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AWAKEN PITTSBURGH

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Volunteer Webmaster

Awaken Pittsburgh is a small nonprofit that works to transform lives and systems through mindfulness-based social and emotional regulation practices. Awaken Pittsburgh is looking for a Webmaster who can remotely maintain and update our website and server. You will be responsible for ensuring our WordPress site stays up-to-date and secure, while making improvements to maximize performance and minimize downtime. You will be regularly updating our website, fixing broken links and images, improving page load speeds, and creating backups. The Webmaster will also implement new designs for the website and work with designers on the best approach to implementation.

Day-to-day Responsibilities

  • Implementing requested changes to the Awaken WordPress website by:
    • Creating new pages and posts
    • Editing existing content
    • Writing custom code when standard widgets do not meet the current need
    • Updating and managing user permissions
    • Uploading and embedding media into webpages
    • Creating and implementing forms
    • Updating global assets such as headers and footers
    • Working within an existing custom WordPress template
    • Adding and modifying global tags for Google Analytics and other third-party applications
    • Fixing broken links, images, etc.
  • Collaborate with marketing team on implementing relevant code for ad campaigns
  • Collaborate with designers to agree on a design for the website
  • Ensure website usability by using different devices, browsers, and operating systems
  • Monitor, analyze, and report on website uptime and downtime
  • Analyze and implement changes to improve site performance
  • Troubleshoot website and server issues as needed
  • Average time commitment: 2-5 hours per week

Experience and Skills

  • Background in Computer Science, Design, or another related field
  • Previous experience using WordPress and WordPress plugins
  • Comfortable working with custom WordPress templates and writing custom code
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite or other graphic design software
  • Basic understanding of web analytics and SEO
  • Proficient in HTML and CSS
  • Knowledge of Java script and PHP
  • Excellent organization skills and strong attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

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About AWAKEN PITTSBURGH

Location:

733 N Highland Ave, PITTSBURGH, PA 15206, US

Mission Statement

Awaken Pittsburgh promotes personal and community well-being through mindfulness programs and compassionate actions.

Description

Awaken Pittsburgh develops and supports mindfulness programming. Based on a fee-for-service, social enterprise model, Awaken is committed to serving individuals and organizations regardless of income and background so that everyone can have the opportunity to experience the transformative power of a mindfulness-based approach to living.

Community
Education & Literacy
Health & Medicine

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
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Organization
  • Problem Solving

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • 2-5 hours per week
  • Our website is in WordPress, so experience with WordPress is needed.

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