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					      NORTH CAROLINA CAMPUS COMPACT




                          2009-2010
                          Resources


NORTH CAROLINA CAMPUS C OMPACT
336.278.7278
2257 Campus Box, Elon, NC 27244
www.nccampuscompact.org
                          NORTH CAROLINA CAMPUS COMPACT
                            AMERICORPS*VISTA RESOURCES


                            TABLE OF CONTENTS

2009-2010 VISTA MEMBERS                                                  3


NORTH CAROLINA CAMPUS COMPACT
WHO WE ARE                                                               6
WHAT WE DO                                                               8
STAFF INFORMATION                                                       10
MEMBERS                                                                 11


NATIONAL CAMPUS COMPACT
THE NATIONAL NETWORK                                                    12
A FORCE FOR GOOD IN HIGHER EDUCATION                                    15
STATE COMPACTS                                                          17


IDENTITY AS A NC CAMPUS COMPACT AMERICORPS*VISTA
IDENTITY IN COMMUNICATIONS, YOUR SITE, AND GRIEVANCE PROCESS            19
WHAT NOT TO DO POLITICALLY & RELIGIOUSLY AS A VISTA                     19
VISTA ELEVATOR SPEECHES                                                 22


NC CAMPUS COMPACT 2009-2010 RESOURCES & TEMPLATES
NC CAMPUS COMPACT VISTA CALENDAR                                        23
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT                                                24
TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENT FORM                                               25
TIME AWAY FROM WORK                                                     26
VISTA TIMESHEET                                                         28
REPORTING YOUR NUMBERS                                                  30
REPORT DATES                                                           312
TEMPLATE FOR 2009-10 YEAR-END REPORT                                    43
QUARTERLY REPORT-DEFINITION OF KEY TERMS                                45
MEETING/ACTIVITY LOG                                                    46


 YOU CAN FIND THE MOST UP-TO-DATE FORMS, TEMPLATES, & RESOURCES
            ON THE NC CAMPUS COMPACT VISTA WEBSITE:

                       www.nccampuscompact.org/VISTA


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                                   2009-2010 VISTA MEMBERS
   *First year campus is hosting a VISTA


Victoria Gonzalez                              Triangle/Eastern
Barton College*                                Region
Wilson, NC

Jessica Blanford                               Western Region
Brevard College
Brevard, NC

Andrea Chiz                                    Charlotte Region
Central Piedmont Community College
Charlotte, NC
Amber Whitley                                  Triangle/Eastern
Duke University                                Region
Durham, NC
Kimberly Caudle                                Triangle/Eastern
East Carolina University                       Region
Greenville, NC
Monique Harris                                 Triangle/Eastern
Elizabeth City State university*               Region
Elizabeth City, NC
Rebekkah Goodman-Williams                      Triad Region
Elon University
Elon, NC

Rodney O’Neal                                  Charlotte Region
Fayetteville State University*
Fayetteville, NC

Stephanie Bukoski                              Charlotte Region   2nd year NC Campus
Gardner-Webb University                                           Compact
Boiling Springs, NC                                               AmeriCorps*VISTA
                                                                  member
                                                                  (Gardner-Webb, 2008-09)

Shera Rodwell                                  Triad Region
Greensboro College
Greensboro, NC

Amanda Szabo                                   Triad Region       2nd year NC Campus
Guilford College                                                  Compact
Durham, NC                                                        AmeriCorps*VISTA
                                                                  member
                                                                  (Guilford College, 2008-09)


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Nikki Karabinis                            Western Region
Lees-McRae College
Banner Elk, NC

Ashley Barker
Lenoir-Rhyne University                    Charlotte Region
Hickory, NC
Dallas Thomson                             Western Region
Mars Hill College
Mars Hill, NC
Caitlin Regan                              Triangle/Eastern
Meredith College                           Region
Raleigh, NC
Kara Brown                                 Triad Region
North Carolina Campus Compact
Elon, NC
Cara Cox-Steiner                           Triangle/Eastern
NC Wesleyan College                        Region
Rocky Mount, NC
Swetha Kumar                               Triangle/Eastern
North Carolina Central University          Region
Durham, NC
Marquita Jones                             Triangle/Eastern
North Carolina Central University          Region
Durham, NC
CJ Barnes                                  Triangle/Eastern
North Carolina State University            Region
Raleigh, NC
Mary Grace Miller                          Triangle/Eastern
Peace College                              Region
Raleigh, NC
Bridget Ferrigan                           Charlotte Region
Pfeiffer University
Misenheimer, NC
Carolyn Burns                              Triangle/Eastern
UNC-Chapel Hill                            Region
Chapel Hill, NC
Emily Kamischke                            Triad Region
UNC-Greensboro
Greensboro, NC




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Chika Kusakawa                             Triangle/Eastern
UNC-Pembroke                               Region
Pembroke, NC
Brandon Ostwalt                            Triangle/Eastern   2nd year NC Campus
UNC-Wilmington                             Region             Compact
Wilmington, NC                                                AmeriCorps*VISTA
                                                              member
                                                              (Lenoir Rhyne University,
                                                              2008-2009)
Kendra Paisley                             Triad Region
Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, NC
Chris Doll                                 Triad Region
Wake technical College*
Durham, NC
Lauren Kreil                               Western Region
Warren Wilson College
Asheville, NC
Julia Konish                               Western Region
Western Carolina University
Cullowhee, NC
Shannon Waite                              Charlotte Region
Wingate University
Wingate, NC




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                          North Carolina Campus Compact:
                                    Who We Are
The North Carolina Campus Compact is a coalition of college and university presidents
established to increase campus-wide participation in community and public service and to
integrate community service as a valued component of undergraduate education. The members
of the Compact are committed to enhancing students' sense of responsibility, citizenship,
leadership, and awareness of community, while reinvigorating higher education's concern for
improving the quality of life in our society. North Carolina Campus Compact is a member of
National Campus Compact.

Goals:
NC Campus Compact and its members will:

      Advance the practice of campus-based community service, the pedagogy of service-
       learning, and the strengthening of student leadership in North Carolina;
      Promote collaboration and partnerships between colleges, universities, and their
       communities through programs which respond to specific local and regional needs;
      Foster the development and dissemination of innovative curriculum, theory, research,
       and best practices of higher education community service-learning programs, and
       recognize exemplary models, collaborations, faculty, and students annually;
      Build public awareness of the value of the reciprocal relationship between educational
       institutions and communities; and
      Leverage funding from state, federal, corporate, and private sources for statewide
       programming and sub-grants to member campuses.

Colleges and universities in North Carolina are making important strides to increase the number
of students involved in community service and service learning. NC Campus Compact supports
the development of programs to institutionalize service and service learning on member
campuses, and NC Campus Compact is committed to enhancing the educational benefits to
students and the social value to communities that these programs can provide. Members agree
to implement programs and policies designed to create service activities for students which
significantly augment their classroom learning while making conscientious and worthwhile
contributions to communities beyond the classroom.

