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Grant Researcher and Writer


Organization: Ethiopiaid Canada

Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)

Availability: Flexible

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Virtual

Deadline: Apr 30, 2021


Ethiopiaid Canada is looking for a volunteer grant researcher and writer to research and apply for grants on behalf of our organization.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Interest in Grant Writing and/or Grant Writing Experience
Excellent writing ability
Good research skills
Attention to detail

Key Responsibilities
Review current list of grants
Research new grant opportunities using tools like GrantConnect and Funds for NGOs
Write grant proposals and apply for grants with the guidance of Ethiopiaid Canada Staff
Track grant submission and progress
Possible communications with international partners to gather grant information

If you meet the above criteria and are interested, please send your resume and a cover letter to Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

About Ethiopiaid Canada:
Ethiopiaid Canada is a charitable international development organization dedicated to empowering people in Ethiopia to live healthy and productive lives. We seek lasting change by supporting interventions driven by local partners. While Ethiopiaid Canada opened its doors in 2009, we are part of an international network of Ethiopiaid charities with offices in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Australia. Together, we have over 27 years of experience in creating lasting change through collaboration with Ethiopian partner organizations.
​Recognizing the empowerment of women and girls as central to reducing poverty and creating lasting change, Ethiopiaid Canada places emphasis on interventions that build the health, social, and economic assets of women and girls. Our programming focuses on increasing access to maternal health services, reducing barriers to education for vulnerable children, and supporting the empowerment of women and girls.

For more information, please visit our website at


Kristin Douglas


Volunteer Opportunity Address
484 Gladstone Ave


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

You will be working with: Disadvantaged; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years)

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
The volunteer will have the opportunity to gain experience researching and applying for grants and to work with an International Development Non Profit.

How will the organization benefit?
We will be able to apply for additional funding, which will allow us to continue supporting our partners in Ethiopia.

Organization category: International

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 2-3 weeks

This position would be great for - Young Adults (19-24); Seniors (65+); Persons with a disability; New Canadians