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Grant Writer

 Full-Time /


Cultural Fit, Objectives, Roles & Responsibilities



Under the supervision of the Chief Development Officer, the Grant Writer is responsible for researching, identifying, writing, and submitting grant submissions. This position works within the Advancement Department for Adult & Teen Challenge.


ATC is a Christ-centered, non-profit ministry focused on substance abuse treatment and recovery. Our vision is freeing all people from life-controlling issues through the power of Jesus Christ. This position requires someone who is a born-again, Spirit-led believer and agrees to the Christian doctrines found on the ATC website. This role also requires the individual to live/work in and through these core values:


We treat people like Jesus did, with eyes of grace while speaking the truth. EXCELLENCE

Everything between the long-distance vision to the day-to-day tasks, our ministry is worth our very best effort. SERVICE

The men, women, and teens in our care are treasured by our Savior, and we are honored to serve them. LEADERSHIP

We live to become more like Jesus and invite as many people to come with us.


Energetic, positive thinker who is humble, hungry and smart. Humility in always serving others and making the engagement experience powerful, whether it’s a customer, a donor or fellow team member. Hungry to perform with excellence while striving in continuous learning. The ability to be socially and relationally smart in interacting and engaging others on behalf of the ministry, understanding every team member represents ATC.


Execute the mission of Adult & Teen Challenge (ATC) in support of the vision and goals of the Board of Directors and the CEO. Work closely with ATC Affiliates to communicate the ministry vision, values, and strategy of ATC. Cultivate a healthy culture in the field. Keep the Teen Challenge DNA and spiritual focus alive while also attentively supporting the implementation of ATC’s seven strategic initiatives:

Sustainability Curriculum

Leadership development Technology

Scholarships Non-residential Prevention

The Grant Writer will identify, define and develop funding sources to support existing and planned program activities as well as lead the development, writing, and submission of grant proposals to federal, state, and private funding agencies.


  • Researching, identifying, and evaluating private funding opportunities that match program, operational, and capital You will interpret grant regulations and guidelines to determine eligibility and appropriate match.
  • Interpret grant regulations and guidelines to determine eligibility and appropriate
  • Conducting research on a variety of content areas such as substance abuse and other life controlling issues
  • Writing and submitting grant applications to secure funds necessary to meet annual fundraising
  • Developing and submitting grant compliance
  • Working collaboratively with program staff to maintain ongoing knowledge of the activities and programs throughout the organization.
  • Maintaining grant management tracking tools, including master calendar, submission logs, , to ensure compliance with all application and report schedules.
  • Processing grant applications and Preparing grant award notifications and distributing to appropriate staff.
  • Proficient in research, interpreting, and analyzing diverse data

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with appropriate notice.


Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, English or a related field is ideal Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office and Excel

Excellent oral, written, interpersonal, and presentation skills

A portfolio of work available for review if applicable

Ability to work independently and as part of a team with minimal supervision Ability to manage multiple projects and with competing deadlines

Understand principles of nonprofit organizations and all related fund development processes


You have a deep compassion and call to action for the vulnerable population in substance abuse and want to see transformation take place, one life at a time, through the power of Jesus Christ.

You dream of transforming growing organizations into wildly successful ones, good ones into great ones, and you know how to actualize your aspirations.

You are an enthusiastic individual capable of matrix collaboration to reach a common goal. Initiating and completing projects is right up your alley.

You know how to make timely, effective and ethical decisions. You embody the entrepreneurial spirit.

You’re a self-starter who crafts creative solutions and opens doors to new resourced relationships. You communicate with excellence and compel audiences through writing and speaking.


Please apply through application:

Application for Employment (


  • Listing ID: 97664
  • Center Type: Admin Office
  • Center Name: Adult & Teen Challenge, USA
  • Contact Name: Lisa Bornert
Contact details

5250 N. Towne Centre Drive Ozark, MO 65721Missouri,65721 Show Phone Number *****