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The Volunteer Center is hiring: Student Web Programmer

February 1st, 2018

The UCLA Volunteer Center is seeking one student web programmer to aid in the planning and execution of the Center’s website and technology objectives.  The ideal candidate will be equipped with technical and web development skills who is interested in using their knowledge to increase the digital presence of social good and volunteerism at UCLA.

Specifically, the student web programmer will be a creative thinker who is capable of handling a variety of duties including updating and creating content as well as managing the back-end of

The deadline to apply for the position is February 28.

UCLA Volunteer Center – Student Web Programmer
Payroll Title: Assistant IV
Job Type: Up to 20 hours a week during the academic school year and up to 40 hrs per week during summer
Salary: $15.00/hour
Location: James West Alumni Center (JWAC)


  1. Manage the UCLA Volunteer Center website and keep it up-to-date, working with full-time and student Volunteer Center staff
  2. Improve user experience, making recommendations and completing projects
  3. Find the best ways to aesthetically promote upcoming events and opportunities
  4. Assist the Center with general office and event task as needed. This includes answering the general phone line and stepping in when other staff are unavailable during events


  1. Must be a registered UCLA student
  2. Available during the winter through summer, with possibility to extend; flexible work schedule to be determined
  3. Experience with various web technologies including but not limited to: HTML5/CSS3, JavaScript, and PHP
  4. Familiarity with WordPress or other content management systems (i.e. Squarespace)
  5. Experience with development tools including Git (or other version control) and Vagrant (or other virtualization software)
  6. Demonstrated ability to write elegant and reusable code
  7. Skills in verbal and electronic communication to write concise technical documentation and explain simple and complex concepts to individuals at various levels
  8. Ability to complete time-sensitive projects
  9. A friendly, can-do attitude


  1. Knowledge of JavaScript libraries including jQuery
  2. Experience with a collaborative code hosting service (GitHub, BitBucket, etc.) including code samples
  3. Demonstrated skills in design with tools such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  4. Attention to detail for UCLA’s brand guidelines
  5. Demonstrated skills in design with tools such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  6. Familiarity with SASS or other stylesheet languages besides CSS
  7. Experience building web applications with various APIs

To apply: Send your resume and cover letter to Include “Student Web Programmer: [Your Name]” with your name in the subject line of the email.

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