Who We Are
PeaceGeeks is a nonprofit organization that builds digital tools to empower grassroot communities around the world in the pursuit of peace and human rights. We are based in Vancouver, Canada and Amman, Jordan.
We have a number of cool and geeky technology projects in motion, funded by the Governments of Canada and British Columbia, and Google.org. These projects include the development of an app for newcomers to Canada, and a community initiative working to combat extremism online.
Learn about us at: peacegeeks.org
The Data Management Specialist will be working with the Technology department to oversee PeaceGeeks G Suites and Google Apps usage, assist in email management, data entry, and perform other administrative tasks if needed. The position is best suited for an individual that is knowledgeable with G Suites and its various applications and platforms, has administrative experience, and has an interest in global issues and current events. The Data Management Specialist will report directly to the Executive Director, and work closely with the Tech Lead and Team.
The Things You Love Doing
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Data Management Specialist will be responsible for the following:
Manage all G Suites and Google Apps functions for PeaceGeeks to ensure efficiency
Create and manage PeaceGeek emails
Oversee and manage PeaceGeeks’ G Suites security
Prepare and modify documents including correspondence, reports, drafts, memos and emails
Maximize the usage of apps for user friendliness
Establish a strong foundation for email management
Perform data entry on ad hoc projects
Organize documentations into respective categorized folders
Perform related administrative work as needed
The Things You Bring To Us
Minimum 3 year of experience in data management / administration
Must have G Suites / Google Apps experience
Education in administration, technology, or related field
Able to maintain confidentiality at a very high level
A passion for technology and applications
An interest in peacekeeping and human rights
Meticulous and organized
Proficient communication and time management skills
Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced environment
Please clearly outline your G Suites / Google Apps experience in your cover letter.
- Leading Google organization that will impact the entire organization and its local and global partners
- Collaborating and networking with our diverse and amazing team of volunteers
- Personal and professional development, with possibilities for mentorship and learning in other areas of the organization
- Playing an instrumental role in a fast growing non-profit organization and shaping our storytelling approach
- Gaining practical experience and insight on the impact of tech on peacebuilding
Position Start Date + Time Commitment
This is a volunteer position that is available immediately, upon selection of a qualified candidate. The Data Management Specialist is expected to commit approximately 2 hours/week, though additional hours may be needed to start organizing the system.
The Data Management Specialist may work remotely or at the PeaceGeeks offices, if there is available room at the HiVE co-working space in Vancouver in the vibrant neighborhood of Gastown (128 West Hastings Street).
From time to time, the Data Management Specialist may need to come into the office for meetings, which would be scheduled accordingly to fit everyone’s schedules.