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Volunteer Grant Writer


  • Virtual Opportunity
  • WHEN
    Ongoing

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DESCRIPTION

Beautify Hamilton

Grant Writer

Remote Volunteer Opportunity

March 2021

We are looking for a volunteer Grant Writer to join Beautify Hamilton, a new nonprofit organization in Hamilton ON. As a Grant Writer, you will work with Beautify Hamilton volunteers and Board members to identify relevant grant opportunities, develop a “Grant Template”, and apply to grants on the organization’s behalf. There is no experience required for this position; only a willingness to work collaboratively and learn!

Beautify Hamilton

Beautify Hamilton’s objective is to clean up neglected areas in Hamilton one garbage bag at a time. We hope that our work can inspire volunteers around our community to join in our efforts towards a cleaner city. As we grow and gain a following, we hope to dive into a variety of avenues that help to beautify Hamilton. From clean parks to murals and community gardens, we hope that our goal can be achieved together, as a community.

What You’ll Do

- Work collaboratively with Board members and Founder to identify organizational needs;
- Build a “Grant Template” to expedite the grant writing process in line with organization’s missions and values;
- Conduct research to identify potential grants on a municipal, provincial, national, corporate, and private level;
- Work with Google Drive to keep track of and share developments;
- Build a calendar of grant opportunities organized by deadline dates;
- Participate in writing grants on behalf of Beautify Hamilton;
- Attend monthly or bi-monthly meetings with key members to discuss developments and opportunities;
- Potential to grow within the role and move to other areas of the organization as needed.

What We are Looking For

No prior experience in this type of role is required. The following are required:

- Excellent organizational skills
- Strong English written and verbal communication abilities
- Strong attention to detail
- Interest in working with and supporting our mission to make Hamilton a cleaner and more appealing place to live
- Ability to commit 2 hours weekly and attend 1-hour monthly or bi-monthly meetings
- Personal computer to conduct duties and a reliable Internet connection
- Basic knowledge of Zoom or a willingness to learn in order to participate in meetings.

Are You Ready to Beautify Hamilton?

Please submit a short statement of interest to beautifyhamilton@gmail.com in order to be considered for this role. Indicate in the subject line that you are interested in joining us as a Grant Writer.

Who You'll be Assisting

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Beautify Hamilton

We focus on beautifying Hamilton, Ontario. Our focus right now is based around cleaned up trash


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Who You'll be Assisting

organization logo

Beautify Hamilton

We focus on beautifying Hamilton, Ontario. Our focus right now is based around cleaned up trash