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Global Crisis Response

Job Type

Voluntary (unpaid) Position

Key Skills

Desk Research, Blogging, Copy writing

Org Category

Not for Profit Think-Tank (Action Research)

Org Focus Area

Sustainability, Risk Analysis & Management, Climate Change, Societal Collapse, Resilience

Start Date

July 2022 (Tentative)


Min. 3 months (6 hrs/week Total: 72 hrs)

Volunteer (remote) - Jr. Blogger / Copy Writer

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:

This role involves orienting oneself thoroughly with GCR conceptual frameworks and publishing validation blogs for GCR website & GCR Medium publication that explain its core ideas to its target audience. This is a remote role and a certificate/ letter could be provided on successful completion of the role.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • In addition to participating in the orientation sessions, read all GCR relevant literature (books, papers, podcasts) to enable content development

  • Publish essays/blogs validating GCR frameworks

  • Publish supplementary essays on general issues

  • Any other related task as required by the Project Director

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Graduate (preferably from academic disciplines related to Environment, Ecological Economics, Alternative Economics, Post-growth, Climate Change,

  • Sustainability, Climate Justice, etc.)

  • Experience of creative writing or environmental journalism will be preferred

Commitment (Content & Time):

  • Contribute atleast 6 blogs/essays (min. 2 good quality essays/month) over 3 months

  • Commit atleast 6 hrs per week (total= Min. 72 hrs over 3 months)

  • The actual time commitment could vary depending on situations


  • A unique opportunity to learn about and engage with radical and non-mainstream ideas like overshoot, existential risks, collapse, degrowth, post-growth etc.

  • A research opportunity not typed to academic or institutional limitations

  • Opportunity to co-author/author blogs and other texts

  • Flexibility - fit research and writing around your interests and other commitments

  • A certificate or letter of reference can be provided for your career progression

  • A fantastic experience for those who seek to make a significant difference in addressing the human predicament


  • 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.

  • Ideally committing 3-4 months will help the candidate to get the most out of this project

  • 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.


  • Volunteers are free to choose the least stressful tasks (workload) but then remain committed to the agreed-upon deliverables in terms of quality and deadlines

  • Volunteers  will be able to participate  in the initiative at their convenience 

  • Volunteers  will receive due credit for any intellectual output created & recognition for any selfless contributions made by various means as per our company policy

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