How to do a Build Orientation
- What is the purpose of a Build Orientation?
A Build Orientation is an introduction to the key elements of being an effective Build volunteer. It is for current Build Volunteers who want a refresher and also to other volunteers who are interested in becoming Builders.
- Tell the Builders that you are doing a Build Orientation and ask them if they would like to either join in or learn how to do it themselves.
- Tell the volunteers in the Store and Warehouse that you are about to begin and invite them into the mezzanine.
- The Build book: This is now located near the bathroom door upstairs. Explain how a builder's sheet is filled out.
- Look at the "What to build today?" whiteboard first to decide what needs building.
- Check Build Specs: What's a low end, mid end and high end machine?
- The Fodder Rack (in the warehouse): How to pick a box to build.
- Racks: Grants, in progress, adoption machines shelves.
- Hardrives: Where are the unwiped, wiped and then installed ones kept?
- Dots/Stickers: Explain the dot system.
- How to BUILD: Reference pink BUILD manuals
- How to QC (Quality Control): Show the QC whiteboard and the QC manuals. Explain three different QC's done.
- Where to put finished box
- Common mistakes
- How to become a Build Instructor
- Who is trained to do Build Orientations?