VISION (Volunteers Incorporating Service Into Our Neighborhoods) records
04.V

 Volunteers Incorporating Service Into Our Neighborhoods records

Summary Information

Repository
Eastern Michigan University Archives
Title
VISION (Volunteers Incorporating Service Into Our Neighborhoods) records
ID
04.V
Date [inclusive]
1990-2011
Extent
2.8 Linear feet 6 archives boxes, 2 halfsize archives boxes
Language
English
Abstract
VISION or Volunteers Incorporating Service Into Our Neighborhoods is a campus organization that is dedicated to making positive changes in the community by helping those in need. VISION works with local schools, mentoring programs, and external organizations. The VISION records are arranged alphabetically and are divided into three series: Administration, Publicity and Outreach, and Visual Materials. Records date from 1990-2011.

Preferred Citation note

Please cite materials from the University Archives in the following manner: Item. Collection Title. Eastern Michigan University Archives.

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Historical Note

VISION or Volunteers Incorporating Service Into Our Neighborhoods is a campus organization that is dedicated to being actively engaged in service. VISION members include student and staff volunteers who strive to address local and global community needs. This is done by working with external organizations, tutoring and mentoring programs, and volunteering with local schools. VISION works hard to make positive changes in the community.

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Scope and Contents note

The VISION records contain information on budget, correspondence, clippings, newsletters, proposals, school information, external organizations, service training, and visual materials. The collection is divided into three series. The  Administration series contains information regarding an agreement between EMU and the City of Ypsilanti, budget, coordinator materials, correspondence, deep thought exercises, fire victim information, fundraising, Institution for the Study of Children, Families, and Communities report, organization contracts, proposals, school information, and service training. Coordinator materials is a subseries which includes handbook and coordinator guidebook. Proposals is a subseries that includes the College Work Study Student Community Workers Modules proposal. The last subseries in the Administration series is Service Training which includes  Starting Strong: A Guide to Pre-service Training. The second series is  Publicity and Outreach which includes Americorps, brochures and flyers, clippings, correspondence, external organizations pamphlets and brochures, Make a Difference Day, keychain, newsletters, news releases, oral histories, and the Volunteer Spirit Awards. Americorps is a subseries that is further divided into: America Reads Challenge, director’s meeting, forms and applications, newsletter and publicity. Make a Difference Day is also further divided into a subseries that includes correspondence and a manual. The last series in the collection is   Visual Materials which contains photographs, scrapbooks, and slides. Each of these are their own subseries which are divided chronologically. The collection is arranged alphabetically. Records date from 1990-2011.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Eastern Michigan University Archives 21 November 2013

Halle Library, Room 310
Ypsilanti, Michigan, 48197
734-487-0020

Revision Description

  2014 March 11

Conditions Governing Access note

Researchers are asked to request materials 24 hours prior to visiting the the University Archives.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Alternative Spring Break
  • Community Service
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Volunteer

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Collection Inventory

Administration 

Box Folder

Agreement Between Eastern Michigan University and the City of Ypsilanti 1997 

1 1

Budget 2000-2001 

1 2

Coordinator Materials 

Box Folder

Handbook 1998-1999 

1 3

Coordinator Guide 2004-2005 

1 4

Coordinator Guide 2005-2006 

1 5
Box Folder

Correspondence 1998 

1 6

Deep Thought Exercises 

1 7

Fire Victim Information 

1 8

Fundraising 

1 9

Institute for the Study of Children, Families, and Communities, report 1995-1997 

1 10

Organization Contracts 1998-1999 

1 11

Proposal, College Work Study Student Community Workers Modules 1996 

1 12

School Information 

1 13

Training Manual Starting Strong: Guide to Preservice Training 


    Box Folder
Text (32307024757636)   2 1
    Box Folder
Text (32307024757628)   1 14

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Publicity and Outreach 

Americorps 

American Reads Challenge 

Box Folder

Certificate of Appreciation 1998 

2 2

Challenge Manual 1997 

2 3

Correspondence 1996-1997 

2 4

General Information 

2 5

Network 

2 6
Box Folder

Director's Meeting 

2 7

Forms and Applications 

2 8

Newsletter 1999-2000 

2 9

Publicity 1996 

2 10
Box Folder

Brochures and Flyers 

2 11

Clippings 1990-2011 

2 12

Conferences 1998-1999 

3 1

External Organizations Pamphlets & Brochures 

3 2

Keychain 

7 1

Make a Difference Day 

Box Folder

Correspondence 1998 

3 3

Manual 1997 

3 4
Box Folder

Newsletters 1993-2006 

4 1

News Releases 1992-2006 

4 2

Oral Histories 

4 3

Volunteer Spirit Awards 1992-1995 

4 4

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Visual Materials 

Photographs 

Box Folder

 1997-1998 

5 1

 1999-2000 

5 2

 2000 

5 3

 2000-2001 

5 4

2001 CP 2001 

5 5

2001 Fall 2001 

5 6

 2002 

7 2-3

 2002-2003 

5 7

 2003 

7 4

Alternative Spring Break 

Box Folder

 1999 

5 8

 2000 

5 9

 2001 

5 10

 2002 

5 11-14

 2003 

7 5

American Reads 

Box Folder

 2003 

7 6

Undated 

7 7

Best Buddies 

Box Folder

General 

5 16

Halloween 2002 

5 17
Box Folder

AR Unidentified 

5 15

Cherokee Nation 

5 18

Community Plunge 

Box Folder

 2001 

7 8

 2002 

7 9
Box Folder

Student Organization Fair 2001 

7 10

Undated 


    Box Folder
Realia (32307023995872)   7 11
    Box Folder
Realia (32307023996128)   8 1

Scrapbooks 

Box Folder

 1991-1992 

8 2

 1999-2000 

6 1

 2000-2001 

6 2-3

 2001-2002 

6 4-5

 2002-2003 

6 6

Slides 

Box Folder

CCAR 

8 3

Fischer 

8 4

GLWP 

8 5

Habitat for Humanity 

8 6

TFA 

8 7

Tri-County 

8 8

UCP 

8 9

Unidentified 

8 10

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