VISTA PROJECT QUARTERLY PROGRESS REPORT FORM
VISTA Project Member Name: Project Site (Campus) Name:
Reporting Period: 1 (Due 1/7/12) 2 (Due 4/6/12) 3 (Due 7/6/12) 4 (Due 10/5/12)
To be completed by VISTA members and site supervisors. Please send via fax or email to VISTA Project Staff at WACC
(fax: 360-650-6895 email: email@example.com) AND submit electronically:
The purpose of the Project Progress Report is to:
Document progress toward achieving project goals and objectives;
Provide a self-assessment tool to projects to promote continuous improvement;
Identify technical assistance needs; and
Collect information for distribution to the public.
COMPLETION AND SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
VISTA members/site supervisors must complete Project Progress Reports for all four quarters.
All materials are submitted to Linnea at WACC via email/fax to be compiled and submitted to the State office.
Quarterly Project Progress Reports must also be submitted electronically, via the website linked above.
AmeriCorps*VISTA members must be allowed to review and attach comments to the completed Progress Report.
For all questions, use additional sheets of paper when necessary to answer the questions.
If you have questions regarding the completion of the Project Progress Report, contact Linnea at WACC.
Performance Period/Data Collected Reported to WACC
October 1st – December 31st, 2011 by January 7th, 2012
January 1st – March 31st, 2012 by April 6th, 2012
April 1st - June 31st, 2012 by July 6th, 2012
July 1st – September 30th, 2012 by October 5th, 2012
Baby Boomers: Individuals born from 1946 through 1964.
College Students: Individuals enrolled in a degree-seeking program at a community, professional or technical college, or within an
undergraduate or graduate program at a college or university.
Disadvantaged Children and Youth: Children and youth up to age 25 with exceptional or special needs (as defined in part 2552.81
of the DVSA), or who are economically disadvantaged and for whom one or more of the following may apply: 1) out-of-school
youth who are unemployed, 2) in or aging out of foster care, 3) limited English proficiency, 4) homeless or have run away from
home, 5) at-risk to leave school without a diploma and 6) former juvenile offenders or at risk of delinquency.
Economically Disadvantaged: Individuals who (a) are eligible to receive TANF, Food Stamps (SNAP), Medicaid, SCHIP, Section
8 Housing assistance; (b) have a poor credit score; or (c) are at least 60 days behind on one or more personal/family account.
Independent Living Services: Any services that allow individuals to continue to remain living in their own homes and not in an
institution, usually in relation to shut-ins, disabled or elderly persons. Examples: Volunteer Chore, Meals on Wheels.
Individuals Mentored: Individuals mentored are the recipients of formal, sustained relationships established between an older or
more experienced person and a younger, less experienced person for the purpose of academic, social or career support. This does
not include the relationship between a teacher and his or her students in a classroom setting.
Leveraged Volunteers: Leveraged volunteers are individuals who are recruited, coordinated or supported to provide direct or
indirect service to help the project achieve its objectives. Do NOT include VISTA members in this count.
Veterans: Individuals who served in the active military, naval, or air service, and who were discharged or released under conditions
other than dishonorable.
A. Data Updates
Please provide the following updates, reflecting both your activities for the current performance period (see page 1 of this document)
and your activities throughout the entire program (from October 1, 2010 through the end of the current performance period).
Leveraged Volunteers New This Quarter Cumulative Total
# of college students who served as leveraged volunteers
# of non-college student adult community members who served as leveraged volunteers
# of disadvantaged children and youth who served as leveraged volunteers
Total # of volunteers who served (college students, non-college student community
members, and disadvantaged children/youth)
Of these, approximately how many were Baby Boomers*
Of these, approximately how many were economically disadvantaged*
* If you do not track this, please enter 0.
Volunteer Hours New This Quarter Cumulative Total
# of hours served by college student volunteers
# of hours served by non-college student adult community member volunteers
# of hours served by disadvantaged children and youth volunteers
Total # of volunteer hours (for college students, non-college student community
members, and disadvantaged children/youth)
Resource Development New This Quarter Cumulative Total
Dollar value of cash resources developed by AmeriCorps*VISTA member
Dollar value of non-cash resources developed by AmeriCorps*VISTA member
Service Projects and Lessons New This Quarter Cumulative Total
# of poverty-related service projects developed
# of poverty-related service projects implemented
# of poverty-related service-learning lessons developed
# of poverty-related service-learning lessons implemented
Community Partnerships New This Quarter Cumulative Total
# of community partnerships with K-12/community-based organizations developed
Services Provided (please enter 0 for any activities that do not apply) New This Quarter Cumulative Total
# of disadvantaged children and youth served through your program
# of individuals mentored through your program
# of economically disadvantaged veterans served
# of local disasters to which program volunteers have responded
# of leveraged volunteers who participated in disaster related service
# of individual affected by disasters who your program assisted/ supported
# of clients receiving independent living services through your program
B. Member and Site Supervisor Development
Please indicate the subject areas addressed in orientations, trainings or other technical assistance provided to AmeriCorps*VISTA
members and/or Site Supervisors during this reporting period by checking the appropriate boxes below. Please do not include any
trainings or events provided by Washington Campus Compact.
Professional Development Topic VISTA Member Site Supervisor
Community Volunteer Generation/Recruitment
Effective Volunteer Management
Developing On-Site Orientation & Training Plans
If you checked the “other” box, please list the additional professional development topics here.
Describe any challenges encountered during this reporting period. Be sure to include whether challenges have been
resolved, or, if they remain unresolved, the plans to address them.
Please describe efforts made toward recruitment of AmeriCorps*VISTA members, if applicable. Include any best
practices developed, or specific challenges faced. Please describe steps you are taking to ensure a smooth transition
between outgoing and incoming AmeriCorps*VISTA members, if applicable.
3. Training/Technical Assistance Needs
What type(s) of assistance can Washington Campus Compact provide to you and your organization at this time?
4. Partnership/Collaboration Development
Are other Corporation and non-Corporation programs collaborating with the AmeriCorps*VISTA project on your
campus? If so, please list the programs or organizations and briefly describe the collaborative activities.
5. Resource Development
Describe the resources recorded in the Data Updates section for this reporting period. The description should include the
source and the use of each cash or non-cash donation. The description should also include the activities of community
volunteers and the strategies used to leverage community volunteers. In addition, please identify the AmeriCorps*VISTA
member(s) responsible for obtaining the resource.
Describe specific organizational strategies that are in place to sustain the results of the project. What is your plan for
transitioning your project away from AmeriCorps*VISTA resources?
For your final report of your term of service, please include a summary describing project accomplishments and impacts
during the past year that will remain in the community upon completion of the project, and how local residents and
project beneficiaries have been involved in the implementation of the project.
7. Other Accomplishments
Describe any other key accomplishments for the current reporting period.
8. Great Stories
Include stories that would best communicate to the public how AmeriCorps*VISTA members get things done in your
community. Particularly helpful are stories that include numerical results; sustainable solutions; and anecdotal information
about impacts on VISTA members, college student volunteers, and communities.
9. Attachments and Links
Please provide descriptions of and links to any media coverage that your program has received. This could include
campus newsletters, local newspapers, etc.
Signature of VISTA Member: ____________________________________ Date: ___________
Signature of Site Supervisor: ____________________________________ Date: ___________