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Volunteer Research & Engineering Associate: Water Research

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ORGANIZATION: Save the Water, Inc.

  • 22 people are interested
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  • This is an unpaid volunteer opportunity.
  • Associates are expected to contribute a minimum of 5 hours per week and be responsive to emails within 24 hours.
  • STW(tm) welcomes volunteers who are seeking skill-based volunteering opportunity. STW(tm) shall provide "letter of recommendation" professionals who demonstrate outstanding contribution for professional references.
  • This is a hybrid position in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Responsibilities

  • Support the set-up, development, and growth of a new water quality laboratory.
  • Develop and refine analytical chemistry and microbiology experimental design, procedures, QA/QC methods, and data management approaches to assess water quality and contamination.
  • Provide in-person water sampling support in the Florida Everglades and surrounding area.
  • Document observations, analyse data, and interpret results.
  • Communicate findings and environmental recommendations via technical reports and presentation decks.

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in a relevant scientific or engineering discipline, such as environmental science, chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, or civil engineering.
  • Graduate degree in a relevant field of scientific research is an asset.
  • Experience conducting wet lab chemistry, microbiology, and/or water research experiments.
  • Experience developing and growing a new laboratory is an asset.
  • Experience conducting fieldwork or working in a marine environment is an asset.
  • Strong research, critical thinking, analytical, technical communication, and learning skills.

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", Ft.Lauderdale, 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

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

(26.0899,-80.18193)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Science
  • Research
  • Analytics
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Associates are expected to contribute a minimum of 5 hours per week and be responsive to emails within 24 hours.

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