You'll have a 30 minute call to discuss the scope and deliverables of the project directly with Haiti Now (Ayiti Now Corp), and for them to confirm you're a good fit.
Once accepted, you'll be able to get right to work. We will check in with you periodically to make sure you have everything you need.
The Grant Researcher is a virtual non-paid volunteer position that works directly with the Grants Project Manager. The individual will be responsible for research pertaining to grants suiting Haiti Now’s projects and geography from various foundations, corporations, and government sources. The Grant Researcher will also be responsible for: researching and coordinating the grant application process, management of grant proposals, maintaining a grantmaker database as well as providing essential research for the development of grant application strategy. The individual must also be an excellent researcher who can find grant-giving organizations whose grants match our non-profit organization’s needs and mission.
Familiarity and access to grants databases, along with databases research is preferable and the foundation center.
Access to grants’ contact leads
Support requests from the Grant Writer, Grants Project Manager, Fundraising Project Manager and Founder/CEO
Research and evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants
Research and coordinate the grant application process
Handle management of grant proposals
Maintain a grantmaker database as well as providing essential research for the development of grant application strategy
Possess broad knowledge of organizational structure, functions and needs
Perform other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s required, Marketing/Marketing Research background preferred
2 years experience in grants research or fundraising with non-profits preferred
Candidate with access to grants database preferred
Proven track record with institutional donors preferred
Minimum volunteer hours expected: 7-10 hrs per week
Fluent in spoken and written English, able to communicate clearly and consistently
Reliable internet connection a must
Motivated self starter with the ability to work independently with purpose and accuracy in a fast-paced environment
Proficiency with Google Suite Apps such as Drive, Sheets, etc.
Familiarity with or quick adoption of Trello and Slack tools is very critical
Professional demeanor at all times as a virtual non-paid volunteer for the organization.
To see girls in domestic servitude overcome extreme poverty, heal emotional trauma, and live rewarding lives.
Haiti-Now is dedicated to empowering Haitian girls living in domestic servitude to overcome poverty and exploitation to achieve economic security.
Member since 2016-04-04