2 people are interested
Federal Grant Writer
ORGANIZATION: WEST PLACE ANIMAL SANCTUARY
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2 people are interested
Our organization is seeking a volunteer who has major grant-writing experience to find new opportunities and implement grant goals. As we grow, so does our budget and we need additional dedicated people to help us meet said budget each year and beyond. The right candidate will be able to represent West Place appropriately, and will be able to work independently to achieve their goals. You can directly help us maintain a clear path toward our future endeavors.
We do expect that a volunteer appreciate that being on a board is a commitment, and does require work and dedication.
Please note that volunteer turnover sets us back and therefore we need to take steps to avoid it. In order for our organization to take the time to meet, interview, obtain all the required paperwork, train you, get you familiar with West Place and get you started on a project, we need any prospective volunteer to confirm the following:
- You will be able to give us several hours of volunteering a week, or the equivalent throughout the course of a year
- You will use our internal app to communicate and will actively communicate with the board and staff
- You will be given and will use a West Place email address for external West Place communications
- You do not expect to move out of the area over the next few years
- You do not anticipate a significant job/career/life change over the next few years
- Even with most changes in life, you will be able to be an active and productive volunteer
Please do look at our website. Not only will it show you a great deal about our organization, but you'll learn that our executive director was named a "2017 Rhode Islander of the Year," and gave a TEDx Talk in 2018, both related to her work with West Place.
We thank you in advance for your interest in joining this incredible organization. We hope you will choose to be a part of this wonderful organization.
About WEST PLACE ANIMAL SANCTUARY
3198 MAIN RD, TIVERTON, RI 02878, US
West Place Animal Sanctuary rescues farm animals from abuse, neglect, and cruelty and provides them with a permanent home and lifelong care. We rehabilitate sick, injured, and orphaned wildlife in Rhode Island and release healthy animals back into their natural habitats. We also operate the lost dog shelter for the towns of Tiverton and Little Compton. Through our humane education programs, West Place educates the public, offers hands-on educational experiences through our immersive student internships, and cultivates a more compassionate community.
Founded in 2007, West Place Animal Sanctuary is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides lifesaving care, love, and a permanent home to farm animals rescued from cases of abuse, neglect, and cruelty. It is a licensed wildlife rehabilitation center that assists sick, injured, and orphaned animals, and releases healthy wildlife back into their natural habitats. It also serves as the lost dog shelter for the towns of Tiverton and Little Compton. West Place has a network of 75+ volunteers, who provide essential animal care 365 days a year, and the organization provides unique hands-on humane education experiences to students to cultivate a more compassionate community.
3198 Main RoadTivertonTiverton, RI 02878
January 16, 2023
- Environmental Education
- Animal Care / Handling
- Grant Writing / Research
- Orientation or Training
- Several hours per week/month