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


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
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Do good for your community while using your professional expertise. Work remotely with talented peers on a rewarding, nonprofit program. The Rare Genomics Institute (RG) is making a difference. RG is a nonprofit organization that helps families affected by rare diseases and in need of genome research.

Responsibilities include

  • Develop and write grant proposals to grant-making organizations, persuasively communicating RG’s mission and programs to potential funders.

  • Assemble and submit support requests, including letters, proposals, budgets, and presentations.

  • Maintain calendar to ensure timely submission of letters of inquiry, proposal deadlines, and reports.

  • Identify, define, and develop funding sources to support existing and planned program activities.

  • Prioritize projects to keep multiple projects moving in a timely manner and meet deadlines.

  • Must be able to attend virtual team meetings every other Thursday at 8pm EST, duration: 1 hour..

  • Must have an interest or background in science and technology.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field (eg. life sciences, public health, nonprofit management, communications, marketing)

  • Preference for candidates pursuing a graduate or professional degree

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • 5-10 hour commitment each week (required).

  • Solid understanding of budgets as they relate to proposals and grants.

  • Work collaboratively and independently to achieve stated goals.

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, self-starter environment.

You will:

  • Meet a tremendous group of like-minded professionals

  • Deepen your connection with your community

  • Keep your skills sharp by applying them in the nonprofit sector

  • Share your expertise with others

  • Boost your resume and portfolio

  • Stand out from others in your field

  • Create lasting relationships

  • Network with an active online community of professionals


  • Literacy / Reading
  • Budgeting
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Verbal / Written Communication

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