Interested In Joining Carboncopies?

The volunteers who donate their time are the driving force of the Carboncopies Foundation.  We are always looking for more people to join our team – and you don’t need to have an advanced degree to make an important contribution.

Below is a list of specific roles we’re currently looking for, but there are plenty of ways that anyone can pitch in, so if you want to be involved in helping to make Whole Brain Emulation a reality, let us know!

For role-specific interests and applications, see the form below

RECRUITER

The Need

The goal of the Recruitment project is to develop a self-sustaining functional group that can reliably recruit new volunteers and connect volunteers with Project Leads.

The Recruitment project is looking for one or more Recruiters, to establish an ongoing functional group focused on volunteer recruiting.

Responsibilities

Recruiters will be responsible for recruiting new volunteers and onboarding them to ensure they become successful members of the organization.  Specifically, the Recruiter is responsible for the following processes:

  • Work with Project Leads to develop role descriptions
  • Advertise to attract candidates
  • Manage applications
  • Track, contact, & interview candidates
  • Help candidates find to roles/projects/tasks where they’d like to get involved
  • Complete volunteer onboarding

Time Commitment

4-8 hrs/week (rough estimate)

EVENT COORDINATOR

The Need

Carboncopies organizes several events per year in order to promote awareness of, and advance topics in, Whole Brain Emulation.  Events are typically free online or hybrid workshops, each focused on a specific scientific development as it relates to WBE. To further improve the quality and consistency of events, Carboncopies is seeking a volunteer interested in taking on a new Event Coordinator role to manage event planning and preparations.

Responsibilities

Carboncopies has developed a detailed project management process and materials for event planning and preparation.  The Event Coordinator would be responsible for those project management tasks, ensuring (and working with other volunteers to ensure) the timely and successful completion of all event planning and preparation activities, including:

  • Setting due dates for project milestones
  • Finalizing speaker lists and inviting speakers
  • Setting the event agenda
  • Event promotions
  • Event attendance

As well as running the event itself.

Time Commitment

4-8 hrs/week (rough estimate)

 

SOCIAL MEDIA ADMINISTRATOR

The Need

In order to advocate effectively to multiple different communities/platforms we have the need to streamline our social media presence. To make sure that all platforms are updated regularly and to make sure that the organisation is portrayed the same across all platforms we need one person to run all our social media accounts.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain the Carboncopies Reddit account (u/carboncopiesorg).
  • Moderate the Carboncopies subreddit (r/carboncopies).
  • Maintain the Carboncopies Facebook page (@carboncopies)
  • Moderate the Carboncopies Facebook group (carboncopies)
  • Maintain the Carboncopies Instagram (@carboncopiesorg)
  • Maintain the Carboncopies Twitter (@carboncopiesorg)
  • Post news from Carboncopies to appropriate subreddits/facebook groups/hashtags/forums.
  • Find other subreddits/facebook groups/hashtags/forums relevant to Carboncopies, stay up to date on their posts and share relevant information from them back to the rest of the organization.
  • Uphold familiarity with each specific platform’s/community’s culture and norms as well as the best strategies for each platform.
  • Work with the rest of the organization to respond to questions directed at Carboncopies.
  • Help ensure that the Carboncopies reputation is aligned with our communication and communications strategy.

Time Commitment

Flexible (30-60 min/day?)

 

VOLUNTEER MANAGER

The Need

In order to help ensure the success of our volunteers, Carboncopies is seeking a Volunteer Manager. This role is critical to enabling every volunteer to have the greatest possible impact and make their most successful contributions to the organization, by providing them with someone they can turn to for help navigating the organization, and by helping them connect with the tasks and projects where they can have the most impact.

Responsibilities

  • Introduce and make sure recently onboarded volunteers are integrated with Carboncopies (work streams, calls, events, etc.)
  • Think of and propose ways to engage and motivate volunteers
  • Review volunteers’ job satisfaction and work throughput. If either raise problems work with the volunteer one-on-one to resolve them.
  • Remove barriers in maintaining volunteers by business casing changes Carboncopies needs to make based on volunteer feedback
  • Raise and report on volunteer issues in the All-hands calls

Time Commitment

Up to 5 hrs/week

 

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