Grant Writer

(Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre)

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Position ID: V-PET0378 Last Modified: 13 Apr 2015 Last Full Update: 13 Apr 2015
Opportunity Details
ContactLindsay Maxim, Executive Coordinator, Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre; Phone: 705-741-5000; Email:
DutiesUp to 3 volunteers needed to assist KTTC Board members/Volunteer Coordinator with researching and writing funding proposals to fund-granting organizations. 
Volunteers who are accepted would work under a Lead who would coordinate their activities. Volunteers would work primarily on their own from their homes. Meetings would tend to be held by conference call though occasional live meetings can be expected. 
Volunteers will identify funding organizations that support projects related to: 
• Species-at-risk 
• Wildlife rehabilitation, conservation and education 
• Bio-diversity and the environment 
They will pre-qualify KTTC programs by reviewing the funder's requirements and funding proposal guidelines. The volunteer will then make recommendations to the Lead and they may be asked to draft funding proposals. Assistance and training on completing funding proposals will be available. 
Skills/Equipment Requirements 
• A computer with internet access. 
• Good attention to detail 
• Strong written and verbal communication skills 
• Self-directed. 
• Open to feedback 
Reporting Structure: 
The Grant Research and Proposal Subcommittee reports to the Fund-raising Committee through the Fund-raising Committee Chair. 
More Info
Benefits• Experience researching and writing funding proposals 
• Experience working within a respect for conservation-focused charitable organization. 
• You will be helping to save turtles!
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Areas of InterestFundraising / Canvassing ; Research / Evaluation ; Writing / Editing
Skills/ExperienceNo experience necessary. Experience writing grant applications would be helpful. Good organization and communication skills are required, an ability to meet deadlines is a must!
Dates and TimesTime Requirement – On average 4 – 6 hours/month.
LocationMost work can be done from home, may meet occassionally with fundraising chair as required.
Number of PositionsPeterborough: 3 individual(s) 
3 individual(s) needed in total.
TransportationMost work can be done independently from home. Carpooling can be arranged to board meetings if and when the need arises.
Police CheckNot Required
Agency Details
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Organization NameOntario Turtle Conservation Centre
Office Phone705-741-5000
Address & Map
4-1434 Chemong Rd
Selwyn, ON K9J 6X2
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