MozCampEU2012/Workshop Onboarding New Volunteers

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Note: The content of this session has been made into an Onboarding New Volunteer Workshop page on the wiki.

Title of Session: Workshop for Onboarding New Volunteers

Facilitator(s): David Boswell, Michelle Marovich, Josh Matthews

Are you paid or volunteer staff?: Paid Staff

Area of Contribution (Team Name): Grow Mozilla

How are you currently involved with the community?: Paid Staff: Contributor Engagement, Recruiting

Location of Work (where do you reside?): Mountain View, CA and San Francisco, CA

Talk Length (please choose between 30, 60, 90, 120 minutes): 60-90 minutes (90 with integrated break out sessions)


The workshop is focused on leveraging the new localized Get Involved page and helping volunteer communities do the following:

1) Identify contribution needs in their areas

2) Qualify interested volunteers

3) Onboard and mentor core and casual volunteers

Onboarding session sketch.jpg

Possible break out sessions for functional or regional areas:

How your session furthers the MozCamp Goals ( This is designed to help local community create and expand a more effective volunteer base.

Expected Outcome or Deliverable: Teach community to leverage passive pipeline of new volunteers, mentor them, and recruit new volunteers.

Desired Audience Type or Skill-set: All Contributors and Paid Staff interested in expanding community in local geographies.

Equipment Needs (Video projector already included): Large White Sticky Pads, Markers, large post it notes.

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