Posts in Support Committee

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

Changes to Support and Policy & Abuse Responsibilities

In order to better balance the workloads of our Support and Policy & Abuse committees, we are making some changes to who is responsible for which kinds of requests. Policy & Abuse will continue to address Terms of Service violations, and Support will continue to answer questions on how to use the site and address bug reports, as always. But there are some cases which Policy & Abuse have previously been handling, and which will now be handled by Support. These are: Loss of access to an account (for example, if you no longer remember or have access to the email address you used to… Read more

Five Things Paula 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 Paula, who volunteers as a staffer in AO3’s Support Committee. How does what you do as a volunteer fit into what the OTW does? I’m Support Staff and a tag wrangler. As a Tag Wrangler, I wrangle tags. I make sure you can find your MPREG and Fluff. We’ve had plenty of awesome tag wranglers explain it better… Read more

The OTW is Recruiting for Support Staff and Translation News Volunteers

Would you like to help your fellow fans use the AO3? Would you like to help translate OTW/AO3 news posts? The Organization for Transformative Works is recruiting! We’re excited to announce the opening of applications for: Support Staff – closing 08 April 2020 at 23:59 UTC Translation News Volunteer – closing 08 April 2020 at 23:59 UTC We have included more information on each 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… Read more

The OTW is Recruiting Support Staff, Communications Staff, and Tag Wranglers

Are you fluent in a Chinese dialect? Do you want to help people use the AO3? Or would you like to wrangle AO3 tags? The Organization for Transformative Works is recruiting! We’re excited to announce the opening of applications for: Communications Staff: Weibo Site Moderator – closing 04 September 2019 at 23:59 UTC Support Staff – closing 04 September 2019 at 23:59 UTC Tag Wrangling Volunteers – closing 04 September 2019 at 23:59 UTC or until 80 applications have been received. Tag Wrangling Volunteers (Chinese) – closing 04 September 2019 at 23:59 UTC or until 30 applications have been received. We have included more information… Read more