Vera Causa Opera Position Opening: Grants Officer

We are seeking a Grants Officer to join our company in the Kitchener/Waterloo and Cambridge Region as a part-time employee. Daily Responsibilities Coordinate, complete, and submit regional, provincial, and federal grants Work closely with team members to create high-quality grant products Create a multi-year plan for grant applications Develops and manages a calendar of research activities including application deadlines, application eligibility, financial payment processes and annual reporting Track project schedules and deadlines for reporting, and in conjunction with the Treasurer ensure that the deadlines are met. Assists in the clarification of policies and procedures relating to grants, contracts, overhead and other sources of funding such as operating and trust accounts. Assists the Treasurer in the preparation of research budgets for major contracts and research grants. Maintains a record of all project agreements Attend regularly scheduled meetings with the Treasurer Attend monthly meetings with all company staff Partake in regularly scheduled meetings and discussions with the Treasurer Consistently meet and exceed targets Be an active part of our team and encourage collaboration Assist at company events Qualifications Strong communication skills Results driven professional with the ability to think outside the box Goal orientated and highly motivated to “overachieve” Enthusiastic and trustworthy 18 Years of age or older Ability to work effectively in a team environment Excellent Writing Skills Ability to work both independently and as part of a team Excellent Time Management Skills Excellent Organizational Skills Proficiency with Microsoft Office Previous Experience working on submitting Grants is an asset Ability to Prioritize responsibilities with overlapping deadlines If the above sounds like you, this is what we can offer you: A enthusiastic and fun working environment Becoming a part of an expanding entrepreneurial business Additional career opportunities from our sister-arts organizations Critical, on-the-job experience which will enable you to develop and master your skill-set as a Grants Officer This position is a volunteer position and will not have direct compensation. Bonuses and honorariums can and will be awarded depending on performance and fiscal state of the company. **Please submit your resume to as well as your availability between December 17th - December 20th. You will be contacted if selected for an interview with Vera Causa Opera. Thank you to all candidates! Who to contact about the job : Jordan Kafka Contact email address :

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