Help is needed: Mask Sewing
People in your neighbourhood need your help.
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
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
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