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ORGANIZATION: Archaeological Legacy Institute

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To assist in the execution of programs and activities that further the public mission of our organization, which is to share with the people of the world the perspectives, insights, and understanding gained by archaeological research about the nature and development of human cultures.

To see more about what we do, check out our Web site, The Archaeology Channel, at archaeologychannel.org.

Background: Archaeological Legacy Institute (ALI) is a tax-exempt nonprofit organization based in Eugene. Our streaming-media Web site, The Archaeology Channel (www.archaeologychannel.org), has become the world’s most popular Web site relating to archaeology and the human cultural heritage, with annual traffic of more than one million page views. ALI also produces The Archaeology Channel International Film Festival, an annual cultural event in downtown Eugene. We currently work out of a home office and are looking to move into commercial office space. ALI has numerous opportunities for unlimited growth as an internet media and public outreach organization and needs to expand its volunteer work force in order to take advantage of these opportunities. Some of our volunteers may become our employees, depending upon their productivity and effectiveness.

Hourly Commitment: At least 10 hours per week, or less if it is to our advantage.

Job Purpose: To guide and manage daily office functions and activities through the application of standard efficient office management practices.

Description: Productivity in our office is hindered because our Executive Director and our Administrative Assistants are continually called upon to handle routine office tasks such as filing, bill paying, bookkeeping, correspondence, and so forth while also trying to develop and manage programs and raise funds! We need more office help beyond our existing Office Manager. Our Office Assistant will help improve and maintain the office infrastructure to support the activities of the others who work here. This is a chance to help accelerate the progress of a dynamic and growing nonprofit enterprise. You will be joining a dynamic and innovative team on a mission to create a unique media organization with worldwide influence. Your help here will have a direct impact on ALI's productivity and ability to pursue its public mission. And the experience you gain will be directly transferable to other office positions you may seek in the future.

Key Responsibilities: Filing, bill paying, bookkeeping, correspondence, answering the phone, scheduling, data management, research, and special assignments as needed.

Requirements: We do prefer people who have interest and some experience in office management. The more experience in office work the better. A mature person looking to apply experience to make a difference and excited about our innovative programs would be ideal. We will train you in the day-to-day tasks so that you can take them on yourself with confidence. Must be local.

To Apply: Contact Dr. Richard Pettigrew by telephone (541-345-5538) or e-mail (rick@archaeologychannel.org). A resume is required.

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About Archaeological Legacy Institute


4147 E. Amazon Dr., Eugene, OR 97405, US

Mission Statement

In recognition that the archaeological record is the legacy of all human beings, the Archaeological Legacy Institute (ALI) is founded to bring the benefits of archaeology to a wider constituency. Its mission is to develop ways to make archaeology more effective both in gathering important information about past human lifeways and in delivering that information to the public and the profession. A fundamental postulate is that archaeology has important messages to deliver accurately and completely to the people of our planet about our origins and development as a species, and that among these messages are those about mistakes we have made in the past and must not make in the future. In essence, ALI is devoted to archaeological research and its contributions to science and to humanity. In the furtherance of this mission, ALI, its associates, and its employees adhere to the Principles of Archaeological Ethics promulgated by the Society for American Archaeology.


ALI is dedicated to telling the story of humanity as revealed by archaeology and indigenous peoples. We largely employ the Internet to accomplish our goals, principally through The Archaeology Channel, our streaming video website at www.archaeologychannel.org. ALI was founded in late 1999. We have a very small paid staff, but we do have a dedicated group of volunteers who believe in our vision of sharing archaeological knowledge for the good of humanity. Our website is designed to be a tool for teachers and students as well as the general public, all over the world.


Arts & Culture
Media & Broadcasting
Arts & Culture, Community, Media & Broadcasting


Thu Jan 11, 2024 - Wed Apr 10, 2024


4147 E. Amazon Dr.Eugene, OR 97405



  • Office Reception
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Community Outreach


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 16
  • Approximately 10-15 hours per week
  • Computer skills, internet research, outgoing personality, and willingness to jump in as needed.

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