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ORGANIZATION: Rainforest Partnership

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Seeking a Project Assistant Volunteer to provide support and assistance to project-related activities, analyze and edit reports, and make a lasting impact for Rainforest Partnership (RP).

Do you want to make a difference for our planet and get hands-on work experience at an international conservation NGO? Rainforest Partnership (RP) is a non-profit based in Austin, Texas, with team members in the US, Peru, Ecuador, Mexico and Europe. We conserve and restore tropical rainforests by working with communities to develop sustainable livelihoods that empower and respect both people and nature.

OUR VALUES

  1. Entrepreneurial: resourceful, innovative, and action oriented.

  2. Efficient: organized and process/procedure driven.

  3. Empathetic: respect and understanding toward other’s perspectives

  4. Authentic: genuine and self-aware.

  5. Positive: focused on moving us toward desired results.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support lead Project Coordinator as needed, through research, writing, communications, and operations responsibilities

  • Communicate regularly with project team to produce projects communications and content

  • Research funding opportunities for projects on the ground

  • Contribute to project reports as needed

  • Support logistical coordination of conservation projects/operations

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent research skills.

  • Experience in analyzing and interpreting data.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a diverse team environment.

  • Reliable, responsive, communicative, and resourceful.

  • Cultural competency and sensitivity, ability to navigate interactions and relationships with respect, curiosity, humility, and authenticity

  • Academic or professional experience in conservation or environmental topics

  • Academic, professional, or personal experience working with indigenous or frontline communities highly preferred

  • Proficiency in written and spoken Spanish is required

BENEFITS

  • Gain irreplaceable experience in project management in a fast-paced environment

  • Flexible remote work arrangement that allows you to contribute from anywhere.

  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact by contributing to an organization that collaborates with indigenous and local communities to foster sustainable livelihoods, flourishing biodiversity, and enduring rainforest preservation.

  • Enhance your skills and gain experience while working with a global, passionate, and diverse team to achieve common goals on behalf of our rainforests.

  • Work in a fun, high energy, positive, collaborative and diverse work environment.

While our volunteer positions are unpaid, the value you bring is immeasurable. Your dedication fuels our projects, events, and initiatives, allowing us to reach our goals and create meaningful, lasting impact for our collective community.

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About Rainforest Partnership

Location:

P.O. Box 49268, Austin, TX 78765, US

Mission Statement

Rainforest Partnership protects, stabilizes and restores tropical rainforests by partnering with local and indigenous communities as guardians and economic participants while renewing harmony between people and nature.

Description

We are an international nonprofit organization based in Austin, TX, with a highly diverse, collaborative, and supportive team on the ground in rainforests and working remotely across the globe. We’re thrilled that you’ve come to check out our open positions. We keep this page updated with all of our current volunteer and internship opportunities.

Our organization welcomes anyone who shares our determination and passion. Even if our current postings don't align perfectly with what you are looking for, we encourage you to apply or email us with any questions you might have. Regardless of your interests and skills, there's a place for you to support rainforests, vital ecosystems for our planet's health.

Should you be serious about doing the important work our rainforests need from us, we will continuously challenge your skills and push you to grow professionally through real-world conservation projects, initiatives, and responsibilities.

What difference do you want to make for rainforests? We look forward to hearing from you! Be the catalyst for change with us!

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Environment
Community, Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Business Analysis
  • Research
  • Critical Thinking
  • Project Management
  • Verbal / Written Communication

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REQUIREMENTS

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