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NCJ Number: 39563 Find in a Library
Title: HAWAII - EVALUATION OF EXPANDED COURT VOLUNTEER PROGRAM ADMINISTERED BY THE JUDICIARY - CRIMINAL COURTS TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE REPORT
Author(s): I SCHEIER
Corporate Author: American University
Institute for Studies in Justice and Social Behavior
United States of America
Date Published: 1973
Page Count: 19
Sponsoring Agency: American University
Washington, DC 20016
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Contract Number: J-LEAA-043-72
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: REVIEW OF THE OPERATION OF A REORGANIZED COURT VOLUNTEER PROGRAM THAT NOW INCLUDES THE ISLANDS OF OAHU, MAUI, KAUAI, AND HAWAII.
Abstract: THIS TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROJECT WAS UNDERTAKEN TO EVALUATE METHODS OF VOLUNTEER RECRUITMENT AND ORIENTATION, RECORD-KEEPING, COMMUNITY WORK, DISSEMINATION OF VOLUNTEER INFORMATION, AND USE OF PRIVATE FUNDS TO SUPPLEMENT THE PROGRAM. THE EVALUATION METHODOLOGY EMPLOYED INVOLVED INTERVIEWS, OBSERVATION OF OPERATIONS, AND A WORKSHOP. RECOMMENDATIONS WERE MADE FOR MAINTAINING VOLUNTEER MOTIVATION; EXPLORING INSURANCE, LIABILITY, AND LEGAL ISSUES INVOLVED IN THE PROGRAM, DEVELOPING FUNDING SOURCES; AND DEVELOPING VOLUNTEER LEADERSHIP. ADDITIONALLY, IT WAS RECOMMENDED THAT EFFORT BE CONCENTRATED ON IMPROVING THE MAJOR PROBLEM OF STAFF-VOLUNTEER RELATIONS. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)...KAP
Index Term(s): Court volunteers; Evaluation techniques; Hawaii; Technical assistance reports; Volunteer programs
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