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VOLUNTEER POSITION

Position: Grant Writer
Organization: Our Social Fabric
Location: Based in Vancouver, BC: candidates can apply from anywhere in Canada

OUR SOCIAL FABRIC

Our Social Fabric (OSF) is the only non-profit textile repurposing organization in Vancouver. We have been in operation since 2009. We are run by a small, but passionate working Board of Directors and group of volunteers. We receive donations of textiles, fabric, and sewing-related supplies from a number of sources including but not limited to apparel manufacturers, textile wholesalers, film sets, and estate donations. We work alongside our powerful volunteer team to process these donations and sell them back to the community at drastically reduced prices through retail and online sales. Our mission is to eradicate textile waste from landfills.

PURPOSE

Prepare grant applications/proposals to various organizations or programs to provide financial support for Our Social Fabric.

TERMS

  • Volunteer, unpaid
  • Compensate with fabric and sewing notions
  • Start immediately
  • Approx. 10 hours per week for three months
  • Flexible hours
  • Work from your home

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Write grant applications/proposals from identified eligible grants
  • Collaborate with Treasurer to submit and monitor grant application
  • Follow all requirements and deadlines for grant applications
  • Identify grant funding opportunities
  • Maintain supporting documents for the grant application

REQUIREMENTS

  • Proficient with MS Office Word or Google Docs
  • Excellent organization and communication skills
  • Creative writing skills or related
  • Knowledge of the not-for-profit
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Prior experience in grant or proposal writing is an asset
  • Experience with non-profit fundraising is a plus

To Apply:

Please send your résumé to treasurer.osf@gmail.com

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jun 7 2021    ID: 60156