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.
|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.
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.
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.
First Aid: (75%) The volunteer staffs a First Aid station for one to one and a half hours per day (at an advertised location) and also being on call for response and advice when medical incidents happen. Should know CPR.
Photographer (50%). High quality portraits and group photos capturing the vitality of the Gathering. For an experienced photographer who can share a sample of previous work with FGC staff.
Pre-Gathering office support (25-60%): work in Philadelphia office during the work week in May and June. Familiarity with Word and Excel needed. This year there is a strong need for Friends skilled with Excel, including logic, complex sorting, and Vlookup. (We don't need math or budgeting skills.)
Truck Loading and Unloading (25%): load and unload the Gathering truck in Philadelphia and Pendle Hill before and after the Gathering.