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Review the section below that applies to the area you are helping with. See the areas you are helping with in your profile.

Contents

Training For All Areas

  1. Learn about familysearch.org through these online videos.
     
  2. Review the Wiki pages about your specific locality.

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Research Assistance in Specific Areas Training

  1. Watch the Localities Training Webinar
    • Enter your name as a Guest, click Attend Meeting
    • Click Attachments/Recordings on the right
    • Click on the computer under Play

Chat Training

  1. Watch the Chat Training Webinar 
    • Enter your name as a Guest, click Attend Meeting 
    • Click Attachments/Recordings on the right 
    • Click on the computer under Play

Getting Started - LDS Training

  1. Watch the Getting Started Webinar.
    • Enter your name as a Guest, click Attend Meeting
    • Click Attachments/Recordings on the right
    • Click on the computer under Play
  2. Follow all the steps on the Getting Started page.
     
  3. Learn about familysearch.org through these online videos.

1940 US Census Training

Review these help pages that teach you more about searching in the 1940 census:

  1. 1940 Census Help pages - help pages in the Wiki.
  2. 1940 Census Frequently Asked Questions - reference while you are helping (download the Word doc).
  3. Where do I go from 1940? A blog post by James Tanner with great ideas for using the info on the census to spark what other records to search.


See Also:

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.
 
 


 

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