Position Title: Web Developer Call ID: TED.BAUC.2020.02
Request Num: SR21277 Date Call was Listed: Jun 9, 2020
Status: Inactive Last Updated: Oct 22, 2020
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  1 0 0 0
Position Description
Country: Latvia
Calling Organization: Baltic Union Conference
Position Type(s): Communications/Media, Computer/Website, Graphic Design, Software Development
Length of Service: 12 months
Who makes Final Decision:   Calling Org
Beginning Date: Sep 1, 2020  (Begin ASAP)
Ending Date: Aug 31, 2021
Urgent? No
Application Deadline:
Cancel call if not filled by: Aug 31, 2021
Duties:     Design, build and maintain website software for both backend and frontend on your own and with a team. Work with others to maintain website content. Convert ideas to finished websites
On-site Orientation Provided? No
Stipend during Orientation?  No
Orientation Date:
Voice tape/phone interview required? Yes
Institution requires signed agreement?  Yes
Acceptable Dress:
Unacceptable Dress: 
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   Place of living will be a room/flat in Riga, Latvia. It will be fully equipped for living there comfortably.
Gender: Either
Age Preference: ANY years
Marital Status: Single
Child Accommodation Available: No
Housing Restrictions:
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:  
Languages:  English(Average) Required
Minimum Education Preferred:  Bachelors
Trade/Skills: Good understanding of web basics like HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Experience with at least one modern backend/frontend framework or language like PHP, Node.js, React, Angular, etc. Familiarity with SQL databases.
Education Comments: Studies in Computer Science or related field would be beneficial
Finance Type: Supported
Expense Responsibility Terms/Comments
Visa   Calling Organization    
Medical / Inoculations   Shared   State medical insurance is included in stipend  
Travel to/from Location (Volunteer)   Calling Organization    
Travel to/from Location (Spouse)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Local Travel   Calling Organization    
Travel (Children)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Excess Baggage   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Insurance   Calling Organization   For Long Term and Short Term positions: Accident, Sickness & Personal Effects & Baggage (PEB) Insurance Protection for Volunteers. For international volunteers serving in NAD: Short-Term Travel Insurance.  
Accommodations   Calling Organization    
Utilities   Calling Organization    
Food / Meals   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   300 Euros - Volunteer will receive a stipend. Gross amount 430€, net amount is roughly 300€ per month.  
Other   Calling Organization    
Additional terms/benefits or comments: 1) Volunteer will receive a stipend. Gross amount 430€, net amount is roughly 300€ per month.
2) As this stipend is according to Latvian laws and regulations classified as a salary, we have to pay employer's taxes and withhold employee's taxes.
3) From these taxes volunteer's state health insurance is covered.
3.1) In Latvia, State health insurance will cover basically all medical expenses, patient fees are small (no more than 31€ per day for inpatient and no more than 560€ per year).
4) Hence, shared medical expenses, although volunteer don't need to pay any extra.
5) But medical/inoculations are shared because we will not cover inoculation expenses, if these will arise.
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Riga
Airport: Riga International Airport
Travel from Airport to Destination: Organisation will provide transportation
Required Inoculations
Other Medical Recommendations
Visa Required? Yes           Visa Type: Working visa
    Who Applies: Volunteer
Work Permit Required? Yes  Who Applies:
Police Clearance Required: No
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   No
Send papers to:
Visa/Travel Details: Visa requirements depends of the country volunteer will be traveling from.
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: Baltic Union Conference
Calling Division: Trans-European Division
Calling Union: Baltic Union Conference
Calling Conference:
Country: Latvia
Supervisor: Käsk, Ivo
Title: President
Additional Information
We are looking for a committed and skilled volunteer Web Developer who will be responsible for developing and/or designing websites and platforms for media mission in three Baltic countries - Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. You will be working alongside other developers in our three countries in creating, maintaining, and updating our websites. You will be a full stack web developer, dealing with both server backend and client/browser frontend software.
Approved By:   Jaanus-Janari Kogerman, Treasurer for Baltic Union Conference on Jun 9, 2020. Entered by: Markusa, Krista
Approved By:   Ivo Käsk, President for Baltic Union Conference on Oct 22, 2020. Entered by: Käsk, Ivo