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Community Openings - September 2020

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Would you like to get more involved with Joomla? Read more about this month’s highlighted volunteer positions below.


Joomla is looking for copywriters to work on the upcoming release portal and marketing messages.

  • Copywriters will be in charge of providing the text content of landing pages used in promotional material, pre and post-release campaigns on Social Media, release announcements, newsletters.
  • Copywriters will be in charge of texts that will be featured in release posts and landing pages.
  • Copywriters will need to create copy texts that engage new Joomla users as well as experienced ones.
  • Copywriters will need to create original work and develop ideas around the chosen theme(s); mainly to promote Joomla to our chosen audience(s) and communicate new releases and release features.
  • Copywriters will need to create engaging content that will be used for promotional material and marketing campaigns.
  • In some cases copywriters will need to step in so that the copy proposed is edited to have proper tone, feeling, sentence structure and emotion but most importantly that the message sticks to the Joomla marketing strategy.

Read more about the marketing team here: https://volunteers.joomla.org/teams/marketing#roles

Accessibility Testers

The role involves the following:

  • Testing Pull Requests (PRs) relating to Accessibility (A11y) and hopefully continue testing Joomla! 4 to make it fully accessible
  • Expected commitment: averages 2-3 hours a week
  • Having an understanding of accessibility and WCAG 2.1 guidelines
  • Being able to perform an A11y Audit

Read more about the team’s activities here: https://volunteers.joomla.org/teams/jat-at

Bug Squad - JavaScript Developers

The role involves the following:

  • Having JavaScript ECMAScript 6 (ES6) expertise
  • Some free time & passion to help contribute
  • Proposing, create and testing Pull Requests (PRs)
  • Giving feedback on issues
  • Help squash bugs!

Read more about the team’s activities here: https://volunteers.joomla.org/teams/bug-squad

Sponsor Finders / Fundraisers

The role involves the following:

  • Engage with potential and existing sponsors to build and maintain the relationships
  • Identify new potential sponsors
  • Seek fundraising opportunities
  • Bring sponsorship opportunities to the signature stage.

Read more about the team’s activities here: https://volunteers.joomla.org/teams/capital-team

More Ways to Get Involved

The Joomla! Community is always looking for volunteers. Browse the current open positions across the teams to find a position of your interest. A great way to get involved with Joomla! https://volunteers.joomla.org/help-wanted.

If you still need help in finding a way to contribute and support the project some examples of how you can get involved are:

Still not sure where to start? Contact the Volunteer Engagement Team (VET) and let them know a little bit about yourself and your skills - they will connect with you and help you to get started!

Accessible resources in Joomla! 3.x (Part 2)


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