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  • 2 nd priority – only if your region is struggling to receive Starter
  • Project completion = IMPACT!! this is where we get to create customization with teams!!!
  • Why? -lack of info? competing clubs? No fun projects? ??? Brainstorm – outreach programs DOT = join an AT recruit people to AT -build relationships how much do you need to recruit? - involvement vs. joining team
  • This is not necessarily a TOPIC… more something we can and should be building into every session!
  • Site visits & continued support

    1. 1. Action Team Continued Support <ul><li>Site Visits </li></ul>
    2. 2. Setting up a Site Visit <ul><li>What Action Teams? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 st Priority : Starter Grant recipients </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 nd Priority : ATs that will apply a Starter Grant directly because of a Site Visit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Should only be scheduled IFF convenient </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Scheduled IFF region is struggling to get Starter Grant applicants </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>When to schedule? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When notifying team that they won the Starter Grant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Actual visit – take place within the month they won the Starter Grant </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If during 3 week check-in it becomes clear that they are a 2 nd priority team and you will be in the area some time soon – good time to schedule </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Site Visits <ul><li>Target: Assist teams with project completion! </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify where team is at </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Go from there! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Possible topics for Site Visits: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Getting your team up and running </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outreach and recruiting more members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tackling that first project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Taking on BIG project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cultural Consciousness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Others? </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Topic #1 :: Getting the team up and running! <ul><li>Tools: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Team Leadership and Organization workshop </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Possible objectives: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Workshop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design team’s leadership structure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What positions? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What are the responsibilities? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How will everyone work together? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Establish plan for electing leaders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How often will elections be held? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discuss plans for club sustainability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How will you ensure strong leadership from year to year? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What else? </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Topic #2 :: Recruiting members <ul><li>Tools: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Outreach projects! (DOT, 1*s, etc) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Possible objectives: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify WHY seems to be attrition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brainstorm things that might keep people interested/others to join </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Outreach projects, bake-sales, join another team, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop strategy for increasing membership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Set a goal for team size </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Build in milestones </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What else? </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Topic #3 :: First Project <ul><li>Tools: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Building a Successful Project workshop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1* Track Projects </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Possible objectives: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Decide on track (if haven’t already) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Workshop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build timeline </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assign roles/responsibilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What else? </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Topic #4 :: Taking on a BIG project <ul><li>Tools: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Building a Successful Project workshop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2* and 3* Track Projects </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Possible objectives: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Workshop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Asset mapping </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What do you have? What do you need? What are some potential roadblocks and how can you overcome them? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>FUNDING – how are you going to get the dough? ACE, Brighter Planet, fundraiser, etc… </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Big opportunity to recruit Action Grant recipients! </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build timeline </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assign roles/responsibilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What else? </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Cultural Consciousness <ul><li>Tools: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Own experience </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Possible Objectives: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Establish safe environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help identifying lenses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discuss issues specific to community </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. <ul><li>QUESTIONS? </li></ul>
    10. 10. <ul><li>Ashlee Jensen </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>