The Community Health Manager manages and oversees the GroupMe, ideates around successful team building exercises (i.e. pizza party, Odyssey party, Odyssey meetings, Odyssey get-togethers, buddy systems, pen pals, weekly topic lists, etc.) and helps the EIC with duties to keep the team culture active.
Initiate conversations outside the Odyssey sphere.
Objective: Because your community should know each other as people, not just by their content. This also creates excitement. Sending out a team survey, suggesting a weekly meetup, or asking what everyone did that weekend is a great place to start.
Resources: Group chat conversation starters
Get everyone excited about submitting.
Objective: By asking everyone what they wrote about, it could create organic conversation that could lead to future article ideas for creators.
Encourage everyone to their share links in the group chat.
Objective: Encourage everyone to share their opinions to lead to healthy conversation.
Shout out top creator article.
Objective: Creators should get feedback on how well they’re doing. Or, if they submitted a more personal piece, this would be the time to acknowledge how proud you are they decided to share their experience. This could also be the complete opposite, like if a creator wrote a hilarious article & everyone could use a good laugh.
Share article ideas with the team.
Objective: Give your team a little inspiration if they’re stuck, or talk about local // recent news to gauge whether anyone has a strong opinion
Resources: Google News