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Volunteer Mobile DeveloperSan FranciscoRemote Work



Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Volunteer Mobile Developer

San Francisco
Remote Work
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Job Title: Volunteer Mobile Developer Organization: accesSOS Location: Remote Volunteering Commitment: 10-15 hrs a week
accesSOS is a tech nonprofit on a mission to make emergency help accessible to all, particularly to deaf, hard-of-hearing, and non-English speaking communities. We are looking for a highly motivated and collaborative Senior Developer to join our team and help refine our products. As a Volunteer Mobile Developer with accesSOS, you’ll work closely with a small team of software developers and our Product Manager to build, customize and integrate our current mobile and native products.
You’ll be at the forefront of innovation in the tech nonprofit world, making access to emergency services available to everyone nationwide. The job will also include updating existing systems and integrating improvements to work on the user interfaces already in operation.
If you're excited about leveraging your development skills to create a positive impact, we would love to hear from you!

As a Volunteer Mobile Developer you will work together with our Product Manager and Engineering Development Team to:

Develop high-quality software design and architecture
Identify, prioritize and execute tasks in the software development life cycle
Develop tools and applications by producing clean, efficient code
Automate tasks through appropriate tools and scripting
Review and debug code
Perform validation and verification testing
Collaborate with internal teams and vendors to fix and improve products
Document development phases and monitor systems
Ensure software is up-to-date with latest technologies


2+ years of professional Software Development experience (iOS & Android)
Strong complex problem solving capabilities
Availability to commit 10-15 hours per week
Ability to thrive in a start-up, semi-structured environment
Advanced knowledge in our tech stack:
Proficiency in React Native development
Android Studio
Strong knowledge of Git version control


Experience in high-level architectural solutions that achieve high performance at scale, reliability, and long-term maintainability
Experience building PWAs
Great documentation skills
App Store / Play Store distribution experience
Working with designers via Figma
What You'll Gain:
Opportunity to make a difference and contribute to a meaningful cause
Hands-on experience working on real-world projects
Networking with like-minded developers and industry professionals
Recognition and appreciation for your valuable contributions
Let's come together and use our technical abilities to make a difference in the world.
We value diversity of experiences and perspectives, and most of our team are people of color with personal experience in underserved communities. Our work has been recognized by Forbes, the San Francisco Chronicle, presented at SXSW, and is funded by Google, MIT Solve, and Stand Together.
Please note: Applications will be reviewed on September 4, followed by one or two virtual interviews. It might take us a few days to get back to you, so we appreciate your patience. We will try to keep transparent communication throughout the process and keep you updated on what steps are next.

To learn more about accesSOS check out this resources:

Latest video feature on NowThisNews our main app, released in Santa Fe, NM. Testing link for main app: (visual map database of text to 911 available areas)
If you are passionate about our mission and have a personal connection to serving our communities, apply using this application link: