With the exception of Junior Gathering support staff, workgrants are most appropriate for Friends who have previously attended the Gathering. Here is a sampling of workgrants. In 2014, this is the dollar value of the different types of workgrants:
|Workgrant Type||Dollar Value|
Book Store Gopher (25%): for a Friend with lots of physical energy who can help set up the store on Saturday and Sunday, and provide a little bit of help later i the week. Does NOT conflict with morning workshops, nor with most evening programs.
Camping Coordinator (25%): for a Friend with a smart phone and unlimited text messages who will be in a tent or RV in the campground. Responsibilities include: orienting campers, help solve problems as they arise, help campers connect with each other to provide rides for campers without cars.
High School Counselor (100%): for Friends who want to devote their Gathering to a wonderful group of High School Friends. Involves living in the High School dorm. Training for Counselors begins Friday evening.
High School Right Hand Friend (75%): provide administrative and logistical support to High School program and especially the high school staff. The Right Hand Friend does not live in the High School dorm. S/he does need to arrive on campus by Friday morning.
Information Desk -morning shift (50%): work at the Information Desk in the mornings.
Information Desk - no mornings (40%): take a workshop and work 3-4 hours/day at the Information Desk.
Junior Gathering evening support staff (40%): work M-F 6:30 pm-9 pm plus attend all day training on Sunday.
Junior Gathering morning support staff (50%): work M-F 8:30 am-noon plus attend all day training on Sunday.
Junior Gathering Snack Coordinator (mornings) (50%): apportion and deliver snacks to morning Junior Gathering classes.
Pre-Gathering office support (25-60%): work in Philadelphia office during the work week in May and June. Familiarity with Word and Excel needed.
Truck Loading and Unloading (25%): load and unload the Gathering truck in Philadelphia on Wednesday morning June 25, 2014 and on Monday morning July 7 (this date might be changed to July 6).
Shuttle Driver (40%): Drive a minivan back and forth between Pittsburgh, the airport, and Cal U Friday, June 27 through Sunday, June 29, and returning the rental vehicles to Pittsburgh on Monday. Requires at least 5 years driving experience and a driver license valid in the U.S.A.