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Wordpress Website Developer (Digital Development) - Virtual Volunteer

Miami, FL
July 20, 2021


Senior Wordpress Website Developer/ Specialist - Digital Development - Virtual Volunteer Position

Haiti-Now is dedicated to empowering Haitian girls living in domestic servitude to overcome poverty and exploitation to achieve economic security.

When onboarding your first assignment will be to start a fundraising campaign. Haiti Now will provide further guidance for you to have a quick and successful fundraiser.

Role brief:

We are seeking to find someone who can volunteer proficiently the Wordpress website administration and customization of a website. We have an existing site but it needs maintenance, updates and some new additions. You will participate in all phases of systems architecture, development, deployment, configuration, logging, and monitoring including performance and availability, alerting and security. If you have 5+ years of professional full stack development of all aspects of WordPress Development, we’d like to talk to you.


Visual and Wireframe Design Interpretation and Integration

Responsive Theme and Child Theme Development

Plugin Customization

Creation of Custom Post Types

Short Code Integration

API Integration

Write light, clean, logical, re-usable and well-commented code

Provide guidance on SEO best practices for site development

Research and recommend new technologies and tools for effective integration across various platforms

Create Documentation for Operational Use

Maintain effective communications with team members

Provide status updates and reporting while meeting project deadlines and milestones.

Inform Project Manager of technical issues, project barriers and resolutions.

Create and maintain system procedural and technical documentation

Communicate key insights and findings to team

Work as part of a team, aligning on project roadmap, goals and program success factors


Minimum of five (5) years of Web development experience with PHP and HTML/CSS or JavaScript/jQuery

Four (4)+ years actively developing custom themes for WordPress

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or related technology certification.

Mastery of PHP, HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript and jQuery

Experience with Git, SQL, JSON and Web Services is a plus

Mastery developing WordPress Themes and Child Themes

Strong troubleshooting skills when plug-in conflicts occur

Ensure high performance and responsiveness to requests from front-end

Experience securing WordPress installs and user accounts

Understand APIs and their integration into WordPress

Work well in a team environment

Excellent communication skills

Self-Starter, with strong time management and prioritization skills.

Able to work under tight deadlines with shifting priorities

Demonstrated competence and success in prior assignments and professional integrity

Familiarity with Agile frameworks is a plus

Ability to commit volunteering to 7+ hour work weeks

Preferred skills:

Experience with object-oriented programming

Experience with mobile platforms.

Experience creating multi-lingual websites

Knowledge of WordPress Network (Multisite)

Knowledge of Slack, Trello and Google drive.