Grant and Proposal Writer (Board Position)

Organization Details
Organization Name: Friends of Gardens Manitoba Inc
Address: 951 Southwood Avenue
Winnipeg MB  R3T 1J4
Website: http://gardensmanitoba.com
Organizational Description: We are a gardening organization that fund raises for gardening projects in Manitoba, we also run events and workshop program evenings. Our 4 goals for this year are to increase yearly profit by $10K to reinvest in community projects, to reduce our non organic waste by 15%, to increase our educational workshop attendance by 15% yearly and to have a fully functional community greenhouse by 2021
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: - Familiarizing themselves with The Friends of Gardens Manitoba Mission and Objectives
- Performing research on granting organizations
- Researching possible funding sources
- Compiling all relevant information
- Composing and sending grant proposals
- Maintaining records and track grant proposals
- Supplying additional grant information as requested
- Attending Monthly Board Meetings and provide updates
- Working closely with event organizers
Skills Required: - Must have exceptional organizational skills, great writing skills and love working within a team.
The following computer skills are also important for this position.
- Proficient with grant writing software
- Proficient with Microsoft Office
- Proficient with g-mail
- Proficient with google drive
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Proposal Writer
Office Administrator
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening
The time commitments for this position are: - Monthly Board Meetings 2hrs (10 per year) - Grant and Proposal Research 10 hrs per month - Ad hoc Monthly Project Meetings 2 hrs
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: mick.manfield@gardensmanitoba.com
Phone: 204-406-5006
Closing Date: Aug 31, 2019
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