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Call for Joomla User Group Team members
Written by Ruth Cheesley   
Thursday, 18 July 2013 13:37

Joomla! User Groups (JUGs) beat at the heart of the Joomla! project, providing a regular opportunity for members of the community to come together, share their knowledge, learn, and meet others from their local area.

There are Joomla! User Groups around the world, all of which are run by volunteers.  A team of volunteers also makes up the Joomla! User Group Team, who are responsible for approving JUG applications, supporting new User Groups during the application process, in the early days when the JUG is getting started and dealing with any issues which may arise in relation to Joomla! User Groups.

The team also liaise closely with other parts of the Joomla! project including the Trademark Team, and with the Community Leadership Team, to ensure that all registered User Groups are adhering to the terms and conditions associated with registration.

The Joomla! User Group Team is currently open for nominations to join this evolving, exciting and dynamic team - we welcome applications from anywhere in the world, and we prefer applications from community members who are involved with a Joomla! User Group in their locality.

You must be fluent in written and spoken English to apply as communication within the team and the wider community is in English - having other language skills would be most advantageous to help us support User Groups whose native language is not English.

You must be able to work in a team, have strong communication skills, and be able to commit a minimum of 3 hours per week.

If you wish to nominate somebody, please ensure that you have asked their permission to do so.

If you would like further information on the Joomla! User Group team or for an informal chat, please email the team at jugs@community.joomla.org

To apply, please complete the application form no later than 31st July 2013.

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