ADVANCING THE FILIPINA: Apply for the Community Resource Coordinator Position at Asian Women's Shelter in San Francisco

Community Resource Coordinator
Job Summary

The Community Resource Coordinator (CRC) is responsible for leading and overseeing the grant seeking process for government and foundation funding. Responsibilities include grant research,
letters of intent and proposal writing, assistance with creating budgets, follow-up communication
with funders, contract management, project coordination with partnering agencies, and support
for program reporting. In addition, the CRC works closely with the Executive Director to
cultivate and maintain strong relationships with funders and community-based collaborations, represents AWS at legislative and budget hearings, and works with the entire staff to assess organizational needs and secure resources that meet those needs.


Grant Writing:

  • As a member of the Grants, Reporting and Finance and Fund Development (GRAFF) team, participate in the creation of an annual fund development plan to meet agency annual budget needs (currently approximately $2 million)
  • Research government and foundation funding appropriate to AWS activities to ensure that fund development process is program-driven and matches the mission, philosophy, and program goals of the organization
  • Foster positive, active relationships with current and potential funders, supported by the Executive Director
  •  With appropriate support from the Executive Director and the Finance Department, write all government and foundation letters of intent and grant proposals
  • Attend legislative and budget hearings in San Francisco and Sacramento to provide policy and funding advocacy; coordinate staff and clients to attend and provide testimony, as appropriate
  • Coordinate and update all necessary documentation for grant applications and grant files, and prepare documents for annual audit

Fund Development Coordination:

  • Regularly review current and future budget and financial statements with Finance Coordinator and Finance Team in order to match fund development plan with ongoing overall budget needs and goals
  • Maintain communication and collaboration with AWS program staff to collect adequate information on current and future program needs and update staff; involve staff in agency fund development planning
  • Support preparation and implementation of the annual audit

General Shelter Support & Program Development:

  • Participate in and contribute to staff retreats, staff meetings, trainings, and program/organizational development
  • Take a regular shift in staff rotation of crisis line and emergency coverage
  •  Provide a welcoming and supportive environment for shelter residents and participate in shelter activities
  •  Share office duties and general maintenance of office and shelter space


Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to the following Please write "CRC Application- Your Last Name" in the subject line. 
Application deadline is Thursday, March 31, 2016

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