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Code for America

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About Code for San Jose:

  • Code for San Jose (CFSJ) is an all-volunteer-powered organization.
  • We are a chapter of Code for America.
  • As a chapter, we focus on civic innovation and government technology in San Jose, Silicon Valley, and across the country.
  • You do not have to be located in San Jose, California in order to volunteer with us.
  • We welcome everyone interested in solving community problems through technology, user experience design/research, and community partnerships.
  • Our mission is to make community services more transparent, accessible, and equitable by collaborating with local government and other community-based organizations on civic projects.
  • We have over 60 active volunteers with over 8 active projects.
  • Our leadership team consists of 9 other directors, 2 executive directors, and 18 project leaders.
  • As a group, we meet every other Thursday at 6:30 PM PST to sync up and work on projects.
  • All of our events are posted on meetup.

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About this Specific Opportunity:

  • Estimated time commitment:
    • 4 -7 hours per week
    • This role’s goal:
      • Our project is 50% done. However, a large part of our team recently got new jobs so we are looking to bring on another React developer to help us finish out the MVP. You would be using React to build out UI components and GraphQL to integrate with the backend service.
  • Some of the technologies/projects you could be working on are:
    • React
    • React Hooks
    • GraphQL
    • Docker
    • JavaScript
    • Frontend, HTML, CSS, SASS
    • PostgreSQL
    • Google SSO
    • Microsoft SSO
    • General Web Authentication
  • This role’s responsibilities:
    • Help build the website frontend

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How to get started:

  1. Please join our Slack organization using this link:https://bit.ly/3f78NML
  2. After you join Slack, someone from the CFSJ leadership team will connect with you via Slack about how to get started and what your next steps are.

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Find more information about CFSJ:

  • A list of our active projects can be found in this slide deck: https://bit.ly/3kwpkM5
  • Our website: https://www.codeforsanjose.org
  • Our meetup page: https://www.meetup.com/code-for-san-jose

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About Code for America

Location:

155 9TH ST, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103, US

Mission Statement

Code for America helps governments work better for everyone with the people and the power of the web. Through our Fellowship , Accelerator , and Brigade , we're building a network of cities, citizens, community groups, and startups, all equally committed to reimagining government for the 21st century.

Description

Code for America is a new non-profit, and a new kind of organization. Our team is made up of web geeks, city experts, and technology industry leaders. We are building a network of civic leaders and organizations who believe there is a better way of doing things and want to make a difference.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Computers & Technology

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 4-7 hours per week

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