2008 volunteer survey questions

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**Section I (partial)
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See also [[2008 Biennial Volunteer Survey]]
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==A. Your Peace Corps Assignment==
==A. Your Peace Corps Assignment==
''The term "primary assignment" refers to your assignment which is part of an overall project plan designed by your host country partners and in-country Peace Corps staff.''
''The term "primary assignment" refers to your assignment which is part of an overall project plan designed by your host country partners and in-country Peace Corps staff.''
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*A7. How many hours do you spend on secondary activities (initiatives other than your primary assignment work) during an average work week?
*A7. How many hours do you spend on secondary activities (initiatives other than your primary assignment work) during an average work week?
*A8. To what extent is the Peace Corps work you do personally satisfying?
*A8. To what extent is the Peace Corps work you do personally satisfying?
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==B. Training for your Peace Corps Assignment==
==B. Training for your Peace Corps Assignment==
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***e. Monitoring, reporting and evaluating my work
***e. Monitoring, reporting and evaluating my work
***f. Designing and implementing training sessions
***f. Designing and implementing training sessions
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==C. Your life in the Peace Corps==
==C. Your life in the Peace Corps==
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**a. I "talk" with: (i.e., in-person, by phone or email)
**a. I "talk" with: (i.e., in-person, by phone or email)
**b. I do the following:
**b. I do the following:
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==D. Volunteer Assignment Goals and Impact==
==D. Volunteer Assignment Goals and Impact==
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**d. Small Project Assistance (SPA)
**d. Small Project Assistance (SPA)
**e. Other:
**e. Other:
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==E. Peace Corps Support==
==E. Peace Corps Support==
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**k. Safety and security
**k. Safety and security
**l. Other
**l. Other
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==F. Your Safety and Security==
==F. Your Safety and Security==
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Your answers will help us improve the personal safety of Volunteers while in the Peace Corps. Please remember that the survey is anonymous and will be sealed by you to keep your answers confidential. Your answers will help the Peace Corps improve safety and security training, support, and services.
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''Your answers will help us improve the personal safety of Volunteers while in the Peace Corps. Please remember that the survey is anonymous and will be sealed by you to keep your answers confidential. Your answers will help the Peace Corps improve safety and security training, support, and services.''
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*F1. How safe do you feel...
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**a. Where you live
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**b. Where you work
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**c. When you travel in-country
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**d. City where main Peace Corps office is located
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*F2. How informed do you feel about events in your host country that might affect your safety?
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*F3. What are your three most effective sources of information about in-country events that might affect your safety?
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*F4. When traveling in your host country, how often has your safety been threatened by any of the following?
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**a. Transportation conditions (e.g., vehicles, drivers, roads, etc.)
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**b. Police stops
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**c. Lodging conditions when traveling
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**d. Harassment by strangers when traveling
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*F5. What types of transportation conditions pose the greatest threat to your safety?
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*F6. In the past 12 months in your host country, how often have you personally experienced and reported any of the following in your community and outside your community?
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**a. In your community over the past 12 months
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***1. Number of times you experienced
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****a. Burglary (illegal entry into your permanent or temporary housing, whether or not anything is taken)
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****b. Theft (no confrontation with thief; for example, pickpocket gets your wallet)
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****c. Robbery (thief used or threatened force or weapon to take money/items; for example, thief threatened you with knife and took your wallet/purse)
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****d. Physical assault (without a weapon and no serious injury)
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****e. Aggravated assault (assault with a weapon or serious injury)
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****f. Sexual assault other than rape
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****g. Rape
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***2. Number of times you reported to PC
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****a. Burglary (illegal entry into your permanent or temporary housing, whether or not anything is taken)
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****b. Theft (no confrontation with thief; for example, pickpocket gets your wallet)
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****c. Robbery (thief used or threatened force or weapon to take money/items; for example, thief threatened you with knife and took your wallet/purse)
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****d. Physical assault (without a weapon and no serious injury)
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****e. Aggravated assault (assault with a weapon or serious injury)
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****f. Sexual assault other than rape
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****g. Rape
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**b. Out of community over the past 12 months
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***1. Number of times you experienced
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****a. Burglary (illegal entry into your permanent or temporary housing, whether or not anything is taken)
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****b. Theft (no confrontation with thief; for example, pickpocket gets your wallet)
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****c. Robbery (thief used or threatened force or weapon to take money/items; for example, thief threatened you with knife and took your wallet/purse)
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****d. Physical assault (without a weapon and no serious injury)
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****e. Aggravated assault (assault with a weapon or serious injury)
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****f. Sexual assault other than rape
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****g. Rape
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***2. Number of times you reported to PC
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****a. Burglary (illegal entry into your permanent or temporary housing, whether or not anything is taken)
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****b. Theft (no confrontation with thief; for example, pickpocket gets your wallet)
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****c. Robbery (thief used or threatened force or weapon to take money/items; for example, thief threatened you with knife and took your wallet/purse)
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****d. Physical assault (without a weapon and no serious injury)
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****e. Aggravated assault (assault with a weapon or serious injury)
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****f. Sexual assault other than rape
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****g. Rape
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*F7. If you experienced and reported any of the following in the past 12 months in your host country, please mark to whom you reported the crime(s).
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**a. Burglary (illegal entry into your permanent or temporary housing, whether or not anything is taken)
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**b. Theft (no confrontation with thief; for example, pickpocket gets your wallet)
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**c. Robbery (thief used or threatened force or weapon to take money/items; for example, thief threatened you with knife and took your wallet/purse)
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**d. Physical assault (without a weapon and no serious injury)
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**e. Aggravated assault (assault with a weapon or serious injury)
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**f. Sexual assault other than rape
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**g. Rape
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*F8. If you did not report your experience with crime, please mark your reason(s) for not reporting the crime(s).
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**a. Burglary (illegal entry into your permanent or temporary housing, whether or not anything is taken)
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**b. Theft (no confrontation with thief; for example, pickpocket gets your wallet)
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**c. Robbery (thief used or threatened force or weapon to take money/items; for example, thief threatened you with knife and took your wallet/purse)
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**d. Physical assault (without a weapon and no serious injury)
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**e. Aggravated assault (assault with a weapon or serious injury)
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**f. Sexual assault other than rape
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**g. Rape
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*F9. If you experienced any of the following during the last 12 months in your host country, please indicate who you believe was responsible.
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**a. Burglary
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**b. Theft
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**c. Robbery
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**d. Physical assault
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**e. Aggravated assault
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**f. Sexual assault other than rape
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**g. Rape
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*F10. If you experienced discrimination/harassment during the last 12 months in your host country, please mark who was responsible for that type of discrimination/harassment.
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**a. Age
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**b. Anti-American
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**c. Disability
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**d. Gender discrimination
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**e. Racial/color/ethnicity
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**f. Religious
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**g. Sexual (verbal)
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**h. Sexual (physical)
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**i. Sexual orientation
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==G. Volunteers working in HIV/AIDS==
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''Peace Corps will use this information to better support the work of Volunteers in HIV/AIDS.''
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*G1. Which of the following best describes your involvement in HIV/AIDS activities?
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*G2. How well has Peace Corps training (PST, IST, and host-country sponsored) prepared you to undertake your HIV/AIDS activities?
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*G3. What resources have you found useful in your work on HIV/AIDS?
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*G4. To whom do you go when you need more information or advice in order to do a better job on HIV/AIDS in your community?
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*G5. What would be helpful to you now in your HIV/AIDS work?
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*G6. How important is it that Peace Corps provide you with emotional support/someone to talk to about coping with HIV/AIDS in your community?
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*G7. In working with host country individuals or groups, how would you rate the effectiveness of your specific HIV/AIDS activities?
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*G8. Please explain your answer to Question 7 and provide examples or any other comments about your work in HIV/AIDS:
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==H. [[Your overall assessment of your Peace Corps experience]]==
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*[[H1 | H1. How personally rewarding do you find your overall Peace Corps service?]]
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*[[H2 | H2. Today, would you still make the same decision to join the Peace Corps?]]
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*[[H3 | H3. Would you recommend Peace Corps service to others you think are qualified?]]
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*[[H4 | H4. Do you intend to complete your Peace Corps service?]]
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*[[H5 | H5. How well do your Peace Corps experiences match the expectations you had before you became a Volunteer?]]
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*[[H6 | H6. Would your host country benefit the most if the Peace Corps program were—?]]
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==I. Background Information==
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''This information tells us how different groups answer survey questions and shows us if any group is not well represented.''
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*[[I1 | 1. Age]]
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*[[I2 | 2. Sex]]
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*3. Are you Hispanic/Latino?
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*4. What is your race?
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*5. Marital status at time of joining the Peace Corps:
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*6. Highest educational level completed to date:
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*7. Are you a Master’s International (MI) student?
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*[[I8 | 8. Are you interested in the Fellows/USA Program?]]
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==J. Your Recommendation==
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*1. How can the Peace Corps better address the needs of your host country?
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*2. How are the realities of Peace Corps service different from your expectations before you became a Volunteer?
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*3. If you have additional comments or concerns you would like to share, please do so on the lines provided below.
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[[Category:2008 volunteer surveys]]

