The Data Entry Contractor (“Contractor”) will support grants administration for the Disability Rights Fund (DRF) and the Disability Rights Advocacy Fund (DRAF). Position location is flexible.

 

About the Disability Rights Fund and the Disability Rights Advocacy Fund

The Disability Rights Fund (DRF) is a multimillion-dollar grantmaking collaboration between a diversity of donors and the global disability rights community that resources organizations of persons with disabilities (OPDs) to advocate for equal rights and full participation in society. The Disability Rights Advocacy Fund (DRAF) is DRF’s sister organization, supporting advocacy for legislative change. DRF/DRAF currently work across Africa, Asia, the Pacific Islands, and the Caribbean. The Funds – which are based on a participatory grantmaking model – annually make 200-300 grants, mainly ranging from USD $10,000-$50,000 each, to OPDs to advance the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), including in implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Global Disability Summit commitments.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

·       Enters grant application data (alphabetic and numeric) into DRF/DRAF’s previous and new online grants database (Blackbaud Grantmaking, formerly Gifts Online, and WizeHive Zengine), website-based Grants Directory.

·       Supports gathering information from BBGM for Grants Directory and the migration of data from BBGM to Zengine.

·       Provides data entry support for various projects throughout the year, including annual grantee survey results, currently using Word and Survey Monkey, and annual organization audit.

·       Verifies entered data by reviewing, correcting, deleting, or reentering data to ensure accuracy and integrity of grants database.

·       Creates and updates correspondence templates.

·       Produces a variety of validation and data extraction reports for internal review and external publication.

·       Collaborates with Grants Manager to maintain data accuracy and integrity.

  • Maintains operations by following organization’s policies and procedures, reporting needed changes.
  • Maintains organizational confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND CAPABILITIES

·       Bachelor’s degree, or minimum three years of relevant experience.

  • Demonstrated experience in working in a small team.

·       Strong database administration skills (experience with Zengine and BBGM preferred).

·       Strong administrative and organizational skills; the ability to manage time efficiently.

·       Ability to work independently.

·       High level of attention to detail.

·       Computer proficiency (particularly Word and Excel).

·       Experience with grants management processes preferred.

·       Demonstrated ability to work well with diverse populations from different settings.

 

COMPENSATION & TIME COMMITMENT

This is a part-time, as-needed contract position which provides grants administration support at specific times during our grantmaking cycles throughout the year. The rate will be $20/hour – $25/hour.

 

The Disability Rights Fund is an equal opportunity employer. We seek to build a diverse team. Applicants shall not be discriminated against on any basis. Individuals from historically marginalized identities including Black, Indigenous, and people of color and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

How to Apply

Please email a cover letter and resume to:

 

Roger Falcón, Deputy Director

[email protected]  (please no phone calls)

 

Deadline

Applications are due by January 10, 2022 and will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

 

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Organization
Disability Rights Fund
Type
Contract
Job Posting Expires On
01/10/2022