28 January 2007
associates are neither employees
nor members of the corporation, rather they work as independent
contractors. Nevertheless, both directors and associates
remain accountable to God, to each other, and to society for their
ethics, their efforts and their finances.
seek to love, care, trust, facilitate,
enable and serve their
fellow associates, identifying with their personal struggles, service
aspirations and personal needs.
- Directors correspond
with associates and
many associates one with another, providing prayer, encouragement and
apply biblical procedures when a bad
report is received about an associate.
do not exercise religious or ecclesial
authority over associates.
is a registered charity in Oregon State and has a 501(c)(3) designation
from the Internal Revenue Service.
- Directors review
and ensure the agency's and associates' compliance with applicable
submit detailed annual reports of
associates' activities and finances, to governing State and Federal
- Directors counsel
and advise associates on
legal matters related to their CVI²-approved
independent advisory board (names available
upon request) monitors CVI²
and applicants sign binding statements
regarding legal relationships, service ethics, conflict of interest and
themselves chosen from amongst associates and remain subject to the
same procedures and standards.
gladly hear and discuss donors' queries and concerns.
mature adults with appropriate training and
several years of service experience are welcome to apply
and applicants must be recommended by a
- Directors review associates'
service activities, documentation and plans,
programs and projects, and
approve programs and projects
for funding through CVI².
and associates review, evaluate and
approve all associates' quarterly
reports, noting their progress, plans, needs, encouragements and
visit associates in the field when
and balances are implemented in all fund
receiving, book-keeping, processing and disbursing.
book-keepers, not directors, receive, receipt, deposit, and
disburse all contributions to associates' accounts.
ceiling is set on funds disbursed to each associate, and directors
review monthly reports of associates' CVI² receipts
timely, accurate financial records, and issue electronic and printed
reports of all transactions.
You are invited to contact us with
your queries and concerns.