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.
Bernadette's House is a 501 (C)(3) afterschool mentoring program for pre-teen and teenage girls in the Laurel, MD area that is looking for a volunteer who is familiar with the grant writing process. The volunteer will assist with the full range of activities required to prepare proposals and grant applications and perform administrative work researching, identifying, developing and responding to grant opportunities. The successful candidate is a highly organized individual with the ability to implement systems and follow up processes. The grant writer is expected to possess excellent written, verbal and communication skills.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develops a diversified network of funding organizations in collaboration with BH Executive Board
Identifies funding opportunities to match the organizations vision and funding strategy utilizing a variety of research tools
Completes grant application, proposals, letters of inquiry and other required documents
Maintains grant calendar and creates database to track submitted, pending and on-going proposals
Must be available to attend meetings on behalf of the organization