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  • Member Handbook
    Use this as a reference resource on a wide array of topics related to your VISTA experience.
  • Document
    Get new ideas for how to celebrate your VISTA members and leaders including personal and public recognition, awards and gifts, personal growth opportunities, and events.
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    Use this calendar template to lay out your multi-day member orientation.
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    Use this worksheet for planning an engaging orientation for new VISTAs.
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    Help VISTA members incorporate regular reflection and "life after VISTA" planning during the entire service year with this resource.
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    Make sure your employees and VISTAs understand the distinctions between their roles. Use this document to promote dialogue among employees about the differences and to prepare for a VISTA's smooth entry into the project and community.
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    Use this template when you are drafting or revising VADs. You can later copy and paste your VAD text into eGrants.
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    Order a sign to place at service sites to raise awareness about your VISTA project.
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    Refresh your knowledge and skills about coaching by exploring resources that focus on coaching VISTA members.
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  • Book document
    Use this as a reference resource on a wide array of topics related to your VISTA experience.

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