History:
Campus Compact was founded in 1985 by the presidents of Brown, Georgetown, and Stanford
Universities, and the president of the Education Commission of the States. It was established to
counter the mid-80’s belief that college students were materialistic and self-absorbed, more
interested in making money than in helping their neighbors. These founding presidents believed
that this public image was false; they noted many students on campus who were involved in
community service and believed many more would follow suit with the proper encouragement.
Toward this end, these educational leaders founded Campus Compact.

Over fifteen years later, with its national office located at Brown University and network offices in
31 states, Campus Compact has a rapidly growing membership of more than 1,100 public and
private two- and four-year colleges and universities, located in 43 states and the District of
Columbia.




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North Carolina Campus Compact was formed in the fall of 2002 by fifteen North Carolina higher
education presidents. Elon University president Leo M. Lambert assumed a leadership role in
the organization by serving as the executive committee chair and hosting North Carolina
Campus Compact on the Elon University campus. The state office works with member
institutions throughout North Carolina to promote and enhance campuses engaged with their
communities and producing civically-minded graduates.

As of July 1, 2009, NC Campus Compact has 43 members; 25 of these members have NC
Campus Compact VISTA members serving in their community service and service-learning
programs. In addition, one VISTA member serves as a Program Coordinator at the NC Campus
Compact state office. In July 2008, NC Campus Compact hired a full-time director to facilitate
the AmeriCorps*VISTA program.




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                         North Carolina Campus Compact:
                                   What We Do

Annual Conferences:
    NC Campus Compact Student Conference – November 6th and 7th , 2009 at Western
      Carolina University in Cullowhee, NC.
    NC Campus Compact Civic Engagement Institute and Service Learning
      Conference for Faculty – February 11-12, 2009 at Elon University
    NC Campus Compact Civic Engagement Administrators Conference – May 27-28,
      2009 at Barton College

Regional Meetings:
    Triangle/Eastern
      Barton College, Duke University, East Carolina University, Elizabeth City State, Meredith
      College, NC Central University, NC State University, NC Wesleyan, Peace College, St.
      Andrews Presbyterian College, UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC-Pembroke, UNC-Wilmington
    Triad
      Elon University, Greensboro College, Guilford College, High Point University, UNC-
      Greensboro, Wake Forest University
    Charlotte
      Catawba College, Catawba Valley Community College, Central Piedmont Community
      College, Davidson College, Fayetteville State University, Gardner-Webb University,
      Johnson C. Smith University, Lenoir-Rhyne University, Mars Hill College, Pfeiffer
      University, Stanly Community College, UNC-Charlotte
    Western
      Appalachian State University, Brevard College, Lees-McCrae College, Mars Hill College,
      UNC-Asheville, Warren Wilson College, Western Carolina University, Western Piedmont
      Community College, Wingate University

Facilitated Discussions
Facilitated discussions are focused conversations on topics identified by member campuses.
Participants in these discussions have ranged from Chief Student Affairs Officers, Chief
Academic Affairs Officers, Community Service and Service Learning Directors, VISTA's and
faculty. Discussions take place at Elon University, unless otherwise indicated. Past Topics have
included “How to Navigate the Divide between Student Affairs and Academic Affairs for
Promoting the Engaged Campus” and "Preparing to Facilitate Public Dialogues: Encouraging
Community Voice.”

Next Generation North Carolina Task Force
The NC Campus Compact’s Next Generation NC Task Force's overall goal is to provide
research, resources and programs to member campuses as they work to increase retention and
graduation rates of undergraduates typically underrepresented on North Carolina. The task
force is a collaboration of member campuses, System offices, education and social service-
related institutions working to research and implement promising practices that foster the
retention and success of first generation and minority students in order that all college students
will benefit.




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Annual Survey and Needs Assessment:
    National Campus Compact Survey
    NC Campus Compact: Campus survey needs assessment

Awards & Grants:
   Community Service/Service-Learning Professional of the Year Award
   Robert L. Sigmon Service-Learning Award
   Community Impact Student Award
   The Carter Academic-Service Entrepreneurship (CASE) Grant for Campus-Community
     Collaboration
   NC-ACTS! Education Awards
   MLK Challenge Mini-Grants

Communications:
   Friday Updates (email newsletter)
   Monthly Digest (online newsletter)
   Listserv: nccclist@elon.edu
   Annual Report

Faculty Engagement Initiative
    Connect like-minded faculty across member institutions to encourage individual and
       collaborative efforts that promote civic engagement
    Increase the visibility and influence of NC Campus Compact and its members in North
       Carolina
    Strengthen the Compact by expanding leadership opportunities for faculty
    Provide civic engagement growth opportunities for faculty

NC Campus Compact VISTA- Volunteers in Service to America:
 North Carolina Campus Compact             Meredith College
 Barton College                            North Carolina Central University
 Brevard College                           North Carolina State University
 Central Piedmont Community College        NC Wesleyan College
 Duke University                           Peace College
 East Carolina University                  Pfeiffer University
 Elizabeth City State University           University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
 Elon University                           University of North Carolina at Greensboro
 Fayetteville State University             University of North Carolina at Pembroke
 Gardner-Webb University                   University of North Carolina at Wilmington
 Greensboro College                        Wake Forest University
 Guilford College                          Wake Tech
 Lees-McRae College                        Warren-Wilson College
 Lenoir-Rhyne College                      Western Carolina University
 Mars Hill College                         Wingate University

NC-ACTS! Program
The NC-ACTS! (North Carolina – Activating Citizenship Through Service!) Program is an
AmeriCorps education award-only program. Students enroll in the program and receive a
$1,000 scholarship in exchange for providing 300 hours of service to the community. NC
Campus Compact is entering its 4th year in the program and is proud to offer 350 students
across the state this opportunity. Leslie Garvin, Assistant Director, coordinates the NC-ACTS!



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Program. You may contact her at lgarvin@elon.edu or at 336.278.7198 with any questions
about NC-ACTS!




