Grant Research and Writing Intern / Assistant

Job Title Land Preservation Grant Research and Writing Internship/Volunteer Position
Job Description Grant Research and Grant Writing InternshipThe Land Conservation and Advocacy Trust is seeking individuals to fulfill an important and meaningful role as we pursue grant funding for our projects and administration. In this position the individual will be immersed in our grant research and grant writing work. The individual will provide essential research for the development of our grant application strategy, and will draft and produce grant proposals.Responsibilities could include:
• Researching available and applicable grants
• Data entry and time-lining for grant proposals
• Research, retrieval and assembly of background material for grant proposals
• Drafting of letters of inquiry and full grant proposals for submission

The primary responsibility will be for the research of applicable potential grant opportunities, drafting of Letters of Inquiry and Grant Proposals and updating our online grant application collaboration system for the organization.

Requirements:
• A three-month commitment, at least 10 hours per week (but no maximum)
• Goal driven Undergraduate or Graduate students preferably with non-profit or other volunteer experience, or a desire to gain such experience
• Strong time-management, organizational, and internet research skills a must
• Ability to self-motivate, stay on task and work independently

Compensation:
Unpaid unless and until sufficient funding can be acquired (we would really like to make this a paid position).  If applicable, experience may be used for credit in internship course.

Additional: This internship is an excellent opportunity to gain insight into the not-for-profit sector. This is a ground level experience working in a startup non-profit. This is also a great chance to develop above-entry-level skills.

How to Apply:
Please APPLY ONLINE USING THIS FORM or send a thoughtful email with a resume. No phone calls, please.

Salary Unpaid unless and until sufficient funding can be acquired (we would really like to make this a paid position)
Type of Job Administrative, Internship, Volunteer
Job Location Framingham, Massachusetts
Posting Date 10/01/2013
Expiration Date Open until filled.  Multiple openings possible
Job Requirements
Degrees Wanted None Required
Majors Wanted Any Major
Job Targets Wanted Business; Land Use/Environmental Planning; Nonprofit Management
Special Skills Wanted See description.
Other Job Requirements
Company Information
Company Name Land Conservation & Advocacy Trust, Inc.
Employer Web Site http://www.lcatrust.org
Organization Please explore our website and blog for more information about our Organization.
Equal Opportunity Employer Yes
Contact Information
Contact
Name: Stephen Meltzer
Address: 873 Concord Street
Framingham, MA 01701
Phone: 508-872-3300
Fax: 866-691-1112
Application Instructions Please APPLY ONLINE USING THIS FORM or send a thoughtful email with a resume. No phone calls, please.

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