Job Title:  Volunteer-HR (Organization Design & Structure)


About Global Crisis Response (GCR):

Focus Areas: Sustainability, Risk Analysis & Management, Climate Change, Societal Collapse, Resilience Global Crisis Response is a systematic effort aimed at collectively exploring the best means to articulate & navigate the current era of the Anthropocene characterized by Climate Change, scarcity, chaos & uncertainty, forecast the future of trajectories human civilization & explores alternative paradigms (Pluriverse) & transition roadmaps. It is the flagship initiative of Orb Tranz Research & Broadcasting Foundation, a not for profit (Section-8 Company) registered in Mumbai, India. It came into existence in April 2021. 


Job Summary: 

The Project is of strategic value and requires a thorough (legal & Strategic) understanding of GCR's vision in order to formulate an effective strategy. The candidate is required to recommend an appropriate design & organization structure to establish a virtual, global & mostly volunteer driven Think-Tank that can support the objectives of GCR. This is a remote role and a certificate/ letter could be provided on successful completion of the role. 

Responsibilities & Duties: 

  • Submit a report recommending an appropriate design & organization structure to establish a virtual, global & mostly volunteer driven Think-Tank. 

  • Identify a case study of a similar org and structure in the global non-profit sector

  • Recommend a strategic road-map to create such an organization 

  • Recommend a Board (Executive & Advisory) development Strategy 

  • Tentative Job descriptions for key profiles

  • Gap analysis

Qualifications & Skills:

The volunteer preferably must have some experience (consulting or entrepreurial): 

  • in designing an organization’s structure appropriate to achieve its goals or

  • in formulating & executing Board Recruitment (in HR or legal role) or 

  • could also be someone who has actual experience of Board formation or 

  • of serving as a board member of a similar NGO

  • of working with NGOs with similar goals 

Commitment (Content & Time):

  • Commit atleast 1-2 hours per week for orientation, discussion & meetings

  • Commit atleast 4 hrs per week (total= 32 hrs over 2 months) 

  • The actual time commitment could vary depending on situations.

Disclaimers:

  • Although Climate Change is an important aspect of our work it is not the primary focus

  • Candidates who are passionate, committed towards holistic learning, dedication to stick with the work and can have patience with a new NGO that is just getting going will benefit the most from this opportunity.

  • We are a budding organization with meagre resources and supervision capabilities, so please be aware that you will need to be flexible and self-motivated. In exchange we do offer a unique research experience in a welcoming and passionate team, and a chance to explore radical and non-mainstream ideas outside of traditional institutions.

 

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