What is GISCorps?
Operating under the auspices of URISA, GISCorps coordinates short-term, volunteer-based GIS services to communities in need worldwide. If playback doesnt begin shortly, try restarting your device.
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Why volunteer with GISCorps?
when disaster strikes. Operating under the auspices of URISA, GISCorps underprivileged communities. GISCorps volunteers are skilled in GIS technology, in 80 countries. More than 2,800 volunteers in these missions, contributing over 84,000 hours.
What is the GISCorps program?
GISCorps strengthens the host communitys spatial data infrastructure through implementation of the best and most widely accepted GIS practices. GISCorps foster development of professional organizations in host communities to help sustain and grow local spatial expertise. Click the pop-out icon in the top right corner to view.
What is URISA GISCorps?
GISCorps implements URISAs vision of advancing the effective use of spatial information technologies. GISCorps makes available highly specialized GIS expertise to improve the well being of developing and transitional communities without exploitation or regard for profit.
How many GIS volunteers are there in the world?
GISCorps volunteers are skilled in GIS technology, in 80 countries. More than 2,800 volunteers in these missions, contributing over 84,000 hours. Crowdsourcing missions focus volunteer skills
Can GISCorps guarantee an assignment to every volunteer?
Unfortunately, GISCorps cannot guarantee a volunteer assignment to every GISCorps volunteer. As new projects become available, our role is to supply the best qualified candidates for the task at hand. If your qualifications match the skills needed and you are interested and available for the duration of the project, you may apply as a candidate.
What is a volunteer GIS project?
GISCorps matches qualified volunteers with organizations worldwide to provide short-term GIS services where they are needed most. Project types run the gamut from teaching GIS in developing countries to developing web mapping applications for nonprofits to geolocating photos of damage following a natural disaster.
What does joining GISCorps mean?
Joining GISCorps means you’ll be notified of volunteer opportunities that match your skills. It’s then up to you to apply for the opportunities that match your interests and schedule. Click here to learn more about our amazing volunteers!
Who can join the GIS team?
Please note that anyone with GIS skills may join; there is no minimum level of education or experience required.