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1800 Appleby LineUnit 13Burlington, Ontario, Canada L7L 6A1CA


Purpose: To carry out the stated purpose, "To use our knowledge, skills, community relationships, volunteers and other resources to create and promote safe and affordable home ownership options with the aim of alleviating the cycle of poverty within our community of Habitat for Humanity Halton".

The role of a grant writer/researcher is to work with our Resource Development staff researching Foundations and other funding sources. Assist with writing and submitting grants, proposals, Foundation applications.

Location: Burlington and Mississauga Offices

Position Duties:

  • Assist in conducting research of Government, private and Corporate Foundations looking for financial opportunities to support HFH Halton

  • Maintain detailed contact information on all researched Foundations along with deadline dates for submissions to each Foundation

  • Assist with the writing and submission of grant requests or Foundation applications

  • Follow up with submissions in a timely manner

  • Maintain close contact with the Resource Development Manager - Financial Partnerships via email or by telephone

  • You may be required to do follow up telephone calls to Grant Foundations or organizations requesting specific information

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Excellent Internet Explorer, Google or other search engines to research corporate or Government web sites

  • Background in grant writing and/or research an asset

  • Understanding of the Habitat for Humanity philosophy and the desire to promote it

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

  • Ability to work and lead a team and to work independently

  • Excellent creative and organizational skills

  • Excellent business writing skills

  • Detail oriented

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with HFH Halton staff members, volunteers and members of the community


  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Web Design / UX
  • Internet Research
  • Web Design
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Graphic Design / Print

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • 4-8hrs per week

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