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Volunteer Opportunity: Grant Writer (Remote)

Thank you for showing interest in volunteering with Harm Reduction Circle! We are currently searching for a Grant Writer (Remote) to assist with exploring funding opportunities, developing solicitation strategies, conducting research, structuring & writing proposals, & assisting with the establishment of partnerships & other sponsorship opportunities. Applicants are required to have at least a year of experience. This is a remote opportunity.

Grant Writer (Remote)

About Us:

Harm Reduction Circle is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization (also known as an NGO) based in Irvine, California. Our mission is to reduce overdose & other drug-related harms using evidence-based strategies in numerous underserved populations. Programming includes overdose prevention outreach & education, overdose response, Naloxone distribution either using mail-based & mobile distribution programs. Notable accomplishments include providing overdose response training to 13,000 individuals & supplying more than 23,000 doses of Naloxone, & documented 171 successful overdose reversals & providing harm reduction services & education at more than 55+ concerts, music festivals, & other nightlife events.


  • Actively seek, identify, & recognize external opportunities that present viable funding & match the mission & priorities of Harm Reduction Circle.

  • Prepare & write grant proposals, applications, & reports for government agencies, private, and&corporate foundations to secure funding for general operating & program-specific support.

  • Key duties involve writing comprehensive & compelling proposals, submitting timely reports, keeping accurate records, & mobilizing the team to contribute.

  • Collaborate with board members, directors, & other individuals to obtain relevant content required to write narratives for proposals & reports, including the preparation of grant forms & the assembly of budgets & supporting materials.

  • Ensure grant measurements & outcomes are monitored & goals are met for each grant.

  • Lead the content development of case statements, annual reports, & stewardship reports.

  • Create partnerships with other businesses, individuals, & organizations, including sponsorship opportunities.

  • The ideal candidate for this position is self-motivated, able to work independently while communicating frequently with team members & is comfortable managing multiple competing deadlines.


  • Associates degree or higher (preferred)

  • Applicants are required to have at least a year of experience

  • Strong interpersonal skills to manage collaboration throughout the organization

  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook


This is an unpaid volunteer position. Currently, Harm Reduction Circle is a volunteer-run program. In the future this opportunity may lead to a full-time, grant funded, benefit earning position once adequate funding is available, but this is not guaranteed.

How to Apply:

Submit your resume using the link below.

Submit Resume

All applicants will be considered without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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