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                         North Carolina Campus Compact:
                                 Staff Information

Dr. Lisa Keyne
Executive Director
lkeyne@elon.edu
Office: (336) 278-7278


Leslie Garvin
Associate Director
lgarvin@elon.edu
Office: (336) 278-7198


Jonathan Romm
Project Coordinator
jromm@elon.edu
Office: (336) 278-7197


Kara Brown
AmeriCorps*VISTA
Kbrown7@elon.edu
Office: (336) 278-7125




                           North Carolina Campus Compact
                                   2257 Campus Box
                                    Elon, NC 27244
                               Main Line: (336) 278-7278
                                  Fax: (336) 278-7400
                              www.nccampuscompact.org




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                                 North Carolina Campus Compact:
                                             Members
Appalachian State University                           North Carolina Community College System
*Dr. Kenneth Peacock, Chancellor                       *Dr. Scott Ralls, President

Brevard College                                        North Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities
Dr. Drew L. Van Horn, President                        Dr. A. Hope Williams, President

Catawba College                                        North Carolina State University
Dr. W. Craig Turner, President                         Dr. James L. Oblinger, Chancellor

Catawba Valley Community College                       Peace College
Dr. Garrett D. Hinshaw, President                      Ms. Laura C. Bingham, President

Central Piedmont Community College                     Pfeiffer University
Dr. Anthony Zeiss, President                           *Dr. Charles M. Ambrose, President

Davidson College                                       St. Andrews Presbyterian College
*Thomas W. Ross, President                             Mr. Paul Baldasare, President

Davidson County Community College                      Stanly Community College
Dr. Mary Rittling, President                           Dr. Michael R. Taylor, President

Duke University                                        The University of North Carolina
Dr. Richard H. Brodhead, President                     Dr. Erskine Bowles, President

East Carolina University                               The University of North Carolina at Asheville
Dr. Steven Ballard, Chancellor                         Dr. Anne Ponder, Chancellor

Elon University                                        The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
*Dr. Leo Lambert, President                            Dr. H. Holden Thorp, Chancellor

Gardner-Webb University                                The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Dr. A. Frank Bonner, President                         Dr. Philip L. DuBois, Chancellor

Greensboro College                                     The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Dr. Craven E. Williams, President                      Dr. Linda P. Brady, Chancellor

Guilford College                                       University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Dr. Kent John Chabotar, President                      Dr. Allen C. Meadors, Chancellor

High Point University                                  University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Dr. Nido R. Qubein, President                          *Dr. Rosemary DePaolo

Johnson C. Smith University                            Wake Forest University
Dr. Ron Carter, President                              Dr. Nathan O. Hatch, President

Lees-McRae College                                     Warren Wilson College
Dr. David W. Bushman, President                        *Dr. William “Sandy” Pfeiffer, President

Lenoir-Rhyne College                                   Western Carolina University
Dr. Wayne Powell, President                            Dr. John W. Bardo, Chancellor

Mars Hill College                                      Western Piedmont Community College
Dr. Dan G. Lunsford, President                         Dr. Jim W. Burnett, President

Meredith College                                       Wingate University
*Dr. Maureen A. Hartford, President                    Dr. Jerry McGee, President

North Carolina Central University
*Dr. Charlie Nelms, Chancellor

                                                                                      As of July 1, 2008
                                                          * Serves on NC Campus Compact Executive Board



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                                  Campus Compact:
                                 The National Network

Mission:
Campus Compact is a national coalition of more than 1,100 college and university presidents
committed to the civic purposes of higher education. To support this civic mission, Campus
Compact promotes community service that develops students' citizenship skills and values,
encourages partnerships between campuses and communities, and assists faculty who seek to
integrate public and community engagement into their teaching and research.

Our presidents believe that by creating a supportive campus environment for the engagement in
community service, colleges and universities can best prepare their students to be active,
committed, and informed citizens and leaders of their communities.

Member campuses bond together as a coalition to actively engage presidents, faculty, staff, and
students to promote a renewed vision for higher education – one that supports not only the civic
responsibility as integral to the educational mission of their campuses. In the spring of 1996,
they endorsed the following principles: development of students, but the campus as an active
and engaged member of its community.



President's Statement of Principles:
In their support of public and community service, Campus Compact member presidents are
joined together in their commitment to the development of personal and so

   1. Campus Compact presidents strongly advocate the participation of students, faculty,
      staff, and higher education institutions in public and community service. Such service
      may range from individual acts of student volunteerism to institution-wide efforts to
      improve the social and economic well-being of America’s communities.

   2. Campus Compact presidents share a resolute commitment to speak out on issues of
      public concern and to articulate ideas that contribute to the common good of American
      and global society. Campus Compact member presidents strive to influence the quality
      of civic discourse and to ensure that key issues of civic concern are fairly discussed in
      impartial forums.

   3. Campus Compact presidents support initiatives that promote productive collaborations
      between colleges and communities. Such initiatives seek to create opportunities for
      renewed civic and community life, improved educational and economic opportunity,
      expanded democratic participation by citizens and the application of the intellectual and
      material resources of higher education to help address the challenges that confront
      communities.

   4. Campus presidents support the development of opportunities that increase student,
      faculty, staff and alumni involvement in citizenship-building service activities. Community
      and public service, especially when linked to the core educational mission of the college



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       and university, are powerful vehicles for developing citizenship skills – including
       participation in the political process – and the spirit of civic engagement required for life
       in a democratic civil society.

   5. Campus Compact presidents support service learning because it enables students and
      faculty to integrate academic study with service through responsible and reflective
      involvement in the life of the community.




Goals:
GOAL 1:
Create a supportive environment for the civic engagement of higher education among
government, foundation, higher education and corporate leaders. Increase the national and
state visibility and influence of campus compact and its mission.

GOAL 2:
Deepen higher education’s understanding of why and how to be an engaged campus
(strengthening presidents’ commitment to the civic responsibility of higher education).

GOAL 3:
Increase the extent and quality of service, service learning and civic engagement on our
member campuses by providing services to multiple campus constituencies.

GOAL 4:
Strengthen civic engagement by creating capacity building relationships between communities
and higher education.

GOAL 5:
Build and strengthen campus compact’s national and state organizational capacity to be a
powerful leader for civic education.



State Compact Services:
• Local, state, and regional conferences and workshops for CSDs, SLDs, faculty, and others
involved in service and service-learning.

• Grants to support programs on member campuses.

• Information on other funding opportunities and assistance in responding to RFPs.

• Publications and information on building, funding, improving, expanding, and gaining
recognition for service and service-learning programs.



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• Access to model programs and innovative ideas that work in the field.

• Assistance in recruiting for and administering campus-based service efforts, including
placement of nearly 200 VISTAs in 2002.

• A resource for finding and developing partnerships with K-12 schools, community
organizations, government officials, and local businesses.

• Resources, training, and support in developing student leaders.

• Leadership in linking presidents, CSDs, faculty, and students with a statewide network of
practitioners.

• Assistance in leveraging financial resources to support service learning and institutional
partnerships.

• Opportunities for presidents to convene to discuss important issues facing higher education.

• A recognized and respected voice in the state and national debate on policies affecting the
role of higher education in service.




                            Find Valuable Resources at

                          www.compact.org




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                               CAMPUS COMPACT
                 A FORCE FOR GOOD IN HIGHER EDUCATION

WHO WE ARE
Campus Compact is the only national higher education association dedicated solely to advancing
campus-based civic and community engagement. To that end, Campus Compact helps more than
1,100 member colleges and universities build strong surrounding communities while educating a
new generation of responsible leaders.

