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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    Prepare yourself for VISTA Leaders' Orientation by reviewing this overview and access assignments to complete before attending your orientation.
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  • Webinar
    Learn how to craft messages tailored to your audience that effectively communicate your ideas in a concise and persuasive way. Whether writing a grant proposal, a press release, a resume, or an email this webinar will help you write with clarity, style, and efficacy.
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  • Book document
    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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    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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  • Book document
    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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