Break Diving 2020 Vopportunities

Volunter with us and become a part of the team that's changing the world!

Break Diving is an American 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation with one primary mission: helping people worldwide find success, happiness, and friendship. Our primary method for doing this is our online social-media community and education hub found right here at BreakDiving.io. Please find all current position vacancies below.

NOTE: Please see the role descriptions at the bottom of each page to help you understand the different responsibilities. All volunteers, regardless of level of expertise, start at the task-volunteer level.

ROLE TYPE: Junior-Volunteer

DESCRIPTION: Do you have something you’d like to teach ...

ROLE TYPE: Junior-Volunteer

DESCRIPTION: You will help us with coding more difficul...

ROLE TYPE: Junior-Volunteer

DESCRIPTION: Once a dive certification submission comes...

ROLE TYPE: Junior-Volunteer

DESCRIPTION: Once a blog/dive submission comes out of e...

ROLE TYPE: Junior-Volunteer

DESCRIPTION: What's your native language? Or what lang...

ROLE TYPE: Senior-Volunteer

DESCRIPTION: You will help us raise, manage, and distri...

ROLE TYPE: Staff-Volunteer

DESCRIPTION: Your primary role will be working in all a...

ROLE TYPE: Staff-Volunteer

DESCRIPTION: Your primary role will be working in all a...

ROLE TYPE: Staff-Volunteer

DESCRIPTION: Your primary role will be working in all a...

ROLE TYPE: Task-Volunteer

DESCRIPTION: You will write one press release per month...

ROLE TYPE: Task-Volunteer

DESCRIPTION: If you are interested in helping us with f...

ROLE TYPE: Task-Volunteer

DESCRIPTION: We have members from around the world all ...

ROLE TYPE: Task-Volunteer

DESCRIPTION: You will learn the basics of google ads, g...

ROLE TYPE: Task-Volunteer

DESCRIPTION: We will help you set up a Facebook fundrai...

ROLE TYPE: Task-Volunteer

DESCRIPTION: As new members join, we need help welcomin...

ROLE TYPE: Task-Volunteer

DESCRIPTION: We will help you learn the basics of manag...

ROLE TYPE: Task-Volunteer

DESCRIPTION: When members submit their dives, we need s...

ROLE TYPE: Task-Volunteer

DESCRIPTION: Seeking someone to help us build up a more...

ROLE TYPE: Task-Volunteer

DESCRIPTION: This is one of the most important jobs on ...

ROLE TYPE: Task-Volunteer

DESCRIPTION: Would you like to be on a YouTube talk sho...

ROLE TYPE: Task-Volunteer

DESCRIPTION: You will scour the web to collect the best...

ROLE TYPE: Task-Volunteer

DESCRIPTION: We have so many dives and dive levels, and...

ROLE TYPE: Task-Volunteer

DESCRIPTION: With every additional website that links b...

ROLE TYPE: Task-Volunteer

DESCRIPTION: Your job is to find ONE person in or out o...



ROLE TYPE EXPLANATIONS

We run our volunteer operation very methodicaly, and very professionally. To some, we are too organized. To the right person, we are a dream come true. If you have any questions, let us know.

