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Research and Grant Writing Volunteer

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  • 7 people are interested

We need help in grant-writing and research to raise funds for our website redesign project. Responsibilities may include: using our grants locater database to research grants, draft proposals, submit letters of inquiry, some grant writing and working with the Social Media Coordinator on blogs and newsletter.

Skills and experience:

  • Previous experience with grant-writing and research in non-profits.
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • A desire to learn about issues of family homelessness and poverty.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading abilities.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Research potential sources of funding for website redesign project.
  • Write detailed grants and/or funding proposal.
  • Occasionally write blog posts and emails on behalf of our organization.

Availability and Location

The position will require the candidate to meet periodically in a downtown Boston location with the Founder and Executive Director. If you seek to volunteer part time (5-10 hours per week), we are looking for a six month commitment.

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About HousingMatch.org


6 Liberty Square #2122, Boston, MA 02109, US

Mission Statement

To provide a network for families and individuals to share housing; obtain resources and services; secure healthy, safe, affordable homes; and reduce homelessness.


HousingMatch.org is a private online community for families and individuals who seek to share housing. Our network provides additional case manager support, privacy, and security.

Many tenants cannot afford to live in Boston because rents take up 50-75% of their monthly income. They live month to month hanging by a thread. HousingMatch.org is forming a network for social services agencies, housing agencies, tenants, and landlords that can offer an option for families and individuals to connect with others who are in the same situation. By joining online directly or with a case manager referral, families can meet other families and individuals to connect using the HousingMatch.org database which will be shared privately between members only. People in need can share housing, access resources, and build a private online community that offers them safe, affordable housing. Help us build Boston's first shared housing network and open the door to shared housing opportunities utilizing a safe, private, supported online network.

Children & Youth
Homeless & Housing


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • Resource Development / Management
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Fundraising
  • Customer Acquisition
  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Community Outreach




  • Must be at least 18
  • 6 months
  • previous experience in grant writing

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