SL Volunteer Mentor Scribes

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Mentor Scribes are well-versed, seasoned volunteers within the group who are willing to be contacted directly by other volunteers for assistance in writing, wiki development, and wiki collaboration. This is entirely an opt-in role and may bear extra responsibility, but for many of you who are already wiki gurus, this role will grant you acknowledgment for your contributions.

Purpose of Mentor Scribes

  • To provide advice to newcomers on how to create their SL Wiki profile and how to use wiki templates.
  • To assist in reorganization of the wiki for added functionality or ease of use.
  • To provide feedback on or to develop ways for creative collaboration using the wiki.
  • To assist in promoting and preserving the culture of the volunteer program using text.

How New Volunteers May Find a Mentor Scribe

At the top task bar within Second Life, choose Edit > Groups. Highlight the Second Life Mentors group, and click the Info button on the right hand side. Choose the Members & Roles tab next to the General tab along the top of the window. A list of Mentors Online can be filtered through the Members tab, and a list of Mentor Scribes can be found in the Roles tab.

In short: Edit>Groups>Second Life Mentor>Info>Members & Roles>Members/Roles

We will consider suggestions on how to make this process easier if you have some! This is a work in progress.)

Mentor Scribes can use Template:visl to list themselves within Category:SL Mentor Scribes

Requirements for Becoming a Mentor Scribe

Mentor Scribes are asked to create a user page within the Second Life Volunteer Wiki with some form of text on it that shows the ability to edit and maintain a wiki page. "Advanced knowledge" of the wiki is not required, but the ability to assist others with setting up their own user page and diving into the wiki is a must. At the moment, there is no requirement for number of contributions made to the wiki, though Mentor Scribes are expected to have some level of involvement in its development or progress.

How to Become a Mentor Scribe

If you would like to sign up to be a part of this role, please click the survey link below and fill out a short form indicating your interest in the role:

  • Not adding to this role at this time

How to Voluntarily Exit this Role

Leaving the Mentor Scribe role behind and returning to the Everybody role can be accomplished by speaking to a VTeam member during one of their office hours, found here: Volunteer Specialist Office Hours