Wikimedia Australia supports an annual program of events, training programs and campaigns with a range of partners around Australia. It relies on the support of volunteer facilitators to run and support new and experienced editors to take part in these programs.
Meet or find a facilitator
To work with or request an introduction to one of our accredited facilitators email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
How to become a facilitator
Wikimedia Australia offers support and training to become an accredited Wikimedia Australia facilitator.
The Facilitator role:
- Event preparation and set up
- Running or supporting edit-a-thons or events
- Running of supporting training workshops
- Coordination of campaign or specific WAMU-identified program
- Event evaluation and communication
- A strong understanding of Wikimedia platforms, policies, processes and overall mission.
- Excellent communication skills with a strong audience focus, clarity and professionalism in addressing diverse audiences (gender, age, interests, profession, knowledge, geography etc).
- Technical skills to facilitate and present events online and in-person, or to run a specific Wikimedia-related campaign or program.
- Contributes to and can use WMAU-approved presentation and training materials for Wikimedia platforms (with personalisation of training to a particular audience if needed and use of Visual Editor).
- Must be a financial member of WMAU (sponsored membership may be available upon committee consideration).
- Hold a teaching or facilitation qualification or relevant experience. (Preferred but non-essential)
- Must hold a current Working with Children certificate for any presentation involving people under 18 years of age.
Express interest in becoming a Facilitator
We are always looking to expand our network of facilitators. If you'd like to express interest in becoming a facilitator, please email us at: email@example.com