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  • Webpage link

    This New York Times profile of a Houston, Texas nonprofit highlights the role gathering community input plays in empowering and building the capacity of communities.

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  • Document
    Leverage the “search for applicants” function in My AmeriCorps to track and discover applicants by filtering for location, skills, applicant status, and more.
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  • Document
    Step-by-Step guide to create an accurate and effective service opportunity listing in e-grants.
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    Learn how to setup and manage a new user account in eGrants by previewing required account information and possible user roles in advance.
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  • Webinar
    Student loans can be daunting to navigate. As a VISTA member, you have many options available for managing student loans both during and after service. This session outlines several options to postpone, repay, and reduce Federal loan payments and explores Public Service Loan Forgiveness as an option to eliminate loan balances altogether.
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  • 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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  • Webinar
    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
    Esta sesión para nuevos miembros VISTA le ayudará a desarrollar un plan para aprender lo necesario a fin de tener éxito en su servicio como miembro del programa. Conozca dónde hallar oportunidades de aprendizaje en el VISTA Campus y fuera de éste.
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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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