We are excited to announce that we are launching a new Community Leaders Program for My AFib Experience. We plan to select several My AFib Experience members to serve in a volunteer capacity as leaders in the community forum. The role of the community leader is outlined below along with the selection criteria.
Role of the Community Leader:
- Read and respond to community forum postings at least 3x per week. This involves welcoming new members, sharing your experience with AFib, and directing users to resources and content in My AFib Experience
- Comply with My AFib Experience guidelines and terms of conditions, especially:
- Be respectful in responding to users in the forum
- Do not give medical advice
- Do not copy/paste copyrighted materials to the forum
- Write short blog posts for the community on a bi-monthly basis (will have assistance from My AFib Experience team)
- Potential of being featured in promotional videos and other media opportunities
- Participate in training call(s)
Selection Criteria for My AFib Experience Community Leaders:
If you are interested in volunteering as a community leader, please apply by completing the survey at the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MyAFib
We plan to close the survey on October 18, 2016.
- Living with or caring for someone with atrial fibrillation
- Have a passion for supporting others with AFib
- Active in the My AFib Experience community forum
- Willing to commit the time to read/respond to postings in the forum at least 3 times per week
- Willing to participate in training call and communicate and update with AHA staff
- Must have computer access and be able to navigate through My AFib Experience
- Over 18 years of age
- Proficient in English
- US resident, preferred
Please contact Kristen Wade
with any questions.
*Please note, being a community leader is a volunteer role and community leaders will not receive financial compensation. However, you will have a special badge as a Community Leader, and will have opportunities to appear in promotional videos and media.
Kristen Wade, American Heart Association
Mellanie True Hills, StopAfib.org