[Foundation-l] Wikimedia Job: Volunteer Coordinator

Carolyn Doran cdoran at wikimedia.org
Fri Mar 2 10:28:26 UTC 2007

Angela wrote:
> On 3/1/07, Nicholas Moreau <nicholasmoreau at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Yes, but that's because they have money rolling in to fund the physical and
>> legal move. And I'm sure there's different things involved with a charity
>> and what essentially is a small business.
> Wikia is incorporated in Delaware - it doesn't mean the office needs
> to be there.
> Is it really sensible to be looking for more staff in St. Pete when
> most of the people who used to be based there now aren't? Last time I
> was in the office, it was inhabited by Jimmy, Michael, Terry, and
> Danny. Michael and Terry now work from home. Jimmy is usually
> travelling and rarely in that office. That just leaves Danny, who only
> moved there because the office was there, and Carolyn and whoever
> joined since. I know Brion is moving there, but again *because* the
> office is there, so that's not a reason to keep the office there.
> Unless Wikimedia becomes more accepting of remote working, I think it
> is disadvantageous to keep it based in St Pete, especially now the
> search for a CEO is on.
> Angela
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You may not be aware but there are 7 interns/volunteers in here daily, 
Barbara, Sandy, Danny, Brion and Rob (the server guy who lives here and 
works between the servers in Tampa and the office here & myself and we 
are about to hire two more......just fyi

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