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Grant Writer: For Nonprofit focused on Foster Youth and Adoptees

POWER OF STORY is looking for a motivated individual to assist with developing and writing grant proposals to grant-making organizations that will persuasively communicate our mission and programs to potential funders.
·       Excellent research, writing, and communication skills
·       Self-motivated
·       Reliable
·       Organized
·       Attention to detail
Reports to: Executive Director
·       Attendance at 1-hour initial training and 1 board meeting annually (both can be virtual)
·       Maintain a respectful relationship with clients, staff, and other volunteers
·       Assemble/submit grant requests, including letters, proposals, budgets, and presentation
·       Conduct foundation + grant prospect research
·       Review + incorporate current research on the Power of Story for young people
·       Other duties as assigned
Compensation: no financial compensation, but lots of benefits (see below)
Benefits of Volunteering:
·       Give back to youth and young people.
·       Connect with others who are also passionate about this work.
·       Volunteering is good for your mind and body.
·       Volunteering provides career experience + teaches valuable job skills.
·       Volunteering brings fun and fulfillment to your life.
Volunteer Shifts: Flexible 3-4 hours per week
Commitment: At least 6 months, 1-year minimum preferred