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== Seeking Help?  ==
 
== Seeking Help?  ==
  
:This page allows users who are seeking personalized help to find a mentor. &nbsp; If you see someone who has expertise in the area of help you are seeking, please contact them via their Talk page, which is listed under the column titled,&nbsp;'''Mentor'''. &nbsp;For more information on the Mentoring program, see the [[FamilySearch Wiki:Mentoring|Mentoring]] page.
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:#'''Review the lists''' below to find someone who has expertise in the area of help you are seeking.
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:#'''Contact the mentor'''&nbsp;via their Discussion page, which is listed under the column titled,&nbsp;'''Mentor'''.&nbsp;  
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::*[[Help:Discussion Pages (Talk Pages)|How to use Discussion pages]]
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::*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Mentoring|The Mentoring program]]
  
 
== Mentors:  ==
 
== Mentors:  ==
  
:Please list your Talk page under the '''Mentor''' column, and indicate if you are willing to accept new users by showing if you are available under the '''Status''' column. &nbsp;Filling in your areas of expertise and any additional notes about yourself and your experience will help the user seeking help to determine which mentor might be able to help him/her. &nbsp;After you have agreed to help a user, please teach him/her how to sign their name under '''Users being helped''' column.
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: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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:*'''Mentor:&nbsp;'''Link to your User page and Discussion page in this column
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:*'''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 your area of expertise or any additional areas you would specifically like to mentor in.
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:*'''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|See below for additional instructions for Mentors.]]
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== Additional Notes for Mentors  ==
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:*Be watching for e-mails that will notify you of comments on your Discussion page.
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:*Please add the template to your talk page.
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:*Chat tools such as Skype can help make mentoring easier. Filling in your areas of expertise and any additional notes about yourself and your experience will help the user seeking help to determine which mentor might be able to help him/her. After you have agreed to help a user, please teach him/her how to sign their name under Mentoring column.
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[[Category:Mentoring_Program]]

Revision as of 22:54, 29 August 2011

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This page allows new contributors to request personal help from more experienced volunteers.


Contents

Seeking Help?

  1. Review the lists below to find someone who has expertise in the area of help you are seeking.
  2. Contact the mentor via their Discussion page, which is listed under the column titled, Mentor
  3. See the following links for more information on:

Mentors:

If you are willing to mentor another user, please fill out the table below of the type of mentoring you can do:
  • Mentor: Link to your User page and Discussion page in this column
  • Status: Indicate if you are willing to accept new users by adding Available or Unavailable here
  • Areas of Expertise/Notes: Add your area of expertise or any additional areas you would specifically like to mentor in.
  • Notes: Add any additional notes here to help individuals determine who might be able to best help them.
  • Mentoring: Help the contributor add their username to the Mentoring column to show you are mentoring them if they have not already.
See below for additional instructions for Mentors.


General Contributors

Mentor Status Areas of Expertise Notes Mentoring

Adopters

Mentor Status Areas of Expertise Notes Mentoring

Moderators

Mentor Status Areas of Expertise Notes Mentoring

Wiki Care and Maintenance

Mentor Status Areas of Expertise Notes Mentoring


Additional Notes for Mentors

  • Be watching for e-mails that will notify you of comments on your Discussion page.
  • Please add the template to your talk page.
  • Chat tools such as Skype can help make mentoring easier. Filling in your areas of expertise and any additional notes about yourself and your experience will help the user seeking help to determine which mentor might be able to help him/her. After you have agreed to help a user, please teach him/her how to sign their name under Mentoring column.