Catholic Charities founded in 1903 remains among the largest and well respected social service agency with programs and offices located in Boston and the greater Boston area.

As one of the largest providers of social service in Massachusetts, Catholic Charities of Boston offers over 70 programs and services in 23 locations around Eastern Massachusetts. From Lawrence to Brockton and Natick to Boston, our service sites throughout Eastern Massachusetts helped 175,000 of our neediest neighbors of all faiths last year.

We are currently seeking a full-time Grant Writer to work primarily in the Laboure Center office located in South Boston, with the potential for hybrid or remote work part-time.

The Grant Writer will develop and assist in the creation and processing of grant proposals to private and corporate foundations, as well as federal, state, and local government entities on behalf of the agency’s service sites and clients. The Grant Writer will identify and pursue funding opportunities with an emphasis on planning for new programs and developing alternative funding sources for existing programs. 

The Grant Writer will participate in research and special projects while working closely with colleagues in the Grants Department, Advancement, and Administration, and throughout the agency.  This person will learn about the diverse range of programs and services and become a part of the future that supports the needs of clients and the community.

Qualifications include

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Sociology, English or a related field is required.  A Master’s degree is preferred. 
  • A minimum of 2 years of proven success in grant writing, social service, or a closely related field is preferred.
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills are essential to the success of this role.  Skillful knowledge of Internet research, Microsoft Office Suite, PowerPoint, and Raisers Edge software is necessary. 
  • A driver’s license is required for local travel.

We offer a congenial and team approach work environment with the opportunity to learn and grow professionally. Our benefits are competitive and include a 403(b) savings plan and generous time off. 

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume along with a writing sample to: Please reference job 9093.  No phone calls please.

Catholic Charities is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.  Visit us at:


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