The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Planet Rehab is seeking a Grant Writing Intern to apply for grants on behalf of the organization.
About the Organization:
Planet Rehab is an environmental nonprofit with the mission of protecting the environment by nurturing the relationship between humanity and nature. Its Animal Sanctuary is home to more than 350 rescued and donated animals. Planet Rehab has three main goals: environmental education, habitat protection, and species propagation. For more information, please visit www.planetrehab.org.
Identify grants and funding opportunities relevant to Planet Rehab
Research requirements and maintain knowledge of proposal submission process for each grant
Research characteristics that specific grant organizations seek and tailor applications/proposals to each specific organization
Create and maintain a calendar for grants and funding deadlines
Apply for relevant grants and fill out required applications
Meet required deadlines for each grant
Current student or graduate of a Communications, English, or related discipline
Previous grant writing experience
Excellent written communication skills
Ability to meet strict deadlines
Passion for the environment
10-15 hours/week for a minimum of 3 months. Duration can be adjusted according to the intern’s and Planet Rehab’s needs. Schedule is flexible and will be set at the beginning of the internship.
This internship will provide the opportunity to learn the logistics of nonprofit operations and develop skills in grant writing, fundraising, and donor operations.
This is an unpaid internship. College credit may be offered on request.