Moderator Duties:

  • Watch forum and blog posts for appropriateness.
  • Respond promptly to any interpersonal problems.
  • Post a “welcome” to new members, “kudos” for good ideas/posts, and generally encourage positive interactions
  • Move items that have been incorrectly posted in a thread.


  • Reliable internet access, Good interpersonal skills, Consistent times on the computer.

Time Commitment:

  • This task does not require immediate action or constant vigilance, but volunteers are expected to check the site several times throughout their shifts and spend a little time each day “stirring the pot.”