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{{mentoring}} [[Image:Wikibus.svg.png|right|250px]]This page allows new contributors to request personal help from more experienced volunteers.  
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{{mentoring}} [[Image:Wikibus.svg.png|right|250px|Wikibus.svg.png]]Contact a mentor below to help you get started in contributing to the Wiki.  
  
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== Seeking Help?  ==
 
== Seeking Help?  ==
  
:Click on Edit at the top of the page and put your name in the table next to the mentor you've chosen. At the bottom of the page, add a note to the summary and click Save. The mentor will contact you on your Talk page.
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:Contact the individual in the list below who would be a good fit for your interests on the Wiki. The Mentor has included below how they would best like to be contacted
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:If it links to their talk page, simply edit the page, scroll down to the bottom, and make your request there. Be sure you sign into the Wiki on a regular basis so that you can watch for additions to your Talk page. (In addition to getting an email, you will see a message at the top of every wiki page that you have a message.)
  
 
== General Contributors  ==
 
== General Contributors  ==
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| width="100" | <center>'''Mentor'''<br>(click to go to the User page)</center>
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| <center>'''Areas of Expertise'''</center>
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| width="100" | <center>'''How to <br>Contact Me'''</center>
! Notes
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| [[User:Sbfunk|sbfunk]]&nbsp;/&nbsp;<br>[[User talk:Sbfunk|Talk Page]]
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| [[User:Jamestanner|James Tanner]]<br><br>
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| All levels of contributing; currently acting on the Wiki Support Team
| Beginning contributors and FHC pages
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| [mailto:genealogyarizona@gmail.com Email me]
| Currently serving in Wiki Support  
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| [[User:Jamestanner|James Tanner]]&nbsp;/<br>[[User talk:Jamestanner|Talk Page]]  
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| [[User:Evancol|evancol]]<br><br>
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| All levels of contributing; working with the Community Council, U.S. State and County Pages
| Contributors both beginning and advanced
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| [[User talk:Evancol|Talk Page]]
| Currently acting on the Wiki Support Team
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| [[User:Jenson1|jenson1]]<br><br>
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| All levels of contributing; currently acting on the Wiki Support Team
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| [[User talk:Jenson1|Talk Page]]
| Working in Wiki Support, U.S. State and County Pages
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| [[User:Jenson1|jenson1]]&nbsp;/&nbsp;<br>[[User talk:Jenson1|Talk Page]]
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| [[User:Ccsmith|Charles Smith]]<br><br>
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| All levels of contributing; currently serving in Wiki Support  
| All levels of contributing  
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| [mailto:ccsmith@familysearch.org Email me]
| Currently acting on the Wiki Support Team
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| [[User:Ccsmith|Charles Smith]]/<br>[[User talk:Ccsmith|Talk Page]]
 
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| All levels of contributing
 
| Currently serving in Wiki Support
 
 
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| [[User:WilliamsDa|Darris Williams]] / [[User talk:WilliamsDa|Talk Page]]
 
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| British Isles / Societies / Libraries
 
| Community Catalyst &amp; professional genealogist
 
 
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| [[User:Familyjournals|Familyjournals]] / [[User talk:Familyjournals|Talk Page]]
 
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| All levels of contributing
 
| U.S. State, County &amp; City Pages
 
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== Adopters and Moderators  ==
 
 
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! Areas of Expertise
 
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| [[User:Evancol|evancol]]&nbsp;/&nbsp;<br>[[User talk:Evancol|Talk Page]]
 
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| Adopters and Moderators
 
| Working in Wiki Support, U.S. State and County Pages
 
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| [[User:Jenson1|jenson1]]&nbsp;/<br>[[User talk:Jenson1|Talk Page]]
 
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| Adopters and Moderators
 
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| [[User:Jamestanner|James Tanner]]&nbsp;/<br>[[User talk:Jamestanner|Talk Page]]
 
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| Moderators
 
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| [[User:Ccsmith|Charles Smith]]/<br>[[User talk:Ccsmith|Talk Page]]
 
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| All levels of contributing
 
| Currently serving in Wiki Support
 
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| [[User:Familyjournals|Familyjournals]] / [[User talk:Familyjournals|Talk Page]]
 
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== Wiki Care and Maintenance  ==
 
 
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| [[User:Sandralpond|Sandralpond]]&nbsp;/<br>[[User talk:Sandralpond|Talk page]]
 
