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Grant Writer

Internship Description
Organization: 
Imagine Better, Inc
Organization Type: 
501(c)(3)
Internship Location: 
Statewide
Internship Category: 
Development
Internship Description: 

Are you interested in nonprofit work, specifically fundraising and grant-writing? Do you wish every month was as spooky as October? Are you an Upstander?

 

Do you wish to make your contribution to an organization that seeks to make schools a safe and welcoming community for all students? Are you seeking college-course credit for graduating requirements, or are looking to get started in the non-profit field? Bring your energy, join Don’t Be A Monster!

 

About Don’t Be A Monster

Don’t Be A Monster is the largest 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that works alongside Haunted Attractions in the United States. We offer unique and entertaining anti-bullying assemblies for students in 4th-10th grade. Our mission is simple: we work to educate and empower youth to be leaders around diversity, inclusiveness, and show them how to stand up for their friends and peers. Our assemblies are delivered in the months of late September through early November, during National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month and the Halloween season.

 

Our Team

You will be working alongside the rest of the Don’t Be A Monster team, who are spread out around the globe. We will maintain close contact through GChat, Slack, and Gmail. This is a remote position with flexibility to work from wherever you choose!

 

What your involvement at Don’t Be A Monster can bring you

  • Experience working in a growing, international nonprofit organization
  • Develop personally, acquire new skills, build professional contacts (eg our partner companies) and visibility through our media visibility through our media
  • The opportunity to support the causes that matter to you and join a network of people who share the same purpose in life
  • Experience working at the heart of a fundraising team- opportunity to be your own boss
  • Flexibility in schedule and location
  • Possibility for school credit (if you are in currently registered at a university)

 

Your Mission

  • Under the supervision of the ED, the Grant Writer Intern will help with the development of new funding opportunities through local, state, and federal grants, partnerships with business and other philanthropic sectors
  • Obtain funds from public and private sources
  • Responsible for maintaining all assigned grant tracking timelines and deadlines
  • Responsible for assistance in compiling and submitting reports
  • Communicates with Donors, Volunteers and Partners in a professional manner at all times
  • Excellent use of English, both Written and Spoken

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (or currently obtaining one) in nonprofit management, business, marketing, journalism, english or related field
  • An interest in fundraising and finance
  • Exceptional communication, presentation and organizational skills
  • Expert knowledge of grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Superior editing skills
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently

 

Position start date:

As soon as possible

How To Apply

Email your Cover Letter and Resume to admin@dontbeamonster.org with subject heading "Grant Writer." Applicants without cover letter will not be considered. 

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