Introductory

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    Review this sample day-by-day agenda to see the topics and elements to be included in orientations held during the first three weeks of a VISTA's service.
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    Manage stress among your VISTAs and project staff by holding a workshop specifically focused on stress management based on these facilitator and participant materials.
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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 this sample table of contents to become aware of the full complement of elements to include in your member handbook.
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    Learn about the unique needs and perspectives of adult learners. These principles will help you design and deliver effective VISTA member training.
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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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    Follow these guidelines to include the elements required in your member orientation.
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    Order VISTA shirts and other items from the official provider for CNCS.
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    Access a wide collection of informational and learning resources related to national and community service.
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