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ORGANIZATION: RRRcomputer.org

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RRRcomputer.org's mission is to promote digital inclusion by collecting and refurbishing laptops for the next generation and to establish a workforce development program for IT professionals. We provide high-quality refurbished computers to low-income K-12 children and schools so that more students have access to learning materials and the digital economy. Furthermore, we reduce the amount of e-waste sent to landfills by refurbishing fleets of computers retired by corporations and government departments. And we are working to establish a training pipeline that provides opportunities for IT experience to the workforce that has been excluded by the digital divide. We do our part in saving the planet while improving the education and employment opportunities of young people.

We are looking for effective grant writers to help us obtain grants and fulfill grant obligations that allow our organization to turn end-of-life computers into usable computers for K-12 children. Your work is very important to us. Come join our team. Especially encouraged to apply are those who

  • Have written at least one successful grant
  • Understand the technical aspects of grant writing
  • Have the willingness to study RRRcomputer.org in order to seek appropriate funding
  • Are savvy about eliciting grants and following through with communications
  • Display attention to detail
  • Communicate well with the board and staff members over video, voice, text, and in-person

We have exciting remote volunteer opportunities for grant writers to work on one of three aspects of the work our team does: prospect research , grant writing , and grant stewardship . RRRComputer.org is a welcoming environment that enables the work of team members and encourages mobility within and among our different departments.

  1. 1. Prospect Research
Necessary Skills
  • Proficiency in the Google Docs Suite
  • Knowledge of fundraising information sources, and basic prospect research techniques and strategies
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team
  • Substantial interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with grantors

Tasks
  • Discover grant opportunities by word of mouth and internet search, and communicate them to the grants team and internal stakeholders
  • Research, monitor, and evaluate market trends and grant opportunities for "bridging the digital divide" (BDD), digital literacy, workforce development for IT careers and STEM education
  • Contribute to various agency profiles and case documents, programmatic descriptions for funding proposals, and other technical writing/review needs when required
  • Evaluate grant opportunities according to organization-specific criteria
  • Work with directors and managers to identify continued grant funding for existing programs and projects
  • 2. Grant Writing
Necessary Skills
  • Proficiency in the Google Docs Suite
  • Ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive grant proposals in English
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team, learning what has come before
  • Ability to manage priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Tasks
  • Lead proposal writing including drafting content, completion of forms and the assembly, packaging and delivery of grant proposals
  • Assist with the determination of appropriate grant funding scopes
  • Research best practices, needs of the target audience
  • Maintain a spreadsheet of grant deliverables and reporting requirements
  • Work with grant project leads and 3R’s fiscal department to develop proposal budgets

  1. 3. Grant Stewardship
Necessary Skills
  • Proficiency in the Google Docs Suite
  • Strong contributor in team environments
  • Ability to pivot tables and perform other straightforward data analysis in google sheets
  • Proficiency with google forms
  • Strong writing, editing, and proof-reading skills with attention to detail
Tasks
  • Collect and organize qualitative and quantitative data from various team members concerning grant deliverables
  • Draft content for grant reporting
  • Lead grant report writing and submission including completion of forms and the assembly, packaging, and delivery of the grant program reports

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About RRRcomputer.org

Location:

1410 Franklin St. #300, San Francisco, CA 94109, US

Mission Statement

Promote digital inclusion by repurposing computing devices for the next generation.

Description

We aim to change the corporate culture of waste and indifference to one the cares about our future. We take broken, used computers from companies and refurbish them to donate to students throughout the bay area, free of charge. We also provide free coding and technology literacy courses to children.

Please visit RRRcomputer.org for detailed info on our goals. Please feel free to contact us at 1-844-900-RRRC or donate@RRRcomputer.org. Please spread the word with your social media. With your help, we all can help bridge the digital divide one kid at a time.

We are looking for volunteer leaders from the IT, Education, and Environmental professions to help make our organization a success. We are also looking for students from high schools, colleges and universities who want to make a difference in a kid's life by offering expertise in computer technology, education, and saving the environment. It takes a village to raise a kid; it also takes a community to help a kid in need catch up with the digital age.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Computers & Technology, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Internet Research
  • Mentoring
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Market Research / Analysis
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 10 hours / week
  • Has great grant writing results.

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