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Global Green USA, NYC Office

Geographic information system research


Project details

Target skills

  • Market research
  • Competitive analysis

This organization has completed 50 projects on Taproot+

Project need

We're looking for a volunteer with a background in research, GIS, urban planning and/or design to help us identify GIS-based strategies for mapping community assets and challenges across 4 topic areas - energy, stormwater, waste/recycling and transit. The volunteer deliverable will preferably be an approximately 10 slide deck, or it can also be a 1-2 page word document. Global Green takes a community-based approach to neighborhood planning, aimed at educating and empowering local residents on how to take action to help their communities adapt and respond to local climate change impacts. We're hosting a series of workshops in 4 cities/neighborhoods this year and we're seeking to work with local residents to co-create designs and maps for improved sustainability and resilience in their neighborhoods. The project has been completed thus far in 30 cities. A summary of work with past cities and the organization's broader climate resilience efforts can be found here:

We're now seeking to improve the mapping component specifically, and learn from best practices used by other cities.

Organization's mission

For 20 years, Global Green USA has been a national leader in advancing smart solutions to climate change that improve lives and protect our planet.

Step 1: Apply

Send the below info, and if interested, the nonprofit will select a time for a phone interview. You'll get a confirmation with everything you need to know.

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Step 2: Interview

You'll have a 30 minute call to discuss the scope and deliverables of the project directly with Global Green USA, NYC Office, and for them to confirm you're a good fit.

Step 3: Start

Once accepted, you'll be able to get right to work. We will check in with you periodically to make sure you have everything you need.