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Website Construction (CMS-Based)

Posted by
Roger F.

Director

Posted Date
May 29, 2019
Location
Virtual volunteer opportunity
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Website Construction (CMS-Based)
Impact statement
This project will save us $16,822 , allowing us to Prepare for an upcoming federal comment period critical to protecting Oak Flat a sacred ecological and recreational haven on public land.

Project Details

What We Need
  • Development of a new website using a Content Management System (CMS)
  • Training to ensure Organization's staff members can update content and manage the site post-launch
  • Note: This project is for a website built with a Content Management System (CMS), such as Wordpress, Squarespace, Joomla, or Drupal. A CMS-based website can be maintained and updated easily (no coding required!)
Additional Details

We are currently using an outdated version of Drupal and are looking for a new more usable and easily upgradable CMS (Wordpress?) and a fresh new design.

We are under a bit of a time crunch as the new site needs to be available in August to give us support for a major comment period.

Our current website is www.azminingreform.org.

Thanks!

What We Have In Place
  • We have an active webhost with Wordpress an Drupal available, and a clear idea of what we are looking for so it will be easy for you to get started. I am also fairly proficient on our current Drupal platform and can do a lot of the work in porting over content to the new platform.
How This Will Help

Without a more efficient an effective website, we are unable to educate the public and engage our supporters to help us achieve our mission of protecting Arizona's communities and the environment from inappropriate mining activities.

Project Plan

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Prep: Share Information
  • Volunteer Manager provides Professional with an outline of the Organization’s needs and goals for the new website, which should include any specific features that are required (e.g., contact forms, mobile responsive design, member sign in, etc.)
  • Volunteer Manager provides approved content and images to be used for the new website (e.g., About Us copy, Mission Statement, staff bios and images, etc.)
  • Volunteer Manager provides Professional with links to any existing online presence that the Organization has (e.g., social media, blog, existing website, etc.)
  • Volunteer Manager registers Organization's domain name with a web host, if necessary
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Milestone 1: Kick-off Discussion
  • Volunteer Manager and Professional connect to discuss the timeline and scope of the website project, including: the number of pages or sections for the new website, specific features and plugins requires, look and feel for the website (themes), target date for initial review, target date for website launch
  • Professional reviews information provided and makes recommendations for which CMS application to use
  • Volunteer Manager signs up for the selected CMS application, and provides Professional with credentials to create the website
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Milestone 2: Build and Review
  • Professional uses the materials provided and agreed upon timeline to build the website
  • Volunteer Manager reviews the in-progress website and provides feedback
  • Professional completes any required functional QA
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Milestone 3: Website Launch
  • Professional provides final website for approval to launch
  • Volunteer Manager approves the website for launch, or requests approval from any stakeholders
  • Professional launches the site on Organization's domain name
  • Professional troubleshoots any issues that may arise immediately after launch
  • Professional instructs the Volunteer Manager on how to update content and maintain the website going forward
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About The Org

Our Mission

The Arizona Mining Reform Coalition is comprised of Arizona groups and individuals that work to ensure that responsible mining contributes to healthy communities, a healthy environment, and, when all costs are factored in, is a net benefit to Arizona. The Arizona Mining Reform Coalition expects the mining industry to clean up after itself, comply fully with the spirit of safeguards in place to protect Arizona, and to interact in a transparent and open manner with Arizona citizens.

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Testimonials

Neil did a wonderful job and was very helpful and easy to work with!
Roger Featherstone
Roger F.

Director

Website Construction (CMS-Based) Project

Roger is a great activist and proficient technology user, he communicated well and allowed me to fit the project into my time frame for volunteer hours.
Neil Cowley
Neil C.

Volunteer

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