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Role-Playing Game Master Level I Volunteer (GM1)

Spokane, United States

Short summary of the job: Attend weekly training sessions working toward diploma and run tabletop role-playing game sessions at various locations for a wide range of populations.

    Responsibilities


    Run tabletop RPG sessions at various locations (including online options).

    Typically 1-6 players per session.
        Prepare adventures in accordance with RPG Research rules and guidelines, including GM Code of Conduct.
        Complete assessment forms when appropriate.
        Prepare character sheets for participants to choose from.
        Run adventures ranging from "one shots" to ongoing mid-length and long-term campaigns.
        Address any group interpersonal issues, and maintain players compliance with RPG Research Player Code of Conduct.
        Attend either in-person, or via remote access, at least one free training session / administrative meeting per week (3-4 hours)
        Availability for at least 2 regular group sessions per month (game sessions typically 3-5 hours) (in addition to training sessions).
        Strongly self-motivated
        Strong collaborative work ethic
        Reliable schedule compliance

    Challenges

    Working with a wide range of ages & populations.

    Trained on all 4 RPG formats: tabletop, live-action, electronic, & hybrids.

    Attend training once per week (4 hours).

    "Give back" to the community twice per month (3-4 hours each time) as player or GM.

    Possible to attend all training remotely for anyone around the world.

    Learn how to play a wide variety of role-playing game systems & settings.

    Level 1 training, at one training session per week typically takes around 12 to 18 weeks to complete if you don't miss any training sessions and complete all the required tasks.

    Requirements

    Must pass background check before allowed to work with clients.
        Comprehensive knowledge of role-playing game system rules for at least one published game system (willing to train).
        Assertive (not aggressive) presence with confident but warm, friendly, empathetic, and compassionate communication style.

       

    Optional but helpful

    • Experienced theatrical acting skills

    • Effective voice acting skills

    • Experienced broadcasting skills

    • Experienced audio/video skills

    • Experience with online broadcasting: Youtube, Twitch, etc.

    Role-playing Game Formats include: tabletop (RPG), live-action (LARP), computer-based (CRPG), and solo adventure books and modules (SABM).


    Core Competencies (will train)

    • Organizational skills

    • Group dynamics conflict resolution skills

    • Storytelling skills

    • Verbal and written communication skills.

    • Enthusiastic communication style that excites others with your passion about the topics discussed.

    • "Can do" attitude, and an eye for seeing where people need help before they have to ask.

    • Outgoing presence.

    • Well organized approach to preparing for game sessions and tracking participant progress

    • Passionate supportive energy



    Working Conditions

    Game Master will frequently work at RPG Research offices, or other locations including but not limited to:

    • Conventions

    • Libraries

    • Community centers

    • Educational institutions

    • Care facilities

    • Mobile Facility, the Wheelchair Friendly RPG Trailer at various locations

    Hours:Training: 3-10 hours per week free training (we offer 2 training sessions per week, require attending at least one per week)



    Playing/GM: 6-10+ hours per month (at least 2 sessions per month in addition to training sessions).




    Compensation: Volunteer (no financial compensation).



    Job Types:  Part-time, Temporary, Internship




    Salary:  $0.00 /year



    Application Questions

     

        How many years of game master experience do you have?
        How many years of role-playing game player experience do you have?
        Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local law/regulations?


    Key Tasks and Responsibilities

    • Run tabletop RPG sessions at various locations.

    • Typically 1-6 players per session.

    • Prepare adventures in accordance with RPG Research rules and guidelines, including GM Code of Conduct.

    • Complete assessment forms when appropriate.

    • Prepare character sheets for participants to choose from.

    • Run adventures ranging from "one shots" to ongoing mid-length and long-term campaigns.

    • Address any group interpersonal issues, and maintain players compliance with RPG Research Player Code of Conduct.

    • Attend either in-person, or via remote access, at least one free training session / administrative meeting per week (3-4 hours).

    • Availability for at least 2 regular group sessions per month (game sessions typically 3-5 hours) (in addition to training sessions).

    • Strongly self-motivated.

    • Strong collaborative work ethic.

