Introductory

  • Webinar
    Looking for resources to provide ongoing training for VISTA members? Need templates and documents to onboard and support new sub-site supervisors? Wish there was a way to easily “recommend” online resources to members and supervisors? Join us to explore training and development resources for VISTA members and sub-site supervisors available through the new VISTA Campus.
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  • Document
    Use this step-by-step guide to learn how to create, edit, save, and archive VADs using the My AmeriCorps Portal section of eGrants.
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  • Document
    Use this framework to learn how to represent yourself to bring positive change in your community through the concepts such as honesty, connection, and resistance.
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  • Document
    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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  • Document
    Review this sample day-by-day agenda to see the topics and elements to be included in orientations held during the first three weeks of a VISTA's service.
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  • Document
    Manage stress among your VISTAs and project staff by holding a workshop specifically focused on stress management based on these facilitator and participant materials.
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  • Document
    Facilitate dialogues about poverty by introducing definitions, discussing factors influencing the distribution of wealth, and brainstorming solutions that can create greater social equity.
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  • Document
    Use this document to help you categorize key stakeholders in your program and community and plan timely and effective outreach.
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    Check out the workbook that accompanies the Pre-Service Orientation.
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  • Document
    Use this sample VISTA Leader Description (VLAD) to help you write your own.
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