Grant Writer

Summary

AEL Advocacy is looking for a Grant Writer who wants to learn our business and help us grow it. The Grant Writer will be responsible for identifying grant opportunities and managing the grant development & proposal process. Candidates must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to work both independently and as a team player, and a desire to take initiative and manage numerous projects simultaneously.

Description

AEL Advocacy is a public interest law practice and not-for-profit organization based in Ontario. Our lawyers understand the important interconnection between humans, animals, and the environment. We combine our in-depth knowledge of the legal and political landscape with a commitment to supporting individuals and organizations working to protect animals and the environments where they live.

We are looking for a Grant Writer who can seek out grant opportunities and manage the grant development & proposal process. Candidates must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to work both independently and as a team player, and a desire to take initiative and manage numerous projects simultaneously.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Research and identify grant opportunities 

  • Track and create a calendar of grant opportunities – including deadline dates, required materials, etc.

  • Complete and submit grant applications to secure funding

  • Successfully understand and communicate AEL Advocacy's mission and vision

  • Maintain chart of grant applications: including grants applied to, the status of the application, grant deadline, etc.

  • Communicate with foundations, if needed, to confirm an organization is applicable to apply for funding

  • Identify all requirements of the grant to ensure all necessary attachments are submitted on time

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in Grant writing applications for non-profit organizations

  • Demonstrated experience in obtaining grants from non-profits, charities, and other philanthropic organizations

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills

  • Detail-oriented, adaptable, and organized

 

Hours: 5-10 per week

Job Types: Part-time, Volunteer

Please send your cover letter and resume to admin@aeladvocacy.ca

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