Part-Time Grant Writer and Editor (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 Writer and Editor (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 securing 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 Writing, English Fund Development, or a related field. Substantial related experience in related fields, including Grant Writing, may be considered in lieu of degree.


Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written presentations.

Professional attitude.

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


Helps generates revenues for Client programs and services through timely submission of well- researched, well written and well documented grant/ fund-raising proposals.

Coordinate and collaborate with Program Directors and Managers on grant proposals. Collate and organize funding reports and proposal documents.

Maintains and implement funding calendar activities, including cultivation activities

Providing writing support for major donor and individual’s contribution letters, Thank You letters and acknowledgement.

Prioritizing projects to keep multiple projects moving in a timely manner, meet deadlines.

Volunteer Availability:

We’re flexible but would like to maintain standard consist hours. Also, this can be an onsite or on-line (At-home) position

SUPERVISOR: Developing and Marketing Manager.


  • Grant Writing / Research

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18

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