Professional Grant Writer (6 months - 1 year)

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ORGANIZATION: WARRIORS FIRST INC

Description: Warriors First Inc. is seeking an experienced Professional Grant Writer to join our team on a contract basis. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of experience in grant writing and a proven track record of securing funding for nonprofit organizations. This position offers an opportunity to make a significant impact on our organization's mission of supporting Veterans, Service Members, and First Responders.

Responsibilities:

  • Research, identify, and pursue grant opportunities relevant to our organization's programs and initiatives.
  • Develop compelling grant proposals and applications tailored to the requirements of various funding sources.
  • Collaborate with the Executive Director to track grant opportunities and application deadlines.
  • Maintain detailed documentation of grant research, application submissions, and funding outcomes using Google Docs.
  • Provide weekly progress reports to the Executive Director, including updates on grant applications and outcomes.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in grant writing for nonprofit organizations.
  • Strong research and analytical skills, with the ability to identify relevant funding opportunities.
  • Excellent written communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to craft persuasive grant proposals.
  • Proficiency in Google Docs or similar document management tools.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines effectively.

Duration: This contract position is for a period of 6 months to 1 year, with the possibility of extension based on performance and funding availability.

Application Process: To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and sample grant proposal. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

About Warriors First Inc.: Warriors First Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting Veterans, Service Members, and First Responders. Our mission is to provide compassionate care, comprehensive resources, and transformative opportunities to those who have selflessly served our communities.

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About WARRIORS FIRST INC

Location:

P.O. Box 313, Dillwyn, VA 23936, US

Mission Statement

To empower at-risk military service members and first responders by providing temporary housing, financial assistance, and holistic support, enabling them to rebuild their lives, regain stability, and successfully reintegrate into civilian society.

Description

At Warriors First Inc., our mission is to provide temporary housing and financial assistance primarily in rural areas to at-risk military service members and first responders. Guided by our H.E.A.R.T values of Honor, Empowerment, Advocacy, Resilience, and Teamwork, we honor their sacrifices and empower them to regain control over their lives. Through advocacy, we stand up for their rights and well-being.

Resilience is crucial as we support individuals in overcoming adversity and embracing their capacity to adapt and grow. Teamwork is fundamental, as we collaborate with our community, volunteers, and partners to create a collective impact.

We prioritize mental health and suicide prevention, offering resources and counseling alongside practical assistance. Our commitment to these values enables us to make a meaningful difference, helping at-risk service members and first responders reintegrate into civilian life successfully. Together, we create a brighter future.

CAUSE AREAS

Homeless & Housing
Veterans & Military Families
Homeless & Housing, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Data Entry
  • Grant Writing / Research

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 23
  • Up to 5 - 20 hours a week, it is up to the volunteer, but must meet deadlines and must meet with the Executive Director weekly.
  • Must log all information/documents into the organizations Google Drive in case of an early departure from the organization.

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