Helping millions every year.

Helping millions every year

The YouTube Contributors program is a community of passionate people who enjoy sharing their knowledge of YouTube with others. The program is powered by TeamYouTube, which celebrates Contributors and empowers them to help millions of people use and create with YouTube in various languages across the globe.

There for you with answers

There for you with answers

Contributors have direct relationships with YouTube and advanced insights on many topics—from how to use new features, to how to grow a channel. They share their knowledge in discussion forums, including the official YouTube Help Communities. In addition, Video Contributors create their own educational videos, and answer questions in the comments below help videos.

Become a Contributor and enjoy program benefits

The YouTube Contributors program celebrates our passionate community with special perks. Anyone who is interested can apply to join the program and unlock these benefits through contributions. Here are some of the opportunities we offer our amazing Contributors:

Part of the YouTube family

Part of the YouTube family

Program members gain access to exclusive YouTube events and in-person meet ups, where they can build connections with YouTube and learn more about products and features.

All the tools you need

All the tools you need

Contributors have direct access to TeamYouTube Community Managers—equipping them to escalate important issues and feedback to ensure the community's voice is heard. They also are invited to video chats with our global teams and a private Contributor community.

The first to know and try

The first to know and try

When it comes to known technical issues and new feature launches, Contributors get exclusive updates and sneak peeks. Additionally, they can earn the opportunity to participate in beta testing for new products and features.

We make it official

We make it official

Contributors stand out with a Product Expert badge in the Help Community to let others know they’re one of the most reliable sources of information.

All about progress

All about progress

The Contributors program is aligned with similar programs at Google, such as the Google Product Expert Program. Anyone can apply to join the Contributors program and (if accepted) unlock these benefits as they make more and more contributions.

You're on the waitlist

You're on the waitlist

  • Answering questions in the YouTube forum.
  • Producing videos to help users and creators understand how to best use YouTube.