Program Supporter Tasks

Program Supporters who qualify and are interested are welcome to participate in the Event Support tasks of mentoring and meetupMeetup Meetup groups are locally-organized groups that get together for face-to-face events on a regular basis (commonly once a month). Learn more about Meetups in our Meetup Organizer Handbook. check-ins. Additionally, they also perform some other tasks vital to the Community Team’s events program.

Reviewing Applications

For each application that comes in, we check if the applicant would make a good representative of the WordPress community and the Five Good Faith rules. If it’s an event application, we also check the health and activity of that community to see if it can support an event.

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Updating Documentation

We are always working to improve our documentation. If you see something that needs to be updated, you are invited to make the necessary changes. Once updated, inform the other Community Team members in the #community-team SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at channel.

We will also be updating the documentation due to the new role names. For this, there will be an added step of recording some basic information on a spreadsheet so our developers can create the necessary redirects.

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Hosting Group Orientations

Another improvement we are working on is group orientations. You will be able to select times you are available and set them up in Calendly. Then the community will be able to schedule orientations with you. Each orientation type will have written instructions and an orientation script you can use.

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HelpScout Triage of the Community Team Inbox

It consists of checking HelpScout for issues you can answer, and often using a saved reply to answer them.

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Meetup Organizer Newsletter

Creation and scheduling of the monthly newsletter for Meetup Organizers. Check the documentation here.

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A Final Note on Tasks

If you end up with more tasks than you have time for, or your availability changes, please let us know right away. We will work with you to make adjustments.

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