Volunteer opportunity posted by: Domestic Violence Wears Many Tags
Posted on: February 4, 2013
Domestic Violence Wears Many Tags mission is to bring awareness to the community and families as whole as it pertains to abuse. We want to educate schools, churches, and mentor groups by reprogramming the amygdala with better decision making skills. We want to find ways that are fun and interesting for families, schools, and or churches to talk about abuse on any platform. We want to make sure that we are in the community bringing new and approved information & resources for the people that are the face of abuse & to the abusers.
Position Description Reporting to and in partnership with the Executive Director the Grants Writer will spearhead all grant writing opportunities as Domestic Violence Wears Many Tags continues to grow. The successful candidate will be responsible for the identification, cultivation, preparation, submission, follow up and monitoring of corporate and foundation grants including management of the foundation grant calendar focusing on detail and timelines; also maintain foundation correspondence as applicable to the grant process. Provides support to the administration by locating and pursuing funding opportunities. Ability to prioritize and work well under tight deadlines must be able to coordinate efforts with other departments.
Responsibilities • The grant writer must gain a complete understanding of Domestic Violence Wears Many Tags and the programs for which he or she is requesting funding. To do this, the writer will interview key people in the organization, and perform comprehensive research into the project • Perform in-depth research into grant-making organizations • Write grant applications that display meticulous grammar and spelling • Analyze the feasibility of the project's budget • Research each grant-making association's guidelines • Strictly adhere to these guidelines • After submitting a grant proposal, keep in contact with each grant-making organization to check on the progress • If requested, submit progress reports to any grant-making organization that has funded a program
Qualifications • Persuasive, Analytical, Creative, Problem Solver, Creative problem solving, Oral and Interpersonal Skills, and Cost Conscious
Compensation This is a volunteer position. There will be no financial compensation. Our organization is 100% volunteer run. Volunteer will receive experience within this career field and an exceptional letter of recommendation. Estimated Time Commitment is 15 flexible hours per month.
Email your resume and cover letter to email@example.com. Please type "Volunteer Grant Writer" in the subject line.