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== Program Basics ==
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* Program Name:  
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;Program Basics
Computers for Kids
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* Program Name: ''Computers for Kids''
 
* Program Description:  
 
* Program Description:  
Youth organizations/schools bring groups of kids to FG to join Build or Adoption
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:''Youth organizations/schools bring groups of kids to FG to join Build or Adoption''
 
* What best describes this program?  
 
* What best describes this program?  
 
 
*# Primarily meets '''program''' needs (expected to cost more money than it makes)
 
*# Primarily meets '''program''' needs (expected to cost more money than it makes)
 
 
* Why does Free Geek need this program?
 
* Why does Free Geek need this program?
part of mission statement - education, digital divide
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:''part of mission statement - education, digital divide''
  
 
== Job Position Basics ==
 
== Job Position Basics ==
* Would there be a dedicated staff position associated with this program? YES  
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* Would there be a dedicated staff position associated with this program? ''YES ''
* Position Title:  
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* Position Title: ''CforK Coordianator''
CforK Coordianator
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* Job Description:
 
* Job Description:
lead groups through the program, being contact person at FG,  give special tours to school/other groups,
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:''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)
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teach students because often they need more attention than adult volunteers(but not always)''
  
 
== Costs and potential costs ==
 
== 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.)
 
* 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
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:''payroll/taxes for one person''
 
* What other costs are associated with the program? (Include costs of materials needed, etc.)
 
* What other costs are associated with the program? (Include costs of materials needed, etc.)
n/a
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:''n/a''
 
* If there will be a dedicated staff position, how much time would be needed for training?
 
* 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   
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** How much time would existing staff need to put in? 20 hours   
** How time would existing volunteers need to put in? ____60________ hours  
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** 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?
 
* 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 @
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** In paid staff time? 12 hours/week
** In volunteer time? _____15________ hours/week @
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** In volunteer time? 15hours/week
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== Drawbacks ==
 
* Outline the intangible costs for the position and program:
 
* Outline the intangible costs for the position and program:
n/a
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:''n/a''
 
* Are there any possible negative impacts on Free Geek's mission, and if so what?
 
* Are there any possible negative impacts on Free Geek's mission, and if so what?
no
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:''no''
 
* How will this program affect other programs and staff positions currently in effect?  
 
* How will this program affect other programs and staff positions currently in effect?  
it will make them happy, but also sometimes slows them down
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:''it will make them happy, but also sometimes slows them down''
 
* How will this program affect other programs and staff positions being considered?  
 
* How will this program affect other programs and staff positions being considered?  
n/a
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:''n/a''
  
 
== Benefits ==
 
== Benefits ==
* Would the program generate income? YES / NO @
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* Would the program generate income? ''NO ''
** If yes, how much income would be expected once the program is up and running?  $ @ / month
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** 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? @
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** 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?  
 
* 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 ==
 
== Measuring Success ==
* How can the success of the program be measured?  
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* How can the success of the program be measured?
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:''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?
 
* 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''
 
* Outline a plan for implementing the program:  
 
* 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]]
 
[[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