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==Program Basic==
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*Program Name: Computers for Kids
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;Program Basics
*Program Desciption:
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* Program Name: ''Computers for Kids''
Providing education and skills to "at-risk" youth, with the goal of earning a computer
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* Program Description:  
*What best describes this program:
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:''Youth organizations/schools bring groups of kids to FG to join Build or Adoption''
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* What best describes this program?
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*# Primarily meets '''program''' needs (expected to cost more money than it makes)
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* Why does Free Geek need this program?
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:''part of mission statement - education, digital divide''
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== Job Position Basics ==
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* Would there be a dedicated staff position associated with this program? ''YES ''
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* Position Title: ''CforK Coordianator''
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* Job Description:
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:''lead groups through the program, being contact person at FG,  give special tours to school/other groups,
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teach students because often they need more attention than adult volunteers(but not always)''
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== Costs and potential costs ==
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* What are the expected financial staffing costs of the program? (Include all costs to the organization such as salary, payroll taxes, and benefits.)
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:''payroll/taxes for one person''
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* What other costs are associated with the program? (Include costs of materials needed, etc.)
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:''n/a''
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* If there will be a dedicated staff position, how much time would be needed for training?
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** How much time would existing staff need to put in? 20 hours 
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** How time would existing volunteers need to put in? 60 hours
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* Once the program is up and running how many staff how many hours per week would it take?
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** In paid staff time? 12 hours/week
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** In volunteer time? 15hours/week
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== Drawbacks ==
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* Outline the intangible costs for the position and program:
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:''n/a''
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* Are there any possible negative impacts on Free Geek's mission, and if so what?
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:''no''
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* How will this program affect other programs and staff positions currently in effect?
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:''it will make them happy, but also sometimes slows them down''
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* How will this program affect other programs and staff positions being considered?
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:''n/a''
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== Benefits ==
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* Would the program generate income? ''NO ''
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** If yes, how much income would be expected once the program is up and running?  $ 0 / month
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** If yes, how long would it take for the program to get to that point?
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* How does the program support the mission of Free Geek?
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:''We're making education and technology available to kids who otherwise would not be able to get it.''
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== Measuring Success ==
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* How can the success of the program be measured? 
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:''number of kids receiving computers''
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* For most income generating positions, the costs initially outweigh the benefits. If this is an income generating program, how long until it is expected to break even?
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:''@ add info''
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* Outline a plan for implementing the program:
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# making contact with groups
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# set them up at FG(tour etc)
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# help them through the program, teach,
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# give them computers
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[[Category:Program Planning Sheets]]

Latest revision as of 02:48, 27 December 2006


Program Basics
  • Program Name: Computers for Kids
  • Program Description:
Youth organizations/schools bring groups of kids to FG to join Build or Adoption
  • What best describes this program?
    1. Primarily meets program needs (expected to cost more money than it makes)
  • Why does Free Geek need this program?
part of mission statement - education, digital divide

Job Position Basics

  • Would there be a dedicated staff position associated with this program? YES
  • Position Title: CforK Coordianator
  • Job Description:
lead groups through the program, being contact person at FG, give special tours to school/other groups,

teach students because often they need more attention than adult volunteers(but not always)

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.)
payroll/taxes for one person
  • What other costs are associated with the program? (Include costs of materials needed, etc.)
n/a
  • If there will be a dedicated staff position, how much time would be needed for training?
    • How much time would existing staff need to put in? 20 hours
    • How time would existing volunteers need to put in? 60 hours
  • Once the program is up and running how many staff how many hours per week would it take?
    • In paid staff time? 12 hours/week
    • In volunteer time? 15hours/week

Drawbacks

  • Outline the intangible costs for the position and program:
n/a
  • Are there any possible negative impacts on Free Geek's mission, and if so what?
no
  • How will this program affect other programs and staff positions currently in effect?
it will make them happy, but also sometimes slows them down
  • How will this program affect other programs and staff positions being considered?
n/a

Benefits

  • Would the program generate income? NO
    • If yes, how much income would be expected once the program is up and running? $ 0 / month
    • If yes, how long would it take for the program to get to that point?
  • How does the program support the mission of Free Geek?
We're making education and technology available to kids who otherwise would not be able to get it.

Measuring Success

  • How can the success of the program be measured?
number of kids receiving computers
  • For most income generating positions, the costs initially outweigh the benefits. If this is an income generating program, how long until it is expected to break even?
@ add info
  • Outline a plan for implementing the program:
  1. making contact with groups
  2. set them up at FG(tour etc)
  3. help them through the program, teach,
  4. give them computers