Partnerships in Education and Resilience (PEAR) is a Benefit Corporation spinoff from The PEAR Institute at McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School launched in 2020. PEAR creates and fosters evidence-based innovations in social-emotional development (SED) and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) in educational settings. PEAR provides trainings and assessment tools that inform educators about program quality, youth social-emotional development, and academic engagement. PEAR’s work bridges research and practice so that all young people can learn, dream, and thrive.
Our team members have a passion for improving the lives of children by increasing their opportunities for success, both in and out of school. We are guided by evidence and work to connect education, youth development, and mental health as thought leaders in the field. We are committed to reducing inequities in the lives of young people, their families, and their educators. Reflecting the broad diversity of our community and supporting an inclusive culture are essential to our mission of helping all young people thrive.
PEAR is seeking an enthusiastic, professional consultant Grant Writer to identify, prepare, and submit grant proposals to government agencies, corporations, and philanthropic foundations to secure funding for the organization. The Grant Writer will maintain existing and identify new funding opportunities, develop, and organize the yearly calendar and generate grant progress reports. The grant writer will work directly with the CEO, senior staff, and the Board Chair to achieve these goals.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Qualifications and Requirements
The above is intended to describe the general conditions and requirements of work being performed by people assigned to this position. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive statement of all duties, responsibilities, or skills required.
It is the policy at PEAR to affirmatively provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for employment and existing employees without regard to their race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable law or regulation.
Estimated engagement: 15-20 hours per week
Salary Range: $25-30 per hour