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Until now, helping out a local public interest organization on a digital project has been an uphill battle: technologists, designers, data gurus, digital marketers, hackers, and product folks have had to carry the weight of scoping, translation, product management, and navigating an organization’s technical debt just to begin volunteering.
Delta.NYC solves this challenge.
Delta.NYC is designed to make the experience of pro bono tech more efficient, meaningful and fun for both digital professionals and organizations. Delta.NYC goes beyond just pro bono work: technologists work together. Pro bono participants collaborate with peer professionals in the program, including and beyond their project team, to strategize, process, socialize and expand their knowledge of relevant issues around tech and its impact on society.
How It Works
If you are applying to be a Product or Project Manager, your application and timeline includes a bit of pre-planning as well. Both tracks are outlined below.
Who We're Looking For
We are looking for a range of digital professionals with many different types of skillsets based in New York City. The skills we are looking for include some of the following:
- Back-End Development
- Business Analysis
- Content Strategy
- CRM & Email Systems
- Digital Campaigning
- Digital Marketing & Sales
- Digital Media
- Digital Strategy
- Front-End Development
- iOS/Android Development
- IT Systems Management
- Online Marketing
- Product Management
- Project Management
- Social Media & Communications Strategy
- Website & Microsite Creation
Delta.NYC aims to bridge the digital divide by leveraging tech industry talent to bring professional digital services to nonprofits looking to further their missions who could not afford to do so otherwise. In doing so, we are experimenting and learning about how to best support an ecosystem of pro bono tech. As a member of the Delta.NYC pilot, participants not only meaningfully impact the work of their nonprofit partners, they directly influence the development of the pro bono tech space.
All nonprofits will come to the table with clear impact goals. This year, Civic Hall Labs is partnering with organizations whose work focuses on civil rights. Projects completed by Delta.NYC participants will support nonprofits by increasing efficiency and staff capacity, increasing fundraising capabilities, expanding program capacity and more; All with the goal of working towards a more just and equitable society.