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Company Overview

VolunteerMatch is the Web's largest volunteer engagement network supporting more than 100,000 nonprofits, 170 business leaders and 13 million visitors per year.

Founded in 1998, VolunteerMatch offers solutions to make it easier for individuals, nonprofits and companies to make a difference. The award-winning nonprofit service supports some of America's most recognized institutions. To date, the VolunteerMatch network has helped its nonprofit members attract more than $6.8 billion worth of volunteer services.

VolunteerMatch is a two-time Webby Award winner, a Smithsonian inductee, and has been recognized for its work by The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CNN, Time, Oprah and former Presidents Clinton and Bush.

Current Listings

Engineer

Product Manager

Engineer

Position Available: Software Engineer

Position Location: San Francisco, CA, or remote (US-only)

VolunteerMatch is looking for a bright and talented software engineer. If you want to share your knowledge while learning from others, work sustainably, and work for a good cause, you’ll have a blast working with us. We’re mostly a Java shop but we’re interested in talented web developers regardless of language background.


About you

People like working with you. You are helpful, and at the same time, not afraid to ask for help. Technology is exciting to you, and so is its ability to make a positive social impact. Finally, you bring great troubleshooting skills and an eagerness to learn to your work.

Qualifications

  • You want to use technology to make a positive social impact

  • 2+ years web development experience

  • Ability to demonstrate a deep understanding of some aspect of web development

  • Experience with some of Java, Javascript/jQuery, Spring, Hibernate, unit testing, SQL, relational databases, HTML

  • Ability to solve complex problems

  • You understand the importance of writing clean, testable software with an emphasis on changeability

Nice to have

  • We run on Amazon, so any experience with AWS

  • Experience with any front-end javascript frameworks

  • Linux/Unix experience

  • Working in a Scrum/CI environment

 
To apply, please send your resume along with a cover letter outlining your interest to: engjob@volunteermatch.org

Product Manager

Position Available: Product Mangager

Position Location: San Francisco, CA

VolunteerMatch (www.volunteermatch.org) is all about connecting good people with good causes. As the world's largest volunteering marketplace with over 108,000 nonprofits and 98,000 active volunteer listings, we provide amazing products and services to connect non-profits and volunteers around the world. We also power corporate social responsibility programs via our employee volunteer management application. We are very proud of our products and hope you will want to join the team that is making the world a better place.

As a Product Manager you will be shaping the future of our consumer, corporate and API products.  You will be a key member of the team and will report directly the Vice President of Product.

Responsibilities:

  • Propose new features and enhancements to the VM sites based on customer feedback and market needs.  

  • Writes stories, technical requirements and acceptance criteria for new features on the site.

  • Creates wireframes and works with designer on finished designs for all stories in the sprint

  • Provide input into the overall VolunteerMatch product Roadmap

  • Uses AB Testing tools to test designs and verify assumptions

  • Works with Senior PM to manage agile development process; including reviewing and prioritizing bugs, estimation, scheduling, demos and post-mortems.

  • Acts as product owner for specific features and flows on the site.

  • Work closely with our sales and marketing teams on training materials and to ensure our products are packaged and positioned in an accurate and engaging way.


Skills/Experience

  • 1-3 years of product management experience

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience required

  • Ability to work in a cross-functional development environment and manage multiple projects and relationships at one time

  • Demonstrated track record of developing user stories and wireframes

  • Experienced user of Jira, Pivotal Tracker or other sprint management software

  • Familiarity with wireframing tools, web analytics, APIs and Social Graphs

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

To apply

Email your resume along with a cover letter outlining your interest in VolunteerMatch to prdjob@volunteermatch.org. No Phone Calls.

Our Mission

Our mission is to make it easier for good people and good causes to connect. Learn more about VolunteerMatch and our mission to help everyone find a great place to volunteer.

Staff

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