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Position Summary:

The ideal candidate is a storyteller who is able to communicate Richmond Music School Society's work to help apply for foundation and government grants. You will work directly with our Principal and Board of Directors to find, triage, and apply for grants.

Organization Overview:

The Richmond Music School Society (RMS) is the largest and oldest not-for-profit music school in Richmond, dedicated to high standards in teaching music in both private and group settings.It enjoys a leadership position throughout Metro Vancouver for its many student performances and innovative programs.  RMS is the recipient of the City of Richmond’s 2020 Arts Education Award and a finalist for the Richmond Chamber of Commerce’s 2019 and 2020 Association of the Year Award.




1) Research applicable grants

Familiarize yourself with our programs, goals, and financial needs.
Work with the Principal and Board of Directors to triage grant list and apply.

2) Apply for grants
Utilizing a deep understanding of our work and the grants we're seeking, write a compelling grant.





3rd year + with emphasis in Communication or English.
Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
Experience with extensive research.
Excellent grammatical skills.
Excellent communication in various voices and tones.
Strong analytical and creative instincts.
Experience writing web and mobile content preferred.
Background in English, Communications, Journalism, or related field.

Kindly submit your application with a resume and a writing sample.

Part-time hours: 5-10 per week

Expected start date: Anytime from Feb 1, 2021

Job Types: Part-time, Volunteer

Salary: $0.00 per year


Flexible schedule

Work from home

Gain valuable experience working with Not-for-Profit organization

COVID-19 considerations:
Remote work.


extensive research: 2 years (Preferred)
university of professional writing: 3 years (Preferred)


Fluent English (Required)

Work remotely:


Volunteer skills: 
Role is suitable for: 
How to apply: 
please send resume and a sample of your writing to listed email address
Contact person: 
Karrie Tam
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Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Arts & Culture
Education & Research
Youth Development
To provide the highest quality and affordable music education to students of all ages through private and group lessons in both practical and theoretical domains, and to enrich the lives of students, teachers, the community and society.
Position type:
Skilled Role:
Number of volunteers required:
Position start/end date:
27 Jan 2021
Time Committment:
5 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Work location:
Richmond Music School
11371 No.3 Road
Richmond, BC
Last Updated: January 27, 2021
Posting will Automatically Expire: April 27, 2021