Technology Project Leader: UX Design & Development (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 as a Project Leader, you are required to contribute a minimum of 8 hours per week and be responsive to emails within 36 hours.
  • Project leaders must be willing to attend 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; and 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:

  • Support the Technology Group by managing a team of volunteers in the area of UX Designs and Development

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

  • Manage on average 2-3 volunteers within the UX Designers & Development team
  • Plan and conduct monthly engagement & development team meeting, including sending agenda, taking meeting minutes, and follow up
  • Develop a system for obtaining ideas from UX Designers and others in the organization on improvements and suggestions for the STW website. Filter, prioritize, and oversee the changes.
  • Manages and delegates the work for the Associate UX Designers and Associate UX Developers, after gaining approval from the Associate Director of Technology or the Director of Technology.
  • Your team will be responsible for the following:
  • Responsible for placement and removal of sponsor’s materials and ensuring that sponsor’s benefits are being fulfilled.
  • Work with different teams (IT, Marketing, Fundraising, Web Analysts) to define and prioritize features needed to create great user experiences
  • Design and conduct small and medium scale usability tests and other UX research activities to improve the STW website
  • Collaborate with designers and developers to ensure design matches your vision
  • Contribute to user experience best practices and act as an experience evangelist to the organization
  • Keep up-to-date with and display knowledge of market trends and best practices
  • Provide monthly report of your team’s progress to the President and Vice President.
  • Attend monthly Technology group meeting.
  • Keep Timesheet minimum on a weekly basis
  • Complete the Timesheet audit for the Associate Level each month
  • Report to Associate Director for the given project team

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.
  • Bachelors degree or comparable work experience (at least 3 years or more full time paid corporate/non - profit work experience)
  • 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.

How to apply:

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

http://www.savethewater.org

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Skills

  • Web Design / UX
  • Website Programming
  • Website Project Management
  • Web Design

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • minimum of 8 hours per week and be responsive to emails within 36 hours.

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