Job Position and Description
PROPOSAL & GRANTS WRITER (MIAMI)
Major South Florida non-profit organization seeks a Proposal and Grants Writer to provide administrative support to the Director of Foundations and Government Relations in the implementation and operation of fund raising activities. Responsibilities include developing and preparing proposals and grants to individuals, foundations and corporations, post-award reporting and stewardship process, as well as research, outcomes-based evaluations and subsequent reports and budget amendments.
Minimum requirements: Bachelor Degree, 3 years of nonprofit development experience, including grant writing and grants management, research skills, thorough knowledge of word processing, database management, proficiency with spreadsheet programs and excellent verbal and written communication skills. We require superior organizational skills, the ability to manage multiple priorities in a busy environment and the willingness to work long hours as needed and in weeks leading up to major events or activities. The position is based in a busy office environment, generally working within normal operating hours of 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Some weekend and evening hours may be required due to scheduled events and other fund raising activities. Knowledge of not-for-profit funding sources a plus; experience with Raisers Edge is also a plus.
Salary is commensurate with experience. We offer medical, dental and vision insurance coverage and 401K retirement plan. Forward resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Part-time Children’s Zoo Animal Keeper
Reports to: Children’s Zoo Manager
The animal keeper is responsible for the physical health and psychological well being of the animals directly under his/her care. The position handles the day-to-day physical and social care of numerous multi-class and multi-genera animals. Work ranges from the physical tasks associated with feeding and maintenance of living areas, to assisting in educational shows and public presentations, to more analytical tasks. The animal keeper is expected to develop a comprehensive knowledge of the natural history of the species under their care, to conduct ongoing assessment of their physical and psycho-social needs, and to design and implement steps to address these needs including enrichment and training. S/he must possess sound judgment in the care of wild animals, work cooperatively and communicate in writing/orally well with co-workers, volunteers, and supervisors, and demonstrate good public relations skills with Zoo guests.
Be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. (i.e. feed) and move a minimum of 120lbs.(i.e. hay bale).
Willingness to work nights, weekends, and holidays as assigned.
Knowledge of the habits and hazards of working with zoo animals; willingness to work with some physical risk while observing proper safety precautions.
Ability to work outdoors in a typical Miami climate.
Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and functions of this position.
This is a hourly part-time position with the Zoological Society of Florida in Miami. The position provides a competitive salary. The candidate must have a favorable background report and be able to obtain a Florida’s drivers license.
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Can submit application to Zoo Administration Building