Online Group Leaders (OGLs) and Online Trainers (OTs) can have an Alternative Host lead their weekly discussion groups or Online Leaders Meetings (OLMs) when they are unable to. Please follow the directions below to prepare your Alternative Host:


  1. Login to
  2. Go to the My Group page (OGLs) or My Training page (OTs)
  3. Select ‘Copy Link’ next to the ‘Start Meeting’ button; This function copies the Host Link to your device’s clipboard
  4. View the pop-up message “Meeting Link has been copied!”
  5. Share your copied Host Link (via email or WhatsApp) with your Alternative Host* for them to be able to access your meeting, start and host it**


*The substituting leader must be a leader with a Host License.


**By copying and sharing the link on your My Group (OGL) or My Training (OT) page, you are sharing the Host capabilities with your fellow leader. You may also find the Host Link to copy on your My Calendar page. Please read these Support articles for more information: Leader - Host Link vs Participant Link and Leader - Online Meeting Link


Note: The ‘Alternative Host’ or ‘Buddy’ field on the My Group Settings page for OGLs, and the green circles that previously designated Alternative Hosts will not be utilized at this time.

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