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About the Position
Position # 2211
OrganizationShelter Movers Nova Scotia
Position Grant Writer - SMNS
Location Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Impact Statement - Make a positive impact helping individuals and families transition away from violence/abuse
- Gain experience in finance, with coaching and support from an experienced professional in the field
- Receive training in preparation for your role, and have access to ongoing training opportunities
- Work with a great team of passionate volunteers and supporters
- After 3 months of satisfactory service, a confirmation of volunteering can be provided. After 6 months, we'd be happy to provide a personalized reference letter.
Description Shelter Movers is looking for a motivated individual with research and written communication skills to help with grant applications. The grant writer will report to the Fund Development Manager and will be responsible for researching and writing grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations.

-Research potential grant opportunities from organizations that align with the mission/values of Shelter Movers.
-Develop and write/co-write grant proposals, grant reports and acknowledgements to current and potential funders, including developing clear, concise and compelling content, copy-editing and reformatting text.
-Connect with grant-making foundations and organizations to solicit feedback and establish positive working relationships.
-Report to the Fund Development Manager and Chapter Director to update specific grant applications. Regular check-ins will be established to help monitor projects, progress, deliverables and timelines.
Training Details Essential Skills & Knowledge:
- Previous experience with donor management software and Grant Connect is an advantage
- Excellent written, analytical and research skills
- Strong communication skills - verbal and written
- Advanced interpersonal skills in a professional, outgoing manner
- Excellent organization and time management skills
- Able to prioritize workloads and meet established deadlines
- Familiarity with spreadsheets and database systems
- Familiarity and/or understanding of the Violence Against Women (VAW) sector and surrounding issues is an asset
- Experience or a proven track record of successfully securing grants for other non-profit organizations is a strong asset, but not required; ongoing training and support will be provided

Shelter Movers volunteers complete an interview process, sign a confidentiality agreement, complete and pass a police reference check, and attend a Trauma-Informed Care Orientation session. The Grant Writer will be completing additional role-specific training.
Working Conditions Work from home, virtual role.
Minimum Duration 7 - 12 months
Timing Anytime
Time Detail An estimated 3 to 6 hours a week. Time commitment may fluctuate or increase as a grant proposal deadline approaches.
Age 20+
Ideal for An Individual
Accessibility Accessible work space, Support Newcomers and ESL
Area(s) of Interest Events/Fundraising, Library/Research , Office Work
Skill(s) Written Communication, Project Management, Time Management, Strategic Thinking
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Contact Katie Redekopp
Address Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Halifax, B3M4X3
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