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NCJ Number: 67060 Find in a Library
Title: SELF-EVALUATION HANDBOOK FOR VOLUNTRY ACTION CENTERS
Corporate Author: National Ctr for Voluntary Action
United States of America
Editor(s): K JACKSON
Project Director: C ALLAN
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 43
Sponsoring Agency: Action
Washington, DC 20525
National Ctr for Voluntary Action
Washington, DC 20036
National Technical Information Service
Springfield, VA 22151
Grant Number: 37-0060
Sale Source: National Technical Information Service
US Dept of Commerce
5285 Port Royal Road
Springfield, VA 22151
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS VOLUNTEER ACTION CENTER (VAC) GUIDE TO PRINCIPLES AND METHODS OF SELF-EVALUATION INCLUDES PERFORMANCE AND ORGANIZATION STANDARDS AND A CHECKLIST.
Abstract: A COMPANION TO THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR VOLUNTARY ACTION (NCVA) PUBLICATION, 'A REPORT ON SELECTED VOLUNTARY ACTION CENTERS: FACTORS FOR SUCCESS,' THIS GUIDE INCLUDES A GENERAL DISCUSSION OF EVALUATION AND ITS RATIONALE IN PROGRAM OPERATION. DEFINITIONS, MEASUREMENTS OF PROGRESS, MODELS FOR SELF-EVALUATION, THE PLANNING PROCESS, AND THE IMPORTANCE OF DATA ARE DISCUSSED. TWO SETS OF SUGGESTED STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE AND ORGANIZATION FOR VACS ARE DESCRIBED: (1) THOSE DEVELOPED BY NCVA WHICH DESCRIBE PRINCIPLES FOUND TO BE KEY COMPONENTS OF A SUCCESSFUL VAC, ELEMENTS OF EACH PRINCIPLE, AND FACTORS ATTENDING THOSE ELEMENTS; AND (2) THE CHECKLIST DEVELOPED BY THE NATIONAL INFORMATION CENTER ON VOLUNTEERISM FOR VAC DIRECTORS, WHICH PRESENTS A SAMPLING OF CONDITIONS AND STANDARDS CONSIDERED DESIRABLE FOR OPTIMUM VAC OPERATION. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)
Index Term(s): Data collections; Evaluation; Modeling techniques; Objectives; Self evaluation; Standards; Volunteer programs
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