§5-26A-4. Duties and responsibilities

Published: 2015

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WVC 5-26A-4

§5-26A-4. Duties and responsibilities.

The West Virginia commission for national and community

service shall have the duties and responsibilities set forth in the

provisions of the National and Community Service Act of 1990, as

amended by the National and Community Service Trust Act of 1993,

and the provisions of any rules or regulations promulgated under

the act. The duties and responsibilities include:

(a) Advising and assisting the governor in the development and

implementation of a comprehensive statewide plan for promoting

volunteer involvement and citizen participation in programs which

are designed to serve the needs of the citizens of the state and

its communities;

(b) Fulfilling federal program administration requirements,

including the provision of health care and child care for program


(c) Submitting annual state applications for the federal

funding of the americorps programs that are selected by the


(d) Integrating americorps programs, existing VISTA and

national senior service corps programs, and K-12 learn and serve

programs into the state's strategic service plan;

(e) Conducting local outreach to develop a comprehensive and

inclusive state service plan;

(f) Coordinating with existing programs for service and

volunteerism in order to prevent unnecessary competition for

private sources of funding;

(g) Providing technical assistance to service and volunteer programs, including the development of training methods and

curriculum materials;

(h) Developing a statewide recruitment and placement system

for individuals who are interested in community service


(i) Preparing quarterly reports on progress for submission to

the governor and preparing an annual report for submission to the

governor and the Legislature on or before the first day of January

of each year which shall detail the commission's activities for the

preceding year; and

(j) Serving as the state's liaison to national and state

entities or other organizations which also promote national and

community service and volunteerism.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session

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