanthropic funding support including but not limited to foundation support, grant writing and development communications.

The Children’s Home / Southern Tier Community Center has received in excess of $15 million in funding support toward their Mission over the last 3 years, allowing the agency to grow programs to continue to support children and families to build positive futures in Broome County and beyond. This role is critical to that continued expansion.

*Pay will commensurate with education and experience.*


Draft, proofread and copy edit written materials (LOIs, proposals, budgets, reports, briefing materials, letters/correspondence).

– Track and manage proposal/reporting deadlines and funding cycle calendars for existing and potential Foundations and Grantors.

-Work internally with agency departments to provide timely delivery of required grant materials and collection of data.

– Assist with the administration of grants and funding contracts

– Help organize required site visits and assist in staffing.

– Responsible for maintaining grants records and assisting with other general office duties as requested.


– Bachelor’s Degree Required and should be in one or more of the following fields:

  • Communications
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Professional Writing
  • Business Management


Grant writing experience and an understanding of the funding process preferred.

– Strong communication, proofreading and organizational skills and the ability to prepare professional documents.

– Must have exceptional attention to details and deadlines, ability to multitask, and be able to work with diverse personalities in a fast-paced environment.

– Must maintain confidentiality, manage work-flows effectively and be self-motivated.

***If you have a passion for writing, attention to detail, and the ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your resume and writing samples for consideration.***

This is a full-time position offering competitive compensation. We value work-life balance and offer benefits such as paid time off. If you are a highly motivated individual with a passion for engagement strategies, we encourage you to apply.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50,000.00 – $55,000.00 per year


  • 403(b) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Experience level:

  • 1 year


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work setting:

  • In-person
  • Office


  • Bachelor’s (Required)


  • related: 3 years (Preferred)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Binghamton, NY 13901: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person