Nafundi hiring for Open Data Kit documentation

Nafundi ( is a company started by founders of ODK
that offers professional services and software customization for ODK
tools. We are seeking a strong writer to help document usage of the
ODK tools for both technical and non-technical end-users, integrating
user feedback from support questions to improve content. We're also
looking for end-user documentation support for new feature launches.
The ideal candidate has written end-user documentation for software
and is familiar with and passionate about open source.

Responsibilities include:

Minimum qualifications:

  • Writing samples in English, preferably software documentation
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate software concepts to
    a non-technical audience
  • Demonstrated ability to self-motivate (a side project, for example)
  • Knowledge of web development and content management tools (e.g.,
    Wordpress, GitHub Pages, Markdown, HTML)

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience using and documenting open source projects
  • Experience planning and implementing strategies to improve community
  • Experience working remotely and with globally distributed teams
  • Experience developing on or deploying mobile data collection (e.g.,
    iFormBuilder, Pendragon Forms, CommCare, SurveyCTO, Magpi, Fulcrum)

What we offer:

  • A chance to contribute to a project with broad social impact
  • A distributed, open, and fun community eager for great documentation
  • Location independence
  • Flexible contract-based arrangement

Contract rate and length are negotiable based on experience.

If this sounds like a good fit, please send a cover letter, your
resume, and 3-5 writing samples to with subject
"Documentation Writer for Open Data Kit".