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    View these tips for VISTA recruitment in rural areas and remote communities
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    Use this template to plan and develop a recruitment message that grabs the interest of potential volunteers for an open position at your organization.
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    Use this template to track the creation of processes used in managing volunteers, including screening procedures, databases, and outreach materials.
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    Consult this list for ideas on recruiting VISTAs (or new volunteers).
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    Use this tip sheet to apply effective interview techniques, such as asking open-ended questions to uncover volunteer motivations, when screening and placing volunteers at your site.
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    Adapt questions from this template when preparing to interview VISTA candidates for your open positions. These questions are generalized and relate to VISTA-specific aspects of an interview.
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    Find resources to support your member recruitment and training efforts. This page provides field-generated resources on recruitment and placement, orientation, supervision, training and development, and transitioning members as their assignments wind down.
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    Read and adapt a sample offer letter for candidates you select to serve with your organization.
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