πŸ‘‹ Welcome to Mobilize

We're so glad you're here. We've put together this onboarding guide to help you mobilize as quickly as possible.

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🏁 Getting started with volunteer hosting

Don’t have a ton of time? Check out our short guide to what you need to know to successfully get started as a volunteer host.

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πŸ’¬ Mobilize Messaging

Volunteer Hosts have a new superpower on Mobilize. Using Mobilize Messaging, Hosts can choose to announce their new Event to past attendees of their previous Events. (This email is only sent to past attendees of Events you personally hosted, not all supporters of the organization.)

  • When:
  • Event Hosts are prompted after creating an event
  • Emails are sent once an Event is approved if made by a Volunteer Host, or when the Event is created, if made by an Organizer
  • Can this be turned off? The event host can choose not to send the announcement
  • Customization:
  • The Event Host can include a custom message with the email
  • Volunteer Hosts can decide whether to send the email to their past Event attendees across all dashboards (Organizers do not have this option)

Event hosts also have the option to email all of their past attendees. We’ve found that Hosts with a tight community of attendees like to do this after a series of Events, for example, a Volunteer Host who hosted weekly phone banks for an electoral campaign may want to send a thank you email to everyone on election day. (This email is only sent to past attendees of events you personally hosted, not all supporters of the organization.)

  • When: Whenever the Event Host wants to send it
  • Can this be turned off? The Event Host can choose not to send it
  • Customization:
  • The Event Host can include a custom message with the email
  • Volunteer Hosts can decide whether to send the email to their past Event attendees across all dashboards (Organizers do not have this option)

πŸ’‘ Other resources

Useful links to help you familiarize yourself with Mobilize.


πŸ™‹πŸΎ Questions?

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πŸ† Acknowledgments

Shoutout to Susan Labandibar, co-coordinator of Swing Left Greater Boston, for this incredible Mobilize Host Guide document!

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