Join our PBR Team

1. JOIN OUR BOARD

We're seeking individuals willing to make a 1 - 3 year commitment to serve on the Board of Directors. Pacific Bamboo Resources (PBR) is a dynamic non-profit 501(C)(3) organization that partners with agencies, organizations, and communities on international and domestic bamboo cultivation and usage via related social, economic, and ecological sustainability programs. Our work together is exciting, unique, and meaningful.

As ambassadors of PBR, with strategic planning, fundraising, and fiscal oversight responsibilities, candidates should be passionate about our mission, collaborative in our work, demonstrably reliable, and results-oriented.  

We welcome candidates with the following interdisciplinary experience:

  • Human Resources Strategy & Operations
  • Fundraising & Donor Relations
  • Community Outreach & Professional Networking
  • Resource Development / Management
  • International Development & Wildlife / Habitat Conservation

Want to know more? Contact Dr. Jonathan Scherch, Executive Director

2. JOIN OUR TEAM

We are looking for people with the following skill sets (and viral enthusiasm) to contribute to the PBR mission:

  • Social Media
  • Public Relations
  • IT / Web Development
  • GIS data mapping
  • Topical Research
  • Video and Photo Documentation
  • Layout & Design of Marketing Materials
  • Grant Writing / Research

Want to know more? Contact info@pacificbamboo.org

3. INTERNSHIPS

PBR interdisciplinary internships and related evaluation processes can meet college / university degree completion expectations. Students often engage with PBR projects and research at a distance, using internet communications to join and contribute activities remotely.

Over the years, PBR has hosted student interns from many colleges and universities from across the United States and internationally, such as University of Washington, CalPoly, University of Arizona, and many others. Each of our internships offer valuable interdisciplinary experience in a supportive and motivating teamwork environment.

What We Offer

  • College or university course credit via your academic program
  • Regional, national and international opportunities involving bamboo resources and related sustainable community and economic development
  • Apply your knowledge and skills, academic studies and general interests in new ways
  • Assume a flexible schedule that includes regular internet communications, face-to-face meetings and opportunities to represent PBR at local events
  • Assist with on-going web site content development, new research projects and special reports
  • Help to build regional and international partnerships -- share in the design and implementation of collaborative projects
  • Share a sense of humor and have fun as you collaborate with others
  • Add a great experience and project reference to your professional resume.

What We Expect

  • Interest in learning about bamboo resources and relevant social, economic and environmental trends
  • Interest in digital media production, videography, graphic design arts, and use of social media networks
  • The time and energy to add to a fun, collaborative, talented team (typically between 3 to 6 hours per week)
  • Strong interests in themes of community engagement, international social work, sustainability, wildlife and habitat conservation, climate change, collaborative leadership, etc.
  • Access to a computer and internet connection, and knowledge of various office software programs
  • Writing and public communication skills
  • Interest in and willingness to travel and assist with logistical planning as needed
  • Experience in grant research and proposal writing a plus
  • A sense of humor and who seek fun and meaningful collaboration -- we work for and with each other!

Want to know more? Contact info@pacificbamboo.org