This group is focused on the 3 Rs (Recognition, Retention, Recruitment) for Joomla! 



  • Recruitment
  • Implement processes for easy onboarding of new volunteers
  • Connect them into the Joomla structure and to the different teams

  • Lookout for new potential team members inside the community

  • Talk and connect to first time contributors on our platforms

  • Lookout for potential members outside the community

  • Reach out to other open source communities, blogs etc. like

  • Provide starter guides, documentation and more and make that visible!

  • Get in contact with potential members at events (Joomla ones and outside)
  • Recognition, reward and honour volunteers.

  • Retention, keeping volunteers.


Date Started
May 2017
Joomler Position Role Date Started
b7b9_20170317_183635-light-small.jpg Viktor Vogel Germany Team Leader Team Leader Jul 2017
cf40_david-neukirchen.jpg David Neukirchen Germany Member Developer May 2017
847b_IMG_0269.jpg Hans van der Meer Netherlands Contributor May 2017
justyna-michallek.jpg Justyna Michallek Poland Contributor May 2017
eaec_larabettelheim.jpg Lara Bettelheim Netherlands Contributor May 2017
5cbf_luca-marzo.png Luca Marzo Italy Member May 2017
85be_21192466_10159236127585641_6204864542620105572_n.jpg Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall United Kingdom Member Assistant Team Leader May 2017
ufuk-avcu.jpg Ufuk Avcu Germany Member Liaison May 2017
7021_yves-hoppe.jpg Yves Hoppe Germany Member May 2017
Joomler Position Role Date Started Date Ended
44f4_IMG_20171103_164743.png Sandra Decoux Saint Martin (French part) Member May 2017 Aug 2018
b7b9_20170317_183635-light-small.jpg Viktor Vogel Germany Contributor May 2017 Jul 2017

Assistant Team Leader

Together with the team leader organise the effort of the team, implement structures and work on the team's success.

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Developer for integrating Gamifycation, stats, badges and more into JVP & Co

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Connector to the other teams, which are needed for successful recruitment.

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Once people are interested in joining Joomla, the important part begins. The role of the onboarding member is to bring the volunteer in contact with possible mentors and the teams the person is interested in and serve them as a guide in the large community of Joomla.

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Process Manager

The job of the process manager is implementing working structures, from recruitment, to flawless onboarding (like finding mentors) to connecting new members to the right people.

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Recruiter (On- and Offline)

Recruiters main task is getting new volunteers to Joomla! This can be either Offline, by attending events or online by spreading the word in various channels (in- and outside of Joomla)

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Team Leader

Organize and manage the efforts in the Joomla Recruitment team

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Volunteers Engagement - Peakon kick-off meeting and sprint - August 2017

By Yves Hoppe on 2017-08-14 18:52 in Joomla! Volunteer Engagement Team

Dates: 10th to 12th August 2017Attendees:  Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall, Yves HoppeInvolved Remotely: Sander Potjer, Sandra Decoux, Luca Marzo Thursday 10th August Meeting with Peakon We had a 3 hour kick-off meeting in the offices of Peakon in London.   We went through the initial...

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VET - Kickoff Meeting

By Viktor Vogel on 2017-08-04 07:34 in Joomla! Volunteer Engagement Team

Joomla! Volunteer Engagement Team (VET) Date: 28 July 2017 - Time: 3:00 pm UTCParticipants: Viktor Vogel, Yves Hoppe, Sandra Thevenet, Rowan Hoskyns-Abrahall, Luca Marzo, Kickoff Meeting Agenda Introduction – meet your new best buds Project – why are we doing this? Scope – what are we...

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