Bringing together a community of volunteers, explorers, scientists, technology experts & non-profit partners, LostIncaGold.com is finding creative ways to solve centuries-long mysteries. Explore how you can help and join us today.
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LostIncaGold is fueled by a team of dedicated researchers and volunteers who study all aspects of the historical cases we investigate.
LostIncaGold is looking for additional team members who can help us with research, technological or logistical aspects of our work.
Opened Volunteer Positions
Your goal while volunteering for LostIncaGold is to gather as much information as possible on our topics of interests (primarily about both the Treasure of the Llanaganates, and the lost city of Paititi, but also about the Inca culture and the Spanish Conquest) in order to provide documented, detailed, and fresh new content for our investigations and publications (books and website). Students in archaeology, anthropology and geology are more than welcomed. This is also a great opportunity for bloggers and journalists, as well as individuals with a high interest for History and South America.
> Community Manager
As a volunteer it will be your job to help us updating our blog and our social media presence with subjects related to our activities such as archaeology, travel & expeditions, Inca History, Peru or Ecuador, you will also have the flexibility to explore topics that engage you. This volunteer position can truly be a young writers dream and a perfect opportunity for bloggers and social activists to polish their skills.
This position will be responsible for implementing web pages, maintaining content, improving lostincagold.com website, as well as assuring quality and integrity of web pages.
You will help us creating and managing content on the website. You will Maintain web page infrastructure and applications related to web pages, monitor web server and site technical performance, and advise us on potential improvements. Students or Junior Professionals with little experience are encouraged to apply. Knowledge of WordPress and SEO techniques a plus.
This is a web copywriting role to provide maintenance to LostIncaGold.com. Individual will be responsible for coming up with headlines and copy to increase user’s engagement through the pages of the site. You will write press releases and other pieces of content. You will also proofread and improve existing content.
> Webdesigners & Web Developers
> Geographic Information System (GIS) Mapping Specialist
We are looking for a developer with GIS(Geographic Information Systems) background. This individual will be mapping the Llanaganatis and Paititi sites to support our expeditions and field-investigations. You will be responsible for designing, managing and implementing our crowdsoucing GIS platform where users can help us documenting areas of investigation by leveraging existing GIS technologies (project similar to this initiative).
Looking for an enthusiast videographer / post-production editor who wants to have the opportunity to shoot / edit a unique documentary. Must have own equipment, 1080 camera, microphone, tripod and post-production station. Must be willing to travel to Europe and South America. You will come with us to shoot interviews and follow our team during the investigation phase. You will also be part of our expeditions and your role would be to document the journey. Our goal is to produce a commercial-viable documentary. We have experience with professional film-making and we have the necessary contacts for market distribution. When you send your application, be sure to include a link to view your reel.
> Field Photographer
As a photographer, you will travel within the US, in Europe and South America, set up photographic equipment, and photograph expedition members, landscapes, people we meet during our journey and any aspects that can help documenting our research. Ideally, you have some experience with photography in the archaeology and / or anthropology fields.
> Expedition Lead
Our Expedition Leaders are responsible for designing each day’s adventure during our fieldwork. They coordinate with local services, define itineraries and multiple scenarios based on weather conditions and other criteria. They also help us putting together the best possible team for our destinations.
We are looking for students in Archaeology or professionals, preferably with an expertise about South America. You must be familiar with archeological sites and site formation processes, archaeological survey practices and techniques. You will lead our team of researchers and write detailed summaries of your finds. You will identify, review and synthesize archaeological data, research prior archaeological efforts, conduct library / online and literature searches, interact with local / state and federal agencies to collect data as needed.
> Field System Engineer / Communications Specialist
You will help us with data collection, analysis, and interface design. You are expert in satellite communication systems, and wireless communication networks. You will help us with the organization of our expeditions and make sure our team members are permanently connected to our base camp. You will maintain satellite phones and radios. You will also work with our Web team to provide real time geo-localization.
> Environmental Engineer / Geophysical Survey Specialist
You are a ground-penetrating radar and electro-magnetic detection specialist, and eventually you are familiar with non-invasive geophysical survey techniques. You will assist our team in mapping the sites of interest for our expeditions.
> Mountain Rescue Specialist / Expedition Medic
We are currently recruiting adventurous and travel savvy expedition medics to join us during our expeditions in South America (jungles of Peru and cloud forests / mountains of Ecuador). Doctors will have to provide remote medical care for our team members, as well as assisting with other aspects of our expeditions. Remote medical training and previous high altitude experience is preferable but not essential.
We receive many applications and it takes time to review them all. We will contact applicants within 1 to 2 weeks, once your application has been received and processed. Please submit a detailed application as it will improve your chances of being accepted; if you want to join a resume and / or work samples, this would be greatly appreciated. Thanks a lot for your interest.
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