Grant Writer (Part-Time)

Philadelphia 19144, Pennsylvania

JoB Description

The Vincentian Solidarity Office is an office of the Congregation of the Mission (C.M.), a 501c3 non-profit. We support Vincentian missionaries in projects of evangelization and service of the poor in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin America.


The Grant Writer will be a part of a value driven and dynamic organization with global impact. You will be assisting the work of development that impacts the lives of good people in poor countries. You will be part of a spiritual family that promotes community, cooperation, and social change for those struggling with poverty. You will be a part of a compassionate working environment. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, energetic, professional, and capable of managing their work load and supporting the staff.


The applicant needs to have a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Grant Writer and a Bachelor’s Degree or better. Excellent English written and communication skills, and fluency in another language is preferred, for example, Spanish or French, for contacting funding agencies. Understanding of developing countries and first-hand experience is preferred. Preference will be given to those applicants that have a knowledge and understanding of the Catholic faith and Catholic funding foundations. Proficiency in Microsoft Office with expertise in Microsoft Word and Excel, and the ability to become familiar with firm-specific programs and software. Attention to detail is essential, as well as managing projects, prioritizing tasks, and collaborating on projects. You will be supporting the work of the project manager, collaborate closely on complex projects. You will manage grant requests with current and new foundations. The candidate will have strong researching skills and problem-solving skills and abilities to meet required deadlines.



Please send a resume and covering letter which includes a statement about what motivates you to work with our mission driven not-for-profit to

Consideration will be given to working by contract for each individual grant. Candidates that are able to join our team on or around September 15th will be given preference.

The Vincentian Solidarity Office is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact: Human Resources Consultant Marlene Galdi

Salary: $25.60 - $28.20/hour - 20 hour/week minimum

Phone: 2158481010


Mailing Address: 500 East Chelten Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

From the blog

The Down Side of Giving

Posted by Laura Otten, Ph.D., Director on 22 August 2019, 9:05 am

When did giving become all about the donor and not about the nonprofit?   With all of the years behind me, no one could consider me naïve, so what could make me ask this question?  Is it just wishful thinking?  Or that ever pressing need to believe that people still really are decent, caring, compassionate?  We saw changes in people’s giving last year that seem directly attributable to the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that nearly doubled the standard deduction, erasing the need in some people’s minds to actually make a charitable gift.  Get the deduction without actually giving?  Perhaps.

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