Technology Associate: Webmaster (Remote)


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

To ensure you receive a response for your application and continue receiving our emails for further communication, please add ''newvolunteers@savethewater.com" to your address book or safe list.

  • This is an unpaid volunteer opportunity and Associates are expected to put in a minimum of 5 hours a week and be responsive to emails within 36 hours.
  • Consultants must be willing to attend to weekly/bi-weekly meetings as and when required.


About Us:

Save the Water(tm) is a U.S.-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to conduct water research to identify and remove harmful contaminants in water; to raise public awareness about water contamination and its health impacts. STW (tm) also offers educational programs to excite young minds about water science.

Our volunteers are diverse professionals from all over the world bringing their knowledge and experience to STW (tm) because we care deeply about our communities and water resources. We learn and collaborate in an open and empowering work environment to find long-term solutions to water contamination problem. Our vision is "Contamination free, healthy water for all"

To learn more about Save the Water(tm), please visit www.savethewater.org

The Role:

  • The Webmaster position looks after the website functionality and brings support to web-based systems and tools used by the organization.


What you will be responsible for......

  • Report to Project Leader for the given project team
  • Attend monthly Technology meeting.
  • Complete the timesheet at least on a weekly minimum basis
  • Assist the Organization with tasks including, but not limited to:
    • Technical support on web-based systems and tools used by the organization
  • Assist the Technology Group with tasks including, but not limited to:
    • Ticket solving involving CMS functionality
    • Ticket solving involving Social Networks integration with CMS
    • Ticket solving involving other web systems supported by the Technology Group
    • Components, modules, plugins or add-ons updates for Content Managers and other web systems
    • Minor updates for base or core systems.
    • Web systems backupsASS
  • Assist the Webmaster Project Leader with tasks including, but not limited to:
    • Mayor updates for base or core systems
    • Web systems migrations and restores
    • Research and deployment of new components, modules, plugins or add-ons for Content Managers and other web systems
    • Research and deployment of new web systems
    • Knowledge documentation projects
    • User manual and training projects
    • Give feedback on process creation and modification

Your Take Away.....

  • Chance to develop or master your professional skills
  • Advance & improve your project management skills
  • Work with a team of diverse professionals from all over the world
  • Opportunity to handle multiple projects
  • Be a part of a mission to save our resources and make a deep impact

Apply Now if you have....

  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects and details simultaneously.
  • Requires self-direction, tact, diplomacy and a clear, courteous and professional manner when dealing with the public.
  • Must demonstrate effective oral communication skills and the ability to work cooperatively with staff inside and outside of the department.
  • Familiarized with Free and Open Source Software
  • Experience using and understanding configuration on Apache HTTP Server
  • Experience using and understanding configuration on PHP
  • Experience using and understanding configuration on MySQL/MariaDB
  • Familiarized with FTP, Email/SMTP, Linux, SSH, etc.
  • Experience installing, configuring and administering CMS such as Typo3, Drupal, Joomla or WordPress.
  • Familiarized with web systems like ERP, BPM, LMS, etc
  • WordPress Blog/CMS platform a plus
  • Willing to test with XAMPP web stack in her/his computer
  • Should proactively look for any web technology that can be improved as well as tasks that can be done. Ability to share knowledge and to openly give feedback.
  • Associates degree or equivalent work experience (at least 6 months to 1 year full time paid corporate/non - profit work experience.

How to apply:

If interested, please submit your resume to newvolunteers@savethewater.org We would love to hear from you!

http://savethewater.org

(c) 2018

Skills

  • Website Programming
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Website Project Management

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • minimum of 5 hours a week and be responsive to emails within 36 hours.

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