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Grant Writing Volunteer (virtual)

Growth and Development Services (GDS) and The Excel Program (virtual)


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Published 4 months ago

Recurring
October 13, 2020
10:00am EDT
June 21, 2021
5:00pm EDT
Weekdays
Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)

Grant Writing Volunteer (virtual)

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

Due to Covid-19 this position is virtual. The candidate must have a strong interest in grant writing, mental health, youth, community, intergenerational programs and social justice.

Growth and Development Services, Inc. (GDS), is a nonprofit organization founded in 1996 by Dr. Gary Altheim. GDS was created to advocate and provide essential services to youth challenged by emotional, behavioral, educational and social issues. Due to COvid-19, GDS programs are virtual until we can go back into the school in Northern Manhattan.

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. 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, elders and our community to Reach their Potential!

Due to Covid-19 this position is virtual. The candidate must have a strong interest in grant…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Training Provided
  • Virtual Opportunity

Location

GDS Virtual

216 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY 10032

How to Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter to Dr. Gary Altheim, Executive Director, at drgaryaltheim@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 Dr. Gary Altheim, Executive Director, at drgaryaltheim@excelgds.org. Please visit our website www.excelgds.org and watch GDS' video on our…

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