Grants and Policies Lead

Job Title: Grants and Policies Lead

Organization: Meant 2B Loved Pet Rescue Society

Location: Cranbrook/Kimberley

About Us: Meant 2B Loved Pet Rescue Society is a 100% volunteer-run, foster-based domestic animal rescue.

Position Overview: We are seeking a motivated and experienced individual to join our team as the Grants and Policies Lead. The successful candidate will be responsible for researching and recommending trends in policies that may enhance our organization’s approach, as well as identifying and pursuing grant opportunities to support our initiatives. This role offers the opportunity to draft grant proposals for review by the Director, contributing directly to the growth and sustainability of our organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Policy Research and Recommendations:
    • Stay abreast of current trends and best practices in policies relevant to our organization’s mission and operations.
    • Research and analyze existing policies and identify areas for improvement or adaptation.
    • Collaborate with the leadership team to develop and implement policies that align with our organizational goals and values.
    • Monitor changes in regulations and legislation that may impact our operations and ensure compliance.
  2. Grant Research and Development:
    • Identify potential grant opportunities from government agencies, foundations, and other sources.
    • Conduct thorough research on grant requirements, guidelines, and deadlines.
    • Gather necessary information and documentation to support grant applications.
    • Work closely with program managers and other stakeholders to develop grant proposals that align with our organizational objectives.
    • Ensure timely submission of grant proposals and follow up on any additional requirements or inquiries.
  3. Grant Proposal Drafting:
    • Write clear, compelling, and persuasive grant proposals that effectively communicate our organization’s mission, programs, and impact.
    • Tailor grant proposals to meet the specific requirements and priorities of each funding opportunity.
    • Collaborate with program staff to gather relevant data, testimonials, and other supporting materials for grant proposals.
    • Revise and refine grant proposals based on feedback from the Director and other stakeholders.

Qualifications:

  • Interest in learning about grants, policies, and procedures including taking training and conducting research.
  • Strong research skills and ability to synthesize complex information from various sources.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to write clear, concise, and persuasive grant proposals.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, and compliance standards governing non-profit organizations is desirable.
  • Passion for our organization’s mission and commitment to making a difference in the community.

Meant 2B Loved Pet Rescue Society is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from all backgrounds to apply. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace where all employees feel valued and empowered.