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Grant Writing Intern

The Teacher Reuse team is looking for interns who can work remotely to help facilitate the 2024-year calendar events and workload.  Ultimately, you should be able to increase our organization’s effectiveness and efficiency through producing high-quality work and contributing innovative ideas.

The Teacher Reuse team is looking for a grant writer assistant responsible for finding funding opportunities for our organization and writing polished proposals to earn grant money. Duties include researching deadlines, drafting grant requests, and submitting reports for approval. An effective Grant Writer should have excellent research and communication skills. They should be able to communicate in both written and verbal communication, especially in grant proposals, as this is their primary duty.

We expect you to be motivated and proactive. You will work collaboratively and actively participate in discussions, decisions, and all project activities. You will work as part of a team and as an individual. You will be engaged and should take pride in your work.

We are looking for Interns who are:

• Collaborative: Use strong interpersonal skills to actively listen and communicate in ways that foster trust and show flexibility. Easily adapt to varied roles on teams from follower to leader. Change the approach or method to fit the situation best.

• Self-directed: Must be able to complete projects with limited supervision. Ability to take ownership and ask for help when needed.

• Interested in project management, process improvement


General Responsibilities

• Study and understand the organization's history, structure, objectives, programs, and financial needs.

• Research grant opportunities 

• Draft grant proposals and supporting documents based on the funding requirements of the organization.

• Submit proposals to grant coordinators for approval.

• Respond to internal and external queries on drafted and submitted proposals.

• Maintain positive relationships with fund providers and other stakeholders.

• Maintain records and submit reports related to grant opportunities.

General Qualifications

• Organizational skills to manage multiple tasks, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize in a changing environment and still meet deadlines

• Dynamic self-starter who takes initiative, highly reliable

• Strong verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal and follow-up skills

• Proactive problem prevention and issue resolution leadership ability

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team