As Grants Officer you will research funding grants available, as well as prepare and process the applications. These might be based on previous applications or be entirely new ones based on your research.
The Waikato Breast Cancer Research Trust is researching the best ways to diagnosis and treat breast cancer to ultimately prevent the disease. The Trust also exists to give people with breast cancer the chance to be part of clinical trials that are making a difference for future generations. With no government funding for research, we rely on the generosity of our community and grants to cover operational costs.
This role has the potential to have a real impact in sustaining and growing our research into breast cancer diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
By participating in this volunteering opportunity you are helping achieve the following United Nations Sustainability Goals ;
Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-Being
Our ideal person will have experience researching and submitting grant applications and also be:
• organised with excellent time management skills
• able to work well to timeframes and under pressure
• able to work independently and as part of a team
• enthusiastic and have a 'can do' attitude
• happy to use their own phone, computer and internet access (there is the possibility of utilising the phone and computer at the office of the Waikato Breast Cancer Research Trust and will be discussed with applicants)
The Waikato Breast Cancer Research Trust will provide full training and support, and all the resources you need to support this volunteer role.
This is a great opportunity to support a local charity dedicated to making a difference in breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, we'd love for you to be involved and make a difference with us!
Up to 5 hours per week, dependent on deadlines of various funding applications, and how much time you are able to dedicate to researching options and opportunities.
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.