Website Accessibility Audit

for  Buckelew Programs
San Rafael, CA, USA
Posted by
Teri C.

Communications Manager

Posted Date
Aug 5, 2019
Virtual volunteer opportunity
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Impact statement
This project will save us $4,212 , allowing us to focus our attention on other activities in the development department to help people with mental illness and substance use challenges lead healthier, more independent lives.

Project Details

What We Need
  • A list of the common issues along with the prioritization of both severity and impact of the accessibility issues found
  • List of areas that do not meet the Section 508, ADA, WCAG 2.0 guidelines
  • Specific recommendations to improve product accessibility their priority level (low, medium, and high priority)
  • Estimated time needed to fix current compliance issues
Additional Details

Hello, we are almost ready (in beta) to launch our long overdue new website! It's built in Wordpress. We want to be sure we can accommodate requests and inquires about mental heath and substance use challenges from anyone in our communities who may need help. Interested in this project? Love to connect~

What We Have In Place
  • We currently have a staff member who is team lead on this project., which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have Access to the beta site, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How This Will Help

We want to be sure we can accommodate requests and inquires about mental heath and substance use challenges from anyone in our communities who may need help. Interested in this project? Love to connect~

Project may require a short interview with the organization.

Project Plan

Prep: Project Goals, Timeline, and Process Established and Initial Information Distributed
  • Volunteer Manager provides overview of current website and any past analysis, as well as goals around the level of accessibility compliance they need to achieve
  • Professional explains their accessibility evaluation process and what the audit will entail
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager outline next steps and timeline for the project
  • Volunteer Manager walks Professional through the website, and they determine whether they should audit the full site in the time provided or focus on key page templates and a sampling of content types
Milestone 1: Website Audited
  • Professional performs both a manual and automated audit of the identified areas of the site against Section 508, WCAG 2.0, and ADA accessibility guidelines
  • Professional determines the severity and impact of any issues that are discovered
  • Professional creates a report including a high-level summary of the findings, the status of any pages included in the audit, and a detailed list of the discovered issues and their severity
Milestone 2: Audit Reviewed
  • Volunteer Manager reviews draft of audit report and provides feedback to the Professional
Milestone 3: Finalized Audit Report is Delivered to the Organization
  • Professional delivers final report for the Organization, which includes prioritized recommendations to remediate issues uncovered and achieve the targeted level of accessibility compliance
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About The Org

Our Mission

Buckelew Programs helps nearly 10,000 people each year with mental health, addiction, and related behavioral health challenges lead healthier, more independent lives, strengthening families and communities in the process. We believe in treating people, not conditions, so we tailor treatment and support services to the unique needs of each individual. We also encourage the active collaboration of loved ones and other supporters. Buckelew Programs provides a wide range of services for both adults and children in Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino, and Lake counties, including supported housing and job training, outpatient psychotherapy, residential detox, and a regional suicide prevention program.

Our project is sponsored by: Marin Community Foundation

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