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Grant Writer - Virtual Volunteer

Company:
HAITI- NOW (AYITI NOW CORP)
Location:
Miami, FL
Posted:
January 13, 2021

Description:

Grant Writer - Volunteer Position - Job Description

About the Non-Profit

Haiti Now

Organizations working on behalf of Restavek children have typically focused on raising awareness, engaging host families, encouraging education, and a variety of short-term solutions. But it hasn’t been enough.

Haiti-Now is a 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit that has worked to improve the lives of seven-hundred impoverished children in Haiti since 2010. Our goal is to empower former Restavek girls to achieve a lifetime of emotional and economic self-reliance.

About the Opportunity

The Grant Writer works directly with the Fundraising Project Manager. The Grant Writer will be responsible for researching, writing and coordinating the grant application process; management of proposals to foundations and corporate sources in pursuit of fundraising goals.

Need & Expected Impact from the opportunity

Haiti-Now is dedicated to empowering Haitian girls living in domestic servitude to overcome poverty and exploitation to achieve economic security through education.

Education changes the life of a Restavek girl forever.

Role of the volunteers (what exactly would the volunteer be expected to deliver) and the time commitment required

Grant Writer Volunteer

The Grant Writer will be responsible for researching, writing and coordinating the grant application process; management of proposals to foundations and corporate sources in pursuit of fundraising goals.

Write high-quality grant proposal narratives, applications, and supporting documents

Responsible for researching, collecting data, and writing of each grant

Coordinates with the Fundraising PM to gather financial information necessary to report to grant-giving organizations.

Manage the proposal submission process to ensure timely submission of all required materials

Maintain current records in online tools to track and report grants

Coordinate and follow-ups on the progress of submitted proposals

Inform the Fundraising PM of grant status and needs for developing a successful grant request

Perform prospect research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants

Prerequisites

Bachelor’s required, Marketing background preferred

2 years experience in grants research and grant writing with non-profits preferred

Demonstrated ability to write successful grant proposals (Samples needed)

Minimum volunteer hours expected: 7-10 hrs per week

Reliable internet connection a must

Proficiency with Google Suite Apps such as Drive, Sheets, etc.

Familiarity with or quick adoption of Trello and Slack tools is critical.

Terms and Conditions (if any)

When onboarding at Haiti Now your first assignment will be to start a fundraising campaign. Haiti Now will provide further guidance for you to have a quick and successful fundraiser.

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