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I have questions about volunteering that are not answered here.

Contact Volunteers & Recruiting via the contact form and we’ll be more than happy to answer them for you, generally within 1 week. (If sending a question in a language other than English, a response may take up to an additional week.)

Are there accessibility concerns regarding volunteering?

The Organization for Transformative Works uses several third-party online tools, such as Basecamp and Campfire, that may not work well with some assistive technology. Our work is largely text-based, and some roles are extremely fast-paced, and require immediate online social interaction in the form of text-based chat. If you have questions about a specific area of concern, please contact us and we will do our best to help.

Will I be paid for volunteering?

No, no one in the Organization for Transformative Works receives monetary compensation for their work.

Is there a minimum age requirement to volunteer?

The OTW can only accept volunteering applications from people aged 16 years and over. Specific roles and committees may have required qualifications that limit participation to individuals 18 years of age or older.

Do I need any special software or devices to volunteer?

You will need stable access to the Internet, as we use web-based software and email to communicate. Some roles may require access to different websites or software. Access to these tools is free or paid for by the OTW.