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| Patrolling
 
| Currently serving in Wiki Support <br>
 
 
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| [[User:Jamestanner|James Tanner]]&nbsp;/<br>[[User talk:Jamestanner|Talk Page]]
 
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| Contributors both beginning and advanced
 
| Currently acting on the Wiki Support Team
 
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| [[User:Evancol|evancol]]&nbsp;/<br>[[User talk:Evancol|Talk Page]]
 
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| Working in Wiki Support, U.S. State and County Pages
 
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| [[User:Jenson1|jenson1]]&nbsp;/<br>[[User talk:Jenson1|Talk Page]]
 
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| All levels of contributing
 
| Currently acting on the Wiki Support Team
 
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== Mentors:  ==
 
== Mentors:  ==
  
:If you are willing to mentor another user, please fill out the table below of the '''type '''of mentoring you can do:  
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:If you are willing to mentor another user, please fill out the table above:  
:*'''Mentor:&nbsp;'''Link to your User page and Discussion page in this column  
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:*'''Mentor:&nbsp;'''Link to your User page in this column  
:*'''Status: '''Indicate if you are willing to accept new users by adding Available or Unavailable here
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:*'''Areas of Expertise/Notes: '''Add the areas you would specifically like to mentor in, or any other no<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">tes here to help individuals determine who might be able to best help them.</span>
:*'''Areas of Expertise/Notes: '''Add your area of expertise or any additional areas you would specifically like to mentor in.  
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:*'''How to contact me: '''Link to your user talk page or your email address here, depending on how you would like to be contacted.
:*'''Notes: '''Add any additional notes here to help individuals determine who might be able to best help them.  
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:*'''Mentoring: '''Help the contributor add their username to the Mentoring column to show you are mentoring them if they have not already.
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== Additional Notes for Mentors  ==
 
== Additional Notes for Mentors  ==
  
 
:*Be watching for e-mails that will notify you of requests that come to your Talk page.  
 
:*Be watching for e-mails that will notify you of requests that come to your Talk page.  
:*Please add the {{tl|Discussion Conventions}}&nbsp;template to your Talk page.  
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:*Please add the {{tl|Discussion Conventions}}&nbsp;template to your Talk page.
:*After you have agreed to help a user, please teach him/her how to sign their name under the&nbsp;'''Mentoring''' column.
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:*Filling in your areas of expertise above and any additional notes about yourself and your experience will help the new user to determine which mentor might be able to help him/her.<br>
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:*We are working on a process for bringing in new volunteers with what needs to be taught. We'll keep you in the loop on how it comes together.  
 
:*Chat tools such as Skype can help make mentoring easier.
 
:*Chat tools such as Skype can help make mentoring easier.
  

Revision as of 18:43, 10 May 2013

Mentoring Program Request Help
Wikibus.svg.png
Contact a mentor below to help you get started in contributing to the Wiki.


Contents

Seeking Help?

Contact the individual in the list below who would be a good fit for your interests on the Wiki. The Mentor has included below how they would best like to be contacted
If it links to their talk page, simply edit the page, scroll down to the bottom, and make your request there. Be sure you sign into the Wiki on a regular basis so that you can watch for additions to your Talk page. (In addition to getting an email, you will see a message at the top of every wiki page that you have a message.)

General Contributors

Mentor
(click to go to the User page)
Areas of Expertise
How to
Contact Me
James Tanner

All levels of contributing; currently acting on the Wiki Support Team Email me
evancol

All levels of contributing; working with the Community Council, U.S. State and County Pages Talk Page
jenson1

All levels of contributing; currently acting on the Wiki Support Team Talk Page
Charles Smith

All levels of contributing; currently serving in Wiki Support Email me

Mentors:

If you are willing to mentor another user, please fill out the table above:
  • Mentor: Link to your User page in this column
  • Areas of Expertise/Notes: Add the areas you would specifically like to mentor in, or any other notes here to help individuals determine who might be able to best help them.
  • How to contact me: Link to your user talk page or your email address here, depending on how you would like to be contacted.

Additional Notes for Mentors

  • Be watching for e-mails that will notify you of requests that come to your Talk page.
  • Please add the {{Discussion Conventions}} template to your Talk page.


  • We are working on a process for bringing in new volunteers with what needs to be taught. We'll keep you in the loop on how it comes together.
  • Chat tools such as Skype can help make mentoring easier.
Next page : Mentoring Program