Vera Causa Opera Position Opening: Grants Officer

December 7, 2016


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

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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