Homeless Is Not Hopeless

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Homeless is not Hopeless: A walk for Hope Richard Sjolin Keller Graduate School Project Risk Management PROJ595 Prof. Karl Hogquist March 31, 2013 Homeless is not Hopeless: A walk for Hope INTRODUCTION Family Promise is a nonprofit interfaith organization providing assistance to homeless families. The commitment of this organization to low-income families is seen in more than 150 communities across the country where the Family Promise networks provide safe shelter, meals, and support services to get families back on their feet, while addressing the underlying causes of homelessness. In 2009 there were approximately 850 homeless students, in the Hart School District, Jr. and Sr. High Schools. (Family Promise, 2013) Family Promise…show more content…
In order to assure the successful completion of this project we will identify, monitor and control all known risks using proven mitigation techniques. To assist in the identification of risks, we have a form, located in Appendix A, that gives us an organized approach to that identification. Every effort will be made to identify potential risks prior to the start the project, this will be done in part by conducting a group meeting, for this sole purpose, of all team members and major stakeholders including the Board of Directors for Family Promise, SCV. As a matter of exercise, for this paper, I choose a few of the possible risks for discussion points…show more content…
One of the ways I feel I can be of the most benefit is using my project management skills to help our fund raising efforts to be more efficient. With the use of a quality risk management plan we can provide a successful quality project and a successful project will raise maximum dollars. REFERENCES Cooper, D. F., Grey, S., Raymond, G., & Walker, P. (2005). Project risk management guidelines: managing risk in large projects and complex procurements. West Sussex, England: John Wiley & Sons Ltd. Family Promise, S. (2013, March 16). http://www.familypromisescv.org/what-is-family-promise/family-promise-brochure. Retrieved from http://www.familypromisescv.org/: http://www.familypromisescv.org/ APPENDIX A Risk Identification List | Risk ID # | Common Risk Category | List Risks | 001 | Scope | Lack of trained medical personnel as required by the city | 002 | | Lack of sufficient water and other healthy fluids for rehydration causing the event to be shortened | | | | | | | | | | | | | 003 | Schedule | Conditional use permit from the city of Santa Clarita | | | | | | | | |

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