Position title
Web Developer
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Description

We’re looking for collaborative and committed volunteer developers to join our remote tech team. This is an exciting opportunity to work on our flagship product: the AsylumConnect Catalog (the world's first tech resource platform designed for those fleeing persecution due to sexual orientation or gender identity). This is an essential position and a fantastic volunteer opportunity for anyone looking to use their strong knowledge of web and mobile application development for social good.

Time Commitment: This is an unpaid (volunteer) and remote position. We are looking for volunteers who are able to devote 10-15 hours per week to AsylumConnect.

Responsibilities
  • Report directly to our Tech Lead.
  • Contribute to our Catalog web and mobile application development.
  • Collaborate with our volunteer UX designers to develop and deploy new features, and ensure a positive user experience.
  • Write code to maintain server-side logic, manage the application database, and add new features.
  • Ensure the Catalog is mobile-friendly and cross-browser compatible.
  • Plan for future changes to our Catalog website, web application and mobile applications (iOS and Android).
  • Work to efficiently fix any technical bugs as they arise.

AsylumConnect’s Tech Stack:

  • JavaScript
  • React
  • Heroku
  • MongoDB
  • Express.js / Node
Qualifications
  • 2+ years experience with web and/or mobile application development.
  • Familiarity with code versioning tools (GitHub), Redis, User Authentication, User Security.
  • Strong understanding of tech stack:
    • JavaScript
    • React
    • Heroku
    • MongoDB
    • Express.js / Node
  • You are comfortable using online communication tools (e.g. Slack, Asana, G Suite, Zoom).
  • Ability to work closely with team members as well as independently.
  • Passion for LGBTQ+ and/or immigrant rights.
Employment Type
Volunteer
Duration of employment
Commitment of 1 year as a volunteer preferred
Job Location
Remote work from: USA
Base Salary
$Volunteer
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