Grant Writer


Fokke Simonszstraat 42, 1017 TH Amsterdam, Nederland

Vacaturenummer: 1565453

In het kort

educate. is a non-profit organisation that works to empower children and young people in Honduras through education. We are looking for someone to join our team as a grant writer!


educate. is a grassroots non-profit organisation that works to empower children and young people in Honduras through supporting community-driven projects focused on education. We work with communities in Honduras, one of the poorest and most unequal countries in Latin America, to run a scholarship programme that gives high-potential youth from low-income backgrounds the chance to go to university, and we work with schools in these communities to run community-driven projects focused on education, such as starting school libraries and school-based nutrition centres. We believe in the importance of local leadership and working against the non-profit sectors unequal power relationships.

Part of our team is based in Amsterdam, where one of our main roles is raising funds. We are looking for passionate, detail-oriented individuals to help us research, find and put together grant applications that can help take our work in Honduras to the next level.

Wat voor kennis of vaardigheden zijn nodig?

  • Fluent in English.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Strong personal integrity and ethical principles.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work well to a deadline.
  • Ability to manage projects with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to write clear, structured, and persuasive proposals.

Wat voor scholing krijg je aangeboden?

A general training process when you first join, and mentoring throughout your time at educate.

Wat krijg je er voor terug?

  • Training and mentorship as part of our grants team.
  • The chance to be part of a growing non-profit team in Amsterdam.
  • An opportunity to make tangible impact in education for underprivileged youth in Honduras.
  • A letter of recommendation upon successful completion of your time with us.

Wat is de meerwaarde van dit vrijwilligerswerk?

This is an opportunity to work as part of a passionate team and for your work to have real, tangible impact! Successful grant applications go directly towards our work in Honduras.


5-8 hours per week on average.

Team meetings on Thursday evenings from 6:30-8pm.

We are looking for someone who can commit for at least 6-8 months, starting in September.

Hoe kom je in aanmerking?

Please send an up to date CV and a motivation letter, use this site. Describing why you are interested in joining the educate. team as a grant writer and what would make you a good fit.