The Sloth Institute seeks part time Social Media virtual volunteer

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Tue May 01, 2018 - Tue Apr 30, 2019


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


Are you a talented individual with excellent social marketing skills who wants to give back on a part time basis from afar? Do you love animals, especially sloths? Do you love the idea of conservation work and can volunteer (virtually) 10 hours a week?

If so, The Sloth Institute needs you and here's how you can be a part of a growing, non-profit expand its operations virtually and meet its vision of making this world a better place.

TSI was founded in 2014 for the purpose of enhancing the welfare and conservation of sloths. TSI is a legal non-profit in Costa Rica and fiscally sponsored by a US 501(c)(3) tax deductible non-profit. Our headquarters and project are located in the Manuel Antonio rainforest maritime zone property at Tulemar Gardens.

TSI has a three part mission:

  1. RESEARCH of captive, wild and recently released sloths including collaborations with conservationists and scientists around the world
  2. EDUCATION to generate and disseminate responsible information about sloths
  3. CONSERVATION programs that negate human encroachment issues impacting sloths welfare and habitat.


The Sloth Institute Costa Rica (TSI) is looking for a Social Marketing volunteer with 2-3 years of marketing experience to support and implement the social marketing program goals as defined by the Executives and Marketing Director. This position, is a volunteer post requiring 10-12 hours a week time commitment.

We are looking for an active, driven, passionate, creative multi-talented individual who is a great team player to help us meet our social marketing goals.

The TSI Marketing Intern would be able to volunteer a minimum of 10-12 hours a week and be willing to commit to a minimum 12-month term. This person must be extremely dedicated to sloth/wildlife conservation.

The major responsibility of the position will be to manage and expand the social media content (with the guidance of TSI's marketing director) of the organization including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter , YouTube, Pinterest.


Relevant degree in marketing/communications with 1-3 years prior marketing experience.

All applicants must be very organized, and demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to work independently
  • Proficiency of major social media platforms
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Pro-active, dedicated to reaching goals
  • Fluency in English


TSI is looking to bring on this position by early summer 2018. Must be willing to volunteer for 6 months. Applicants able to volunteer for 1 year term will get preferential consideration.


Send resume, letter of interest, and 2 references to, as well as provide a sample of your portfolio.


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