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Thank you for your interest in being a Research Consultant!   
 
Thank you for your interest in being a Research Consultant!   
  
Research consultants volunteer their time free of charge to help others researching in areas where they have experience. We currently have two pilot programs under way answering questions over the phone in [https://www.familysearch.org/community/ask/labs/get_help.html Ohio] or with the [http://www.the1940census.com 1940 census]. Chat abilities will come soon.
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Research consultants volunteer their time free of charge to help others researching in areas where they have experience. We currently have two pilot programs under way answering questions over the phone in [https://www.familysearch.org/community/ask/labs/get_help.html Ohio] or with the [http://www.the1940census.com 1940 census]. Chat abilities will come soon.  
  
 
'''Already a volunteer? '''Get started helping below.  
 
'''Already a volunteer? '''Get started helping below.  
  
'''Want to learn more about volunteering? '''See the [[Research Help Pilot:Questions about Volunteering?|FAQ]], or [https://lds.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_3KliF3WWDBDa52A '''register here''']. {{Live Research Help Menu}}
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'''Want to learn more about volunteering? '''See the [[Research Help Pilot:Questions about Volunteering?|FAQ]], or [https://lds.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_3KliF3WWDBDa52A register here].   
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Revision as of 18:47, 9 May 2012

Thank you for your interest in being a Research Consultant! 

Research consultants volunteer their time free of charge to help others researching in areas where they have experience. We currently have two pilot programs under way answering questions over the phone in Ohio or with the 1940 census. Chat abilities will come soon.

Already a volunteer? Get started helping below.

Want to learn more about volunteering? See the FAQ, or register here


Getting Started


Helpful Resources


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Join our Skype Group
Communicate with other volunteers, get help as you give help
 

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Steps to check in  
And begin receiving calls
 

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Steps for taking calls
Taking and transferring calls
 

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Set/Update Schedule
To set or update your volunteer schedule
 





 
 
 
 

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Home
Learn more about the opportunity

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Research Toolkit
Research resources
 

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Phone Responses
Ideas for responses to patron questions
 

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Not a research call?
We answer ALL research calls; check here for answers to non-research questions.
   

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Questions you may have
As you begin helping others
 

Read these Definitions
These will explain terms that you may not recognize.
 

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Webinar recordings
Listen to previous trainings (again and again, if needed)
 

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Additional ways you can help
Volunteer in other ways

Not yet a volunteer research consultant? Learn more about what volunteers do.