Need an Americorps*VISTA worker
hallman at email.unc.edu
Mon Jul 30 10:36:02 EDT 2001
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two VISTAs are working on for RTPnet at
Erroll Reese and I are looking for an Americorps*VISTA worker. The
paperwork needs to be in Boston by Friday. If you know of anyone who might
be interested, please have them call me, Judy Hallman, 919-933-3931.
The pay is $752/month before taxes. Health insurance is included and there
is a $4,725 educational stipend at the end of the year of service.
We are working with CTCNet and UMASS/Boston. The program is described at
Here is what we have as the workplan:
Goal 1: Provide administrative assistance to the president of the CTCNet
board of directors.
Objective 1: Maintain a prioritized list of CTCNet board issues and tasks,
with status, assignments, and target dates. 1st Qtr. & ongoing
Objective 2: Find information and resources needed by the CTCNet
board. 1st Qtr. & ongoing
Objective 3: Draft reports. 1st Qtr. & ongoing
Goal 2: Develop a database of Triangle area community technology centers,
which can be used by RTPnet and as a model for CTCNet.
Objective 1: Define data collection procedures. 1st Qtr. & ongoing
1a. Define "community technology center" as it relates to this project.
1b. Identify the items of information to be collected.
1c. Obtain the names of the Triangle area centers, with address, name of
the contact person, and phone number, and e-mail address.
1d. Work with RTPnet volunteers to identify existing databases and surveys
that could provide sources of information for the inventory (for example,
Objective 2: Conduct the survey. 1st Qtr & ongoing
2a. Telephone the centers and obtain as much of the identified information
2b. Refine the content of the survey.
2c. Travel to selected centers to determine how well the survey
information relates to the visual and physical image of the centers.
Objective 3: Enter data. 1st Qtr & ongoing
3a. Enter a few surveys for testing.
3b. Solicit inquiries. RTPnet leadership and CTCNet board members will
make inquiries using the database to ensure that the database addresses
3c. With RTPnet volunteers, create an online entry form and mechanism for
keeping the database up to date.
3d. Collect and enter surveys.
Goal 3: Public and private sector resources will enable the project to
continue after the Members leave.
Objective 1: Work with RTPnet volunteers to ensure that the database can
be maintained easily and that procedures are well documented. 2nd Qtr &
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