Lutheran Family Services has one position available through Lutheran Volunteer Corps; the position is based in Omaha, NE and is currently available for Fall 2019. This is 1 of nearly 80 positions we will have for 2019-20; you see all available positions after you apply to LVC. Check our website for more position information: http://lutheranvolunteercorps.org/positions.
Organization Mission: The mission of Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska is to express God’s love for all people by providing quality human care services that build and strengthen individual, family and community life.
Program Development Coordinator Position Description:
The Program Development Coordinator will contribute substantively to LFS strategic planning and program expansion. They will have the opportunity to lead the development and implementation of strategies to advance our program approach, and promote partnership through program development. The Coordinator will build capacity in programs, as well as ensure quality and adherence to program standards. The Coordinator will work on key initiatives introduced by the LFS executive team and work closely with executive team members to meet strategic goals.
>Research and analyze potential sources of funding using federal, state and private databases
>Work with program managers to analyze program needs and funding opportunities
>Educate staff of funding opportunities
>Make recommendations for use of funds
>Collaborate with various programs and departments to meet the funding needs of the organization
>Continually update professional knowledge of best practices, commonly used outcome measurements and benchmarks through literature, websites and national/state organizations
>Track, update, and assign potential funding opportunities to designated LFS programs with Smartsheet spreadsheet.
>Learn and use various additional software applications necessary for tracking, aggregating and reporting potential funding opportunities for LFS programs
>Participate in various agency quality improvement activities as needed
>Data entry as needed
>Adhere to the Agency confidentiality and HIPAA practices at all times
>Other duties as assigned
Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Relocation allowance (if applicable), Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training
LVC Corps Members are responsible for covering travel expenses to National Orientation; LVC will then arrange and pay for transportation from National Orientation to your LVC City. If this presents financial difficulty for you, please contact us to talk through options.
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
Program Development position skills required:
>Bachelor's Degree in Non-Profit Management, Business or related field preferred
>Experience with grant writing or putting together grant proposals preferred
>Experience with grant research and program development preferred
>Ability to work with minimal supervision or technical aspects of the job
>Possess knowledge in, and experience preferred, in program development practices
>Demonstrate capability and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite
>Demonstrate ability to effectively manage competing priorities
>Research and analytical skills
>Ability to quickly gain familiarity with key fundraising, humanitarian and aid donors
>Excellent writing, communications and organizational skills
>Ability to balance multiple tasks simultaneously;
>Ability to work independently as well as within a team;
>Strong attention to detail;
>Ability to accept constructive criticism;
>Ability to work with donors,sponsors, and volunteers with sensitivity and compassion while maintaining a professional attitude;
>Capacity for cultural competency and sensitivity to working a diverse environment with a staff of various ethnic, religious and cultural backgrounds.
Subject to criminal background check