Grantwriting Internship

The Grant Writing Intern will be responsible for researching grant sources and drafting granting proposals for Nuestro Huerto, a volunteer-run community farm in southern Worcester.

The duration of the internship is at least 6 months, and will require completing approximately 3-5 hours per week of work. In addition to the 3-5 hours per week, attendance is required at bi-monthly progress meetings in Worcester with Board Members and/or Grant Writer for about 1-2 hours. The community farm does not have an office, so work must be able to be performed remotely and independently. We welcome applications from all backgrounds, but previous grant experience, strong communication skills and an interest in grant writing are preferred.

Benefits:

Learn the fundamentals of grant writing.
Strengthen your understanding of non-profit operations.
Obtain references for future career opportunities.
Maintain a flexible work schedule.

Responsibilities:

Draft grant proposals.
Expand on previous research for funding sources.
Attend bi-monthly meetings with Grant Writer and monthly Board meetings.

Qualifications:

Comfortable with spreadsheets and databases.
Self motivated and directed.
Strong writing skills.
Strong attention to detail.
Ability to communicate effectively and consistently in a timely fashion.
Interest in business writing.
Creative and fun.

Please contact nuestrohuertoworcester@gmail.com with questions, or to apply. To apply send your resume/work experience and letter of interest containing your experience and interests in working for Nuestro Huerto.

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