Salesforce Configuration Specialists – Join the Pro Bono Movement!


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

205 W. Randolph, Suite 1220Chicago, IL 60606


About

Make an impact in your community by bringing your professional skills and expertise to nonprofits and social change organizations. Taproot Foundation makes it easy for you to make a difference.

The Taproot Foundation is a nonprofit organization that connects nonprofits and other social change organizations with skilled volunteers through pro bono service. We power collaboration that connects communities and drives social change.

Taproot offers a range of opportunities to engage in meaningful pro bono work, depending on the time you have available. You can work on a large-scale team-based project over several months, tackle more bite-sized challenges that can be delivered in a day, or address needs that fall in between. Taproot has virtual opportunities and in-person engagements. We’ve got many options to suit your interest!

Now it’s your turn to join the movement and Make It Matter (c).


Our Configuration Specialist is a technical expert in Salesforce, responsible for designing and setting up a database that meets a nonprofit’s established business needs and improves management of its donor and constituent tracking. They work closely in a team to design and configure a database within the capabilities of the platform in an iterative development process that accommodates client feedback. They help in understanding the technical needs of the nonprofit, setting up the database in a way that data can be migrated and tested successfully; they also lead the Salesforce training of the nonprofit personnel. In shorter-term engagements, a configuration specialist may simply advise a nonprofit on its existing use of Salesforce.

A successful Salesforce Configuration Specialist has:

  • 3 years hands-on Salesforce practice as a developer, consultant or admin in Salesforce Enterprise or Unlimited Edition that includes:
  • Database design
  • Installing Salesforce and modifying objects
  • Setting-up custom reports and dashboards
  • An understanding of capabilities and limitations of the software

Nice to haves:

  • Salesforce certification
  • Experience with managed packages of the Salesforce Nonprofit Starter Pack
  • Apex familiarity

In this role, you’ll:

  • Expand your social and professional networks
  • Deepen your connection with your community
    • Build leadership skills, and demonstrate your talents

Learn more and apply today: http://www.taprootfoundation.org/do-probono/individuals/apply

Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 months

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