VOLUNTEER: GIS EXPERT

WHO ARE YOU?

You are a bright and creative GIS professional with a hands-on approach and technical skills and interested in contributing to humanitarian data needs.

You will work in a multidisciplinary team and will cooperate with international Red Cross staff. We therefore ask you to be able to come to our office in the Hague at least 1 day a week.

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?

Your skills will contribute to optimizing our GIS work and to remote disaster support for delegates working in the field by:

  • Making maps
  • Prioritization based on analysis
  • Extracting, Transforming and Loading Secondary data sets
  • Creating web-map overviews
  • Setting up (SQL/Postgis) database
  • Maintaining the Geonode
  • Plugin development QGIS

SKILLS NEEDED

  • Strong background in GIS (study background in GIMA, Geomatics or related field is preferred)
  • Experience with GIS software such as QGIS and databases such as PostgreSQL
  • Ability to work independently and with clear deadlines
  • Experience with editing in OpenStreetMap through JOSM and ID-editor is preferred

PRACTICALITIES

This is a volunteer position for which:

  • We ask you to come to our office in the Hague at least 1 day a week
  • We reimburse travel costs
  • You need your own laptop to work from

Please fill in the form below if you want to apply!

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