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ORGANIZATION: Rainforest Partnership

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Join Rainforest Partnership as a Grant Writer Volunteer and amplify our global impact by securing vital resources for conservation projects, driving sustainable development, and expanding our reach worldwide.

Do you want to make a difference for our planet and get hands-on work experience at an international conservation NGO? Rainforest Partnership (RP) is a non-profit based in Austin, Texas, with a diverse team spanning numerous countries worldwide, reflecting our commitment to addressing environmental challenges on a global scale. We conserve and restore tropical rainforests by working with communities to develop sustainable livelihoods that empower and respect both people and nature.

RP is currently looking for a Grant Writer Volunteer to support our development and projects teams and strengthen Rainforest Partnership’s impact around the world. Grant writing holds immense potential to amplify the impact of Rainforest Partnership. Your involvement as a volunteer grant writer will directly contribute to securing vital resources, enabling us to implement crucial projects, drive sustainable development, and expand our conservation efforts globally. Your expertise in grant research and writing will be instrumental in unlocking opportunities that empower us to make a lasting difference in the preservation of our planet's invaluable rainforests.

We are looking for individuals who can commit around 7-10 hours per week.

OUR VALUES

  1. Entrepreneurial: resourceful, innovative, and action-oriented.

  2. Efficient: organized and process/procedure driven.

  3. Empathetic: respect and understanding toward other’s perspectives

  4. Authentic: genuine and self-aware.

  5. Positive: focused on moving us toward desired results.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct thorough research to identify potential grant opportunities, funding sources, and partnership prospects for various RP projects/programs.

  • Create, organize, and maintain well-organized documents with your research, detailed information about each opportunity, etc., integrating previous research done by RP volunteers or team members.

  • Draft and edit compelling grant proposals, applications, and supporting documents tailored to specific funding opportunities, showcasing RP activities and impact.

  • Monitor the progress of submitted grant applications and maintain communication with funders as needed.

  • Coordinate with RP development team members and project leads to share updates on research findings, potential funding leads, and application statuses.

  • Drive the completion of grant applications and related projects by the necessary deadlines.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent research skills, with the ability to efficiently navigate and extract information from various online platforms and databases.

  • Strong written communication skills, with the ability to craft clear, persuasive, and concise grant proposals and reports.

  • Detail-oriented mindset and exceptional organizational skills to manage multiple funding opportunities simultaneously.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a diverse team environment..

  • Reliable, responsive, communicative, and resourceful.

  • Positive attitude and humility.

  • Prior experience in grant research, proposal writing, fundraising, or nonprofit work is a plus but not required

  • Knowledge of Spanish language is appreciated but not required.

BENEFITS

  • Develop valuable skills in project management, fundraising strategies, and stakeholder communication.

  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact by contributing to an organization that collaborates with indigenous and local communities to foster sustainable livelihoods, flourishing biodiversity, and enduring rainforest preservation.

  • Enhance your skills and gain experience while working with a global, passionate, and diverse team to achieve common goals on behalf of our rainforests.

  • Work in a fun, high energy, positive, collaborative and diverse work environment.

While our volunteer positions are unpaid, the value you bring is immeasurable. Your dedication fuels our projects, events, and initiatives, allowing us to reach our goals and create meaningful, lasting impact for our collective community.

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About Rainforest Partnership

Location:

P.O. Box 49268, Austin, TX 78765, US

Mission Statement

Rainforest Partnership protects, stabilizes and restores tropical rainforests by partnering with local and indigenous communities as guardians and economic participants while renewing harmony between people and nature.

Description

We are an international nonprofit organization based in Austin, TX, with a highly diverse, collaborative, and supportive team on the ground in rainforests and working remotely across the globe. We’re thrilled that you’ve come to check out our open positions. We keep this page updated with all of our current volunteer and internship opportunities.

Our organization welcomes anyone who shares our determination and passion. Even if our current postings don't align perfectly with what you are looking for, we encourage you to apply or email us with any questions you might have. Regardless of your interests and skills, there's a place for you to support rainforests, vital ecosystems for our planet's health.

Should you be serious about doing the important work our rainforests need from us, we will continuously challenge your skills and push you to grow professionally through real-world conservation projects, initiatives, and responsibilities.

What difference do you want to make for rainforests? We look forward to hearing from you! Be the catalyst for change with us!

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Environment
Community, Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Research
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 7-10 hours per week.

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