NHQ:IT - Code4Good Volunteer
American Red Cross - National Headquarters
The NHQ:IT - Enterprise Web Services - Code4Good Volunteer is an enthusiastic team player who wants to support the Red Cross mission by contributing your software engineering talent to develop features for the platform powering Redcross.org, Redcrossblood.org and related apps. Our platform represents a gateway for accomplishing several key goals of the Red Cross:
- Publish life-saving information about the Red Cross, our mission, how we help, how to prepare for natural and unplanned disasters, and more
- Solicit financial donations from supportive individuals who generously fund our Mission
- Provide blood donors an easy way to schedule a blood donation appointment
- Recruit volunteers who are responsible for delivering 90% of our disaster relief hours
- Offer professionals and interested individuals training and certification courses that address daily emergencies in local communities
We operate Code4Good like an open-source project where a team leader/product owner publishes a product roadmap of stories, features, and tasks; we conduct planning sessions where you commit to an item based on your availability; and we ship code at the end of the work cycle. You can control your daily and weekly commitments based on your availability. All contributions large or small are welcome in this first-of-its-kind volunteer workforce program.
- Product delivery within an agile methodology framework
- Git, Atlassian Jira, Atlassian Confluence, Slack, or similar collaboration tools
- This position can be performed from any location with phone, computer and internet access
About American Red Cross - National Headquarters
431 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20006, US
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether it's one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member, our vital work is made possible by people like you. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.