Getting Started with Zoom
Ellevate Squads use Zoom for video conferencing; of all the platforms we’ve tried, it’s the most reliable and easy to use.
Your Squad Mod will set up a recurring call for your Squad. In order to join, you do not need to have a Zoom account; however, you do need to download the Zoom plugin to your computer or the Zoom app to your smartphone.
FAQ: How do I use Zoom?
Zoom Help Center:
How do I join by telephone? (Video is recommended; telephone only when necessary.)
If you’ve never used Zoom before, take a few minutes to try it out before your first Squad Meeting.
Setting up Your Calendar
Ellevate Squads meet at the same time for twelve weeks - for example, every Tuesday at 1PM.
Your Squad Mod will send you a calendar invite with Zoom video conferencing details, but it doesn’t hurt to block out your calendar in advance. Squad meetings only take 30 minutes - in less than the time it takes for a lunch break, you can make investing in yourself a part of your routine.
Be sure to hold open the day and time of your first meeting, the Mandatory Kick Off; if you miss the kick off and don’t follow up within 24 hours, your Squad Mod will remove you from the Squad.
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