About Project Primate, Inc:
Project Primate, Inc. (PPI) works to raise awareness about the rapid decline of primate populations to promote, inspire, and support international conservation efforts.
PPI has been a major supporter of the Chimpanzee Conservation Center (CCC), based in the Upper Niger National Park in the Republic of Guinea, since 1999 as well as Akatia, a chimpanzee conservation and rehabilitation project in the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire, since 2017. The primary activities of these partners include: chimpanzee rescue; rehabilitation and release; increasing public awareness; and community development.
PPI supports the CCC via the local NGO, Projet Primates Guinee (PPGui), and Akatia through Akatia Activities, a local Ivorian NGO. As a U.S. fiscal sponsor, PPI provides access to fundraising; logistic and financial support; social media communication with an international audience; recruitment of experts and volunteers; U.S. donors relations; and research partnership opportunities.
PPI is looking to fill an Intern position with an individual who is committed to chimpanzee conservation and welfare. This part-time position requires an average commitment of approximately 20 hours per week.
Administrative duties related but not limited to legal compliance, company policies and/or grant contracts.
Elevate PPI’s visibility by arranging speaking events for PPI President, merchandise/ ticket sales, etc.
Strategizing and coordination of new funding opportunities (sponsor-a-chimp program, fundraising events, etc.)
Proofreading of funding proposals (in English)
Regular communication with the PPI President.
Legal/business background or degree in a related field
Prior experience working with U.S. based NGOs
Commitment to wildlife conservation
Ability to take initiative
Strong attention to detail
To apply for this Intern position, please email an updated resume and brief cover letter to in...@projectprimate.org
Stipend, duration and location:
This internship is expected to last 3 months but the position is anticipated to evolve towards a Director position.
The stipend proposed is 500$ per month and expenses reimbursed upon receipts when associated with tasks.
The position is remote within continental USA, preferably East Coast for time zone practicability.