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Volunteer Software Developer Position with Superstars

PhitNest Fairfax, VA, USA   Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago


PhitNest is an early-stage startup with a clear mission: to create a happier, healthier world through fortifying and building community. Our approach combines in-depth research with technology that strengthens social connections. Our team of 21 is passionate about making a global impact. PhitNest emphasizes the importance of 'social fitness', integrating research and technology to improve overall well-being. Check out the links below to read more about the origins of PhitNest.



We're looking for engineers who have a passion for learning and developing their technical skills. In this role, you will ensure our mobile app is robust and user-friendly. You will work closely with our business and design teams, translating complex ideas into practical, effective software.


As a volunteer developer, your responsibilities will include maintaining and expanding our mobile, web, and infrastructure. You'll have the opportunity to work both independently and as part of a team, engaging with different aspects of the project.


We're in the process of developing a mobile app that connects people within local fitness centers, fostering strong, supportive communities. Our current focus is on enhancing the matching system, our newsfeed, the profile/chat functionality, and designing a new website.


If you’re ready to join a team of committed individuals working towards a collective goal while improving their skills, please begin by submitting an application through our intake form. Feel free to reach out to for any questions.



We are a remote team that meets on a weekly basis. Most people on the team have full time jobs or are studying-- we average about 15 hours a week.


This is an UNPAID volunteer position. It may be paid in the future contingent on funding.


Required (at least one of these):

  • Dart/Flutter (Preferred)
  • Any web framework (SolidJS, Svelte, Nextjs, etc.)
  • TypeScript



  • BLoC pattern
  • AWS
  • REST/WebSocket API development
Job Details
Industry Wellness / Fitness / Sports
Employment Type Volunteer
Visa Sponsorship No
About us

Inspired by the longest-running Harvard study on health & happiness, the PhitNest app aims to help people live longer, happier lives by cultivating gym communities.

PhitNest is committed to helping people lead longer and happier lives by strengthening community at local fitness centers.

We believe in the power of social fitness as a preventative force and have developed the app to encourage members to lean on each other for support. 


Our Mission

Our mission is to be a catalyst in creating a happier world. We want to connect people from all walks of life, within a community of practice, committed to improving health & wellness.