WHAT WE DO
Campus Compact’s approach encompasses a broad range of initiatives designed to increase the
effectiveness of individuals working to make higher education a vital agents of civic renewal:

      Training for faculty, staff, students, administrators, and community partners
      Research on effective programs and practices in campus-based service, service-learning,
       and civic engagement
      Key resources, including print and online books, periodicals, models, and tools
      Information sharing through our state, regional, and national networks
      Leadership development for presidents, students, and others on campus
      Capacity building through VISTAs, infrastructure support, and resources
      National and state policy work on issues relating to higher education
      Advocacy for the work of engaged campuses among legislators, the media, college
       ranking bodies, accreditation boards, and others
      Grants and funding for engaged work
      Partnerships with academic, community, business, and government leaders
      Awards for exemplary student, faculty, and campus partnership work
      Campus consultation to meet specific needs

WHY I T MATTERS
When campuses engage with their communities, they create a culture of civic-mindedness that
has a lasting impact. Students receive real-world experience that enriches their academic
learning and develops leadership skills; campuses create close ties with surrounding
communities, which in turn become stronger; and higher education is recognized as a force for
public good.

              “I know of no other educational organization that has a track record like
              Campus Compact’s over the past 20 years… It is a phenomenal success,
              not just in terms of growth in numbers, but in terms of the impact it’s
              had on communities, on campuses, and on individual lives.”
                             – Frank Rhodes, former President, Cornell University




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CAMPUS COMPACT BY THE NUMBERS

      Over the past 20 years, Campus Compact has engaged 20 million students in service and
       civic engagement programs.
      Students at Campus Compact member schools contribute more than $7 billion in service
       to their communities each year through campus-organized initiatives in areas such as
       hunger, homelessness, health care, and the environment.
      More than 30% of students at Campus Compact member schools are engaged in service
       through campus-organized initiatives—a threefold increase in the past seven years.
      Support structures for campus-based engagement efforts have proliferated; more than
       90% of member campuses have an office dedicated to coordinating service-related
       activities and programs, and a third have more than one office.
      98% of member campuses have partnerships with one or community organizations,
       including K-12 schools, nonprofit associations, faith-based organizations, and local
       government agencies.
      More than 90% of member campuses offer service-learning courses that incorporate
       community work into the curriculum, with an average of 35 such courses per campus.
      In 2005, Campus Compact offices around the country offered $10 million in scholarships
       and postsecondary aid for students involved in service.
      Since its inception in 1985, Campus Compact has grown from four member campuses to
       more than 1,000 colleges and universities that are committed to serving their students,
       their communities, and their society.



              “Campus Compact is inspiring a new era of civic engagement within
              higher education, and more importantly, introducing a new dimension of
              learning into our students’ lives.”
                                    – Eduardo Padrón, President, Miami Dade College




                                    www.compact.org




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                                  State Compacts:

* State Compacts with a VISTA Program



California Campus Compact                    Campus Compact for New Hampshire*

Colorado Campus Compact*                     New York Campus Compact*

Connecticut Campus Compact                   North Carolina Campus Compact*

Florida Campus Compact*                      Ohio Campus Compact*

Hawaii/Pacific Islands Campus Compact*       Oklahoma Campus Compact*

Illinois Campus Compact*                     Oregon Campus Compact*

Indiana Campus Compact                       Pennsylvania Campus Compact*

Iowa Campus Compact*                         Rhode Island Campus Compact*

Kansas Campus Compact*                       South Carolina Campus Compact*

Kentucky Campus Compact*                     Tennessee Campus Compact*

Louisiana Campus Compact*                    Texas Campus Compact*

Maine Campus Compact*                        Utah Campus Compact

Massachusetts Campus Compact*                Vermont Campus Compact*

Michigan Campus Compact*                     Washington Campus Compact*

Minnesota Campus Compact                     West Virginia Campus Compact

Missouri Campus Compact*                     Wisconsin Campus Compact*

Montana Campus Compact*




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             Identity as a NC Campus Compact VISTA:
 Identity in Communications, Your Site, and Grievance Process
North Carolina Campus Compact continues to strive to build identity for our programs.
The following actions will help you identify with our organization and AmeriCorps. We
are here to assist you, and ask that you will follow the outlined grievance process in
order to maintain organizational integrity.

Identity in Communications

Please be certain to reference the fact that you are a NC Campus Compact VISTA in all
of your communications and correspondence, including your voicemail greeting
and email signature lines. If you need to shorten "North Carolina Campus Compact,"
please use:

        NC Campus Compact

AmeriCorps also has a program abbreviated to NCCC (National Civilian Community
Corps), which would create undue confusion for those in the AmeriCorps world. Plus, it
enables NC Campus Compact to maintain its identity as a state compact.

Work Plan and AmeriCorps Materials

At the request of the Director of the State Office, all NC Campus Compact VISTA
members should post their work plan on the wall next to their desk and post an
AmeriCorps*VISTA sign in their office or space. AmeriCorps*VISTA materials can be
obtained from your VISTA Director or free of charge at www.americorps.org.

Chain of Command for Complaints

If you have a complaint or grievance regarding your work or
work environment, the appropriate chain of command is as
follows:

   1.   VISTA supervisor
   2.   NC Campus Compact VISTA Director
   3.   NC Campus Compact Executive Director
   4.   CNCS AmeriCorps State Office
   5.   CNCS AmeriCorps Regional Office
   6.   National Corporation

If you are unable to resolve the problem with your
supervisor, contact NC Campus Compact first. If you are
unable to resolve the grievance at this level, then you should
contact the CNCS State Office and so forth. You should not
file a grievance with the CNCS State Office without first
contacting NC Campus Compact.



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         What Not to Do Politically & Religiously as a VISTA


                         We must all be especially careful in maintaining professional
                         distance from personal politics.




       According to federal law and regulations:

      VISTA members are not allowed to engage in political or lobbying activities that
       are designed to influence the outcome of any election, defeat or pass legislation
       or proposals by initiative petition, or take part of any partisan or nonpartisan
       political activity that would identify the AmeriCorps*VISTA program with such an
       activity. The following activities are prohibited:

                   1.   Electoral activities
                   2.   Voter registration
                   3.   Voter transportation to the polls
                   4.   Efforts to influence legislation

      While VISTA members are allowed to register and vote, express opinions about
       candidates and issues in a non-public context, contribute money to political
       organizations, and be a member of a political party, these activities must occur
       while they are on authorized personal leave or when they are off of service
       hours.
      VISTA members will not give religious instruction, conduct worship services, or
       engage in any other religious activity as part of their VISTA duties.
      VISTA members' projects are not allowed to include religious instruction,
       worship, proselytizing, or other religious activity; all materials used in conjunction
       with the project must have secular content.
      VISTA members are not allowed to plan, initiate, participate in, aid, or assist in
       any demonstration. While VISTA members can participate in lawful
       demonstrations while on personal leave or off service duty, those demonstrations
       cannot be related to his or her projects and the AmeriCorps*VISTA program
       cannot be associated with them.




