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Location: 2716 Sunridge Way NE (this position would work remotely during the COVID-19 work-from-home mandate)

Position Type: 12-18 month maternity leave contract

Hours: Monday

  • Friday [open to part-time (22.5 hrs) or full-time (37.5 hrs)]

Program: Miskanawah

Miskanawah is an Indigenous agency that draws jointly from the strengths and guidance of Indigenous teachings and evidence-based practices in human services, to support vulnerable children, youth and families. The Grant Writer will be primarily responsible for actively searching and applying for funding opportunities that align with the organization's identified strategic goals and priorities. They will also support the organization's communications department to assist with a variety of writing assignments, not limited to website content, social media, brochures and posters, and contribute to the development of the organization's Annual Report.

Responsibilities :

  • Work with the CEO, Director of Finance and Program Managers to identify and understand funding needs of the organization
  • Research and compile available funding sources and develop grant proposals in relation to identified funding needs and agency's strategic plan
  • Maintain track of deadlines for proposal and report submissions
  • Work with the Program Evaluator to ensure funding reports are prepared in alignment with contract expectations
  • Work with the Communications Associate and CEO to maintain current donor relationships and steward new donor relationships
  • Work with the Communications Associate to write and edit content for web, brochures, social media, etc.
  • Contribute to the development of the organization's Annual Report


  • Demonstrated success in grant writing
  • Ability to prioritize, time manage, and multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Exceptional writing and communications skills
  • Ability to problem solve independently
  • Flexible and adaptable to new tasks
  • Ability to manage deadlines

? Self-motivated, uses initiative, detail oriented ? Proven organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills

  • Knowledge of the Calgary and Alberta philanthropic environments
  • Willingness to learn about and engage in Indigenous cultural offerings

Requirements :

  • Diploma or Degree in related field
  • Minimum three years' experience in grant writing
  • Experience in other writing tasks for non-profit organizations is an asset
  • Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Child Intervention Check
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and Outlook

We offer the opportunity to be part of a creative and positive work environment, a competitive salary, supports for professional development, opportunity for advancement, and the chance to be part of a team that supports children, youth and families to thrive within a culturally responsive community. Please submit a cover letter and resume via Isarta by May 14, 2021. Please reference ?Grant Writer? in the subject line.

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