Introductory

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    Customize this PowerPoint presentation to introduce sub-site supervisors to AmeriCorps VISTA, your VISTA project, and their roles and responsibilities.
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    Use this sample agenda to orient new sub-site supervisors and other staff to AmeriCorps VISTA and the unique aspects of your VISTA project.
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    Use this script to structure a discussion about generational and geographical information related to recruitment of VISTA members and leaders.
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    Learn how to translate the experience you've gained during VISTA service into language that can help you get a job. This document provides background and a training exercise.
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    Use this document to help you categorize key stakeholders in your program and community and plan timely and effective outreach.
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    Manage group dynamics through this long-standing framework, sometimes called "storming & norming" and learn a multi-stage process that can lead to a high-performing team.
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    Use these resources to discover what specific knowledge, skills, and attitudes you will need to succeed as an ambassador and represent the values and missions of CNCS and your sponsoring organization.
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    Learn how to communicate effectively with youth. Watch and reflect on 13 videos depicting real mentoring relationships that can help you anticipate problems or sticky situations that could arise.
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