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Volunteer Opportunities

World IA Day is created by volunteers, for volunteers, supported by donations and sponsorships. Your contributions as a volunteer keeps the community going. Come make things happen.

Your participation and contributions keep the community going. Volunteer in one of our global projects. Help organize a local WIAD event.

If you have questions about any of these opportunities, please contact and you'll reach the co-presidents and the global executive producers for the WIAD events.

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WIAD Local Community Coordinator

Help us bring the annual World Information Architecture Day events to life by supporting the community logistics behind the local events. You'll work with the WIAD global planning team to make sure that all local event information is accurately represented on This includes setting up location and event pages as they apply for WIAD, creating location email addresses, and managing access to location email addresses when organizers transition.

You will be supporting the Global Executive Producer with copyediting, video production if needed), and/or tech support (such as managing location and event content on the website or providing audio/video support for live streaming events).
Familiarity with video production and/or live streaming setups (Streamyard, OBS) and Drupal CMS a plus, but not required

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Global Volunteer Coordinator

To grow the community and make meaningful connections, we are expanding our programs and projects to be more accessible and personal. If you are passionate about information architecture and connecting people, you are needed. Help us manage volunteers at the global level and start a process and workflow for recruiting and managing volunteers for the organization.

You will be working closely with the Board across global projects. Your duties include onboarding new volunteers, assigning them to particular tasks/projects, tracking their volunteer hours, providing support, and evaluating volunteers.

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Newsletter Editor

Looking for a newsletter editor to help us start and develop our email newsletter program. You will help oversee the publication of the periodic World IA Day global community newsletter.

You will be working closely with the Board and Social Media team. Your duties include creating ways to grow our email lists; identifying and executing on new opportunities of growth; editing contributions to newsletters and shaping original content.

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Transcription and Translation

To make talks more accessible, we are transcribing and translating them with the help of specialized software. If you speak more than one language (including our common language English), you fit well into this team. Help us with the management of these tasks and with editing the transcripts and translations. You will be working with the WIAD Content Collection team.

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Don't see your role?

We're always looking for individuals to support World IA Day's mission. Please feel free to reach out to us if you'd like to contribute in other ways.

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