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Grant Writer (Volunteer)

Furry Friends Animal Rescue QLD
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We are seeking applications for experienced Grant Writers to research potential funding opportunities and prepare, develop and write complex grant applications

As a Grant Writer you will be responsible for:

  • Researching potential funding opportunities and access if FFARQ meets the criteria
  • Preparing, developing and writing complex grant applications and funding proposals in a timely manner
  • Learning, interpreting and applying policies, laws, rules and regulations
  • Maintaining current records in databases including grant tracking and reporting
  • Complying with grant reporting efficiently and as required by a given grant application
  • Reviewing previous grant applications and assessing potential to re-apply
  • Scanning the grant landscape to identify new grant opportunities and the eligibility of the organisation
  • Liaise with President and key internal stakeholders to establish goals and timelines, and acquire relevant project specific, business and financial information required for application
  • Maintaining ongoing communication with President and internal stakeholders to inform progress
  • Attendance at the weekly Skype meeting with the team and required to attend the Annual General Meeting and Sub Committee meetings

To be considered for this role, you will have:

  • Bachelor degree with a major in English, Journalism, Professional Writing, Publishing, Communications or Marketing
  • Previous experience writing and compiling funding applications with successful outcomes is essential
  • Ability to address selection criteria
  • Experience in fundraising is desirable
  • Knowledge of general acquittal processes and procedures
  • Working knowledge of GMail and Google Docs
  • Ability to work independently, show initiative and work cohesively within a virtual team.

Volunteer Characteristics: All volunteers within FFARQ must have integrity; respect for others and their time; and a passion to contribute to their role and the overarching goals of the team