What we offer
- Joining: a committed community of creative and enquiring people, exploring avenues and ideas of interest.
- Joy: from contributing to leading edge thinking about personal, management, leadership and organisational development
- Support: for your own personal and professional learning and development.
- Opportunities: to put into practice your insights into emergent, networked organisations.
- Experimenting: with new ways of doing things.
- Recognition: for belonging to an outstanding community of practice.
- Invitations: to write for our journal and other publications, speak at conferences and facilitate seminars and workshops.
- Influence: via new AMED connections and networking.
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What we are looking for
- Gaining active support for our commitment to co-creating knowledge, innovation and networking (KIN).
- Nurturing partnerships and collaborations with other like-minded organisations and networks.
- Introducing wider readerships to our online journal e-Organisations & People (e-O&P).
- Growing more opportunities and facilitating activities for the benefit of our communities and beyond.
(Invitation to Volunteers.pdf)
AMED is an ecosystem of inter-related people, interests, ideas, activities … and there are all sorts of opportunities to contribute, including (and not limited to):
Helping with e-Organisations and People (e-O&P), as:
- A Critical Friend in the writing process
- A contributing Author or Book Reviewer
- A Guest Editor for a particular edition
- A journal producer and designer
- A member of the Editorial Team
(The forthcoming edition explores the theme of ‘Living with catastrophe’ with a fresh and robust eye in the hands of two volunteer guest editors, Erica Piasecka and Fizza Hasan.)
Helping with AMED’s web presence:
- Create an up-to-date profile on our website
- Content creation for AMED social media or the web page.
- Posting on topics of interest and/or linked to e-O&P, interest groups and events.
- Starting and/or moderating an online Discussion Forum on the AMED website (amed.org.uk).
- Website design and maintenance
Helping with AMED face-to-face or virtual events:
- Convening or supporting an AMED Special Interest, Local or Online Group.
- (Current examples include sustainability, open source thinking and the thriving writers’ group.)
- Organising an AMED Event, facilitating or speaking.
Helping with AMED administration and development:
- Contributing to AMED’s decision-making, ‘think tank’ conversations and co-inquiries.
- Becoming an AMED member, Council supporter or trustee
… pick out or suggest what you think would interest you most to do, and get in touch.
Linda at the AMED Office will connect you with someone for a conversation to explore possibilities. t: 0300 365 1247 e: firstname.lastname@example.org