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Assistant to the Director

Duration:  months

Skills gained

Much insight in one of the most highly regarded natural dye units in the world. An understanding of how such an artisanal kind of production really works, on the ground. There is room to grow and to take on more responsibility for the right person, as we continue to expand

Opportunity Description

Context or the need 

The colors of nature The unit is very busy with large orders of very detailed work and there is a need for extra support

Position and Role of the Volunteer

Assistant to the Director

Goal & expected outcome

To help improve customer, supplier and employee communications, with the long-term aim to streamline production work processes for increased efficiency, less errors and better documentation

Conditions & Support

  • volunteer contribution for Aurocard.
  • lunch – Solar Kitchen or other scheme.
  • Dinner – some expenses covered.
  • Lodging – can cover cost for, within reason.
  • Vehicle – e.g. Kinsi scheme or fuel reimbursement



Morning hours half days/ full days /weekdays/ Saturdays and 9-12.30am /1.30-5pm etc..) Ideally full days. Normally all weekdays and Saturdays (can be discussed. 9-12 and 2-5pm sound ideal but this can also be discussed
Afternoon hours


Curiosity and the capacity to learn. No experience needed but if having some in the textile sector an advantage. Experience of office administration and/or managerial work. Understanding of how organisations and businesses work. Theoretical as well as hands on experience of process analysis and change management in a business setting, creating flow charts of inputs and outputs, etcetera a definite advantage. Ideally experience from manufacturing related to textiles. Communicative team player

Language skills

No Languages Specified

Software skills

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