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Volunteer Web Application Developer to support with ongoing tech projects

Move the Masses


Posted over 30 days ago...

Move the Masses is an active charity looking for tech support to help maintain and develop our internal systems including CRM. This is a great opportunity to develop technical skills or share your current knowledge and expertise.


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York, YO1 6HZ

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Move the Masses (the charity which runs the Move Mates projects in York, Leeds, Durham, Pocklington and Selby) is looking for volunteer tech support to help maintain and develop our internal systems. Active participation in implementation decisions will be welcomed regardless of experience level and this is a great opportunity to contribute to a worthwhile cause and further develop technical skills or share your current knowledge and expertise.  Due fantastic support from volunteer developers we have been able to successfully build our own CRM system. We are now looking for support to build, develop and improve this going forward as well as wider support with our website and systems. You will work directly with the CEO and other tech volunteers to maintain the existing system and provide occasional updates. A full tech specification of our systems is provided in the attached document but in short we are looking for a Web Application Developer, with experience of Python and Django. You will join our small team of volunteer developers maintaining the core component of our CRM system as used by Administrators and Coordinators within the Move Mates Project. This is a great opportunity to apply your skills, get exposure to adjacent technologies and influence technical decisions that keep our existing systems and processes efficient and keep our fantastic projects running. We would welcome regular weekly support of 1-2 hours (or more if you have time!) and also one off support to help on specific projects. We are based in York but operate remotely throughout the UK so would welcome support regardless of where you are based.  

What are we looking for?

We are looking for anyone with suitable skills to support the development of our CRM and website Relevant skills and experience would include; Experienced Full Stack Web Application developer with a working knowledge of one or more of the main technologies used, preferably Python/Django Framework.  CRM developer with specialisms in Python/Django.    

What difference will you make?

Move Mates projects are impactful projects that help adults of all ages get active through a 1:1 buddy walking system. We support people who are facing barriers to getting active for a whole range of reasons including physical health conditions, mental health challenges orlack of confidence. Our projects support people to get our walking from their own front door, leading to improved health, reduced isolation and more connected communities. This role is essential in the ongoing development and support of our CRM which allows our projects to run smoothly and safely.  You would be ensuring that we can continue to help hundreds of people get out walking, ensuring we are able to accurately capture our impact and keeping our systems safe and efficient. 


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