NHQ:DCS - Preparedness Programs - Digital Accessibility Project Lead
This position supports the National Headquarters (NHQ) Disaster Cycle Services (DCS) team, specifically the Preparedness Programs unit. This is a remote (volunteer-from-home opportunity).
The Digital Accessibility Project Lead works to ensure Disaster Mobile Apps (Emergency, Hurricane, Tornado, Flood and Earthquake) meet the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAB). The WCAB are a set of recommendations for making Web content more accessible, primarily for people with disabilities-but also for all user agents.
- Work with website design vendors to ensure Disaster Mobile Apps are up to WCAB 2.1.AA guideline standards
- Work with vendors to create strategy for updated website design to meet these standards
- Weekly meeting with supervisor to check in on progress
About 10-20 hours per week with a flexible schedule. (Some availability during business hours is needed for regular check in meetings.)
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.
This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.
September 15, 2021
- About 10-20 hours per week with a flexible schedule. (Some availability during business hours is needed for regular check in meetings.)