LOCATION: Divisional Headquarters, Phoenix

STATUS: Fulltime

Mission Statement: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

The Salvation Army in Phoenix, AZ is looking to fill a Grant Writer position. The successful candidate for this position will be a self-starter with team oriented staff, be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Tools & software, with preferred experience in developing and cultivating major gifts. This position is benefit eligible and comes with vacation, sick, health, vision, life insurance, free Kroc membership and more.

The Regional Grant Writer identifies, develops, and implements a strategic action plan for the ongoing acquisition and cultivation of financial support from corporate, foundation, government and individual donors for the programs and services offered by The Salvation Army in Central & Southern Arizona. Responsibilities include creation and management of a robust grants calendar and maintaining proper and timely funding reports; working with Central & Southern Arizona Corps Officers and Advisory Boards as needed on funding events, volunteer coordination and other general fundraising needs.


  • Four-year college degree in business administration, marketing, or related field or equivalent experience.
  • Self-starter with team oriented staff
  • Must have a valid Driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background check
  • Experience in developing and cultivating major gifts preferred
  • Must be proficient in use of the following office tools & software:

PC, MS Office Suite (including, Word, Excel, PP, etc.), Fax Machine, Telephone (wire/wireless), Calculator, CD Drive, Copier, Printer

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Qualified individuals must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation. A qualified person with a disability may request a modification or adjustment to the job or work environment in order to meet the physical requirements of the position. The Salvation Army will attempt to satisfy requests as long as the accommodation needed is reasonable and no undue hardship would result.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and reach with hands and arms on a continuous basis. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Must have the ability to operate telephone, a desktop or laptop computer, as well as the ability to access and produce information from a computer, and to understand written information

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $22.00 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance

Work Location: One location