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Grant Writer - Fund Development

We are looking for a motivated, experienced individual to join our team providing some of your time to assist us as a Volunteer Grant Writer. This individual will research and write grant proposals on behalf of our non-profit organization. Additionally, you will be responsible for maintaining a grants calendar to monitor applications, keep track of various deadlines and stay organized throughout the entire process. You should feel comfortable reaching out to institutional and potential donors as well as communicating with provincial coordinators regarding our financial needs. Our ideal candidate is someone who will be able to enthusiastically help OSI-CAN attain the donations it needs to serve our community of first responders and military members seeking better mental health.


  • Research, prepare and submit proposals for funding

  • Follow all requirements and deadlines for grant applications

  • Track progress with grants calendar

  • Communicate with potential donors and institutional donors

  • Write sponsorship packages

  • Pinpoint new funding opportunities

  • Review budget proposals with the President


Skills and Experience

  • Grant Writer: 1 year (Preferred)

  • Exceptional research skills

  • Clear written communication skills

  • Prior experience in grant or proposal writing

  • Detail-oriented

  • Organized and committed

  • A positive, can-do attitude

  • Experience with non-profit fundraising (Preferred)


Contract : 12 months.

Hours required: negotiable.

Job Types: Part-time.

Salary: Volunteer

To respect the current health measures the candidate will work remotely.


British Columbia Resources

Mental Health Helpline 24/7:1-877-303-2642
CMHA Distress Line 24/7: 310-6789

For Community Resources Call 211

 BC Provincial Coordinator: 250-251-1653

The target demographic of OSI-CAN are but are not limited to: former and serving members of the Canadian Armed Forces, Allied Armed Forces, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Frontline Protectors --- which include Municipal Police Services, CN Police Services, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Protection Services, Hospital Trauma personnel, Nurses, Social Workers, Coroners, Indigenous Emergency Management, Emergency Communications Specialists, Victim Services Personnel,  Wildland Firefighters, Corrections Officers, “Volunteer” First Responders, Conservation Officers, Aboriginal Emergency Services personnel, Tow Truck drivers who clean up accident scenes and their spouses/partners. This demographic was chosen due to the commonality of experiences they share through the service they provide to the country and community. We have a special interest and support volunteer first responders as they are not eligible for programs such as Workers' Compensation.

OSI-CAN Target Demographic

Our mission is to inspire hope and contribute to the continuous well-being and recovery process of Veterans and Front Line Protectors across Canada.


We seek to empower and encourage them to strive for recovery through peer and professional support while creating greater public awareness.

We at OSI-CAN do not see PTSD or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder as a Disorder, we see it as an Injury you can recover from.  If you are suffering from the symptoms of an Occupational or Operational Stress Injury, then a PTSD or PTSI diagnosis is not required to get our help

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