Volunteer Summary Report
1. Name: Organization:
2 A. Dates in Field: From: ___________ To:___________
B. Total number of hours: _____
D. Agency/Organization(s) assisted:
E. Was this a remote project? _____Y _____N
F. Brief description of assignment:
3. Summary of Work
A. Please estimate the percentage of your time spent on the following tasks. (Please make
the percentages add to 100%):
Percent of Time
i. Map production ___________
ii. Database modeling ___________
iii. Data management ___________
iv. Data cleaning/improvement ___________
v. Geocoding ___________
iv. Software installation ___________
vii. Field data collection ___________ (Using GPS? _____Y _____N)
viii. Operations/workflow management ___________
ix. Data standards development ___________
x. Documentation/Metadata ___________
xi. Teaching ___________
xii. Needs assessment ___________
xiii. Data mining ___________
xiv. Image processing ___________
xv. Spatial modeling ___________
xvi. GIS curriculum development ___________
xvii. IMS application development ___________
xviii. Other (please specify): ___________
B. Please describe your work:
4. Summary of Products Produced
A. Which of the following were produced?
i. Hardcopy maps ___________
ii. Electronic maps (i.e. PDF format) ___________
iii. GIS layers/datasets ___________
iv. Models ___________
v. Reports/documentation/manuals ___________
vi. Other (please specify) ___________
B. Summary description:
5. Software and Applications Used
Please check type and then specify specific products used.
i. GIS/mapping _____ ________________________________
ii. Remote spatial data image processing _____ ________________________________
iii. Database management _____ ________________________________
iv. Spreadsheet _____ ________________________________
v. Wordprocessing _____ ________________________________
vi. Internet based mapping tools _____ ________________________________
vii. Other (please specify): _____ ________________________________
A. Were you provided with all the data you needed to complete your tasks?
_____ Yes _____ No _____NA
B. Did you have to create base data to accomplish your tasks?
7. What else did you need to complete the task or assignments given to you, and how
important were each of these to your assignment?
5 = extremely important
1 = not important
Importance Please comment
________ Skill Sets:
________ Better logistics (accommodation/travel):
________ Prior cultural knowledge/experience:
________ Other (please specify):
8a. What worked with respect to your placement?
8b. What didn’t work with respect to your placement?
9a. Please rate the overall experience. Select the best answer.
_____ 1. Excellent, very satisfying
_____ 2. Very good
_____ 3. Good, generally satisfying
_____ 4. Poor, somewhat frustrating or disappointing
_____ 5. Very poor, disappointing
9b. Explain/clarify your answer (optional).
10a. Would you do another GISCorps assignment in the future?
_____Yes _____No _____Maybe
10b. If no or maybe, please explain.
11a. What advice would you give to GISCorps to assist them in future projects?
11b. What advice would you give to other volunteers to assist them in future projects?
12. What did this experience mean to you?
13a. From time to time we may want to provide parts of this report (including the quotes)
to the media and/or publish them on our web site. Your comments would be used with
discretion. Please indicate your preference:
_____Keep it confidential
_____No need to keep it confidential
13b. Would you like to provide us with a quote?
Please include your mailing address so we can send you a certificate of appreciation:
City: State: Zip: