Grant Writer - Job Posting

Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Position Outline

The Village of Hazelton, the District of New Hazelton and the Regional District of Kitimat Stikine are seeking a motivated, knowledgeable, and skilled employee to research and write grants. This contract position of 100 hours a month will be hosted by the Village of Hazelton from June 1 2019 to May 1 2020.

The Grant Writer will apply for a minimum of $600,000 and focus on grant applications for the Upper Skeena Recreation Centre. Additional grants will be applied for on behalf of all three local governments in the areas of, but not limited to, infrastructure, culture, heritage, and economic development.

The Grant Writer works with the CAO’s to identify projects, match them with grant funding opportunities, and develop grant applications. Maintaining relationships with the CAO’s is integral to the position. The employee may work out of the Village of Hazelton Office, or elsewhere in the Hazeltons.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Prepare high-quality grant proposals in a timely manner, including:
• Maintain a system to track projects and grant applications, including deadlines, application requirements, budgets, and reporting requirements;
• Identify grants and funding opportunities or partnerships available;
• Submit reports to granting organizations following the completion of projects; and
• Provide recognition for granting organizations as required.

Qualifications and Experience

The successful candidate will be able to craft funding proposals in a clear and compelling manner. Excellent research and writing skills are essential. Candidates must be self-motivated, detail-oriented, highly organized, and have a high level of computer literacy. Candidates must possess an ability to work well under pressure and the ability to seek information and communicate in a compelling and succinct form. A solid understanding of budgets as they relate to proposals and grants is essential, while post-secondary education and grant writing experience are an asset to the position.


Applicants must send their resumes and cover letter to lgasser@hazelton.ca before 4:30 on Friday, May 24, 2019. For more information contact Lina Gasser, Chief Administrative Officer for the Village of Hazelton at 250-842-5991.

The Village of Hazelton