Leaving the Deputy Program

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There are two main circumstances under which a Community DeputyDeputy Community Deputies are a team of people all over the world who review WordCamp and Meetup applications, interview lead organizers, and generally keep things moving at WordCamp Central. Find more about deputies in our Community Deputy Handbook. leaves the program. Depending on the circumstance, deputiesDeputy Community Deputies are a team of people all over the world who review WordCamp and Meetup applications, interview lead organizers, and generally keep things moving at WordCamp Central. Find more about deputies in our Community Deputy Handbook. assisting with the transition follow different procedures.

Voluntary Leave from the DeputyDeputy Community Deputies are a team of people all over the world who review WordCamp and Meetup applications, interview lead organizers, and generally keep things moving at WordCamp Central. Find more about deputies in our Community Deputy Handbook. Program Voluntary Leave from the Deputy Program

Sometimes it is necessary for Community DeputiesDeputy Community Deputies are a team of people all over the world who review WordCamp and Meetup applications, interview lead organizers, and generally keep things moving at WordCamp Central. Find more about deputies in our Community Deputy Handbook. to step back from their duties, and that is okay! If you are a deputy and need to step back from your duties, it is important to let the team know so other deputies can take over and/or onboard new deputies.

Going inactive does not mean you cannot come back! Our community will always be around, and the team will welcome you back whenever you are ready to return. 🙂

For deputies assisting another deputy to transition to inactive, follow the process “Checklist for removing access when a deputy is inactive”.

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Removal from the Deputy Program Removal from the Deputy Program

There are rare circumstances in which a Deputy is removed from the program — this may be due to a breach of the deputy agreement, and/or the Code of ConductCode of Conduct “A code of conduct is a set of rules outlining the norms, rules, and responsibilities or proper practices of an individual party.” - Wikipedia.

For deputies assisting with the off-boarding of another deputy, follow the process “Community Deputy Off-boarding Checklist”.

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