The Veatch Program of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock (UUCSR) in Manhasset, Long Island, NY, is seeking a full time program officer for its grantmaking operation.
Responsibilities: Identify grassroots and advocacy organizations that work for progressive social change; evaluate proposals and make grant recommendations; monitor the progress of ongoing grants, conduct periodic evaluations of programmatic areas, work with Veatch board members and grantmakers.
Qualifications: Prior experience working with grassroots and advocacy organizations; analytical skills and ability to work with individuals and organizations of different ethnic, religious and socio-economic backgrounds; excellent writing skills; familiarity with community organizing strategies; preferably prior grantmaking experience; should agree with UU principles. Availability for travel a must. UUCSR is committed to affirmative action and invites applications from candidates regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.
Resume, cover letter with salary requirements and at least three references MUST BE RECEIVED BY November 30, 2015.
Send electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.