Your Responsibilities



Thank you for joining us. As a federally funded grant program, you should be aware of your responsibilities set forth under the guidelines of the Corporation for National and Community Service. We know you are eager to get started. The specific responsibilities that you are required to understand are dependent on the Senior Corps program in which you are involved. However, a few stipulations apply to all federal grant programs.

Basics:

Financial Audits

You are required to provide complete disclosure of financial information. In order to succeed, you should keep accurate and up to date records. You must also become knowledgeable about accounting practices for local businesses, non-profits, and financial audits (An audit will be required for expenditures in total of $500,000 or more)

Civil Rights

Civil rights statues must be followed and regulations adhered to. Keep in mind that Senior Corps is an Equal Opportunity employer. You are responsible for treating everyone equally with respect; without harassment.

People should be regarded independently of disability, age, religion, gender, race, sexual orientation, national orientation, political affiliation, marital status, color, or military service. For more information, please check out the following link. here

Specific Programs:

Senior Companion Program

For those programs that connect seniors 55 and over with adults who have difficulty with daily living. The following link provides information regarding specific changes as of April 23, 1999 and is the current list of provisions in effect for this program. Please see here for more details.

Foster Grandparent Program

For those programs that connect young people and children with needs and volunteers over the age of 55. The following link provides information regarding specific changes as of April 23, 1999 and is the current list of provisions in effect for this program. Please see here for more details.

RSVP

These umbrella programs are set up to provide various service challenges for seniors 55 and over with various programs in their communities. The following link provides information regarding specific changes as of April 23, 1999 and is the current list of provisions in effect for this program. Please see /here for more details.

If you have any more questions regarding specific requirements and responsibilities for which you need information, please don’t hesitate to contact your State Corporation Office.



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