Grant Writer/Research

English Language Learners In-Home Program

About the organization

A 3x RPCV created the English Language Learners in-Home Program 17 years ago. It is a non-profit, 501(c)3, all-volunteer organization that provides free-of-charge English language instruction to adult immigrants and refugees in the low-to-moderate income bracket. The instruction before COVID was delivered in one-on-one sessions, in the client’s home; due to COVID instructions are given virtually, by trained ESL volunteer tutors. Additionally, we offer courses in workplace communication, GED preparation, computer and financial literacy, and citizenship study..........all at no cost..

Duties

1. Research and write grant proposals.
2 . Look into potential funding sources – individual and corporate donors.

3. Compile all the information needed, compose and send the proposals.

4. Maintain records to track the proposals, provide any additional information requested by grant-making organization.
Responsible for identifying and qualifying various funding sources, including writing of grant proposals. Plan, coordinate and implement development plans to meet fund development and budgetary goals. Activities will also include research, drafting, proofreading, submitting, and tracking proposals; managing the grants calendar; and support of reporting requirements.
Reports remotely to the Executive Director.

Qualifications

Qualified candidates should possess excellent writing skills (Microsoft Office Word, Access, Power-point and Excel), and database management skills. The candidate must be highly organized with the ability to implement systems and follow-up processes, able to effectively work under pressure, use independent judgment and produce a quality work product within tight time constraints.
Previous experiences will demonstrate a proven track record in securing new funding opportunities; comprehensive knowledge of research, and the ability to distinguish and identify funding opportunities for special programs.
Work is performed under broad direction of the Executive Director with the majority of work performed independently. Please respond with your resume and detail cover letter to [email protected]

Salary

Volunteer Unpaid Position

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Who We Are: The English Language In-Home Program (ELL) is a nonprofit, volunteer service organization. It was founded in 2004, in response to a need recognized in the growing immigrant community, for education in English speaking, reading, writing, and understanding English.
What We Do: We provide instruction for adults, in English Literacy, GED/HiSET Preparation, Computer Literacy, Citizenship Study, and Conversation Skills, using community volunteer tutors. The books and materials used for tutoring are obtained from grants and donations to the program. Tutoring and all materials are provided free to the students. Tutoring is mostly done one-on-one via Skype or Zoom online programs. The minimum tutoring sessions are 1 hour twice a week, on days and at times that meet the student’s schedule.
Who We Serve: Since the program started, with 1 tutor and 6 students, it currently has over 290 tutors helping over 480 students. In total so far, we have tutored over 6,000 families.

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