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Volunteer Grant Writer

Organization: SchoolBOX Inc

Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)

Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Evenings; Days

Language Preference: Bilingual

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Flexible

Deadline: Oct 29, 2019


SchoolBOX is looking for a motivated and creative individual with a positive attitude to volunteer as a grant writer and fundraiser. The candidate must have strong research and written communication skills to help us with grant applications. The volunteer will be responsible for researching and writing grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations, and work directly with the Executive Director or the Marketing Manager.

The role is a volunteer position, and will have flexible hours depending on the person's schedule. The roles and responsibilities include:

- research potential grant opportunities from organizations that align with the mission, vision, and values of SchoolBOX
- assemble and submit grant applications twhich can include (but are not limited to) reference letters, proposals, budgets, etc. in a timely manner
- connect with grant-making foundations and organizations to solicit feedback and establish positive working relationships
- report directly to the Executive Director of SchoolBOX to update on the status of pending grant proposals

A successful candidate must possess these attributes:

- a proven track record of successfully securing grants/donations for other non-profit organizations
- excellent organization and time management skills as meeting deadlines will be an integral part of the process
- excellent written, analytical and research skills
- be highly self-motivated and detail-oriented


Jonathan Tam



Volunteer Opportunity Address
Work at home


Good for people interested in: Writing; Fundraising; Administration/Office; Communications and Marketing

You will be working with: Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years)

Organization category: International

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - Persons with a disability

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes

Suitable for community service hours: Yes