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Our Share Economy

Check out our share economy where Members share a range of Skills, Services and Stuff with one another.

Becoming a Member

Becoming a Member of The Village Project is an easy way to get involved & tap into an array of great benefits.

Our Journey So Far

Find out more about how The Village Project began and what we have been up to over the past couple of years.

With so much to look at, where do I start?

Our website is jam-packed with amazing features, so you may not know quite where to begin! Below is some info about the various sections displayed on our navigation menu and how much access you will have as a Member or non-member to each area. There’s no right or wrong place to start, just click on whatever sparks your curiosity. To have full access to the entire site and all the benefits that go with it, you can become a Member today.

Share Economy

 

Our Share Economy section includes: 

 

  • About Share Economy: info about what a Share Economy is and how ours works
  • View Skills: a place to view all the Skills that Members are sharing
  • View Services: a place to view all the Services that Members are sharing
  • View Stuff: a place to view all the Stuff that Members are sharing
  • View Needs: a place to view all the Needs that Members may have
  • Add a Listing: a form to fill out for each thing you would like to share

 

If you are a Member you can: 

 

  • View all of the above pages
  • Click on and view individual listings 
  • Borrow Stuff and receive Skills and Services from other Members
  • Submit listings to the Share Economy 

 

If you are a non-member you: 

 

  • Can view the About page 
  • Can view the listings pages, but not click on or view individual listings
  • Cannot submit listings

Events

 

Our Events section includes: 

 

  • About Events: a page of info about the types of Events we and our Members hold
  • View Events: a place to view and register for Events
  • Submit an Event: a form to fill out if you would like to host an Event

 

If you are a Member you can: 

 

  • View all of the above pages
  • Register for free for all Events
  • View the Submit Events page and fill out the form if you have a idea for an Event

 

If you are a non-member you: 

 

  • Can view the About Events page
  • Can view our calendar of Events
  • Can register for some, but not all, Events (community Events are free but some Events will have a ticket price)
  • Cannot submit or host an Event

Members

 

Our Members section includes: 

 

  • Become a Member: info on the benefits of becoming a Member and how to become one
  • View Members: a place to view and connect with other Members
  • Members Activity: a place to keep up to date with all activity across the platform

 

If you are a Member you can: 

 

  • View all of the above pages
  • View Members profiles, connect with and message other Members
  • View and add to the main feed on the Activity page

 

If you are a non-member you: 

 

  • Can view the Become a Member page
  • Can fill out the form to become a Member
  • Cannot view Member profiles, message anyone or view the activity feed 

Connect

 

Our Connect section includes: 

 

  • About Connecting: info about the various ways you can connect with other Members
  • View Groups: a place to view and join Groups
  • View Forums: a place to view and join conversations with other Members
  • Submit Group: a form to fill out if you would like to start a Group

 

If you are a Member you can: 

 

  • View all of the above pages
  • View and join any Group of your choice
  • View, join in or start a conversation in the Forums area
  • Submit a form to start a Group 
  • Help manage or moderate a Group

 

If you are a non-member you: 

 

  • Can view the About page
  • Can view the various Groups but cannot view the individual Group pages
  • Cannot view any of the conversations in the Forums area
  • Cannot submit, moderate or manage a Group

Info Hub

 

Our Info Hub section includes: 

 

  • About Info Hub: info about how we gather and groups the resources that we share
  • View Info Hub: a place to all of our resources, based on categories
  • Submit Info: a form to fill out if you would like to add some info to the hub

 

If you are a member you can: 

 

  • View all of the above pages
  • View and comment on individual info pages
  • Submit info to be added to the hub

 

If you are a non-member you: 

 

  • Can view the About page
  • Can view all of the individual info pages, but cannot leave comments
  • Cannot submit info to the hub

"A village atmosphere of mutual relationships, driven by the concept 'you are what you share', rather than 'you are what you have'".

Michiel Schwarz & Joost Elffers

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