Are you our next grant writer? SHH was incorporated in 2013 by a dedicated team of volunteers with spinal cord injury (SCI) and their families. Providing peer support, referrals, information and encouragement that people with SCI and their loved ones may need. We’re a small organisation that doesn’t receive any federal/state funding. Most of our income stems from grants and philanthropic donations. We are looking for a dedicated, experienced and passionate volunteer who thrives working within a team.
About the Role Prepare grant applications in collaboration with other SHH staff who run various support programs.
Key responsibilities include: • Conducting research into available grants and other funding opportunities • Understanding requirements and suitability of available grants • Seeking information from funding bodies, community groups and potential project partners • Collaborate closely with SHH in grant proposal preparation • Satisfy grant reporting requirements • Other related duties as necessary
Required Experience Experience in the Not for Profit Sector, specialising in Grant applications highly regarded. • Proficient in academic writing • Efficient research skills • Strong command of Share Point and Microsoft Teams • Project management advantageous • Ability to maintain synergy with colleagues
This position would require a minimum of 4 hours per week. Initially you would be required to work at the Spinal Home Help Office, once orientation is complete you can work from home.
We especially encourage people with a disability to apply for this volunteer position. SHH's office space is an accessible workplace including toilet facilities with electric doors. Disability pass parking is located close to the entrance.
To apply for this position, please attach your resume and a brief cover letter. If you would like to ask any questions prior to applying please don't hesitate to get in touch. Via email: email@example.com Via phone: 07 3189 3414