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Bonner ameri corps 7 28-10
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Bonner ameri corps 7 28-10
Bonner ameri corps 7 28-10
Bonner ameri corps 7 28-10
Bonner ameri corps 7 28-10
Bonner ameri corps 7 28-10
Bonner ameri corps 7 28-10
Bonner ameri corps 7 28-10
Bonner ameri corps 7 28-10
Bonner ameri corps 7 28-10
Bonner ameri corps 7 28-10
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  • Consider what is best for your campus’ program model and a student’s future plans.

    Remember, individuals only get ed awards for the first 2 terms of AmeriCorps service, including VISTA, Teach for America, etc.

    Request what you need via the slot survey.

    If you need to change slots, notify the Foundation right away! We can only change a member’s classification within 30 days of the start date!

  • Consider what is best for your campus’ program model and a student’s future plans.

    Remember, individuals only get ed awards for the first 2 terms of AmeriCorps service, including VISTA, Teach for America, etc.

    Request what you need via the slot survey.

    If you need to change slots, notify the Foundation right away! We can only change a member’s classification within 30 days of the start date!
  • Consider what is best for your campus’ program model and a student’s future plans.

    Remember, individuals only get ed awards for the first 2 terms of AmeriCorps service, including VISTA, Teach for America, etc.

    Request what you need via the slot survey.

    If you need to change slots, notify the Foundation right away! We can only change a member’s classification within 30 days of the start date!










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    • 1. The Bonner Program: Bonner AmeriCorps “Access to Education, Opportunity to Serve” A program of: The Corella & Bertram Bonner Foundation 10 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ 08540 (609) 924-6663 • (609) 683-4626 fax For more information, please visit our website at www.bonner.org
    • 2. What is AmeriCorps?
    • 3. Bonner AmeriCorps: What is AmeriCorps? • National service program that provides Education Awards • Federally-funded, locally implemented • Managed by the Corporation for National and Community Service www.bonner.org 3
    • 4. Why Bonner AmeriCorps?
    • 5. Bonner AmeriCorps: Education Awards 2 Year, Term Minimum Quarter Half-time Hours 300 450 900 Ed Award $1,000 25%$1,250 $2,362.50 www.bonner.org
    • 6. Bonner AmeriCorps: Financial Assistance $20,000 $15,000 $10,000 $5,000 25% $0 4 Year Total Ed Award ($4,725) Typical Education Loans ($19,000) www.bonner.org
    • 7. Implementation
    • 8. Bonner AmeriCorps: Step 1: Evaluate Placements What makes an AmeriCorps eligible placement? ✓ Direct service ✓ Benefits local community ✓ Does not include activities prohibited by AmeriCorps regulations www.bonner.org 8
    • 9. Bonner AmeriCorps: Step 1: Evaluate Placements What makes a Bonner Placement ineligible for AmeriCorps? ✓ Influences legislation ✓ Focuses on international service ✓ Benefits campus community instead of local community ✓ Indirect service (placement is primarily fundraising or administrative or clerical) ✓ Religious or evangelical component www.bonner.org 9
    • 10. Bonner AmeriCorps: Step 2 — Offer to Eligible Students What makes a Student eligible? ✓ An AmeriCorps Member must be a U.S. Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident ‣ Documentation is required ✓ Other questions to consider: ‣ Do they have a strong interest in serving at an AmeriCorps-eligible site? ‣ Does the student want to go abroad soon? Eligible Placement + Eligible Person = AmeriCorps www.bonner.org 10
    • 11. Bonner AmeriCorps: Step 3 — Enroll Members • Every prospective member ✓ fills out an Bonner AmeriCorps Enrollment Workbook ✓ provides citizen documentation ✓ passes a background check completed by Foundation ✓ must have an account on BWBRS • Treat enrollment booklet like a binding legal contract ✓ Complete in pen (no wite-out) ✓ Be aware of signature dates www.bonner.org 11
    • 12. Bonner AmeriCorps: Step 4 — Member Reporting • Members complete same forms required of every Bonner: ✓ CLAs ✓ Hours Log Reports ✓ Service Accomplishments • Campus staff submits approved originals of the following for each AmeriCorps member: ✓ Monthly hours logs www.bonner.org 12
    • 13. Bonner AmeriCorps: Approving Hour Logs Campus Staff checks these boxes! www.bonner.org 13
    • 14. Bonner AmeriCorps: Tracking Enrollment Status www.bonner.org 14
    • 15. Bonner AmeriCorps: Step 5 — Exit Members After Member completes hours, campus staff... ✓ reviews submitted hours and hours logged on BWBRS to confirm required number of Complete hours has been completed Page 1 ✓ resolves open cases Only ✓ submits Exit Form to Bonner Foundation within 15 days of Member’s last day of service ✓ completes End-of-Term Evaluation in BWBRS www.bonner.org 15
    • 16. Where Do I Find Resources? www.bonner.org 16

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