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The Canadian Down Syndrome Society (CDSS) is hiring a Grant Writer and Stewardship Assistant for a nine-week term (June-August 2017). Reporting to the Development Manager, you are a post-secondary student or recent grad returning to full-time studies in September 2017, and you are under 30. You have a range of skills: excellent research and writing skills, quick learner, you work well independently as well as collaboratively, you are passionate about the non-profit sector, and you are independent and highly motivated.
You will develop and use a range of skills that are important in the non-profit sector, and you will get to participate in a positive and inclusive workplace environment, helping make a difference to the 45,000 Canadians with Down syndrome and their families.
You will receive supervision and mentorship from the Development Manager and other staff members.
Dates of employment: 19 June – 18 Aug 2017 (some flexibility)
Please submit a letter and resume along with a short (250-500 word) sample of your best writing (any genre) to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading: Grant Writer and Stewardship Assistant. Application deadline: May 23 2017