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      CNCS Statement on Political Activities & the Hatch Act




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                           VISTA Elevator Speeches

Version A
The VISTA program is akin to the Peace Corps, only it is domestic and has a one year
term of commitment. VISTA is the oldest federal program that enables private citizens to
volunteer full-time in their community for the purpose of combating poverty. I do this
through North Carolina Campus Compact, a coalition of 36 college and university
presidents who firmly believe in the power of higher education’s civic mission. I work at
(Name of University) where I (synopsis of work plan).



Version B
I work at (Name of University) as the (Title) and a NC Campus Compact VISTA. As a
VISTA, I’m a volunteer in service to America. I’ve committed full-time to combat poverty
and develop sustainable programs in my community, and I’m doing this through North
Carolina Campus Compact. North Carolina Campus Compact is a coalition of 36
college and university presidents who believe in the civic mission of higher education.
Here, I (synopsis of work plan).



Version C
I work at (Name of University) as the (Title) and a NC Campus Compact VISTA. North
Carolina Campus Compact is a coalition of 36 college and university presidents who
believe in the civic mission of higher education, and they’ve created an opportunity to
serve the campus and the community as a VISTA. A VISTA is a volunteer in service to
America. The federal government enables people like me to volunteer full-time in their
community to combat poverty and develop sustainable programs in local non-profit
organizations. At (Name of University), I’m doing this by (synopsis of work plan).


Version D
I work at (Name of University) as the (Title) and a NC Campus Compact VISTA. North
Carolina Campus Compact is a coalition of 36 college and university presidents who
believe in the civic mission of higher education, and they’ve created an opportunity to
serve the campus and the community as a VISTA. As a VISTA, I’m a volunteer in
service to America. I’ve committed full-time to combating poverty and developing
sustainable programs in my community, and I’m able to do this through a federal
government program.




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                     2009-2010 NC Campus Compact VISTA Calendar

NC Campus Compact Mission: North Carolina Campus Compact is a coalition of colleges and universities
collaborating to increase campus-wide participation in community and public service. Presidents and
chancellors commit their institutions to join with other schools in becoming “engaged campuses” that
enhance students’ sense of responsibility, citizenship, leadership and awareness of community, while
reinvigorating higher education’s concern for improving the quality of life in North Carolina.


VISTA Objectives: NC Campus Compact AmeriCorps*VISTAs work with students, staff, faculty, and
community partners to alleviate poverty. These efforts are focused on mobilizing volunteers in the event of a
natural disaster, increase community and public service, and address human needs by partnering member
campuses with the community.


Purpose of VISTA Training: To prepare NC Campus Compact VISTAs to accomplish the objectives, NC
Campus Compact facilitates trainings though out the VISTA year of service. During the trainings VISTAs
will network and learn the technical skills to accomplish the objectives.
                                                     2009
July 7th/14th             New Supervisor Orientation - Webinar
July 10                   Quarterly Report Due to NC Campus Compact, April 1-June 30
July 17                   Year-End Report Due to NC Campus Compact
July 18                   Last Day of VISTA year for July 19, 2008 start date
                                                     2010
July 18                   Official VISTA Start Date for July 14-17 PSO attendees
July 20                   First Day on Campus
July 23                   VISTA & Supervisor Orientation, Elon University
July 30*                  21st Century Experiential Learning Conference, Elon University
August 4/6                Regional Campus Webinar Meetings: Training Topic: “Risk Management”
August 28                 VISTA One Month Evaluation due
September 7               VISTA Regional Retreat, Guilford (NCCC, EU, UNCG, GC, GC, UNCCH, WFU)
September 8               VISTA Regional Retreat, WWC(BC, LRU, GWU, LMC, WWC, MHC, WCU)
September 9               VISTA Regional Retreat, Wingate (PU, CPCC, WU, UNC-P, FSU)
September 10              VISTA Regional Retreat, NCCU (Duke, NCSU, MC, PC, NCCU, WTC, UNCW)
September 11              VISTA Regional Retreat, ECU (Barton, NCWC, ECSU)
Sept. 17/18               Training Webinar (VISTAs select one day to participate from their office)



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October 1             VISTA Quarterly Report due to NC Campus Compact, July 20 -Sept 20
October 5             CERT Survey Due to NC Campus Compact
November 6th &7*      NC Campus Compact Student Conference, Western Carolina University
November 12           Volunteer Reception Center Training (Raleigh Area)
December 21           VISTA Quarterly Reports are due, September 21 - December 11st
January 30            Mid Year VISTA Evaluation due
January TBD           CERT/VRC Webinar
February 9*           Civic Engagement Institute
February 10           PACE
February 23           VISTA Regional Retreat, TBD (NCCC, EU, UNCG, GC, GC, UNCCH, WFU)
February 24           VISTA Regional Retreat, TBD (BC, LRU, GWU, LMC, WWC, MHC, WCU)
February 25           VISTA Regional Retreat, TBD (PU, CPCC, WU, UNC-P, FSU)
February 26           VISTA Regional Retreat, TBD (Duke, NCSU, MC, PC, NCCU, WTC, UNCW)
February 27           VISTA Regional Retreat, TBD (Barton, ECSU, ECU, NCWC)
March 29              VISTA Quarterly Reports are due, December 12 th – March 21th
April TBD             Training Webinar (VISTAs select one day to participate from their office)
May 14                VISTA Evaluation of Program and Supervisor due
March 14              Letters for Reenrollment due (for VISTAs who are requesting a second term)
May 26*               CEAC Conference
May – June            Capstones
June 18                VISTA Banquet – in Greensboro
July                  Campus send off for VISTAs
July 13               Quarterly Reports are due, March 20th – July 1st
July 19               End of year reports are due
July 20               Last Day of Service for 2009-2010 VISTAs




*Optional – While NC Campus Compact highly encourages VISTAs to attend these events,
attendance is not required. If VISTAs are to attend these events, any costs (travel, conference
fees, etc) are the responsibility of the VISTA or his/her institution.




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                                       Travel Reimbursement Form


Name

Mailing
Address



Host Site




                                           Travel Expense Log
                   Reason for Travel                 Distance      Travel Expense     Total Expense
Date
                                                     Traveled
                                                                   $0.50 per mile

                                                                    $0.50per mile

                                                                   $0.50 per mile

                                                                    $0.50per mile

                                                                   $0.50 per mile

                                                                   $0.50 per mile



                                          Total Expenses for Reimbursement $________________

       Signature
       of VISTA ________________________________________________ Date ________________


       Signature of NC Campus Compact
       VISTA Director _________________________________________ Date ________________


       Account #___________________________________________________




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            Time Away from Work & 2009-2010 Federal Holidays
Time Away from Work

VISTA members are required by federal law to work 35-40 hours per week; you cannot work
less than 35 hours. You are also allowed 10 vacation days and 10 sick days during the course
of the year. Please plan to use these vacation days well and do not go over your limit. In the
case of a death or a critical sickness in your immediate family, you will be granted up to 5 days
emergency leave provided that you contact NC Campus Compact (and we will contact the State
Corporate Office).

