The I CAN Network, Australia’s first social enterprise founded by people on the Autism Spectrum, is looking for an extremely capable Grants Officer to join our team. The role involves identifying, capturing, and maintaining additional grant-based funding to support I CAN’s goals and programs; managing a database of funding opportunities; advising stream directors and ‘Core Enablers’ on potential funding opportunities, and suggesting ways to increase program attractiveness to funders. Most importantly, applicants will need to show a genuine passion for proving what people with Autism CAN do, and feel strongly aligned to I CAN’s core values.
How to apply?
Please apply in writing to [email protected] with ‘Grants Officer application’ in the subject title with the following:
- A cover letter addressing the position’s core responsibilities and why you are so passionate about I CAN’s cause
- A current curriculum vitae (CV), which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor)
- Evidence of holding, or applying for a Working With Children Check and Police Check
- Completed of Grants Officer Exercise (see following attachment)
Grants Officer Exercise:
In a recent survey of our community regarding I CAN and recruitment practices, many identified that often, traditional recruitment practices do not allow for the best showcase of capabilities. We have therefore included a practical task relevant to the advertised position to complete as part of the application process. Clear instructions are included in the attached pdf. For any questions, please contact Gabby at [email protected].
To enable you in the application process, please let us know if you have a preferred method of communication.
Closing date for applications: Midnight on Sunday the 9th of October, 2016