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WISDOM OF THE ELDERBERRY FARM

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The Native American nonprofit, Wisdom of the Elderberry Farm, is preparing for upcoming science and cultural classes for Native Americans entering agricultural and horticultural career pathways. We have collected a number of recordings that need to be uploaded and archived in order for us to develop our culturally-tailored multimedia curriculum.

We are seeking a virtual volunteer to move these recordings onto our hard drive; submit audio files of the recordings to our transcription service so they can be automatically transcribed; and then create and forward transcription files to the Elderberry Farm staff.

This is rewarding work because of the rich content of the recordings. If you are interested in Native American culture, arts and Traditional Ecological Knowledge, you will find this work to be a fulfilling experience. Please contact us if you have questions and we'll be happy to respond.

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About WISDOM OF THE ELDERBERRY FARM

Location:

2281 DELANEY RD SE, SALEM, OR 97306, US

Mission Statement

Mission Statement: Wisdom of the Elderberry Farm is a Native American nonprofit which provides educational opportunities for diverse community members. Special emphasis is provided to Native Americans to receive experiential horticultural and agricultural workforce training, strengthen health and wellness, and increase workforce readiness so they can achieve prosperity and well-being for their families. We develop collaborative partnerships in order to sponsor, host and/or participate in events and activities with volunteers that promote organizational objectives.

Description

Wisdom of the Elderberry Farm is located south of Salem near Sunnyside. We provide opportunities for community members to participate in activities with Native Americans engaged in horticultural and agricultural initiatives that integrate Native American principles, including Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) practices.

Specific objectives and purpose of this organization are:

To provide instruction and service learning activities in horticulture and agriculture workforce training

To provide pre-apprenticeship training in environmental assessment and habitat restoration

To provide opportunities for participants to engage in micro-enterprise internship training, including business plan development

To provide workforce readiness skill development, including training that strengthens health and wellness resiliency

To provide facilities, equipment and a team of educators so participants can engage in career pathway planning into related fields

To sponsor, host and/or participate in public and volunteer events and activities that promote organizational objectives

You can reach Wisdom of the Elderberry Farm at 2281 Delaney Road SE, Salem, OR 97306. Our phone number is 971 803-2348.

Computers & Technology
Environment
Media & Broadcasting

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2281 Delaney Rd SESalem, OR 97306

(44.84414,-123.01321)
 

SKILLS

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Education
  • Adult Education
  • Audio-Visual
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • Timing is flexible, but 8 hours a week transferring video files and transcription files would be helpful.
  • Knowledge working with video and audio files.

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