Grant Writer

  • Part Time
  • Work from Home
  • October 19, 2018

PLAY 4 Kids Sports & Recreation Program

PLAY 4 Kids - (Physical Literacy Activities for Youth) is an after school Sports and Recreation Program for Youth located in East Hants. 

Job Contact: Donald MacLean
Job Start Date: As soon as possible

The Grant Writer will be responsible for researching, writing and coordinating the grant application process; management of proposals and maintaining a donor database. The Grant Writer is a part-time position that reports directly to the manager/owner-operator through weekly meetings.  This position will be a work-from-home position with internet and computer access a must.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 2 years experience in research and grant writing; non-profit experience an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to write successful grant proposals
  • Detail oriented, organized, deadline driven
  • Clear, precise and compelling writing skills
  • Able to communicate effectively
  • Motivated self starter with the ability to work independently with purpose and accuracy
  • Understanding and knowledge of organizations values, goals and objectives
  • Time management

Responsibilities:

  • Write high-quality grant proposal narratives, applications, and supporting documents
  • Responsible for researching, collecting data, and writing of each grant
  • Manage the proposal submission process to ensure timely submission of all required materials
  • Develop and maintain a proposal calendar
  • Coordinate and follow-up on the progress of submitted proposals
  • Develop an annual grants strategy
  • Conduct prospect research to identify, cultivate and solicit new grants
  • Report to management on progress and submissions
Salary Range: Commission Based
Essential Skills:
  • Reading
  • Working with Others
  • Document Use
  • Communications Skills
  • Numeracy
  • Writing
  • Problem Solving
  • Continuous Learning
  • Computer Skills
Soft Skills:
  • Motivation
  • Attitude
  • Accountability
  • Time Management
  • Adaptability
  • Confidence

To apply for this job email your details to donald10@play4kids.net

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