Get Involved - Monthly Roundup!

July 28, 2015

Eager to flex your data skills for good? Each month, we do a roundup of volunteer opportunities through DataKind and other organizations around the world!

Don't see anything in your area? Check out DataLook's definitive guide to doing data science for good.
 

DataKind Opportunities

DataKind Bangalore - Seeking DataCorps Volunteers
DataKind Bangalore's recent DataDive led to so many interesting results, all three organizations that participated are now exploring long-term DataCorps projects. Apply to be considered for one of the teams!
Apply > 

DataKind DC - DC Action for Children Work Session
This visualization of child well-being that has gone global is need of some maintenance and updates - roll up your sleeves and join in!
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DataKind San Francisco - Seeking Core Volunteers
Join DataKind SF's Core Team to help build the Data for Good movement in the Bay Area. Help them create high-impact events, recruit talented volunteers and build relationships with visionary social change organizations. 
Apply > 

DataKind Singapore - Seeking Partner Organizations
DataKind Singapore will be hosting its next Project Accelerator in early September to bring together data experts to help nonprofit organizations take the first steps to a successful data science project. If you know an organization that may be interested, have them apply by August 14!
Apply > 

DataKind HQ - Seeking DataCorps Volunteers
We are launching two exciting long-term data science projects with Voices that Poison and GiveDirectly and are currently recruiting volunteer teams for each. Volunteers would commit about 5 hours a week over the course of 3-6 months and work together to complete the analysis. Each project requires somewhat specialized skills so learn more below and apply if you think you'd be a fit!
Apply for Team Voices that Poison >
Apply for Team GiveDirectly > 
 

Beyond DataKind - Our Top Picks

DataLook's #openimpact Marathon - through August 31 2015 (Worldwide)
DataLook, an amazing directory of reusable data-driven projects for social good, has curated a shortlist of some of the most impressive (and reusable!) projects. Your challenge? Help multiply the impact of these projects in just 10 weeks. Join a team online and don't miss out on this powerful way to give back wherever you are in the world! 
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UN #VisualizeChange Challenge - through August 30 2015 (Worldwide)
Leading up to the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) convened by the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, thousands of people worldwide have shared their ideas to reduce human loss and suffering from crisis. The #VisualizeChange challenge is to build an info-graphic or dynamic visualization featuring the WHS consultation data collections. The winner will be invited and sponsored to travel to present their work at the WHS Global Consultation in Geneva, Switzerland in October 2015 and the best visualizations will be showcased at related events worldwide.
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Taproot Foundation Pro Bono Salesforce Projects (U.S.)
Help nonprofits get the most from Salesforce and apply to volunteer on a Salesforce implementation project with our friends at Taproot Foundation. Have two years data analysis and migration experience and love rocking Salesforce? Your skills are needed - especially in the Bay Area! 
Apply today >
  

Upcoming DataKind Meetups

DataKind Bangalore Meetup - August 1, 2:30-6:30pm
Learn about the new slate of DataCorps projects and volunteer opportunities coming up! 
RSVP >

DataKind DC Meetup - August 5, 5:30pm
This visualization of child well-being that has gone global is need of some maintenance and updates - roll up your sleeves and join in!  
RSVP >

Data Do-Gooding Calendar

A mix of DataKind and external volunteer opportunities we've heard about. Specific event link given in description or Chapter Meetup link provided if event is not posted yet. Tweet @DataKind if you have a data science volunteer event you'd like help promoting!