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What does a host do?
Each group has one of more official hosts.

Hosts run the group events and are paid for their time and expertise.

Who runs the group?
Each group is managed by an Organiser.

Organisers are amazing people with amazing organisational abilities, hence the name!

Each organiser is usually in charge of a number of groups, and their job is to:

  • Assess and approve new host applications.

  • Provide support and answer questions from hosts.

  • Assist hosts to choose event themes, plan, and schedule dates.

  • Make sure each event has everything in place before it goes live.

  • Resolve scheduling issues between hosts.

  • Troubleshoot technical issues.

  • Promote each event to group members.

  • Answer questions from group members.

  • Develop a sense of community among group members.

  • Ask for feedback on potential event ideas from members.
  • How much are hosts paid?
    Hosts are paid according to a number of factors.

    Exact figures are provided to successful host applicants.

    Payment factors include:

  • A host's experience and qualifications.

  • The length of each event.

  • The number of bookings on each event.

  • The hosts average review score.

  • A hosts length of service.
  • Host often are events held?
    Hosts are encouraged to run at least one event every 3 months.

    Apart from that there is flexibility to run events whenever you like, however weekend morning events are usually preferred as that is when most people are available.

    The maximum events a group runs is usually one per week, however it depends on the number of group members and demand which can also be seasonal.

    For groups with multiple hosts, the organiser will assist with scheduling to avoid conflicts and to make sure the right number of events are being run for the level of demand.

    How do I become an official group host?
    Apply here.

    Applications are approved based on their experience and qualifications.

    New hosts are probational (proposed events are closely supervised by the group Organiser) until they have run 3 well reviewed events. Around 50% of probational hosts are given final approval.

    A zoom call may be arranged with your group organiser on approval of your application.

    What is Orble?
    Orble.com is the online platform used to coordinate and manage the groups.

    Orble is owned an run by an Australia registered company, Orble PTD LTD.

    We are based in the wonderful Sydney, Australia!

    Our mission is to make the world a more fun and interesting place by fostering communities, and running amazing events for those communities that entertain, teach, and inspire.

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