Lotus Campaign is an innovative nonprofit organization dedicated to changing the paradigm of how we address homelessness by engaging the private real estate and investment communities as partners in the solution. Since launching in Charlotte, North Carolina in July of 2018, Lotus Campaign has facilitated housing for over 350 people at a cost of less than $800 per person per year, invested in our first real estate project in which 20% of the units are reserved for Lotus clients, and traveled across the country advising others of what we are doing and why it matters. Our program shows that Lotus Campaign’s model works and is replicable in other communities. Lotus Campaign is a seeking a creative, entrepreneurial, and team-oriented individual to serve as an intern.
Summary of the Grants Research Intern Position : Lotus Campaign, Charlotte, NC is seeking individuals to fulfill an important and meaningful role as we pursue grant funding for our programs. In this position the individual will be immersed in our grant research work. The individual will provide essential research for the development of our grant application strategy and may assist with producing grant proposals. The individual filling this position will work with the Director of Philanthropy.
Responsibilities could include:
•Researching available and applicable grants
•Data entry and time-lining for grant proposals
•Research, retrieval and assembly of background material for grant proposals
•Assist with producing grant proposals for submission
•Goal driven individuals with non-profit or other volunteer experience or a desire to gain such experience
•Strong time-management, organizational, and internet research skills a must
•Ability to self-motivate, stay on task and work independently
•Excellent writing, verbal communications, and interpersonal skills
•Proficiency with Word and Excel
•Orientation to Lotus Campaign and position instruction will be conducted via Zoom on first day of assignment.
•Weekly Zoom meetings will be held for further instruction and progress check-in.
Lotus Campaign is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals in all job titles, and administer all programs, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin or ancestry, protected veteran status, perceived disability, or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other category protected under applicable laws. Lotus Campaign celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace environment.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter stating your interest in the role to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line “Grants Research Internship", no later than 11:59 pm on Sunday, March 27th. Those applicants requiring accommodation related to the application and/or review process should send a special request to email@example.com