Grant Writer
Volunteer Types: Fundraising, Writing
Organization types: Children, Youth and Family
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: April 30, 2024
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As a YSS Canada Grant Writer, you will be responsible for identifying grant opportunities and managing the grant development and proposal process. Primary responsibilities will include the preparation of proposals, grant applications, and performance of administrative work in researching and identifying, both public and private grant opportunities as per the organization’s mission and objectives.
Other Responsibilities:
• Collaborate with the program team and stakeholders to understand the organization’s projects, goals, and financial needs for grant applications.
• Write, edit, and proofread grant proposals and other fundraising materials in alignment with grant requirements and guidelines.
• Gather and synthesize relevant data, statistics, and impact metrics to support grant applications and demonstrate our organization’s effectiveness.
• Maintain an organized grants calendar, tracking application deadlines, requirements, and reporting obligations.

Are you passionate about nonprofit and community work? Do you have writing skills (in English), Are you proficient in Microsoft Office Suite? Are you a result-oriented person?
This Opportunity is for You!

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
YSS Canada believes in the power of "Giving Back to the Community". Grant writer Volunteer opportunity will not only be an opportunity to give back to the community but also an opportunity to LEARN and SHARE. YSS will provide the support, tools, and resources needed for grant writer to be fully engaged and contribute to our cause to support the community. The Grant writer will be supported to attend identified capacity-building opportunities that will enhance their knowledge and information on the available grant opportunities and their specific requirements.
How will the organization benefit?
As a grassroots organization that supports and empowers youth, we are eager to look for grant opportunities for us to be able to serve our community. Therefore, we are looking for passionate individual who would like to join YSS Canada in this journey of making a meaningful impact in our communities. With Grant Writer, YSS will increase the chance to get more grants leading to an increase in the impact we are making in our communities.
Volunteer location:
Flexible in Ottawa


@Youth Safe Space Canada
Time it will take to contact applicants:


This position would be great for: Adults, Newcomers to Canada, Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 1
Good for people interested in: Fundraising, Writing
You will be helping with: Youth (11-15 years), Youth (16-18 years), Youth (19-24 years)

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