Voluntary (unpaid) Position
Board Recruitment (preferably experience in non-profit sector)
Not for Profit Think-Tank (Action Research)
Org Focus Area
Environment & Civilizational Sustainability, Global Catastrophic Risk Analysis,
Management & Preparedness, Climate Change, Energy Descent/Societal Collapse, Resilience
Min. 3 months
Volunteer-HR (Board Recruitment- Executive & Advisory)
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.
The role involves designing and implementing the board recruitment strategy for the organisation. This involves designing the recruitment process, creating job descriptions, exploring best sourcing channels etc. The organisation is at the moment hiring for only voluntary roles hence any prior experience in hiring for NGO etc. would be preferable.This assignment is of strategic value hence we will support the volunteer with all the support and information. This is a remote role and a certificate/ letter could be provided on successful completion of the role.
Responsibilities & Duties:
Create a Board (executive & Advisory) recruitment strategy & plan
Identify the ideal strength & key roles of the founding board members
Create JDs for each of the identified profiles
Execute the plan (Job posting, short-listing & selection)
Functional Qualifications (as per requirement)
Qualifications & Skills:
The volunteer preferably must have either an experience in formulating HR policies (in HR or legal role) especially in the non-profit (Global Think Tank & advocacy).
Experience in board recruitment (non-profit organisations preferred)
Ability to create interview questionnaires
Knowledge of various sourcing platforms
Commitment (Content & Time):
Minimum 3 months commitment
Commit atleast 1-2 hours per week for orientation, discussion & meetings
Commit atleast 4 hrs per week (total= 48 hrs over 3 months)
The actual time commitment could vary depending on situations.
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