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Requirements:
  • Interview
  • Other
  • References
  • Resume
Also required for this position: Possess good organizational skills with keen attention to detail Ability to work and coordinate multiple projects and deadlines
  • Work remotely
  • Flexible in schedule

Volunteer Grant Administrator

6-8 hours / weekly
Ongoing
Bright Lights For Africa is a Canadian registered charity and non-governmental organization, whose vision is to empower marginalized and vulnerable individuals through acts of love, compassion, and generosity, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender. We serve both local and international communities and focus on tackling root causes of poverty to create sustainable and lasting change in the lives of those we serve.

Your duties:

•	Research and disseminate information about federal, provincial, local and private grant-funding opportunities for our local and international programs
•	Research, write, edit and obtain approvals for all proposals and applications submitted to current and potential funders
•	Monitor and track grant applications and awards in a database system
•	Edit proposals and applications for accuracy, completeness, clarity and compliance with funding requirements
•	Respond to inquiries as needed to manage grant application / proposal processes
•	Actively and constantly seek to improve and evolve the proposal process by engaging with appropriate parties, as required
•	Develop technical documents such as generic forms and basic grant proposal
Additional Details & Skills Required
Ability to demonstrate strong analytical skills
General knowledge of accounting principles and contractual agreement / administration language
Skilled technical writing, proof-reading, editing, copy writing, grant writing or equivalent written communication format
Familiarity with government and academic funding opportunities
Ability to communicate fluently in English, both verbally and written
Understanding of Canadian funding mechanisms with likely expansion to international opportunities
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
Great opportunity to build your skillset, strengthen your network and build your portfolio 
Opportunity to apply your skills to work which makes a difference in the community
We provide excellent references and networking opportunities to our best performers
You work with an awesome team of like-minded individuals who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of individuals
Requirements:
  • Interview
  • Other
  • References
  • Resume
Also required for this position: Possess good organizational skills with keen attention to detail Ability to work and coordinate multiple projects and deadlines
  • Remote or online
  • Flexible in schedule