Volunteer

Hear what our volunteers have to say about their experience at PM.Haze:
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Tessa
Outreach & BLUE
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Subha
Research & Outreach (Newsletter)
Volunteer positions available:

Finance Team

We’ve got enough help here for the moment =)

Outreach Team

The Outreach Team is in charge of raising public awareness by breaking down the complex issue of haze into easy-to-understand messages delivered both offline and online via roadshows, talks, videos, social media and anything else our creativity allows.

Event Organisers

Assist in organising community events to raise awareness of the solutions to haze and encourage participation.

Duties

  • Plan, execute and evaluate events
  • Manage logistics, venue and event-day volunteers
  • Work with graphic designers etc for event publicity

Requirements

  • Experience in event organising and event marketing is a bonus
  • Time commitment: Able to commit 2 – 4 hours per week (after work or weekends) near to event date.

Photographer/ Videographer

Take photos/videos of PM.Haze activities, e.g. outreach events, behind the scenes, and overseas activities.

Duties

  • Plan, shoot and edit photo/videos of PM.Haze volunteers, outreach events, interviews, and overseas activities
  • Opportunity to travel to Indonesia and Malaysia to document overseas activities

Requirements

  • Interested in visual storytelling
  • Own photography/videography equipment
  • Portfolio (for us to see your past work and for you to add to it)
  • Time commitment: Able to commit at least twice a year

Communications Analysts

Analyse the effectiveness of online communication, i.e. website, social media and emails, to improve performance over time.

Duties

  • Design the performance metrics for website, social media and emails
  • Analyse the effectiveness of communication using tools like Google Analytics, Facebook Insight and MailChimp
  • Report the evaluation on a monthly basis

Requirements

  • Interest in communication and able to do the analysis every month
  • Familiar or keen to familiarise with Google Analytics, Facebook Insight and MailChimp
  • Experience in data analytics is a bonus

Graphic designers/ Animators

Create visuals eg. infographics or animations that will inform and inspire.

Duties

  • Creating visuals for campaign, event and awareness posters, reports, website, social media etc.
  • Present complex issues in a simple, engaging manner
  • Think creatively and develop new design concepts, graphics and layout

Requirements

  • Interested in learning how to use visuals and/or stories to communicate a message
  • Familiar with graphic design software/ animation software
  • Portfolio (for us to see your past work and for you to add to it)
  • Time commitment: At least twice a year

Writers

Change the world with your words.

Duties

  • Write and/or edit outreach and communications materials eg. posters, website, social media, press release, forum letters, reports.

Requirements

  • Good command of English or Chinese language
  • Interest in learning how to write in a clear and interesting way
  • Time commitment: At least twice a year

Web developer/ designer

Assist our revamp of pmhaze.org website to make it more user-friendly.

Duties

  • Contribute to discussion of the new website
  • Build on the current website and design and/ or develop new features for good user experience
  • Guide other volunteers to do simple update tasks, e.g. add new blog posts

Requirements

  • For web developer, experienced in WordPress and basic HTML
  • For web designer, experienced in website user experience design
  • Portfolio (for us to see your past work and for you to add to it)
  • Time commitment: Able to commit at least 2 hours per week until the launch of the new website (est. Jan-Feb 2017)

People Team

Our people are the movement. The People Team therefore plays a fundamental role in recruiting and developing volunteers to provide energy and ideas to drive all our activities. As part of the people team, you will enjoy the satisfaction of seeing people find their passion and grow as a person.

Team builders

Help people grow.

Duties

  • Team building for volunteers and members to build a cohesive and effective anti-Haze community together.
  • Develop each members’ potential and interest through PM.Haze activities

Requirements

  • People-person who will closely interact with PM.Haze members, volunteers and public
  • Enjoy encouraging and motivating people
  • Willing to understand and incorporate the needs of individual members with the team

Research Team

As a people’s movement, we have the responsibility of ensuring that we set the right direction for people to act on. The Research Team lays the foundation for all our campaigns and messaging by getting to the root of the problem and identifying effective solutions to help stop haze.

Intelligence Officers

Keep everyone up to date with haze news and to support the Outreach team for timely public communication about important events or publications.

Duties

  • Continuous monitoring of online traceability tools
  • Continuous screening of media articles
  • Simple analysis of relevant articles
  • Daily communication of findings to outreach team to allow timely public sharing
  • Regular digests to PM.Haze members
  • Regular update of online tools and media sources list

Requirements

  • Interest in understanding more about haze
  • Can work independently
  • Knowledge in Bahasa Indonesia is a bonus
  • Time commitment: Min 1-2h daily (task can be split if necessary)

Research Fellows

Conduct research on haze-free palm oil, paper, finance and other haze-related topics. May involve desktop research, interviews and surveys.

Duties

  • Conduct secondary research/ survey
  • Compile research findings in appropriate format eg. guide, educational material

Requirements

  • Interest in understanding the subject
  • Experience in research is an advantage but not essential

#GoHazeFree Advocates

We understand that the fast pace of urban life often leaves us with little time for ourselves. For those volunteers who cannot commit time on a regular basis, we have a volunteer program that gives you the opportunity to volunteer on an ad-hoc basis whenever you can spare the time.

Roles

Typical engagements include engaging members of public at roadshows, helping out at our own events, giving talks as well as “Research Jamming” where you take part in a one-off research task.

Requirements

  • Commit to volunteering at least twice (x2) a year
  • Talks are usually on weekdays

If you’re interested to join any of these teams, please fill out the Volunteer Interest Form and we will follow up with you shortly. If you’re not sure which team to join or have any other enquiries, please feel free to shoot us an email at people@pmhaze.org