Latest revision as of 18:16, 14 July 2009

Contents

In progress of sorting questions by country. (To view all responses for the same question).

  • Completed:
    • Section I (partial)
    • Section H

See also 2008 Biennial Volunteer Survey

[edit] A. Your Peace Corps Assignment

The term "primary assignment" refers to your assignment which is part of an overall project plan designed by your host country partners and in-country Peace Corps staff.


[edit] B. Training for your Peace Corps Assignment

Your responses here will help staff at headquarters assess and enhance the effectiveness of Volunteer training.


[edit] C. Your life in the Peace Corps

These questions help us monitor and compare Volunteer living conditions. Your access to information and communications will help us to know the options available to reach Volunteers.


[edit] D. Volunteer Assignment Goals and Impact

Your answers will provide important documentation of the impact of your Volunteer service.


[edit] E. Peace Corps Support

Your answers will identify areas where support may need to be improved, as well as areas which are meeting your needs.


[edit] F. Your Safety and Security

Your answers will help us improve the personal safety of Volunteers while in the Peace Corps. Please remember that the survey is anonymous and will be sealed by you to keep your answers confidential. Your answers will help the Peace Corps improve safety and security training, support, and services.


[edit] G. Volunteers working in HIV/AIDS

Peace Corps will use this information to better support the work of Volunteers in HIV/AIDS.


[edit] H. Your overall assessment of your Peace Corps experience

[edit] I. Background Information

This information tells us how different groups answer survey questions and shows us if any group is not well represented.

[edit] J. Your Recommendation

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