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Project Manager, Engineering (Software)

We Vote

We Vote

Oakland, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Volunteer: Project Manager, Engineering (Software) - This is a remote role (within the US) Join the WeVote Movement WeVote has an open volunteering position for a Project Manager, Engineering (Software) (At least 3 hours per week) who wants to use their existing skills and learn new skills, while helping strengthen American Democracy. About Us WeVote is a nonpartisan get-out-the-vote nonprofit startup and a celebrated Fast Forward nonprofit technology grantee

  • WeVote is a movement of over 60 passionate volunteers (starting with the founders) who are building open source mobile technologies that touch and mobilize millions of voters on Election Day. We observe that many voters are busy, distracted, and impatient. We have a goal of providing a complete voting experience in 8 minutes, including the download of our app ("WeVote Ballot Guide, @WeVote"). More information is at https://WeVote.US
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  • We are a 100% volunteer and remote organization. What You’ll Do Help run weeklyEngineering team meetings, and keep track of tasks for ourteam of 10+ engineers using Jira and Google Docs Facilitate communication within the team, and with other WeVote teams: Product Design, QA Team, Community Outreach,Marketing Strategy,Political Data, Newsletter Team,Analytics & Ads,Research Team,Internship Program,Recruiting Work with individuals on the team to find tasks that fit each team member's skill level Review work product from the team and propose strategies for improving efficiency Support and track all team member’s OKRs and Key Results. Train team members unfamiliar with OKRs. Follow up with contributors as their deadlines approach, adjust schedules, and communicate changes to everyone else affected by delays Provide brief reports in meetings and via email and in our team newsletter about the status of key projects Who you are: Must haves. At least 3hours each week during our core team hours M-F 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Experience with Jira or similar team project management software You want to work with an established and successful team. You are committed to strengthening American Democracy. You are striving for personal excellence. A willingness to work with and support other volunteers You are currently located in the US and can work one or two hours that overlap with US PT per week. Not required, but nice to have. Help schedule social posts created by your teammates If you have more than 2 hours to volunteer each week, there are other ways you can get involved with WeVote What You’ll Gain You will have the opportunity to touch the lives of millions of Americans and be part of a movement and product that will receive national attention. You’ll gain an opportunity to grow within the WeVote movement and meet other volunteers who are like-minded and interested in building a valuable application to empower voters across the United States. You’ll also gain valuable technical skills, have opportunities for leadership development, and expand your personal and professional network. Powered by JazzHR