Job Title:                      AmeriCorps Grants Manager

Status:                           Full time, exempt, at-will employee, AmeriCorps

Reports to:                  Director of JV Program

Start Date:                   Late September to early-October or as soon as possible

Compensation:          $52,000 – $58,000 depending on experience and geographic location

JESUIT VOLUNTEER CORPS (JVC) NORTHWEST is hiring an AmeriCorps Grants Manager (AGM) to begin late September to early October 2022. The JVC Northwest office is based in Milwaukie, Oregon, and the AmeriCorps Grants Manager position can be based remotely from anywhere in the United States. The full-time position manages all aspects JVC Northwest’s AmeriCorps grant. The AmeriCorps Grants Manager (AGM) is responsible for all aspects of management of JVC Northwest’s AmeriCorps grants. This includes ensuring the integrity of JVC Northwest’s partnership with AmeriCorps through development of program policies and documentation procedures; training of program staff, Jesuit Volunteer (JV) AmeriCorps members, and supervisors at partner agencies where JV AmeriCorps members serve; maintenance of complete files that meet regulatory requirements; tracking of performance measure data and support of program evaluation; completion of all AmeriCorps reports and management of data in eGrants; and drafting of federal grant applications.

The AmeriCorps Grants Manager demonstrates the following:

  • Ability to impart the spirit of JVC Northwest and our commitment to living the values of community, simple living, social and ecological justice, and spirituality/reflection.
  • Desire to work as a collaborative team member and direct independent work.
  • Experience in leading a team of colleagues through program integration, training, problem solving, and grant compliance.
  • Strong organizational, oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to meet the public, exercise independent judgment, work with many details, and communicate effectively with diverse peoples.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office 365/Microsoft Teams for team collaboration, file management, and communication; Experience with eGrants, OnCorps, Knack or other data management software preferred.
  • Experience in communications, business Administration or government programs, particularly with federal grants management.

JVC Northwest’s benefits for this position include excellent healthcare benefits, paid vacation days, paid holidays, paid sick time, and an employer-sponsored 401K retirement plan after three months’ employment.  The salary range for this at-will position is $52,000 – $58,000 depending on experience and geographic location.

Undergraduate degree required. Former JVs and National Service Members preferred. The AmeriCorps Program Managers is employed at will. Successful clearance of pre-employment reference checks and criminal history background checks required for final hire.

To Apply: Read the complete job description and the application instructions HERE; submit all application pieces as attachments by email with “AmeriCorps Grants Manager” in the subject line.  Hiring personnel will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is found.

Equity at JVC Northwest: JVC Northwest is grounded in the Jesuit Catholic tradition that propels us to work for equity in our organization and the communities in which our volunteers live and serve. We commit to critically examine our service and presence everywhere, particularly in communities of color, as well as acknowledge and amend the historical injustices of the past.

To be an equitable organization, we must provide meaningful opportunities to those who face the barriers of bias, poverty, and injustice to participate in sharing power. To this end, we intend to create and sustain an organizational culture and structure that welcomes and supports diverse staff, board, volunteers, and partner agencies. We call our constituents into this deep and wide process. This work is core to our mission of social justice. It is the work of grace and reflection of Divine love.

JVC Northwest is committed to continually building a just and equitable workplace in order to work toward our vision of a just and equitable Northwest region. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, JVC Northwest encourages applicants of every ethnicity, origin, age, religion, ability, sexual orientation, gender expression, economic status, veteran status, and political affiliation.

About Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) Northwest

About JVC Northwest

Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) Northwest responds to local community needs in the Northwest by recruiting, placing, and supporting volunteers who provide value-centered service grounded in the Jesuit Catholic tradition.  Honoring the Divine in all things, we envision the Northwest as a sustainable region where all live in dignity, are treated justly and equitably, and actively contribute to their own empowerment and positive change in their communities.

JVC Northwest is committed to equity, inclusion, and justice.  We strive to be an equitable space for diverse identities including, but not limited to, race, sexual orientation and gender identity, ability/disability, religious beliefs, nationality, age, and economic status.