Board Member - Grants Committee Director

Organization Details
Organization Name: KIDS Initiative
Address: Winnipeg MB
Organizational Description: MISSION
To work with developing communities by facilitating sustainable solutions to enrich the lives of children.

A world where everyone lives more and suffers less.

To better the lives of children by helping to alleviate poverty, facilitating sustainable food and water solutions, advancing education, and improving health.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 5031
Description of Duties:

Our mission at KIDS Initiative is to focus on helping to facilitate sustainable solutions in developing countries to enrich the lives of children. We can only focus on doing so when our team on the ground are driven, passionate, and innovative. We focus on developing genuine and impactful relationships with those we work with, which allows us to work cohesively as a team. We look to recruit a diverse group of individuals willing to dedicate their time to our mission and help to grow our organization into an efficient machine whose goal is to strive for a world where everyone lives more and suffers less.
In applying to work with KIDS Initiative, you adopt and exude the following characteristics:
-Dedicated, Committed, and Passionate about the overall mission to enrich the lives of children.
-Values the qualities necessary to strive in relationship building.
-Respectful in all areas and methods of communication.
-The drive to be Innovative, Independent, and to take Initiative.

Skills Required:

The role of the Grants Director is to perform research to determine potential funding sources, apply for grants, and manage expectations and reporting required through funders.
-Research, identify, and apply for grant opportunities to support our programs and projects and/or internal operations.
-Research opportunities to identify potential stakeholders who may sponsor KIDS Initiative as part of their ESG goals.
-Assist with identification of organizations who may have projects or connections to stakeholders that KIDS can support.
-Manage relationship, execution (in conjunction with Program Evaluation Director), and reporting for all grants.
-Maintain, manage, and steward relationship with MCIC as a member.
-Coordinate regular team meetings (i.e., monthly, or as otherwise determined by lead) to manage and gauge progress of all committee members.
-Monthly report to the board on all committee actions and goals.

Skills Gained/Related Careers:

-Expertise in development of evaluation plans, logic models, and monitoring plans.
-Understanding, willingness to learn, how to apply locally culturally relevant measures of success, understand abilities to collect data at the project level, while complying with funder requirements.
-Ability to coach and work with project partners in a supportive, nonprescriptive manner, while still staying on track for evaluation requirements.
-Expertise applying evaluation at a community or small organization level.
-Ability to adapt.

Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
Remote Volunteering
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: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Online:
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2024