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Grants Officer

Organisation : Possible Dreams International

Location : Melbourne, Online

Time required : 2-3 hours/week

Duration of project : 1 year (with possibility of extension)

Skill area : Grants & Philanthropy

Sector : Community Engagement, Overseas Aid & Development

About the role

We are looking to recruit a new volunteer with grant writing or philanthropy experience to join our team as Grants Officer.


● Time: 2-3 hours/wk

● Term: 1 year (with possibility of extension)

● Regular meetings: I will attend at least 75% of Sub-Committee meetings, held every two months on Zoom in the evening with volunteers around Australia.


● Explore and find new grant opportunities, as well as staying informed regarding current grant opportunities

● Maintain a calendar of grant application deadlines

● Write grant applications and seek advice from the Board where necessary

● Encourage other volunteers to write grant applications and provide feedback

● Where grants are successful, liaise with the Swazi Team Manager and Board to complete reports at the end of the grant period (as required by the grant giver)

Key attributes:

● Passion for PDI and understanding of our ethos

● Grant writing experience (highly desirable)

● Ability to take initiative

● Excellent verbal and written communication skills

● Organised and able to meet multiple deadlines.

About the organisation

Organisation name : Possible Dreams International

Possible Dreams International envisions a future where rural communities in the Kingdom of Eswatini (Swaziland) are able to transcend the insidious cycle of disease and poverty, to lead healthy, independent, dignified lives with sufficient food, clean water, sanitation, income and security. We partner with rural communities in the Kingdom of Eswatini (Swaziland) to improve health through a strategy of upholding dignity, emergency relief aid, and sustainability projects. Our Swazi team on the ground is supported by a passionate international community, predominantly in Melbourne.

How to apply

Please email your CV/LinkedIn Profile to apply for this role to:


Please quote in application: Grants Officer via Pro Bono Australia.


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