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A mentor is one who:
- Answers questions and offers friendly advice and support.
- Helps with technical difficulties, policy interpretation and conflict management.
- Enjoys working with and teaching people.
- Has time available to help.
- Has a working knowledge of the area he/she is willing to mentor in or be willing to be taught how to mentor in a particular area.
- Has no record of vandalism or blocks.
A mentor is not:
- Forever. Once the mentoring process is complete, the community member and the mentor will likely stay in touch, but he/she will be able to progress with learning and contributing to the Wiki with out the continued help of the mentor.
- A Social club. Mentors are available to help users use and contribute to the Wiki.
- Just for the newest contributors. Mentoring can be helpful to more advanced users as they want specialized help or advice.
Mentors are needed to help:
- New users and contributors on a one-on-one basis.
- Community members who are willing to help with maintenance tasks in the Wiki.
- Create and set up Wiki Projects.