Anytime your office is closed, you have the day off. These days do not count toward your 10
vacation days. For example, if your office (the actual office, not just when students are away
from campus) is closed Dec. 23-27 for Winter Break, then you have those days off and that
does not count toward your vacation days.

Comp Time

If you work more than 40 hours per week, note this on your timesheet and count your extra
hours as “Comp Time.” Please plan to use your comp time within 2 weeks of earning it. Comp
time may not be saved up all year to take off a month early from your designated end date. For
example, if you happen to work 45 hours one week, you can take those extra 5 hours and come
in late the following Monday morning, leave early on a Friday afternoon, or at another time
during the following week that is appropriate, based on projects you are working on.

Please be sure to communicate clearly with your supervisor about how you plan to use your
comp time so they know when to expect you’ll be away from the office.

Holidays and Campus Considerations

While you are a federal employee as a VISTA and you are allowed to take federal holidays off,
you are also in a unique role as an NC Campus Compact VISTA and as a team member at your
respective institution. If your office is still open on a federal holiday, such as Columbus Day or
President’s Day, it may be appropriate for you, as a member of your campus office’s team, to be
at work that day. As part of the “give-and-take” of days off, you will probably be receiving some
extra days off when your office is closed. For example, over the winter holidays many
campuses close their offices for several days, not just the standard days you would receive off
when following the federal holiday schedule (i.e. Christmas Day).

One other thing to consider as an NC Campus Compact VISTA, is that sometimes what may be
an available “day off”, you may want to consider as a “day on”. For example, NC Campus
Compact celebrates MLK, Jr. Day as a day of service, and all VISTAs and campuses are
encouraged to host service projects and events in honor of the day.




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2009-2010 Federal Holidays

Monday, September 6                                     Labor Day

Monday, October 11                                      Columbus Day

Thursday, November 11                                   Veterans Day, Observed

Thursday, November 25                                   Thanksgiving Day

Friday, December 24                                     Christmas Day

Thursday, January 1                                     New Year's Day 2009

Monday, January 19                                      Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Monday, February 15                                     Washington’s Birthday/President’s Day

Monday, May 31                                          Memorial Day

Friday, July 2*                                         Independence Day

* July 4, 2009 (the legal public holiday for Independence Day), falls on a Saturday. For most Federal employees,
Friday, July 2, will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes. (See 5 U.S.C. 6103(b).)




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                                          NC Campus Compact VISTA Timesheet
                                                                                                             Abbreviation Key
      VISTA Name:                                                                                        V = Vacation
                                                                                                         S = Sick
      Site:                                                                                              H = Holiday



                 Date        Hours      Date          Hours   Date       Hours   Date           Hours     Date         Hours
     Monday

     Tuesday


     Wednesday

     Thursday

     Friday

     Saturday

     Sunday


                 Total                  Total                 Total              Total                    Total


                 Vacation               Vacation              Vacation           Vacation                 Vacation
                 Sick                   Sick                  Sick               Sick                     Sick

                                                                                                        MONTHLY TOTALS
      VISTA Signature:
                                                                                   Hours Worked
                                                                                     Vacation
      Site Supervisor Signature:                                                         Sick


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                         Reporting Your Numbers:
               Finding Your Way through the Nebulous Web of
                 “Who Do I Support and What is the Impact?”
Knowing how to report the numbers of students, volunteers, community members, and campus
members you support can be difficult, particularly if your project is more focused on a select
number of students or on building program capacity. Well, clarity has arrived. In order to
improve the quality and consistency of reporting numbers, North Carolina Campus Compact has
devised a method for accurately projecting the number of people you have impacted. By
tracking your outreach, activities, and numbers of people involved and using a broader lens to
identify the people you impact, you will be better able to report your numbers.

What You Report:
You should track and report all students and programs your office supports. You should
especially note those students and programs that are the result of your direct actions.

Reasoning:
Why do we do this? Consider it like this: By increasing the human resources available at your
program (that’s you), you empower it to better support a larger number of students. There is a
difference between direct support and authorship, wherein you are the generator of volunteers,
resources, and programs, and indirect support, wherein your support and work enables your co-
workers to improve upon their activities. In both cases, you contribute to the overall health and
strength of your program and you expand its capacity to reach more students and have a
greater impact in the community. North Carolina Campus Compact understands those
differences and honors the net result.

Example:
Susie Q. works at Lilliputian University where she serves as the Assistant Service Coordinator.
In accordance with her work plan, Susie only worked with 20 students in a year-long tutoring
program and planned 3 service activities throughout the year. Yet, each day she would assist
several students in finding a site placement, work with the Service-Learning Coordinator in
planning and preparing presentations and course placements, and regularly contacted
community organizations regarding volunteers, events, and needs. At the end of the year,
student volunteers increased by 15%, service-learning courses doubled, and community
organizations reported more satisfaction with their campus-community partnership.

If Susie only reported her direct work, she would only report the 20 year-long students and the 3
service activities. These numbers greatly underestimate the impact Susie had. Through her
assistance, Suzie strengthened the program’s ability to meet needs and match students with
community organizations. She should report the end of the year stats in her project report.

Consistently using the NC Campus Compact VISTA Meeting/Activity
Logs and completing your quarterly progress report will enable you to
track the work that you are completing and assisting. Be aware of your
program’s growth and take pride in the fact that you are a key factor in
that growth. Report it.




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                                         Report Dates
The Corporation for National Community Service requires that all AmeriCorps*VISTA programs
complete quarterly reports that demonstrate progress on their work plans. Please submit these
reports, which must be signed by both you and your supervisor, by the following dates:



       October 1st            (Reporting Period: July 19th, 2009 through Sept. 15th)

       *For July start dates, just report what you have done since arriving on campus

       December 21st          (Reporting Period: Sept 16th through Dec. 15th)

       April 24th             (Reporting Period: Dec 16th, 2009 through April 15th)

       July 15th              (Reporting Period: April 16th through June 30)

       July 17th                      (Year-End Report)


Be certain to use the NC Campus Compact VISTA Meeting/Activity Logs and Report Template
as you complete these.


*NOTE: The following reports are the 2007-08 templates, provided for you as an example. The
2009-10 templates are subject to change.




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                                 Report for AmeriCorps*VISTA Work Plan
SECTION ONE

Campus :
VISTA Name:
Email:
Reporting Period:
    1. Number of active volunteers generated by direct VISTA
       Contributions=
    2. Number of active volunteers supported* by VISTA=
          *NC Campus Compact encourages reporting of total direct and indirect
          impact from VISTA.