    • Reliable schedule compliance


    Education and Training



    Required:



        Must pass background check before allowed to work with clients.
        Comprehensive knowledge of role-playing game system rules for at leastone published game system (willing to train).
        Assertive (notaggressive) presence with confident but warm, friendly, empathetic, and compassionate communication style.



    Optional but helpful:



        Experienced theatrical acting skills
        Effective voice acting skills
        Experienced broadcasting skills
        Experienced audio/video skills
        Experience with online broadcasting: Youtube, Twitch, etc.



    * Formats include: tabletop (RPG), live-action (LARP), computer-based (CRPG), and solo adventure books and modules (SABM).

    _Core Competencies (will train)
    _

       



    Working Conditions



    Game Master will frequently work at RPG Research offices, or other locations including but not limited to:



        Conventions
        Libraries
        Community centers
        Educational institutions
        Care facilities
        Mobile Facility, the Wheelchair Friendly RPG Trailer at various locations



    Hours:Training: 3-10 hours per week free training (we offer 2 training sessions per week, require attending at least one per week)




    Playing/GM: 6-10+ hours per month (at least 2 sessions per month in addition to training sessions).



    Compensation:Volunteer (no financial compensation).



    Job Types: Part-time, Temporary, Internship



    Salary: $0.00 /year



    Application QuestionsYou have requested that Indeed ask candidates the following questions:



        How many years of game master experience do you have?
        How many years of role-playing game player experience do you have?
        Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local law/regulations?




    Key Tasks and Responsibilities



        Run tabletop RPG sessions at various locations.
        Typically 1-6 players per session.
        Prepare adventures in accordance with RPG Research rules and guidelines, including GM Code of Conduct.
        Complete assessment forms when appropriate.
        Prepare character sheets for participants to choose from.
        Run adventures ranging from "one shots" to ongoing mid-length and long-term campaigns.
        Address any group interpersonal issues, and maintain players compliance with RPG Research Player Code of Conduct.
        Attend either in-person, or via remote access, at least one free training session / administrative meeting per week (3-4 hours)
        Availability for at least 2 regular group sessions per month (game sessions typically 3-5 hours) (in addition to training sessions).
        Strongly self-motivated
        Strong collaborative work ethic
        Reliable schedule compliance



    Education and Training



    Required:



        Must pass background check before allowed to work with clients.
        Comprehensive knowledge of role-playing game system rules for at leastone published game system (willing to train).
        Assertive (notaggressive) presence with confident but warm, friendly, empathetic, and compassionate communication style.


    Optional but helpful:



        Experienced theatrical acting skills
        Effective voice acting skills
        Experienced broadcasting skills
        Experienced audio/video skills
        Experience with online broadcasting: Youtube, Twitch, etc.


    * Formats include: tabletop (RPG), live-action (LARP), computer-based (CRPG), and solo adventure books and modules (SABM).


    _Core Competencies (will train)
    _

        Organizational skills
        Group dynamics conflict resolution skills
        Storytelling skills
        Verbal and written communication skills.
        Enthusiastic communication style that excites others with your passion about the topics discussed.
        "Can do" attitude, and an eye for seeing where people need help before they have to ask.
        Outgoing presence.
        Well organized approach to preparing for game sessions and tracking participant progress
        Passionate supportive energy

    Working Conditions

    Game Master will frequently work at RPG Research offices, or other locations including but not limited to:

        Conventions
        Libraries
        Community centers
        Educational institutions
        Care facilities
        Mobile Facility, the Wheelchair Friendly RPG Trailer at various locations

    Hours:Training: 3-10 hours per week free training (we offer 2 training sessions per week, require attending at least one per week)

    Playing/GM: 6-10+ hours per month (at least 2 sessions per month in addition to training sessions).

    Compensation:Volunteer (no financial compensation).

    Job Types: VOLUNTEER only: Part-time, Temporary, Internship

    Salary: $0.00 /year

        How many years of tabletop game master experience do you have?
        How many years of LARP GM experience do you have?
        How many years of role-playing game player experience do you have?
        Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local law/regulations?

    Job Type: Part-time

    Salary: $0.00 /year
    Application Questions
    You have requested that Indeed ask candidates the following questions:

        How many years of LARP GM experience do you have?
        How many years of LARP player experience do you have?
        How many years of tabletop game master experience do you have?
        How many years of tabletop RPG player experience do you have?
        Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local law/regulations?












