At a glance
Imagine arriving in a city like Paris or Mumbai and, instead of trying to find a taxi, there is somebody already waiting for you. Imagine that instead of going to eat at the place recommended by the guidebook, someone shows you their favourite restaurant. Imagine the experience staying as a personal guest of your new friend rather than sleeping in an impersonal hotel room. BeWelcome makes it possible.
You like the idea? Get active!
Join one of our teams: Share the work, commitment and fun! We are currently looking for:
- Member Support
- Local volunteers
Your opinion, please!
We are constantly working on the improvement of BeWelcome. If you have a suggestion, please let us know.
How is it organised?
Dreaming alone is not enough. That's why we have founded BeVolunteer, a non-profit organisation registered in Rennes, France. Through BeVolunteer's official statutes, we provide a basis for democratic decision making, financial transparency and information security so that we can protect our members and manage the project BeWelcome effectively.
BeWelcome is driven by its volunteers only! Every volunteer supports BeWelcome with any amount of time they can spend: from 1 hour a month to sometimes 20 hours a week. Any help is welcome and appreciated, there's practically no minimum limit of time someone has to spend volunteering.
There are 2 volunteering groups specifically helping out our members and visitors:
- The New Member BeWelcome Team (NMBWT) welcomes every new member in a personalised way: they explain how our website works, what principles BeWelcome is built upon, and give ...
after a month of development a new version of Rox was just deployed to the server.
With it you get a single stop for all your subscriptions and you can temporarily disable all of them with one click (see /forums/subscriptions). At the same time the mail notifications now contain links to disable and unsubscribe from notifications for groups and forum posts.
All messages send through Bewelcome now use a new template.
During signup members now have to select a hosting status directly and are not set t...Read more