Welcome to the JV Resource Page!

See below resources that focus on our values of simple living, social and ecological justice, community, and spirituality and reflection.

2019 Pre-Orientation


Terminology & Resources


Dry Discernment


Locale Specific Information

Community & Spirituality Night Resources

White Supremacist Culture

General Resources

2019-20 Resources

2019-20 JV Handbook

2019-20 JV Guidebook

2019-20 JV Service Year Calendar

2018-19 Handbooks

AmeriCorps Resources

JV AmeriCorps Member Contract (template)

JV AmeriCorps Member Task List

OnCorps Instructions:


Thank you for your efforts in helping JVC Northwest track the impact of JV AmeriCorps members’ service!  Please click on your placement’s performance measure focus area below for access to training resources and tools. If you have photos or suggestions for things to include, email Sarah J at sjones@jvcnorthwest.org.


Capacity Building Instructions & Tools

The capacity building menu can be used to generate project ideas to help meet the identified needs in particular program areas. The AmeriCorps members planning form, completion form, and Site Supervisor Confirmation form help us track and report back to the Corporation of National and Community service the great service being completed at your sites.

Organizational Assessment 2018-19

Capacity Building Data Collection Instructions: This brief document for JV AmeriCorps members and Site Supervisors outlines due dates, role responsibilities and basic logistics for submitting data to JVC Northwest. Please contact Rebecca or Lindsey to ask for clarification and/or give feedback.

  • Capacity Building Menu: for your reference.
  • Planning Form: (electronic) AmeriCorps members submit
  • Completion Form (electronic) AmeriCorps members submit
  • Confirmation Form (electronic) Site Supervisor Submits to officially approve the completion of the project
  • Capacity Building Project Form Packet 2018-19  This packet contains hard copies of the planning and completion forms.  In order to reduce the amount of data entry and speed up the analysis of results, JVC Northwest preferences that JV AmeriCorps members submit planning and completion forms electronically using the above Google forms.  If that is a hardship or not possible due to technological limitations, please feel free to scan and email or mail in the hard copy forms.

Please note that members submit forms related to the students they serve each month.

Education Performance Measure Overview

Academic Support Tools, which Education members utilize:


Please note that members submit forms related to the patients they serve each month.

Access to Healthcare Tools, which members utilize

Career Transitions Resources

Elevator pitch! Please develop and practice your own “elevator pitch.” Here are instructions for how you can craft your own The JVC Northwest Elevator Pitch. Consider writing your elevator pitch as part of a community activity.

Career Guides!

The elevator pitch activity was adapted from the Idealist.org Guide to Nonprofit Careers for First-Time Job Seekers.

A companion guide, Service Corps to Social Impact Career, is also available and includes more specific tips for folks engaged in a term of service.

Suggestions? Comments?