Jobs at Mediate BC

Mediate BC is a dynamic and innovative place to work. Our staff work remotely, from across Metro Vancouver on ancestral, unceded and treaty lands of the Katyie (Katzie), Kwantlen, Kwikwetlem, Matsqui, xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Qayqayt, Semiahmoo, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), sc̓əwaθən məsteyəxʷ (Tsawwassen) and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations, to Interior BC on the traditional lands of the Ktunaxa, Syilx, Sinixt and Stoney Nakoda peoples, as well as in Southern Vancouver Island on the traditional territories of the Lkwungen (Esquimalt and Songhees), and W̱SÁNEĆ (Pauquachin, Tsartlip, Tsawout, Tseycum) peoples.

Mediate BC is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we serve. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, including Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour applicants, all genders, nationalities, and persons with disabilities. By embracing diversity, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives.

We are proud to serve the collaborative conflict resolution needs of the province.

We are currently hiring:

Website Implementation Contractor

Mediate BC is searching for a short-term contractor (estimated 30-40 hours) to complete implementation of a Wordpress-based website for management of its roster of mediators (handled as “members” through Memberpress).


  • Ability to self-start and self-manage project-based deliverables in a dynamic, team-based environment
  • Ability to respond to issues in a timely and professional manner
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective, collaborative working relationships with team
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a mono-lingual, english-speaking team, including in team meetings
  • The successful candidate will ideally be based in British Columbia, Canada

Tasks, deliverables, and experience

  • Communication and project management: the contractor will be expected to be a self-starter, and assist by making relevant enquiries of Mediate BC, and working closely with Mediate BC staff, throughout the project. Strategic recommendations in terms of development choices will also be welcomed. Most of the work on this project will be undertaken with, a
  • Wordpress: the backbone of our website. The contractor will be expected to have a deep degree of familiarity with Wordpress, and either be able to modify existing code or manage a developer who will do so (should that be necessary). Tasks may include:
    • Importing data from prior website, including images, and possibly including member profiles, pages, and blog posts. We are aware it is a strong possibility that manual data-entry will be required in this regard, and the contractor should be prepared to manage another contractor or employee of Mediate BC who will be conducting that data-entry.
  • Divi (front end). The contractor will be expected to, possibly among other tasks:
    • Implement a responsive, mobile-first theme for the site (, including assigning page types to styles — the expectation is that the Mediate BC theme will be an existing theme, possibly with slight modification. This will ideally include use of global presets (, and other similar items such that the site’s aesthetic is, to the degree possible, inherited.
    • Manage implementation of content (front-end pages, menus, etc.) in consultation with our communications manager.
    • Manage and suggest implementation of other “standard” portions of website (contact, disclaimer, privacy policy, etc.).
    • Implement various forms (contact, complaint, etc.) in consultation with Mediate BC’s communication’s manager.
  • Memberpress: used to manage our members under our new system. The contractor will be expected to, possibly among other tasks:
    • Configure Memberpress’ automated member management features, with our roster mediators “subscribing” to different designations (eg. Registered Roster Mediator, online mediator, civil mediator, family mediator, etc.).
    • Guide Mediate BC in migration from the old website to the new website (which, we acknowledge, may include significant data-entry.
    • Configure payment in consultation with Mediate BC staff.
    • Implement “members-only” areas, where members of our mediator rosters can gain access to information available only to them.
  • Formidable Forms: the contractor will be expected to, possibly among other tasks, create similar functionality to what is shown here (, though we have some changes that need to be made due to changes in our membership system / levels:
    • Configure Formidable Directory to create a public-facing member directory for paid members (eg. for roster mediators whose memberships are current), similar to what is described here:
    • Configure the “front page” of Formidable Directory, to create editable front-pages for current members (eg. when the end-user clicks a profile, they should be taken to that profile.
    • Enhance the user experience in editing their custom profiles, to the degree that is possible, through WYSIWYG editors, and options for bold font, etc.
    • Ensure that the profile pages are indexed by search engines.
  • Permissions: the contractor will be expected to suggest and implement permissions.
  • Documentation: create a user manual in the WordPress site, ideally by links to unlisted / secure YouTube / Vimeo videos, to (1) demonstrate common tasks, and (2) direct Mediate BC staff to relevant resources.
  • Backups: implement automatic backups on the entire site.
  • Testing: test, and assist Mediate BC in testing, the final product.
  • DNS: migrate the development site to the main Mediate BC URL.
  • Other: the ability to be proactive, suggest additional tasks/features for Mediate BC’s consideration, and generally be available to extend the contract.


  • Experience in conducting the tasks noted above will be valuable
  • Experience with front and back-end web development and deployment, especially using self-hosted WordPress
  • Experience in user-focused design, including developing user stories, designing and redesigning workflows, front-end aesthetics, and prototyping (including use of AdobeXD) is an asset
  • Proficiency with front-end web technologies including PHP, HTML, CSS, and JS is an asset
  • Experience in developing and designing for, and porting websites to, self-hosted WordPress is an asset
  • Experience in backend website administration is an asset
  • Experience in technical (manual) writing is an asset
  • Experience in user and member management through a WordPress-based platform, including through use of memberMouse and memberPress is an asset
  • Presentation skills are an asset

Interested candidates please contact with the subject line “Website Implementation Contractor” and information about your experience with the above as soon as possible.


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