ID: 163332

Volunteer Web Developer and Webmaster

Emergency Response Regular - more than 6 months Anywhere

About this opportunity

This role requires you to have the appropriate experience, skills and self motivation to be able to complete the task without additional assistance.

Your responsibilities

  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical and organisational needs
  • Create website layout/user interface by using standard HTML/CSS practices
  • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases including partner organisations
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices
  • Maintain all aspects of the website and email administration
  • Create and maintain software documentation
  • Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling our site
  • Be aware of emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into our operations and activities
  • Work with other volunteers
  • As we may need to allocate the work to various volunteers, cooperate with other web designers to match visual design

About you You will have:

  • Proven working experience in web development and managing a website
  • A solid understanding of web applications including security, session management, and best development and administration practices
  • Knowledge of Search Engine Optimisation processes
  • An appreciation of the nature of volunteer work and the ability to be flexible
  • Strong organisational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets within a not-for-profit environment
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment,
  • Learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques

About SafeAustralasia Foundation As a newly established not-for-profit we are looking for an energetic website designer who will support our organisation’s website on a voluntary basis.

Our goal is to build awareness in safety across a series of initiatives across the community that include:

  • Community Safety
  • Cyber Security
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Strengthen Community and Business Resilience to Disasters
  • Emergency Responders Assistance
  • Emergency Management within Industry
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Training Course Certification in Emergency Management

Additional requirements

Appropriate qualifications in Web Design and Site Management would be preferred

Time Required

Initially the task may require up to 15 hours a week to do the primary development. Once active, the site may only need a few hours a week to maintain unless a specific campaign requires additional work. We are flexible in working with any of your other commitments.

Suitable for
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • People with disability
  • Skilled Volunteers
Type of work
  • Education & Training
  • IT & Web Development
  • Safety & Emergency Services

As you will need to be skilled and have the necessary level of experience and be self-motivated, we require you to have the appropriate level of skills to perform the role without further training.


All Committee members and volunteers (including this role) provide their services entirely on a voluntary basis. The organisation will cover web regis