Grant Writing Volunteer

Volunteer Position: Grant Writing Volunteer

Organization: Gwaii Animal Helpline Society

Welcome to the Gwaii Animal Helpline Society (GAHS), a non-profit organization registered in British Columbia and situated in Haida Gwaii, the unceded territory of the Haida Nation. GAHS operates entirely through the dedication of volunteers. Our central mission is to promote compassionate care for abandoned, surrendered, injured, or neglected companion animals, providing the essential human assistance they require. Join us in our commitment to ensuring these animals’ well-being and positively impacting our community.

Position Overview:

As a Grant Writing Volunteer with GAHS, you will be crucial in securing essential funding for our organization. Your expertise in grant writing and a keen eye for funding opportunities will contribute to the sustainability and growth of our programs. If you have a passion for animal well-being, excellent writing skills, and a commitment to securing resources for our cause, we invite you to join our team of dedicated grant-writing volunteers.


  • Grant Application Assistance:
    • Collaborate with the Grant Writing Coordinator to assist in preparing and submitting grant applications.
    • Research and gather information required for grant proposals.
  • Funding Opportunity Research:
    • Stay informed about potential funding opportunities from government agencies, foundations, and other relevant sources.
    • Regularly update the organization on new and applicable grant opportunities.
  • Proposal Development:
    • Contribute to developing compelling grant proposals, ensuring alignment with the organization’s goals and mission.
    • Work closely with program coordinators to gather relevant data and information.
  • Grant Reporting:
    • Assist in preparing grant reports, ensuring accurate and timely submission to funding agencies.
  • Communication:
    • Maintain clear and open communication with the Grant Writing Coordinator and other team members.
    • Report any challenges or changes in the grant application process promptly.


  • Make a direct impact on securing funding for the organization’s programs and initiatives.
  • Gain valuable experience in grant writing and nonprofit fundraising.
  • Join a community of dedicated volunteers committed to animal well-being.


  • Experience or interest in grant writing and fundraising.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.
  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Time Commitment:

  • Variable, based on the availability of the volunteer and the grant application deadlines.
  • May involve occasional weekend or evening commitments.

Application Process:

Interested candidates can complete the volunteer application form or contact us for more details.

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