Software Engineer

Support Education in Medellín , Colombia


Skills: 
Web Development, Software Development, Web Design
Can Start: 
as soon as possible
Can Stay: 
4 weeks to 3 months
Must Speak: 
English
Helpful if Speaks: 
Spanish
Benefits: 
Accommodations, Learning Opportunity, Meal Stipend

We think this is a meaningful project for the experienced software engineer to support eduation in Medellin, Colombia in exchange for free housing and food.

Opportunity Details


PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND IMPACT

Our foundation has dedicated ourselves to the creation of an education model that can be replicated so that primary and secondary students in Colombia and elsewhere, no matter their race, gender or economic background, can compete globally and make a positive contribution to the world.

We are currently trying to redesign its website and is looking for a skilled software engineer to help in that effort. The Experteer will work alongside our technology coordinator, marketing coordinator, and social media intern to create a comprehensive new website.

The Experteer will be working out of our headquarters in Medellín and will have the opportunity to get to know all of the staff and the wide variety of projects we have. 

DELIVERABLES

The Experteer will know that his/her project was a success if he/she leaves the Foundation with a fully-functioning, revamped website.  

NEEDED SKILLS:

  • Web Development
  • Software Development
  • Web Design

NEEDED LANGUAGES:

  • English

ADDITIONAL USEFUL LANGUAGES:

  • Spanish

We Provide These Local Benefits


ACCOMMODATION

We provide accommodation with a Colombian host family or help the Experteer look for private accommodation.

FOOD STIPEND

If an Experteer chooses to live with a host family, the family will provide all their meals. Should the Experteer live in private accommodation a stipend will be provided to cover the cost of food. 

LEARNING OPPORTUNITY

Gain new skills, knowledge, and experience

·         Use your professional experience to benefit others

·         Enhance your CV and improve your employment opportunities

·         Meet new people and make new friends

·         Get to know a new community

·         Give something back

·         Help make a positive difference

·         Gain confidence & self-esteem

·         Feel valued

·         Be part of a team

·         Have the opportunity to live in a rich, warm Latin American culture

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS

Stipends depend on the living arrangements.

Host family: The Experteer will be provided with room and board (three meals a day) with a host family plus COP 300.000 per month to go towards local transport.

OR Experteer will be given COP 800.000 per month.

Questions & Answers About this Opportunity


Currently accepting applications

Organization


Industry: Education

Mission: Education

Size: Medium sized organization: 25 - 100 persons

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