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ORGANIZATION: Believe in Me

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TEST ENGINEER

VOLUNTEER JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Overview

At Believe in Me, we envision a world where every child possesses the self-confidence to succeed. Through our innovative programs and dedicated volunteer network, we aim to provide marginalized children with the resources, support, and community they need to thrive. The 1st Gen College Hub app is our latest initiative designed to empower first-generation college students by providing them with comprehensive resources, guidance, and a supportive community to navigate their college journey.

As a Volunteer Test Engineer, you will play a critical role in ensuring the quality, reliability, and performance of the 1st Gen College Hub app. By designing, implementing, and executing test plans, you will help identify bugs, improve usability, and enhance the overall user experience. Your contributions will directly impact the success of the app and the support it provides to first-generation college students.

Key Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with the development and design teams to understand app functionalities and design comprehensive test plans.
  • Execute test cases (manual or automated) and analyze results to ensure the app's functionality and user experience are bug-free and intuitive.
  • Identify, record, document thoroughly, and track bugs through to resolution.
  • Perform regression testing when bugs are resolved.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of testing strategies and methodologies.
  • Participate in sprint planning, review meetings, and retrospectives to provide insights from a testing perspective.
  • Advocate for quality and user satisfaction, ensuring that the app meets the high standards of Believe in Me.
Qualifications
  • Experience in software testing or quality assurance, with a solid understanding of test methodologies and strategies (experience with web and mobile app testing preferred).
  • Familiarity with bug-tracking tools and test management software.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as part of a collaborative team.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • A commitment to the mission and values of "Believe in Me" and a passion for making a difference in the lives of first-generation college students.
  • Prior volunteer experience or involvement with non-profits is a plus but not required.
Why Volunteer With Us?
  • Make a tangible impact on the lives of first-generation college students, providing essential support and resources to help them succeed.
  • Collaborate with a team of equally passionate individuals about education, technology, and making a difference.
  • Enhance your portfolio and gain experience by leading a significant, impactful project.
  • Enjoy flexible volunteering hours, accommodating volunteers from various time zones in a fully remote position.
Location

This is a remote volunteering position with flexible hours to accommodate volunteers from various time zones.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume at https://believeinme.org/donate-your-expertise. Please include details of your experience related to the abovementioned qualifications and share your motivation for volunteering with 1st Gen College Hub.

Join us in our mission to empower first-generation college students by leveraging your expertise and passion for technology and education. Together, we can create a platform that supports students through their college journey and inspires them to believe in their potential.

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About Believe in Me

Location:

510 W Riverside Ave, Ste 201, SPOKANE, WA 99201, US

Mission Statement

Our vision is to help every kid develop the self-confidence they need to succeed. We're on a mission to fund children’s charities that provide disadvantaged kids with a safe place to call home, a family that loves them, a feeling of community, and opportunities to learn, build self-esteem, and have fun.

Description

Our Mission is Simple
We Believe in Kids.
We Believe in Our Community.
We support programs that are transforming the lives of our community’s most vulnerable youth.

Measurable Impact
We believe that success should be measured by the lives that have been changed. That’s a difficult thing to quantify, so we’ve put together a few statistics for you. With the support of our generous donors, we’ve supported over 725 kids, and that’s just the start!

  • 125,000 hours of around the clock care for boys experiencing trauma
    550 hours of tutoring services for foster kids who have fallen behind
    450 Title One students engaged in land conservation education activities
    26 previously homeless children placed in early childhood education programs

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
LGBTQ+
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, LGBTQ+

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Software Engineering
  • Python
  • Database Administration
  • IT Consulting
  • Security / Network Administration
  • SQL / MySQL

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Minimum 10 hours per month and one-year commitment
  • Must provide a valid Social Security Number.

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