Employment

Part-time Web Developer/Webmaster

We seek an on-going (not project-based) part-time webmaster to help maintain and improve a large suite of websites including databases, a discussion forum, store and online donation/membership pages. While some work can be completed remotely, we would like the candidate to come into our Marina del Rey office at least once a week. This position pays $18/hr for a maximum of 10 hours per week.

Desired Skills:

- Web design experience with Photoshop and Dreamweaver (or equivalent)
- Constructing web pages in W3C validating code
- Proficiency with HTML, CSS, AJAX, JavaScript, and XML; SSL security
- Skills to revise existing website to improve web page use & mobile optimization
- PHP and MySQL
- PayPal API, shipping APIs
- Linux server management
- Familiarity with Magento e-commerce platform

Specific Duties expected to include, but are not limited to:

- Maintaining existing websites
- Improving existing site and enhancing features
- Debugging issues that affect site performance and security
- Completing a re-design of www.reefcheck.org
- Creating a member log-in portal and integrating it with existing 3rd party CRM system
- Generating and revising web pages
- Monitoring site statistics and usage

Interested candidates should submit a resume and portfolio that demonstrates their website work to rcinfo@reefcheck.org

Volunteer Positions
   

Reef Check is looking for help from volunteers to help with a variety of projects, as well as those with experience in the following areas:

  • Public Relations
  • Outreach
  • Speaker's Bureau
  • Fundraising
  • Event Planning
  • Office Administration
  • Membership
  • Accounting & Bookkeeping
  • Marketing & Sales

If you are interested in volunteering at our office in Los Angeles, please fill out our volunteer form or email rcinfo@reefcheck.org.

Community Outreach

Reef Check Foundation is looking for volunteers to help with ocean education and outreach at its office in Fisherman's Village in Marina del Rey. Participants should be outgoing and willing to interact with visitors, and will be asked to learn basic facts about organisms featured in Reef Check's aquariums and touch tanks, as well as information about our programs. Volunteers are needed on Sunday afternoons from 10:30a to 4:30p. If you are interested, please contact us at rcinfo@reefcheck.org.

Volunteer Testimonials

"Hi my name is Alina and I am an undergraduate at Whitman College in Walla Walla, WA studying Environmental Biology. Interning at Reef Check allowed me to explore various career paths I have been considering all at the same time. I have wanted to pursue a career in the non-profit sector since I was in high school, and Reef Check has given me a firsthand look at what this means. I gained invaluable experience working closely with the director of development, the program director and the executive director of Reef Check. I learned about networking, public relations, marketing, fundraising, community outreach, the logistics of running educational programs, the logistics of running a retail space, and even got to spend a day snorkeling! If you are interested in the environmental field but don't know where to start, Reef Check is the place to go!"
- Alina Nakano

"Upon completion of my pre-veterinary undergraduate degree, I found myself falling in love with the ocean and its inhabitants through my work at a marine wildlife rehabilitation center and my new-found passion for scuba diving. In 2013, I met Gregor at the Scuba Show in Long Beach, California and once I learned about Reef Check I was determined to be apart of their incredible mission to conserve the world's reefs! During my last 3 years with Reef Check, I have taken on many roles including media development, education and outreach coordinator, fundraising and event support and even was able to connect with Reef Check International teams while in Southeast Asia. My active role in this global organization has provided valuable experience to support my career development as a conservationist, and now a graduate student of Cornell University's Department of Global Development. I am continually inspired by Reef Check's positive impact on the planet, and I am grateful for the opportunity to work alongside Reef Check Foundation for many years to come."
- Marilyn Brody