The Grants Specialist (Department of Justice, Peace, and Human Development) works with Diocesan Directors and staff of community-based projects to carry out the Church’s option for the poor by promoting and supporting community-controlled, self-help anti-poverty organizations and Projects within a geographic region of the country.
This position reviews, analyzes, and evaluates proposals seeking Catholic Campaign for Human Development funding for community organizing and economic development projects submitted by organized groups of poor and low-income persons. Monitors grants approved for projects in collaboration with local diocesan directors; conducts periodic on-site visits to funded projects, as needed and in the light of available resources. Provides technical assistance to Diocesan Directors, funded groups, pre-applicant projects., and outreach to dioceses to build and maintain relationships between various CCHD constituencies, grantees, and other philanthropic organizations focused on issues and concerns of low-income communities.
Bachelor’s Degree; master’s Degree desirable. Major Field/Specialty: Liberal Arts, Theology, Social Work Knowledge of and commitment to Catholic Social Teaching. Working knowledge and understanding of the Catholic Church and its structures. Literacy in MS WORD and Gift$ environments. Five years of related experience. Candidate must be able to travel. We offer a complete Benefits package, paid time off, a Hybrid work schedule, Free parking, and walking distance from the Redline Brookland metro.
To apply, submit a cover letter and resume via https://www.usccb.org/careers