Staff-Volunteer
  1. Must Be Member of Community: YES
  2. Required # of Certified Dives: 5+ (BD Level 1)
  3. Must Have Expertise: YES
  4. Must First Be Senior Volunteer: YES
  5. Will Train: YES, but needs prior experience
  6. Must Do Staff Training: YES
  7. Must Help In ALL Areas: YES
  8. Works On Just One Team: NO
  9. Must Join Staff Slack: YES
  10. Must Post Weekly Update In Slack: YES
  11. Slack Participation: EVERY DAY
  12. In All Slack Channels: YES
  13. Must Be a Coder: YES
  14. Must Review Github Pull Requests: YES, all the time
  15. Must Participate in Live Video Events: YES
  16. 7-Day Point Requirement: >= 50
  17. Paid Position: NO, but will be paid when we can pay salaries or stipends.
  18. How to Get Started: First become a senior volunteer
Senior-Volunteer
  1. Must Be Member of Community: YES
  2. Required # of Certified Dives: 4
  3. Must have expertise: To a degree
  4. Must First Be Junior Volunteer: YES
  5. Will Train: YES
  6. Must Do Staff Training: YES
  7. Must Help In ALL Areas: YES
  8. Works On Just One Team: NO
  9. Must Join Staff Slack: YES
  10. Must Post Weekly Update In Slack: YES
  11. Slack Participation: 4 - 6 DAYS PER WEEK, minimum
  12. In All Slack Channels: YES
  13. Must Be a Coder: YES, will train
  14. Must Review Github Pull Requests: YES, constantly
  15. Must Participate in Live Video Events: YES
  16. 7-Day Points Requirement: >= 35
  17. Paid Position: NO, completely volunteer.
  18. How to Get Started: First become a junior volunteer
Junior Volunteer
  1. Must Be Member of Community: YES
  2. Required # of Certified Dives: 2
  3. Must have expertise: NO, but getting there
  4. Must First Be Task Volunteer: YES
  5. Will Train: YES
  6. Must Do Staff Training: SOME
  7. Must Help In ALL Areas: NO
  8. Works On Just One Team: YES, multiple tasks, plus pull requests
  9. Must Join Staff Slack: YES
  10. Must Post Weekly Update In Slack: YES
  11. Slack Participation: 3 - 4 DAYS PER WEEK, minimum
  12. In All Slack Channels: NO
  13. Must Be a Coder: YES, for pull requests
  14. Must Review Github Pull Requests: YES, frequently
  15. Must Be Member of Community: YES
  16. Must Participate in Live Video Events: YES
  17. 7-Day Points Requirement: >= 25
  18. Paid Position: NO, completely volunteer.
  19. How to Get Started: First become a task volunteer
Task Volunteer
  1. Must Be Member of Community: YES
  2. Required # of Certified Dives: 1
  3. Must have expertise: NO, will train
  4. Must First Be An Active Member: YES
  5. Will Train: YES
  6. Must Do Staff Training: SOME
  7. Must Help In ALL Areas: NO
  8. Works On Just One Team: YES, 1 or 2 tasks, plus pull requests
  9. Must Join Staff Slack: YES, once on team
  10. Must Post Weekly Update In Slack: YES
  11. Slack Participation: 2 DAYS PER WEEK, minimum.
  12. In All Slack Channels: NO
  13. Must Be a Coder: NO, will train the basics, to assist with pull requests
  14. Must Review Github Pull Requests: YES, regularly
  15. Must Be Member of Community: YES
  16. Must Participate in Live Video Events: YES
  17. 7-Day Points Requirement: >= 15
  18. Paid Position: NO, completely volunteer.
  19. How to Get Started: SEE BELOW

TO BECOME A TASK VOLUNTER, AND THUS START YOUR JOURNEY
AS A BREAK DIVING TEAM MEMBER, COMPLETE THIS 12-STEP CHECKLIST:

  1. JOIN US: Submit your successful application to become a Break Diving member and join the community.
  2. VOPPORTUNITY CHATROOM: Join the BD - Vopportunites chatroom and express your interest.
  3. 50 POINTS: Earn 50 points total, in all areas of the site.
  4. 15 OR GREATER: Keep your points at or above 15 on the 7-day leaderboard at all times, bare minimum.
  5. WELCOME TEAM: Be an active member for at least two weeks, and participate as part of the BD - Welcome Team: welcome new members, help them, and be present in the community.
  6. FIRST DIVE: Get your first dive completely certified.
  7. SITE ANALYSIS: Write up an informal marketing site analysis for breakdiving.io and post in the Vopportunities chatroom. You should share the areas where you feel we can improve, how we can recruit more members, and how we can reduce churn (the members who join and then leave).
  8. LIVE EVENT: Join a live event and participate for the entire hour.
  9. 5 RESOURCES: Visit the resources section and find five additional resources to increase the usefulness of the handbooks. Email to a current staff member.
  10. NEW HANDBOOK: Prepare an entirely new handbook by researching and collecting 15 resources for that dive, to include 5 beginner, 5 intermediate, and 5 advanced resources. Email to a current staff member.
  11. CODING BASICS: Get started learning basic HTML, CSS, Javascript, Ruby, and Rails by completing the recommendations by staff.
  12. GITHUB: Visit github.com and setup an account there. Share your account name with staff.

If this looks too overwhelming for you, you can also help informally by joining the community and helping us out with any of the above in a more informal capacity from the Vopportunities chatroom!