Development Core Volunteer - Grant Research & Writing Job at The Priority Center, Santa Ana, CA

  • The Priority Center
  • Santa Ana, CA

Job Description

The Priority Center is seeking a dedicated Development Core Volunteer, specializing in Grant Research & Writing , to gain meaningful experience in the nonprofit sector. We are an Orange County nonprofit organization, located in Santa Ana, CA, working to end the generational cycle of trauma. Our mission is to deliver life-changing programs to assist people in crisis by giving them the tools and support necessary to end the generational cycle of trauma- including prevention of child abuse and neglect, through early intervention and mental health services and advocacy. The Development Core Volunteer (Grant Research & Writing) will work with the Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations and Grant Writer to research new funding opportunities for general operational budgets, designated programs, and restricted opportunities, as well as assist in the management of the Grant submission process for The Priority Center. Commitment: Minimum of 3-5 months, 5-20 hours per week of service Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Research new funding opportunities for general operational budgets, designed programs, and restricted opportunities Assist in the management of the grant submission process for The Priority Center Identify appropriate grant opportunities Assist with all grant follow up reports Draft, write, and finalize proposals for submission to funders Qualifications: Previous education in: English, Journalism, or Creative Writing; Marketing, Communications, or Public Relations, or another similar field Superior writing, editing, and verbal communication skills; ability to turn data into narrative form Ability to work independently yet be an integral part of an overall team environment Ability to conduct research via the internet, library and other sources Excellent time management and ability to meet deadlines Strong interpersonal skills Experience with Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office programs Strong interest in non-profit sector Benefits: Gain hands-on experience working with a local Orange County nonprofit organization Learn valuable skillsets in the areas of fundraising and grant research & writing. Help improve the lives of thousands of at-risk children and families in Orange County, CA Gain experience on your resume as a core volunteer Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Ability to uphold The Priority Center’s mission and vision Ability to effectively communicate and maintain a professional tone in written and verbal communication Ability to follow communication guidelines such as: calling out, requesting time off, and office procedures Ability to manage priorities and tasks including effective time management Ability to perform responsibilities in a timely manner

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