Requirements:
  • Interview
  • References
  • Resume
Also required for this position: 1 - 3 years experience doing grant related work and applications to seek funding for non-profit projects.
  • Work remotely
  • Flexible in schedule
  • Good for families
  • Good for youth

Grant Administrator

4-6 hours / weekly
Minimum 6 months commitment
SUMMARY:
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.

Are you a creative and innovative thinker with customer and analytical  service skills? If yes, come volunteer with us!

As a  Grant Administrator , you  will  ensure that the Bright Lights For Africa Foundation’s grant-making and related processes, documents, procedures and implementation are executed professionally, efficiently, on schedule, and in a manner consistent with best practices.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Conduct research on available funding sources and opportunities in Canada and DR  
  Congo.
- Prepare and maintain a database of funding opportunities in Canada and Africa to keep 
  track of available opportunities year round as well as deadlines.
- Complete all grant applications in a timely manner, to ensure that BLFA can secure 
  funding to run its programs.
- Generate new and creative ideas on how to receive funding for Bright Lights for  Africa’s 
  programs and campaigns.
- Works closely with other BLFA teammates as required to seek input into funding 
  applications.
 
SKILL SET AND EXPERIENCE:
- 1-3 years experience doing grant related work and applications to seek funding for non- 
  profit projects
- Possess good organizational skills with keen attention to detail
- Ability to work and coordinate multiple projects and deadlines
- Skilled technical writing, proof-reading, editing, copywriting, 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
- General knowledge of accounting principles and contractual agreement / administration 
  language

For more information about BLFA,  visit https://brightlightsforafrica.ca

All applicants must be eligible to work in Canada. We thank all candidates for their applications; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
- Opportunity to  work with a passionate team of like-minded individuals who are 
   passionate about making a difference in the lives of individuals around the world.
- Opportunity to apply your skill to work which makes a difference in communities in 
  Canada and Africa. Change lives and be the change
- Great opportunity to build your skillset, strengthen your network and build your portfolio.
- We provide excellent references and networking opportunities to our best performers
Requirements:
  • Interview
  • References
  • Resume
Also required for this position: 1 - 3 years experience doing grant related work and applications to seek funding for non-profit projects.
  • Remote or online
  • Flexible in schedule
  • Good for families
  • Good for youth