Apprenticeship steward

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This was agreed among those involved by unanimous consent on 20090123, but circumstances following the agreement have made it obsolete. A brief notice regarding the nature of the obsolescence must be entered.
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This agreement is obsolete. The person who crafted this stewardship has left the co-op.

Define who are “apprentices” (includes volunteer and paid people who are residing at Ecoreality for an agreed upon time to give of their labour)

  1. Determines short-term and long-term “assistance” needs of the community
    • Number of people
    • Skills sought
    • Experience wanted
    • Physical abilities
    • Personal gear
  2. Determines community’s abilities to host (logistics)
    • Supervision
    • Accommodation
    • Food
    • Tools/equipment
  3. Determines guidelines for interaction
    • Community’s work expectation
    • Community’s offerings to apprentices
    • Norms of behaviour/boundaries
  4. Determines what apprentices want/need
  5. Be first line of contact with potential apprentices
    • Communicate all of the above
  6. Seek best fit for all
  7. Take apprenticeship recommendations to members for choice/agreement
  8. Communicate community’s agreement to Apprentices
    • Co-ordinate logistics with all concerned
  9. Meet and Greet Apprentices
    • Orientation
  10. Schedule supervision/guidance
    • Ensure that all work projects are well understood
      • Intention for
      • Processes required
      • Tool/equipment use and safety
      • Approximate duration
      • Trouble shooting
      • Measuring success
  11. Observe health (sustainability) of relationships
  12. Provide mentorship/mediation
    • Give feedback to apprentice and community
    • Problem solve
    • Foster acknowledgements /appreciations of efforts given
  13. Report to members
  14. Celebrate Successes (and “failures”)

Prepared by Morris - January 15th, 2009 Whitehorse temperature 1.9 C (above freezing)

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