Facilitation Skills During the Pandemic

Good facilitation skills are always useful, but especially during the pandemic.

While we may not be able to facilitate groups of members in USW courses, Steelworker facilitators can offer to help our local unions and committees.

Many local unions are experimenting with video meeting platforms, and these are a safe alternative to in-person meetings. But it can be frustrating for members and local officers to figure out new methods to manage discussions. How can we make sure that everyone’s voice is heard, while not talking over one another?

USW member-facilitators have experience managing group discussions and maximizing participation. If you have the time, you could volunteer to: