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    This resource is an example of how a VISTA supervisor may facilitate an intentional conversation with the VISTA to debrief the site orientation process and communicate the action steps for implementing their VAD.  Included are the message that the Virginia Housing Alliance (VHA) sends to its sub-site supervisors and the reflection questions, guidance, and tools that VHA provides for the use of its VISTAs.

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    These are the notes I took during the webinar entitled "Designing and Conducting Effective Member Site Visits." It's an outline of what the slides said as well as comments from participants. 

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    This is a manual developed by the AmeriCorps VISTA North Texas Project on how to recruit future VISTA members and future VISTA Leaders. It is a comprehensive guide that seeks to fully address all situations during recruitment. Please feel free to edit and revise this document to suit your own project's needs!

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  • This is a manual developed by the AmeriCorps VISTA North Texas Project on how to use VISTA member end of service benefits. It is a comprehensive guide that seeks to fully informed VISTA members in order to make confident decisions on how to use their end of service benefits. Please feel free to edit and revise this document to suit your own project's needs!

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    Created by the VISTA members of the Louisiana Advocacy Corps, the Louisiana Low-Cost Resource Guide provides ideas to lower the cost of living. The guide includes how to lower your energy bill, information on public transportation, and places to find cheap to free entertainment, food, and clothing. 

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    The Louisiana Housing Guide is a housing resource for anyone who may be relocating to Louisiana and needs assistance finding an apartment/roommate. The resource was created by the VISTAs of the Louisiana Advocacy Corps.

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    Based on the "Lifeboat" exercise most everyone knows, this team-building exercise has teams of VISTAs assess 15 poverty situations and determine which 8 will receive benefits and which benefits are most appropriate given the dollar limit.  Allow 2.5 to 3 hours to complete.  The instructions for how to run the exercise are at the end of the pdf.

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    The document is a list of all of the Famer Market accross the country that accept SNAP.  I know that some famers maket will double some or all of the money that a person spends at the market. It is worth checking into. 

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    After talking with others at my office about retention and the struggle that VISTA's go through, I decided to put together a simple guide for my VISTA's.  Feel free to edit the guide as you see fit.

     

    -Jackie

    2015-2016

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