Internship

Institutional Partnerships Coordinator

Operation Eyesight Canada Inc.


  Posted: October 15, 2021

  Location: Calgary, Alberta

  Internship Program: Impact

  Salary Range: $50,000 - $60,000

  Hours per Week: 38

  Start Date: January 4, 2022

  End Date: March 31, 2022

Job Description

Reporting to the Director, Institutional Partnerships, the Institutional Partnerships Coordinator is responsible for conducting research to identify global health funding and partnership opportunities with both local and international organizations whose missions are aligned with Operation Eyesight. This position will be responsible for cultivating stakeholder engagement, grant writing and data management.

Duties and Responsibilities

The focus of this position will be to support the development of our Canada Program strategy which will be an adaptation of our Community Eye Health model that has been proven and effective in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. Our aim is to adapt this model for the Canadian context to address the eye health needs of under-served populations including: youth, elderly and indigenous peoples.

To support this initiative, the intern will:
• Conduct web-based research and analysis (including using prospect research methodologies) to identify relevant funding opportunities across a spectrum of appropriate Institutional prospects (from foundation and government sources), developing summaries of opportunities for both government and foundation grants.
• Editing, copyediting, and with time writing proposals and funder reports, working collaboratively with a team to ensure the production of high-quality work products, while strictly adhering to funder guidelines, proposal and reporting requirements, and deadlines.
• Inputting, managing, tracking and information using organizations database, Microsoft Office, and on-line application and reporting systems, while maintaining confidentiality and discretion.
• Draft letters for government relations correspondence.
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Knowledge and Skills

• Excellent verbal and written communication
• Strong research and analytic skills
• Experience with the Microsoft Suite of products
• Ability to maintain high standards of confidentiality
• Demonstrated team player with a commitment to the mission, philosophy, and values of Operation Eyesight, and interest in aspects of global health and international development

Education Required

This opportunity is currently open to students enrolled in a related field such as business, economics, international development or global health.

  How to Apply

To apply, send your resume to gibbied@operationeyesight.com.

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