Neighbors helping Neighbors - Coders needed

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CIVIC WORKS

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We have an app almost completed that will allow neighbors to share needs with each other, such as sharing grocery store runs and dropping off items for each other.

In particular, our hope is that younger members of a neighborhood might be able to do the shopping for older or vulnerable members, who should not go out but maybe don't feel able or comfortable to pay for grocery delivery when they run out of something. Other resource and safe activity sharing such as outdoor walking can be arranged as well. At least, being invited to express their needs in a safe group may help people feel less alone.

The original purpose of the app was to bring neighbors together thru meal sharing, but with #COVID19 we are repurposing it for checking on each other and filling needs with social distancing.

We could use React and Python coders to help, we have an existing framework and deployment but need to make a number of tweaks to make it work for this purpose and make the flow easy to use.

(this is technically under our sister Benefit corp, not the nonprofit, and coders will receive warrants for equity in the benefit corporation)

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About CIVIC WORKS

Location:

10923 Progress Court #3326, Rancho Cordova, CA 95741, US

Mission Statement

We created civ.works as a platform for all of us to work together to overcome the corrupting influence of money in politics. Together we can address bad policy, legislation and to hold all of our elected officials accountable. For democracy to work -our government must represent "We the People". civ.works: Together. We can.

Description

civ.works is a privacy protected social platform built for meaningful civic action.

The concept of civ.works is to finally provide a societal machine to stand up against something created nearly 50 years ago -and begin the process of empowering citizens again. We are building a platform together -against an incredibly mature and well-funded machine. Your volunteer efforts will be helping us collectively build something powerful and important.



WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Website Programming
  • Web Design / UX
  • Mobile Programming
  • Software Development
  • Python
  • SQL / MySQL

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Its a pretty well organized project so it should be possible to contribute meaninfully in any number of hours.
  • Not a requirement, but any of the following is a plus: javascript, react, redux, django, aws

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