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

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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