Grant Researcher


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


About

VOLUNTEER POSITION DESCRIPTION- GRANT RESEARCHER

JOB DESCRIPTION

The 1Touch Project is seeking an individual to fulfill an important and meaningful role as we pursue grant funding for our projects and administration. In this position the individual will be immersed in our grant research. The individual will provide essential research for the development of our grant application strategy, and maintain our database

BENEFITS

  • Gain experience in grant research in nonprofit development.

  • Work collaboratively on multiple projects that would have a meaningful impact on 1Touch Project’s ability to carry out our mission.

  • Help a nonprofit achieve its mission of serving people with disabilities.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Researching available and applicable grants

  • Data entry and time-lining for grant proposals

  • Research, retrieval and assembly of background material for grant proposals

  • Discuss with the Executive Administrative Assistant research findings

  • Updating the grant database system for the organization.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of a three-month commitment, at least 10 hours a month (but no maximum).

  • Strong time-management, organizational, detail oriented and the ability to meet deadlines.

  • Experience researching on the internet; creatively searching to locate information

  • Ability to enter data accurately and efficiently per established guidelines

  • Ability to self-motivate, stay on task and work independently.

  • Respectful of confidentiality of 1Touch Project donors and clients.

  • Good oral and written communication skills.

  • Experience in grant research and writing preferred.

POSITION TIME REQUIREMENTS

The ideal candidate is available 10 hours a month.

COMPENSATION

This is an unpaid position; course credit arrangements are gladly negotiated. Volunteers are highly valued members of the 1Touch Project team and contribute to making a significant difference in 1Touch Project’s ability to reach the end users. 1Touch Project will provide reference letters for all volunteers who successfully complete a placement.

Additional: This volunteerism/internship is an excellent opportunity to gain insight into the not-for-profit sector. This is a ground level experience working in a startup non-profit. This is also a great chance to develop above-entry-level skills.

Skills

  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Administrative Support
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Data Entry

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • 10 hours a month
  • Experience Required
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