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INDIGENOUS DATA

Indigenous Mapping Research Analyst
Native Planet is seeking internet researchers for an indigenous database covering traditional peoples the world over. Responsibilities include: researching all indigenous groups in a specified country; completing our template of required information including geographical location, languages, population, NGOs, URLs, etc; verify data sources; regular communication with team leads/managers. Attention to detail is a key requisite. We ask for a minimum commitment of five months, to maximise our return on time spent in traing. Gain valuable experience and training while helping us preserve indigenous cultures!

Required Skills: Internet access, interest in indigenous cultures, curiosity and a desire to learn, enthusiasm definitely preferred.
Minimum commitment: 5 hours per week for a period of at least 5 months.

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Web Editing and Data Entry
Production of pages for our Indigenous Mapping project. Good organization and communication skills, detail-oriented, understanding of HTML and at least one HTML editing software i.e. FrontPage or Dreamweaver. May also be asked to webmaster for other pages on the Native Planet site. Minimum commitment of five months, but longer working relationships are encouraged.

Required Skills: Native English speaker, outstanding writing/editing skills. Experience preferred (published writers or editors).
Minimum commitment: 6-10 hours per week for a period of at least 5 months.

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Database Quality Assurance
We are looking for a Quality Assurance person to assist in maintaining our Indigenous Mapping web pages. Main responsibilities will incude: Scan all the current published pages and document all errors, formatting/grammatical issues, non-functional URLs and research pages which may need to be re-written entirely. Confirm and follow up that all outstanding issues are rectified and correctly republished. Ensure that Quality Assurance issues and actions are communicated regularly and accurately. This is an important role within the organisation. It requires a keen eye for detail and consistency.

Full training will be given. We are looking for a minimum commitment of 6-10 hours per week for five months, but are happy to take volunteers on for longer if they are happy in their role.
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Archival Assistant

We are looking for someone with Basic IT skills, FTP and Excel knowledge, to assist in archiving data on our servers, to preserve links to referenced data. Key responsibilities include: Find contact information for web sites with which we wish to maintain links and/or information. Archive information for which we receive permission. Track, record and communicate all activities.

We would like a minimum commitment of 5 months for the role.

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