Grant/Proposal Writer

Time Commitment: 
Long-Term (6+ months)
Deadline to Apply: 
Monday, February 28, 2022
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What We Offer

  • Virtual Volunteer Work
  • Flexible Work Hours
  • 24/7 Support from Volunteer Leadership
  • An Opportunity to Meet New People
  • An Opportunity to Give Back to the Community
  • An Opportunity to Learn New Skills


What We Require

  • Resume, References, Valid Police Check
  • Experience Using Various Computer Programs such as Gmail, Google Drive, Excel, Zoom, Google Meet, etc.
  • Minimum 4 Hour Commitment Per Week (Board meetings on Mondays & Thursdays, 3 to 5pm)

Role Description

As a proposal writer you will be responsible for developing and preparing proposals that address and respond to the current requests of the organization. You will be responsible for tracking proposals, updating existing proposals, developing new proposals and ensuring all proposals are in compliance with instruction. You will also be responsible for developing presentations for employers and to respond to any requests for information. As a proposal writer you will be working closely with the Executive Director. You will also be responsible for ensuring the confidentiality for SWIM and its associates.

Required Qualifications/Training: 
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Excellent organizational and commitment skills
Ability to maintain working files and document revision
Ability to translate complicated ideas into effective and clear language
Skills Preferred: 
Bachelor’s Degree in English, Business Communications, Journalism, Marketing or a similar field
Two or more years of writing and editing experience
Additional Opportunity Information: 
Due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, all volunteer work will be done virtually until further notice. Team Meetings will be held via Google Meet on a bi-weekly basis (Mondays & Thursdays 3-5pm) and are mandatory for all volunteers to attend.

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