Voluntary (unpaid) Position
Specialist in Project Management tools
Not for Profit Think-Tank (Action Research)
Org Focus Area
Sustainability, Risk Analysis & Management, Climate Change, Societal Collapse, Resilience
July 2022 (Tentative)
Min. 3 months (4 hrs/week Total: 32-40 hrs)
Project Management Tool (Training specialist)
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.
GCR intends to build a virtual, global, volunteer driven organization by attracting a good mix of the knowledgeable, skillful, long-term thinkers. Basic projects for the phase-1 have been identified. This role requires a specialist Project Manager who can train GCR leadership in identifying a suitable PM tool (like Asana or Trello) to streamline all interlinked projects into a cohesive plan.
Responsibilities & Duties:
The Project involves understanding and reviewing GCR's vision, mission & goals in order to formulate an effective strategy.
Shortisting PM tools like Asana or Trello and training for leadership in the overall Program planning, streamlining , coordination & execution
Create an effective Dashboard (Tasks & Projects)
Suggest appropriate planning and execution strategies to achieve the milestones
Suggesting project review mechanism
Qualifications & Skills:
The volunteer requires to have experience in using project management tools likeTrello or Asana (non-profit exposure is preferable)
Critical thinking & Eye for detail
Considering the scope & complexity of this program the candidate must be open to work in a team.
Commitment (Content & Time):
Minimum 1-2 months commitment
Commit atleast 2 hours per week for orientation, discussion & meetings
Commit atleast 4 hrs per week (total= 32 hrs over 2 months)
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.
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