VISTA members typically serve for just one year, so planning for their departure is important for both them and your organization. This section provides a number of resources to use before, during, and after a VISTA member’s transition to support them and to ensure the capacity they have built is sustained.

Incorporating Transition Planning into Service

Transitions Talking Points

End-of-Service Checklist

Chapter 11: End-of-Service

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A smooth conclusion to your AmeriCorps VISTA experience is highly desired by both the Corporation for National and Community Service and your project site. Just as you spent time preparing to begin your term of AmeriCorps VISTA service, it is equally important for you to...

Exit Binder

Use this sample table of contents to guide members in the development of an exit binder that organizes and captures the major accomplishments of their VISTA year, including partnerships built, products created, and important contacts.
Additional tags: Close of Service, Capacity Building, Sub-site Supervisor, Single-site Supervisor
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Member Recognition Ideas

Get new ideas for how to celebrate your VISTA members and leaders including personal and public recognition, awards and gifts, personal growth opportunities, and events.
Additional tags: Close of Service, Member Support, Intermediary Supervisor, Sub-site Supervisor, Single-site Supervisor
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