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Volunteer Business Analyst : Education (Remote)

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Save the Water, Inc.

  • 4 people are interested

  • STW(tm) will provide a "letter of recommendation" to interns, students & professionals who are able to showcase outstanding performance for school/university credit and for professional references.

About us

Save the Water(tm) (STW(tm)) is a U.S.-based nonprofit organization dedicated to solving the world water crisis through excellence in water science research and by forming alliances with organizations, scientists, universities, media, businesses, and governments around the world to promote awareness of water contamination issues.

A passion for water. STW(tm) associates must have an understanding of the value and role that water plays in the quality of life of all living things on the planet.

Volunteering with STW(tm) is different from other volunteer experiences as we work in an almost 100% online environment. Save the Water(tm) is run like a business and we rely heavily on frequent email communications, meetings held via google hangouts/Zoom, and collaboration on projects via google drive. Volunteers are held to high standards and deliverable due dates.

To learn more about Save the Water(tm), please visit www.savethewater.org

The Role:

Reporting to the Associate Director of Education, the Business Analyst is responsible for gathering and managing business requirements related to a technology implementation project and mapping its processes for the entire organization. He/she will work closely with the project team and act as a liaison between different key stakeholders across the organization. The Business Analyst takes initiative to identify opportunities, address performance/process gaps, track risks, issues and assumptions. The Business Analyst is responsible for communicating any business function misalignments to the project manager and change manager, in addition to documenting changes.

What you will be responsible for...

  • Elicit and gather requirements.
  • Translate and simplify business requirements.
  • Manage requirements and project communications.
  • Analyze business requirements.
  • Ensure the project is within scope and baseline.
  • Contribute to project status reports.
  • Analyze how a change will impact current business functions (if we change one thing, will it break something? e.g. Systems Thinking).
  • Track work activities and project statuses of ongoing projects.
  • Attend regular meetings as necessary.
  • Provide project support to the associate director.
  • Be willing to attend virtual meetings in EST timezone (GMT -4:00) and respond to emails within 36 hours.
  • Perform other duties as required

About you

  • Strong attention to detail in all aspects of work.
  • Strong ability to self-motivate, multi-task and prioritize effectively. Proven ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced and online environment.
  • Demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills to elicit information and provide accurate information clearly and concisely.
  • Very comfortable working in a virtual team environment incorporating group problem-solving; shares information and responsibility.
  • Committed to attending team and ad hoc meetings.
  • Strong relationship-building skills, both internally and externally.
  • Outgoing, persistent and energetic. Strong communication and interpersonal skills; able to handle requests and complaints in a professional, non-confrontational manner.
  • Creative problem solving skills, capacity for innovation.
  • Thrive working collaboratively with STW staff.
  • Enjoy taking initiative, adaptable, and able to work under pressure.

Apply Now if you have ...

  • Some education in business analysis, business administration and project management from a recognized post-secondary institution; equivalencies of education and experience may also be considered.
  • Minimum one year of experience in business analysis and/or project management.
  • Comfortable learning and using a variety of technical solutions to complete project deliverables.
  • Familiar with JIRA, and Confluence.
  • Knowledge of business analysis methodologies, tools and lifecycle.
  • Experience using Google product applications or GSuite.
  • Strong knowledge of Google Sheets and/or Excel.
  • PMP-PBI, ECBA, CCBA, CBAP, or equivalent.
  • Familiar with business analysis methodologies and technical writing.
  • Experience in working on technology projects or similar.

How to apply:

If interested, please submit your resume to newvolunteers@savethewater.org . We would love to hear from you!

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About Save the Water, Inc.


"All Positions are Virtual", Plantation, FL 33322, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Save The Waterâ„¢ is to conduct water research to identify and remove harmful contaminants in water, and to raise public awareness about water contamination and its health impact.


About Us

Save the Water(tm) is a U.S.-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to conduct water research to identify and remove harmful contaminants in water, and to raise public awareness about water contamination and its health impacts.

Our volunteers are diverse professionals from all over the world bringing their knowledge and experience to STW(tm) because we care deeply about our communities and water resources. We learn and collaborate in an open and empowering work environment to find long-term solutions to the water contamination problem. Our vision is "Contamination free, healthy water for all"

To learn more about Save the Water(tm) , please visit www.savethewater.org



We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • Environmental Education
  • Business Analysis
  • Program Management
  • Reading / Writing
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination




  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • This is an unpaid volunteer opportunity and as an Analyst, you are required to contribute a minimum of 8 hours per week.
  • Associates must be willing to attend virtual meetings in EST Timezone and be responsive to emails within 36 hours. This position requires a 1 year commitment

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