Posts in Volunteers & Recruiting

The OTW is Recruiting for Fanlore and AO3 Tag Wranglers

Do you have graphic design skills and enjoy creating social media content? Are you interested in social media, community management or outreach? The Organization for Transformative Works is recruiting! We’re excited to announce the opening of applications for: Fanlore Graphic Designer – closing 17 August 2022 at 23:59 UTC or after 40 applications are received Fanlore Social Media & Outreach Volunteer – closing 17 August 2022 at 23:59 UTC or after 40 applications are received Tag Wrangling Volunteer – closing 17 August 2022 at 23:59 UTC or after 120 applications are received Tag Wrangling Volunteer (Chinese) – closing 17 August 2022 at 23:59 UTC or… 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

The OTW is Recruiting for News Translation Volunteers, Tumblr Site Moderators, TWC Copyeditors, TWC Proofreaders, Systems Technical Writers, and Systems Project Managers

Are you an experienced copyeditor or proofreader? Would you like to help translate OTW/AO3 news posts? Are you a frequent Tumblr user who enjoys helping others? Do you want to write technical documentation? Or manage infrastructure projects? The Organization for Transformative Works is recruiting! We’re excited to announce the opening of applications for: News Translation Volunteer – closing 27 October 2021 at 23:59 UTC Tumblr Site Moderator – closing 27 October 2021 at 23:59 UTC [or after 40 applications] TWC Copyeditor – closing 27 October 2021 at 23:59 UTC TWC Proofreader – closing 27 October 2021 at 23:59 UTC Systems Technical Writer – closing 27… Read more

The OTW is Recruiting for Elections Communication Specialists, Elections Public Relations Specialists and Elections Team Coordinators

Do you have strong non-fiction or technical writing skills? Do you like working in a team environment, making sure that essential tasks are done? Do you have experience working in Public Relations? The Organization for Transformative Works is recruiting! We’re excited to announce the opening of applications for: Elections Communication Specialist – closing 29 September 2021 at 23:59 UTC Elections Public Relations Specialist – closing 29 September 2021 at 23:59 UTC Elections Team Coordinator – closing 29 September 2021 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… Read more

Five Things Cyn 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 Cyn, who volunteers as a co-chair for our Volunteers & Recruiting Committee. How does what you do as a volunteer fit into what the OTW does? I currently wear three hats: Translation Staff, Volunteers & Recruiting (VolCom) Staff and being one of VolCom’s co-chairs. I’m also a former Tag Wrangler, Open Doors Staffer, and Support Staffer. VolCom staff… Read more