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    Job Description

    Up to date version of this position here: http://www.rpgresearch.com/volunteer/opportunities/game-master-i-trainee-rpg-trpg

    For more immediate response, after completing Indeed.com application, also complete our 2nd application to validate your level of interest and provide additional detail, here:

    http://www.rpgresearch.com/volunteer/application-form

    Key Tasks and Responsibilities

        Run tabletop RPG sessions at various locations.
        Typically 1-6 players per session.
        Prepare adventures in accordance with RPG Research rules and guidelines, including GM Code of Conduct.
        Complete assessment forms when appropriate.
        Prepare character sheets for participants to choose from.
        Run adventures ranging from "one shots" to ongoing mid-length and long-term campaigns.
        Address any group interpersonal issues, and maintain players compliance with RPG Research Player Code of Conduct.
        Attend either in-person, or via remote access, at least one free training session / administrative meeting per week (3-4 hours)
        Availability for at least 2 regular group sessions per month (game sessions typically 3-5 hours) (in addition to training sessions).
        Strongly self-motivated
        Strong collaborative work ethic
        Reliable schedule compliance

    Education and Training

    Required:

        Must pass background check before allowed to work with clients.
        Comprehensive knowledge of role-playing game system rules for at least one published game system (willing to train).
        Assertive (not aggressive) presence with confident but warm, friendly, empathetic, and compassionate communication style.

    Optional but helpful:

        Experienced theatrical acting skills
        Effective voice acting skills
        Experienced broadcasting skills
        Experienced audio/video skills
        Experience with online broadcasting: Youtube, Twitch, etc.

    * Formats include: tabletop (RPG), live-action (LARP), computer-based (CRPG), and solo adventure books and modules (SABM).

    _Core Competencies (will train)_

        Organizational skills
        Group dynamics conflict resolution skills
        Storytelling skills
        Verbal and written communication skills.
        Enthusiastic communication style that excites others with your passion about the topics discussed.
        "Can do" attitude, and an eye for seeing where people need help before they have to ask.
        Outgoing presence.
        Well organized approach to preparing for game sessions and tracking participant progress
        Passionate supportive energy

    Working Conditions

    Game Master will frequently work at RPG Research offices, or other locations including but not limited to:

        Conventions
        Libraries
        Community centers
        Educational institutions
        Care facilities
        Mobile Facility, the Wheelchair Friendly RPG Trailer at various locations

    Hours:Training: 3-10 hours per week free training (we offer 2 training sessions per week, require attending at least one per week)

    Playing/GM: 6-10+ hours per month (at least 2 sessions per month in addition to training sessions).

    Compensation:Volunteer (no financial compensation).

    Job Types: Part-time, Temporary, Internship

    Salary: $0.00 /year (Volunteer position only)

    Job Types: Part-time, Internship

    Salary: $0.00 /hour
    Application Questions
    You have requested that Indeed ask candidates the following questions:

        How many years of game master experience do you have?
        How many years of tabletop role-playing game (RPG) experience do you have?
        Do you speak English?
        Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local law/regulations?































    Job Complexity:
    Personal Evolution:
    Variability of the Job:
    Job Security:
    Overachieving Possibilities:
    Team / Company Size:

    10 / 40 people

    Avg Deal Size:

    $15k

    Sales Cycle:

    3 months

    Company Growth:

    50% YoY

    Company Maturity:

    Profitable

    Benefits

    Healthcare, dental, vision, life insurance, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Savings Account (HSA)

    PTOs

    Vacation, Sick, and paid leaves

    Save on commute

    Pre-tax commuter benefitsbr
    (parking and transit)

    Discount Programs

    Brand-name product and services in categories like travel, electronics, health, fitness, cellular, and more

    Prime location

    Only a couple blocs from BART, Caltrain, Highway 101, carpool pickup, and Bay Bridge.

    Sponsored Events

    Tuesday Dinners, Monthly Lunch Mixers, Monthly Happy Hour, Annual day event

    Sport Activity

    Play any sport with colleagues and the bill is covered

    Eat & Drink

    Peet's and Philz coffee provided all day to order and pantry snacks