Introductory

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    Use this document to help VISTA members plan for their transitions out of your program.
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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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    Customize this task list to make sure you and/or your sub-site supervisors have the background needed to manage VISTA members.
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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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    Manage your meeting time to be productive and focused by learning and applying the lessons in this document. Facilitating effective meetings is an essential skill, and this document points you in the right direction.
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    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 these tip sheets for communication strategies to help resolve conflicts and unblock processes.
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    Increase the effectiveness of your training and coaching activities by understanding and leveraging the learning styles described in this matrix.
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