Posts in Strategic Planning

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

Celebrate the End of our Three-Year Strategic Plan!

In January of 2017, the OTW embarked on its first-ever strategic plan. The purpose of a strategic plan is to guide the overall direction of the organization: to define what we want to achieve and how we want to pursue it. A strategic plan is a staple of nonprofits and for-profit businesses alike, and for the OTW it was especially important as we moved from being a small start-up to a growing organization with a lot of moving parts and a Hugo Award-winning project. We have now made it three full years, working really hard to make this strategic plan a success. As we close… Read more