The International Commission for the Accredidation of Professional Genealogists, internationally recognized as ICAPGen, is a professional credentialing organization dedicated to testing an individual's competence in genealogical research.
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ICAPGen is an ever-growing and expanding organization. Your generous donations will help support ICAPGen in furthering its mission. Because ICAPGen is a non-profit organization, your donations are tax deductible. You can make a donation by completing our online donation form or you can mail contributions.
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ICAPGen volunteer opportunities exist for those who have not yet been accredited, as well as for Accredited Genealogist professionals. Locations is rarely a limiting factor. Below is a list of our current volunteer needs:
Study Group Co-Team Leader – Participate and organize monthly meetings via Google Hangouts for a period of 3 months to 6 months. Discussion topic material will be provided. This position is a 3 to 6 month commitment. Qualifications: Must be an Accredited Genealogist professional or have passed Level 1. Please use the Study Group Co-Team Leaders interest list form to add your name as a potential study group Co-Team Leader.
Executive Testing Committee Secretary – Take notes in test committee meetings. Send emails. Follow up on task list assignments. Keep the committee focused. Qualifications: Must be an Accredited Genealogist professional and able to keep confidences.
Test Proctor– ICAPGen regularly needs volunteers to proctor exams onsite at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City on quarterly test day. Proctors do not have to be AG professionals. This is a great opportunity for prospective AG professionals to become familiar with the process. To learn more about proctoring and to express an interest in proctoring.
Oral Review Scheduler – Contact experts to participate in Oral Review. Coordinate scheduling with experts and applicant. Schedule Oral Reviews in the FHL or via Skype. Notify Testing Committee of Oral Reviews scheduled. Oral Reviews are typically scheduled quarterly with one to four scheduled each quarter.