In some jobs as a Health Educator, it may be required to seek funding for particular programs and theO ob may required grant writing skills. If you have any sort of experience in grant applications or the process of applying, talk about your specific experience. It is okay if you don't have experience and if that is the case, try and speak about the importance that funding can play in the success of programs and how you have great writing and research skills. A willingness to learn a potential new skill here can also go a long way with your interviewer.
"In my current job, we have a specific department that handles the actual grant writing process but I have been involved in a lot of the legwork of successful grants we have received. On a recently awarded grant, my expertise on the community mental health needs and data I had gathered was instrumental for the application being awarded to us. I would look forward to the challenge of being more involved in grant writing because these funds can go to great lengths for a lot of people."
"While I'm entering field without direct experience in grant writing, you'll find that I have a lot of the skills required to create effective grant applications as I am familiar with the process. I am highly organized and detail oriented and am able to prioritize multiple deadlines on different projects. I have great project management skills as well on top of my ability to think outside of the box and be creative."
"In my current position, I have worked on many grant proposals that have been a huge asset to our organization. I have conducted research into available grants with the government and private organizations and walked through all of the steps of a proposal process. My foresight into our field and research on local trends have been vital to many of our successful grant applications. When I lead the way in these applications, I lead a team effort and involve input from others who have a stake in the potential funds as well."