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Grant Writer

The Women’s Resource Center (WRC) located in Newport, RI (www.wrcnbc.org) is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated professional writer to join our team. 

The Women’s Resource Center (WRC), serving Newport and Bristol Counties (WRC) was founded in 1977 to provide assistance to victims of domestic violence. We provide comprehensive domestic violence intervention and prevention services that educate, advocate, shelter and counsel women and girls toward increasing their safety, and thereby increasing their self-sufficiency and independence.

The Women’s Resource Center (WRC) is committed to ensuring a better life for victims of domestic violence. We strive to meet the needs of clients through a combination of supportive services.

The WRC has an opening for a professional to research, create and write grant proposals to fund our initiatives. He/she will be responsible for handling all aspects of developing successful grant proposals and reports, coordinating input across the organization as needed. A successful candidate will be flexible, work well under pressure, and meet tight deadlines while handling multiple assignments. 

This is an hourly position.

Position Qualifications: Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree, have a minimum of five years’ experience, be able to coordinate multiple projects, possess excellent writing and editing skills, be self-motivated, pay sharp attention to detail and have strong computer competence. The candidate must show a strong desire to achieve program and professional growth and possess a commitment to our mission. 

Interested candidates should send a resume, writing samples, cover letter: to Lori N. DiPersio, Executive Director, Women’s Resource Center, 114 Touro Street, Newport, RI  02840.  No calls please. 

The Women’s Resource Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our agency does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, age or country of ancestral origin and the delivery of services.