Job Opportunities

Temporary Part-Time Position: Disaster Recovery Program Associate

The Golden LEAF Foundation seeks a motivated, detail-oriented, quick learner for a temporary part-time position monitoring grants made through the Golden LEAF Disaster Recovery grant program. The ability to critically evaluate and analyze programmatic and financial information is key to success in this position.

This person should have the capacity to communicate effectively with the Foundation’s grantees and must be able to use common software programs including Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel, and to learn the basic operations of a grants management database system. (Golden LEAF uses Blackbaud Grantmaking/GIFTS Online.) Knowledge of purchasing, billing, and financial reporting practices in the nonprofit and governmental sectors will be helpful.

The successful candidate must exhibit exceptional standards of professionalism in performing duties for Golden LEAF, possess a high level of integrity and honesty, and be committed to quality in all aspects of work. A strong work ethic and high energy level are essential to success. The successful candidate should also have exceptional organizational and administrative skills and be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. The abilities to plan, set goals and objectives, organize, follow through, and meet deadlines are critical.

This work will be at the Golden LEAF’s offices at 301 N. Winstead Avenue in Rocky Mount, NC. Primary functions include:

  • Reviewing grantee progress reports, disbursement requests, and financial reports, analyzing the information presented, following up for missing items, and identifying and addressing questions or concerns.
  • Reviewing project budgets, comparing reported expenditures to approved budget line items, and identifying and reviewing appropriate documentation necessary to verify reported expenditures, including purchase orders and invoices.Identifying and reviewing appropriate supporting documentation to verify grantee programmatic outcomes.
  • Completing written analyses of reports and materials received from grantees.
  • Making recommendations regarding payment of grantee disbursement requests and acceptance of grantee reports.
  • Identifying instances of grantee non-compliance and making recommendations for appropriate corrective action.
  • Serving as a resource for grantees with questions regarding Golden LEAF grant administration policies and procedures.

Preferred characteristics: A two- or four-year degree and experience with finances of governmental, educational, and/or nonprofit sector entities and with programmatic reporting. Students actively pursuing a degree will also be considered. Golden LEAF will conduct a criminal background check and may conduct additional background checks of applicants prior to extending an offer for employment.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a temporary, hourly, part-time position with an anticipated start date shortly after selection of the successful candidate. We expect the position to require approximately 20-25 hours per week, preferably following a routine schedule and in the office most weekdays. The duration of the position is not yet established but it is expected to last several months. This part-time position is not eligible for Golden LEAF benefits. Compensation will be commensurate with responsibilities and experience.

Send resume and cover letter to Kasey Ginsberg, Director of Programs – Disaster Recovery, Golden LEAF Foundation by email: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and a decision to hire will be made when the successful candidate is identified.

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