Job description

CanDo is on a mission to enable local humanitarians to provide life-saving healthcare in communities devastated by war. We believe everyone is a humanitarian. Together we channel resources where they have the biggest impact and can save the most lives: on the front lines, in local hands.

Despite being only two years old we have successfully funded health projects and services including secondary care, psychosocial, hygiene and nutrition,  benefiting over 580,531 people in war-torn Syria.

Pretty impressive, don’t you think?

If you want to be part of a dedicated team busy transforming the way the world supports war-affected communities then do not miss this amazing volunteer opportunity.


Job Description:

The Web Developer/Designer/Administrator is responsible for the development and design of major and minor Web applications and components as well as keeping CanDo platform’s content accurate, and up-to-date; for resolving technical problems, and for creating an appealing and accessible experience to our CanDoers.



  • Strong technical IT skills;

  • Experience in developing websites and/or web applications. A previous web design and development experience is required;

  • Practical experience in working with Drupal, Wordpress, coding in PHP, graphics, SQL, creation with Photoshop, Illustrator, multimedia creation with Flash. 

  • Excellent Knowledge of Google Analytics (GA), Google Search Console (GSC), and Google Tag Manager (GTM) and familiarity with SEO tools such as MOZ, SEMRush, etc;

  • Up to date knowledge on the latest web trends and willing to support CanDo in becoming a leading crowdfunding platform.

  • Excellent communication skills 

  • Desire and willingness to work in a collaborative, innovative, flexible and team-oriented environment


Benefits of Volunteering with CanDo:

  • This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to gain an understanding of the humanitarian and NGO sector and contribute towards supporting a changing model in the way funds are transferred to Local Humanitarian Organisations.

  • You  will receive a reference letter, enabling you to obtain employment.

  • You will develop your technical knowledge, expand your professional network, gain valuable work experience, and hone your skills.

  • You will be provided with opportunities to network, make new friends, share ideas of common interest

  • You will have the opportunity to work flexibly, scheduling your own workload and work remotely.   

  • Opportunity to join a very small, cohesive team that values hard work, fun, and above all, empathy & compassion for those in need.


Minimum Commitment: 3 Months on approx. 12 hours per week

Starting Date: ASAP

Location: Remote working within four hours of GMT


How to apply:     Please submit a CV and detailed motivation covering letter explaining why you want to join our team and how you meet the person specification. Successful applicants will be contacted via email or phone, so please ensure you provide full contact details.

Interviews: Interviews will be conducted via Zoom video conferencing. It is free to register, we will ensure interviewees are set up to use it before their interview. All interviews will be held the second week after the closing date for applications.

Please note we are a small team and may not be able to reply directly to all applicants. If you

have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been

successful. Thank you




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CanDo International

CanDo is a start-up social enterprise that transforms the way the world supports war-affected communities.

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Posted on: 10 September 2019
Closed date: 09 December 2019
Job ref: CanDo-WebDev/Vol/01
Tags: Digital

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