2014 KGP Program Planning

Main

Staffing

Americorps 2013-2014

09/16/2013 - 07/31/2014

G.G. Design/Build

09/30/2013 - 12/14/2013

Design products for giving garden earned income model. 12-15hr/wk

TESC Fall Qtr

09/30/2013 - 12/15/2013

Int - Office support

09/30/2013 - 12/14/2013

Staffed based on student availability - 12-15hrs/wk

TESC Break

11/25/2013 - 11/29/2013

TESC Winter Qtr

01/06/2014 - 03/15/2014

Int - Lead Builder I

01/06/2014 - 06/07/2014

20hrs/wk

Int - DoB

01/06/2014 - 06/07/2014

Intern provides support for Day of the Bed event. 12-15hrs/wk

G.G. Design/Build

01/06/2014 - 03/15/2014

Design products for giving garden earned income model. 12-15hr/wk

TESC Break

03/24/2014 - 03/28/2014

TESC Spring Qtr

03/31/2014 - 06/07/2014

G.G Design/Build

03/31/2014 - 06/07/2014

Design products for giving garden earned income model. 12-15hr/wk

Int - Lead Bldr II

03/31/2014 - 06/07/2014

20hrs/wk

TESC Summer I

06/23/2014 - 07/26/2014

Int - Garden Sprt 2

06/23/2014 - 08/30/2014

Gardener event staffing, tabling, site visits. 12-15hr/wk

Int - Garden Sprt 1

06/23/2014 - 08/30/2014

Gardener event staffing, tabling, site visits. 12-15hr/wk

TESC Summer II

07/28/2014 - 08/30/2014

Pay AmCor For Gap?

08/01/2014 - 09/06/2014

Could we pay our AmeriCorps placement to cover the period in between program years?

Americorps 2014-2015

09/01/2014 - 07/15/2015

Gardener Builds and Relations

App Promo/Distro

12/01/2013 - 12/31/2013

Have locations, email list, media outlets determined before this period.

Applications accepted

01/01/2014 - 01/31/2014

Gardener Orientation - Oly

02/22/2014

Approximate date

Gardener Orientation- Oly

02/27/2014

Approximate date

Garden Builds

03/03/2014 - 05/30/2014

12 weeks @ ~6 builds/wk = 72 gardens
Schedule heavy enough (7-8 builds/wk) to make up for lack of builds during spring break and DoB prep

Gardener Orientation - E Oly/Yelm

03/20/2014

Approximate date

Gardener Orientation - S Thurston

04/03/2014

Approximate date

Gardener Orientation - Mason Co

04/23/2014

Approximate date

Gardener Orientation

05/15/2014

Orientation for those that couldn't make it to any of the others.

2011-2013 Site visits

06/30/2014 - 07/28/2014

Enough time to visit around 80 sites (4 wks, 5day/wk, 4 sights/day). Choose ~25-28 gardens from each year at random.

2014 Site Visits

08/04/2014 - 08/22/2014

Events

Seed Donations

11/13/2013 - 12/31/2013

Volunteer Kick-off

02/23/2014

Crafting party for goodies to give to gardeners.

End of Season Celebration (combo w/ carnival?)

09/07/2014

This event is a way to connect with our gardeners and celebrate together. In 2013 we provided to free workshops (cooking & compost). The event was too close to Carnival (1 week). If we repeat both events, consider merging them.

Day of the Bed

Recruit Locations

12/01/2013 - 01/18/2014

Recruit 3 locations for garden builds. Have agreements and site plans completed and signed.

Recruit Sponsors and Teams

01/01/2014 - 03/21/2014

Fundraising

04/01/2014 - 04/30/2014

Build/site teams staff fundraising events.

Day of the Bed

05/17/2014

Three build sites. $6k goal.

Distro promo/advert

05/19/2014 - 05/30/2014

Materials and Purchasing

Outreach & Marketing