Changing Homelessness-Monitoring & Training Specialist

Posted Jun 26, 2024 JACKSONVILLE, Florida


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Expires Jul 31, 2024


The Monitoring & Training Specialist completes monitoring functions for all programs and sub-grantees as required by federal, state, and local grants.  This includes desk reviews, on-site monitoring and training on key aspects of each program.  

The Monitoring & Training Specialist position requires grant/contract knowledge and experience as well as excellent analytical, interpersonal, organizational, and writing skills. The individual serving in this capacity must exercise objectivity, independent judgment, patience, and political acumen. 

Essential duties and responsibilities

Plan and prepare a monitoring schedule that ensures that all programs and sub-grantees have been monitored as required on at least an annual basis Provide regular and as-needed training sessions to sub-grantees which cover all required compliance standards Produce written monitoring reports for sub-grantees Create and monitor performance improvement plans for any sub-grantees that are not meeting compliance requirements Attend training to ensure that knowledge of all programs is up to date and to seek out best practices for monitoring processes Review all grant agreements and standards for current and pending programs Develop and implement various program monitoring tools which cover all required elements of each program Contact sub-grantees to request missing documentation resulting from monitoring findings  Produce flowcharts, templates, instructional guides, and other useful tools that can be shared with sub-grantees to better enable them to meet compliance standards Attend and participate in departmental and organizational staff meetings Keep well-organized records which clearly demonstrate that all monitoring processes are being completed fully and timely Serve as a resource to other parties, both internal and external, regarding program requirements, rules, and processes Serve as a liaison for sub-grantees in obtaining information from program funding sources Promote a positive and productive team environment Maintain adherence to confidentiality standards  Other duties as assigned


Strong understanding of grant management and programmatic variables   Ability to work with diverse individuals and groups on complex community issues    Strong knowledge of governmental accounting, budgeting, auditing, and financial reporting   Ability to interpret and communicate government regulations   Proficiency in Excel, Word, and Microsoft Office   Track progress of achievement of program objectives      Strong interpersonal and organizational skills   Ability to evaluate, audit, deduce, and/or assess data and/or information using established criteria   Ability to review, classify, prioritize, and analyze problematic situations   Ability to employ innovative problem-solving techniques to accomplish objectives   Excellent oral and written communication skills   Willingness to engage in continuous learning and training  Demonstrated professional and political aptitude  Periods or walking, standing, or sitting in an office or field environment for service provision Limited physical effort required; however, the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds Ability to operate a motor vehicle is required

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services, Business Management, or related equivalent combination of education and relevant experience Demonstrated passion for ending homelessness    Successfully pass Level II background check   Required to clear a federal-level drug screening; possession of a medical marijuana card is not acceptable under federal law A valid driver’s license and clean 3-year driving history  Must have required vehicle insurance within 30 days of onboarding 

Salary/Salary Range

$45,000 - $55,000

How to Apply

Send your cover letter and resume to Please include the job title in the subject line.


Changing Homelessness


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