Intermediary Supervisor

  • Member Handbook
    Use this as a reference resource on a wide array of topics related to your VISTA experience.
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    Understand the CNCS performance measures. This page on the CNCS Knowledge Network includes online courses and supporting material covering key concepts such as performance measurement basics, theory of change, evidence, quality performance measures, and data collection and instruments.

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    Read this excerpt from the Supervisor Orientation workbook to learn about the VISTA leader program and see if a leader might be a good addition to your project.
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    Use this overview of supervisor roles and responsibilities to get a clear picture of what CNCS expects in terms of reporting and project/member management, as well as the support provided.
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    Learn about the kinds of political activities VISTAs can and cannot engage in during their term of service. This review of the Hatch Act provisions explains the different types of restrictions and how they are applied.
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    Learn about the National Service Criminal History Check requirement for VISTAs and leaders. This documents provides an overview of the sponsor's responsibilities regarding this policy.
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    Find out how to determine if a National Service Criminal History Check is required for your staff. This fact sheet provides guidelines for determining who needs to be checked and answers common questions around providing checks on people in covered positions.
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  • Learn about VISTA and make the decision on whether to pursue a VISTA project with this tutorial.
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    Learn about the programs under the national service umbrella from this short video.
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  • Book document
    Review the official VISTA Supervisors Manual.

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