Art Resource Collaborative for Kids (ARCK)

36 Bromfield StreetSuite #301
Boston, MA 02108

Date Posted:
August 05, 2019

Eastern Massachusetts



Volunteer/Intern Grant Writer


ARCK is seeking a grant writer to assist with our development efforts. The grant writer would assist ARCK on an as-needed basis with select grants.

Responsibilities and tasks include:

  • Writing and revising grant proposals as needed
  • Updating grant calendar
  • Gathering necessary information about our programs
  • Preparing operating budgets, project budgets, and pulling financial information from current files
  • Conducting background research and following up on new grant opportunities
  • Bridging connections with grant making institutions
  • Keeping careful records to track proposals
  • Attend regular check-ins with Development & Marketing Assistant and Executive Director


Candidates should have previous nonprofit grant writing experience and/or have taken a course in grant writing. Current graduate students are welcome to apply. Candidate should be a current graduate student or graduate of a Communications, English, Writing, or related discipline.

Candidate should be familiar with Google Drive, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel. Candidate should possess excellent written communication and research skills; knowledge of nonprofit arts education is a plus. Candidate should work well independently, multitask, and be able to meet various deadlines on time. Candidate should be a team player, ready and willing to pick up tasks as needed and be excited to work for a small organization as it expands and grows!

How To Apply:

To apply, please submit:

  1. A cover letter explaining your interest in working with ARCK

  2. A résumé that demonstrates your experience

  3. A writing sample, preferably of a grant proposal

Apply by:
August 14, 2019
About this Organization:
Mission: Empowering students to become innovators and creative thinkers by integrating art and design with literacy and STEM education.

Art Resource Collaborative for Kids (ARCK) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides arts integration programming to k-8 grades in the Boston Public Schools.  Our classes align with the academic content and learning themes specific to our partner schools and classrooms, as well as the Common Core State Standards and National Visual Art Standards. ARCK uses art and arts integration to enhance the academic experience of our students while focusing on developing concepts like cultural diversity, identity, leadership skills, civic engagement and social justice.