Website Construction (CMS-Based)

Posted by
Christian G.

Head of Communications

Posted Date
Jul 3, 2019
Virtual volunteer opportunity
Website Construction (CMS-Based)
Impact statement
This project will save us $16,822 , allowing us to be able to arrange more regional training events, such as in Africa, Latin America etc

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 want to rebuild our website from the ground up in Wordpress, integrating APIs for Mailchimp, Slack etc It'll be a light weight, responsive site. Designs are almost there.

What We Have In Place
  • We currently have design template, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have site map, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How This Will Help

We want to make our site work harder, be cleaner and more professional than it currently is.

Project Plan

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
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
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
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

Keeping Children Safe's mission is to work with organisations to safeguard all children from exploitation, abuse and violations of their human rights.

What We Do

We advocate for the universal adoption and monitoring of international standards on safeguarding, build the capacity of organisations to safeguard children and work to advance a global movement of organisations committed to ensure that their staff, operations and programmes do no harm to children.

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