Federal Register: December 2, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 232)
DOCID: fr02de08-107 FR Doc E8-28636
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice of information collection for review by OMB and public comment.
Notice of Information Collection
DATES: Submit comments on or before February 2, 2009.
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice
invites the public to comment on the collection of information by the
Peace Corps and gives notice of the Peace Corps' intention to request
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the information
collection. The Peace Corps' Office of Strategic Information, Research
and Planning wishes to survey a sample of Returned Peace Corps
Volunteers about their feelings about their incountry experience,
postservice transition, postservice education and career, and their [[Page 73357]]
third core goal activities of promoting a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans. The data collected will inform agency programming and help the Agency to assess, through updated and objective data, the extent of RPCVs' crosscultural activities with their family, friends, and communities throughout the United States with whom RPCVs come in contact. The data will be used specifically by the Office of Domestic Programs to review the range and type of services and support available to RPCVs and by the Office of Strategic Information, Research, and Planning to support Agency level reporting.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals,
Title: Survey of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers.
Need for and Use of This Information: The survey is the fourth in a
series of Returned Peace Corps Volunteer surveys that have been
administered approximately every ten years. This iteration will be a
voluntary, webbased survey to gather information about Volunteers' in
country experience, postservice transition, postservice education and
career, and their third goal activities of promoting a better
understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans. The data will
be used to assess the range and type of services available to RPCVs,
improve Peace Corps operations (e.g., recruitment for PC Response), and
support Agency level performance reporting. Where possible, data will
be compared across surveys to look for trends over time. Data will be
collected from a simple random sample of Returned Peace Corps
Volunteers sufficient to gather data with a 99 percent confidence level and a confidence interval of plus or minus 5.
Respondents: Returned Peace Corps Volunteers.
Respondents' Obligation To Reply: Voluntary.
Burden on the Public:
a. Annual reporting burden: 750 hours.
b. Annual respondent recordkeeping burden: 0 hours.
c. Estimated average burden per response: 30 minutes.
d. Frequency of response: Onetime.
e. Estimated number of respondents: 1500.
f. Estimated cost to respondents: $0.00/$0.00.
Dated: November 24, 2008.
Associate Director for Management.
[FR Doc. E828636 Filed 12108; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 601501P
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Susan Jenkins, Office of Strategic Information, Research and Planning, Peace Corps, 1111 20th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20526.