Introductory

  • Webinar
    Having a successful VISTA service year is all about creating a shared understanding between you and your supervisor about roles, expectations, and outcomes. This webinar provides practical tips and advice for managing and communicating up with your supervisor.
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    Your rating: None Average: 4.7 (15 votes)
  • Webinar
    Living on the VISTA stipend while in service can be challenging. For some, living at a poverty level income is a new experience, and for others it is something that is very familiar. In this “Stories from Service” session we’ll hear from two currently serving members about what it’s like to live in very different parts of the country on the living allowance.
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    Your rating: None Average: 4.1 (7 votes)
  • Webinar
    The Eli Segal Education Award is one of the most significant benefits for many VISTAs. To make the most of this award, it’s important to know all the ways it can be used and understand the limitations.
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    Your rating: None Average: 4.4 (9 votes)
  • Webinar
    Student loans can be daunting to navigate. As a VISTA member, you have many options available for managing student loans both during and after service. This session outlines several options to postpone, repay, and reduce Federal loan payments and explores Public Service Loan Forgiveness as an option to eliminate loan balances altogether.
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    Your rating: None Average: 4.5 (11 votes)
  • Webinar
    eGrants is the go-to system for member management. Mastering eGrants can mean the difference between smooth sailing and rough seas ahead. Preview the system and learn the ropes from experienced state office staff members who provide eGrants coaching on a regular basis.
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    Your rating: None Average: 4 (1 vote)
  • Webinar
    Join us for this interactive session focused on how you can make the most of your time living on the living allowance.
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    Your rating: None Average: 3.8 (18 votes)
  • Webinar
    Esta sesión para nuevos miembros VISTA le ayudará a desarrollar un plan para aprender lo necesario a fin de tener éxito en su servicio como miembro del programa. Conozca dónde hallar oportunidades de aprendizaje en el VISTA Campus y fuera de éste.
    3.5
    Your rating: None Average: 3.5 (2 votes)
  • Webinar
    The Eli Segal Education Award is one of the most significant benefits for many VISTAs. To make the most of this award, it’s important to know all the ways it can be used and understand the limitations.
    4.125
    Your rating: None Average: 4.1 (8 votes)
  • Webinar
    In this session you’ll learn how to access key forms and hear from VISTA member support specialists about common misunderstandings and helpful tips when completing service requirements. We’ll also cover options for future plans after your service year and give you some ideas on how to carefully approach that very important decision.
    4.2
    Your rating: None Average: 4.2 (5 votes)
  • Webinar
    This webinar explores behavioral economics and the emerging science of decision-making. We will explore why people struggle with complex decisions, how poverty exacerbates the decision-making struggles we all experience, and how concrete, often-low cost strategies can help people make more informed decisions.
    3.95
    Your rating: None Average: 4 (20 votes)

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