Part-Time Grant Researcher (Volunteer)


Cause Areas


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


2525 San JacintoHouston, TX 77002


Career and Recovery Resources (CRR) has helped people identify and overcome barriers to employment since 1945. Through its job placement and substance abuse treatment programs, CRR helps get people off public assistance and on the road to employment and self-sufficiency. In 2006, CRR assisted 11,984 adults and 6,294 youth including people who are homeless, ex-offenders, recovering substance abusers, disabled, hearing-impaired, literacy-challenged, older workers, at-risk teens, HIV-positive, hurricane evacuees, and downsized skilled and college-educated workers.

TITLE: Part-Time Grant Researcher (Volunteer)

SUMMARY: Qualified candidates should possess excellent writing and computer skills (Microsoft Office Word, Access, PowerPoint and Excel), and database management skills. The candidate must be highly organized with the ability to implement systems and follow-up processes, able to effectively work under pressure, use independent judgment and produce a quality work product within tight time constraints. Previous experience will demonstrate a proven track record in researching new funding opportunities; comprehensive knowledge of research, and the ability to distinguish and identify funding opportunities for special programs.

PROGRAM: Developing and Marketing Department


Education: Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Fund Development, Research or a related field. Substantial related experience in related fields, including Grant research experience, may be considered in lieu of degree.

Skills :

Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written presentations.

Professional attitude.

Working knowledge of the resources, policies and procedures of public and private Community support agencies and organizations.

Computer literate within a Windows environment; skilled in word processing and excel software.


Researching available and applicable grants (Both Government, Foundation and Corporate)

Research, retrieval and assembly of background material for grant proposals

Drafting of letters of inquiry and create funder files.

Data entry and time-lining for grant proposals submissions.

Special projects as needed.

Volunteer Availability:

The position is flexible but would like to maintain standard weekly consist number of hours. Also, this can be an onsite or line (At- Home) position.

SUPERVISOR: Developing and Marketing Manager.


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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18

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