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Board of Directors
Join Our Leadership Team

 
We're seeking thoughtful, action-oriented individuals to join our dynamite leadership team, and we’re especially keen to receive inquiries from successful leaders with legal, HR, and fundraising experience. 
 
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As the primary Governance Committee for our organization, the Prime Earth Board of Directors is a welcoming, collaborative team of dedicated individuals who provide mission-focused leadership and strategic governance for Prime Earth. In partnership with our Executive Director, they ensure Prime Earth is effectively and efficiently fulfilling our organizational outcomes and maintaining fiscal responsibility. They also play a key role in fundraising for Prime Earth, providing leadership, connection to donors and potential donors, and working in conjunction with staff to bring great influence and strength in support of our organization's fundraising goals.

 

The commitment and involvement of our Board of Directors at Prime Earth is vital to our success! If you're looking to harness your leadership skills and put your passion for people, plants, and animals to work helping to empower the next generation of eco-heroes and create a more compassionate world, a position on our board just might be the place for you!

Eligibility & Qualifications:

Board members will have achieved leadership prominence in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector, and must meet ALL of the following qualifications (referencing subsection 126(1) of the Canadian NFP Act):

  • Be at least 18 years old.

  • Not have been declared incapable by a court in Canada or in another country.

  • Be an individual (that is, a corporation cannot be a director).

  • Not be in bankrupt status.

  • No unspent convictions for fraud.

Ideal Candidates Will Have:

  • Extensive professional experience with significant executive leadership accomplishments in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector. 

  • A personal interest and commitment to our mission, share our values, believe in our vision, and have a good understanding of Prime Earth’s beneficiaries, preferably based on experience.

  • A demonstrated history of savvy diplomatic skills and a natural affinity for cultivating relationships and persuading, convening, facilitating, and building consensus among diverse individuals. 

  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a passion for improving the lives of Prime Earth’s beneficiaries.

Anthropology Advisory Committee
Apply Your Anthropological Expertise to Help Others

 
We're looking for anthropological experts to help our program development team create high quality programming at Prime Earth, and we’re especially keen to receive inquiries from anthropologists with expertise in human behaviour, human evolution, biodiversity and ecosystems, culture and linguistics, anatomy and structure, and human impact.
 
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The Anthropology Advisory Committee (AAC) is a team of independent volunteers who serve as peer review support and guidance for our Program Development Team. Their primary role is to read, review, and provide expert topical feedback on resources and activities in development for core educational programming at Prime Earth.

By constructively sharing their opinions, perspectives, and recommendations, the AAC is a vital component of our organization, helping to ensure Prime Earth continues to provide high quality, high value content  as we educate, empower, and engage people to become compassionate global citizens who live in harmony with nature and each other.


If you're looking to harness your anthropological expertise and put your knowledge to work to make our world more inclusive, accepting, and understanding, volunteering for the AAC just might be the place for you!

Eligibility & Qualifications:

AAC Team Members will hold a higher education degree (BA, BSc, MA, MSc, or PhD) in one of the 4 sub-fields of Anthropology, be fluent in English, and be at least 18 years of age.

Ideal Candidates Will:

  • Have proficient knowledge of anthropology with academic training in either biological or cultural anthropology including primatology, human evolution and adaptation, human bio-social variation, cultural sensitivity, globalization, and the 4-fields of anthropology.

  • Have knowledge and skilled understanding of current environmental issues, biodiversity/wildlife and human-animal relations, and climate change.

  • Have excellent research, analytical, evaluation, and editing skills with experience in report writing and review - this can be academic experience gained through coursework, practical experience gained through employment/volunteer work, or a combination of the two.

  • Have proficiency with Google Workspace tools and MS Office (Word, Excel).

  • Have poise and strong interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work respectfully and effectively on a diverse team with a variety of people from different cultures and sub-cultures.

  • Be a well organized, self-directed team player, able to work independently and collaboratively with teammates to complete tasks on time with minimal supervision.

  • Educator training/teaching experience or vocational and life skills development experience is an asset but not required (i.e.: previous experience working with youth, teaching skills to youth in academic or in non-academic settings, etc.).

Technical Volunteers
Put your skills to work creating a more compassionate world

If you're looking to harness your passion for nature, apply your technical skills, and take action for people, primates, and the beautiful planet we all share, volunteering with us just might be the place for you! 

The time, talents, and skills of our volunteers are vital to our success at Prime Earth. Technical volunteers work alongside all PE Team Members helping drive meaningful change with our programs and initiatives to achieve our mission to create a more compassionate world.  

 

We've got several exciting opportunities for local and distant volunteers available now! Contact us today!
 

 
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Social Media

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Advocacy

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Programs

Are you a social media master who obsesses over your Twitter feed and absolutely adores the Valencia filter on Instagram? Are generating #hashtag frenzies and Insta reels some of your favourite past-times? Are you passionate about volunteer service? Then we want you!

 

We’re looking for creative and conscientious individuals to join our social media team to help craft and deliver amazing social media content for Prime Earth and Gibbon Guardians.

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Social Media

 

Are you a word whiz who obsesses over sentence structure and semi-colons? Are you zealous when it comes to staying informed on human, animal, and environmental wellness and conservation issues, and want to keep others informed? Are you passionate about volunteer service?

Then we want you! 

 

We're looking for journalists and storytellers to join our e-news team and help keep our followers  up-to-date on the buzz around Prime Earth and all the latest happenings in the conservation scene. 

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Bloggers
 

Are you an animal lover who's committed to the health and happiness of your non-human friends? Can you talk the ear off of anyone within arms length about your hope for the future of all living creatures when you're out and about - without bringing people down? Are you passionate about volunteer service? Then we want you!

 

We’re looking for creative and conscientious individuals to join our Advocacy Team to help our Communications Team plan and deliver animal welfare campaigns and outreach activities at Prime Earth.

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So you want to get involved but aren't sure what to help with OR you want to help with something not listed here.

 

We got your covered, email us and let's discuss the best fit together. 

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Program Support
Got a question about volunteer opportunities at Prime Earth?
Email our team at volunteer@prime-earth.org