Volunteer Needed: Sports for Social Change

Volunteer Needed: Sports for Social Change

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • Feb 07, 2012
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Location: HQ - San Francisco, CA
Start Date: Immediate
Type: Volunteer

Program Background:
Architecture for Humanity and Nike Inc’s Sustainable Business & Innovation established a revolving grants program to fund the design and construction of innovative, sustainable and safe places to play. Nearing completion of a second round of projects, we are looking for someone to work with the Program Coordinator in our San Francisco office to provide administrative support, as well as to identify, research and report on various Sports for Social Change and Worldchanging topics.

Responsibilities:
The accepted candidate will complete several different tasks to help staff catch up on projects and priorities. The position will expose the candidate to all aspects of our San Francisco office and how we work. Tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Conduct research, reporting and presentations on various subjects pertaining to active Architecture for Humanity and Nike projects
  • Assist Design Fellows who are working in the field with drawing/ project documentation
  • Conduct research and report on Sports for Social Changes-related issues
  • Learn, understand and work with the Open Architecture Network to post update and broadcast Architecture for Humanity projects in Haiti
  • Perform special and/or impromptu support tasks/
  • Managing Salesforce and periodic data entry

Candidate Qualifications:
(Please only apply if you meet all requirements):

  • Have a strong command of English and be able to articulate concepts and information
  • Experienced in design, and development of architectural working drawings
  • Has excellent graphics and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability for high-level research and writing
  • Very organized and meticulous
  • Familiarity with Adobe CS programs
  • Knows a thing or two about sports
  • Is creative, engaging, hardworking and fun

Commitment:
3- 4 months (part-time; 24+ hours per week)

To Apply:
Please send your CV, including work samples (please limit total file size to 4MB), to volunteer@architectureforhumanity.org. In the subject line please type: Volunteer: Sports for Social Change. CVs and Portfolios will not be accepted without the applicant's name as part of the file name.