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Tree Photo Verification and Processing Lead

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GREENSTAND

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Greenstand is a fully remote social non-profit organization turning environmental stewardship into a reliable source of income. Our work tackles both extreme poverty and climate change. Our main product is Treetracker, a mobile app that allows planting organizations and their donors to track the growth of newly planted trees through periodic geotagged photos. Read more about our work on Greenstand.org.

Position Description

We are currently looking for someone to lead and build a team to support Greenstand’s tree verification process. Thousands of pictures of trees are uploaded to our verification platform. We need help figuring out what species the trees are, based on the photos, leaf patterns and locations.

Requirements

  • We are a fully remote organization. Therefore, it is imperative that you are self-motivated, skilled in time management, and able to work independently as well as part of a team.


In return for your support, we can offer:

  • Letter confirming your volunteer hours and projects
  • Professional reference(s)
  • Valuable experience gained & leadership opportunities
  • Engagement with a team of global professionals

To apply
Please fill out this form and a Greenstander will be in touch shortly: https://forms.gle/2cFwLzCBCjzAtNRBA

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About GREENSTAND

Location:

721 Depot Drive, ANCHORAGE, AK 99501, US

Mission Statement

Greenstand is a U.S.-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization developing open-source technology to address climate change and alleviate poverty through digitizing environmental goods and services. We are made up of about 505 contributors across the globe. Our Treetracker app verifies and tracks individual trees, thus creating transparency in the reforestation sphere. Organizations and donors can locate individual trees and trade their ecological impact. By facilitating ownership of trees and their ecological services, Greenstand allows for tree-growing organizations to stay accountable.

Description

Greenstand develops mobile technology for better forestation techniques. Through our Treetracker app, rural smallholder farmers in some of the most remote communities on the planet are able to earn a sustainable income by planting, caring for, and tracking trees. Each tree grower takes a geotagged photo of their tree and uploads it to the Treetracker’s verification system, where Greenstanders verify that each photographed tree is alive and growing. Verified trees are digitized as Impact Tokens, which can be traded or sold among other Impact Wallet users within the Treetracker app.

Nasiyan was our first Treetracker. A single mother living with extreme visual and hearing impairments, she could barely afford to keep food on the table for herself and her three sons. However, since she began growing and tracking trees with Greenstand, her life has been looking up. Her young forest has become a small biodiversity hotspot, and with the income she has earned from tracking trees, she can now afford to send her boys to school.

Are you interested in helping us fight climate change and extreme poverty? We’re interested in you! Please check out our open opportunities or shoot us an email at info@greenstand.org. We can’t wait to hear from you!

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Data Entry
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Education
  • Farming
  • Gardening

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • A few hours a week.
  • Love trees. Be self driven. Enjoy communicating with other team members.

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