Progress Presentation:Community Service BY: AmaniAlkayyali Dalal Abed Jacob Doan YousefKaryouti
Objectives Our project is about community service in Detroit. • Increase volunteerism and awareness in Detroit.
Audiences For The Project • Primary • Elizabeth Gordon Sachs, the founder and president of Greening of Detroit. • Maria C. Esperanza, the director of public relations for Greening of Detroit. • Secondary - Volunteers
Members and Roles • Team leader: Yousef • Note keeper: Dalal • Schedule keepers : Amani & Jacob
Team Members: Community Service Qualifications • Amani -Community Service Coordinator at TAU BETA Pi -Volunteered for Blight Busters to Clean Detroit • Dalal -Community Service in High School • Jacob -Community Service in High school • Yousef: -Volunteered for Services ( Setting up ADT Security Alarm System) -Community Service in High School
Forecast • Topic Introduction by AMANI • Tasks Remaining by Dalal • Team Work by YOUSEF • Conclusion by Jacob
Central Problem • Community Service in Detroit • To Clean Up Detroit • Lack of Volunteers for Various Reasons • Increase Volunteers to Decrease Blight • Greening of Detroit • Clean Vacant Lots • Plant Trees
Completed Research • Primary Sources • Survey – 18 completed • Interviews • John George – Blight Busters President • “People are busy with other things” • Greening of Detroit Volunteer Coordinator • “The 3 most important things to an organization are: Money, Volunteers, and Time”
Completed Research • Secondary Sources • British Journal of Social Work – “Who Volunteers?” • Studies show more volunteer opportunities motivate people to volunteer more • Law Technology – “Utilizing Social Networking as a Business Marketing Tool for NGOs” • Benefits to using social network sites
Research to Complete • Primary Sources • Analysis of Surveys • Hope to find results similar to those from the articles and direct quotes • Secondary Sources • Another Article • Cost of incentives
Issues Immerged • One secondary Audience to be changed to Primary Audience. • Not enough people taking the survey
Tasks Remaining • Research • More research to be done on the solutions part • Finish Research about incentives to attract volunteers to come to events • Research about ways to make the volunteering experience safer
Tasks Remaining 2. Survey • Survey is to be finished by at least 30 people • Survey results should be analyzed • Use the survey results to help improve the solutions of the project
Tasks Remaining 3. Interviews • Two interviews • Analyze the interviews • Use the interviews to construct some solutions for the project and find supporting points for the formal proposal discussion.
Tasks Remaining 4. Formal proposal • Collect all the information to be added to the final report • Edit the results of research • Divide the report into different sections • Start writing each section and adding the gathered information to it.
Tasks Remaining 5. Assignment 5 a,b,c • Finish assignment 5 which is mostly working on the final report and the presentation of the formal proposal. • Also includes the Evite Brochure
Team Members Duties Specific duties for formal proposal:
Team Qualifications: • Amani She has enough background information about Community Service in Detroit to write the introduction. • Dalal She had some bad experience with community service before ,so she has experience with providing solutions to the project problem. • Yousef He has experience with data analysis so he is eligible to do the results part. • Jacob He has experience with formatting papers and compiling information , therefore he is doing the conclusion part.
Team Collaboration • We haven’t had any issues with team collaboration. We have all been getting along great. • We always divide the assignments into four parts and assign work fairly as a team decision. • All team members get together a week prior to the assignment due date for editing.
Possible Solutions • Creating social networking accounts • Creating online volunteer registration forms • Creating incentives for volunteers • Food, Shirts, extra • Creating a safer volunteering environment • Set up something with local police to send a squad car to watch over the event.
Summary of Main Points • Central problem and the research part of the project • Issues immerged and tasks remaining • Team duties and project schedule • Possible solutions
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