Introductory

  • Webinar
    eGrants is the go-to system for member management. Mastering eGrants can mean the difference between smooth sailing and rough seas ahead. Preview the system and learn the ropes from experienced state office staff members who provide eGrants coaching on a regular basis.
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    Join us for this interactive session focused on how you can make the most of your time living on the living allowance.
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  • Document

    As an AmeriCorps VISTA Member or Leader, you receive a living allowance. The Corporation determines the living allowance rate, which varies according to the local cost of living in the area where you serve.  This document provides details on the living allowance rate depending on the State and County where you serve.

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  • Webinar
    The Eli Segal Education Award is one of the most significant benefits for many VISTAs. To make the most of this award, it’s important to know all the ways it can be used and understand the limitations.
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  • Webinar
    This webinar explores behavioral economics and the emerging science of decision-making. We will explore why people struggle with complex decisions, how poverty exacerbates the decision-making struggles we all experience, and how concrete, often-low cost strategies can help people make more informed decisions.
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    Your rating: None Average: 4 (20 votes)
  • Webinar
    A year goes by fast, and when it comes time for your VISTAs to end service, do you know what the next steps are? Join us to learn more about how you and your VISTA can ensure a successful transition after your VISTA leaves, how to help prepare members for the next steps in their professional or educational careers, and what the important administrative requirements are associated with VISTAs ending service.
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  • Webinar
    How would you describe your VISTA service to a potential employer?  How might you translate your VISTA skills, experiences, and responsibilities to the language of your desired field?  What can you do during service to prepare for your life after VISTA? This webinar provides participants with several tips and strategies for translating their VISTA experience to the post-service job search, including how to best describe service on a résumé and how to prepare for and engage in career development both during and after service.
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  • Webinar

    Resources mentioned in this webinar

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  • Webinar
    Designed for VISTAs who have recently completed Pre-Service Orientation, this webinar will help you develop a plan for learning what you need to know to succeed in your VISTA service, introduce you to the tools you have on hand as a VISTA, and show you where to find learning opportunities here on the VISTA Campus and beyond.
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  • Document
    Use this checklist to ensure you are meeting all the basic requirements for effective supervision of VISTA members.
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Forum Policy

VISTA Forum Policy: You are encouraged to share your comments, ideas, and concerns. The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) will delete comments that contain abusive, vulgar, offensive, threatening or harassing language, personal attacks of any kind, or offensive terms that target specific individuals or groups. CNCS will delete comments that are clearly off-topic, that promote services or products, that solicit funds, or that promote or oppose any political party, person campaigning for elected office, or any ballot proposition. Gratuitous links to sites are viewed as spam and may result in the post being removed. Any opinions expressed here, except as specifically noted, are those of the individual commenter and do not necessarily represent the views, opinions, or policies of the AmeriCorps VISTA program or the Corporation for National and Community Service.

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