Technology Committee Member - Wordpress Developer (Remote)
Volunteer Types: Communications and Marketing, Governance (Boards, Committees), Information Technology
Organization types: Education, International Relief/Development/Peace, Women
Short term (less than 6 months)
Application Deadline: April 2, 2023
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Description

Technology Committee: This committee is responsible for owning the organization’s digital strategic initiatives and supporting other committees in their marketing and communications efforts.

What You Will Do:
As a Technology Committee Member, your primary responsibilities will be for the design, implementation, maintenance, and upgrading of our organizational WordPress site (http://projectembo.org/). You will assist in the publishing of new content, defining requirements, implementing new features and visualizing and creating website architecture in order to shape the visual platform of all Project TEMBO content.

Tasks may include:
– Leveraging WordPress community and our vendors to adjust theme/ plugins
– Troubleshooting content issues and update content on the live website
– Assisting other committee members with content publishing
– Collaborating with other committee members to identify business needs to inform website design and functionality
– Adjusting front-end UI as needed
– Selecting, testing, implementing and upgrading plug-ins as needed.
– Conceptualizing visuals based on requirements
– Maintaining website architecture
– If capable, managing website back-end including database and server integration
– Attend monthly committee meetings and contribute to general operations and strategy discussions

We are looking for a volunteer commitment of approximately 2-3 hours per week. All work can be completed remotely.

Who You Are:
As a Committee Member, you will have the following:
– Familiarity with web design software and technologies including WordPress (nice-to-have: WP Bakery, and Slider Revolution)
– An understanding of website architecture
– A keen eye for aesthetics and details
– Knowledge of front-end technologies including CSS3, JavaScript, HTML5
– Ability to project manage
– Good communication skills
– Highly organized and resourceful
– Ability to take initiative and work collaboratively in a team setting
– Passionate about using your expertise as a part of an organization that gives back to marginalized groups

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
This is a great opportunity for someone who has some experience in Wordpress and is looking to contribute their skills to a not-for-profit in a front-end web/developer role. The volunteer will gain additional experience in governance issues while supporting an all-volunteer organization which is changing lives in Tanzania.
How will the organization benefit?
TEMBO will benefit in terms of having the capacity to implement the various components of our strategic plan specifically in the area of digital strategic initiatives.

Contact

Elizabeth Thornley
@Project TEMBO
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​1-week

Details

This position would be great for: Adults, Newcomers to Canada, Person with a disability or medical condition, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 1
Good for people interested in: Communications and Marketing, Governance (Boards, Committees), Information Technology
You will be helping with: Women, Youth (11-15 years), Youth (16-18 years), Youth (19-24 years)

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