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Website Construction (CMS-Based)

Help St. Jude's Recovery Center, Inc. communicate their work with a content management system (CMS)-based website, so that they can easily manage and update site content on a regular basis.

Posted November 11th

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Website Construction (CMS-Based)

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 in the middle of a re-branding process and are in need of a new website. We have purchased our new domain name, but we need a skilled professional who can update our existing WordPress website to meet our needs for our new brand.

What We Have In Place
  • We currently have a new domain name and an existing WordPress site, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have webhost options, and staff who know basic WordPress, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How This Will Help
This project will save us $16,822 , allowing us to allocate those admin dollars to support direct services, including providing treatment at no cost to uninsured and low-income individuals.

We are re-branding and will begin doing business as our new name in Spring 2020. We need a new website to market our new brand that is simple to maintain and easy for clients to navigate. Our current site requires too much CSS coding knowledge to be easily altered on the back end by our staff, and currently has some coding errors. We also need assistance with SEO during the transition phase.

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

To provide an integrated system of care that sustains recovery from the disease of addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders and returns at-risk individuals to their families and communities as healthy, self-sufficient, productive individuals

What We Do

For over 57 years, St. Jude's Recovery Center has helped individuals suffering from the disease of addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders rebuild their lives to become healthy, self-sufficient, productive individuals. St. Jude's provides an integrated system of care to individuals in Metro Atlanta fighting addiction and homelessness, serving more than 1,500 individuals per year: homeless or low-income men, women, veterans, and families with children who do not have private insurance and cannot afford to pay for life saving treatment.
The agency provides relief for this vulnerable population by providing a full continuum of care including detoxification, residential treatment, primary healthcare, employment services, and transition to permanent housing.

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