Grant Writer for Kids Save Ocean Project


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
No Last Whale UN Children's Summit Poster
No Last Whale UN Children's Summit Poster

About

Please see www.kidssaveocean.com to learn about our projects, which include a UN Children's conference, a mobile app to give kids a voice about the environment, and exhibitions. If you're inspired by our project and want to help it expand, please join us as a volunteer grant writer. We could really use your help.

Description

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

Time Commitment: Minimum 5 - 10 hours per week.

Job Duration: 3-6 month minimum

Position Duties:

  • Assist in conducting research of Government, private and Corporate Foundations looking for financial opportunities to support the Kids Save Ocean Project
  • 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 Kids Save Ocean
  • 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
  • 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

Skills

  • Office Management
  • Organization
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Internet Research
  • Grant Writing / Research

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • 5 to 10 hours a week

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