SolarBuddy is working globally to end extreme energy poverty. We are seeking pro-bono support to update our current mini-grid knowledge. We would like to connect with a highly experienced electrical engineer who has knowledge of off-grid and fast deployments. SolarBuddy is a registered US 501 C3 and we are also a registered charity in Australia. You however, could be contacting us from anywhere in the world! Sound like you? Please...READ MORE
Thinkings Huts is seeking a Volunteer Brand Partnerships Manager to contribute to the growth and collaboration development of our nonprofit. The Brand Partnerships Manager will be part of the gala committee to obtain event sponsorship and implement opportunities to secure auction items, assist in event planning/logistics, and form strategic partnerships with value-aligned brands. The ideal candidate is a creative, passionate individual with a significant interest in our mission that will...READ MORE
Mechanical / Industrial Engineer Internship Position Do you have a concern for people and the environment? Do you have a background in mechanical or industrial engineering? Are you both creative and results oriented? Do you enjoy engineering and want to make an impact in the world? Do you enjoy working as part of a team? Burn Design Lab, headquartered on Vashon Island, WA is offering an unpaid internship to a...READ MORE
Environment & Energy: Cookstove Testing Internship Position Do you have a concern for people and the environment? Do you have a background in science? Do you enjoy working in a laboratory? Are you well organized, & pay attention to detail? Do you want to make an impact in the world? Do you enjoy working as part of a team? Burn Design Lab, headquartered on Vashon Island, WA is offering an...READ MORE
Deadline to apply: October 31, 2021 The Artisanal Mining Grand Challenge: the Amazon is a global call for innovators, researchers, and entrepreneurs from all over the world to develop and implement solutions that address the environmental and social costs of artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) in the Amazon. Entries are especially welcome from applicants in Ecuador, Peru, Colombia, Guyana, and Suriname. If you are you interested in reviewing and evaluating applications...READ MORE
TBF seeks a STEAM practitioner to partner and or volunteer as a SKILL DEVELOPMENT EXPERT in TBF CREATIVE STEAM PROGRAM in Ghana. CREATIVE STEAM is activating great potentials with the application of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM/STEM) in children, teens and young adults through practical hands-on programs for exploring, discovering, developing and making in creating foundations to support the development of sustainable and creative problem solving skills among...READ MORE
Background Engineers Without Borders-USA’ Disaster Response Program responds to recovery needs of communities hit by natural disasters. At the request of our in-country clients, our roster of volunteers conduct engineering assessments and provide advisory services related to the immediate response and longer-term recovery needs of the communities we work with. Engineers Without Borders formalized our Disaster Response Program in Fall of 2017 in the response to Hurricane Maria. EWB is...READ MORE
At Miogas we promote the use of small scale biodigesters where communities, families or small farmers can locally recycle organic waste into biogas and fertilizer. The use of biodigester means avoiding methane emissions, self production of clean energy and reduce the use of chemical fertilizer while promoting local production of food. We are searching for a proactive, self-motivated, entrepreneur and creative person willing to help promoting Miogas services by opening...READ MORE
Impact on EWB-USA’s Mission + Vision EWB-USA’s Engineering Service Corps program draws on the expertise of the organization’s most seasoned volunteers from across engineering disciplines and industry sectors. The Engineering Service Corps collaborates with International NGOs, governments, Foundations, UN agencies and local communities to design and implement sustainable and technologically appropriate solutions to engineering challenges. Projects vary greatly in scale and duration, with focus areas of expertise in disaster response,...READ MORE
Unite For Sight’s Global Impact Corps volunteer abroad program is looking for applicants to participate this summer. Many of the program dates are nearly filled to capacity for the early summer months, and you are encouraged to enroll as soon as possible. You’re welcome to participate for one or more weeks, and the participation options are entirely flexible. For example, they have many volunteers who participate for several weeks, while...READ MORE
Project Title: Uganda Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE) Design and Standards Development for Solar Pumping Project Description Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA) Uganda Country Office and the Engineering Service Corps (ESC) are working with the Ugandan Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE) to develop updated Ugandan technical standards for the design, installation, operation and maintenance of pumped powered water systems. The primary goals of this project are an improvement in...READ MORE
Project Title: Uganda Oxfam Solar Pumping Design and O&M Training in Refugee Camps Project Description Oxfam, in consortium with EWB-USA, Community Empowerment for Rural Development (CEFORD) and African Women and Youth Action for Development (AWYAD) is implementing an integrated Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) and Protection program in three refugee settlements in western Uganda. Oxfam is implementing this program in the refugee settlements of Kyaka II, Imvepi and Rhino, in...READ MORE
Leading Integrated Research for Agenda 2030 (LIRA2030) in Africa is a 5-year programme that seeks to increase the production of high-quality, integrated (inter- and transdisciplinary), solutions-oriented research on global sustainability by early career scientists in Africa. The knowledge will be used to address complex sustainability challenges in the region. The LIRA 2030 programme is run by the International Science Council together with its Regional Office for Africa and in strong partnership with the Network...READ MORE
The Big Ideas Contest is an early-stage innovation contest that provides funding, resources, and validation to interdisciplinary teams of students with creative solutions to pressing social challenges. Since its founding in 2006, the competition has inspired over 2,000 student-led social innovation projects! The Contest seeks judges and mentors across 8 social impact categories, including Hardware for Good. This is an opportunity to share your knowledge and expertise with the next generation...READ MORE
Young Scientists, Engineers, Innovators….Practitioners! Are you interested in bridging the gap between science and policy? Are you interested in the appropriate applications of science, technology, engineering, data & innovation for sustainable development? The Science-Policy Interface (SPI) has become an increasingly important component of sustainable development within the United Nations system. It provides the foundation for empirically-based policies, facilitates the use of science as an enabler in policy implementation and review,...READ MORE
Impact on EWB-USA’s Mission + Vision EWB-USA’s Engineering Service Corps program draws on the expertise of the organization’s most seasoned volunteers from across engineering disciplines and industry sectors. Engineering Service Corps collaborates with International NGOs, governments, Foundations, UN agencies and local communities to design and implement sustainable and technologically appropriate solutions to engineering challenges. Community Engineering Corps (CECorps) is a domestic program formed through an alliance between the American Society...READ MORE
Impact on EWB-USA’s Mission + Vision This assignment will continue EWB-USA’s work providing technical support to the government of Dominica through engagement with United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in response to Hurricane Maria. The Government of Dominica is committed to adapting to climate change (increased frequency of severe storms) in the ongoing reconstruction efforts on the island. Description + Responsibilities Members will work closely with the UNDP program team in...READ MORE
Impact on EWB-USA’s Mission + Vision This assignment will continue EWB-USA’s work providing technical support to the government of Dominica in response to Hurricane Maria. EWB-USA in conjunction with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), is working with agencies within the Dominican government in an effort to help the public in Dominica to “build back better” by developing and applying the Dominica Housing Standards to both new and repair construction...READ MORE
Overview: At the International Humanity Foundation (IHF) we care for impoverished youth who have been neglected due to poverty, disease, and/or disaster. Since our inception, IHF has been fueled by the efforts of volunteers from all over the world. Volunteers remain a critical part of our mission, particularly those with specialty skill-sets and experience. A Specialty Volunteer will use their specific set of skills to help us fill an important...READ MORE
Transform International (Transform) is looking for a volunteer to lead our technical team. Although initially this is a volunteer position, but we are optimistic that within 9 months there could be funding for up to a half-time position. The successful candidate will help to build a team of volunteer subject matter experts in WaSH (water, sanitation & hygiene), agricultural development, energy efficiency and renewables. Transform was created by a group...READ MORE
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