Grant Writer (volunteer position)

ID: 100433
  • Animal Welfare
  • Long Term
  • Anywhere

About this opportunity

The successful applicant will ideally have grant writing experience and a proven track record in successfully acquiring grants/funding. You may also have experience in fundraising, although this is not necessary.

The person will seek out suitable grants for our organisation for various office items and projects then write the applications to meet deadlines. Minimum commitment is 2 to 5 hours per week, for a minimum of 6 months.

Duties include but are not limited to;
-Research potential funding opportunities and access if FFARQ meets the criteria
-Update database of grants/funding
-Liaise with President and key internal stakeholders regarding deadlines, acquiring information required for application
-Applying for grants/funding and ensuring the organisation complies with acquittal procedures
-General administration and data entry
-Ability to work autonomously
-Own Computer with reliable internet and antivirus
-Reliable phone
-Volunteers must have the right to work / volunteer in Australia
Only volunteers with grant writing experience will be considered for this role.

Good for

  • Skilled Volunteer
  • Virtual Volunteering

Additional requirements

Volunteer characteristics:
-Previous experience writing and compiling funding applications, with successful outcomes, highly desired
-Knowledge of general acquittal processes
-Attention to detail
-Organised, timely, and committed
-Exceptional written and spoken English skills
-Demonstrated time management skills
-Ability to use online office (Google Docs, Skype etc)
-Research skills
- Can work unsupervised. Must be available for weekly Skype meeting.

Skills gained:
- Virtual; volunteer from home opportunity.
- Learn more about the animal welfare sector
- Ongoing training and support
- Fun team environment and more!
Time required

8-10 hours per week on average. Flexibility on when/how these hours are allocated

Interested in
  • Fundraising and Events
  • Marketing, Media, Communications
  • Writing and Editing

Online induction and training will be provided