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Seeking volunteer PHP/Javascript programmers!

Hello all,

The 53rd Week is looking for PHP and Javascript developers to join our exciting project in developing a custom web application. Please read the descriptions below and if interested, e-mail us at lloh@jhsph.edu for further information!

Thanks for your interest!

53w

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We are looking for a PHP developer to join our team. We are building a custom web application to facilitate communication between teams of volunteers on short-term trips.

Skills needed, or a desire to learn:

1) Object oriented PHP.
2) Developing in a MVC framework.
3) REST knowledge.
4) Good database design fundamentals.
5) Know how to use git.

All work can be done off-site with the aim to have a web application operational by this spring. We are all young professionals that are interested in making a difference, and if you have the skill set needed, we’d love to work with you!

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This posting also appears at: http://www.idealist.org/view/volop/J6bmxsM4W78d/

We are looking for a JavaScript developer to join our team. We are currently looking to develop AJAX portions of a custom web application to facilitate communication between teams of volunteers on short-term trips. This volunteer will be responsible for front end coding.

Specific skills we are looking for:
1) Experience designing a JavaScript architecture.
2) Ability to work in a team environment with backend developers.
3) REST, DOM, AJAX, JSON.
4) We’d like to stick with jQuery/jQueryUI.
5) CSS3/HTML5 a good plus.
6) git.

All work can be done off-site with the aim to have a web application operational by this spring. We are all young professionals that are interested in making a difference, and if you have the skill set needed, we’d love to work with you!

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About us: The 53rd Week is an organization (currently in process of applying for official status with the NY State Department) aiming to improve the sustainability and value of short term volunteer trips abroad for both the local communities served and the volunteers and organizations who participate. Our pilot project is taking place in La Romana, Dominican Republic. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.53rdweek.org/the-53rd-week/