Grant Manager

Position Announcement: Grants Manager

The Grants Manager is an integral member of Saheli tasked with managing and growing our public and private grants portfolio. The Grants Manager will manage the pre-award planning, organization, preparation, and submission of grants as well as the post-award administration of grants awarded to Saheli. She/he will interact with project managers and finance staff to ensure that grants are in compliance with regulatory, funding agency, and policy requirements, as well as provide guidance and support in the identification and development of grant opportunities.  The Manager will establish effective project communication between departments and individuals and resolve any issues that arise during both the post-award process.

Prior experience submitting and monitoring government grants preferred. In addition, the Manager must have a passion for helping survivors of domestic violence and creating opportunities for vulnerable populations.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identifies appropriate grant funding sources to meet the programming needs of Saheli
  • Maintains system to track grant opportunities, submissions and award requirements
  • Prepares grant budgets, tracks grant finances for each award against budget, submits reimbursement requests and prepares statements and reports as needed
  • Maintains positive relationships with funders and potential funders
  • Assist with the creation and implementation of the Development Plan that incorporates a range of strategies including annual appeals, major donors, grants, corporate and individual appeals, social media campaigns and special events.
  • Assist with the production and implementation of appeal campaigns and other fundraising communications and strategies.
  • Assist in grant research, writing, editing, reporting and tracking.
  • Attend networking events to increase professional network, refine relationship management skills, and enhance the organizations outreach and capacity.
  • Other duties upon request.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Must be committed to Saheli’s mission to ending violence and oppression, and promoting social justice and social change
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3 years’ experience in grant writing and management of grant acquisition, budgets and financial tracking, progress reporting and other compliance requirements for multiple award types including federal grants
  • Experience producing proposals and managing grants and other funding awards, including federal grants
  • Excellent project management skills with experience managing and coordinating administrative projects across multiple team members
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize work and resources, meet deadlines and produce quality results on time with attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience interpreting financial data and preparing budgets and financial grant reports, statements and/or projections
  • Experience producing detailed grant progress reports for large awards
  • Ability to determine informational needs, and to collect and analyze information
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications, including database management skills
  • Commitment to equity and reducing disparities based on race, ethnicity, immigration status, sovereignty, gender, sexual orientation/gender identity, and other socioeconomic factors

Additional Info

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by the individual in this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the position. Employees may have other duties assigned at any time.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Generous Salary structure commensurate with experience
  • Paid time off, sick days, federal holidays
  • Flexible work schedule
  • 401K benefits

Application Instructions: 

We will begin interviews for this position immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Submit resume and cover letter to Saheli Co-Executive Director, Divya Chaturvedi, by e-mail – divya.chaturvedi@saheliboston.org

Saheli is not able to provide visa sponsorship at this time and therefore applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.Saheli is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages women, survivors, immigrants and refugees, and LGBTQ+ community members to apply. It is Saheli’s policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender, genetic information, natural origin, disability, veteran status, or on the basis of any other legally protected category.

Saheli is an organization dedicated to addressing the needs of South Asian and Arabic speaking immigrant women and their families with a focus on domestic and sexual violence intervention and prevention services. Saheli is always looking for individuals with a deep and passionate interest in helping survivors of domestic violence.

Open Positions:

Part-Time Staff Attorney

Saheli, Inc.

Saheli is seeking a highly organized and resourceful individual with a passion to help survivors of domestic violence for the position of a Part-Time Staff Attorney. This is a grant-funded position for 3 years with a possibility of renewal. The Staff attorney will increase Saheli’ legal program capacity and offer expanded culturally competent and comprehensive legal services to underserved South Asian and middle-Eastern immigrant communities, with a specific focus on low-income and limited English proficient survivors of domestic violence.

The staff attorney will be responsible for providing legal intake, representation, and comprehensive legal counseling in family law matters, and restraining orders to survivors of domestic violence.