    3. Hours of service performed by volunteers =
    4. Total dollar amount of in-kind donations =

    5.Total dollar amount of monetary donations, grants, etc. =

    6. Number of Clients/recipients served by volunteers =

                                      Breakdown of Volunteer Numbers and Hours

                                              Include Volunteers Generated and Supported by VISTA Contributions

                                                      # of Volunteer     # of Community        # of clients/recipients served
  Event/Project/Group          # of Volunteers
                                                          Hours                Orgs




Totals:


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SECTION TWO: VAD & WORK PLAN
Please complete the following table with detailed information regarding both the NC Campus Compact project plan goals and your
individual VAD, accomplishments, and outcomes.


                          VISTA Member Activities and Steps Checklist
Goal 1: In the event of an unfortunate, but real, disaster in the region, VISTAs will work to mobilize
volunteers, particularly students, to respond in service.

Activity 1: Assess strategies on campus to mobilize volunteers in case of a regional disaster.

  North Carolina Campus Compact Assignments:
   Step 1: Review 2008 disaster management assessment survey
   Step 2: Contact campus and community partners to conduct a secondary survey
   Step 3: Review and compare 2008 and 2009 surveys and report findings during a NC Campus Compact
   regional meeting or C.E.A.C
   Step 4: Based on results of assessment, collaborate with appropriate campus departments and staff to
   develop/strengthen the campus’ strategy to mobilize volunteers in case of a regional disaster
   Step 5: Review progress during NC Campus Compact VISTA webinar

  Additional Host Campus Assignments (to be identified by host campus):

    Step 1:

    Step 2:

    Step 3:

Activity 1 Comments/Summary of Accomplishments:

  North Carolina Campus Compact Assignments:

Step 1:

Step 2:

Step 3:

Additional Host Campus Assignments (to be identified by host campus):

    Step 1:

    Step 2:


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Activity 2: Undergo training to learn how to help a campus and volunteers prepare to respond in the event
of a disaster.



 North Carolina Campus Compact Assignments:
  Step 1: Attend NC Campus Compact volunteer mobilization simulation and lecture with campus
  supervisor/partner
  Step 2: Continue to assist campus in volunteer mobilization efforts and developing disaster response
  training as needed
  Step 3: Create a manual to save training materials and document progress for future VISTAs/campus
  staff
  Step 4: Review progress during NC Campus Compact VISTA webinar

 Host Campus Assignments (to be identified by host campus):
  Step 1:

   Step 2:

   Step 3:

   Step 4:



Activity 2 Comments/Summary of Accomplishments:

North Carolina Campus Compact Assignments:

Step 1:

Step 2:

Step 3:

Step 4:




Additional Host Campus Assignments (to be identified by host campus):

   Step 1:

   Step 2:

   Step 3:
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Activity 3: VISTAs will integrate information from their training and surveys as they plan Alternative
Spring Breaks to the Gulf Region.

 North Carolina Campus Assignments:
  Step 1: Based on individual campus work plan, plan and implement alternative break trips, according to
  campus interest, local & regional needs (including continued trips to the Gulf Coast and other disaster -
  affected areas), and information gleaned through training

Host Campus Assignments (to be identified by host campus):
   Step 1:




Activity 3 Comments/Summary of Accomplishments:

North Carolina Campus Compact Assignments:

     Step 1:

Additional Host Campus Assignments (to be identified by host campus):

   Step 1:

   Step 2:

   Step 3:




                      VISTA Member Activities and Steps Checklist
Goal 2: There will be an increase in community and public service amongst college students at campuses
served by NC Campus Compact VISTAs, with a greater focus on alleviating poverty through their service
Activity 1: VISTAs will provide more focused, intentional leadership development to college students and
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transfer leadership roles to students throughout the year.

 North Carolina Campus Assignments:

   Step 1: Identify potential student leaders and student groups to collaborate with in the planning and
   implementation of service opportunities
   Step 2: Provide mentoring and leadership development to empower these student leaders
   Step 3: Transfer leadership roles and increased responsibility to students, so that service efforts are
   student-led
   Step 4: Create and implement programs or initiatives with campus partners and/or students that focus
   on the alleviation of poverty

Host Campus Assignments (to be identified by host campus):
   Step 1:

   Step 2:

   Step 3:


Activity 1 Comments/Summary of Accomplishments:

North Carolina Campus Compact Assignments:

Step 1:

Step 2:

Step 3:


Additional Host Campus Assignments (to be identified by host campus):

   Step 1:

   Step 2:

   Step 3:

   Step 4:

Activity 2: VISTAs will identify and encourage qualified candidates for a greater service commitment
during and/or beyond their college years.

 North Carolina Campus Assignments:

   Step 1: Provide increased access to service-related resources, programs, and opportunities
   Step 2: Promote AmeriCorps and other service opportunities
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Host Campus Assignments (to be identified by host campus):
   Step 1:

   Step 2:

   Step 3:

Activity 2 Comments/Summary of Accomplishments:

North Carolina Campus Compact Assignments:

Step 1:

Step 2:


Additional Host Campus Assignments (to be identified by host campus):

Step 1:

Step 2:

Step 3:


Activity 3: VISTAs will document service during the academic year

 North Carolina Campus Assignments:

   Step 1: Document and report service-learning and volunteer opportunities, including percentage
   increase in opportunities from preceding year
   Step 2: Document and report student involvement, including percentage increase in involvement from
   preceding year
   Step 3: Develop method to track service opportunities and student involvement from year-to-year


Host Campus Assignments (to be identified by host campus):
   Step 1:

   Step 2:

   Step 3:




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Activity 3 Comments/Summary of Accomplishments:

North Carolina Campus Compact Assignments:

Step 1:

Step 2:

Step 3:

Step 4:

Additional Host Campus Assignments (to be identified by host campus):

Step 1:

Step 2:

Step 3:


Goal 3: While addressing human needs, including mentoring, hunger, poverty, homelessness, literacy,
senior care, environmental, expressing diverse opinions, giving back community agencies in which
VISTAs are serving will see the college/university campus as an integral part of the community, and as a
partner in serving.

Activity 1: VISTAs will research and develop a local response to at least one additional community need.

North Carolina Campus Assignments:

Step 1: Participate in NC Campus Compact poverty simulation and train to conduct a community asset
survey
Step 2: Assess community assets and needs and identify opportunities for community partnerships
Step 3: Develop at least one more formal agreement with a community partner for a multi-year, multi-
faceted project
Step 4: Develop/assist with implementation of new service opportunities in response to community needs,
with particular focus on poverty alleviation outcomes
Step 5: Ensure sustainability of partnerships and service projects through regular communication and
evaluation

Host Campus Assignments (to be identified by host campus):
Step 1:

Step 2:

Step 3:


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Activity 1 Comments/Summary of Accomplishments:
North Carolina Campus Compact Assignments:

Step 1:

Step 2:

Step 3:

Step 4:

Step 5:

Additional Host Campus Assignments (to be identified by host campus):

Step 1:

Step 2:

Step 3:

Step 4:
Activity 2: VISTAs will develop service opportunities for students in response to community needs, and
students will gain a greater appreciation of and ability to work with diverse populations.


