Get started with Season of Docs

Read the introduction for an overview of the program and how it works.

Open source organizations

Apply to be a mentor organization and help bring experienced, excited technical writers to your open source community!

Organization applications are now closed. Join the announcement mailing list at season-of-docs-announce to stay informed.

Technical writers

Bring your technical writing expertise to an open source project by working with the community on the documentation!

Applications open on May 29, 2019 at 18:00 UTC. Join the announcement mailing list at season-of-docs-announce to stay informed.

Organization eligibility

Mentor organizations must:

Technical writer eligibility

Technical writers must be:

  • At least 18 years old at time of registration.
  • Able to demonstrate prior technical writing experience by submitting role descriptions and work samples.
  • Eligible to work in their country of residence during duration of program.
  • A resident of a country not currently embargoed by the United States. (See the Sanctions Programs and Country Information from the US Treasury.)

More information

Follow the guides for organization administrators and mentors.

More information

Follow the guide for technical writers.