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FAQs - Welever

Frequent questions

General

  • What is Welever?
    • "Welever is a movement that has as a purpose to promote, manage, coordinate and measure social action and volunteering in companies, universities, NGOs and cities, in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) of United Nations."
  • How does Welever work?
    • "Thanks to Welever you become the protagonist of the change, following these brief these steps: -Once the app is downloaded, create your user profile filling out a short form. -Within the initiatives wall, look for opportunities of collaboration that suit your interests, skills and your availability through the filters. -Inscribe with a single click on an initiative and the organizer will have to accept your request. -Contact with the organizers to know all the details of the initiative. Later you can add your valuations."
  • What is the Welever movement?
    • "We want to change the world, but people do not We can do it alone. It is necessary to promote a collective conscience in which we all have a responsibility and commitment to the community in which we live. Thanks to the sum of all the forces we will be the lever of change. Thus companies, NGOs, public institutions, universities and people have to be convinced that the future is in our hands."
  • What are the benefits of being part of Welever?
    • "Welever allows members of society to become the engines of change, putting people in contact with each other and with large and small organizations. We want to promote a way of working with a more sensitive social conscience, more responsible and more empathetic and more generous courses."
  • What are the SDGs? and how are they related with Welever?
    • "The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), also known as World Goals, are a call Universal established by the United Nations for adoption of measures to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. These 17 Objectives are based on the achievements of the Objectives of Millennium Development, although they include new spheres such as climate change, inequality economic, innovation, sustainable consumption and peace and justice, among other priorities"
  • "Are any kind of formation or experience required to become part of Welever?"
    • "No, anyone can be part of Welever. Although certain initiatives may require certain requirements."
  • What kind of iniciatives are not accepted in Welever?
    • "No initiative will be accepted that attempts against human rights, current legislation, promote hatred or be violent"
  • What kind of iniciatives take place with Welever?
    • "Any kind of initiative is welcome in Welever You just have to sign in by filling out the form. In the event that your initiative is not within the established categories and you are missing some field, please contact us. if you miss any field write us"
  • What do I do if Welever is not available in my country yet?
    • "Welever is in a process of expansion, if you want to be part of our movement, get in touch with the team and tell us where you would like Welever to begin to be. available."
  • "How can I multiply the forces? How can I be the lever of change?"
    • "Share your experience in Welever so that others know what we are getting together. Do it by involving people in the movement or through social networks with your friends."

Individuals

  • What are the benefits of using Welever as a volunteer?
    • "Thanks to Welever you can keep a record as a volunteer who will help you develop your social CV, your actions will begin to have a positive impact on your environment, making it more responsible and committed."
  • How can I colaborate with Welever?
    • "There are two ways to collaborate: 1. Participating in initiatives already created. Through the initiatory wall, you can select the project that best suits / adjust to your interests. 2. Creating your own initiative, in which you can invite people to collaborate"
  • Can anyone get involved in the iniciatives?
    • "Yes, anyone can collaborate on an initiative while meeting the required characteristics"
  • Is there a minimum age to participate in the iniciatives?
    • "To participate in the initiatives The minimum age is 16 years, although certain initiatives may require an age specific depending on the needs and requirements of it."
  • Is there a limited number of iniciatives in which I can get involved?
    • "You can register in all the initiatives you want, but remember that signing up for an initiative entails a commitment."
  • What are the steps to be followed when joining an iniciative?
    • "Once you are part of the Welever movement, you will only have to find in the initiative wall the ones that best suit your time, location and interests."
  • What is the average duration of an iniciative?
    • "The duration time of a initiative varies depending on the own characteristics of it. A initiative can have several events that follow a repetition. This repetition can be daily, monthly or yearly."
  • What is the difference between an event and an iniciative?
    • "An initiative can contain one or more events as long as they are in the same location."
  • What special requirements can be asked to volunteers of an iniciative?
    • "The requirements will depend on the type of initiative. They may require skills basic (like patience, good attitude ...) or more specific (management of a program more computer)"
  • Can any of the volunteers invite their friends and family to an iniciative?
    • "Yes, as long as the initiative is proposed by an organization and it is specified that it is public. The initiatives can be: -Publics: everyone can sign up. -Closed: destined only to members related and validated by the organization."
  • Is there any chance of being charged when joining an iniciative?
    • "Welever does not charge the participants. However, there are initiatives that allow donations, these will be carried out outside the Welever platform. It may be the case that the organizer needs your help for logistics and transfers in the initiative."
  • Is any volunteer allowed to introduce a new organization to Welever?
    • "Yes, as long as you are a validated member of that organization."
  • What is the Volunteer CV? and how does it help me?
    • "Volunteer CV is a global vision of your entire career as a volunteer. It contains information about the initiatives you have collaborated on and a description of the skills you have obtained in them. It helps to differentiate you and highlights your social commitment to others"
  • How does the rating work? and how do valorations affect me?
    • "The rating allows the participants to be assessed and organizers based on the quality of the volunteering carried out. Through the assessments, users can get an idea of ​​the quality and experience in Welever as both an organizer and a volunteer."
  • Who can I evaluate?
    • "If you are a participant you will be able to value both the organizer and the initiative. In the case of being the organizer you will be able to value the participants."
  • What happens if I´m not able to assit to one of the inciatives I´ve registered with?
    • "Signing up to an initiative entails a commitment and therefore there are people who count on you, however if you can not participate due to force majeure please, communicate it to your organizer as soon as possible through the chat or contact email."
  • What is the minimum age to become an organizer?
    • 18 years old.
  • Can the organizer of the iniciative cancel it before it starts ?
    • "Yes, the reasons for cancellation can be very varied but keep in mind that if there are people registered for your initiative they will be affected by the change."
  • Can the finished and the cancelled iniciatives be recycled?
    • "Yes, there is the possibility of recovering initiatives through the""draft""section and can be reactivated."
  • What kind of iniciatives is an organizer not able to publish?
    • "An organizer can not propose any initiative that violates human rights, current legislation, promotes hatred or is violent."
  • How does the rating affect an organizer?
    • "The organizers acquire a reputation through the ratings received. A good evaluation means facilitates the creation and participation in new initiatives."

