It only takes a minute..Micro-volunteeringCalke convestival 16 May 2012(followed on from Dan Rose’s Ok Computer workshop)Casey Morrison
Definition..?• Lots of people have heard of microvolunteering..• Few people have done it• Few people know how to define it• We said: “convenient, bitesized, crowdsourced, and networked managed” (definition by Sparked)
There are LOTS of platforms..• Do we need a platform?• How would it help our work in properties..?
What if we start with what we’ve got..?• In groups, please write a NT role profile for The Queen.
Now - what about having exactly the same qualities, but spread across 100 people..?
Next steps..?• We have 27 million people who want to help us with our work• We have lists of micro tasks by property• We have lists of micro tasks which can be done online• We can use our existing communication tools to connect the two!• We need to work on ‘letting go’• We need to work on people self-managing their volunteering if we never meet them
Examples..?There’s some excellent examples already happening in properties:• text reporting broken fences• leaflet collection & distribution points• Help setting up facebook accounts• Focus groups & polls via twitter• Your volunteers will help you..!