Help BeWelcome

BeWelcome is run by volunteers - free of charge and open source. Volunteering for the project is a great opportunity for you to get to know enthusiastic people who really believe in promoting hospitality and respect for each other. And it's fun, too!



GitHub | contact: OctoberTales

Help us to write the software for BeWelcome, fixing bugs or sending patches. For more info see GitHub or BeWelcome-Rox Software Development (old)



group | alpha | beta | trac | contact: shevek

Who makes sure everything works smoothly? The testing team! Creative people wanted with a sense for details!



how to join | contact: claudiaab / railslide

The volunteers of the support team answer questions and try to help wherever possible. A great way to get to know the project!

local volunteering

You prefer real life action?

local activities | create an activity | contact: your local group

Although we are very proud of the website with all its tools and features, real life meetings are what really matters. Become a Local Volunteer!


Financing the organisation

BeWelcome and BeVolunteer are financed through keeping expenses as low as possible. Some administrative costs, however, occur and we are happy for your donation.

donate! | contact: wind


Join BeVolunteer

BeVolunteer is the organisation behind BeWelcome. As a volunteer on BeWelcome you can join BeVolunteer. All members of BeVolunteer have a voice in the yearly General Assembly.

BeVolunteer website | contact: amnesiac84



group | contact: OctoberTales

If you are a graphic artist, web designer, specialist in web usability or you have the feeling that your creativity could be useful - feel free to join the BeWelcome design team!

new member bewelcome

New Member BeWelcome

how to join | public group | contact: artep

Every new member receives a personal message from one of our older members. They help new members become familiar with the website and its features and they function as a direct contact between the new member and BeWelcome, so that everyone can feel at home.



how to join | group | contact: pablobd or sammiekong

The Translation Team wants to make accessing the website easier for visitors and potential members worldwide, regardless of their English skills. Our goal is to translate the complete site to as many languages as possible, starting with the most spoken languages by our members.


Suggestion Team

how to join | group | contact: amnesiac84

Our members have the best ideas for BeWelcome. That's why anyone can suggest their ideas to the public. A vote will decide if the idea is presented to the various teams to be implemented. You can help support this process by volunteering for the Suggestion Team.

communication and pr

Communication and PR

wiki | group | contact: subaculture or thorgal67

You love to communicate with people and want to help promote the project to the public? You have a great idea for a poster or pr campaign? Welcome to the communications group!

forum moderation

Forum Moderation

wiki | how to apply | group | contact: thorgal67

Keep the forum nice and clean. From time to time, people spam the forum, call each other names or post stuff in the wrong group. Help making the forum a friendly place where everyone can find the information they're looking for.