NHQ:DCS - Preparedness Programs - Digital Accessibility Project Lead

NHQ:DCS - Preparedness Programs - Digital Accessibility Project Lead

This position supports the National Headquarters (NHQ) Disaster Cycle Services (DCS) team, specifically the Preparedness Programs unit. This is a remote (volunteer-from-home opportunity). The Digital Accessibility Project Lead works to ensure Disaster Mobile Apps (Emergency, Hurricane, Tornado, Flood and Earthquake) meet the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAB). The WCAB are a set of recommendations for making Web content more accessible, primarily for people with disabilities—but also for all user agents.

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Locations

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Key Responsibilities

  • Work with website design vendors to ensure Disaster Mobile Apps are up to WCAB 2.1.AA guideline standards
  • Work with vendors to create strategy for updated website design to meet these standards
  • Weekly meeting with supervisor to check in on progress

Qualifications

Required:

  • Familiarity with WCAB 2.1.AA guidelines
  • Experience with website or mobile app design
  • Available for 10 – 20 hours per week

Training

  • Red Cross Volunteer Orientation
  • Appropriate on the job training will be provided

Development Opportunities

Leadership skills to continue growing

Length of Appointment

Minimum 1 year commitment with opportunity to renew. 

Time Commitment

About 10-20 hours per week with a flexible schedule. (Some availability during business hours is needed for regular check in meetings.)

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