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Grants and Contracts Specialist

The Salvation Army Southern Territory Headquarters
Atlanta, GA / The Salvation Army Territorial Headquarters
competitive compensation package
Closing date
Feb 9, 2023

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Focus Areas
Human Services
Job Function
Administrative / Clerical, Social Work / Counseling
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Experience Level
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About the role:

The Grants & Contracts Specialist (Grants Management Specialist) reviews, analyzes, and processes complex grants and contracts requiring an advanced level of technical expertise; serves as a resource regarding the status of pending grants and contracts;  advises of compliance with funding requirements of local/state/federal government, quasi-government entities and private organizations providing funding for social services programs throughout the Southern Territory; safeguards The Salvation Army's position as a religious organization as well as a nonprofit corporation; serve as technical resource person and provide advice to the Territorial Social Services Operations Director, Divisional Headquarters and the Field on matters involving government programs, funding and contracts.  Supports the Territorial Social Services Secretary and Territorial Social Services Operations Director by performing administrative duties in assigned areas.

What we are looking for in you:

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or technical/vocational school in Social Work, Contract Management, or a related field.   And Two years progressively responsible experience in contract management, administration, and/or service delivery preferably with Salvation Army programs, Or Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Licenses and Certifications:  Valid Georgia Driver’s License

 Who we are:

 The Salvation Army exists to meet human need wherever, whenever, and however we can. We have a presence in over 130 countries around the world. In the United States we serve approximately 23 million Americans annually. Our employees are valuable assets in The Salvation Army's efforts to impact our communities and make change. Through the skills and experience our employees bring to The Salvation Army, we can continue to significantly impact the lives of many.


 Health Coverage

Comprehensive health plans, including prescription, dental and vision benefits are available to eligible employees. Additionally, supplemental plans including life insurance, disability, flexible spending, etc. may be available.

Time Off Benefits

Time off benefits, including holidays, vacation, sick, personal and bereavement days are available to eligible employees.

Work-Life Balance

The Salvation Army, Southern Territory recognizes that Doing the Most Good requires a time commitment. As such, we implement programs to help support the work-life balance of employees by offering many services including, behavioral counseling, tuition reimbursement, family wellness programs, community awareness and comprehensive medical plan options.


Retirement plans include a Pension Plan for eligible employees, as well as the opportunity to participate in a 403(b)-tax deferred annuity plan.

Competitive Compensation

As an employer, we strive to offer a competitive compensation package on par with nonprofit industry standards.

Professional Development

Our staff are committed to excellence and our mature business processes mean on-the-job growth opportunities.  Education assistance is also available to eligible employees.

All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

To apply, please complete our on-line application at

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled 


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