Looking to get involved? Want to build a portion of your resume? Maybe you want to be a part of
an awesome group of people? Then consider volunteering with us!
Harvard is Tech Seattle is a volunteer-based organization with people from around the world! We
have opportunities for people with all backgrounds! Check out our open roles and connect with us
if you want to join our diverse team!
Open Volunteer Opportunities
iOS App Designer & Developer
Design and build applications for the iOS platform.
Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications.
Collaborate with a team to define, design, and deploy new features.
Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs.
Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization.
Interacting with different departments within the organization regarding new
Contributing to the development of project schedules and workflows.
Participating in the design and creation of scalable software.
Writing clean, functional code on the front- and back-end.
Testing and fixing bugs or other coding issues.
Can understand end to end flow of the website and system in general.
Can solve technical challenges of our team
Practical experience with WordPress.
Can understand what templates to use.
Expert in features and designs of WordPress.
Knows alternative options other than WordPress too.
Should have prior experience building websites for corporations or as a freelancer.
Hand on expertise on developing websites from scratch.
Can help us follow best practices to follow when hosting a website.
Can understand the security threats associated with websites and how to mitigate
Create and test applications for websites.
Must be a great team player and know how to collaborate with others
Present design specs
Work with graphics and other designers.
Troubleshoot website problems
Maintain and update websites
Monitor website traffic
Provide experienced leadership and technical direction.
Broad and extensive knowledge of the software development process and its
Knowledge of architectural styles and design patterns, makes high-level design
choices and enforce technical standards, including software coding standards, tools,
Accountable for platform features, from prioritization to design to release.
Own the full software development lifecycle.
Understanding of various coding methods and computer languages.
Data modeling and database design experience.
Must be a creative thinker
Create, improve and use wireframes, prototypes, style guides, user flows, and
effectively communicate your interaction ideas using any of these methods.
Be a great team player, experienced in working with agile teams
Hands-on experience creating wireframes, prototypes, storyboards, user flows, etc.
Be a great team player, experienced in working with agile teams
Technical program Manager
Responsible for the overall development life cycle of the solution and manage
complex projects with significant bottom line impact
Work with product managers in developing a strategy and road map to provide
compelling capabilities for Harvard in Tech Seattle that helps them succeed in their
Work closely with senior engineers to develop the best technical design and approach
for new product development
Project management - prioritization, planning of projects and features, Stakeholder
management and tracking of external commitments
Create management, communication plans and processes.
Analyze and develop procedures for management and technical duties.
Participate in how staff is allocated for the project.
Brainstorm and research new topics for future content to support ongoing development
Organizes material and completes writing assignment according to set standards
clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology.
Coordinate with marketing and design volunteer to create relevant content
Responsible for the overall integrity and coherence of the program.
Developing a webinar program's objectives and strategy and assessing how it will
impact their department, business, or organization
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Self-starter with ability to manage multiple tasks in a deadline-driven environment
Experience with web content management tools
Experience with webinar production tools (GoToWebinar, Adobe Connect, Webex)
Plan & execute, a webinar
Identify and secure potential speaker
Must be passionate about technology
Ability to summarize a discussion, take notes during a webinar
Manage webinar participants
Send out communication to webinar participants
Update webinar guidelines and protocols for conducting webinars
Develop benchmark criteria to measure webinar effectiveness and implement
improvements as necessary
Develop and manage a calendar of webinars
Work closely with the webinar team to ensure the successful promotion of all
Excellent communication, organizational, and writing skills.
Coordinate scheduling and deliverables with webinar presenters
Ability to manage multiple priorities and demanding timeframes.
Knowledge and deep understanding of webinar technology.
Proficient with Microsoft Office products.
Ability to integrate webinars into broader engagement campaigns.
Strong project management skills with the ability to solve problems professionally
in a timely manner.
Be self-directed and results-/goal-oriented.
Experience developing and executing global program
Initiate and set goals for programs based on the organization’s strategic
Plan programs from start to finish, including defining processes, framework and
Must-have Passion for technology
Prior experience working in the Technology Industry, Social impact programs
Hire, train and be a motivating mentor to staff
Lead large group discussions to answer questions and remedy complaints
Create and nurture effective communication within the organization
Build a strong team through open communication and by collaborating on
Develop and approve operations and budgets
Excellent speaking, listening, organizational skills, including multitasking,
time management, and meticulous attention to detail
Host a speaking event, panel discussion. Act as moderator during the panel
assisting with the planning, preparation, and organization of events.
Coordinate among different teams and ensure they all work together harmoniously for
Oversee Speaker experiences from conception through post-event
Work with the Event Manager to ensure on-site preparations, and event breakdown,
high-level service throughout the event
Research and finalize panel discussion content
Proven success as an event host, public speaking
Experience in maintaining and building enriching relationships with the speakers and
Prior experience at Ted Talk preferable
Perform qualitative and quantitative research and consultation on relative markets
Keep up-to-date knowledge of the industry and related markets being researched
Create clear and useful reports and recommendations for organizational use
Communicate with business leaders
Brainstorming and implementing event plans and concepts.
Handling budgeting and invoicing.
Liaising and negotiating with vendors.
Negotiating sponsorship deals.
Updating senior management.
Managing branding and communication.
Developing event feedback surveys.
Coordinate the volunteer program to meet the hiring needs
Work with department heads, managers, and supervisors to define the roles of
Plan and carry out a volunteer recruitment program; interview, screen, and place
Develop objectives, policies, procedures, and job descriptions for all volunteer
Manage and maintain volunteer database
Work with Marketing to increase exposure of volunteer program to the public and
community outreach and recruitment efforts.
Seek out partners, institutions or channels (e.g. online platforms, social media)
provide volunteers with the right skill sets
Vet prospective volunteers on behalf of the organization
Establish a volunteering agreement with potential partners and volunteers
Record keeping of volunteer information and skills
Matching volunteers to opportunities that suit their skills, keeping volunteers
Planning and preparing episode topics and interview questions
Hosting and recording the episodes with a co-host or guest
Monitor business landscape to inform content themes, topics, and contributors
Identify, prioritize, and onboard content contributors
Superior oral and written communication skills
Passionate about process with a high attention to detail
Writing brief show notes for each episode.
Demonstrable ability to clearly communicate goals, requirements, and desired
outcomes to cross-functional project teams and leadership.
Experience of collaborating with multiple internal and external business teams to
develop product requirements and overall product roadmap, while also driving the
implementation and delivery of products.
Ability to develop detailed business requirements and user stories for creation of
product specifications and feature requests
Proven ability to use analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to extract
data and build metrics to back up assumptions, evaluate outcomes and challenge
Support and enhance existing products with thoughtful and measurable impact.
Associate Program Manager
Highly collaborative with outstanding communication and relationship management
skills, high emotional intelligence