VHCB AmeriCorps Supervisor Orientation Challenge
Question Session 1: What is AmeriCorps?
A centerpiece of the AmeriCorps Ethic is:
Getting things done
The Purpose of AmeriCorps*State and National Programs is to
Provide meaningful service jobs to interested U.S. Citizens who are at least 17 years old
Create endless paperwork
Alleviate poverty by encouraging volunteer service, generating resources, and strengthening organizations
Engage individuals to address unmet community needs
Where can a member find specific information to guide the tasks that they will perform?
Quarterly Performance Reports
May members write grants as part of their service?
Yes, and that can be the primary focus of their service year
No, never. Grant-writing is a task reserved for A*VISTA members
Yes, as long as they are raising funds that will be used to cover their living allowance
Which of the following is NOT an allowable service activity?
Driving voters to the polls
Volunteering at a polling station
All of the above