Volunteer, Data Management

The data management volunteer assists in organization , documentation, and distribution of spatial and non-spatial data and information related to the Ecosystem Valuation and Accounting (EVA) project. S/he will help serve as a technical resource for the EVA project and help provide decision makers and government institutions with relevant GIS data needed to make informed decisions, build capacity, and help ensure the implementation of ecosystem accounting in San Martin, Peru. This internship will provide a unique opportunity to experience first-hand the types of analysis and data that contributes to creating the ecosystem account and how that information can be integrated into national and sub-national accounts to inform decisions and guided development policy. The pilot account developed in San Martin, Peru is among the first and most thorough assessments of ecosystems with an accounting in the world. RESPONSIBILITIES Become familiar with the data need and inputs for ecosystem accounting. Review, organize, and archive spatial data related to the San Martin ecosystem accounting pilot. Generate metadata and explanitory files in Spanish and English. Coordinate data sharing with the CI-Peru, the Peruvian national government, and the San Martin regional government Assist in providing GIS technical input to planning, project development, report writing, and related activities. As directed, organize technical meetings, manage correspondence and meeting minutes, coordinate with partners, and perform related duties to help effectively exchange and disseminate information to key decision makers. Other related duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS This position is based in CI Headquarters in Arlington, VA This is a part-time fixed term position QUALIFICATIONS Experience with ArcGIS, QGIS, and other GIS software Spanish language profiency Ability to clearly document and communicate technical workflows Attention to detail Familiarity with raster and vector data in multiple file formats Able to work and coordinate in an international environment Experience with database management Are you a returning applicant? Previous Applicants: Email: Password: If you do not remember your password click here.

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