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Grant Writing Volunteer (Virtual)

Grant Writing Volunteer (Virtual)

Join the GDS Team, have a transformative learning experience, and help empower youth, families, and our community to Reach their Potential!

Growth and Development Services, Inc. (GDS), is a nonprofit organization founded in 1996 by Dr. Gary Altheim, to provide essential services to youth and families challenged by emotional, behavioral, educational, and social issues.

Position Summary

GDS is seeking a passionate and professional volunteer to join our team. The volunteer will work with the Development staff and volunteers on a variety of Fundraising and Administrative tasks. The candidate must have a strong interest in mental health, youth, community, and social justice.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Research and identify potential donors, foundations, and government grants
  • Assist in writing individual, corporate, government, and foundation letters of inquiry and proposals
  • Assist in developing strategic partnerships with local schools and community-based organizations
  • Assist in maintaining and updating current, past, and new donor databases
  • Research and identify potential donors, foundations, and government grants

Skills:

  • Self-directed team player with the ability to handle multiple concurrent tasks
  • Excellent organizational, writing, and communication skills
  • Proficient in MS office
  • Proficient with CRM software

Join the GDS Team, have a transformative learning experience, and help empower youth, families, and our community to Reach their Potential!

Growth and Development Services, Inc. (GDS), is a nonprofit organization founded in 1996 by Dr. Gary…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    July 26, 2021
    10:00 AM EDT
    2:00 PM UTC
  • End Date
    December 28, 2021
    7:00 PM EST
    12:00 AM UTC
  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Training Provided
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location

Virtual

650 Academy Street, New York, NY 10034, United States
Virtual
Directions

Virtual

How to Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter to Zadie Adams, Community liaison and Program Coordinator, at zadams@excelgds.org. Please visit our website www.excelgds.org and watch GDS' video on our home page before applying. Include in your cover letter why you are interested in volunteering at GDS. Please also include hours, days and time frame you are available Specify "Grant Writing Volunteer" and your name in the subject line of your email.

Please email your resume and cover letter to Zadie Adams, Community liaison and Program Coordinator, at zadams@excelgds.org. Please visit our website www.excelgds.org and watch GDS…

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