Job Description

Recruitment Rquest Grant Specialist


The Grant Development Specialist will lead the grant opportunity research, funder relationship building, proposal writing and submission.


  • Research available grants and eligibility requirements
  • Secure opportunities for application
  • Community data research
  • Preparation and submission of grant applications, including completion of attachments
  • Track active contracts and funder requirements
  • Work as a liaison with program/operations staff for assigned grants
  • Maintain calendar of funder deadlines and grant report due dates
  • Communicate information needed to all applicable parties
  • Complete or ensure submission of reporting and cooperation with funders
  • Interact with and coordinate with colleagues from other departments including MIS, Finance, and Clinical


·        Documented success with grant writing.

·        Must be able to travel periodically to various locations within the region.

·        Flexible, collaborative and problem-solving thinker.


Skills and Experience

  • Thorough knowledge of the community or experienced in quick learning about a community and its resources.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with individuals and organizations.
  • Maintain a team-centered cooperative work philosophy.
  • Strong supporter of agency mission, programs and services offered.
  • Ability to speak before groups effectively.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both written and orally with the intended audience.
  • Ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and superb attention to detail required.
  • Knowledge of healthcare field preferred.






  • Grant Development Specialist works in an office setting that is adequately heated, lighted, cooled and ventilated. The work environment involves the normal risks and discomforts typical of a community health center.
  • Work is primarily sedentary with some walking and standing.
  • Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, type at 40 words per minute, operate a telephone, copier, eFax, and other such office equipment as necessary


How to Apply

StayWell Health Center Waterbury