When you claim an interview, you take responsibility to scheduling, conducting, and submitting an interview for an applicant. All volunteers with the right training can conduct interviews.
To claim an interview to be done by yourself or assign an interview to another team member:
- Find an applicant who needs an interview.
- In the Status column, click Unclaimed label. The Claim Interview dialog box appears.
- Select who will conduct the interview—you and another team member. If you are assigning to another team member, type in the team member's name.
- Click Save.
Now that you've claimed the applicant to interview, you can reach out to applicant by phone or email to schedule an interview date.
Important Note for Claiming Host Family Interviews
If you interview a host family, you will not be able to conduct any of the required in-home visits for students that they host. Keep this in mind if you intend to be a liaison for this host student and host family. Please click here for the article on Contact and Visits Requirements.