Volunteer Lead VR System Programmer (No Compensation, Remote)

  • 16824 44th Ave W, Lynnwood, WA 98037, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Part-time

Company Description

Games for Love is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that works to ease suffering, save lives, and create sustainable futures for children. We believe in the concept of "distraction therapy" and bring the joy of gaming into the lives of our junior gamers in hospitals around the country. We plan to help 10 million kids in the next 5 years. We have a healthy ecosystem to achieve that goal with your intelligent contribution.


Job Description

We are seeking a Volunteer for Lead VR Systems Programmer to join our Channel Surfing team. Channel Surfing is a small-scale open-world VR game where you can explore multiple worlds. Instead of channel surfing outside of the tv, you are in it, and able to interact with the world around you. As a lead systems programmer, you will be responsible for work with the lead programmer (dept lead) and the team.



  • To work with Lead Programmer

  • To ensure all game systems function correctly

  • To develop solutions to allow the game to ship with performance benchmarks for Oculus Quest. Experimental development is a plus 

  • To create new solutions for known limitations and problems in VR. 

  • Plus if having experience with accessibility.


  • Able to donate approx. 10-15 hrs. a week for a minimum of 6 or 12 months

  • At least 2-3 years experience in VR

  • Highly proficient in programming languages, such as Unity, C#, and VR.

  • In-depth knowledge of full lifecycle game programming and related technologies

  • Superb analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent communication and collaboration abilities

  • Great organizational and time management skills


Qualifying Attitude:

  •  You want to be part of something great that positively impacts society especially in times of crisis

  • You are proactive to collaborate remotely

Additional Information


  • Work from anywhere on earth - 100% remote 
  • Massive networking opportunities with 500+ members of our community
  • Level up your skills
  • OPT & CPT programs
  • Make a big impact in the world
  • Have lots of fun partnering with passionate game developers
  • Join the mastermind group and learn from top game developers
  • Volunteer recognition & awards

Games for Love is an equal opportunity organization. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status, or any other legally protected status.