JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER ROCHESTER 

GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS COORDINATOR 

May 2021 

 

The Foundation of the Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester is hiring a Grants & Scholarships Coordinator to administer and promote its Camp scholarships (including One Happy Camper), Israel scholarships, Freddy Fund program and Gift of Israel program, as well as manage The Foundation’s donor-advised grant recommendations. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING: 

Administering the One Happy Camper, Israel scholarship and Gift of Israel programs.  This includes: 

  • Oversee marketing plans, including: 

  • Community wide mailing to advertise grants 

  • Social media postings 

  • Contact synagogues, schools and organizations 

  • Grants administration: 

  • Monitor portals for new applicants, and follow-up with applicants as needed 

  • Interface with programs and families regarding inquiries and awards 

  • Prepare materials for scholarship committee

  • Prepare award letters and facilitate grants 

  • Outreach: 

  • Attend community programs to advertise OHC and Israel scholarships 

  • Contact camps; interact with synagogues, schools and Jewish organizations to raise awareness 

  • Site visits with camps 

 

Foundation Grants Administration 

  • Process daily grant recommendations for monthly distributions 

  • Conduct due diligence on grant recommendations from donor advised funds 

  • Assist in distribution process – donor advised funds and restricted funds 

  • Assist in quarterly reporting to fundholders 

 

Other tasks and projects as assigned including donor relationship building 

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Personal characteristics of the individual in this position include: 

  • Enthusiastic, energetic, well organized and good follow-up 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

  • Ability to work independently, prioritize and manage multiple tasks 

  • High level computer skills including Microsoft Office, social networking, databases, and other applications 

  • Enjoys working with young people and families 

  • Able to work evenings and weekends as needed 

 

To apply please email a copy of your resume and a cover letter to lkorpar@jewishrochester.org