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Recruiting Organization: THE SMILE OUTREACH

ABOUT THE SMILE OUTREACH

The Smile Outreach is nonprofit Providing educational initiatives and interventions against violations of sexual human rights at the grassroots level to children across Africa, Enhancing Continuing Personal Development, volunteer training, fighting cross-generational sex, providing emotional, mental and material relief for Africans.

In 2021 we reached 3000 adolescents with a simple yet excellent solution to sensitize and prevent the occurrence of Hiv/Aids, Unplanned pregnancies and school dropout.


Our core areas that cover SDG 2,3,4,5 and 17 are

  • Gender Balance
  • Anti-cross generational sexual relationship
  • Effective training for Nonprofits and Volunteers
  • Emotional, mental and material relief
  • Education advancement through Continuing personal development and awareness on Contemporary issues in Africa

A successful grant is the result of a combination of thorough research, an excellent proposal, and a well-matched funding source. The preliminary proposal research is thorough and covers every detail of the project from start to finish.

The Grant Writer will research prospective funders and find an organization that would be interested in the project type.


H/She will ensure that proposals are tailored to the organization goals prior to submission.


The applicant follows all of the funding agency’s writing guidelines when creating the proposal and submitting the proposal application by the deadline.


This position requires someone who has excellent research, writing, and communication skills is self-motivated, reliable, organized, thorough and timely. This is a volunteer position.


RESPONSIBILITIES:


Perform prospect research on foundations and corporations


Responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources.


Provide support to the CEO for meetings with donors.


Assist with other fundraising projects as requested.


Coordinate and follow-up on the progress of submitted proposals


Lead proposal generation process and response to RFPs, Pre-Qualification, Bidding and formal presentations.


Develop materials showing the progress of programs for donor updates and ongoing communications.


Comply with all grant reporting as required by foundation/corporate donors.


Write and maintain correspondence including concept notes, proposals, reports, and introductions.


QUALIFICATIONS:


University Degree in creative writing or related field.


Knowledge in research and grant writing; nonprofit experience a plus


Knowledge of fundraising information sources.


Experience with proposal writing and institutional donors.


Knowledge of basic fundraising techniques and strategies. Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for fundraising prospect research.


Detail-oriented and exceptionally organized


Clear, precise and compelling writing skills


Motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently with purpose and accuracy in a fast-paced environment


High proficiency in all areas of Microsoft Office to include Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint



Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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