Job Posting – 04/08/2022

Job Title
Contract Part-time Grant Writer
Organization Name
Wallingford Community Senior Center
Organization Website
Organization Type
Senior Services
How to Apply? Website or Email
Date Posted
Closing Date

Mission: Wallingford Community Senior Center welcomes, connects, and supports older adults.

About WCSC:

The Wallingford Community Senior Center is a 40+ year old senior center located in the Good Shepherd Center in the Wallingford neighborhood of Seattle. WCSC is undergoing a period of change and growth with a new ED and many new staff. Last year the Center increased programming by nearly 300%. We serve seniors in Northeast Seattle including the neighborhoods of: Wallingford, Fremont, University District, north Capital Hill, Queen Anne, Laurelhurst, Green Lake, Ravenna, Wedgewood, Maple Leaf, etc. WCSC provides a wide range of programming and services for seniors aged 55 and above. We seek to be a warm, welcoming place for all seniors and are expanding programming for the LGBTQ and BIPOC communities as well as veterans.

Job Description

We’re looking for an experienced, mission-aligned Grant Writer to support WCSC’s fundraising efforts. This role is for a grant writer with a proven track record of success securing foundation and government funding. Ideal candidates will have exceptional writing and research skills, strong project management skills, and an overall commitment to excellence.


  • Part-time; approximately 50 hours/year
  • Rate negotiable based on experience
  • Work will be conducted remotely with occasional in-person or zoom meetings

Job Duties

  • Work closely and collaboratively with the Executive Director to develop grant application strategies.
  • Research grant opportunities applicable to WCSC and its programs and services as needed.
  • Manage grant calendar of proposal deadlines and any reporting due dates.
  • Develop grant proposals by gathering relevant copy, context, and information from staff and other sources.
  • Craft proposals in alignment with funding partner priorities.
  • Manage full grant proposal process start to finish in collaboration with the Executive Director.
  • Track and complete interim and final reports as needed



  • 3-5 years of experience researching and writing grants to foundations and public entities.
  • Self-directed, motivated, organized, and deadline driven.
  • Ability to write collaboratively and in keeping with organizational mission and branding.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communicator.
  • Ability to write concise and direct answers to grant questions.
  • Ability to research grant opportunities with little supervision.
  • Ability to write within a pre-established framework.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Salary Range
Hourly: negotiable

To Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to: First review of resumes is April 25, 2022

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