Tech Volunteer Wanted - Ruby on Rails Expert!!


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

Data-driven criminal justice non-profit in Chicago needs a Rails expert to take state-of-the-art justice system transparency website to the next level!

WEBSITE DETAILS:

Chicago Police Board Information Center (cpbinfocenter.org) run by the Chicago Justice Project

https://github.com/ChicagoJusticeProject/policeboard

It's hosted on AWS, account info will be provided


WHAT WE NEED:

  • social media sharing links on every case page
  • when we save a new case we want to automatically have it post to twitter
  • need to install keyword search across .pdf versions of public records that have been OCR'd and across case content already in the database
EXAMPLE: We can search by police officer/police board member name and by case # but we need to add ability to search keywords

  • there is information being stored that is not being shown on the case page
EXAMPLE: Information on whether the board finds an officer guilty or not guilty of Count 1, Count 2, Count 3, etc. of each rule violation

Skills

  • SQL / MySQL
  • Web Design / UX
  • Software Development
  • Website Programming
  • Software Engineering

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

N/A

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