Submitted by VISTA 1 on May 14, 2014 04:44pm - EDT.
From the travel allowance for relocating to your VISTA project site, to the Education Award you earn at the end of your service - and everything in between - visit this page to learn about all of the benefits that are available to VISTAs.
Submitted by VISTA 1 on Apr 16, 2014 06:08pm - EDT.
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.
Submitted by VISTA 1 on Apr 16, 2014 12:59pm - EDT.
Make sure your employees and VISTAs understand the distinctions between their roles. Use this document to promote dialogue among employees about the differences and to prepare for a VISTA's smooth entry into the project and community.
Submitted by VISTA 1 on Apr 16, 2014 12:13pm - EDT.
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.
Submitted by VISTA 1 on Apr 15, 2014 05:52pm - EDT.
Gain information on how the revised travel policy (June 2012) affects close-of-service travel. If you received relocation assistance for moving 50 miles or more to a new residence, the new Relocation Travel Allowance will affect the reimbursement for your travel home when you complete your term.