The American University of Armenia (AUA) is a private institution of higher learning, offering a global education in Armenia. ACE is a research center of the AUA that promotes the protection and restoration of the natural environment through research, education, and community outreach. Its areas of focus include: environmental policy, sustainable natural resource management, built environment and the natural environment, and information technology and the natural environment. For more information on volunteering experiences at ACE, check out the following blog posts: Blog 1, Blog 2, Blog 3, Blog 4, Blog 5, Blog 6.

Typical Volunteer Tasks: Volunteers can join research teams and conduct studies on topics such as water management, green urbanism, biodiversity conservation (birds and butterflies), mining toxic waste, and environmental law. Volunteers may also be assigned research projects aligned with their educational or professional backgrounds. In addition to research, volunteers can participate in hands-on projects related to ongoing initiatives. Additionally, volunteers can assist with digital media campaigns by designing content for social media and email marketing, creating digital content for ACE’s website, Facebook page, and mailing campaigns, and maintaining and updating the center’s presence on various media platforms.

July 20, 2018