Circles Mental Model - Part 2
How It Works…In More Detail

    Resource Teams – a group of community volunteers who serve on teams to support Circles.

    Services Team serves as ambassadors to local organizations and other community stakeholders.  Develops donation streams, networks community resources and assists    with access to key community relationships.

    Big View & Cliff Effects Team – identifies, discusses and problem-solves systemic barriers to getting out of poverty.

    Recruiting Team – assists with recruitment of Allies and Circle Leaders; works to publicize Circles and makes presentations to groups as part of the recruitment process.


    Jobs & Education Team – builds social capital with employers and educational institutions in the community.  Assists Circle Leaders with job readiness skills and employment preparation tools.

    Community Team – arranges the logistics of the Weekly Community meeting (children’s’ programming, food, location setup)