Organizations

  • How does Welever benefit my organization?
    • "Welever offers organizations a reporting service. Relevant information is provided to the organization on the impact measurement that is generated with its volunteer initiatives."
  • "If my organization wants to become part of Welever, what are the steps to be followed?"
    • "If your organization is interested in being part of the Welever movement, it is necessary to contact us and follow the steps to complete the registration."
  • "Which organizations can participate with Welever?"
    • "In Welever, all kinds of organizations can participate: public, academic institutions, NGOs or private companies."
  • "What types of status can exist in the creation of an initiative?"
    • -Creator: is the person who creates the initiative. If this person belongs to an organization, the organization happens to be the organizer of the initiative. In the case in question of an individual person, this will be the organizer of the initiative.
    • -Collaborator: has fewer permissions that the organizer can access to statistics and other analytical data, but you can not participate in the organization.
  • "As an organization, can I cancel the initiative that I created?"
    • "Yes, you can cancel initiatives before your start date as long as it is for a cause of force majeure and taking into account that when you create an initiative you have a commitment to the people enrolled in the initiative. This cancellation may affect the ratings negatively"
  • "What happens if I do not reach the minimum number of participants required time in the initiative that I created?"
    • "Since the minimum number of participants required is establishes facing that it can be carried out, but is reached then you can not develop that initiative. We have notifications days before as reminders before the final registration date to avoid this situation."
  • "What happens if the maximum number of participants in a of my initiatives created?"
    • "If the maximum number of participants is reached, you will not be able to register automatically volunteers in this initiative. They can do it in another similar."
  • What are the organizer's permissions inside of an initiative?
    • In all the initiatives there will be an administrator, in charge of the management of the initiative and of granting the permits of the organizers. The super administrator has all the permissions to create, publish and manage the initiative.
  • Can I select the volunteers of my iniciatives?
    • "The organizer can put the requirements of the volunteers you need in that initiative in particular."
  • Can my organization create more than one iniciative at a time?
    • "Yes, you can create more than one initiative at the same time as long as you have the means and the enough time for the correct organization and supervision of them."
  • Can there be more than one organizor per iniciative?
    • Yes, but these may have different permissions and functions, depending on the choice of the super administrator
  • "Can a iniciative take place in various localizations at a time?"
    • No, in this case they´d be different initiatives.
  • Can the finished or canceled iniciatives be recycled ?
    • Yes, there is the option to save all initiatives already finished or those that have been canceled to be reactivated or saved as a template in the draft, to create new ones in the future.
  • "Do I have the option to collaborate on an initiative with another   organization?"
    • In our platform there is the option of collaboration with third organizations in an initiative