Research and Grant Specialist - LetsStopAIDS

Sep 21, 2020
Toronto, Ontario

LetsStopAIDS is a Canadian youth-HIV charity that focuses on HIV prevention and knowledge exchange by engaging young people and fostering leadership. Since 2004, we have been creating a global network of youth-HIV leaders. 


The ideal applicant will have good interpersonal skills, be service-oriented, and be able to work well both as part of a team and individually. S/he must be competent with spreadsheets and budgeting and possess an aptitude for numbers and for administrative work. 

About You:

  • Minimum 3 years recent and related experience in research for grants and applications, including managing funding accounts and budget, coordinating research grant funding application submission and tracking project progress.

  • Ability to research and find potential funding sources as well as to synthesize information from multiple sources.

  • Demonstrated experience working directly with national granting agencies and identifying potential granting opportunities.

  • Experience managing, planning and reconciling funding accounts and budgets.

  • Experience preparing financial reports.

  • Advanced skills in MS office, specifically MS Excel.

Responsibilities & Skills:

  • Manage a detailed schedule of current and prospective grants and reports for a portfolio of funders to meet deadlines and maximize funding opportunities.

  • Help the Grants Manager manage processes to develop proposals—from scheduling to completion and submission—by serving as a highly organized project manager.

  • Compile summaries and background information, develop and coordinate schedules, prepare templates and drafts, and review and edit reports and proposals.

  • Research and identify new sources of support. Proactively seek opportunities to generate new proposals and avenues for funding.

  • Coordinate the review and readiness of grant and contract proposals for timely submission to sponsor, including verification and completeness of budgets and justifications, institutional assurances and certifications, and other required information. Ability to interpret, communicate and apply financial, programmatic, regulatory and administrative guidelines of funding opportunity announcements.

Dedication: The successful candidate may choose to work remotely. The role will require 8-15 hours per week, however, the different tasks involved may sometimes require irregular volunteer hours, particularly in times of need.


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