|RE: Welcome kit||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Rob Sandelin (floriferousmsn.com)|
|Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2000 15:31:33 -0700 (MST)|
In addition to what you listed I have also seen brief member bio's included in such a kit, listing things like skills, hobbies and roles. Also I have seen groups include a "things wanted" list, which includes things like legal expertise, construction experience, child care help, etc. One story I heard about this was that a group actually got some good professional financial advice from a volunteer who didn't want to be a member, thought the idea was cool, and was referred to by another person who got the welcome kit but dropped out. Rob Sandelin Community Works! http://www.ic.org/nica/cw1.htm -----Original Message----- From: cohousing-l [at] freedom2.mtn.org [mailto:cohousing-l [at] freedom2.mtn.org]On Behalf Of Fred H Olson Sent: Thursday, December 14, 2000 8:47 AM To: Multiple recipients of list Subject: Welcome kit Catya Belfer-Shevett <catya [at] homeport.org> is the author of the message below but due to a problem it was posted by Fred the Cohousing-L list manager: fholson [at] cohousing.org To get off Cohousing-L, send email with UNSUBSCRIBE COHOUSING-L in the msg body to: listproc [at] cohousing.org Questions? email Fred - addr above -------------------- FORWARDED MESSAGE FOLLOWS -------------------- Hi all, Writing from Mosaic Commons, a group working to get a couple more households before starting land search West of Boston. I'm putting together a welcome kit for people who are attending their first general meeting - these folks have already been to an orientation / introductory meeting, so this isn't their first intro to the group. So far I'm looking to include... 1 - Guidelines for participation in meetings (i.e., prospective members can join discussion but not participate in consensus, etc.) 2 - Explanation of the consensus color cards that we use, from Chris ScottHansen's book. 3 - Timeline - where the group is, recent decisions, upcoming planned events, etc. 4 - a "What happens next" document covering how to go from attending the first meeting to becoming an associate or equity member 5 - a copy of our vision statement (which i also hand out at intro meetings, but this seems to be a good one to hand out more than once) Any other groups out there done something like this, or have feedback on this? Once it's done it will go up on our website (http://www.mosaic-commons.org) and folks can feel free to borrow from it... - catya
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