The short version: it's time to pass on the mantle of Game Chef. I'd like to serve as a mentor & guide this year, allowing you to more easily step into the role of being Game Chef's global coordinator. It's scary but not too scary. You can do it!
Hey! I coordinated Game Chef last year and the year before. A short, sweet run. I need to recalibrate where I'm putting my energy, and transition away from doing games community stuff. It's time to pass on the mantle.
The Coordinator Role
I'm looking for someone to replace me as the global coordinator and also English-language coordinator. I'll serve as a mentor for the first year. It'll probably require 60-100 hours of your time and 10-20 of mine.
The global coordinator is responsible for determining the year's theme+ingredients, writing copy, liaising with the coordinators of the other language communities involved (last year, Game Chef ran in 7 languages simultaneously), doing simple web admin stuff, some graphic design, handling a small number of interpersonal problems per year, doing some diy promotions, doing community moderation, designing feedback processes, and collating/sending peer review feedback. There are a lot of tasks involved but you're allowed to bumble your way through them haphazardly!
Delegating out or sharing a lot of those tasks is probably possible. I'm bad at delegating, which is a factor in my needing to transition out of this role.
How To Apply
Reply here or email me at mcdaldno(at)gmail. Let me know if you're interested in taking on the coordinator role, splitting the role with someone else, or volunteering in some other way.
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