Website Developer

Website Developer

Ongoing role
J64557
At a glance

Skills

  • Website creation
  • Website design
  • Computer support
  • Training

Where

Huddersfield, HD1 5JP
Mainly at the office
Travel limit? 20 miles

Time

Mostly during office hours Estimate of time needed:
0-5 hours / month or short term project: 15-90 hours, completed within 4 months
This web development role will require more hours at the start to plan and implement changes and later require less support.

Deadline

31 Mar 2020

Can you help us update and develop our website? 

KVIN is a local charity that aims to enhance the wellbeing of visually impaired people through the use of technology and support.

What will you be doing?

KVIN have a website hosted by WordPress which is working well but we would like to update and add extra features. We are looking for an experienced web developer who will be able to offer advice on how we can develop our existing site and be able to implement some changes.

Someone who is able to train our staff and volunteers to be able to make the changes we require would be ideal.

We are looking to improve our website in the following areas;

  • To improve the layout of pages within the website
  • To have a privacy statement
  • To be able to add forms
  • To have donation platforms
  • To improve accessibility features of the website

This role will involve more time requirement at the start but then will develop to a role requiring a few hours a week or month to provide ongoing support.

What are we looking for?

You are experienced in developing websites, in particular on WordPress.

You would like to develop your skills in developing an accessible website, in particular for people with VI.

You want to give your time to KVIN to benefit local people with visual impairments.

What difference will you make?

We are in desperate need of updating our website so that we can showcase our work better and to use the website to gain interest in our organisation, especially so that people get involved and we can make use of online fundraising.

To have an updated website we will be in a better position to develop our services and boost fundraising efforts.

What's in it for the volunteer?

To learn about how to develop an accessible website for people with visual impairments.

Become part of a friendly and dedicated team.

Gain skills and experience for your career.

A few more details

You will need 2 referees before you can start this role.

An induction to the organisation and role will be provided.

Travel expenses will be reimbursed and any other out of pocket expenses incurred.

You will be undertaking your role in spaces where there are Guide Dogs present.

KVIN have a flexible approach to volunteering and a variety of roles available to suit individuals who want to get involved.

Before you apply

Please copntact us for more information and we are happy to answer any questions and describe our requirements in more detail.
Causes
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  • Counselling / advice
  • Health and well being / research and care
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  • Mental health
  • Physical disabilities
  • Training / employment support
  • Kirklees Visual Impairment Network (KVIN) is a user-led organisation run by and for people with Visual Impairments (VIs). 

    We want to be able to enrich visually impaired people’s lives...