Program Monitoring & Implementation Resources

National Service Criminal History Checks (NSCHC) Resources

Click here for resources on NSCHC policy and procedures.

Monitoring Tools

Member & Covered Staff Background Check Tracker
This form is used to track and report compliance with criminal background check rebackgroundquirements. Member files must contain all background evidence available for review upon request. See Program Operational Calendar for due date.

Member File and Program Readiness Checklist
This checklist is used to ensure member files and program readiness documents contain the required items. A standalone Member File Checklist can be found here.

Change Request Forms

Member Slot Conversion Request
This form is used by CV Program Officers to review program slot conversion requests.

Budget Revision Form
This form should be completed and forwarded to your CV Program Officer with any proposed change to the Program Budget.

AmeriCorps Program Contact Change Form
This form is used by programs to update program contact information. Send the completed form to your CV Program Officer in the event of permanent program contact changes.

Programmatic Change Request
This form should be completed and sent to your CV Program Officer with any proposed, non-budget changes to your program.

Templates and Other Resources

2016 AmeriCorps Member Contract Required Content
This checklist serves as a guide for programs in creating contracts for their members.

Sample Member Service Agreement Template
The sample Member Service Agreement template is designed to be used as a starting point for programs to develop a member service agreement that includes all CV and CNCS requirements.

Program Calendar & Tools Workbook SAMPLE
The calendar is designed to contain significant dates specific to your program. It allows your program to know due dates and plan accordingly. The included tools can be useful in tracking member service hours, monitoring your program’s enrollment and retention status, double checking program management documents are in place, and to help maintain complete and accurate member files.

Progress Report Template SAMPLE
This is used to report program implementation progress and actual cumulative target/impacts progress. Each progress report covers the period of time from the program start date to the end of that reporting period and addresses components appropriate to the program developmental stage of that reporting period. (See the Program Stages & Reporting Progress tab). Progress reports are (at a minimum) due three times a year.

California AmeriCorps Program Inclusion Information
CaliforniaVolunteers’ Inclusion information outlines the policies, requirements, and resources applicable to service programs like yours, and includes specific references to national service guidelines and reasonable accommodation funding.

CA Program Standards
The California AmeriCorps Standards provide guidance for operating a successful, high quality AmeriCorps program. The Standards do not include all the legal requirements for running an AmeriCorps program and therefore, should not be used in such a manner.

AmeriCorps Program Director Transition Plan Template
The template provides a starting point for programs to plan for transition in the event of program director turnover.

AmeriCorps Branding Guidelines PowerPoint
This PowerPoint presentation details the branding requirements for California AmeriCorps programs in 2016-17.

AmeriCorps Alums CaliforniaVolunteers Program Manager Learning Community PowerPoint
This PowerPoint presentation provided by Mary Bruce during the July grantee check-in call details the AmeriCorps Alums Program Manager Learning Community.