We recommend that Zoom links or any type of join links be added at least 1 day before, but you can also add video call links when you're creating the event. Once you add a join link, we send the link out to your attendees automatically.
Types of compatible links
This list is not exhaustive, but includes some of the most common links used on Mobilize! The only hard requirement we impose is that the link begins with
Zoom meeting, with or without passcodes integrated into the URL
Zoom webinar registration
YouTube or Facebook Live
Slack Video Calls
Add video call link during event creation
Want to make sure that your attendees get ample exposure to the video join link prior to your event? Make you add it the same time you're adding dates and times to your event.
In the Date and time section of a new event you are creating, paste a Zoom or other video meeting link of your choice
If needed, repeat for each shift
Scroll to the bottom of the page, and click Host this event
Add video call link when editing an event
If you'd like to control when your video join links go out, then add them at any time before the event. We still suggest at least one day prior, but you can get at close as an hour before for the join link to be included in the last automated Mobilize notification.
The following explainer makes an assumption that you are familiar with how to edit an event, even before approval.
Click into Edit view of your event
Scroll to the Scheduled times section
Select the Add video call information button corresponding to the desired shift
Paste your video join link in the box labeled "Link to join (optional)"
Click Add video call information
Repeat steps 3 to 5 as needed.
Click Submit to save your edits
Wait for an organization Admin to add video call link
Some organizations may have an Admin edit the volunteer-hosted event to add the video call join link. Carefully review event campaign details before and after submitting your event to ensure you have all the necessary organization-specific information.
Why can't I add a video link to my event?
Questions? The organization you're hosting with may have answers. [email protected] may also be able to assist. We're online 10 AM-6 PM Eastern Time.