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As you probably already know, all content posted on this site is reviewed/approved (or disapproved, if necessary) by NMG's moderation team. Moderators are adults 18 or older (or, in the case of Sister to Sister mentors, 16 or older) who volunteer behind-the-scenes to make sure that nmgmembers.com remains the wonderful community and "safe social network" that NMG is. Volunteer moderators are necessary for the existence of the community as it is.

And (as always) we're looking for more adult allies/supporters of girls to help out!

This is where you come in. If you you can think of anyone you know—parents, grandparents, neighbors, adult friends, other relatives, etc.—who might be interested in getting involved with moderation for this site, invite them to fil out this brief online form and they'll be contacted by someone from NMG about their interest, simple training materials, etc. You can also direct them to the Moderator Info page, which gives a basic rundown of NMG's mission and the premise of moderation.

Volunteering isn't a huge time committment (an hour or two on the weekends could be enough) for our moderators, but it does make a huge difference to NMG and this community. Plus, if you recruit any new moderators, tell us about it and you can become a Shining Star for your own contribution!

If you or any potentially interested adults have any questions whatsoever about moderation (or anything else), you/they can contact NMG directly, or feel free to ask me and I'll either answer myself or pass your question on to someone else who can answer.

If you know anyone who might be interested, many thanks in advance for passing on the information—and either way, thank you so much for being part of the community and keeping NMG going. You all are the reason why moderators moderate. :-)

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  • I don’t really know anyone who has the time to be a New Moon Girls moderator, but I think it’s great that anyone can be one!
  • Would it be ok if my 18-year-old cousin joined? She might not be able to be on super often. She probably can't do it though... Just wondering JIC.
  • I'm curious why a new moderator joined that is only 14 (and not a S2S). I don't think this is a bad thing or that they should be removed or anything, but I'm just wondering why..?
    • Online Community Manager
      It's a trial run with someone whose parent is a long-time moderator, and providing plenty of support/experience. Thanks for asking!
    • Oh yeah ^^^^
  • I don't feel comfortable having any adults I know seeing what I post.
    • Online Community Manager
      The good news: the moderators stay pretty invisible, and don't talk with random people about what they read on here.
    • Mod S2S Mentor
      I get that. When my mom first became a moderator I really wasn't sure about it. I did get used to it, but that doesn't mean you have to.
    • ^^^^^^^^^
    • ^^^^
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