Volunteer Opportunity

Summer Position – Assistant to the Executive Director at Dynamic Environmental Nonprofit!

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Remineralize the Earth | Northampton, MA
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Remineralize the Earth


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Time Commitment

Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


Summer position that can continue into the Fall

Who we are

Remineralize the Earth (RTE) is a Northampton, MA-based 501(c)3 non-profit organization engaged in a variety of projects both domestically and internationally that promote the use of finely ground rock dust and sea-based minerals to restore soils. Through our education and outreach, projects, research, and advocacy, RTE facilitates a worldwide movement that brings together gardeners and farmers, scientists and policymakers, and the public to regenerate soils and forests around the world, increase the nutritional quality and yield of food, and stabilize the climate through carbon sequestration.


We work with local and virtual volunteers on a program management system called Basecamp. Our team is made up of federal work-study students as well as graduate students, researchers, and other professionals.

Our assistant for four years from Hampshire College just graduated and we are looking for someone to begin this summer. 

Please take a look at our website: https://remineralize.org/


Position Description

Looking for an assistant to work along with the Executive Director of the international nonprofit organization Remineralize the Earth, whose office is just a short walk from downtown Northampton.


Description of potential projects/tasks include:


  • Communicating with volunteers worldwide and learning how to work with our project management system (Basecamp).
  • Familiarizing yourself with the workings of a nonprofit organization.
  • Writing and editing articles and other additions for our website, including the research section.
  • Assisting the Executive Director in bridging and sustaining relationships with remineralization scientists and companies, international coordinators, etc. via letters and email.
  • Searching the Internet for resources to fill databases for remineralization research and worldwide rock dust sources.
  • Potentially creating your own projects based on your level of interest.
  • Organizing files, filling out forms, and performing other related administrative non-profit tasks.


Other skills that not required, but would be greatly appreciated include CSS, Joomla, web programming. Knowledge of additional languages. Additionally, experience with grant writing, fundraising, and other nonprofit management skills would be helpful, but is not necessary.


We're particularly interested in students who are considering a career as non-profit professionals or are committed to environmental activism or have a science and environmental background.


Please email us your resume and/or LinkedIn URL and let us know how many hours per week that you would like to volunteer for RTE and some good times to speak with you and we will get back to you with a time. Skype to Skype is preferred or otherwise, we will call you on your telephone number from Skype. Make sure to send your credentials to jcampe@remineralize.org.


We look forward to speaking with you!



Joanna Campe

Executive Director

Remineralize the Earth

152 South Street

Northampton, MA 01060 USA

Skype: reminearth

Email: jcampe@remineralize.org

http://www.remineralize.org

Book

Geotherapy: Innovative Methods of Soil Fertility Restoration, Carbon Sequestration, and Reversing CO2 Increase

http://www.crcpress.com/product/isbn/9781466595392

 

Summer position that can continue into the Fall

Who we are

Remineralize the Earth (RTE) is a Northampton, MA-based 501(c)3 non-profit organization engaged in a variety of projects both domestically and internationally that promote the use…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Groups Welcome
  • Families Welcome
  • International Volunteers Welcome

Location

Office

152 South Street, Northampton, MA 01060
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