Grants Manager - Natchez Children's Services
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Grants Manager

Grants Manager

The Grants Manager will work with the Executive Director to create programs that meet client needs while also satisfying criteria for grantors and funding sources. The Grants Manager manage Natchez Children’s Services Children’s Advocacy Center (NCS-CAC) grants, manage grant applications and reporting and search for grants and other potential funding sources.

Child and Family Advocate: The Child and Family Advocate (may also be referred to as Victim Advocate) will have responsibility, under the supervision of the Executive Director, for victim advocacy services to the Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) of Natchez Children’s Services (NCS).

Full-Time Employee (40 hours/week). Reports to the Executive Director. This is an equal opportunity employment process.


Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Maintains knowledge of federal and state grants administration requirements, policies, and procedures to ensure compliance.
  2. Prepare the NCS-CAC operational budget and grant budgets
  3. Instruct staff of grant terms and conditions relevant to them
  4. Handle all administrative tasks, and maintain all records, with respect to any grants awarded
  5. Prepare all required reports for grantors and funding agencies
  6. Maintain accurate records for all communication with grantors
  7. Maintain employee records as required by grant and accreditation services
  8. Ensure Direct Services are properly documented
  9. Maintain records of multidisciplinary team participation in CAC activities
  10. Communicate with accounting/bookkeeping service to ensure that Direct Services are properly attributed to grant if applicable (and not otherwise)
  11. Manage general accounting and financial reporting, to include accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash management, and grant reporting.
  12. Assist Executive Director with sourcing grant funded equipment
  13. Assist Executive Director with managing grant purchased equipment
  14. Participate in Direct Services with MDT members as directed by Executive Director.
  15. Maintain all employee information in a secure confidential and encrypted cloud-based file format.
  16. Assist Executive Director in writing and editing agency publications, media presentations, educational & outreach materials
  17. Coordinates registration, travel, and lodging for employees and team members workshops, conferences, and peer review
  18. Establish and maintain positive relationships with all children and non-offending caretakers that use the NCS CAC
  19. Work to minimize the child/family trauma and promote recovery throughout the child abuse investigation, court processes, and aftermath
  20. Support clients through the transition from child abuse assessment to prompt delivery of community services, coordinating efforts with other CAC multidisciplinary team (MDT) members, including County, Sheriff’s, and other Victim Advocates, to implement recommendations
  21. Act as a liaison to sustain positive working relationships with community service providers such as mental health, social service, and health care
  22. Attend all agency staff meetings
  23. Other tasks assigned by Executive Director. Due to lack of staff, additional tasks may be given where needed.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Bachelor’s degree required with a focus on finance, business, non-profit administration, human services, or related field
  2. Experience in writing grant applications preferred
  3. Organizational skills
  4. Demonstrated written communication skills
  5. Demonstrated skill in use of computer programs (QuickBooks, Word, Excel)
  6. Ability to work 40 hours a week, perform occasional work during evenings and weekends, and attend local, out-of-town, or overnight trainings and peer review meetings as needed.


Work Environment and Physical Demands

  1. Work Environment
    1. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee will encounter while performing the primary functions of this job. Normal office conditions, which include offices with stairs, apply.
    2. Travel may be associated with this job, and the employee is expected to attend functions and meetings in a variety of work environments away from the home office building. The employee must be physically capable of driving an automobile and flying on commercial aircraft.
    3. Employee will be working with highly mobile children of all ages and developmental levels. The employee must have the ability to function safely in this environment.
  2. Physical Demands
    1. The physical demands described here are representative of those that will be used by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. While performing the essential duties of the job, the employee will frequently be required to stand, walk, sit and climb stairs without assistive devices.
    2. The employee will also be required to have full use of hands and fingers and to be able to handle and feel objects, reach with hands and arms, communicate orally, and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds safely. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance



  1. Starting at $40,000. Pay will be commensurate with education and experience.
  2. All related travel is reimbursed following state and federal travel guidelines.


To Apply

Email the following information to

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • References