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Bonner Ameri Corps 7 29 09

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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 ($4,750) 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 www.bonner.org 8
  • 9. Bonner AmeriCorps: Step 1: Evaluate Placements What makes a Bonner Placement ineligible for AmeriCorps? ✓ Influences legislation ✓ Focuses on international community ✓ Benefits campus community instead of local community ✓ Indirect service (placement is mostly fundraising or administrative) ✓ Religious/evangelism 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 Permanent Resident ‣ Documentation is required ✓ Other questions to consider: ‣ Are they currently serving in AmeriCorps Eligible placements? ‣ How many are planning to serve abroad? Eligible Placement + Eligible Person = AmeriCorps www.bonner.org 10
  • 11. Bonner AmeriCorps: Step 3 — Enroll Members • Every prospective member ✓ fills out an enrollment booklet ✓ provides citizen documentation ✓ has a background check completed ✓ must have an account on BWBRS • Treat enrollment booklet like a binding legal contract ✓ complete in pen ✓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 ✓ Hour Logs ✓ Service Accomplishments • Staff approve & mail original copies of the following for each AmeriCorps member: ✓ Hour logs www.bonner.org 12
  • 13. Bonner AmeriCorps: Approving Hour Logs Check off those boxes, baby! 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, staff... ✓ review submitted hours and hours logged on BWBRS to confirm term has been completed ✓ submit exit form to Bonner Foundation within 20 days of member’s last day of service ✓ complete endpoint evaluation (feature soon to come on BWBRS) www.bonner.org 15

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