DAY OF SERVICE
During a one-day event, teams of private-sector volunteers mobilize their skills to meet the needs of several City departments and agencies. The next Day of Service will be held in 2020, date TBD.
Sourcing: The Office of Civic Innovation sources 1-day civic challenges from departments across SF City government
Matching: Companies vote on preferred civic challenges and OCI matches
Kickoff: Pro-bono teams meet City partners and review Day of Service challenges
Teamwork: Teams volunteer during a day-long session to deliver tactical deliverables
Wrap-Up: Celebration event to wrap-up the day
City department continues execution on deliverables
Types of Projects
User Research & Design
Focuses on understanding the end users of a government service or program.
Examples: Creating a user research plan, conducing user research interviews, form design
Focuses on execution of components of strategies for a City Department.
Examples: Carve out a concrete task from a larger strategy
Data Collection & Synthesis
Focuses on leveraging data to solve a particular challenge or need.
Examples: Documentation and storytelling of open data
Communications & Content
Focuses on improving a Department's communications and outreach.
Focuses on targeted, high-need, technology implementation needs.
Examples: Threat modeling, online tech consulting, spinning up a tech stack for a project