WSC Monthly Bulletin - January 2019

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January 2019


Pop quiz!

When should a comment be entered on a timesheet?

a) never

b) for everything

c) served hours on a federal holiday

d) served on a weekend

 

Answer: see below


ICYMI: Timesheet tips

* Only comment if you served on a federal holiday or on a weekend

* Don't include medical information

* Keep comments short and clear

* Only note (1) date, (2) name of site event or activity, or (3) title of training

* Check out our video

* Email alternative service or telework forms to your Program Coordinator

Member Evaluations Due

REMINDER: Member evaluations are due to your Program Coordinator by January 31.

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Avoid the End-of-Term Panic

This month is a good time for members and site staff to do a status check of hours served to confirm that members are on track to complete their term hours on time.

Each member's minimum "target" hours can be found in their MSA and timesheets.

ALERT:  Make sure all timesheets are approved in TimeTracker! Only approved hours are reflected as completed/served.

Review the updated tracking chart for 2018-19. Use it as a general guideline to help determine whether you're on track.

Getting behind? Discuss ideas and make a plan with your site staff and Program Coordinator to get caught up.

2019-20 RFA

Site staff, please mark your calendar: our 2019-20 RFA and Intent to Continue are scheduled to be released in February.

More info to come!


Heard about Service+Tech?

Members, if you've been pondering a career in tech, or are interested in how technology can be used to help address community needs, check out Service+Tech - a new, FREE online professional development opportunity from Service Year Alliance.

This FREE program begins in January, but you can sign up at any time.

Learn from alums in the tech industry, bootcamps from industry leaders, and post-grad level training.

Watch this video to learn more!


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