Web Developer Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: A Free Bird

Note for all applicants:The organization will remain closed for Winter Holidays. During this time, the hiring process will remain suspended. However, all applicants are welcome to apply for this position. Interviews for selected applications will resume on 11th January 2023. Happy Holidays to all!

Volunteer Application: https://forms.clickup.com/f/dg3xb-3587/3TIB9OCNV1L443XMEE

A Free Bird is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization based in New York City. Our organization provides children diagnosed with cancer the opportunity to explore their artistic passions. Artistic expression has been proven to play an instrumental role in the healing process. We support children affected by cancer in their exploration of a range of self expression through art, music, acting, poetry, writing, singing and other creative mediums.


  • Produce clean, testable, and well designed code in a timely manner
  • Work with a distributed development team to integrate data from a variety of databases and back-end services
  • Perform coding, debugging, testing and troubleshooting throughout the application development process
  • Create and maintain Github repositories, as well as appropriate documentation
  • Develop software verification plans, specifications, and quality assurance procedures


  • 1-2+ years of experience in related field and/or relevant education
  • Fluency in HTML, CSS, and Javascript, and / or Python; AWS Salesforce preferred
  • Knowledge of RDBMS, OOP and interactive web application development
  • A basic understanding of concepts such as version control (Git), MVP, MVC, TDD, and agile methodology
  • Familiarity with software development methodology and release processes
  • Specialist in front end or backend (although full stack is welcome)
  • Experience working with distributed engineering teams
  • Experience documenting requirements and specifications

Additional Information

This position requires a three month commitment and at least 5 - 10 hours per week.*

*Mandatory commitment is based on position level.

Due to COVID-19, we are 100% remote.

Proper at home working capabilities include laptop, phone, and connection to reliable internet connectivity. Must be available to have a phone / video conversation at least twice per week.

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org


389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.


Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.


Education & Literacy
Community, Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


542 Atlantic AveBrooklyn, NY 11201







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