North Carolina Campus Assignments:

Step 1: Develop/assist with implementation of diverse service opportunities in response to community
needs, with particular focus on poverty alleviation outcomes
Step 2: Recruit on-going and one-time campus volunteers
Step 3: Incorporate issue and diversity education and reflection components into service experiences
Step 4: Ensure sustainability of volunteer base and service projects through regular communication,
reflection, and evaluation


Host Campus Assignments (to be identified by host campus):
Step 1:

Step 2:

Step 3:

Activity 2 Comments/Summary of Accomplishments:
North Carolina Campus Compact Assignments:

Step 1:

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Step 2:

Step 3:

Step 4:

Additional Host Campus Assignments (to be identified by host campus):

Step 1:

Step 2:

Step 3:

Step 4:

Step 5:


Activity 3: Complete other related goals and objectives as detailed in individual campus work plan.




Activity 3 Comments/Summary of Accomplishments:

Additional Host Campus Assignments (to be identified by host campus):

Step 1:

Step 2:

Step 3:

Step 4:

Step 5:




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     Other Accomplishments: Describe in detail any additional project accomplishments that are not reported within
     the work plan.




     Stories: Include stories that best communicate to the public how AmeriCorps*VISTA members get things done in your
     community. As you review the past quarter, consider focusing on the greatest contribution your service has made to the
     community and more specifically the low-income community. Particularly helpful are stories that include numerical results
     and/or sustainable solutions.




SECTION THREE: CHALLENGES

     Challenges: Describe any difficulties encountered or other issues requiring immediate involvement by the NC
     Campus Compact state office or Corporation (CNCS) state office.




SECTION FOUR: TRAINING AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

     Activities: List orientations, In-Service Training (IST), or other technical assistance provided to AmeriCorps*VISTA
     members by the sponsor/supervisor or other entities in the community.




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     Needs: What type of assistance can the NC Campus Compact state office or the Corporation (CNCS) provide to you
     and your organization at this time? If there is a need to make revisions to the current project work plan, or member
     assignment description, please contact your VISTA Leader at the NC Campus Compact state office.




SECTION FIVE: PARTNERS

         Partnership/Collaboration Development: In order to meet the goals of your work plan, are other
         Corporations and non-Corporation programs collaborating with the AmeriCorps*VISTA project? If so, please list
         the programs or organizations and briefly describe the collaborative activities.




        Sustainability: Describe any specific organizational strategies that are in place to sustain the results of the
        project.




SECTION SIX: ATTACHMENTS

           Press Clippings: Attach copies of press clippings, flyers, letters, photos, or other documentation that
           relates to the members’ activities and accomplishments.




Supervisor’s signature: _              ____________________________________ Date: _                              _______

VISTA’s signature:        __         ______________________________________ Date: _                               ______




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                       YEAR-END Report for AmeriCorps*VISTA Work Plan

                           Please email to the VISTA Director by July 15, 2010,
                                   and also mail the signed original.

SECTION ONE

             Agency Name: North Carolina Campus Compact @                          (name of site)
             Address:
             Phone:
             Fax:
             Email:
             Website:

             Reporting Period:
             VISTA Name:

                 4. Total number of active
                    volunteers generated and
                    supported* by VISTA during year
                    =
                 *NC Campus Compact encourages reporting of
                 total direct and indirect impact from VISTA.

                 5. Total number of hours of service
                    performed by volunteers during
                    year =
                 6. Total dollar amount of in-kind
                    donations generated during year
                    =
                 7. Total dollar amount of monetary
                    donations, grants, etc. generated
                    during year =



Supervisor’s signature: ________________________________________ Date: ______________


SECTION TWO: NARRATIVE
Please provide a one-page, single-spaced narrative that answers the following:

    1.   Describe project accomplishments and impacts during the past year that will remain in the community upon completion of the
         project.
    2.   Describe how local residents and project beneficiaries have been involved in the implementation of the project.
    3.   Provide a quote from the site supervisor and a quote from the VISTA member about VISTA impact that can be used in future
         publications.




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   SECTION THREE: PROJECT WORK PLAN
   Please complete the following table with detailed information regarding both the NC Campus Compact project plan goals and your
   individual work plan goals, year-end accomplishments, and final outcomes.



                                                                         Column C                          Column D
Column A                                           Column B              Summary of                        Program Highlights /
Goals & Objectives                                 Completion            Accomplishments                   Quantified Outcomes
Identify Goal(s) to which members’ activities      Was this goal         If yes, describe the events and   What quantified outcomes were
were directed.                                     completed? Yes or     accomplishments, complete with    generated for each
                                                   No. If no, why not?   dates, you developed to           event/accomplishment related
                                                                         complete this goal.               to this or what should we
                                                                                                           celebrate? Did you exceed
                                                                                                           stated targets? What %
                                                                                                           change occurred from last
                                                                                                           year?




                Other Accomplishments: Describe in detail any additional project accomplishments that are not
                reported within the work plan.




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                   Quarterly Report – Definition of Key Terms


Number of active volunteers generated by direct VISTA Contributions
        Report the number of volunteers that YOU actively participated in recruiting and/or were
recruited through efforts that you initiated. This number reflects the result of your direct impact
and actions.

Number of active volunteers supported by VISTA
        Report the number of volunteers that you have worked with and supported through
service projects, events, service learning courses, student leaders, and other service groups
that are connected with programs your office supports. This number may include volunteers
that were required to complete service hours (such as for freshman orientation or a class), or
were generated by the previous VISTA or another person or group, but you and your office are
interacting with and supporting them. This number reflects both the direct and indirect impact
from you as the VISTA, taking into consideration the additional human resource capacity you
are providing your office.

Hours of service performed by volunteers
       Report all service hours performed by volunteers both generated and/or supported by
you as the VISTA. Time spent by student leaders/groups meeting to plan and organize service
should be included in these hours, as long as the students are not being paid for this time.

In Kind Donations
         Any non-cash donations collected directly by the VISTA or through student and service
efforts that the VISTA is involved with. (Examples: soliciting donations from area restaurants to
provide lunch during a service event; collecting food, toys, clothing, or other goods to support
community agencies).

Monetary grants, etc.
       Any actual money raised through fundraising efforts by the VISTA or the VISTA’s
assistance with writing grants to support community agencies and partnerships, service events,
student groups, and/or the work of their campus office.




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                              Meeting/Activity Log
              AmeriCorps*VISTA – North Carolina Campus Compact

    Service Event                                     Student Leadership
    Service-Learning Courses                           Development
    Service-Learning Internship                       Faculty Development
    Alternative Break                                 Community Partner
    Disaster Response                                  Development
    NC-ACTS!                                          Other:

Date/Time:
Location:
Purpose/Title of meeting/activity:
Names/# of people present:

Meeting/Service Notes:




Follow-up needed:




Reflection/Feedback:




# of Volunteers: ______
# of Service Hours: ______
# of Total Volunteer Hours: _____



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