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If you'd like to volunteer to help run the Big-8, please send a message to [mailto:board@big-8.org board@big-8.org].
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== Volunteering ==
  
Let us know your background, skills, availability, and areas of interest so we can match tasks with the right people.
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If you'd like to volunteer to help run the Big-8, please [[Contacting the Board|contact the Board]].  Let us know your background, skills, availability, and areas of interest so we can match tasks with the right people.
  
== Subcommittees ==
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=== Subcommittees ===
  
 
Some of the areas in which we are asking for volunteer help are the following:
 
Some of the areas in which we are asking for volunteer help are the following:
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* [[UVP|Usenet Volunteer Polltakers (UVP)]]: develop polls to help answer various questions.
 
* [[UVP|Usenet Volunteer Polltakers (UVP)]]: develop polls to help answer various questions.
  
== Joining the Board ==
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=== Joining the Board ===
  
 
Before joining the Board, we encourage you to volunteer for one or more of the subcommittees (listed above).
 
Before joining the Board, we encourage you to volunteer for one or more of the subcommittees (listed above).
  
If you are interested in joining the Board, we would like to hear from you at [mailto:board@big-8.org board@big-8.org].
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If you are interested in joining the Board, please [[Contacting the Board|contact us]].
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== Donations ==
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In March 2021, the Usenet Big-8 Management Board joined [https://opencollective.com/europe Open Collective Europe] in order to make all of our [[Finances|financial activities]] transparent and as a way to solicit donations.  If you would like to make a financial contribution to the Board, you can do so via the [https://opencollective.com/usenetbig8 Usenet Big-8 Management Board Open Collective].

Revision as of 14:19, 7 May 2021

Volunteering

If you'd like to volunteer to help run the Big-8, please contact the Board. Let us know your background, skills, availability, and areas of interest so we can match tasks with the right people.

Subcommittees

Some of the areas in which we are asking for volunteer help are the following:

Joining the Board

Before joining the Board, we encourage you to volunteer for one or more of the subcommittees (listed above).

If you are interested in joining the Board, please contact us.

Donations

In March 2021, the Usenet Big-8 Management Board joined Open Collective Europe in order to make all of our financial activities transparent and as a way to solicit donations. If you would like to make a financial contribution to the Board, you can do so via the Usenet Big-8 Management Board Open Collective.