Activities involved
Grant Writing
  • Work remotely
  • Flexible in schedule

Volunteer Grant Writer

Do you have a passion for education and writing?

The STEM Montessori Academy of Canada and STEM Innovation Academy of Canada is a federally registered not for profit regional science technology engineering and math (STEM) program open to all students with the mission to deliver top-notch STEM literacy and application. The STEM program educates students from preschool to high school. SMAC will specialize in an advanced, bar-none STEM-based educational curriculum that emphasizes the interconnected subject areas of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

Our successful volunteers have these characteristics:

· Self-directed and Motivated Learner
· Research answers and questions independently, but know when to ask for assistance
· Shows initiative within competence limits and seeks means to fulfil areas for improvement
· Flexible, confident and respectful to others
· Passion for education
· Enthusiastic and exemplifies a good work ethic - dedicated and committed
· Great at planning, organization, leadership and teamwork and time management

Reporting to the National Director, the volunteer Grant Writer will help to source, complete and submit applications to various funding outlets.

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Identify new potential income streams
· Aid the fundraising sub-committee including gifts in kind, grant writing and sponsorships.
· Help to lead the new individual giving development plan for 2023 which includes recruitment and development of new donors
· Work closely with the Director Board of Directors to establish a portfolio of large, long term, broad based corporate partnerships that provide sustainable income for our programs
· Work on an in-kind donations program
· Establish and develop our building fund initiative and work with the Board of Directors to execute the plan.


· Highly collaborative style
· Experience in writing compelling stories and compositions.
· Excellent writing/editing and verbal communication skills
· A strong track record as an implementer who thrives on managing a variety of key initiatives
· Relationship builder with the flexibility and finesse to "manage by influence"
· High energy, maturity, and leadership with the ability to serve others and the community.
· Sincere commitment to work collaboratively with all constituent groups, including staff, board members, volunteers, donors, program participants and other supporters.
· Self-starter, able to work independently; enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives

What’s in it for you?

- Job reference letter
- Volunteer hours certificate
- Ability to make a difference in the lives of others
- Flexible involvement
- Remote opportunity
- Honorarium compensation bonuses

Other Qualifications:

Applicants must:

· Have an understanding of charitable and not-for-profit organizations.
· Committed to at least 1-2 hours per week.
· Ability to volunteer at least 2- 3 months. (Longer volunteer terms available and can be open-ended)
· An outstanding communicator.
· A self-starter, highly organized, detail oriented, entrepreneurial, with the ability to quickly adapt to change.

This is a part-time VOLUNTEER position. Based on the success of this volunteer position, the successful individual MAY receive application completion honorariums throughout the course of their position.

Applicants must submit both a resume (and a cover letter if desired) that details their relevant experience and the reasons they would like to volunteer in a grant writing role to,  and should be available to start volunteering as soon as possible.
Activities involved
Grant Writing
  • Remote or online
  • Flexible in schedule