A Joint GSPL & Rainbow District School
Allow high school students to complete their
mandatory volunteer service hours (in meaningful
Foster a life long spirit of volunteerism and leadership
in the teens
Strengthen acceptance, understanding and interaction
between different age groups
Provide a neutral meeting place for seniors living
Provide a low/no cost opportunity to foster art
appreciation while learning and sharing art techniques
and experiences – exhibitions?
Program Location: meeting room at the Main (Mackenzie Street) Library
Program Length: 1.5-2 hours/week after school (3pm) for 6 weeks
Program Activities: students will instruct, guide seniors in a variety of art
techniques. First half of the course instruction, followed by work on a
project of their choice using the new techniques.
Media: watercolours, pastels, charcoal, pencil drawings, clay, mixed
Participants: Seniors - 6 min. to 15 max.
Minimum student to senior ratio=1:3 in order to allow personalized
instruction and communication.
Cost = ? Negotiable based on cost of supplies – possible donations from
Sudbury Arts Council, Sudbury Secondary School/Rainbow District School
To get early feedback on the program - the earlier the
process begins, the more likely the program will be
effective in the end.
To clearly identify intended
resources, outputs, outcomes and impacts
To see if intended outcomes match observed initial
Identify any unintended consequences/potential
attribution issues influencing the program’s success
To assesses the program’s strengths and weaknesses
so that if necessary , you can help improve the
program design and implementation.
Literature review and benchmarking to see
what others are doing in Sudbury and
Needs assessment and community readiness
Program Logic Model
Other qualitative measures:
Focus groups with library
users, seniors, students, arts community, etc.
Observations (make sure to record) of
Informal interviews with program participants
Questionnaires to program participants and
other community stakeholders