Unpaid role, expenses paid
Job description

Volunteer Digital and Website Developer x1 (Remote)




Expenses: This is an unpaid position, but we do reimburse reasonable out-of-pocket expenses such as travel and lunch in line with Cheka Sana Foundation's expenses policy.

Deadline: Ongoing

Interviews are scheduled as the applications come in. So, apply now!


About the role:

We now have an exciting opportunity for a VOLUNTEER Digital and Website Developer with a keen eye for detail, who loves building and maintaining modern and elegant websites powered by WordPress. Reporting to the Digital Marketing Manager, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining our website, optimising mobile devices and cross-browser compatibility.

To be successful in this role, you should have extensive experience building website pages from scratch in WordPress and proficiency with front-end languages such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Also, creating eye-catching graphics for Social Media posts, flyers and posters and familiar with the latest design trends.

Would you like to help?

Cheka Sana Foundation is a small global charity operating in three countries (in the UK, Tanzania and Uganda). We are looking for an innovative volunteer who will lead our digital services and help to grow and be more appealing to our audience and supporters.

Volunteers can be students or enthusiasts with some experience and looking to implement their knowledge in a practical way or a professional who will help us set up and advance our Digital Services.

If you can give 7 - 10 hours a week and have any of the following skills, please let us know:


Graphic Design

Create eye-catching graphics for web pages, social media posts, flyers and posters and familiar with the latest design trends.


Website Administration

  • Managing a WordPress site
  • Website design (WordPress page builder templates and plugins)
  • Website security
  • PHP programming experience
  • Excellent knowledge of WordPress, HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • SEO, Analytics and Google Console



Write the text for blog posts, newsletters (using Mail chimp) news announcements, information pages and social media posts.


Social Media

Be able to create posts in an engaging way and appropriate for the platform it's posted on?


Live Streaming and Video Production

With the current situation of COVID-19, our presence online is vital. We are looking for a person to utilise online services and other media platform to engage our supporters for fundraising purposes. If you have any video production experience or online streaming using YouTube, Wirecast or Zoom, please let us know.


Online Working

Almost all the tools we use are online, so familiarity with online tools is beneficial though not critical—programmes like Onedrive, Microsoft Business 365, Outlook, G-Suite, Slack and Canva.


What we offer you:

  • Free learning and career development opportunities
  • An opportunity to build your work experience within your profession
  • An opportunity to be part of a team that is changing lives in Africa
  • We provide work reference for you


Learning & Development:

To enable you to take part in this opportunity, the Cheka Sana Foundation will provide: 

  • A detailed induction to provide you with an overview of Cheka Sana Foundation
  • Training and shadowing providing all the information and skills needed to fulfil the role 
  • A dedicated member of staff to provide ongoing support and supervision
  • Payment of "out of pocket" expenses in line with Cheka Sana Foundation's expenses policy
  • A volunteer handbook that outlines all of the policies and procedures you will need to be aware of whilst volunteering


Get in touch

  • We would like you to send us an email pitching your ideas.
  • We would also like to know the areas you would like to develop.


More about Cheka Sana Foundation
Cheka Sana Foundation

CSF's primary aim is to enable and create positive, sustainable change in the lives of children living alone and at risk on the streets in ... Read more

Refreshed on: 08 March 2021
Closed date: 22 April 2021
Job ref: CSF/DWD01
Tags: IT, Digital

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