College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Volunteer Opportunities 11/12/10

November 12, 2010

I. Volunteers Needed at Wholly H2O
We are currently looking for new volunteers to join our team at Wholly H2O. Volunteers are needed to write content on rainwater/stormwater, graywater, and recycled water for our website; coordinate the Wholly H2o fundraiser in early 2011, facilitate the opening of the Wholly H2o Center in Spring 2011, and assist with general website administration.

Position requirements:
Writing website content:
* Background in graywater, blackwater and water efficiency, preferably with experience in research and report writing.

Web administration:
* Competent IT skills to assist with web administration.
* Strong html skills and joomla skills are a big bonus, however the successful applicant will receive support and training from our web team.
* Excellent organizational skills.

Co-ordinator for Wholly H2o 2011 Fundraiser:
*Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
*Able to work well independently and as part of a team.
*Excellent organizational skills.
*Well connected with strong social networks within SF/CA non-profit philanthropy sector a bonus, but not essential.

Facilitator for the opening of the Wholly H2o Office (Spring 2011)
*Excellent organizational skills.
*Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
*Able to work well independently and as part of a team.
*Able to work efficiently to tight deadlines.
*Project management experience a bonus.

We ask volunteers to commit to a minimum of 5 hours per week for 1 month, but we are ideally seeking candidates who are willing to commit to a 2-6 month term with us. Wholly H2o’s mission is to equip Californians with the information and skills necessary to normalize water conservation and efficiency, as well as rainwater, graywater, stormwater and black water reuse/recycling. The purpose is to mitigate the currently unsustainable demands on California water supplies, and corresponding environmental degradation of California’s natural water systems. The goal is to use our water in the most appropriate manner possible given our real-time existing conditions. Our secondary mission is to provide information and training necessary to expand the water-related green jobs market throughout the state of California.

Wholly H2o is the first water conservation, efficiency and reuse information and certification center of its kind in the world, purposefully located in California, with the 8th largest economy in the world and a long track record of environmental innovation.

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