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The administration is currently seeking hard working, motivated, and friendly new faces to join our team. This last year has been rough on a lot of us, but it's time to start fresh!

We look for administrators in two different ways: applications and nominations.

An application is where you can speak on your on behalf as to why you believe you should be an administrator and how you fit the role.
A nomination is when other users can speak on your behalf, and may give their own reasons as to why someone may be fit for the role.


This thread contains the application. You will need to copy and paste the format and PM it to any alpha via the forum with your answers. The Alphas will receive the applications and post them for discussion with the rest of the administration team. From the day someone submits an application to the day a notice is sent regarding the status of an application, your application will be carefully reviewed. We want to gain a sense of whether or not you answered the questions honestly and to the best of your abilities. From there, we decide if the role of administrator is a suitable fit.

Please send your application via the forum to Akala, Coyfox, Fik or Tau.

This process can take up to two months. In this time, we ask that you patiently wait. We understand this wait can be stressful, but we take ample time to ensure we are making the best decision possible.

There are also several reasons an application can be disqualified. Lying about your age, sending the application to anybody that isn't an alpha, falsifying information, and prior rule violations are a few.

Once a decision has been made, an alpha will send you a message or will approach you regarding the status of your application. In some instances, you may be asked if you can meet with a team member to discuss your application in further detail. If your application is accepted, you will be promoted to Administration Assistant and there will be a training period, which can last a few weeks.

If your application is rejected, you can always try again in the future. You are free to send in another application after a full four months has gone by since the end of the discussion.

Please note that sending in an application does not mean that you can instantly join the team or that you will be ensured a place on the team.
All administrators on Wolfhome must also be at least 16 years or older in age and must have joined Wolfhome at least 5 months prior to sending an application.


And before you consider filling out an application, here is some advice from us to you:


Honesty is key
Be honest in your application! Honesty is very important, and that is a trait that we look for in administrators.

Content
An application should have a lot of thought, effort, and attention to detail put into it.
Usually this comes in the form of having an appropriate amount of content. An application should not be too short and it should not be too long.
Try to explain yourself and answer the questions with as much important information as you can.

Devotion
We look for active members of the community! Being active means that you log into the chat and the forum regularly (that means, at least once a week at minimum).
We want to promote people who care a lot about Wolfhome!

Patience
All applications are discussed thoroughly and go through a selection process. This process can take awhile, as we want to ensure that we are making a proper and educated choice.
For this reason, we ask that you be patient as your application is discussed. This also pertains to sending in multiple applications at the same time. It is also important to note that asking about the status of your application will result in your application being denied.
Please be patient and we will get back to you as soon as we can!

Maturity and Responsibility
We look for users who can behave professionally.
That is not to say you have to put your whole personality aside and be “strictly professional” or “rigid” all the time in order to become an administrator, but an administrator must know when to put jokes aside when it comes down to serious business.
This is also to say that a few prior offenses on your account will not mean you will be automatically rejection.
Similarly to that, an application should have a lot of thought, effort, and seriousness into it, similar to an application one would send in for a job. You would not use text-speak or abbreviations in a job application! You would use full, complete, and well thought out sentences.

Be true to yourself
This does go along with being honest, but do not feel that you need to be someone you are not while filling out your application.
Just be true to who you are and represent yourself accurately!

Rejection is not the end of the world
If your application is denied, it does not mean you can never become an administrator on Wolfhome in the future!
There will always be other opportunities, whether it is on Wolfhome or not. You can always try again after a full four months have gone by.

“Each mistake teaches you something new about yourself.
There is no failure, remember, except in no longer trying.
It is the courage to continue that counts.”

― Chris Bradford, The Way of the Sword

“It is common sense to take a method and try it.
If it fails, admit it frankly and try another.
But above all, try something.”

― Franklin D. Roosevelt, Looking Forward

Ask questions!
If the phrasing of a question is confusing you, feel free to ask an administrator for clarification!


With all that said, here is the application. Good luck!

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[b]Chat Username *[/b]

[b]Forum Username *[/b]

[b]Birthdate *[/b]
[size=85][i]MM/DD/YYYY[/i][/size]

[b]Email *[/b]


[b]How long have you been part of the Wolfhome community? *[/b]


[b]Why would you like to join the Wolfhome administration? *[/b]


[b]Have you submitted an application to Wolfhome before? *[/b]


[b]What are some of your personal strengths? And how do you take advantage of these personal strengths? *[/b]

 
[b]How do you think you can use some of these personal strengths as an administrator on Wolfhome? *[/b]


[b]On a scale of one (being not very often) to five (being very often), how frequently do you use the Wolfhome chat? *[/b]

[b]Explain... *[/b]

[b]On a scale of one (being not very often) to five (being very often), how frequently do you use the Wolfhome forum? *[/b]

[b]Explain... *[/b]


[b]Briefly describe your schedule. At what times do you log into Wolfhome usually? How much time do you plan on devoting to the Wolfhome administration? *[/b]


[b]Do you have moderating experience on any website (including Chatlands sites)? If so: which website(s), for how long, and what were your primary duties? *[/b]


[b]What kind of work environment is best suitable to your strengths? What ways do you learn material to the best of your abilities? *[/b]


[b]Do you feel you could work well with and be part of a team? *[/b]


[b]If you become an administrator of Wolfhome, what are you hoping to get out of the experience? What departments would you be interested in joining? *[/b]


[b]Administrators sometimes witness their friends breaking rules, how do you think you would handle such a situation? *[/b]


[b]What is your favorite part of Wolfhome? *[/b]


[b]Do you have any suggestions for the Wolfhome chat or forum? If so, what are they? *[/b]


[b]Tell us a bit about yourself! What are your hobbies? What kind of person do you see yourself as? *[/b]
 

[b]Anything else you would like to share while we consider your application to join the team? If so, state it here! *[/b]
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Sat Mar 19, 2016 3:19 pm

Howdy all,

The Wolfhome Administration has decided to close applications starting after March 31st, 2016. This close will be temporary, and applications will be reopened at a later date. If you are interested in joining the administration team, please bare in mind that we will not be accepting applications after March 31st. All applications that are submitted before this date will still be considered.

Thank you!
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Closing these is just four days!
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Last day to apply!
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Sat Aug 27, 2016 6:52 pm

Applications are now open for a short time, two months to be exact :) If you are interested in joining the administration team please send in your application. Good luck to everyone!
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Nudge! We will be closing applications on October 27th!
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Giving this one last bump. If you'd like to apply, please do so!
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Applications are open from now until May 26th!
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Slight update made to the application, if you already applied, do not worry about resubmitting!
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