Posts in Volunteering

The OTW is Recruiting for Support Volunteers, Strategic Planning Volunteers, News Translation Volunteers, and TWC Review Editors

Would you like to help your fellow fans use the AO3? Are you fluent in Spanish or Russian? Do you have experience with organizational governance? Would you like to help translate OTW/AO3 news posts? Are you a fan studies academic? The Organization for Transformative Works is recruiting! We’re excited to announce the opening of applications for: Support Volunteer – closing 20 April 2022 at 23:59 UTC or after 50 applications are received Strategic Planning Volunteer – closing 20 April 2022 at 23:59 UTC News Translation Volunteer – closing 20 April 2022 at 23:59 UTC TWC Review Editor – closing 20 April 2022 at 23:59 UTC… Read more

The OTW is Recruiting for Policy & Abuse Volunteers and Tag Wranglers

Would you like to assist AO3 users by resolving complaints? Would you like to wrangle AO3 tags? Can you read and translate from Chinese to English? The Organization for Transformative Works is recruiting! We’re excited to announce the opening of applications for: Policy & Abuse Volunteer – closing 16 March 2022 at 23:59 UTC Tag Wrangling Volunteer – closing 16 March 2022 at 23:59 UTC or after 120 applications are received Tag Wrangling Volunteer (Chinese) – closing 16 March 2022 at 23:59 UTC or after 30 applications are received We have included more information on each role below. Open roles and applications will always be… Read more

The OTW is Recruiting for Translation Volunteers

Are you interested in the rescue and preservation of fanworks? Are you fluent in a language other than English? The OTW is recruiting for Open Doors Administrative Volunteers and Translation Volunteers! We have included more information on the roles below. Open roles and applications will always be available at the volunteering page. If you don’t see a role that fits with your skills and interests now, keep an eye on the listings. We plan to put up new applications every few weeks, and we will also publicize new roles as they become available. All applications generate a confirmation page and an auto-reply to your e-mail… Read more

The OTW is Recruiting for Fanlore Policy & Admin Volunteers

Do you have an interest in preserving fannish history, wiki editing, or writing help documentation? The OTW is recruiting for Fanlore Policy & Admin volunteers! We have included more information on the role below. Open roles and applications will always be available at the volunteering page. If you don’t see a role that fits with your skills and interests now, keep an eye on the listings. We plan to put up new applications every few weeks, and we will also publicize new roles as they become available. All applications generate a confirmation page and an auto-reply to your e-mail address. We encourage you to read… Read more

Celebrating International Volunteer Day 2021

Since our foundation in 2009, the Organization for Transformative Works has been built and run by fans. To this day, that remains true: the OTW is an organization by fans for fans, and those same fans power the OTW on every level. In every one of our committees, volunteers perform essential operations ensuring that all our projects continue to function and move forward. Without them the OTW wouldn’t exist, and we are incredibly grateful for their crucially important work. As the OTW continues to grow, our volunteer force continues to grow with it. This year we surpassed 1,000 volunteers – a thrilling number! And that’s… Read more