Grant Writer

Posted 17-01-2019
Category Local In-Office
Interns Needed 1
Anticipated Timeline The anticipated timeline for this position is 3-6 months, depending on when the student is available and what works for the successful applicants schedule.
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  • Identify opportunities for the unit to increase funding sources through online and local grant applications.
  • Liaise with the Program Manager and other volunteers to develop grant applications that fit the needs of the Victims Services unit.
  • Report to the Program Manager weekly, or upon request.
  • Complete a maximum of five hours searching for and/or filling out grant applications.
  • Identify opportunities for increased VSU engagement within the community.
  • Have full access to the student computer, a printer, and any other office resources or materials that they may need.
  • Student will have the ability to work out of the detachment or a setting of their choice.
  • Develop and enhance working knowledge of Victims Services, core community issues and how they can be addressed through service delivery, and the positive impact of addressing these needs.
  • Develops ideas independently and through team collaboration.
  • Maintains awareness of current services in the community.
  • Attend meetings, including Detachment meetings, as required.

Ideal for someone with course work in:

  • Administration
  • Social Work

Some specialized skills required:

  • Ability to collaborate with others
  • Ability to think independently
  • Works well with deadlines
  • Good computer skills

What we will accomplish at the end of the Internship:

  • Attends unit meeting once per month
  • Completes, if grant is available, one grant application per three weeks of internship
  • Reports to Program Manager once a week or as required