Computers for Kids (PPS)

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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.)


  • 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? _____15________ 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 make them happy, but also sometimes slows them down

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



  • Would the program generate income? YES / NO @
    • If yes, how much income would be expected once the program is up and running? $ @ / 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?


Measuring Success

  • How can the success of the program be measured?


  • 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?


  • Outline a plan for implementing the program: