Introductory

  • Member Handbook
    Use this as a reference resource on a wide array of topics related to your VISTA experience.
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    Utilize your board to identify and cultivate potential donors. This course will teach you six important strategies to empower your volunteer leadership to raise funds for your program.
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    What is asset mapping, and how can it assist you in making the most out of your community's resources? This course provides the fundamentals of following a step-by-step process for creating a successful asset map for your organization's community.
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    Learn how to assess your organization's readiness to engage in community partnerships, identify and evaluate potential partners, and develop relationships with this tutorial.
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    Sharpen your "ask" skills by learning how to match your program's needs with a company's goals to create mutually beneficial partnerships. From planning to executing, this tutorial will teach you the steps to soliciting charitable funds from business leaders.
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    Examine essential elements of a direct mail fundraising campaign with this tutorial.
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    Review concepts related to communicating with diverse volunteers in this tutorial.
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    Explore topics in volunteer management, including recruitment and placement, orientation, retention, and recognition. This tutorial provides a foundation for your volunteer mobilization efforts.

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    Discover how to assess your volunteer leadership needs, develop a framework for the project leaders, prepare your leaders, and recognize their efforts through this tutorial.
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    Take this tutorial to make the most of time, logistics, and people in your volunteer project planning.