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OWASP Global Projects Division: Volunteer Opportunities

The OWASP Foundation is currently recruiting a hand full of volunteers that can assist with project administration and project support duties. This is an excellent opportunity to work with InfoSec based projects on a global scale, whilst working in a supportive environment where training is readily available for your duties. Please look at the opportunities below, and apply by submitting your CV and a short 250 word paragraph outlining your interest in the role. Please submit your application by e-mailing projects@owasp.org. A member of the OpsTeam will respond within 5 days after reviewing your application.


Part-Time Project Support Volunteer

Job Description

The OWASP Foundation is currently recruiting a Part-Time Project Support Volunteer that can assist with project administration duties for one of our Flagship Projects. This is an excellent opportunity to work on a high profile OWASP project, whilst working in a supportive environment where training is readily available for your duties. The Project Support Volunteer should be able to contribute at least 5 hours a week to this project, and have the following skills and experience:


Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Competent user of Google Docs, and Wiki Page editing.
  • A basic understanding of project administration methodologies. (Don't worry, I can teach you)
  • Good Interpersonal and team player skills.
  • Good drafting skills such as minute taking.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Good numerical skills to manage small project budget account.
  • Ability to manage and prioritise workload and time effectively.
  • Be able to respond well to changing priorities when required.


In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Keep all project documentation up-to-date, and take meeting minutes.
  • Write and communicate new developments and announcements to relevant stakeholders.
  • Keep track of project expenses and budget.
  • Update the project wiki page on a weekly basis with relevant/up-to-date information.
  • Monitor project mailing list activity, and make sure all queries are managed.
  • Develop and submit monthly progress reports to the OWASP Project Manager.
  • Contribute at least 5 hours a week to project administration duties.


Additional Comments

The application deadline for this role is December 28, 2012. If you are interested in the Part-Time Project Support Volunteer role, please e-mail your resumé, and a short paragraph outlining your interest in the role, to projects@owasp.org. A member of the OpsTeam will get back to you after we have reviewed your application in full. Thank you for your interest in this role.