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Volunteer Project Coordinator : Education (Remote)

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Save the Water, Inc.

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  • 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.

This is a fantastic opportunity to learn and develop your career in program management and evaluation in the field of education and water research. You will work with a highly engaged team of professionals in education, science, public health and management. We look forward to hearing from you shortly!

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 Project Coordinator is responsible for assisting our team members in supporting project activities in the Education Group. He/she will work closely with key stakeholders, project managers and team members and act as a liaison between different project leads in the Education Group from the following teams: Education Content, Curriculum Development, and Community Engagement and Outreach. The Project Coordinator takes initiative to identify opportunities, manage project schedules, track risks, issues and assumptions. The Project Coordinator is responsible for implementing and executing control processes, in addition to documenting changes.

What you will be responsible for..

  • Maintaining and monitoring project plans, project schedules, work hours, budgets and expenditures.
  • Organizing, attending and participating in stakeholder meetings.
  • Documenting and following up on important actions and decisions from meetings.
  • Preparing necessary presentation materials for meetings.
  • Ensuring project deadlines are met.
  • Determining project changes.
  • Providing administrative support as needed.
  • Undertaking project tasks as required.
  • Track work activities and project statuses of assigned projects.
  • Ensuring projects adhere to frameworks and all documentation is maintained appropriately for each project.
  • Ensure stakeholder views are managed towards the best solution.
  • Chair and facilitate meetings where appropriate and distribute minutes to all project team members.
  • 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 24 hours during business days.
  • 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 ...

Education
  • A minimum of 2-year diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution in business administration, communication, project management or similar; equivalencies of education and experience may also be considered.
Requirements
  • Minimum one year of experience in project management.
  • Comfortable learning and using a variety of technical solutions to complete project deliverables.
  • Strong knowledge of Google Sheets and/or Excel.
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies, tools and lifecycle.
  • Experience using Google product applications or GSuite.
Preferred
  • Working towards the CAPM, PMP or its equivalent.
  • Experience with JIRA and Confluence.
  • Familiar with research methodologies and technical writing.
  • Experience in coordinating research 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.

Location:

"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.

Description

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

Community
Environment
International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Technical Writing
  • Program Management
  • Business Development
  • Research
  • Project Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • This is an unpaid volunteer opportunity and as a Project Coordinator , you are required to contribute a minimum of 5 hours per week.
  • Project Coordinator must be willing to attend virtual meetings in EST Timezone and be responsive to emails within 24 hours.

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