management is demanding. That's why Neighborhood Networks offers
technical assistance to
center staff. Technical assistance helps staff members to:
resident needs and interests.
and implement the most appropriate programs.
the center's physical needs.
staff, and manage volunteers.
the Neighborhood Networks center and tap community assets.
the center and oversee community relations.
and improve the center.
Networks offers a variety of publications
to meet the ongoing informational needs of center staff. It also
makes the Strategic Tracking And Reporting Tool (START) available
to centers via the Internet. START expands and improves the
traditional method of developing a business plan. The business plan--a
center's blueprint for success--identifies financial and programmatic
resources and outlines the day-to-day management of the center.
The business plan also describes programs and activities planned
to help increase residents' self-sufficiency.