Mid-Shore Pro Bono
July 3, 2023
Mid-Shore Pro Bono, Inc. (MSPB) is a Maryland nonprofit connecting Eastern Shore individuals and families in need of legal representation with volunteer attorneys to ensure that justice truly is for all. Our mission is to connect individuals and families in need of civil legal help with volunteer attorneys and community resources. Our vision is that all people are empowered to resolve civil legal issues. MSPB connects over 3,000 clients on the Eastern Shore of Maryland with legal representation every year and provides these services through its in-house legal team and active network of volunteer attorneys. MSPB is based in Easton, Maryland and has a satellite office located in Salisbury.
Job Summary: MSPB seeks an energetic and detail-oriented grants manager to manage monitoring, tracking, reporting, and development for a diverse portfolio of grants. The grants manager will work collaboratively with a dynamic team of attorneys, paralegals, case managers, and intake coordinators to support planning, implementation, and reporting on legal services delivery. This position reports to the executive director and will be based in the Easton office, with frequent travel to the Salisbury office and program activities taking place in Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, and Worcester Counties. This is a full-time position offering a salary range of $50,000-$55,000 per year. MSPB offers opportunities for cross-training and advancement, a flexible, hybrid work environment in addition to excellent benefits including generous paid vacation, sick time, individual employee health care, dental, and vision, short-term and long-term disability, and matching funds for retirement savings plan.
Manage monitoring, tracking, and reporting for a diverse portfolio of grants funding legal services programs.
Work proactively and collaboratively with legal program staff to understand how programs are delivered and support planning and implementation of deliverables.
Analyze data generated by MSPB’s case management system for reporting, monitoring, and development of funding proposals.
Write grant proposals, letters of interest/inquiry, concept papers, and prepare related materials for proposal submissions that align with organizational priorities.
Support fundraising efforts, including donor communication, data entry, and other duties related to resource development.
Demonstrated commitment to social justice.
Firsthand experience navigating community resources or working with people who need and utilize community resources preferred.
Strong analytical, research, and writing skills, ability to convey complex information in a clear manner to a diverse audience, as well as superior editing skills.
Excellent administrative skills and ability to set priorities and manage multiple tasks under minimal supervision in an effective and efficient manner.
Impeccable interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and on a team.
Ability to respond effectively to frequent deadlines and produce quality work under time pressure.
Intermediate to expert skills in Microsoft Office (specifically Word, Excel, and Teams).
Experience with donor database (such as Bloomerang) and/or case management database a plus.
Associates or advanced degree or 3-5 years of experience with a nonprofit or small business preferred; associates or advanced degree may be helpful background but not required.
Selected candidate must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated including boosters as appropriate by first day of employment with MSPB.
Mid-Shore Pro Bono, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that encourages all interested persons to apply regardless of ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, creed, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, age, religion, genetic information, physical or mental disability, marital status, or any other legally protected status. We strongly encourage Black, Hispanic or Latino/a, Indigenous, and other applicants of color, people with disabilities, and other people historically underrepresented in the civil legal services field to apply.