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** Write their name & phone number in the classbook.
** Write their name & phone number in the classbook.
** Fill out a yellow reminder card for them.
** Fill out a yellow reminder card for them.
* Schedule [[large tours]]
* Schedule [[Pickups Intake|large donation pickups]]
===Using the Phone===
===Using the Phone===

Revision as of 11:36, 6 June 2008

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This page provides information on what needs to be done while working at the front desk.

Pre-Opening Tasks

  • Review and record phone messages
    • Return calls.
    • Send e-mail messages to staff or committees as needed.
    • Check schedule sheet and record cancellations as needed.
  • Prepare Staff Schedule sheet. Color code prebuild (pink), recycling (green) and hardware donations (yellow) staffers and shifts.
  • Put out current volunteer schedule sheets for build and adoption.
  • Make reminder calls for FreekBox Adoption Classes and Command Line classes.
  • Set up cash drawer
  • Check supplies (Tuesday afternoon) and prepare supply run list e-mail.
  • Check hardware donation forms supply and print new forms as needed.
  • Check and add printer paper if needed.
  • Put previous day's staff schedule into filing cabinet

Tasks Done During Work Hours

Volunteers & Donors

Using the Phone


  • Print necessary items through Dead trees.
    • Build packets.
    • Adoption packets.
    • Brochures.
    • Schedule sheets.

Miscellaneous Important Tasks

  • Ensure tour guide is available. Regularly Scheduled Tour Guides
  • Occasional community service volunteer processing.
  • See PayPal and/or on-line Donations
  • Schedule classes for outside volunteers. Volunteers from here should be signed up regardless of how many hours they have recorded. Sometimes they may need special classes. If this is the case talk to Liane.
  • Check build status book for missing information and alphabetize pages if needed.
  • Remove Free Geek's fax number from unwanted solicitation faxes
  • Provide information on how to get tech support
  • How to handle requested pick-up calls: take the request and e-mail it to pickup@freegeek.org.
  • If Spanish speakers come to inquire about volunteering, print out the Spanish info sheet from the website [Cómo Voluntario]
  • Update Wiki for Front Desk

Money Handlers

Go to this page to see who's been approved to handle money at Free Geek. If someone wants to handle money, have 'em send an email to staff.

Training Check Lists for Front Desk Folks