Proposal Writer

Job Location

Remote (Canada)

Wage

Volunteer

Type of Job

Volunteer

Start Date

June 15, 2021 - ongoing

About the Job

You will work closely with our grants & partnerships coordinator to develop proposals for various grants and funding opportunities. On average, Free Periods Canada submits one proposal each month.

You will be working remotely, and will report directly to our grants & partnerships coordinator. You can work from anywhere in Canada, however, you must be available in the evenings in Pacific time as our core team members are located in Vancouver, BC.

Requirements

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain a database of relevant grant

  • Write, edit and submit grant proposals on behalf of the organization

  • Develop partnerships with external organizations to strengthen grant proposals

  • Write project completion reports

  • Attends webinars to develop grant writing skills

  • Share proposal with reviewers (board members & executive team) and incorporate feedback provided

  • Work closely with the treasurer & executive director to develop the budget portions of the application

  • Attend weekly meetings to share progress reports

Skills & Requirements:

  • Strong writing & editing skills

  • Strong time-management skills

  • Ability to research and organize grants applications

  • Experience using excel

  • Experience liaising with external organizations/forming collaborative relationships

  • Interested in further developing grant-writing skills

About us

Free Periods Canada is a grassroots non-profit organization (previously known as Period at UBC). Our goal is to promote intersectional menstrual equity by ensuring all menstruators have access to the products and information they need. Since 2016, we have been working to improve period product access and initiate conversations about menstrual stigma. We have an evidence-based approach to our work, and encourage an open, inclusive environment.

Job Location

Remote (Canada)