Grants & Training Coordinator

Company: Volunteer Florida


Contact Person: Cat Keen

Application Deadline: April 11, 2018


Volunteer Florida is currently looking for a Grants and Training Coordinator to join our team! Be part of the people powered solution of AmeriCorps, supporting solutions to Florida’s most pressing challenges.
Position Summary
Volunteer Florida’s Grants and Training Coordinator will serve in the National Service Department and support other Volunteer Florida projects. The position is responsible for managing the administrative functions of the AmeriCorps grant application and award process and the training of sub grantees. This position will have the primary responsibility of supporting the training needs of sub grantees representing Volunteer Florida’s $23 million annual investment in AmeriCorps. The Grants and Training Coordinator will lead the team’s efforts in developing agendas, training content, contracts and logistics associated with multiple face to face trainings and webinars annually. The position will also be responsible for the administrative support of the AmeriCorps funding cycle, specifically as the technical lead for the application and contract interface on the Blackbaud/MicroEdge Gifts Online platform. The position requires creativity and a high level of attention to detail. This position requires experience in event facilitation and/or contract management experience and strong relationship skills.


Desired Skills and Experience
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university and a minimum of three years’ relevant experience or relevant experience to substitute for the educational degree. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, internally motivated with demonstrated success in event facilitation or grant management. Other knowledge, skills and experience include the following:
Event Planning – Skill in agenda development, on site logistics, participant registration and staff support for multi day trainings hosted in various Florida locations.
Training – Ability to develop training materials and provide training to sub grantees on grant requirements.
Technical Aptitude – Demonstrated ability to learn and fully utilize technology platforms, including the development of surveys and compilation of data. Volunteer Florida staff utilize the federal eGrants platform and Blackbaud/MicroEdge Gifts Online.
Grant Administrative Support – Ability to manage the AmeriCorps grant submission process, including uploading and tracking support documents with grant records. Ability to oversee the external review process including the utilizing the Peer Reviewer portal (Blackbaud/Microedge Gifts Online).
Planning and Coordination — Demonstrated ability to plan and coordinate among members of the team and between other departments or external organizations in support of sub grantee training and other Volunteer Florida projects.
Verbal and Written Communication— Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders.
Data Management – Ability to develop surveys and track submission data associated with sub grantee performance.
Collaboration – Ability to work independently and as part of a high performing team.
Time Management – Skill in maintaining a high level of organization with the ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously and deliver work products on time.
Travel – Ability to travel overnight for sub grantee training and other events as needed.
Volunteer Florida is the state’s lead agency for volunteerism and national service for Florida. Volunteer Florida administers over $32M in federal and state funding to deliver high-impact national service and volunteer programs in Florida. For more information about our organization, please visit us at:

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To apply for this position:
1) Download the Volunteer Florida Job Application Form.
2) Fill out the application form completely.
3) Submit a cover letter, your completed application form and a copy of your resume to: [email protected].

Job Originally Posted on: Monday, April 2, 2018