Accessibility Statement

WorkWithUs Foundation Accessibility Statement

WorkWithUs Foundation is committed to providing an inclusive and accessible experience to everyone, including those with disabilities.

 

It is WorkWithUs Foundation’s policy to ensure that persons with disabilities have full and equal opportunity to access and benefit from the goods, services, privileges, advantages, and accommodations offered by WorkWithUs Foundation through https://www.wwufoundation.org/.

 

To ensure meaningful access and provide effective communication to persons with disabilities, WorkWithUs Foundation has undertaken the following measures:

 

Notice

 

WorkWithUs Foundation provides this policy statement and notice, prominently and directly linked from the https://www.wwufoundation.org/ homepage, soliciting feedback from visitors to https://www.wwufoundation.org/ on how accessibility can be improved.

 

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of https://www.wwufoundation.org/. Please let us know if you encounter any barriers to access:

 

 

Standards

 

WorkWithUs Foundation has adopted and shall make every reasonable effort for https://www.wwufoundation.org/ to conform to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (“WCAG”) 2.1 Level AA to improve accessibility and user experience. WCAG is published by the World Wide Web Consortium (“W3C”), Web Accessibility Initiative (“WAI”), available at www.w3.org/TR/WCAG/.

 

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines are technical standards to improve digital accessibility.

 

Programming

 

To create an optimal experience across a variety of browser, device, and assistive technology combinations, https://www.wwufoundation.org/ relies upon the following languages and specifications:

 

  • HTML

  • WAI-ARIA

  • CSS

  • JavaScript

 

Note that different technology combinations may interpret code in unique ways and render experiences that are specific to those combinations.

 

Compatibility

 

https://www.wwufoundation.org/ is designed to be compatible with assistive technologies and the last two versions of major browsers including Chrome, FireFox, and Safari.

 

Assistive technologies include NVDA, JAWS, VoiceOver, and TalkBack screen readers.

 

https://www.wwufoundation.org/ may not display optimally in Internet Explorer 10 or older browsers.

 

Coordinator

 

WorkWithUs Foundation has designated a Web Accessibility Coordinator who is knowledgeable on web accessibility, and responsible for carrying out this policy.

 

Distribution

 

WorkWithUs Foundation makes available and annually distributes this policy statement to all personnel that design, develop, maintain, manage, or otherwise have responsibility for the content and format of https://www.wwufoundation.org/ (“Web Content Personnel”).

 

WorkWithUs Foundation requires employees and contractors to comply with this policy.

 

Expertise

 

WorkWithUs Foundation has retained an independent third-party specialist to provide consultation and regularly evaluate and test https://www.wwufoundation.org/ for WCAG 2.1 AA conformance. The independent third-party prepares a written report based on the evaluation, which identifies any barriers and provides recommendations to enhance the accessibility of https://www.wwufoundation.org/.

 

Testing

 

WorkWithUs Foundation engages in automated testing and user testing of individuals with disabilities to continually assess and improve the accessibility of https://www.wwufoundation.org/.

 

Training

 

WorkWithUs Foundation provides annual training on web accessibility to Web Content Personnel, and considers the degree and effectiveness with which personnel took accessibility considerations into account in the performance of their duties when reviewing their performance.

 

Compliance

 

Through WorkWithUs Foundation’s proactive efforts and genuine commitment to accessibility and following best practices set forth by relevant laws and governing bodies, WorkWithUs Foundation believes it not only meets but exceeds the digital accessibility requirements imposed

 

by Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as well as other applicable anti- discrimination laws.

 

Known Issues

WorkWithUs Foundation is aware of the following issues to accessibility on https://www.wwufoundation.org/. These issues may be caused by third-party vendors or technology limitations beyond the control of the organization.

 

  1. The Donate page uses a third-party form which contains different styles which may seem disorienting for some users

  2. The Careers page uses a third-party application which may cause barriers to some users. If you are unsuccessful at completing an application, please email us at info@work-with-us.org

 

Resources

 

NVDA screen reader (free)

 

Accessible.org

 

W3C Web Accessibility Initiative

 

The Americans with Disabilities Act

 

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines