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Apply for an NCPTA Healthy Schools Grant!

Apply for an NCPTA Healthy Schools Grant!

Interested in making your school a healthier place for kids to learn and grow? Apply for an NCPTA Healthy Schools Grant! NCPTA will be giving five PTA units $1000 to improve health at their school!

  • Deadline to apply – December 31, 2018
  • Grant winners will be notified by January 31, 2019
  • Final Grant Reports due June 30, 2019

Apply now!

We’re hiring!

The Director of Family Engagement implements, administers, and evaluates the grant-funded programs of North Carolina PTA. The Director of Family Engagement reports to the NCPTA Executive Director.

Provide Health Resources to Councils and Units (20%)

  • Drafts health newsletter, Facebook posts, and other health resource communications for Executive Director’s approval.
  • Plans health training as outlined by current grants
  • Delivers regular training to Councils upon request
  • Attends council meetings and trainings upon request

Manage Active Grants and Related Programming (80%)

  • Has a comprehensive and detailed understanding of itemized grant budget, remaining grant funds and grant requirement
  • Actively manages third party grant-related vendor agreements and work, including work by third party evaluators and reports progress of agreements and work to Executive Director.
  • Ensures outcomes described in grant documents are met and work described in the grant application, grant narrative, grant budget, and grant agreement are accomplished.
  • Monitor paperwork and necessary documentation connected with grant programs.
  • Keeps Tracking log of external and internal grant work deliverables
  • Work with program staff to ensure an accurate, timely, efficient and transparent process for the grant life cycle. This entails tracking payments, reviewing or producing relevant reports, monitoring and post award management.
  • Work with Program staff to develop and maintain all grant agreements pertaining to grant awards.



  • Bachelors degree required
  • Master’s degree in relevant field (MPH) preferred


  • Two year’s experience in grant administration or grant management preferred.
  • Non-profit work experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Skilled in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to work with people in a variety of circumstances and from various backgrounds
  • Ability to work on a team and provide support to junior staff.
  • Possess a thorough, organized and detail-oriented approach to work.
  • Ability to plan and strategize financial and budget management for current projects and grant proposals
  • Plan, prioritize, and coordinate, multi-task and complete work assignments within deadlines.
  • Able to apply effective time management and self-management skills.
  • Good understanding of the organization’s mission and strategic plan.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies
  • Ability to train others


  • Apply physical dexterity with some bending, stretching, reaching grabbing, holding and carrying
  • Hear and speak in order to communicate with others
  • Frequent lifting of up to 10 pounds and occasional lifting of 25 pounds unassisted
  • Seated for the majority of work day, occasional movement around office away from desk


The majority of the work is performed in an office environment, with some work at off-site conferences

Disclaimer: This job description does not include every duty or responsibility that a person in the role may be asked to perform. This position may be required to perform other related duties as assigned.