NHQ:IT - Enterprise Web Services - Code4Good Volunteer Group - Lead/PM/Scrum Master

NHQ:IT - Enterprise Web Services - Code4Good Volunteer Group - Lead/PM/Scrum Master

This position supports the National Headquarters (NHQ) Information Technology (IT) team. The American Red Cross Code4Good Project is a first-of-its-kind volunteer workforce that gives software engineers and engineering leaders an opportunity to support the Red Cross Mission. The Code4Good Volunteer is an enthusiastic team player who wants to support the Red Cross Mission by contributing their software engineering talent and practical experience to support internal software development and support efforts. This is a remote volunteer-from-home opportunity, with virtual teams collaborating through JIRA, Git, Confluence, Slack, etc.

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Locations

Alexandria,Anne Arundel County,Arlington,Baltimore City,Baltimore Convention Center,Baltimore County,Calvert County,Caroline County,Carroll County,Cecil County,Charles County,District of Columbia,Dorcester County,Fairfax County,Frederick County,Harford County,Howard County,Kent County DE,Kent County MD,Loudoun County,Montgomery County,New Castle County,Prince George's County,Prince William County,Queen Anne's County,Remote/Virtual Volunteer Opportunity,Somerset County,St. Mary's County,Sussex County,Talbot County,Wicomico County,Worcester County

Key Responsibilities

The Code4Good Volunteer is an enthusiastic team player who wants to support the Red Cross mission by contributing their software engineering talent and practical experience to support internal software development and support efforts.

  • Manage volunteer team and project activities to deliver within agreed upon guidelines and schedule
  • Help the team to continuously make progress by ensuring each person is working on the right tasks
  • Help to remove any obstacles to the team members’ progress
  • Protect the team from distractions 

Qualifications

Required:

  • Experience working on and leading project teams 
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and mentoring skills
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment
  • Self-motivation and ability to stay focused in the middle of distraction
  • Ability to analyze and think quickly and to resolve conflict
  • Experience with successful Agile techniques
  • Reliable access to phone, computer and internet Resume required

 

Preferred:

  • Product delivery within an agile methodology framework
  • Git, Atlassian Jira, Atlassian Confluence, Slack, or similar collaboration tools 

Training

  • American Red Cross Orientation
  • Code4Good Orientation: held the first Friday of each month.
  • Volunteers are required to attend and complete onboarding process. 

Development Opportunities

Volunteers will have the opportunity to work in a busy IT department, while supporting the American Red Cross.

Length of Appointment

3 months minimum, renewable indefinitely as mutually agreed.

Time Commitment

3-5 hours per week

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