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As the world becomes increasingly remote, Mobilize is pioneering virtual organizing efforts so our partners, like you, can continue changing the world.

  • Step 1: In your dashboard, select New Event then select 'Scheduled virtual event'.
Screenshot of Event Creation screen: Select Scheduled virtual event button
  • Step 2: Set Visibility to 'Public' if you'd like your event to appear on your organization's feed as well as Mobilize's feed.
  • Step 2b: Set Visibility to 'Private' to make the event accessible to only those with the direct link to it.
  • Step 3: Write a Description of your event and add a photo! You can use Markdown to format.

Screenshot of Event Creation screen: editable textbox for event description and photo upload button for event photo
  • Step 4: Write a message only people who sign-up for your event will see. This is perfect for distributing your Virtual Meeting and Webinar links!
Screenshot of Event Creation screen: Editable textbox for private details also known as registration confirmation email
  • Step 5: Choose whether or not you want Mobilize to send your volunteers a survey after your event. You can also read more about Post-Shift Follow-Up Surveys to help you decide.
  • Step 6: Even though all events are virtual right now, setting a Location can help supporters local to you find your event!
Screenshot of Event Creation screen: optional Location field for your event
  • Step 7: Select your timezone, then click Add Times.
  • Step 8: Leave Frequency at 'Once' and select your Start date and Start time. Click Add times.
Screenshot of Event Creation screen: Add times modal with date picker
  • Step 9: Click Submit and high-five yourself, Super Organizer!

Were you following along? Did you create a one-time virtual event?

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Keywords: events, once, one shift, one time, single, event

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