Posts in Strategic Planning

OTW Vision Statement 2022-2025

The Organization for Transformative Works (OTW) is pleased to share with you our vision statement. The document below will be the framework for our new strategic plan. (You can find out more about our previous strategic plan in the linked 2020 post.) During the next 12 months or so we will be finalizing specific goals and action plans to make these items happen. While our final plan will need to be flexible and adapt to changes around us, this vision statement is the foundation of what we want to work towards to improve the OTW and help it continue providing services to fans. Mission Statement… Read more

Five Things Juliane Cassidy Said

Every month or so the OTW will be doing a Q&A with one of its volunteers about their experiences in the organization. The posts express each volunteer’s personal views and do not necessarily reflect the views of the OTW or constitute OTW policy. Today’s post is with Juliane Cassidy, who volunteers on our Strategic Planning Committee. How does what you do as a volunteer fit into what the OTW does? I volunteer with the Strategic Planning Committee. We draft the strategic plan, a document of goals that will guide the OTW over a three year period. Working with committees throughout the organization, we select goals… Read more

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

Five Things Kate Sanders Said

Every month or so the OTW will be doing a Q&A with one of its volunteers about their experiences in the organization. The posts express each volunteer’s personal views and do not necessarily reflect the views of the OTW or constitute OTW policy. Today’s post is with Kate Sanders, who volunteers as a staffer for the Strategic Planning Committee. How does what you do as a volunteer fit into what the OTW does? I have volunteered for several years with the Strategic Planning Committee. Our work has been to synthesize the needs of the OTW as best possible into the first strategic plan to guide… Read more

The OTW is Recruiting for AO3 Documentation Staff, Graphic Designers, Policy & Abuse Staff, Strategic Planning Staff, and Translation Volunteers

Are you an awesome beta or a writer with an eye for technical details? Are you a digital artist interested in the OTW’s work? Would you like to assist AO3 users by resolving complaints? Do you have experience with organizational governance? Can you translate from another language? The Organization for Transformative Works is recruiting! We’re excited to announce the opening of applications for: AO3 Documentation Staff – closing 24 February 2021 at 23:59 UTC or after 80 applications Communications Graphics Volunteers – closing 24 February 2021 at 23:59 UTC or after 40 applications Policy & Abuse Staff – closing 24 February 2021 at 23:59 UTC… Read more