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Chinese-American Planning Council
Salary range of $55,000 - $65,000
Founded in 1965, the Chinese-American Planning Council, Inc. (CPC) aims to promote the social and economic empowerment of Chinese American, immigrant, and low-income communities. Today, CPC is the nation's largest Asian American social services agency and offers more than 50 programs at over 35 sites throughout New York City, including early childhood education, school-age care, youth services, workforce development, community services, and senior services. CPC strives to be the premier social service and leadership development organization. In 2017, CPC launched Advancing Our CommUNITY, its organization-wide strategy to expand services to address persistent needs and emerging trends and to improve leadership skills among staff and community members. In 2021, CPC served over 125,000 individuals and families from all 56 community districts of New York City by providing high-quality learning opportunities for all ages, offering personalized social resources, and developing their career paths. This summer, CPC was recognized as the number one Chinese American organization in New York City to recommend to a Chinese immigrant looking for in-language and culturally competent resources according to a recent survey. This accomplishment is a testament to the incredible work and dedication of our staff. (For more information, please visit: https://www.cpc-nyc.org)
The Grant Writer is responsible for writing effective fundraising materials to help secure grants and contracts to sustain CPC's $52 million annual budget. Reporting to the Director of Institutional Advancement, and aligned with CPC's annual fundraising plan, the Grant Writer works closely with the entire development team and program staff to ensure reports, proposals, and responses to request for proposals (RFPs) are written and processed in a timely manner.
A successful candidate possesses strong written and verbal communication skills. The candidate must successfully work with diverse program staff members and demonstrate culturally competent interpersonal skills. The position requires flexibility to adapt to project deadlines, to shift tasks and priorities when needed, and maintain diplomacy within tight deadlines. As a hands-on resource to the Institutional Advancement team, the Grant Writer will have considerable exposure to CPC's 50+ social service programs that help improve the lives of the low-income and immigrant families in New York City. CPC seeks individuals with demonstrated focus and dedication needed to complete large scale, complex writing projects with accuracy and efficiency.
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COVID-19 SAFETY PROTOCOLS
CPC is mandating COVID-19 Vaccines for all employees. Successful applicants for this position must have received or be willing to receive the vaccine by the date of hire as a condition of employment. All staff members must comply with CPCs COVID Safety Protocols, which are available at https://www.cpc-nyc.org/covid-..
Individuals interested should submit their resume, a cover letter addressed to Elizabeth Hendler, Director of Institutional Advancement, AND 2-3 writing samples when applying online at: https://www.cpc-nyc.org/jobs or selected internet job boards. All documents should be submitted as one (1) single PDF.
CPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CPC values a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace and strongly encourages women, BIPOC, immigrants, LGBTQ+, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.