Coder Management (PPS)

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Program Basics

  • Program Name: Coders
  • Program Description:

we code the tools for freegeek's IT needs

  • What best describes this program?
  • Administrative (expected to support other programs that generate income and/or meet program needs)
  • Why does Free Geek need this program?

freegeek has software needs beyond any existing packages

Job Position Basics

  • Would there be a dedicated staff position associated with this program? YES

Costs and potential costs

  • What are the expected financial staffing costs of the program? (Include all costs to the organization such as salary, payroll taxes, and benefits.)

a few hours of staff time every week

  • What other costs are associated with the program? (Include costs of materials needed, etc.)

a couple of servers, two hours of the building being open after hours

  • Once the program is up and running how many staff how many hours per week would it take?
    • In paid staff time? ______10_______ hours/week
    • In volunteer time? ______50_______ hours/week
  • Outline the intangible costs for the position and program:


  • Are there any possible negative impacts on Free Geek's mission, and if so what?


  • How will this program affect other programs and staff positions currently in effect?

it will occasionally make them more effecient

  • How will this program affect other programs and staff positions being considered?



  • Would the program generate income? NO
  • How does the program support the mission of Free Geek?

by supporting freegeek

Measuring Success

  • How can the success of the program be measured?

tickets closed, user feedback

  • Outline a plan for implementing the program:
    1. get more coders
    2. tie them to their chairs
    3. bolt the chairs to the floor
    4. promise an hour less captivity for every ticket they close