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9 Non-Profits Hiring For WordPress Skills RIGHT NOW

Maybe you started learning tech to change your career for the better. But how about changing the world for the better too? You can do both – especially if you’ve got WordPress down pat.

And you can get started right away with one of these 9 non-profit organizations that are looking to fill positions that require WordPress skills RIGHT NOW.

Non-profit: Grist
Position: Front-End Web Developer
Location: Seattle, WA

Grist is an online news organization trying to help people understand today’s environmental issues and trying to find a Front-End Web Developer. Join this small, fun-loving team to “save the planet one line of code at a time”, and you’ll be working with designers and developers to develop their WordPress theme using backbone.js with a focus on mobile.

Position: Website Analyst
Location: Chicago, IL promotes the importance of children’s motor, sensory, and communication development among parents and health professionals, and they’re hiring a Website Analyst to be responsible for online campaign marketing, monitoring and analysis. In this role, you will be creating and keeping site content updated, optimizing campaign performance and working on site improvements. So, communications, design and development should be your strengths, and your talents with Google Analytics and WordPress will be critical.

Non-profit: Alice Ferguson Foundation
Position: Multimedia Design Coordinator
Location: Washington, D.C.

The Alice Ferguson Foundation is an environmental educational organization that needs a Communications Manager to coordinate their website, social media, media relations and outreach materials. Combine your marketing and communication prowess with your HTML and WordPress knowledge to promote sustainable agriculture and connections to the natural world.

Non-profit: Whole Whale
Position: Developer Whaler
Location: New York, NY

Whole Whale is a digital agency that uses data analysis, digital strategy, web development, and training to increase the impact of nonprofits “in the same way the Inuits used every part of whale”. Join them as a Developer Whaler to do front-end and back-end development with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, Drupal and WordPress for site maintenance, plug-in development, API integration and web apps.

Non-profit: Philabundance
Position: Digital Media Coordinator
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Philabundance is the Delaware Valley’s largest hunger relief organization, and, as their new Digital Media Coordinator, you would develop, execute and manage their online and social media strategy. Your goal would be to increase web traffic, social media engagement and online donations to support fund raising and online marketing using WordPress, HTML, CSS, Photoshop, web analytics, etc.

Non-profit: New-York Historical Society
Position: Website Associate
Location: New York, NY

The New-York Historical Society is the oldest museum in New York City and is searching for a Website Associate to help in its mission to organize research, history and art exhibitions and public programs. In this job, you’ll manage website projects and provide help desk support, and you’ll be using your experience with HTML and CSS, WordPress, Drupal and Joomla. PHP and Adobe Creative Suite experience will be a big plus too.

Non-profit: The Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies at USC
Position: Webmaster (part-time)
Location: Los Angeles, CA

The Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies at USC is a unique non-profit that supports research, dialogue and renewal from a Catholic perspective. The institute is looking for a Webmaster with both web design and web development skills to maintain and update their website. This part-time post could be right for you if you can work quickly with Photoshop, HTML and WordPress.

Non-profit: The Freshwater Trust
Position: Multimedia Design Coordinator
Location: Portland, OR

The Freshwater Trust works to restore streams and rivers and is looking for a Multimedia Design Coordinator to maintain their website as well manage and edit content in WordPress. If you also have experience in video production, motion graphics, photography and graphic design as well, this could be the ideal job for you.

Non-profit: Global Summit of Women
Position: Program Coordinator
Location: Washington, D.C.

GlobeWomen promotes women’s issues and facilities business women connecting globally. They’re hoping for a Program Coordinator who is a “techie” that can use WordPress and Drupal to help with their website as well as maintain databases, research data and work with the president to organize their international conference for women in business and government.

If you’re excited to help a cause you truly care about but need tech skills to follow your passion, check out Skillcrush.

You can learn WordPress, web design, and web development in our Skillcrush Blueprints or classes and make a real difference to yourself and the world with your terrific tech skills!

Kelli Smith

Kelli handles customer support here at Skillcrush – plus she's an early alum of Skillcrush 101! She's also taken advanced web development classes and has been an organizer in the Helsinki Rails Girls chapter.

In addition to helping the Skillcrush team and students, Kelli loves tech podcasts, cute Corgi photos and, most of all, catalan-style line dancing – as a true Texan living in Finland would!