Saheli’s mission is to empower South Asian and Arab survivors of domestic violence to lead safe and healthy lives.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal consultations and counseling, advocacy, and direct full or limited representation to eligible Saheli clients in the following areas:
    • Family law – divorce, custody, support
    • 209A hearings
  • Conduct legal interviews.
  • Provide legal advice regarding restraining order hearings and emergent custody matters.
  • Provide appropriate referrals to outside agencies and services.
  • Record all case data and facts into a computerized case management system.
  • Research legal issues as needed.
  • Assist with development of pro se legal education materials.
  • Review referrals for clinics to determine client eligibility for services
  • Maintain responsibility for overall caseload and conduct case review.
  • Conduct outreach to the legal community by attending meetings and roundtables with legal professionals.
  • Perform other duties as needed, including duties as part of Saheli’s overall staff.

*Job description duties are not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required by the employer.

Hours: Part-Time, 20 hours per week. 1-2 days in the office per week.

 EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Law Degree.
  • Massachusetts Bar admission required.
  • At least one year experience litigating domestic violence and general family law issues.
  • Demonstrated excellence in writing skills and legal research.
  • Ability to travel throughout Massachusetts as needed.
  • Sensitivity to survivors of abuse
  • South Asian or Arabic language preferred.

This is a grant funded position through September 2024 with the possibility of renewal

Benefits: 401K, and generous paid time off

Email your resume and cover letter to:

Renu Tewarie

Co-Executive Director

renu@saheliboston.org

Saheli is not able to provide visa sponsorship at this time and therefore applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Saheli is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages women, survivors, immigrants and refugees, and LGBTQ+ community members to apply. It is Saheli’s policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender, genetic information, natural origin, disability, veteran status, or on the basis of any other legally protected category.

Bilingual Domestic Violence Advocate

Saheli serves South Asian/Arab domestic violence survivors and their families in Massachusetts. Headquartered in Burlington, MA, Saheli’s mission is to empower survivors and their families to lead safe and healthy lives.

This is a 20-hour per week position to provide crisis intervention and advocacy services to Arabic speaking survivors of domestic violence. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide language and culturally competent services to domestic violence survivors
  • Assist survivors to interact with police, attorneys, court officers and others
  • Accompany survivors to the court and occasionally for other services
  • Work collaboratively with other staff members, attend agency events, trainings, and staff meetings
  • Maintain accurate and confidential records of services for clients, and enter it into the database
  • Keep track of services required for clients, and regularly check-in with clients to ensure their on-going well-being

Job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required.

Qualifications:

  • Fluency in Arabic is a requirement for this position
  • Commitment to working with survivors of domestic violence from all backgrounds
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an open and flexible attitude
  • Willingness to work at flexible hours
  • Social justice minded
  • MA driver’s license and a reliable transportation
  • Willing to complete Massachusetts 40-hour domestic violence training within 90 days of joining

Please send your resume to renu@saheliboston.org

Additional Info

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by the individual in this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the position. Employees may have other duties assigned at any time.

Saheli is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment with Saheli is based solely on qualifications and competence for a particular position, without regard to race, color, ethnic or national origin, age, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or marital, military, or citizenship status.

Office Manager

The Office Manager will organize and coordinate admin activities of Saheli Office. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Carrying out admin duties such as answering phone calls, responding to emails, and preparing documents, including office correspondence.
  • Point person for maintenance, mailing, shipping, office supplies, equipment, and errands
  • Organize office operations and maintain supplies
  • Manage office schedules and calendar
  • Check Saheli mailbox. Record all incoming mail
  • Record donations in the donor database. Send tax receipts and thank you to donors
  • Maintain general office files related to the Saheli’s operations
  • Maintain Saheli website. Generate relevant content and update website
  • Preparing outreach materials
  • Keeping stock of outreach materials
  • Keep office clean and organized
  • Performing other relevant duties when needed.

Qualifications:

Energetic professional who doesn’t mind wearing multiple hats. Experienced in handling a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks and able to work independently with little or no supervision. Well organized, flexible and enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting an office of diverse people

  • High school diploma or a Bachelor’s degree in business, administration, or a related field.
  • 2 or more years’ office administration experience.
  • Proficient in a variety of computer software applications including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access).
  • Comfortable handling confidential information.
  • Multi-tasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks

Please send your resume to divya.chaturvedi@saheliboston.org or renu@saheliboston.org

Additional Info

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by the individual in this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the position. Employees may have other duties assigned at any time.

Saheli is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment with Saheli is based solely on qualifications and competence for a particular position, without regard to race, color, ethnic or national origin, age, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or marital, military, or citizenship status.