We’re looking for empathetic, communicative, and organized volunteers to support USDR projects. Great candidates bring experience from a variety of backgrounds, from product management to design and research to engineering to communications. Above all, they take an agile, iterative approach to discovering human-centric solutions with our government partners.
In return, volunteers are able to engage in real work that will affect the quality of real people’s lives, learn from experts in the field, experience the challenge of applying what you already know to a new problem, and be a part of a team and community that’s building something bigger to create lasting change.
States and federal agencies are rapidly spinning up new services to handle an influx of new information, while working hard to keep existing systems running through this crisis.
Data scientists, front-end & back-end engineers, designers, engineering managers, product managers, user researchers, writers. Experience with government technology stacks a huge plus.
Help governments understand and communicate the constantly evolving updates on public health, services, and economic stimulus.
Experienced policymakers, content strategists, copywriters, graphic designers and social media managers.
With so many moving parts, governments need skilled project and general operational managers to design new emergency response workflows and support their stretched teams.
Professionals with experience in general management, manufacturing and production, logistics and supply chain, procurement or disaster relief response.
Not all heroes wear capes, and not all tasks are glamorous. But we help where we can, eagerly, and without ego.
Most volunteer roles require 10-20 hours per week for 6-8 weeks from our volunteers. Some are shorter, some are longer, but we will share the details before you are placed on a project.