Scholarships And Grants Coordinator

Location: Remote/home-based

Position type: Contract

Position Length: 12 months with the possibility of renewal


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Application deadline: August 1, 2023


We are seeking a skilled Scholarships & Grants Coordinator who will administer our current scholarships initiative, The Shafia Fund; our Remote Communications Assistance program which provides small grants to individuals and organizations in Afghanistan in need of Internet connectivity packages and/or devices in order to access virtual learning opportunities; our small grants program, and related initiatives. In addition, the Coordinator will lead the expansion of our Scholarships & Grants Program, to reach more young Afghan women and help them realize their dreams of higher education, as well as a pilot bridging education program, aimed at increasing participants’ eligibility for higher education opportunities.

This exciting role is a chance to contribute to critically important work realizing access to education for vulnerable populations. It requires a hands-on, resourceful, self-motivated individual who is skilled at coordination work, a process thinker who is detail oriented, self-directed and sees themself as accountable for the program’s success. The successful candidate will be part of an enthusiastic, highly motivated and committed team who work together remotely in Canada, Afghanistan and internationally. This flexible position offers an opportunity to be part of a growing organization committed to responding to challenging human rights conditions in Afghanistan and united by the idea that human rights are universal, and that everyone deserves a quality education.

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