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State Coordinators Duties
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With roughly 3300 counties in the United States, one person can't
possibly be expected to keep track of all those volunteers or keep them happy and
informed. We have, therefore, separated the project areas into states, with one person
coordinating each state.
Following is the basic list of State Coordinator duties.
- Recruit Volunteers
- Send out welcome
letter to new volunteers [Contact Maggie for
- Be familiar with CART,
CenTrans, and the
templates & spreadsheets
- Make sure volunteers transcribe according to rules/standards
- Ask volunteers for first 100 entries of transcription so they can check, to avoid
volunteer having to redo
- Submit page updates to
census pages webmaster
at firstname.lastname@example.org, including links
to completed transcriptions, and volunteers assigned
[Note an alternate is to use the
State Coordinator Update Form]
- Maintain e-mail database of volunteers
- Explain to volunteers where they can get
materials needed for transcription.
- Be Familiar With the Help Pages.
State Coordinator Update Form
State Coordinator Class Logs
List of State Coordinators
State Coordinator Signup