Grant Specialist

  • 05 Jan 2018 3:15 PM
    Message # 5663913
    Krista Jensen (Administrator)



    Grants Specialist - Foundation

    Empath Health is a nonprofit integrated network of care that provides expert, life-changing health care to those with chronic and advanced illnesses. Empath Health includes hospice, palliative home health and physician services, independent living assistance and day care for seniors, HIV services and advance care planning.

    Suncoast Hospice was established in 1977 by a group of volunteers who realized the value of hospice care and wanted to bring it to their community. As a member of Empath Health, we are a nonprofit organization that provides care, compassion and comfort to thousands of Pinellas County residents.

    The Grants Specialist is responsible for identifying and qualifying funding opportunities to support programs of Empath Health and its affiliates. The position assists in the preparation of grant proposals for private and government funding including the writing of key sections in collaboration with program staff. The Grants Specialist uses internet research engines to identify key information on a funder’s financial capacity and philanthropic interests.

    Mission: Through every step of every journey, we offer compassion through extraordinary care, hope through innovative services and inspiration through endless encouragement.

    Vision: To be the leader in life-changing health care.

    Position Requirements

    As a Grants Specialist with Empath Health you must be detail oriented, loyal, motivated and interested in serving your community.

    Other requirements of this role include:

    • Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university in Human Services, Public Health or relevant field; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Two or more years demonstrated experience in grant research and preparation preferred.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills, attention to detail and ability to manage multiple and competing priorities.
    • Strong computer skills with a working knowledge of foundation research engines (e.g. Foundation Search) and Raiser’s Edge. 

    Empath Health wants your career to be as rewarding as possible. We provide our employees with numerous opportunities for growth, education and advancement. We offer competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and peace of mind.
    Other benefits include:

    • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
    • Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
    • Voluntary term life insurance
    • Short-term and long-term disability
    • Professional group liability insurance
    • 29 Days Paid Time Off annually 
    • Flexible spending accounts 
    • Retirement savings plan with employer match
    • Mileage reimbursement
    • Cell phone plan discounts
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Local, state and national workshops and conferences
    • Advanced certification courses
    • Leadership development programs
    • Much more!

    Drug & Tobacco Free Workplace.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

    EEO is the Law

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